• DeSales Roundup

    LORRIE CECIL/THISWEEKSPORTS
    Senior Creighton Barrett, a two-time regional qualifier, returns to lead the DeSales boys cross country team.

    Cross country coach ecstatic about team

    First-year DeSales High School cross country coach Ben McGinnis used to keep an eye on what the Stallions did during the fall, but it was more through second-hand information than being hands-on.
  • Game of the Week

    Barbara J. Perenic | The Columbus Dispatch
    Benny Snell of Westerville Central dodges a tackle by Tremayne Smith Jr. of Gahanna during the Warhawks' 28-21 overtime win Aug. 28.

    Westerville Central 28, Gahanna 21 (OT)

    The Westerville Central High School football team made a quick score in overtime, then used a goal line stand to defeat visiting Gahanna 28-21 in the season opener for both teams Aug. 28.
  • Watkins Memorial Roundup

    CHRIS PARKER/THISWEEKSPORTS
    Junior Raechal Schoenberger is among the top returnees for the Watkins Memorial girls cross country team and seventh-year coach John Jarvis.

    Runners focusing on league success

    The Watkins Memorial High School boys and girls cross country teams again are seeking to make a deep run into the postseason.

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Football

Eagles look to rebound from loss

Coming off different results in marathon opening-week games, the New Albany and Westerville Central high school football teams now are preparing to resume a series that has featured plenty of excitement of its own.
Watterson Roundup

Volleyball team bonds on training trip to N.C.

The Watterson High School girls volleyball team improved its fitness level and sharpened its skills during a seven-day stay in Corolla, N.C. in July.
City League Notes

Cougars to get season started against Devils

The top two teams in the final computer ratings in Division IV, Region 13 last season will get the matchup they weren't able to have when the Beechcroft High School football team plays host to Marion-Franklin on Friday, Sept. 4.
St. Charles Roundup

Football team snaps streak in season openers

For the first time since 2010, the St. Charles Preparatory School football team could celebrate after its opener.
Westland Roundup

Girls runners embrace unity

Ninth-year Westland High School cross county coach Josh Barkeloo has sensed a recommitment for unity within his program this season, and that seniors Elizabeth Finley and Donna Mayhew and sophomore Kaela Ponce have been spearheading that effort for the girls team.
Johnstown-Monroe Roundup

Offseason work key for boys team

An offseason filled with workouts could make a difference for the Johnstown-Monroe High School boys soccer team.
Northridge Roundup

Volleyball squad is looking to take next step

The Northridge High School girls volleyball program might be on the rise.
Big Walnut Roundup

Volleyball squad eyes state berth

Now in his 26th season, Big Walnut High School girls volleyball coach Ron Lehman is accustomed to setting high goals for his team -- and for good reason.
Girls Soccer

McGee steps down as Pickerington Central coach

Coaching soccer is in Bob McGee’s blood, but for now, it has to take a back seat to his job and family responsibilities.

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