• 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

    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.
  • New Albany Roundup

    Junior Alexis Rudy, a middle blocker and opposite-side hitter, is one of the top returnees for the New Albany girls volleyball team.

    Volleyball team wins with balance

    New Albany High School girls volleyball coach Karen Morlan believes balance has been the key to the Eagles having racked up 34 wins the past two seasons.

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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.
Delaware Hayes Roundup

Regional qualifiers to lead cross country teams

The Delaware Hayes High School boys and girls cross country teams both have returned a Division I regional qualifier from last season.
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.
Field Hockey

Hunter's battle inspires Liberty

The Olentangy Liberty High School field hockey team has had a lot of work to do during the offseason after losing nine players to graduation, including Miami University recruits Kendall Hunker and Madelyn Passerella.
Upper Arlington Roundup

Field hockey team is on radar

Coming off a season in which her team finished 13-4-1 overall, Upper Arlington High School field hockey coach Kelly Roderick hopes that success put the Golden Bears on the radar, both locally and statewide.

Former teammates face off in MLS

The last time he played in Mapfre Stadium, Saad Abdul-Salaam stood with Wil Trapp and their teammates on the Gahanna Lincoln High School boys soccer team as they hoisted the Division I state championship trophy on Nov. 14, 2009.


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State meet June 5-6 at Ohio State

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Westerville South finishes as Division I state runners-up.