• Delaware Hayes Roundup

    JOHN HULKENBERG/THISWEEK
    Zach Williams and the Delaware Hayes wrestling team advanced to the quarterfinals of the Division I state team tournament with a 47-25 win over host Lancaster in the Region 5 final Feb. 3.

    Wrestlers reach state team tourney

    The Delaware Hayes High School wrestling team is hoping its second trip to the Division I state team tournament will be better than its first.
  • National Signing Day: Where they're going

    Numerous central Ohio high school athletes have made their college decision. See the latest list and check back for updates.
  • Wrestling

    JOSHUA A. BICKEL/THISWEEK
    Central Crossing senior Kameron Teacher has become one of the top heavyweight wrestlers in the state after nearly quitting the team as a freshman. Teacher was 33-0 entering the Comets' match against Dublin Coffman on Feb. 3 in the Region 6 semifinal of the state team tournament.

    Teacher's persistence pays off

    As improbable as it may seem given his success with the Central Crossing High School wrestling team, Kameron Teacher nearly walked away from the sport as a freshman.
  • Football

    JOSHUA A. BICKEL | THISWEEKSPORTS
    Olentangy quarterback Deeb Haber

    Rosters announced for North-South All-Star Classic

    Nearly two dozen players and three coaches from Central District schools will be among the participants in this year’s Ohio North-South All-Star Classic football games April 30 at Welcome Stadium in Dayton.

The Sports Doc: Have on-field celebrations gone too far?

Back in the old days when a football player scored, made a great play, or delivered a QB sack, he would pick himself off the ground and quietly return to his team.

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Boys Basketball

North’s Benton scores 1,000th career point

Corey Benton became the fourth Westerville North High School boys basketball player to reach 1,000 career points and made the game-winning shot Feb. 5 against visiting Canal Winchester.

This week’s web coverage

It’s another championship week on the central Ohio prep sports scene, as more league titles are up for grabs.
Girls Basketball

Africentric beats Northland for City title

A defensive adjustment helped propel the Africentric Early College girls basketball team to its eighth City League championship in 11 seasons Feb. 6 at Columbus South.
Wrestling

Whitehall captures MSL-Ohio title

Led by Ana Abduljelil, the Whitehall-Yearling High School wrestling team won the MSL-Ohio Division title Feb. 6 at Madison Plains.
Swimming & Diving

Granville, Watkins Memorial win LCL titles

The Granville and Watkins Memorial high school swimming and diving teams won titles in the inaugural LCL meet Feb. 6 at New Albany.
Wrestling

Licking Valley wins LCL championship

The Licking Valley High School wrestling team won five weight classes en route to its fifth LCL championship in six seasons Feb. 6 at Newark Catholic.
Football

Smaller programs can be beneficial for recruits

Gahanna Lincoln High School defensive lineman Jonathon Cooper might have the highest profile among area seniors who have committed to Football Bowl Subdivision programs.

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State Champions

Hartley wins Div. VI title

Football

Grandview's season ends

Football

Watterson fails to advance

State Champions

DeSales boys soccer

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