• Football — Preseason Super 25

    Chris Russell | The Columbus Dispatch
    Hilliard Davidson's Ryan Royer

    Central Ohio loaded with talented players, teams

    While the OCC has realigned and some postseason regions have changed, at least a few things should remain similar to previous years if everything goes as expected in central Ohio high school football this fall.
  • Ironman 70.3 Ohio

    Mike Vulanich (center) waits to get a bottle of water after finishing the Ironman 70.3 Ohio triathlon Aug. 21 in Delaware. Vulanich, a Dublin native and Watterson High School graduate, finished a 1.2-mile swim, 56-mile bike ride and 13.1-mile run in 4 hours, 12 minutes, 53 seconds for first overall.

    Dublin native Vulanich wins Delaware triathlon

    A resident of San Francisco for six years, Mike Vulanich had what he considers one of his greatest experiences in sports when he cheered on the Cleveland Cavaliers as they beat the Golden State Warriors 93-89 to win the NBA championship June 19 in Oracle Arena.
  • Football

    Senior linebacker and receiver Ryan Corkrean and the DeSales football team will open against visiting Lancaster on Thursday, Aug. 25.

    Stallions set to square off against Gales

    In both of its losses last season, the DeSales High School football team was held to three points.
  • Football

    Senior Brandon DeHass and the New Albany football team will open at Reynoldsburg on Friday, Aug. 26.

    Eagles set to face Raiders in opener

    The New Albany and Reynoldsburg high school football teams figure they know each other about as well as two non-league foes can.

The Sports Doc: Learn how to use stress to your advantage

If you want to improve mental toughness and play your best, it is important that you learn about the science of stress, including responding to ...

ThisWeekSports.com Briefs

A comprehensive list of sports briefs across central Ohio's communities.

Top Stories


Mattox moves from Central Crossing to Olentangy Liberty

State champion wrestler Jaden Mattox will have a change of scenery for his junior season.

Darby, Olentangy expect test in opener

The Hilliard Darby High School football team might not have done itself any favors with its early schedule.
Boys Lacrosse

Olson succeeding Wolford as UA coach

One of Ted Wolford’s former players is taking on the challenge of succeeding him as Upper Arlington High School boys lacrosse coach.

ThisWeek set to tackle another football season

Two-a-days are a memory as are the scrimmages. Yes, another football season is set to kick off Thursday, Aug. 25, in central Ohio when Lancaster visits DeSales and Licking Valley is at Newark Catholic, and it's about time!

Tigers are No. 1 in preseason Super 7

There are a couple things to take from the preseason Super 7 poll.
Watterson Roundup

Football team set to face Scots

The Watterson High School football team's opponent in its season opener hasn't had a losing season since 2006.

Bexley to open with Harvest Prep

Entering his 10th season, Bexley High School football coach John Smith is looking for some answers.
City League Football

Northland looking to avenge loss to 76ers

The Northland High School football team is hoping its season opener turns out nothing like it did a year ago.