• Football

    Pete Dunkle (left) and Glenn Cheney of the Grandview Heights football team struggle with their emotions following a 13-9 loss to Kirtland in a Division VI state semifinal Nov. 28 at Mansfield Madison. The Bobcats finished 12-2.

    Kirtland ends Bobcats' record season

    A record season came to an end for the Grandview Heights High School football team Nov. 28 at Mansfield Madison.
  • Div. IV - State Title Preview

    Hartley quarterback Jake Ruby is tackled by Middletown Fenwick's Logan Gearhart during the Hawks' 26-14 win in a Division IV state semifinal Nov. 28 at Wilmington. Hartley will play Steubenville in the state final Nov. 5 in Ohio Stadium.

    Hartley vs. Steubenville

    Similarly to the last time the Hartley High School football team competed in a state championship game, its opponent has one of the state's richest traditions.
  • 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.

The Sports Doc: Psychological look at losing mystique of invincibility

Ronda Rousey lost her first MMA fight this past Saturday to Holly Holm, creating a shock wave across the sports world.

ThisWeekSports.com Briefs

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

Top Stories


Area features plethora of standout basketball talent

Of the four central Ohio high school boys basketball teams that won Division I district championships a year ago, three have returned experienced casts headlined by players who made either first- or second-team all-district.

Divisions I and II AP All-Ohio teams

Seventeen central Ohio football players earned first-team honors on the Associated Press all-Ohio teams for Divisions I and II announced Nov 30.
Whitehall-Yearling Roundup

Rams expect to advance in postseason

With a strong returning nucleus and several key additions, Whitehall-Yearling High School boys basketball coach Drew Williams expects his team to again advance far into the postseason.
Johnstown-Monroe Roundup

Boys basketball team deeper than past seasons

Jason Carter is a known entity for the Johnstown-Monroe High School boys basketball team, but coach Kevin Martin said the Johnnies are much more than their standout senior forward.
Marysville Roundup

Boys basketball team expects success

The expectations remain high for the Marysville High School boys basketball team.

Liberty intends to alter culture

After having a subpar season in terms of what the Olentangy Liberty High School hockey team has come to expect, ninth-year coach Jack Hoogeveen was looking for a bit of an attitude change.

Celtics eye another trip to state

The Dublin Jerome High School hockey team has set its sights on making a return trip to the state tournament.


Photo Slideshows


Hartley moves on to state final


Grandview's season ends


Watterson fails to advance

State Champions

DeSales boys soccer