• Soccer

    Kilbourne players hold the Thombourne Trophy after beating the Cardinals.

    Kilbourne boys topple Cardinals for Thombourne Trophy

    Sophomore midfielder Jacob Roberts scored the only goal the Worthington Kilbourne High School boys soccer team would need during the first half, as the host Wolves beat Thomas 2-0 on Oct. 3 to capture the Thombourne Trophy.
  • Upper Arlington Roundup

    Upper Arlington goalie Will Collis secures a ball during the host Golden Bears' win over Watterson earlier this season. "He's stepped up and been even more of a leader," boys soccer coach Mic Rogers said. "He's that field general kind of guy. He talks a lot and organizes the defense right."

    Collis filling leadership role

    While Upper Arlington High School boys soccer coach Mic Rogers briefly chatted with referees after a 1-0 win over Marysville on Sept. 29, someone had to organize the team.
  • Girls Tennis

    Olentangy's Kathleen Jones (above) and partner Bri Brdicka won their second consecutive sectional doubles championship and will compete in the Division I district tournament beginning Friday, Oct. 9, at Hilliard Davidson.

    All seven Patriots qualify for district tourney

    The Olentangy Liberty High School girls tennis team continues to make program history.
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    Check out ThisWeek's new feature, which captures highlights of several Friday night high school football games. Watch key plays and hear the sounds of the game. If you have our mobile app, it's there, too.

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Top Stories


Coffman’s Hoak enrolling at Kentucky in January

Dublin Coffman High School senior Gunnar Hoak, a 6-foot-4, 200-pound quarterback, announced via Twitter on Oct. 4 that he signed to play for Kentucky.
Boys Golf

Central Crossing, Dublin Jerome, St. Charles win sectional titles

The Central Crossing High School boys golf team overcame adversity Oct. 6 to win its first sectional title.
Girls Golf

Dublin Jerome, Olentangy Liberty, Pickerington North win sectional titles

During its reign as Division I state champion the past four seasons, the Dublin Jerome High School girls golf team won two district titles but also settled for two runner-up finishes at that level.
Boys Golf

Bexley, Hartley’s Williard heading to state tourney

Bexley High School senior Hunter Roberts didn’t know exactly where his team stood as he prepared for his final hole in the Division II district boys golf tournament Oct. 6 at Denison Golf Club at Granville, but he suspected that he could be a difference-maker in its title hopes.

Davies, Wiseman extend family legacies at Liberty

Fans who have regularly attended Olentangy Liberty High School football games in recent years have been hearing familiar last names called by the public address announcer.
Columbus Academy Roundup

Entire tennis lineup advances to district

Despite a change of leadership, the results have remained the same for the Columbus Academy girls tennis team.


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