Coach Jeff Riegler has partnered with the Buckeye Swim Club to bring a competitive program to area youth swimmers. The program will offer quality competitive swim instruction and the opportunity to compete in swim meets throughout Ohio. Swimmers should be able to swim the length of the pool.

Coach Jeff Riegler has partnered with the Buckeye Swim Club to bring a competitive program to area youth swimmers. The program will offer quality competitive swim instruction and the opportunity to compete in swim meets throughout Ohio. Swimmers should be able to swim the length of the pool.

Anybody interested in joining can call Laurie Karr at (614) 562-0544 or visit www.buckeyeswimclub.com.

Zenith is offering a volleyball academy from April 5 through May 17 at Dublin Jerome High School for boys and girls grades 3-12.

The course lasts five days and will focus on high level skill instruction as taught by Steven Hinds. Hinds is currently an assistant for the Capital women's volleyball team. The athlete-to-instructor ratio won't exceed 1-to-10.

For more information call Hinds at (614) 361-3315 or e-mail asnmse@yahoo.com.

The Westerville North Softball Boosters are taking Honeybaked Ham Company orders now for spring and Easter.

Selections include ham and turkey (whole, half, and boneless), chocolate mousse cake, carrot cake, coffee cake, preserves and gift certificates.

The sale runs through April 3. Pick-up will be April 9 in front of the school, or pick up directly from Honey Baked Ham's Easton store.

For more information or to place orders, visit www.wnsports.info or call Mike Schultheis, treasurer of the softball boosters, (614) 893-5659. Order forms and checks (made out to WNABC) can be mailed to WNABC, 950 County Line Road, Westerville 43081. Please note "Attn: Softball Boosters on the envelope.)

The fundraiser supports the Westerville North Girls JV and Varsity softball programs.

Who was the best high-school athlete in central Ohio during the winter sports season? Viewers of Time Warner Cable will get to decide.

Time Warner and ThisWeek Community Newspapers have teamed up for the first Athlete of the Season competition. ThisWeek selected the top performers in nine sports, and those nine will be featured on Time Warner Cable Local On Demand Channel 1111 from now until April 15. The athlete who receives the most votes will win $500 for his or her school's athletics boosters. Each view is worth one vote.

Tune into Local On Demand Channel 1111 and select the "Viewer's Choice" tab.

The nine athletes are: Northland's Jared Sullinger (boys basketball), Pickerington Central's Emilee Harmon (girls basketball), Westerville North's Josh Demas (wrestling), Olentangy Liberty's Doug Kouskouris (hockey), Dublin Coffman's Hailey Fairchild (gymnastics), Upper Arlington's Eric Huffman (boys swimming), Watterson's Gracie Finnegan (girls swimming), Pickerington North's Ryan Gorring (boys bowling) and Westerville Central's Mary Wells (girls bowling).

A free soccer goalkeeping clinic will be offered Saturday for all Westerville boys and girls. Ages 6-7 starts at 10 a.m., ages 8-9 begins at 11 a.m. and 10 and older will commence at noon. The clinic will cover warm-ups, catching, punching, punting, diving, shot stopping, crosses and corners and breakaways. The clinic will take place behind the Northside Fellowship Church, located at 6841 Freeman Road. For information contact Jeff Coyle at (614) 579-1300 or coylejeff@aol.com or visit www.wasaeaglesfc.org.

The Westerville North High School boys soccer team will hold an informational meeting at 8 p.m. April 6 in the school's library. All boys interested in participating next fall should attend and be accompanied by a parent. Summer schedules and necessary paperwork will be distributed. For more information call Mary Thompson at (614) 823-4867 or Karen Kramer at (614) 899-6173.

The Westerville North High School baseball team will hold a fundraising dinner with a raffle from 5-9 p.m. Saturday in the high school commons. For ticket information contact Mitch Tucker at (614) 898-0634 or mitch.tucker@att.net.