The Jonathan Alder girls track and field team scored 30 points and finished fifth at the Division II district championship meet held at Westerville South last week, and the team's brightest star continues to shine.
CLEVELAND — LeBron James dropped to his knees and slapped the floor with his hand.He was exhausted and exhilarated — and one win from the NBA Finals.“I gave everything I have,” James said.
The Jonathan Alder softball team's success over the last couple years has built around the time-honored belief that if you play good defense, get solid pitching and come through with timely hits, you're going to win.
Two highly questionable calls in one half inning prevented the West Jefferson High School softball team from possibly winning a Division III Central District title Friday evening.
Ohio State head football coach Urban Meyer once said when he was a commentator at ESPN that he always liked to make a list of his top 15 players on the roster, and then do everything he could to be sure each made an impact.
Saturday, May 23SoftballNo. 2 Jonathan Alder vs. No. 5 Granville at Pickerington Central in D-II Central District final, 1 p.m.Track
The Jonathan Alder softball team is getting the same opponent in this year's Division II district championship game that it got a year ago, but it's definitely a different team.
The Madison-Plains boys basketball team needs some stability and director of athletics Matt Mason is hoping he's found it with the hiring of Joe B. Stewart as the school's new boys coach.
If you want to be the best, you've got to beat the best.
The Hot Shots' 10s Gorton/Whalen volleyball team finished first in the bronze tournament bracket at the recent Ohio Valley Region (OVR) Girls' Volleyball Championships.
SAN FRANCISCO — NFL owners concluded an especially hectic spring meetings by setting up what figures to be a very busy summer and fall.
INDIANAPOLIS — The specks of gray in Helio Castroneves' jet black hair tell one part of his legacy.
Friday, May 22No. 5 West Jeff vs. No. 2 Bloom-Carroll at Pickerington Central in D-III Central District final, 5 p.m.Saturday, May 23Softball
There was a look of determination written all over the face of West Jefferson senior shortstop Madison Gatley when she stepped to the plate in the bottom of the seventh inning of a 4-4 tie during a Division III district tournament semifinal...
The Central District track and field meet is a three-day ordeal which requires athletes to be mentally and physically tough throughout the course of the week.
MadCo Lacrosse Day will be held from 1-3 p.m. on Sunday, May 31 at the West Jefferson Youth Athletic Association athletic fields at Converse Park in West Jefferson.Learn the basics from pro and college coaches.
COLUMBUS — Like father, like son: Nick Foligno now is an NHL captain just like his dad was.
ROSEMONT, Ill. — Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith had high praise for college football's playoff system — and a warning to the NCAA about adding another round.More bandages will be needed.
Friday, May 22No. 13 Bishop Ready/No. 5 West Jeff winner vs. No. 2 Bloom-Carroll/No. 12 Pleasant winner at Pickerington Central in D-III Central District final, TBA
The West Jefferson baseball team saw Columbus Academy twice during the regular season, losing a pair of Mid-State League Ohio Division games.
By this time in the season coaches are struggling to keep their athletes mentally engaged in practices.
Wednesday, May 20SoftballNo. 7 Heath vs. No. 2 Jonathan Alder at Pickerington North in D-II Central District semifinal, 5 p.m.
Mike Davis hasn't caused this much consternation since he spoke at a PGA Tour players meeting about the evils of the long putter.Only this time, he was extolling the virtues of Chambers Bay.Maybe to a fault.
INDEPENDENCE — Kyrie Irving finished an animated post-practice shooting game of “Around The World” with LeBron James and then quickly removed any doubt about his playing status for Game 1.
It wasn't exactly a banner ending to the Mid-State League Ohio Division championship track and field championships for the schools from Madison County.