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Recruit Spotlight: Drew Clement, Olentangy High School  USA TODAY High School Sports

Drew Clement has stood out for Olentangy High School (Lewis Center, Ohio) — in his classes and on the soccer field, per Playced Recruiting.

Teen arrested after fight caught on video at Olentangy high school

A 16-year-old boy is charged with felonious assault after a fight in a high school restroom that was caught caught on camera. On the video, the teen accuses a ...

OLSD high schools ranked among best  Delaware Gazette

Three of the four schools in the Olentangy Local School District received top rankings in U.S. News & World Report's 2019 Best High School rankin.

How Ryan Day is selling himself, his program to Buckeye State coaches  Lettermen Row

Ohio State coach Ryan Day doesn't have deep ties in the Buckeye State. But he's quickly earning a solid reputation with local coaches.

Olentangy High School seniors push back against vaping  ThisWeek Community News

A group of Olentangy students is working to combat vaping in district schools -- a problem the students say is even worse than national statistics indicate.

Newark Catholic softball moves to district final with Ridgedale win  Marion Star

Newark Catholic beat Ridgedale 4-0 in a Division IV district semifinal softball game at Olentangy Wednesday night.

Olentangy High School: Bistro dishes up job experience  ThisWeek Community News

Students in Olentangy High School's Specialized Learning Center are getting the chance to learn job skills in a program that has them operating a "bistro" from ...

Olentangy raises stakes in fight against vaping  ThisWeek Community News

Thanks in part to a push from high school students, Olentangy Local School District leaders are taking a closer look at ways to combat vaping. The district hosted ...

Powell Olentangy Liberty sews up Lewis Center Olentangy | Local Sports News  Richland Source

The margin for error was so small it only piqued the anxiety.

Cardington lone area softball team to advance Tuesday night  Marion Star

Cardington moved on to the district finals with a 5-0 win over Amanda-Clearcreek Tuesday night at Olentangy.

Community split about hosting Pres. Trump at Olentangy Orange High School

A change of venue has moved President Donald Trump's rally for Troy Balderson to Olentangy Orange High School.

Berlin High Schools opening: District pulls out stops in celebration  ThisWeek Community News

Claws up -- you're in Bear Country now. Olentangy Berlin High School, the district's fourth high school, officially opens its doors Aug. 5. Everything from food ...

Year of the Bear begins  ThisWeek Community News

It was a blockbuster crowd in Bear Country on Aug. 5 as more than 4000 people packed the new Olentangy Berlin High School for their first look inside. Throngs ...

Football: Olentangy moves down to Division II  ThisWeek Community News

Redistricting has led to reclassification for the Olentangy High School football team. Instead of competing in Division I for the fourth consecutive season, the ...

Dublin Jerome cancels check from Lewis Center Olentangy  Richland Source

Dublin Jerome collected a 21-12 victory over Lewis Center Olentangy on May 21 in Ohio boys high school lacrosse.

Austen novels figure in two of four Olentangy fall plays  ThisWeek Community News

It's fall play season at Olentangy schools. Each of the district's four high schools will perform a different piece for their annual fall plays, each taking place by the ...

Olentangy board selects three schools for additions  ThisWeek Community News

Work is underway to add 18 new classrooms at three Olentangy elementary schools in the hopes they will ease crowding in time for the 2019-20 school year.

Boys Basketball: Olentangys Sean Marks surpasses 1,000 points  ThisWeek Community News

Olentangy High School boys basketball standout Sean Marks became the program's fourth 1000-point scorer Dec. 15, hitting a 3-pointer in the first quarter of a ...

How did Trump land at Orange? District explains  ThisWeek Community News

Olentangy Local School District officials Aug. 9 addressed concerns over last weekend's campaign rally and visit from President Donald Trump. Superintendent ...

Liberty's Griffiths will take reins at Olentangy High School  ThisWeek Community News

One of Olentangy Liberty High School's assistant principals is expected to take the top job at Olentangy High School in the summer. The Olentangy school board ...

Chosen 25 DE Zach Harrison receives All-American jersey, still unsure of future  USA TODAY High School Sports

Five-star DE Zach Harrison can bring his college of choice a combination of size and speed. He received his All-American Bowl jersey.

Big Walnut Winter Sports Schedules  Sunbury News

Sat. Jan. 5, TBA: Girls Varsity Gymnastics, Worthington Kilbourne HS Invitational, Away, Worthington Kilbourne High School, 1499 Hard Rd, Columbus OH ...

Nate Monastra: Musketeer on the Rise  Banners On The Parkway

Banners on the Parkway continues its player profile interviews from the 2019 Xavier Musketeer baseball squad. Next up, junior starting catcher from Lewis ...

LIVE UPDATES: Olentangy Orange, Zach Harrison, Buckeyes on hand  247Sports

Live updates as Orange and 5-star Ohio State DE target Zach Harrison hosts Westerville South with the Buckeyes in the house.

Berkeley can wait for Olentangy grad: Hes got a business to run  The Columbus Dispatch

One day in the near future, firefighters might be aided by a drone that reaches a fire before they can even get their gear on. En route, first responders would ...

Growing Olentangy school district to add fourth high school in fall  The Columbus Dispatch

A more than 300000-square-foot high school is rising on 90 acres of farmland just east of the city of Delaware. Next school year, it will come alive. What the more ...

High schools | Olentangy Berlin athletic director, coaches relish challenge of starting program from scratch  The Columbus Dispatch

First things first: Olentangy's fourth high school opening its doors this fall is Berlin, not to be confused with the German capital. "It's pronounced BER-lin like the ...

Olentangys black students: Racial aggression common  ThisWeek Community News

A group of black high school students has asked Olentangy Local School District officials to do more to combat racial harassment in the district's schools.

Olentangy senior earns spot in NSDA tournament  Delaware Gazette

After placing first at the Western District Speech and Debate Tournament held at the Ohio Statehouse last month, Olentangy High School (OHS) Senior Karan A.

Olentangy Berlin: Blindness no match for Hooks on mat  ThisWeek Community News

Perhaps the first thing people see when they meet Caiden Hooks is that he can't see them in return. Hooks lost both of his eyes to retinoblastoma in 2007, but ...

Softball: Olentangy falls to Teays Valley in regional final  ThisWeek Community News

For five innings, Olentangy High School softball pitcher Sophie Low largely kept Teays Valley hitters off balance during a Division I regional final May 26 at Ohio ...

Olentangy BOE elects new leaders  Delaware Gazette

The Olentangy Local Schools Board of Education elected a new president and vice president during its first meeting of 2019 on Jan. 10.Former President Mind.

Olentangy dominates national magazine's rankings - News  ThisWeek Community News

All three high schools in the Olentangy Local School District are among the top 20 in Ohio, according to U.S. News and World Report. The magazine in April ...

High school football | Olentangy Orange edges Olentangy 30-28  The Columbus Dispatch

LEWIS CENTER — After making a game-saving fourth-down tackle Friday night that preserved undefeated Olentangy Orange's 30-28 victory at Olentangy, ...

Girls Basketball: Cummings named coach at Olentangy - Sports  ThisWeek Community News

Almost five years after stepping down as a college basketball head coach, Kate Cummings is ready to get back on the bench next winter as the Olentangy High ...

Schools looking out for nicotine-infused toothpicks as they also combat vaping among teens

An evolving trend for teenagers to get a nicotine fix is challenging those trying to say ahead of the game. Schools are now looking out for nicotine toothpicks on ...

Special signing ceremonies enhance Olentangy districts reputation as military-friendly  The Columbus Dispatch

Olentangy Superintendent Mark Raiff got choked up at points as he read the U.S. Army Soldier's Creed in the auditorium at Orange High School. "... I will never ...

New Karrer Middle School principal says she is living lifelong dream  ThisWeek Community News

Ever since she was young, Brooke Menduni knew she wanted to be a teacher. The goal, she said, grew from a desire to help others and make an impact on their ...

Mascot, school colors unveiled for new Olentangy high school  10TV

At the Olentangy Local School District school board meeting Tuesday night, the school colors and mascot were revealed for the district's new high school.

Boys Volleyball Roundup: Olentangy, Darby, St. Charles win regional titles  ThisWeek Community News

This time, the Olentangy High School boys volleyball team didn't leave Westerville Central looking to next year. The Braves still have next weekend to prepare ...

To Be or Not to Be a Buckeye, That's the Question for Local Phenom Zach Harrison  Bleacher Report

LEWIS CENTER, Ohio — It is seven days before his 17th birthday, and Zach Harrison can't stop dancing. Outkast. 50 Cent. Michael Jackson. Nirvana. Queen.

Olentangy School District

LEWIS CENTER, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) -- As one Central Ohio school district continues to expand, it's experiencing growing pains.The construction of a fourth ...

Olentangy Local Schools prepares for redistricting

The Olentangy Local School District has released its redistricting plans for the 2018 school year and the addition of the new high school.

Local veterans join Olentangy HS baseball team for game to benefit Fallen 15

A softball tournament was held on Sunday at Olentangy High School, where veterans played in a game with high schoolers.

Olentangy Roundup: Tomsic keeps boys team in harmony  ThisWeek Community News

Jackson Tomsic was introduced as part of the Olentangy High School boys soccer team's starting lineup Sept. 11 against Hilliard Darby, then played the national ...

Orange Township: Chilly spring delays park, cricket pitch  ThisWeek Community News

Work on Orange Township's unique new park will continue this summer as officials eye an opening next year. Construction on the $4.3 million North Road Park ...

Indian dance instructor realizes dream of opening a studio  The Columbus Dispatch

Lewis Center woman from India finally realizes her dream of opening a Bollywood dance studio called the Sai Art Group Dance Academy. She's been teaching ...

Girls basketball, swimming coaches step down at Olentangy  ThisWeek Community News

Olentangy High School is seeking new coaches for its girls basketball and boys and girls swimming and diving teams. Mike Daniels recently resigned as girls ...

Olentangy Orange students skipping high school graduation to play Rock on the Range

Play at Rock on the Range or walk in your high school graduation?

Gymnastics: Olentangy, Jerome compete at state team meet  ThisWeek Community News

The Olentangy High School gymnastics team has used depth to become one of the area's top programs the past several years, and the Braves' spread of talent ...

2018 Independence Day fireworks schedule for Central Ohio

Here's a list of the planned fireworks and festivities happening around Central Columbus. They are listed in alphabetical order by date.June 30, 2018MALTA and ...

Softball Roundup: Olentangy wins first district title since 1999  ThisWeek Community News

Given that Olentangy High School softball pitcher Sophie Low occasionally has struggled early in games, Braves coach Alan Tharp has extended her pre-game ...

Olentangy Roundup: Cancer cant hold down brave Brown  ThisWeek Community News

A hit to the groin would have hurt under any circumstances, but for Olentangy High School bowler Chris Brown, it was potentially lifesaving. A few minutes ...

Groundwork for county roundabout forges ahead  ThisWeek Community News

Delaware County officials took multiple steps earlier this month to keep plans for a new roundabout east of Olentangy High School on track. County ...

Betz to become athletics director at Olentangy Berlin  ThisWeek Community News

Being an athletics director means more to John Betz than just compiling schedules, completing paperwork or handing out postseason awards. He says it's about ...

Charges filed against Olentangy students accused of making bombs

Columbus Fire says two high school students were charged with unlawful possession of dangerous ordnance, a fifth-degree felony, after an investigation of a ...

Roundabout anticipates townships growth  ThisWeek Community News

Delaware County officials hope the construction of a roundabout near Olentangy High School will ease traffic congestion and improve safety conditions as ...

Teens brainstorm real-world conservation ideas at Eco Summit  The Columbus Dispatch

For quite some time, Carly Lehman wondered how she could help solve Central Crossing High School's plastic problem.The 17-year-old senior watched ...

Olentangy clutch late in win over Patriots | News, Sports, Jobs  Parkersburg News

PARKERSBURG — Olentangy High School guard Sean Marks proved to be every bit as good as advertised in Saturday night's finale to the second annual ...

Day of kindness planned in honor of Olentangy High School student killed in crash  10TV

A family turns pain into kindness as they look to honor their daughter who died in a car accident.

Changes in Central Ohio  Sunbury News

It seems like every week you drive by something, you notice changes to the communities where you live, work and visit. The next thing you know, your favori.

Freshman twins share bond on the gridiron  The State News

Freshman defensive linemen Jacob and Zach Slade have always been by each other's side. The identical twins played football together since they were in the ...

Possible Norovirus among students at an Olentangy High school  10TV

Delaware County health officials are investigating a gastrointestinal disease among students at Olentangy Orange High School. The sickness has symptoms ...

Police Union Objects To School Visit By Ohio State Professor  WOSU

The Fraternal Order of Police is objecting to an Ohio State University professor's visit to a local school because of comments he made about police on.

Parents share their fears over bullying of their children  10TV

After the death of an Olentangy student, several parents reached out to 10TV with concerns about bullying.

Olentangy 28, Dublin Coffman 24 - Sports  ThisWeek Community News

As composed as Olentangy High School senior quarterback Riley Bruening was during a fourth-quarter comeback for the ages Nov. 3, he was grasping ...

Bexley High School among top 5 in Ohio, says U.S. News & World Report  10TV

The rankings are based on these principles: that a great high school must serve all of its students well, not just those who are college bound. The school also ...

Boys Lacrosse: Peterson steps down as Olentangy coach  ThisWeek Community News

Zach Peterson has taken several “next steps” in life the past few years, and he announced another one this week. Peterson, the Olentangy High School boys ...

The E-Team: Help Olentangy Berlin High pick a mascot  The Columbus Dispatch

Olentangy Berlin High School, opening in August 2018, is starting seem like a real school. The district's fourth high school is making construction progress, got a ...

Hear Me Now: Bullying, cyberbullying and our children  10TV

Kids in our community are taking their own lives. Bullying - in person and online - is a growing problem.

China's tough new policies forcing US recycling companies to make big changes

Where is your recycling going? For years, those paper and plastic materials were shipped off to China. Tough new standards has the country closing its doors on ...

Column: City should rally around Mauritanians living here  The Columbus Dispatch

I admit I had to use a map to locate Mauritania, which is officially the Islamic Republic of Mauritania and located in northwest Africa. In the past few weeks, I have ...

2017: A year for groundwork  ThisWeekNews

While Berlin High School won't open this year, the building's construction will continue to cause ripples throughout the Olentangy Local School District in 2017.

Tennis: Team Columbus captures Ohio Valley Cup  ThisWeek Community News

Another year, another Ohio Valley Cup tennis championship for Team Columbus. Comprising four boys and four girls from central Ohio, Team Columbus went ...

Six of Ohios 12 largest school districts are in Central Ohio  Columbus Dispatch

Two staircases and three hallways converge in front of the library in Olentangy Liberty High School in Powell. A few stragglers wander through during class time, ...

Olentangy Local School District introduces two redistricting scenarios  10TV

The Olentangy Local School District redistricting committee introduced two different plans to parents Monday night at the first public forum.

Boys Soccer: Hamrick named coach at Olentangy  ThisWeek Community News

While Kyle Hamrick always stayed close to the game of soccer, he was ready to get back to coaching. Hamrick is getting his chance, as he was announced as ...

U.S. News and World Report names top high schools in Ohio: See the list

Hudson, Solon and Aurora high schools continue to top the rankings of high schools in Northeast Ohio, according to the U.S. News and World Report. Take a ...

Olentangy Roundup: Gymnasts place 5th at state meet  ThisWeek Community News

While Olentangy High School gymnasts rushed off the floor after their final event in the state team meet March 2 at Hilliard Bradley, assistant coach Ashley Small ...

Olentangy Roundup: Flag means the world to English  ThisWeek Community News

Although Nathan English's memories of his father are limited, the Olentangy High School senior feels like Shawn English is watching over him at every moment.

Olentangy schools promoting new superintendent from within  Columbus Dispatch

After a statewide search, the Olentangy school board found its next superintendent at home. Mark Raiff, the district's chief academic officer, will replace retiring ...

Weekly Wrap  The Columbus Dispatch

In addition to the two Athletes of the Week, The Dispatch recognizes top performers in some sports in season: Caden Kaiser OLENTANGY, BASEBALL Kaiser, ...

Evans Farm: Developer, county strike infrastructure deal  ThisWeek Community News

Millions of dollars of infrastructure work will be completed before houses start to rise on the site of the expansive Evans Farm development in Orange Township.

Former Buckeye Joshua Perry announces retirement from football; cites concussions  10TV

In a post on his Twitter account, Perry said he recently sustained his sixth documented concussion.

Fourth high school planned for Olentangy Local District

It''s the fastest growing school district in the state of Ohio. Now it looks like the Olentangy Local School District will have a fourth high school.Tuesday night ...

Futures Finalist Bridget Parker Commits to Dartmouth  SwimSwam

Ohio State Swim Club's Bridget Parker has announced her commitment to Dartmouth College.

Feasel to change coaching jobs at Olentangy  ThisWeekNews

Olentangy High School girls basketball coach John Feasel will take over the Braves' boys basketball program, pending school board approval.

Complete list of central Ohio's 2016 Fourth of July events  Columbus Dispatch

All activities are on July 4th unless otherwise noted.

Best of class? In Dublin, 222 grads tie  Columbus Dispatch

Graduation ceremonies might still be going on if Dublin schools had asked all of its valedictorians to speak. There were 222 of them. That means two out of every ...

Ohio State Welcomes Nineteen For 2018-19 Season  Swimming World Magazine

The Ohio State swimming and diving program has signed 19 new recruits for the 2018-19 season, director of swimming & diving Bill Dorenkott announced on ...

One athletic director quits, one reprimanded in Olentangy district  Columbus Dispatch

An Olentangy schools athletic director has resigned, and another has been reprimanded after they failed to document $11000 in expenses from a tournament ...

Olentangy Roundup: Underclassmen key for girls tennis team  ThisWeek Community News

In one sense, the Olentangy High School girls tennis team is top-heavy with seniors Kathleen Jones, Janie Miller and Sophie Tayade at or near the top of the ...

A whole new ballgame: Park to have cricket pitch  ThisWeekNews

Batsmen and bowlers are among the residents eagerly waiting the completion of Orange Township's next park.

Olentangy's Kigar raises team's play - News  ThisWeekNews

Cliff Kigar may be the primary focus of opposing defenses, but that only allows the senior attacker for the Olentangy High School boys lacrosse team a chance to ...

Olentangy edges Bradley in district semi  Delaware Gazette

The Olentangy softball team rallied for two runs in the seventh after surrendering the lead in the sixth.Pitcher Sophie Low followed with a 1-2-3 seventh t.

Development idea sprouts at Evans Farm  ThisWeekNews

The future of 1000 acres of farmland near the border of Berlin and Orange townships is a residential and business center that echoes the past.

Central Ohio victim empowered by speaking against gymnastics doctor Nassar in court  The Columbus Dispatch

Megan Ginter didn't plan to tell her story the first time she stepped into that Lansing, Michigan, courtroom. She had planned only to turn over a written impact ...

Braves find perfect fit in pool  ThisWeekNews

It's tough to pick an event in which Taylor Whitehead hasn't competed for the Olentangy High School boys swimming and diving team.

Body Of Missing Teen Payton Young Recovered From Scioto River  WOSU

Columbus police are investigating after finding the body of Payton Elizabeth Young, who has been missing since January 21, in the Scioto River on Monday.

Family and friends mourn the loss of construction worker killed in Grove City

The family of a construction worker killed in an accident Tuesday at the site for the new Mount Carmel Grove City hospital is thanking the Central Ohio ...

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