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Pickerington North: Black History Month program prompts petition  ThisWeek Community News

With a goal of starting a sincere conversation about racism, Pickerington High School North senior Jordan Johnson said, she spent months organizing her ...



Pickerington bands to march in Pasadenas Tournament of Roses Parade  ThisWeek Community News

The upcoming performance at the 130th Tournament of Roses Parade on Jan. 1 could be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for band members from both ...



High schools | Once-sleepy Pickerington now feeds athletes to colleges and pros  The Columbus Dispatch

Jack Johnson remembers when Pickerington wasn't exactly the factory churning out state championship teams and big-time athletes that it is today. “In my first ...



Pickerington bands to dedicate Rose Parade performance to memory of former director  NBC4i.com

More 330 members of the Pickerington North and Central marching bands are preparing to leave for California, where they will march in the 2019 Rose Parade.



Former Pickerington Central teacher, coach Carrie Eneix pleads guilty to sex offense  ThisWeek Community News

A former Pickerington High School Central teacher and softball coach has given up her teaching license after admitting to having sexual contact with a student.



Pickerington high schools combine bands for Rose Parade  NBC4i.com

More than 330 members of the Pickerington High School North and Pickerington High School Central marching bands are preparing for the opportunity of a ...



Boys Basketball: Pickerington Central, Pickerington North, Liberty, Newark win district titles  ThisWeek Community News

Jahvon Garcia scored the last of his 14 points on a free throw with 36.9 seconds left to give the Pickerington High School Central boys basketball team a ...



Former Pickerington Central teacher, softball coach pleads guilty to sex charge  10TV

A former Pickerington High School Central English teacher and softball coach pleaded guilty to a bill of information on a first-degree felony of gross sexual ...



PICKTOWN  Sporting News

How does a Central Ohio suburb with a population of 20000 produce six active NFL players? A look inside a modern-day football factory: Pickerington, Ohio.



Pickerington Central Roundup: Defensive play key for boys squad  ThisWeek Community News

Having lost in Division I state semifinals each of the past two years, the Pickerington High School Central boys basketball team has doubled down on its usual ...



Pickerington Central Roundup: Shot adjustment pays off for Maliya Perry  ThisWeek Community News

Maliya Perry's senior season with the Pickerington High School Central girls basketball team began in standout fashion, as she scored 20 points in a 78-42 win ...



Boys Basketball: Pickerington North cruises past Newark in regional semifinal  ThisWeek Community News

Hunter Shedenhelm had a career-high 33 points in a win at Gahanna on Dec. 14, but even given the stakes, the senior guard for the Pickerington High School ...



Pickerington Central 49, Chicago Phillips Academy 18  ThisWeek Community News

For almost all of the first quarter of a game nationally televised by ESPN on Aug. 26 at Otterbein, the Pickerington High School Central football team and Chicago ...



Pickerington Central Roundup: Girls team focusing on transition game  ThisWeek Community News

So far, the Pickerington High School Central girls basketball team doesn't feel much different than it did a year ago -- even with the Division I state championship ...



Pickerington Central 27, Gahanna Lincoln 13 - Sports  ThisWeek Community News

As it has done most of this season, the Pickerington High School Central football team used stingy defense Sept. 27 to control its OCC-Ohio Division opener at ...



Pickerington marching bands Road to Pasadena dinner set  ThisWeek Community News

Representatives of the Pickerington High School Central and Pickerington High School North marching bands have organized a dinner Sunday, Sept. 2, that will ...



Pickerington Alternative School: Jim Campbell takes reins  ThisWeek Community News

A longtime teacher and administrator who has spent nearly two decades in the Pickerington Local School District is leading Pickerington Alternative School this ...



Pickerington Central Roundup: Madison Greene knows role with girls team  ThisWeek Community News

Madison Greene was no stranger to clutch performances years before leading the Pickerington High School Central girls basketball team to last season's ...



Pickerington Central 16, Pickerington North 7  ThisWeek Community News

The Pickerington High School Central football team brought the heat from its defensive line and applied pressure on Pickerington North's passing game in a ...



Girls Basketball: Pickerington Central rolls to regional title  ThisWeek Community News

As opposed to last year, when it reached the Division I state tournament for the first time in 12 years, the Pickerington High School Central girls basketball team's ...



Pickerington school district toughens its policy on vaping  ThisWeek Community News

Pickerington Local School District officials have ramped up the policy prohibiting vaping by students. Possessing or using e-cigarettes or other devices for ...



Division I: Pickerington Central 20, Hilliard Davidson 13  ThisWeek Community News

The Pickerington High School Central football team earned a return trip to a Division I state semifinal by holding off top-seeded Hilliard Davidson 20-13 in the ...



Pickerington Schools: Lockville site being prepared for future use  ThisWeek Community News

Pickerington Schools officials haven't decided what will be built on a 68-acre site on Lockville Road south of Opportunity Way, but they're preparing it for ...



Pickerington Central Roundup: Depth helping boys team overcome obstacles  ThisWeek Community News

Jaidon Lipscomb and Elhajdi Thiam have not amassed gaudy statistics for the Pickerington High School Central boys basketball team, but their play has been ...



Pickerington Central: Tigers to face Chicago team on ESPN  ThisWeek Community News

Over the past decade, the Pickerington High School Central football team has competed in venues such as Ohio Stadium, the University of Cincinnati's Nippert ...



Football: Battle of Pickerington moved to Gahanna - Sports  ThisWeek Community News

The Pickerington Local School District has announced that the football game between Pickerington High School Central and Pickerington North on Oct. 12 has ...



Gioninos pizza franchise to open in Pickerington  ThisWeek Community News

Two longtime friends who've worked throughout their lives for a northeast Ohio pizza staple will bring the first Gionino's Pizzeria to Pickerington in November.



Pickerington Central Roundup: Nathen Eberhardt motivated to be schools all-time best  ThisWeek Community News

Pickerington High School Central swimming coach Justin Dortch thinks his favorite memory of Nathen Eberhardt could change in the next month as the senior ...



Division I: Cincinnati Colerain 28, Pickerington Central 14  ThisWeek Community News

PIQUA — The Pickerington High School Central football team's quest for back-to-back Division I state championships ended with a 28-14 loss to Cincinnati ...



Pickerington schools: Briggs sets road map to reach goals  ThisWeek Community News

Pickerington Local School District administrators will seek to bring together parents, staff and community members this school year to implement a "Plan for ...



Girls Soccer: Van Kannel resigns as Pickerington North coach  ThisWeek Community News

Greg Van Kannel long had planned for his final season as Pickerington High School North girls soccer coach to coincide with the senior year of his daughter, ...



Pickerington North Roundup: Hunter Shedenhelm helps lift boys squad  ThisWeek Community News

Hunter Shedenhelm hasn't given a lot of thought the past 12 months to how he broke onto the Pickerington High School North boys basketball team. All that ...



Pickerington High School North Closes Over Bomb Scare  WOSU

After canceling Thursday classes and evacuating the building over reports of a bomb, Pickerington High School North announced they have found no threat and.



Girls Basketball: Tigers reach state final for second consecutive year  ThisWeek Community News

It had been several weeks since the Pickerington High School Central girls basketball team played a game as physical — let alone as close — as its Division I ...



Pickerington North vs. Pickerington Central: Defensive focus key in rivalry clash  ThisWeek Community News

After dissecting hours of Pickerington North's game film, Pickerington High School Central football coach Jay Sharrett had some basic numbers to share with his ...



Pickerington Central: Tigers returning to state semifinal  ThisWeek Community News

Senior running back Jamir Jackson made the best of his viewpoint when the Pickerington High School Central football team beat Cincinnati Colerain 41-28 in a ...



Pickerington North 35, Dublin Jerome 28 - Sports  ThisWeek Community News

The Pickerington High School North football team rallied to beat visiting Dublin Jerome 35-28 on Aug. 31. After taking a 21-7 lead into halftime, the Panthers saw ...



Super 12 Girls Soccer Team led by Pickerington Norths Alicia Donley  ThisWeek Community News

Injuries cost Alicia Donley the first quarter of her senior season with the Pickerington High School North girls soccer team, and she also was at less than full ...



Pickerington Central 17, Hilliard Davidson 14 (OT)  ThisWeek Community News

The Pickerington High School Central football team pulled off a dramatic rally to stun host Hilliard Davidson 17-14 in overtime Sept. 21. The Tigers, who ...



All-girls Scouts BSA troop forms in Pickerington  ThisWeek Community News

Just days after the organization formerly known as the Boy Scouts of America began allowing girls to join its ranks, an all-girls troop held its first official meeting ...



Girls Basketball: Tigers fall short of state title repeat  ThisWeek Community News

For three quarters in the Division I state final March 16 at Ohio State, the Pickerington High School Central and Cincinnati Mount Notre Dame girls basketball ...



Pickerington familys Play-Doh drive memorializes daughter  ThisWeek Community News

When Kelly and Kris Conover's daughter was trying to recover from brain surgery and later a related stroke, finding something she could play with in her hospital ...



Dublin Jerome at Pickerington North: Celtics, Panthers set for test  ThisWeek Community News

The way Pickerington High School North football coach Nate Hillerich sees it, playing three 2017 playoff teams in the first three weeks of the season can only ...



Girls Basketball: Williams named coach at Pickerington North  ThisWeek Community News

Silas Williams is not of the mindset that one would rather replace the person who replaces a legend than replace the legend directly. In being named girls ...



Pickerington High School Central finds new prom venue  NBC4i.com

Students at Pickerington High School Central will be able to attend prom now after a new venue was found to host the dance.



Hanson named athletics director at Pickerington Central - Sports  ThisWeek Community News

After almost three decades in the Lakewood district, including the past 10 years as athletics director, Bo Hanson is excited about his next opportunity. Hanson ...



Boys Basketball: Tigers Francis undergoes knee surgery  ThisWeek Community News

Pickerington High School Central boys basketball player Jeremiah Francis underwent microfracture surgery on his left knee Aug. 7, effectively ending the North ...



Girls Soccer Roundup: Pickerington North edges New Albany for district title  ThisWeek Community News

Camryn Dees scored the winning goal for the second-seeded Pickerington High School North girls soccer team against eighth-seeded New Albany in a Division ...



Pickerington Central at Hilliard Davidson: Tigers, Wildcats set to clash  ThisWeek Community News

Coming off its first Division I state title, the Pickerington High School Central football team has grown accustomed to competing in marquee games. The Tigers ...



Racially charged video leads to discipline for 3 Pickerington Central students  Columbus Dispatch

A racially charged video depicting a Pickerington Central High School student pumping a shotgun has triggered the discipline of three students, after it circulated ...



Pickerington Central may become first in Ohio to win football, girls' and boys' basketball titles in same year  NBC4i.com

PICKERINGTON, OH (WCMH) -- The Pickerington Central High School Boys' Basketball team aims to make history this weekend. The Tiger Football and Girl's ...



Benson ready to strike up the band at North  ThisWeek Community News

Pickerington High School North's new band director said he hopes to continue the "tradition of excellence" established by his predecessor, while building the ...



High school football | Pickerington Central players feel connection to coach  The Columbus Dispatch

Jay Sharrett has coached football at Pickerington for some 28 years, but he is uncomfortable calling it a job. “I consider it more of a lifestyle,” said Sharrett, who ...



Girls Soccer Roundup: Pickerington North defeats Olentangy in regional semifinal  ThisWeek Community News

The Pickerington High School North girls soccer team prolonged its season with a 4-2 win over Olentangy in a Division I regional semifinal Oct. 30 at Dublin ...



Pickerington Central to honor late band director Michael D. Sewell  The Columbus Dispatch

A longtime Pickerington high-school band director built a small music program into a nationally renowned one and touched the lives of thousands of students in ...



Wrestling: Oney named coach at Pickerington North - Sports  ThisWeek Community News

Pending school board approval, Derek Oney will be the Pickerington High School North wrestling team's next coach. Oney, a Pickerington resident who coached ...



Football: Pickerington North alumnus Igwebuike leads area NFL draft hopefuls  ThisWeek Community News

A former Pickerington High School North standout who was a finalist for Ohio's Mr. Football award as a senior in 2012, Godwin Igwebuike has completed his ...



Pickerington community remembers late band director  NBC4i.com

A popular central Ohio teacher was remembered Sunday night in a celebration of life.



Girls Basketball: Pickerington Central captures state title  ThisWeek Community News

For the first time in 19 years, the Division I girls basketball state championship trophy is heading back to Pickerington. Madison Greene had 16 points and Adrian ...



Violet Township community center: Residents offer opinions about proposed facility  ThisWeek Community News

The most-recent public information session to discuss a proposed Violet Township community center brought questions about how the levy would be ...



Pickerington Local Schools levy soundly defeated - News  ThisWeek Community News

Voters shot down a permanent-improvements levy for the Pickerington Local School District that would have raised taxes to fund building and equipment ...



Track & Field: Tigers boys, Lions girls win regional titles  ThisWeek Community News

As their teams mugged for pictures with the championship trophies following the Division I regional track and field meet May 25 at Pickerington High School ...



Football: Johnson transfers from Gahanna to Pickerington Central  ThisWeek Community News

The Pickerington High School Central football team is getting a boost as it works to defend its Division I state championship. Karter Johnson, a second-team ...



Baseball: Noe leaves Central to coach at IMG  ThisWeek Community News

One of the messages Ray Noe preached to his Pickerington High School Central baseball team the past three seasons was if his players had a chance to ...



July 4th: Fight prompts Pickerington leaders to review event plans  ThisWeek Community News

Pickerington police and city officials said they intend to review public-safety issues that arose for a second consecutive year at the community's Fourth of July ...



Pickerington native missing from L.A. leaves family in fear  10TV

Authorities are looking for a 29-year-old man who went missing in Los Angeles last weekend while working as a rideshare driver.



Girls Basketball: Pickerington Central reaches Division I state final  ThisWeek Community News

Pickerington High School Central girls basketball coach Johnathan Hedgepeth didn't plan to get a lot of sleep March 16, knowing he and his team had less than ...



Central Roundup: Motivated boys track team rolls to first title  ThisWeek Community News

Pickerington High School Central boys track and field coach Jason Roach repeatedly emphasized to his team not to get too hung up on the results of any ...



Photos: Photos: 2017-2018 High School Sports Highlights  The Columbus Dispatch

The Dispatch Motorists Insurance Group Scholar-Athlete Awards banquet is tonight. Here are highlights from high school sports in 2017-2018. [1/40] Photo by ...



Hoop It Up Super 7: Boys Basketball Preview  ThisWeek Community News

Even with central Ohio's highest-profile recruit from the 2019 class not at its disposal, the Pickerington High School Central boys basketball team has the ...



Girls Basketball: Pickerington Central wins regional title  ThisWeek Community News

Pickerington Central's Jada Tate (left) and Nicole Stephens celebrate after teammate Madison Greene hits a shot and is fouled against Westerville South during ...



Pickerington Central finds its footing in victory over Powell Olentangy Liberty  Ashland Source

Pickerington Central dropped a barbell on Powell Olentangy Liberty with a 56-21 sign attached to it on March 2 in Ohio girls high school basketball.



Softball: Eneix resigns as Central coach  ThisWeek Community News

Carrie Eneix, who coached the Pickerington High School Central softball team to two OCC-Ohio Division championships and two Division I district titles in six ...



Girls Basketball: Butcher retires after 35 seasons  ThisWeek Community News

As Michelle Sawyer first learned 30 years ago and can still attest today, first names are optional where Dave Butcher is concerned. “He always called me 'Shade ...



PLSD school board race: Two incumbents challenged by five write-ins  ThisWeek Community News

The Nov. 7 election for seats on the Pickerington Local School District Board of Education will be a little out of the ordinary. That's because the names of only two ...



Girls Basketball: Pickerington Central, Westerville South to meet in regional final  ThisWeek Community News

Given his team's recent history in Division I regional semifinals, Pickerington High School Central girls basketball coach Johnathan Hedgepeth joked that on one ...



Central Roundup: Boys track squad seeking state title  ThisWeek Community News

Even if bad weather had not forced the cancelation of the Stingel Invitational on April 7 at Pickerington North, Pickerington High School Central boys track and ...



Students KKK photo prompts Pickerington North sensitivity training  Columbus Dispatch

Pickerington North High School has scheduled two cultural-sensitivity training sessions for students on Thursday after one student photographed another ...



Former Ohio State football player Zach Boren takes search for love to TV  The Columbus Dispatch

The former Ohio State fullback and linebacker is participating in a local version of “The Bachelor.” Former Ohio State football player Zach Boren is looking for ...



Boys Basketball Roundup: Pickerington Central advances to regional final  ThisWeek Community News

The Pickerington High School Central boys basketball team set the tone of its Division I regional semifinal against Dublin Coffman on March 15 by ...



State Final: Pickerington Central 56, Mentor 28  ThisWeek Community News

CANTON — Locked in a tight battle against Mentor in the Division I state final Dec. 1 at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium, the Pickerington High School Central ...



North Roundup: Talent runs deep on state-ranked boys squad  ThisWeek Community News

Perhaps by definition, the Pickerington High School North boys basketball team's 13-game winning streak that began Dec. 15 and continued into February ...



Pelotonia riders hit road this weekend  ThisWeek Community News

As Pelotonia rolls into its 10th ride, one aspect of the Columbus-based charity bicycle tour hasn't changed. The number of riders has increased significantly ...



Central Roundup: Girls lacrosse squad hungry for success  ThisWeek Community News

Although first-year Pickerington High School Central girls lacrosse coach Brian Walton admits this season could feature some rebuilding, he thinks one of the ...



Basketball: Butcher, Liptrap selected for coaches hall of fame  ThisWeek Community News

Pickerington High School North's first head basketball coaches will enter the Ohio High School Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame together.



Pickerington North girls basketball coach to undergo alcohol, drug evaluation  ThisWeekNews

Dave Butcher will maintain working as a teacher and coach in the Pickerington Local School District following his recent arrest on drunken-driving charges.



West Geauga girls basketball coach Bob Beutel reaches milestone with 700th career victory  cleveland.com

CHESTERLAND, Ohio — Not bad, for someone who had no designs whatsoever on being a girls basketball coach. Long-time coach Bob Beutel reached a ...



Police investigating allegation against Central staff member - News  ThisWeek Community News

Pickerington police officials said they are investigating an incident involving a Pickerington High School staff member but declined to disclose the nature of the ...



Football: Five central Ohio players picked in NFL draft  ThisWeek Community News

By last fall, Taco Charlton's growth from a Division I first-team all-state honoree as a senior at Pickerington High School Central in 2012 into one of the best ...



Pickerington-area couple charged in double homicide of former schoolmates  Columbus Dispatch

The victims of a double shooting Tuesday and the two suspects charged with murder all graduated from the Pickerington school district. The shootings occurred ...



Mourners say Michael Sewell hit all of lifes high notes  ThisWeek Community News

Former Pickerington High School and Pickerington High School Central Band Director Michael Sewell took in one final performance before dying earlier this ...



Softball: Young to take over Tigers - Sports  ThisWeek Community News

Pickerington High School Central's new softball coach brings decades of experience to a program hoping to remain among the top tier in the area. Jenny Young ...



Basketball: LeVert continues to grow with Nets  ThisWeek Community News

The Caris LeVert who returned to Pickerington High School Central on June 10 to run his free youth basketball camp was a far cry from the one who led the ...



Football: Hillerich to take over at Pickerington North  ThisWeek Community News

Although he was busy coaching Hamilton Township to a Division III regional runner-up finish last fall, it was easy for Nate Hillerich to notice the Pickerington ...



Girls Basketball: Greene leads Tigers to first title in 19 years  ThisWeek Community News

One day before the Pickerington High School Central girls basketball team played its first Division I state tournament game since 2006, coach Johnathan ...



Pickerington seeking ways to curb fatal overdoses - News  Columbus Dispatch

The drug-overdose deaths of two recent Pickerington high-school graduates in two years have led residents of the Columbus suburb to confront the fact that ...



Unofficial volunteer coach dismissed after incident at game  ThisWeek Community News

A former unofficial volunteer assistant Pickerington football coach no longer may be part of the district's athletics program after an alleged incident with an ...



4 school workers lose jobs, licenses - News  Columbus Dispatch

A second charter-school treasurer has been permanently banned from working in schools because the state says he didn't prevent the misspending of more ...



Pickerington North 35, Gahanna 16  ThisWeek Community News

The versatility of senior quarterback Jimmy Weirick burned another of the Pickerington High School North football team's opponents Oct. 26. In a game featuring ...



North Roundup: Hrivnak helping to mentor teammates  ThisWeek Community News

William Hrivnak can count the number of weeks left in his career with the Pickerington High School North boys bowling team on one hand, but that doesn't mean ...



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