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June 17, 2016 by Tom Dunlap (Register to contact)

Steve Anderson passed away June 16th after a long illness.

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Boys Basketball - Division I Sec. Finals: Chillicothe vs Walnut Ridge  Chillicothe Gazette

Walnut Ridge defeated Chillicothe 66-37 Friday night in a Division I sectional final game at Walnut Ridge High School in Columbus, Ohio, on March 1, 2019.

HS BOYS BASKETBALL: Four takeaways from the Cavs’ sectional final loss to Walnut Ridge  Chillicothe Gazette

Chillicothe traveled to Walnut Ridge to take on the Scots in a D-I sectional final on Friday, but ultimately saw their season end with a 66-37 loss.

Newark delivers heart-wrenching defeat to Columbus Walnut Ridge  Richland Source

Mighty close, mighty fine, Newark wore a victory shine after clipping Columbus Walnut Ridge 62-55 in an Ohio boys basketball matchup on March 6.

Broken stadium lights concern parents at Walnut Ridge High School  10TV

Parents and fans of the Walnut Ridge football team are hoping the district fixes the broken lights surrounding the stadium and school parking lot.

Student with gun arrested at Walnut Ridge High School, police searching for 2 suspects

Police say a safety drill at a Columbus high school turned into a lockdown when a gun was found on a student. 5 pm - Student with gun arrested at Walnut Ridge ...

Gun found at Walnut Ridge High School  10TV

An 18-year-old student at Walnut Ridge High School is charged after police said he brought a gun to school.

Weapon recovered at Walnut Ridge HS, student taken into custody

Columbus City Schools reports there was a weapon recovered from Walnut Ridge High School on Friday afternoon.

High school football | Independence shocks Walnut Ridge, wins City South title  The Columbus Dispatch

Independence coach Maurice Douglas read his team the riot act at halftime during Friday night's game at Walnut Ridge. Not only did the 76ers commit a slew of ...

Hundreds of Columbus students participate in national walkout to promote safety

Columbus City Schools held a variety activities Wednesday to promote safety as students locally and nationally are planning walkouts on the one-month ...

Columbus City Schools participate in 'Safer Together Day' as part of National Walk Out Day

Columbus City Schools called Wednesday March 14th Safer Together Day. It marks the one-month anniversary of the deadly school shooting in Florida.

Former Walnut Ridge basketball standout killed in Delaware County crash  10TV

The man who died in a crash in Delaware County on Sunday, Edward Stahl, was a standout basketball player for Walnut Ridge High School and went on to play ...

City League Roundup: Scots, Warriors prepare for City-South clash  ThisWeek Community News

Senior Isaiah Murphy views what transpired last season for the Walnut Ridge High School football team as a confidence booster for what it hopes to accomplish ...

Special-needs cheerleaders at Independence enjoy recognition, camaraderie  The Columbus Dispatch

The Sparklers, cheerleaders at Independence High School with developmental disabilities, perform during the first quarter of every home football game.

Columbus football game canceled after student with gun arrested

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A high school lockdown drill turned into the real thing when a handgun and ammunition clips were found in the backpack of a student in ...

Columbus police issue hundreds of tickets to stop speeding in school zones  10TV

Columbus police say drivers speeding through school zones has become a big problem this school year in Columbus.

Wrestling squads hoping to challenge Walnut Ridge  ThisWeekNews

The Walnut Ridge High School wrestling team has won back-to-back City League dual and tournament championships, but Mifflin, West and Whetstone all ...

Operation Fix It Brings Safety Improvements To Columbus Schools  WOSU

Columbus City Schools made updates in several buildings this summer to improve student comfort and safety.

Lockdown lifted at Walnut Ridge H.S. after reports of shots fired in neighborhood  10TV

Walnut Ridge High School's precautionary lockdown has been lifted after reports of shots fired in a nearby neighborhood.

Home Grown: Malik Harrison Stays Patient, Becomes Rare Columbus City League And Walnut Ridge Graduate Headed T  Eleven Warriors

A local kid from nearby Walnut Ridge, Malik Harrison had to stay patient before receiving an Ohio State offer. Now he's out to make an impact.

Football: Dawson keys Red teams win in all-star game  ThisWeek Community News

Calvin Dawson disputed only half of the 5-foot-6, 145-pound listing next to his name in the program for the Central District All-Star football game on June 16 at ...

Nubian pyramid goes from vision to reality at Africentric Early College  The Columbus Dispatch

The story starts about 5000 years ago in the "Land of the Bow," when a jet-black people formed one of the first nation states in the world along the Nile, where ...

Columbus Walnut Ridge overcomes Hilliard Davidson in competitive affair  Richland Source

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

Teen testifies that she stabbed other girl to death in self-defense  Columbus Dispatch

Rumors of a kiss between high school classmates led to a deadly confrontation between two teenage girls in the yard of an East Side house nearly two years ...

Unioto boys fall to Walnut Ridge in final seconds  Chillicothe Gazette

Unioto lost to Walnut Ridge in a D-II regional semifinal, 46-45, Thursday in Athens.

Unlikely officer hopes others follow his example  The Columbus Dispatch

Nestled in an East Side apartment complex nicknamed for an automatic submachine gun, Anthony L. Johnson was born into a world of violence and chaos.

Teen found not guilty in stabbing; jurors agree with self-defense claim  Columbus Dispatch

Since the day nearly two years ago that Cierra Howard, at age 16, fatally stabbed a 17-year-old girl in an East Side yard, she has insisted that she was trying to ...

16-year-old injured after east Columbus shooting  10TV

COLUMBUS, Ohio- A 16-year-old Walnut Ridge High School student was injured after a shooting on the east side of Columbus Thursday, according to police.

Girl Found Dead In Home Was Shot  10TV

Police said Monday that the teenager who was found dead early Sunday morning died of a gunshot wound. Briana Staples' father discovered her body when he ...

Former Whetstone principal gives up educator licenses after data scandal  Columbus Dispatch

A former Columbus City Schools high-school principal caught up in the district's data-manipulation scandal has agreed to permanently surrender her state ...

Former Marine, 91, joins Ohio State ROTC to celebrate Buckeye scores  The Ohio State University News

If you looked closely at the north end zone of Ohio Stadium Saturday, you might have noticed something a little different when the members of The Ohio State ...

For student, homeless was not hopeless  Columbus Dispatch

Darrius McLean remembers his lowest point like it was yesterday. It was when his mom came back into his life. There was no telling where she was before then.

School administrators who have been subpoenaed - News  Columbus Dispatch

The following individuals have had their records subpoenaed as part of the Ohio Department of Education's investigation into the manipulation of student data in ...

Friday Night Live: 5 things we learned in Week 5  ThisWeek Community News

Many Central Ohio high school fans who didn't mind getting a little wet Sept. 21 got a big treat. Particularly for those involving high-profile matchups, the games ...

Girl, 17, stabbed to death on East Side; 16-year-old girl charged with murder  Columbus Dispatch

An argument between two teenage girls in a quiet East Side neighborhood yesterday ended with one stabbed to death and the other charged with murder.

Many ECOT students miss 30 days or more  Columbus Dispatch

It's 11:15 a.m. on a Wednesday, and the phone rings about a dozen times before a groggy 17-year-old Anthony Battista picks up. After a long, quiet pause, ...

Mom says Africentric neglected bullying of daughter  Columbus Dispatch

Columbus City Schools are seeking "new direction" from a complete overhaul of the management staff at the Africentric School, amid problems there that district ...

Michigan State DE Robert Bowers no longer with team, two others suspended for Holiday Bowl

Bowers hasn't been with the team since a loss at Ohio State in November.

New Africentric campus impresses schools founder  Columbus Dispatch

In 1967, a jet's mechanical problems stranded Charles Tennant in Columbus on a trip from North Carolina to Detroit to interview for a teaching job. A half-century ...

Better Know a Buckeye: Malik Harrison | Eleven Warriors  Eleven Warriors

Our "Better Know a Buckeye" series continues with its 25th and final installment for the year. We profile Malik Harrison, an athlete/linebacker from Walnut Ridge ...

Last Wordz: The magnetic life and tragic death of Sheron “Nes Wordz” Colbert  Columbus Alive

The Saturday morning before rapper Nes Wordz closed out ComFest in June, he shared a tearful conversation with friend and fellow MC Darrio Lamont, who ...

Malik Harrison Achieves Childhood Dream, Brings Versatility to Ohio State From Nearby Walnut Ridge | Eleven Wa  Eleven Warriors

Malik Harrison initially intended to leave Columbus, but the pull on heart from Ohio State kept him home to make something he's always wanted to be: A ...

Where do Malik Harrison, young stars fit in? Ohio State 2017 linebacker depth chart projection

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Malik Harrison has everything you look for in an outside linebacker: Size, speed, range and the athletic ability that made him an excellent ...

Girl, 16, accused of teens fatal stabbing, to be tried as adult  Columbus Dispatch

Defense and prosecuting attorneys agreed yesterday that 16-year-old Cierra L. Howard fatally stabbed a 17-year-old girl last month during an argument behind ...

Brookhaven High students, teachers brace for schools closing  Columbus Dispatch

As budget cuts loomed, leaders of Columbus City Schools said half-full schools don't make financial sense. In March, the school board approved a plan to close ...

Man killed on East Side was friends with man charged in shooting  Columbus Dispatch

When Geneva Skaggs heard about the shooting a few doors down from her East Side home, she started to connect the dots. Skaggs' house had been robbed ...

Public Being Asked for Input on Future Plan for Columbus City Schools  columbusunderground

Another meeting of the Facilities Master Plan Ad Hoc Committee of Columbus City Schools was held on Saturday (which the author is a member of), the focus ...

New Africentric campus fulfills Columbus teachers vision  Columbus Dispatch

Charles E. Tennant had a vision of a school that would show black kids how to be proud of their history and themselves. Yesterday, as he stood at the bustling ...

Many tied to Columbus schools data fraud already retired or resigned  Columbus Dispatch

Most of 14 Columbus schools employees who had ties to the student-data scandal slipped away quietly. They retired or resigned. The district said yesterday that ...

Mission College Admission: Application Advice  10TV

10TV spoke with experts about what you need to know before applying to college.

Family of sisters who were shot has endured tragedy before  Columbus Dispatch

Two years ago, Ebony Crosby was mourning a nephew's shooting death and the senseless violence that was killing so many young men in high-crime ...

Dozens displaced, after fire destroys multiple apartment units

A fiire damaged a gas line at an East Columbus apartment complex where two dozen units had been shut off leaving those families without heat.It happened at ...

Preschool founder, brother die in South Side shooting  Columbus Dispatch

The founder and CEO of a preschool company and her brother were shot and killed this afternoon at a South Side intersection. Jenea R. Harvison, 29, and ...

3 lose teaching licenses over behavior with grade-schoolers  Columbus Dispatch

The State Board of Education stripped three more central Ohio educators of their right to teach in Ohio schools on Tuesday.

Residents find Kenmore Park a little gem  Columbus Dispatch

Megan Buscemi wanted to live in a cottage. She and her husband, Tony, were happy in their three-story house in Columbus' Victorian Village, but she went ...

Local Teen Receives 'Beat The Odds' Award For Overcoming Adversity  10TV

The Children's Defense Fund-Ohio honored for overcoming tremendous adversity.

What do teachers do on their snow days? We asked a few  Columbus Dispatch

Experience tells us that a snow day from school generally becomes an invitation for older kids to sleep in (and maybe binge on Netflix) and younger kids to rush ...

Ohio State recruiting: State Secrets, 10/17 - Jae'Sean Tate brings it  Land-Grant Holy Land

Jae'Sean Tate was one of several impressive prospects taking part in an open gym at Columbus' Walnut Ridge High School on Wednesday. Plus see who The ...

Lockdown lifted at 5 schools on Far East Side  Columbus Dispatch

A lockdown has been lifted at five Columbus schools on the Far East Side. The lockdown lasted from 10:08 to 11:17 a.m at the first school, Oakmont Elementary ...

Stock Up/Down: Ohio State Wins 'The Game,' Jim Harbaugh Still Can't Beat The Buckeyes And Chris Olave's Coming  Eleven Warriors

Ohio State made it look easy. It wasn't supposed to, but it did. The Buckeyes walked all over Michigan en route to a 62-39 victory. They nearly dropped a nice 69 ...

Teen arrested in fatal shooting of 17-year-old girl  Columbus Dispatch

Shevona N. Whitehead should be celebrating her 18th birthday today. But on Monday night, police say, she was shot and killed by a 15-year-old boy in his ...

Columbus City Schools Pilots Food Truck to Boost Interest in School Lunch  columbusunderground

Columbus City Schools is tackling food insecurity with a novel approach: bringing food trucks to high schools. The pilot program kicked off this week, starting ...

Columbus proposal would close 7 schools  Columbus Dispatch

Columbus City Schools administrators recommend closing seven schools this summer: Brookhaven and Independence high schools, a middle school and four ...

Football: Malik Harrison out for spring after shoulder surgery, will play in fall  OSU - The Lantern

Malik Harrison (39) tackles Rutgers second string Quarterback Troy Anthony (19) during the second half of the Buckeyes game against Rutgers on Oct. 1.

There's a Stuffed Wildcat in Kentucky's Locker Room | Eleven Warriors  Eleven Warriors

Anthony Mckee Jr is a three-star outside linebacker prospect from Walnut Ridge High School in Columbus. Like a lot of second-tier talent in Ohio, the University ...

Accident changes Fabulous Framing owner’s life  The Newark Advocate

Lynn Ashcraft's life took a dramatic turn after she endured a traumatic, life-changing accident.

National Signing Day 2016: How to Keep Up With Ohio State, National Recruiting on Signing Day | Eleven Warrior  Eleven Warriors

Your official Eleven Warriors guide to 2016 National Signing Day.

Three and Out with Mike Lucas: South Florida  University of Wisconsin Badgers

BY MIKE LUCAS MADISON, Wis. -- After taking some post-practice reps, Devin Gaulden jogged to the sideline for interviews. Gaulden had just ...

Meet the Ohio State Football Recruiting Class of 2016  Eleven Warriors

The Ohio State 2016 recruiting class is in the books. In all, 25 of the country's most talented high school seniors – from 11 different states – are part of the next ...

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