The Columbus Sports Scene Blog

BLOG: NIRSA Basketball Brings National Championships to RPAC

Apr 25

By Steve Wartenberg | Add another team to Ohio State’s growing list of national champions.

The OSU Ballstars Gray won the NIRSA men’s club national championship on Sunday, topping James Madison University 64-51.

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RELEASE: Columbus to Host NIRSA Basketball Championships

Apr 21

Top Intercollegiate Intramural and Club Basketball Teams from Across the Country

Will Compete at Ohio State’s Recreation and Physical Activity Center

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BLOG: USA Track & Field Half Marathon Championships Bring Olympians, Star Power to Columbus

Apr 21

By Steve Wartenberg | David Babner’s eyes always light up and he gets excited whenever he talks about the OhioHealth Capital City Half Marathon.

But this year, his enthusiasm is off the charts.

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BLOG: Ohio State Impresses at the NCAA Men’s Gymnastics Championships

Apr 18

By Steve Wartenberg | The entire course of a gymnastics meet can change dramatically in about the time it takes to read this sentence.

At the NCAA Men’s Gymnastic Championships at St. John Arena on Saturday night, the Buckeyes were determined to upset defending champion Oklahoma and win their first team title since 2001. It was a long shot, but they had just won the Big 10 championship the week before, with sophomore Sean Melton winning the all-around title in a dazzling performance.

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BLOG: PRO Rugby is Ready to Take Over Ohio

Apr 14

By Steve Wartenberg | The first time Dominic Pezzutti scored a try is etched in his memory.

“It was in my second year of playing, with the Westerville Worms,” said the Westerville native and member of the new PRO Rugby Ohio professional team. “It was a home game and I took a hard line, broke two tackles and scored a try. It was addictive.”

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BLOG: MAPFRE Stadium Works Magic Again for USMNT

Mar 30

By Steve Wartenberg | Michael Bradley stood midpitch at MAPFRE stadium on Tuesday night, looking equal parts happy and relieved as he spoke to what remained of the red-white-and-blue wearing, chanting and singing crowd of 20,624.

“This stadium and these people have bailed us out on a lot of occasions,” said the captain of the U.S. Men’s National National Team (USMNT) minutes after a dominating 4-0 win over Guatemala. It was a game the team absolutely, positively had to win in order remain alive in the semifinal round of CONCACAF-CAF qualifying for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

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BLOG: International Champions Cup, USA v Guatemala Matches Highlight Soccer in Columbus

Mar 23

FIRST INTERNATIONAL SOCCER MATCH AT OHIO STADIUM ANNOUNCED

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RELEASE: Olympian to Compete at 2016 Spring Fling Rhythmic Gymnastics Invitational

Mar 23

Integrity Rhythmics Gymnastics Hosts Largest U.S. Rhythmics Competition April 8-10

Columbus (March 23, 2016) – Integrity Rhythmics Gymnastics and the Boosters of Rhythmic and Artistic Gymnastics are pleased to announce the 8th Annual Spring Fling Rhythmic Gymnastics Invitational competition April 8-10 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center.

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BLOG: Basketball Takes Over Columbus

Mar 21

By Steve Wartenberg | Had enough hoops?

No matter how much you love basketball, there’s a good chance there was enough end-to-end action on the campuses of Ohio State and Capital University to make you happy – especially if your team won.

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BLOG: March Madness in Columbus

Mar 16

NCAA DIII Women’s Basketball Semifinals

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