Columbus Sports Stories & Scoops

Columbus Connections: Women at the Top of Their Game

Hall of Fame Columbus produces athletes. Many know the biggest male athletes to emerge from Central Ohio and hit the big stage. Archie Griffin and Jack Nicklaus come to mind. However on the 50th Anniversary of Title IX, we're celebrating the female athletes, from professionals to Olympians, who…

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Five Notable Women In Sports with Columbus Ties

Many female athletes and coaches have called Columbus home at one point or another in their lives. Some have just played here in Central Ohio; others were born here. However, they all have one thing in common: each has made an impact on women’s sports. To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Title…

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New Girls and Women's Sports Podcast: Starting IX-Up

(COLUMBUS, OH June 22, 2022) – The Greater Columbus Sports Commission will feature some of the most important female voices in local sports in a brand-new podcast launching June 22. As part of a yearlong celebration of Title IX and its impact on sports and society in Central Ohio and the nation, the…

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The Columbus Eagles help Women On and Off the Field

Mark Wise didn’t always have the vision to start a women’s soccer team. In fact, the founder and CEO of the Columbus Eagles didn’t know much about soccer or women’s sports until he was well into his career. However, after watching his daughter play soccer and attending the FIFA Women’s World Cup in…

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A Look at Historic Columbus Sports Logos on 614 Day

For 614 Day*, we worked with sports designer, writer and historian Todd Radom for a Twitter Takeover. Throughout the day, Todd shared old logos, photos and other content from the long history of sports in Columbus. Here's a recap in case you missed it live. How did the Columbus Crew get their name…

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McKendree Wins NCAA Bowling Championship

The McKendree Bearcats had turkey dinner on Saturday. Hosting the National Collegiate Bowling Championship for the first time in its 18-year history, Columbus saw McKendree University win its second national title at Wayne Webb's Columbus bowl. The Bearcats defeated Stephen F. Austin State…

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OHSAA to Add Girls Wrestling & Boys Volleyball

(From OHSAA Release) - In a historic move Thursday, the Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) Board of Directors voted unanimously to add girls wrestling and boys volleyball as emerging sports beginning with the 2022-23 school year. In addition, the board voted to move girls and boys…

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Ohio Girls Basketball Report Brings Classic in the City to Columbus

In conjunction with the Greater Columbus Sports Commission, the Ohio Girls Basketball Report (OGBR) is poised to bring some of the best high school talent in the nation to Columbus for the inaugural Classic in the City presented by U.S. Army Recruiting from Jan. 15-17 at Pickerington Central High…

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