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Running low on striker options, Columbus Crew fail to see success with "false nine" formation
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 12:39:38 -0700

OBETZ, Ohio – Since arriving in Columbus, Crew head coach and sporting director Gregg Berhalter has been mostly consistent with his strategy on game days.

Ex-Sporting KC MF Alex Martinez on trial with Columbus Crew as team looks to build in transfer window
Thu, 10 Jul 2014 14:39:38 -0700

OBETZ, Ohio – After being released June 30 by Sporting Kansas City, Alex Martinez has found a trial spot with the Columbus Crew. Head coach Gregg Berhalter said he likes what he’s seen from the Uruguayan, who has been with the club for three training sessions.

Homeowners Tied Up By Home Invaders
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 04:07:52 -0700

Obetz Police are searching for two people who broke into a home Tuesday morning. Get the story.

Columbus Crew welcome influential midfielder Wil Trapp's return to full fitness after injury
Wed, 02 Jul 2014 13:39:48 -0700

OBETZ, Ohio – Since his introduction to the Columbus Crew lineup in the middle of last season, Wil Trapp has been one of the team's most important players.

On offers for World Cup standout Giancarlo Gonzalez, Columbus Crew will do "what's best for the club"
Wed, 02 Jul 2014 06:39:42 -0700

OBETZ, Ohio – Columbus Crew defender Giancarlo Gonzalez is raising eyebrows at the World Cup, where his Costa Rican side will take on the Netherlands in the quarterfinals (Saturday, 4 pm ET, ESPN, Univision, CBC).

With Jairo Arrieta injured, Columbus Crew's forward options become even more limited
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 17:10:07 -0700

OBETZ, Ohio – When the Columbus Crew traded their leading scorer in 2013, Dominic Oduro , to Toronto FC in June, head coach Gregg Berhalter knew they were thin at forward, with only Jairo Arrieta , rookie Adam Bedell and Dayton Dutch Lions loanee Aaron Schoenfeld as the remaining strikers on the roster.

Suspect Duct Tapes Parents During Home Invasion
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 13:30:07 -0700

Police say a mom and dad were bound with duct tape during a home invasion in Obetz early Tuesday.

Ohio State Fair concerts suit any musical taste
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:35:56 -0700

Music on the midway is as native to the Ohio State Fair as the butter cow and deep-fried Twinkies. From Christian- and classic-rock stylings to country, a flavor exists to suit every sonic taste. Unlike the nosebleed seats in an arena or a distant perch at an outdoor festival, the Celeste Center setup offers decent stage views — and tempting proximity to ring-toss games and air-brushed T-shirts.

Locals hail Downtown Connector to Alum Creek Trail
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:37:48 -0700

When Columbus City Council approved a connector to the Alum Creek Greenway Trail July 14, Columbus residents weren't the only ones in central Ohio looking forward to pedaling into Downtown.

Urgent care centers are in demand
Sun, 20 Jul 2014 00:16:58 -0700

Anthony Bowman did what any 13-year-old, 5-foot-8-inch boy might do on the basketball court. He tested the limits of his leap. “I grabbed the rim, and I let go too late,” Anthony recalled as he and his mom, Dawn, sat in the waiting room late Wednesday afternoon at the Hometown Urgent Care Center on Stelzer Road.