90-Day Archive

Whetstone Roundup

Football team set to close home slate

The Whetstone High School football team will play its final home game of the season Friday, Oct. 24, against a Mifflin team that will be playing its regular-season finale.
Watterson Roundup

Griffith leads field hockey team in tourney win

Watterson High School field hockey coach Janet Baird has been waiting for senior forward Amy Griffith to break out offensively.
City League Notes

Northland finds success with two-quarterback system

Northland High School football coach Kevin Tooson doesn't agree with those who argue teams that rotate quarterbacks do so because they don't have an obvious starter.
Football

DeSales, Watterson primed for battle

The DeSales High School football team came up short of the postseason the past two years, but appears to be on its way to making the Division III, Region 9 playoffs this season.
Whetstone Roundup

Boateng, boys cross country team take City titles

Ike Boateng led the Whetstone High School boys cross country team to its third consecutive City League championship and its sixth league title in seven years.
City League Notes

Beechcroft boys soccer squad earns City title

When Beechcroft High School boys soccer coach Shane Huey encouraged his players to yell "City championship" before entering the field throughout the preseason, junior midfielder Peter Darko thought the idea was wishful thinking.
Watterson Roundup

Girls runners win CCL championship

Led by Jessica Passwater, the Watterson High School girls cross country team won the CCL championship for the second time in three years.
Whetstone Roundup

Braves eye third City title in a row

The Whetstone High School girls soccer team will be seeking its third consecutive City League title when it takes on Centennial in the fourth-annual championship game Thursday, Oct. 9, at Crew Stadium.
City Notes

Miller persists in final season at Mifflin

The struggles endured by the Mifflin High School football team haven't dampened coach Gregg Miller's attitude about his squad.
Watterson Roundup

Boys golfers set for state

Four players on the Watterson High School boys golf team have family memberships to Ohio State's Scarlet Course and play there quite often.
Football

Watterson ready to face Hartley

Both the Hartley and Watterson high school football teams enter their matchup Friday, Oct. 3, at Jack Ryan Field after experiencing a series of ups and downs.
Watterson Roundup

Boys golfers win sectional in close shave

In an effort to motivate his team, Watterson High School boys golf coach Olin Melaragno promised his players that he would shave off his beard if they won a Division II sectional title.
City League Notes

Beechcroft football squad glad to have McClendon

Listening to friendly advice paid off for Anthony McClendon.
Whetstone Roundup

Tuttle comes back from injury in big way

After catching 21 passes for 321 yards and three touchdowns as a freshman two years ago, wide receiver Aidan Tuttle was expecting to have a breakout sophomore season for the Whetstone High School football team.
City League Notes

Pride in community strong for Red Devils' James

Since joining the Marion-Franklin High School football team as a freshman in 2011, senior linebacker Thomas James has been a part of a program that has gone 39-6.
Whetstone Roundup

Football team forfeits win over South

The Whetstone High School football team learned about subtraction by way of addition last week.
Watterson Roundup

Field hockey team earns signature win

Even though it won its first seven games, the Watterson High School field hockey team believed it needed a marquee victory to prove itself.
Whetstone Roundup

Football squad to face Cougars

The Whetstone High School football team will be the first from the City League-North Division to test the combined powers of two of the top three teams from last season when it opens league play Friday, Sept. 19, at Beechcroft.
Watterson Roundup

Girls golf team wins 12th straight MOGGL title

The Watterson High School girls golf team had more than twice as many opponents to contend with in the MOGGL this season after the league decided to no longer divide its 12 teams into two six-team divisions.
Football

Eagles look to end two-game skid

Through three games, the Watterson High School football team has endured some of the same ups and downs on offense that hindered it a year ago when it finished 3-6.
City League Notes

Beechcroft, Whetstone searching for consistency

Both the Beechcroft and Whetstone high school football teams have had positive moments on offense during their respective non-league schedules.
City Notes

Hartley, Marion-Franklin to meet in 'huge' game

Two of the five Central District teams to make it to at least a state semifinal last season will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, when the Marion-Franklin High School football team plays host to Hartley.
Whetstone Roundup

Football squad seeks consistency

The Whetstone High School football team will be looking to play a "full" 48 minutes for the first time this season in its home opener Friday, Sept. 12, against Whitehall.
Watterson Roundup

Patton back on court to help lead volleyball team

Just as Mary Patton felt like she was beginning to peak as a volleyball player last spring, she began to experience pain in her lower back.