90-Day Archive

Whetstone Roundup

Boys squad eager for shot at Gahanna

The Whetstone High School boys basketball team anticipates that it will need to play one of its best games of the season to win its Division I district tournament opener.
City Notes

Walnut Ridge ends title drought on mat

Entering this season, nine programs had won City League wrestling championships since the Walnut Ridge High School team last earned a title in 1973.
Watterson Roundup

Boys basketball team seeking consistent offense

Watterson High School boys basketball coach Vince Lombardo said his team will need to be more consistent at the offensive end of the court if it is to make a run in the Division II district tournament.
Watterson Roundup

Girls team ready for 'tough road'

Even though the Watterson High School girls basketball team is seeded 12th of 47 teams in the Division I district tournament, coach Tom Woodford doesn't anticipate any easy games.
City League Notes

Northland topples Walnut Ridge for boys title

The depth of the Northland High School boys basketball team is shining through in time for the postseason.
Whetstone Roundup

Girls squad awaits Pickerington Central in tournament opener

Although the Whetstone High School girls basketball team won just as many games as it lost during the regular season, it finds itself among the lower seeds in the Division I district tournament.
Whetstone Roundup

Swim teams sweep City titles

For the first time since the 2008-09 season, the Whetstone High School swimming and diving program swept the boys and girls City League championships.
Watterson Roundup

Boys seeking to stay in CCL race

The Watterson High School boys basketball team is facing a must-win situation in its pursuit of a fourth consecutive CCL championship.
City Notes

Walnut Ridge, Northland to play for title

Much has changed for the Northland and Walnut Ridge high school boys basketball teams since they last met for the City League championship in 2013.
Whetstone Roundup

Newcomer Buttrum adjusting to leadership role

L.J. Buttrum has had to adapt to several changes this school year.
Watterson Roundup

Girls bowling team making progress

Watterson High School bowling coach Jerry Wagner is impressed with the way the girls team has consistently improved its score since the start of the season.
Whetstone Roundup

Girls bowling squad chasing league title

In only its second year, the Whetstone High School girls bowling team is seeking to cap a strong regular season with a league championship.
City League Notes

Beechcroft boys seek good seed for tourney

From 2002-07, the Beechcroft High School boys basketball team won four Division II district championships and made state semifinal appearances in 2002 and 2003.
Watterson Roundup

Girls team seeks more offense

The Watterson High School girls basketball team was able to grind out a 24-22 CCL victory over Ready on Dec. 18 behind a strong defensive performance that included holding the Silver Knights' go-to player, Lauren Ruth, to five points.
City League Notes

Ayers settling in as Walnut Ridge's wrestling coach

It hasn't taken long for Steve Ayers to feel at home at Walnut Ridge High School.
Watterson Roundup

Knee injuries can't slow Eagles' Mefferd

One of the top performers for the Watterson High School boys swimming and diving team the last four seasons, senior Isaiah Mefferd seems to glide effortlessly through the water while competing.
Whetstone Roundup

Boys team struggles down stretch

The Whetstone High School boys basketball team was one second away from ending its losing streak, but Melvin Shuler made a contested 3-pointer from the left wing to give Tree of Life a 61-59 win on Jan. 17.
Whetstone Roundup

Swimmers excited for Northeast Classic meet

Five boys and four girls will be representing the Whetstone High School swimming and diving program in the Northeast Classic on Saturday, Jan. 17, at Branin Natatorium in Canton.
Watterson Roundup

Girls team awaits test from DeSales

The Watterson High School girls basketball team has been effective at handling the ball against defensive pressure thus far.
Watterson Roundup

Inexperienced boys team shows few growing pains

The Watterson High School boys basketball team hasn't let inexperience stand in its way.
City League Notes

Northland boys set for key test with Mifflin

The Northland High School boys basketball team should be more than ready for its biggest City League-North Division test to date.
Whetstone Roundup

Boys squad hitting comfort zone

The Whetstone High School boys basketball team continues to improve.
Whetstone Roundup

Girls swimming team captures own invitational

The Whetstone High School swimming and diving teams performed much better in the Braves Invitational on Dec. 10 at Columbus Aquatics Center than coach John DeRing anticipated.
Watterson Roundup

Diminutive girls battling on boards

With no players 6-foot or taller, the Watterson High School girls basketball team was at a size disadvantage in four of its first five games.