90-Day Archive

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.
Whetstone Roundup

Buttrum's shots send boys to win

The Whetstone High School boys basketball team posted its first victory in dramatic fashion.
Watterson Roundup

Inexperienced bowling team putting in extra work

The Watterson High School boys bowling team no longer has any year-round bowlers after losing David Carter and Steven Stiegelman to graduation.
City League Notes

Former cast helping guide Eastmoor girls team

The Eastmoor Academy girls basketball program is hoping a return to its past can propel it to new heights.
Watterson Roundup

Girls swimmers seek more success

Watterson High School swimming and diving coach Megan Downing doesn't expect the girls team to take a step backward despite losing its top swimmer from last season to graduation.
Whetstone Roundup

Wrestling team eyes another league title

The Whetstone High School wrestling team ended a 38-year City League championship drought last season.
City Notes

South Division looks to end skid

A season ago, the City League-South Division had a pair of district boys basketball champions in Africentric Early College in Division IV and Eastmoor Academy in Division II and two district semifinalists in Columbus South in Division II and Walnut Ridge in Division I.
Whetstone Roundup

Boys goal 'is to win for coach Arway'

The Whetstone High School boys basketball team is on a mission to honor eighth-year coach Kevin Arway, who is battling cancer and is expected to spend minimal time with the Braves this season.
Watterson Roundup

Boys team looks to set new path

The Watterson High School boys basketball team is coming off the two most successful seasons in its 56-year history.
Girls Basketball

Braves looking to build on last year

The Whetstone High School girls basketball team's roster for first-year coach Paren Fisher is a blend of experience and youth.
Watterson Roundup

Girls basketball team seeks leaders to fill void

After members of the Watterson High School girls basketball team sprinted the length of the court 22 times at the end of a recent two-hour practice, 14th-year coach Tom Woodford told his players that they could stop running if one of them could make a free throw on her first attempt.
Watterson Roundup

Girls motivated by McGowan's health scare

The Watterson High School girls cross country team experienced a major setback 15 days before the start of its season when coach Matt McGowan suffered a heart attack and had to undergo emergency surgery.
Football

Beechcroft set to battle Steubenville

The Beechcroft High School football team has been a playoff regular for much of the last two-plus decades, and it qualified for the 16th time this fall after making its first appearance in 1982.
Whetstone Roundup

Football squad building for future

With a small senior class and little experience, Whetstone High School football coach Don Poff realized this would be a rebuilding season for his team.
City League Notes

Cougars beat Bexley, await Maysville

The Beechcroft High School football team is hoping its first experience playing an out-of-area team in the Division IV playoffs goes as well as its first postseason game in the division.
Football

Difficult schedule took its toll on Watterson

Of the Watterson High School football team's first eight opponents, five made the playoffs, two others posted winning records and the other was an out-of-state team that won all nine of its regular-season games.
Watterson Roundup

Boys' run ends in state semifinal

The Watterson High School boys soccer team capitalized on the majority of its scoring chances in its first six postseason games while capturing Division I district and regional championships.
City Notes

Beechcroft, Marion-Franklin set for playoffs

The Beechcroft and Marion-Franklin high school football teams secured the top two spots, respectively, for the Division IV, Region 13 playoffs with wins in their regular-season finales Oct. 31.
Watterson Roundup

Boys soccer team wins regional title

Watterson High School boys soccer coach Chad Smith believed it was imperative for his team to take the lead in the first half of its Division II regional final against Bellbrook while it had a stiff, chilly wind at its back.
Whetstone Roundup

Football team fails to sustain strong start

Despite missing four starters because of ineligibility or injury, the Whetstone High School football team led host Centennial in the first half of its season finale Oct. 31.
Watterson Roundup

Field hockey team wins district

Grace Thomas made sure that the Watterson High School field hockey team cashed in on one of the few scoring chances it had against Olentangy Liberty in a district final Oct. 25 at Dublin Jerome.
City League Notes

Northland, Beechcroft to play for City-North title

In 2010, the Northland High School football team beat Beechcroft 12-7 in its regular-season finale to earn a share of the City League-North Division championship with the Cougars and clinch its first playoff berth.
Whetstone Roundup

Football squad focused on Stars

Whetstone High School football coach Don Poff loves the fact that his team annually closes the regular season against Centennial.