90-Day Archive

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.
City League Notes

Vikings, Red Devils to meet for first time since 2009

Although the Northland and Marion-Franklin high school football teams haven't played the past four years, the programs met in non-league games in six consecutive seasons from 2004-09.
Watterson Roundup

Runners awaiting McGowan's return

Watterson High School cross country coach Matt McGowan suffered a heart attack on Aug. 8 and underwent an emergency surgery to unblock his circumflex artery that same day.
Whetstone Roundup

Young boys soccer team plans to build for future

The Whetstone High School boys soccer team is a work-in-progress this season, according to second-year coach Larry Howell.
City League Football Roundup

Northland to battle young Independence

The host Northland High School football team and Independence will represent a contrast in experience when they open Friday, Aug. 29.
Whetstone Roundup

Football team to face Columbus South in opener

One of the biggest concerns Whetstone High School football coach Don Poff has entering the season is his team's lack of experience.
Watterson Roundup

Walnut Ridge's speed to challenge football squad

As their teams prepared for the season, Watterson High School football coach Dan Bjelac liked his squad's ability to play together and Walnut Ridge coach Byron Mattox believed speed might be his team's biggest asset.
Watterson Roundup

Boys team seeks continued success

Despite losing seven starters to graduation, Watterson High School boys soccer coach Chad Smith said his team isn't having to start over.
Whetstone Roundup

Girls soccer squad rebuilding with new coach

There has been a big turnover in the Whetstone High School girls soccer program.
Whetstone Roundup

Boys golfers want more than City title

Having returned its top four players from a year ago, the Whetstone High School boys golf team appears to have the inside track to a fifth consecutive City League championship.
Watterson Roundup

Girls golf team seeks to make quite a statement

Watterson High School girls golf coach Thomas Hrach is hoping his No. 1 player, senior Erin Harper, will defend her Division I state title.
Roller Skating

Biddle making most of return to sport

Don't tell Dennis Biddle that getting back into his sport was just like riding a bike.
Martial Arts

Marang earns national, world titles

Taiyo Marang admitted he wasn't good at Shuai Jiao the first time he tried that form of martial arts four years ago.
Girls Golf

McQuade resigns as Watterson coach

Rick McQuade intended to continue coaching the Watterson High School girls golf team.
Football

Willoughby named Briggs coach

After 12 seasons watching from the stands, Larry Willoughby is ready to return to the sidelines.
Watterson Roundup

Boys lacrosse team met challenges

Watterson High School boys lacrosse coach Tom Foley braced himself for the possibility of a rebuilding season after his team lost 12 players, including seven starters, from its 2013 roster to graduation.