90-Day Archive

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.
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.