90-Day Archive

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.
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.