Jacob Gilmore, Sayyid Kanu and Brandon Krietemeyer of the DeSales High School boys track and field team saw the fourth member of their 400-meter relay, Taz Collins, injure his right knee near the finish line in the Division II regional meet May 31 at Lexington.
The DeSales High School boys lacrosse team won the Division II state championship in 2012 and advanced to a state semifinal last year, so coach Matt Triplet acknowledged that his expectations are always high.
Since opening in January 1963, Brookhaven High School has produced one state team champion apiece in football, boys basketball, girls basketball and girls track and field and state-caliber athletes in numerous sports.
Whether it was the greatest triumph in the history of City League athletics can remain up for debate, but the Brookhaven football team's 2004 Division II state championship might be the best example of what the high school has symbolized.
The Beechcroft and Brookhaven high school boys tennis teams are preparing to compete in the City League coaches tournament, which will be held Monday, May 5, at Columbus South and Linden-McKinley and Tuesday, May 6, at Wolfe Park.