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City League Notes

Eastmoor track teams win league championships

The Eastmoor Academy boys and girls track and field teams left the City League meet May 13 at Mifflin with similar impressions of their championship performances.
DeSales Roundup

Offense leading baseball team

A balanced offensive approach helped the DeSales High School baseball team reach a Division II district semifinal, as the Stallions boasted six hitters with batting averages between .317 and .385 through 26 games.
City League Notes

Linden's Floyd seeks to soar high in postseason

Not even the fact he was new to the sport slowed down Linden-McKinley High School boys track and field standout Jeffery Floyd last season.
DeSales Roundup

Boys team splits tough stretch

Before the season began, DeSales High School boys lacrosse coach Matt Triplet expected a four-game stretch in early May against Catholic school rivals Cincinnati Moeller, St. Charles, Toledo St. Francis and Watterson might be the most challenging part of the schedule.
DeSales Roundup

Boys volleyball team clinches share of CCL

Lucas Agin swooped into the middle of the court, dived for a dig and sent the volleyball over the net into unguarded territory, sealing the DeSales High School boys volleyball team's 25-15, 25-12, 25-22 win at Watterson on April 29.
Softball

Butler adapts to help lead Vikings

Lennette Butler didn't ignore the ball-strike count or lose her concentration when she remained at the plate unaware that she'd been called out on strikes against Linden-McKinley earlier this season.
Local Roundup

Cougars tennis team hits stride

The Beechcroft High School boys tennis team is peaking as the postseason approaches.
City Notes

Northland restarts volleyball program

Kul Adhikari is part of a trailblazing effort this spring at Northland High School.
DeSales Roundup

Softball team answers challenges

The sixth inning of the DeSales High School softball team's 8-7 win at Hartley on April 20 had a little bit of everything coach Julie Barber is looking for.
City League Notes

Eastmoor boys track team eyeing postseason

With three seniors on its 1,600-meter relay a year ago, the Eastmoor Academy boys track and field team advanced to state in the event for the second time in three seasons.
DeSales Roundup

Nebraska scores with approach

Cayman Nebraska swears she always has been more comfortable operating behind the scenes for the DeSales High School girls lacrosse team rather than as the center of attention.
Local Roundup

Family approach lifts Beechcroft tennis team

Beechcroft High School boys tennis coach Daphne Hess believes she got to see the character of her team firsthand early this season.
DeSales Roundup

Tennis team shooting for second in CCL

DeSales High School boys tennis coach Rob Lehner projects that this season, and possibly next, might be rebuilding years for his team after losing a handful of stalwarts to graduation.
Local Roundup

Vikings girls relay looking to excel

In last year's Division I state girls track and field meet, Northland High School's 400-meter relay continued a stretch that the participants hope to carry over into this season.
DeSales Roundup

Junior class expected to lead boys track squad

The DeSales High School boys track and field team's 400-meter relay doesn't look much like it did when it finished seventh in the Division II state meet last year.
City Notes

Walnut Ridge, Eastmoor Academy eager to repeat

Both of the programs that represented Columbus City Schools in the state boys basketball tournament believe reasons abound that they could approach that level again a year from now.
DeSales Roundup

Baseball team looks to rebound

Despite losing most of its top offensive contributors from last year, the DeSales High School baseball team returns its top two pitchers and, coach Tom Neubert hopes, an influx of energy that will help them rebound from a sub-par season.
City Notes

Eastmoor Academy, Walnut Ridge advance to state

Although the Eastmoor Academy boys basketball team is making its first appearance in the state tournament and Walnut Ridge hasn't been to state since winning the Class AAA title in 1971, at least their coaches have some experience at that level.
DeSales Roundup

Girls lacrosse team set to defend titles

The DeSales High School girls lacrosse team began its ninth season March 24 unlike any of the previous eight.
City League Notes

Boys teams show depth with district titles

Of the 10 boys basketball championship trophies handed out by the Central District last weekend, five went to City League programs, including four from the City-South Division.
DeSales Roundup

Boys squad enjoyed success

At first glance, the DeSales High School boys basketball team's improvement from the 2013-14 season to this year is easy to see.
City League Notes

Eastmoor girls earn district championship

When the second-seeded Centennial High School girls basketball team decided to go into the same bracket as top-seeded Eastmoor Academy at the Division II district tournament draw last month, the Warriors took it personally.
DeSales Roundup

Wrestlers fall short of state

The DeSales High School wrestling team didn't get the ending it wanted in the Division II district tournament, but coach Nick Preston hardly is dejected.
City League Notes

Boys basketball teams eager for tourney

Staying busy hasn't been easy over the past few weeks for several City League boys basketball programs.

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