90-Day Archive


Booth leads Stallions past Eagles

Three plays during a 14-second sequence to start the fourth quarter proved to be the difference in the 60th matchup between the DeSales and Watterson high school football teams Oct. 2.
City League Notes

Northland football team 'starting to come around'

Northland High School football coach Kevin Tooson believes his team is beginning to peak just in time for the stretch run of the regular season.
DeSales Roundup

Barrett has cross country mark in sight

Already among the DeSales High School boys cross country program's all-time fastest runners, senior Creighton Barrett has less than a month to take over the top spot.

DeSales’ Andrews out several more weeks

DeSales High School senior two-way standout Austin Andrews is out with an MCL injury and isn’t expected to return until late in the regular season, according to football coach Ryan Wiggins.

Crunch time approaching for area football squads

With Ohio high school football now at the midpoint of the regular season, how each team's season ultimately will be defined is about to come into focus.

Eagles, Stallions set for annual battle

A stretch of games that featured three 2014 playoff qualifiers and four consecutive road contests will end for the Watterson High School football team Friday, Oct. 2, when it travels to DeSales.
City Notes

Beechcroft learning how to succeed

An uneven start to its season doesn't necessarily mean the Beechcroft High School football team isn't on track to remain the dominant team in the City League-North Division.
DeSales Roundup

Volleyball team enjoys strong year

The DeSales High School girls volleyball team is no stranger to starting fast.
City Notes

Younger players lifting Nubians

Over its final six games last season, the Africentric Early College football team scored a total of 14 points on its way to a 1-9 finish.
DeSales Roundup

Boys soccer team hopes loss to Cards is turning point

The DeSales High School boys soccer team's ultimate goal -- a second consecutive Division II state championship -- remains very much in play just more than halfway through the regular season.

DeSales was only choice for Gilmore

Football has been a big part of DeSales High School senior Jake Gilmore's life for almost as long as he can remember.

Hartley, DeSales is 'rivalry built on respect'

Before the Hartley and DeSales high school football teams met in week nine last season, 27 years of not playing each other at the varsity level helped set up an emotional game for the two eventual playoff qualifiers.
City League Notes

Red Devils, Scots looking to gain edge in league

The top two teams in the City League-South Division a year ago won't have to wait to find out who gains an early advantage in the title race this fall.
DeSales Roundup

d’Auteuil resigns as girls soccer coach

The DeSales High School girls soccer team hit a handful of speed bumps during the first three weeks of the season, and now any change of direction will come under new leadership.
DeSales Roundup

Ransom assumes leadership role

As the DeSales High School boys golf team's most experienced player, Kyle Ransom expected that leadership would be as much a part of his senior year as sinking putts.
City Notes

Northland ready to tackle Eastmoor Academy

Finding consistency on its offensive line has been among the goals for the Northland High School football team early this season.
City League Notes

Cougars to get season started against Devils

The top two teams in the final computer ratings in Division IV, Region 13 last season will get the matchup they weren't able to have when the Beechcroft High School football team plays host to Marion-Franklin on Friday, Sept. 4.
DeSales Roundup

Cross country coach ecstatic about team

First-year DeSales High School cross country coach Ben McGinnis used to keep an eye on what the Stallions did during the fall, but it was more through second-hand information than being hands-on.
City Notes

Vikings, 76ers to battle in opener

Each of the past two seasons, the Independence and Northland high school football teams faced off in competitive openers.
DeSales Roundup

Football team set to face Gales

The competition to determine who would be the starting quarterback stretched deep into the preseason for the DeSales High School football team.

Divisional assignments realigned by OHSAA

Two weeks before the first high school football games of the 2015 season, the Ohio High School Athletic Association finally got its postseason alignments in order.
DeSales Roundup

Boys team set for title defense

Minutes after the DeSales High School boys soccer team won the Division II state championship last season, coach Domenic Romanelli joked that he would have to shell out considerable money to update his team's uniforms.
Full Story

OHSAA reverses course on enrollment decision

The ruling by the Ohio High School Athletic Association on Aug. 6 to eliminate community school students from the enrollment counts of member schools set up a temporary uncertainty for fall sports teams regarding which division they’ll compete in during the postseason.

Ross reflects on time as leader of OHSAA

Whether it's been regarding competitive balance, transfer rules, adding wheelchair events to the state track and field meet or dealing with concussions, Ohio High School Athletic Association commissioner Dan Ross never has been afraid of bucking the status quo.