90-Day Archive

Football

Hartley, DeSales to meet for first time since 1987

Senior running back and linebacker Cavell Bennett of the Hartley High School football team had yet to be born the last time the Hawks played DeSales.
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.
DeSales Roundup

Freshman duo leads girls runners at district

Abi DeBrosse offers no Earth-shattering theories as to why she has steadily ascended to being the DeSales High School girls cross country team's No. 2 runner.
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.
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.
DeSales Roundup

Girls soccer team ready for tourney

The DeSales High School girls soccer team followed up what coach Matt d'Auteuil called the team's worst stretch of the season with what he said might have been its best performance in a scoreless tie against Dublin Coffman on Oct. 4.
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.
DeSales Roundup

Boys team earns title, top seed

When Antonio Romanelli of the DeSales High School boys soccer team scored on a free kick with 24 minutes, 45 seconds to play Sept. 30 at Hartley, it gave the Stallions a two-goal lead and all but clinched at least a tie for their first CCL championship in four years.
Football

DeSales set to battle St. Charles

After putting one streak behind it a year ago, the St. Charles Preparatory School football team will try to start one and take a step toward another when it travels Friday, Oct. 3, to DeSales in the CCL-Silver Division opener for both teams.
City League Notes

Beechcroft football squad glad to have McClendon

Listening to friendly advice paid off for Anthony McClendon.
DeSales Roundup

'Brownciales' lead volleyball team

They call themselves "the Brownciales."
City League Notes

Pride in community strong for Red Devils' James

Since joining the Marion-Franklin High School football team as a freshman in 2011, senior linebacker Thomas James has been a part of a program that has gone 39-6.
Football

Running option is best option for DeSales

Enough things went amiss last year to keep the DeSales High School football team from making the Division III playoffs for the second consecutive season, but coach Ryan Wiggins wouldn't categorize it as a lost season.
DeSales Roundup

Consistent lineup key for tennis team

Members of the DeSales High School girls tennis team carry their rackets and water bottles to each practice, but any uncertainty they might have had in years past is well in the rearview mirror.
City League Notes

Beechcroft, Whetstone searching for consistency

Both the Beechcroft and Whetstone high school football teams have had positive moments on offense during their respective non-league schedules.
DeSales Roundup

Boys soccer wins CCL opener

When Patrick Mulligan of the DeSales High School boys soccer team blasted home the decisive goal in a 2-1 victory at St. Charles on Sept. 9, coach Domenic Romanelli momentarily celebrated with his players.
Football

New Albany set to battle DeSales

When the New Albany High School football team played DeSales for the first time in 2005, then-assistant coach Pat Samanich considered the Stallions to be "the defining program in how we wanted to build our program."
City Notes

Hartley, Marion-Franklin to meet in 'huge' game

Two of the five Central District teams to make it to at least a state semifinal last season will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, when the Marion-Franklin High School football team plays host to Hartley.
DeSales Roundup

Girls soccer team seeks to recharge

For all of his team's growing pains, DeSales High School girls soccer coach Matt d'Auteuil reminded himself of two things as the Stallions approached the halfway point of the regular season.
City League Notes

Vikings, Red Devils to meet for first time since 2009

Although the Northland and Marion-Franklin high school football teams haven't played the past four years, the programs met in non-league games in six consecutive seasons from 2004-09.
DeSales Roundup

Talented runners confront adversity

The DeSales High School cross country teams faced some adversity in their first meet of the season, but coach Katie Shelton wasn't entirely unhappy.
City League Football Roundup

Northland to battle young Independence

The host Northland High School football team and Independence will represent a contrast in experience when they open Friday, Aug. 29.
DeSales Roundup

Football team set to face Westerville Central

The second chapter of a developing rivalry between the DeSales and Westerville Central high school football teams is about to be written.
DeSales Roundup

Boys soccer squad counting on long postseason

For as much fun as DeSales High School boys soccer coach Domenic Romanelli expects to have this year, he has given not-so-subtle reminders to his team that the Stallions are long overdue for a championship.