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.
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.
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.
In previewing his team's Division I district semifinal opponent, DeSales High School girls basketball coach Brian Cromwell described an Olentangy team that sounds a lot like what the Stallions strive to be.
By the time it takes the court against Canal Winchester on Wednesday, Feb. 25, for its first-round game in the Division I district tournament, it will have been 11 days since the DeSales High School girls basketball team last played.
Considering how much time he's spent either watching or playing alongside him, there's little that Northland High School junior Seth Towns doesn't know about Gahanna Lincoln junior Matt Moyer on the basketball court.
Both the Northland and Beechcroft high school girls basketball teams came up short of the biggest prize of the regular season, but the season's first two months still had plenty of positive moments for each program.