90-Day Archive

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.
DeSales Roundup

Girls team to face Olentangy

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.
City Notes

Walnut Ridge ends title drought on mat

Entering this season, nine programs had won City League wrestling championships since the Walnut Ridge High School team last earned a title in 1973.
DeSales Roundup

Boys complete sweep of Watterson

Sweeping Watterson is a goal for which the DeSales High School boys basketball team strives every season.
City League Notes

Northland topples Walnut Ridge for boys title

The depth of the Northland High School boys basketball team is shining through in time for the postseason.
DeSales Roundup

Girls squad hopes to make good use of time off

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.
City Notes

Walnut Ridge, Northland to play for title

Much has changed for the Northland and Walnut Ridge high school boys basketball teams since they last met for the City League championship in 2013.
DeSales Roundup

Cummins battles her way back

In the immediate aftermath of last year's Division I girls state swimming and diving meet, DeSales High School's Maureen Cummins gave little thought of having advanced to that stage as a freshman.
Boys Basketball

'They got really good together'

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.
DeSales Roundup

Bowlers seeking strong finish

The DeSales High School boys bowling team is no stranger to fast starts, but now it wants to make sure it finishes just as strong.