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DeSales Roundup

Busy stretch awaits boys basketball squad

The DeSales High School boys basketball team couldn't forget about a 74-27 home loss to Wilmington on Dec. 15 fast enough, but not simply because of the score.
Local Roundup

Balanced attack key for Beechcroft boys

During an 81-71 victory over Centennial on Dec. 12, the Beechcroft High School boys basketball team had five players score 12 to 15 points.
City League Notes

Former cast helping guide Eastmoor girls team

The Eastmoor Academy girls basketball program is hoping a return to its past can propel it to new heights.
DeSales Roundup

Girls squad off to unbeaten start

A handful of hard-fought wins to begin the season provided a solid springboard for the DeSales High School girls basketball team, which takes an undefeated record into the We Are Pickerington Tournament next week.
City Notes

South Division looks to end skid

A season ago, the City League-South Division had a pair of district boys basketball champions in Africentric Early College in Division IV and Eastmoor Academy in Division II and two district semifinalists in Columbus South in Division II and Walnut Ridge in Division I.
DeSales Roundup

Swimmers have high expectations

First-year DeSales High School swimming and diving coach Katie Mathews can identify the best strokes for each of her swimmers.
Football

Seniors key to DeSales' success

This very well could end up being the season that the DeSales High School football team points to in the future when talking about how it got back on track after a short stretch of mediocrity.
Local Roundup

Towns, Taylor to lead Northland boys team

The Northland High School boys basketball team lost seven players to graduation after winning its fifth Division I district title in six seasons, but a pair of talented returnees and a group of other potential contributors have fourth-year coach Sean Taylor feeling optimistic.
DeSales Roundup

Boys squad expecting better year

As the losses piled up in his first season as coach of the DeSales High School boys basketball team, Joe Bills kept focusing on the light at the end of the tunnel.
DeSales Roundup

Guard-driven girls team looks to add to title streak

The DeSales High School girls basketball team has nine true guards, two true inside players and a swing player on its roster.
Local Roundup

Being target suits Vikings girls team

With three of its top four scorers back from a team that extended its City League-North Division winning streak to 60, Northland High School girls basketball coach Bill Spencer knows what his program represents.
Football

Pass-happy Athens is next up for DeSales

During the first round of the Division III, Region 9 playoffs Nov. 7, the DeSales High School football team gave up 345 yards passing but limited Dover's big plays and cruised to a 31-14 victory.
City League Notes

Cougars beat Bexley, await Maysville

The Beechcroft High School football team is hoping its first experience playing an out-of-area team in the Division IV playoffs goes as well as its first postseason game in the division.
DeSales Roundup

Cannon scores winner in OT

Ryan Cannon was one of the DeSales High School boys soccer team's mainstays on defense all season, but coach Domenic Romanelli noticed he wasn't having one of his best nights during the Division II state final against Bay Village Bay on Nov. 8 at Crew Stadium.
Football

Stallions advance to face unbeaten Jackson

Despite having to travel nearly two hours to open the Division III, Region 9 playoffs, the DeSales High School football team is moving on.
City Notes

Beechcroft, Marion-Franklin set for playoffs

The Beechcroft and Marion-Franklin high school football teams secured the top two spots, respectively, for the Division IV, Region 13 playoffs with wins in their regular-season finales Oct. 31.
Football

Stallions to face Dover in playoff opener

Knowing that a playoff berth already had been locked up unofficially, the DeSales High School football team's regular-season finale Nov. 1 at Wheeling (W.Va.) Linsly provided a chance to re-establish the offensive success that had helped it reach the postseason after a two-year absence.
DeSales Roundup

Volleyball team advances for second straight year

Another DeSales High School girls volleyball season will end at the state tournament, and the Stallions made sure of that by avenging two regular-season losses.
City League Notes

Northland, Beechcroft to play for City-North title

In 2010, the Northland High School football team beat Beechcroft 12-7 in its regular-season finale to earn a share of the City League-North Division championship with the Cougars and clinch its first playoff berth.
DeSales Roundup

Boys team rolls to district title

Leading by one goal at halftime in a Division II district final against Bexley on Oct. 25 and waiting for its chance to pounce, the DeSales High School boys soccer team exploited a potentially important tendency.
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.