90-Day Archive


Eagles, Stallions set for matchup

Since the DeSales and Watterson high school football teams first met in 1963, they've played 53 times during the regular season and seven times in the playoffs.
City Notes

Warriors, Scots to battle for 'Bell'

One of the games the Walnut Ridge High School and Eastmoor Academy football teams circle every year will be held Friday, Sept. 30, when the Scots play host to the latest matchup between the programs.
DeSales Roundup

Shivley sets tone for girls squad

Bella Shivley's career with the DeSales High School girls soccer team already has put her in esteemed company.
DeSales Roundup

Boys soccer team looks to stay patient

The DeSales High School boys soccer team hardly could have been in a better position entering a Sept. 20 game at St. Charles, a matchup whose winner has captured the CCL championship three of the past four years.
City Notes

Brown leading West football team in 4-0 start

Demetrius Brown has been making up for lost time this fall for the Columbus West High School football team.
DeSales Football

Noble impresses on, off field

The easiest place to find senior Jared Noble this fall might be on special teams for the DeSales High School football team, where he has made long kickoff returns a habit.

Hartley has incentive in matchup with DeSales

One of the few painful moments of the 2015 season for the Hartley High School football team occurred in week 4 when it lost 38-27 at home to DeSales.
City Notes

Cougars feeling good in 3-0 start

The Beechcroft High School football team is feeling good about what it has accomplished, particularly on defense, during a 3-0 start as it prepares for City League-North Division play.
DeSales Roundup

Tennis skills identical for twin sisters

Emily and Erin Garrick acknowledged the only way to tell them apart might be by looking at Erin's ears.
City Football

Family inspires Vikings' Burton

Elijah Burton will have another reason to stand tall the next time he gets together with extended family.
DeSales Roundup

Girls golf team tuning up for sectional tournament

While DeSales High School girls golf coach Charlie Mitchell emphasizes daily improvement for his players, he let himself look ahead on the schedule.
City Football

Cougars, Devils set for battle

A pair of defending league champions will match up when the Beechcroft High School football team travels Friday, Sept. 2, to Marion-Franklin for a non-league meeting of City programs.
DeSales Roundup

Volleyball squad again aiming high

The DeSales High School girls volleyball team doesn't plan to lower its standards, even with some familiar names lost to graduation.
City League Football

Vikings, 76ers to meet in opener

The Northland High School football team is hoping its season opener turns out nothing like it did a year ago.

Stallions set to square off against Gales

In both of its losses last season, the DeSales High School football team was held to three points.
DeSales Roundup

Boys soccer team aims for 'three-peat'

The word "three-peat" occasionally was uttered during the DeSales High School boys soccer team's preseason activities.
Ironman 70.3 Ohio

Athletes ready to tackle Delaware triathlon

Len Iglar describes it as an addiction, or being similar to a cult.

Delaware geared up for Ironman's throngs

Athletes will need a mix of determination, training and toughness to overcome the biking, running and swimming courses at the upcoming Ironman 70.3 Ohio triathlon in Delaware.
Ironman 70.3 Ohio

Competitors motivated to test their mettle

Living in an enviable locale and closing in on a promotion in the Air Force, Beau Burkley didn't welcome his 40-pound weight loss.
DeSales Roundup

Expectations rise for girls golf team

For lack of a better term, Charlie Mitchell realized he knew his place last year in his first season as DeSales High School girls golf coach.

Athletes' path to Rio runs through Columbus

For a pair of United States wrestlers, the road to the Summer Olympics went through the Ohio Regional Training Center in Columbus.
Week 6

OCC-Ohio features star power

Whether it's been playoff appearances or players moving on to the next level, the high school football teams that have competed in the OCC-Ohio Division in recent years were part of what was perhaps central Ohio's deepest league.

Mount Rushmore series shows area talent runs deep

Considering it's just three weeks until DeSales plays host to Lancaster and Licking Valley plays at Newark Catholic on opening night Aug. 25, it's officially time to get excited about the coming high school football season.

Dublin Arctic wins NEW championship

A season after winning the North-East-West league championship by just 2.5 points, the Dublin Arctic swimming team ended up with a much more comfortable victory July 18 at Dublin Community Pool North.