90-Day Archive

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.
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.