Watterson Roundup

Boys' run ends in state semifinal

The Watterson High School boys soccer team capitalized on the majority of its scoring chances in its first six postseason games while capturing Division I district and regional championships.
Football

Difficult schedule took its toll on Watterson

Of the Watterson High School football team's first eight opponents, five made the playoffs, two others posted winning records and the other was an out-of-state team that won all nine of its regular-season games.
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.
Centennial Roundup

Football team pleased with strong finish

By defeating Whetstone 53-21 in its season finale Oct. 31, the Centennial High School football team beat the Braves for the first time since 2002 and finished 5-5 overall to earn its first non-losing record since going 6-4 in 2001.
Watterson Roundup

Boys soccer team wins regional title

Watterson High School boys soccer coach Chad Smith believed it was imperative for his team to take the lead in the first half of its Division II regional final against Bellbrook while it had a stiff, chilly wind at its back.
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.
Centennial Roundup

Stars shine in win over Braves

Centennial High School football players and coaches weren't in a hurry to leave the field after the season finale Oct. 31 even though the weather conditions were miserable with steady rain and chilling wind.
Watterson Roundup

Field hockey team wins district

Grace Thomas made sure that the Watterson High School field hockey team cashed in on one of the few scoring chances it had against Olentangy Liberty in a district final Oct. 25 at Dublin Jerome.
Centennial Roundup

Football team shooting for .500 year

Although the Centennial High School football team has been eliminated from Division III playoff contention, the Stars still have plenty of incentive entering their City League-North Division and season finale Friday, Oct. 31, against visiting Whetstone.
Watterson Roundup

Griffith leads field hockey team in tourney win

Watterson High School field hockey coach Janet Baird has been waiting for senior forward Amy Griffith to break out offensively.
Centennial Roundup

Volleyball team wins tournament opener

Centennial High School girls volleyball coach Brenden Pence was concerned when he found out senior outside hitter Sierra Hawkins wouldn't be available to play in the Stars' postseason opener Oct. 16 because she was scheduled to be in Salt Lake City that day.
Watterson Roundup

Girls runners win CCL championship

Led by Jessica Passwater, the Watterson High School girls cross country team won the CCL championship for the second time in three years.
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.
Centennial Roundup

Girls runners again rule City League

Centennial High School cross country coach Rhonda Reese was concerned her girls team wouldn't be able to win the City League meet Oct. 8 at Walnut Ridge because three-time defending individual champion Kate Ryan had missed all but one race this season because of the effects of Achilles tendinitis.
Watterson Roundup

Boys golfers set for state

Four players on the Watterson High School boys golf team have family memberships to Ohio State's Scarlet Course and play there quite often.
Centennial Roundup

Volleyball squad in City final

The way Centennial High School girls volleyball coach Brenden Pence sees it, his team is even with Eastmoor Academy when it comes to overall size, speed, athleticism and skill level.
Watterson Roundup

Boys golfers win sectional in close shave

In an effort to motivate his team, Watterson High School boys golf coach Olin Melaragno promised his players that he would shave off his beard if they won a Division II sectional title.
Centennial Roundup

Injury may derail Ryan's run for title

Centennial High School cross country coach Rhonda Reese doesn't expect senior Kate Ryan to be healthy enough to win the City League girls meet for the fourth consecutive year.
Watterson Roundup

Field hockey team earns signature win

Even though it won its first seven games, the Watterson High School field hockey team believed it needed a marquee victory to prove itself.
Centennial Roundup

Wilburn performs on, off field

As someone who has performed on stage in front of hundreds of people and has even read poetry on a national live webcast, Lake Wilburn is used to being in the spotlight.