Watterson Roundup

Inexperienced bowling team putting in extra work

The Watterson High School boys bowling team no longer has any year-round bowlers after losing David Carter and Steven Stiegelman to graduation.
Centennial Roundup

New girls coach pleased with team

After Elise Allen was hired to coach the Centennial High School girls swimming and diving team during the offseason, it didn't take long before her athletes made a big impression on her.
Watterson Roundup

Girls swimmers seek more success

Watterson High School swimming and diving coach Megan Downing doesn't expect the girls team to take a step backward despite losing its top swimmer from last season to graduation.
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.
Centennial Roundup

Collins to lead boys bowlers

It didn't take the Centennial High School boys bowling team long to find a capable replacement for its top performer from a season ago.
Watterson Roundup

Boys team looks to set new path

The Watterson High School boys basketball team is coming off the two most successful seasons in its 56-year history.
Centennnial Roundup

Play at point key for boys team

Centennial High School boys basketball coach Roosevelt Osborne said his team has plenty of players capable of putting up big numbers.
Watterson Roundup

Girls basketball team seeks leaders to fill void

After members of the Watterson High School girls basketball team sprinted the length of the court 22 times at the end of a recent two-hour practice, 14th-year coach Tom Woodford told his players that they could stop running if one of them could make a free throw on her first attempt.
Centennial Roundup

Girls team looks to top last season

The Centennial High School girls basketball team spent the second hour of its practice Nov. 17 working on the fundamentals of running its offense.
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.