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.
Watterson Roundup

Girls golf team wins 12th straight MOGGL title

The Watterson High School girls golf team had more than twice as many opponents to contend with in the MOGGL this season after the league decided to no longer divide its 12 teams into two six-team divisions.
Centennial Roundup

Boys golf team readjusts goals

Centennial High School boys golf coach Barry Baker said his squad had to adjust its goals and shoot for second in the City League standings after three of the Stars' seven potential returning players chose not to rejoin the team.
Watterson Roundup

Patton back on court to help lead volleyball team

Just as Mary Patton felt like she was beginning to peak as a volleyball player last spring, she began to experience pain in her lower back.
Centennial Roundup

Schedule challenging boys team

Even after the Centennial High School boys soccer team won only one of its first six games, second-year coach Scott George wasn't ready to panic.
Watterson Roundup

Runners awaiting McGowan's return

Watterson High School cross country coach Matt McGowan suffered a heart attack on Aug. 8 and underwent an emergency surgery to unblock his circumflex artery that same day.
Centennial Roundup

Numbers rising for cross country teams

Centennial High School cross country coach Rhonda Reese was thrilled when more than 40 athletes came out to run for her boys and girls teams.
Watterson Roundup

Walnut Ridge's speed to challenge football squad

As their teams prepared for the season, Watterson High School football coach Dan Bjelac liked his squad's ability to play together and Walnut Ridge coach Byron Mattox believed speed might be his team's biggest asset.
Centennial Roundup

Football team sees familiar opponent

For the fourth consecutive season, the Grandview and Centennial high school football teams will open against each other.
Watterson Roundup

Boys team seeks continued success

Despite losing seven starters to graduation, Watterson High School boys soccer coach Chad Smith said his team isn't having to start over.