Watterson Roundup

Twins overcome identical injuries

Twin sisters Amy and Jenn Buening are the first to admit they aren't quite as fast as they were before both sustained a major knee injury two years ago.
City League Notes

Eastmoor boys track team eyeing postseason

With three seniors on its 1,600-meter relay a year ago, the Eastmoor Academy boys track and field team advanced to state in the event for the second time in three seasons.
Centennial Roundup

Selfless Ryan leads girls track squad

Kate Ryan is known as a compassionate person who puts other people's needs ahead of her own.
Watterson Roundup

State success sparks growth for boys track team

Coming off its unprecedented three-year run of success in the Division II state meet, the Watterson High School boys track and field team has more than doubled the number of athletes on its roster since last season.
Centennial Roundup

Tennis team faces 'rebuilding year'

Centennial High School boys tennis coach Barbara Stevenson had high expectations for her team heading into the season.
Centennial Roundup

Girls track squad eyes league title

Centennial High School girls track and field coach Rhonda Reese couldn't help feeling optimistic when 26 athletes joined her team this season.
Watterson Roundup

Senior pitchers to lead baseball squad

Watterson High School baseball coach Scott Manahan has worked with a lot of talented players over the course of his coaching career.
City Notes

Walnut Ridge, Eastmoor Academy eager to repeat

Both of the programs that represented Columbus City Schools in the state boys basketball tournament believe reasons abound that they could approach that level again a year from now.
Centennial Roundup

Softball team to showcase veteran look

Centennial High School softball coach Malik Dean has seven reasons to believe his team has a good shot at defending its City League championship.
City Notes

Eastmoor Academy, Walnut Ridge advance to state

Although the Eastmoor Academy boys basketball team is making its first appearance in the state tournament and Walnut Ridge hasn't been to state since winning the Class AAA title in 1971, at least their coaches have some experience at that level.
Centennial Roundup

Baseball team boasts experience

The Centennial High School baseball team is loaded with experience, as six starters have returned from last year's squad that finished 14-7 overall.
City League Notes

Boys teams show depth with district titles

Of the 10 boys basketball championship trophies handed out by the Central District last weekend, five went to City League programs, including four from the City-South Division.
Centennial Roundup

Boys finish season with loss to Scots

Centennial High School boys basketball coach Roosevelt Osborne knew his team would need to play a nearly flawless game to beat Walnut Ridge in a Division II district semifinal March 11 at Columbus East.
City League Notes

Eastmoor girls earn district championship

When the second-seeded Centennial High School girls basketball team decided to go into the same bracket as top-seeded Eastmoor Academy at the Division II district tournament draw last month, the Warriors took it personally.
Centennial Roundup

With Thomas out, Stars bury 76ers

The Centennial High School boys basketball team was momentarily stunned when its best player, Joe Thomas, had to be taken to a hospital during the first half of its Division II district tournament game March 7 at Independence.
Watterson Roundup

Girls team overcomes slow start

Senior guard Maria Fisher became concerned when the Watterson High School girls basketball team scored only two points in the first quarter and trailed by as many as 10 points in the second quarter of its Division I district second-round game.
City League Notes

Boys basketball teams eager for tourney

Staying busy hasn't been easy over the past few weeks for several City League boys basketball programs.
Centennial Roundup

Girls make quick work of Devils

Centennial High School girls basketball coach Darrin Green was concerned his team might get out to a sluggish start in the Division II district tournament after it wasn't able to practice six of the eight days before its postseason opener because of bad weather.
Watterson Roundup

Boys basketball team seeking consistent offense

Watterson High School boys basketball coach Vince Lombardo said his team will need to be more consistent at the offensive end of the court if it is to make a run in the Division II district tournament.
City Notes

Walnut Ridge ends title drought on mat

Entering this season, nine programs had won City League wrestling championships since the Walnut Ridge High School team last earned a title in 1973.