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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.