Watterson Roundup

Girls team seeks more offense

The Watterson High School girls basketball team was able to grind out a 24-22 CCL victory over Ready on Dec. 18 behind a strong defensive performance that included holding the Silver Knights' go-to player, Lauren Ruth, to five points.
Centennial Roundup

Newcomers lead boys bowling team

Centennial High School boys bowling coach Brian Hamilton wasn't sure how his team would hold up this season after losing four of its top five performers from last year to graduation.
Watterson Roundup

Knee injuries can't slow Eagles' Mefferd

One of the top performers for the Watterson High School boys swimming and diving team the last four seasons, senior Isaiah Mefferd seems to glide effortlessly through the water while competing.
City League Notes

Ayers settling in as Walnut Ridge's wrestling coach

It hasn't taken long for Steve Ayers to feel at home at Walnut Ridge High School.
Centennial Roundup

Thomas takes game to next level

When Roosevelt Osborne first saw Joe Thomas play basketball four years ago, he wasn't overly impressed with his skill level but was optimistic he would develop into a better athlete.
Girls Basketball

Coach: Centennial's Dean first to reach 1,000 points in school history

Alyssa Dean scored her 1,000th career point for the Centennial High School girls basketball team in its 66-41 victory over Mifflin on Jan. 13.
Watterson Roundup

Girls team awaits test from DeSales

The Watterson High School girls basketball team has been effective at handling the ball against defensive pressure thus far.
Centennial Roundup

Injury doesn't derail season for Luaces

Centennial High School senior Izzi Luaces felt like she was on top of the world heading into last fall's AAU basketball season.
Watterson Roundup

Inexperienced boys team shows few growing pains

The Watterson High School boys basketball team hasn't let inexperience stand in its way.
Centennial Roundup

Boys squad starting to hit its stride

Centennial High School boys basketball coach Roosevelt Osborne said he wasn't alarmed when his team started 1-4 and lost its first three games decided by 10 points or fewer.
Watterson Roundup

Diminutive girls battling on boards

With no players 6-foot or taller, the Watterson High School girls basketball team was at a size disadvantage in four of its first five games.
Centennial Roundup

Girls squad snaps Vikings' City streak

The Centennial High School girls basketball team took a major step toward winning its first City League-North Division title when it beat Northland 63-53 on Dec. 9.
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.