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  • City League Roundup

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    TherRon Jennings, a 6-4 junior forward, is one of five returning starters for the Beechcroft boys basketball team and fifth-year coach Humphrey Simmons.

    Beechcroft boys intend to contend in North race

    Starting in 1995, the only teams to represent the City League-North Division in the league championship game have been the Northland and Brookhaven high school boys basketball teams.
DeSales Roundup

Four starters return for boys basketball team

DeSales High School boys basketball coach Joe Bills spent about 10 minutes at the podium during the inaugural CCL media day Nov. 20 in the school's Franciscan Center.
Super 25 football team

Latiolais rarely came off field for Bulldogs

With the first undefeated regular season in the Heath High School football team's 53-year history on the line Oct. 28 against Johnstown, Aaron Latiolais was ready for the challenge.

Hoban ends Stallions' run

Like the first three opponents to face Akron Hoban in this year's playoffs, the DeSales High School football team failed to crack the scoreboard during the second half against the defending state champion in their Division III state semifinal Nov. 26 at Arlin Field in Mansfield.
City League Notes

Hopes high for Northland girls basketball team

Since Bill Spencer took over as coach in 2013-14, the Northland High School girls basketball team has earned a Division I district championship and made two appearances in the City League title game.
DeSales Roundup

Offseason work should help girls basketball team

In one sense, the DeSales High School girls basketball team has been one of the little sisters of Division I since it began competing in the state's highest classification during the 2013-14 season.
Athletes of the Year

Honorees highlight 2016 fall season

As the fall season winds down, it’s time to announce our Athletes of the Year.