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  • Centennial Roundup

    Centennial's Joe Thomas, a 6-4 senior who was averaging 19.4 points through 12 games, has developed into one of the top power forwards in the state.

    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.
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.
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.