West Side News

West Side Top Stories

  • Week 1: CCL and City League

    Coach Bob Jacoby led DeSales to a pair of Division III state championships in 1997 and 1998 along with four runner-up finishes, compiling a 169-68 record in 19 seasons with the Stallions.

    Series names each school's best

    Over the past two-plus decades, central Ohio high school football has made its mark in just about every way imaginable.
Club Soccer

Area teams primed for Midwest Regional Cup

The 216 club soccer teams competing in the Midwest Regional Cup have so little room for error that even a tie in pool play can end the chances of playing for a championship.
Cross Country

OHSAA approves postseason changes

When the Ohio High School Athletic Association began combining boys and girls enrollments to determine postseason divisions for cross country in 2013, one of the coaches who expressed disappointed in the decision was Watterson’s Matt McGowan.

Area players taken in MLB draft

Ronnie Dawson, a 2013 Licking Heights High School graduate and a junior at Ohio State, was selected by the Houston Astros in the second round of the MLB draft June 9.
Football (Full story)

Division I playoff games moving to Friday

What many view as an almost sacred tradition will be a part of the postseason beginning this fall for central Ohio’s biggest high school football programs.
Westland Roundup

Suazo places 5th at state in 110 hurdles

Westland High School track and field coach Tim Eckard felt a sense of pride as he greeted students after they received their diplomas during the school's graduation June 4 at the Celeste Center.