Sports Archive

Batavia hopes to extend streak to 14

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor The Batavia High School boys soccer team’s reign of dominance in the National Division of the Southern Buckeye Conference ended last year as Bethel-Tate won their first boys soccer conference title in school history. The Bulldogs string of success, however, was not so much stopped as it was simply relocated. [ Read More ]

OHSAA to revise school enrollment

The Ohio High School Athletic Association board of directors deliberated Thursday and voted to remove students who attend community schools and STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) schools from their local public school enrollment counts. This decision changes the OHSAA’s previous policy and will result in the OHSAA revising and reposting the enrollment counts for [ Read More ]

Limited tickets to dinner with Tony Perez and the Great Eight still available

A limited number of tickets are available for an exclusive, intimate dinner with Hall of Famer Tony Perez and his Big Red Machine teammates on Friday, Aug. 21 at 6 p.m. at Great American Ball Park. Scheduled to appear with Perez are: Johnny Bench, Joe Morgan, Pete Rose, David Concepcion, George Foster, Cesar Geronimo, Ken [ Read More ]

Western & Southern Open releases seeds

The world’s top-ranked players, Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic, will be the top seeds at next week’s Western & Southern Open at the Lindner Family Tennis Center in Mason, Ohio.  Seeds are based on the Monday, Aug. 10, rankings from the WTA and the ATP World Tour. With all top players for each Tour entered [ Read More ]

Former UK standout joins UC Clermont basketball staff

Andre Riddick joins the UC Clermont College Cougars as the men’s assistant basketball coach. Riddick played collegiately at the University of Kentucky from 1991-95 for head coach Rick Pitino. Nicknamed “The Rejector,” Riddick held the single season block record at 83 for Kentucky together with Melvin Turpin until it was broken by Anthony Davis in [ Read More ]

Moler Raceway Park holds rain-delayed Buckeye Speedweek

The Buckeye Speedweek Late Model Show that rained out on June 11 was made up on July 24 at Moler Raceway Park, and it was a night full of exciting action with lots of cars. In the Late Model division, it was Jackson’s Jason Montgomery setting fast time and a new track record of 12.469 [ Read More ]

3rd Annual Lawn Job John Wiffleball Tournament held

The Third Annual Lawn Job John Wiffleball Tournament took place recently in Williams Corner. A total of 15 teams of mixed couples competed. The tournament was hosted by the Kuebler family. The champions of the round robin tournament consisted of Cory Moore, Brad Hawley, Matt Wilson, Erin Connor and Andrew Siegel. The members of the [ Read More ]

OHSAA extends football finals stay in Columbus through 2016

The high school football state championships will remain in Ohio Stadium in Columbus for an additional year, through 2016, the Ohio High School Athletic Association announced Tuesday, Aug. 4 jointly with the Greater Columbus Sports Commission.   The announcement comes as details are being finalized for the 2015 state championships, which include a public all-session ticket [ Read More ]

Western & Southern releases early ground passes for tournament

The Western & Southern Open released Grounds Pass tickets to select day sessions beginning at 10a.m. on Saturday, August 1, available on Ticketmaster. This marks the first time the event has released grounds passes this early. A grounds pass allows the bearer access to everything at the Lindner Family Tennis Center, except for Center Court. [ Read More ]

Fall sports practices underway

The official start of fall sports practices was Saturday for member schools of the Ohio High School Athletic Association. August 1 is the annual start date for all OHSAA sanctioned fall sports, which include girls tennis, girls and boys golf, girls and boys cross country, field hockey, boys and girls soccer, volleyball and football. Football [ Read More ]

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