Sports Archive

OHSAA hands out Ethics and Integrity Award

One of the highest awards bestowed annually by the Ohio High School Athletic Association is its Ethics and Integrity Award. The recipient of that award for the 2015-16 school year is Major General John C. Harris Jr., a Pickerington native who is commander of the Ohio Army National Guard and has been involved with many [ Read More ]

Ginseng hunters reminded of March deadline

American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius) hunters are being reminded that uncertified root may not be possessed after March 31 without a weight receipt, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Anyone planning to keep uncertified ginseng beyond the deadline must schedule an appointment to get it weighed and documented. In Ohio, the harvest season [ Read More ]

Hunting regulations proposals amended

After receiving public input about regulations proposed to the Ohio Wildlife Council on Feb. 10, modifications were made to some of the proposed season dates for the 2016-2017 hunting regulations. These changes were presented to the Ohio Wildlife Council at Wednesday’s meeting. The council will vote on these amended proposals and all other fish and [ Read More ]

Glen Este football team’s impact reaches beyond field

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor Oftentimes in sports, legacies are built solely on the playing surface. At Glen Este High School, however, head football coach Nick Ayers, his staff and his team are trying to leave a mark on the community that reaches beyond the white lines of the football field. Ayers routinely preaches to [ Read More ]

Rachel Berger Wins Ohio State’s Evans Scholarship

By Shawn Sell Milford High School senior Rachel Berger, a member of the golf, cross country and track & field teams was recently awarded the Evans Scholarship from the Ohio State University. The Chick Evans Scholarship is a full tuition and housing college scholarship for golf caddies. Evans Scholars are selected based on their strong [ Read More ]

Glen Este finishes 10th at state

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor The Glen Este Lady Trojan bowlers failed to qualify for the team finals at Wayne Webb’s Columbus Bowl on Saturday, March 5 in the Ohio High School Athletic Association Division I State Tournament, but the experienced gained by a team that will return every member next season was invaluable. “We [ Read More ]

Lady Tigers dream season comes to an end in the Sweet 16

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor Bethel-Tate lost to Marion Pleasant, 48-20, on Wednesday, March 2 in a Division III regional semifinal at Springfield High School. The Lady Tigers’ magical season came to an end and there were tears. Tears from fans that had followed the team through an historic postseason run — the deepest in [ Read More ]

Clermont surprises at USCAA

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor The University of Cincinnati Clermont College Lady Cougars have a strong pedigree at the United States Collegiate Athletic Association National Championship Tournament and they added to that reputation this past week in Uniontown, Penn. Sneaking into the national tournament for the eighth time in the past nine years, the Lady [ Read More ]

Bethel-Tate’s Botts becomes second state placer since 1998

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor Jeffrey Botts took one step closer to the state podium each year he wrestled at Bethel-Tate. As a sophomore, he was state alternate; as a junior, he was a qualifier; and on Saturday, March 5, as a senior, Botts climbed the Ohio High School Athletic Association’s Division III platform for [ Read More ]

Lady Cougars returning to Nationals

The University of Cincinnati Clermont College Lady Cougars will return to the United States Collegiate Athletic Association Division II National Championships this year in Uniontown, Penn. The Lady Cougars (14-10) were awarded the No. 7 seed and will begin their tournament against the No. 2 seed Penn State Hazelton on Thursday, March 3. UC Clermont [ Read More ]

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