Jon Kleinknecht

Position: Content Producer
E-Mail Address: jkleinknecht@civitasmedia.com
Phone Number: 419-468-1117

Latest Stories by Jon Kleinknecht

The Inquirer has a new sports content producer.
Industry veteran Andrew Carter officially joins the newspaper's staff today.
He replaces Jon Kleinknecht, who resigned to focus on his insurance business.
Carter has worked for WHIZ Media Group, Ohio Valley Publishing Company, Connoisseur Media, Legend Communications, Port Clinton News-Herald, Univ

New writer joins Inquirer

The Inquirer has a new sports content producer. Industry veteran Andrew Carter officially joins the newspaper's staff today. He replaces Jon Kleinknecht, who resigned to focus on his insurance business. Carter has worked for WHIZ Media Group, Ohio Valley Publishing Company, Connoisseur Media, Legend Communications, Port Clinton News-Herald, Univ

GALION — For the second year in a row, Galion High School standout Reanne Neal is a volleyball All-Ohioan.
The senior and four-year starter for the Lady Tigers was recently accorded second team Div. II state honors, a season after earning honorable mention status.
Neal was a beast at the net for the Lady Orange-and-Blue this year, knocking

Galion's Reanne Neal named All-Ohio

GALION — For the second year in a row, Galion High School standout Reanne Neal is a volleyball All-Ohioan. The senior and four-year starter for the Lady Tigers was recently accorded second team Div. II state honors, a season after earning honorable mention status. Neal was a beast at the net for the Lady Orange-and-Blue this year, knocking

Galion regular-season football recap

Friday's 40-21 loss to Pleasant at Unckrich Stadium concluded a roller-coaster of a regular season for the Tigers, and it all began with a thrilling victory in the opener at Heise Park against long-time rival Bucyrus. On a warm, late-August Friday evening in Heise Park, Arby Thompson plunged into the endzone from four yards out with 4:02 to go to

Kyle Galyk rushed for 230 yards and scored four touchdowns as the undefeated Pleasant Spartans topped the Galion Tigers 40-21 at Unckrich Stadium Friday night in the final game of the regular season.
Galyk had touchdown runs of 6, 60 and 22 yards, and caught a pass for another 84 yards and six points in leading the Spartans to their 10th win of th

Pleasant tames Tigers 40-21

Kyle Galyk rushed for 230 yards and scored four touchdowns as the undefeated Pleasant Spartans topped the Galion Tigers 40-21 at Unckrich Stadium Friday night in the final game of the regular season. Galyk had touchdown runs of 6, 60 and 22 yards, and caught a pass for another 84 yards and six points in leading the Spartans to their 10th win of th

Two former Galion High School football stars have been performing quite well this season for their respective collegiate teams.
Cartel Brooks, a 2010 GHS graduate, continues to add numbers to his already records-setting career at Division III Heidelberg University. In last Saturday's 40-20 victory over Marietta at Tiffin, Cartel ran for 249 yards

Brooks, Nay starring collegiately

Two former Galion High School football stars have been performing quite well this season for their respective collegiate teams. Cartel Brooks, a 2010 GHS graduate, continues to add numbers to his already records-setting career at Division III Heidelberg University. In last Saturday's 40-20 victory over Marietta at Tiffin, Cartel ran for 249 yards

Matt Weber — a 2002 Galion High School graduate — continues to progress through the ranks of professional auto racing as he pursues living his dream of some day being a NASCAR crew chief.
“I knew I wanted to make a career in racing when my dad retired from racing and I got my first job as crew chief around age 18,” Matt sai

Galion native continues pursuit of landing his dream job

Matt Weber — a 2002 Galion High School graduate — continues to progress through the ranks of professional auto racing as he pursues living his dream of some day being a NASCAR crew chief. “I knew I wanted to make a career in racing when my dad retired from racing and I got my first job as crew chief around age 18,” Matt sai

When the term “big play offense” is used in football, one typically envisions a throwing team that burns opponents for long passes. Galion's “big play offense” has been torching opponents this season with an explosive running attack.
“We want to run the ball and there's no secret about that,” said Chris Hawkins,

Pound and ground and plenty of flash

When the term “big play offense” is used in football, one typically envisions a throwing team that burns opponents for long passes. Galion's “big play offense” has been torching opponents this season with an explosive running attack. “We want to run the ball and there's no secret about that,” said Chris Hawkins,

Eagles advance to state XC meet

The boys of Colonel Crawford High School advance to this weekend's Division III State Cross Country Meet as the result of their third-place finish in last Saturday's regional in Youngstown. The Eagles finished the regional with 114 points, trailing champion Maplewood (64) and runner-up St. Thomas Aquinas (70). McDonald took the fourth spot out of

Area Scholastic Gridiron Roundup

Colonel Crawford 70, Fostoria St. Wendelin 12 NORTH ROBINSON — The Mohawks of St. Wendelin were no match for Colonel Crawford last Friday night as the Eagles dealt them a 70-12 beatdown at Gary Field in non-conference play. The Black-and-Gold (7-2) torched the visitors (1-8) time and time again with big plays, including touchdowns on a 54-y

PREVIEW: Pleasant at Galion

It's all comes down to this. The Galion Tigers host the undefeated Pleasant Spartans Friday night at Unckrich Stadium in the regular-season finale. A victory by the Orange-and-Blue — who are 6-3 overall — guarantees them a spot in the playoffs. Anything less … no guarantee. “It's real simple,” eighth-year Galion head





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