COLUMBUS – Maybe it should have been expected that Troy Smith picked the situation where the odds appeared stacked against him but he still prevailed.
COLUMBUS – Following his dream took Jeff Heuerman to Michigan once, but not twice.
GALION — Galion High School boys basketball coach Ed Rich will rely on a stable of five letterwinners to provide leadership and stability for his Tigers in 2014-15.
GALION — Galion High School will send a fairly young team onto the floor when the 2014-15 girls basketball season opens on Nov. 29.
COLUMBUS — Ohio's young hunters checked 6,453 white-tailed deer during the two-day youth gun season, Nov. 22-23, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). This season provided youth hunters with their first opportunity...
GALION — Experience is a key element for any team to be successful. And both the Galion High School girls and boys swimming teams will benefit from a large number of veteran performers ready to get back in the pool for the 2014-15...
GALION — While his team is relatively inexperienced, Northmor boys basketball coach Zach Ruth believes that with hard work and hustle, they can be a contender in the Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference's Blue Division.
NORTH ROBINSON — Colonel Crawford head coach David Sheldon said a lack of varsity level experience could be one of his team's biggest obstacles during the 2014-2015 boys basketball season.
NORTH ROBINSON — Three seniors headline the cast of returning players for the Colonel Crawford High School girls basketball program in 2014-15.
NORTH ROBINSON — Talented veterans are expected to lead the way for the Colonel Crawford High School girls and boys swimming teams this season.
CRESTLINE — A new season brings with it a new head coach and a new conference for the Crestline High School Bulldogs.
CRESTLINE — Seven letterwinners will help shore up the Crestline High School girls and boys swimming teams in 2014-15.
GALION – Northmor High School has enjoyed a history of dominance on the Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference wrestling landscape and hope that history of success propels the program to yet another championship season in 2014-15.
GALION — Senior leadership will be a key ingredient for the Northmor High School girls basketball team as the Golden Knights enter the 2014-15 season.
BUCYRUS — Bucyrus boys basketball coach Tony Rose hopes his program can take the momentum of a winning season in 2013-14 and use it as positive fuel for the new campaign.
COLUMBUS – At the Big Ten football media days in July, Ohio State senior tight end Jeff Heuerman called OSU quarterback Braxton Miller “Ohio State's LeBron.”
COLUMBUS – The mere sight of Troy Smith in an Ohio State football uniform used to foreshadow defeat for Michigan from 2004-2006.
All-Northern 10 Athletic Conference FootballOffensive player of the year: Cole Murtiff, BucyrusDefensive player of the year: Cyle Skidmore, Wynford
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I love college football rivalry games.
COLUMBUS — And then there were four.Well, actually there are 28, but four in each division, of which there are seven. So that makes 28.
Straight-walled cartridge rifles legal for huntingCOLUMBUS — Specific straight-walled cartridge rifles are legal for use during Ohio's 2014 deer-gun and youth deer-gun seasons.
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COLUMBUS — A Monday morning grade card on a 42-27 Ohio State win over Indiana that might have been written off as a case of looking ahead to this week's Michigan game back before the Wolverines fell on hard times after Lloyd Carr retired...
COLUMBUS – Ohio State distanced itself from the rest of the Big Ten's East Division with a 42-27 win over Indiana on Saturday that clinched the division title and a second straight trip to the Big Ten championship game.
COLUMBUS – His determination took him out into the snow last Monday to field some punts on what was officially a day off from practice for Ohio State's football team.
2014 OHSAA Football PlayoffsState Semifinal PairingsPairings are shown with regional seeds and current records.
ADA – Any football coach will tell you if a team can limit the number of turnovers it commits, that squad will give itself a better chance to win the game.
COLUMBUS — Ohio State playing Indiana in football is the spectator sports equivalent of watching How The Grinch Stole Christmas.
GALION — Signed. Sealed. Delivered. She's Ashland University bound.
Third Round PairingsPairings are shown with seeds and regular‐season records.Home team listed first.
Ohio's 12th annual youth white-tailed deer hunting season gives young hunters the opportunity to pursue the state's most popular big-game animal Nov. 22-23, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR).
While the 2014 football season is reaching its zenith with state championship games looming on the short horizon, we ink-stained wretches (newspaper folk) and fast-talkers (broadcasting folk) are also gearing up for the winter sports season.
CRESTLINE — A former professional tag team wrestling champion who called Crawford County home passed away this week.
Galion High School assistant swimming coach Caden Lutz gives direction to the Tigers boys and girls team members during a recent practice session at the Galion Community YMCA pool. Galion opens the 2014-15 season Dec. 4 at Lexington then travels to...
Members of the Galion High School relay team that won OHSAA gold last spring were honored at the Ohio Statehouse on Wednesday. State Rep. Jeff McClain, R-Upper Sandusky, recognized Michaela Slone, Sidney Hunt, Clair Erlsten and Laura McElligott for...
COLUMBUS – Ohio State's coaches should have known. Being undersized – or at least being called undersized – was only going to make Jacoby Boren fight harder.
COLUMBUS — Crawford County is well represented on the 2014 Associated Press Northwest District football honor roll. Selections from all seven divisions were unveiled Thursday by a media panel from the district.
TIFFIN — Passage is booked to the Div. VI, Reg. 20 championship game for the Wynford football squad after the Royals rolled past Van Buren 25-15 on Friday night at Tiffin Columbian High School.
COLUMBUS – When Ohio State won back-to-back games over ranked teams on the road the last two weeks at Michigan State and at Minnesota, it was only the second time in school history that had been done.
With just three weeks until the College Football Playoff committee releases its final rankings, Alabama, Oregon and Florida State seem to be in control of their championship chances.
A week after running back Ben Tate said he wasn't satisfied with his shrinking role, the showed their dissatisfaction with Tate.Tate was released Tuesday morning, ending a short and disappointing stint in Cleveland.
INDEPENDENCE — SportsCenter will be in town again tonight and ESPN will televise the game nationally.
CLEVELAND — The Indians have signed free agent pitchers Shaun Marcum and Dustin Molleken to minor league contracts with non-roster invitations to training camp.
The core of the first Crew team to reach the postseason since 2011 will return next season.
MOUNT VERNON, Ohio—Mount Vernon Nazarene University is proud to host the 2014 Ohio Music Education Association (OMEA) District 10 middle school and high school honors bands for a day of education and performance on Saturday, Dec. 6. The event...
COLUMBUS — It's on to the Elite 8 in all seven divisions of the Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) football playoffs. The region semifinals are scheduled for Friday and Saturday across the Buckeye State.
TIFFIN — Former Galion High School standout Cartel Brooks exploded for 263 yards rushing and five touchdowns to lead Heidelberg to a 52-20 win over Baldwin-Wallace last Saturday in Ohio Athletic Conference (OAC) football action. The game was the...
CLEVELAND — The Cavaliers have met the enemy, and it is them.
CLEVELAND — The Browns have waived disgruntled running back Ben Tate, who had just two carries in Sunday's loss to Houston, his former team.