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New events held at Mid-Ohio


A lot of racing took place at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in late June during the Permco Grand Prix of Mid-Ohio.

Guardians, Reds to be represented in All-Star game


Major League Baseball recently announced the All-Star teams for the mid-summer classic that will takes place on July 11 in Seattle. Both the Cleveland Guardians and Cincinnati Reds will be represented in the game.

Palou tops at Mid-Ohio


Alex Palou claimed his third straight victory in IndyCar Sunday afternoon at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, leading 48 of the Honda Indy 200’s 80 laps in the process. It was his first career win at Mid-Ohio after finishing second last year, third in 2021 and 12th and 23rd in a pair of 2020 races.

Fall baseball league to begin in August


Galion will kick off its fall baseball league for boys entering grades 9-12 on Aug. 27. The league will come to a stop on Oct. 8, with no games being played on Labor Day weekend. Registration is now open for area high school players and will continue until Aug. 4 when fees and applications are due.

HOJGA: Keller wins at Blues Creek


MARYSVILLE — The fourth tournament of the Heart of Ohio Junior Golf season took place on June 26 at Blues Creek Golf Course. Galion’s Logan Keller won the 16-18 division with a score of 74. A couple of other Tigers placed well, too.

Galion boys basketball putting in work


GALION — The Galion boys basketball team wrapped up their summer work for the month of June, which new head coach Tyler Sanders believes was a success.

Mayfly hatch disrupts fishing


I have spent a lot of time in the last month up at Lake Erie doing a lot of fishing. The action has been good with all three species, walleye, largemouth bass, and smallmouth bass but it recently came to almost a standstill for several days. The culprit? The hatch of the mayflies.

Cavs select Bates with lone pick


The Cleveland Cavaliers made their lone pick of the 2023 NBA Draft with the 49th overall pick on Thursday night. With that second-round pick, the Cavs selected Eastern Michigan sophomore Emoni Bates, a 6-foot-9 forward who averaged 19.2 points and 5.8 rebounds per game last season.

Galion well represented at Marysville Golf Club


Galion’s Nathan McMullen was once again one of the top Heart of Ohio Junior Golfers at Marysville Golf Club on Wednesday, June 21.

OHSAA officials hall of fame inductees, officials of the year to be honored


COLUMBUS — Fourteen individuals will be enshrined in the Ohio High School Athletic Association Officials Hall of Fame and 20 individuals will be honored as the Official of the Year in their respective sport Saturday during the OHSAA Officials Hall of Fame induction banquet in Columbus at the Hilton Polaris.


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