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Wright State Insider: Chelsea Welch set to spark women again
 Wright State women’s basketball coach Katrina Merriweather wishes she had five Chelsea Welches. She wouldn’t have to worry about who would play the point or post because the 5-foot-9 Welch can guard all five positions and score from any spot on the floor. That’s why the senior from Fairmont High School was named the preseason...

Posted: 5 days ago

Wright State women’s basketball coach Katrina Merriweather wishes she had five Chelsea Welches. She wouldn’t have to worry about who would play the point or post because the 5-foot-9 Welch can guard all five positions and score from any spot on the floor. That’s why the senior from Fairmont High School was named the preseason...
Wright State’s Welch named Horizon League preseason player of year
 Wright State guard Chelsea Welch was named the Horizon League preseason player of the year today in a vote of coaches, media and sports information directors. The senior from Fairmont High School averaged 18.6 points, 5.1 rebounds and 3.2 assists last season. The last Raider to earn the league’s top preseason honor was Kim Demmings...

Posted: 11 days ago

Wright State guard Chelsea Welch was named the Horizon League preseason player of the year today in a vote of coaches, media and sports information directors. The senior from Fairmont High School averaged 18.6 points, 5.1 rebounds and 3.2 assists last season. The last Raider to earn the league’s top preseason honor was Kim Demmings...
Ex-Wittenberg softball coach takes over at Wright State
 Laura Matthews has been an ultra-successful softball coach at Division-III Wittenberg, finishing first or second in the North Coast Athletic Conference each of her five years, but she’s ready to challenge herself against the top college teams in the sport. She officially became Wright State’s coach Sept. 26, and though program...

Posted: 13 days ago

Laura Matthews has been an ultra-successful softball coach at Division-III Wittenberg, finishing first or second in the North Coast Athletic Conference each of her five years, but she’s ready to challenge herself against the top college teams in the sport. She officially became Wright State’s coach Sept. 26, and though program...
College basketball: Proven scorers, newcomers give Wright State hope
 Mark Alstork has transferred to Illinois, and Steven Davis has graduated and is playing overseas. But even though that pair combined to average 34 points per game for Wright State last season, second-year coach Scott Nagy isn’t concerned about replacing their production. He knows he has proven scorers in seniors Justin Mitchell and...

Posted: 17 days ago

Mark Alstork has transferred to Illinois, and Steven Davis has graduated and is playing overseas. But even though that pair combined to average 34 points per game for Wright State last season, second-year coach Scott Nagy isn’t concerned about replacing their production. He knows he has proven scorers in seniors Justin Mitchell and...
Wright State: Tip-Off event signals start of basketball season

Posted: 20 days ago

The Wright State baseball team has turned its First Pitch Banquet into a can’t-miss event for many each year, and associate athletic director Jeff Giles believes the Raider Tip-Off Premier for men’s and women’s basketball will catch on with fans, too. The third-annual premier will be held Thursday, Oct. 12. The VIP reception...
Deeper roster ‘a good feeling’ for Wright State women’s basketball
 Wright State women’s basketball coach Katrina Merriweather has all five starters back from a team that went 25-9 last year and seized its first Horizon League regular-season title. And those veterans have looked faster, stronger and better to her during preseason workouts, which means she shouldn’t have to do much more than just...

Posted: 21 days ago

Wright State women’s basketball coach Katrina Merriweather has all five starters back from a team that went 25-9 last year and seized its first Horizon League regular-season title. And those veterans have looked faster, stronger and better to her during preseason workouts, which means she shouldn’t have to do much more than just...
Wright State cross-country picking up the pace
 Wright State cross-country coach Rick Williamson isn’t concerned about results in September. He’s more focused on building toward the NCAA pre-nationals Oct. 14 and the Horizon League meet two weeks after that. But he doesn’t want his athletes to hold back if a victory is there for the taking, and junior Hailey Brumfield...

Posted: 27 days ago

Wright State cross-country coach Rick Williamson isn’t concerned about results in September. He’s more focused on building toward the NCAA pre-nationals Oct. 14 and the Horizon League meet two weeks after that. But he doesn’t want his athletes to hold back if a victory is there for the taking, and junior Hailey Brumfield...
Wright State Insider: Senior Thornton leads Raiders defensive efforts

5:25 PM Friday, Sep. 15, 2017

The Wright State volleyball team didn’t get off to the start it wanted while opening the season in California last month, falling in straight sets to Iowa, Stanford and host Long Beach State. But the matches were more competitive than the results suggest. Those schools found the Raiders difficult to score on — mostly because of...
Wright State men’s soccer set to ‘reload’
 The Horizon League men’s soccer coaches don’t think Wright State will take much of a dip this season despite losing conference player of the year Peguy Ngatcha, fellow MLS draftee Jake Stovall and two other all-league performers. When the preseason poll came out in August, Oakland was named the favorite, while UIC was picked second...

6:47 PM Thursday, Sep. 07, 2017

The Horizon League men’s soccer coaches don’t think Wright State will take much of a dip this season despite losing conference player of the year Peguy Ngatcha, fellow MLS draftee Jake Stovall and two other all-league performers. When the preseason poll came out in August, Oakland was named the favorite, while UIC was picked second...
Wright State to open Horizon League schedule vs. UIC
 The Wright State men’s basketball team will play at least one time on national TV and possibly once more during Horizon League action, according to the conference schedule released Wednesday. The Raiders will play on either ESPN2 or ESPNU when they visit Detroit Mercy on Friday, Jan. 5. Northern Kentucky and Oakland also will play that...

7:03 PM Wednesday, Sep. 06, 2017

The Wright State men’s basketball team will play at least one time on national TV and possibly once more during Horizon League action, according to the conference schedule released Wednesday. The Raiders will play on either ESPN2 or ESPNU when they visit Detroit Mercy on Friday, Jan. 5. Northern Kentucky and Oakland also will play that...
Urbana resident McGhee set to join Nebraska Football Hall of Fame
 Donnie McGhee wondered whether he was out of his league his first few years as a Nebraska football player in the late 1960s. The Flint, Mich., native wasn’t heavily recruited, and the Cornhuskers were a national power then and had a surplus of great players at each position during that era of unlimited scholarships. He never considered...

2:35 PM Wednesday, Sep. 06, 2017

Donnie McGhee wondered whether he was out of his league his first few years as a Nebraska football player in the late 1960s. The Flint, Mich., native wasn’t heavily recruited, and the Cornhuskers were a national power then and had a surplus of great players at each position during that era of unlimited scholarships. He never considered...
Wright State women’s soccer team poised for breakthrough season

3:12 PM Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017

Wright State women’s soccer coach Pat Ferguson makes it a priority to scour area high schools for talent. He’ll also pursue prospects from distant locales — senior star Niki Romero hails from Las Vegas — but Ferguson never wants to miss on an impact recruit from the Raiders’ backyard. Thirteen of 31 players on...
Resilience bonds Shawnee cross country coach, daughter
 Brian DeSantis has built a powerhouse program as the Springfield Shawnee cross country coach. The boys have made seven consecutive trips to the state championships, the girls three. And while he’s had a few elite runners through the years, his teams primarily have succeeded because they’ve been stocked with workout warriors. &ldquo...

6:52 AM Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017

Brian DeSantis has built a powerhouse program as the Springfield Shawnee cross country coach. The boys have made seven consecutive trips to the state championships, the girls three. And while he’s had a few elite runners through the years, his teams primarily have succeeded because they’ve been stocked with workout warriors. &ldquo...
Versatile Woeber leads Catholic Central golf team
 Jacob Woeber plays four sports at Catholic Central, including two in the fall. And he enjoys each one so much that you might have trouble pinning him down if you ask him to name his favorite. He’s a goalkeeper on the soccer team and a top-notch golfer. He also plays basketball and tennis. So, which does he like best? “Honestly...

9:43 PM Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017

Jacob Woeber plays four sports at Catholic Central, including two in the fall. And he enjoys each one so much that you might have trouble pinning him down if you ask him to name his favorite. He’s a goalkeeper on the soccer team and a top-notch golfer. He also plays basketball and tennis. So, which does he like best? “Honestly...
Soccer: Kenton Ridge boys see better record ahead
 The Kenton Ridge boys soccer team had a streak of six straight winning seasons snapped last year. Scoring whiz Colin Foley missed all but a handful of games with a hamstring injury, and the Cougars finished fourth out of five teams in the Central Buckeye Conference Kenton Trail division. They returned to form in the postseason, avenging a...

8:57 PM Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017

The Kenton Ridge boys soccer team had a streak of six straight winning seasons snapped last year. Scoring whiz Colin Foley missed all but a handful of games with a hamstring injury, and the Cougars finished fourth out of five teams in the Central Buckeye Conference Kenton Trail division. They returned to form in the postseason, avenging a...
Cross Country: Engel sisters set to lead Catholic Central
 Catholic Central cross country coach Chris Cerone knew Addie Engel was a gifted runner when he saw her compete as an eighth-grader. Of course, almost anybody could have figured that out. She was practicing with the varsity then, and no one could beat her except a state qualifier on the boys team. “She was keeping pace with my fastest...

11:52 PM Monday, Aug. 14, 2017

Catholic Central cross country coach Chris Cerone knew Addie Engel was a gifted runner when he saw her compete as an eighth-grader. Of course, almost anybody could have figured that out. She was practicing with the varsity then, and no one could beat her except a state qualifier on the boys team. “She was keeping pace with my fastest...
High school volleyball: Cougars geared up for another strong season
 Third-year Kenton Ridge volleyball coach Angie Arthur has reservations about some aspects of her team. She’d like to see more accuracy from her hitters and better blocking. But one thing Arthur doesn’t have to worry about is effort. Take senior Dakota White, for example. The first-team All-Central Buckeye Conference pick last...

10:05 PM Monday, Aug. 14, 2017

Third-year Kenton Ridge volleyball coach Angie Arthur has reservations about some aspects of her team. She’d like to see more accuracy from her hitters and better blocking. But one thing Arthur doesn’t have to worry about is effort. Take senior Dakota White, for example. The first-team All-Central Buckeye Conference pick last...
High School Football: Cougars looking to rekindle winning ways
 Kenton Ridge coach Joel Marratta is counting on a sophomore at quarterback and has to find replacements for his top four rushers and leading receiver from a year ago. While all coaches deal with graduation losses, the number of neophytes in key roles this season may be an all-time high for Marratta during his 15-year run. But he sees plenty...

5:24 PM Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017

Kenton Ridge coach Joel Marratta is counting on a sophomore at quarterback and has to find replacements for his top four rushers and leading receiver from a year ago. While all coaches deal with graduation losses, the number of neophytes in key roles this season may be an all-time high for Marratta during his 15-year run. But he sees plenty...
High School Football: Southeastern buoyed by arrival of Printz, spread offense
 Southeastern senior receiver Hayden Toops feels a buzz permeating through the program with the arrival of coach Payton Printz. There are 33 players on the team, up from 24 last year. And the Trojans believe the playoffs are within reach after a string of losing seasons and a 3-7 mark in 2016. Coaching changes will do that, of course, and...

2:00 PM Friday, Aug. 11, 2017

Southeastern senior receiver Hayden Toops feels a buzz permeating through the program with the arrival of coach Payton Printz. There are 33 players on the team, up from 24 last year. And the Trojans believe the playoffs are within reach after a string of losing seasons and a 3-7 mark in 2016. Coaching changes will do that, of course, and...
Coming off a course-record 61, Trojans’ Green primed for big year
 Southeastern senior Avery Green has already established himself as one of the top high school golfers in the area, and his goal this summer was to see how he stacked up against the best of his peers in Ohio and Indiana. He played in about a dozen junior tournaments sponsored by the Southern Ohio PGA and Golf Week and won five times with five...

8:14 PM Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017

Southeastern senior Avery Green has already established himself as one of the top high school golfers in the area, and his goal this summer was to see how he stacked up against the best of his peers in Ohio and Indiana. He played in about a dozen junior tournaments sponsored by the Southern Ohio PGA and Golf Week and won five times with five...
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