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Tennis: Tecumseh’s Mulkey pulls sectional upset
 When Tecumseh High School’s Karli Mulkey saw her Division I sectional tournament draw, the senior couldn’t help but smile. It was a sharp contrast from last year’s bracket that left Mulkey discouraged. “Last year as soon as I heard I was playing (Northmont standout) Marissa Anderson I was like, ‘Well, it&rsquo...

11:17 PM Wednesday, Oct. 05, 2016

When Tecumseh High School’s Karli Mulkey saw her Division I sectional tournament draw, the senior couldn’t help but smile. It was a sharp contrast from last year’s bracket that left Mulkey discouraged. “Last year as soon as I heard I was playing (Northmont standout) Marissa Anderson I was like, ‘Well, it&rsquo...
Arian McNeil, Greenon tennis player, now 25-0
 After she stopped playing soccer, Arian McNeil still wanted to keep busy as she entered her freshman year at Greenon High School. Once she considered her options the choice seemed obvious for McNeil, also a standout softball player. “I said, ‘What do I play now?” said McNeil, who saw similarities in tennis and softball....

12:39 AM Wednesday, Oct. 05, 2016

After she stopped playing soccer, Arian McNeil still wanted to keep busy as she entered her freshman year at Greenon High School. Once she considered her options the choice seemed obvious for McNeil, also a standout softball player. “I said, ‘What do I play now?” said McNeil, who saw similarities in tennis and softball....
Troy’s Gigandet, Bethel’s Hamlin win at Miami County championships
 As Troy cross country standout Morgan Gigandet started the final leg of the Miami County Championships on Saturday, a spectator yelled for the junior to make a run at the course record. Gigandet, though, kept pace with her original plan. “I just wanted to run and not strain myself,” Gigandet said. “I think I accomplished...

8:48 PM Saturday, Oct. 01, 2016

As Troy cross country standout Morgan Gigandet started the final leg of the Miami County Championships on Saturday, a spectator yelled for the junior to make a run at the course record. Gigandet, though, kept pace with her original plan. “I just wanted to run and not strain myself,” Gigandet said. “I think I accomplished...
Piqua’s Grant wins ‘one of the big ones’ at Eldora

10:33 PM Sunday, Sep. 25, 2016

Prior to Saturday, Justin Grant’s biggest victory at Eldora Speedway came on Mother’s Day weekend in 2015. On Saturday, Grant earned perhaps the granddaddy of them all. Grant, a California native who lived in Piqua in recent years, held off a hard-charging Chris Windom to win the USAC sprint car feature at the prestigious 4-Crown...
Obstacles abound at the Bellbrook Cross Country Invitational

10:16 PM Saturday, Sep. 24, 2016

There are at least three water crossings — including one through a creek that immediately challenges footing on a muddy, slippery hill. There are three large rocks waiting to greet runners’ shins should they cut a zig-zagging pattern too close. Then there’s those barking dogs as the course runs past backyards butting up...
Springfield’s Shirk chasing final points title at Columbus Speedway
 With points championships decided Saturday at Columbus Motor Speedway drivers anticipate a little more trading paint than in previous weeks. But no matter how frantic the race to the finish is the toughest moments will come off the track. Columbus Motor Speedway – a popular one-third-mile paved oval – hosts the final race in the...

11:32 PM Thursday, Sep. 08, 2016

With points championships decided Saturday at Columbus Motor Speedway drivers anticipate a little more trading paint than in previous weeks. But no matter how frantic the race to the finish is the toughest moments will come off the track. Columbus Motor Speedway – a popular one-third-mile paved oval – hosts the final race in the...
High School Football: Injured junior an inspiration for Mechanicsburg
 The Mechanicsburg Indians are playing for some major goals this season, including: • Most career wins in school history for a senior class • Another Ohio Heritage Conference championship • A fourth straight appearance in the OHSAA state playoffs • A chance to play for a state championship But more important than any of...

11:15 PM Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016

The Mechanicsburg Indians are playing for some major goals this season, including: • Most career wins in school history for a senior class • Another Ohio Heritage Conference championship • A fourth straight appearance in the OHSAA state playoffs • A chance to play for a state championship But more important than any of...
Five drivers file suit against Eldora Speedway
 Dirt late model driver Scott Bloomquist and four other drivers filed a $16.5-million lawsuit against World Racing Group and subsidiary UMP DIRTcar Racing, Eldora Speedway and track owner Tony Stewart last week, according to a report by Courthouse News Service. The five drivers – Bloomquist, Jimmy Owens, Gregg Satterlee, Brandon Sheppard...

7:53 PM Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016

Dirt late model driver Scott Bloomquist and four other drivers filed a $16.5-million lawsuit against World Racing Group and subsidiary UMP DIRTcar Racing, Eldora Speedway and track owner Tony Stewart last week, according to a report by Courthouse News Service. The five drivers – Bloomquist, Jimmy Owens, Gregg Satterlee, Brandon Sheppard...
Cross Country: Shawnee girls, boys eager to move up state ladder
 SPRINGFIELD – It’s becoming tradition for the Shawnee High School boys and girls cross country teams to end the season at the state meet. The boys have qualified the past six seasons. The girls have gone two straight. And to hear senior Joel Rodgers talk about it, expect both to end up at Hebron’s National Trail Raceway...

4:55 AM Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016

SPRINGFIELD – It’s becoming tradition for the Shawnee High School boys and girls cross country teams to end the season at the state meet. The boys have qualified the past six seasons. The girls have gone two straight. And to hear senior Joel Rodgers talk about it, expect both to end up at Hebron’s National Trail Raceway...
Boys Soccer: Kenton Ridge looks to break through in CBC and beyond
 It’s not a now-or-never situation for the Kenton Ridge boys soccer team. That said, the Cougars recognize this season is as good of a time as any to break through in the Central Buckeye Conference and beyond. Kenton Ridge returns six seniors and six juniors from a team that finished second in the CBC Kenton Division and reached the...

5:25 PM Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016

It’s not a now-or-never situation for the Kenton Ridge boys soccer team. That said, the Cougars recognize this season is as good of a time as any to break through in the Central Buckeye Conference and beyond. Kenton Ridge returns six seniors and six juniors from a team that finished second in the CBC Kenton Division and reached the...
‘Dreams’ come true for children at Springfield soccer event
 Kyle Strines has participated in all 12 of the Springfield Rotary Club’s Dream Soccer event for kids, teens and adults with disabilities. He added to his career goal count Friday night by netting a few more — and the feeling is always the same for the 18-year old. “It feels like I’m soaring in the air glorifying the...

9:59 PM Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016

Kyle Strines has participated in all 12 of the Springfield Rotary Club’s Dream Soccer event for kids, teens and adults with disabilities. He added to his career goal count Friday night by netting a few more — and the feeling is always the same for the 18-year old. “It feels like I’m soaring in the air glorifying the...
Area racing: Urbana’s Ward goes for points title at Shady Bowl

8:49 PM Friday, Aug. 12, 2016

Winning the late model championship at Shady Bowl Speedway seems all but guaranteed for Urbana’s Mike Ward. According to his calculations, all Ward has to do is qualify for the final points race on Saturday. But that’s not the biggest sure thing at Shady Bowl these days. He’s putting that tag on sport stock rookie Nic Burnside...
Remembering Bryan Clauson, USAC sprint car champion
 Bryan Clauson, a USAC sprint car champion and four-time winner at Eldora Speedway, died Sunday night after a sprint car accident at the Belleville Midget Nationals in Kansas on Saturday. Clauson was 27. As fast as the personable driver was on the track, he was even faster with a smile off it. The Eldora fan favorite visited victory lane four...

12:13 AM Tuesday, Aug. 09, 2016

Bryan Clauson, a USAC sprint car champion and four-time winner at Eldora Speedway, died Sunday night after a sprint car accident at the Belleville Midget Nationals in Kansas on Saturday. Clauson was 27. As fast as the personable driver was on the track, he was even faster with a smile off it. The Eldora fan favorite visited victory lane four...
Champion City Kings fall short in Prospect League playoff bid
 The Champion City Kings came up short in their bid for the Prospect League playoffs. But the third-year team made progress in the summer collegiate wooden bat league. The Kings needed to win two of its final three games to clinch the East Division, but dropped all three including a season-ending doubleheader on Saturday. Champion City, which...

8:38 PM Sunday, Aug. 07, 2016

The Champion City Kings came up short in their bid for the Prospect League playoffs. But the third-year team made progress in the summer collegiate wooden bat league. The Kings needed to win two of its final three games to clinch the East Division, but dropped all three including a season-ending doubleheader on Saturday. Champion City, which...
Champion City Kings close home schedule tonight

6:33 AM Friday, Aug. 05, 2016

The Champion City Kings host their final regular-season home game tonight. But with some fortunate bounces it might not be their last game this season at Carleton Davidson Stadium. The Kings are still in the Prospect League playoff chase with three games remaining, including a doubleheader on the road Saturday. Here are five things to know...
Hewitt Classic highlights racing slate

11:18 PM Thursday, Aug. 04, 2016

Sprint cars, dragsters and motorcycles, among others, dominate the local racing landscape every weekend. They’re still on local schedules today and Saturday, but they’ll make room for another addition this weekend — if they’re smart — when Monster Trucks invade the Miami Valley. Here are five things to know about...
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