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John Boyle

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MLB Draft: Wright State slugger selected by Minnesota Twins
 Wright State’s Gabe Snyder, the Horizon League Player of the Year, was selected by the Minnesota Twins in the 21st round of the MLB Draft on Wednesday. »RELATED: Snyder most prolific power hitter in WSU history Snyder, who just completed his senior season, was the 634th overall pick. Snyder, a 6-foot-5, 235-pound native of Millersburg...

Posted: 12 days ago

Wright State’s Gabe Snyder, the Horizon League Player of the Year, was selected by the Minnesota Twins in the 21st round of the MLB Draft on Wednesday. »RELATED: Snyder most prolific power hitter in WSU history Snyder, who just completed his senior season, was the 634th overall pick. Snyder, a 6-foot-5, 235-pound native of Millersburg...
MLB Draft: Wright State pitcher selected by Los Angeles Dodgers
 Wright State pitcher Caleb Sampen was selected by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 20th round of the MLB Draft on Wednesday. Sampen, a 6-foot-2, 185-pound redshirt sophomore, was the 614th overall pick. »RELATED: Sampen gem lifts Raiders into Horizon League final Sampen, a Brownsburg, Ind. native, was 5-0 with a 3.26 ERA in 11 appearances...

Posted: 12 days ago

Wright State pitcher Caleb Sampen was selected by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 20th round of the MLB Draft on Wednesday. Sampen, a 6-foot-2, 185-pound redshirt sophomore, was the 614th overall pick. »RELATED: Sampen gem lifts Raiders into Horizon League final Sampen, a Brownsburg, Ind. native, was 5-0 with a 3.26 ERA in 11 appearances...
Sinclair baseball ousted from NJCAA Division II World Series
 The Sinclair Community College baseball team was ousted by host Northern Oklahoma College on Wednesday in the NJCAA Division II World Series at Enid, Okla. The Tartan Pride rallied for five runs in the eighth to cut an 8-1 deficit to two runs, but NOC scored two in the bottom half of the inning to hold on, 10-6, in the double-elimination...

Posted: 19 days ago

The Sinclair Community College baseball team was ousted by host Northern Oklahoma College on Wednesday in the NJCAA Division II World Series at Enid, Okla. The Tartan Pride rallied for five runs in the eighth to cut an 8-1 deficit to two runs, but NOC scored two in the bottom half of the inning to hold on, 10-6, in the double-elimination...
Girls Basketball: Area standout makes USA Women’s U-18 National Team
 Recent Lakota West graduate Abby Prohaska has been named to the USA Basketball Women’s U18 National Team. The 12-member roster was selected after three days of trials at the United States Olympics Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo. »RELATED: West softball surging into state semifinal matchup »RELATED: Area&rsquo...

Posted: 19 days ago

Recent Lakota West graduate Abby Prohaska has been named to the USA Basketball Women’s U18 National Team. The 12-member roster was selected after three days of trials at the United States Olympics Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo. »RELATED: West softball surging into state semifinal matchup »RELATED: Area&rsquo...
High School Baseball: Area standout named Ohio Player of the Year
 Mason High School senior Nick Northcut on Monday was named Gatorade Ohio Baseball Player of the Year. Northcut, a Vanderbilt signee, is the first Gatorade Baseball Player of the year from Mason. »RELATED: High School baseball state tourney schedule, matchups »RELATED: Career assistant Wadl takes reins of West football program...

Posted: 20 days ago

Mason High School senior Nick Northcut on Monday was named Gatorade Ohio Baseball Player of the Year. Northcut, a Vanderbilt signee, is the first Gatorade Baseball Player of the year from Mason. »RELATED: High School baseball state tourney schedule, matchups »RELATED: Career assistant Wadl takes reins of West football program...
Sinclair baseball one win away from junior college world series
 The Sinclair Community College baseball team is one win away from the National Junior College Athletic Association Division II World Series. The Tartan Pride (beat Cuyahoga Community College 10-3 on Friday to reach the finals of the Region 12 tournament in Sandusky. Sinclair, which won its 31st straight game, will face the winner of this...

8:12 PM Friday, May. 18, 2018

The Sinclair Community College baseball team is one win away from the National Junior College Athletic Association Division II World Series. The Tartan Pride (beat Cuyahoga Community College 10-3 on Friday to reach the finals of the Region 12 tournament in Sandusky. Sinclair, which won its 31st straight game, will face the winner of this...
Springboro native Gilkison headed to NCAA Golf Championships
 What’s the best way to cap your freshman season in college golf? Play in the NCAA Championships of course. RELATED: Gilkison wins second straight Met golf title Springboro native Josh Gilkison will do just that as a member of the Kent State Golden Flashes. Gilkison and his teammates qualified with a fifth-place finish Wednesday at the...

4:19 PM Thursday, May. 17, 2018

What’s the best way to cap your freshman season in college golf? Play in the NCAA Championships of course. RELATED: Gilkison wins second straight Met golf title Springboro native Josh Gilkison will do just that as a member of the Kent State Golden Flashes. Gilkison and his teammates qualified with a fifth-place finish Wednesday at the...
Bengals sign seventh-round draft pick, three undrafted rookies
 The Bengals announced the signing today of seventh-round draft pick Auden Tate and three undrafted players who participated in this weekend’s rookie minicamp. »RELATED: Rookie QB’s dream of playing for Bengals off to positive start »RELATED: Bengals coaches learn while they teach at rookie camp »RELATED: Ohio...

2:53 PM Monday, May. 14, 2018

The Bengals announced the signing today of seventh-round draft pick Auden Tate and three undrafted players who participated in this weekend’s rookie minicamp. »RELATED: Rookie QB’s dream of playing for Bengals off to positive start »RELATED: Bengals coaches learn while they teach at rookie camp »RELATED: Ohio...