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H-L’s Ziebold trying to make her mark in sprint car racing

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Like many soon-to-be 16-year-olds, Kasey Ziebold is counting down the days to getting her driver’s license. For those wondering, that happens in a couple weeks. With a caveat. “If I remember not to drive it like a sprint car,” Ziebold said. That may prove challenging. Ziebold, ...

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GOLF: After one week of second half of the Amvets League, Bob Haeflng and Tom Hay lead with 15 1/2 points, while there is a tie for second between the teams of Jim and John Ferstler and Steve Schafer and Tim Mannas. Prize holes went to Tom Miller (closest in two on No. 12), Herb Love (closest ...

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GOLF: After one week of second half of the Amvets League, Bob Haeflng and Tom Hay lead with 15 1/2 points, while there is a tie for second between the teams of Jim and John Ferstler and Steve Schafer and Tim Mannas. Prize holes went to Tom Miller (closest in two on No. 12), Herb Love (closest ...

All-Star Game festivities bring back old memories

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Cecil Fielder got off easy. The former Tigers slugger was at the MLB Play Ball event in downtown Cleveland this weekend, and was taking pictures with anybody who wanted one. Suffice to say, I wanted one. It was always hard for me to have a favorite player who wasn’t a Cleveland Indian ...

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GOLF: Suzanne Frank hit the long drive at No. 17 off the red tee at the Tuesday Morning Ladies League at Seneca Hills. Carol Shook ended closest in two at No. 11 and Barb Kuhn had the low putts. n Matt Kleinhenz and Tom Ritzler lead the second-third of the Wednesday Night Men's Catholic ...

A different kind of ballgame

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The man seated to my left was attending his first professional baseball game since the Eisenhower administration. The man to my right was a former minor league pitcher, someone who, after blowing out his arm, held season tickets to the Florida/Miami Marlins for 21 years. It was a contrast. ...

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VOLLEYBALL OFFICIATING CLASSES: Classes are July 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, 31 and Aug. 5 and 7 at Clyde Middle School. Cost is $125, which includes the cost of the officiating license for the year. The instructor is Mary Methner, who can be reached at mary_methner@hotmail.com or (419) ...

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VOLLEYBALL OFFICIATING CLASSES: Classes will be July 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, 31 and Aug. 5 and 7 at Clyde Middle School. Cost is $125, which includes the cost of the officiating license for the year. The instructor is Mary Methner, who can be reached at mary_methner@hotmail.com or (419) ...

‘There was no way I was going anywhere else’

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The only thing new for Eric Daniel is the title. He’s been right where he’s wanted to be for the past six years. Daniel was hired as Mohawk’s football coach in May, moving up from the assistant ranks to guide his alma mater. “I always knew I wanted to. I told my wife when we got ...

Former state champ Smith talks college career, present

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It’s been more than a year since Olivia Smith ran collegiately. It’s been five years since she last wore a Calvert uniform Six since her last state title. It seemed like a good time to catch up with Smith. Well, figuratively, since few could catch up with her on the race ...

It’s a numbers game for college coaches

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Jessie Ivey thought she was on the cutting edge. In 2010, her senior year as a basketball player for the West Florida Argonauts, Ivey wanted to be able to watch her games on film and look for ways to improve. “I did watch myself, but it was on VHS tape,” Ivey said. “And I don’t know ...

My takeaways from Woodland’s popular victory at the US Open

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I don’t believe I’ve ever watched more golf on TV than I did this past weekend. Perhaps it was the venue. I’ve always loved the amazingly scenic Pebble Beach. Maybe it was the great golf that was on display. I shudder to think what I would shoot if I was to play this famed ...

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GOLF: The Bump's Retiree make up outing, originally scheduled for today at Lakeland has been postponed again until July 5, beginning at 9:30 a.m. Next Tuesday's scramble will be held at Sycamore Springs near Arlington, beginning at 9:30 a.m. n The FACT (Financial Assistance for Cancer ...

Maybe it’s time to put away the phone

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No one at The Advertiser-Tribune seemed to know who Vampire Weekend was. Let’s get that out of the way first. So maybe it was a surprise to everyone that I sat out a Friday night of work to go to Cleveland to see the band play in the flats. Ezra Koenig was awesome, and so was the band. ...

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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Former Tiffin University point guard and assistant coach Kylene Biggs, who later was the head coach at Lawrence Tech University in Michigan, will hold a player development camp from 10:30 a.m.-noon Wednesday at Fostoria High. The clinic is for players in sixth through 12th ...

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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Former Tiffin University point guard and assistant coach Kylene Biggs, who later was the head coach at Lawrence Tech University in Michigan, will be having a player development camp from 10:30 a.m.-noon today at Fostoria High. The clinic is for players in sixth-through-12th ...