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A glimpse of sport destination tourism issues and Cleveland’s All-Star Game

USA destroyed Thailand and beat Chile to kick off the 2019 Women’s World Cup in France. The summer and fall are ripe with opportunities for destination sport travel, but affordability and time availability typically are major obstacles. Among the recognizable international sports taking ...

NASCAR star Larson wins in Attica

ATTICA — Kyle Larson came to Attica Friday, and the Monster Energy driver left with a win. Larson dominated the second half of the 37th Annual Ohio Sprint Speedweek opener, claiming his ninth Ollie's Bargain Outlet Circuit of Champions. It was the second time Larson has one at Attica, the ...

Going up

PHOTO BY JONATHON BIRD Going up Clyde’s Devin Lee (50), playing for the East, attenpts to block a West field goal try during the first half of the Sunny Farms East-West All-Star game at Fostoria’s Stadium Saturday. Lee didn’t get that one, but he did block a kick in the final ...

In the huddle

Carey’s Griffin Summit gathers for a huddle with his East teammates during the first half of the Sunny Farms East-West All-Star football game at Fostoria’s Stadium Saturday

36th annual all-star game Saturday in Fostoria

FOSTORIA — Fostoria's Memorial Stadium will host the 36th annual Sunny Farms East-West All-Star Football Game tonight at 7 p.m. Tickets cost $8, and are available at the gate. Twenty area players and one local coach are among the participants, with the majority of them on one ...

First-half D fuels South victory in Lexington all-star game

LEXINGTON — Eight kids representing four area schools took the field one more time Friday night. They represented the North, but it was the defense of the South in the first half that proved top-notch in a 46-32 win in the North Central Ohio Football Coaches Association All-Star Classic at ...

Open takes place this weekend on my favorite golf course

Sometimes it is difficult to place the favorite tag on anything. For example, what is your favorite meal? Personally I would have to include several entrees in that discussion. And yes, hot dogs and macaroni and cheese would make the cut! As for golf courses, there is no hesitation. Pebble ...

Briefs

COACH SOUGHT: Seneca East seeks a girls golf coach for the upcoming fall sports season. Contact Doug Mason, athletic director, at (419) 426-1855 or at domason@se-tigers.com for more information. n Port Clinton High seeks a head girls softball coach and an assistant swim coach. For more ...

Briefs

COACH SOUGHT: Seneca East seeks a girls golf coach for the upcoming fall sports season. Contact Doug Mason, athletic director, at (419) 426-1855 or at domason@se-tigers.com for more information. n Port Clinton High seeks a head girls softball coach and an assistant swim coach. For more ...

Professional instruction

PHOTO BY JONATHON BIRD Buffalo Bills’ safety and Fostoria High School graduate Micah Hyde cheers on kids during the Micah Hyde Football Camp in Fostoria Saturday. It was the third year for the camp, with the proceeds going to Hyde’s foundation, IMagINe for Youth.

Ready to take the field

PHOTO COURTESY OF JOSH MORGRET Members of the 1969 New Riegel Class A championship baseball team sit in the dugout at Akron’s Canal Park prior to being honored before Sunday’s Division IV championship game.

Champion

PHOTO SUBMITTED Seneca East’s Morgan England poses with her father and coach, Gary, after going 12-10 in the pole vault and winning at the Midwest Meet of Champions in East Lancing, Michigan. The meet brings together top graduating senior athletes from Ohio, Indiana and Michigan. Ohio won ...

Briefs

GOLF: In the Baumann Old Fort Ex-Hi League, Ron Rau and Mark Theis are leading after three weeks with 38 points. The teams of Tom Harple and Brian Ferguson and Tim Cessna and Ryan Hulse follow with 33 points.Larry Elchert had the long putt on No. 1, while John Arend was closest to the pin on ...

SE’s Bowerman makes impact on and off the field

If you talk to people about Rick Bowerman, you’ll hear many things about him, all positive. You’ll hear about his generosity, his kindness, his work ethic and his selflessness. The common thread in all of the comments can be summed up in a single word: Patience. “He’s patient ...

‘It seems like yesterday sometimes’

NEW RIEGEL — There are times it doesn’t seem that long ago. Faded pictures, news clippings and reminiscing bring back the memories of ball on bat, leather gloves, infield hops, fly balls to the outfield and running the bases. And a state title. The good times always seem a little ...

Spring sports championships bring inspiration and memories

For the second-consecutive year, I was not able to get to Columbus for the OHSAA State Track and Field Championships. Being a regular spectator for years, I miss the color and pageantry of the event. In the past, I’d attend the prelims on Friday and often returned for the finals ...

Briefs

COACH OPENING: Seneca East is looking for a girls golf coach for the upcoming fall sports season. Please contact Doug Mason, athletic director, at (419) 426-1855 or at domason@se-tigers.com for more information. GOLF: The Senior league at Clinton Heights was won by the team of Carl Rainey, Ed ...

8 takeaways from 2019 state track

1. It would have been a storybook ending had Morgan England won a state title in the pole vault Friday. Almost poetic. After her father Gary coached four Seneca East athletes to runner-up finishes at state, it’s his daughter that brings home the ultimate prize. 2. It didn’t happen, but ...

Briefs

SENECA HILLS: A new two children nine-hole golf league starts 1 p.m. Wednesdays, starting this week. It will go through June and July. Players must be able to shoot 49. The format is a handicapped scramble so it fair for all golfers. Players must be going into at least seventh to senior year in ...