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Story of the U.S. Open — Brooks Koepka, the USGA or Phil Mickelson?

When it comes to the U.S. Open Championship, one would think that the major storyline would be about the golfer who won the event. That is usually the case, though to be truthful, the difficulty of the course set-up is also a topic. Frequently the two combine to be the talking point, as in ...

Dragster coming to Callies in Fostoria

FOSTORIA — For years, engine parts made in Fostoria have traveled to racing teams around the country. Monday, a racing team will return the favor. Driver Richie Crampton of Kalitta Motorsports will be on hand 10 a.m.-noon Monday at Callies Performance Products Inc. at 901 S. Union St. in ...

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GOLF: Seneca East's girls basketball team will host its inaugural golf outing July 22 at Clinton Heights Golf Course. The event tees off with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. Four-person teams can sign up by emailing Jarron Reesman at reesmanjj@gmail.com or Don Vogt at dvogt@se-tigers.com. Cost is a ...

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GOLF: Seneca East's girls basketball team will host its inaugural golf outing July 22 at Clinton Heights Golf Course. The event tees off with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. Four-person teams can sign up by emailing Jarron Reesman at reesmanjj@gmail.com or Don Vogt at dvogt@se-tigers.com. Cost is a ...

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GOLF: In the Tuesday Ladies Recreation League at Clinton Heights, Barb Clark won the first half with 48 1/2 points. Jane Birch finished second with 48. n Pete Kleinhenz, Denny Lofay, Dutch Edeburn and Bob Tiell shot 11 under to win the Bump's Tuesday Traveling Group scramble at Sycamore ...

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GOLF: In the Ex-Hi Over 50 Golf League, Ed Correll and Steve Rau are leading with 147 points each after five weeks. Denny McKown had the long putt on No. 4, while Nick Kent had the closest second shot on No. 6. Rau was closest to the pin on No. 9. n In the Clinton Heights Baumann 2 Man ...

From DJ and others to Shinnecock Hills and even a bowling message

As I write this, the second round of the 112th U.S. Open has just finished. Unfortunately, as YOU read this, the fourth round of the same tournament is about to start. Such are the vagaries of a deadline, but I’m guessing you are aware of what happened yesterday in Round 3. There are a lot ...

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GOLF: The New Riegel Athletic Boosters will sponsor a four-person scramble July 14 at Loudon Meadows with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start. Cost is $50 per golfer and includes 18 holes, two carts per team, a T-bone steak lunch and prizes. Call Doug Depinet at (419) 618-7439 or Jason King at (419) ...

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GOLF: The New Riegel Athletic Boosters will sponsor a four-person scramble July 14 at Loudon Meadows with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start. Cost is $50 per golfer and includes 18 holes, two carts per team, a T-bone steak lunch and prizes. Call Doug Depinet at (419) 618-7439 or Jason King at (419) ...

On the diamond

On the Diamond Baseball Babe Ruth Junior Xavier Baker doubled and drive in a run, and Ethan Gatchel singled and plated two as the Firefighters beat Webster 16-11. Josh Yentzer added a single for the Firefighters and Chris Knatt singled. For Webster, Jordin Bell and Clay Bowman each ...

McMahan breaks through at Attica

ATTICA — A week after Paul McMahan broke a 13-year drought with a win in New York, the Nashville native took advantage of the misfortunes of Kyle Larson and Aaron Reutzel to notch his first win at Attica Raceway Park. He won the 40-lap A Main race. Larson, a NASCAR star, looked primed to ...

Defense rules as West blanks East

FOSTORIA — Jeremy Kloepfer had a simple answer Saturday when asked how he guided the West to a 13-0 win over the East in the 35th annual Sunny Farms Landfill All Star Game. “Defense,” the Vanlue coach said. “I always go by the philosophy that if you don’t let the other team score, ...

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RACING: Friday's Edward Jones/Mike Neill Advisor, Gordon Lumber Night race at Attica Raceway Park was forced into cancellation due to thunderstorms as the gates opened. Next week the raceway is to host the 36th Annual Cometic Gaskets Ohio Sprint Speed Week with the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit ...

Carey coach Joey Roark earns top Ohio coaching honor

When the season started, Carey’s goals were simple: set a school mark for season wins and win the Northern 10 Athletic Conference title. The Blue Devils did that and more, and Tuesday they gained some recognition. Joey Roark was named the Division IV coach of the year, Trey Bame earned ...

Niederkohr, Pressler dot 1st-team All-Ohio teams

Carey sophomore Hailey Niederkohr and Bellevue senior Sophia Pressler both were named first-team All-Ohioans Tuesday when the teams were released by the Ohio High School Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association. Niederkohr was in Division IV, while Pressler was in Division II. Pressler led the ...

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MUD RUN: P.M. Gillmor Community Park in Fort Seneca will host the fifth annual Mud Run on June 9. There will be a half mile fun mud run at 9 a.m. and a 5K mud run at 10 a.m. Ages 18 and under is $20. Ages 19 and over is $40. For more information, call Ann Miller at (419) 455-4028. For ...

Calvert’s Stover leads boys’ efforts at state track meet

COLUMBUS — Calvert’s Joe Stover has gained a reputation for being at his best when it mattered most. Friday did nothing to harm that reputation. Competing at his first state meet, the Seneca shot putter threw a 51-7 ¾ in Division III, placing him in sixth place, and just a quarter-inch ...

England, Mullholand on the podium

COLUMBUS — Standing at the top of the podium Friday at the OHSAA Track and Field Championships, Division III pole vault champion Kassidie Stimmel of Margaretta had plenty to celebrate. Not only was the senior wearing a gold medal after her second-consecutive state championship, but she also ...

Boes has record day, finishes 8th in discus

COLUMBUS – Three weeks ago at the Sandusky Bay Conference Lake Track and Field Championships in Bellevue, Columbian’s Brook Boes set a personal record in the discus. Boes threw 111-1, finishing second. Two weeks later at the Division I regional in Amherst, Boes set another personal ...

A Destini fulfilled

COLUMBUS — She had the experience, both from past meets and from the day before, as well as confidence. At least for a while. But make no mistake, a little fear also crept in. But just for a bit. After that, Mohawk senior Destini Oler just outran everyone. Oler captured the Division III ...