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It’s a numbers game for college coaches

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

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

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 ...

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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...