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Calvert’s Coleman keeps everything in perspective

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Matt Coleman didn’t get back into coaching just to win games. The 1998 Calvert graduate did plenty of that in his first two stints as the program’s baseball coach. From 2003-2006, Coleman’s teams went 71-27. When he returned as coach for one year — 2012 — the Senecas went ...

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GOLF: The Senior League at Clinton Heights will start play at the end of April or early May. n Bump's Senior Group will not play until May 5 at Wousickett Golf Club, near Sandusky at 10 a.m. For more information, call (419) 934-0227 or (937) 508-5681. n Three leagues at Clinton Heights, the ...

Columbian grad Staib named D-I coach of the year by OPSWA

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It was not how he wanted the season to end. Losses are like that. A 52-47 defeat at the hands of Columbus Walnut Ridge closed out third-ranked and top-seeded Gahanna Lincoln's season at 24-2 in the district finals. No one knew then that the COVID-19 outbreak would suspend and eventually end ...

Golf courses set to open with restrictions

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Stories By Michael Burwell Sports Writer After flipping its decision multiple times last week, the Ohio Department of Health determined that golf courses in Ohio can remain open as long as social distancing and other measures used to prevent the spread of coronavirus are ...

How much Baby Shark can one Dad handle?

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It’s no secret, we miss sports. It’s not the most important thing happening right now in the world, but with no sporting events happening, where is my outlet? What do I watch? What do I cover? I want a return to normalcy like the rest of us, but to me, it’s starting to wear me down. ...

Season of promise for Kirian, Louisville cut short

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Michael Kirian didn’t try to hide his emotions. A few weeks ago, the New Riegel graduate was thinking about another trip to the College World Series, perhaps even winning a national championship with his teammates. But just a few days later... “It felt like it was just taken away, (we ...

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COACH OPENING: Seneca East is searching for a new varsity boys basketball coach. Potential candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume and references to Doug Mason, Athletic Director, via email at domason@se-tigers.com

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COACH OPENING: Seneca East is searching for a new varsity boys basketball coach. Potential candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume and references to Doug Mason, Athletic Director, via email at domason@se-tigers.com

Winter tournaments officially cancelled by OHSAA

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The news itself wasn’t surprising to Travis Salyer, or his three state qualifying wrestlers. A little more than two weeks ago, the Columbian coach was ready to take three athletes, 152-pounder Brody Conley, 126-pounder Bret Minnick and 132-pounder Maddox Simcoe to the state wrestling ...

2024 Olympic Games will better than 2021

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The Coronavirus or COVID-19 led to a global pandemic which wasn’t expected and may be classified as an unforeseeable circumstance resulting from events beyond anyone’s control. A legal term for this type of extraordinary circumstance occasionally is referred to as “Force Majeure“ or an ...

Spring officials trying to stay ready amid hiatus

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By Ted Radick Sports Writer Spring sports athletes, coaches and fans are sitting in place right now, waiting for the potential of an all-clear and resumption, of sorts, of life as normal. Another group is waiting out the coronavirus suspension of spring sports, as well: the umpires and ...

Recruiting doesn’t stop, just have to be creative

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The drive from Tiffin to Rockford, Illinois takes, roughly, five hours and 15 minutes. Tiffin University women’s basketball coach Jessie Ivey knows the trip. She was on her way west to scout the NJCAA Division III women’s basketball tournament — in fact, she’d reached her destination ...

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GOLF: Due to the group restrictions and social gathering rules as set forth by the governments and local health departments, Bumps' Senior Golf Group will not play as a group until May 5 at Wousickett Golf Club, near Sandusky at 10 a.m. All members, please let your friends know. If ...

Future Purple Raider

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Calvert’s Hannah Myers (center) signs a letter of intent to play volleyball at Mount Union. To her right is Calvert volleyball coach Lori Rombach, and to her left is her mother, Kelly. Joining them are members of the Calvert volleyball team.

Attica Raceway Park cancels Friday event

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ATTICA — Attica Raceway Park has cancelled its racing event that was scheduled for Friday, due to the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic. According to a release from the park Sunday, track officials are saying the race season opener will be evaluated on a week-to-week basis. “We all are eager ...