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Sports fans see tennis, golf and even baseball from across the pond

Many sports enthusiasts have been watching their favorite events from the United Kingdom in the last few weeks. Wimbledon just wrapped up, the Open Championship is underway and the Brits even got a taste of Major League Baseball. Though the two-game baseball series between the Yankees and Red ...

Dixon, Mack to play in Tiffin Browns Backers Golf Scramble

Area golfers will get to tee it up and tee off with a pair of Cleveland Brown greats today, all to help sick children. The Tiffin Browns Backers host their 18th annual Golf Scramble today at Clinton Heights, with 22 four-person teams hitting the course to play 18 holes and hobnob with former ...

Diebler back in Columbus, playing in tournament

COLUMBUS — Sometimes it is just like being at home. After four successful years at Ohio State, 2007 Upper Sandusky graduate Jon Diebler continues to represent the scarlet and gray as a member of Carmen’s Crew at The Basketball Tournament Friday at Capital University. No. 1-seeded ...

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TIFFIN YOUTH FOOTBALL: Tiffin Youth Football was established in 1974 as a free-to-play, full-contact tackle football league. The league provides helmets, uniforms and pads for all players. The league also has a cheerleading squad for each team, known as Tiffin Youth Cheer. Tiffin Youth ...

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TIFFIN YOUTH FOOTBALL: Tiffin Youth Football was established in 1974 as a free-to-play, full-contact tackle football league. The league provides helmets, uniforms and pads for all players. The league also has a cheerleading squad for each team, known as Tiffin Youth Cheer. Tiffin Youth ...

All-Star week positions Cleveland as a high-energy sport entertainment hub

In terms of hosting high-profile sport events in Ohio, Columbus and Cincinnati are climbing the ladder, but still trail the city of Cleveland. It is no accident that Cleveland, the city of unpredictable weather and phenomenal cultural energy, has been scoring a string of national and ...

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TIFFIN YOUTH FOOTBALL: Tiffin Youth Football was established in 1974 as a free-to-play, full-contact tackle football league. The league provides helmets, uniforms and pads for all players. The league also has a cheerleading squad for each team, known as Tiffin Youth Cheer. Tiffin Youth ...

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LAKE ERIE COLLEGE: Hopewell-Loudon's Cody Balliet has signed a letter of intent to play baseball at Lake Erie College. TIFFIN YOUTH FOOTBALL: Tiffin Youth Football was established in 1974 as a free-to-play, full-contact tackle football league. The league provides helmets, uniforms and pads for ...

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

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

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

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) ...

Whether it’s coaching basketball or racing, Mintz loves to compete

Craig Mintz sees nothing unusual about his hobby. Some people like to fish or hunt. Others go in for woodcrafting or recreational sports. Not Mintz. The 33-year-old Gibsonburg native and Fostoria High girls basketball coach also dabbles in 410 sprint car racing. He likes going fast, ...

Talented girls basketball player Woods to suit up for Hopewell-Loudon

The girls basketball landscape in the area will have a bit of a different look next season. Kaia Woods, who will be a junior next season, has decided to transfer to nearby Hopewell-Loudon. The decision will pair her with first-team all-Ohio post Makayla Elmore. "MaKayla and Kaia have been ...

‘There was no way I was going anywhere else’

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

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 ...