Local Sports

Officials take a verbal beating, but still love what they do

Mike Reinhart has been a high school official for more than three decades. But he admitted he still has moments where he’s in awe. A few years ago, the Hopewell-Loudon graduate and New Riegel resident was in Toledo to referee a postseason basketball game. Before the contest, he met up ...

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GOLF: The Teresa Kessler Memorial Scholarship annual Big Cup scramble is Sept. 8 at Fostoria Country Club, beginning at 9 a.m. Entry is $200, which includes golf, cart, prizes, skins and lunch. A drawing for special prizes will also be held. Call Bob at (419) 934-0227 or Darrell (419) 310-0553 ...

Dinner with Kaline

Chuck Christensen has spent a lifetime being a fan of the Tigers. From his youth through retirement, in America and overseas, through the good years and bad, his love of the Tigers has remained. It became even more ingrained when Christensen and a few others enjoyed a dinner with Tigers ...

Calvert media choice in River poll, Norwalk picked in Lake

CLYDE ― Nearly every coach across the three divisions, along with assorted media met Monday at Green Hills golf course in Clyde for the annual Sandusky Bay Conference media day. Despite losing a plethora of talent offensively and defensively, Calvert was tabbed by the media to win the River ...

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GOLF: In the Baumann's Monday Night Ladies League at Clinton Heights, Bria Gibson and Tori Lee were closest in three on No. 15. Barb Gabel had the long drive on No. 8. Kerry Jones and Pam Moyer had the low putts with nine. Carla Siebenaller had the low gross, while Gibson and Lee had the low ...

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GOLF: The Teresa Kessler Memorial Scholarship annual Big Cup scramble is Sept. 8 at Fostoria Country Club, beginning at 9 a.m. Entry is $200, which includes golf, cart, prizes, skins and lunch. A drawing for special prizes will also be held. Call Bob at (419) 934-0227 or Darrell (419) 310-0553 ...

Griffith hangs on, emerges victorious in Attica

ATTICA — It wasn't all that long ago that Sandusky native Caleb Griffith thought he was done racing. But Friday, Griffith found himself celebrating a dominating win in the 410 sprint feature at Attica. Griffith led all 30 laps to claim the victory. Griffith — who was this track's ...

‘It never gets old coming back here’

Something was missing the past couple of Seneca County Fairs on the harness racing track. Republic native, Ryan Stahl, said he skipped the last few because of his racing in Cleveland and at Scioto Downs and the fair conflicted with Northfield’s racing. However, he came back this week ...

Injuries to driver show risk in harness racing

As spectators started to pile into the grandstand of the Seneca County Fair to see the first day of harness racing, little did they know they’d see something pretty rare and partly horrifying. When a crowd of people all in unison goes ‘OOH,’ you know something happened. As I walked into ...

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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 ...

A Lemonade stand

PHOTO BY JONATHON BIRD A Lemonade stand Lemonade Lucy driven by Republic native Ryan Stahl makes its way around the track during the harness racing at the Seneca County Fair Monday.

Former Browns Mack and Dixon play in Browns Backers Scramble

Kevin Mack, the two-time Pro Bowl fullback who played for the Browns in the 1980s and 90s, was answering a question about the prospects for this years team. Mack was a special guest at the Tiffin Browns Backers Golf Scramble at Clinton Heights. While the fullback — who honestly looked like ...

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 ...