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Softball: Team USA sweeps

By ANDREW WILLIAMS STAFF WRITER Runs were at a premium for both teams Tuesday night as Team USA and a squad of Ohio college all-star players clashed in an exhibition doubleheader at The Marathon Diamonds. The difference came in the form of Team USA’s dominant pitching staff...

Softball: U.S. team gives back to the sport

By ANDREW WILLIAMS STAFF WRITER Competing for a roster spot on a country’s national team in any sport is a taxing endeavor and one that requires around-the-clock training for an extended period of time. The USA Women’s Softball National team selection camp invitees...

Prep football: Michigan pounds out 27-14 win

By ANDREW WILLIAMS STAFF WRITER Teams Ohio and Michigan took drastically different approaches on the offensive side of the ball during the inaugural Ohio-Michigan Border Classic All-Star game at Donnell Stadium Saturday afternoon. And by the end of the contest, it was easy to see...

Border Classic: Michigan pounds out 27-14 win over Ohio

By ANDREW WILLIAMS STAFF WRITER Teams Ohio and Michigan took drastically different approaches on the offensive side of the ball during the inaugural Ohio-Michigan Border Classic All-Star game at Donnell Stadium Saturday afternoon. And by the end of the contest, it was easy to see...

Prep Football: Lewis feels like he belongs at UF

By ANDREW WILLIAMS STAFF WRITER “There’s no place like home,” as Judy Garland’s character Dorothy Gale reminds us at the end of the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz. Of the more than 70 former high school football standouts from Ohio and Michigan that departed...

Prep Football: PH’s Pettit always looking to get better

By ANDREW WILLIAMS STAFF WRITER It takes a mature athlete to understand the stages of their development and the importance of continued improvement no matter what level of play they have reached. Former Patrick Henry football standout Colt Pettit is one of those rare athletes....

Prep track: O-G’s Trampe-Kindt runs with 1,600 leaders

By ANDREW WILLIAMS STAFF WRITER COLUMBUS — Entering the final lap of the Division II boys 1,600-meter final at the OHSAA state track and field meet at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium on Ohio State University’s campus, Ottawa-Glandorf’s Matias Trampe-Kindt was...

Prep track: Business-like Bluffton medals in four events

By ANDREW WILLIAMS STAFF WRITER COLUMBUS — Bluffton senior Noah Stratton said Friday that he and his teammates wanted to enjoy their experience at the OHSAA state track and field meet at Ohio State’s Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium. But he made it clear the Pirates were...

Boys Track: Bluffton’s Stratton, Alt both collect three state medals

By ANDREW WILLIAMS STAFF WRITER COLUMBUS — Bluffton senior Noah Stratton said Friday that he and his teammates wanted to enjoy their experience at the OHSAA state track and field meet at Ohio State’s Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium. But he made it clear the Pirates were...

Boys Track: Trampe-Kindt 3rd in 1,600 for O-G

By ANDREW WILLIAMS STAFF WRITER COLUMBUS — Entering the final lap of the Division II boys 1,600 final at the OHSAA state track and field meet at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium on Ohio State University’s campus, Ottawa-Glandorf’s Matias Trampe-Kindt was exactly...