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Ohio Amateur: Findlay Country Club adapts as tourney host

By MICHAEL BURWELL STAFF WRITER Most of the golfers in this week’s Ohio Amateur Championship at Findlay Country Club have the ability to overpower shorter and older golf courses. Jim Popa, executive director of the Ohio Golf Association, is hoping a couple changes to...

Ohio Amateur: Findlay golfers look to make mark

By MICHAEL BURWELL STAFF WRITER When it comes to golf, age really is just a number. Just ask Findlay’s John Zitkovic and Spencer Shoemaker. Zitkovic, 59, a 1975 Findlay High School graduate, and Shoemaker, 20, who graduated from Findlay High in 2015, will be two of several...

Choi has chance to defend crown

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff Writer SYLVANIA — Chella Choi will get to experience something she’s never done in her eight-year LPGA Tour career when she tees up for the Marathon Classic from July 14-17. The 25-year-old South Korean will get a chance to defend a title....

Prep track: Warnimont races to boys 200 crown

By MICHAEL BURWELL STAFF WRITER COLUMBUS — Cory-Rawson’s Mason Warnimont has won a lot of races in the first three years of his high school career. None of them, however, will top Saturday’s 200-meter run in the OHSAA Division III state track and field...

Four area Division III boys earn medal doubles

By MICHAEL BURWELL STAFF WRITER COLUMBUS — Ottoville’s Brendan Siefker, Hardin Northern’s Nick Bame and Arcadia’s Clint Recker used a lot of energy in their first of two grueling races at Saturday’s OHSAA Division III state track and field meet at...

Prep track: Bassitt tops rivals for hurdles title

By MICHAEL BURWELL STAFF WRITER COLUMBUS — What a difference a week made for Bluffton’s Trevor Bassitt. From sitting against a goal post at Tiffin’s Frost-Kalnow Stadium on May 25 after crashing into the second-last hurdle of the 300-meter intermediate hurdles...

Prep track: Boyd, Pack place in Division II discus

By MICHAEL BURWELL STAFF WRITER COLUMBUS — Liberty-Benton senior Austin Boyd wanted a top-five finish. Upper Sandusky junior Shane Pack just wanted to make it to finals. The two discus throwers accomplished their goals Saturday as Boyd placed fifth and Pack seventh at the...

State Track: Warnimont races to boys 200 crown

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff Writer COLUMBUS — Cory-Rawson’s Mason Warnimont has won a lot of races in his first three years of his high school career. None of them, however, will top Saturday’s 200-meter run in the OHSAA Division III state track and field...

State Track: Bluffton’s Bassitt tops rivals for 110 hurdles title

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff Writer COLUMBUS — What a difference a week made for Bluffton’s Trevor Bassitt. From sitting against a goal post at Tiffin’s Frost-Kalnow Stadium on May 25 after crashing into the second-last hurdle of the 300-meter intermediate hurdles...

State Track: L-B’s Boyd, Upper’s Pack medal in discus

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff Writer COLUMBUS — Liberty-Benton senior Austin Boyd wanted a top-five finish. Upper Sandusky junior Shane Pack just wanted to make it to finals. The two discus throwers accomplished their goals Saturday as Boyd placed fifth and Pack seventh at the...