State Track: L-B has record run in 1,600 relay

By TED RADICK STAFF WRITER COLUMBUS — There’s nothing like finishing with a bang. Liberty-Benton’s girls 1,600-meter quartet set a school record and placed third in the event Saturday at the OHSAA Division III track and field championships at Jesse Owens...

State Track: Mohawk’s Oler makes her mark

By TED RADICK staff writer COLUMBUS — Mohawk senior Destini Oler isn’t some newbie on the track and field scene. The Warriors’ track star ran two events at last year’s OHSAA Division III state track and field championships. This year, she ran two relay...

State Track: Mohawk’s Oler makes her mark

By TED RADICK STAFF WRITER COLUMBUS — Mohawk senior Destini Oler isn’t some newbie on the track and field scene. The Warriors’ track star ran two events at last year’s OHSAA Division III state track and field championships. This year, she ran two relay...

State Track: L-B has record run in 1,600 relay

By TED RADICK STAFF WRITER COLUMBUS — There’s nothing like finishing with a bang. Liberty-Benton’s girls 1,600-meter quartet set a school record and placed third in the event Saturday at the OHSAA Division III track and field championships at Jesse Owens...

State track: L-B 3,200 relay races to sixth place

By TED RADICK staff writer COLUMBUS — The week of the OHSAA state track and field championship is no time to get sick. Vanlue’s Bethany Smith found that out the hard way Friday. Smith gutted out her preliminary heat in the Division III 400-meter dash at Jesse Owens...

State track: Record can’t win Rigel title

By TED RADICK staff writer COLUMBUS — After Leipsic’s Grace Rigel popped a 46-foot throw on her second attempt Friday at the OHSAA Divison III state track and field championships at Jesse Owens Stadium, it was easily apparent it was going to take a massive effort to...

State track: Queen of the circle

By TED RADICK staff writer COLUMBUS — Liberty-Benton junior Chloe Miller could have been overwhelmed while throwing the discus Friday at the OHSAA state track and field championships at Jesse Owens Stadium. After all, it was her first time at the state meet. Nerves? No way....

OHSAA State Track: Grove relays get 2nd chance

By TED RADICK staff writer Columbus Grove girls track coach Tim Staley couldn’t help but laugh when talking about the new OHSAA rule allowing two at-large in the running events for this week’s state track meet. With nine lanes available at Jesse Owens Stadium in...

State track: Freshman girls ready to make their mark

By TED RADICK staff writer The state track meet is a treat for seniors who are wrapping up their careers on the big stage at Jesse Owens Stadium in Columbus. For another group of athletes, the freshmen, it’s a chance to get their feet wet at state and set the state for...

Prep track: Area girls roll at regional

By TED RADICK staff writer TIFFIN — It started with a solid showing in the field events and continued all the way through the final heat, the 1,600-meter relay. Led by Pandora-Gilboa’s Alaina Basinger’s victory in the 100 and Vanlue’s Bethany Smith and...