TROY — Greenville girls tennis players Madison Bixler and Holly Cameron won their first three sectional tournament matches on Tuesday to advance to next week’s district tournament.The doubles team of Bixler and Cameron began the Ohio High School Athletic Association sectional tournament with a 6-0, 6-1 victory against Madison Kinslow and Marie Butts. The Lady Wave duo then beat Sidney Barker and Amy Sloane of Stivers 6-1, 6-1 and Hailey Weaver and Michelle Hibbard of Northmont 6-4, 7-5.Bixler and Cameron will continue sectional tournament play with on Friday morning in Troy. The duo then will play in the district meet on Oct. 9 at A.T.P. Tennis Center in Mason.
NEW MADISON — The Arcanum volleyball team swept Tri-Village in a Cross County Conference match on Tuesday 25-14, 25-12, 25-20.Elle Siculan led Arcanum with 12 assists in the match while Brittany Kinney had seven kills and Amanda McGaffic had eight digs.Arcanum won the junior varsity match in two sets.Arcanum hosts Newton in a conference match on Thursday while Tri-Village travels to Twin Valley South on Thursday for a CCC match up.
DAYTON — The Greenville girls golf team finished 12th out of 13 teams in its Ohio High School Athletic Association sectional tournament on Tuesday at Kittyhawk Golf Course.Greenville shot a 479 as a team in the sectional tournament to end its postseason play. The Lady Wave beat Springfield, who shot a 503.Casey Mortensen led Greenville with an 18-hole round of 101 to finish in 26th place. Also for the Lady Wave, Brianna Fourman shot a 120 to place 57th, Kayli Dunca...
ROSSBURG — For many drivers, this weekend’s DIRTcar Fall Nationals by Allstar Performance will be the culmination of a season long point chase, but for one driver, Randy Korte, it is the end of a career and for another, Josh Richards, a brand new start.The busy three-night (Thursday, Friday, Saturday) schedule features the UMP Modifieds all three nights in a progressive format with the UMP Late Models joining the card for a full program on Saturday.
UNION CITY — Mississinawa Valley beat Franklin Monroe 14-25, 25-22, 25-17, 25-20 in a Cross County Conference match on Tuesday.Morgan Booher led Franklin Monroe with 18 kills int he match. Makenzie Kreitzer had 21 digs for the Jets while Kara Lucas added 20.Carrie Baker led FM with 16 assists, and Booher had 12. Booher and Carrie Baker both had three aces. Shania Baker had a block for the Lady Jets.Mississinawa Valley will travel to Bradford for a match ...
PLEASANT HILL — Newton swept the Bradford volleyball team 25-16, 25-17, 25-12 in a Cross County Conference volleyball match on Tuesday.Mindy Brewer and Mandi Bates led Bradford with three kills each in the match. Brooke Brower had a team-high four assists while Amanda Brewer added three. Marissa Murphy had an ace, and Loren Sharp had 10 digs.
GREENVILLE — The Greenville Green Wave volleyball team made a good showing in front of a home crowd while losing to the West Carrollton Pirates 3-1 on Tuesday.“We always play to win,” Greenville volleyball coach Lori Davis said. “We had different personnel out there.“We lost for the rest of our season our middle, Logan Emrick,” Davis said. “She has been struggling with her knee all season. I’ve been watching her real closel...
GREENVILLE — The Greenville boys soccer team faced the Trotwood-Madison Rams in a defensive struggle on the Wave’s home field Tuesday, eventually losing 1-0 to the visitors.“It has been our struggle the whole year,” Greenville boys soccer coach Brent DeVoss said. “Just getting numbers forward and getting good quality looks at the goal. There at the end we kind of threw everything we had at them.
ANSONIA — Twin Valley South swept the Ansonia volleyball team in a Cross County Conference match on Tuesday 25-19, 25-13, 25-19.“We knew South was going to be a tough opponent coming in so we tried to prepare for it, and defensively we tried putting something different in yesterday to see how it would go,” Ansonia volleyball coach Jason Hemmelgarn said. “It went OK at times, but we still just need to play together more as a team.”
BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — The Edison Chargers, led by head coach Thomas Martinez, went into the Battle Creek Blast, Battle Creek, Michigan, as heavy underdogs and were ousted in the semifinal round by 2013 NCBA Division 1 College World Series participant Central Michigan.The Charges got off to a hot start on Friday night with the help of a strong pitching performance by Cam Gordon (seven innings, one earned run allowed) against a stout Kent State team with the Chargers coming awa...
WASHINGTON — Craig Stammen and his Washington National teammates will begin the 2014 postseason on Friday against either the Pittsburgh Pirates or San Francisco Giants.With its 96-66 record, Washington earned the top seed in the National League playoffs and thus has home-field advantage throughout the NL playoffs. The Nationals will play the winner of the Giants-Pirates wild card game in the best-of-five National League Division Series.The Pirates and Giants will p...
COLUMBUS — Coaches. They’re never satisfied.After Ohio State rolled up 710 yards against Cincinnati last week, Urban Meyer had a question for Ohio State’s offense.“Coach Meyer was asking, ‘You got 700 yards, why didn’t we get 800?’ offensive tackle Darryl Baldwin said. “We did a lot of good things on offense but we know we can do even better than that.”Actually Meyer was excited for the most part about what...
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