By David FongRegional Sports Content ManagerMIDDLETOWN — A pair of local athletes helped lead the way as the Miami University Middletown men’s basketball team captured the Ohio Regional Campus State Championship recently.Piqua High School graduate Josh Holfinger and Sidney High School graduate Tyree Manly both had big weekends as the ThunderHawks defeated University of Akron Wayne 100-64 in the state semifinal and Ohio State University Newark 93-77...
By Rob KiserCall Sports Editorrkiser@civitasmedia.comDAYTON — Cincinnati Aiken may have gotten in an early glancing blow.But, it was Russia who staggered the Falcons with a shot to jaw late in the first quarter sparked by Nolan Francis — and Aiken never recovered in a Dayton D-IV district final at U.D. Arena.The Raiders, 22-4, won 48-40 to advance to a Kettering D-IV regional semifinal at Trent Arena at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday again...
By Kyle Shanerkshaner@civitasmedia.comVERSAILLES — Versailles senior Nick Campbell signed his letter of intent Tuesday to play for the University of Findlay football team, joining his brother with the Oilers.Campbell said the presence of his brother, Mitchell, at Findlay was a large influence on his decision to join the Oiler football team.“I decided to go to Findlay because I want to play football and Soup is already there … Mitch...
By David FongRegional Sports Content ManagerCOVINGTON — Jarred Ganger is well ware of the history of wrestling at Covington High School.And he should be — because he’s making it.Last weekend, the Covington junior captured a Division III state wrestling championship at 126 pounds — becoming just the second state champion in school history, joining Logan Brown, who won state at 189 pounds in 2006.
By David FongRegional Sports Content ManagerDAYTON — Allen Mack has seen teams put on defensive pressure similar to what Cincinnati Roger Bacon slapped on his Miami East boys basketball team Wednesday night in the Division III district championship game at the University of Dayton Arena.Most of them go on to win state championships....
By Rob KiserCall Sports Editorrkiser@civitasmedia.comCASSTOWN — The Miami East girls soccer program has one of the strongest traditions for success in the area.The current senior group compiled a record of 57-13-6 and three of those seniors — Kendra Beckman, Stevee Hazel and Lindsey Roeth — will continue their soccer careers at the next level.Kendra BeckmanBeckman, the daughter of Mark and Kim...
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