Sports

Harness Horseman Banquet Coming To Polaris

30 Dec , 2021  

Special to 1808Delaware

The Ohio Harness Horsemen’s Association Awards Banquet and Annual Meeting will be held January 15, 2022, at the Hilton Columbus-Polaris, 8700 Lyra Drive, Columbus, Ohio.

Ten divisional horse winners will be honored at the banquet, as well as the naming of the 2021 Ohio Horse of the Year. The OHHA will also present the Dick Brandt Sr. Extra Effort Award, the Terry Holton Youth Award, the 2021 Outstanding Groom Award, the Maynard & Stella Hagemeyer Significant Contribution Award, and OHHA Special Recognition Awards. In addition, the United States Harness Writers Association – Ohio Chapter annual awards will also be presented, as will the Ohio State Racing Commission’s Kaltenbach Awards. More…

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Sports

Three Area Officials Become OHSAA Hall Of Famers

11 Oct , 2021  

Special to 1808Delaware

Fifteen individuals were honored for their induction into the Ohio High School Athletic Association Officials Hall of Fame on October 2. Three area officials were included.

The OHSAA Officials Hall of Fame Committee delayed the 2020 celebration due to COVID-19 pandemic. The OHSAA also recognized the 2019-20 and 2020-21 Officials of the Year at the banquet.

Each of the 15 Hall of Fame inductees was honored for outstanding officiating careers and significant contributions to interscholastic officiating in Ohio. More information on the OHSAA Officials Hall of Fame is posted at: http://www.ohsaa.org/Officiating/HOF. More…

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Sports

Kids And Catfish

15 May , 2021  

By 1808Delaware

Time to save the date for the Sixth Annual Youth Fishing Derby this June.

On Saturday, June 19 from 9 AM to 1 PM, the Big Walnut Conservation Club, joined by ODNR and the Sportsmen’s Alliance, will welcome dozens of kids anxious to learn the art of fishing.

For many kids, the event provides their first exposure to the sport.

It’s the ideal environment in which to learn –equipment and bait will be provided, and volunteers will be on hand to provide tips and teach techniques on how to catch “a big one.” More…

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Ohio Wesleyan University, Sports

A Weekend Of Battling Bishop Sports

30 Mar , 2021  

By 1808Delaware

There was sports action this past weekend involving teams from Ohio Wesleyan University.

Women’s golf, women’s soccer, men’s baseball, and women’s volleyball squads were all in action.

We thought that we would check in and give you the opportunity to read about how Battling Bishop teams are faring this spring. Click any link for a full story. More…

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Sports

Junior Golf Association Sets Tournament Schedule

8 Mar , 2021  

By 1808Delaware

The Heart of Ohio Junior Golf Association has set the tournament schedule for its 35th year.

Since 1987, the Association has been teaching young golfers a pastime and sport which develops mental and emotional skills, integrity, concentration, and challenge through competitor awards and scholarships.

The 2021 schedule for golfers resident in Crawford, Delaware, Hardin, Marion, Morrow, Union, and Wyandot Counties includes tournaments from June 8 through July 29. Those will take place in Upper Sandusky, Bucyrus, Marysville, Kenton, Marion, Waldo, and Galion.

More information is available on the Association website at hojga.org, or contact your golf coach or local pro shop.

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Sports

Play Ball!: Delaware Announces Baseball, Softball Registration

19 Feb , 2021  

The City of Delaware has announced that it is again offering youth baseball and softball programs in 2021.

The registration deadline is Saturday, March 6 at noon.

Baseball Registration Form
Softball Registration Form

On-line registration and payment is available. Families wishing to register on-line, can fill out the registration and email it to our offices, and phone in the payment information to City of Delaware Customer Service at 740-203-1810. Registration and payment can also be filled out at home and, with payment, placed in either red drop-off box located at Mingo Park, 500 East Lincoln Avenue, or at City Hall, 1 S. Sandusky Street. More…

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Sports

Hayes Wrestling Coaches Given Statewide Honor

30 Sep , 2020  

By 1808Delaware

It was with obvious pride that the Delaware Hayes Wrestling Program has shared news of an honor afforded Coaches Kevin Rieman and Josh Lamb.

The two have been named as 2021 Division 1 Co-Coaches of the Year by the Ohio High School Wrestling Coaches Association.

As shared in the award press release, Reiman and Lamb were assistant coaches at Hayes before becoming co-coaches two years ago. During the 2019-2020 season, they led Hayes Wrestling to a dual meet record of 12 wins and 3 losses, and Hayes finished as runner-up in District competition and had 6 state qualifiers. More…

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Sports

OSU 2020 Football Schedule Announced

21 Sep , 2020  

It’s a subject of great interest to many Richland Countians.

The Ohio State Buckeyes will now kick off their eight-game regular season on Oct. 24 with a home game at Ohio Stadium against the Nebraska Cornhuskers. The Big Ten Conference released its new 2020 fall football schedule on Saturday, Sept. 19.

The Big Ten’s 2020 football campaign of games had previously been modified to reflect conference-only games on Aug. 5, and then was postponed entirely by the league on Aug. 11 because of uncertainties surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic.

A return to competition was announced by the Big Ten on Sept. 16. More…

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Sports

It’s Jug Week In Delaware

21 Sep , 2020  

By 1808Delaware

It’s a way different Little Brown Jug and Delaware County Fair Week in Delaware.

The 75th running of the Jug, as well as the rest of the Delaware Grand Circuit harness racing meet, will be conducted without spectators. It will be available to watch online, however, through the Little Brown Jug’s simulcast network.

As locals know well, Thursday’s Little Brown Jug is the third and final leg of the Triple Crown of Harness Racing for Pacers.

The Ohio Harness Horseman’s Association will broadcast the action on their Facebook page. Please visit OHHA.com for additional information. More…

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