By: Jake Zuckerman, Ohio Capital Journal
The Ohio House of Representatives passed a bill Thursday that would allow Ohioans to place bets on sports.
The bill passed 83-10. It now heads to the Ohio Senate, which has been working on a similar proposal with a different regulatory body and lower tax rate.
The House bill would give oversight responsibilities to the state Lottery, while the Senate bill gives oversight to the Ohio Casino Control Commission. More…
By: 1808Delaware Staff
It’s time to play ball! Well, maybe.
On Saturday, the Toledo Blade reported that the Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) is lifting its no-contact period for baseball, golf, softball, swimming and diving, track and field, and tennis, while spring sports seasons remain cancelled.
This will be effective on May 26.
In a letter sent on Friday evening, OHSAA Executive Director Jerry Snodgrass attempted to clarify the situation caused with several announcements from Columbus and previous OHSAA statements. More…
Ohio Wesleyan senior goalkeeper J.P. Baughman (Westerville/Columbus St. Francis DeSales) was officially named the NCAA Division III statistical champion for goals-against average for the 2019 men’s soccer season. He allowed 8 goals in 1623 minutes over 19 games for a goals-against average of 0.44.
There’s little question that youth sports are big business in Central Ohio, and in Delaware County in particular.
At the same time that a large multi-sports facility is being constructed to replace the former Sears store at Polaris Fashion Place mall, and a short time after the announcement was made that Planet Oasis development was being re-launched near the intersection of I71 and Routes 36 and 37, another major sports development has reportedly been brought back to life.
Columbus Business First reported on Tuesday that the $20 million “Project Grand Slam” will be a 57 acre complex that will include “…six tournament style baseball diamonds, an indoor arena with stadium seating, and a variety of amenities for various sports.” More…
Ohio Wesleyan head coach Tyler Mott looks for the 2020 Battling Bishop baseball team to challenge for the North Coast Athletic Conference championship and return to the NCAC tournament. “We have an older team this year with quite a bit of experience,” Mott said.
Fifteen individuals, including one man from Delaware and one from Westerville, have been selected for induction into the Ohio High School Athletic Association Officials Hall of Fame. The OHSAA Officials Hall of Fame induction banquet is scheduled for June 20 in Columbus and will welcome these 15 individuals selected by the OHSAA Officials Hall of Fame Committee. More…
DELAWARE, Ohio (WCMH) – With the odds stacked against him, a local high school basketball player is back on the court. Back in December, Buckeye Valley High School sophomore power forward Troy Scowden went up for a dunk. He came down hard right on his head, suffering a fractured skull and a brain bleed.
The Ohio Harness Horsemen’s Association in partnership with WDLR Radio of Delaware, Ohio is creating a new half hour radio show focusing on harness racing in the Buckeye State. ‘Horsing Around’ is scheduled to debut Saturday, February 15 at 9:00 a.m. Kelley Bell of the Little Brown Jug Radio Network will host the show with Michelle Gatchell.
Senior guard Jaret Gerber (Worthington/Thomas Worthington) hit a 3-pointer that gave Ohio Wesleyan the lead early in overtime, but Oberlin rallied for a win in a North Coast Athletic Conference contest on Wednesday in Oberlin. Senior post Tim Kiefer (North Olmsted/Cleveland St.
North Tour * Thursday, Jan. 16: Columbus, Ohio (Polaris Fashion Place) * Friday, Jan. 17: Lima, Ohio (Apollo Career Center) * Saturday, Jan. 18: Dayton, Ohio (National Museum of the U.S. Air Force) & Hamilton, Ohio (Parrish Auditorium) South Tour * Thursday, Jan. 16: Louisville, Ky. (Louisville Slugger Field) * Friday, Jan.
Senior Mahnoor Ansari (Lahore, Pakistan/Beaconhouse) of the Ohio Wesleyan rowing team was recently accepted into the Peace Corps. Ansari will be going to Panama, however, she will not know her specific placement until she arrives for her 3-month in-country training. Her job title will be Sustainable Agriculture Extension Promoter.