OWU Goalkeeper Named NCAA Statistical Champion

2 Apr , 2020  

Bishops’ Baughman Named NCAA Statistical Champion – Ohio Wesleyan University Athletics

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.


Business First Reports That $20 Million Sports Complex Is Back On

4 Mar , 2020  

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…

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Battling Bishops Baseball Preview

27 Feb , 2020  

2020 Season Preview – Ohio Wesleyan University Baseball

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.


Two Area Men To Be Inducted Into OHSAA Officials Hall Of Fame

26 Feb , 2020  

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…

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Buckeye Valley Sophmore Beats The Odds

17 Feb , 2020  

Following horrific accident, Delaware high schooler beats the odds, returns to basketball court

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.


New Radio Show To Focus On Ohio Harness Racing

14 Feb , 2020  

New Radio Show In Ohio

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.


Bishop Basketball Falls To Oberlin

9 Jan , 2020  

Oberlin Rallies Past Men’s Basketball – Ohio Wesleyan University Athletics

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.

Polaris Area, Sports

Reds Caravan Coming On January 16

21 Dec , 2019  

Cincinnati Reds Caravan Dates

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.

Ohio Wesleyan University, Sports

From Bishop To Peace Corps

16 Dec , 2019  

Bishops’ Ansari Accepted into Peace Corps – Ohio Wesleyan University Athletics

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.

Business, Sports

Blue Jackets Open Store In Delaware County

28 Nov , 2019  

The newest FOX Sports Ohio Blue Line store showcasing the Columbus Blue Jackets hockey team is now open at Polaris Fashion Place Mall.

The team’s first retail foray into Delaware County is a one-stop shopping location for Blue Jackets merchandise and tickets. It is loated on the lower level of the Mall near the children’s play area, and is open from Monday through Saturday, 10 AM to 9PM, and 11 AM to 6 PM on Sunday. More…



Olentangy Falls In Regional Final

24 Nov , 2019  

A winning season ended on Friday night as the Olentangy Braves fell to Toledo Central Catholic in the Division II, Region 7 final.

The game, played at Tiffin Columbian High School’s field in Tiffin, ended up with the Fighting Irish on top, 35-14. More…



OWU Moves To NCAA Division III Soccer Third Round

18 Nov , 2019  

Sophomore midfielder Hector Gomez (Columbus/St. Francis DeSales) scored to wipe out a 1-0 deficit and senior forward Adam Yingling (Gettysburg, Pa./Gettysburg Area) tallied the game-winner as 16th-ranked Ohio Wesleyan defeated ninth-/sixth-ranked Chicago in the second round of the NCAA Division III tournament on Saturday at Hope College in Holland, Mich.

Ohio Wesleyan advances to face Luther (Iowa), which advanced on penalty kicks after a 1-1 tie with Wisconsin-Superior, in the NCAA Division III third round at 1 PM (Central Standard Time) on Friday at North Park University in Chicago.  Friday’s other third-round game will feature Calvin (Mich.) against host North Park. The winners of the third-round games will meet in a national quarterfinal contest set for 3 p.m. (Central Standard Time) on Saturday at North Park. More…

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