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.
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…
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…
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…