Morgan shuts down Jeeps in Senators win PDT Sports Report
Luke Morgan allowed one hit while striking out 14 batters as West beat South Webster 3-0 Thursday.
West will host the Rocky Nelson Wood Bat Classic this weekend.
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South Webster 000 00 — 0 1 1
West — Book 1-3, Morgan 2-3 (RBI), Howard 1-3 (3B, RBI), Scott 1-3, Welch 2-3 (RBI).
South Webster — n/a.
W — Morgan (2-2)
L — Lockhart (n/a)
Records — West 8-4 (5-3); South Webster n/a.
Barrick resigns from ‘Burg coaching post Cody Leist
PDT Sports Writer
The Daily Times learned Thursday night that Wheelersburg boys basketball coach Tom Barrick has submitted his letter of resignation after 19 seasons with the Pirate basketball program.
In a release sent to The Daily Times, Barrick gave his gratitude for the opportunity.
“I would like to thank the Board of Education, school personnel and the entire Wheelersburg community for giving me and my family the o...
Mother Nature wins again PDT Sports Report
Mother Nature, once again, has spoken and as a result all area baseball and softball games, with the exception on New Boston at Notre Dame baseball have been postponed. The following events have been rescheduled for Thursday.
Baseball/Softball Oak Hill at Valley Portsmouth at Chillicothe Tennis Portsmouth at Logan Notre Dame used a 16-run fourth inning to defeat New Boston 17-3 Wednesday. Jacob Milani recorded t...
SSU Men’s Track & Field Prepares for MSC Championships SSU Sports Release
Men’s track and field will head to the MSC Championships this weekend looking for individual honors to continue their ascent up the team standings at the MSC Championships. The Bears finished fifth with 88 points in their first year of varsity track in 2011 and were sixth with 70 points a year ago.
In addition to the eight MSC Schools that sponsor varsity track teams (Campbellsville, University of the Cumberlands, Georg...
Breaking down Ohio State’s 2013 football schedule Chris Slone
PDT Sports Editor
Since the NCAA has recently named its new college football playoff system, “College football playoff,”which debuts at the end of the 2014-2015 season, now is a good time to break down Ohio State’s 2013 football schedule.
The Buckeyes begin the new campaign on August 31 against the University of Buffalo. The Bulls finished the 2012 season with a 4-8 record. Head Coach Jeff Quinn, former offensive coordinator...
Brown’s day at at the plate spurs Northwest’s 8-6 win PDT Sports Report
Drew Brown was 3-for-4 with a double and two runs scored in the No. 9 slot as host Northwest claimed an 8-6 non-conference win Tuesday over Green.
Chris Hoffer struck out four in five innings for his second win in four decisions. Logan Kongos pitched the final two innings for his first save of the campaign.
The Mohawks are on the road Wednesday at Minford.
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Saunders finishes in top 10 of MSC tourney SSU Release
BARDSTOWN, Ky. — Nick Saunders finished off a top 10 individual finish at the Mid-South Conference Golf Championship Tuesday as the Bears wrapped up a seventh place performance in the team standings.
Saunders’ finish is a new best for an SSU golfer at the MSC Championship while the seventh-place team finish matches last year’s finish. In the final round of the conference championship, the Bears shot 332 as a team.
Conley’s double hands Minford first SOC II loss PDT Sports Report
Bethany Conley’s RBI double in the fourth to score courtesy runner Kaci Hickerson was the difference in Valley’s 1-0 win over Minford Monday.
Hickerson ran for pitcher Kayla Koch, who was intentionally walked on all three plate appearances. Koch struck out six and walked one while counterpart Kelsey Conkey fanned nine and walked three.
The Indians are on the road Wednesday, invading Oak Hill.
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Conley, Skaggs, Hamilton, Brister win weather-delayed races SOS Release
WHEELERSBURG — Following a rainout on Friday, the Southern Ohio Speedway was in action Saturday for the “Millenium Racing Graphics 30″ and “Kids Night”.
The night’s Late Model A-Main started with Josh McGuire taking the lead with Paul Davis and R. J. Conley battling for second. On lap three, the action slowed for a red flag when Kenny Howell hit the wall hard off of turn four and collected Australian racer Ross Nicastri. Both ...
Gobblers call and we must go G. Sam Piatt
PDT Outdoors Writer
The spring wild turkey season isn’t about who fooled the biggest tom or who got the season limit of two the quickest.
It’s more about what’s said in the title of Otha Barham’s 2013 book, “Spring Beckonings, Gobblers call and we must go.”
It’s nice if you can have a fantail and a beard mounted on a board for bragging purposes and to recall a particular hunt, but the best part of turkey hunting is the im...
What’s not to love? Dudley Wooten
Who would rather be anywhere else than in the woods at sunrise, in Scioto County, in the spring time?
This as peaceful as the world gets. The sunrise is a beautiful pastel portrait of pink and lavender, the temperature is ideal and the fragrance of clean air and new vegetation is fresh and invigorating.
As John Denver would say, “It fills up your senses.” With all the birds chirping their brains out, they...
Clark-Holbrook’s big day gives Valley sweep over Wellston PDT Sports Report
A combined 4-for-6 day from Ethan Clark-Holbrook fueled host Valley’s doubleheader sweep over Wellston.
In the opener, Clark-Holbrook hit the go-ahead three-run home run in the bottom of the sixth as the Indians claimed a 6-5 win. Nate Arnett struck out nine and went the distance for his third win in four decisions.
Clark-Holbrook was 2-for-2 in the finale, including a double, a run batted in and three runs scored, as ...
Minford softball investigated by OHSAA Cody Leist
PDT Sports Writer
The Daily Times learned Saturday that a preseason trip taken by the Minford softball team is a sticky issue in the eyes of the Ohio High School Athletic Association.
Minford athletic director Jeff Pica confirmed Saturday that a March 27-29 trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C. is under investigation. The Falcons went on the trip, which took place during the school’s spring break, for preseason scrimmages leading up t...
SSU Softball Makes Senior Day Memorable with Two Walk-Off Wins SSU Release
The two members of the Shawnee State softball senior class – Ericka Leighty and Ali Thompson - entered play Saturday with 98 wins over their four seasons with the Bears. After a pair of crazy finishes that ended up with two walk-off victories against Cumberland University, the duo has now watched an even 100 wins over their SSU careers with the postseason still to come.
In the opening game, the Bears (24-14, 18-8 MSC) trailed ...
SSU Baseball Earns Spilt with St. Catharine to Finish Off the Regular Season SSU Release
The Shawnee State baseball team earned a split of its doubleheader with St. Catharine College at Branch Rickey Park on senior day. The Bears (29-25, 9-15) got a strong pitching performance from Calvin Sluberski and got key contributions from their seniors in a hard-fought game one victory, 2-1. The Patriots (36-18, 10-11) took the third and final game of the series, 4-2, over Shawnee State.
The day marked the last day of the r...