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Dean Knittel Memorial highlights PRP


WEST PORTSMOUTH — Portsmouth Raceway Park hosted the seventh annual Dean Knittel Memorial, presented by Roger Hemming Contractor LLC, on Saturday night.

SSU women’s XC, T&F programs continue building


PORTSMOUTH — Loaded with young talent, the Shawnee State women’s cross country and track and field programs showcased a glimpse of what is likely to come with their performances over the course of the 2023-24 academic year.

Races to be recalled in 1st 50m in HS T&F


INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Effective with the 2025 season, races in high school track and field will be recalled in the first 50 meters — when a competitor falls due to contact with another competitor.

Milestone Makers: SSU WBB back on upward climb


PORTSMOUTH — One year after finishing 16-16 in the 2022-23 season — a 12-win improvement from DeWayne Burroughs’ first season on campus — the women’s basketball program at Shawnee State University improved further as a group during the 2023-24 campaign.

Former Browns QB great Kosar reveals health challenges


CLEVELAND (AP) — Former Cleveland Browns star quarterback Bernie Kosar has been diagnosed with cirrhosis of the liver and Parkinson’s disease, according to a story in Cleveland Magazine.

One-way electronic communication approved for HS softball


INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — High school softball coaches will be able to use electronic devices in the dugout for one-way communication to the catcher while the team is on defense beginning in 2025.

Milestone Makers: SSU volleyball continues uptick


PORTSMOUTH — Signs of consistency within the volleyball program at Shawnee State University have been evident from the time that Devan Spriggs took on the head coaching role.

Collins, Ramey co-author book


PORTSMOUTH — While playing and coaching sports, Gene Collins and Jeff Ramey learned the concept of mind over muscle.

Clay LL headed to state tourney


ROSEMOUNT — The Clay Little League Baseball All-Stars recently captured the District 11 championship and will play in the state tournament, which will begin on Saturday (July 13) in Upper Arlington.

Eastham, Ruby, Smith join SSU T&F staffs


PORTSMOUTH — The track and field program at Shawnee State University is officially expanding in a big way — as three area natives who have firmly entrenched themselves as well-respected figures across the Tri-State area landscape in various disciplines will be joining the SSU indoor and outdoor track and field programs as assistant coaches.


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