Southeast Ohio Sports Talk launches

Previews, seasons approaching fast

Staff Report

When new staff comes aboard, it doesn’t fail to see them come up with innovative ideas.

Behind the smart thinking and planning of new sports reporter Ben Spicer, the Daily Times is proud to present a new show called Southeast Ohio Sports Talk, a show where Spicer, along with Daily Times sports editor Kevin Colley, will discuss various sports topics across the area.

The first two episodes can be found on YouTube at or on Facebook at

Follow Colley and Spicer on Twitter @ColleyKevin7 and @BSpicerPDT to check for content and upload updates regarding the show.

Tennis kicks off season

On Tuesday, girls tennis officially began when Minford played host to Valley on the campus of Minford High School. Regular season action will continue throughout the week, including on Wednesday. Portsmouth-Minford and a match including Jackson and Wheelersburg at Wheelersburg highlights the mid-week action.

Golf began last week with Clay, Green, Minford, Notre Dame, Portsmouth, South Webster, Valley, West, and Wheelersburg all taking to the course around various golf facilities in Scioto County, including the Elks, Little Scioto, and Shawnee. Boys and girls soccer, along with cross country, football, and volleyball, all begin regular season action next week.

Look for more girls tennis and golf coverage in the Daily Times as the weeks and months progress.

Southern Ohio Conference Volleyball Previews to commence Aug. 19

As fall sports begin to heat up around the area, so does the anticipation of the games themselves.

And as per tradition, the Southern Ohio Conference will be holding its annual volleyball previews for each of the 16 members inside the SOC I and II ranks on Saturday, Aug. 19 at 10 a.m. at Clay High School.

Over the course of the day, there will be eight matches, with each of the 16 times playing one time during the event. In each match, an SOC I club will be paired against an SOC II member school. Each contest will consist of two sets to 21.

Admission for the entire day is $5.

Southern Ohio Conference Volleyball Previews

First team listed is home

Clay vs. Waverly

Symmes Valley vs. Minford

New Boston vs. Wheelersburg

Western vs. West

Notre Dame vs. South Webster

Green vs. Oak Hill

Eastern vs. Valley

East vs. Northwest

SOC Boys Soccer Preview to be held in New Boston on Friday

On Friday, Aug. 18 the SOC boys soccer programs will host its annual SOC boys soccer preview, which will commence on Friday, Aug. 18 at New Boston Municipal Stadium with a 6 p.m. start time. Admission is $5 for both previews.

Post 142 to hold American Legion tryouts for ‘18

The Waverly Post 142 Shockers will be having senior and junior legion tryouts on Saturday, Sept. 2nd from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Waverly High School baseball field, which is located at 1 Tiger Drive, Waverly, OH 45690

Players should arrive 30 minutes prior to fill out paperwork. If a player is unable to attend because of a schedule conflict, please e-mail or contact Jonathan Teeters at [email protected] or 740-708-9712. All players should be properly equipped.

Previews, seasons approaching fast

Staff Report