Orange fences and construction equipment provided the signs early last week that after years of fundraising and planning, Bryan’s Project 2020 initiative officially began construction of an amphitheater in Bryan’s Recreation Park, adjacent to the bathrooms near the Imagination Station.
In what was the last at bat of her softball career, Bryan’s Meggie Voigt blasted a walk-off hit to the right field fence to score Alex Vreeland from second base and give the Golden Bears a 5-4 victory in eight innings over Hilltop on Thursday.
The Bryan summer baseball team surrendered a run to the Archbold Blue Streaks with two outs in the bottom of the seventh to lose 5-4 and drop to 2-7 on the season on Thursday.
The Bears banged out 15 hits, with the top of the order doing the most damage in a 14-3 victory over Napoleon Friday night in summer high school baseball action at Sumpter Field.
A week after losing a 9-6 extra-inning affair to Anthony Wayne, the Bryan baseball team fell again to the Generals on Monday, this time in the form of a 13-3 blowout at Sumpter Field.
FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Indiana Tech senior and 2016 Edon graduate Landon Bloir has been named to the 2020 Academic All-America NAIA Baseball Team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA), the association announced Monday.
STRYKER — As he gathered his coaching staff and girls basketball team together after school one day toward the end of February, longtime Stryker girls basketball coach Steve Brown — a self-described “mess” for situations like these — knew he was about to face one of the more emotional moment…
A few weeks after Bowling Green State University announced the discontinuation of the school’s baseball program as part of an effort to trim $2 million from the athletic budget, BGSU is reversing the decision, according to a press release from the school on Tuesday.
Wes Rickenberg was working on some online school work a few weeks ago when a teaching colleague of his at Montpelier texted him asking about the news that the Bowling Green baseball program was being discontinued.
The Bryan Department of Parks and Recreation will be holding pickleball clinics on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. for four consecutive weeks starting on June 1 at the Garver Park tennis courts.
While he didn’t get a chance to play out his senior year with many of his Blue Streak teammates this spring, Archbold’s Kade Kern has been named the Gatorade Ohio Baseball Player of the Year, according to a release on Thursday.
COLUMBUS – During its May meeting Wednesday afternoon, the Ohio High School Athletic Association Board of Directors voted unanimously to expand the OHSAA football playoffs from eight schools per region to 12 beginning in the 2021 season. The 9-0 affirmative vote was given to a recommendation…
The atmosphere will be a little different around the ballfields of Recreation Park this summer, as Bryan’s baseball and softball youth leagues work to make sports happen and follow the guidelines placed forth by Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine.
PIONEER — It was early in the 2016 outdoor track season, and as a then-eighth grade Kailey Siebeneck came up on a hurdle during her team’s 2-mile conditioning run, something instinctively told her to jump over it.
The Buckeye Border Conference recognized its spring scholar-athletes last week. In order to be named a scholar-athlete in the BBC, an athlete must be a junior or senior with at least a 3.25 grade point average.
COLUMBUS – The University of Dayton Arena will host the Ohio High School Athletic Association girls basketball state tournament for the next three years, OHSAA Executive Director Jerry Snodgrass announced Tuesday. Having hosted 125 NCAA basketball tournament games, UD Arena has been the home…
To be eligible for the honor of scholar-athlete in the Green Meadows Conference, an athlete must be a senior, participate and letter in a recognized sport or cheerleading and have a 3.5 grade point average or better after seven semesters.
WEST UNITY — Count Hilltop as another local high school getting creative as a way to honor the class of 2020 after the global coronavirus outbreak forced restrictions of mass gatherings across the world.
In 297 instances throughout Sarah Higbie’s pitching career with Montpelier softball, an opponent of hers stepped to the plate, stared down the 43 feet separating the two, but had absolutely no answer.
Bryan senior Abby Snider said she’s always had the idea in the back of her head that it would be cool to play tennis at the collegiate level, but she wasn’t sure if it was a real possibility.
With a passion for competing in sports at a high level and the goal of one day becoming an officer in the Army, Bryan senior Tyler Manon will be living a dream come true this fall as a track athlete at The Citadel, an NCAA Division I service academy in Charleston, South Carolina.
Bryan senior Jeremy Durdel has come a long way over the course of his high school swim career, and the two-time state qualifier isn’t done yet, as the soon-to-be graduate has officially signed to continue his career at the University of Findlay.
Dom James developed into one of Bryan baseball’s most dependable pitchers over the course of his high school career, and after a breakout junior year, an offseason of work and an uptick in velocity, the senior southpaw was poised for another big year in the spring of 2020.
Facing an order by Gov. Mike DeWine to close schools and school facilities until June 31, ACME Baseball Congress officially ended its season after a meeting with its board of directors Monday evening.
EDON — In what Austin Kiess described as “the biggest decision of my life,” the Edon senior officially committed this week to continue his football career at Wittenberg University, an NCAA Division III school in Springfield.
COLUMBUS – The Ohio High School Athletic Association cross country state championships are moving to Fortress Obetz, a 50-acre multi-purpose sports complex with a 6,500-seat grandstand located in Obetz on the southeast side of Columbus, OHSAA Executive Director Jerry Snodgrass announced Wednesday.
PIONEER — North Central senior Chace Boothman says he’s had a set of golf clubs in his hands for as long as he can remember, and after an accolade-heavy prep career for the Eagles, Boothman has committed to Heidelberg University, an NCAA Division III school in Tiffin.
EDON — A childhood dream came true this week for Claire Radabaugh, as the Edon senior officially committed to continue her basketball career at Otterbein University, an NCAA Division III school in Westerville.
COLUMBUS – The Ohio High School Athletic Association informed member schools on Monday that spring sports are now canceled, as Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine announced earlier in the day that school facilities will remain closed for the remainder of the academic year due to the coronavirus COVID-19.
After four Northwest Ohio Athletic League team titles, an individual All-Ohio finish in 2019 and an OHSAA Division II team state championship this winter, Bryan senior Emma Meade couldn’t ask for much more of her high school bowling career.
Bryan resident Nick Lanzer wasn’t deterred when the two marathons he was planning on running — Boston and Glass City in Toledo — were postponed and canceled this spring due to the coronavirus outbreak. Lanzer, 36, was scheduled to run his first-ever Boston Marathon on Monday, and was set to …
The Ohio High School Athletic Association is expected to cancel its 2020 spring sports season following Ohio Gov. Mike Dewine’s Monday announcement that schools will remain closed and continue with online learning for the duration of the school year.