CLEVELAND — David Price would like to forget everything about Aug. 27, maybe the ugliest game of his career.He erased some it from his memory.
ATLANTA — The Atlanta Falcons signed Kyle Miller (Elida/Mount Union) to their practice squad on Monday.
COLUMBUS – Urban Meyer said it before Braxton Miller's injury. He's still saying it.The offensive line is his biggest concern about this year's Ohio State football team.
PITTSBURGH — The Cincinnati Reds likely envisioned themselves in the thick of a pennant race as the calendar turned to September.
After another day to think about it, here's a Monday morning grade card on Ohio State's performance against Navy on Saturday:OFFENSE
There were gone for a day, but now they are back.Former area players Zac Dysert (Ada/Miami), Keith Wenning (Coldwater/Ball State) and Jordan Thompson (Parkway/Ohio U.) were all cut by their NFL clubs on Saturday.
BALTIMORE — Two hours after Ohio State's 34-17 win over Navy on Saturday, all the Navy logos had been scrubbed and washed from the artificial turf at the Baltimore Ravens' M&T Stadium.
BALTIMORE — Three weeks ago, if J.T. Barrett gave any thought to what he'd be doing after Ohio State's season opener against Navy, he probably figured it would go something like this:
BLUFFTON — Bluffton swept the Sommer Center Spiketacular with 3-0 victories over Denison and Geneva on Saturday. It marks the first time since 2010, when Bluffton went 9-0 to start the season, that the Beavers have opened 4-0.
LIMA – Lima Central Catholic was looking for its playmakers to make a big play.Aidan O'Connor did just that, only it came on defense.
BATH TOWNSHIP – The Rob Contini Memorial golf tournament usually kicks off the boys' high school season every year.
COLUMBUS GROVE – Being oblivious has its advantages for cross country runners.
Four different Titans scored goals and goalie Jacob Ellerbrock made three saves as O-G moved to 3-0 on the season with a 4-0 victory over Bryan on Saturday.Napolean 2, Shawnee 1
BRYAN — Six different Titans scored goals as Ottawa-Glandorf moved to 4-0 on the season with a 6-0 girls soccer victory over Bryan on Saturday.Cassie Schroeder got the shutout in goal.Allen East 6, Indian Lake 0
HAMPTON, Ga. — Kevin Harvick led the final 159 laps to beat Joey Logano and win an unusually wreck-free NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Saturday night.
Perry dominated everywhere but the scoreboard as they opened up the season with a 42-32 loss to Troy Christian Friday night at home.
LIMA – Lima Senior's 2014 season opener started with a lightning bolt and ended with a rolling clock.In between, the Spartans mauled Marion Harding 48-0 at Spartan Stadium on Friday.
DELPHOS – What a crazy way to start the season.And for Week 1, it couldn't have been any wilder.
COLUMBUS GROVE – Whenever Columbus Grove and Pandora-Gilboa get together on the gridiron, it's usually a battle.
THIS WEEK'S GAMENo. 5 Ohio State at NavyNoonCBS Sports Network—RECRUITING UPDATE
COLUMBUS – J.T. Barrett's name has already been spoken more in the last two weeks than it would have been the entire football season under normal circumstances.
CINCINNATI — Andy Dalton practiced some drop kicks in shorts before the game, the most activity he got all night.And he was in the majority when it came to spending time standing around.
CLEVELAND — Brian Hoyer can take a deep breath. His pressure-packed preseason ended positively.
VAN WERT — Ottawa-Glandorf coach Ann Ellerbrock got her 300th career victory as the Titans defeated the Cougars 3-0 Thursday night.
WAPAKONETA — Will Hinegardner scored five goals in Wapak's 11-0 victory over Kenton on Thursday night.LCC 4, Botkins 0
Note: Information was supplied by the area girls soccer coaches. Teams not listed did not supply information.WESTERN BUCKEYE LEAGUETEAM: BATHDIVISION: IICOACH: Morgan Lenke
SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP – Ryan Quatman was a driving force on the Shawnee soccer team that advanced to the state semifinals in 2001.Now he wants his team to know that same excitement of reaching the state.
MARIA STEIN — Two familiar stories will begin playing out tonight when the high school football season kicks off.
James Riepenhoff shot a 1-under 35 in leading Lima Central Catholic to a boys golf victory over Kalida and Elida at Tamarac on Wednesday. The Thunderbirds finished with a team total of 155 followed by Kalida at 164 and Elida at 177.
Our in-depth look at high school football in the region.
LCC 3, Ada 2ADA — Lima Central Catholic's Emily Janowski lost only one game in her victory.Bryan 4, Defiance 1Raquel Gomez won for Defiance.Girls golfWapakoneta 193,
DELPHOS — It's almost a 10-mile straight shot from Elida to Delphos.So one might think that Elida has a rich history of football with Delphos St. John's.But that's not the case.
There are few universities where football is as deeply embedded in the culture as at the Naval Academy.
It is here now.Football!High school and college begin this week and the NFL kicks off beginning next Thursday.Now, I love it.
UPPER SCIOTO VALLEYDIVISION: VIICOACH: Josh SpencerSEASONS, RECORD AT SCHOOL: 2, 5-15
1. LEHMAN CATHOLIC. The Cavaliers lost some big-time players from last season's 10-2 team, but quarterback Nick Rourke is back.
FORT RECOVERY — Brent Niekamp begins his 10th season as Fort Recovery's head coach.Although the Indians have yet to post a winning record, they certainly have become more competitive.
DEFIANCEDIVISION: IICOACH: Jerry ButiSEASONS, RECORD AT SCHOOL: 24, 163-93LAST...
COLDWATER — Five straight trips to the state championship game including back-to-back state championships is what's in the rear-view mirror for the Coldwater Cavaliers.
DELPHOS — First year head coach Chris Sommers wants the Wildcats to be physical as they try to follow up a successful 2013 campaign.
WAPAKONETA – When Travis Moyer became the head coach at Wynford High School in Bucyrus in 1999, he was all of 22 years old with little coaching experience.
VERSAILLESCOACH: Adam MillerYEARS AT SCHOOL: 3rd yearLAST YEAR'S RECORD: 3-7DIVISION: VI
VAN WERT – There's a difference between hope and optimism.
JUNIEL LILES(5-7, 170, Senior)Lima Senior Running back
1. TOLEDO CENTRAL CATHOLIC. Quarterback DeShone Kizer has moved on to Notre Dame, but Central Catholic has five first-team All-TRAC players returning.
ST. MARYS – The last football game Doug Frye coached was a thrilling home playoff game at Wapakoneta which ended in a 41-34 overtime loss to Springfield Shawnee.
SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP – Steve Owen has been around the Shawnee football program for as long as he can remember.
PANDORA –- Though they've hovered around the .500 mark in recent seasons, Pandora-Gilboa hasn't reached the playoffs since 2008.Christopher Myers might just be ready to change that.
OTTAWA – When a football team graduates 15 letter winners, it usually means a rebuilding season is on the horizon.Not for Ottawa-Glandorf.