COLUMBUS (AP) — The defensive players for No. 7 Ohio State are setting a goal which goes far beyond just winning a game.The Buckeyes also want to prove a point.
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By Ken Barhorstkbarhorst@civitasmedia.comSIDNEY — So far, Lehman has found the postseason road pretty smooth, with easy wins over Covington and Troy Christian.
By David Fongdfong@civitasmedia.comTROY — Some of the finest football teams in Troy High School history can lay claim to being amongst the best in the state.
By Josh Brownjbrown@civitasmedia.comTIPP CITY — Tippecanoe didn't win any Athlete of the Year awards in the Central Buckeye Conference this season.
By Josh Brownjbrown@civitasmedia.comTROY — Lauren Peters has owned the Metro Buckeye Conference over the course of her career.
By Jim Naveaujnaveau@civitasmedia.comCOLUMBUS — Ohio State playing Indiana in football is the spectator sports equivalent of watching How The Grinch Stole Christmas.
By Josh BrownSports EditorEditor's note: Look for the Troy Daily News' full high school basketball preview in the Nov. 26 edition.TROY — It's showtime.
By Josh Brownjbrown@civitasmedia.comWEST MILTON — The Milton-Union girls soccer team had a season to remember.
By David Fongdfong@civitasmedia.comMIAMI COUNTY — Gus Schwieterman was hoping to help his team beat its rival Wednesday night.Miles Hibbler was hoping to get in a game at all.
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By David Fongdfong@civitasmedia.comATHENS — It was yet another monster night for A.J. Ouellette.
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By David Fongdfong@civitasmedia.comTROY — Even with a 1-9 record this season, the individual exploits of a number of Troy football players could not be ignored this fall.
By David Fongdfong@civitasmedia.comTROY — Steve Nolan was content in his retirement.After 28 seasons coaching at Troy High School, Nolan had no intentions of returning to the sidelines.
By David Fongdfong@civitasmedia.comTROY — The first time Steve Nolan saw Luke Dillahunt in practice, he wasn't particularly impressed.
By Josh Brownjbrown@civitasmedia.comMIAMI COUNTY – Troy Christian and Lehman dominated Division VII.Tippecanoe and Miami East put six names on the board.
INDEPENDENCE, (AP) — He's met them three times in June when everything has been on the line. Still, LeBron James doesn't view the San Antonio Spurs has his personal nemesis or a hated rival.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Adrian Peterson's future with the Minnesota Vikings dimmed further Tuesday, with the NFL suspending the star running back without pay for at least the rest of the season.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Ben Tate doesn't have to worry about losing carries with the Browns any longer.
By David Fongdfong@civitasmedia.comPIQUA — There's no eraser big enough to wipe Troy Christian's season from the record books.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's lead had dwindled into dangerous territory against the nation's top-ranked team.
TOKYO (AP) — Takahiro Norimoto combined with three relievers on a no-hitter, and Japan beat the Major League Baseball All-Stars 4-0 on Saturday in a game in which Seattle Mariners second baseman Robinson Cano broke his toe.
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — When the checkered flag waves on Sunday's race, ESPN will wave goodbye to NASCAR.
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Tony Stewart moved slowly through the garage, still hobbled a bit by a lingering limp in his surgically repaired right leg.
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — There was pushing, punching, one ambush in a darkened garage and a bloody brawl. There were thousands of hours spent analyzing the path to the Sprint Cup title as teams tried to adapt to NASCAR's new championship...
CINCINNATI (AP) — A.J. Green hasn't made much of an impact since he returned from a toe injury, and the Bengals need that to change if they're going to get their offense turned around.
By Jim Naveaujnaveau@civitasmedia.comMINNEAPOLIS – Somewhere there is an unused clipboard that J.T. Barrett was supposed to hold this season.
By David Fongdfong@civitasmedia.comBrooks Hall figured he'd be playing basketball until he was old and gray.Turns out, however, there is life after basketball.
By Josh Brownjbrown@civitasmedia.comSIDNEY – Last year, Tippecanoe reached the regional championship game for the first time ever.This year just happened to be Wapakoneta's turn.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — This Alabama-Mississippi State game is about current stars like Dak Prescott and Amari Cooper, not the number of stars once bestowed as recruits.
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HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — After a wild playoff round filled with brawls and go-for-the-throat racing that left NASCAR's biggest stars out of title contention, chairman Brian France said Friday the series would “be delighted” if...
BEREA (AP) — Defensive end Phil Taylor will not be part of the Cleveland Browns' push for the playoffs.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Linebacker Rey Maualuga knew the Bengals' defense had slipped against the run this season. He didn't realize it was in such a free-fall.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — With a decisive win over rival Iowa, Minnesota regained a treasured traveling trophy and forged a three-way tie for first place in the Big Ten West Division with three games to go.
By Jim Naveaujnaveau@civitasmedia.comWhen colleges fire a football coach and begin the search for his replacement, they often look for someone who is the opposite of the last coach.
By David Fongdfong@civitasmedia.comTROY — Quarterback controversy? More like quarterback coexistence.
By Josh Brownjbrown@civitasmedia.comTIPP CITY — Bailey Cahill stood off to the side of the room near the snack table, away from the crowd, fidgeting and nervously waving to anyone that spoke to her.
NEW YORK (AP) — Mike Trout was a unanimous winner of the American League's Most Valuable Player award after consecutive second-place finishes.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Flopping in football? Really?
COLUMBUS (AP) — The probability experts at Ohio State would relish this real-world problem: What are the odds of three players from the same 11-person team suffering season-ending knee injuries within a month?
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Ryan Newman is the underdog — minus the darling — of NASCAR's final four, making a mockery of the revamped playoff format that was supposed to put a premium on winning.
BEREA (AP) — There won't be a parade and there's not a sponsor lined up, but Sunday's Browns-Texans matchup will be a pseudo bowl game — the Tom Brady Backup Bowl.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Bengals defensive tackle Devon Still is eager to shake hands with Saints coach Sean Payton and say thanks in person for buying so many of his jerseys.
By David Fongdfong@civitasmedia.comTROY — Some of the best young football teams in the region will be in Troy this weekend for the Eighth Annual Fricker's Troy Trojan Horse Youth Football Tournament.
By David Fongdfong@civitasmedia.comBOWLING GREEN — Pack your bags, Gus Schwieterman, you're headed to Detroit.
By Josh Brownjbrown@civitasmedia.comTIPP CITY — When Halee Printz was a freshman, it was obvious how good she could end up being.So she made sure it happened.
By Josh Brownjbrown@civitasmedia.comTIPP CITY — At this stage of the playoffs, gimmes just don't exist.
BEREA (AP) — J.J. Watt seems to be everywhere these days. Turn on the tube, and there he is dancing on a TV commercial. Check out the supermarket's magazine display rack and there's Houston's dynamic No. 99 on the covers of two...