By David FongRegional Sports Content ManagerTROY — Hobart Arena may be most famous for hosting Elvis Presley in 1956, but frequently lost in the nostalgia surrounding Presley’s visit is the fact that, over the years, Hobart Arena also has played host to numerous world champions and even an Olympic gold medalist.There was a time when Hobart Arena was a hot bed for hosting professional wrestling events, particularly during the 1980s.In the...
Staff ReportsTIPP CITY — Tippecanoe’s Aaron Hughes isn’t pitching like a freshman.Stebbins can attest to that.Hughes was perfect through 4 2-3 innings Friday against the Indians, while the Red Devils piled up seven runs over the first three innings to put away a 7-2 victory in a makeup game in Central Buckeye Conference Kenton Trail Division play.Hughes went 6 1-3 innings and struck out three and improved to 2-0 on the season as th...
By Josh BrownSports EditorTROY — Dalton Cascaden didn’t expect to be in the situation he found himself in.He probably shouldn’t have been to start with — but he definitely made the most of it.After Troy squandered a 7-1 lead it had built in just two innings, giving up six runs in the final two innings to allow West Carrollton to tie the score, Cascaden found himself up with the bases loaded and one out in the bottom of the se...
By Josh BrownSports EditorBRANDT — Scott Clodfelter likes having the chance to build things from the ground up.And after 10 years at Beavercreek, he’s coming home.Clodfelter — who took over a Beaver football program that was 3-37 in the four seasons before he arrived and turned it into a winning program — accepted the vacant head varsity football coach position at Bethel High School … where he graduated from in 1988.
Staff ReportsTROY — After a lack of action thanks to the weather, Troy Christian made up for it Thursday with some perfection.Jacob Williams — who had been sitting out with an injury since the first game of the year — returned in stellar fashion, throwing a perfect game against Emmanuel Christian as the Eagles (3-3, 3-0 Metro Buckeye Conference) put away a 12-0 win in five innings.Williams struck out four in the game, walked none, gave up no ...
By Josh BrownSports EditorTROY — Before their first set was even over, Troy’s Luke Oaks and Butler’s Justin Kopronica knew their match would be the deciding factor — maybe even in the whole Greater Western Ohio Conference North Division.After an hour and a half, all four other matches were complete, the teams were even at 2-2 … and the tiebreaker at first singles was knotted up at 10-10.
Staff ReportsSIDNEY — After a disappointing loss on Monday at home, the Troy Trojans came up big when they needed to Wednesday at Sidney.Alex Magoteaux scored the eventual winning run on an error in the top of the sixth inning, and Zach Kendall pitched a complete game, working his way out of tough spots in both the sixth and seventh innings to preserve a 3-2 victory at Sidney in Greater Western Ohio Conference North Division play to salvage a split of the series....
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