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December 9th

Rangers stave off Waynesfield-Goshen for 50-44 win

December 10, 2011

Waynesfield-Goshen at New Knoxville photo gallery (Link): http://www.flickr.com/photos/smeveningleader/sets/72157628354379367/show/

NEW KNOXVILLE — For most of the first half the New Knoxville Rangers basketball team controlled the action against the Waynesfield-Goshen Tigers Friday night as they  went to halftime up by 15 points.

LCC pulls away from New Bremen, 66-40

December 10, 2011

NEW BREMEN — Lima Central Catholic defeated New Bremen 66-40 on Friday night behind 18 points from Billy Taflinger.

 Taflinger finished with 18 points for LCC, while Ty O’Connor scored 11. Bruce Hodges and Tre'on Johnson added 8 apiece.

Friday Night Boys Basketball Scoreboard

December 9, 2011

Boys Basketball
Friday, December 9

OHSAA Notes: State football attendance up 13,000

December 9, 2011

State Football Attendance Up: The OHSAA state football finals got a bump in attendance this season, drawing 48,695 fans to the sites at Massillon and Canton last weekend, the OHSAA announced on Friday.

That number was nearly 13,000 more people than last year's attendance.

Three teams from the Midwest Athletic Conference and Western Buckeye League played in state championship games, with Marion Local winning the Division VI crown and Coldwater and Kenton losing in the Division V and IV finales, respectively.

St. Marys wrestling beats Kenton, Shawnee

December 9, 2011

St. Marys at Shawnee wrestling photo gallery (Link): http://www.flickr.com/photos/smeveningleader/sets/72157628346971449/show/

SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP — The St. Marys wrestling team captured a pair of victories over Western Buckeye League foes, defeating Kenton 70-12 and topping Shawnee, 48-30, on Thursday night at Shawnee High School.

WBL Round-Up: Shawnee roars past Riders

December 9, 2011

St. Marys vs. Shawnee photo gallery (Link): http://www.flickr.com/photos/smeveningleader/sets/72157628346577747/show/

Shawnee 67, St. Marys 22

Shawnee  scored 22 of the game’s first 25 points and cruised to a 67-22 win over the St. Marys girls basketball team in a WBL opener on Thursday night at Murotech Court.

MAC Girls Hoops Round-Up: New Knoxville downs St. Henry

December 9, 2011

NEW KNOXVILLE — The New Knoxville girls basketball team built up a lead early and held off the St. Henry Redskins 45-33 in a MAC contest on Thursday night at the Barn.

“We got out in front of them in the key part of the game at the beginning,” Rangers head coach Tim Hegemier said. “We started out strong and got a 10 or 12 point lead and it helps, but we have to be ready to play.”

Paige Lehman scored 21 points and had six rebounds in the game for New Knoxville.

Hey, I Remember That!: A look back at 10, 25 and 50 years ago in area sports

December 9, 2011

Hey I Remember That!

50 Years Ago This Week – 1961

December 8th

New Bremen's Messick resigns as head football coach

December 8, 2011

NEW BREMEN — Rob Messick resigned as head varsity football coach at New Bremen, the school’s board of education announced at its meeting on Thursday night.

Gary Jones, New Bremen athletic director, said on Thursday morning that Messick resigned "a couple weeks after the season."

Messick coached the Cardinals for five seasons, compiling a 12-38 record. His Cardinal teams went  8-31 in Midwest Athletic Conference play.

New Bremen finished the season 0-10, 0-8 in the Midwest Athletic Conference this season.

Area Athletes: Thornsberry scores four against UNC Tar Heels

December 8, 2011

Erika Thornsberry - Lipscomb

NASHVILLE — Erika Thornsberry, a Lipscomb freshman and a St. Marys Memorial grad, scored four points and grabbed three rebounds for the Bison in a 95-53 loss to the 17th-ranked Tar Heels of North Carolina on Wednesday night.

Thornsberry has played in all 10 games, getting two starts. She averages 3.4 points and two rebounds per game.

Lipscomb is 2-8 on the season and hosts Ole Miss next Friday night.

Box Score:

ST. MARYS — Four different St. Marys hitters drove two runs, the offense put up a 10-spot...
  MINSTER — The Minster softball team scored five runs in the bottom of the first...
VERSAILLES  —  The St. Marys baseball team got a pair of complete games on the...

 

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