JACKSON BASKETBALL EYES SECOND DIVISION I STATE TITLE

The Jackson High School boys basketball team is looking to claim the second Division I State Championship in program history this weekend in Columbus. The Polar Bears (26-2) face Lakewood St. Edward (23-5) Friday night at 8:30 inside Ohio State's Jerome Schottenstein Center. Undefeated and top ranked Cincinnati Moeller (27-0) tangles with Central Ohio juggernaut Pickerington Central (26-2) in the other half of the Division I Final Four at 5:15. The two winners square off in the title game Saturday at 8:30.
21-Mar-2017 21-Mar-2017
16-Mar-2017 16-Mar-2017

PERRY'S CASEY SPARKMAN TO REPRESENT KENT STATE IN NCAA WRESTLING TOURNAMENT

Perry product Casey Sparkman, now a sophomore at Kent State University, is one of two wrestlers who will represent the Golden Flashes at the NCAA Championships. The event will be held at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis. Coach Jim Andrassy's squad has had at least one All American for eight consecutive years, which is the 10th longest active streak in the nation. Sparkman, who finished third at 157 pounds in the Mid American Conference, received one of seven at large bids in the 33 man NCAA Championship bracket for his weight class.
13-Mar-2017 13-Mar-2017

AREA WRESTLERS PRIMED FOR THIS WEEKEND'S STATE TOURNAMENT

The state wrestling tournament will be held Thursday through Saturday at Ohio State University's Jerome Schottenstein Center in Columbus. The top 16 wrestlers in each weight class have qualified for state competition, and area athletes and coaches are well represented in all three divisions. Below is a look area wrestlers who are headed to the state capital with a chance to bring home the hardware, and each athlete's 2017 record is in parenthesis. Scheduling information for the tournament is also posted below along with ticket information.
08-Mar-2017 08-Mar-2017

DOVER'S VON KAENEL TO ENTER OHSAA OFFICIALS HALL OF FAME

Thirteen individuals have been selected to enter the Ohio High School Athletic Association's Officials Hall of Fame in June, and Dover boys basketball coach Bob Von Kaenel is being inducted for his work as a football official. Von Kaenel, a Strasburg native who has coached boys basketball and track since 1980, has been an umpire on football officiating crews since 1983. During hes tenure on the gridiron, Von Kaenel has worked 14 State Semifinal contests along with nine State Championship games—only an injury prevented him from working a tenth title game. The Officials Hall of Fame is the second such honor for Von Kaenel, who was elected to the Ohio Basketball Coaches Hall of Fame last year.
24-Feb-2017 24-Feb-2017

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JACKSON BASKETBALL EYES SECOND DIVISION I STATE TITLE

The Jackson High School boys basketball team is looking to claim the second Division I State Championship in program history this weekend in Columbus. The Polar Bears (26-2) face Lakewood St. Edward (23-5) Friday night at 8:30 inside Ohio State's Jerome Schottenstein Center. Undefeated and top ranked Cincinnati Moeller (27-0) tangles with Central Ohio juggernaut Pickerington Central (26-2) in the other half of the Division I Final Four at 5:15. The two winners square off in the title game Saturday at 8:30.

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PERRY'S CASEY SPARKMAN TO REPRESENT KENT STATE IN NCAA WRESTLING TOURNAMENT

Perry product Casey Sparkman, now a sophomore at Kent State University, is one of two wrestlers who will represent the Golden Flashes at the NCAA Championships. The event will be held at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis. Coach Jim Andrassy's squad has had at least one All American for eight consecutive years, which is the 10th longest active streak in the nation. Sparkman, who finished third at 157 pounds in the Mid American Conference, received one of seven at large bids in the 33 man NCAA Championship bracket for his weight class.

AREA WRESTLERS PRIMED FOR THIS WEEKEND'S STATE TOURNAMENT

The state wrestling tournament will be held Thursday through Saturday at Ohio State University's Jerome Schottenstein Center in Columbus. The top 16 wrestlers in each weight class have qualified for state competition, and area athletes and coaches are well represented in all three divisions. Below is a look area wrestlers who are headed to the state capital with a chance to bring home the hardware, and each athlete's 2017 record is in parenthesis. Scheduling information for the tournament is also posted below along with ticket information.

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