Peak of Ohio Sports 20 Latest Sports Articles 2015-08-03T12:15:26Z Carroll Claims Raymond Memorial Win at Shady Bowl <a href=";id=184314" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Kettering&rsquo;s Mike Carroll won the Lee Raymond Memorial Saturday night at Shady Bowl Speedway. He led all 67 laps to beat a full field of 26. He won $2,000. Greg Stapleton was second, with Brad Williams third, Greg Winget fourth and Brad Yelton... Mike Vetorino 2015-08-03T05:00:00Z First Church of God Church Softball League Champs <a href=";id=184231" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> The Church Softball League wrapped up Saturday with Bellefontaine First Church of God (above)winning the championship 4-1 over Calvary Baptist Church at Gretna Fellowship Field. First Church finished with a 12-1 record. Runner-up Calvary Baptist C... 2015-08-02T05:00:00Z Blue Knights Wallace named Preseason All-American <a href=";id=184202" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Urbana University senior linebacker D&rsquo;Gary Wallace (Dayton, Ohio) has been selected first team Preseason All-American by USA College Football for the upcoming season. The 26th annual preseason team recognizes outstanding student-athletes who ha... Bill Tipple 2015-08-01T05:00:00Z Local volleyball standout earns Silver Medal in Virginia Beach <a href=";id=183802" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A Benjamin Logan 7th-grader traveled to Virginia Beach to participate in the USA Volleyball Junior Beach National Championship over the weekend. Molly Vance of Rushsylvania represented the Elite Volleyball Training Center. She competed in the 12U Op... Emily O'Connor 2015-07-28T05:00:00Z UU men’s basketball team adds Hunter to its staff <a href=";id=183661" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Urbana men&rsquo;s basketball head coach Rob Summers recently added Michael Hunter to his 2015-16 coaching staff as assistant coach. Hunter most recently coached at NAIA Goshen College (Indiana) where he served as assistant coach for two seasons. &... 2015-07-27T05:00:00Z West Liberty Force 10U wraps up season with another championship <a href=";id=183660" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The West Liberty Force Harner 10U softball team wrapped up their season with a championship in Beavercreek over the weekend. Harner&rsquo;s team went 5-0 during the tournament while outscoring their competition 65-20. Braxton Givens led the team in... Nate Dunham 2015-07-27T05:00:00Z Smith wins Denny Shatto Memorial at Shady Bowl <a href=";id=183653" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Shady Bowl Speedway conducted a round of racing Saturday. Results: Late Models - Denny Shatto Memorial (110 laps) 1. Josh Smith 2. Greg Stapleton 3. John Stroble 4. Buck Purtee 5. Brad Coons Modifieds 1. Chad Poole 2. Logan McPherson 3. Br... Nate Dunham 2015-07-27T05:00:00Z Hodge and Vijit place in national Petanque tourney <a href=";id=183605" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Shannon Hodge and Jack Vijit represented the Zanesfield Petanque Club at the Federation of Petanque&nbsp;USA National Men's &amp; Women's singles &amp; mixed triples held in Brooklyn, New York July 25th &amp; 26th. Hodge qualified for the concours b... Mike Vetorino 2015-07-27T05:00:00Z Updated: Local travel baseball teams do well in weekend tourney <a href=";id=183595" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Indian Lake Lakers 12U travel baseball team finished second in the Midwest All-Star Championship Saturday and Sunday at Ratleff Park in Bellefontaine. The Lakers earned the #1 seed after defeating Sidney 3-2 and Graham 9-3 Saturday in pool play.... Mike Vetorino 2015-07-27T05:00:00Z Meserawll captures Jack Hewitt Classic at Waynesfield <a href=";id=183485" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Here are the results from Waynesfield Raceway Park on Saturday.&nbsp; It was the 7th Annual Jack Hewitt Classic. Numbers within brackets indicate starting position. Buckeye Machine Non-Wing Sprints (29 Cars) 1.&nbsp; Thomas Meserawll (4) 2.&nbsp... Jeff Kelley 2015-07-26T05:00:00Z Fawcett, USA Womens Volleyball win gold at Pan Am Games <a href=";id=183482" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The USA womens' volleyball team won the gold medal at the Pan Am Games in Toronto defeating Brazil 3-0 in the final. It was the first gold medal at the Pan Am games for women&rsquo;s volleyball since 1967.&nbsp; Benjamin Logan graduate Nicole Fawce... 2015-07-26T05:00:00Z Local travel team wins weekend tourney <a href=";id=182867" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Bellefontaine Chiefs 12u baseball team won the Gahanna All Star tournament over the weekend. In the first game, the Chiefs ran past the Pickerington Tigers 11-1. Pitchers Jarrid Baughman and Cole Comstock combined for 12 strikeouts. Robby Wild... Bill Tipple 2015-07-20T05:00:00Z Easton Water eliminated in State Acme tournament <a href=";id=182850" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>In the opening round of the State Acme tournament, Bellefontaine Easton Water Solutions fell to Van Wert 3-1 Saturday afternoon in Coldwater. Easton Water scored its lone run in the sixth inning. Bellefontaine was held to three hits. Andrew Mitche... Bill Tipple 2015-07-20T05:00:00Z Former Cavalier Thobe named MEC Female Athlete of the Year <a href=";id=182600" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Former Lehman Cavalier, Wheeling Jesuit's Andrea Thobe has been named the Mountain East Conference 2014-15 Female Athlete of the Year. As a sophomore in 2014, Thobe helped lead Wheeling Jesuit's volleyball team to a 38-4 record and the NCAA Atlant... 2015-07-17T05:00:00Z Local powerlifters advance to world meet; Bell sets two state records <a href=";id=182443" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Area lifters shined in the WABDL Great Lakes Regional Bench Press &amp; Deadlift Championship on Saturday at the Grand Plaza Hotel in downtown Toledo. Members of the Elite Barbell Club who competed were: Dana Bell placed 1st in the bench press and ... Bill Tipple 2015-07-16T05:00:00Z Baughman, Rose lead Dairy Queen to Little League championship <a href=";id=182434" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Bellefontaine #1 Dairy Queen defeated Lakeview Stanley&rsquo;s Asphalt Seal Coating 4-1 to win the Logan County Little League Tournament Wednesday night at Ratleff Park. Jarrid Baughman earned the win with nine strikeouts. Connor Rose led the offen... Bill Tipple 2015-07-16T05:00:00Z Lakeview advances in Little League tournament <a href=";id=182328" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Lakeview Stanley's Asphalt Seal Coating beat DeGraff 4-2 in the Logan County Little League Tournament at Ratleff Park Tuesday night. Logan Evans was the winning pitcher. He went five innings and recorded seven strikeouts. Reid Vance earned the save... Bill Tipple 2015-07-15T05:00:00Z Firehouse Pizza wins tourney opener <a href=";id=182160" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>East Liberty/Middleburg Firehouse Pizza beat Zanesfield 5-3 in the first round of the Logan County Pony League Tournament Monday night. Pitchers Ben Whitten and Christian Hardman combined for ten strikeouts. Sam Knight led the attack with two hits.... Bill Tipple 2015-07-14T05:00:00Z BHS grad MEC Scholar-Athlete of the year finalist <a href=";id=182037" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Bellefontaine High School 2012 graduate Taylor Cayot was named on Monday as one of twelve male finalists for the Mountain East Conference Scholar-Athlete of the Year Award. Cayot has been a three-year member of the Urbana University football team. Th... Mike Vetorino 2015-07-13T05:00:00Z Smith wins Late Models feature at Shady Bowl <a href=";id=182035" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Shady Bowl held a weekend of race. Results: Late Models 1. Josh Smith 2. John Stroble 3. Shawn Stroble 4. Jim Lewis Jr. 5. Mike Ward Modifieds 1. Brad Yelton 2. Mike Carroll 3. Chris Parker 4. Brad Williams 5. Logan McPherson Street Sto... Nate Dunham 2015-07-13T05:00:00Z