Peak of Ohio Sports http://www.peakofohio.com/Sports 20 Latest Sports Articles 2016-07-28T05:32:45Z Blue Knights Picked 10th in MEC Preseason Poll <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=219929" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_7271672232-UUBlueKnightsfootball72716.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Urbana has been picked 10th in the Mountain East Conference preseason poll, released Wednesday afternoon at the league's annual media day. The Blue Knights tied UVa-Wise after receiving 18 points in a vote by the MEC head coaches. UU head coach Tyle... 2016-07-27T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=219929 Fourth consecutive tournament win for Indian Lake 10u <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=219780" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_7261691415-IndianLake10ubaseball72616.png" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Indian Lake 10u baseball team won the Eagles All-Star Tournament in Sunbury this past weekend. This was their fourth consecutive tournament championship this summer. Indian Lake blanked Centerburg 10-0 and then defeated Big Walnut (red) 17-5. ... Cole McDaniel 2016-07-26T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=219780 Hodge participates in international Petanque event <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=219728" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_7251691523-WomeninFrancePetanque72516.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Zanesfield Petanque Club member Shannon Hodge recently participated in the Grand Prix Feminin. The event was part of the 55th Mondial La Marseillaise a Petanque, which is the largest Petanque event in the world. The main event hosted over 3,000 tri... Mike Vetorino 2016-07-25T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=219728 Saturday racing results at Shady Bowl <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=219590" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_5091653304-MikeWard5916.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A full day of racing was noted at the Shady Bowl Speedway on Saturday. Here are the results: Late Models: Feature 35 laps 1. Mike Ward 2. Brian Reeser 3. Jim Lewis Jr. 4. Curt Frazier 5. Russ Bobb Modifieds: Feature 30 laps 1. Greg Stapleto... 2016-07-24T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=219590 Stambaugh tops sprints - Waynesfield Raceway results <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=219588" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_8261280619-WaynesfieldRacewayPark.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A busy day of racing highlighted Saturday at Waynesfield Raceway Park. Here are the results: NRA Sprint Invaders 1. 5M-Max &nbsp;Stambaugh [2] 2. 17-Jared &nbsp;Horstman [6] 3. 6s-JR &nbsp;Stewart [7] 4. 87-Jason Barney [9] 5. 33M-Matt Westfall... 2016-07-24T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=219588 Franks and Playmakers place in Major League Youth Baseball Tournament <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=219509" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_7221611931-Playmakers.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A local baseball player from the Indian Lake area competed in the Major League Youth Baseball Tournament in Cincinnati this past week. Dustin Franks plays for the 13u Ohio Playmakers. The Playmakers faced some stiff competition as teams from Canada... Cole McDaniel 2016-07-22T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=219509 Bellefontaine wins Logan County Pony League championship <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=219425" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_6251330711-Ratleffpark1.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Bellefontaine #3 won the Logan County Pony League championship Wednesday by defeating Washington #1 Indian Lake Motors twice at Ratleff Park. Bellefontaine ran past Washington 14-1 in the first game. Laddie Mathews struck out 8 batters. Noah Yoest... 2016-07-21T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=219425 Washington advances to Pony League championship game <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=219201" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_6201350941-Ratleffpark2.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Washington #1 Indian Lake Motors beat Bellefontaine #3 10-4 in the Pony League tournament Monday night to advance to the championship game. Mat Kawalec struck out nine batters. Chris Murphy hit a three-run home run and two singles. Nathan Reichert... Bill Tipple 2016-07-19T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=219201 Tavenner, Kite swim to league titles <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=219116" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_60512100141-HoffmanPool6512.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Bellefontaine Summer Swim Team placed fifth in the 5C League Championships at Botkins Memorial Pool over the weekend. Final results: Combined scores: 1. Minster Marlins 701 2. Versailles Tiger Sharks 478 3. Tipp Monroe Swim Team 439 4. Botk... Nate Dunham 2016-07-18T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=219116 Local youth baseball team wins Springfield tournament <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=219060" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_7181684418-IndianLake10uVernonMurphytourney.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Indian Lake 10u baseball team won their third consecutive tournament this summer by winning the Vernon Murphy 10u All-Star Tournament in Springfield. On Saturday they went undefeated in pool play. They edged out Graham 7-6 and defeated Triad 6-... Cole McDaniel 2016-07-18T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=219060 Muncy captures checkered flag in late models - Shady Bowl results <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=218985" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_8021274939-ShadybowlmaineventseriesfromJuneon8212.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Here are the results for the Saturday, July 16th action at the Shady Bowl Speedway: Late Models Feature 35 laps 1st - Jacob Muncy 2nd - Mike Ward 3rd - Brian Reeser 4th - Jim Lewis 5th - Ross Klinglehoffer Modifieds Feature 30 laps 1st - Gr... 2016-07-17T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=218985 Lakeview wins two in Pony League tournament <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=219057" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_61314104257-Ratleffpark1.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Lakeview defeated Bellefontaine #1 16-6 in tournament play on Saturday. Brice Hyder pitched five strong innings, striking out six batters. Kason Carruthers led the way offensively, going 2-2 with three RBIs. Caden Hyder was 2-4 with two RBIs. Tyl... Cole McDaniel 2016-07-18T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=219057 Reichert, Murphy lead Washington to Pony League tournament win <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=218887" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_6291315524-bluejacketpark2.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Washington #1 Indian Lake Motors beat Zanesfield #1 Dairy Queen 4-1 in the Pony League tournament Thursday night. Nathan Reichert earned the win with 11 Ks. He also belted a triple. Chris Murphy had two hits. For Zanesfield, Collin Stewart record... Bill Tipple 2016-07-15T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=218887 Dairy Queen rolls in Pony League tourney <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=218801" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_7161460512-DegraffBaseballDiamond.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Zanesfield #1 Dairy Queen ran past Bellefontaine #1 20-5 in the Pony League tournament Wednesday night. Devin Smith pitched a complete game for the win. Dairy Queen had 19 hits. Ethan Ricketts delivered a double and four RBIs. Noah Comer had thre... Bill Tipple 2016-07-14T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=218801 Franks qualifies for National Junior Olympics <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=218722" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_7131691502-DustinFranks71316.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Dustin Franks competed in the Region 5 Junior Olympic Track Meet at Oberlin College recently. He competed against athletes from West Virginia, Kentucky, Michigan, Lake Erie, and Ohio. Dustin earned 4 medals: 1st place in the high jump 1st place i... Nate Dunham 2016-07-13T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=218722 Tigers win Acme district crown, advance to state <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=218698" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_71316123420-WestLibertySalemwinsdistrictAcmetitlefrom71216.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The West Liberty-Salem Acme baseball team outscored host London 14-8 to win the district championship Tuesday night and advance to the state tournament. The Tigers lost to London on Saturday, then won four straight games to earn the state berth. Le... Bill Tipple 2016-07-13T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=218698 Lakeview advances in Pony League tournament <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=218697" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_Indian Lake v Kenton Ridge baseball 5-5-11.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Lakeview beat Ridgemont 10-5 in the Pony League tournament Tuesday night in Bellefontaine. Dolan Miller struck out 12 batters. Lukas Curtis had two hits with a double and two RBIs. Tyler Slayter and Darrick Curtis each belted a triple. For Ridgem... Bill Tipple 2016-07-13T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=218697 West Mansfield softball has strong finish in Lancaster <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=218604" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_7121665610-WestMansfieldAftershock10usoftball71216.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The West Mansfield Aftershock 8u and 10u softball teams competed in the Peoples Bank Lancaster Shooter in Lancaster over the weekend. The 10u team finished in 2nd and the 8u girls placed 3rd. Pictured above from left to right: front row - Madison B... Nate Dunham 2016-07-12T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=218604 Tigers win Monday, set to play for district title tonight <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=218589" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_6201351056-WestLibertybaseballfield3.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The West Liberty-Salem ACME baseball team defeated host London 5-2 in the district final Monday night. Starting pitcher Ben Hyland went five innings to earn the win. He surrendered two hits and struck out seven. Thomas Allen worked the final two i... Bill Tipple 2016-07-12T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=218589 Lakers 10U baseball wins Graham tournament <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=218496" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_7111665949-IndianLakeLakers10Ubaseballteam71116.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Indian Lake Lakers 10U baseball team took 1st place in the 2016 GYAA David Zerkle Memorial Classic at Graham over the weekend. During tournament play, Indian Lake shut out Vernon Murphy 12-0 and defeated Northwestern 18-2. In the championship g... Nate Dunham 2016-07-11T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=218496