Peak of Ohio Sports http://www.peakofohio.com/Sports 20 Latest Sports Articles 2014-07-23T12:20:36Z Fay promoted to head football coach at Benjamin Logan <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=136568" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_72214125520-JeffFay72214.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A longtime Benjamin Logan assistant has been named the Raiders next head football coach. Jeff Fay was selected to succeed Carleton Cotner, who resigned last week to become the defensive coordinator at Dublin Jerome. Fay has been an assistant with t... Bill Tipple 2014-07-22T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=136568 8u Softball team wins St. Paris championship <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=136426" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_72114100701-8uBenjaminLogansoftballBLAST72114.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Benjamin Logan 8u travel softball team B.L.A.S.T. won the championship at the GYAA All Stars softball tournament in St. Paris this past weekend. Pictured front row, left to right:&nbsp; Delaney Miracle, Mia Stahler, Kearstin Linkinhoker, Kyah Mo... Jeff Kelley 2014-07-21T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=136426 West Liberty advances to Pony League title game <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=136581" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_5281411630-Dodgepark3.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A few baseball and softball teams played tournament games Monday night. West Liberty #1 Thompson, Dunlap, &amp; Heydinger advanced to the championship game of the Logan County Pony League Tournament by defeating Lakeview 18-2. Bryce Jones had two h... Bill Tipple 2014-07-22T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=136581 Smith wins Shatto Memorial <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=136412" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_7211452424-sbowlwinsmith72114.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Shady Bowl Speedway hosted four feature races over the weekend. Late Models (Shatto Memorial - 110 laps): 1. Josh Smith 2. Bill Burba 3. Nathan Herron 4. Caleb Muncy 5. Austin Troyer Modifieds: 1. Shane Shirk 2. Rob Yelton 3. Mike Carroll ... Nate Dunham 2014-07-21T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=136412 Pride shines in Bellefontaine Bash <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=136411" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_7211451458-LakerPride12UteamatBellefontaineBashfrom72014.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Indian Lake Laker Pride 12U softball team finished second in the Bellefontaine Bash Tournament over the weekend. The Pride is made up of all Indian Lake players. The team includes Kassidy Crockett, Kaylee Shelton, Paige Schindewolf, Bethany Gol... Bill Tipple 2014-07-21T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=136411 Two church softball teams advance <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=136402" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_8141282121-GretnaBallpark812.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Two church softball teams advanced in tournament play Friday night at Gretna. Rushsylvania Church of Christ outscored Bellefontaine First Church of God #2 24-5. Calvary Baptist Church ran past Gretna Brethren Church 15-3. Bellefontaine First Churc... Bill Tipple 2014-07-21T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=136402 Thunder Sticks win another tournament <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=136379" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_72114112031-IndianLakeThunderSticksinGreenvillefrom72014.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Indian Lake 8U travel softball team Thunder Sticks won the Treaty City Shoot Out in Greenville over the weekend. The finals were played on Sunday. Front row, left to right: Porscha Davis, Ava Huffman, Ella Beelman, Mimi Schmiedebusch, Halle Rob... Bill Tipple 2014-07-21T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=136379 Chalfant chosen for UU Athletic Hall of Fame <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=136261" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_7201485024-UUChalfantHeadShot72014.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Urbana University has announced plans to induct former Blue Knight baseball standout Matt Chalfant into its Athletic Hall of Fame this fall. Chalfant will be the first Urbana baseball player enshrined since 1995 and will become the 38th member since ... 2014-07-20T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=136261 Westfall takes Non-Wing Sprints at Waynesfield <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=136255" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_5271274609-WaynesfieldRacewayPark.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Waynesfield Raceway Park hosted five feature races Saturday night. The following are the race results: Buckeye Machine BOSS Non Wing Sprints (53 Cars) A-Main - (30 Laps) 1. Matt Westfall 2. Kyle Simon 3. Joss Moffatt 4. Joe Liguori 5. Kody Sw... 2014-07-20T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=136255 Foulk and Suman do well at dance competition <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=136178" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_7191480559-DanceFuziondancers71914.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Dance Fuzion Studio recently had two dancers compete at the National Finals for Energy Dance Competition at Kalahari Resort in Sandusky, Ohio. Aundrea Foulk &ndash; Open Solo &ndash; High Gold in the Petite Division Hannah Suman &ndash; Lyrical Sol... 2014-07-19T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=136178 Baseball roundup Friday <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=136139" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_baseball.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Pony League tournament score Friday:&nbsp; Bellefontaine #1 Vital Signs &amp; Advertising advanced by beating Bellefontaine #3 All Around Awards 9-3. Dillon Robb earned the win with Tweh Coleman picking up the save. Offensively for Bellefontaine #1... Jeff Kelley 2014-07-18T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=136139 Clark, Workman lead West Liberty past DeGraff - Thursday scoreboard <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=136117" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_5281411630-Dodgepark3.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A few local teams hit the diamond Thursday night. Pony League: West Liberty #1 Thompson, Dunlap, &amp; Heydinger beat DeGraff 12-6 in the second round of the county tournament. Ian Clark pitched a gem. He allowed one hit and struck out seven in f... Bill Tipple 2014-07-18T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=136117 St. Clair, Feasel lead Pony League team to tourney win <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=135961" 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>A few area Pony League teams played tournament games Wednesday night. Bellefontaine #1 Vital Signs and Advertising defeated Washington #2 13-3. D'Ante St. Clair earned the win. Jacob Boy recorded the save. Nik Feasel was 3-for-3 and scored three ... Bill Tipple 2014-07-17T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=135961 Stallard leads DeGraff past Bellefontaine - Youth and church finals <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=135846" 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>A few area teams hit the diamond Tuesday night. Pony League tournament: DeGraff TNT Farm beat Bellefontaine #1 9-3. Gavin Stallard fired a complete game with twelve strikeouts. Aaron Kean, Josh Ritzma, and Caden Whitman each scored twice. Greg B... Bill Tipple 2014-07-16T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=135846 Cotner leaves Benjamin Logan <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=135832" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_81713114516-carltoncotnercampconfidential81713.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Benjamin Logan is looking for a new head football coach. Carleton Cotner, who led the Raiders for seven seasons, announced his resignation to the team Tuesday night. Cotner is leaving to become an assistant at Dublin Jerome. He will continue his t... Bill Tipple 2014-07-16T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=135832 Former Blue Knight standout Ducey named new head women’s basketball coach <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=135807" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_7161495855-HaleyDuceyphotoon71614.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Former Urbana University standout Haley Ducey was named the head women's basketball coach Tuesday afternoon. UU Athletic Director Doug Young promoted Ducey, who was an assistant the last two seasons. &ldquo;After an extensive national search, we de... Bill Tipple 2014-07-16T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=135807 DeGraff wins Logan County Little League championship (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=135710" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_7151483425-LittleleagueDeGraffcelebrateswin71514.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The DeGraff&nbsp; Commando Cows Little League team defeated the Huntsville Warriors 11-10 Tuesday evening at the DeGraff Community Park to win the county tournament. The big hit was a bases-loaded game-winning hit, a double by Justin Ritzma that dro... Jeff Kelley 2014-07-15T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=135710 Church softball league tournament opens <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=135682" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_8141282121-GretnaBallpark812.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Bellefontaine Area Church Softball League tournament started Monday night at Gretna. Number 8 seed Calvary Baptist defeated Number 9 seed Bellefontaine First Church of God #2 13-3. The second game between Number 2 seed Quest Community Church an... Bill Tipple 2014-07-15T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=135682 Local teen shines in weekend triathlon <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=135665" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_71514105159-JacobSmithafterHFPTriathlonatCaesarCreekStateParkon71514.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Benjamin Logan 8th-grader Jacob Smith took first in his age group in the HFP Racing Triathlon at Caesar Creek State Park over the weekend. Smith finished the 250-yard swim, 7-mile bike ride, and 2-mile run in 52:07. His time won the 14U male divisi... Bill Tipple 2014-07-15T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=135665 Thunder Sticks win championship at West Milton <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=135560" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_7151495900-IndianLakeYouthSoftball71414.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Indian Lake 8u travel softball team Thunder Sticks won the championship at the West Milton All-Star Tournament on Sunday. Pictured, front row left to right: Porscha Davis, Mimi Schmiedebusch, Kayleigh Zedlitz, and Ella Beelman. 2nd row left to ... Jeff Kelley and Bill Tipple 2014-07-14T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=135560