Peak of Ohio Sports 20 Latest Sports Articles 2017-06-26T07:17:49Z Mahaffey tops Late Models – Shady Bowl results <a href=";id=247060" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Shady Bowl Speedway hosted a full slate of racing on Saturday. Late Models Feature 35 laps Don Mahaffey Jr. Matthew Parsons Jesse Gade Jim Lewis Jr. Caleb Reschar Modifieds Feature 30 laps Brad Yelton Sh... 2017-06-25T05:00:00Z Huntsville #2 tops #3 to win coach pitch tourney – Saturday youth ball scores <a href=";id=247059" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Post-season tournaments are in the thick of things this weekend. In coach pitch, West Liberty III, Brecount Law Office (pictured), fell 15-11 to Huntsville II in the Logan County Coach Pitch Postseason Championship to finish as runners up. In the ch... 2017-06-25T05:00:00Z UU Swimming Maintains Success in the Classroom <a href=";id=247007" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Urbana University's swimming programs continued their run of academic success by earning Scholar All-America recognition, announced Wednesday by the College Swimming &amp; Diving Coaches Association of America Individually, senior Aerika Wieser was ... 2017-06-23T05:00:00Z Lakeview 12U softball goes undefeated, wins championship <a href=";id=247006" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Lakeview 12U Brentlinger Auto Care went undefeated this season, winning the championship 13-3 over West Mansfield. Pictured, Front row: Ava Huffman, Kayleigh Zedlitz, Halle Roby, Madison Brentlinger, Lenny Bristow Back row: Porscha Davis, Haylee Ed... 2017-06-23T05:00:00Z Dirt Devilz win 14U softball championship <a href=";id=247005" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Zansesfield 14U softball, The Dirt Devilz, sponsored by MC Farms (Joe and Jill Cronkleton), won the championship with an undefeated season Tuesday night in DeGraff. Pictured, Front: Corinne Herring Kneeling: Kayla Martin, Jo Wilber with Jack Cronkl... 2017-06-23T05:00:00Z Huntsville #3 finishes 2nd in Logan County 8U softball <a href=";id=246931" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Huntsville #3 Indian Meadows Chiropractic Center finished 2nd in the 17-team Logan County 8U softball tournament. Huntsville #3 finished the season with a 14-3 record with all three losses coming to county champion West Mansfield. Team members an... Jeff Kelley 2017-06-22T05:00:00Z Updated: Lakeview run-rules Bellefontaine #2 (Thursday scoreboard) <a href=";id=246930" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>In Pony League action Thursday, Lakeview Home Center ran by Bellefontaine #2 13-3 in 6 innings. Dolan Miller and Reid Vance tossed a 5-hitter with 4 strikeouts. Lukas Wisener had 2 doubles and 4 RBIs. Darrick Curtis recorded 3 hits, 3 RBIs, and sc... Jeff Kelley 2017-06-22T05:00:00Z Local athletes qualify to attend State Summer Games June 23-25 <a href=";id=246928" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>These Logan County Braves athletes have qualified to attend the 2017 Ohio Special Olympics State Summer Games Tournament June 23&ndash;25th at Ohio State University. 2017 STATE SUMMER GAMES ATHLETES: MATT ADELSBERGER&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&n... Jeff Kelley 2017-06-22T05:00:00Z Huntsville wins T-Ball title - Wednesday youth scoreboard <a href=";id=246893" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Huntsville #2 J.W. Hurley Trucking outscored West Liberty #2 24-16 in the Logan County T-Ball championship game Wednesday night. Several players shined in the win. Rush Hurley was 3-3 with a home run, 2 singles, and 3 RBIs. Diesel DeLong was 3-3 w... Bill Tipple 2017-06-22T05:00:00Z Shaffer wins All Star Circuit of Champions race at Waynesfield <a href=";id=246885" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A battle that lasted nearly 15 circuits around the Waynesfield Raceway Park high banks, the &ldquo;Steel City Outlaw&rdquo; Tim Shaffer held off Pennsylvania Posse invader Danny Dietrich to earn his second victory in five rounds of Ohio Sprint Speedw... Bill Tipple 2017-06-22T05:00:00Z West Liberty III advance to coach pitch semifinals <a href=";id=246833" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>West Liberty III (Brecount Law Office) won their last 2 games in the Logan County Coach Pitch tournament in Rushsylvania to advance to the semifinals. On Sunday, West Liberty III defeated West Mansfield 15-2. Bayes Lapp tripled, homered, and had 2 ... 2017-06-21T05:00:00Z Lakeview finishes third in 8u softball tournament <a href=";id=246810" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Lakeview #2 A&amp;E Campground finished 3rd in the 8u softball postseason tournament Tuesday night. The team went 8-3 this summer. Front row, left to right: Natalie Harford, Alysea Hefner, Ayla Brentlinger, Shelby Siefring, and Jayden Myers Second... Bill Tipple 2017-06-21T05:00:00Z Bellefontaine runs past DeGraff in Pony League - Tuesday scoreboard <a href=";id=246804" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A few youth baseball teams played Tuesday night. Pony League: Bellefontaine defeated DeGraff 14-1. Markus Brugler, Cole Comstock, and Connor Rose combined for a one-hitter and 11 strikeouts. Comstock and Miles Harte each had 2 hits. Harte, Rose,... Bill Tipple 2017-06-21T05:00:00Z Franks qualifies for Region 5 Junior Olympics <a href=";id=246745" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> An Indian Lake athlete has qualified for the Region 5 Junior Olympics Track and Field meet. Dustin Franks competed over the weekend at Cedarville University. He placed gold in the high jump and received bronze in the 110m hurdles and 400m hurdles... Nate Dunham 2017-06-20T05:00:00Z Murphy brothers finish strong in Toledo Half-Marathon <a href=";id=246654" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Two Bellefontaine High School students competed in the Muddy Mini Half-Marathon Saturday. Brothers Eli Murphy and Nate Murphy both had great finishes. Nate's chip time was 1:41:03 finishing 57th overall; his average pace was 7:43 earning him the 2n... Nate Dunham 2017-06-19T05:00:00Z 10u Bellefontaine McDonald's softball wins county tourney (Softball & T-ball scoreboard) <a href=";id=246649" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Several area softball and t-ball teams were in action over the weekend. 10u Softball 10u Bellefontaine McDonald's won the Logan County Rec League Tournament. They defeated Belle Center in the championship game 9-2. Players: Averie Vigansky. Shayl... Cole McDaniel 2017-06-19T05:00:00Z Bellefontaine 14u baseball places second in Indiana <a href=";id=246644" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Bellefontaine 14u baseball team placed second at the Future Stars of Sports Slugfest in Huntington, Indiana over the weekend. In pool play the Chiefs tied the Indiana Bears 10-10 due to a time limit and lost to Wauseon, Ohio 3-2. In the semi-fi... Cole McDaniel 2017-06-19T05:00:00Z Quincy racer wins Late Model feature at Shady Bowl <a href=";id=246611" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Shady Bowl hosted a full night of racing Saturday. The highlight of the evening was the Bob Korn Memorial Late Model feature. Here are the results: Late Models (72 laps): 1. Josh Smith 2. Mike Ward 3. Don Mahaffey Jr. 4. Buddy Townsend 5. Lar... Bill Tipple 2017-06-19T05:00:00Z Youth ball tournament Saturday highlights <a href=";id=246545" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Several youth ball teams are busy with tournament action this weekend. In 8U softball from Saturday, West Liberty I, Wren's Towing, defeated Rushsylvania 14-5 in the opening round of the tournament in Zanesfield. Tru Maxam led WL1 going 2-2 with a d... 2017-06-18T05:00:00Z Brecount Law Office finishes regular season undefeated - Friday youth finals <a href=";id=246536" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Several youth baseball teams played across the county Friday night. Coach Pitch: West Liberty III Brecount Law Office ran past Quincy 26-14 to finish the regular season unbeaten. Garrett Hull led WL3 going 4-4 with 2 doubles and 3 RBIs. Kash LeVa... Bill Tipple 2017-06-17T05:00:00Z