Peak of Ohio Sports 20 Latest Sports Articles 2015-05-26T04:47:09Z Indian Lake’s Smith off to Georgetown College for baseball <a href=";id=176328" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Indian Lake Baseball&rsquo;s utility man Josh Smith will continue his sports career at Georgetown College in Kentucky. Smith signed on to the program during a ceremony Wednesday in the Indian Lake High School Board Office. His family and coaches join... 2015-05-25T05:00:00Z Ridgemont’s Cromer, Richardson to compete at regionals <a href=";id=176321" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Ridgemont girls&rsquo; track and field team will be represented by two individuals at regional competition. Sidney Richardson and Meadow Cromer qualified for DIII regionals Saturday at Liberty Benton High School. Both girls are freshman. Cromer... 2015-05-25T05:00:00Z Balice named new head volleyball coach at UU <a href=";id=176287" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Urbana University recently appointed Tim Balice new head women&rsquo;s volleyball coach.&nbsp;Balice comes to Urbana from the University of Dayton to take over a program on the rise. &ldquo;I am very excited to add Tim Balice to our coaching staff h... 2015-05-24T05:00:00Z Several Tigers qualify for track and field regionals <a href=";id=176286" target="_blank"><img src=" photo 3-11.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The West Liberty-Salem boys track team competed in the District track meet at Milton Union on Saturday morning. The team placed fifth with 54 points. Kam Evans was the lone runner for the Tigers to qualify for the Regional Meet at Troy. Evans will j... 2015-05-24T05:00:00Z Waynesfield Raceway runs Memorial Classic <a href=";id=176282" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Waynesfield Raceway Park saw the running of their Memorial Classic on Saturday. Here are the results: Non Wing Sprints (31 Cars): 1. Luke Hall 2. Joss Moffatt 3. Kyle Simon 4. Logan Hupp 5. Tom Rhodes SOD 360 (28 Cars): 1. Randy Hannagan 2. ... 2015-05-24T05:00:00Z Lady Tigers drop slugfest in district final - Saturday tournament scoreboard <a href=";id=176258" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The surging West Liberty-Salem softball team had their tournament run come to an end Saturday afternoon on WBLL. The Tigers, winners of five straight, fell to Middletown Madison 15-7 in a Division III district final at Tipp City. The high-scoring M... Bill Tipple 2015-05-23T05:00:00Z Youth baseball Friday (scoreboard) <a href=";id=176205" target="_blank"><img src=" and softball bases 4-11.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>In Coach Pitch action, Huntsville #2 Woody's Diner defeated East Liberty 24-7.&nbsp; Matthew Culp, Aiden Todd, Christopher Timms, and Avery Pequignot all hit home runs.&nbsp; Griffin Schaub hit two triples and a double.&nbsp; Brady Golliday had th... 2015-05-22T05:00:00Z Lady Raiders, Crosby start fast at district meet <a href=";id=176174" target="_blank"><img src=" photo 4-11.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Benjamin Logan girls track &amp; field team did well in the opening night of the Division II district meet at Graham Thursday. The Lady Raiders are tied for 8th place in a field of 14 teams. Coreen Crosby placed 3rd in the high jump with a jump... Bill Tipple 2015-05-22T05:00:00Z Updated: Dairy Queen wins battle of Bellefontaine unbeatens (baseball scoreboard) <a href=";id=176059" target="_blank"><img src=" glove.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>In a Logan County Little League game Thursday in a battle of unbeatens, Bellefontaine #1 Dairy Queen defeated Bellefontaine #2 Lee's Roofing 2-1. For Dairy Queen, Tristen Hazel and Connor Rose drove in the two runs and T. J. Kerns got the win. For ... Jeff Kelley 2015-05-21T05:00:00Z Red Devils edge Raiders in pitchers' duel <a href=";id=176043" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Tipp City edged top-ranked Benjamin Logan 1-0 in the Division II baseball sectional final at Tecumseh High School Thursday afternoon on WBLL. The Red Devils Aaron Hughes and Benjamin Logan standout Zane Collins were brilliant. Both pitched complete... Bill Tipple 2015-05-21T05:00:00Z Gantz wins district shot put title, Tigers start fast <a href=";id=175814" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The West Liberty-Salem girls track and field team took the early team standings lead at the DIII Southwest District in West Milton Tuesday evening. Top 5 team scores: 1st WLS 21, 2nd Russia 15, 3rd Ansonia 14, 4th Triad 13, 5th Ft. Loramie 11 (Pict... Bill Tipple 2015-05-20T05:00:00Z Lehman edges Triad - tournament baseball and youth finals <a href=";id=176041" target="_blank"><img src=" Lake v Kenton Ridge baseball 5-5-11.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A few high school baseball teams played sectional finals Wednesday night. Division III: Anna blanked Northeastern 5-0. Versailles shut out Tri-County North 3-0. Division IV: Lehman beat Triad 3-1. Russia upset top-seeded Ft. Loramie 2-0. Youth... Bill Tipple 2015-05-21T05:00:00Z Updated: Lady Lakers fall to Greenville in sectional final - Tuesday ball scores (Audio included) <a href=";id=175696" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Indian Lake varsity softball team saw its season come to an end Tuesday evening on 1390 WBLL. The Lady Lakers lost to top-ranked Greenville 10-0 in six innings in the Division II Sectional Championship at Tecumseh. Indian Lake was outhit 11 to ... Nate Dunham 2015-05-19T05:00:00Z Indian Lake’s Risner commits to Muskingum University (Audio included) <a href=";id=175559" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>&nbsp; Indian Lake senior softball veteran Jordan Risner will be taking the field for Muskingum University next year. Photo: (standing) Matthew Risner, Coach Chad Lones, Coach Skip Oliver (seated) Scott Risner, Jordan Risner, and Deb Risner.&nbsp;... 2015-05-18T05:00:00Z Zanesfield moves to 5-0 - Youth baseball and softball finals <a href=";id=175703" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>In Farm League baseball, Zanesfield Alexander Concrete beat Ridgeway #2 3-1. Winning pitcher Justin Coleman tossed four scoreless innings with 11 strikeouts. Coleman led the offense with two hits. Camden Spriggs and Josh Tipton each had RBIs. For... Bill Tipple 2015-05-19T05:00:00Z Local petanque player fares well in Texas tournament <a href=";id=175550" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Zanesfield Petanque Club member Shannon Hodge competed in 2 petanque events in Austin, Texas over the weekend. On Saturday, she played in the Federation of Petanque USA Central Region Women's Singles at Browning Hangar. There were 11 women that play... Emily O'Connor 2015-05-18T05:00:00Z Youth softball team wins weekend tourney <a href=";id=175544" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The West Liberty Force 10U softball team won the Troy 2015 Swing into Spring Tournament Sunday. The Force defeated Miami Valley Xpress 12-9 in the championship game. The score was tied at 6 when Rhea Harner stole home for the Force. Taylor Laffert... Nate Dunham 2015-05-18T05:00:00Z Dance Fuzion shines at World Competition <a href=";id=175509" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Dance Fuzion Studio Team from Bellefontaine &amp; Kenton earned several awards at the World Class Dance Competition at Capitol Center/Riffe Center in Columbus over the weekend. Solo Awards: Hannah Suman &ndash; Jazz Solo &ndash; World Division ... Bill Tipple 2015-05-18T05:00:00Z Lensman, Faulder lead Washington to Little League win <a href=";id=175504" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Washington #2 edged West Liberty #2 6-5 in Little League baseball Saturday. Pitcher Reese Lensman gave up one hit and struck out eleven in 4 1/3 innings. Kyle Faulder belted two home runs. Reid Notestine and Hunter Watercutter each added hits. Fo... Bill Tipple 2015-05-18T05:00:00Z Updated: Jr. Pirates, Tigers shine in league track meet; Lane wins two events in high school meet <a href=";id=175366" target="_blank"><img src=" photo 4-11.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Riverside Jr. High track team had several individual champs at the NWCC league meet Saturday. Ollie Jacobs finished 1st in the 100 and 3rd in the 400. Courtnie Smith was 1st in the 200 meter dash and 2nd in the 100. Ajay Stapleton won the shot... Bill Tipple and Jeff Kelley 2015-05-17T05:00:00Z