Peak of Ohio Sports 20 Latest Sports Articles 2015-03-04T02:36:14Z Chiefs edge Hillclimbers in sectional action - Tuesday basketball finals (Audio included) <a href=";id=165792" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>It was a nail biter on 1390 WBLL when Bellefontaine took on Urbana in the Division II sectional semi-final Tuesday. The Chiefs edged the Hillclimbers 36-35. Tristin Tillman hit 1 of his 2 foul shots with 6 seconds remaining to put the Chiefs up 36-... Nate Dunham 2015-03-03T05:00:00Z Youth wrestlers advance to state tournament <a href=";id=165736" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Three Indian Lake 6th graders wrestled in the Ohioway Southwest Regional Tournament Sunday at Dayton Stebbins High School. Hayden Pummel won his weight class, Lane Mefford was 3rd, and Nate Cummins placed 5th. Two Bellefontaine 5th graders wrestled... Bill Tipple 2015-03-03T05:00:00Z WL-S grads excel in college track <a href=";id=165732" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Several West Liberty-Salem track and field alumni performed well at their college indoor conference championship meets over the weekend. In the Ohio Athletic Conference, Wilmington College senior Sarah Murphy placed 5th in the 60 meter hurdles (9.28... Bill Tipple 2015-03-03T05:00:00Z Benjamin Logan cheerleaders shine at state event <a href=";id=165587" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Benjamin Logan varsity cheerleaders took home 5th place in the Division III state competition held at Ohio State University on Sunday. The team members include Hailey Thomas, Hailey Lockwood, Cora Eirich, Mikayla Rose, Aly Brose, Amber Cline, Ma... Bill Tipple 2015-03-02T05:00:00Z Local wrestlers fare well at sectionals <a href=";id=165559" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>At the Division II sectional at Tipp City, the host Red Devils finished first. Benjamin Logan was fourth and Bellefontaine was fifth. Ten Raiders advanced to next week&rsquo;s district meet. Cole Houser and Caleb Houser won sectional titles. Lane... Bill Tipple 2015-03-02T05:00:00Z Spartans fall in tournament; two players honored <a href=";id=165523" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Calvary Christian Spartans fell to the Bowling Green Crusaders 63-44 in the ICSO tournament at St. Joseph&rsquo;s School in Wapakoneta Friday night. The Spartans were led by Daniel Wilt with 14 points. Tyler Reinhard recorded 7 points and 12 re... Bill Tipple 2015-03-02T05:00:00Z Orndorf shines in both classroom and indoor track championships <a href=";id=165443" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>BHS graduate Nate Orndorf placed 4th at the GLIAC Indoor Track and Field Championships, running 5000 meters in a personal best time of 14:36. Orndorf was also recently selected as an Academic All-American for Division II NCAA as a result of his cont... 2015-03-01T05:00:00Z Updated: High Point Stars top FC42; U11 team wins again <a href=";id=165442" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The u14 High Point Stars defeated FC42 5-3 at Soccer First on Saturday. Dominik Patton and Tate Schmittauer each scored two goals. Bryan Bundy added a goal. Daunte George delivered two assists. Noah LaBelle and Bundy each had an assist. Goalkeep... 2015-03-01T05:00:00Z Riverside falls to Jackson Center, Indian Lake takes loss – Saturday basketball results <a href=";id=165439" target="_blank"><img src=" hoop 11-09.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Division IV Boys Basketball Sectional Tournament action from Saturday saw Jackson Center top Riverside 64-27. That game at Piqua High School was heard on WPKO. Gavin Wildermuth had 18 points, Drew Sosby had 15, and Ethan Zorn scored 13. The Pirates... 2015-03-01T05:00:00Z Tavenner finishes 7th in 50 free at state meet <a href=";id=165337" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Skyler Tavenner of Indian Lake reaches the podium as he finished 7th in the 50 free event in 21.83 at the state meet in Canton(see picture below). Tavenner was 9th in the 100 back with a time of 53.46. Isaiah Brady of Bellefontaine finished 12th ... 2015-02-27T05:00:00Z Tigers eliminated by Twin Valley South - Friday hoops finals <a href=";id=165335" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>High school boys basketball sectional tournament scores from Friday: In the game heard on 98.3, WPKO (pictured left), it was Twin Valley South 56 West Liberty-Salem 38 in a Div. III sectional tournament game at Bellbrook.&nbsp; Ben Burden led the T... Jeff Kelley 2015-02-27T05:00:00Z Wenger advances to state bowling tournament <a href=";id=165308" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Benjamin Logan bowling standout Logan Wenger has qualified for next week's state tournament. Wenger rolled games of 202, 223, and 202 for a 627 series at the district tournament in Beavercreek Thursday. Logan placed fifth individually. Teammate Ha... Bill Tipple 2015-02-27T05:00:00Z Rockets smother Tigers in Sectional Final (HS BB scoreboard) <a href=";id=165194" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Anna Rockets used defense to knock out the West Liberty-Salem Tigers in the Division III Sectional Final from Tipp City Thursday night on WPKO. &nbsp; Anna held the Tigers to just 7 points in every quarter and swarmed leading scorer Jamie Peters... Jeff Kelley 2015-02-26T05:00:00Z Lakers boys bowling team advances to state tournament; two BHS boys qualify for district <a href=";id=165192" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Indian Lake boys bowling team finished 4th Thursday at the district tournament and advanced to state.&nbsp; The district tourney was held at Beaver-Vu Lanes in Beavercreek. The team was in 7th place after 3 games.&nbsp; They then bowled six bak... 2015-02-26T05:00:00Z Rogan leads Chiefs past Benjamin Logan - Wednesday basketball finals <a href=";id=165139" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Bellefontaine varsity boys basketball team ran past host Benjamin Logan 58-40 in a rescheduled game Wednesday night. The Chiefs led 32-19 at the half, then sealed the win by outscoring the Raiders 17-6 in the third quarter. Junior forward Jacob... Bill Tipple 2015-02-26T05:00:00Z Jr. Raiders shoot to CBC title <a href=";id=165137" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Benjamin Logan 8th grade boys basketball team defeated Tipp City 40-26 in the CBC championship game at Kenton Ridge High School Wednesday night. Bryce Schmidt and Cole Jones each scored a game-high 10 points. Nolan Robson had 9 points and 8 ass... Bill Tipple 2015-02-26T05:00:00Z Blitzkrieg U13 girls tie Dublin <a href=";id=165050" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Bellefontaine Blitzkrieg U13 girls&rsquo; indoor soccer team tied the Dublin Banshees 5-5 at Soccer First Wednesday. Caitlyn Shumaker scored 4 goals and Alanee Yaeger added a goal. Nicole Wall delivered an assist. Carmen Shumaker, Brooke Langh... Nate Dunham 2015-02-25T05:00:00Z Local 8th grader makes Top 200 of Youth Triathletes <a href=";id=165040" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>USA Triathlon announced their Finalized 2014 Rankings Tuesday. Jacob Smith, an 8th grader at Benjamin Logan, made the Top 200 Youth Triathletes in the country. He was ranked #131 in the &ldquo;15 and under&rdquo; age bracket. This made him the 19th... 2015-02-25T05:00:00Z Schmid signs with Tiffin (Audio included) <a href=";id=165016" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Bellefontaine soccer standout Zach Schmid is taking his skills to the next level. (Pictured: Zach Schmid is flanked by his parents, Dennis Schmid and Katie Egler, as he signs his letter of intent in the Bellefontaine High School library. Bellefontai... Bill Tipple 2015-02-25T05:00:00Z Updated: Indian Lake boys qualify for district bowling meet; two Raiders advance <a href=";id=164915" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Indian Lake boys bowling team advanced to districts on Tuesday.&nbsp; The Lakers were led by Dalton Peters with a 586 series, Christopher Roesner had a 574 series, and Michael Stevens a 564. Indian Lake will bowl Thursday at Beaver-Vue Lanes in... Jeff Kelley 2015-02-24T05:00:00Z