3/15/2014 12:54:40 AM
Ohio State erased an 18-point second-half deficit, and then hit high-pressure free throws down the stretch to knock off #4 Nebraska, 71-67, in the Big Ten men’s basketball tourney in Indianapoli...read more
2/22/2014 10:55:42 PM
Indian Lake overcame a slow start and survived a fourth quarter where they scored 1 field goal while beating Kenton Ridge Saturday night 54-43 on 98.3 WPKO.
The Cougars were on top early 9-2 and 12-5...read more
11/21/2013 10:37:47 AM
DIVISION 6, REGION 22 FINALS – FRIDAY, 11/22 7:30 PM – WAPAKONETA HARMON FIELD
#6 West Liberty-Salem (10-2) VS #4 Mechanicsburg (10-2)
Game Notes: WL-S and Mechanicsburg have neve...read more
11/1/2013 2:42:29 PM
It's the last week of the regular season and the last week for our football picks on 98.3 WPKO. Bill Tipple holds a one game lead over Chad Wilkinson for this year's trophy. Here's this we...read more
10/27/2013 11:50:52 AM
A few local youth soccer teams played tournament games Saturday.
Huntsville #2 defeated Calvary #2 4-1 in the semifinal.
Rece Kimmel scored 2 goals. Chase Schaub and Kaitlyn Shaner each added a...read more
10/20/2013 5:50:18 AM
The season-ending U12 tournament began on Saturday with teams facing single elimination games. Huntsville defeated West Liberty 4-0 to advance to the championship game.
Rachel Davis led the attack wi...read more
10/13/2013 9:10:48 AM
Bellefontaine's Tyler Ransbottom was in action at Waynesfield Motorsports Park for the Inaugural Harvest of Sprints.
Tyler had a 3rd place finish in the heat race putting him in 8th starting position...read more
10/4/2013 9:05:08 AM
Homecoming highlight this week's games. Bellefontaine will host Tipp City and Riverside celebrates the annual event taking on Upper Scioto Valley. Since the Chiefs are celebrating homecomi...read more
9/29/2013 11:57:44 AM
The Benjamin Logan varsity boys played in Columbus Crew Stadium Saturday afternoon against Kenton.
The final score was Kenton 3 Raiders 1, but the score was second to the experience both teams had be...read more
9/27/2013 9:16:34 AM
Indian Lake will face Bellefontaine this week on 1390 WBLL. Everyone knew that this season would be a work in progress for Bellefontaine. The Chiefs are starting to turn the corner under f...read more
9/20/2013 9:23:00 AM
Bellefontaine Fire Chief J.P. Schulz is this week's guest picker. He has a tall task ahead as last week's guest picker, John Entelisano, went 10-0. Chief Schulz is around football as he is...read more
9/16/2013 6:11:51 PM
Shady Bowl Speedway played host to six different classes of stock cars Saturday on “Military Night” at the races. It marked the last night of points racing with the champions crowned. The ...read more
9/15/2013 12:18:43 PM
The Bellefontaine varsity boys recorded the doughnut 1-0 on the road against Kenton.
After a scoreless first half, the Chiefs had the only ball to find the net off the foot of Ryan Dunn, assisted by ...read more
9/15/2013 10:24:17 AM
The Urbana University football team put on an offensive clinic in the first half of a 39-19 win over visiting Notre Dame College on Saturday afternoon. Senior quarterback D.J. Mendenhall (picture...read more
9/8/2013 11:20:39 AM
The Benjamin Logan Lady Raiders went on the road Saturday as they tangled with the Riverdale Falcons in non-conference action.
The match remained scoreless for almost an hour before Ashleigh Heater s...read more
8/25/2013 8:48:15 AM
The Bellefontaine Lady Chiefs dropped their season opener at Coldwater 3-1.
Kenzie Patton scored the lone goal on a breakaway late in the first half.
Many of the younger girls played well, especiall...read more
12/24/2013 3:20:37 PM
One could say that Rocky Kelly has the Christmas spirit.
All you have to do is drive by his house at 3165 County Road 55 at the southeast corner of the intersection of CRs 10 and 55 to notice it.
8/18/2013 10:28:39 AM
The Benjamin Logan Lady Raiders shut out the visiting Kenton Wildcats 2-0.
Kenzie Heater notched the Raiders' first goal of the year with a one-touch finish on a Taylor Coy cross.
Minutes into...read more
6/25/2013 2:08:21 PM
The City Farm League championship is set.
BPD defeated Thompson Electric 9-5 in the loser's bracket final.
Jeremy Baughman, Jarrid Baughman, and TJ Kerns pitched well in the win.
Doby Orahood had t...read more
6/11/2013 8:17:30 PM
Local ball teams were looking for wins Tuesday evening.
The Bellefontaine Easton Water Acme baseball team ran past host Beavercreek 18-0.
Jarrod Houchin and Cam Henry combined for the two-hit shutou...read more
6/8/2013 10:18:09 AM
A few youth baseball teams were in action Friday night.
AcuSport defeated All-Around Awards 15-8.
Robby Wildermuth, Domnick Miller, Cam Kline, and Dhalin Damron combined for the win.
6/4/2013 9:01:13 PM
Several area clubs were on the diamond Tuesday.
The Bellefontaine Easton Water Solutions ACME baseball team rolled past host Piqua 16-2.Jordan Baughman went 3-for-4 with a double and two runs batted ...read more
5/19/2013 7:35:20 AM
Bellefontaine's Tyler Ransbottom (pictured) was in action with his A and E Camp Resort sponsored #44 mini sprint in Bloomington, Indiana, on Friday.
Tyler had a 2nd place in his heat race which put h...read more
5/14/2013 8:47:29 AM
In Farm League action Monday night:
Thompson Electric defeated All-Around Awards 13-4.
Thad Slayback, Tanner Hart, Hunter Warner, and Alex Pulfer combined for 15 strikeouts.
Cameron Pulfer, Warner,...read more
5/4/2013 10:20:32 AM
A few high school teams and several youth clubs hit the diamond Friday night.
The Riverside varsity baseball team defeated visiting Botkins 4-1.
Starter Jake Herron worked five innings to earn the w...read more
4/7/2013 6:37:28 AM
Bellefontaine's Tyler Ransbottom (pictured) was in action with his A and E Camp Resort #44 midget in Montpelier, Indiana, Friday night.
Tyler had a 6th-place finish in the heat race which put him in ...read more
3/10/2013 6:36:40 AM
Anna is returning the state basketball finals for the third straight year after rolling over Middletown Madison 61-42 Saturday afternoon at Springfield High School.
The Lady Rockets won the title two...read more
11/4/2012 9:14:08 AM
6th, 7th, and 8th grade City League Championship
Hi-Point Nutrition beat Donatos 1-0.
Cambryia Elkins scored the goal. EJ Edu had an assist.
Keeper Anne West recorded the shutout.
Hi-Point Nutriti...read more
11/2/2012 10:09:33 AM
The Ohio High School Playoffs kicked off Friday with games from Divisions II, IV, and VI (Regions 5-8, 13-16, and 21-24); while Saturday featured games from Divisions I, III, and V (Regions 1-4...read more
10/28/2012 10:25:11 AM
OHSAA has released the final computer rankings of the season, setting the pairings for the first round of the state playoffs, and features several teams from the expanded area.
West Liberty-Salem and...read more
10/22/2012 9:33:55 AM
The Bellefontaine varsity Junior Chieftains defeated the Indian Lake Little Lakers 38-16 Sunday to advance to the league championship game vs. host Benjamin Logan next weekend.
(Pictured: DJ McDonal...read more
10/21/2012 9:47:59 AM
Several area high school girls soccer teams played tournament games Saturday.
In Division II, Bellefontaine fell to rival Urbana 2-1 at Dodd Stadium.
The Chiefs finish the season 8-8.
The Hillclimb...read more
10/19/2012 9:01:05 AM
As the regular season winds down conference championships are up for grabs and this week the CBC Mad River will come down to Indian Lake at Urbana tonight on WPKO. Both teams are undefeated in t...read more
10/7/2012 10:52:49 AM
The West Liberty-Salem girls took home runner-up honors at the 20-team Anna Rocket Invitational Saturday. The Big Orange, ranked #5 in D3, finished behind #4 ranked Russia 50-56.
Meghan Vogel le...read more
10/7/2012 10:02:39 AM
The WL-S Lady Tigers blanked Southeastern 6-nil.
Ashleigh Gieseke had a hat trick for the winners. Also scoring were Melany Ward twice and Maddie Gantz.
Recording assists were Maddison Oelker (x2), ...read more
9/30/2012 10:15:19 AM
The #4 and #5 D3 state-ranked girls went head to head at the Buck Creek Invitational in Springfield. #4 Russia nipped #5 WLS 44-49 to take home the team title.
Senior Meghan Vogel (pictured) led the ...read more
9/23/2012 9:46:03 AM
The Ben Logan girls defeated Mechanicsburg on Saturday by a score of 9-nil.
Kaci Oswalt and Hannah Boysel had two goals for the Raiders, and Kenzi Heater, Lauren Oglesbee, Shelby Kramer, Abbi Frazier...read more
9/16/2012 8:57:29 AM
The Benjamin Logan varsity boys lost at home to River Valley 3-2 when Chris Winger from River Valley made a free kick with just 30 seconds left in the game.
Chase Prall knocked in a Jacob Smith ball ...read more
9/12/2012 9:57:13 PM
The Indian Lake varsity boys soccer team lost to Kenton Ridge 5-0 Wednesday.
Tyler Rode made 9 saves in goal for the Lakers.
The Lakers fall to 5-4 and 2-2 in league play and travel to Tipp City Mon...read more
9/2/2012 8:30:01 AM
The West Liberty-Salem girls won their first-ever Greenville Treaty City Invitational Saturday, knocking off D3 #1 state-ranked Coldwater. WL-S is ranked #4 in this week's OATCCC State D3 poll. T...read more
8/18/2012 9:52:45 AM
When Urbana University head football coach David Taynor assumed control of his alma mater in 2008, he probably dreamed of a day when he’d head into a season with a squad as strong as his 2012 ed...read more
7/23/2012 7:49:29 AM
Tyler Ransbottom (pictured left) of Bellefontaine raced at Bloomington Speedway in Indiana over the weekend where he took the #44 A&E Camp Resort mini sprint car to a fourth place finish.
6/29/2012 7:29:26 AM
Huntsville #2 Woody’s Diner won the Logan County postseason tournament completing a perfect season (18-0).
The wins in the tournament included West Liberty #4 23-10, DeGraff #4 25-17, ...read more
6/17/2012 6:21:06 AM
West Liberty 2 defeated Zanesfield 6-1 in a Pony League game Saturday.
Ethan McBean and Ben Hyland combined to strike out 17 batters in the win.
Logan Brown was 2-for-2 with two runs and two RBIs, M...read more
6/15/2012 2:36:02 PM
Several youth baseball teams were in action Thursday night.
West Liberty #1 CT Communications defeated Huntsville 9-2.
Dominic Smith fired a one-hitter with twelve strikeouts.
Kaleb J...read more
6/13/2012 7:43:14 AM
Many local ball teams hit the diamond Tuesday.
Bellefontaine routed Xenia 14-2.
Auston Benton hurled a two-hitter and struck out three.
Gauge Hayman went 3-for-3 with two triples and ...read more
6/7/2012 8:50:57 PM
A host of youth baseball and softball teams played under ideal conditions Thursday night.
Bellefontaine Merchants drubbed Xenia 25-5.
John Kirby, Gauge Hayman, and Nick Ruble struck ou...read more
6/1/2012 9:15:21 PM
Several area youth ball teams were in action Friday evening.
In Coach Pitch, Robinson's Asphalt Seal Coating (Lakeview #1) defeated Quincy #1 26-1.
Lukas Wisener ripped a home run, Reid Vance trip...read more
5/26/2012 11:27:59 AM
A few local youth baseball teams hit the diamond Friday night.
In Little League, Bellefontaine #4 Dairy Queen defeated DeGraff 19-14.
Bruno Pattison was the winning pitcher. Daunte George earned the...read more
5/18/2012 7:51:34 PM
The Riverside varsity softball team competed in their second District Final in two years Friday.
7 errors plagued the Lady Pirates as they fell 14-2 to Southeastern in 5 innings at Brookville.
6/2/2013 8:05:01 AM
Several Indian Lake High School graduates were honored as Scholarship recipients at their recent Scholarship Night ceremony.
Seniors named, followed by scholarship awarded and amount:
5/26/2013 6:51:28 AM
Representatives from the Benjamin Logan High School Mini Relay Team recently presented Parrott Implement Company of Richwood with cookies, cupcakes, and a certificate of appreciation.
Parrott Impleme...read more
2/15/2012 8:17:46 PM
The numbers didn't lie Wednesday night in girls tournament basketball. West Liberty-Salem and National Trail were virtually even in all their regualar season stats. Both teams average scor...read more
10/27/2011 7:40:13 AM
There is a lot on the line Friday night when West Liberty-Salem travels to Triad; a lot more than just bragging rights is at stake in this heated Champaign County rivalry. The Games are big, but rarel...read more
3/15/2013 4:47:03 AM
The 22nd annual Home and Leisure Show kicked off on Friday.
The event presented by WPKO/WBLL and Easton Water Solutions in the Bellefontaine High School gymnasium and cafeteria offers the family a ch...read more
9/25/2011 8:26:17 AM
The Bellefontaine Lady Chiefs traveled to Celina to take on the Bulldogs Saturday morning.
Battling the wet field conditions, both Bellefontaine squads played well but were unable to come away with a...read more
6/30/2011 8:21:07 AM
Dairy Queen was crowned the 2011 Hi-Point Baseball Farm League Tournament Champions on Wednesday evening.
Belser-Patterson Financial Group, the losers' bracket winner and the #1 seed, defeated Dairy...read more
6/10/2011 9:49:09 AM
Many area baseball and softball teams hit the diamond last night.
Bellefontaine #2 All-Around Awards beat Ridgemont 9-3.
Nick Ruble went four innings to earn the win and helped his cau...read more
2/17/2011 6:19:37 PM
Girls tournament basketball tipped off Monday night with #3 seed West Liberty-Salem taking on #5 seed Versailles from Tipp City. It was Versailles taking the early advantage dashing out to a 15-5 en...read more
12/5/2012 2:38:55 PM
The Logan County Health District met for the final time in 2012 on Wednesday afternoon. As expected, a significant public turnout greeted board members.
The main topic of interest was the second read...read more
11/28/2012 10:56:04 AM
Devoted listeners of popular right-wing radio host Laura Ingraham are stunned to hear she suddenly resigned earlier this week from Talk Radio Network (TRN) ending her radio show which was heard on ove...read more
7/12/2012 9:44:41 PM
Competitors young and old scrambled in the mud Thursday evening trying to snatch a swine at the Logan County Fair’s 2012 pig scramble.
A “kids’ scramble” kicked off the evenin...read more
4/8/2011 9:00:36 PM
Several bands and their fans headed to Ohio Hi-Point Career Center Friday night for the first Battle of the Bands, which highlights talent from area high schools.
Top bands were: #4 This is a Nightma...read more