Bellefontaine, OH


Huntsville #1 Fast Track Signs defeated Bellefontaine #4 National Salt 5-4 in the second round of the Logan County Farm League Tournament on Saturday. Lane Tucci, Madden Lillard, and Dawson Finfrock ...read more
The Bellefontaine Easton Water ACME baseball team defeated West Liberty-Salem 11-4 in a game heard on 1390 WBLL. WLS    010 200 1   4   3 3 Easton 010 370 x &...read more
In Logan County Little League action Tuesday it was the DeGraff Commando Cows handing Bellefontaine DQ its 1st loss 6-4. DeGraff pushed 2 runs across in the top of the 6th inning to win. John Zumber...read more
The Logan County T-Ball Tournament opened Sunday in Lewistown. West Liberty #1 Brecount Law Office ran past Ridgemont #2 16-5. Aiden Hull and Julius Butler each tripled. Corbin Clapsaddle and K...read more
In Acme baseball, Bellefontaine Easton Water Solutions rolled past host Xenia 21-4 in five innings. Turner Scott was the winning pitcher with five strikeouts. Nick Kurtz was 3-for-3 with a double an...read more
In Logan County Coach Pitch action Friday, Huntsville #2 Woody's Diner defeated Zanesfield #3 20-10.  Griffin Schaub ripped a home run and a triple.  Gavin Spring, Kahne Ferguson, and Tyle...read more
In 10u softball, Lakeview #1 Brentlinger Auto Care blanked Huntsville #1 13-0. Ava Huffman and Haylee Edwards combined for a no-hitter. Madison Brentlinger had two hits with a triple and four RBIs. ...read more
West Liberty #2 Mad River Knife & Supply scored a 6-2 win over West Liberty #1 LeVan's Body Shop on Saturday in Little League action. Landon Stewart and Will Motzko teamed up for a no-hitter. Ste...read more
In Coach Pitch action, Huntsville #2 Woody's Diner defeated East Liberty 24-7.  Matthew Culp, Aiden Todd, Christopher Timms, and Avery Pequignot all hit home runs.  Griffin Schaub hit two ...read more
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...read more
In Logan County T-Ball action Friday, West Liberty #1, Brecount Law Office defeated Ridgemont #3 28-12 to stay undefeated at 5-0.  For WL #1, Sutton Wilcoxon hit 3 home runs, Aiden Hull had a gr...read more
Several youth baseball and softball teams played Wednesday night. Farm League: West Liberty #1 Wilcoxon Homes beat Washington 12-3. Pitchers Gavin Hoffman and Joey LaRoche each struck out six. Rig...read more
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The Logan County Fair hosted their Born and Raised Lamb Show Thursday evening. Kayla Cummins took home the Grand Champion title. Her lamb weighed a total of 137. Cummins mentioned that she worked har...read more
In varsity baseball Friday it was Bellefontaine banging out 17 hits in a 13-9 win over host Sidney.  Sammy Martz, Connor Burton, Cole Braun, and Nick Ruble each had 3 hits for the Chiefs. Belle...read more
The High School Boys basketall sectional tournament drawing held Sunday. The Bellefontaine Chiefs receive the #4 seed in the Div. 2 sectional tournament to be held at Springfield.  Bellefontaine...read more
The Logan County Grand Jury indicted 18 people earlier this week, including two men on sex charges. Ronald Coleman, 50, of 400 Lincoln Boulevard, Russells Point, was indicted on single counts of rape...read more
Bellefontaine Parks and Recreation Superintendent Kris Myers announced Tuesday night at the board’s monthly meeting that the long-awaited project to resurface the city’s tennis courts will...read more
The CBC All-League football team has been announced. KENTON TRAIL FIRST TEAM OFFENSE INTERIOR LINEMAN #75     CALEB KING   KENTON RIDGE     &...read more
Four local football teams are playoff bound. The Ohio High School Athletic Association announced their postseason pairings Sunday afternoon. The top eight teams in each region qualify for the second...read more
The final week of the regular season is here and there are still a lot of questions to be answered.  Will the Chiefs win their first CBC title in 10 years?  Will they host a playoff game?&nb...read more
The West Liberty-Salem girls soccer team won at home in Div. III sectional tournament action Saturday night 3-0 over Franklin Monroe.  The Lady Tigers were led by Lily Yoder with 2 goals and Mor...read more
The Indian Lake varsity boys soccer team played at Columbus Crew Stadium Saturday against Zane Trace and lost a close game 1-0. The Lakers fall to 8-5 overall and are 6-2 in the CBC while Zane Trace i...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity team got a four-set league victory over visiting Northwestern Thursday night: 26-24, 25-15, 28-30, and 25-20. The Raiders have won five straight to move to 10-5 overall and...read more
Soccer fields across the area were busy on Saturday. The West Liberty-Salem varsity girls battled Miami East to a 1-1 tie in Columbus Crew Stadium. Taylor Lauck had the lone goal for the Tigers. La...read more
Many area soccer teams took to the fields on Saturday. High school The Benjamin Logan boys improved to 3-3-2 at the halfway point of the regular season with a 5-0 win over visiting Southeastern.&nbs...read more
The West Liberty-Salem girls soccer team defeated Southeastern 9-0 Saturday.  Taylor Lauck had 2 goals. Morgan Freyhof added a goal with two assists.  West Liberty-Salem, now 6-0 (4-0 OHC)...read more
High School The Indian Lake boys took on Lima Bath at home. Boys’ varsity won 4-1. Connor Davis made three goals for the Lakers. Santiago Costa made one goal. Costa had two assists with Nikola...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity volleyball team defeated visiting Riverside in 4 sets Saturday 25-17, 25-22, 24-26, 25-22. Jamie Peterson of the Lady Tigers had 20 kills and 7 aces. Kylee Hormann had ...read more
Number 9 seed Bellefontaine Dairy Queen placed third in the Logan County Little League Tournament Sunday. Dairy Queen defeated #1 seed Zanesfield 8-6, then fell to Huntsville in the loser's bracket f...read more
In the latest from the County Little League Tournament, what started with 17 teams is now down to four.  #9 seed Bellefontaine Dairy Queen knocked off #4 seed Ridgeway 14-2 before defeating #3 s...read more
A few youth baseball teams played Thursday night. Little League tournament: Bellefontaine #1 Dairy Queen beat West Liberty #1 10-4. Connor Mentzer earned the win. Jarrid Baughman was 3-for-3 with ...read more
On Saturday, the #4 seed Riverside Pirates beat #5 seed Indian Lake 9-8 in the first round of the Acme sectional baseball tournament at Blue Jacket Park. The Pirates were down 6-0 after thr...read more
It was a busy night on the diamond Thursday. Baseball finals: Pony League: Bellefontaine #1 Vital Signs and Advertising beat East Liberty Middleburg 6-4. D'Ante St. Clair and Derek Robb combined f...read more
Several area baseball and softball teams hit the diamond Tuesday night. Baseball finals: ACME: Riverside defeated Anna 6-1 for their fourth straight win. Landon Kelsey tossed six shutout innings i...read more
Several local teams hit the diamond Tuesday. Pony League: Zanesfield Miller Graphics defeated Washington #1 15-5. Dalton Rockhold earned the win with five strikeouts. Tyler Smith and Cole Bibart e...read more
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
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
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
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
A few local youth soccer teams played tournament games Saturday. U8: 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
A few youth baseball teams were in action Friday night. Farm League: AcuSport defeated All-Around Awards 15-8. Robby Wildermuth, Domnick Miller, Cam Kline, and Dhalin Damron combined for the win. ...read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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. Ransbot...read more
T-Ball: 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
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
Several youth baseball teams were in action Thursday night. Pony League: West Liberty #1 CT Communications defeated Huntsville 9-2. Dominic Smith fired a one-hitter with twelve strikeouts. Kaleb J...read more
Many local ball teams hit the diamond Tuesday. Junior ACME: 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
A host of youth baseball and softball teams played under ideal conditions Thursday night. Junior Acme: Bellefontaine Merchants drubbed Xenia 25-5. John Kirby, Gauge Hayman, and Nick Ruble struck ou...read more
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
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
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. River...read more
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
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
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
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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. Th...read more
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
Many area baseball and softball teams hit the diamond last night. Pony League: Bellefontaine #2 All-Around Awards beat Ridgemont 9-3. Nick Ruble went four innings to earn the win and helped his cau...read more
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
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: Adams, Jeramy ...read more
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
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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
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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
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
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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
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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
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