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Local football coaches prepared to deal with heat
Jun 25, 2017 12:00 AM

Local football coaches prepared to deal with heat

The local football community was dealt a stunning blow with the death of Kent State University football player Tyler Heintz June 13.

By Michael Leonard Sports Editor
Stow bowling coach rolls with the pros
Jun 25, 2017 12:00 AM

Stow bowling coach rolls with the pros

2017 has been a very good year for Rachael Ritzinger on the bowling lanes. A 2012 graduate of Stow-Munroe Falls High School, Ritzinger returned to her alma mater this winter and coached the Bulldog girls bowling team to its first Division I state championship.

By Michael Leonard Sports Editor
Jun 25, 2017 12:00 AM

Sports camps coming to Stow

Junior Bulldog volleyball returns The 2017 Junior Bulldog Volleyball Camp will take place June 26 to 28 at Stow-Munroe Falls High School. Camp will run daily from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost per camper is $65.

Greatest ever? This debate is completely out of control!
Jun 25, 2017 12:00 AM

Greatest ever? This debate is completely out of control!

It's a word that has been tossed around like a rag doll in recent years. Goat. No, I'm not talking about the domesticated animal you can find on most farms. The "goat" I'm referring to is pretty much an acronym.

By Frank Aceto | Associate Sports Editor
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Jun 25, 2017 12:00 AM

KSU football player's death reminds that heat can kill

The death of Kent State University football player Tyler Heintz June 13 was a tragedy. It also was a stark reminder: Summer heat can kill. In his preliminary autopsy report, Portage County Coroner Dr.

By Michael Leonard Sports Editor
Holt named PING All-American
Jun 22, 2017 1:12 PM

Holt named PING All-American

Former Stow-Munroe Falls standount earns consenus All-American status

Jun 18, 2017 12:00 AM

The power of racism, even over sports, saddens and angers

It's been said that sports holds a mirror to society. I believe that statement is accurate -- and much that it reflects is ugly, particularly of one of this society's most difficult subjects: Race.

By Michael Leonard Sports Editor
Stow's Thompson honored by Greater Portage Track Officials
Jun 18, 2017 12:00 AM

Stow's Thompson honored by Greater Portage Track Officials

The Greater Portage Track Officials Association held its annual banquet June 5 at Longhitano's in Kent and awarded its 2017 Ralph Quisenberry Awards to the outstanding female and male track and field athletes of the year.

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Working on the dribble
Jun 18, 2017 12:00 AM

Working on the dribble

Stow resident Nathaniel "Joshua" Jones, 10, makes a break away during Bulldog Basketball Camp at Stow-Munroe Falls High School June 12.

Fallen KSU football player remembered by coach
Jun 18, 2017 12:00 AM

Fallen KSU football player remembered by coach

Tyler Heintz spent countless hours working in the hot sun on his family farm in Kenton, about 75 miles south of Toledo. He worked out with his old high school team back home June 9, completing a series of 110-yard sprints with no issues.

By Allen Moff Staff Writer
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Greetings from Cooperstown
Jun 18, 2017 12:00 AM

Greetings from Cooperstown

The Stow Bulldogs 12U travel team was one of 104 teams from around the country that made the trip to Cooperstown, N.Y. June 5 for the first Dreams Park tournament of 2017.

Tallmadge baseball wins Division II state title
Jun 11, 2017 12:00 AM

Tallmadge baseball wins Division II state title

COLUMBUS -- When the 21st century began, the Tallmadge baseball team had a reputation for being one of the best teams in the state every year. The Blue Devils reached the state title game in 2000 and 2001, but they came up just a hair short of winning the most prestigious prize.

By Frank Aceto Associate Sports Editor
OHSAA sets football regions and playoff schedule
Jun 11, 2017 12:00 AM

OHSAA sets football regions and playoff schedule

COLUMBUS -- The Ohio High School Athletic Association has announced the football regions and schedule format for the 2017 playoffs. New in 2017, all playoff games during the first four rounds will be played on Friday nights.

Staff Report
Jun 11, 2017 12:00 AM

Stow Sports Camps

Junior Bulldog volleyball returns The 2017 Junior Bulldog Volleyball Camp will take place June 26 to 28 at Stow-Munroe Falls High School. Camp will run daily from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost per camper is $65.

Stow athletes perform well at state track meet
Jun 11, 2017 12:00 AM

Stow athletes perform well at state track meet

Last year, Stow didn't make the trip to Columbus.

By Jonah Rosenblum Staff Writer
Jun 9, 2017 12:49 PM

Chris Holtmann named new Ohio State men's basketball coach

Chris Holtmann will be Ohio State’s new basketball coach, the Columbus Dispatch learned this morning. The news was confirmed in a press release issued at 11 a.m. He will be publicly unveiled at a press conference Monday at 11 a.m.

By Adam Jardy Gatehouse Media Ohio
Jun 4, 2017 12:00 AM

Stow Sports Camps

Bulldog Basketball camp returns Openings still remain for the annual Bulldog Basketball Camp for boys entering grades 3-9 will be June 12 to 14, from 8 a.m. to noon daily. The camp will be under the direction of Stow-Munroe Falls High School head coach Dave Close.

Round three of Cavs-Warriors has editor talking to himself
Jun 4, 2017 12:00 AM

Round three of Cavs-Warriors has editor talking to himself

Well NBA fans, the matchup that seemed inevitable is going down. Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Golden State Warriors in the 2017 NBA Finals has been percolating since the moment the Cavs ended the drought last June.

By Michael Leonard Sports Editor
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Gyulai, Cunnington reach states for Stow
Jun 4, 2017 12:00 AM

Gyulai, Cunnington reach states for Stow

For the first time in the history of Stow-Munroe Falls High School, the Bulldog boys have qualified for the state track and field meet in both the shot put and the 400-meter run. The athletes responsible for those feats are Jeremiah Gyulai and Scott Cunnington.

By Matt Deutsch Correspondent
Stow girls track sends trio to state meet
Jun 4, 2017 12:00 AM

Stow girls track sends trio to state meet

There were two big firsts for the Stow-Munroe Falls High School girls track and field team at the Division I Regional Meet last week. Specifically, the Lady Bulldogs qualified for the state meet in two events for the first time. Those events were the high jump and the pole vault.

By Matt Deutsch Correspondent