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David Fong

Position: I-75 Group Sports Content Manager
E-Mail Address: dfong@civitasmedia.com
Phone Number: 937/440-5228

Latest Stories by David Fong

By David Fong
dfong@civitasmedia.com
BOWLING GREEN — Gus Schwieterman's dream season is going to end in a dream fashion.
Schwieterman — a Bethel High School graduate and freshman defensive tackle for the Bowling Green State University football team — and his teammates will end their season the way every college player hopes to

Bethel grad to start bowl game

By David Fong dfong@civitasmedia.com BOWLING GREEN — Gus Schwieterman's dream season is going to end in a dream fashion. Schwieterman — a Bethel High School graduate and freshman defensive tackle for the Bowling Green State University football team — and his teammates will end their season the way every college player hopes to

In college, my three roommates and I had a beautiful Christmas tree set up right next to the couch we pulled from a Dumpster and the pile of dirty dishes we never could manage to get into the kitchen.
It really was an amazing tree — decorated with empty root beers cans and pictures of Victoria's Secret models torn out of magazines. It also w

Deck the halls? No thank you

In college, my three roommates and I had a beautiful Christmas tree set up right next to the couch we pulled from a Dumpster and the pile of dirty dishes we never could manage to get into the kitchen. It really was an amazing tree — decorated with empty root beers cans and pictures of Victoria's Secret models torn out of magazines. It also w

By David Fong
dfong@civitasmedia.com
COVINGTON — From Fargo to Florida, Jarred Ganger and Ryan Ford have wrestled in some of the top tournaments in the nation.
None of them, however, were The Ironman.
“The Ironman is different than other tournaments,” Ganger said. “Since it is during the season, you see all the top guys

Covington's iron men

By David Fong dfong@civitasmedia.com COVINGTON — From Fargo to Florida, Jarred Ganger and Ryan Ford have wrestled in some of the top tournaments in the nation. None of them, however, were The Ironman. “The Ironman is different than other tournaments,” Ganger said. “Since it is during the season, you see all the top guys

By David Fong
dfong@civitasmedia.com
CASSTOWN — Bruce Vanover had a dream to create the premier girls high school basketball tournament in Southwest Ohio.
He's quickly getting there.
This weekend, Miami East will host the second annual Barn Ball Holiday Classic Girls Basketball Tournament. Last year's tournament featured four teams, this

Barn Ball

By David Fong dfong@civitasmedia.com CASSTOWN — Bruce Vanover had a dream to create the premier girls high school basketball tournament in Southwest Ohio. He's quickly getting there. This weekend, Miami East will host the second annual Barn Ball Holiday Classic Girls Basketball Tournament. Last year's tournament featured four teams, this

By David Fong
dfong@civitasmedia.com
COVINGTON — From Fargo to Florida, Jarred Ganger and Ryan Ford have wrestled in some of the top tournaments in the nation.
None of them, however, were The Ironman.
“The Ironman is different than other tournaments,” Ganger said. “Since it is during the season, you see all the top guys

Covington's 'Iron' men

By David Fong dfong@civitasmedia.com COVINGTON — From Fargo to Florida, Jarred Ganger and Ryan Ford have wrestled in some of the top tournaments in the nation. None of them, however, were The Ironman. “The Ironman is different than other tournaments,” Ganger said. “Since it is during the season, you see all the top guys

By David Fong
dfong@civitasmedia.com
TIPP CITY — One of the greatest coaching careers in Ohio high school baseball history actually began on the softball diamond.
“When I first came to Tipp, Tom Rettig was the baseball coach,” Bruce Cahill said. “So I spent my first two years as the JV softball coach and the next two year

Cahill headed to hall of fame

By David Fong dfong@civitasmedia.com TIPP CITY — One of the greatest coaching careers in Ohio high school baseball history actually began on the softball diamond. “When I first came to Tipp, Tom Rettig was the baseball coach,” Bruce Cahill said. “So I spent my first two years as the JV softball coach and the next two year

By David Fong
dfong@civitasmedia.com
CASSTOWN — Bruce Vanover had a dream to create the premier girls high school basketball tournament in Southwest Ohio.
He's quickly getting there.
This weekend, Miami East will host the second annual Barn Ball Holiday Classic Girls Basketball Tournament. Last year's tournament featured four teams, this

Barn Ball

By David Fong dfong@civitasmedia.com CASSTOWN — Bruce Vanover had a dream to create the premier girls high school basketball tournament in Southwest Ohio. He's quickly getting there. This weekend, Miami East will host the second annual Barn Ball Holiday Classic Girls Basketball Tournament. Last year's tournament featured four teams, this

By David Fong
dfong@civitasmedia.com
COLUMBUS — Very few people thought it would come to this.
When Heisman hopeful quarterback Braxton Miller injured his shoulder just days before the season started, most experts figured it meant the end of The Ohio State University football team's quest for a national championship.
Oh, how wrong they we

Banner season for the Buckeyes

By David Fong dfong@civitasmedia.com COLUMBUS — Very few people thought it would come to this. When Heisman hopeful quarterback Braxton Miller injured his shoulder just days before the season started, most experts figured it meant the end of The Ohio State University football team's quest for a national championship. Oh, how wrong they we

By David Fong
dfong@civitasmedia.com
TROY — Tucker Raskay doesn't remember much about his first NFL game.
“It was when I was about 6 years old, I think,” the Troy Junior High School seventh grader said. “It was when the Bengals played the Jets and the Bengals still had Chad OchoCinco. I don't really remember much about it

Raskay to compete at Bengals game

By David Fong dfong@civitasmedia.com TROY — Tucker Raskay doesn't remember much about his first NFL game. “It was when I was about 6 years old, I think,” the Troy Junior High School seventh grader said. “It was when the Bengals played the Jets and the Bengals still had Chad OchoCinco. I don't really remember much about it

By David Fong
dfong@civitasmedia.com
CASSTOWN — Right about now, his wrestlers are starting to wonder what they did to get on Mark Rose's bad side.
“They are probably pretty mad at me right now,” the Miami East wrestling coach said. “We've really been ramping it up in practice.”
Turns out, however, that Rose isn't

Ramping up

By David Fong dfong@civitasmedia.com CASSTOWN — Right about now, his wrestlers are starting to wonder what they did to get on Mark Rose's bad side. “They are probably pretty mad at me right now,” the Miami East wrestling coach said. “We've really been ramping it up in practice.” Turns out, however, that Rose isn't

By David Fong
dfong@civitasmedia.com
CASSTOWN — Right about now, his wrestlers are starting to wonder what they did to get on Mark Rose's bad side.
“They are probably pretty mad at me right now,” the Miami East wrestling coach said. “We've really been ramping it up in practice.”
Turns out, however, that Rose isn't

Ramping up

By David Fong dfong@civitasmedia.com CASSTOWN — Right about now, his wrestlers are starting to wonder what they did to get on Mark Rose's bad side. “They are probably pretty mad at me right now,” the Miami East wrestling coach said. “We've really been ramping it up in practice.” Turns out, however, that Rose isn't





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