ANSONIA — The Houston boys track and field team won the Tiger Relays Friday night, while the Covington girls finished third.Houston scored 87 points, Covington was fourth with 59 and Bradford was eighth with 32.
By Rob Kiserrkiser@civitasmedia.comThe weather couldn't stop the Piqua baseball and softball teams from staying busy Saturday.The baseball finished off a big week and made a point doing it.
By Josh Brownjbrown@civitasmedia.comWEST MILTON — Seems the only thing that can cool off the Covington softball team is the weather.
The Piqua baseball team defeated Houston 14-1 Friday in five innings.Travis Smith, Austin Davis and Corbin Meckstroth combined on a three-hitter for the Indians.
COVINGTON — In 1984 the Covington Athletic Department initiated an Athletic Hall of Fame to honor those Covington graduates who have distinguished themselves in athletics.
By Kyle Shanerkshaner@civitasmedia.comWASHINGTON – Despite facing the most serious injury of his career, Craig Stammen is determined to return for the 2016 season as strong as ever.
NEW MADISON - After Tuesday's thrilling victory over Tri-County North, having a mental letdown was the last thing Covington coach Mitch Hirsch wanted to see from his team on Wednesday at Tri-Village.
GREENVILLE — The Piqua softball team found the going tough against Ally Russell Tuesday.The Lady Indians managed just one-hit in a 10-0 six-inning loss to Greenville.
ROSSBURG — Josh Morton of R&J Motorsports competed in the UMP Dirt Modified Class on Saturday for the Eldora Speedway season opener.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Working quickly works best for Kyle Lohse.Once he gets in a groove, the right-hander can be tough on any lineup.
There were a number of close matches Thursday, but Piqua tennis team lost to St. Marys 5-0 in non-conference action.
GREENVILLE — The Piqua baseball team completed a sweep of Greenville with a 12-4 win Tuesday night at Sater Park.
Piqua boys tennis got a big win Tuesday in GWOC North action, sturnning perennial GWOC North power Greenville 3-2.Piqua won all three singles matches, with Josh Hanes clinching the victory with a three-set win at third singles.
By Rob Kiserrkiser@civitasmedia.comCASSTOWN — The only thing that could have stopped Hannah Went on a windy night at the Miami County Track Championships from a sweep of the hurdles was herself.
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By Rob Kiserrkiser@civitasmedia.comThe Piqua baseball team got back on track Monday against Greenville, while the any hopes for the softball team winning a GWOC North title took a serious hit against the Lady Wave.
By Rob Kiserrkiser@civitasmedia.comSIDNEY — There has never been any slowing down Lehman Catholic soccer star Ashley Keller on the pitch.And it was the same for her college choice.
By Rob Kiserrkiser@civitasmedia.comTIPP CITY — The Piqua tennis team put together a solid week of tennis last week under first-year coach Greg Hawk.
By Rob Kiserrkiser@civitaosmedia.comAfter getting a marathon win Friday over Fairmont, Piqua took control in the fifth inning of a 13-4 win over Arcanum Saturday to improve to 10-3.
VANDALIA — The Piqua boys track and field team tied for sixth at the Vandalia-Butler Invitational Saturday, while the girls finished 10th.
By Rob Kiserrkiser@civitasmedia.comCOLUMBUS — Being honored is nothing new for former Russia state champion and current Ohio State All-American cross country and track runner Katie Borchers.
By Rob Kiserrkiser@civitasmedia.comBRADFORD — Bradford senior Bailey Brewer knew she wanted to go East.Until recently, she just didn't know it would be the “Big” East.
THE HISTORY OF PIQUA HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETICS – A JOURNALWINTER 1939“Piqua Central's 1938-39 basketball season opened December 29,...
SIDNEY — Lehman upped its record to 8-1 with a 4-3 victory over Lima Central Catholic in non-league action at Lehman Wednesday.
COVINGTON — The Covington softball team waisted little time jumping on New Bremen on Tuesday and in less than 75 minutes the Lady Buccs walked off the field with a 15-1 run-rule victory in five innings.
By Rob Kiserrkiser@civitasmedia.comAn opportunistic Bradford softball team took advantage of Piqua mistakes late in the game to win 6-3 in non-conference softball action Wednesday.
SIDNEY — For the second straight night, Piqua came up one run short against the Sidney baseball team.After a 2-1 loss Tuesday, Piqua took a 3-2 lead to the seventh inning Wednesday before losing 4-3.
By Rob Kiserrkiser@civitasmedia.com
COVINGTON - When you give up ten unearned runs, there's virtually no chance of victory no matter how well you hit the baseball.
By Rob Kiserrkiser@civitasmedia.comThe weather may have not cooperated.
SIDNEY — The Sidney softball team was able to play “smallball” and take advantage of some key Piqua defensive lapses in a 4-3 win over the Lady Indians Monday in GWOC North action.
PLEASANT HILL — Newton began its Strike Out Cancer Tournament strong Friday night, but had problems finishing on Saturday.
By Rob Kiserrkiser@civitasmedia.comSPRINGBORO — The Piqua softball team continued its fast start to the season Saturday, sweeping Kings and Springboro on a trip south.
TROY — The Piqua and Versailles track and field teams competed at the Troy Invitational Friday night.Piqua boys finished 11th with 30 points, while Versailles finished 13th with 22 points.
By Rob Kiserrkiser@civitasmedia.comAfter losing an unscheduled game to Waynesville 10-5, things got any better for the Piqua baseball team in a 14-0 loss to Graham Saturday in five innings.
By Rob Kiserrkiser@civitasmedia.comBrandon Saine's athletic accomplishments at Piqua High School are unmatched.
By Rob Kiserrkiser@civitasmedia.comThe Piqua softball team picked up an extra home game Friday.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Jordan Spieth made Friday feel like Sunday at the Masters.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Lauren Hill's teammates and coaches are remembering the 19-year-old college basketball player with her own inspiring words: “Never give up.”
By Rob Kiserrkiser@civitasmedia.comPiqua softball coach Rick Claprood is a veteran coach who has seen it all during his time — and likes the view from the winning side of a big rally much better.
COVINGTON — The Buccaneer boys and girls track teams both finished in the top spot of the team standings in a home quad Meet on Saturday against Ansonia, Indian Lake and Newton.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Geno Auriemma and his UConn Huskies are a perfect 10.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Bubba Watson was strolling up to the ninth green, toward the Augusta National clubhouse and that towering oak tree, when he was struck by a fact that still seems a bit unreal.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Phil Mickelson wants another green jacket, just not for the obvious reasons.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Tiger Woods hit the ball so pure that he felt like a 14-time major champion. Before long, the swing left him and he resembled a guy who couldn't break 80. He became so frustrated that he even threw a few clubs because...
By Rob Kiserrkiser@civitasmedia.comThe Piqua baseball and softball teams swept Trotwood-Madison Monday in GWOC North action.
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VERSAILLES — After Saturday's fiasco at Lehman, Covington coach Mitch Hirsch was looking to see how his team would react to an embarrassing effort.
PLEASANT HILL — One defensive play gave Miami East the momentum it needed to take control Monday.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Todd Frazier embraced the move up to the No. 3 spot in the Reds' batting order, a sign they think he can drive in a lot of runs.With one swing, he drove in three big ones in the season opener.