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Run-By-The-River Saturday

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by Jim Walker, Wednesday, June 10, 2020 1:00 am

Ironton Tigers

York bounces back from bad breaks of last season

When a performer gets ready to go on stage or before any kind of audience, people will tell the performer “break a leg” which is ... Read more

by Jim Walker, Friday, June 5, 2020 11:43 pm

Chesapeake Panthers

Panthers’ PK Wilson looks to get his ‘kicks’ with Marietta

CHESAPEAKE — Brady Wilson was thinking track. The Marietta Pioneers were thinking kicker. The Pioneers thought right. While the Chesapeake Panthers’ senior placekicker and pole vaulter went ... Read more

by Jim Walker, Friday, June 5, 2020 11:41 pm

Sports

Husband-wife team become part of coaching ranks for St. Joseph

Sonny and Cher, Stiller and Meara, Burns and Allen. Those are some of the famous husband and wife acts. The St. Joseph Flyers have their own ... Read more

by Jim Walker, Friday, June 5, 2020 11:39 pm

Sports

Familiar group doing familiar golfing events as Ladies Nine Hole League makes its return

PINE GROVE — It took a familiar group to make an old home with a new name feel the same. The Ironton Ladies Nine Hole Golf ... Read more

by Jim Walker, Friday, June 5, 2020 11:34 pm

Ironton Tigers

Ironton’s Schreck finds a home with Alice Lloyd

Similar to the Edward Everett Hale short story “The Man Without A Country,” Riley Schreck was a player without a team. But while the character Phillip ... Read more

by Jim Walker, Saturday, May 30, 2020 12:54 am

Reds

Reds announce fans’ voting for All-1990s decade team

The Cincinnati Reds didn’t dominate the 1990s like the Big Red Machine did in the 1970s, but there was still success and talent. The Atlanta Braves ... Read more

by Jim Walker, Saturday, May 30, 2020 12:44 am

Sports

Playoff expansion may do more harm than good

When they say it’s not about the money, it’s about the money. And maybe some ego, too. The passage of the new football playoff format that expanded ... Read more

by Jim Walker, Saturday, May 30, 2020 12:42 am

Sports

Sells sold on Rio Grande as future college home

WILLOW WOOD — Not even a back-breaking experience — literally — could keep Taylor Sells from playing the sport she loved. That love along with her ... Read more

by Jim Walker, Saturday, May 23, 2020 7:44 pm

Reds

Let There Be Light! Reds brought night baseball to major leagues 85 years ago

The Cincinnati Reds were the first professional baseball team, so it seemed only fitting the franchise got to host the first night game. Baseball didn’t just ... Read more

by Jim Walker, Saturday, May 23, 2020 7:32 pm

Green Bobcats

Coffman new Green head football coach

FRANKLIN FURNACE — Chad Coffman knows in a small school that coaching football is a big challenge. The veteran high school football coach has accepted that ... Read more

by Jim Walker, Thursday, May 21, 2020 12:28 am

Green Bobcats

McDavid’s competitive and caring nature will be missed

It was the 1972-73 high school basketball season. The St. Joseph Flyers were playing the Green Bobcats in the old Green High School gym. A left-handed ... Read more

by Jim Walker, Monday, May 11, 2020 11:40 pm

Reds

Reds’ Hall of Fame & Museum looking to re-open soon

CINCINNATI — History is on hold. The Cincinnati Reds have a long and storied history and would like to add to it this season. But Major ... Read more

by Jim Walker, Friday, May 8, 2020 10:55 pm

Sports

Persin comes out of retirement to take Valley basketball job

Norm Persin’s retirement lasted about as long as one of his losing streaks. Less than five months from telling Oak Hill he was retiring as a ... Read more

by Jim Walker, Thursday, May 7, 2020 10:22 pm

Ironton Tigers

Urbana’s closing leaves recruits in limbo

Riley Schreck is a versatile basketball player who is capable of switching from one position to another. Schreck is putting that versatility to use now in ... Read more

by Jim Walker, Friday, May 1, 2020 11:26 pm

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