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Buckeyes fall to Illinois as shooting goes cold late

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — After missing three games with a concussion and facial injuries, Illinois star Ayo Dosunmu returned Saturday wearing a protective mask he ... Read more

10 hours ago by Associated Press.

Herd opens C-USA tourney Wednesday

DALLAS, Texas – Conference USA announced pairings for the 2021 Air Force Reserve C-USA Basketball Championships presented by Baylor Scott & White Medical Center in ... Read more

10 hours ago by Associated Press.

2020-21 All-Southern Ohio Conference Basketball Teams

Player of the Year: Kyle Sexton, New Boston Defensive Players of the Year: Jimmy Mahlmeister, St. Joseph; Chase Clark, New Boston Read more

10 hours ago by Staff Reports.

EdChoice scholarship program open at Ironton Catholic schools

The Education Option — known as EdChoice — is officially open for business at the Ironton Catholic Schools as a program that will pay tuition ... Read more

1 day ago by Jim Walker.

SCCA team put games aside to help clean up another school

This past Thursday, the Sugar Creek Christian Academy basketball team was scheduled to play their final game against their cross state rivals Carter County Christian ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

Akiyama leaves Reds’ camp to be with wife

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Cincinnati Reds outfielder Shogo Akiyama returned to spring training after a week away to be with his wife, who was seriously ... Read more

1 day ago by Associated Press.

Porter, Dillow head all-district teams

When you add them up, you might need a calculator. An impressive total of 42 area players — 20 boys and 22 girls — were named ... Read more

1 day ago by Jim Walker.

Jermon was ‘bottled lightening’ as he electrified fans

So, what was your favorite Jermon Jackson memory? When talking about Jermon, you can’t really pick just one. You can’t even compile one of those ... Read more

1 day ago by Jim Walker.

Dragons rally in 2nd half to win district

IRONTON — The Fairland Dragons are getting really good at halftime adjustments as they came from behind to beat the Adena Warriors in the Ohio ... Read more

1 day ago by Chance Short.

Kent Sanborn visitation Monday at Ironton’s Conley Sports Center

Kent Sanborn loved seeing area athletes and people involved in other events, and now everyone is being invited to visit the legendary photographer in a ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Hundreds turn out for benefit dinner to aid Sanborn family

A steady stream of cars passed through the Fairland High School parking lot Thursday evening (3-4-21) to pay tribute to sports photographer Kent Sanborn. Hundreds turned ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Celebration set March 13 for Ironton RB great Jackson

Jermon Scott Jackson, age 45, of Columbus, Ohio, formerly of Ironton, Ohio, unexpectedly passed away on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021. He was born a star on ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Fairland routs North Adams to reach D3 district finals

PROCTORVILLE — An overconfident first quarter didn’t keep the Fairland Dragons from advancing past North Adams in the Ohio Division III District semifinals on Tuesday ... Read more

4 days ago by Chance Short.

Pointers fall in district semifinals

FRANKFURT — The late comedian W.C. Fields used to joke that he was going to put the epitaph on his tombstone that would read: All ... Read more

4 days ago by Jim Walker.

Graham adds start wrestling title to 100 wins

PROCTORVILLE — As Corky Graham would call him “Beast,” his name is actually C.J. Graham. The 86-pound Fairland Dragon wrestler has quite the junior high school ... Read more

4 days ago by Chance Short.

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