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Griffith hangs on, emerges victorious in Attica

ATTICA — It wasn't all that long ago that Sandusky native Caleb Griffith thought he was done racing. But Friday, Griffith found himself celebrating a dominating win in the 410 sprint feature at Attica. Griffith led all 30 laps to claim the victory. Griffith — who was this track's ...

‘It never gets old coming back here’

Something was missing the past couple of Seneca County Fairs on the harness racing track. Republic native, Ryan Stahl, said he skipped the last few because of his racing in Cleveland and at Scioto Downs and the fair conflicted with Northfield’s racing. However, he came back this week ...

Injuries to driver show risk in harness racing

As spectators started to pile into the grandstand of the Seneca County Fair to see the first day of harness racing, little did they know they’d see something pretty rare and partly horrifying. When a crowd of people all in unison goes ‘OOH,’ you know something happened. As I walked into ...

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TIFFIN YOUTH FOOTBALL: Tiffin Youth Football was established in 1974 as a free-to-play, full-contact tackle football league. The league provides helmets, uniforms and pads for all players. The league also has a cheerleading squad for each team, known as Tiffin Youth Cheer. Tiffin Youth ...

A Lemonade stand

PHOTO BY JONATHON BIRD A Lemonade stand Lemonade Lucy driven by Republic native Ryan Stahl makes its way around the track during the harness racing at the Seneca County Fair Monday.

Former Browns Mack and Dixon play in Browns Backers Scramble

Kevin Mack, the two-time Pro Bowl fullback who played for the Browns in the 1980s and 90s, was answering a question about the prospects for this years team. Mack was a special guest at the Tiffin Browns Backers Golf Scramble at Clinton Heights. While the fullback — who honestly looked like ...

Sports fans see tennis, golf and even baseball from across the pond

Many sports enthusiasts have been watching their favorite events from the United Kingdom in the last few weeks. Wimbledon just wrapped up, the Open Championship is underway and the Brits even got a taste of Major League Baseball. Though the two-game baseball series between the Yankees and Red ...

Dixon, Mack to play in Tiffin Browns Backers Golf Scramble

Area golfers will get to tee it up and tee off with a pair of Cleveland Brown greats today, all to help sick children. The Tiffin Browns Backers host their 18th annual Golf Scramble today at Clinton Heights, with 22 four-person teams hitting the course to play 18 holes and hobnob with former ...

Diebler back in Columbus, playing in tournament

COLUMBUS — Sometimes it is just like being at home. After four successful years at Ohio State, 2007 Upper Sandusky graduate Jon Diebler continues to represent the scarlet and gray as a member of Carmen’s Crew at The Basketball Tournament Friday at Capital University. No. 1-seeded ...

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TIFFIN YOUTH FOOTBALL: Tiffin Youth Football was established in 1974 as a free-to-play, full-contact tackle football league. The league provides helmets, uniforms and pads for all players. The league also has a cheerleading squad for each team, known as Tiffin Youth Cheer. Tiffin Youth ...

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TIFFIN YOUTH FOOTBALL: Tiffin Youth Football was established in 1974 as a free-to-play, full-contact tackle football league. The league provides helmets, uniforms and pads for all players. The league also has a cheerleading squad for each team, known as Tiffin Youth Cheer. Tiffin Youth ...

All-Star week positions Cleveland as a high-energy sport entertainment hub

In terms of hosting high-profile sport events in Ohio, Columbus and Cincinnati are climbing the ladder, but still trail the city of Cleveland. It is no accident that Cleveland, the city of unpredictable weather and phenomenal cultural energy, has been scoring a string of national and ...

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TIFFIN YOUTH FOOTBALL: Tiffin Youth Football was established in 1974 as a free-to-play, full-contact tackle football league. The league provides helmets, uniforms and pads for all players. The league also has a cheerleading squad for each team, known as Tiffin Youth Cheer. Tiffin Youth ...

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LAKE ERIE COLLEGE: Hopewell-Loudon's Cody Balliet has signed a letter of intent to play baseball at Lake Erie College. TIFFIN YOUTH FOOTBALL: Tiffin Youth Football was established in 1974 as a free-to-play, full-contact tackle football league. The league provides helmets, uniforms and pads for ...

H-L’s Ziebold trying to make her mark in sprint car racing

Like many soon-to-be 16-year-olds, Kasey Ziebold is counting down the days to getting her driver’s license. For those wondering, that happens in a couple weeks. With a caveat. “If I remember not to drive it like a sprint car,” Ziebold said. That may prove challenging. Ziebold, ...

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GOLF: After one week of second half of the Amvets League, Bob Haeflng and Tom Hay lead with 15 1/2 points, while there is a tie for second between the teams of Jim and John Ferstler and Steve Schafer and Tim Mannas. Prize holes went to Tom Miller (closest in two on No. 12), Herb Love (closest ...

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GOLF: After one week of second half of the Amvets League, Bob Haeflng and Tom Hay lead with 15 1/2 points, while there is a tie for second between the teams of Jim and John Ferstler and Steve Schafer and Tim Mannas. Prize holes went to Tom Miller (closest in two on No. 12), Herb Love (closest ...

All-Star Game festivities bring back old memories

Cecil Fielder got off easy. The former Tigers slugger was at the MLB Play Ball event in downtown Cleveland this weekend, and was taking pictures with anybody who wanted one. Suffice to say, I wanted one. It was always hard for me to have a favorite player who wasn’t a Cleveland Indian ...

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GOLF: Suzanne Frank hit the long drive at No. 17 off the red tee at the Tuesday Morning Ladies League at Seneca Hills. Carol Shook ended closest in two at No. 11 and Barb Kuhn had the low putts. n Matt Kleinhenz and Tom Ritzler lead the second-third of the Wednesday Night Men's Catholic ...

A different kind of ballgame

The man seated to my left was attending his first professional baseball game since the Eisenhower administration. The man to my right was a former minor league pitcher, someone who, after blowing out his arm, held season tickets to the Florida/Miami Marlins for 21 years. It was a contrast. ...