Peak of Ohio Sports 20 Latest Sports Articles 2015-04-18T11:43:00Z Botkins defeats Riverside (Friday baseball, softball finals) <a href=";id=171695" target="_blank"><img src=" Lake v Kenton Ridge baseball 5-5-11.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>In high school baseball action Friday it was Botkins over Riverside 8-5 in 8 innings. Landon Kelsey led the Pirates hitting attack going 3-5.&nbsp; Kelsey also stole home in the 7th inning to tie the game at 5. Shawnee defeated Indian Lake in CBC a... Jeff Kelley 2015-04-18T05:00:00Z West Liberty-Salem girls 2nd, boys 3rd at Graham Invitational Friday <a href=";id=171694" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> At the Graham Invitational Friday in track and field, the West Liberty-Salem girls team finished 2nd as a team with 116.5 points. Tecumseh won the 13 team invite with 124 points in girls. Indian Lake was 8th as a team scoring 28 points. For the ... Jeff Kelley 2015-04-17T05:00:00Z Chiefs, Raiders remain perfect in league play - Baseball and softball scoreboard <a href=";id=171649" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Bellefontaine varsity baseball team beat Northwestern 6-3 at Blue Jacket Park Thursday night. Senior starter Lane Kiser was the winning pitcher. In his first action of the season, Kiser worked three scoreless innings with five strikeouts. Kise... Bill Tipple 2015-04-17T05:00:00Z Jr. Lady Tigers win Benjamin Logan Invitational <a href=";id=171644" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The West Liberty-Salem Jr. High girls track team won the 16-team Benjamin Logan Invitational Thursday night. The Tigers edged Bellefontaine by two points with 108 points. The other top 5 teams were Anna, Benjamin Logan, and River Valley. WL-S highl... Bill Tipple 2015-04-17T05:00:00Z Jr. Pirates shine in Botkins meet <a href=";id=171510" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Riverside Jr. High track team competed at Botkins Tuesday. Several athletes performed well, including: Ollie Jacobs&nbsp;&nbsp; 1st 100 Dash, 1st 400 Run, 1st Long Jump Darrick Cotterman&nbsp; 1st 800 Run, 1st High Jump John Cruz&nbsp; 2nd 11... Bill Tipple 2015-04-16T05:00:00Z Bellefontaine’s Mitchell, Johnson, and Patton sign letters of intent (Audio included) <a href=";id=171365" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>It was a busy day at Bellefontaine High School Wednesday as three senior athletes signed their letters of intent to compete at the Div. II collegiate level. Boys basketball standout Caleb Mitchell (left) signed his letter of intent to play at Urbana... Jeff Kelley 2015-04-15T05:00:00Z Collins, Cline lead Raiders past Indian Lake - Diamond finals <a href=";id=171531" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Benjamin Logan varsity baseball team beat visiting Indian Lake 6-1 Wednesday night. Senior left-hander Zane Collins fired a four-hitter with 13 strikeouts. Austin Cline had two hits and three RBIs. Trey Wilson recorded three hits and two RBIs.... Bill Tipple 2015-04-16T05:00:00Z Jr. Tigers sweep quad meet at Mechanicsburg - track scoreboard <a href=";id=171359" target="_blank"><img src=" photo 4-11.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The West Liberty-Salem boys track team won a quad meet at Mechanicsburg Tuesday evening against the Indians, Southeastern, and Springfield Catholic. Tiger 1st place finishers: Shot put: Zack McCall Discus: Michael Farquarson 110m hurdles, 200m ... Bill Tipple 2015-04-15T05:00:00Z Updated: Chiefs edge Springfield Shawnee in 8 innings - Tuesday finals (Audio included) <a href=";id=171230" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Bellefontaine varsity baseball team used Sam Martz&rsquo;s two-out game winning single in the bottom of the 8th inning to defeat the Springfield Shawnee Braves 4-3 Tuesday night. The game was at Blue Jacket Park and broadcast live on WBLL. Soph... Mike Vetorino 2015-04-14T05:00:00Z Pirates rally past New Bremen - Monday diamond finals <a href=";id=171170" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Despite the stormy weather, a few high school baseball and softball teams played Monday night. Varsity baseball: Riverside rallied past visiting New Bremen 5-4 in eight innings. The Pirates scored a run in the seventh inning to tie the game at 4-4... Bill Tipple 2015-04-14T05:00:00Z Bozman picks up weekly honor for UU <a href=";id=171040" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Urbana University's Nick Bozman earned Pitcher of the Week honors from the Mountain East Conference recently. Bozman, a senior from Huntsville, went 2-0 last week giving up just four hits in 10 innings of work. After picking up a non-conference win... Nate Dunham 2015-04-13T05:00:00Z Smith takes third in division at county bike race <a href=";id=171039" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A local 8th grader was among 230 riders in the 2015 Ohio Spring Race Series Race #3 Zanesfield Road Race in Logan County Sunday. Jacob Smith finished 3rd in the 13-14 year old youth division. Smith is a student at Benjamin Logan and a member of Tea... Nate Dunham 2015-04-13T05:00:00Z Local travel team captures championship in Columbus <a href=";id=171033" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Mid-State Heat 10U travel baseball team won the Silver Bracket Championship at Berliner Park in Columbus over the weekend.&nbsp; The team includes students from Benjamin Logan, Indian Lake, and Ridgemont. (Pictured - front row: Zane Danner, Ril... Nate Dunham 2015-04-13T05:00:00Z Local athletes fare well at All-Ohio track meet <a href=";id=170981" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Wilmington College senior and West Liberty-Salem alum Sarah Murphy competed in the All-Ohio Track and Field Championships at Ohio Wesleyan University over the weekend. Murphy placed 4th in the 100 meter hurdles, setting a new school record of 14.97. ... Bill Tipple 2015-04-13T05:00:00Z Gloria’s Tumbling shines at state championship meet <a href=";id=170970" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>&ldquo;Gloria's&rdquo; Tumbling Team competed in the USTA State Championship&nbsp;and the AAU State Championship Tumbling and Trampoline Competition at Rio Grande College on Saturday and Sunday. There were 9 teams from Ohio competing&nbsp;and the co... Bill Tipple 2015-04-13T05:00:00Z Stars win season opener <a href=";id=170963" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The u14 High Point Stars soccer team defeated the BSA Celtics 2-1 in their season opener Sunday. Noah LaBelle scored a goal and delivered an assist. Tate Schmittauer scored the other goal. Daunte George added an assist. Goalkeeper Drew Wrocklage ... Bill Tipple 2015-04-13T05:00:00Z Benjamin Logan's Thomas to cheer for Ashland University <a href=";id=170872" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A soon-to-be Benjamin Logan graduate is taking her cheerleading to the college level. Hailey Thomas, a Benjamin Logan senior, has accepted a financial award to join the cheerleading program at Ashland University. Thomas plans to major in pre-dentis... 2015-04-12T05:00:00Z Updated: Tigers compete at Anna Rocket Invite - weekend track scoreboard <a href=";id=170869" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The West Liberty-Salem track and field teams had an impressive showing at the Anna Rocket Invitational on Saturday. The Lady Tigers placed 3rd out of 13 teams Top 5 team scores: 1st Minster 172, 2nd New Bremen 94, 3rd WLS 86, 4th Liberty Center 78,... 2015-04-12T05:00:00Z Lakers swing past Tigers in doubleheader – Saturday baseball and softball scoreboard <a href=";id=170867" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Baseball The Indian Lake varsity team took on West Liberty-Salem in a doubleheader. The Lakers narrowly won the first game 8-7. Nick Silvis, Andrew Hulbert, and Dylan Albright had 2 hits apiece. Albright had 4 RBIs. West Liberty-Salem's Austin Se... 2015-04-12T05:00:00Z Chiefs edge Stebbins - Friday baseball and softball roundup <a href=";id=170828" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Bellefontaine varsity baseball team edged Dayton Stebbins 9-8 at Blue Jacket Park Friday night. The Chiefs were sparked by an eight-run second inning. Cole Braun earned the win. Tyler Jones worked the final two innings to record the save. Jon... Bill Tipple 2015-04-11T05:00:00Z