Peak of Ohio Sports 20 Latest Sports Articles 2017-07-23T09:47:55Z BL grad Collins making name known in Cape Cod League <a href=";id=248847" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Benjamin Logan grad Zane Collins is staying busy this summer pitching for the Cape Cod Baseball League, making some impressive statistics along the way. The Wright State junior has had a standout season so far for the Cotuit Kettleers. Following the... 2017-07-22T05:00:00Z Dick Heath ('74) to be enshrined in UU Athletic Hall of Fame <a href=";id=248644" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Urbana Athletics announced Tuesday that former Blue Knight baseball player Dick Heath ('74) has been selected for induction into the UU Athletic Hall of Fame. The ceremony planned for Saturday, October 14, will coincide with the Blue Knight home foot... 2017-07-18T05:00:00Z Exchange Club wins County Pony League title <a href=";id=248544" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Bellefontaine #2 Exchange Club won the Logan County Pony League championship by defeating Lakeview 4-2 Sunday night. Jarrid Baughman threw a 2-hitter and struck out 16 for the win. Connor Rose had 2 hits and 3 RBIs. Cole Comstock recorded 2 hits.... Bill Tipple 2017-07-17T05:00:00Z 10u Patriots finish second in Bellefontaine tourney <a href=";id=248543" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Heart of Ohio Patriots 10u softball team finished runner-up in the Bellefontaine Bash Tournament over the weekend. The team went 5-1 and scored 48 runs. The Patriots fell to LC Lightning in the championship game. Front row, left to right: Sydn... Bill Tipple 2017-07-17T05:00:00Z Cyclones shine in elite softball tournament <a href=";id=248542" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Southern Ohio Cyclones 16u team competed in the Softball World Series at Berliner Park in Columbus over the weekend. The Cyclones finished in the top 30 out of 106 teams in the platinum division. The team went 4-2. Four area high school stando... Bill Tipple 2017-07-17T05:00:00Z Local racer Smith dominates at Shady Bowl <a href=";id=248481" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Late Models First 55 lap feature - Denny Shatto Memorial 1. Josh Smith 2. Jacob Muncy 3. John Stroble 4. Caleb Reschar 5. Tyler Parsons Second 55 lap feature 1. Josh Smith 2. Don Mahaffey Jr. 3. Matthew Parsons 4. Jesse Gade 5. Jim Lewis Jr. Str... 2017-07-16T05:00:00Z Bellefontaine advances to Pony League Tournament championship <a href=";id=248480" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Bellefontaine #2 Exchange Club defeated Ridgemont 2-1 in the winner's bracket Semi-Final. Connor Rose singled in the game winning run and Markus Brugler, Rose and Jarrid Baughman combined for 11 strikeouts and 2 hits in the victory.In the winner's br... 2017-07-16T05:00:00Z Another track record set in harness racing; special footage from starting gates (Audio and video included) <a href=";id=248331" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Harness racing at the 2017 Logan County Fair wrapped up on Wednesday night. Despite chances of storms, the weather held off for a successful night of racing. Josh Miller is in charge of arranging harness racing at the Logan County Fair. [audio:712... Cole McDaniel 2017-07-13T05:00:00Z Lakeview starts fast in Pony League tournament <a href=";id=248304" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Logan County Pony League tournament opened Wednesday night. Lakeview Home Center ran past West Liberty #2 11-0 in 5 innings. Reid Vance pitched a one-hitter with 11 strikeouts. Mason Stuck was 2-2 with a double and 2 RBIs. Nate Huffman had a ... Bill Tipple 2017-07-13T05:00:00Z 11u Lakers win all-star tournament in Tipp City <a href=";id=248303" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Indian Lake 11u baseball team won the Jim Mohr Memorial All-Star Tournament in Tipp City over the weekend. The team finished undefeated, winning the 12u division of the tournament. In pool play, Indian Lake defeated London 8-2 and Troy-Vandalia... Bill Tipple 2017-07-13T05:00:00Z Franks advances to National Junior Olympics in track <a href=";id=248085" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Local track standout Dustin Franks has qualified for the National Junior Olympics. Franks competed at the Region 5 Junior Olympics regional meet at Cedarville University over the weekend. The meet featured athletes from Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky, an... Bill Tipple 2017-07-10T05:00:00Z Benjamin Logan advances to Acme district title game <a href=";id=248077" target="_blank"><img src=" Lake v Kenton Ridge baseball 5-5-11.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Benjamin Logan won twice on Sunday to advance to the finals of the Acme district tournament at Blue Jacket Park. The Raiders defeated Xenia, then beat West Liberty-Salem. Benjamin Logan will play Xenia in the championship game tonight at six o'cloc... Bill Tipple 2017-07-10T05:00:00Z 12u Chiefs win David Zerkle Memorial Tournament <a href=";id=248075" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Bellefontaine Chiefs 12u baseball team won the St. Paris David Zerkle 7th Annual Memorial Tournament on Sunday. In pool play, the Chiefs defeated Vernon Murphy 14-4 and Springfield Steal 9-2. In the tournament, they defeated Vernon Murphy 14-0 ... Bill Tipple 2017-07-10T05:00:00Z 10u Chiefs win St. Paris tournament <a href=";id=248073" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Bellefontaine Chiefs 10U baseball team ended their season by winning the St. Paris 7th Annual David Zerkle Memorial Tournament on Sunday. The Chiefs defeated Springfield YBA 18-3 and Tri-County North 15-0 on Saturday in pool play. On Sunday, Be... Bill Tipple 2017-07-10T05:00:00Z Durflinger wins feature at Waynesfield Raceway Saturday night <a href=";id=247994" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Here are the results from Waynesfield Raceway Park on Saturday, July 8th. BOSS VS Quest Federal Credit Union Non Wings 1. 4J-Justin Owen[2] ; 2. 87-Paul Dues[1] ; 3. 9x-Cooper Clouse[15] ; 4. 53-Steve Little[4] ; 5. 44-Michael Fischesser[8] AMSA M... 2017-07-09T05:00:00Z Szep tops Coyote Truck Series – Shady Bowl results <a href=";id=247993" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Shady Bowl Speedway had a full day of racing on Saturday, July 8th. Modifieds Feature 30 laps Mike Carroll Greg Stapleton Logan McPherson Ross Klingelhoffer Shane Shirk Coyote Truck Series Feature 50 laps Sha... 2017-07-09T05:00:00Z Allen leads West Liberty-Salem to Acme sectional title <a href=";id=247824" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>West Liberty-Salem defeated Benjamin Logan 5-2 in the Acme sectional championship game Wednesday night at Blue Jacket Park. BL 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 1WL-S 2 2 0 1 0 0 X 5 10 0 Thomas Allen fired a two-hitter with 13 strikeouts. At the plate, Allen was... Bill Tipple 2017-07-06T05:00:00Z Summer Sprint Sizzler rained out at Waynesfield Raceway Park <a href=";id=247680" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>After a meeting with 100 plus drivers, event promoter Ron Hammons, NRA Sprint Invader, GLSS, and F.A.S.T officials were forced to postpone Monday night's Summer Sprint Sizzler until Sunday, September 3rd. Full details on gate times, events, and price... Bill Tipple 2017-07-04T05:00:00Z Benjamin Logan defeats Bellefontaine Easton Water in Acme tournament <a href=";id=247662" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>In Acme tournament baseball, Benjamin Logan defeated host Bellefontaine Easton Water Solutions 7-1 at Blue Jacket Park Saturday. Benjamin Logan scored twice in the third inning, then seized control with a three-run sixth inning. For Bellefontaine, ... Bill Tipple 2017-07-03T05:00:00Z Lakeview Home Center rolls in Pony League - Thursday scoreboard <a href=";id=247495" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A few Pony League teams played Thursday night. Lakeview Home Center ran past DeGraff 15-1 in 5 innings. Mason Stuck pitched a one-hitter with six strikeouts. Stuck led the offense with 3 hits and 4 RBIs. Darrick Curtis was 3-3 with a double and 2... Bill Tipple 2017-06-30T05:00:00Z