2014 AP NE Inland All-District football

2014 AP NE Inland All-District football

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The 2014 Associated Press Northeast Inland All-District football Teams, as selected by a media panel from the district: DIVISION I First Team OFFENSE: Ends_Gary Clift Jr., Brunswick, 6-2, 180, sr.; Colton Whited, Hudson, 6-1, 180, sr.; Reid Robinson, Hudson, 6-3, 190, sr.; Shane Ridgway, Massillon Jackson, 5-10, 175, sr. Linemen_James Daniels, […]

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My interest in U.S. men’s soccer remains flat

My interest in U.S. men’s soccer remains flat

| July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

The U.S. is out of the World Cup. All this hype for one win. Lost to Belgium? BELGIUM! The superpower U.S. should beat Belgium in everything! I’m not going to apologize for not really being into men’s soccer. It’s an incredible sport for kids with everyone moving and all size kids contributing, but it falls […]

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Readers weigh in with favorite sports movies, scenes

Readers weigh in with favorite sports movies, scenes

| April 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

What would be on your Mount Rushmore for the four all-time best sports movies? What are your all-time favorite scenes form a sports movie? Here are some reader responses I received after posing the question in The DR, on Twitter and on Facebook. Some of these answers appeared in my Daily Record column on sports […]

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Mike Hargrove led the Indians to a 721-591 record from 1991-99, including five consecutive AL Central Division titles (1995–99) and World Series appearances in '95 and 97.

Remembering 20th anniversary of Jacobs Field – and time I accidentally called Mike Hargrove ‘coach’

| April 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

It’s hard to believe the Cleveland Indians and their fans celebrated the 20th anniversary of the first Opening Day at Jacobs Field April 4. It seems like just yesterday that Cleveland’s incredible ballpark, since renamed Progressive Field, opened. Even people from other cities said The Jake was one of the top parks in the country […]

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Colwyn Headey

Wooster High grad Headley turns in ‘super’ sprint at Ohio State football contest

| March 29, 2014 | 1 Comment

Wooster High graduate Colwyn Headley is enjoying his 15 minutes of fame at Ohio State — maybe more if he can follow up an incredible entrance at the Ohio State football team’s “fastest student tryout.” Buckeyes coach Urban Meyer has organized a series of tryouts to find a few fastest students to run against speedster […]

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2013-14 AP All-Inland District Girls Basketball

2013-14 AP All-Inland District Girls Basketball

| March 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

DIVISION I FIRST TEAM: Marquia Turner, North Canton Hoover, 5-7, sr., 10.2; Julie Worley, North Canton Hoover, 6-0, sr., 13.7; Kaylee Stroemple, North Canton Hoover, 6-0, sr., 10.2; Ty Newkirk, Canton McKinley, 5-7, jr., 13.9; Baylen Dyrlund, Uniontown Lake, 6-0, sr., 15.6; Peyton Booth, Wadsworth, 5-10, sr., 8.5; Jodi Johnson, Wadsworth, 5-10, soph., 15.5; Baleigh […]

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2013-14 AP All-Inland District Boys Basketball

2013-14 AP All-Inland District Boys Basketball

| March 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

COLUMBUS (AP) — The 2014 Associated Press Northeast Inland All-District boys high school basketball teams, as selected by a media panel from the district: DIVISION I FIRST TEAM: Mitchell Spotleson, Uniontown Lake, 6-foot-5, senior, 19.8 points per game; Evan Bailey, Massillon Jackson, 6-6, sr., 18.5; LePear Toles, Canton Timken, 6-4, soph., 20.2; Craig Randall, Medina, […]

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AP state boys and girls basketball polls for Jan. 6

AP state boys and girls basketball polls for Jan. 6

| January 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Associated Press boys state basketball poll The Top Ten teams in the Associated Press Ohio high school basketball poll with first-place votes in parentheses and won-loss record, total points and position last week at right: DIVISION I 1, Lakewood St. Edward (5) 7-1 103 2, Trotwood-Madison (4) 8-0 96 3, Cle. St. Ignatius (2) 7-1 […]

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The Daily Record's Mike Plant (right) is going to play Coach Culp from Shelby and Aaron Dorksen is going to be Jack Tatersall, a rival captain from Toledo who stands up for Charles Follis by stopping a game and quieting a racist crowd, in 'The Black Cyclone.'

DR Sports writers to try hand at acting in ‘The Black Cyclone’

| December 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Our sports department received some pretty exciting news today! Mike Plant and myself will be acting in an upcoming play: “The Black Cyclone.” It’s the story of Charles Follis, who played on Wooster High’s first football team in 1899 and went on to be the first black pro athlete for the Shelby Blues. The Generals’ […]

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Daily Record Area Football Record-Holders

Daily Record Area Football Record-Holders

| December 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

UPDATED: DECEMBER, 2013: High school sports record keeping is an inexact science at best. Coaches and athletic directors come and go, and often when they leave so do the individual statistical sheets from their tenures. That is, if they were kept accurately in the first place. Track and field records are by far the easiest, […]

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