Aaron Dorksen

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Aaron Dorksen has been Sports Editor of The Daily Record since 2000 and has been with the paper since 1997. He lives in Wooster with his wife, Angela, and their son, Arch, who was born in November of 2010. A graduate of Chardon High School and Bowling Green State University, Dorksen has won numerous state and national Associated Press writing awards, including being named an Ohio AP Sports Writer of the Year. He can be reached at 330-287-1621 or adorksen@the-daily-record.com

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Wooster High School football players go through conditioning drills at Follis Field on Aug. 1. (Duane Martin photo)

High school football scrimmage schedules

| August 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Here are the scrimmage schedules for the area’s Ohio Cardinal Conference, Principals Athletic Conference and Wayne County Athletic League teams: OCC Wooster: Aug. 11, at Copley, 11 a.m.; Aug. 14, at Dover, 6 p.m.; Aug. 21, Cuyahoga Falls, 6 p.m. West Holmes: Aug. 15, at Mentor Lake Catholic, 10 a.m.; Aug. 26, at St. Clairsville, […]

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Wooster’s most interesting General: Alex Hasapis

Wooster’s most interesting General: Alex Hasapis

| April 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Wooster High School senior Alex Hasapis is arguably the “Most Interesting General.” It would certainly be hard to find anyone who’s busier than the WHS dynamo. Hasapis, who plans to commit to Allegheny College as a chemistry major and place-kicker, has a seemingly never-ending schedule. While working as the baseball PA announcer for the Generals’ […]

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Daily Record Area Football Record-Holders

Daily Record Area Football Record-Holders

| December 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

UPDATED: DECEMBER, 2014: Before totally turning the page to the winter sports teams, it’s time to reflect on the high school football season that was. The OHSAA state football championships were held Thursday through Saturday at Ohio Stadium in Columbus. At the end of the weekend it was private schools 4, Midwest Athletic Conference 3. […]

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Say it aint so !!!!!!!!!!

Toddler has hysterical reaction to missed putt

| December 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

This is my favorite reaction ever to a missed putt – or a missed “anything” in sports for that matter. Don’t tell me you’ve never wanted to flip out a little bit like this toddler did after missing an easy shot. Click on this link to see a “meltdown” for the ages on the golf […]

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AP Div. V, VI and VII All-Ohio Football teams

AP Div. V, VI and VII All-Ohio Football teams

| December 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

COLUMBUS (AP) — The 2014 Associated Press Div. V, VI and VII All-Ohio Football teams selected based on recommendations from a statewide panel of sports writers. DIVISION V First Team OFFENSE: Ends-Zach Burneka, Dayton Chaminade Julienne, 6-1, 198, sr.; Cam Murray, Cin. Hills Christian Acad., 5-11, 160, sr. Linemen-Brandon Heidecker, Columbia Station Columbia, 6-7, 310, […]

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AP Div. III-IV All-Ohio Football

AP Div. III-IV All-Ohio Football

| December 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

COLUMBUS (AP) — The Associated Press All-Ohio Football Teams for Div. III and IV based on recommendations from a statewide panel of sports writers. DIVISION III First Team OFFENSE: Ends-Cory Contini, Dover, 6-1, 170, sr.; Eric Wiseman, Clyde, 6-3, 185, sr. Linemen— Brice Hinton, Trotwood-Madison, 6-3, 328, sr.; Simon Stepaniak, Hamilton Ross, 6-3, 315, sr.; […]

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2014 Div. I & II All-Ohio Football

2014 Div. I & II All-Ohio Football

| December 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

COLUMBUS (AP) —The All-Ohio Football teams for Div. I and II as selected based on recommendations from a statewide panel of sports writers. DIVISION I First Team OFFENSE: Ends-Eddie Daugherty, Mentor, 5-6, 160, sr.; Ahmad Wagner, Huber Hts. Wayne, 6-6, 215, sr.; Noah Stephens, Grove City Central Crossing, 6-4, 215, jr. Linemen-Rob Dowdy, Westerville South, […]

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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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