Norwayne vs. Orrville? Riders all the way if they play

Norwayne vs. Orrville? Riders all the way if they play

| October 8, 2011 | 4 Comments

So lately I have heard the rumors and have tried to ignore them. Seriously, Norwayne vs. Orrville? I understand both sides’ arguments of how this wouldn’t be a contest or how it would be so interesting to see. Well, I decided to weigh in with my opinion for what its worth to all The Daily […]

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“Chipps taking a step back”

“Chipps taking a step back”

| October 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

What a fall this has been so far for girls soccer. I mean the obvious hasn’t changed, but the people inside it have, or should I say they seem to have become more desperate. I guess this is what happens when one program, aka, the Chippewa girls soccer team, dominates their league year after year. […]

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a new medium

| October 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

Getting ready to tape another edition of The Daily Record High School Football Insider for our website. Since acquiring the equipment, the former photo department upstairs here has been converted into a studio, and every Thursday afternoon for the past few weeks, sports editor Aaron Dorksen and myself have made the trek up there to […]

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It’s Miller time

It’s Miller time

| September 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

College football fans used to make fun of Ohio State’s passing game back in Woody Hayes’ era — but that was because the Buckeyes ran the ball down everyone’s throat. Then, against Michigan or in a bowl game, when the Buckeyes would, God forbid, have to pass, they usually couldn’t. Today’s game has changed since […]

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Tribe hung in there

Tribe hung in there

| September 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

Even when the Indians started the season 30-15, and even though they play in what might be MLB’s worst division, I still didn’t expect the Tribe to hang around in the race as long as they have. Especially considering all the injuries, there were times when I don’t know if the big-league club could have […]

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Imagine how the players felt

Imagine how the players felt

| September 4, 2011 | 0 Comments

In all my years covering football games, I don’t think I’ve ever felt heat more oppressive than it was the past few days. Thursday I was at the Scots’ opener, when they hosted Baldwin-Wallace, and the temp inside the press box at John P. Papp Stadium had to be at least 100 degrees, with humidity […]

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Orrville battles to a football win at Wooster last fall.

D.R. Fall Previews coming this week!

| August 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

PREVIEW SCHEDULE — Our sports staff has been hard at work this week preparing fall sports previews. Here’s the schedule for when the area’s 18 schools, which feature more than 75 different teams, will be previewed: Monday — High school golf and tennis. Tuesday — High school girls and boys soccer Wednesday — High school […]

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Norwayne players take the ImPACT test that will give team doctors a baseline report should they suffer a concussion.

Norwayne has proactive approach to concussion testing

| August 5, 2011 | 0 Comments

Kudos to the  Norwayne football team for taking a proactive approach to dealing with concussions. Instead of starting out the 2011 season with footballs flying through the air, Bobcats coach Joe Harbour let the trainers from Wooster’s HealthPoint take over to run an NFL-style combine that included ImPACT concussion testing. Perhaps the most thorough football […]

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The view from the $8 seats at the Pelicans game in Myrtle Beach.

Minor League games have something for everyone

| July 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

Recently my fiancé and I went on vacation to Ocean Isle, N.C. While there, we made the 40-minute drive to Myrtle Beach and took in a Pelicans Minor League Baseball game. The Pelicans are the advanced Single-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers. For our game, the promotion was “Wizard Night,” in conjunction with Harry Potter, […]

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early WCAL football preview

| July 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

Although July is traditionally the month during which sports writers — particularly those covering mostly high school sports and those getting up their in age (and I fit both categories) — we’ve been kicking around ideas for the DR football preview. While I’m not quite ready to dive into that work — I’m in summer […]

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