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Court Rules Against OHSAA’s Use of Competitive Balance

Hamilton County court targets use of Tier 1 factor as it applies to GCL coed division schools, but ruling has statewide implications   COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) was informed Wednesday that the Court of Common Pleas in Hamilton County has issued a temporary restraining order (TRO) that prohibits the OHSAA from continuing to utilize …

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2018 Season Begins at Rio Grande for MVNU Women’s Soccer

From MVNU: MOUNT VERNON, Ohio – On the brink of its season opening match at Rio Grande University on Saturday, August 18 at 5 p.m., first year Head Coach Sarah Maracani provided some insight into the 2018 season ahead. The full interview with Coach Maracani is provided below, which was held prior to the team’s home scrimmage on August 11 …

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Sanitation To Speed, Mt. Vernon’s Own Chad Sims NASCAR Spotter

When your family runs a succesful buisness throughout your life, you expect to end up doing the same. For Mt. Vernon’s Chad Sims, he has spent his life watching his mom and dad run Sims On-Site Sanitation. For Chad, there were asperations to do more. Sims took over the sanitation company from his parents. While running that buisness, he also …

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REGISTRATION FOR MVNUNITED YOUTH SPORTS NOW UNDERWAY

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio – If you may be searching for a great way to get your children outside and active, look no farther than the newly launched MVNUnited Youth Sports program. Registration is now underway for the programs’ first sport, soccer! REGISTER The goal of MVNUnited Youth Soccer is to provide a fun, skill-development focused league where character, comradery, and competition are …

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EVERY MVNU ATHLETICS PROGRAM EARNS NAIA SCHOLAR-TEAM STATUS

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) recently announced the NAIA Scholar-Teams for 2017-2018, and MVNU Athletics had each and every one of its programs exceed a 3.0 team grade-point average. For a team to be considered for the NAIA Scholar-Team award, it must have a minimum 3.0-grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) as defined by …

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Schaefer added to Ladies volleyball staff

GAMBIER, Ohio – A former player and assistant at Capital University in Columbus, Ohio, Leanne Schaefer joined the Kenyon College volleyball staff as an assistant coach. She was the first hire for Head Coach Kendra Mosher, who took the reins of the Ladies program in May.                 Schaefer comes to Kenyon with collegiate, high school and club coaching experience. After graduating from Capital in 2013 with …

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Local Wiffleball team gears up for weekend tournament in West Jefferson

Almost two weeks ago the Sidewinders, a Knox County wiffleball team, was set to play in a tournament in West Jefferson but weather postponed the tournament to this weekend and the team is ready to repeat a solid performance from just over a year ago. Last year the Sidewinders made it to the Elite Eight before falling to the eventual …

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Lords earn ABCA honor for academic achievement

GAMBIER, Ohio — The American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) announced Wednesday the 300 member college and high school programs that earned the 2018 ABCA Team Academic Excellence Award. Among those 300, the Kenyon College Lords were one of just 77 NCAA Division III programs to be recognized.                 To be eligible for the academic award, a team had to have a head coach that is a …

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Mid-Ohio President Talks New Sponsor, Fan Benefits, Upcoming Race (AUDIO)

The Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course will have a new official tequila as a track partner, as well as the title sponsor of the upcoming NASCAR Xfinity race at the Lexington Ohio road course. Track president Craig Rust spoke in length with our own Steve Conley yesterday about the new deal, and what it will mean for both the track and …

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Rock N Roll Tequila Joins Mid-Ohio And NASCAR Xfinity Series

Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course today announced a new title sponsor for the upcoming NASCAR Xfinity Series race event on August 10-11, 2018. The three year agreement gives  Rock N Roll Tequila entitlement. It also gives them official Tequila of Mid-Ohio rights. The Rock N Roll Tequila 170 Presented by Amethyst Beverage will be the final race of the 57th season at the …

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