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By David FongRegional Sports Content ManagerCOVINGTON — Jarred Ganger's heart was broken.
Staff ReportsCENTERVILLE — Troy's JV boys soccer team fell behind by three goals early and couldn't recover in a 4-0 loss at Centerville Saturday.
Staff ReportsMIDDLETOWN — Troy hasn't had the best of luck at Weatherwax recently come district time.Saturday may be the first step toward changing that.
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By David Fong and Josh BrownSports Content ProvidersTROY — Things don't get any easier for the Troy football team this week.
By Jim Naveaujnaveau@civitasmedia.comCOLUMBUS – It was exactly what Ohio State was looking for. But it also was a little like a slam dunk contest on 8-foot baskets.
By David FongRegional Sports Content ManagerTROY — Miles Hibbler didn't come to Columbus on a sightseeing tour.
By Josh BrownSports EditorVERSAILLES — Troy volleyball coach Michelle Owen liked a lot of what she saw out of her Trojans against the defending Division III state champion, Versailles.
Staff ReportsCASSTOWN — Colton McKinney and Connor Hellyer had huge nights for Miami East as the Vikings remained undefeated with a 41-14 victory at Ansonia Friday night in Cross County Conference play.
By Josh BrownSports EditorTIPP CITY – The snap nearly went over placeholder Zack Blair's head, but the Tippecanoe quarterback was able to recover and find Austin Clack for a two-point conversion.
By David FongRegional Sports Content ManagerTROY — Now is not the time to quit.
By The Associated PressFor all the diving catches and long runs during the NFL's opening weekend, the most enduring image might have been a blooper.
COLUMBUS (AP) — Urban Meyer figures the mourning period better be over for his Ohio State Buckeyes.After all, it's not like he can shield the team from what's being said about them.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Aaron Rodgers. Tom Brady. Matthew Stafford. Andrew Luck. Philip Rivers. Joe Flacco. Ben Roethlisberger.Cincinnati stopped all of them last season on the way to an AFC North title.
CLEVELAND (AP) — As starting quarterback Brian Hoyer and Cleveland's offense misfired miserably last week in the first half at Pittsburgh, many Browns fans at halftime had one thought: Hurry up!
BEREA (AP) — Suspended Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon's locker has remained filled with his belongings, his orange helmet hanging on a hook while he's been kept away from the team.Perhaps a positive sign?
By The Associated PressMajor brand sponsors are watching closely to make sure the National Football League doesn't fumble the investigation into how its executives handled evidence in the Ray Rice domestic violence case.
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Staff ReportsBRADFORD — The Miami East volleyball team continued to dominate the Cross County Conference, sweeping Bradford 25-8 25-14, 25-3 Thursday night — the Vikings' 52nd straight CCC victory.
Staff ReportsTROY — Troy's girls golf team got the rematch it wanted on Thursday.Just not the result.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Johnny Cueto and the Reds are reduced to playing for pride and awards. Beating the Cardinals 1-0 on Thursday will be good for both.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Rookie T.J. House pitched seven sharp innings, Carlos Santana homered and drove in both runs and the Cleveland Indians completed a doubleheader sweep with a 2-0 win over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday.