Cody LeistPDT Sports WriterSocial media has influenced so much in the last decade to the point where it has now helped create an rare and almost iconic basketball game for one area high school boys team.With a week before the opening of the 2013-2014 season for Ohio boys high school hoops teams, Minford was about to enter its season one game shy of the 22-game maximum allowed by the OHSAA after a scheduling error by Chillicothe Huntington forced the Huntsmen to cancel a Nov. 30 trip into Scioto County. Upset about the news, Falcons sophomore forward Trey Kelley took to the social media platform of Twitter to voice his frustrations.
G. Sam PiattIt’s embarrassing now to meet old friends I haven’t seen for years and try to introduce them to a friend or family member I’m with, only to find that their name is lost somewhere back there in the cobwebs of time.I hold off as long as possible, making small talk. But finally I have to just up and say, “I’m sorry. I’ll never forget you, but I can’t remember your name.”
Dudley WootenOutdoors ColumnistEvery hunting set-up has likely possibilities of success. Every hunt involves a plan to outsmart the deer. The logic of seeing a deer will involve likely travel on existing trails, as they visit scrapes, food, water, rubs, salt, beds, cover, etc. We don’t know exactly where or when they will be any given day, but we make a calculated guess and trail cams help.
PDT Sports ReportPortsmouth jumped out to a 9-2 lead and didn’t look back as the Trojans defeated homestanding Ironton 50-36 Saturday in a nonconference battle between the two archrivals.Ky’re Allison finished with 19 points to lead all scorers while Sky Oliver added 12 points and seven rebounds in the victory. Tristan Cox paced the Fighting Tigers with 11 points and seven rebounds in the defeat.Portsmouth finishes its three-game road trip to start...
The following games have been cancelled, including all SOC I contest for Friday night. Makeup dates are as follows:Wheelersburg-West, Dec. 7 at 3 p.m.Green-Western, Dec. 10Waverly-Minford, Dec. 14Piketon-Westfall, Dec. 20East-Notre Dame,no makeup announcedClay-Symmes Valley, no makeup announcedNorthwest-Valley, no makeup announcedEastern-New Boston, no makeup announcedPortsmouth-Jackson, no make...
Boys BasketballSOC IEast at Notre DameNew Boston at EasternClay at Symmes ValleyGreen at WesternSOC IIWheelersburg at WestWaverly at MinfordNorthwest at ValleyOak Hill at South WebsterSVCPiketon at WestfallSEOALPortsmouth at Jackson...
Kevin ColleyPDT Sports ContributorNEW BOSTON – After Jon Estep witnessed a one-win season in 2012-2013 and watched with hopelessness as his New Boston Tigers lost 21 games in a row to end the year, he knows that there is nowhere for the Tigers to go but up.However, the return of four senior players as well as the emergence of sophomore guard Eden Howard gives Estep hope that the Tigers can emerge out of the cellar of the SOC I.
PDT Sports ReportPiketon won its second game of the season with a 57-40 win over Adena.Ashley Pelphrey recorded a double-double for the victorious Redstreaks. Pelphrey finished the game with 16 points and 11 rebounds. Faith Pack also had a strong game for Piketon by scoring five points and pulling down 10 boards.Ashlee Lawhorn finished the game with 14 points while hitting two three-point field goals as the Redstreaks hit five treys as...
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