Blair, Easton get The Call
When Brandon Easton heard, the news didn’t come from the television, or in the case for Jefferson’s Zak Blair, the computer.
David won’t give up the chase
After clearing 6-feet-5 inches in the high jump at last year’s Division II state track and field meet, Jefferson’s David Chase compared the feeling of standing on the podium as being on top of the world.
Passing the baton
Coming into Saturday’s finals of the Division I 1600-meter relay, the Geneva Eagles had one goal — reach the podium.
Conel part of extremely fast field
Lakeside’s Otis Conel snuck into the finals of the 400-meter dash at the Division I state track and field meet at Jesse Owens Stadium in Columbus on Friday, qualifying in ninth by .04 of a second, running a time of 49.44.
A Vince Peluso column: State meet prompts thoughts of KP
I don’t consider myself to be an overly nostalgic person.
Otis, my man!
Despite finishing sixth in his heat, Lakeside’s Otis Conel’s impressive run through the Division I state meet will live another day.
Statements of excellence
While the Geneva 3200-meter relay team broke its own Ashtabula County record in running a 9:27.61 at the Division I state track and field meet at Jesse Owens Stadium in Columbus on Friday, it didn’t make the podium.
No worries, though.
Zak rides Hurd
Two jumps into the long jump competition at the Division II state meet at Jesse Owens Stadium, the outlook look was bleak for Perry junior Zak Hurd.
State track and field Insider, with Vince Peluso — J-Ham has come a long way
If you told Jefferson track coach T.J. Furman and senior Jacob Hamilton four years ago that the duo would be traveling to Columbus as Hamilton competed in the state track and field meet, neither would’ve believed it.
A Don McCormack column: A perfect 10
The Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft began a three-day birthday party of sorts Thursday when the event, which tipped off in 1965, turned 48.
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