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.
A Don McCormack column: Blair, Easton hoping to get chances
Zak Blair and Brandon Easton have never squared off in a duel of hitter vs. pitcher, but it would be something fun to witness, I bet.
Eagles have familiar look
In a lot of ways, the 2013 Geneva Eagles girls track team mirrors that of the 2010 team.
Blair, Easton feeling a draft
They’ve both been playing baseball since they were pretty much able to walk.
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