Sports

National Auto Sport Association Championship Race Returns

14 Sep , 2019  

Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course is hosting the 14th annual National Auto Sport Association (NASA) Championships presented by Toyo Tires. More than 300 competitors in 26 classes will be on track, plus over 60 drivers racing in seven Time Trial classes. Last held at the permanent road course in North Central Ohio in 2012, NASA is returning to Mid-Ohio, the site of its inaugural championships event in 2006. More…

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History & Tourism, Sports

When Mansfield Welcomed: Baseball’s Greatest Shortstop

13 Sep , 2019  

This story was first posted in October 2018.

It would be difficult to over estimate the storied reputation of Honus Wagner in the world of professional baseball. Over 100 years after winning his eighth and final batting title – a National League record which remains in place to this day – Wagner is also well-known for the record prices set by the sale of his baseball cards. He was also, for a short time, a Mansfielder. More…

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Schools, Sports

Senior High Tyger Footballers Form Bond With Younger Fans

7 Sep , 2019  

When Jordan Monica’s third-graders at Sherman Elementary School thought about signing a card of support for the Mansfield Senior High football team, they decided instead to express their Tyger pride in a much bigger way. The result was a life lesson about motivation, love and support and a lasting bond between teenage football players and their elementary-school admirers. More…

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Sports

Football Season Begins

29 Aug , 2019  

The official start of Ohio football takes place on Friday night, and all Richland County high school teams are in action as crowds gather, bands play, and fall is in the air.

As is traditional, almost all first week games are non-conference matches. Two of the contests pit one county school against another. More…

Schools, Sports

Tygers Begin Season At Home

27 Aug , 2019  

The Mansfield Senior High Tygers will open the varsity football season against the Norwalk Truckers on Friday at 7 PM at Arlin Field. Pre-sale tickets for that game and for the entire six-game home schedule will go on sale Thursday in the athletic office.

Single-game tickets will be $6 for adults, $4 for students and $4 for senior citizens who reside in the school district. More…

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Schools, Sports

Scorestream Returns To 1812; Soccer Added

24 Aug , 2019  

Scoresteam returns to 1812Blockhouse this fall during the ten week season (more for those lucky teams that make the playoffs) of north central Ohio football.

Each week, games featuring all Richland County high schools will be included, with current scores appearing on our front page; scroll down on mobile. More…

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History & Tourism, Sports

Let’s Root For The Mansfield Independents In The Ohio Cup

18 Aug , 2019  

One of the foremost vintage base ball festivals takes place at the end of this month, and Mansfield will be represented.

That’s “base ball,” not baseball, mind you, which is how nineteenth century Americans referred to what was then a new game.

The Mansfield Independents will be participating in the Ohio Cup Vintage Base Ball Festival at Ohio Village, adjacent to the Ohio History Center in Columbus. The fun takes place on Saturday, August 31 and Sunday, September 1 from 9 AM to 5 PM. More…

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Bellville, Sports

Colt Corral Features A New Look This Fall

13 Aug , 2019  

Football fans who attend games at Clear Fork High School might well notice something a bit different this fall.

The “Colt Corral” is sporting a new surface.

A $900,000 project is nearing completion, giving the stadium its first-ever artificial playing surface. It’s the culmination of intense fundraising by the Clear Fork Athletic Boosters Club. More…

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Sports, Twitter

Ontario Class OF 2020 Fall Athletes

12 Aug , 2019  

Sports

Vintage Grand Prix Of Mid-Ohio This Weekend

21 Jun , 2019  

The Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA) returns to the 2.4-mile, 15-turn road course in Lexington this weekend. For the 37thconsecutive year on the summer schedule, the Vintage Grand Prix will further extend its streak as the longest continuously running event held at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. More…

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All About Richland, Sports

Walleye Plentiful This Summer, ODNR Shares

9 Jun , 2019  

Richland County anglers love their walleye fishing.

Ample stock and good sport is available at local spots such as Shelby Reservoir #3. There, walleye can be caught on minnows, artificial lures, and nightcrawler harnesses. Drifting or trolling a nightcrawler is effective during summer for walleye at the reservoir, according to the reservoir homepage on the Ohio Department of National Resources. More…

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Sports

Indy Racing Teams Eager For Rallycross

7 Jun , 2019  

As we shared on Sunday, Americas Rallycross (ARX) is making its inaugural appearance at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course during its season-opening Cooper Tires ARX of Mid-Ohio.

On Thursday, it was announced that less than two weeks removed from the 103rdrunning of the Indianapolis 500, Andretti Autosport and Dreyer & Reinbold Racing will also field cars in this weekend’s Cooper Tires ARX of Mid-Ohio, June 8-9. More…

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Sports, Twitter

Congrats Whippets! State Champs!

2 Jun , 2019  

Sports

Americas Rallycross To Make Its Debut At Mid-Ohio

2 Jun , 2019  

Americas Rallycross (ARX) makes its inaugural appearance at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course during its season-opening Cooper Tires ARX of Mid-Ohio.

Two rounds are featured at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course on the following dates: More…

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