Sports

2019 National Auto Sport Association Championship Set For Mid-Ohio

6 Nov , 2018  

Continuing the trend of moving its National Championships to a new track each year, the National Auto Sport Association is excited to announce that the 2019 NASA Championships Presented by Toyo Tires will continue as a singular event set to take place at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington. More…

Sports

Honda Motorcycles Named As Sponsor Of 2019 AMA Vintage Motorcylcle Days at Mid-Ohio

19 Oct , 2018  

The American Motorcyclist Association welcomes Honda Motorcycles as the sponsor and featured marque of AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, presented by Honda Motorcycles, America’s grandest celebration of vintage motorcycles and the people who love them. The event is July 5-7, 2019, at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington. More…

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History & Tourism, Sports

When Mansfield Welcomed: Baseball’s Greatest Shortstop

12 Oct , 2018  

Publisher’s Note: This post has been updated with additional information.

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. More…

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Schools, Sports

In Depth: Tyger Football Friday Night

7 Oct , 2018  

1812Blockhouse is collecting tweets concerning Friday night’s Mansfield v. Ashland football game and questions concerning items left in the Tygers’ locker room and other matters, including from media, the schools involved, and other interested commenters.

History & Tourism, Sports

Summer Road Trips: Grab A French Onion Dog At The Horseshoe

29 Aug , 2018  

This summer we have continued our look at “summer road trips” within an easy driving distance of Richland County. That shared, we regularly feature the many extraordinary places to visit right here in Richland County and we strongly encourage our readers to get out and experience what is on offer in our own backyard.

This last “summer road trip” for 2018 is actually more of a “summer and fall road trip,” as we head down I-71 to Ohio’s capital city, over a few blocks to the west, and to The Ohio State University’s main campus. In particular, we’re talking Buckeye football. This season, there’s something new on offer (note — there’s a video below as well)! More…

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Schools, Sports

Scorestream Returns To 1812

24 Aug , 2018  

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. More…

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Sports

Mansfield Police Issue Race Noise And Traffic Advisory

22 Aug , 2018  

As we shared on Monday, Dirt Million is taking place this Friday and Saturday at the Mansfield Motor Speedway. In anticipation of traffic resulting from the event, the Mansfield Division of Police has issued a noise and traffic advisory.

The Division of Police would like to advise the public that on August 24 and 25 the Mansfield Motor Speedway will be hosting the Dirt Million Late Model Racing Event at 400 Crall Road. Hot laps will start both days around 6:00 PM and racing starts around 8:00 PM. More…

Sports

Dirt Million This Friday And Saturday

21 Aug , 2018  

The Super Late Model division has its new mega-event this week with the “Dirt Million” on Friday and Saturday at Mansfield Motor Speedway.

Super Late Model drivers will compete for a minimum of $100,000 to win and $2,000 to start in the inaugural Dirt Million at the 4/10-mile oval, but the purse has continue to increased throughout the 2018 calendar year via a unique format and promotion that allows dirt racing families, friends, sponsors, fans and teams everywhere in the world to play a role in building the feature’s payoff. More…

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Sports, Twitter

Tygers’ Winning Field Goal

18 Aug , 2018  

Sports

Mid-Ohio Announces New Sponsor For Nationally-Televised Race

1 Aug , 2018  

On Tuesday, Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course announced a new title sponsor for the upcoming NASCAR Xfinity Series race event on August 10-11.  Rock N Roll Tequila will hold this entitlement as well as being named the official tequila of the facility as part of a three-year agreement.

The Rock N Roll Tequila 170 Presented by Amethyst Beverage will be the final race of the 57th season at the 2.258-mile, 13-turn permanent road course in Lexington.  It will also mark the sixth time the NASCAR Xfinity Series visits Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. More…

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Sports

Football Friday Nights Are Around The Corner

18 Jul , 2018  

We’re only a month and a week away before the 2018 fall football season begins for Richland County teams. There’s still plenty of time left for summer fun – but with the idea of planning in mind, we thought we’d share this initial look at high school football schedules for upcoming weeks. More…

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All About Richland, Sports

Discount Tickets Still Available For AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days

5 Jun , 2018  

The American Motorcyclist Association is giving its members extra days to save on tickets to 2018 AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, extending the members-only-discount deadline through June 8.

AMA members must act quickly to take advantage of their discounts on tickets to the 2018 AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio July 6-8. AMA members can visit www.amavintagemotorcycledays.com or call (614) 856-1900 to order. The member-only discounts apply only through June 8. More…

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Sports, Twitter

Lex’s Cade Stover Chooses OSU

29 Apr , 2018  

In a Sunday afternoon Twitter announcement, Lexington’s heavily recruited Cade Stover shared his decision on where he will play college football.

The tweet says it all.

Sports

Warrior Walk

26 Apr , 2018  

Fans of the Ontario Warriors sports team have the opportunity become a part of something positive and lasting.

The new “Warrior Walk” will be located near Copeland Field at Niss Stadium. There, some 2,000 inscribed bricks will featured with inscriptions chosen by contributors. More…