All About Richland, Sports

Big Air, Big Fun

5 Feb , 2019  

This Saturday brings the Big Air Competition at Snow Trails.

The event is free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Snow Trails Ski Shop, it will take place under the lights on the Mount Mansfield slope. The course is designed for both novices and experts and has a moderate length jump to focus on “big air” and not “big distance.” All skiers and snowboarders are welcome. More…

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All About Richland, Sports

Parkrun Celebrates Two Years Of Fitness And Fun

21 Jan , 2019  

Two years ago, Mansfield became just the eighth location in the United States for the internationally recognized weekly FREE 5K timed run known as parkrun. This past Saturday, parkrun celebrated that anniversary.

Sponsored by the City of Mansfield Parks Department, the Richland County Park District (B&O Trail), and Richland Public Health’s Creating Healthy Communities grant, parkrun is not a race but a fitness and recreation opportunity for all ages. More…

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Sports

2019 Mid-Ohio Season Tickets Now Available

17 Jan , 2019  

Tickets to the 58th season of racing at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course are on sale now for all eight race events. The 2019 schedule at the legendary road course in Lexington, Ohio will feature its largest and most diverse spectator schedule with three additional event weekends added.

Now through February 28 until 9 PM ET, customers may purchase event tickets online at midohio.com or by calling 419-884-4000 at an advance price offering an additional savings. This also includes motorhome and tent camping, grandstand seats, infield parking, paddock passes where applicable by event. More…

Sports

Mid-Ohio Season Passes Now Available; New Fan Website Launched

15 Dec , 2018  

Mid-Ohio Season Race Passes are on sale now for the 58th season of racing at the legendary road course in Lexington. As announced last week, Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course will feature its largest and most diverse spectator schedule in 2019 with three additional event weekends added.

The Mid-Ohio Season Race Pass is one of the most spectacular values in all of sports and available currently at an advance price of $325. This is the ultimate season ticket to see all the Mid-Ohio racing action, plus it offers exclusive fan access and benefits. More…

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New Crew Stadium, Community Sports Park Announced

10 Dec , 2018  

One of the perks of living in north central Ohio is that not only do we have wonderful shopping, attractions, and amenities close to home – particularly here in Richland County – but that we are also in short driving distance to experiences with world class cultural and entertainment options.

On occasion, we share news of major developments taking place in the Cleveland or Columbus areas that provide such opportunities for Richland Countians. One such project was announced this past week which may well put a holiday smile on the faces of soccer fans in Mansfield, Shelby, Ontario, Lexington, and elsewhere. More…

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All About Richland, Sports

Mid-Ohio Announces 2019 Schedule: Buckle Your Seat Belts!

7 Dec , 2018  

From Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course:

The 58th season of racing at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course will feature its largest and most diverse spectator schedule in 2019. Eight event weekends are slated for the 330-acre permanent facility in Lexington, Ohio, which will extend into fall next season. More…

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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  

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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