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Proving age is just a number
Jul 26, 2017 1:00 AM

Proving age is just a number

Ellen Baggett never had the chance to play soccer. Not in high school at Centerville, where she played basketball, field hockey, track and volleyball. Not in college at Wittenberg, where she played basketball and gave lacrosse a try.

By Jonah Rosenblum Staff Writer
Henderson takes reins for Aurora boys basketball
Jul 26, 2017 1:00 AM

Henderson takes reins for Aurora boys basketball

Both on and off the basketball court, new Aurora High boys coach T.J. Henderson wants his student-athletes to excel in the program. Henderson was recently hired as the Greenmen's head coach, replacing Steve Fleming.

By Steve Batko Correspondent
Jul 19, 2017 1:00 AM

Area pro teams host opponents

The Cleveland Indians will start a seven-game homestand July 21 at Progressive Field. They will face the Toronto Blue Jays on July 21-22 at 7:10 p.m. and July 23 at 1:10 p.m. A makeup game against the Cincinnati Reds is July 24 at 7:10 p.m.

Jul 19, 2017 1:00 AM

Youth softball standings-Aurora teams

Here are the final standings in the Western Reserve Fastpitch Softball League in divisions which include Aurora teams, according to the league's website (excluding inner-division games): 10 U PREMIER Aurora Raptors.........14-0 Twinsburg White......

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Ballpark Frank: An ump's heroic act is example of good side of sports
Jul 19, 2017 1:00 AM

Ballpark Frank: An ump's heroic act is example of good side of sports

We've seen a few athletes reviled due to their decisions to "take the easy way out" rather than celebrating the greatest moments of their careers. We're obsessed with a highly touted and ridiculously overhyped boxing match that looks more like Rocky Balboa vs.

By Frank Aceto | Associate Sports Editor
Sports Wire-July 19
Jul 19, 2017 1:00 AM

Sports Wire-July 19

It's nearly time for start of fall sports Pre-season football practices start July 31 for Aurora High and Harmon players, while practices in all other fall sports start Aug. 1. AHS football practices runs from 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. and Harmon grid practice will run from 3-6 p.m.

Jul 19, 2017 1:00 AM

Aurora Rec & Seniors News-July 19

RECREATION ACTIVITIES Various programs -- For more details, visit www.auroraoh.com and find the parks and rec department pages. SENIORS ACTIVITIES Aurora Seniors meet weekdays in the Walker Building. Among activities are: Gentle yoga Fridays at 10 a.m.

Hawthorn Hurricanes splash at summer meet
Jul 19, 2017 1:00 AM

Hawthorn Hurricanes splash at summer meet

Shown during a recent Hawthorn Hurricanes youth swim meet against the Four Seasons team are, from left, Xander Roy, Tommy Ploskunak, Grayson Mulligan, Niall McClintock, Peyton Duguay and Zack Ploskunak.

Jul 19, 2017 1:00 AM

Youth baseball standings-Aurora teams

Here are the final regular season standings in the Buckeye Baseball League for teams from Aurora, according to the league's website: 9U - GEHRIG DIVISION Strongsville Stallions.15-2 Nordonia Knights.....14-2 Solon Stampede........12-5 Chagrin Falls.......

Jul 14, 2017 3:20 PM

Aurora Recreation, Seniors News-July 12

RECREATION ACTIVITIES Various programs -- For more details, visit www.auroraoh.com and find the parks and rec department pages. SENIORS ACTIVITIES Aurora Seniors meet weekdays in the Walker Building. Among activities are: Gentle yoga Fridays at 10 a.m.

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Jul 12, 2017 1:00 AM

Sports Wire-July 12

Tryouts are slated The Aurora Baseball League will conduct travel team tryouts on July 29 and Aug. 6. 8U to 11U tryouts will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on July 29 and noon to 3 p.m. on Aug. 6. 12U to 14U tryouts will be from 1 to 4 p.m. on July 29 and 3 to 6 p.m. on Aug. 6.

Ballpark Frank: So who is NBA's greatest? LeBron, Jordan, another?
Jul 12, 2017 1:00 AM

Ballpark Frank: So who is NBA's greatest? LeBron, Jordan, another?

It's a word that has been tossed around like a rag doll in recent years -- Goat. No, I'm not talking about the domesticated animal you can find on most farms. The "goat" I'm referring to is pretty much an acronym.

By Frank Aceto | Associate Sports Editor
Action on Aurora sandlots
Jul 12, 2017 1:00 AM

Action on Aurora sandlots

Here are some more action photos from the Aurora Baseball League's annual tournament in June. Above, Jake Curtiss of the Aurora Green 11U team dives back to first base, as Aurora Athletics first baseball Jimmy Stachowski awaits a pickup attempt throw from the pitcher.

Sjostrom and Payne come in 1st overall in 5K on 4th
Jul 12, 2017 1:00 AM

Sjostrom and Payne come in 1st overall in 5K on 4th

James Sjostrom and Isabella Payne were the top male and female runners in Aurora's July 4 5K run. Sjostrom's time was 15:47.8 and Payne's was 19:57.1. Rounding out the three top males were Jeremiah Fitzgerald (16:01.

Jul 11, 2017 9:56 AM

Football, cheerleading late signups deadline nears

Aurora Youth Football Association late registration for football players and cheerleaders closes July 15. The association offers tackle football for grades 3 to 6, non-tackle football for grades pre-k to 6 and cheerleading for grades K to 6.

More ABL tourney action
Jul 5, 2017 1:00 AM

More ABL tourney action

Pictured in action during the Aurora Baseball League's annual tournament in mid-June are: above -- Carter Fitzgerald of Aurora Green motoring toward first base in an 8U contest; and below -- Marcus Perez of Aurora Green trying to handle a throw as Aurora Athletics Dan Larrance approaches second base in 11U action.

Jul 5, 2017 1:00 AM

Baseball Standings

Here are standings through June 29 games in the Buckeye Baseball League for teams from Aurora (division only), according to the league's website: 9U - GEHRIG DIVISION Strongsville Stallions.15-2 Nordonia Knights.....14-2 Solon Stampede........

Kent State boys hoops coach gets new pact and a raise
Jul 5, 2017 1:00 AM

Kent State boys hoops coach gets new pact and a raise

KENT-- Kent State men's basketball coach Rob Senderoff has received a contract extension through the 2021-22 season after leading the Golden Flashes to the 2017 Mid-American Conference Tournament title, their first since 2008.

By Allen Moff Record-couirer Reporter
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Jul 5, 2017 1:00 AM

Softball Standings

Here are standings as of June 29 in the Western Reserve Fastpitch Softball League in divisions in which Aurora teams compete, according to the league's website (excluding inner-division games): 10 U PREMIER Aurora Raptors.........14-0 Twinsburg White......

Sports View: Cy Young Days honors a great pitcher
Jul 5, 2017 1:00 AM

Sports View: Cy Young Days honors a great pitcher

In the late 1700s, when a village in the fertile Tuscarawas River valley in southern Tuscarawas County was known as Gekelmukpechunk, its population grew to about 700 Delaware Indians. When white men arrived, its name was changed to Newcomerstown.

By Ken Lahmers | Editor