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Hawk 8th-graders fly to top of IVC
Feb 25, 2017 5:00 AM

Hawk 8th-graders fly to top of IVC

By Mike Plant
Feb 25, 2017 5:00 AM

Arnold has been solid off the bench

Brady Arnold (West Holmes) had 11 points and four assists off the bench to help nationally-ranked West Liberty to a recent win over Glenville State in men's basketball.

By Dan Brown Special To The Hub And Holmes County Shopper
Feb 25, 2017 5:00 AM

Outdoor notes

Chili supper The Silver Dollar Sportsman's Club will hold its fifth annual Chili Supper on Saturday, April 1 starting at 6 p.m. For a $10 donation (children under 10 free), you'll receive unlimited chili. The event is a fundraiser for the outdoor rigle range.

By Art Holden Outdoor Editor
Hawks shocked at the buzzer, lose out on IVC
Feb 25, 2017 5:00 AM

Hawks shocked at the buzzer, lose out on IVC

SUGARCREEK -- Moments after watching his 15-foot game-winning jumper swish through the net to break the hearts of the Hiland faithful 48-47 Friday, Feb.

By Kevin Lynch Staff Writer
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Hiland 7th-graders rally for title
Feb 25, 2017 5:00 AM

Hiland 7th-graders rally for title

By Mike Plant
Why Ohio has expanded the list of legal deer hunting guns
Feb 25, 2017 5:00 AM

Why Ohio has expanded the list of legal deer hunting guns

Last week, the Ohio Division of Wildlife sent new regulations to the Ohio Wildlife Council for approval. Among the many new hunting regulations was a broad-swath inclusion of straight-walled cartridges now legal for deer hunting.

By Art Holden Outdoor Editor
Feb 18, 2017 5:00 AM

Outdoor notes

Fur handling workshop The Ohio State Trappers Association will be hosting a Fur Handling Workshop on Saturday, Feb. 25 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. The event will be held at the Killbuck Marsh Wildlife Area Headquarters (1691 Centerville Road, Shreve, 44676). Registration is required.

By Art Holden Outdoor Editor
Only a few tweaks are needed to manage deer herd
Feb 18, 2017 5:00 AM

Only a few tweaks are needed to manage deer herd

While the 2016-17 whitetail deer harvest in Ohio was off slightly from a year ago, officials with the Ohio Division of Wildlife feel only a few tweaks are needed to hit target levels.

By Art Holden Outdoor Editor
Woods may be done, but he's far from finished
Feb 18, 2017 5:00 AM

Woods may be done, but he's far from finished

It was a risk, scheduling Waynedale for such an important match. After all, the West Holmes wrestling team had lost five consecutive years to the Golden Bears, a program taken to new levels in the 25 seasons since Louie Stanley took over as head coach.

By Mike Plant Sports Editor
Feb 18, 2017 5:00 AM

Lady Knights win OCC outright -- again

Since 2008, West Holmes ended the season reigning supreme in the Ohio Cardinal Conference eight times. Make that nine now, and seven in a row since 2011 with a win over Clear Fork, as the Knights wrapped up another outright OCC title in girls basketball last Thursday.

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Lady Hawks put wraps on 16-0 IVC campaign
Feb 18, 2017 5:00 AM

Lady Hawks put wraps on 16-0 IVC campaign

BERLIN -- Sometimes, it's not a matter of how many, but when.

By Kevin Lynch Staff Writer
Hiland boys get defensive in conference victory
Feb 18, 2017 5:00 AM

Hiland boys get defensive in conference victory

BERLIN -- If last Tuesday was a night the Hiland boys basketball team would just as soon forget, then Friday's visit by Tuscarawas Central Catholic provided the Hawks with one to remember for a number of reasons, most notably the 54-42 victory.

By Randy Worrell Sports Writer
Feb 11, 2017 5:00 AM

Hawks fall to Tigers in OT

Hiland suffered a tough Inter-Valley Conference loss Tuesday, losing on the road to Strasburg in overtime.

Feb 11, 2017 5:00 AM

Ashland cops 2nd straight OCC mat title, WHHS third

MADISON TWP. -- Senior Tyler Newlan's scintillating, last-second 10-9 win gave Ashland seven individual champions, as the Arrows cruised to the Ohio Cardinal Conference title with a lop-sided 194 points that easily bested runner-up Mount Vernon's 137.

By Larry Stine Ashland Times-gazette
Your 'happy place' can help release some of that anxiety
Feb 11, 2017 5:00 AM

Your 'happy place' can help release some of that anxiety

Lying in bed last Tuesday night, tossing and turning, unable to sleep and staring at the ceiling, it sure would have helped if I could have gone to my "happy place.

By Art Holden Outdoor Editor
Feb 11, 2017 5:00 AM

Lady Knights capture another OCC crown

West Holmes clinched a share of its seventh straight Ohio Cardinal Conference title last Saturday and ninth OCC title in the past 10 years. With the win, the Knights moved to 16-4 overall and 12-1 in the conference.

Feb 11, 2017 5:00 AM

Outdoor notes

Fur handling workshop The Ohio State Trappers Association will be hosting a Fur Handling Workshop on Saturday, Feb. 25 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. The event will be held at the Killbuck Marsh Wildlife Area Headquarters (1691 Centerville Road, Shreve, 44676). Registration is required.

By Art Holden Outdoor Editor
Third-quarter run propels Bears, sinks Knights
Feb 4, 2017 5:00 AM

Third-quarter run propels Bears, sinks Knights

APPLE CREEK -- After spotting the visiting Knights of West Holmes a deuce in the first half, the Golden Bears played the third quarter with a purpose, opening up double-digit lead en route to a 71-64 triumph in a non-conference clash at Waynedale.

By Kevin Lynch Staff Writer
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Berlin hunter invents shooting support system to help ease his 'target panic'
Feb 4, 2017 5:00 AM

Berlin hunter invents shooting support system to help ease his 'target panic'

MOUNT HOPE -- Dan Frey had such a bad case of target panic when he went bow hunting, he was thinking about giving up the sport.

By Art Holden Outdoor Editor
Feb 4, 2017 5:00 AM

Outdoor notes

Sportsman Show drawing winners Over 500 contestants signed up for a chance to win one of three prizes that The Daily Record gave away at last week's Northeast Ohio Sportsman Show in Mount Hope. The names were drawn from a bowl of 514 contestants.

By Art Holden Outdoor Editor