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Gary Henery

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Interest in school levy grows

With the 2015 Election looming in the not too distant future, the Big Walnut Local School District's 6.9-mil, $4,9 million Substitute (Renewal) levy is on everyone' minds, from parents, to students, teachers and taxpayers alike. The Community For Eagle Pride Committee has been stumping the District for support and passage of the levy on the fast-ap

Honey, a grey and white Tabby, 10-year-old, 8.2-pound spayed female Domestic Shorthair cat, joins Jenny, a 4-year-old tri-color, 23.4-pound spayed female Beagle as this week's and dog of the Week at the Humane Society of Delaware County (HSDC) located at 4920 Ohio 37 east of Delaware.
Honey, who came to the shelter on April 3 after being adopted f

HSDC Pets of Week

Honey, a grey and white Tabby, 10-year-old, 8.2-pound spayed female Domestic Shorthair cat, joins Jenny, a 4-year-old tri-color, 23.4-pound spayed female Beagle as this week's and dog of the Week at the Humane Society of Delaware County (HSDC) located at 4920 Ohio 37 east of Delaware. Honey, who came to the shelter on April 3 after being adopted f

Summerfest seeks vendors, sponsors

The Greater Galena Civic Association is planning Summerfest 2015 for Saturday, Aug. 22, in the village of Galena. The Summerfest committee is seeking vendors and sponsors. Summerfest attracted 7,000 people last year and includes food, arts, crafts, business and nonprofit vendors and a beer garden on the Galena Village Square. Bands will be schedul

BW serves up 5-0 OCC tennis nod over Hayes

Undefeated Big Walnut ran its boys' tennis season record to 5-0 overall and to 2-0 in the Ohio Capital Conference Capital Division with a 5-0 decision over the host Pacers Tuesday at Hayes High School. Sophomore Stephen Pushkin, a 6-1, 6-1 winner a first singles, sophomore Nick Schulz, scoring a 6-3, 6-3 decision at second singles, and senior Isai

Boys track goes to 32-0

The Golden Eagle' boys track and field team is on a roll. Eric Myers Big Walnut thinclads ran their season record to 32-0 with a 78-68 dual meet decision over Watkins Memorial on Tuesday, April 14 at Pataskala. The victory was Myers' 514th in his eighth seasons as the Golden Eagles' head coach. Cole Stark lad the way for the Golden Eagles, scori

By Gary Henery ghenery@civitasmedia.com

Worthington Kilbourne (8-3, 5-1 OCC) took advantage of Big Walnut walks and errors to open up a 9-0 lead after three-and-one-half innings before surviving a 6-run Golden Eagle rally in the bottom of the seventh to escape with a 9-7 Ohio Capital Conference Capital Division victory over Friday afternoon in Sunbury. After Big Walnut (7-3, 2-3 OCC) to

Watkins outscores girls

The host Lady Warriors outscored the visiting Lady Golden Eagles, 96-35, in a non-conference girls dual meet last Tuesday, April 14, at Pataskala. Joe Evener's Golden Eagles scored five first-place finishes in the meet, three coming in the field events as Colleen White won the shot put, Anna Vrancken the discus and Avery Kerns the high jump. On t

Hayes, New Albany score OCC victories over Golden Eagles

Delaware Hayes, with two runs in the first and a run in the second made its early 3-0 lead stand up in a 3-1 Ohio Capital Conference Capital Division victory over Big Walnut at Sunbury on April 14. Maddie Huck tossed a complete-game four-hitter while striking out nine for the 2-1 Lady Pacers, allowing the one run on 4 hits. Hayes backed its junio

Lilly Coriell, the daughter of Zach and Stacey Coriell, and the sister of Max, a first grader in Mrs. LaSota's Class, was recognized as a Big Walnut School Board Student-Citizen of the Month at last week's BWLSD Board Meeting.
Lilly is a fourth-grade student in Beth Heizer's fourth-grade class at General Rosecrans Elementary School where she is an

Lilly Coriell recognized as Student of Month

Lilly Coriell, the daughter of Zach and Stacey Coriell, and the sister of Max, a first grader in Mrs. LaSota's Class, was recognized as a Big Walnut School Board Student-Citizen of the Month at last week's BWLSD Board Meeting. Lilly is a fourth-grade student in Beth Heizer's fourth-grade class at General Rosecrans Elementary School where she is an

Summerfest seeks vendors, sponsors

The Greater Galena Civic Association (GGCA) is planning Summerfest 2015 for Saturday, August 22 in the Village of Galena. The Summerfest Committee is seeking vendors and sponsors. Summerfest attracted 7,000 people last year and includes food, arts, crafts, business and nonprofit vendors and a beer garden on the Galena Village Square. Bands will be

Eric Myers' Big Walnut boys track team dominated last Saturday's Golden Eagle Relays, capturing the 15-team event with six event victories and 100 points. Westeville Central finished second 25 points behind the Golden Eagles followed by Olentangy Orange 63,5, Olentangy 52.5, Hamilton Township 34 and Delaware Hayes 33.
Joe Evener's Big Walnut girls

BW boys take relays, girls place fifth

Eric Myers' Big Walnut boys track team dominated last Saturday's Golden Eagle Relays, capturing the 15-team event with six event victories and 100 points. Westeville Central finished second 25 points behind the Golden Eagles followed by Olentangy Orange 63,5, Olentangy 52.5, Hamilton Township 34 and Delaware Hayes 33. Joe Evener's Big Walnut girls

Megan Grudell, a stellar fourth grader at Hylen Souders Elementary, was honored as a Student Citizen of the Month.
. She is 10 years old, lives with an older brother (Ryan in fifth grade), and her parents, Jason and Beth. Megan loves playing soccer, which thrills Souders Principal Megan Forman, a former women's soccer standout at Ohio Wesleyan Uni

Megan Grudell honored as a Student of Month

Megan Grudell, a stellar fourth grader at Hylen Souders Elementary, was honored as a Student Citizen of the Month. . She is 10 years old, lives with an older brother (Ryan in fifth grade), and her parents, Jason and Beth. Megan loves playing soccer, which thrills Souders Principal Megan Forman, a former women's soccer standout at Ohio Wesleyan Uni

BW boys lax edges Bobcats 9-8

Junior attack Sam Funston, with 4 goals and 2, and junior midfielder Zachary Chucta, with 4 goals and 1 assist, powered Big Walnut past Bowling Green 9-8 in non-conference boys lacrosse action Saturday at the BWHS Lacrosse/Boys Soccer Stadium. Freshman defenseman Tanner Daniels also contributed a goal to the Golden Eagle attack. With the victory,

Girls team looking solid in early-season meets

In spite of a disappointing 88-49 home loss to OCC rival Olentangy on Tuesday, April 7, Big Walnut girls track coach Joe Evener has been pleased by the Golden Eagles early-season efforts. After facing Pickerington North in their season-opener at Golden Eagle Stadium where Big Walnut posted an 81-56 non-league decision before placing sixth out of 1

Late rally dooms Golden Eagles

In a game that saw the lead change hands on five different occasions, the host Braves rallied for 5 runs in the top of the fourth inning en route to an Ohio Capital Conference Capital Division victory in Monday's conference opener on April 6 in Sunbury. Deeb Haber sparked the Braves at the plate with three hits, two doubles, a single and 5 runs b

BW boys take Newark Invitational

Big Walnut's boys track and field team made a statement at the 16-team Newark Invitational on Saturday, March 4 at Newark. Eric Myers' Golden Eagles with four firsts, two seconds and three thirds, won the title with 117.5 points. outdistancing Canal Winchester (100.5 points) for the team title. Dublin Scioto was third 62 and Groveport-Madison fourt

 The Golden Eagle netters, with back-to-back 5-0 victories have made an impressive debut to open the 2015 boys high school tennis season. Ryan Balaz's Eagles opened with a 5-0 non-league decision on Wednesday, April 1 over River Valley and came back with a 5-0 non-conference decision on Friday, April 3 at Marion Harding.
On the singles courts, sop

Golden Eagles net second 5-0 victory

The Golden Eagle netters, with back-to-back 5-0 victories have made an impressive debut to open the 2015 boys high school tennis season. Ryan Balaz's Eagles opened with a 5-0 non-league decision on Wednesday, April 1 over River Valley and came back with a 5-0 non-conference decision on Friday, April 3 at Marion Harding. On the singles courts, sop

BW boys Lacrosse drops pair

OLENTANGY 27, BIG WALNUT 2 — Lexie Adams and Kelsey Bowling accounted for both Golden Eagle goals in their OCC meeting on Monday, April 6, at the BWHS Lacrosse/Soccer Stadium. In goal, Emily Hall made 3 stops in the Big Walnut nets while Beth Fairbanks accounted for 1, GRANVILLE 16, BIG WALNUT 3 — The host Blue Aces dominated the Golde

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Boys Tennis opens with 5-0 win over Vikings

Big Walnut served up a 5-0 season-opening boys tennis victory over River Valley in the Golden Eagles' season-opener last Wednesday on the Big Walnut Middle School courts. Sophomore Jared Deel, sophomore Nick Schulz and sophomore DJ Werner netted singles victories while senior Isaiah Kolb and junior Grant Bartlett joined sophomore Mitchell Cholley





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