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Twenty-five teams participate in annual Lehman Volleyball Tournament

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The 15th Annual Corey Lehman Memorial Scholarship Fund Volleyball Tournament, held each year on Independence Day at Big Walnut High School in memory of Corey Lehman and Steve Morgenstern and in honor of Erin Smith, took place in near perfect weather.The tournament opened with Christine Livingston announcing. Livingston was a high school classmate and friend to Corey and Steve. The four recipients of this year’s $1,500 scholarships — Brooke Hatfield, Leah Shaw, Grant Burks and Joel Windle — were also recognized.Janet Lehman said during the 15 years of the tournament $26,000 in scholarship money has been awarded to Big Walnut senior scholar athletes.

 

Big Walnut student gets NSHSS membership

By Lenny C. Lepolanewsguy@ee.netHonors are not always conferred on students at the local level.Sometimes national and international organizations recognize the achievements of local students. That’s what happened with Big Walnut High School student Richard Pletcher, who was recently notified of his selection to become a member of the National Society of High School Scholars.The NSHSS recognizes top scholars who have demonstrated outstanding le...

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Bishops’ White receives NABC honors

Ohio Wesleyan senior guard Dre White was named to the 2013-14 National Association of Basketball Coaches Honors Court, it was recently announced by the NABC.The recognition stems from his all-around solid showing as a student-athlete as one must be a junior or senior and a varsity men’s basketball player, have a cumulative grade point average of 3.20 or higher at the close of the 2013-14 academic year, have matriculated at least one year at their current institution and atten...

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Dan McGinnis Named OHSAA Director of Officiating Development for Baseball McGinnis joins 11 other individuals who serve as DOD’s for OHSAA’s officiating department

Five-time state baseball tournament umpire Dan McGinnis was named the Ohio High School Athletic Association’s new Director of Officiating Development for baseballOHSAA Assistant Commissioner Beau Rugg has announced McGinnis’ new position. McGinnis takes over for the retired Kyle McNeely, who held the post since 2009.A native of Columbus, McGinnis was named Ohio’s 2013 Baseball Official of the Year. He is a past president of the Central Ohio Baseball Ump...

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Meghan and Kelly Coughlin lead family’s race weekend at National Trail

Sisters Meghan and Kelly Coughlin made quite a splash during the Buckeye Fuel Wars Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event over the weekend at National Trail Raceway, as both nabbed semifinal finishes while competing for the first time in their respective categories.Meghan, competing in Friday night’s Moser Shootout, drove her uncle Jeg Coughlin’s Chevy II wagon in the Super Street category. Racing for the first time in nearly two decades, when she competed in a Junior Drags...

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BW girls lacrosse honored at banquet

Big Walnut’s girls varsity lacrosse team was recognized in its first-ever postseason awards banquet held May 27 at Big Walnut High School.One senior, Janie Serna, and three juniors, Alexis Adams, Alexandra Aughenbaugh and Kelsey Bowling, were recognized by coaches Steve Palmer and James Ruark with special awards for their performances during the Golden Eagles inaugural 2014 varsity campaign.

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BW softball takes care of business, wins first District title since 1988

The Golden Eagles had some unfinished business going into the 2014 softball season — and they took care of that business.Big Walnut honored its Division I Central District softball champions at its annual postseason banquet held May 27 in the BWHS Media Center celebrating the 11th seeded Golden Eagles first District championship since winning the 1988 District crown with a 3-1 victory over St. Francis DeSales at Pickerington Central High School.

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Bok, Duncan, Grieser close careers with honors at BW baseball banquet

Big Walnut’s three seniors, Jeremy Bok, Kyle Duncan and Ryan Grieser, closed out their high school baseball careers with honors at the annual Golden Eagle Awards Banquet held Thursday, May 29, in the BWHS cafeteria.Bok and Grieser shared the Golden Eagle Award which is given annually to a senior with 3.00 Grade Point Average and is based on 40 percent character, 30 percent scholarship and 30 percent athletic ability. Duncan was the recipient of the Most Valuable Player Award....

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Glesenkamp steps down after 23 years as Big Walnut AD, returns home to lead Delaware Hayes athletic program

Steve Glesenkamp is headed back to his roots.Glesenkamp, who has served as Director of Athletics for the past 23 years at Big Walnut High School, has accepted the AD position at Delaware Hayes High School, his high school alma mater.Delaware’s month-long search for a new AD officially ended during last Wednesday’s (June 25) Delaware City Schools Board of Education meeting, when Glesenkamp was introduced as the new Athletic Director at Hayes High School. He re...

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Bishops’ White receives NABC honors

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Bishops’ White receives NABC honors

Ohio Wesleyan senior guard Dre White was named to the...

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BW’s Annis breaks meet record at Smith Invitational

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