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Eagles look to return to form

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By ERIC CLINESports WriterBig Walnut football had not seen a season like its 2013 campaign in 17 years, and it’s certain it doesn’t want to see another season like it for another 17 years or so.The Golden Eagles finished the 2013 season with a record of 2-8, marking the team’s first losing season since 1996 when they went 2-8 under coach Rex Sponhaltz — and that was three coaches ago. The record snapped a string of 16 consecutive seasons posting a record of .500 or better.

 

Player of the Week

By Michael Richmrichdelgazette@gmail.comFleser was 3-for-3 in field goal attempts, connecting from 26, 31 and 42 yards. He said the 42 yard kick was the longest of his career.“I just told myself to keep the fundamentals the same,” Fleser said. “It’s just another kick; it doesn’t matter what the distance is. The fundamentals are what’s important. Before every kick, I just relax and keep my fundamentals the same.”...

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Eagles victorious over Pioneers

By Eric Clineemcline@yahoo.comConfidence proved a factor in Tuesday’s Ohio Capital Conference Capital Division volleyball game in Sunbury as the Big Walnut Golden Eagles played strong and limited errors in a 25-10, 25-18, 25-16 victory over the Orange Pioneers at Big Walnut High School.Big Walnut (8-1, 5-1 OCC Capital) played confident and self-assured throughout the game while Orange (6-6, 2-4), already missing hitters Zahara Harrison and Sami Rubal, pl...

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Golden Eagles ready for second victory

By Michael Richmrichdelgazette@gmail.comThe Big Walnut Golden Eagles (1-0) look to post a second win when they play at the Canal Winchester Indians (1-0) on Friday night.The Golden Eagles won their opener last Friday night 33-21 at home against Mansfield Senior, avenging a 28-7 loss to the Tygers in last season’s opening game.“Any win is a good win,” Big Walnut Head Football Coach Joe Weaver said. “You work all off season, yo...

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Player of the Week

Big Walnut defensive back Michael Blackburn was selected as the Player of the Week for his performance on Friday night in the Golden Eagles 33-21 victory over Mansfield Senior.“This was (Michael’s) first start,” said Big Walnut head football coach Joe Weaver. “This was his first Friday night action and he came out and had an interception, he forced a fumble and he had (four) tackles,” said.Blackburn also assisted on four tackles.B...

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Eagles continue to soar

Staff reportsBig Walnut will face Johnstown-Monroe 7 p.m. Saturday after posting back-to-back wins.BIG WALNUT 3, HAYES 2After trading chances in the first half, Big Walnut, boosted by a pair of goals from Noah Gibson, took charge in the game’s middle stages to notch a 3-2 OCC-Capital Division win over host Hayes Tuesday evening in Delaware.The damage came duri...

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The Big Walnut Cross Country team will travel to the 2014 McGowan Cross Country Invitational at Watkins Memorial Saturday.At the Aug. 27 Canal Winchester Cross Country Invitational at Canal Winchester High School, the Varsity Boys placed 7th out of 15 teams with a score of 188 points. Varsity Girls finished 8th out of 16 teams with a score of 213 points.Top 5 finishers, Boys Varsity:Jonathan Kahrmann, senior, 18:12 (12)Matt Halbakken, sophomore, 18:...

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BW tennis meets Marion Pleasant

Big Walnut met Marion Pleasant for its first tennis match, with a final score of Pleasant 3-Big Walnut 2.1st Singles: Kercsmar (BW) def. Dean: 6-0, 6-12nd Singles: Kessler (BW) def. Goulet: 6-1, 6-23rd Singles: Kantzer (MP) def. Friend: 7-6, 7-61st Doubles: Sims/Lemon (MP) def. Faust/ Pahl: 7-6, 3-6, 6-02nd Doubles: Curtiss/ Rodriguez (MP) def. Kirkpatrick/ Mexicott: 6-4, 6-3

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BW Wall of Fame inducts three new legends

By Michael Richmrichdelgazette@gmail.comBig Walnut football announcer Glenn Evans, former football player Taylor Jonard and track and field coach Mike Ryder will be inducted into the Big Walnut High School Wall of Fame Friday before the home opener against Mansfield Senior.Evans got his start as a favor that was only supposed to last a couple of weeks. 32 years later, that favor has turned into a voice of Friday night football in Sunbury.“I ha...

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BW swings at Kent Miller Classic

The Big Walnut High School golf team participated in the Kent Miller Classic Saturday at the Hiawatha Golf Course in Mt. Vernon. Big Walnut shot a 327 to finish 12 out of 24 teams. Scoring for Big Walnut: • Chad Little 79 • Kyle Gose 81 • Nick Dimitroff 82 • Ryan Cunningham 85 • Jake Wilson 85

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