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NorthStar Studio has three teams place at AmericCheer International Championship

NorthStar Studio of Sunbury is proud to announce that three of its four teams competed March 22-23, 2014, at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Florida, at AmeriCheer’s International Championship. Over 40 teams from several different countries competed in the prestigious event, which was celebrating its 20th anniversary. NorthStar Rigel (Youth 2) placed first, NorthStar Omega (Youth 3) placed first and NorthStar Sirius (Senior Co-Ed 3) placed first. NorthStar individual Katie...

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Golden Eagle girls off to slow start after season’s first two outdoor meets

Westerville Central outscored Big Walnut 99.5 to 37.5 in the second-opening track meet for both the Warhawks and Golden Eagles Tuesday, April 1, at Golden Eagle Stadium in Sunbury.Joe Evener’s Golden Eagles, who were competing without several key members of the squad, won five individual events, cour coming in the dual meet’s field events. senior Hannah Griffith won the discus with a throw of 89 feet, 9 inches; junior Cassie Walszek captured the shot put with a distance...

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Golden Eagles battle Central, placed sixth at Newark Invite

Sophomore jumper Isaac Lucas made his first Big Walnut varsity track meet one to remember.Lucas scored firsts in both the long jump, equalling the sophomore school record with a distance of 22 feet, 2 inches, and high jump (6 feet, 0 inches) in the Golden Eagles’ season opener Tuesday, April 1 with Westerville Central at Golden Eagle Stadium. Big Walnut captured eight events, but fell short in a 75-63 non-conference loss to the Warhawks.“Issac was incredible ...

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BW’s Shaye Kuhlman signs to play softball at Ashland

Big Walnut senior Shaye Kuhlman, who has been playing fastptich softball since she was nine years old, signed her letter-of-intent to play softball for the Eagles at Ashland University on Shaye Kuhlman Day last Thursday (April 3) at Big Walnut High School.Ashland, an NCAA Division II school, is a member of the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Conference which includes Ferris State, Findlay, Grand Valley State, Hillsdale, Lake Erie, Lake Superior State, Malone, Michigan Tech, Northern Mi...

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Big Walnut softball splits with West Jefferson, Alder

Big Walnut split a non-conference doubleheader with West Jefferson and host Jonathan Alder Saturday in Plain City. The Golden Eagles defeated the Lady Roughriders 10-3, but came up short in a 3-1 loss to the host Lady Pioneers.Thanks to a pair of 4-run explosions in the first and second innings, Big Walnut (1-2) jumped out to an 7-0 lead in its non-conference victory over West Jefferson.Senior Sara Petty, 2-for-4 with 2 runs batted in, and classmate Shelbie Borchers, who...

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Golden Eagles run-rule Cardington, 14-4

The Golden Eagles have hit the diamond running.Big Walnut (2-0) jumped out to a 6-0 lead after the first two innings of play en route to a 6-inning, 14-4 run-rule non-conference decision over the visiting Cardington Pirates (0-2) Saturday afternoon in Sunbury. The Golden Eagles opened the 2014 campaign by shutting out visiting North Union 3-0 behind senior Kyle Duncan’s 3-hit complete-game performance in their season opener on Tuesday, April 1.“We came out an...

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Sarah Kern-Kildow resigns as BW cheer coach with 7 OCC titles, OASSA DII State Championship

Big Walnut High School varsity cheerleading coach Sarah Kern-Kildow announced via email last week that she is resigning from the head coach position. Kern-Kildow has led the high school’s cheerleading squads for the past 15 years, taking the Competition Cheerleading Team to an Ohio Association of Secondary School Administrators Division II State Championship in 2013, and led the squad to a sixth-place OASSA DI finish this year.“It’s been an amazing 15 years at Big...

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Wetzel, King, McKenzie sweep top BW Cheerleader Awards

Sophomore Sydney King, senior Erin Wetzel and sophomore Kylie McKenzie took the spotlight at the Big Walnut Cheerleading Awards Night held Monday, March 17, in the Media Center at the high school.Golden Eagle cheerleading coach Sarah Kern-Kildow presented the Outstanding Cheerleader Award to King, the coveted Golden Eagle and Team Leadership awards to Wetzel, and the Coaches Award to McKenzie.

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FFA Alumni holding annual scrap metal drive

Would you like to get rid of that pile of metal you cleaned out of the basement, garage or barn during spring cleaning, and have that scrap metal go to a worthy cause that supports Big Walnut students?No problemo, as Arnie would say. FFA Alumni members will hold their Fifth Annual Big Walnut/DACC FFA Alumni Scrap Drive at the high school on Saturday, April 26, and Sunday, April 27.Containers will be set up for collection at the south end of Big Walnut High School near th...

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FFA Alumni Raffle offers great odds

How would you like to have a one in 100 chance of winning a great prize; and in the process know that your dollars, win or lose, go to a worthy cause? If that appeals to you, Big Walnut/DACC FFA Alumni are holding another 100-ticket raffle to raise money for Big Walnut FFA activities.Only 100 of the raffle’s $10 tickets will be sold, and the lucky winner will receive a 16 Gigabyte iPad Mini, but time is running out. During last SaturdayR...

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Why does FFA remain so important? We all take time out each day to eat!

Why would students choose careers in agriculture? Especially considering the high tech and big business world we live in? There are many reasons, and agriculture offers dozens of career path choices. Simply put, agriculture is not just about farming anymore.There are careers in food science, agronomy, animal science, natural resources, forestry, economics, mechanics and engineering, worldwide food production, and dozens of other career field choices. And it’s a growing field....

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VFW 8736 Ladies Auxiliary Craft Sale Saturday, April 12

Members of Veteran’s of Foreign Wars Post 8736 Ladies Auxiliary are holding a Spring Craft Show & More from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 12, at the post, 435 McGill Street in Sunbury.Craft vendors can rent a single table for $20, with one vendor per table; or a single vendor can rent two tables for $35.Food and beverages will be available.For more information or to reserve a table call 614-208-2058.

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Historical Society Mother-Daughter Tea on Saturday, May 3 at Myers Inn Museum

Members of the Big Walnut Area Historical Society will hold their Fifth Annual Mothers and Daughters Tea at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 3, in the Myers Inn Museum. Mothers and daughters of all ages are invited to dress up for high tea in a historic setting.During the tea, Delaware County Convention & Visitor’s Bureau Executive Director Debbie Shatzer, who portrays Ohioan Lemonade Lucy, will provide historical entertainment. Lucy Ware Webb Hayes, who was born in Chil...

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BWHS Spring Variety Show tonight

If you’re looking for something different to do tonight Big Walnut High School students will take the high school auditorium stage at 7:30 p.m. to show off their talents in the high school’s Spring Variety Show. The annual event features a broad variety of talents. Many of the participating students showcase their own original works, while others perform their own take on current and classic numbers.

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Sunbury Legion Bean Dinner April 19; proceeds fund boys and girls state trips

Legion Bean Dinner April 19:Proceeds fund boys and girls state tripsMembers of American Legion Post 457 are hosting their annual Bean Soup and Cornbread Lunch fundraiser on Saturday, April 19.The luncheon will be held from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Post 457 building, 230 Otis Street, Sunbury (next to the water tower by the village’s up-ground reservoirs).The price is a modest $4 in advance, or $5 at the door...

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Five Easter Egg hunts in Big Walnut area

Big Walnut area Easter Egg HuntsOn Saturday, April 12, members of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 3614 will hold their annual Easter Egg Hunt on Sunbury Village Square, followed by drawings for a variety of bicycles. To win a bike, participants must sign up immediately before the Easter Egg Hunt. Bicycle sign up is from 10 to 11:30 a.m. and the hunt begins promptly at 12 noon.

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Papa Steve’s Pizza opens on SR 37 East

Folks who live east of Sunbury have missed Renzo’s Pizza since it closed. To get a take-out or eat-in meal they had to drive into Sunbury or to Johnstown. But now a new business has opened at the same location, and with a twist.Steve Chucta took over the 15910 East State Route 37 location and recently opened Papa Steve’s Pizza and Convenience Store, where patrons can get pizza, submarine sandwiches, salads and a whole lot more; and while they’re at Papa Steve̵...

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