Category Archives: Regional Sports


Kenton Ridge cheerleader signs with Oregon

Kenton Ridge senior Hannah Blair signs with Oregon Acrobatics and Tumbling team

SPRINGFIELD — A Kenton Ridge cheerleader signed with the country’s top acrobatics and tumbling teams. Hannah Blair, a senior, signed a letter of intent with Oregon last Wednesday.

Oregon has won four NCATA national titles since the organization formed in 2010. In the last four years, the Ducks have gone 43-3 and won 30 event titles. Eleven Oregon team members have earned All-America honors in the last four years, and two earned athlete of the year awards.

Ashland downs Cedarville in Don Callan Classic

CEDARVILLE — A big first half lifted Ashland to a 75-60 win over Cedarville on Saturday night in the championship game of the third annual Don Callan Classic.

After a slow start by both teams, Ashland took control in the first half. The Eagles took the lead with a basket with 15:19 left in half and never looked back. Ashland outscored Cedarville 36-21 in the first half.

Cedarville shot 26 percent from the field in the first half. Ashland dominated the rebounding 23-14 in first half.

Tecumseh at Mount Healthy | TBSN Audio Extra

Mount Healthy capitalized on four first-half interceptions and jumped out to quick lead against Tecumseh on Friday night. The Owls beat Tecumseh 39-0 and advance to face Kings next Friday in a regional semifinal. Read more about Friday’s game here. Listen to postgame interviews with Tecumseh senior quarterback Camren Moore, running back Conner Henry, and head coach Kent Massie below. If you missed Top Billing Sports’ broadcast of the game, you can listen to the game in its entirety on our Broadcast Archives page.

Camren Moore Postgame Interview

Conner Henry Postgame Interview

Kent Massie Postgame Interview

Austin Clack runs

Tippecanoe rolls over Kenton Ridge in rematch

Jakob Prall scores three touchdowns as Red Devils advance.

SPRINGFIELD — Kenton Ridge entered a Div. III regional quarterfinal with momentum heading into a rematch with Tippecanoe. The Cougars got that momentum in a three-point victory over Tippecanoe last Friday. But Tippecanoe didn’t allow that momentum to carry over into last night’s game.

Tippecanoe defeated Kenton Ridge 42-8 in a Division III regional quarterfinal game at Richard L. Phillips Field.

A big second quarter was key for Tippecanoe. The Red Devils led 7-0 after the first quarter and then scored 21 points to take a 28-0 halftime lead.

Tecumseh running back Tyler Pruitt runs during a Division II playoff game on Friday night. (Top Billing Sports Photos by Bryant Billing)

Early turnovers doom Tecumseh against Mount Healthy

Mount Healthy capitalizes on four Tecumseh turnovers in the first half.

CINCINNATI — Four interceptions in the first half against the SWOC’s top defense was too much for Tecumseh to overcome. Mount Healthy scored on three on its four drives en route to a 39-0 win over the Arrows in a Div. II regional quarterfinal on Friday night.

Mount Healthy picked off five Camren Moore passes in the game, including four in the first half. The Owls’ first three scoring drives came as a result of interceptions.

David Montgomery scored Mount Healthy’s first touchdown on a 6-yard run with 6:11 left in the first half. The extra point was blocked, but the Owls led 6-0.


Two Clark, three Champaign County teams make playoffs

Kenton Ridge will host Tippecanoe in a rematch of week ten’s thriller.

SPRINGFIELD — Kenton Ridge is in the playoffs for the third time in school history, and will host the school’s second home playoff game next Friday.

The OHSAA released playoff pairings earlier this afternoon, making it “official” for the Cougars (9-1). Joe Eitel and Drew Pasteur’s websites projected that Kenton Ridge clinched a berth after a win over Stebbins on Oct. 24.

Tecumseh is the only other Clark County school that qualifies for the playoffs. West Liberty-Salem, Mechanicsburg, and Triad also qualify for the playoffs from Champaign County.

Big runs lift Piqua over Troy in rivalry

Piqua runs for 316 yards and six touchdowns and holds Troy to 91 yards on offense.

PIQUA — The rivalry series between Troy and Piqua has featured big games for running backs over the years. Players like Troy’s Ryan Brewer and Piqua’s Brandon Saine punished their opponents when they played.

Current Piqua running backs Trent Yeomans and  Darien Tipps-Clemons became the latest players to leave a big mark against the rival. Yeomans and Tipps punished Troy’s defense on Friday night.

Their rushing, combined with a solid performance from Piqua’s defense, led the Indians to a 41-10 win over Troy in a GWOC North game.

Kenton Ridge at Tippecanoe | TBSN Audio Extra

Kenton Ridge beat Tippecanoe 19-16 in a crucial CBC Kenton Trail Division game at City Park Stadium. The Cougars scored three touchdowns in the third quarter to earn the victory. Mitchell Schneider threw two touchdown passes, and Jayden Davis ran for a touchdown. Tippecanoe missed two field goal attempts and one extra point attempt in the game. The last missed field goal with 1:04 left in the game sealed Kenton Ridge’s win. Listen to interviews with Kenton Ridge head coach Joel Marratta and quarterback Mitchell Schneider below. If you missed our broadcast of the game, listen to the game in its entirety on our Broadcast Archives page.

Joel Marratta Postgame Interview

Mitchell Schneider Postgame Interview

Dick’s weekend football weather forecast: Oct. 31

Cold high pressure is building across the area this weekend with an embedded area of cold rain showers expected for Friday evening on Halloween. This should provide wet fields, rain showers, northwesterly winds around 10 miles per.

Temperatures at kick off at 7 p.m. will be in the upper 40s and decrease during the game.

Tecumseh at Tippecanoe | TBSN Audio Extra

Tippecanoe beat Tecumseh 31-14 in a key CBC Kenton Trail game on Friday night at City Park Stadium. The Red Devils pulled away in the second half with touchdown runs. Tecumseh hosts Bellefontaine next week, while Tippecanoe hosts Kenton Ridge. If you missed Top Billing Sports’ broadcast of the game, you can listen to the game in its entirety on our Broadcast Archives page.

Charlie Burgbacher Postgame Interview

Kent Massie Postgame Interview