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Marathon Classic: Rohanna an easy fan favorite in Ohio

By SCOTT COTTOS STAFF WIRTER SYLVANIA — It’s not every day that you hear Ohio State’s O-H-I-O chant break out on a golf course. You’re more likely to, however, when Rachel Rohanna is playing. Rohanna, an LPGA Tour rookie bearing her alma mater’s logo...
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Marathon Classic: Lee turning corner after fighting injury

By SCOTT COTTOS STAFF WRITER SYLVANIA — If all is as she hopes, Alison Lee has her mojo back. Instead of contending for leads, Lee, a 21-year-old second-year member of the LPGA Tour, has spent most of this season battling a torn labrum in her left shoulder and leaving...
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Marathon Classic: Henderson latest teen sensation for LPGA

By SCOTT COTTOS Staff writer SYLVANIA — Lydia Ko became the undisputed teen queen of the LPGA Tour when she topped the 2015 money list with $2,800,802 and was named Player of the Year. That’s not changed. With three wins this season, the 19-year-old from New Zealand...
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Marathon Classic: Urban Meyer hits the links at LPGA pro-am

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR SYLVANIA — It was a homecoming of sorts for Urban Meyer on Wednesday at Highland Meadows Golf Club. The only thing it had to do with football was the fact that he’s the ultra-successful head coach of that sport at Ohio State. Instead,...
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Marathon Classic: Woods wants her talent to stand on its own

By SCOTT COTTOS STAFF WRITER SYLVANIA — For as long as she plays golf, Cheyenne Woods’ name will be linked to her uncle. You may have heard of Cheyenne’s uncle. Tiger Woods has won 14 major tournaments, 11 PGA Tour Player of the Year awards, countless dollars...
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Marathon Classic: Young pro aims to prove she belongs

By SCOTT COTTOS Staff writer SYLVANIA — Brittany Altomare hasn’t thought much about what she’d like to accomplish in her career as a professional golfer. After all, she’s relatively new to it. “I just take it day by day,” she said....

Prep sports: Elmwood’s Hailey retires after 22 years

        By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR Little did Chris Hailey know what would lie ahead when he agreed to be an assistant cross country coach at Elmwood High School in 1994. He ended up taking the reins as head coach the next year. Now, 22 seasons, nine...
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Prep Sports: Haddix just happy to be a healthy Hall of Famer

FOSTORIA’S RICK HADDIX, middle, poses with area track and field official Nate Lynch, left, and former Fostoria athletic director Carl Fisher, right, during the OHSAA Hall of Fame induction banquet in Columbus. A 44-year officiating veteran, Haddix was recently inducted into the...
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Prep football: Carmon returns to Fostoria sidelines

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR Beau Carmon will be coaching football again in Fostoria. But before the teams are his Port Clinton Redskins and his former team, the Fostoria High School Redmen, they will be the East and the West on Saturday night. Carmon will guide the East that...

Locally: Various stardom displayed at the Gillig Memorial

          By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR Past, present and prospective stardom were represented among the winners of the Steve Gillig Memorial 5K and 8K races that kicked off the St. Wendelin Festival on Friday. Former St. Wendelin and Ohio Northern...