Spring sports have been scrapped this year. But area readers who are used to getting a daily dose of the exploits of local and area athletes and teams can continue to do so as The Review Times Sports Department presents some “On This Date” highlights from the last five years.
2019 — Elmwood’s Chy Cluck had a home run, a double, two singles and drove in six runs to propel the Royals to a 13-9 Northern Buckeye Conference softball win against Genoa.
2019 — Hopewell-Loudon overcame a 6-0 deficit by scoring 10 runs in the fourth through sixth innings to knock off Arlington 11-6 in Blanchard Valley Conference baseball action.
2016 — Elmwood’s Phillip Buckingham limited Coldwater to two runs on five hits and the Royals survived two rain delays and six errors to beat the No. 2-ranked Cavaliers 5-2 and claim the school’s first Division III district baseball title since 2010.
2016 — Lakota hit two home runs, but Gibsonburg belted three and beat the Raiders 9-5 in a Division IV district softball championship game.
2016 — Bri Lasley and Carlee Schmelzer were both involved in three victories each and Van Buren sprinters swept to wins in the 100-, 200- and 400- meter dashes and the 400, 800 and 1,600 relays to claim the girls team championship at the Division III district track meet.
2015 — Arcadia’s Shae Watkins set a meet record with a winning discus throw of 178-2 to highlight first-day performances at the Gibsonburg Division III district track and field meet. Watkins won the event by more than 30 feet.