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Sport columns

Hockey is on the rise in the Buckeye State

With how this offseason has played out so far, the Columbus Blue Jackets may have done something that seemed like just a dream a few years ago. The Blue Jackets have quite possibly ended the stigma of Ohio being an undesirable hockey market, or at least put a damper on those thoughts from the ...

SRX coming to Sharon Speedway

CBS Sports and the SRX racing series are coming to Sharon Speedway Saturday July 23rd. The six race series concludes its tour at the Hartford dirt oval. A celebration of racing with a host of racing superstars will be broadcasted live at 8 p.m. on CBS local channel WKBN 27. Tony Stewart, who ...

Racing returns to Trumbull County Fair

On Thursday, July 14 racing returns to the Trumbull County Fair. The BRP Tour of ground-pounding big-block Modifieds will headline the evening’s racing. The Russ King Memorial race will take place at Expo Speedway. Russ King was the father of Rex King and started the King Brothers business. ...

Big Ten in good position moving forward

In the near future, college athletics could look vastly different. But at what cost? Texas and Oklahoma kicked off the realignment trend in college athletics when they opted to scoot from the Big 12 for bigger money, and plenty of other benefits of the Southeastern Conference. Who can ...

Young angler finds joy in writing and fishing

Young Dominic Schiavoni is combining his love of fishing with a knack for writing and blazing a path for a two-career life that might make any of us envious. The son of Joe and Margaret Schiavoni recently penned a book entitled “The King of Lake Milton” even before starting the second ...

What to watch for in the NHL Draft

With the NHL season in the books, the hockey world turns its head toward the offseason. That first milestone of the offseason is the NHL Entry Draft. This is typically my favorite time of year. I say typically because as someone who covers junior hockey, it’s fun to see the guys I’ve ...