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Arcanum takes first conference win of 2016, By George Starks
FM gives gallant effort - ARCANUM- After a third place finish in the county volleyball tournament, Arcanum faced Franklin Monroe in the first Cross County Conference match of the season. The Lady Trojans won the match in three sets but it wasn’t easy. After taking the opening two sets by identical scores of 25-17, the third set was more of a struggle... read more
Tri-Village gets historic football victory, By George Starks
Patriots run past Broncos - NEW MADISON- The Tri-Village football Patriots may have had to wait a few more hours to record history but the wait was well worth it. With lightening forcing the powers in Patriot Nation to pull the plug Friday night, the game was played Saturday morning. When the final second had ticked off the game clock, the... read more
Parshall’s and Memorials contested Thursday, By George Starks
Horses flirt with track records - GREENVILLE- Just like some rules, records were made to be broken. With all the rain that had been dumped on the track at the Great Darke County Fair Wednesday, a fast track was a part of some fast times. With 18 races on the card, the track record for the pace (1:52.4) set by My Kind A Chip in the Reigle Memorial... read more
It finally happened, By George Starks
GREENVILLE- One of the tasks I’m faced with every year at the Darke County Fair is the annual cheer competition. It’s always nice to see Velma Campbell and have a few minutes to chat with her. We all have our favorite things to watch in this competition. Mine is always the dance routines. Every year, I try to get an interview with the school that shines during the day... read more
Darke County takes top honors in Cheer Competition
The first day of the fair was a good day for Darke County Cheer teams. Greenville won top honors for Varsity Cheer, Grand Champion and Spirit. Greenville’s Pee Wee Cheer took third place its second year of competition. Ansonia took Pee Wee Dance and Pee Wee Cheer, while Mississinawa Valley took Junior High Dance and Varsity... read more
Great Darke County Fair… Saturday Horse Results, By George Starks
The horses took to the track again Saturday as two sessions brought out the best in all involved. Saturday’s day session featured 13 contested races while the evening session brought the drivers out 16 times. Greenville's Christopher Hope picked up his first win of the Great Darke Fair in the seventh race of the afternoon session. Hope... read more
Eldora Speedway… Record $389,800 Purse Posted for 46th Annual World 100
ROSSBURG, Ohio (August 18, 2016) – With the posting of the Official Entry Form, Dirt Late Model teams from around the world can now officially begin their annual journey to Darke County and Rossburg, Ohio in hopes of capturing the most-coveted prize in the sport – the famed globe trophy – that will accompany the winner’s check for $49,000... read more
Darke County Fair… Teaching the Little Ones Life Lessons, By Bob Robinson
I’ve been covering the Great Darke County Fair Cheerleading Competition for more than six years. In the beginning I mostly ran into my Post Secondary Edison students in their high school varsity competitions… this year was a little different. As in “little ones” different. “Mr. Robinson!” Three of my Greenville Pee Wee cheer kids from Woodland and summer tutoring ran up for their hugs... read more
Nisonger starts fair off with a bang, By George Starks
GREENVILLE- Greenville’s own, Jeff Nisonger, picked up right where he left off a year ago. Nisonger, who is notorious for making the Darke County Fair his own, got the 2016 fair off with a bang Friday, scoring four wins in the opening harness race session. Nisonger lit things up right off the bat in the very first race of the nine day fair. Starting in the fourth position behind Myell’s Rockstar... read more
Darke County Fair… Little ones shine at annual fair cheer competition, By George Starks
GREENVILLE- They are the youngest of the bunch at the annual Darke County Fair cheer competition. The little ones from Greenville didn’t win top honors in their division, but they may show the most heart of them all. Trying to get them to talk to a voice recorder is next to impossible but they do their talking on the cheering mat in front... read more
Murphy grabs bronze in 800 meters in Rio; Huge crowd gathers at TVHS to watch historic race, By George Starks -- NEW MADISON -- With the American flag draped over his shoulders, Tri-Village graduate, Clayton Murphy did what most can only dream of doing. Starting in Lane 1, Murphy had aspirations of winning gold in the 800 meters in the 2016 Olympics Monday. Murphy was able to grab a third place finish, bringing home the bronze, giving the USA its first medal in the event in 24 years... read more
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