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Kil-Kare to induct 13 into Hall

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XENIA — Kil-Kare Raceway will host its annual Old Timers Night tonight. The event will feature the fourth annual Hall of Fame induction ceremony, honoring many individuals who have played an important part in the history of the Greene County oval.Thirteen drivers will be inducted. Bill Lawhorn, of Phillipsburg, competed in the first race, on the track built by the Marshall brothers of Alpha, in 1951. The Stacy brothers, Dave and Mike, who launched their racing careers at Kil-Kare will be inducted, along with husband-wife pair Earl and Frances Jenkins.Frances was the first and only figure-8 female driver to capture a championship in that division, and Earl was a long-time competitor.

 

Beavercreek outnumbers Bucs in 8-0 win

XENIA — The visiting Beavercreek Beavers had Xenia outnumbered and outplayed, during Tuesday’s boys high school soccer game at Xenia’s Cox Stadium.The playoff-caliber Battlin’ Beavers easily rolled past the Xenia Buccaneers, 8-0.Fans expecting to show up for a traditional 7 p.m. varsity game start missed most of the first half of action. Without enough players to form a junior varsity team as late as a few weeks ago, Xenia cancelled its junior var...

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Points races tighten at Kil-KareXENIA — Kil-Kare Raceway saw Brandon Oakley, Jamie Sites, Jim Lewis, Jr., and Bill Honious each claim feature wins in their respective auto racing divisions on Friday.The Late Models were led to the green by Oakley in his Oakley Blacktop machine. He led from start to finish in the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series feature. Oakley also set quick time in qualifying.Mike Stacy, Bill Burba, Cody Robinson and R...

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Ohio State: Injured QB Miller done for the season

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State star quarterback Braxton Miller will miss the 2014 season, dealing a severe blow to the fifth-ranked Buckeyes’ national title hopes.Ohio State confirmed late Tuesday afternoon that Miller reinjured his throwing shoulder and will need surgery. The two-time Big Ten player of the year left practice in pain Monday after making a short throw.“My goal is to come back from this injury stronger and better than ever,” Mille...

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OSU’s Miller out for the season

Associated PressCOLUMBUS — Ohio State says quarterback Braxton Miller will miss the 2014 season after reinjuring his throwing shoulder.Miller, a two-time Big Ten player of the year, left practice in pain Monday after making a throw.Ohio State said Tuesday Miller will require surgery.It’s a huge blow to the nation’s No. 5 team, which already has several major holes to fill on offense.The senior and three-year starter part...

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Final Fairborn softball resultsFAIRBORN — Final results from the Fairborn Parks & Recreation summer softball leagues.Monday Recreation Men’s D League — Regular Season Champion: Toxic Brew (10-0); League Runner-up: Mr. P’s (6-4); 3. The Funk/Liberty Tax Service (6-4); 4. Relentless Cycle & Speed (5-5); 5. Anonymous Joe’s (3-7); 6. The Crew (0-10).Recreation Men’s E League — Regular Season Champion: Mr. ...

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Beavercreek blasts Bucs

BEAVERCREEK — Already up by a wide margin, Beavercreek senior co-captain Ashley Mundey was about to kick a second-half corner kick from the right side when a fan suggested that she kick the ball to Beavers teammate Lexie Ulrich.Mundey’s kick found Ulrich’s foot practically in mid-kick out in front of the Xenia goal, and the ball bounded in for Beavercreek’s seventh and final goal of Monday’s season opener at Frank Zink Field. It was that kind of night ...

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Steve Ballmer debuts as LA Clippers owner

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sweating, clapping and shouting until he was nearly hoarse, Steve Ballmer introduced himself to Los Angeles Clippers fans at a rally on Monday celebrating his new ownership of the NBA team.The former Microsoft CEO made his way through the crowd inside Staples Center to Eminem’s “Lose Yourself,” exchanging high-fives and chest-bumping as he took the stage in front of 4,500 fans.Ballmer paid a record $2 billion for the team in a s...

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Nadal withdraws from U.S. Open

Reigning champion Rafael Nadal pulled out of the U.S. Open because of an injury for the second time in three years Monday, leaving Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer as the men to beat at the year’s last Grand Slam tournament.Nadal announced his withdrawal, blamed on a bad right wrist, one week before play begins at Flushing Meadows.“I am sure you understand that it is a very tough moment for me since it is a tournament I love and where I have great memories fr...

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Buckeyes rebuild secondary

COLUMBUS — Urban Meyer wasn’t just unhappy with his pass defense after last season.So upset was he that he destroyed it, hired a new coach to oversee what was left and then they rebuilt it from the ground up.“It’s an acknowledgment of things not done well,” veteran safeties coach Kerry Coombs said.As a result, there are a lot of people keeping a close watch on the defensive backfield in particular as No. 5 Ohio State goes through ...

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Serena Williams advances to Cincy semifinals

MASON, Ohio (AP) — Serena Williams advanced to the semifinals of a tournament she has never won. Given her history in Cincinnati, she’ll avoid thinking about the long-awaited title.Williams needed only 58 minutes to beat Jelena Jankovic 6-1, 6-3 on Friday in the Western & Southern Open, a dominating performance that left her feeling good about her chances the rest of the way. One caveat: She’s felt this way before and lost.“Sure, I’d love to...

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H.S. GOLFCedarville 12th at Ridge ClassicDAYTON — Brandon Smith shot a team-leading 96, Noah Myers finished with a 107, Everett Tye shot a 108 and Sarah Pitts scored a 137 as the Cedarville golf team finished 12th in the Ridge Classic golf tournament, Friday at Kittyhawk Golf Club. Bellbrook won the event with a 311 team total, six strokes ahead of Eaton. Cedarville shot a 448 team total.

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