h O WHAT A
n o s a e S (Above) The Miami East Vikings pose with their medals and trophy after winning the Division III State championship for the second consecutive season. (Left) Miami East's Leah Dunivan holds the Division III State championship trophy up in front of the student section after the Vikings won their second straight state title.
A Special Publication of the I75 Newspaper Group â€¢ Sidney Daily News, Piqua Daily Call, Troy Daily News
2LLWPUN H[OSL[LZ OLHS[O`
AND IN THE GAME! Â‹ ::WVY[Z WVY[Z 6 6Y[OVWLKPJ Y[OVWLKPJ ; ;YLH[TLU[ YLH[TLU[ including Hand, --VV[(URSL VV[(URSL 2ULL :OV\SKLY :\YNLY` Â‹ )Y HJL6Y[OV[PJ --P[[PUN P[[PUN )YHJL6Y[OV[PJ :LY]PJLZ Â‹ ([OSL[PJ ;YHPUPUN ;YHPUPUN :L LY]PJLZ 7O`ZPJHS ;OLYHW` 9LOHI Â‹ 7 O`ZPJHS ; OLYHW` HHUK UK 9 LOHI :LY]PJLZ :LY]PJLZ ,UOHUJLTLU[ Â‹ :WVY[Z ,UOHUJLTLU U[
Sports Medicin Medicine ne Tip: Tip: Donâ€™â€™t underestimate proper Donâ€™t p equipment. Reuse and recycle prevent rec ycle isnâ€™tt good if yyouâ€™re ouâ€™â€™re trying to prev ent injury. injury y. 9LZLHYJO 9LZLHY JO `V\Y `V\Y ZOVLZ MVY MV VY HWWYVWYPH[L Ã„[ HUK I\` UL^ LX\PWTLU[ ^ OLU O P[ ILJ JVTLZ ^V VYU V\[ --VY V VY L_HTWSL ^OLU ILJVTLZ ^VYU a arch and heel support runners often require appropriate arch ZW WVY[Z Z\JO Z\JO HZ JYVZZÃ„[ HUK 6S`TWPJJ PU [OLPY ZOVLZ 6[OLY ZWVY[Z TPU UPT\Z Z[`SL ZOVLZ 2LLW 2LLW L PU TPUK SPM[PUN ILULÃ„[ MYVT TPUPT\Z [OH[ UV[ HSS H[OSL[LZ HYLL PKLU[PJHS HUK Ã„UKPUN [OL YPNO[ `V\ \Y Z[`SL HUK HSPNUTLU[ PZ PTWVY[HU[ PTWVY[HU[[ LX\PWTLU[ [OH[ Ã„[Z `V\Y
7YV\K [V [ IL [OL 6MÃ„JPHS :WVY[Z 4LKPJPUL 7YV]PKLY :JOVVSZ! 7YV ]PKLLY MVY [OL --VSSV^PUN VSSV^PUN :J OV VVSZ! :PKUL`` 33LOTHU :PKUL` LOTHU (UUH -[ 3VY 3VYHTPL HTPL ) )V[RPUZ V[RPUZ 11HJRZVU HJRZVU *LU[LY * *LU[LY Y /V\Z[VU /V\Z[VU -HPYSH^U -HPYSH^U HUK K *OYPZ[PHU (JHKLT` (JHKLT`
MATTHEW MA ATTHEW HECKLER, D.O.
Medical Dir Director, ector, Wilso Wilson on Memorial Sports Medicine W. Michigan Str eet, M Medical Building B, (937) 494-5266 266 915 W. Street,
Wilson W ilson Me Memorial emorial Sports Medicine
Â‹ ^^^^PSZVUOVZWP[HSJVT ^^^^PSZVUOVZWP[HSJVT T 2346440
+YY /LJRSLY OHZ H ZWLJPHS PU[LY +Y PU[LYLZ[ YLZ[ L PU [OL ZWVY[Z TLKPJPUL T Ã„LSK HUK OHZ ZLY]LK HZ [OL [LHT WO`ZPJPHU MVY THU` WY YVML V LZZPVUHS ZWVY[Z [LHTZ PUJS\KPUN! 43) ) 4P PUULZV[H ;^PUZ ;^PUZ 5-3 5-3 4PUULZV[H 4PUULZV[H =PRPUNZ" =PRPUNZ" 5)( =P 5)( 4PUULZV[H 4PUULZV[H WYVMLZZPVUHS 4PUULZV[H ; PTILY^VS] P ]LZ" 5/3 4PUULZV[H > PPSK" >5)( 4P PUULZV[H 3 ``U_" HUK 533 4PUULZV[H : :^HYT ;PTILY^VS]LZ" >PSK" 4PUULZV[H 3`U_"
Oh What A Season • I75 Newspaper Group • December 2012 • Page 2
Russia High School volleyball player Taylor Daniel is shown in action during tournament play. The Lady Raiders had an excellent season, advancing to play for a district championship this season.
Olivia Slagle and Lehman Volleyball advance to regional competition. Anna High School's Rachel Noffsinger and Natalie Billing go up for a block against Lehman's Olivia Slagle during the regular season. Both teams won district championships this season, Anna in Division III and Lehman in Division IV.
Troy's Jenna Selby goes up for a kill during a match against Butler. Troy beats Butler three times during the season, won the GWOC North title — as well as its first-ever overall GWOC Tournament championship — and went on to win a Division I Sectional title and play in the district title game. Fort Loramie High School's Julie Hoying is shown in action this season. The Lady Redskins enjoyed a successful campaign, winning a district championship and playing for a regional championship in Division IV.
(Left) The Jackson Center Lady Tigers finished off the season with a district championship and a berth in the Division IV Regional Tournament this season.
Congratulations To The Teams Making It To Post Season Playoffs. Way To Go!!
We’ve got your back!
BECKY REESE REALTOR® www.emersonwagnerrealty.com
122 W. Court Street Sidney, OH 45365
Like me on Facebook @ Becky Reese ...Look for the Emerson Wagner Logo
AGRANA Fruit US, Inc. 16197 N. County Road 25A, Anna, OH 45302 Tel: 937-693-3821 Fax: 937-693-3932
Office/Cell: (937) 538-1846 Fax: (937) 405-1598
Sidney 498-1195 Sidney Kroger 498-0244 Piqua 773-9900 Troy 339-9993
Oh What A Season • I75 Newspaper Group • December 2012 • Page 3
The Minster High School football team had another good season, finishing 8-2 during the regular campaign and advancing to the postseason, where it won one playoff game before losing to eventual state champion Marion Local.
Miami East's Michael Fellers carries the ball during a regular-season game against Bradford. The Vikings qualified for the Division V Region 20 playoffs.
Fort Loramie's Tyler Kazmaier takes down a St. Henry runner in a Division IV playoff game. The Redskins finished the regular season with an 8-2 record to advance to the postseason for the fourth year in a row.
Tippecanoe's Jacob Hall looks for room to run during a game this season.The Red Devils qualified for the Division II Region 8 playoffs.
Milton-Union's David Karns carries the football against Clinton-Massie in the Division IV Region 16 championship game. The Bulldogs won a share of the Southwestern Buckeye League Buckeye Division title and finished as regional runners-up.
Corner of Court & Ohio
(Next to Bakehouse Breads)
Hours: Mon-Sat 7am-9pm Sun 8am-9pm
Find all of your sporting goods here!
Congrats on a
Allstate Insurance Company 312 Caldwell St. Piqua, OH 45356 Phone 937-773-5431
Remember, don’t buy until you try Buckeye!
2343 W. Michigan Ave., Sidney, Ohio 45365 (937) 498-4014 • Fax (937) 498-1518 24-Hour Customer Service
1001 S. Dorset Ste. C Troy, OH 45373 Phone 937-339-1190 ThomasWalter@allstate.com
Congratulations On A Job Well Done!
KEVIN BERNER AGENT
DAN BENSMAN AGENT
Give Us A Call For All Your Insurance Needs! OFFICE 394-2132 • www.billinginsuranceagency.com
Thomas A. Walter Agency Owner Walter Agencies Inc.
Good Luck to all the Area Teams!
Order online www.thespottoeat.com
Oh What A Season • I75 Newspaper Group • December 2012 • Page 4
Covington’s football team advanced to the regional finals.
Bradford’s football team advanced to the playoffs.
Miami East's Kendra Beckman controls the ball against Lehman in the Division III Sectional title game. The Vikings won their second straight CCC title in the regular season but fell to the Cavaliers for the sectional championship.
Congratulations to The Teams Making It To Post Season Playoffs Troy's Kasey Copas is lifted up by her teammates while celebrating a goal against Beavercreek. The Trojans won the GWOC North championship, a second straight Division I Sectional championship and earned a berth in the district title game.
AREA ENERGY & ELECTRIC INC.
Win or Lose - Celebrate with us Daily Lunch Specials - Only $4.25
2001 Commerce Drive Sidney, Ohio 45365
11:00a - 3:00p daily Mon.- Fri.
Specials not good with any other offers or coupons or on holidays.
Dine In Only. Age 10 and younger with purchase of an adult entree. Not valid with any other coupons/discounts or on Holidays
A Family Mexican Restaurant 1274 E. Ash St., Piqua 778-2100 1700 N. Co. Rd. 25A, Troy 339-2100
KIDS EAT FREE ON MONDAYS!
HOURS: M-F 8-5 and Sat. 9-Noon www.areaelectric.com OH.LIC.#30419
Oh What A Season • I75 Newspaper Group • December 2012 • Page 5
Troy Christian's Amanda Slone shoots the ball during the Division III Regional championship game against Summit Country Day. The Eagles won sectional and district titles and were one win away from the state tournament, finishing as regional runners-up.
Samuel Prakel of Versailles runs in the Division III State Cross Country Meet. Prakel won the race for the second consecutive year, and recently was named the winner of the Wendy's High School Heisman.
Troy's Branden Nosker led the Trojan boys cross country team to a second-place finish at the Division I District meet and qualified to the state meet as an individual.
Kyle Poling and Caleb Ball of Russia High School run in the Division III State Cross Country Meet after the Raiders qualified for the event as a team this season. Also running for the Raiders were Brandon Barlage, Bryan Drees, Jordan Geriety, Alex Herron and Steven Stickel.
Tippecanoe senior Sam Wharton won the Division I State championship as an individual, leading the Red Devil boys team to a berth at the state meet.
Emily Borchers of Russia High School ran in the State Cross Country Meet this season after the Lady Raiders qualified as a team. She was joined by teammates Lauren Francis, Lauren Heaton, Molly Kearns, Becca Meyer, Claudia Monnin and Kirstin Voisard. Lehman’s Joe Fuller advanced to the State Meet. 4139YEARS YEARS ofof
ROFESSIONAL PPROFESSIONAL ERVICE SSERVICE
BODY SHOP Why Choose Helman Bros...
41 years of experience with A team of professionals that cares about properly repairing every vehicle without exception. We also staff ASE certified mechanics for mechanical related repairs, which is why we are more than just a body shop.
Congratulations To All The Teams Making It To Post Season Playoffs. We're Proud Of You!!!
UNIBODY REPAIR SPECIALISTS We Use... BLACKHAWK
COLLISION REPAIR EQUIPMENT, the best in the industry
Computerized Electronic Measuring
ENVIRO BASE THE ENVIRONMENTALLY HIGH PERFORMANCE
1523 N. Market St., Troy, Ohio
www.helmanbrothers.com SIDNEY NORTH
Factory Trained Personnel PPG National Paint Warranty Complete Collision Restoration Frame Repair Fiberglass Repair Wrecker Service Mechanical Repairs Fenced Parking Lots Rental Cars Available
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL STUDENT ATHLETES!
COMPLETE AUTO & TRUCK DETAILING AVAILABLE
HOURS: Mon thru Fri... 8-5:30
2307 W Michigan
1991 St. Marys Ave., Sidney 492-6166 www.dickmansupply.com 2346912
Oh What A Season • I75 Newspaper Group • December 2012 • Page 6
Meg Westerheide of Fort Loramie ran in the State Cross Country Meet this season along with teammates Samantha Bensman, Taylor Gasson, Emily Holdheide, Tara Luebke, Rachel Schmitmeyer and Selene Waters.
Troy freshman Rachel Davidson led the Trojan girls cross country team to a third-place finish at the Division I District meet.
www.erwinchrysler.com 2775 SOUTH COUNTY RD 25A
WE’RE JUST NORTH OF DAYTON ON I-75 EXIT #69 TROY
Miami East girls cross country won the CCC and advanced to theregionals for the first time.
2013 Dodge Dart Congratulations all the
Fall Athletes Barker Insurance Agency, Inc.
Auto | Home Farm | Umbrella Denny Barker Deron Barker
Protection You Can Count On 9040 Co. Rd. 25-A North, Sidney fax 937-492-1465 • email: email@example.com
• Free Continental Breakfast • Free Wi-Fi • Seasonal Outdoor Pool • Ample Parking for Large Vehicles • Refrigerator, Microwave, Coffee Maker, Iron & Board in Every Room • Restaurants, Shopping & Fuel All Close By
937-492-1857 1-800-535-5410 2346670
Congratulations to All The Successful Teams In the Playoffs. Trophies • Plaques • Engraved Gifts We Specialize in Custom Awards
Regal Trophy (937) 492-7531
937-492-1131 • www.sidneyinnhotel.com
1269 Wapakoneta, Sidney
NOW FEATURING ROMER’S CATERING
400 Folkerth Avenue, Sidney
& Award Co.
AREA ATHLETES ~ Pride of Shelby County!
Relax... We'll take it from here. SIDNEY BODY CARSTAR
Auto Body Repair Experts
Five Star Quality & Service 175 S. Stolle Avenue, Sidney • (937) 492-4783
Oh What A Season โข I75 Newspaper Group โข December 2012 โข Page 7
Tippecanoe's Sierra Nellessen competes at the Division II District tournament at Centerville High School. Nellessen qualified for the state tournament for the second time in her career.
Tippecanoe's Allison Sinning qualified for the Division II State meet during her first season with the Red Devils after transfering from Arkansas.
Troy's Amber and Ivy Smith compete at the Division I Sectional tournament at Dayton Center Courts. The Trojan duo won the sectional title.
Sam Slusher advanced to the district tournament.
Congratulations to the Girl's Tiger Volleyball Team Making it to the Post Season Playoffs
LEO L. GRILLIOT
GRILLIOT INSURANCE AGENCY
LACAL EQUIPMENT INC.
Here to Serve Your Street Sweeper Lawn Mower & Snow Plow Needs
&RQJUDWXODWLRQV WR WR DOO DOO WWKH KH SOD\HUV SOD\HUV F FRDFKHV RDFKHV DQG DQG S SDUHQWV D UH QWV &RQJUDWXODWLRQV IRU IRU WKHLU WKHLU GHGLFDWLRQ GHGLFDWLRQ DQG DQG VXFFHVVIXO VXFFHVVIXO VHDVRQV VHDVRQV
EDWIN F. NICKOL, INC. MONUMENTS ,,QGXVWULDO Q G X V W UL D O ย & &RPPHUFLDO R P P H UF L D O ย + +HDOWK HDOWK &DUH &DUH ย ,QVWLWXWLRQDO ,QVWLLWXWLLRQDO
Serving The Community Since 1900
Markers โข Mausoleums โข Cemetery Lettering 741 E. Main Street, Versailles โข 937-526-3711 2346708
6LGQH\ 6 L G Q H\ 2 2IรฐFH I รฐFH 6 6 9 9DQGHPDUN DQGHPDU N 5 5G G 6 6LGQH\ LGQH\ 2KLR 2KLR
/LPD / LPD 2 2IรฐFH I รฐFH &HQWUDO &HQWU D O 3 3RLQW RLQW 3 3DUNZD\ D U N ZD\ /LPD / LPD 2 2KLR KLR
0XQFLH 0 XQFLH 2 2IรฐFH I รฐFH ( ( &RXQW\ &RXQW \ 5RDG 5RDG 1 1 0XQFLH 0XQFLH ,QGLDQD ,QGLD QD
^^^ZPKUL`LSLJ[YPJJVT ^ ^ ^ZPKUL`LSLJ[YPJJVT
2+ 2+ /LF /LF
Lacal Equipment 901 W. Pike St. Jackson Center, Ohio โข 45334
112 E. Main Street โข Troy, Ohio 45373
All Lines of Insurance (937) 335-1383 (937) 335-6145
Congratulations To All The Area Sports Teams !
โข Kitchen Remodeling โข Tub & Shower Replacements โข Visit Our Showroom โข Complete Bath Remodeling โข 1 Year Installation Guarantee โข Quartz, Granite, Solid Surface, โข Experienced Installers & Laminate Countertops Available โข Full Kitchen Displays โข Vanities & vanity tops on display
Mike & Kim Eilerman 128 West Russell Rd., Sidney LLC
Milton-Union's Brooke Falb serves during the Division II Sectional tournament at Dayton Center Courts. Falb and doubles teammate Jesica Ferguson won the sectional title.
RALPH J. GRILLIOT Retired
Oh What A Season â€˘ I75 Newspaper Group â€˘ December 2012 â€˘ Page 8
(Left) Versailles girls golf team advanced to state for the first time.
(Below) Versailles boys golf team qualified for the district tournament.
H e today. Her today. Her re ttomorrow. omorrow. Here Here H Her e ffor or y ou! Here you!
!"#$%& $ &'()&'*"#+ !"#$%&'()&'*"#+, -"( (% +.&+"#// "# -"(% Youâ€™ve worked worked h arrd this this se ason to to help y our team team Youâ€™ve hard season your succeed. Now, us help you you succeed fin Now, let let us succeed financially fi ancially and succeed. bank k with with confident confident and ease. ease. Ask k about about our excellent excellent bank option s ffor or high school school and c ollege s tud dents! options college students!
Piqua q Piqua North Wayne Wayne Street Streett - 615.1042 615. North Covington Avenue Avenue - 778.4617 778.46 Covington Walmart - 773.9000 Walmart Main Street Street - 773.0752 773.07 752 Main
Troy Troy West Main Main Street Street - 339.6626 3 339.66 West Walmart - 332.6820 Walmart
Tip pp City City y Tipp West Main Main Street Street - 667.4888 667.48 West
UnityNationalBk a UnityNationalBk.com
Y o u r
H o m e
T o w n
S p o r t s
M e d i c i n e
T e a m
UVMC Center for Sports Medicine
Serving the Needs of Your Active Lifestyle Whether youâ€™re a competing athlete -- or just pursuing your own personal fitness challenge -- the UVMC Center for Sports Medicine can help you reach your goals. UVMCâ€™s experienced team of professionals works together to help you with comprehensive injury care and conditioning aimed at safe, rapid return to activity. Please call 667-2614 or 440-7152 to learn more about the Centerâ€™s specialized programs.
UVMC sports medicine physicians and other sports medicine professionals are available for consultation, evaluation and treatment.
Q Orthopedic & Sports Physical Therapy Q Athletic Training Services
Mark Zunkiewicz, MD Sports Medicine Orthopaedic Surgeon
Q Brace/Orthotic Fitting
Jeff Rayborn, MD Primary Care Sports Medicine Physician
Q Certified Strength & Conditioning Consultation Q Sports Physicals Q Physician Evaluation for Athletic Injury Q ESP and ESP Jr. Sports Enhancement
Q IMPACT Concussion Management Q Sportsmetricsâ„˘ Knee Injury Reduction Program Q Bike Fit
and Performance Program
Q Athletic Walk-In Clinic / Saturdays, 9-11 a.m.
(Fall season only)
Center for Sports Medicine 450 N. Hyatt St., Tipp City, Ohio 45371 t UVMC.com