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  • OHSAA Scholarship

    Johnstown's Charles Benton competed in football, soccer, basketball and track while earning a 4.6 grade-point average.

    Johnstown's Benton surprised by award

    Charles Benton won't compete in varsity athletics while he studies chemical engineering at the University of Dayton, but his performance in the classroom and on the field of play at Johnstown-Monroe High School helped him earn state recognition.

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Chumney named Johnstown athletics director

After numerous years in the classroom, Kristi Chumney is ready for a new challenge.
All-Time ThisWeek Basketball Team

Redd, Burke top list for boys team

Although he wasn't selected until the second round of the NBA draft, no central Ohio high school basketball player since 1990 has accomplished more at the professional level than Michael Redd.
Suburban Swim Club League

Swim & Racquet wins seventh straight title

The Upper Arlington Swim & Racquet Club continued to roll in the Suburban Swim Club League meet.
Boys Basketball

Division I district finals head to Ohio Dominican in 2015

Some people might find the Ohio Expo Center Coliseum a bit rickety, musty and dated, but those who played, coached and watched high-school basketball at the venerable Ohio State Fairgrounds building through the years tend to regard The Barn — as it is affectionately known — like a favorite grandparent.
Special Skills Football Invitational

Disabled athletes embrace chance to learn

Jeff Brewer considers himself an avid Ohio State football fan.



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