Area Sports

Fishing the warm spell

Scott Leeth Scioto Voice Writer A few weeks ago, in a column about early season largemouth fishing, I wrote about middle to late winter warm spells and how they were an excellent time to fish small bodies of water: tomorrow (2/7/2019) is one of those times. With temperatures forecast to be in the low 70’s…

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South Webster opens up on West, 79-28

    South Webster opens up on West, 79-28 11 Jeeps score in conference win   By Bill Shope     Wow-in what was thought to be a closely contest clash between a pair of SOC II teams, the South Webster Jeeps easily outdistanced the visiting West Senators by a 79-28 score, behind an absolutely…

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Burg vs Ironton Preview

The storylines, when a pair of coaches meet for the first time ever, are usually intriguing no matter who the teams involved may be. However, it’s especially intriguing when it’s the season-opener — and it is as part of the Wheelersburg — Ironton rivalry that has proven to be a constant over the last three…

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Valley Indians / Portsmouth Trojans Football preview

With the start of any new campaign, there’s always high hopes attached to a new season as part of the new crop of young talents that come through the halls each and every year. And for the Valley Indians and the Portsmouth Trojans, the hope is that both units can use the official kickoff to…

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Hot August Fishing Action

By Scott Leeth Scioto Voice Writer     As the heat of late summer sets in many anglers struggle to find success with more sought after fish. Bass will still bite in the early morning and late evening, and the river predators like Smallmouth will still be on the prowl, but the bite can slow…

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Burg Blasts Mexico 9-0

PORTLAND — Teams will often do a walk-through before a big game. Sometimes it happens in the hotel lobby, other times on a practice field. As it turned out the Wheelersburg all-stars participated in their walk-through during the middle of their 9-0 win over Latin America in their opening game at the Little League Softball…

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