John Boyle

John Boyle is sports editor for Cox Media Group Ohio.

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Sinclair baseball one win away from junior college world series
 The Sinclair Community College baseball team is one win away from the National Junior College Athletic Association Division II World Series. The Tartan Pride (beat Cuyahoga Community College 10-3 on Friday to reach the finals of the Region 12 tournament in Sandusky. Sinclair, which won its 31st straight game, will face the winner of this...

Posted: 6 days ago

The Sinclair Community College baseball team is one win away from the National Junior College Athletic Association Division II World Series. The Tartan Pride (beat Cuyahoga Community College 10-3 on Friday to reach the finals of the Region 12 tournament in Sandusky. Sinclair, which won its 31st straight game, will face the winner of this...
Springboro native Gilkison headed to NCAA Golf Championships
 What’s the best way to cap your freshman season in college golf? Play in the NCAA Championships of course. RELATED: Gilkison wins second straight Met golf title Springboro native Josh Gilkison will do just that as a member of the Kent State Golden Flashes. Gilkison and his teammates qualified with a fifth-place finish Wednesday at the...

Posted: 7 days ago

What’s the best way to cap your freshman season in college golf? Play in the NCAA Championships of course. RELATED: Gilkison wins second straight Met golf title Springboro native Josh Gilkison will do just that as a member of the Kent State Golden Flashes. Gilkison and his teammates qualified with a fifth-place finish Wednesday at the...
Bengals sign seventh-round draft pick, three undrafted rookies
 The Bengals announced the signing today of seventh-round draft pick Auden Tate and three undrafted players who participated in this weekend’s rookie minicamp. »RELATED: Rookie QB’s dream of playing for Bengals off to positive start »RELATED: Bengals coaches learn while they teach at rookie camp »RELATED: Ohio...

Posted: 10 days ago

The Bengals announced the signing today of seventh-round draft pick Auden Tate and three undrafted players who participated in this weekend’s rookie minicamp. »RELATED: Rookie QB’s dream of playing for Bengals off to positive start »RELATED: Bengals coaches learn while they teach at rookie camp »RELATED: Ohio...
High School shakeup: 10 schools leaving GWOC form new league
 The 10 schools leaving the Greater Western Ohio Conference have found a new home. The latest version of the Miami Valley League — comprised of Greenville, Piqua, Sidney, Troy, Xenia, Butler, Fairborn, Stebbins, Tippecanoe and West Carrollton — will begin play in the 2019-20 school year, according to league commissioner Eric Spahr...

Posted: 13 days ago

The 10 schools leaving the Greater Western Ohio Conference have found a new home. The latest version of the Miami Valley League — comprised of Greenville, Piqua, Sidney, Troy, Xenia, Butler, Fairborn, Stebbins, Tippecanoe and West Carrollton — will begin play in the 2019-20 school year, according to league commissioner Eric Spahr...
Dayton announces contract extension for women’s coach Shauna Green
 The University of Dayton has extended the contract of women’s basketball coach Shauna Green to 2024. »ARCHDEACON: UD women’s coaching winning on the court, and in life Green has guided the Flyers to a 45-17 record, back-to-back NCAA Tournament appearances and three Atlantic 10 championships (two regular season, one tournament)...

Posted: 13 days ago

The University of Dayton has extended the contract of women’s basketball coach Shauna Green to 2024. »ARCHDEACON: UD women’s coaching winning on the court, and in life Green has guided the Flyers to a 45-17 record, back-to-back NCAA Tournament appearances and three Atlantic 10 championships (two regular season, one tournament)...
HS Football: Two schools leaving GCL Coed for Miami Valley Conference
 The Purcell Marian and Roger Bacon football porgrams are leaving the Greater Catholic League Coed and joining the Miami Valley Conference, 
               according to a report by our news partners at WCPO.com
            . The schools are expected to begin play in the MVC for the 2019 season. Purcell and Roger Bacon will continue play in...

Posted: 17 days ago

The Purcell Marian and Roger Bacon football porgrams are leaving the Greater Catholic League Coed and joining the Miami Valley Conference, according to a report by our news partners at WCPO.com . The schools are expected to begin play in the MVC for the 2019 season. Purcell and Roger Bacon will continue play in...
Fairmont grad Westbeld signs training camp contract with WNBA team
 Fairmont High School product and recent national champion Kathryn Westbeld has signed a training camp contract with the WNBA’s Los Angeles Sparks. Westbeld, a 6-foot-2 forward, recently wrapped up her collegiate career at Notre Dame. She helped lead the Irish to a national championship over Mississippi State on April 1 in Columbus...

Posted: 24 days ago

Fairmont High School product and recent national champion Kathryn Westbeld has signed a training camp contract with the WNBA’s Los Angeles Sparks. Westbeld, a 6-foot-2 forward, recently wrapped up her collegiate career at Notre Dame. She helped lead the Irish to a national championship over Mississippi State on April 1 in Columbus...
Cincinnati Bengals waive two players
 The Bengals on Monday waived linebackers Carl Bradford and Connor Harris. Bradford, a third-year player out of Arizona State, spent four games on the Bengals’ practice squad last season. Harris, a first-year player, spent two games on the team’s practice squad last season.

Posted: 24 days ago

The Bengals on Monday waived linebackers Carl Bradford and Connor Harris. Bradford, a third-year player out of Arizona State, spent four games on the Bengals’ practice squad last season. Harris, a first-year player, spent two games on the team’s practice squad last season.
Golf: Butler’s Greaser wins Justin Thomas Junior Championship
 Austin Greaser is on quite a roll. The Butler High School golfer won the Justin Thomas Junior Championship on Sunday outside of Louisville, Ky. Greaser carded a 54-hole total of 4-under-par 209 to win by one shot at Harmony Landing Country Club. Centerville’s Marissa Wenzler was the runner-up in the girls division after losing in a...

3:01 PM Monday, Apr. 23, 2018

Austin Greaser is on quite a roll. The Butler High School golfer won the Justin Thomas Junior Championship on Sunday outside of Louisville, Ky. Greaser carded a 54-hole total of 4-under-par 209 to win by one shot at Harmony Landing Country Club. Centerville’s Marissa Wenzler was the runner-up in the girls division after losing in a...
Cincinnati Reds fire manager Bryan Price: Social media reacts
 The Reds on Thursday fired manager Bryan Price and pitching coach Mack Jenkins after the team got off to a disastrous 3-15 start to the season. Here’s a sampling of reaction to the news on social media:

1:41 PM Thursday, Apr. 19, 2018

The Reds on Thursday fired manager Bryan Price and pitching coach Mack Jenkins after the team got off to a disastrous 3-15 start to the season. Here’s a sampling of reaction to the news on social media:
Reds acquire pair of minor leaguers in trade with Dodgers
 The Cincinnati Reds acquired a pair of minor leaguers Tuesday in a trade with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Coming to the Reds are right-handed pitcher Zach Neal and first baseman Ibandel Isabel. The Reds sent Ariel Hernandez, whom they designated for assignment Friday when Dylan Fromo was promoted, to the Dodgers. »HAL MCCOY: Fire Price?...

12:50 AM Wednesday, Apr. 18, 2018

The Cincinnati Reds acquired a pair of minor leaguers Tuesday in a trade with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Coming to the Reds are right-handed pitcher Zach Neal and first baseman Ibandel Isabel. The Reds sent Ariel Hernandez, whom they designated for assignment Friday when Dylan Fromo was promoted, to the Dodgers. »HAL MCCOY: Fire Price?...