David Jablonski

David Jablonski covers the Dayton Flyers, Ohio State Buckeyes football, the Cincinnati Reds and Wittenberg University sports for the Dayton Daily News, Springfield News-Sun, Journal News and WHIO. He graduated from Fayetteville High School in 1995 and the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University in 1999. He completed internships at the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette, the South Bend Tribune and the Scripps Howard News Service and worked at the Vero Beach (Fla.) Press Journal for two years in his first job after college before returning to Ohio in 2001 to work at the News-Sun. He was born in Toledo, Ohio, and grew up in Mount Orab, Ohio.

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College of Wooster to induct South High standout into its Hall of Fame
 James Cooper didn’t have a favorite basketball court growing up in Springfield. He knew the rims all over town. “I played hoops everywhere, anywhere, all the time,” Cooper said. “I had a rough home life, so getting away from home was always important. Basketball was my answer. Get the ball and get away for a while...

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James Cooper didn’t have a favorite basketball court growing up in Springfield. He knew the rims all over town. “I played hoops everywhere, anywhere, all the time,” Cooper said. “I had a rough home life, so getting away from home was always important. Basketball was my answer. Get the ball and get away for a while...
Meyer: Buckeyes got tougher as game got tougher vs. TCU
 Urban Meyer watched the first three Ohio State Buckeyes games at home as he served a three-game suspension. He admitted Monday in a press conference at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center he didn’t watch every play Saturday as his team rallied in the second half to beat Texas Christian 40-28 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. “This...

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Urban Meyer watched the first three Ohio State Buckeyes games at home as he served a three-game suspension. He admitted Monday in a press conference at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center he didn’t watch every play Saturday as his team rallied in the second half to beat Texas Christian 40-28 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. “This...
Urban Meyer: Injured Nick Bosa will not play against Tulane
 Ohio State defensive end Nick Bosa will not play against Tulane on Saturday, Ohio State Buckeyes coach Urban Meyer confirmed Monday. Speaking at his first press conference since his three-game suspension, Meyer said Bosa will undergo further tests this week on abdominal and groin issues. » URBAN MEYER COVERAGE: Coach says he’s...

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Ohio State defensive end Nick Bosa will not play against Tulane on Saturday, Ohio State Buckeyes coach Urban Meyer confirmed Monday. Speaking at his first press conference since his three-game suspension, Meyer said Bosa will undergo further tests this week on abdominal and groin issues. » URBAN MEYER COVERAGE: Coach says he’s...
Dayton volleyball beats Ohio State for first time since 1980, sets attendance record
 The Dayton Flyers volleyball program set a Frericks Center attendance record Saturday night as 2,285 spectators watched a match against Ohio State. Dayton completed a perfect weekend at the Flyer Invitational by beating the Buckeyes 3-2, winning the last set 16-14. Dayton ended a seven-match losing streak in the series, which Ohio State leads...

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The Dayton Flyers volleyball program set a Frericks Center attendance record Saturday night as 2,285 spectators watched a match against Ohio State. Dayton completed a perfect weekend at the Flyer Invitational by beating the Buckeyes 3-2, winning the last set 16-14. Dayton ended a seven-match losing streak in the series, which Ohio State leads...
Wittenberg routs Oberlin for 16th straight regular-season win
 The No. 14 Wittenberg Tigers trailed Oberlin 7-3 after the first quarter Saturday but quickly squashed the Yeomen’s upset hopes with touchdowns on four straight possessions in the second quarter en route to a 45-14 victory at Knowlton Stadium. The Tigers (2-0, 1-0) won their North Coast Athletic Conference opener and first road game...

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The No. 14 Wittenberg Tigers trailed Oberlin 7-3 after the first quarter Saturday but quickly squashed the Yeomen’s upset hopes with touchdowns on four straight possessions in the second quarter en route to a 45-14 victory at Knowlton Stadium. The Tigers (2-0, 1-0) won their North Coast Athletic Conference opener and first road game...
What you can learn from these 2 Air Force Marathon winners about self doubt and inspiring others
 Jacob McCubbin and Sarah Bishop beat the heat to the finish line at the 22nd annual Air Force Marathon on Saturday at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, completing the 26.2 miles before the temperatures rose. The heat got so bad — soaring into the high 80s — the event was black flagged around 12:30 p.m. Runners in the back of the...

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Jacob McCubbin and Sarah Bishop beat the heat to the finish line at the 22nd annual Air Force Marathon on Saturday at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, completing the 26.2 miles before the temperatures rose. The heat got so bad — soaring into the high 80s — the event was black flagged around 12:30 p.m. Runners in the back of the...