The Columbus Sports Scene Blog

Blog Archive for October 2015

BLOG: Columbus the Perfect Fit for USA Volleyball in 2017

Oct 29

By Steve Wartenberg | As they were making their way from Columbus to their Colorado Springs headquarters, Barbara Eisenbeis of USA Volleyball turned to Tom Pingel and said: “We have to go back to Columbus.”

They had just returned from the USA Volleyball Boys’ Junior National Championships held here at the Greater Columbus Convention Center from June 28 to July 5. The championship drew a record number of teams and rave reviews from participants.

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RELEASE: Columbus to Host USA Volleyball’s Boys’ Junior National Championships in 2017

Oct 28

Event Returns for Second Time In Three Years; Represents Nearly $13 Million in Visitor Spending

and will be one of First Groups in Expanded and Renovated Convention Center

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BLOG: Ohio Machine and Ohio Dominican Announce Partnership for 2016

Oct 28

By Steve Wartenberg | Lacrosse is the fastest sport on two legs, according to Bear Davis, coach and vice president of the Ohio Machine of Major League Lacrosse.

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BLOG: Linda Logan Shares Her ‘Life and Career in Sports’ with Ohio Dominican Students

Oct 21

By Steve Wartenberg | Her first job in the world sports was with the Cleveland Nets of World TeamTennis.

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BLOG: Inaugural Jesse Owens Jog a Success for Diversity and Wellness

Oct 20

By Steve Wartenberg | Some ran at a fast pace, others jogged and many walked. Some pushed strollers, a lot of people ran with their children and a few even participated with the canine members of their family.

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BLOG: Registration Still Open for Inaugural Jesse Owens Jog

Oct 15

By Steve Wartenberg | Stephanie Hightower knows from personal experience how participating in sports can help shape young minds and bodies, and give kids the confidence and discipline they need to succeed in life.

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BLOG: #AllForOhio Keeps Winning with Cavs Game in Columbus

Oct 13

By Steve Wartenberg | A little more than a minute into the Cavs preseason game last night against the Memphis Grizzlies, LeBron James was wide open in the corner.

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BLOG: Columbus/Cleveland synergy continues with Cavs game at Schottenstein Center

Oct 09

By Steve Wartenberg | It’s about 130 miles from Columbus to Cleveland, a distance that’s getting shorter and shorter for sports fans.

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RELEASE: Marlene Rankin, Daughter of Jesse Owens, to Join Mayor Coleman, Ohio State President Drake and Stephanie Hightower as Grand Marshals for Jesse Owens Jog

Oct 08

Grand Marshals Ready to Lead Several Hundred Participants in Inaugural 2.62 Mile Fun Run & Walk

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BLOG: Fun Times for Minor League Baseball in Columbus

Oct 01

By Steve Wartenberg | Minor League baseball is all about having fun.

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