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Blog Archive for August 2016

Release: Columbus to Host First Ohio High School Athletic Association Boys & Girls Lacrosse State Championships in 2017

Aug 30

Newly sanctioned sport to hold first OHSAA state championships June 3 at Ohio Wesleyan University

COLUMBUS (August 30, 2016) – The Greater Columbus Sports Commission is proud to partner with the Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) and Ohio Wesleyan University to host the first girl’s and boy’s lacrosse championship for the spring of 2017. In June 2015, the OHSAA Board of Directors voted to adopt girls and boys lacrosse as sanctioned sports beginning with the 2016-17 school year. Lacrosse, which previously was coordinated by its coaches associations, will remain as a spring sport in Ohio.

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BLOG: Hockey Superstars Come to Nationwide Arena for World Cup of Hockey Training Camp

Aug 26

By Steve Wartenberg | The Columbus Blue Jackets have a big thank-you gift for their loyal fans: The world’s greatest hockey players are coming to town. And you have three chances to see them, including a match-up between Team USA and Team Canada.

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BLOG: U.S. Senior Open Features High-Quality Golf at Scioto

Aug 16

 By Steve Wartenberg | The U.S. Senior Open was a reunion for several former Ohio State stars that almost ended with one of these Buckeyes being crowned homecoming king.

But in the end, Gene Sauers, who overcome a rare and often-deadly disease, won the rain-delayed 37th U.S. Senior Open at the historic Scioto Country Club in Upper Arlington in dramatic fashion.

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Release: Columbus Bids on 47 NCAA Championship Events for 2018-2019 Through 2021-2022 Academic Years

Aug 15

Greater Columbus Sports Commission Partners with Five NCAA Institutions

 to Submit Bids to Host Championship Events Over Multiple Years

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Release: “The Volleyball Capital of the Midwest” to Host 2016 NCAA Division I Volleyball Championship

Aug 15

Nationwide Arena to Host Top-15 Matchup of #15 Ohio State Women’s vs. #13 BYU at September 3

Tickets Now Available for One of NCAA’s Marquee Championships December 15-17

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Witnessing Legends at the 2016 Morning Sports Report

Aug 11

The theme of the 2016 Morning Sports Report of the Greater Columbus Sports Commission was: There’s never an offseason in Columbus sports.

If anything, this may have been an understatement, and could be amended to: There’s never even an off day in Columbus sports.

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