Murphy goes for gold in Rio

RIO DE JANEIRO - All of Darke County will be cheering on native Clayton Murphy Monday night as he goes for a gold medal...

SPORTS SPOTLIGHT: Morris talks about county sports, open enrollment

ARCANUM – Well-known Arcanum High School football and basketball game announcer Gene Morris took time to share his thoughts how sports have changed in...

Tri-Village grad joins Team USA in summer Olympics

NEW MADISON - As his hometown celebrated the Fourth of July on Monday with it's annual fireworks display, 2013 Tri-Village graduate Clayton Murphy celebrated a U.S. Olympic...

revive OHIO impacts community

GREENVILLE – Time to Revive, a Texas-based ministry committed to pursuing revival in the U.S. and beyond, has made an impact on Darke County with...

SPORTS SPOTLIGHT: Gruenberg trains with Browns

GREENVILLE – Greenville native and 2011 GHS graduate, Kurt Gruenberg has accepted a full-time Athletic Trainer position with the NFL Cleveland Browns football team. “I am...

SPORTS SPOTLIGHT: Kyle Bruner chooses right path

GREENVILLE – Kyle Bruner, a 2014 Greenville High School graduate and football and baseball letter winner for the Green Wave will be entering his...

SPORTS SPOTLIGHT: LWSB Coach Jerrod Newland

GREENVILLE – A temporary three month Lady Wave coaching job now stands at an impressive 343-63 record and counting. Greenville Lady Wave head varsity...

SPORTS SPOTLIGHT: Coach Ty Welker

GREENVILLE – With Greenville and Troy competing in the Greater Western Ohio Conference (GWOC) North Division, the baseball teams face each other in back-to-back...

SPORTS SPOTLIGHT: Larry Masters & Dr. Steve Gruber

GREENVILLE – Two former Greenville varsity coaches, that includes a former Greenville High School principal, shared old times along with the future of Greenville...

SPORTS SPOTLIGHT: Ansonia AD Matt Macy

ANSONIA – Ansonia Athletic Director Matt Macy has worn several hats since graduating from Arcanum High School in 1996. Macy lettered in football, basketball and...

Murphy’s Olympic race comes to New Madison

NEW MADISON – Tri-Village High School opened its doors for the community to support their hometown Olympian, Clayton Murphy run Friday morning in the...

SPORTS SPOTLIGHT: Arcanum Coach Randy Baker

ARCANUM – Arcanum varsity baseball Coach Randy Baker has become an institution in area high school baseball, a perineal winner who humbly gives the...

Father-Son officiating team

ARCANUM – The father-son officiating team of Vern and Gregg Pigg are often seen at the Greenville JH gym and many Darke County schools...

SPORTS SPOTLIGHT: Little Brown Jug

GREENVILLE – In 1899 Greenville and Sidney High Schools met for the first time and have met semi-regularly since. Annual games were played from...

Bradford’s connection to professional racing

ROSSBURG – Bradford’s Andrea Cleveland-Richards was “overseeing” the Eldora Speedway Media Center at the recent $100,000 Dream weekend race while husband Josh Richards was...

Bashore talks Wave basketball and recent resignation

GREENVILLE – In an exclusive interview with The Early Bird, Greenville varsity boys basketball Coach Michael Bashore took time to discuss his decision to...

State football games impact Greenville basketball

GREENVILLE – Success at the state level for three early season Green Wave basketball opponents has made a major impact on the boys 2015-16...

Hawks’ Barga District Coach of the Year

UNION CITY – Mississinawa Valley’s Tim Barga was named the OHSAA Southwest District Division IV boys basketball coach of the year by the Associated...

SPORTS SPOTLIGHT: Nick Schuckman

GREENVILLE – Former Cincinnati Purcell Marian football player Nick Schuckman and Greenville alum and current Green Wave head varsity football coach Aaron Shaffer’s paths...

The Wave’s Guillozet commits to play basketball for the West Liberty University Hilltoppers

GREENVILLE – In an exclusive interview with The Early Bird Bluebag Media Greenville Green Wave’s all-time basketball leading scorer Clay Guillozet has announced he...