Stories tagged with: shot put

February 28, 2016 - 1:02am
20 weeks 6 days ago

Maysville grad J.C. Murasky is now a Big Ten shot put champion.

The Ohio State redshirt senior captured gold at the Big Ten Indoor Championships on Friday with a personal-best throw of 20.19 meters. According to Ohio State Athletics, the throw is the fourth-best in Division I this season.

Murasky is the first Buckeye to win the conference indoor title in shot put since Dan Taylor in 2004. The Zanesville native also boasts first team All-American honors (2015) and two All-Big Ten...

November 25, 2014 - 11:51pm
1 year 34 weeks ago

When it comes to student-athletes, Tri-Valley track and field star Kaylee Antill is the total package. Antill's hard work came to fruition on Tuesday in Dresden as she signed a letter of intent to continue her throwing career at Arizona State University.

A bevy of schools wanted Antill. By her count, she received 10 Division I offers, ultimately choosing the Pac-12 school over Purdue, Michigan, Penn State and Louisiana State. She joins 10 fellow recruits as part of Arizona State's...

May 8, 2013 - 10:02pm
3 years 10 weeks ago

When Tri-Valley junior Kaleb Davis was diagnosed with osteopetrosis eight years ago, many doctors thought he would never live a normal life. The rare bone disease runs in the Davis family, nine out of the 33 members currently have the condition.

The disease causes the bone marrow to fill in different cavities with calcium. The problem is, too much calcium makes our bones very brittle. There are varying degrees of this condition over a lifetime, but Kaleb's is considered to be...

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