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Photos: Blitzmas 2015

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Photos: Blitzmas 2015

The last of the Columbus radio Christmas shows took place Saturday night, and nothing says Christmas quite like a healthy blast of testosterone fuelled screaming from a collection of five bands packed with angry sounding men mostly dressed in black. Blitzmas 2015 brought to Columbus the final stop of “The Order of Things” tour, and […]

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Crew SC Suffers Heart-breaking Loss to Portland Timbers

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Crew SC Suffers Heart-breaking Loss to Portland Timbers

The Columbus Crew SC ended the 2015 season with a heart-breaking loss at MAPFRE Stadium as the Portland Timbers lifted the MLS Cup with a 2-1 win in front of a packed house. It’s a tough loss to take for the Crew as a linesman error and a colossal mistake from Crew SC #1 Steve […]

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Columbus Crew SC Wins 2-0 Over New York Red Bulls in Front of Record Crowd

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Columbus Crew SC Wins 2-0 Over New York Red Bulls in Front of Record Crowd

Columbus Crew SC are in prime position to reach the MLS Cup Final as Justin Meram and Kei Kamara gave the home team a 2-0 victory in front of another loud and sold out MAPFRE Stadium (and record crowd of 21,617!) in the first leg of the Eastern Final against New York Red Bulls. Justin Meram […]

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Crew Advances to MLS Eastern Finals After 3-1 Victory Over Montreal

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Crew Advances to MLS Eastern Finals After 3-1 Victory Over Montreal

Columbus Crew SC notched up their first post-season victory since 2008 with a dramatic extra-time win over Montreal thanks to yet another Kei Kamara brace that helped Crew SC to a 3-1 victory and advanced the black and gold to the Eastern Final. Montreal came into the game with a 2-1 victory but that advantage […]

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Crew SC Heads to Playoffs after 5-0 Win Over DC United

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Crew SC Heads to Playoffs after 5-0 Win Over DC United

An emphatic Columbus Crew SC made their play-off intentions clear as DC United fell victim to a rampant offense from the home team that ran out winning 5-0. With both Federico Hiquain and top scorer Kei Kamara missing through suspension it was unclear how Crew SC would adapt but much of Columbus’ joy this year […]

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Photos: HighBall 2015

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Photos: HighBall 2015

The 2015 edition of HighBall kicked off last night with costumes, live music, entertainment and more. The event continues tonight from 6pm to 1am on High Street outside the Convention Center, and will feature the annual Costume Couture Fashion Show, live music from MojoFlo and much more. For more information, visit www.highballcolumbus.org. All photos by […]

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Photos: Modest Mouse at The LC

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Photos: Modest Mouse at The LC

Indie rock icons Modest Mouse returned to Columbus on Friday night to play the final outdoor show of the LC Pavilion’s season. Led by guitarist/singer Isaac Brock, the eight-piece packed the stage with an overabundance of instruments, amps and various other bits and pieces which led to produce the layers of sound that make up […]

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