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The Ohio Roller Girls kick off third season

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Alive wrote Good times rolling By John Ross February 28, 2008 In the summer of 2005, when the Ohio Roller Girls first laced up their skates and began to practice the forgotten art of roller derby, they faced their share of growing pains. First-time female athletes eager to join the city’s flat-track derby organization […]

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Roller derby fun, furious, feminine

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Lantern wrote Roller derby fun, furious, feminine Diana Link Issue date: 2/11/08 It was “love at first hit” for Jennifer Hodges and roller derby. Hodges is the jammer for the Band of Brawlers. She loves nothing better than flying around the track and dodging the pack of raging women intent on knocking her off […]

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John Ross’ 10 Favorite Flyfishing Spots of 2007

 John Ross

By request: John Ross’ 10 Favorite Flyfishing Spots of 2007 1. Lake Chautauqua, NY (near Long Point State Park) 2. Scioto River (south of Griggs Reservoir, near the frisbee course) 3. Olentangy River (north of Wilson Bridge Road) 4. Big Darby Creek (along the Trapper John’s Canoe Livery sampler trip) 5. Farm pond in Granville […]

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Crew Stadium adds concert stage

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Dispatch wrote Crew Stadium adds concert stage Thursday, January 10, 2008 BY AARON BECK When Germain Amphitheater ended its season late last year, presumably for the final time, the outlook was bleak for fans of large outdoor concerts in central Ohio. In the spring, though, the open-air, big-ticket concert forecast should improve with a […]

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_ediu_ _ushroo_ Pizzas for Beat Michigan Week

Walker Evans Walker Evans

Press Release wrote During Beat Michigan Week, the city turns on its side to support the Buckeyes. So much so that the mayor is proclaiming Michigan Ave. as Buckeye Way, and Donatos Pizza is taking the letter M out of all its Columbus stores for Beat Michigan Week. Each M in all the Columbus Donatos […]

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Nash is a bigger celeb in Canada than Columbus

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The Other Paper wrote Rick Nash is a bigger celebrity in Canada than Columbus—and that’s fine by Jeff McCallister / October 25, 2007 Already a five-year veteran at 23 years old, Nash has become the face of the Blue Jackets. A former No. 1 overall draft pick, the left wing was the youngest player ever […]

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Crew having trouble attracting players to Columbus

 The Hegemo

So says Sigi Schmid, in Bob Hunter’s column in the Dispatch this morning. Surely the LiveWorkPlayColumbus.com site will cure this problem. The Columbus Dispatch wrote Bob Hunter commentary: Rumblings Friday, October 12, 2007 By Bob Hunter Coach Sigi Schmid says the Crew has been unable to sign some foreign stars to fill its designated player […]

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