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The man, the legend behind Stargel Stadium  WCPO Cincinnati

Willard Stargel had to be a giant in the West End to have three stadiums named after him.

Cincinnati school board raises issues about new Stargel Stadium design  WCPO Cincinnati

Cincinnati School Board members saw design plans for the new Stargel Stadium for the first time Wednesday.

Taft locker room trashed at Stargel Stadium, CPS ‘regrets miscommunication’  WXIX

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - Video surfaced of Taft coaches and staff walking into the locker room at Stargel Stadium on Monday to find it trashed after losing a ...

Shots fired near football stadium at Taft High after game  FOX19

There was a large police presence near Taft High School on Wednesday night after shots were fired in the area.

New photos give glimpse of future West End high school stadium  WLWT Cincinnati

Cincinnati Public School Board members and the public are getting a first glimpse of the new Taft High School football stadium, scheduled to open next year.

Schools to FC Cincinnati: We'll take the lead on the Stargel Stadium rebuild in West End

Cincinnati Public Schools expected to take over Stargel Stadium rebuild.

CPS breaks ground on new Stargel Stadium in West End  WLWT Cincinnati

The old location is the ground for the new FC Cincinnati Stadium across the street.

Adolphus Washington signs with hometown Bengals  WXIX

The Bengals have signed former Taft High School star Adolphus Washington to their active roster.

'It means so much': Finale at Stargel Stadium comes with mixed emotions  WLWT Cincinnati

The Taft High School Senators played their last game at Stargel Stadium in the West End Friday in their game against rival Aiken High School. “We've had over ...

CPS board approves resolution advancing efforts to build FC Cincinnati stadium in West End  WXIX

FC Cincinnati is one step closer to building a soccer-specific stadium in the West End.

Berding: FC Cincinnati stadium won’t touch Taft High School  Cincinnati Business Courier

If FC Cincinnati is admitted to Major League Soccer and builds a new stadium in the West End, it will not impact Taft Information Technology High School, the ...

Bengals Bytes (9/27): Getting off the field is a focus for the defense  Cincy Jungle

Matchup Of The Game: No Caution Light At This Corner This one on Sunday (1 p.m.-Cincinnati's Channel 12) is that five-star-Pro-Bowl-Hall-of-Fame matchup ...

Wish List: Reliable transportation, help with educational costs could aid young mom

This young mom is on the brink of achieving her college dreams. She'll just need a way to get to school.

FC Cincinnati sets stadium timetable - Cincinnati Business Courier  Cincinnati Business Courier

Construction work on the foundation of FC Cincinnati's $200 million-plus stadium in the West End should begin in April, with steel to support the seating area ...

FC Cincinnati wants to replace Stargel Stadium in the West End  WCPO Cincinnati

Jeff Berding wants to put FC Cincinnati's Major League Soccer stadium where a high school stadium already exists.

Taft High School cross country star wins Flying Pig scholarship  WLWT Cincinnati

Coach describes him as determined, sweet and caring.

Glory Days: Hamilton Taft 1962 team had 'charm'

Hamilton Taft hoops coach McCollum wondered if his Tigers should trade the yellow school bus for a plush ride. No way.

Groundbreaking set for FC Cincinnati stadium  WXIX

FC Cincinnati says groundbreaking for its new West End stadium will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 18 - rain or shine - and you're invited!

Dr. William Krall, who comforted countless in Butler County with hospice care, dies 70  Hamilton Journal News

Dr. William Krall, comforted dying with hospice, dies.

Ohio teacher's love seen in 87 graduation gifts  WKYC-TV

CINCINNATI — In case you forget: You matter — a lot. And you're annoying, sometimes, but for the most part, you're amazing. “So go be great,” teacher Sinita ...

The under-the-radar signing of Adolphus Washington  Cincy Jungle

The Cincinnati Bengals signed former third-rounder Adolphus Washington this week, replacing the injured Ryan Glasgow. If Washington mirrors his production ...

Taft HS teammates meet back up in College Football National Championship  WLWT Cincinnati

The National Championship game pitting Ohio State against Oregon is leaving many people in Cincinnati unwilling to choose a side.

Meet 25 NFL players from Greater Cincinnati high schools

Meet Greater Cincinnati high school alumni on NFL rosters - including practice squads - along with some biographical information about each player. (Please let ...

UT and BG sign recruiting classes  13abc Action News

For the third straight year, UT has compiled the top recruiting class in the Mid-American Conference according to 247 Sports. BGSU was 6th.

FC Cincinnati On The Brink Of MLS Expansion  Eagle 99.3 FM WSCH

MLS Commissioner Don Garber is expected to announce FCC as the league's newest expansion team on Tuesday.

Man shot near Taft High School in West End  WLWT Cincinnati

A man was shot twice in the back Wednesday afternoon near Taft High School, and a bullet also hit the school, police said.

Mayor calls City Council vote on FC Cincinnati soccer stadium for Monday  WCPO Cincinnati

City Council is apparently joining the rush to approve an FC Cincinnati stadium in the West End and clear the way for Major League Soccer to award the Queen ...

FC Cincinnati to join MLS, become city's newest pro sports franchise  WXIX

Cincinnati will join the league in 2019 and play at the University of Cincinnati's football stadium until 2021.

Miracle or Mirage?  Cincinnati CityBeat

ACT scores and a mysteriously ended cheating probe raise questions about Taft High School's climb to the top.

Taft Names New Football Coach  WXIX

Greg Conwell will be the next head football coach at Taft pending school board approval.

Cincinnati Public Schools asks for public input on West End stadium  WLWT Cincinnati

Cincinnati Public Schools is collecting surveys about FC Cincinnati's proposal to move Stargell Stadium to build a professional soccer stadium. The soccer ...

Ex-con asks to continue coaching - News  Columbus Dispatch

Jeffrey Cargile Sr. spent several years as a volunteer football coach at Taft High School in Cincinnati, where he wanted to show youths at risk of getting in trouble ...

West End: From Crosley Field to soccer stadium?  WCPO Cincinnati

He's too young to remember the Reds playing at Crosley Field, the charming old ballpark they left in 1970, but he'd loved to share the excitement with his ...

What happened to Bengal John Ross? Inside his year of pain and self-discovery

Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver John Ross' rookie year broke him, physically and emotionally. Once he realized it, he was able to pick up the pieces.

FC Cincinnati deal to invest in West End advances with Port, neighborhood pact  Cincinnati Business Courier

The Greater Cincinnati Development Authority, known as the Port, can proceed with redeveloping properties in the West End now that it has reached a deal with ...

Womens basketball | Assistant coach Mark Mitchell leaving Ohio State  The Columbus Dispatch

Mark Mitchell has resigned from the Ohio State women's basketball staff to pursue other opportunities, a source confirmed to The Dispatch on Tuesday. Mitchell ...

Does Patrick Mahomes really sound like Kermit?

Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes has basically taken over the NFL with his stadium-clearing throws, late-game heroics and overall propensity for slangin' the ...

Are Bengals a Top 5 NFL team? Washington Post thinks so

Most NFL Power Rankings published Tuesday morning have the 2-0 Cincinnati Bengals somewhere around Nos. 11 or 12. But The Washington Post's rankings ...

Ex-felon wins case to coach high-school football in Ohio  Columbus Dispatch

The state Board of Education defied a state hearing officer's recommendation and decided yesterday to grant an ex-offender a permit to continue coaching ...

Full Transcript: Editorial board meeting with Steve Chabot

The editorial board's discussion with Congressman Steve Chabot on his policies and vision for Ohio's 1st Congressional District.

26 local seniors nominated for McDonald's All American Games  WXIX

McDonald's today announced its list of 984 high school basketball seniors who have been nominated to play in the 2014 McDonald's All American Games, ...

Here's what FC Cincinnati's stadium could look like in the West End (Video) - Cincinnati Business Courier  Cincinnati Business Courier

As FC Cincinnati awaits a decision on its bid to become one of Major League Soccer's two expansion clubs to begin play in 2020, a rendering has surfaced of ...

EXCLUSIVE: Why Mark Mallory is working to make a new FC Cincinnati stadium a reality  Cincinnati Business Courier

Mark Mallory's mayoralty was about doing big, transformative things for Cincinnati, so working to build a new stadium and landing a Major League Soccer ...

Projects to watch in 2019 (Video) - Cincinnati Business Courier  Cincinnati Business Courier

Even with a number of large-scale construction and development projects wrapping up in 2018, the pipeline for Greater Cincinnati looks as strong as ever.

Sittenfeld announces $34 million proposal toward FC Cincy stadium West End construction  The News Record

Cincinnati City Councilman P.G. Sittenfeld announced a proposal Friday to allot $34 million in taxpayer money toward FC Cincinnati (FCC) stadium construction ...

FC Cincinnati to school board: Let's talk about West End stadium  WXIX

FC Cincinnati is still pursuing the possibility of building a stadium in the West End should the team be awarded a Major League Soccer franchise.

Lots in West End approved for FC Cincy; Residents split on possible stadium  The News Record

The Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority unanimously agreed Tuesday to give FC Cincinnati an option agreement covering 60 vacant lots of land in the ...

FC Cincinnati reveals more details on West End stadium plan, property taxes  Cincinnati Business Courier

If FC Cincinnati locates a Major League Soccer stadium in the West End at the Stargel Stadium site, it will be oriented toward the east side of a two-block site ...

Family struggling to deal with loss of 9-year-old murder victim as suspects arraigned  WLWT Cincinnati

As two teenagers were charged with the murder of a 9-year-girl, the victim's family continues to struggle with the loss. Alexandria "Sissy" Thompson was shot to ...

Man shot, killed in attack on Cincinnati police officer was once a promising former foster kid  WCPO Cincinnati

CINCINNATI -- A man shot and killed by a Cincinnati police officer Sunday seemed to be at a very different place in his life six years ago. Jawari Porter was in his ...

A teenaged hitman was sentenced Wednesday. Where was his family? Not in court.

No one showed up at the courtroom Wednesday morning to speak for Andrew Lavender, who killed a father of five on a midsummer night in 2014 when ...

Making Sure The Neighborhood Benefits From A New Soccer Stadium  WVXU

Some Cincinnati council members now want an enforceable community benefits agreement to be a part of any city support for an FC Cincinnati stadium. That.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day: New Life Covenant Cincinnati works to fulfill King's dream  WCPO

Few churches in Greater Cincinnati – or across the U.S. – have congregations that look like the dream Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. described in his famous 1963 ...

Retired priest: 'It's hard for us to go fishing'  The Catholic Telegraph

William Cross's mother wasn't exactly thrilled when he converted to the Catholic faith. Back then, in 1964, he was a University of Cincinnati student on ...

JCPS: Metal detectors not needed despite increase of guns in schools  WAVE 3

Guns in schools are a growing problem and there is increasing debate over what to do about it here in Louisville. Victims of gun violence and a group of local ...

Judge Norbert Nadel reflects on 40 years on the bench  WLWT Cincinnati

Hamilton County Common Pleas Judge Norbert Nadel marks a new chapter in his life on New Year's Eve. Based on Ohio's constitution, Nadel, 75, will retire ...

Carruthers family legacy abounds  Hamilton Journal News

Editor's note: This is the fifth installment in a series of profiles of people the JournalNews has chosen as leading positive changes in our community.

3 communities vying for FC Cincinnati 25,000-seat stadium  WLWT Cincinnati

Three Tri-State communities are vying to become the home of Football Club Cincinnati's 25000-seat stadium.

'He's Very Rare': Displaying Some Uncommon Athleticism, Ohio State's Adolphus Washington Not Your Average Defe  Eleven Warriors

Ohio State's Adolphus Washington can do things on the football field most can't.

The longest road: Bengals rookie's unusual path

Cincinnati Bengals rookie safety Clayton Fejedelem has defied all odds to make it to the NFL.

Activists fight to keep basketball court, community garden in Over-The-Rhine  WLWT Cincinnati

With development moving up the hill from Over-The-Rhine and speculators quickly snatching up every property in the Vine Street corridor, the basketball court at ...

Reed excited to take over Talawanda baseball program  Hamilton Journal News

Tim Reed is ready to be a head coach. And that's probably an understatement.“I'm jumping into those waters to see how it is,” said Reed, the new head baseball ...

UAPB’s new head coach pleased with recruiting class  Pine Bluff Commercial

A celebration of University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Head Coach Cedric Thomas' first national signing day class was a success, and the Social Lounge was ...

East Walnut Hills refuses to cower after robbery of CEO

The president and CEO of 3CDC was a victim in an aggravated robbery Saturday.

Student’s stutter doesn’t stop him winning over the crowd  PBS NewsHour

Trevor Acord hasn't let a stutter stop him from being a leader and role model at his school. Communications Arts High School in San Antonio, Texas, produced ...

Ranking 10,010 Girls By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10010 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.

Reviving a Historic Clubhouse  Cincinnati CityBeat

Breakfast buddies unite to preserve a Hannaford home in Walnut Hills and the legacy of black women lifting others up since 1904.

Drummer Ralph Morris Penland played with ‘Who’s Who’ of jazz

Ralph Morris Penland was a modest virtuoso of the drums who loved to teach, but performing was his life.

Family grieves, police investigate deadly shooting by a police officer on Fountain Square  WXIX

There are two pictures being painted of 16 year-old Davon Mullins, the teen who struggled with a Cincinnati Police Officer Saturday night, and ultimately lost his ...

EXCLUSIVE: FC Cincinnati stadium’s potential economic impact detailed  Cincinnati Business Courier

A new FC Cincinnati stadium would have a significant ongoing economic impact on the region, a new study shows.

#UNDNaiahBLE: El Camino Real’s Naiah Boardingham dominates West Valley finals  LA Daily News

LAKE BALBOA >> Her latest feat is certainly hashtag-worthy. El Camino Real track and field star Naiah Boardingham emerged as a quadruple champion at ...

MN VOICES | Sondra Samuels and the Northside Achievement Zone  Twin Cities Planet

Updated, 10/20/2011: Sondra Samuels, NAZ's Chief Executive Officer and a member of its board, thinks the controversial film, Waiting for Superman, has ...

Mike Bercovici, Arizona State Quarterback: 5 Fast Facts

The senior quarterback is slated to lead the Arizona State offense this season. Learn more about the Sun Devils standout right here.

#ThankATeacher Trending Before National Teacher Day On May 6th  CBS Local

(CBS SF) — If you can write an essay, thank a teacher. If you learned a second language, thank a teacher. If you know how to spell “receive,” thank a teacher.

Maria Davis Gave JAY Z A Shot When No One Else Would  Vibe

VIBE profiles New York City legend, Maria Davis, of Mad Wednesdays.

Film Study: The Defensive Adjustments That Led To A Title | Eleven Warriors  Eleven Warriors

A pair of seemingly small schematic changes midway through the year paid huge dividends for the Silver Bullets during their National Championship run.

Elite 24 Hoops Classic  Inside Hoops

Under Armour has announced the return of the annual Elite 24 basketball showcase to the Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 2 on the East River on Sat., Aug. 20.

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