Pirates’ turnaround tops local sports stories for 2015

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Riverside’s football program traveled from one end of the spectrum to the other in just a few short years. The Pirates’ drastic turnaround headlines another eventful year in local sports.

  • Written by MATT HAMMOND

Major fifth, Dixon sixth for Lakers at GMVWA tourney

Indian Lake’s Steven Major and Connor Dixon helped make a name for themselves by placing at the Greater Miami Valley Wrestling Association holiday tournament Tuesday at the Ervin J. Nutter Center in Fairborn.

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Indian Lake boys sail past New Bremen

Indian Lake’s boys basketball team had its offense firing on all cylinders Tuesday as it handled host New Bremen 74-51 in a non-league contest.

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Pioneers shoot past Ben Logan

Lima Temple Christian’s boys basketball team started and finished strong Tuesday against visiting Benjamin Logan to come away with a 75-57 non-league victory.

The Raiders drop to 5-4 on the season, while the Pioneers also move to 5-4.

Ben Logan fell behind early as LTC took a 17-11 lead after the first quarter. The Pioneers outscored the Raiders 19-16 in the second quarter to take a 36-27 advantage at halftime.

Temple Christian continued to pull away in the third quarter with a 19-15 effort. That gave the Pioneers a 55-42 cushion. LTC capped the game with a 20-15 run in the fourth quarter.

Grant Ricketts led the Raiders’ efforts with 17 points, Konner Caudill had 14 points and Austin VanBuskirk tallied 12 points.

Ben Logan travels to Upper Scioto Valley on Saturday for another non-league game.

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