By Grant Pepper The Jacks have won as many games in the past two weeks as they’ve won in the past two seasons combined. Both have been close games, coming down to the final minute. Even after losing 11 seniors to graduation, as well as speedy tailback Cory Carter (now at Centerville HS), the Jacks […]

By Grant Pepper Eager to get back onto the field, the Oakwood Lumberjacks (2-2 in SWBL Southwestern Division play), looked for revenge against the visiting Monroe Hornets (2-3 in SWBL Southwestern Division play) last night at Chuck Ely Field. In the first meeting between these division foes (April 10), Monroe won 21-11 at home. While […]

By Grant Pepper That awkward feeling creeps in when a father, mother, and young son watch the Super Bowl together, and, well… the game takes a commercial break. All of the sudden, football turns into a risque commercial, and anxiety pierces the room, as father watches with a half amazed, half concerned gaze, mother […]

By Grant Pepper Another tough GCCL team squared off with the Jills in The Pit on Saturday, just two weeks after Oakwood fell to mighty Mt. Notre Dame in a physical contest. Ursuline Academy, winners of seven of their last eight, escaped Oakwood with a 50-42 win, despite 29 points and 16 rebounds from senior […]

By Grant Pepper As the afternoon sun poured into The Pit last Saturday, the Jills hosted one of Ohio’s best Division I girls basketball programs, the Mt. Notre Dame Cougars. Hailing from Cincinnati, the Cougars went to the D-I state title game every year from 2004 to 2009, winning every year but 2005. “We are […]

By Grant Pepper Talk about ‘going out with a bang.’ On Friday night the Oakwood Lumberjacks defeated the Monroe Hornets 9-6, as senior Jack kicker Bryan Koenig converted on a game-winning field goal in overtime. Friday’s game was also senior night for the Jacks. Koenig scored all nine points for Oakwood, converting on three clutch […]

By Grant Pepper The Brookville Blue Devils, coming off of two straight victories, confidently took down the slumping Oakwood Lumberjacks 52-24 on Friday, September 28, 2012. Brookville senior Luke Landis broke off three long touchdown runs in Friday night’s contest. The Blue Devils started off hot and would not cool down until the fourth quarter. […]