Classic in the Country

CitC weekend an important time for Hiland Athletic Booster Club

Hiland Athletic Booster Club volunteers ensure that Classic in the Country will help Hiland athletes have an opportunity to be successful. One member, Naomi Troyer who heads up the concession stand committee, was honored for her decade of service to Classic in the Country.

By Dave Mast | Blue shirts were everywhere at the Perry Reese Jr. Community Center, where Classic in the Country XI took place Jan. 18-20. During one of the nation’s top high school showcase events, there were plenty of blue […]

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20 Words that describe Classic in the Country participants

West Branch and Ft. Loramie tip-off the Classic in the Country

By Dave Mast In William Shakespeare’s star-crossed lovers story Romeo and Juliet, Juliet Capulet beseeched of Romeo Montegue, “What’s in a name?” It may be a rose, of which there was one of at Classic in the Country XI at […]

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ALL-Classic Team – The best starting five

Amanda Cahill - Clyde

What a special three days of girls basketball.  There were many players that dazzled the court in front of the packed Perry Reese Jr. Center, but none were better than these five that make our All-Classic 2014 Team.  These are […]

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Day Three: Classic in the Country Super 7

Ashliegh Parkinson - Newark Catholic

  1) Symone Simmons – Westerville North – Junior We felt Simmons had the best game of the day in her teams win over Eaton. The strong, athletic guard can play the 1, 2 or 3 on the floor making […]

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VIDEO: Day Three Classic in the Country Highlights and recap

VIDEO: Day Three Classic in the Country Highlights and recap

If you missed any of Day 3 of Classic in the Country we got you covered with video highlights of each game and recaps. Congratulations to all teams that participated and played in the Reese Center!

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RECAP: Game 20 – Hiland vs Wooster – Classic in the Country

RECAP: Game 20 – Hiland vs Wooster – Classic in the Country

Wooster came out wielding its size advantage, but Hiland quickly turned around a 4-0 deficit in displaying some real quickness in its full court press. Coming off of a less than spectacular game against Alter in Game 7 of Classic […]

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RECAP: Game 19 – West Holmes vs. Reynoldsburg – Classic in the Country

RECAP: Game 19 – West Holmes vs. Reynoldsburg – Classic in the Country

The bold, white letters on the back of West Holmes’ red T-shirts express exactly what the Lady Knights did versus Reynoldsburg Monday, Jan. 20. The word is “Finish” and that is what West Holmes did against one of the top […]

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RECAP Game 18 – Lakota West vs. Toledo Rogers – Classic in the Country

RECAP Game 18 – Lakota West vs. Toledo Rogers – Classic in the Country

You could tell right from the get go that this was going to be a good one. Kudos to OGBR’s Tom Jenkins for this match-up.  Both teams looked equal in size and talent, and it showed as they got after […]

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RECAP Game 17 – Eaton vs Westerville North – Classic in the Country

RECAP Game 17 – Eaton vs Westerville North – Classic in the Country

Game 17 of the Classic featured the Warriors from Westerville North and the talented junior Symone Simmons against the purple and yellow Eaton Eagles. Westerville got out to the quick start 8-2 and led after one quarter 8-6. They were […]

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RECAP: Game 16 Regis Jesuit vs Canton Hoover – Classic in the Country

RECAP: Game 16 Regis Jesuit vs Canton Hoover – Classic in the Country

The Reese Center was packed for game three of of day three at the Classic for the 6th ranked team in the nation, the Regis Jesuit Raiders who traveled from Colorado to be at the Classic. The Raiders didn’t disappoint. […]

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RECAP: Game 15 – Indian Creek vs Chagrin Falls – Classic in the Country

RECAP: Game 15 – Indian Creek vs Chagrin Falls – Classic in the Country

Chagrin Falls was without 6’5″ junior post Hallie Thome for Game 15 of Classic in the Country Day 3, as the Lady Tigers took on the Indian Creek Redskins. Without Thome the Lady Tigers had some size to overcome with […]

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RECAP: Game 14 – Newark Catholic vs Bellevue – Classic in the Country

RECAP: Game 14 – Newark Catholic vs Bellevue – Classic in the Country

It was a match-up of colors as the Lady Red of Bellevue took on the Green Wave of Newark Catholic in the first game of day three at Classic in the Country. The Lady was very active on the defense […]

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Day Two: Classic in the Country Super 7

Lauren Van Kluenen - Mason

1) Kathryn Westbeld – Kettering Fairmont – Senior The Fairmont senior star shined again in a huge way leading her Firebirds to an overtime time win over the pesky Solon team who gave the Firebirds all they could handle.  How […]

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Classic in the Country Day 2 Video Recap

Classic in the Country Day 2 Video Recap

If you missed anything in Day Two of Classic in the Country XI, we got you covered with a highlight video and final scores.

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RECAP: Game 13 – Fairmont vs. Solon – Classic in the Country

RECAP: Game 13 – Fairmont vs. Solon – Classic in the Country

Holy back-and-forth game at the beginning of the last contest of the second day of Classic in the Country XI. The first quarter was a well played one with the biggest factor though not being the scoring it was Fairmont’s […]

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VIDEO: Cotton-Eyed Joe at Classic in the County XI

VIDEO: Cotton-Eyed Joe at Classic in the County XI
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RECAP: Game 12 – Wadsworth vs Toledo Rogers – Classic in the Country

RECAP: Game 12 – Wadsworth vs Toledo Rogers – Classic in the Country

Despite being outsized inside, the Wadsworth Grizzlies have found some gaping in the Toldeo Rogers zone to get some easy buckets early on to lead Toledo Rogers 14-4. The Grizzlies got scoring from four different players in the opening stanza, […]

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RECAP: Game 11 Mason vs. Toledo Notre Dame – Classic in the Country

RECAP: Game 11 Mason vs. Toledo Notre Dame – Classic in the Country

Notre Dame’s Tierra Floyd is back for another game today at the Classic and Toledo Notre Dame looks like a different team after taking one on the chin from Fairmont yesterday. Floyd opened the game 11 against Mason, the Div. […]

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RECAP: Game 10 – Hoover vs. Lakota West – Classic in the Country

RECAP: Game 10 – Hoover vs. Lakota West – Classic in the Country

<iframe width=”640″ height=”360″ src=”//www.youtube.com/embed/WcWvW2NOO60″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe> It wasn’t the start that Lakota West wanted as they trailed quickly to the Hoover Vikings 6-0, but settled in with a 7-0 run of their own to retake the lead 7-6 with 2:48 […]

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REACP: Game 9 – Clyde vs Cinc. Mt. Notre Dame – Classic in the Country

REACP: Game 9 – Clyde vs Cinc. Mt. Notre Dame – Classic in the Country

Clyde brought the whole town and brought a high scoring first quarter as they used 14 points from their star Amanda Cahill to lead over Cinc. Mt. Notre Dame 24-17 at the end of one. The Cougars of Cinc. Mt. […]

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