J.B. Returns to the Angels
Apr09

J.B. Returns to the Angels

Only a week after playing in the season opener for the Salt Lake Bees, Galion’s J.B. Shuck is again a Major League player. After a thumb injury sidelined the Los Angeles Angels’ outfielder Josh Hamilton for 6 to 8 weeks, the organization called J.B. up for the interim. Here is a round-up of media reactions this evening brought to you via our Storify site. Click any headline to be taken to the original story. [View the...

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Shuck in Race for Backup Outfielder Position
Mar22

Shuck in Race for Backup Outfielder Position

It’s a not-unfamiliar place for J.B. Shuck of the Los Angeles Angles. The ballplayer, who saw more action last year than any other American League rookie, is again vying for a permanent spot on the roster as a backup outfielder. And on Friday, Shuck, a Galion High School and Ohio State University grad, hit a home run as the Angels defeated the Kansas City Royals 7-3. Here’s the thing – one of J.B.’s prime competitors for the position,...

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Shuck Shines in Spring Training Opener
Feb28

Shuck Shines in Spring Training Opener

The Los Angeles Angels’ Spring Training is under way in sunny Arizona, and Galion’s J.B. Shuck has picked up right where he left off at the end of the 2013 season. In their Cactus League opener on Friday, the Angels defeated the Chicago Cubs, 15-3. During the contest, J.B.had two hits in three at-bats (including a triple), scoring two runs in the process. Video of the triple on the Angels website is below. Shuck’s playing time will...

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Galion Takes NCC Wrestling Crown
Feb02

Galion Takes NCC Wrestling Crown

Galion High School continues its winning ways in its final year of North Central Conference action, taking another conference title this weekend– this time in Wrestling. In the tournament at Riverdale High School, three GHS wrestlers won titles in their individual weight classifications – JT Harris (182 pounds), Nick Flowers (145 pounds), and Justin Kleinknect (120 pounds).. The Tigers had nine additional wrestlers as second or third...

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GHS Standout Signs with Rio Grande
Jan10

GHS Standout Signs with Rio Grande

University of Rio Grande track & field head coach Bob Willey has announced the signing of Galion High School’s Joseph Borders for the 2014 season. Borders, a 6-foot-2, 310-pound thrower, recorded highs of 145-feet in the discus and 45-feet in the shotput during his prep career for head coach Todd Roston’s Tigers. “I feel very ecstatic to have been given this opportunity,” said Borders. “I’ve...

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Watkins Named as Buckeye Blue Chip Senior
Dec18

Watkins Named as Buckeye Blue Chip Senior

GHS standout football player Dariean Watkins, who is likely heading to play Big Ten football next year at the University of Wisconsin, has been named a 2013 Buckeye Blue Chip Senior by the Touchdown Club of Columbus. According to its website, the Club “selects the top 20 high school Seniors and 10 underclassmen to comprise the Buckeye Blue Chips annual squad representing the best of Ohio High School Football.” Each player named is a...

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