Veteran offensive lineman will return to Bengals

Published: Friday, March 10, 2017 @ 12:27 PM
Updated: Friday, March 10, 2017 @ 12:39 PM


            Cincinnati Bengals offensive tackle Eric Winston (73) stands up Cleveland Browns defensive end Randy Starks (94) during the Bengals’ 31-10 win Thursday, Nov. 5 at Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati. The Bengals are now 8-0 on the season. NICK GRAHAM/STAFF

A day after losing two starting offensive linemen to free agency, the Bengals received some good news Friday.

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Veteran Eric Winston announced on Twitter he will be back with the team. An 11-year NFL veteran, Winston has mostly been a backup in his three seasons in Cincinnati.

Winston is the president of the NFL Players Association.

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On Thursday, the Bengals lost starting tackle Andrew Whitworth (Rams) and starting guard Kevin Zeitler (Browns).

Top returning MBC softball hitters

Published: Wednesday, March 29, 2017 @ 3:08 PM

Hannah Morrison of Yellow Springs is the MBC’s leading returning hitter. FILE

The top returning Metro Buckeye Conference high school softball hitters, according to 2016 conference stats:

1. Hannah Morrison, sr., Yellow Springs: 28 of 47 (.596); 24 runs, 16 RBI’s, 21 SB.

2. Lauren Reece, sr., Middletown Christian: 18 of 31 (.581); 12 runs, 11 RBI’s, 12 SB.

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3. Kadie Lafferty, jr., Yellow Springs: 15 of 29 (.517); 15 runs, 6 RBI’s, 20 SB.

4. Jada Long, sr., Middletown Christian: 15 of 30 (.500); 14 runs, 6 RBI’s, 14 SB.

SWBL: Top returning hitters

5. Hannah Spahr, sr., Middletown Christian: 13 of 31 (.419); 19 runs, 6 RBI’s, 25 SB.

6. Danny Horton, sr., Yellow Springs: 15 of 37 (.405); 10 runs, 7 RBI’s, 6 SB.

GCL CO-ED NORTH: Top returning hitters

7. Elly Kumbusky, so., Yellow Springs: 16 of 40 (.400); 11 runs, 8 RBI’s, 14 SB.

8. Gracie Price, jr., Yellow Springs: 17 of 47 (.362); 17 runs, 14 RBI’s, 16 SB.

CBC: Top returning hitters

9. Alyssa Colon, sr., Dayton Christian: 15 of 42 (.357); 7 runs, 8 RBI’s.

10. Lauryn DeWine, so., Yellow Springs: 11 of 32 (.344); 9 runs, 5 RBI’s, 2 SB.

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Top returning CBC softball hitters

Published: Wednesday, March 29, 2017 @ 5:32 PM

Kenton Ridge sophomore Lexee Trainer ranks No. 5 among leading returning CBC hitters. STAFF

The top returning Central Buckeye Conference high school softball hitters, according to 2016 conference stats:

1. Sammi Miller, sr., Indian Lake: 60 of 95 (.632); 46 runs, 27 RBI’s, 27 SB.

2. Ashley Fite, so., Tecumseh: 56 of 91 (.615); 26 runs, 54 RBI’s, 3 SB.

GWOC: Top returning hitters in Greater Western Ohio Conference

3. Tahlsa Bowshier, sr., Ben Logan: 26 of 57 (.456); 13 runs, 18 RBI’s, 1 SB.

4. Janna Robbins, jr., Northwestern: 45 of 102 (.441); 10 runs, 34 RBI’s, 2 SB.

SWBL: Top returning hitters in Southwestern Buckeye League

5. Lexee Trainer, so., Kenton Ridge: 37 of 84 (.440); 24 runs, 26 RBI’s.

6. Madison Bryant, jr., Graham: 39 of 91 (.429); 34 runs, 20 RBI’s, 1 SB.

GCL NORTH: Top returning hitters in Greater Catholic League Co-Ed North

7. Makenna Loveless, jr., Spg. Shawnee: 34 of 81 (.420); 25 runs, 13 RBI’s, 2 SB.

8. Brook Ehling, jr., Kenton Ridge: 37 of 89 (.416); 27 runs, 23 RBI’s, 1 SB.

MBC: Top returning hitters in Metro Buckeye Conference

9. Abbie Tuttle, jr., Spg. Shawnee: 41 of 99 (.414); 31 runs, 37 RBI’s, 1 SB.

10. Arian McNeil, sr., Greenon: 37 of 90 (.411); 29 runs, 20 RBI’s.

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Top returning SWBL softball hitters

Published: Wednesday, March 29, 2017 @ 10:23 PM

Monroe’s Faith Hensley is the SWBL’s leading returning hitter. FILE

The top returning Southwestern Buckeye League high school softball hitters, according to 2016 conference stats:

1. Faith Hensley, jr., Monroe: 36 of 63 (.571); 40 runs, 54 RBI’s, 8 SB.

2. Olivia Kelly, jr., Franklin: 21 of 39 (.542); 11 runs, 16 RBI’s.

GWOC: Top returning Greater Western Ohio Conference hitters

3. McKinlee Ruppert, so., Dixie: 45 of 84 (.536); 31 runs, 22 RBI’s, 5 SB.

4. Skylar Stiles, sr., Waynesville: 44 of 83 (.530); 21 runs, 22 RBI’s, 12 SB.

GCL NORTH: Top returning hitters in Greater Catholic League Co-Ed North

5. Samantha Key, sr., Monroe: 21 of 41 (.512); 13 runs, 16 RBI’s.

6. Becca Mowen, so., Eaton: 44 of 86 (.512); 24 runs, 44 RBI’s, 4 SB.

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7. Alexis Arnold, sr., Monroe: 30 of 59 (.508); 27 runs, 33 RBI’s, 8 SB.

8. Sarah Jones, sr., Waynesville: 49 of 102 (.480); 24 runs, 14 RBI’s, 17 SB.

MBC: Top returning hitters in Metro Buckeye Conference

9. Sierra Bolen, so., Carlisle: 33 of 69 (.478); 23 runs, 16 RBI’s.

10. Taylor Jacobs, sr., Milton-Union: 19 of 40 (.475); 17 runs, 4 RBI’s, 3 SB.

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Top returning GWOC softball hitters

Published: Wednesday, March 29, 2017 @ 10:47 PM

Beavercreek’s Cierra Chastain (pitching) batted .475 last season. MARC PENDLETON / STAFF

The top returning Greater Western Ohio Conference high school softball hitters, according to 2016 conference stats:

1. Emily Kepple, jr., Miamisburg: 41 of 71 (.577); 12 runs, 26 RBI’s, 4 SB.

2. Sophie Weber, so., Springboro: 45 of 84 (.536); 27 runs, 35 RBI’s, 9 SB.

SWBL: Top returning hitters in Southwestern Buckeye League

3. Alexis Gordon, sr., Piqua: 44 of 84 (.543); 46 runs, 16 RBI’s, 24 SB.

4. Madison Mills, sr., West Carrollton: 31 of 61 (.508); 18 runs, 18 RBI’s.

GCL North: Top returning hitters in Greater Catholic League Co-Ed North

5. Katie Henry, jr., Vandalia-Butler: 32 of 67 (.478); 15 runs, 22 RBI’s, 2 SB.

6. Cierra Chastain, sr., Beavercreek: 48 of 101 (.475); 25 runs, 24 RBI’s, 3 SB.

CBC: Top returning hitters in Central Buckeye Conference

7. Savannah Nelson, jr., Troy: 41 of 87 (.471); 28 runs, 46 RBI’s.

8. Cassie Cromwell, jr., Greenville: 46 of 98 (.469); 30 runs, 32 RBI’s, 4 SB.

MBC: Top returning hitters in Metro Buckeye Conference

9. Morgan Santos, sr., Wayne: 41 of 91 (.451); 28 runs, 11 RBI’s, 6 SB.

10. Hallie Westerbeck, so., Sidney: 18 of 40 (.450); 13 runs, 11 RBI’s, 2 SB.

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