July 7, 2022

The Sporting Legacy of Neil Johnston

Neil Johnston was a three time NBA scoring champion, the first NBA player to master the hook shot and a member of 8 different “Hall of Fame’s”, including the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Yet, even in his hometown of Chillicothe, Ohio he is considered by many an obscure athlete. Join us Saturday, May […]

May 5, 2021

Cincinnati’s Soccer Star: Rose Lavelle

Rose Lavelle was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio, and she is rising to worldwide fame as a breakout star on the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team.

July 1, 2020

Looking Back at Chuck Harris, Cycling Innovator

Chuck Harris was a beloved figure in the cycling community. For over 40 years, he made unique bicycle mirrors from his Knox County workshop. Read on to learn more about this Ohio innovator known as, "The Mirror Man of Gambier."

July 8, 2019

Women’s History is Sports History

On Sunday, July 7, the United States Women's National Soccer Team won the World Cup. Ohio women, like the USWNT's Rose Lavelle, have been excelling in sports for years.

May 16, 2019

Some Thoughts from One Cleveland Fan about Chief Wahoo and the Indians Name

This past Spring 2019 semester Otterbein University sponsored a class in conjuncture with the Ohio History Connection to teach students about public history.

April 10, 2019

A Legacy of Firsts

Celebrating the Cincinnati Reds 150th Anniversary

March 10, 2019

Ohio–Champion of Sports Media Kit

February 26, 2019

Ohio History Connection to Unveil Ohio–Champion of Sports Exhibit March 16

The newest exhibit tells the compelling history of Ohio sports and the state’s role in shaping American sports history.