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OPSWA MEMBERHIP DIRECTORY

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Central (26 Members)

C STEVE BLACKLEDGE - COLUMBUS DISPATCH sblackledge@dispatch.com 
C MARK ZNIDAR - COLUMBUS DISPATCH mznidar@dispatch.com 
C PAUL BATTERSON - COLUMBUS FREE PRESS paul@paulbatterson.com 
C AARON BLANKENSHIP - ablank28@wideopenwest.com 
C FRANK DiRENNA - COLS. THIS WEEK NEWSPAPERS fdirenna@thisweeknews.com 
C PATRICK DOLAN - COLS. THIS WEEK NEWSPAPERS pdolan@thisweeknews.com 
C SCOTT HENNEN - COLS. THIS WEEK NEWSPAPERS shennen@thisweeknews.com 
C DAVE PURPURA - COLS. THIS WEEK NEWSPAPERS dpurpura@thisweeknews.com  
C JARROD ULREY - COLS. THIS WEEK NEWSPAPERS julrey@thisweeknews.com 
C KEVIN ROUCH - ghohio.com kevin@bluetwelvemedia.com 
C TOM WILSON - LANCASTER EAGLE-GAZETTE, twilson@nncogannett.com 

C CHRIS MILES - LONDON MADISON PRESS cmiles@civitasmedia.com 
C JAY GEHRES - LONDON MADISON PRESS jaygehresphoto@gmail.com 
C ROB McCURDY - MARION STAR rmccurdy@gannett.com  
C GEOFF COWLES - MOUNT VERNON NEWS geoff_cowles@hotmail.com 
C BILL DAVIS - MOUNT VERNON NEWS bdavis@mountvernonnews.com 
C KURT SNYDER - NEWARK ADVOCATE ksnyder@newarkadvocate.com
C DAVE WEIDIG - NEWARK ADVOCATE (OPSWA HOF '06) DWeidig@nncogannett.com
C SCOTT GERBER - OhioTennisZone.com  ScottGerber@cs.com
C WILLIE STIMAGE - williestimagephotography@mail.com 
C JOHN STOVALL - PREP SPOTLIGHT MAG./ESPN.COM treyce1911@yahoo.com
C Rusty Miller - OPSWA HOF '16 - Associated Press (retired) - rmill12@columbus.rr.com
C PETER MacKENZIE - 614lax and Freelance - pete@mackex.com
C ANDREW DOWNING - VARSITY MAGAZINE andrewdowningm@gmail.com 
C DILLON DAVIS - VARSITY MAGAZINE davis_dillon@varsitythemagazine.com 
C ANTHONY LANGUNZAD - VARSITY MAGAZINE contact@varsitythemagazine.com 

East (12 Members)

E JEFF HARRISON - CAMBRIDGE DAILY JEFFERSONIAN jharrison@daily-jeff.com 
E JORDAN MILLER - CARROLLTON FREE PRESS STANDARD fpssports44615@yahoo.com
E BUBBA KAPRAL - MARTINS FERRY TIMES LEADER bkovac21@aol.com
E SETH STASKEY - MARTINS FERRY TIMES LEADER sstaskey@timesleaderonline.com 
E RICK THORP - MARTINS FERRY TIMES LEADER rthorp@timesleaderonline.com
E KIM NORTH - MARTINS FERRY TIMES LEADER knorth@timesleaderonline.com
E KEITH SPARE - MORGAN COUNTY HERALD kspare@mchnews.com

E JANIS KELLER - MORGAN COUNTY HERALD jlkeller@mchnews.com
E BEVERLY KELLER - SUGARCREEK BUDGET bkeller@thebudgetnewspaper.com
E JEFFERY WILLIAMS - SUGARCREEK BUDGET sports@thebudgetnewspaper.com
E SAM BLACKBURN - ZANESVILLE TIMES RECORDER sblackburn@nncogannett.com 
E CHRIS CROOK - ZANESVILLE TIMES RECORDER ccrook@gannett.com 
E BRANDON HANNAHS - ZANESVILLE TIMES RECORDER bhannahs@nncogannett.com

Northeast (39 Members)

NE MIKE BROWN - ALLIANCE REVIEW mjbrown@the-review.com 
NE MATT WAGNER - ASHTABULA STAR BEACON mwagner@starbeacon.com
NE RANDY BROADWATER - BARBERTON HERALD sports@barbertonherald.com 

NE JOE SCALZO - CANTON REPOSITORY Joe.Scalzo@cantonrep.com
NE DAN COUGHLIN - Cleveland WJW Fox 8 Television dcoughlin65@ameritech.net 
NE BOB FORTUNA - Retired, Cleveland Plain Dealer bob4fortuna@aol.com 
NE TIM ROGERS - Retired, Cleveland Plain Dealer trogue48@yahoo.com 
NE TIM WARSINSKEY - CLEVELAND PLAIN DEALER twarsinskey@plaind.com
NE SCOTT MAHONEY - CLYDE ENTERPRISE smahoney@CIVITASMEDIA.COM
NE ARIEL STAHLER - THE DALTON GAZETTE & KIDRON NEWS arielstahler@sssnet.com
NE SHAUN BENNET - ELYRIA CHRONICLE-TELEGRAM sbennett@chroniclet.com
NE DAN GILLES - ELYRIA CHRONICLE-TELEGRAM dangilles73@gmail.com 
NE JAMES BRADY - ELYRIA CHRONICLE-TELEGRAM jdnzbrady@gmail.com
NE FUAD SHALHOUT - THE MORNING JOURNAL fshalhout@morningjournal.com 
NE JAMIE WARD - GEAUGA COUNTY MAPLE LEAF jamie@geaugamapleleaf.com 
NE JON BEHM - LORAIN MORNING JOURNAL JBehm@morningjournal.com
NE SAM AMEEN - LORAIN MORNING JOURNAL Sameen@morningjournal.com
NE MARISSA MCNEES - THE MORNING JOURNAL mmcnees@morningjournal.com
NE JON SPENCER - MANSFIELD NEWS JOURNAL jspencer@nncogannett.com 

NE CONNOR CASEY - MANSFIELD NEWS JOURNAL ccasey@gannett.com
NE CHRIS EASTERLING - MASSILLON INDEPENDENT chris.easterling@IndeOnline.com
NE JOE MITCHIN - MASSILLON INDEPENDENT joe.mitchin@IndeOnline.com
NE ALBERT GRINDLE - MEDINA GAZETTE agrindle@medina-gazette.com 
NE RICK NOLAND - MEDINA GAZETTE noland13@ohio.net 
NE TODD STUMPF - MEDINA POST tstumpf@thepostnewspapers.com
NE BILL LANDIS - NORTHEAST OHIO MEDIA GROUP blandis@cleveland.com 
NE JOE NOGA - NORTHEAST OHIO MEDIA GROUP jnoga@cleveland.com
NE KRISTEN DAVIS - NORTHEAST OHIO MEDIA GROUP KDavis@cleveland.com
NE TIM BIELIK - NORTHEAST OHIO MEDIA GROUP tbielik@cleveland.com 
NE NATHANIEL CLINE - NORTHEAST OHIO MEDIA GROUP ncline@cleveland.com
NE SCOTT PATSKO - NORTHEAST OHIO MEDIA GROUP spatsko@cleveland.com 
NE LARRY SHEEHE - LsheeheLaw@sbcglobal.net 
NE MICHAEL LEONARD - RAVENNA RECORD-COURIER ogmikeleonard@yahoo.com 
NE TOM NADER - RAVENNA RECORD-COURIER tnader@recordpub.com 
NE CURT CONRAD - RICHLAND SOURCE curt@richlandsource.com 
NE JOHN VARGO - WARREN TRIBUNE CHRONICLE jvargo@tribtoday.com 
NE JOE SIMON - WARREN TRIBUNE CHRONICLE jsimon@tribtoday.com 
NE JOHN KAMPF - WILLOUGHBY NEWS-HERALD jkampf@news-herald.com 
NE CHRIS LILLSTRUNG - WILLOUGHBY NEWS-HERALD clillstrung@news-herald.com 
NE MARK PODOLSKY - WILLOUGHBY NEWS-HERALD mpodolski@news-herald.com 
NE AARON DORKSEN - WOOSTER DAILY RECORD aarondorksen24@gmail.com  
NE MIKE PLANT - WOOSTER DAILY RECORD mplant@the-daily-record.com 

Northwest (46 Members)

NW MIKE TANCHEVSKI - BELLVILLE STAR, mtanchev62@gmail.com
NW DAN MESSERSCHMIDT - BUCYRUS TELEGRAPH-FORUM dmesserschmidt@columbus.rr.com
NW Zachary Holden - BUCYRUS TELEGRAPH-FORUM zholden@gannett.com 
NW RODD HEMMELGARN - CELINA DAILY STANDARD rhemmelgarn@nktelco.net 
NW GARY RASBERRY - CELINA DAILY STANDARD grasberry@dailystandard.com 
NW BRUCE HEFFLINGER - DEFIANCE CRESCENT-NEWS hefflinger@crescent-news.com 
NW DYLAN HEFFLINGER - DEFIANCE CRESCENT-NEWS cnsports@crescent-news.com 
NW AARON GROSS - DEFIANCE CRESCENT-NEWS agross@crescent-news.com 
NW JAMIE BAKER - FINDLAY COURIER jamiebaker@thecourier.com 
NW DAVE HANNEMAN - FINDLAY COURIER davehanneman@thecourier.com 
NW TED RADICK - FINDLAY COURIER tedradick@thecourier.com 

NW MICHAEL BURWELL - FINDLAY COURIER mikeburwell@thecourier.com 
NW ANDY WOLF - FINDLAY COURIER/FOSTORIA REVIEW TIMES andywolf@thecourier.com 
NW DAVID SIMONIS - FOSTORIA REVIEW TIMES/FINDLAY COURIER rs.955jr.@gmail.com 
NW SCOTT COTTOS - FOSTORIA REVIEW TIMES scottcottos@reviewtimes.com 
NW MOLLY CORFMAN - FREMONT NEWS-MESSENGER mcorfman@gannett.com
NW DREW STAMBAUGH - FULTON COUNTY EXPOSITOR dstambaugh@civitasmedia.com  
NW JIM NAVEAU - LIMA NEWS jnaveau@civitasmedia.com 
NW TOM USHER - LIMA NEWS, retired

NW ANDREW ROWER - MAUMEE MIRROR sports@themirrornewspaper.com 
NW JEFF RATLIFF - NAPOLEON NORTHWEST SIGNAL jeffr@northwestsignal.net 
NW JAKE FURR - NORWALK REFLECTOR  JakeFurr@NorwalkReflector.com

NW DONALD HOHLER - NORWALK REFLECTOR dhohler@neo.rr.com 
NW JOE CENTERS - NORWALK REFLECTOR jcenters@norwalkreflector.com 
NW SCOTT SEITZ - NORWALK REFLECTOR sseitz@norwalkreflector.com 
NW JERRY HARRINGTON - NORWALK REFLECTOR news@norwalkreflector.com
NW LOGAN GRESZLER - NORWALK REFLECTOR logangreszler@norwalkreflector.com

NW RICHARD RUSSELL - NORWALK REFLECTOR rerullell74@gmail.com 
NW MATTHEW HORN - PORT CLINTON NEWS HERALD mhorn@gannett.com 
NW RAY COONEY - PORTLAND (Ind.) COMMERCIAL REVIEW r.cooney@thecr.com
NW CHRIS SCHANZ - PORTLAND (Ind.) COMMERCIAL REVIEW sports@thecr.com 
NW MARK HAZELWOOD - SANDUSKY REGISTER hazelwood@sanduskyregister.com 
NW SARAH BAKER - SANDUSKY REGISTER sarahbaker@sanduskyregister.com
NW KEVIN SHIELDS - SANDUSKY REGISTER kevinshields@sanduskyregister.com
NW MARIE BLAYLOCK - SWANTON HIGH SCHOOL joe.nye@swantonschools.org
NW JOHN MONTGOMERY - TIFFIN ADVERTISER TRIBUNE JohnMontgomery8@gmail.com 
NW TONY MALUSO - (Former) TIFFIN ADVERTISER-TRIBUNE amm333@yahoo.com
NW PAT MAGERS - TIFFIN ADVERTISER-TRIBUNE pemagers@hotmail.com 
NW STEVE JUNGA - TOLEDO BLADE sjunga@theblade.com 
NW MARK MONROE - TOLEDO BLADE mmonroe@theblade.com
NW LONNIE MCMILLAN - UPPER SANDUSKY DAILY CHIEF UNION lmcmillan@dailychiefunion.com  
NW MATT NYE - UPPER SANDUSKY DAILY CHIEF UNION mattnye91@gmail.com
NW KEVIN WANNEMACHER - VAN WERT TIMES BULLENTIN MEDIA wannie8@frontier.com 

NW JOHN PARENT - VAN WERT TIMES BULLETIN sports@timesbulletin.com 
NW TIM KAYS - WILLIAMS COUNTY PUBLISHING tim@thevillagereporter.com
NW JACK CARLE, HALL OF FAME '15 - carlefam7@yahoo.com

Southeast (12 Members)

SE CHRIS BALUSIK - CHILLICOTHE GAZETTE cbalusik@nncogannett.com 
SE JESSICA GRIMM - CHILLICOTHE GAZETTE jgrimm@gannett.com
SE DERRICK WEBB - CHILLICOTHE GAZETTE dwebb@nncogannett.com 
SE STEPHEN FORSHA - HIGHLAND COUNTY PRESS sforsha@gmail.com
SE RANDY HEATH - JACKSON rrheath@roadrunner.com 
SE CRAIG DUNN - THE LOGAN DAILY NEWS cdunn@logandaily.com
SE CODY LEIST - Cody.Leist@gmail.com  
SE PAUL BOGGS - OHIO VALLEY PUBLISHING pboggs@civitasmedia.com
SE JULIE BILLINGS - PIKE COUNTY NEWS WATCHMAN jbillings@newswatchman.com 
SE BOB STRICKLEY - PORTSMOUTH DAILY TIMES bstrickley@civitasmedia.com 
SE CHRISTOPHER SLONE - PORTSMOUTH DAILY TIMES cslone@civitasmedia.com|
SE KEVIN COLLEY - PORTSMOUTH DAILY TIMES colleyk@mymail.shawnee.edu
SE TONY LAVINDER - PORTSMOUTH WTZP-TV tony@watchthezone.com

Southwest (23 Members)

SW JOHN RHODES JR. - BROOKVILLE STAR jrtopdoc@aol.com 
SW JOHN STEGEMAN - Glenmary Challenge Magazine jstegeman0@gmail.com
SW ADAM BAUM - CINCINNATI ENQUIRER abaum@enquirer.com
SW MELANIE LAUGHMAN - CINCINNATI ENQUIRER mlaughman@enquirer.com 
SW SCOTT SPRINGER - CINCINNATI ENQUIRER sspringer@enquirer.com
SW MIKE DYER - CINCINNATI WCPO-TV mikedyer55@gmail.com 
SW JEFF GILBERT - COX NEWSPAPERS jgilbert@cedarville.edu 
SW EDDIE MOWEN JR. - THE REGISTER-HERALD emowen@civitasmedia.com
SW JIM DABBELT - Enon, New Carlisle, Tippecanoe jmdabbelt@aol.com 
SW JOHN CUMMINGS - DAYTON DAILY NEWS ksjcummings@sbcglobal.net 
SW MARC PENDLETON - DAYTON DAILY NEWS marc.pendleton@coxinc.com
SW RON NUNNARI - ENGLEWOOD INDEPENDENT rnunnari@civitasmedia.com

SW DALE BARGER - GREENVILLE DAILY ADVOCATE dale.barger@embarqmail.com
SW ROBERT R. CONARROE - HEATCHECK NEWS heatchecknews@gmail.com
SW ERIC FRANTZ - JJHUDDLE efrantz@jjhuddle.com 
SW JOHN BOYLE - LIBERTY TWP JOURNAL-NEWS jboyle@coxohio.com
SW RICK CASSANO - LIBERTY TWP JOURNAL-NEWS Rick.Cassano@coxinc.com  
SW RICKY MULVEY - LOVELAND MAGAZINE 
rickymulvey@gmail.com 
SW KEVIN DUNNETTE - MIAMI VALLEY CONFERENCE, EASTERN CIN. CONFERENCE MVCSID@gmail.com
SW SKIP WEAVER - MIAMI VALLEY NEWSPAPERS skip.weaver@miamivalleynewspapers.com 
SW ROB KISER - PIQUA DAILY CALL rkiser@civitasmedia.com 
SW JAMES ARNOLD - RETIRED 
SW BRYANT BILLING - Dayton Daily News bbilling@topbillingsports.com 
SW KENT RICHARDSON - VENICE CORNERSTONE richkd2@msn.com 
SW DARRELL WACKER - VANDALIA DRUMMER NEWS dwacker@civitasmedia.com
SW SCOTT HALASZ - XENIA DAILY GAZETTE - shalasz@aimmediamidwest.com
SW David Schutte - OPSWA HOF '16 - davidvictorsr@hotmail.com