Wayne Baker

Clark County Reporter

Wayne Baker is a graduate of Yellow Springs High School and Central State University. He has worked in print media for several years covering news and sports.  Baker has coached youth basketball in the Yellow Springs school system and served on the Human Relations Commission.


Around the Miami Valley
6:11 am
Fri March 28, 2014

Dayton Flyers Head To Elite Eight

Credit Erik Schelkun, Elsestar Images

March Madness is continuing for the University of Dayton Flyers men's basketball team following Thursday night's win in a Sweet 16 NCAA Tournament game held in Memphis.  Dayton's 82-72 victory will send the Flyers to the Elite Eight for the first time in 30 years.

With thrilling tournament wins over Ohio State and Syracuse already under their belts, the 11th-seeded Flyers used a smothering, aggressive defense along with an unselfish offensive effort to chop down the taller 10th-seeded Stanford Cardinal team.

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Statewide News
6:25 am
Wed March 26, 2014

Gay Marriage Supporters Push For Legalization In Springfield

Michael Premo, Why Marriage Matters
Credit Wayne Baker

The latest Town Hall style meeting regarding marriage equality in Ohio took place  in Springfield Wednesday. Leaders from two organizations fighting to make gay marriage legal in Ohio discussed how the next two years will be crucial in making that dream a reality.

Why Marriage Matters Ohio and Equality Ohio have held several Town Hall style meetings to push for legalizing gay marriage.

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Around the Miami Valley
5:26 pm
Mon March 24, 2014

UD's Miller Receives Contract Extension

Thanks, in part, to an improbable run in this year's NCAA men's basketball tournament, the University of Dayton has given a contract extension to head basketball coach Archie Miller. Miller's deal was announced Monday afternoon and has him coaching at UD through the 2018-19 season.

Miller has been the head coach of the Flyers since 2011 and has guided the team this year to the Sweet 16 for the first time in 30 years.

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Around the Miami Valley
8:43 pm
Thu March 20, 2014

March Madness: UD Flyers Defeat Buckeyes In NCAA Tournament

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The University of Dayton men's basketball team pulled off a major upset in the NCAA basketball tournament Thursday, beating Ohio State University in Buffalo, New York.

Dayton guard Vee Sanford sank a running jump shot with less than 10 seconds remaining in the game to give Dayton a 60-59 lead over the Buckeyes.


Ohio State's star player, Aaron Craft missed a contested layup at the buzzer that allowed Dayton to advance in the tournament and move on to the third round.

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Around the Miami Valley
6:34 am
Thu March 20, 2014

Rocking Horse Center Names New CEO


Miami County Health Commissioner Chris Cook has agreed to become the new CEO of Springfield's Rocking Horse Center. The center's board of directors announced Wednesday that Cook will start his new position on April 21.

Cook is a lifelong resident of Clark County and a graduate of Kenton Ridge High School and Wright State University. He's held several key public health positions in Miami County and has served as a commissioner since 2011.

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