Bark at the Park took place Saturday, Aug. 18 at Cy Young Park in Newcomerstown.
Thank you to everyone that came out on such a beautiful day and supported the local Relay For Life.
Contest winners included biggest dog Duke (owner Lexy Long), smallest dog Mini (owner Shane McPherson), best talent Sydney (owner Joel Kunkle), best dressed/costume Precious (owner Kobe Lower), oldest dog Emily (owner Linda Collins), youngest dog Haas (owner Shelby Wright), happiest dog Eli (owner Jeanette Rominger), most laps walked Precious (owner Kobe Lower), and the person with the most dogs was Natalie Jones with her dogs Tater Tot, Skyler, Blueberry and Salty Salsa.
Thank you Pam Mengas and Brenda Zeigler (ACS volunteers from Wooster) for judging the dog contests.
Four-on-four volleyball tournament winners were Andrea Nay, Robby Nay, Robb Hendershot and Amy Brandon. Three-on-three basketball tournament winners were Chase Addy, Bubba Harris, Brad Chisnell and Rob McCarter. Thank you Scott Long from Long's Pool for sponsoring the basketball and volleyball tournaments. Thank you Beth McCune and Chase Addy for running these tournaments.
Thank you to everyone that donated items to this event or made this event possible including ASPCA, Four Paws, Geib Pet Crematory, Valley View Veterinary, A1 Vet Care Inc., Oakpoint, Coshocton County Animal Shelter and Humane Society, Petz Place, Agland, Blue Buffalo Company, Sifferlin Animal Clinic, Pet Center Inc., Donna Yoder, NERS, Newcomerstown News, Times-Reporter, Coshocton County Beacon, Coshocton Tribune, Bargain Hunter, WTUZ, Steve Lower, Kristen and Corey Meek, Newcomerstown Mayor's Office, Newcomerstown Street Department, Newcomerstown Recreation Board, Terry Taylor at Stitch Co., Sunshine Signs, and Kim Snearey.
Thank you to everyone that participated in the Bark at the Park 5K walk/run. Top female overall finishers were: Brittney Roth, 12, (24:06); Terri Miller, 51, (26:06); and Sondra Bates, 42, (26:27). Top male overall finishers were: Kris Kreinbihl, 32, (21:28); Garret Mozena, 14, (22:30); and Collen Mozena, 16, (23:00). Top age group finishers were: 13 and under male, Casey Croy, 9, (40:28); 19-23 male, John Scrudders, 19, (23:46); 24-29 female, Krystal Hughes, 28, (29:17); 30-34 female, Wendy Croy, 34, (42:52); 30-34 male, Jeremy Page, 3,2 (25:54); 35-39 female, Holly Thomas, 35, (30:23); 40-44 female, Julie Feldner 42, (27:34); 45-49 female, Sherry Kirkpatrick, 48, (29:36); 45-49 male, Dave Bell, 46, (24:06); 50-54 female, Cindy Harrah, 52, (49:46); 55-59 female, Natalie Jones, 5,7 (43:26); 55-59 male, Greg McFarland, 59, (29:37); 60-64 male, Bob Gerber, 62, (23:32); and 70 and over, Robert Smith, 70, (30:59).
Thank you to the following people for your support of the 5K run/walk: Bates Metal, Lock 20 Auto, Cy Young Lanes, Jim's Towing, Bob Pell Nationwide Insurance, Lanzer's Excavating, NERS, Kathy and Betsy Huston, Jamie Fulton, Jack Lenhoff, Matt Ritzert, Troy Mozena, Mario Lovrinic and the Newcomerstown Cross Country Team.
The 2013 Newcomerstown Relay For Life is scheduled for June 14-15, 2013, at Lee Stadium in Newcomerstown.
If you would like to help plan this event, volunteer to work at this event, have a team at this event or have any questions about the local Relay For Life or the American Cancer Society (including how you can get help for a loved one battling cancer), contact Amy Miller at 330-243-2385 or Abby Collins at 492-0502.