Congratulations to Newcomerstown Middle School eighth grader Jarrett (JJ) Durr on becoming the OHSAA 2017 State Champion in the discus on May 13, with a throw of 159' 6". This does not beat his current school record of 162' 4" set on April 10 of this year, but it was good enough to earn him the title of champion! JJ, son of Steven and Debi Durr, would like to acknowledge several people for helping him reach his goals this year, including, but not limited to, his brother Tristen Durr, for endless hours of coaching and giving him advice, Donnie Stevens for volunteering numerous hours to help all of the kids, and also Nathan Smith.