2015 memorable moments in Ohio sports

These are the most viral videos and stories on FOXSportsOhio.com for 2015, in no particular order.

1) Cavaliers return to the NBA Finals for the second time in franchise history.

2) This year’s OHSAA football playoffs saw LaSalle win its fourth straight title, Ft. Recovery win its first and grandparents who watched five grandchildren play. One of the most memorable plays came when Coldwater completed a hook and ladder on their way to a championship.

You have to see this! Coldwater pulls off a perfect hook and lateral play in the 2nd quarter of the Division V Ohio High School Athletic Association state football championship game. #OHChamps

Posted by SportsTime Ohio on Friday, December 4, 2015

3) The Buckeyes under coach Urban Meyer won the first College Football Playoff national title over Oregon.

4) Though the Blue Jackets were just short of the 2015 playoffs, there were plenty of hugs between Nick Foligno and Sergei Bobrovsky as the team won 12 of their last 13 games.

6) Mike Aviles’ daughter Adriana had a chance to throw out the first pitch at Progressive Field with her twin sister. Adriana is battling leukemia.

7) Great American Ball Park played host to the 2015 MLB All-Star game. Fans showed their allegiance to the Reds when booing all the Cardinals players on the National League roster

8) Reds slugger Joey Votto had a strong second half finishing with a .314 batting average and runner-up in the NL MVP vote. After leading the Reds to victory over the Brewers, he had a clear message for Reds fans.

Cincinnati Reds fans made their distaste for the St. Louis Cardinals players shine through loud and clear.

Posted by FOX Sports Ohio on Tuesday, July 14, 2015

9)  Plenty of Ohio professional athletes tried their hand at a first pitch including CBJ’s Brandon Saad and Ryan Johansen. Timofey Mozgov and Tristan Thompson had fun comparing their attempts from Indians games.

10) Francisco Lindor’s first season with the Indians lead to an American League Rookie of the Year nomination. He was also happy to be part of a new Tribe tradition, the "Andre head rub."

11) Pete Rose joined the MLB on FOX team during the 2015 postseason. His epic laughing fit had many fans asking, "What was so funny?"

12) Orange is the new orange! The Browns debuted new logos and uniforms before the 2015-16 season.


Pete Rose loses it as epic laughing fit ensues. Behind the scenes of the ALDS coverage on FS1.

Posted by FOX Sports Ohio on Monday, October 12, 2015

13) Columbus hosted the 2015 NHL All-Star game which included now team captain Foligno and Johansen from the Blue Jackets.

ICYMI: This is how the Cleveland Browns unveiled their new uniforms

Posted by SportsTime Ohio on Wednesday, April 15, 2015

14) LeBron James made plenty of splashes on the court after returning to the Cavaliers. 

15) The Ohio Cup ended up in the hands of the Indians, but a video of the Reds and Indians mascots going at it had fans entertained.

Check out this amazing full court shot from LeBron James!

Posted by FOX Sports Ohio on Saturday, April 25, 2015

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Posted by FOX Sports Ohio on Friday, May 22, 2015