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Magers sets the standard, and now he’s a hall of famer

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Pat Magers has a style that so many of us try to emulate. Magers — a St. Wendelin graduate and A-T contributor — was inducted into the Ohio Prep Sportswriters Hall of Fame Saturday at halftime of the Division I boys basketball championship game in Columbus. In a career that has spanned ...

Lykins shines for runner-up Carey at SE

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ATTICA — Addystin Lykins figured in three wins and two meet records Saturday, helping Carey’s girl open the track season with a runner-up finish at the Seneca East Tiger Invitational. Lykins took the 400 in a meet-record time of 1:03 and anchored the 4x200 team to another victory and meet ...

Lady Red open season with sweep

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BELLEVUE — Bellevue totaled just 12 hits in two games Saturday, but it came away with two wins in a doubleheader against Upper Sandusky. In Game 1, Bellevue scored three times in the first inning to set the tone and then added a pair of runs in the fifth to get a 5-2 victory, and then ...

Rams’ pitcher Marquart delivers a 1-hitter in opener

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UPPER SANDUSKY — Tiffin University commit Brenyn Marquart kicked off his senior season for Upper Sandusky with a one-hitter in a 6-1 win over Bellevue. Marquart went all seven innings, giving up an earned run. He struck out seven and walked four. The Redmen (0-1) led 1-0 after a run in ...

Moeller rolls against St. Ed’s

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COLUMBUS — Carl Kremer would like to think his Cincinnati Moeller team hasn’t played its best game yet. If that’s true, it is really bad news for Akron St.-Vincent St. Mary. The answer will come tonight at Value City Arena after the two teams posted wins to advance to the Division I ...

Reed resigns from TC

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Erin Reed resigned as Columbian’s girls basketball coach Thursday. Reed coached the Tornadoes for four years, going 39-54. Columbian steadily improved during her tenure. The Tornadoes had back-to-back seasons of 7-16 in her first two years before going 10-13 in 2017-18 and 15-9 this year.

Hayman, Stone earn All-Ohio honors

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Mohawk’s Zach Hayman and Carey’s Hayden Stone each gained All-Ohio honors in separate divisions when the list was announced Tuesday by the Ohio Prep Sports Writers Association. Hayman, a senior guard, landed on the Division IV third team while Stone, a junior post, finished as an ...

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SOFTBALL: The Sycamore Co-Ed League has opening for six 35-and-over co-ed teams and six 35-and-under co-ed teams. For more information, call (419) 315-8486 or (419) 927-2340. n Monday Night Men's Softball League has openings for a six-team league. Call (419) 315-8486 or (419) 927-2340 for ...

Dream achieved — Columbian boys bowling team goes to state

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If one was to look up the definition of culmination it would read as thus: the highest point of something, especially as attained after a long time. When the Columbian boys team arrived in Columbus for the state bowling tournament last weekend it was a culmination of sorts. For the bowlers, ...

Recker ready to be a Rocket

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Josh Recker’s decision wasn’t just about football. The Calvert standout, who as a linebacker led the Sandusky Bay Conference in tackles and tied for the lead in interceptions last fall, wanted to continue his athletic career. But he was looking for more than that. Recker wanted to join a ...

Bellevue’s Santoros, Columbian’s Woods tabbed for all-Ohio

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Two helped lead their squad to a state ranking and a berth in the regional finals. The other was the driving force on an improving program that posted its best season in a decade. All three were named to the Division II all-Ohio team Wednesday. Bellevue junior Casey Santoro was named to ...

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WRESTLING: The OHSAA and the South Shore Wrestling Officials Association will have a spring officiating class at Tiffin University April 12-13. Meals will be provided. As part of the class requirement, all will get practical experience officiating an OH-WAY Youth tournament April 28 at ...

TU’s Jefferson 18th in 3-meter dive in Division II

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INDIANAPOLIS —Tiffin University’s Nicholas Jefferson posted a score of 315.65, and placed 18th in the 3 meter dive in Indianapolis Wednesday. Jefferson competed in the Division II swimming and diving championships, which were held at IUPUI. Jefferson is the lone competitor from the ...

Hopewell-Loudon’s Elmore tops area list of All-Ohio players

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Hopewell-Loudon’s MaKayla Elmore landed on the first team and four other area players gained honors Tuesday when the Ohio Prep Sports Writers Association released its All-Ohio list. She was joined on the Division IV team by second-team senior pick Courtney Pifher of Buckeye Central, ...

Rebuild is over, glory days could be ahead

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Finally, it’s here. The Browns are going for it. After nearly a quarter century of waiting for next year — or, in the late ’90s, waiting out three years — the Cleveland Browns are here. Contending. Thinking playoffs. Thinking AFC championship. Thinking Super Bowl ...

Baker races to title, Dragons 3rd at D-II national meet

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PITTSBURG, Kansas — Jonte Baker nearly matched his school record time in winning the 60-meter dash Saturday, helping Tiffin University finish third in a tightly-contested team race at the NCAA Division II Indoor Track and Field Championships. Meanwhile, in the women’s meet, TU high jumper ...

Carey’s May runner-up

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COLUMBUS — Carey junior Tanner May said he thought the Division III 182-pound state title match with Bluffton’s Deandre Nassar Saturday night went exactly how he thought — except the outcome. The two wrestlers didn’t face each other this season, but they were aware of what the other ...

TC’s Conley fourth, Blust finishes sixth

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COLUMBUS — One Columbian wrestling career ended and another started with a flurry Saturday at the state wrestling meet at the Jerome Schottenstein Center. Four-time state qualifier Caden Blust ended his decorated career placing for the third time — sixth this year — and freshman Brody ...