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St. Wendelin’s Aleiya Douglas competes in the long jump Saturday.

H-L narrowly beaten at Booster Invite

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FOSTORIA — Hopewell-Loudon won three of the four relays at the Fostoria Boosters Invitational, and came within two points of winning the meet overall. Only Ida, which scored 103 points, bettered the Chieftains, who had 101 points as a team. While the Chieftains settled for a runner-up ...

SE boys make a statement

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FOSTORIA — Brock Martin had a big day. So did his team. Seneca East athletes won three field events, and five events overall as the Tigers outdistanced Hopewell-Loudon 133-108 for the Fostoria Booster Invitational crown Saturday. Martin claimed a pair of individual events, winning the ...

Ranzenberger, Raiders jump all over Hornets

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KANSAS — Jenna Ranzenberger had a big day batting and Lakota scored in bunches when it had to in a dominating 12-4, 18-6 sweep of Cory-Rawson. Ranzenberger went a combined 6 for 7 with pair of inside-the-park homers and a triple. Her first homer came in the bottom of the fourth in the ...

Rams claim Grandy Invite crown

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BUCYRUS — Upper Sandusky won both doubles titles and added a second and third in singles play Saturday to capture the Bucyrus Jim Grandy Invitational. Chad Mostoller and Alex Frey rallied from a late tie to take the No. 2 doubles championship and clinch the team title. The duo led the ...

Advice for the kegler looking to buy that new bowling ball

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While eating at Arby’s last Wednesday evening, I glanced across the street and a familiar face caught my attention. Ben Hoyda was taking his bowling balls out of the trunk of his car at Heritage Lanes. I noticed that he had two different bags and must have had at least three bowling balls ...

Berardinelli-Clark, Blue Devils dominate

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NEW WASHINGTON — Dani Berardinelli-Clark was the leading factor for Carey in the 18-1 routing of Buckeye Central in five innings. Berardinelli-Clark went 3-4 (double, home run, 2 runs) at the plate with seven RBIs and a walk. She also got the start in the circle, tossing all five innings, ...

Briefs

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GOLF: The Wednesday Night Golf leagues at Clinton Heights Baumann 2 Man Scramble winners for the North Division were Tony Sherer and Mike Nedolast with seven points. The winners in the South Division were Jared Martin and Justin Wyman with six points. Prizes were awarded to Chris Benz (long ...

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Calvert's Peyton Deats pitches during the game against New Riegel in Tiffin Thursday.

Deats and Kirian battle in high profile pitching matchup

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Peyton Deats went to the mound and mowed New Riegel’s hitters down. Then he would go to the dugout and watch as the Blue Jackets’ Michael Kirian did the same thing to him and his Calvert teammates. In one of the area’s most anticipated pitching matchups in recent memory, Kirian and ...

A Missed Opportunity

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When the Spring Sports Tab appeared in the A-T a few weeks back, I made a mental note to watch for the New Riegel/Tiffin Calvert baseball matchup. If both Calvert's Peyton Deats and NR's Michael Kirian toed the rubber, it promised to be a high school baseball classic. So yesterday was the ...

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New Riegel's Lindsay Bouillon gets a hit during the game against Calvert in Tiffin Thursday.

Early burst of runs fuels New Riegel in rout of Calvert

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New Riegel jumped on top quickly and kept on scoring Thursday in a 17-4 Sandusky Bay Conference romp past Calvert. The Blue Jackets (9-3, 3-0 SBC) plated eight runs in the top of the first inning, then answered Calvert’s four runs in the bottom of the first with six more of their own over ...

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 Columbian's Ben Klepper hits the ball during a tennis match against Ross in Tiffin Wednesday.

Columbian notches eighth victory

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It was anything but easy for Columbian against Fremont Ross, but the Tornadoes battled through three three-set matches to top the Little Giants 4-1 Wednesday. Ben Klepper got things rolling for the Tornadoes (8-4) with a 6-3, 6-2 win over Alex Thatcher at No. 1 singles, while Hayden Stone ...

Krupp’s big day leads Hopewell-Loudon

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ARCADIA — Hopewell-Loudon jumped all over Arcadia early Wednesday, scoring three runs in the first and second innings to build a lead it didn’t surrender, topping Blanchard Valley Conference foe Arcadia, 7-4. The Chieftains got a big day at the plate from Kyleigh Krupp, who belted a home ...

H-L’s Reinbolt mows down Arcadia hitters

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ARCADIA — Kyle Reinbolt went to Arcadia Wednesday and absolutely dominated the Redskins. The Hopewell-Loudon starting pitcher recorded 18 outs in his six scoreless innings of work. Fifteen of them came by strikeout. Reinbolt allowed just one hit on the afternoon, walked one, and threw ...

Ranzenberger, Harden pace Raiders in victory over Van Buren

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VAN BUREN — Lakota’s Jenna Ranzenberger and Olivia Harden each had four hits as the Raiders handled Van Buren 10-2 in a non-league contest Tuesday. Ranzneberger hit a home run and three singles, and drove in three runs for the Raiders, while Harden hit four singles and drove in two runs, ...

Record, multiple wins spark TC

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Samantha Fry broke her own school record in the pole vault and was one of four Columbian girls to win multiple individual events Tuesday in a 87-50 victory against Ontario. Meanwhile, Ro Durham won three individual events and anchored a winning relay as TC’s boys roared to an 89-48 ...

Tornadoes dominate Blue Streaks in Sandusky

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SANDUSKY — Columbian came ready to play Tuesday, as it dropped just one set in singles action and won both doubles matches 6-2, 6-1 as the Tornadoes handled Sandusky, 5-0 in Northern Ohio League play. Hayden Stone beat Bricen Haar 6-0, 6-0 at No. 1 singles, while Zach Krintzline also won ...

Tornadoes score seven in first, double up Little Giants

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Columbian erupted for seven runs in the bottom of the first inning against Fremont Ross. The Tornadoes didn't need anymore runs, but added three the rest of the way and defeated the Little Giants, 10-5. The Tornadoes (4-8) got a solid game from Donavan Magill, who doubled, scored twice and ...

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Hopewell-Loudon’s Travis Milligan fields the ball and throws to first for an out during a baseball game Monday in Bascom.

Balliet-led Chieftains dominate Hornets

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BASCOM — Cody Balliet had a day at the plate and around the bases for Hopewell-Loudon as he had two hits and a walk in four at-bats as well as three stolen bases. Balliet (double) also drove in three runs while scoring three himself in the 13-3 run-rule win against Cory-Rawson. Zach ...

Rams pile on late

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UPPER SANDUSKY — The Northern 10 Athletic Conference showdown between Upper Sandusky and Seneca East was scoreless through four innings. It wasn’t after five innings. The Rams plated seven runs in the fifth and four more in the sixth to take down the Tigers 11-2 Monday. Seneca East ...

Columbian takes two from H-L in high-scoring doubleheader

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BASCOM — The doubleheader between Columbian and Hopewell-Loudon produced a combined 58 hits and 42 runs as Columbian walked away with a sweep. Columbian won Game 1 8-7, while the second game was a 16-11 score. In Game 1, Columbian and Hopewell-Loudon were tied at 3 through four innings. ...