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BABE RUTH: The Tiffin area Babe Ruth League will be holding a secondary player selection draft 1 p.m. Saturday at Vic Wurm Field at Hedges-Boyer Park. To qualify for the draft, players must be between 13-and -16 years old, and not turn 17 before May 1. Players must live in Tiffin, Seneca County ...

Columbian falls to Oak Harbor, St. Joseph’s Academy

Editor’s note: The following was inadvertently omitted from Sunday’s edition. OAK HARBOR —Columbian dropped a pair of games at Oak Harbor Saturday, falling 8-3 to the Rockets and 4-0 to St. Joseph’s Academy. In the game with Oak Harbor, Macy Allen doubled and drove in two runs, ...

Kreais does it all, H-L triumphs in Toledo

TOLEDO — Playing on a bigger field can take a bit of time to adjust to. For Zach Kreais and Hopewell-Loudon, nothing seemed to be of nuisance. Playing at Fifth Third Field, home of the Toledo Mud Hens, Kreais recorded four hits and pitched six strong innings to lead the Chieftains to a ...

Clyde almost sweeps own Invitational

CLYDE — Clyde won everything but first singles Saturday at its own invitational as it won with 48 points. Ada was second with 37 points. Clyde’s No. 1 singles player Lukas Cziesla beat Madison’s Gavin Ramey 6-3, 6-1 to get to the championship match where he fell 6-3, 6-1 to Ada’s Zach ...

Polar Bears sweep past Stockaders

OLD FORT — Margaretta survived a wild seventh inning in the opener, then unloaded in the top of the first in the second game Saturday to sweep Old Fort 7-6 and 11-1. The Polar Bears looked to have the opener sewed up after scoring five runs — all unearned — in the top of the fourth for ...

Boes takes first in discus, helps TC girls to fourth

Brook Boes captured the girls discus and ended second in the shot Saturday to key Columbian at the Columbian Bill Krause Memorial Invitational at Frost-Kalnow Stadium. The sophomore’s victory came from a throw covering 109-4, helping the Tornadoes to fourth with 68 points. Her shot toss ...

Blue Devils survive late rally

NORTH ROBINSON — Colonel Crawford threatened in the bottom of the seventh, but unbeaten Carey held on Saturday for the 4-3 Northern 10 Athletic Conference win. The Blue Devils (11-0, 9-0 N10) plated two runs in the top of third and added single runs in the fifth and sixth. Brayden ...

Heidelberg softball splits with Muskingum

‘Berg splits with Muskies NEW CONCORD — After taking a pair of losses earlier this week, Heidelberg softball split a doubleheader with Ohio Athletic Conferences foe Muskingum Saturday. The Student Princes took a 6-0 win in game 1 before being edged out 2-1 in the nightcap. After two ...

Huge 1st inning propels Carey

CAREY — Carey’s bats were awake from the opening pitch Friday night against Buckeye Central as the Blue Devils plated 12 runs in the first inning en route to an 18-2 five-inning victory in Northern 10 Athletic Conference play. Hannah Lonsway had a big day at the plate for the Blue Devils ...

Bame, Blue Devils shut out Bucks

CAREY — When Trey Bame is on the bump, Carey has a lot of success. Bame, a senior hurler, shut out Buckeye Central as the Blue Devils topped the Bucks 9-0 in Northern 10 Athletic Conference play. With the win, Carey is still unbeaten at 10-0 overall and 8-0 in the N10. BC dropped to 5-9 ...

TC’s Schank to bowl at Wright St.

When Columbian senior Kailee Schank told her coach, Kory Walton, that she was looking at going to Wright State to bowl, the rookie TC mentor was impressed. “I said, ‘That’s awesome. They’re like a top school in the country for women’s bowling.’ So, to hear her say, ‘I’m ...

Bellevue roles past Oak Harbor, picks up its ninth victory of season

OAK HARBOR — Despite a No. 1 singles loss, Bellevue bounced back to take a non-league match with Oak Harbor 4-1 Friday. Oak Harbor’s lone win at first singles came from Nate Mansor, beating Logan Miller 6-1, 6-1. Bellevue’s No. 2 singles player Nate Fox topped Matt Klima 6-1, 7-5 ...

Tiffin women third, men fourth at GLIAC Championship

NASHPORT — Both of Tiffin’s golf teams competed in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference championship tournament Friday at The Virtues Golf Club. After day 1 of the tournament, the Tiffin women sit in third with a 319 behind Northern Michigan (309) and Grand Valley State ...

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GOLF: The 2018 Par Tee League sponsored by Phat Cakes starts May 3 at Clinton Heights. The league lasts 18 weeks and will be played in three sessions. Players can tee off between 4:30-6 p.m. League play will be individual with handicap. Players will collect points for each week based on how ...

Hopewell-Loudon combines depth with Hoover and Roerdink in tri

MOUNT BLANCHARD — Corrin Hoover and Abbi Roerdink each won two individual events, ran on separate winning relays and added legs on the same winning relay Thursday to help Hopewell-Loudon narrowly win a triangular. The Chieftains held off Riverdale 87-84, with Liberty-Benton taking third ...

Back-to-back doubles spark Blue Jackets

NEW RIEGEL — Brianna Gillig and Emily Peters each doubled in a run and scored in the bottom of the first Thursday to key New Riegel’s 4-1 win against Columbian. The Blue Jackets (7-5) never trailed, leading 3-0 after the first inning and going up 4-0 in the third. Columbian’s run came ...

Here Come the Mummies to play

Here Come the Mummies — an eight-piece funk-rock band of 5,000-year-old Egyptian mummies — is to return to The Ritz Theatre stage at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $20-$35 and can be purchased at the box office, 30 S. Washington St., by calling (419) 448-8544 or at ...

Tornadoes blanked by Truckers, slip to 6-5

NORWALK — It was a tough day for Columbian Thursday at Norwalk. The Truckers shut out the Tornadoes 5-0, dropping TC to 6-5 and 3-4 in the Sandusky Bay Conference Lake Division. Norwalk’s Andrew Brown got things started with a 6-1, 6-1 win over Collin Burkett at first singles. At second ...

Whippets sweep Rams, 5-0

UPPER SANDUSKY — Upper Sandusky hosted a good Shelby team Wednesday as the Rams fell 5-0 in non-league action. Clay Burger was able to hang with Matteo Rizzardi for a bit before falling in a pair of 6-3 sets at first singles. Levi Malone battled Ryan Stahl in a 7-6 (7-5), 6-3 loss in the ...

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GOLF: The team of Don Kin, Dave Gase, Mike Hampp, Rex Mellott and Ray Nutter shot three under to win the Wednesday Senior League at Clinton Heights. Prizes went to Craig Neffer (closest in one on No. 5), Dave Purnell (closest in three on No. 9) and Hampp (long put on No. 7). nThe 2018 Par Tee ...