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GOLF: Baumann's 2 Man Scramble Late Shift at Clinton Heights will be meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday in the clubhouse. If you have questions or concerns, call Nub Scherger at (419) 618-3390. n Bump's Tuesday Retiree Traveling Group will begin the season at Nature Trails Golf Course in ...

Rams’ Vent ends decorated career as All-Ohioan

After another unbeaten regular season for Upper Sandusky, senior Wes Vent was a third-team All-Ohio selection in Division II for the second straight year as the Associated Press released the teams Tuesday evening. Vent, who also was the Northern 10 Athletic Conference player of the year for ...

Old Fort’s Cleveland ends as All-Ohioan

Hootie Cleveland has been a four-year mainstay for Old Fort’s boys basketball team, playing key roles for the Stockaders while earning individual league and district honors Tuesday, he capped his career by being named to the All-Ohio Division IV special mention list. “I know it was a ...

Tiffin men’s tennis opens conference play with win

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. — Tiffin men's tennis started off Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play Saturday against Lake Superior State University. With a 6-3 win over the Lakers, the Dragons improved to 10-3 overall and 1-0 in GLIAC action. Tiffin took a 2-1 edge after ...

Durr leads Heidelberg at Emory

ATLANTA, Ga. — With three Princes holding a spot in the top five, junior Tristen Durr grabbed the No. 1 spot for Heidelberg. Durr won the top spot in men's hammer throw with a toss of 175.68 feet. Ben Gutzky claimed the fifth spot with a toss of 160.76 feet. Austin Neura backed him by ...

Creighton takes care of Toledo

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Marissa Janning had 15 of her 19 points in the first quarter and seventh-seeded Creighton built an early lead and went on to rout No. 10 seed Toledo 76-49 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday. The Bluejays (24-7) will face second-seeded Oregon State ...

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BOWLING: The Tiffin Women's Bowling Association will meet at 7 p.m. March 23 at Heritage Lanes to hand out City Tournament prizes and have an election for officers. SOCCER: The Tiffin Soccer Club is registering players age 5-14 now through March 30 for the season, which runs April 3-May 25. ...

’Berg bats boom

RICHMOND, Ind. — Evan Long’s grand slam, Heidelberg’s first homer of the year, keyed a 12-run burst in the fifth inning Thursday as the Student Princes rallied past Earlham 20-14. Long’s homer was one of two in the fifth by Heidelberg (7-4), with the senior combining with Joey ...

Dragons swat Cedarville

Doubles action proved to be a struggle for Tiffin’s men’s tennis team as those matches were the closest of the day. Tiffin was able to over come the struggles as it swept Cedarville 9-0 Wednesday. The day opened with the struggles of doubles play, but the team of Luis Ludena and Toby ...

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BOWLING: The Tiffin Women's Bowling Association will hold a meeting at 7 p.m. March 23 at Heritage Lanes to hand out City Tournament prizes and have an election for officers. n Harry Smith claimed the men's high series (334) and high score (185) for the Allen Eiry Center League. Bonnie ...

Four area players gain All-Ohio nod

Clyde’s Heidi Marshall was named to the third team and three other area players also gained awards when The Associated Press announced its Division II and Division III All-Ohio girls basketball teams Tuesday. Marshall’s honor came in Division II, where she was joined by honorable mention ...

Karl leads 4 area players on Division IV All-Ohio teams

It was a phenomenal year for area girls basketball with a plethora of talented players on the court and great teams making deep runs into the tournament, including Old Fort and Buckeye Central into the regionals. As a result, four individuals were selected to the All-Ohio teams Monday ...

All-N10 boys list loaded with Rams

Five players and the coach from Upper Sandusky earned All-N10 Athletic Conference honors when the list was released Monday. Wes Vent took the top honor as he was named N10 player of the year and earned first-team honors. The senior Ram led the league with 19.8 points per game and grabbed 7.1 ...

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FOOTBALL: Fostoria native and Buffalo Bills defensive back Micah Hyde will host a free youth camp, in cooperation with Imagine For Youth Foundation, June 10 at Memorial Stadium in Fostoria for fourth through eighth graders. The camp for fourth through sixth graders runs 10 a.m.-3 p.m., and the ...

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Old Fort's Jordan Magers tries to get through Ottoville’s Madison Knodell (left) and Brooke Mangus Saturday during the Division IV regional final in Elida.

Ottoville steals regional from Old Fort

ELIDA – If there were any break-ins in Old Fort or Bettsville Saturday night, law enforcement may want to look at suspects from the Ottoville area. It would have made sense because in Elida, Ottoville’s girls basketball team was thieving everything else from Old Fort in the Division IV ...

Tiffin repeats with NCAA track title

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Tiffin’s men came up big in late events Saturday to claim their second NCAA Division II Indoor Track and Field National Championship title in a row. The Dragons posted 28 points on Day 1 of the competition and kept on going to upend Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic ...

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Columbian 126-pounder Caden Blust attempts to turn Defiance’s Danny Assaf in the seventh-place match at the state meet in Columbus.

Mohawk’s Draper 4th, Carey’s May 6th, TC’s Blust 8th

COLUMBUS — Placement day in the Ohio State High school wrestling tournament is usually filled with a mix of emotions for wrestlers, ranging from extreme highs to disappointing lows. For three area wrestlers alive Saturday, one was wrestling the last match of his decorated career, one was ...

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Upper Sandusky’s Harrison Sheaffer (left) and Ry Adams pressure Elida’s Daniel Unruh during the Division II district final at Ada Saturday.

Rams’ rally falls short against Elida

ADA — Upper Sandusky coach Jeff Winslow had what he wanted. Trailing Elida 55-53 in the Division II district finals with less than 25 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter, the ball was in the hands of Winslow’s go-to player, senior Wes Vent. “He’s done it all year long, he’s ...

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 Old Fort's Mackenzie Ward defends Hicksville's Katelynn Berenyi during the regional semifinal game at Elida Thursday.

Similar Stockaders, Big Green face off for spot at state tourney

When Jennifer Ritzler gathered her players together at the end of Friday's practice, she said she reminded them they were on the cusp of a state tournament appearance. “I thought I'd get giggles and some excitement,” the Old Fort coach said. Instead, her players were unflappable. ...

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Carey's Tanner May is hugged by coach Ryan Pratt as assistant coach Matt Lawrence looks on follwing May's victory of Versailles Jerome Bey in the 182-pound match during the state wrestling tournament at the Jerome Schottenstein Center in Columbus on Friday,

Area trio set to make podium at state

COLUMBUS — Coming into Day 2 of the Ohio State Wrestling Meet Friday, five area wrestlers were alive including a pair in the quarterfinals. After the morning session, it was just one wrestler, Carey freshman Tanner May, who had a shot at a state title in Division III. The impressive and ...