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Britons drop Student Princes in overtime

On a night neither team shot well from the floor, it was Albion who squeaked past Heidelberg for a 74-71 overtime win Tuesday. 'Berg (1-2) trailed for most of the game, including by six with 42 seconds, left when the Student Princes turned the up their defense with a full-court ...

Greyhounds’ hot shooting sinks Dragons

ASHLAND — Despite Alex Brown's game-high 31 points for Tiffin, the Dragons fell to the University of Indianapolis 101-88 Wednesday on the second day of the Ashland University Classic. The Dragons (2-3) couldn't keep up with the Greyhounds' offense as they shot 66 percent (33 of 50) from ...

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GIRLS JUNIOR HIGH BASKETBALL: The Hopewell-Loudon seventh grade team was routed 24-2 by Van Buren on Monday. Ashley Daniel scored the two points. n Hopewell-Loudon's eighth grade team topped Van Buren 26-19. Allie Milligan led the Chieftains with nine points, while Emily Brickner added ...

TU falls in exhibition

FAIRBORN— The Tiffin men's basketball team traveled to Wright State Monday and fell in an exhibition to its Division I opponent, 73-49. The Raiders jumped out to an early lead and took an 18-8 edge at the 12:49 mark of the first half. Wright State continued to pile on, hitting better than ...

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GOLF: Bumps Senior golfers will play at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Seneca Hills Golf Club, weather permitting. Golfers are asked to arrive by 10:40 a.m. Call Bobby Pollitt at (419) 447-9446 for more information.

TU’s Ngandu wins national title

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — James Ngandu finished his college career at Tiffin with the highest honor by winning the 2017 NCAA Division II national championship. The Nakuru, Kenya native adds the national championship to his Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference and Midwest Regional ...

Heidelberg outlasts No. 12 North Central

It was a big win. But to Heidelberg senior guard Kiere Bennie, it was more than that. Heidelberg outlasted North Central — the No. 12 team in Division III — Saturday at Seiberling Gymnasium, holding on for a 98-93 victory in double overtime. The win was Heidelberg's first over a ranked ...

Bellevue’s postseason run comes to an end

ASHLAND — Ed Nasonti admitted he was feeling reasonably good coming out of the half. His Bellevue Redmen, underdogs coming into the Division IV Region 14 finals at Ashland, trailed the undefeated Shelby Whippets 14-7. Yes, Bellevue was behind. But it had done something no team had managed ...

Missed opportunities costly for Redmen

ASHLAND — After taking one of the worst losses in school history in Week 4 against Shelby, Bellevue knew it would have to play a nearly flawless game if it wanted redemption Friday. The Redmen had chances, but too many missed opportunities led to a 42-21 loss to Shelby in a Division IV ...

Another week, another undefeated foe

Another rematch. Another undefeated team. Back in Week 4, Bellevue went to Shelby and left with a 46-0 loss. In Week 13, the Redmen are looking to have a repeat performance from last week and beat the 12-0 Whippets in the Division IV regional finals. Part of the reason that the Whippets did ...

Fliers, Warriors top district list

Clyde and Mohawk each had five of the area’s 21 first-teamers when the All-Northwest District football team was announced Thursday. In all, 57 local players landed on the list, which was selected by a panel of district media members. Clyde’s honors came in Division III, with seniors ...

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OHSAA FOUNDATION GAME: Calvert's girls basketball team will host Columbian in a 6 p.m. game Friday, with proceeds benefiting The Humane Society of Seneca County. WRESTLING: The 41st annual Bob Bailey Bellevue Wrestling Invitational is Dec. 9. Weight class sponsors are currently being sought. ...

Dragons defense key in first victory

It was the most lopsided victory of the Jason Mishler era. Tiffin University shot better than 50 percent from the floor, held a large advantage in the rebounding battle, and turned Wednesday's game with Urbana into a rout, winning 69-38. It was the Dragons first win of the season. Mishler, ...

Fouls plague ’Berg

CRAWFORDSVILLE, Ind. — Heidelberg opened its season on the road against No. 2 Augustana Wednesday, and fell 73-64 after making a big comeback. The Princes committed 22 fouls in the game, which sent the Vikings to the line 31 times. Augustana converted 25 of those attempts, which helped ...

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OHSAA FOUNDATION GAME: Calvert's girls basketball team will host Columbian in a 6 p.m. game Friday, with proceeds benefiting The Humane Society of Seneca County. BOWLING: The Tiffin Men's Bowling Association will meet Thursday at 7 p.m. in the K of C Hall to discuss rules for the City ...

Mauricio, five other Fostoria players earn all-NBC honors

Devin Mauricio landed on the first team and five teammates also picked up honors when the Northern Buckeye Conference released its football honors list. Mauricio, a sophomore, caught 44 passes for 814 yards and eight touchdowns for the Redmen. He also returned a punt and a kickoff for ...

Calvert’s Jones takes top award in SBC River

Calvert’s Austin Jones was named the Most Outstanding Performer in the SBC River Division when the All-Sandusky Bay Conference teams were released Monday. The Senecas’ running back earned offensive first-team honors after he rushed for a league-leading 1,642 yards and had 24 touchdowns. ...

Dragons routed in season finale

ALLENDALE, Mich. — Tiffin had an early lead but turnovers got the best of the Dragons which allowed Grand Valley State to come back and take a commanding win Saturday 45-7. The Dragons lost three of their four fumbles and threw an interception in the loss. TU took a 7-0 lead midway ...

Seniors power ’Berg blowout

Brock Riggs stood in the center of the field, and was told by Heidelberg’s graduate assistant, Marissa Smego, to hold on — the left tackle was wanted for a postgame interview. “I thought the other guys would overshadow me,” the Heidelberg senior said, “Didn’t the other guys break ...

Dragons’ volleyball keeps on winning

The streak continues. Tiffin University won its sixth-straight match and avenged an early loss by beating Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference foe Ashland 25-23, 25-23, 25-15 Saturday. The win, which came on Senior Day, gave the Dragons their most season victories since 2006, ...