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Lady Red take it to Tornadoes

It almost didn’t matter what the situation was or who was on base. Columbian coach Erica Dickman was not going to let Bellevue’s Alex Fiske beat her team. In the second inning the Lady Red’s Jillian Sumser led off with a double, and Dickman said what would become a familiar ...

League-leading Truckers edge Fliers to take control of SBC

CLYDE — In a battle between two of the top teams in the Sandusky Bay Conference Lake Division, it was Norwalk that slipped past Clyde 3-2. At singles, Norwalk’s Austin Brown took down Alex Calliet 6-3, 6-2 at No. 1, while Andrew Mozina beat Ben Hohenstein 6-3, 6-3 at No. 3. Clyde’s ...

Hay, Bellevue push past Columbian

Dalton Hay’s pitching kept Columbian in check, and a three-run burst in the sixth proved pivotal in Bellevue’s 6-3 win in Tiffin Monday. Hay pitched six innings, allowing three runs on five hits. Only one of the runs was earned. He allowed three hits and struck out seven while not walking ...

State-ranked New Riegel edges OF

NEW RIEGEL — Old Fort led 2-0 for five innings Monday. After New Riegel tied the game with a pair of runs in the bottom of the sixth, Old Fort had a few innings to respond, but just couldn’t get it done as New Riegel walked-off a win, 3-2, in Sandusky Bay Conference River Division ...

Upper Sandusky dominates N10 tri-meet

UPPER SANDUSKY — The Upper Sandusky boys and girls track teams won a combined 28 events in a Northern 10 Athletic Conference tri-meet with Ridgedale and Buckeye Central Monday. The boys won the meet 110-30 over Ridgedale, while BC had 17 points. The girls had 105 points, while the Rockets ...

Spartans take down Student Princes

CLEVELAND — In a game that was originally supposed to be played at Heidelberg, Case Western Reserve scored four runs in the first inning and didn’t look back in an 8-1 win. The game was moved to Cleveland because of rain. The Spartans totaled 15 hits, including four off of HU starting ...

Margaretta powers past Hopewell-Loudon

BASCOM — Hitting wasn’t a problem for Hopewell-Loudon Thursday when it hosted Margaretta. The Chieftains had eight hits — two homers, two doubles — against Polar Bear pitching. But Hopewell-Loudon pitching allowed 13 hits, and the defense committed six errors. The result was a 15-5 ...

Rams find a way around Seneca East

UPPER SANDUSKY — In a game dominated by pitching Thursday, Upper Sandusky got two hits when it needed them to edge Northern 10 Athletic Conference foe Seneca East 1-0. Jason Holly went the distance for Upper Sandusky, fanning 17 while scattering two hits and four walks. Jake Hall’s ...

As MLB celebrates Robinson, Doby gets overlooked

Every April 15, Major League Baseball has all of its players where No. 42. The league celebrates the anniversary of the big-league debut of Jackie Robinson, the first African-American player of the 20th century. Robinson is always celebrated, as he should be. And that honor extends beyond a ...

Clyde keeps rolling with eighth-straight win

SANDUSKY — Clyde claimed its eighth win in a row Thursday in what’s become its typical dominating style, booting Perkins 5-0 in Sandusky Bay Conference Lake Division play. Since a 3-2 loss April 4 to SBC rival Norwalk, the Fliers have won six matches by 5-0 scores and the other two by 4-1 ...

Mr. 500: Clyde’s Marshall reflects on milestone, coaching career

CAREY — There are two numbers pertaining to Clyde softball coach Marc Marshall’s career. There is the No. 30, which constitutes the number of years he’s been coaching softball at Clyde. Then there is the No. 500, which counts for the wins he achieved with his team beating Perkins ...

Senecas blank St. Joe in Fremont

FREMONT — Frannie Webb doubled, had three hits and drove in three runs, and Caitlin Borer was brilliant in the circle as Calvert run-ruled St. Joe 11-0 in five innings. Borer pitched five complete innings, only surrendering one single each to Kayla Lopez and Hannah Paeth. She walked three ...

Singles sweep gets Frazee first win against Shelby

SHELBY — Levi Malone got a bit of redemption and coach Aaron Frazee picked up his first career win against Shelby in Upper Sandusky’s 3-2 victory Wednesday. All three wins for the Rams (9-2) came in singles play. Malone beat Ryan Stahl 7-6 (7-3), 6-3 at No. 1 singles, Landon Cotto-Ramos ...

Wilkinson dominates in OF shutout

OLD FORT — Kaleb Wilkinson was shutting down, and shutting out, Gibsonburg Wednesday. The Old Fort starting pitcher was brilliant through six innings, allowing just two hits and striking out 11 batters. All he needed was a little help from his offense. The game was scoreless through 5 1/2 ...

Briefs

JV TENNIS: Upper Sandusky got doubles wins against Shelby from the duos of Seth Mawer and Ben Blankenship (8-4), Jacob Herbert and Blake Herbert (8-1), and Xander Hildebrand and Ethan Steele (9-7). n Clyde's Sam Borden, Hunter Rofkar, Ethan Keegan, Mat Jackson, Grant McMaster and Jackson ...

Tigers get a run in seventh, edge Eagles

ATTICA — Seneca East beat Colonel Crawford 4-3 Tuesday. But the Tigers had to work for it in the late innings. Seneca East hadn’t managed much of anything through five innings against Northern 10 Athletic Conference rival Colonel Crawford. Going to the bottom of the sixth, the Tigers ...

Leiter figures in 4 wins as H-L tops Riverdale standings

MOUNT BLANCHARD — Taylor Leiter figured in four wins for Hopewell-Loudon, helping the Chieftains finish first in a meet at Riverdale. Hopewell-Loudon took the meet with 109 points, edging out the host Falcons, who had 104. Vanlue had 48 points, while Pandora-Gilboa had 47 and Liberty-Benton ...

Burkhart out-duels Lacy in Eagles win over Seneca East

ATTICA — Colonel Crawford scratched across a run in the top of the first inning Tuesday at Seneca East. That was the lone run of the game for the Eagles and it was enough in a 1-0 Northern 10 Athletic Conference win. Seneca East (8-4, 6-2) out-hit the Eagles 5-2, but it didn’t ...

Fliers take care of Columbian

CLYDE — Jacob Weingart recorded Columbian's only win Tuesday, beating Clyde's No. 3 player, Ben Hohenstein 1-6, 6-3, 6-1. Other than that, it was all Fliers. Clyde's Alex Caillet topped Columbian's Collin Burkett 6-1, 6-2, and the Fliers' Daniel Stevens beat TC's Jason Weng, 6-1, 6-2 in ...

Fliers erupt late against Carey

Clyde coach Marc Marshall said his team looked like it was going through the motions for the first few innings Tuesday at Carey. However, for the last three, the motion was scoring a plot of runs. Thirteen runs in the last three innings, to be exact. The Blue Devils led 6-2 through four ...