Briefs 10-11


ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT SALE: Columbian will sell outdated athletic uniforms, practice gear, T-shirts and trophies not associated with NOL championships or OHSAA sponsored tournaments prior to the Oct. 18 homecoming football game with Shelby. The sale runs 4:30-6:30 p.m. in the cafeteria.

GOLF: Wednesday’s Retirees League at Clinton Heights saw three teams place at the top with 5 under par. The teams were Bob Teach, Ted Rombach, Dave Purnell and Lou Griselding; Chuck Wilbert, Jim Radcliff, Nick Parente and Gary Hohman; and Ray Nutter, Bummy Farr, Ron Troxell and Casey Breighner. Prizes went to Dave Seislove (long putt No. 3), Mike Hampp (closest in one No. 5), Craig Neifer (closest in two No. 7) and Troxell (closest in three No. 9).

n By virtue of a draw, Keith Breighner, Tom Holz, Steve Schafer, Gene Sherer and Dave Everhart claimed the win in Thursday’s Retirees League at Seneca Hills at 4 under par. Three other teams also finished at 4 under. Prizes went to Sherer (long putt No. 7) and Dick Best (closest to the pin No. 2).

JV VOLLEYBALL: New Riegel capped a 10-0 Midland Athletic League season by thundering past Old Fort 25-6 in the third game after battling to a split in the first two. Old Fort won the opener 26-24, with the Blue Jackets rallying for a 27-25 victory in the second to force the finale. Leah Bouillon’s 16 digs, nine assists, five kills and two aces led New Riegel. Mackenzie Reinhart added 10 digs and nine kills, and Hailey Theis tallied nine digs, six kills and five aces. Mackenzie Ward tallied 18 digs and four kills for Old Fort, Thalia Lopez came up with 15 digs, Hali Kimmet had 11 assists and nine digs, Caylie Menkhoff registered 11 digs, Emily Manasian had 10 digs and Hanna Whitman chipped in eight digs and four kills.

n Hopewell-Loudon beat Seneca East 25-17, 25-21.

n Carey defeated Fremont St. Joesph 25-21, 25-13.

n Mohawk outlasted North Baltimore 25-19, 25-23, getting 10 assists, seven digs and six kills from Stacy Clouse. Hannah Kieffer added nine assists, six digs and five kills, Brooke McClain had nine digs and Katie Pinkston slammed six kills.

FRESHMAN VOLLEYBALL: North Baltimore handed Mohawk its first Midland Athletic League loss, beating the Warriors 25-23, 12-25, 26-24. The Warriors fell to 15-2 overall and 9-1 in the MAL. Addie Thiery slammed nine kills and three aces for Mohawk, Chelsey Trusty tallied 17 assists and five kills and Kennedy Jeffrey hammered eight aces and six kills.

JUNIOR HIGH VOLLEYBALL: Old Fort defeated New Riegel in seventh grade action 25-16, 25-12. Madison Guth recorded eight kills, Audrey Whitman had three aces, and Faith Williams added three assists. New Riegel’s Christen Hohman had five aces, two assists, and Wanda Reinhart added two digs and one assist.

n Old Fort defeated New Riegel in eighth grade action 25-17, 25-22. Sarah Hossler (2 digs) smacked four kills and six aces, Sydney Hossler (2 assists) served three aces and Madisyn Spencer had three assists and four digs, Kiely Taylor (2 digs) recorded three kills, Hanna Bilger had three assists, and Whitney Bilger added three digs. New Riegel’s Lindsay Bouillon had 11 assists, Brianna Gillig recorded 10 kills and Emily Peters added five digs.

n Lakota downed Calvert’s eighth grade 25-18, 17-25, 25-23. Elayna Kapelka drilled six kills for Calvert, Kennedy Smith tallied nine assists and four aces, and Maria Goshe (3 kills) and Sara Welter (2 kills) both served four aces. Claire Thompson added three kills for Calvert.

n Calvert’s seventh grade beat Lakota 25-18, 25-18, getting four aces and four kills from Maddy Brown and four aces from Gabbi Hanna (2 kills). Shelby Hemminger lined three kills for Calvert.

n North Baltimore dropped Mohawk’s eighth grade 25-23, 21-25, 25-18, despite Destini Oler’s 12 aces and nine kills for the Warriors. Kenna Lacey (2 kills, 2 digs) added eight assists for Mohawk and Jordyn Leas (2 aces) had five assists and five digs.

n North Baltimore’s seventh grade beat Mohawk 25-23, 21-25, 26-24. Madelyn Chester served three aces for Mohawk and Aubrey Margraf lined two.

JUNIOR HIGH FOOTBALL: The Seneca East eighth grade team remained unbeaten after a 34-0 thrashing of Lakota. Bo Smith connected with Brock Martin for touchdown passes of 45 and 31 yards and a two-point conversion. Smith also hit Dylan Cornwell for a 15-yard touchdown, and Brittain Marker for a two-point conversion. Jared Gurney and Smith each ran for a TD, while Smith and Austin Curtiss each had interceptions for the Tigers.

WINTER SPORTS MEETINGS: Upper Sandusky will hold its winter sports parent meeting Oct. 21 at 7 p.m. in the high school gym. Parents of winter sports athletes must attend. Sport-specific meetings will follow the general meeting. For more information, call the school at (419) 294-2308.

n Hopewell-Loudon will hold its winter sports meeting Oct. 14 at 7 p.m. in the school auditorium. Junior high or high school students planning to play basketball, wrestle or be a cheerleader should attend with a parent or guardian. See the respective coaches for details and paperwork needed.

COACHES NEEDED: Tiffin D League seeks youth baseball coaches for ages 11-12. For more information, contact Jeff Hohman at (419) 448-7321 or

n Bettsville seeks a middle school boys basketball coach and high school cheerleading advisor. Send a letter of interest to Athletic Director Kimberly Warren, Bettsville High School, P.O. Box 6 Bettsville, Ohio 44815 or email

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Saturday is Community Day at the Tiffin University’s game with Findlay. Tiffin residents with valid ID will get in free.