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Adelsperger joins 1,000-point club in Old Fort win

FREMONT — It took a while, but Alli Adelsperger reached a milestone. Then she led Old Fort to victory. Adelsperger entered the game four points shy of 1,000 in her career, but had just a 3-pointer in the second quarter, a period in which Fremont St. Joe stymied Old Fort's offense to ...

Whippets use big first-quarter run to defeat Tornadoes

SHELBY — It was more than a blink of an eye. But not much more. Columbian's Jared Akers hit a couple 3-pointers during a three-plus-minute span early in the first quarter for his only points of the night. But what transpired between those shots made all the difference. That's when ...

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Eastwood heats up, overwhelms Fostoria

FOSTORIA — Eastwood combined good shooting with 21 Fostoria turnovers Thursday to claim a 61-38 Northern Buckeye Conference win. The Eagles (3-0, 2-0 NBC) shot better than 53 percent (23 for 47) from the field and went 11 for 14 on foul shots.Logan Frobose and Cade Boos each scored 13 ...

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Columbian falls to Bellevue, beats Ontario

SHELBY — The Columbian wrestling team won a match and lost a match in a quad-meet with Bellevue and Ontario — which was hosted by Shelby  — Wednesday. Columbian took the win over Ontario 66-12, and lost to Bellevue 42-34. At 120, Andrew Branson also went 2-0 as he won both of his ...

Tornadoes’ teams pile up wins at Margaretta

CASTALIA — Both the boys and girls swim teams competed in a tri-meet hosted by Margaretta on Wednesday. St. Joe also was there. Columbian's Izzy Lewis won the 200 IM in 2:45.28, and the 100 breast in 1:20.01), while teammate Anna Fletcher  took the 50 free in 26.89 and the 100 fly in ...

BC’s pressure too much for Blue Jackets

NEW WASHINGTON — Buckeye Central girls coach Greg Moore said he likes playing an up-tempo game on both sides of the floor. New Riegel knew that, but couldn't handle the full-court pressure applied by the Bucks as the Blue Jackets turned the ball over 12 times in the first half (20 in the ...

Blue Devils romp Warriors

SYCAMORE — Sydney Kin turned in a double-double and Carey's defense bottled up Mohawk in a 52-25 Northern 10 Athletic Conference win Tuesday. Kin keyed the winners with 25 points and 12 rebounds, helping the Blue Devils (3-2, 2-1 N10) hold a 35-23 advantage on the boards. Jessica Johnson ...

Heidelberg goes 0 for 3s, loses to Yellow Jackets

Heidelberg coach Morgan Harrigan, who was a player and assistant for the team, couldn't remember a night like Tuesday. Heidelberg lost to Baldwin Wallace 69-54, thanks in large part to a rough shooting performance in the second half. The Student Princes made just 3 of 16 field goal attempts ...

Multi winners key Tornadoes in dual meet with Willard

Izzy Lewis, Anna Fletcher and Dannah Smith each figured in four wins Tuesday to lead Columbian in a swimming dual against Willard. Each won two individual events and swam on two winning relays for the Tornadoes. Lewis took the 200 IM (2:45.52) and 100 breast (1:21.94), Fletcher claimed the ...

TC bowling picks up a pair of wins

FREMONT — Graydon Bunting and Kailee Shank led the Columbian boys and girls bowling squads to wins Monday over Fremont Ross at Plaza Lanes. For the boys, TC topped Ross 2,768-1,563, while the girls won 1,804-1,523. Bunting bowled a 402 series (170, 232) to lead Columbian, while Kyler Krupp ...

TU QB Pipkin accepts invite to Senior Bowl

When things weren’t going well, or after a bad game, Tiffin University coach Gary Goff would sit in his office as his quarterback, Antonio Pipkin, stretched out on the couch. More than once, Goff said, he’d pose a question to the 6-foot-3 standout. “I’ve looked him in the eye and ...

Dragons upset No. 1 Cardinals

When you host the nation’s top-ranked team in a conference game, you have two choices — play scared or take it to them. Tiffin chose the latter, and claimed perhaps its biggest win in program history. Khaleal McCormick got back in the form coach Jerry Buccilla said they’ve both been ...

Heidelberg holds off scrappy Quakers

Heidelberg coach Andy Bucheit said he knew the game with Wilmington could be an up-and-down affair with turnovers and a lot of points. He was right. The Student Princes and Quakers combined for 51 turnovers and 84 free throws as The ‘Berg downed a young Wilmington squad 97-85 Saturday in Ohio ...

Chieftains turn back Stockaders

OLD FORT — Gauge Sadler and Trent Ardner combined for 29 points Saturday as Hopewell-Loudon upended Old Fort 47-41. Sadler led the winners with 18 points and Ardner netted 11. Jordyn Jury tossed in another seven points. Eric Bell scored 11 points and hauled in 13 rebounds for the ...

White’s 26 points sparks Calvert’s comeback win

KANSAS — Calvert roared back from a 15-point deficit in the fourth quarter Saturday to clip Sandusky Bay Conference foe Lakota 44-42. The Senecas (1-3, 1-1 SBC) struggled offensively in the first half and entered the break down 26-12. Lakota pushed the lead to 40-25 in the third quarter ...

Wilmington’s paint presence dominates HU

WILMINGTON — Carli Patrick’s double-double effort was not enough to earn the win for Heidelberg as the women’s team lost to host Wilmington Saturday, 64-49. Wilmington made its presence known in the paint scoring 44 of its 64 points in the inside. Heidelberg (2-4, 1-1 Ohio Athletic ...

Brockington’s late 3 rescues TC

With Columbian leading Kenton 43-23 heading into the fourth quarter Friday night, the game was all but over. Or was it? Kenton started the fourth quarter with a 15-2 run before a Ro Durham three-point play for TC with 3:02 left. With the basket, the Tornadoes led 48-38, but it wasn’t safe ...

Worst resigns as Carey coach

CAREY — Todd Worst has resigned as Carey's football coach. Athletic Director Kent Asher confirmed the resignation Friday night, adding the resignation would be accepted at Monday's school board meeting. Attempts to contact Worst were unsuccessful Friday.Worst coached the Blue Devils for ...