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GOLF: The 2017 Miletti Open Scramble is June 11 at Seneca Hills Golf Club. The four-person scramble begins with a 7:30 a.m. check in and an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start. There are two hole-in-one contests. Door prizes and range balls are included. The awards presentation occurs at Carmie's BBQ. Cost ...

Back in regionals, Blue Devils set to take on hard-hitting Cadets

Carey has the recent postseason experience, but Hilltop has the power. Which one moves on to the regional final will be decided today at 2 p.m. in the Division IV semifinal at Findlay Marathon Diamonds. Carey made its first regional trip last year, falling to eventual state champ Convoy ...

Upper Sandusky’s Young, Carey’s Gillig share N10 coaching honor

Upper Sandusky's David Young and Carey's Teresa Gillig were named co-coaches of the year Tuesday when the Northern 10 Athletic Conference handed out postseason softball awards. Young led the Rams to their third conference title in a row. Upper Sandusky claimed the outright titles in 2015 and ...

Deats fires 2-hit shutout, Calvert claims SBC River

With a league championship to win, Calvert coach Brian Rothrock handed the ball to his best — senior pitcher Peyton Deats. Deats, who was making his final high school start, did what he has done for so much of his career. He got the job done. The senior threw seven shutout innings and ...

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GOLF: The 2017 Miletti Open Scramble will be held June 11 at Seneca Hills Golf Club. The four-person scramble will begin at 8:30 a.m. as a shotgun start and check-in is at 7:30 a.m. There are two hole-in-one contests, there are door prizes and range balls are included. The awards presentation ...

Bellevue’s Ray, NR’s Kirian, Hughes nab top District 9 honors

Bellevue's Bryce Ray and New Riegel's Michael Kirian and Gregg Hughes earned the top awards in their respective divisions Monday when the Northwest Ohio District 9 Coaches Association announced its all-district team. Ray was named the player of the year in Division I, while Kirian claimed the ...

Two Seneca pitchers combine for no-hitter

FOSTORIA — Two Calvert pitchers combined for nine strikeouts and six walks in a no-hitter against St. Wendelin. Conner Kennedy struck out six batters in as many innings while walking five to earn an 11-0 win. Kaden Wuescher tossed the final inning of play, fanning three and walking ...

Arbogast, New Riegel finish off district win over Senecas

CLYDE — To most hitters, being down 0-and-2 in the count is a bad thing. But New Riegel senior Brandon Arbogast doesn’t see it that way. Even if you are stuck on 0-and-2 for roughly 15 ½ hours. It was Arbogast who was at the plate Friday with an 0-2 count against Calvert pitcher ...

Undefeated Bears put together big innings, eliminate Stockaders

OAK HARBOR —It was easy to understand why Old Fort coach Jason Ward might not feel comfortable Saturday in the Division IV district final against Gibsonburg. Not even when his starting pitcher, Sarah Hossler, threw a pair of scoreless innings to start the game. Or when the Stockaders' ...

SE’s Morgan, Senecas claim district crowns

BUCYRUS — Seneca East’s Morgan England won the girls pole vault and Calvert’s boys captured the 4x100 to highlight area efforts Saturday on the second day of the Division III district meet at Bucyrus High. England cleared 11-6 to take the pole vault for the Tigers. Teammates Amber ...

Carey beats Grove in district finals for 2nd-straight year

FOSTORIA — It was a different year, but the same result. Last season, Columbus Grove and Carey met in the Division IV district final at Fostoria. The Bulldogs were the higher seed, but it didn't matter as Dani Berardinelli-Clark and the Blue Devils shut out Columbus Grove 5-0 and advanced ...

Lexington cools Clyde offense

The Clyde offense had been on fire over the last week. The Fliers put up 54 runs in four games since topping top-seeded Shelby in a sectional championship game. On Saturday, Clyde had its chances, but never could convert, falling 6-0 to Lexington in a Division II district championship game ...

Colts power past Rams for district title

MILAN — Macy Wade belted three hits and scored twice Saturday to fuel Clear Fork's 5-2 Division III district final win against Upper Sandusky. The Colts snapped a scoreless tie with three runs in the second. Both teams scored once in the fifth, with Upper Sandusky adding a run in the sixth ...

Clevinger carries no-hitter into seventh as Indians shut out Astros

HOUSTON (AP) — The Cleveland Indians have needed someone to step up with ace Corey Kluber on the disabled list with a back problem. On Saturday it was Mike Clevinger who filled that role, pitching no-hit ball into the seventh inning before Andrew Miller and Cody Allen completed the ...

Columbian qualifies 6 events to regionals

For someone who hadn’t done any high school track before this season, Ro Durham is making quite a statement. The Columbian senior, who won a pair of events at last week’s Northern Ohio League Meet, came up big on Day 2 of the Division I districts at Frost-Kalnow Stadium. Durham placed ...

Sehlhorst leads Columbian to a pair of wins

It was a big week for Columbian softball, with two big regular season wins and a couple of records set by Autumn Sehlhorst. This past Monday, Columbian overcame an early 8-1 deficit, scoring five runs in the fourth and three in the seventh to stun Seneca East, 9-8. In that game, Carly ...

Davenport’s arm, bat thwart remarkable Redmen comeback

Clyde left fielder Tanner Davenport saved the game — and the postseason — for his team Thursday in the Division II district finals at Heidelberg. First, he did it with his arm. Then with his bat. When he was done, the Fliers advanced to Saturday's final with a 12-11 win over ...

Stockaders run third, earn regional berth

GIBSONBURG — Old Fort’s boys 4x800 team claimed the area’s lone regional berth Thursday during the first day of the Division III district meet at Gibsonburg High. Stockaders Devyn Smith, Cole Manasian, Mike Heilman and Robert Anstead ran third in 8:48.01 to earn a trip to next week’s ...

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OFFICIATING CLASS: Classes to become an OHSAA licensed volleyball official begin Sunday, June 11 at Fostoria High. Anyone interested in taking the class can log on to myohsaa.org for class details. Students must complete 25 hours of combined class time and on-court training. Call Barb Hipsher ...

Blue Devils slip past Wynford

CAREY — Hailey Niederkohr doubled in the game's only run and Bridget Mullholand was dominant in the circle Thursday as Carey nipped Wynford 1-0 in Northern 10 Athletic Conference play. Niederkohr's two-out double in the bottom of the sixth drove in Bryanna Curlis, who had singled moments ...