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Rams shut out Tigers

ATTICA — Upper Sandusky and Seneca East wrapped up their regular season with the Rams taking a 6-0 win over the Tigers Wednesday in Northern 10 Athletic Conference action. The Rams (12-11, 9-7) scored single runs in the top of the first and fourth innings before pouring on four more in the ...

TC’s Denegall and Boes, Clyde’s 4×800 qualify for regional

FINDLAY – It was a solid start for Columbian and Clyde’s boys at the Division I district meet in Findlay Wednesday. For the first day, Columbian’s James Denegall and Brook Boes booked a spot in the regional, while Clyde’s 4x800 relay did the same. Denegall was fourth in the long jump ...

Warriors take down top-seeded Eagles; face Lucas again

SHELBY — Mohawk was dealt the task of facing one of the more dominant small-division pitchers in northwest Ohio Tuesday. Monroeville’s Carley Helmstetter had allowed just nine earned runs in 118 1/3 innings while striking out over 200 batters. No problem. The fourth-seeded Warriors ...

Westfield shuts down Tigers

SHELBY — Seneca East coach John Sauers said his team had been struggling to hit lately. Facing a dominant pitcher like Erica Westfeld when she is on did not help things. Westfield took a perfect game into the fifth inning, leading second-seeded Lucas to a 4-1 Division IV district ...

Stockaders rout Panthers in district semifinal

OAK HARBOR — It was pretty evident Old Fort was ready to play Tuesday in a Division IV district semifinal matchup with Sandusky St. Mary. The Stockaders scored in five of six innings, including a five-run fifth in a 13-3 run-rule. With the victory, Old Fort will face Gibsonburg — for ...

Blue Jackets hold off Streaks for SBC victory

NEW RIEGEL — Two runs in the fifth gave New Riegel the insurance it needed to secure a 5-3 win over Sandusky Bay Conference River Division rival Fremont St. Joe. The Blue Jackets opened the game with three runs in the bottom half of the first inning for a 3-0 lead. A two-run fifth extended ...

Seneca East snares share of N10 title

ATTICA — Make it three out of four. Seneca East got timely hitting early and countered some errors in the field Monday to beat Upper Sandusky 4-1 and finish tied atop the Northern 10 Athletic Conference standings with Carey. The Tigers and Carey both ended the N10 slate 15-1, giving ...

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OHSAA RECOGNITION: The Ohio High School Athletic Association will recognize the 50th anniversary of Old Fort’s baseball state title before the June 2 Division IV state championship game in Columbus. The Stockaders, coached by Jim Rosendahl, won the 1968 Class A title by beating Anna 6-0 to ...

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GOLF: The Columbian football program will hold its inaugural TC Football Alumni and Friends Golf Outing June 10 at Clinton Heights. Cost is $220 per team and includes snack at the turn and Carmie's catered lunch. Side games, door prizes, raffles, 50/50 and memorabilia items will be available. ...

Lady Red knock off Sailors in eight innings

By Josh Morgret Sports Writer BELLEVUE — In a matter of just minutes, Bellevue went from concern to pure jubilation. The Lady Red trailed by a run headed into the eighth inning against Vermilion, but got big hits from their biggest players. Sophia Pressler hit a game-tying home run ...

SE turns tables on Ridgedale

ATTICA —A day after being shutout 1-0 by Ridgedale, Seneca East returned the favor. Brooke Enders’ single plated Jessica Bowerman in the first inning, and gave the Tigers a 1-0 edge on the Rockets. Then, SE starting pitcher Lauren Sauers made the run stand up. She fired seven scoreless ...

Coots, Columbian top Willard

Every time Willard tried to rally during Friday’s Division II district quarterfinal against Columbian, the Tornadoes answered. And no one answered louder than Kennedy Coots. The Tornadoes leadoff hitter made her biggest contribution to the team’s 6-4 win when she opened the bottom of ...

Tigers get shot at share of N10

ATTICA — Ridgedale scored three unearned runs in the top of the seventh for the lead, but Seneca East countered with RBI singles in the bottom of the seventh and eighth to claim a 4-3 win Saturday. The win improved the 19-3 Tigers to 14-1 in the Northern 10 Athletic Conference, giving them ...

Tornadoes upset top-seeded Lexington in quarterfinal

LEXINGTON — Columbian combined good pitching with clutch hitting Friday to upset No. 1 seed Lexington 3-2 in a Division II district quarterfinal. With the win, the Tornadoes (13-11) will play Ontario at 2 p.m. Thursday at Heidelberg. The Warriors have won 21 straight games. Columbian ...

Calvert boys win SBC River championship

BELLEVUE — Calvert and many other area boy’s track and field squads competed at the Sandusky Bay Conference Championships Friday, but the Senecas came home with the team title for the River Division. Calvert topped the River Division with 132 points, while Lakota followed in second with ...

Fliers soar over Panthers, will face Wauseon

CLYDE — Clyde used a seven-run inning to jump out to a 10-0 win over Maumee Friday in the Division II district quarterfinal. With the win, the Fliers advance to play Wauseon Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. in Genoa. The Fliers plated two runs in the second, seven in the third and a single run in ...

Stockaders’ bats overwhelm Calvert

Postseason Games OLD FORT —Whitney Bilger clubbed a solo home run, Laini Gillett smacked two doubles, and Old Fort overpowered Calvert in a Division IV postseason game, 13-3. It was the Stockaders’ third win over the Senecas this season. With this victory, Old Fort advances to ...

TC gets a few wins, but no district qualifiers

FREMONT — Every Columbian player or doubles team got a win Thursday at the Division II sectional tournament at Fremont Ross. However, none got to the semifinals, and TC didn’t qualify anyone for districts. In singles play, Anthony Petrosino had a first-round bye before topping Zach ...

13-run eruption in 3rd frame lifts SE

ATTICA — Bo Smith was cruising on the mound and Seneca East led 4-0 after two innings, before the Tigers unleashed a 13-run third inning to blow the game open Thursday in an 18-2 Division IV district quarterfinal victory over Ridgemont. The Tigers compiled 15 hits as Kainon Ruffing (3 ...

Columbian squeaks by Old Fort 9-8

Columbian jumped on Old Fort 8-3 through four innings Wednesday. However, the Stockaders made things interesting with four runs in the top of the fifth and a run in the seventh, but Columbian got a huge insurance run in the sixth to get the win, 9-8, in non-league play. Chloe Gibson and ...