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GAME CHANGE: Upper Sandusky's girls basketball game Tuesday at Ridgedale will be varsity only and start at 6 p.m. JV BOYS BASKETBALL: Old fort beat Monclova Christian Academy 64-9. Ryan Miller led the way with 16 points for the Stockaders. FRESHMAN BOYS BASKETBALL: Hopewell-Loudon rolled past ...

Elmore, Chieftain girls roll past Van Buren

VAN BUREN — Hopewell-Loudon blanked Van Buren 13-0 in the first quarter and got an impressive game from Makayla Elmore in Thursday's 54-29 Blanchard Valley Conference rout. Elmore led everyone with 21 points and 14 rebounds — 12 on offense — for the Chieftains, who entered halftime up ...

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JUNIOR HIGH BOYS BASKETBALL: Calvert's eighth grade was led by Garrett Spaun with 17 points in a 54-25 routing of Fremont St. Joe Wednesday. Blake Ronski added eight points for Calvert, followed by Nolan Beeker's seven. Keegan Meyer and Luke Snyder each had six. n Drew Hohman scored 10 points ...

Five Student Princes named to all region teams

Five members of the Heidelberg football team have earned a spot on the D3football.com all-North Region team. Seniors Austin Crow, Demetrius Magee, Brock Riggs and junior Austin Baker earned first-team honors while senior Jarrett Wasson earned honorable mention. With the four on the first ...

Bellevue grad Santoro scores 12 in BG victory over Xavier

BOWLING GREEN — The Bowling Green women's basketball team jumped out to a big lead after trailing early in the first quarter, and came out with a 63-53 win over Xavier. The Musketeers held a 4-0 lead for the first two minutes of the game before a 3-pointer by the Falcons closed the gap. ...

Hensel, Rams dominate Tornadoes by 31 points

UPPER SANDUSKY — For the first quarter of Tuesday’s game, it appeared that Columbian — when it was at full strength — could compete against Upper Sandusky. The problem was the Tornadoes weren’t at full strength that often. Early 3-pointers by Maddie Brisendine and Kaia Woods ...

Flyers hold off surging Hemminger, Senecas

Norwalk St. Paul was in control of the entire game with Calvert Tuesday. The Senecas led just once in the third quarter, but every time St. Paul made a run, the Senecas responded. However, in the end, they ran out of time, losing 38-32. St. Paul’s pressure defense was too much for the ...

Kin shines in milestone win for Blue Devils

NORTH ROBINSON — Sydney Kin outscored Colonel Crawford as Carey cruised to a 68-18 Northern 10 Athletic Conference victory and picked up its 600th win in program history. Kin tallied 22 points and 11 rebounds for the unbeaten Blue Devils (4-0, 1-0 N10), who led 24-2 at the end of the first ...

Chieftains click in Tip-Off final

BASCOM — Roger Jury wasn't sure what to expect Saturday afternoon in the finals of the Chieftain Tip-Off Classic. The Hopewell-Loudon coach had watched his team obliterate Hardin Northern, 74-29, in the semifinals Friday night. But that game had started late, and caused for a quick ...

Trio of champions lead Raiders to third at Gibsonburg

GIBSONBURG — Three Lakota wrestlers won titles and another took second Saturday to lead the Raiders to third at the Gibsonburg Golden Bear Invitational. Gibsonburg claimed the team title with 268 1/2 points, with Elmwood holding off Lakota 216 1/2-212 1/2 for second. Bellevue took fifth ...

Vent, Rams run past Tornadoes

Upper Sandusky ran the ball up the court. It ran side-to-side defensively, causing 20 Columbian turnovers with its pressure. As a result, the Rams ran the Tornadoes out of the gym with a 67-35 victory Saturday night. “Tonight we did a good job of going out playing 32 minutes of ...

Dragons win 14 total event titles at Alumni Open

The Tiffin men and women's indoor track and field squads opened their seasons Saturday with the Tiffin Alumni Open, while both Heidelberg teams also started their seasons. The men's side had eight event winners while five athletes hit NCAA provisional marks along with an NCAA national best ...

Calvert’s boys second, girls third at Thunderbird Invite

LIMA — Christian Staib won two races, Sam Krout claimed another and they both helped Calvert's boys win the 200 freestyle relay Saturday guiding the Senecas to second at the Lima Central Catholic Thunderbird Invitational. Meanwhile, Taylor Harris won two individual races and helped Calvert ...

Blue Devils slip past Redskins on DeFeo bucket

CAREY — Destiny DeFeo scored the go-ahead bucket on a drive with just under 13 seconds left and Carey survived a buzzer-beating attempt at the other end Saturday to clip Arcadia 39-38. DeFeo finished with 12 points for the Blue Devils, who improved to 3-0. Kennedy Pratt missed the ...

Carey gets around Black Knights

VAN BUREN — Carey broke away in the third quarter and survived a rally in the fourth Saturday to upend Van Buren 53-52. The Blue Devils (2-0) trailed 29-28 at halftime, but outscored Van Buren 17-8 in the third period to go up 45-37. However, the Black Knights closed the gap in the fourth ...

Chieftains rout Polar Bears in opener of Tip-Off Classic

BASCOM — Playing with an edge and emotion early in the first quarter propelled Hopewell-Loudon to a blowout 74-29 win over Hardin Northern Friday night in the second game of the Chieftain Tip-Off Classic. Before the game, H-L players and members of the Rainey family touched a plaque that ...

Columbian’s offense sputters in season-opening loss to Eagles

In a preseason interview, Columbian coach Travis Kinn said he had a team of streaky shooters. Some nights, the attempts will go in. Other times, like in Friday's season opener with Oregon Clay, it's a struggle. The Tornadoes managed just 20 points through the first three quarters, and ...

Dryfuse finds makes key free throws, Blue Jackets hold off Warriors

NEW RIEGEL — New Riegel senior Ben Dryfuse just could not make a free throw. Then, in an instant, Dryfuse looked like a 90 percent shooter. Dryfuse missed his first four free throws before making three straight, helping lift the Blue Jackets to a 59-51 non-league opening-night win Friday ...

Quick start fuels Rams

UPPER SANDUSKY — Upper Sandusky took control early and coasted from there Friday to beat Willard 60-49 in the season-opener for both. The Rams vaulted out to a 19-6 lead by the first stop. Mason Vent led Upper Sandusky with 12 points, Harrison Sheaffer scored 10 and Jevon Dible and Trevor ...

Kin-led Carey boots Old Fort

OLD FORT — Sydney Kin sparked Carey's dominance in the first quarter, and the Blue Devils held off Old Fort in the fourth quarter Thursday to claim a 47-43 win. Kin netted half of her team-high 16 points in the opening period to help Carey open with a 14-6 lead. The Blue Devils stretched ...