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Wehring breaks St. Joe record in win over Calvert

Five points away from breaking Fremont St. Joe's all-time scoring record for girls basketball, Adrienne Wehring said she was thinking about the mark Thursday at Calvert. But it wasn't her first priority. “We knew we had to win this, and the next game to be able to be champions, and that ...

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JUNIOR HIGH SBC TOURNAMENT: Old Fort will host the Sandusky Bay Conference Tournament on Saturday, starting at 9:30 a.m. in the high school big gym. Lakota's and Calvert's seventh grade teams will start the tournament, with Old Fort's boys taking on Sandusky St. Mary at around 10:45 a.m., the ...

Chieftains hammer Pandora-Gilboa

BASCOM — Hopewell-Loudon blanked Pandora-Gilboa 10-0 in the first quarter and kept on dominating from there Thursday on the way to a 61-30 Blanchard Valley Conference win. Pandora-Gilboa didn't reach double digit scoring until the third quarter and started the fourth trailing ...

Columbian QB Simonds part of Tiffin’s ’18 recruiting class

Columbian coach Judd Lutz has always spoken highly of his quarterback, Todd Simonds. Despite a winless senior season, the QB was a bright spot in area football, earning the respect of not only the TC staff, but of a number of area college coaches. On Wednesday, that respect turned into an ...

N. Baltimore uses its size advantage to win big

The two biggest players on the floor Wednesday were both from North Baltimore. The 6-foot-5 sophomore Levi Gazarek and 6-4 senior Julian Hagemyer showed their talents against Lakota. The duo combined for 34 points and 17 rebounds as the Tigers topped Lakota, 72-52, in non-league ...

Offensive rebounding keys ONU’s victory over ’Berg

Heidelberg coach Andy Bucheit didn't have to be asked about it. He brought it up on his own. Following the Student Princes' 74-67 loss to Ohio Northern Wednesday night, Bucheit kept returning to one statistic, or really, one number. Twenty-one. That's how many offensive rebounds the ...

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SBC TOURNAMENT: Old Fort is to host the Sandusky Bay Conference Tournament on Saturday starting at 9:30 a.m. The tournament is to be held in the high school big gym. Lakota's and Calvert's seventh grade teams are to start the tournament. The seventh grade boys game is to be Old Fort and ...

Dragons find smooth sailing against No. 23 Storm

After getting pins in the first three weight classes, Tiffin had a back-and-forth battle with Lake Erie Wednesday. With an early 18-0 lead, the Dragons were able to hold on and take a 30-12 win over the Storm. The first first three wins came by pin fall for the Dragons. At 125 pounds, ...

Tigers jump all over Rockets

ATTICA — Seneca East started strongly and got help up and down the roster Tuesday in an 87-38 Northern 10 Athletic Conference win against Ridgedale. The Tigers (15-4, 11-4 N10) led 27-8 at the first stop. Jessica Bowerman led the way with 25 points and 10 rebounds. Marina Adachi added ...

Tornadoes give Fliers a scare in SBC Lake tilt

CLYDE — Clyde coach Ryan Fretz said his Fliers didn't overlook Columbian Tuesday night, but things surely didn't go according to plan for the second-year coach. Columbian came out aggressive and played some of the best basketball it has all season in the first quarter and had a 14-4 lead ...

Woods just misses triple-double as Columbian cruises

New Riegel coach Cindy Walerius knew her team was at a size disadvantage when it went up against Columbian Tuesday. Starters Maddie Brisendine, Serena Ingalls and Abby Dryfuse are all taller than anyone the Blue Jackets have on their roster. But that wasn't the problem. “I don't think ...

Clutch foul shots propel Redmen past Ontario

ONTARIO — Three Bellevue players combined to 17 for 20 on foul shots in the second half Tuesday to help the Redmen battle past Ontario 64-59. Trey Ruhlman finished 9 for 10 at the line over that stretch en route to 17 points for the Redmen (8-8). Jake Waskielis added a 4-for-6 effort in ...

BW roars past ‘Berg

Heidelberg started well and trailed just 11-8 halfway through, but nationally-ranked Baldwin Wallace won the final five matches, taking the final three by pin, to claim a 35-8 Ohio Athletic Conference win. Mason Brainard gave the Student Princes (7-8, 3-2 OAC) the promising start at 125 ...

Chieftains rough up Gibsonburg

GIBSONBURG — Hopewell-Loudon nearly had all the points it needed by the end of the first quarter and didn't allow Gibsonburg to reach double digits in scoring until the third Saturday en route to a 71-24 romp over the Golden Bears. The Chieftains vaulted out to a 23-2 lead by the first stop ...

No. 4 Lady Red topple TC

In hopes of competing with the No. 4 team in Division II, Columbian coach Erin Reed wanted to slow things down. “The gameplan was, regardless — unless you have a wide open layup — we bring it out, and we run something,” Reed said. “And if we don't take a shot for two minutes, we ...

OF brings pressure, handles Raiders

KANSAS — Jenny Ritzler was hoping to get a little something extra out of the press. Her Old Fort girls produced something extra special, to be sure. The Stockader girls limited Lakota to single digits in every quarter and eight total points in the second half on the way to a 52-23 win here ...

Post play keys Arcadia over NR

ARCADIA — You could almost sense that New Riegel needed just one more rebound. However, dealing with a pair of 6-foot-1 posts was the biggest problem. Emma Saltzman grabbed an offensive rebound and scored to halt any thoughts of a Blue Jackets comeback as Arcadia escaped with a 48-38 ...

Seneca East takes control in second half against Wynford

ATTICA — Seneca East broke free in the third quarter and kept inching away after that Friday to drop Wynford 51-40 in Northern 10 Athletic Conference play. The Tigers (14-4, 10-4 N10) trailed 15-14 at halftime, but raced past the Royals 17-9 in the third quarter before sealing the win with ...

Kwiat first four-time Kimmet winner

Connor Kwiat made Calvert Gene Kimmet Memorial history Saturday by becoming the event's first four-time champion. The Calvert senior beat Oregon Clay's Josh Nagy 6-2 to capture the 170-pound crown, and was also named the tournament's MVP. The effort helped the Senecas edge Hopewell-Loudon ...

Gillig scores 32, Blue Jackets down Senecas

NEW RIEGEL — After one quarter down just 11-8, Calvert had some momentum. But that was diminished quickly by New Riegel and Brianna Gillig as they outscored the Senecas 46-18 the rest of the game in a 57-26 Sandusky Bay Conference River Division victory Friday night. The big reason New ...