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Second-quarter run fuels Rams

WILLARD — Cam McCreary and Mason Vent helped Upper Sandusky dominate the second quarter Friday, helping turn a close game into a n 83-59 rout by the Rams in the season-opener against Willard. The Rams led just 19-17 at the end of the first quarter, but outscored Willard 28-11 in the second ...

Bigger Redmen handle Senecas

BELLEVUE — Calvert was right with Bellevue for a little while Friday night in the season opener for both teams, but once 6-foot-5 Caleb Marshall and returning all-Ohio guard Trey Ruhlman started to dominate, the Redmen took off and buried the Senecas 64-45. Marshall and the rest of the size ...

Mohawk presses past Blue Jackets

SYCAMORE — It was an auspicious beginning for Mohawk. The Warriors won the tipoff, went the other way, then put up a shot. It missed. Mohawk’s Chris Klopp got an offensive board, leading to another Warriors’ shot. It missed. Another offensive rebound. Another miss. Another ...

Bulldogs rally to drop Redmen

FOSTORIA — Rossford rocketed past Fostoria in the second half to erase a nine-point deficit on the way to a 60-50 Northern Buckeye Conference win. Fostoria (1-3, 0-1 NBC) looked to be in control after using a 19-8 burst in the second period to enter halftime up 25-16. But Sammie ...

Early burst fuels Stockaders

CAREY — Old Fort took control early and got a double-double from Laini Gillett in Thursday’s 45-22 romp of Carey. Gillett tossed in seven of her 11 points in the first quarter to help the Stockaders grab a 15-5 lead. Jenna Clouse chipped in 10 points for Old Fort and Morgan Miller ...

Briefs

WRESTLING: Bellevue will host the 42nd annual Bellevue Bob Bailey Wrestling Invitational Dec. 8 in the Bellevue High gymnasium. Bellevue, Carey, Clyde, Genoa, Huron, Oak Harbor, Amherst Steele, Sandusky St. Mary, Wellington and Westlake will compete. Wrestling begins at 9 a.m. The finals start ...

No. 9 Oilers erase deficit, drop Dragons

Tiffin rocketed out to a 32-10 lead in the first nine minutes, but unbeaten Findlay battled back Thursday to claim an 82-75 Great Midwest Athletic Conference win. The Dragons (2-4, 1-0 G-MAC) looked to take control early, jumping out 10-0 en route to their 32-10 lead by the 11:22 mark of the ...

Harris, Krout each win twice for Senecas

Editor’s note: The following was inadvertently omitted from Thursday’s edition. NORWALK — Calvert’s boys and girls swimming squads each had a multiple winner Wednesday in Norwalk, but it wasn’t enough for a team win in a dual meet with Norwalk and Mansfield Madison. Three-time ...

Hoban holds on for fourth-straight crown

CANTON — Massillon Washington rallied in the second half, but couldn't halt Akron Hoban's fourth-straight crown Thursday at the Division II state title game. The Knights (15-0) looked to have their fourth-consecutive championship wrapped up early, vaulting out to a 27-0 lead by the 9:12 ...

Lexington’s Stover named Mr. Football

By Jake Furr Mansfield News Journal/Special to The Advertiser-Tribune LEXINGTON — Lexington senior Cade Stover never usually signs his name with a prefix. Now he can. Call him: Mr. Football Cade Stover. On Wednesday, the Ohio High School Athletic Association in coordination with the ...

Heidelberg women drop OAC opener to Baldwin Wallace

Lilly Edwards didn’t start for Baldwin Wallace Wednesday night at Heidelberg, but she made an impact. The Yellow Jacket finished with 22 points and 15 rebounds — both team highs — as BW improved to 5-0 with a 74-64 Ohio Athletic Conference win over Heidelberg. Baldwin Wallace led just ...

Briefs

RESULTS POLICY: Coaches turning in results for any sport are reminded to use full names for all athletes. Handwriting must be legible. Photos of scorebooks must be in focus and well lit. Records should be included. Results for high school and college events must be turned in that day by 9:30 ...

Clyde’s Devin Lee is third-team All-Ohioan

Clyde’s Devin Lee capped his high school career Tuesday by being named to the third team All-Ohio football team by the Ohio Prep Sports Writers Association. The 6-3, 325-pound senior did not allow any sacks as a center, helping the Fliers go 7-3 overall and tie Columbian for the Sandusky ...

Foul shots help Redmen boot Columbian

FOSTORIA — Fostoria pulled away a bit in the middle quarters and held on from there Tuesday to drop Columbian 63-58. The Redmen trailed by a point after the first quarter, but outscored TC 11-7 in the second and 17-14 in the third to grab a 42-36 lead. Foul shots helped the Redmen (1-1) ...

SE’s Swartzmiller, Mohawk’s Kirian and Konkle earn top awards in N10

Seneca East’s Blaine Swartzmiller and a pair of Mohawk Warriors got top honors when the All-Northern 10 Athletic Conference team was released Monday. Swartzmiller was the offensive player of the year, while Mohawk’s Bryce Kirian was the defensive player of the year and Brent Konkle was ...

Tough second-half defense keys Rams

UPPER SANDUSKY — Upper Sandusky’s defense clamped down in the second half Saturday as the Rams beat Riverdale 49-32. The Rams entered the break up 26-20, then held Riverdale to just 12 points. Alivia Oney netted 14 points for Upper Sandusky (2-0), Madison McLaughlin tossed in 13 and ...

SE’s Swartzmiller named Ohio’s D-VI offensive player of the year

The awards and recognition for Seneca East senior Blaine Swartzmiller keep piling up like his yards on the field this season. His latest feat is the biggest as he was tabbed the Division VI offensive player of the year in Ohio and was a first-team running back. Swartzmiller led his Tigers to ...

Proven Flyers dominate Tigers in state semifinal

LIMA — There was a clear difference in football programs Friday night at Lima Spartan Stadium. On one sideline, fans were there early and were raucous cheering on Seneca East in its first state semifinal. Then there was Marion Local’s sideline, which was also packed and had a lot to ...

Marion Local continues its winning tradition

LIMA — Seneca East was only facing one team Friday night in the Division VI state semifinals. But, when you are reminded that No. 3 Marion Local is from the MAC — the Midwest Athletic Conference — it feels as though you are taking on an entire league. The Tigers fell 34-6, but the MAC ...

Woods erupts for 28 as Columbian rolls in season opener

BOWLING GREEN — Columbian thundered out to a 19-2 lead by the first stop and kept on going Friday in a 55-26 season-opening win against Bowling Green. Kaia Woods led the attack with 28 points for the Tornadoes. Hailey Cooper chipped in 18 points and Meredith Obringer grabbed 10 ...