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Warriors destroy Wynford, clinch a share of N10 title

BUCYRUS — Prior to the game at Wynford, Mohawk coach Brent Konkle was a little unhappy with how sluggish his team has started games. Despite the slow starts, the unbeaten Warriors kept winning. His team got the message this week and demolished Wynford 44-0 from the opening kickoff Friday, ...

Koerper, Columbian top Perkins

SANDUSKY — The numbers weren’t record breakers, but they were more than solid. Nick Koerper ran for three touchdowns and 176 yards and threw for two more scores and another 128 yards Friday as Columbian powered past Perkins 33-14 for a Sandusky Bay Conference Lake Division ...

Calvert gets past gritty Willard

One shouldn’t be fooled by the final score in Calvert’s 42-25 win over Willard Friday night. Senecas coach Steve Reser wasn’t. The first year Calvert mentor watched his seventh-ranked team survive a bit of a scare from the Flashes, who kept the contest close until the final minutes of ...

No. 6 McComb trounces Chieftains

BASCOM — They stubbed their toe early. But the McComb Panthers were in full kick mode after that. Touchdowns on six straight possessions in the first half laid quite a foundation and the Panthers went on to score a 52-14 Blanchard Valley Conference win over Hopewell-Loudon here Friday ...

No. 17 Dragons ‘looking in the mirror’ against No. 25 ODU

Gary Goff said he hasn’t had to do too much motivating with his Tiffin University Dragons this week. The TU coach pilots the No. 17 team in Division II, a squad that comes into today’s game with No. 25 Ohio Dominican 7-0. The Panthers, the defending Great Midwest Athletic Conference ...

Clyde claims OT thriller over Norwalk

NORWALK — Braydi Clark wanted the ball. Ask, and you shall receive. The senior captain, playing for the first time in five weeks after a leg injury, carried in a two-point conversion to lift Clyde to a huge 32-31 overtime Sandusky Bay Conference Lake Division victory against Norwalk at ...

’Berg readies for Fulford, No. 1 Raiders

It’s not a shock that Mount Union comes into today’s game with Heidelberg as the No. 1 team in the d3football.com poll, or that the Purple Raiders have a 6-0 record. After two decades of national prominence, which borders on dominance, it’d be a shock if those things weren’t ...

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GOLF: Dick Best, Ray Krupp and Rufus Tyree shot 4 under to win Thursday's Retirees League at Seneca Hills. Prizes went to Frank Michniak (closest to pin No. 2) and Best (long putt No. 1). Finishing second at 3 under was the team of Jim Banks, Ken Zeop, Gene Sherer and Paul E. Fey.

Warriors get Hoover win No. 300

SYCAMORE — As far as Eric Hoover knows, there were no special plans or preparations in case of a win. It was just the postseason, a win-or-go-home situation. But his Warriors were ready. Madi Chester had a double-double and Alexa Konkle approached one to help Mohawk beat Toledo Christian ...

Stockaders have too many weapons for H-L

Madison Guth and Savannah McCoy each turned in a double-double to help Old Fort upend Hopewell-Loudon 20-25, 25-23, 25-16, 25-15 in Division IV tournament action. The Stockaders advance to Monday’s 7:30 p.m. district semifinal at Fostoria High against Calvert. Guth (2 kills) keyed the ...

Columbian keeps ‘playoff mentality’ for game at Perkins

After last week’s running-clock win at rival Bellevue, a victory that moved Columbian to 6-2, coach Judd Lutz said his team had a “playoff mentality.” On the eve of another Sandusky Bay Conference Lake Division road game — this time against Sandusky Perkins — the Tornadoes mentor ...

Red-hot Calvert faces improved Willard squad

When Calvert traveled to Willard last season, it wasn’t much of a matchup. In the final week of the 2017 slate, the Senecas — on their way to a 6-4 mark and a playoff appearance — hammered the Flashes 41-14. Willard, under then-second-year coach Britton Devier, ended that season at ...

Prep football, Week 9: Do you believe in magic?

Records: Fostoria 3-5, 2-3; Rossford 2-6, 2-3. Last year: Rossford, 55-27. Outlook: Fostoria heads north to Rossford in search of its first win streak since early last season, and the Redmen face a team facing challenges. The Bulldogs have had an up and down year so far in the NBC, ...

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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 ...

Chieftains KO Cardinal Stritch in three games

OREGON — Hopewell-Loudon opened the postseason with a win in straight sets Tuesday, dropping Cardinal Stritch 25-16, 25-20, 25-16 in a Division IV match. The victory sends the Chieftains into Thursday’s 5:30 p.m. match with Old Fort at Calvert. Abbi Roerdink keyed H-L with 30 assists ...

Moore, Eisenhauer propel Margaretta

ATTICA — A lethal one-two punch from Margaretta did in Seneca East. Jayden Moore and Devyne Eisenhauer combined for 34 kills and 27 digs as the eighth-seeded Polar Bears topped sixth-seeded Seneca East, 25-17, 25-21, 20-25, 27-25, in a Division III sectional semifinal Wednesday. “Both ...

Senecas edge Tornadoes in Block Out Cancer match

Despite two aces, 29 kills and 19 digs from Columbian's Emily Davis, Calvert edged the Tornadoes 18-25, 25-11, 25-19, 12-25, 15-12 in a Block Out Cancer match to end the regular season. Calvert, who is ranked No. 13 in the final state poll in Division IV, got 14 kills and 22 digs from Lexie ...

TC’s Ingalls and Groves win SBC Lake titles

After a long year of invites, the postseason began Saturday at Hedges-Boyer Park for the Sandusky Bay Conference Lake Division. Cross country coaches always talk about peaking at the right time near the end of the season for success. The Columbian runners have been listening. TC’s ...

Lakota’s Dull ties for state championship

COLUMBUS — Lakota, and the Dull family, have their second state title. Sophomore Kyleigh Dull fired a 74 Saturday on the second day of the Division II tournament at the Gray Course at Ohio State University Golf Club to finish knotted with Shaker Heights Laurel’s Jami Morris with a 7-over ...

Calvert blanks St. Mary

SANDUSKY — Calvert coach Steve Reser said he is hoping his team takes a step forward each game. Saturday night, that mission was accomplished. Trent Cooper threw three first-half touchdowns and Austin Jones ran for three touchdowns as the Division VII No. 7 Senecas pounded Sandusky St. ...