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TC holds on to beat Kenton

Columbian took a big lead early, but Kenton made a bid at a comeback that fell short in Division II tournament opener Wednesday. The No. 9 seeded Tornadoes held on to take a 5-4 win over the rallying 11th-seeded Wildcats and advanced to face No. 1 Lexington Friday at 5 p.m. Donavan Magill ...

TU men’s golf finishes 2nd, advances to nationals

FINDLAY — For the second time in program history, the Tiffin men’s golf team advanced to the NCAA Championships after a strong finish at the NCAA Regional. The Dragons capped the regional tournament with a second place finish with an 868. It marked the highest finish in program history, ...

Stockaders win SBC River title

OLD FORT — Despite losing a ton of talent and seniors last season, Old Fort topped Sandusky St. Mary 7-3 Tuesday to win the Sandusky Bay Conference River Division. With the win, the Stockaders improved to 17-4, including a 9-1 mark in the league. The Stockaders scored two runs in the ...

Raiders atop River standings after Day 1

BELLEVUE — Lakota’s girls and boys ended the first day of the Sandusky Bay Conference Championships atop the River Division standings Thursday. The Raiders lead Fremont St. Joe 51-41 in the girls meet, with Old Fort holding a 14-13 edge over Calvert for fourth. New Riegel is in sixth ...

Senecas ride 10-run surge in fifth inning

FREMONT — Calvert erupted for 10 runs in the fifth inning and five more in the sixth to help turn a 7-1 deficit into an 18-9 Division IV district tournament win against Fremont St. Joe. The victory propels the Senecas into a 5 p.m. game Thursday at Sandusky St. Mary. St. Joe looked to ...

Truckers take down Redmen

BELLEVUE — Bellevue won a singles match Tuesday against Sandusky Bay Conference Lake Division rival Norwalk, but that was it in a 4-1 loss. Bellevue’s Nate Fox topped Ben Traczek 6-2, 6-1 at No. 2 singles for the lone victory. Norwalk’s other wins included Austin Brown over Logan ...

Blue Devils win girls triangular with Elgin, Ridgedale

MORRAL — The Carey girl’s track and field squad took the team crown Monday in a triangular with Elgin and host Ridgedale. The Blue Devils won with 71 points followed by Elgin with 58 and the host had 27. Carey swept the relays. Jenna Watkins, Ellie Southward, Nellie Bianchi and Destiny ...

Park, Senecas thump Green Bears in postseason opener

Things didn’t start out smoothly for Calvert pitcher Christina Park in a Division IV first round game Monday with Ottawa Hills. The Calvert starter allowed back-to-back singles to Green Bears Kia Wallin and Emma McBride to start the top of the first inning. But Ottawa Hills’ threat was ...

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VARSITY SOFTBALL: Norwalk St. Paul beat Buckeye Central 13-3 in the opening round of the Division IV tournament. Katelynn Philbrick and Katie Keppler each had two hits for Buckeye Central. Ally Green took the loss. VARSITY BASEBALL: Brenyn Marquart homered as part of a 3-for-4 day to help ...

Seneca East halts Carey’s perfect run

CAREY — Seneca East scored three unearned runs in the second inning and Jacob Hall allowed just two hits Monday in a 3-0 win against previously unbeaten Carey. The loss dropped Carey to 20-1 overall and 16-1 in the Northern 10 Athletic Conference, meaning the Blue Devils can finish no worse ...

Carey clinches crown, Niederkohr sets school triple mark

CAREY — Hailey Niederkohr set the school career mark for triples and Carey used to big innings Monday to set the tone in a 17-0 win against Seneca East, clinching at least a share of the Northern 10 Athletic Conference crown. The Blue Devils (16-4, 13-2 N10) snapped a scoreless tie with ...

Fliers topple Whippets, claim SBC Lake title

SHELBY — Clyde remains unbeaten in Sandusky Bay Conference Lake Division play after it beat Shelby 4-1 Monday. The Fliers (16-2, 13-0 SBC) swept singles action and split doubles play to top the Whippets and claimed the SBC Lake title. Lukas Cziesla beat Matteo Rizzardi 6-1, 6-2 in the ...

Warriors split wild twinbill with Wynford

SYCAMORE — The previous two Northern 10 Athletic Conference games were both rescheduled for Saturday, and both teams made up for the lost playing time in a big way. Mohawk slipped past Wynford 12-10 in 13 innings in the opener, with Wynford taking a 12-11 win in 10 innings in the second ...

Columbian boys, girls each take 3rd in Fremont

FREMONT — Both of Columbian’s track and field teams claimed third place in the 56th Annual Fremont Invitational hosted by Fremont Ross Saturday. The Tornadoes girls collected 88 1/2 points, while trailing Springfield (113) and the host Fremont Ross (112). The TC boys placed third with 85 ...

Chieftains throttle Pandora-Gilboa on road

PANDORA — Hannah Brickner and Abbi Yarris combined to throw a five-inning no-hitter and everyone in the lineup had a hit and either scored or drove in a run Saturday as Hopewell-Loudon thumped Blanchard Valley Conference foe Pandora-Gilboa, 21-0. Brickner got the win, fanning three in three ...

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FUNDRAISER: You can support the Hopewell-Loudon girl's basketball program by taking a free test drive at Reineke's Tiffin Ford Lincoln from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday Ford Motor Co. will donate $20 per test drive to the H-L girl's basketball program (up to $6,000). There is to be free hot dogs and ...

Fostoria tallies 16 hits in rout

FOSTORIA — Kyhra Baeder had herself a day at the plate Friday for Fostoria as the Redmen compiled 16 hits in a 10-0 run-rule of Genoa in Northern Buckeye Conference play. Baeder slammed a home run and hit two doubles for the Redmen (7-13, 3-8 NBC), while Tyriana Settles added two doubles, ...

Upper Sandusky girls win, SE boys 3rd at Elmwood Invite

BLOOMDALE — Upper Sandusky’s girls got three wins and a lot of top five finishes Friday as it won the Elmwood Invite, topping Wauseon 155 1/2-116 ½. Seneca East was fourth (95), while Lakota took fifth (88 ½) and New Riegel ended seventh (29 ½). Wauseon won the boys meet over ...

Carey earns share of N10 title

ATTICA — In a matchup between teams that were undefeated in Northern 10 Athletic Conference action, Carey came out on top over Seneca East 3-2 in eight innings. With the win, the third-ranked team in Division IV improved to 20-0, 15-0, while Seneca East fell to 15-3, 11-1. The win also ...

Calvert gets boost from second doubles to beat Bluffton

BLUFFTON — Hannah Burns and Hannah Kelbley not only won their match, but they won the match for Calvert Friday. With the Senecas and Bluffton having won two matches each, Calvert’s victory hinged on the second doubles match. And Burns and Kelbley came through, holding off their Pirate ...