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Tornadoes blow by Rams

Upper Sandusky’s Levi Malone got the Rams off to a good start with a 6-1, 6-1 win at No. 1 singles over Columbian’s Collin Burkett Tuesday. However, that was the last win for the Rams as TC won the match 4-1. At second singles, TC’s Jason Weng topped Landon Cotto-Ramos 3-6, 6-0, 6-4, ...

Boes sets TC discus record in dual rout

Brook Boes set a school record in the discus on her second throw of the year as part of a two-win day Tuesday as Columbian thumped Norwalk 120-17. Boes, who set a personal-best of 128-3 in the discus at the state meet last spring, unleashed a toss of 133-2 Tuesday. That throw bettered the ...

Fremont Ross drops error-plagued TC

Fremont Ross took advantage of five Columbian errors Monday en route to claiming a 3-1 win. None of the Little Giants’ runs were earned, with three Columbian pitchers — Gabe Reyes (5), Tandon Lemmon (1) Griffin Bunting (2) — combing to strike out eight. Jaden Myers tripled and scored ...

Columbian boots Shelby 4-1 in opener

SHELBY — Columbian got a hard-fought 4-1 win Monday over Shelby. At first singles was Shelby’s one win as Ryan Stahl downed Collin Burkett 6-2, 6-2. At No. 2, TC’s Jason Weng beat Matteo Sanjurgo 6-2, 6-3 and Jacob Weingart topped Brian Crider 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 at No. 3 singles. Zach ...

Lykins shines for runner-up Carey at SE

ATTICA — Addystin Lykins figured in three wins and two meet records Saturday, helping Carey’s girl open the track season with a runner-up finish at the Seneca East Tiger Invitational. Lykins took the 400 in a meet-record time of 1:03 and anchored the 4x200 team to another victory and meet ...

Lady Red open season with sweep

BELLEVUE — Bellevue totaled just 12 hits in two games Saturday, but it came away with two wins in a doubleheader against Upper Sandusky. In Game 1, Bellevue scored three times in the first inning to set the tone and then added a pair of runs in the fifth to get a 5-2 victory, and then ...

Rams’ pitcher Marquart delivers a 1-hitter in opener

UPPER SANDUSKY — Tiffin University commit Brenyn Marquart kicked off his senior season for Upper Sandusky with a one-hitter in a 6-1 win over Bellevue. Marquart went all seven innings, giving up an earned run. He struck out seven and walked four. The Redmen (0-1) led 1-0 after a run in ...

Moeller rolls against St. Ed’s

COLUMBUS — Carl Kremer would like to think his Cincinnati Moeller team hasn’t played its best game yet. If that’s true, it is really bad news for Akron St.-Vincent St. Mary. The answer will come tonight at Value City Arena after the two teams posted wins to advance to the Division I ...

Reed resigns from TC

Erin Reed resigned as Columbian’s girls basketball coach Thursday. Reed coached the Tornadoes for four years, going 39-54. Columbian steadily improved during her tenure. The Tornadoes had back-to-back seasons of 7-16 in her first two years before going 10-13 in 2017-18 and 15-9 this year.

Hayman, Stone earn All-Ohio honors

Mohawk’s Zach Hayman and Carey’s Hayden Stone each gained All-Ohio honors in separate divisions when the list was announced Tuesday by the Ohio Prep Sports Writers Association. Hayman, a senior guard, landed on the Division IV third team while Stone, a junior post, finished as an ...

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Mohawk’s Dunn, 3 seniors get some redemption and a win in all-star game

FOSTORIA — It was only fitting that Mohawk got some sort of redemption in Sunday’s 47th annual Fostoria Boosters all-star game. Less than two weeks after seeing their season end at the hands of Maumee Valley Country Day on the same floor, coach Paul Dunn and three seniors — Chris Klopp, ...

Recker ready to be a Rocket

Josh Recker’s decision wasn’t just about football. The Calvert standout, who as a linebacker led the Sandusky Bay Conference in tackles and tied for the lead in interceptions last fall, wanted to continue his athletic career. But he was looking for more than that. Recker wanted to join a ...

Bellevue’s Santoros, Columbian’s Woods tabbed for all-Ohio

Two helped lead their squad to a state ranking and a berth in the regional finals. The other was the driving force on an improving program that posted its best season in a decade. All three were named to the Division II all-Ohio team Wednesday. Bellevue junior Casey Santoro was named to ...

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WRESTLING: The OHSAA and the South Shore Wrestling Officials Association will have a spring officiating class at Tiffin University April 12-13. Meals will be provided. As part of the class requirement, all will get practical experience officiating an OH-WAY Youth tournament April 28 at ...

TU’s Jefferson 18th in 3-meter dive in Division II

INDIANAPOLIS —Tiffin University’s Nicholas Jefferson posted a score of 315.65, and placed 18th in the 3 meter dive in Indianapolis Wednesday. Jefferson competed in the Division II swimming and diving championships, which were held at IUPUI. Jefferson is the lone competitor from the ...

Hopewell-Loudon’s Elmore tops area list of All-Ohio players

Hopewell-Loudon’s MaKayla Elmore landed on the first team and four other area players gained honors Tuesday when the Ohio Prep Sports Writers Association released its All-Ohio list. She was joined on the Division IV team by second-team senior pick Courtney Pifher of Buckeye Central, ...

Baker races to title, Dragons 3rd at D-II national meet

PITTSBURG, Kansas — Jonte Baker nearly matched his school record time in winning the 60-meter dash Saturday, helping Tiffin University finish third in a tightly-contested team race at the NCAA Division II Indoor Track and Field Championships. Meanwhile, in the women’s meet, TU high jumper ...

Carey’s May runner-up

COLUMBUS — Carey junior Tanner May said he thought the Division III 182-pound state title match with Bluffton’s Deandre Nassar Saturday night went exactly how he thought — except the outcome. The two wrestlers didn’t face each other this season, but they were aware of what the other ...

TC’s Conley fourth, Blust finishes sixth

COLUMBUS — One Columbian wrestling career ended and another started with a flurry Saturday at the state wrestling meet at the Jerome Schottenstein Center. Four-time state qualifier Caden Blust ended his decorated career placing for the third time — sixth this year — and freshman Brody ...