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Flyers pull away from Senecas

The second night of a double weekend can be challenging to any coach. Both Calvert and St. Paul were faced with that situation Saturday night. It was St. Paul that pulled away in the second half, knocking off the Senecas 61-53 in non-league action. “They are a good basketball team,” ...

Hopewell-Loudon slips past OF in non-league clash

OLD FORT — At 6-foot-3, Kyle Rumschlag would likely seem best suited inside in the Hopewell-Loudon offense, as he showed with a two-rebound putback to start a rally in the fourth quarter against Old Fort here Saturday night. But the Chieftain junior can go long if needed. Rumschlag’s ...

Woods dishes record day in TC romp

Kaia Woods tied a school record and was one of four Columbian players who scored in double digits Saturday as the Tornadoes doubled up Norwalk 70-35 in Sandusky Bay Conference Lake Division play. Woods tied the school record of 11 assists and added 12 points for the Tornadoes (7-5, 3-3 SBC), ...

Heidelberg women even OAC record with win

NEW CONCORD — It wasn’t easy, but Heidelberg got its eighth win and got back to.500 in the Ohio Athletic Conference with a 66-61 win at Muskingum. Heidelberg (8-7, 4-4) started slow, trailing 12-9, but fired back with a 19-10 second quarter to take a 28-22 lead at the half. The ...

Rams bounce back with long ball

UPPER SANDUSKY — Upper Sandusky set the tone with early 3-pointers Saturday, bouncing back from its first Northern 10 Athletic Conference loss Thursday by beating Wynford 69-54. The Rams (10-3, 7-1 N10) fell Thursday to conference rival Mohawk, but hit seven 3-pointers in Saturday’s ...

Blue Devils second, May named most valuable

CAREY — Tanner May was named the most valuable wrestler, teammate Reece Mullholand added another title and eight other Blue Devils also placed Saturday to lead Carey to second at the Carey Classic. Arcadia powered past the Blue Devils 122-70 for the team crown, with Seneca East edging ...

Fliers shoot lights out in rout of Columbian

CLYDE — Columbian’s young team took a step forward Friday night on the road at Sandusky Bay Conference Lake Division rival Clyde. Despite being down 14-3 early in the contest, Columbian stepped up and battled with the Fliers. Freshman Bryce Burns and sophomore LJ Reaves combined to score ...

Too many Calvert weapons for Lakers

LAKESIDE — Three Calvert players combined for 40 points and another nearly had a double-double Friday as the Senecas beat Danbury 56-40 in Sandusky Bay Conference River Division play. Nic Somodi netted a game-high 16 points for Calvert (7-4, 6-1 SBC), Josh Recker had 14 points and Hunter ...

Stockaders stay undefeated in conference play

OLD FORT — Chris Ceccoli was hoping halftime would give his team a chance to flip the momentum. The St. Mary coach had watched his team get off to a strong start at Old Fort, building leads of 17-10 after one quarter and going up 24-15 following a Nathan Roesch layup with 5:12 left in the ...

Blue Jackets roll past St. Joe

NEW RIEGEL — It might have been a telling moment early when Fremont St. Joseph had a five-shot possession and was unable to score. But of far greater impact were the five-straight made shots by New Riegel’s Christopher Acree and Bryce Hohman midway through the second period. The streak, ...

Briefs

COLUMBIAN: Columbian baseball will hold its annual parent/player meeting Wednesday at 6 p.m. In the Columbian cafeteria. Upcoming events, information and other details will be discussed. The meeting is mandatory for parents of players trying out for the upcoming baseball season If there are any ...

Foul shots fuel Rams

NORTH ROBINSON — Upper Sandusky made just 10 field goals Friday, but the Rams more than made up for it at the foul line. Alivia Oney scored all but two of her 12 points on foul shots to spark Upper Sandusky’s 51-43 Northern 10 Athletic Conference win against Colonel Crawford. Oney ended ...

Blue Devils overwhelm Ridgedale

MORRAL — Carey’s offense rolled in the first half and the defense took over in the second half Thursday in an 85-48 Northern 10 Athletic Conference rout of Ridgedale. The Blue Devils (6-4, 4-2 N10) raced out to a 27-12 lead at the first top and entered halftime up 53-31. They allowed just ...

Tornadoes roll on senior night

Columbian’s three seniors each picked up big wins and the Tornadoes claimed four other matches Thursday in a 37-18 win against Mohawk on senior night. Andrew Branson captured the 126-pound bout by pin, 138-pounder Caden Blust earned a 16-1 technical fall win and Kaeden Hatley took the ...

Mohawk nips Upper Sandusky

SYCAMORE — In front of a standing-room only crowd, Mohawk coach Paul Dunn knew the run was coming. Upper Sandusky found itself down 10 points in the fourth quarter before junior Cameron McCreary caught fire. McCreary nearly brought the Rams back himself, but the Warriors held on at the ...

Briefs

COLUMBIAN: Columbian baseball will hold its annual parent/player meeting Jan. 16 at 6 p.m. In the Columbian cafeteria. Upcoming events, information and other details will be discussed. The meeting is mandatory for parents of players trying out for the upcoming baseball season If there are any ...

Lessons manifest from Swinney’s fun train to Saban’s executive chambers

The Nationally College Football Championship is in the books, and the fun-loving coach beat the serious business tycoon in an impressive rout. The Clemson-’Bama matchup makes a great case for examining different leadership styles, each of which have proved to be successful in guiding a team ...

Prewitt’s brilliance leads Heidelberg men to road rout

UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS — Myron Prewitt has had some big games in his collegiate career. The Heidelberg senior reached 1,000 points for his career earlier this season, and has been one the Student Princes top players for years. But he may have topped himself Wednesday at John ...

Franchise’s priorities gave it one choice

In 1986 and 1987, the Cleveland Browns had one of the most exciting offenses in football. A young, star quarterback Bernie Kosar was protected by a solid, veteran offensive line that included Mike Baab, Paul Farren and Cody Riesen. The offense also had a future Hall of Fame tight end in Ozzie ...

Briefs

COLUMBIAN: Columbian baseball will hold its annual parent/player meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday. In the Columbian cafeteria. Upcoming events, information and other details will be discussed. The meeting is mandatory for parents of players trying out for the upcoming baseball season If there are ...