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Tiffin University QB Pipkin signs with Cardinals

He didn’t get drafted, but Tiffin University quarterback Antonio Pipkin has what he wants. An opportunity. Pipkin signed with the Arizona Cardinals Saturday, and is set to attend the team’s rookie camp in two weeks. And Pipkin said he’s going there with a purpose. “I want to ...

Three Heidelberg players score goals in loss

The Heidelberg men’s lacrosse team ended its first season on Saturday hosting Mount Union. The Purple Raiders took the win, 14-3. Mount Union scored two in the first and added a third in the second before Heidelberg got on the board. With eight minutes remaining in the half and trailing ...

H-L girls claim Dick Schultz Invite

FOSTORIA — The Hopewell-Loudon girls won three relays and six events overall to win their own Dick Schultz Invitational in Fostoria Friday. H-L captured the crown with 153 points, while Lakota had 95 (second), Buckeye Central 83 points (third), Calvert 33 points (eighth) and New Riegel ...

Raiders scatter 14 hits in SBC win

KANSAS — Emilee Roper hit a pair of doubles and singled, while driving in two runs for Lakota Friday as the Raiders took care of Fremont St. Joe 10-3 in Sandusky Bay Conference River Division play. In total, the Raiders tallied 14 hits. Brianna Ray tripled and singled and drove in a run ...

Clyde’s Haynes shuts down Redskins

CLYDE — Mikey Haynes pitched a gem for Clyde Friday, tossing a two-hitter in a 10-0 Fliers win over Port Clinton in Sandusky Bay Conference action. Haynes struck out nine and walked two in a complete game victory. At the plate, Cayden Rollins, Matt Baker, Nate Gittinger and Cam Farrar ...

Tornadoes roll past Willard

WILLARD — Columbian dropped just one match, in a three-set contest, on the way to beating Willard 4-1 Thursday in Northern Ohio League action. The lone loss for the Tornadoes (12-5, 7-3 NOL) came at No. 1 singles, where Willard’s Tyler Vanichek beat Ben Klepper 4-6, 6-2, 6-3. Hayden ...

Chieftains take control early, beat Mohawks

FOSTORIA — Hopewell-Loudon led 5-0 by the end of the second inning Thursday en route to beating St. Wendelin 13-2. Zach Kreais, Kyle Reinbolt and Jaret Nelson each doubled and drove in a run for the Chieftains. Reinbolt and Nelson each added another RBI, with Reinbolt also singling. Alex ...

Depth propels TC girls to title

Depth propels TC girls to title SANDUSKY — Columbian’s girls won just four events, but had plenty of placers after that Thursday to turn back Sandusky 159-155 for the Sandusky Invitational crown. The Tornadoes got wins from Violet Hoffman in the 1,600 (5:42.7), Hailey Cortez in the ...

Tornadoes handle Redmen

Columbian improved to 11-5 after a 5-0 sweep against Fostoria on Wednesday. Singles action started of with Ben Klepper posting a 6-0, 6-1 win against Jayden Stanton in the No. spot. Hayden Stone took a 6-1, 6-3 win over Fostoria's Meredith Grine while Anthony Petrosino won both of his sets ...

Offense, runs aplenty in Kansas

KANSAS — Josh Kagy and Brenden Biddle led the charge for Lakota as it took a 29-19 six-inning win over St. Wendelin. Biddle (double) was 5 for 6 at the plate as he drove in six runs and crossed the plate four times, while Kagy (double, triple) was 4 for six with five RBIs and scoring six. ...

Briefs

GOLF: Ron Brickner shot a 38 for low gross and tied Dan Reinhart and Kevin Brickner with a 33 low net in the PJ Brickhouse Golf League at Loudon Meadows Golf Course. Prizes went to Dennis Walters (long putt pin No. 9) and Aaron Kapelka (fewest putts in a round). n Fifty four participants ...

Gibsonburg gets boost from leadoff hitter

Gibsonburg’s leadoff hitter was all kinds of trouble for Columbian Wednesday. The Golden Bears’ Ally Teeple had four hits — including a homer and a double — and scored three times in an 8-3 win. Gibsonburg also hit three doubles, as it scored in three of the first four innings. A ...

Bucks’ Biglin limits Ridgedale

NEW WASHINGTON — Brady Biglin gave up six hits, but only allowed one run for Buckeye Central as the Bucks got past Ridgedale 3-1 in Northern 10 Athletic Conference play Tuesday. Biglin went seven innings and struck out five and walked just one. Buckeye Central (7-12, 2-8 N10) scored two ...

Sarka, Tornadoes overpower Willard

WILLARD — Ava Sarka went 3 for 4 with a double and two RBIs Tuesday as Columbian dropped Willard 6-1 in Northern Ohio League play. Sarka also scored a run for the Tornadoes (6-7) to help Maddie Herdlick earn the win. Herdlick scattered four hits and fanned four. She also went 2 for 3 with ...

Columbian girls, Sandusky boys win dual

SANDUSKY — Columbian's girls won 12 events Tuesday as they won a Northern Ohio League dual with Sandusky, 80-57. Meanwhile, the Sandusky boys took their dual 84-52 over TC. Columbian's Allison Hepp won the 100 dash (13.15) and the 200 (27.66), while Samantha Fry was first in the 100 ...

Tornadoes record 10th victory of season with a sweep over Whippets

Two of Columbian's singles players didn't so much as allow their Shelby opponents a point, and the Tornadoes cruised past Shelby, 5-0. At first singles, TC's Ben Klepper beat the Whippets' Josh Yee, 6-0, 6-0. At third singles, the Tornadoes' Dustin Digby got past Alex Gribble by the same ...

Tigers take 1st showdown with Mohawk

ATTICA — Both teams got their scoring out of the way early in the first two innings, but it was Seneca East with more runs as the Tigers topped Mohawk 5-1 in Northern 10 Athletic Conference play Monday. Both scored a run in the first inning, but Seneca East added four in the second to take ...

Raiders get around Senecas

KANSAS — Three Lakota players each had a hit and drove in two runs and two others scored twice Monday as the Raiders beat Sandusky Bay Conference foe Calvert 7-4. Emilee Roper drove in two runs and tripled. Brianna Ray and Samarah Johnson each lined a single and chased in a pair. Ray also ...

’Berg tennis loses 4th straight

After a three-game road trip, the Heidelberg women's tennis team returned home for an Ohio Athletic Conference match against Mount Union. Nicole Millar got the lone win for the Princes as the Purple Raiders took an 8-1 victory. Millar took the win at second singles as she posted scores of ...

Briefs

PREP SOFTBALL: Hopewell-Loudon jumped to an 8-0 lead after three innings Saturday, and held on to defeat Fostoria, 8-5. Nicole Colley had two hits and drove in two runs, while Macey Malagon scored three times. Malagon also picked up the win in the circle, allowing three unearned runs on one ...