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Dragons make big comeback, beat MTU

By John Montgomery Sports Writer jmontgomery@advertiser-tribune.com What, exactly, happened during Saturday’s fourth quarter depends upon from which sideline you watched. Tiffin University saw its offense finally catch up with its defensive effort. Michigan Tech saw its offense, ...

Chieftains sweep up BVC titles, Reinhart-Anez takes first

FINDLAY — Both meets came down to the fifth runners of each team, and both times Hopewell-Loudon shined. Bailey Jameson ran 13th in the girls race and Ryan Alvarado claimed 19th in the boys race Saturday as the Chieftains edged Liberty-Benton for both crowns at the Blanchard Valley ...

’Berg can’t match Otterbein’s pace

WESTERVILLE — Otterbein gained some breathing room in the fourth quarter and held on from there Saturday night to beat Heidelberg 45-38 in an Ohio Athletic Conference shootout.Isaiah Richmond scored on runs of 7 yards and 1 yard, with the second of those coming with 5:30 to go in the game, to ...

Calvert sweeps quad-match

NORTHWOOD — Calvert won the Northwood quad-match as it did not drop a single set. Calvert beat Port Clinton in two sets 25-10, 25-17. Sidney Felter was nearly perfect with her serves as she went 21-22 with six aces and four digs. Lila Gehring had five kills. Sophie Burtis added 13 assists ...

Sandusky dominates TC

By Zach Baker Sports Editor zbaker@advertiser-tribune.com Sandusky was too much for Columbian, on both sides of the ball. On offense, Blue Streaks quarterback Javez Alexander threw for 321 yards and four touchdowns. Two Sandusky receivers went over 100 yards, and the Streaks tacked on a ...

Wynford efficiently runs over SE

By Aaron Korte Sports Writer akorte@advertiser-tribune.com ATTICA — To say losing starting quarterback Brennan Martin was the reason Seneca East lost to Wynford on Friday night would be short-sighted. Sure, the Tigers weren’t the same team offensively as they were with Martin at the ...

Mohawk holds on to edge Rams

By Pat Magers Sports Writer SYCAMORE — Brent Konkle has seen his defense stand up to challenges throughout the year. This time, however, even he had to wonder.But the Warriors stood the test in the fourth quarter against Upper Sandusky. Twice, in fact. And they turned the Rams away both ...

Redskins get rare win over Clyde

By Matt Nye Assistant Sports Editor mnye@advertiser-tribune.com PORT CLINTON — Clyde had plenty of chances Friday night to beat Port Clinton for the 26th-straight time. But the chances either turned into turnover on downs or turnovers — six of them. As a result, Port Clinton topped ...

Chieftains knock back P-G in overtime

PANDORA — Zach Kreais bulled in from a yard out in overtime Friday to push Hopewell-Loudon past Blanchard Valley Conference foe Pandora-Gilboa 34-31. The host Rockets opened the extra period with a 37-yard Matheaus Martins field goal, but H-L took just two plays to counter. The Chieftains ...

Dragons expecting tough game from Michigan Tech

By Zach Baker Sports Editor zbaker@advertiser-tribune.com Riding a two-game winning streak and victors in four of their last five contests, Tiffin University’s players probably could be excused if they were feeling good about themselves these days. Their coach, however, isn’t ready ...

Donaldson expects Otterbein’s ‘best’ vs. HU

By Zach Baker Sports Editor zbaker@advertiser-tribune.com Heidelberg coach Scott Donaldson says there’s one thing he knows for sure about Otterbein. “We’ve always gotten their best,” Donaldson said. “It’s a rivalry game, and we’re very similar. We always get their best. We ...

No. 6 Stockaders roll by Senecas

Three Old Fort players combined for 30 kills Thursday in a 25-20, 25-17, 25-13 Sandusky Bay Conference win against Calvert. Sydney Clouse hammered 11 kills, Jordan Magers drilled 10 and Kiely Taylor belted nine for the Stockaders, the No. 6 team in Division IV. Clouse added four digs, Magers ...

Rolling Senecas get ready for Sandusky St. Mary

By Zach Baker Sports Editor zbaker@advertiser-tribune.com Sandusky St. Mary comes into Frost-Kalnow Stadium Saturday a little more than a week after their biggest win of the season, a 39-21victory over Lakota. It only was the Panthers' second win of the season, but Calvert coach Todd ...

Columbian faces another tough opponent in Sandusky

By Zach Baker Sports Editor zbaker@advertiser-tribune.com It just doesn’t get any easier for Columbian. In the midst of a five game losing streak, the Tornadoes host the Northern Ohio League’s best, Sandusky. The Blue Streaks, 6-1, are 3-0 in the NOL, and ranked 10th in the state ...

Columbian’s Bunting, Musil bow out at districts

FINDLAY — With just one team and one individual advancing to state through the district tournament at Red Hawk Thursday, Columbian’s Graydon Bunting and Luke Musil had to shoot their best rounds to have a chance. Bunting shot an 88 and Musil had a 94, which was not good enough in the end. ...

Briefs

GOLF: Six team tied at 13-under par in the Bumps Retiree Group Scramble at Nature Trails on Tuesday. Handicap holes determined the winners. Fritz Smith, George Wolph, Tom Puffenberger and Mike Hufford beat Bill Dunlap, Steve Bernard, Dick Hull and Larry Miller for the top spot. Next week's ...

TU men tie Northwood

MIDLAND, Mich — Tiffin and Northwood ended in a tie, thanks to Mother Nature.The game was close, but it was shortened, as there were two lightening delays. The game ended in a 1-1 tie because there was not enough daylight for overtime periods. After a scoreless first half, Tiffin's Scott ...

Prep football, Week 8: Key to the high

Wynford at Seneca East Records: Wynford 7-0, 5-0 N10; Seneca East 7-0, 6-0 N10. Last season: Wynford, 55-6. Outlook: It’s Week 8. Seneca East is undefeated, and the Northern 10 Athletic Conference’s only other undefeated team, Wynford, is coming to Attica. “This is ...

Columbian’s Sarka, Spurck see seasons end at district tourney

BOWLING GREEN — The season ended Tuesday for a pair of Columbian golfers.Columbian’s Ava Sarka finished tied for 18th, and Andrea Spurck put up a 104 for 29th at the Division I district golf tournament at Stone Ridge Golf Club at Bowling Green. The top-placing team, and the top ...

Dragons roll past Kentucky Wesleyan

Tiffin roared past Kentucky Wesleyan 25-12, 25-18, 25-13 Tuesday in women's volleyball to improve to 10-8. Buckeye Central graduate Emily Weithman tossed up 37 assists and Mohawk graduate Kasey Adelsperger slammed eight kills. Jenna Huffman added nine kills for the Dragons, Olivia ...