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Whippets down TC

It was an oversight, of course, when only four Shelby starters were introduced for Saturday's game at Columbian and senior Davey Hipp was skipped. Hipp, a varsity veteran since his freshman year, made sure he was noticed the rest of the night as he tossed in 17 points with seven assists and ...

’Berg notches third-straight W

Myron Prewitt made a bet with teammate Kameron Singleton before Heidelberg’s game with Otterbein Saturday. “I had a bet with my teammate, Kam, that I was going to get a dunk,” Prewitt said after the Student Princes’ 71-61 win over the Cardinals. With five minutes to go in regulation ...

Stritch leaves Calvert behind

OREGON — Cardinal Stritch had the offense flowing early and finished with four double-digit scorers Saturday on the way to thumping Calvert 73-46. The Cardinals led 23-7 at the first stop and 42-19 by halftime. Collin Yust topped the winners with 18 points, Alex Adams and Joey Holifield ...

Heidelberg wrestling places three at Pete Willson Invite

WHEATON, Ill. — The Heidelberg wrestling team finished the weekend 11th at the Pete Willson Invitational. Three Princes placed in the invite with two podium finishes and a seventh. No. 2 seed Dillen Decker started the day in the semifinals against No. 6 seed 184-pounder Keajion Jennings. ...

Blue Devils bottle up New Riegel

CAREY — Sydney Kin dominated inside for Carey and New Riegel struggle shooting Saturday as the Blue Devils claimed a 47-36 win. Kin scored 14 of her 19 game-high points in the paint and hauled in 12 rebounds for Carey (12-5). Meanwhile, the Blue Jackets struggled through a 12-for-43 day ...

Carey’s May earns Thunderbird Invite crown

LIMA — Tanner May claimed the area's lone title Saturday to lead Carey to ninth at the Lima Central Catholic Thunderbird Invitational. May pinned Ottawa-Glandorf's Tyler Ebbeskotte (3:00) to win the 182-pound title. His effort helped the Blue Devils score 98 points to take ninth out of 39 ...

Senecas race past Crestline

Even after a solid couple of practices, Calvert coach Ted Willman had a message for his team before it took on visiting Crestline. “I said, this was a team that, if you let them hang around, is good enough offensively to beat you,” Willman said. Safe to say, the Senecas didn’t let the ...

Stockaders turn up offense in win

OLD FORT — Old Fort gained control in the second quarter Friday to turn a close game into a 60-48 Sandusky Bay Conference victory against Fremont St. Joe. The Stockaders (12-2, 7-1 SBC) trailed 16-14 at the first stop, but used a 23-9 burst in the second period to claim momentum and a 37-25 ...

Missed chances costly for Columbian against Willard

WILLARD — With a lot of size in the post and at other positions, Columbian had advantages Friday over Willard. However, it’s one thing to have those advantages and another putting them to good use. Columbian put itself in position to win its first Northern Ohio League game, but failed to ...

New Riegel gets past banged up Panthers

NEW RIEGEL — The Sandusky St. Mary team bus had the usual look — yellow with black trim. A white vehicle with a big red cross on it might have been more appropriate. The Panthers are a hurting unit these days with four players sidelined, including 6-foot-7 junior Luca Mormina, either by ...

Rams’ Carey away Seneca East in N10 tilt

ATTICA — Sierra Carey played a major role in a balanced attack Friday, and not just in scoring. Sure, the senior tossed in 13 points, but she also registered 15 assists as unbeaten Upper Sandusky rolled past Seneca East 75-37 in a Northern 10 Athletic Conference game. Carey also tallied ...

St. Wendelin cancels program

FOSTORIA — St. Wendelin announced Thursday it is canceling its football program due to safety concerns with low players numbers. The announcement was made via an E-mail to school officials and students after telling the football players, said Matt Meyers, director of parish and ...

No. 1 Upper Sandusky holds off Tornadoes

UPPER SANDUSKY — Columbian’s boys team knew what it was up against Thursday night. The Tornadoes went on the road to take on top-ranked Upper Sandusky in Division II. They played well and even great at times, but in the end, it just wasn’t enough to knock off the talented Rams in a ...

After fast start, Dragons’ offense sputters

For the first 7 ½ minutes of Tiffin University’s game with Findlay, the Dragons played brilliantly.After that, it was another story. The Dragons’ Juwan Johnson made consecutive baskets to start the game, and a few minutes later, an Austin Adams layup gave TU an 11-5 lead. The Dragons ...

Cummings, Dragons shoot past Findlay

Tiffin’s game with Findlay Thursday was so intense, the Dragons’ Sarah Cummings hit the biggest shot and didn’t even realize it. The freshman forward broke a 71-all tie with a 3 from the left wing with 2:29 left in regulation. When asked to describe it after TU’s 77-71 win over the ...

TC boys dominate, girls hold on

Columbian's girls held off Shelby down the stretch while the boys were never threatened Thursday in a bowling sweep of Shelby. The Tornadoes beat Shelby's girls 1,829-1,803 after the Whippets won all five baker games — 129-111, 142-134, 118-117, 155-122, 125-122. Columbian had a 91-pin ...

Long-range Leipsic attack dooms H-L

BASCOM — Leipsic turned an outside shooting advantage into a 68-53 Blanchard Valley Conference win Thursday against Hopewell-Loudon. The Vikings went 10 for 22 on 3-pointers and ended 27 for 58 overall from the field. Heather Lammers led the Leipsic bombers with four 3-pointers on her way ...

Rams advance in dual tournament

UPPER SANDUSKY — Upper Sandusky advanced in the state dual tournament Wednesday as it topped Marion Highland 59-9 and Bexley 48-18. The Rams will face Whitehall-Yearling next Wednesday in a regional semifinal at 5 p.m. at a site yet to be determined. Against Marion Highland, Upper Sandusky ...

Jackson scores 30, but ’Berg loses in overtime

BEREA — Senior Theresa Jackson set a new career-high in points with 30, but Baldwin Wallace hit a late 3-pointer in overtime to take a 68-67 Ohio Athletic Conference victory. Jackson also grabbed 10 rebounds and was a perfect 10 of 10 from the free throw line. In overtime, Jackson was ...

Student Princes edge BW at the line

A miss, some contact, and a whistle.And then, Heidelberg senior DeAvery Collins had a chance to do something neither he — nor his coach Andy Bucheit — had experienced. But when Collins made the second of two free throws, and Baldwin Wallace proceeded to miss a desperation shot, it ...