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Heidelberg goes 0 for 3s, loses to Yellow Jackets

Heidelberg coach Morgan Harrigan, who was a player and assistant for the team, couldn't remember a night like Tuesday. Heidelberg lost to Baldwin Wallace 69-54, thanks in large part to a rough shooting performance in the second half. The Student Princes made just 3 of 16 field goal attempts ...

Multi winners key Tornadoes in dual meet with Willard

Izzy Lewis, Anna Fletcher and Dannah Smith each figured in four wins Tuesday to lead Columbian in a swimming dual against Willard. Each won two individual events and swam on two winning relays for the Tornadoes. Lewis took the 200 IM (2:45.52) and 100 breast (1:21.94), Fletcher claimed the ...

TC bowling picks up a pair of wins

FREMONT — Graydon Bunting and Kailee Shank led the Columbian boys and girls bowling squads to wins Monday over Fremont Ross at Plaza Lanes. For the boys, TC topped Ross 2,768-1,563, while the girls won 1,804-1,523. Bunting bowled a 402 series (170, 232) to lead Columbian, while Kyler Krupp ...

TU QB Pipkin accepts invite to Senior Bowl

When things weren’t going well, or after a bad game, Tiffin University coach Gary Goff would sit in his office as his quarterback, Antonio Pipkin, stretched out on the couch. More than once, Goff said, he’d pose a question to the 6-foot-3 standout. “I’ve looked him in the eye and ...

Dragons upset No. 1 Cardinals

When you host the nation’s top-ranked team in a conference game, you have two choices — play scared or take it to them. Tiffin chose the latter, and claimed perhaps its biggest win in program history. Khaleal McCormick got back in the form coach Jerry Buccilla said they’ve both been ...

Heidelberg holds off scrappy Quakers

Heidelberg coach Andy Bucheit said he knew the game with Wilmington could be an up-and-down affair with turnovers and a lot of points. He was right. The Student Princes and Quakers combined for 51 turnovers and 84 free throws as The ‘Berg downed a young Wilmington squad 97-85 Saturday in Ohio ...

Chieftains turn back Stockaders

OLD FORT — Gauge Sadler and Trent Ardner combined for 29 points Saturday as Hopewell-Loudon upended Old Fort 47-41. Sadler led the winners with 18 points and Ardner netted 11. Jordyn Jury tossed in another seven points. Eric Bell scored 11 points and hauled in 13 rebounds for the ...

White’s 26 points sparks Calvert’s comeback win

KANSAS — Calvert roared back from a 15-point deficit in the fourth quarter Saturday to clip Sandusky Bay Conference foe Lakota 44-42. The Senecas (1-3, 1-1 SBC) struggled offensively in the first half and entered the break down 26-12. Lakota pushed the lead to 40-25 in the third quarter ...

Wilmington’s paint presence dominates HU

WILMINGTON — Carli Patrick’s double-double effort was not enough to earn the win for Heidelberg as the women’s team lost to host Wilmington Saturday, 64-49. Wilmington made its presence known in the paint scoring 44 of its 64 points in the inside. Heidelberg (2-4, 1-1 Ohio Athletic ...

Brockington’s late 3 rescues TC

With Columbian leading Kenton 43-23 heading into the fourth quarter Friday night, the game was all but over. Or was it? Kenton started the fourth quarter with a 15-2 run before a Ro Durham three-point play for TC with 3:02 left. With the basket, the Tornadoes led 48-38, but it wasn’t safe ...

Worst resigns as Carey coach

CAREY — Todd Worst has resigned as Carey's football coach. Athletic Director Kent Asher confirmed the resignation Friday night, adding the resignation would be accepted at Monday's school board meeting. Attempts to contact Worst were unsuccessful Friday.Worst coached the Blue Devils for ...

Meyer leads Senecas in SBC opener

After a choppy first half, Fremont St. Joe coach Jonathan Will was looking for some positives. The Streaks had not played well offensively. They’d managed just five points in the second quarter, enduring an almost eight minute stretch in which they’d failed to score a basket. And yet, ...

Blue Jackets find balance, beat Lakota

NEW RIEGEL — The three-game assessment for New Riegel boys basketball, if there can be such a thing, would suggest a balanced attack, if not an altogether fluid one. A case in point came here Friday night as the Blue Jackets worked past 19 turnovers to have five players score seven or more ...

HU routs Alma, 40-7

The Heidelberg wrestling squad returned home after competing on the road for the beginning portion of the season. In Friday night's home opener against Alma College, the 'Berg earned four pins en route to a 40-7 victory over the Scots. The middle of the lineup seemed to dominate the ...

Ardner, Jury key H-L in 4th

MOUNT BLANCHARD — Trent Ardner and Jordyn Jury sparked Hopewell-Loudon in a key fourth quarter Friday as the Chieftains beat Blanchard Valley Conference foe Riverdale 60-51. The teams entered halftime knotted a 22 and H-L led 33-32 after the third period before pulling away. Ardner scored ...

Dragons grind out overtime victory

There wasn’t a signature shot or even a single moment that defined Tiffin’s 79-76 overtime victory over Wayne State Thursday at the Gillmor Center. Rather, the Dragons just managed to stay with the Warriors. With six seconds left in regulation and down by a point, Deidre McKay split a ...

Warriors hit Key shots in close win

Tiffin played tough, with intensity and well enough to win Thursday night here against Wayne State. It just didn’t happen. The Dragons went 14 of 26 from the free throw line as they dropped the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference contest, 70-68. “We continued to play hard and ...

Slow start can’t stop Lady Red from dominating Ontario

BELLEVUE — Bellevue had a slow start, but the Redmen rolled from there.Ontario led 5-2 at the first stop, but Bellevue took control with an 18-4 surge in the second Thursday on the way to a 48-25 Northern Ohio League victory. Casey Santoro led everyone with 17 points for the the Redmen. ...

George sparks TC in victory over Willard

WILLARD — Spencer George rolled a 414 series and three teammates each ended with a 345 or better Thursday as Columbian beat Willard 2,610-2,416 in Northern Ohio League play at Dynasty Lanes. George sparked the Tornadoes (1-1, 1-1 NOL) with games of 206 and 208 in the individual portion of ...

Briefs

BOWLING: The high score of 202 and high series of 398 for the men was earned by Bob Reinhart in the Allen Eiry Center League on Wednesday. The women's high score was earned by Betty Sendelbach's 161. The women's high series was earned by Christine Smith with a 280. Splits were converted by ...