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Dragons head to Detroit to take on strong Warriors

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Tiffin University coach Gary Goff said he and his staff have been searching for weaknesses in Wayne State, the team the Dragons are set to tangle with this afternoon in Detroit.The result?"We can't seem to find 'em," Goff said. "They're good."Not that it's a surprise."Ever since I've been at ...

No catching Blue Devils at home meet

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CAREY - Carey dominated both halves of a home meet Thursday, with the boys falling one point shy of a perfect score while the girls had four runners in the top 10.The Blue Devils beat Van Buren 16-53 in the boys meet, followed by Elmwood (72) and North Baltimore (100).Trevor Cook (16:52) and ...

Fliers send four to SBC finals

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PORT CLINTON - Four Clyde tennis entries advanced to the finals and another is in the match for third after the first day at the Sandusky Bay Conference Tournament.The tournament resumes Saturday, with Fliers in the finals of the No. 2 and No. 3 singles as well as both doubles matches. The ...

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GOLF: Mike Schmidt, Rick Judy, Dave Meyer and Les Tesnow shot 6 under to win the front 9 best-ball in the Lakeland Senior League Thursday. The same team won the Back 9 Stableford as well, shooting 11 over.n Paul R. Fey, Frank Michniak, Paul Hannay and Joe Weaver shot 6-under par to win ...

High-powered Senecas, Golden Bears set to face off

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Tonight at Frost-Kalnow Stadium, Calvert will face a daunting task.Slowing down the Gibsonburg offense.Behind the quarterbacking of Ryan Clark, the rushing of Madison Jaso and a powerful offensive line, the Golden Bears are averaging more than 49 points a game.Calvert coach Todd Fox knows how ...

Tornadoes, Redmen renew their rivalry

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Columbian coach Judd Lutz recognizes that his team is going to Bellevue tonight as the underdog.The Redmen come into tonight's game 3-1, and are getting votes in the Division IV statewide poll. They also are coming off blowout wins over Clyde and Toledo Rogers.The Tornadoes enter tonight ...

New Riegel wins SBC River title, Clyde fifth in Bay Division

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NORWALK - The first Sandusky Bay Conference River Division golf title went to New Riegel Thursday, as Lucas Williams led the way with an 82 at Eagle Creek.New Riegel shot a 351 as a team, while Calvert (third) shot a 381, Lakota (fourth) shot a 387 and Old Fort carded a 410 (fifth).Backing ...

BC sweeps Mohawk, remains unbeaten in N10

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SYCAMORE - It was a battle between the top two teams in the Northern 10 Athletic Conference Thursday, but a battle it wasn't in the end. Buckeye Central dominated Mohawk in a 25-16, 25-19, 25-15 sweep.Jenna Karl led the way for the Bucks (12-1, 9-0 N10) with 14 kills, 18 digs and four blocks, ...

Prep football Week 5: Working for the weekend

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Colonel Crawford at Seneca EastRecords: 3-1, 2-1 N102015: Colonel Crawford 40-18.Outlook: Seneca East coach Ed Phillips says every game is big, but he did acknowledge this week's contest with Colonel Crawford will be a test.Last season, the Tigers won their first three games and took on the ...

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JV VOLLEYBALL: Columbian lost to Norwalk 25-23, 25-12 Tuesday. Chaise Schank had 12 digs, while Megan Fry added six digs for Columbian. Lauren Buskirk smashed five kills, while Bailey Hull had two blocks and four kills Amara Solomon had four kills.n Columbian beat Sandusky 25-12, 25-15. For ...

Chieftains fifth at BVC Tournament

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KALIDA -- Hopewell-Loudon got a 90 from Jena Huffman, and finished fifth at the eight-school Blanchard Valley Conference tournament in Kalida.It was a good day for Huffman, who was named, along with teammate Garrett White as a BVC honorable mention selection.As a team, the Chieftains shot a ...

Buckeye Signing

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PHOTO?BY?ZACH?BAKERBuckeye signingFormer Ohio State football coach Earle Bruce signs an autograph for Barb Neikirk (left) as Vicki Huffmon looks on Wednesday at Buffalo Wild Wings in Tiffin. Bruce was in town to promote Saturday's Walk to End Alzheimer's, which will take place at Heminger ...

Fliers cruise by Lady Red

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CLYDE - Clyde swept Bellevue Wednesday, 5-0.Clyde improved to 16-1 while Bellevue drops to 4-10.In singles play, Iga Makal defeated Chloe Brubaker 6-0, 6-0, while Melissa Laconis only dropped one set as she beat Skylar Strunk at second singles, 6-1, 6-0. Maddie St. Marie beat her third singles ...

You’ve been served

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PHOTO BY JILL GOSCHEColumbian's Brooke Smith serves the ball during a tennis match against Fostoria in Tiffin Wednesday. Results from the match were not available at press time.

Facons shut out Columbian boys

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Riverdale got a goal in the 27th minute, and held on to nip the Tornadoes 1-0.Columbian goalkeeper Alex Charlton made five saves in goal, while Falcons' goalie Ethan Shane made 10 saves.The Tornadoes slipped to 1-6, 1-3 in the NCOSA.

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GOLF: Ron Kern fired a 33 for the low gross and leads the Fall League at Clinton Heights with 72 points. Prizes went to Jeff Lynch (long putt No. 4), Mike Theis (closest in two No. 5) and Kern (closest to pin No. 2).n Bob Barchus, 81, of New Riegel made his first hole-in-one Tuesday at Eagle ...

TC’s Anderson, Bellevue’s Turner win at Norwalk

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NORWALK - Jacob Anderson and Tanner Schreiner ran 1-2 for the Columbian boys Tuesday and Lauren Turner won the girls race for Bellevue at a Northern Ohio League tri-meet at Norwalk.For the boys, Norwalk won with 29 points, TC had 42 points and Bellevue totaled 63 points.Anderson ran in 16:51, ...

Bluffton shuts out Upper Sandusky

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UPPER SANDUSKY - Bluffton notched a goal early in the first half, and then shut out Upper Sandusky defensively for a 1-0 win over the Rams Tuesday.Sarah Theisen scored the goal for the Pirates (4-4, 1-2 North Central Ohio Soccer Association), while Abbie Parkins had the assist.Both teams had ...

Clouse lines 16 kills, Stockaders record a sweep over Senecas

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OLD FORT - Sydney Clouse smashed 16 kills, and Old Fort rolled to a 25-7, 25-12, 25-15 win over Calvert Tuesday.Kiely Taylor added 11 kills and three aces for the Stockaders, while Allison Adelsperger dished out 38 assists, three digs and three kills.Peyton Miller added 17 digs, Mackenzie Ward ...

Warriors clip Carey for N10 crown

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GALION - Carson Weinandy captured the individual crown and Chet Margraf took fifth just two strokes behind Tuesday to help Mohawk upend Carey for the Northern 10 Athletic Conference Tournament at Valley View.The victory also gave the Warriors the overall N10 title by a 22-21 margin over Carey. ...