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Blue Devils are ready for their shot at state

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Something about tournament time gets Carey’s softball team rolling. For the past two seasons, the Blue Devils haven’t had the best record and haven’t won their own league — the Northern 10 Athletic Conference. However, when tournament time comes around, the Blue Devils made it to ...

SW’s Volpe, others earn berths to state meet

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It was a night of records and moving on. St. Wendelin senior Sophia Volpe set a Region 10 record in the 3,200, Old Fort sophomore Jenna Clouse won the 300 hurdles in a school-record time and Hopewell-Loudon junior long jumper Bailey Jameson set a school mark on her way to a runner-up finish ...

England crowned regional champion

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LANCASTER — Morgan England was three inches away from tying the Region 11 pole vault record in the Division III regional meet at Fairfield Union on Friday. The pole vault record stands at 11-9. England made three attempts at tying the record, but had to settle with a vault of 11-6 to claim ...

Bellevue well represented on final All-NOL teams

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There were three baseball and three Bellevue softball players named first-team All-Northern Ohio League when the list was released Friday. Columbian had one baseball player and one softball player on the first team, but eight all together were honored. In baseball, Bellevue's Bryce Ray, Cody ...

Pack earns return to state

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PIQUA — Upper Sandusky discus thrower Shane Pack claimed second in the Division II regional meet Thursday to earn a return trip to next week's state meet. Pack's runner-up throw covered 147-3 and accounted for all eight points scored by the Rams, who ended the meet's first day tied for ...

Mohawk’s Harper, SE’s coach Bowerman take top N10 honors

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For the second straight year, Mohawk’s Austin Harper received the player of the year honor in the Northern 10 Athletic Conference when the list was released Thursday. The other top honor went to Seneca East’s Rick Bowerman, who was tabbed coach of the year in the N10. Harper hit .463 at ...

Experienced Blue Jackets starting Kirian against Eagles

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Gregg Hughes thinks his team can avoid the nerves. Two years ago, when New Riegel was making its first regional appearance in 15 years, the coach thought — and his players confirmed — that his team was anxious in the Division IV semifinal against Western Reserve. “Off the bat, the ...

Manning’s title leads area finishes

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A couple local individuals and relays had chances to qualify for the state meet on the first day at the regional track meet at Columbian, but it was just Seneca East's Garrick Manning who broke through. Manning, a senior Tiger, cleared 15-2 in the pole vault to win capture the regional crown ...

Colvin two-hits Rockets

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CLYDE — Jared Colvin had a day on the mound in a five-inning run-rule win against Oak Harbor Wednesday. Colvin tossed a complete-game shutout for Clyde giving up only a pair of hits and a pair of walks while striking out five batters. He also helped himself at the plate with an RBI and a ...

Blue Devils dismiss Cadets, move one win from state

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FINDLAY — Six Carey players returned from its Division IV regional final game a year ago against Convoy Crestview at the Marathon Diamonds in Findlay. They will be in the same position again this year, but against Gibsonburg, an opponent the Blue Devils beat in the regional semifinal last ...

Briefs

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GOLF: The 2017 Miletti Open Scramble is June 11 at Seneca Hills Golf Club. The four-person scramble begins with a 7:30 a.m. check in and an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start. There are two hole-in-one contests. Door prizes and range balls are included. The awards presentation occurs at Carmie's BBQ. Cost ...

Deats fires 2-hit shutout, Calvert claims SBC River

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With a league championship to win, Calvert coach Brian Rothrock handed the ball to his best — senior pitcher Peyton Deats. Deats, who was making his final high school start, did what he has done for so much of his career. He got the job done. The senior threw seven shutout innings and ...

Briefs

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GOLF: The 2017 Miletti Open Scramble will be held June 11 at Seneca Hills Golf Club. The four-person scramble will begin at 8:30 a.m. as a shotgun start and check-in is at 7:30 a.m. There are two hole-in-one contests, there are door prizes and range balls are included. The awards presentation ...

Bellevue’s Ray, NR’s Kirian, Hughes nab top District 9 honors

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Bellevue's Bryce Ray and New Riegel's Michael Kirian and Gregg Hughes earned the top awards in their respective divisions Monday when the Northwest Ohio District 9 Coaches Association announced its all-district team. Ray was named the player of the year in Division I, while Kirian claimed the ...

Potty Penalty

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There is no sport like golf when it comes to a litany of bizarre rules. There is also no organization like the NCAA when it comes to crazy regulations for its student athlete members. Put the two together and you get the following amusing, if not ridiculous story. At the NCAA's women's golf ...

Two Seneca pitchers combine for no-hitter

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FOSTORIA — Two Calvert pitchers combined for nine strikeouts and six walks in a no-hitter against St. Wendelin. Conner Kennedy struck out six batters in as many innings while walking five to earn an 11-0 win. Kaden Wuescher tossed the final inning of play, fanning three and walking ...

Arbogast, New Riegel finish off district win over Senecas

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CLYDE — To most hitters, being down 0-and-2 in the count is a bad thing. But New Riegel senior Brandon Arbogast doesn’t see it that way. Even if you are stuck on 0-and-2 for roughly 15 ½ hours. It was Arbogast who was at the plate Friday with an 0-2 count against Calvert pitcher ...

Undefeated Bears put together big innings, eliminate Stockaders

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OAK HARBOR —It was easy to understand why Old Fort coach Jason Ward might not feel comfortable Saturday in the Division IV district final against Gibsonburg. Not even when his starting pitcher, Sarah Hossler, threw a pair of scoreless innings to start the game. Or when the Stockaders' ...