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Arlington holds off Chieftains, barely

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BASCOM — Officially, it was 24 seconds. Including timeouts, it was maybe five minutes. But for Arlington coach Jason Vermillion, there probably was no way to measure. That time frame following Logan Speyer’s go-ahead basket and the final buzzer was a challenging one. And, for a ...

Fliers stay perfect in SBC

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CLYDE — Clyde rolled early and stayed perfect in Sandusky Bay Conference play Friday by beating Huron 72-32. The Fliers (16-3, 12-0 SBC) jumped out 21-6 in the first quarter en route to a 35-13 halftime lead. Heidi Marshall led everyone with 19 points for the winners. Bree Dowling, Addie ...

Foul shots push TU past Lake Erie

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PAINESVILLE — Clutch foul shooting in the final 23 seconds helped Tiffin's women trip up Lake Erie College 64-59 Thursday in Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play. The Dragons (5-14, 3-11 GLIAC) entered the fourth quarter up 51-43, but Lake Erie outscored them 10-1 to inch ...

Shattered

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UPPER SANDUSKY — No coach would ever say a regular season win or loss was what made or broke a season. However, when the season ends, Thursday night’s 64-62 Shelby victory against Upper Sandusky could have long lasting ramifications. For the Rams (18-1), it was their first defeat of ...

‘Peyton’s charge’ lifts Senecas

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SANDUSKY — A quick look at Peyton Deats’ line from Thursday night won’t tell you much.The senior guard had only a single free throw and two rebounds in Calvert’s 62-48 win at Sandusky St. Mary Thursday. But to Senecas’ coach Ted Willman, Deats made the contest’s biggest ...

Arbogast, Hopewell-Loudon girls overwhelm Vanlue in Bascom

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BASCOM — Hopewell-Loudon rocketed out to a 20-5 lead by the first stop and rolled from there Thursday en route to beating Blanchard Valley Conference foe Vanlue 53-26. Brooklyn Arbogast led the Chieftains with 13 points, Hailey Coppus netted 12 points and snared five steals, Emily Pace ...

TU signs Carey receiver, 21 others

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Gary Goff was looking to add some depth at the receiver position. The Tiffin University coach found it in a place not exactly known for wideouts. Carey. The program announced the signing of 22 new players Wednesday. Among the signees is Gavin Woods, a receiver/defensive back from ...

Heidelberg rolls past Capital

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Maggie Davault said her team played Heidelberg basketball Wednesday night.The Student Princes’ guard said when HU does that, it’s pretty good. It certainly was Wednesday night. Marisa Liburdi had 22 points and five rebounds, Carli Patrick had 13 points and six rebounds, and ...

USHS falls to Whitehall-Yearling in duals tournament

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WASHINGTON COURTHOUSE — It was a battle of the Rams in the Division II Region 14 wrestling semifinals between Upper Sandusky and Whitehall-Yearling. The Upper Sandusky squad recorded three pins and two decisions, but it was Whitehall-Yearling that came out on top in the 46-24 ...

Student Princes’ offense struggles in loss to Crusaders

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COLUMBUS — Heidelberg struggled offensively Wednesday — from the floor and the foul line — in a 70-63 loss to Capital. The Princes shot just over 37 percent (25 of 67) from the field, just over 17  percent (4 of 23) from beyond the arc and 45 percent (9 of 20) from the free throw ...

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JUNIOR HIGH BOYS BASKETBALL: In the Northern 10 tournament, Seneca East's seventh grade team lost to Carey 35-29. The Tigers were led by Alex King's 22 points. BOWLING: The Tiffin Men's City Bowling Tournament entry deadline has been extended to Feb. 9. For more information or to enter, ...

Slow start buries Senecas

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Having 12 turnovers in any quarter isn’t ideal for a basketball team, but when it happens in the first quarter, that team has to play catch-up for the rest of the game. Riverdale came out with a press and pressured Calvert into 12 miscues to build a 20-6 first-quarter advantage Monday and ...

A Dog’s Purpose

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If you want to get my immediate attention, all you have to do is mention dogs.  I am a dog lover, of that there is no doubt.  So when the ads for the movie A Dog's Purpose came out, I was ready to head to a local theatre.  Before I could do so though, I found out that PETA was encouraging ...

Foul shooting woes cost Columbian

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With two seniors and no juniors on the 15-player roster, it is safe to say the future looks good for Sandusky Perkins girls basketball. The here and now isn’t all that bad either. Freshmen Olivia Howard and Marissa Esposito combined for 32 points and the Pirates did just enough things ...

Strong 3rd quarter keys Lady Red over Fliers

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BELLEVUE — Casey Santoro was a long way from the basket. Actually, the freshman Bellevue guard was not that close to the 3-point line, either, which is why Clyde’s defense left her out there, with the ball. It was early in the third quarter, and the game was tied at 20. As Santoro ...

State-ranked Rams roll

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UPPER SANDUSKY — Unbeaten Upper Sandusky doubled up Bucyrus 18-9 in the first period and kept on going Tuesday en route to a 60-35 Northern 10 Athletic Conference win. The victory, coupled with Carey beating Buckeye Central 56-39, gives Upper Sandusky at least a piece of the N10 title with ...

’Berg powers past Mount Union

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Heidelberg trailed 12-3 early, but claimed the final four bouts Tuesday to cap a 27-16 Ohio Athletic Conference dual wrestling win against Mount Union. Mount Union sandwiched pins by 125-pounder Nick Mancini against Mason Brainard (4:15) and 141-pounder Alec Cotton against Hunter Pizzino ...

No. 1 Ashland routs Tiffin

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There is a reason Ashland is ranked No. 1 in the country in Division II. It showed it in a big way Monday as it destroyed Tiffin, 119-74, in Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play. Ashland isn’t only No. 1 in the nation and in the GLIAC, but the Eagles have been dominating ...

Eagles’ hot shooting sinks Dragons

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Tiffin and Ashland were about even in the first half Monday night with the Eagles attaining just a 40-39 halftime advantage. Then, the Eagles came out of halftime looking like a team that had won six straight games as Ashland held Tiffin to nine points in the first 11 minute stretch to take ...

Panthers escape against Calvert

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Rachele Windau’s potential game-winning jumper had missed.So she made sure she got another chance at it. With the clock at under a minute left in the fourth quarter and Sandusky St. Mary trailing Calvert, 46-45, Windau attempted a shot from the right side of the key. It missed, but Windau ...