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BOYS BOWLING: Tommy Peer bowled a 487 series, and Spencer George rolled a 424, leading Columbian to a 2,968- 2,805 win over Sandusky. TC won despite the Blue Streaks' Jayson Cramer bowling a 298 game. GIRLS BOWLING: Hannah Chance's 315 series topped Columbian, but it wasn't enough as Sandusky ...

H-L’s Stickley to play in All-American Bowl in Texas

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They say everything is bigger in Texas. Hopewell-Loudon’s Sam Stickley is about to find that out first hand. The senior tailback — who ran for 1,113 yards and 21 touchdowns this past season — has been selected to play in the 2018 Blue/Gray All-American Bowl at 6 p.m. Monday at ...

TC holds back Rams long enough to pick up victory

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Columbian started strongly, but had to withstand an ejection and Madison’s strong push in the fourth quarter Tuesday to claim a 47-44 win. The Tornadoes (4-1) led 20-3 at the first stop en route to a 30-14 halftime advantage, but lost point guard Kaia Woods to an ejection early in the third ...

Mont, Eisenhower lead Tornadoes

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Cole Eisenhower and Sergi Mont each won two individual races and swam together on a winning relay for Columbian while Upper Sandusky’s Will Barnes figured in three victories Tuesday as the schools tied atop the standings in a triangular. Columbian and Upper Sandusky both scored 84 points, ...

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I was watching with feigned interest the Cincinnati Bengals/San Diego Chargers game yesterday. I really didn't care who won, but it was on TV and no Big Bang Theory reruns were available, so... During the second quarter, a play happened that got my attention. The Bengals had a third and goal ...

Dragons get 1st G-MAC win by beating Trojans

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Behind career days from Joshua Williams and Austin Schaub, Tiffin topped Trevecca Nazarene 100-91 to get the school’s first win in the Great Midwest Athletic Conference. Williams poured in 31 points, while Schaub added 18 points and six rebounds. Shane Waldon added 16 points and six boards ...

Arcadia knocks Seneca East from unbeaten ranks

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ATTICA — Seneca East had one more double-digit scorer than Arcadia, but cold shooting hampered the Tigers in a 51-42 loss. Kennedy Pratt scored 15 points for the Redskins (5-0) in the win and Samantha Burnett tallied 12. Jessica Bowerman’s 14 points and 11 rebounds keyed Seneca East. ...

Dryfuse has double-double, healthy Tornadoes down Upper Sandusky

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When Abby Dryfuse and Kaia Woods are playing well, Columbian is a very dangerous team. The duo was on display Saturday against Upper Sandusky. Dryfuse — the Tornadoes’ senior post player — put up 22 points and had 12 rebounds as Columbian beat the Rams, 59-43. Woods finished with ...

Meyer’s resignation closes memorable chapter

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Urban Meyer should have been fired in August. That’s my belief. Whenever a coach cites memory problems about incidents — especially ones that involve domestic violence — it’s time to go. The Ohio State coach avoided dismissal then, getting only a three-game suspension. And yet, ...

Vent’s buzzer-beating 3 lifts Rams

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UPPER SANDUSKY — Mason Vent hit a buzzer-beating 3-pointer Saturday to lift Upper Sandusky past Northern 10 Athletic Conference foe Colonel Crawford 48-45. Vent’s game-winner came on a jumper off the left wing, giving him a team-high 13 points for the Rams (4-0, 1-0 N10). Evan Young ...

DeWese delivers for Stockaders

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GIBSONBURG — On Friday night against Gibsonburg, Zach DeWese did a little bit of everything for Old Fort. The sophomore tallied 20 points, eight rebounds, and five steals as the Stockaders blew past Gibsonburg 69-49 in a Sandusky Bay Conference River Division matchup. “He has a ...

Norwalk trips Tornadoes

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NORWALK — It will be a new look that is a really an old look for Norwalk tonight when the Truckers take on Mansfield Madison. That is because three-year letterman point guard Brandon Haraway returns to the court after a two-game suspension resulting from his being ejected when the Truckers ...

Chieftains shut down Redskins

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BASCOM — The shooting was comparable to the below freezing temperatures outside the gym Friday, but Hopewell-Loudon’s defense was solid, holding Arcadia to eight points in the second half in a 51-22 Blanchard Valley Conference matchup. Arcadia (1-3, 0-1 BVC) shot 9 of 43 (21 percent) from ...

Flier boys find a way around Sandusky Perkins

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SANDUSKY — Clyde gained breathing room in the second quarter, then held off Perkins in the second half Friday to claim a 60-56 Sandusky Bay Conference Lake Division win. The Fliers (2-0, 1-0 SBC) trailed 15-14 at the first break, but outscored Perkins 13-4 in the second period to forge a ...

Calvert hangs on to beat St. Joe

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Despite holding a considerable lead for much of Friday’s contest, Calvert needed a couple of well-placed passes to put away Fremont St. Joe. Despite trailing since late in the first quarter — and looking at a 12-point deficit in the third — St. Joe’s defense thwarted the Senecas late, ...

Elmore, Chieftains dominate Falcons in BVC clash

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BASCOM — Before the start of Thursday’s contest between Hopewell-Loudon and Riverdale, the national anthem was played through its entirety and accidentally started to repeat. During the game, Riverdale had to feel like most H-L possessions were on repeat as the Chieftains repeatedly fed ...

Parrott leads Flashes by Blue Devils 66-62

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CAREY — Cooper Parrott shined on offense and Willard had just enough to hold back Carey in Thursday’s 66-62 win. Parrott led everyone with 32 points for the Crimson Flashes (2-1), and Micah Dawson added eight points. Willard led 43-34 at halftime. Carey cut the deficit to 56-52 by ...

Rams take down Tigers

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GALION — New addition Cameron McCreary led Upper Sandusky with 17 points Wednesday in a 71-56 win over Galion in non-league play. Backing McCreary for the Rams (3-0) were Trevor Clifford with 15 points, Mason Vent popped in 14, Evan Young had 10 and Jason Holly finished with nine. Upper ...

Fanning has big meet, but TC teams fall in Ontario

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ONTARIO — Columbian's Josh Fanning won two individual races and helped a relay claim a victory Tuesday in a dual with Ontario. Fanning took the 200 free (2:08.55) and 100 fly (1:02.36) and swam on the winning 200 medley with Cole Eisenhower, Sergi Mont and Clay Moore. The relay finished in ...