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Rams pile on late

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UPPER SANDUSKY — The Northern 10 Athletic Conference showdown between Upper Sandusky and Seneca East was scoreless through four innings. It wasn’t after five innings. The Rams plated seven runs in the fifth and four more in the sixth to take down the Tigers 11-2 Monday. Seneca East ...

Columbian takes two from H-L in high-scoring doubleheader

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BASCOM — The doubleheader between Columbian and Hopewell-Loudon produced a combined 58 hits and 42 runs as Columbian walked away with a sweep. Columbian won Game 1 8-7, while the second game was a 16-11 score. In Game 1, Columbian and Hopewell-Loudon were tied at 3 through four innings. ...

Blue Jackets dominate twin bill with Van Buren, host Fostoria

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FOSTORIA — New Riegel combined overpowering pitching with solid hitting Saturday to beat Fostoria 9-2 and Van Buren 12-2. Fostoria edged Van Buren 8-7 in the other game. Alec Zoeller fanned 12 and scattered four hits, two walks and just one earned run to get the complete-game win in the ...

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Columbian’s Drake DeVore throws the shot put 46 feet at the A.W. Hendricks Invitational in Clyde Saturday.

Bellevue teams sweep at Clyde Invite

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CLYDE — Kaylia Reesman and Payton Vogel went 1-2 in the long jump and each won two other events Saturday to fuel Bellevue’s title run in the girls meet at the Clyde A.W. Hendricks Invitational. The Redmen thundered past Fremont Ross 151-114 for the crown, with Columbian overpowering Clyde ...

A bowling quiz for your Sunday morning mind-sharpening exercise

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If you are a serious bowler, this quiz will be a piece of cake. For those of you who are relatively new to the sport, well, there’s no shame in missing a few. Whatever the case, I hope you enjoy taking a stroll down bowling’s memory lane. QUESTION 1. Your teammates are laughing at the ...

Rams tie for 1st at River Valley

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CALEDONIA — Miami Trace and Upper Sandusky both scored 17 points in the River Valley Invitational Tennis Tournament Saturday. However, since the tiebreaker was based on the first place singles finish, the win went to Miami Trace. River Valley had 11 points and Bucyrus didn't score. In ...

New Riegel’s Gillig has an incredible game at plate

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ARCADIA — There was a basketball game in February where Brianna Gillig had 40 points, 17 rebounds and seven steals as New Riegel won at Calvert. It’s not easy to compare statistics in different sports, but Gillig’s performance Friday — on the softball diamond — was probably ...

’Berg softball shuts out Marietta in twin bill

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Heidelberg beat Marietta twice Friday without allowing a run. The “shutout sweep” was the first time Heidelberg has done so since a year ago Thursday, when it blanked Capital 1-0 and 2-0. Friday’s shutout victories against Marietta came with scores of 3-0 and 4-0 as the Princes find ...

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GOLF: The Senior League will start on Wednesday. Tee time is at 10 a.m. New players are welcome. * The Seneca Hills Tuesday Morning Ladies League begins with open golf April 25 and May 2. League play begins May 9. Arrive at 8 a.m. for the 8:30 a.m. tee time. New players are welcome. Call ...

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JV SOFTBALL: Seneca East beat Colonel Crawford 18-6 in Northern 10 Athletic Conference play. Jillian Allgyre went 4 for 4 with a two-run homer for Seneca East, and Emma Gurney and winning pitcher Halle Rotruck both each added two hits. VARSITY SOFTBALL: Seneca East lost 10-0 to Colonel ...

Fliers breeze past Huron 5-0, improve to 7-1 on season

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CLYDE — Clyde dominated the singles matches and had little trouble in doubles play Thursday in a 5-0 Sandusky Bay Conference win against Huron. Nathan Strudthoff took the No. 1 singles match 6-1, 6-0 from Ben Nevison, while Caleb Prunty and Jacob Strudthoff each won 6-0, 6-0 at No. 2 and ...

Stockaders gang up on Raiders

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OLD FORT — Sarah Hossler kept Lakota’s batters in check and eight of her teammates each scored at least one run Thursday as Old Fort claimed an 11-1 Sandusky Bay Conference win. Hossler surrendered just a single and an RBI double to Olivia Harden, with just one Raider — Samantha Johnson ...

Seneca East’s offense erupts against Eagles

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NORTH ROBINSON — Seneca East’s offense was nearly unstoppable Thursday, as the Tigers piled up 16 hits in a 14-4 Northern 10 Athletic Conference thrashing of Colonel Crawford. The Tigers had contributions up and down the lineup, as six players had two hits each, but no one had more than ...

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Upper Sandusky's Alexis Fogle lays down a bunt single Wednesday against Buckeye Central in New Washington.

Upper Sandusky run rules Buckeye Central

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NEW WASHINGTON — Buckeye Central came out aggressively as it put up three runs in the first inning against Upper Sandusky. But once Blayc Hacker settled down in the circle, she was able to keep the Buckettes scoreless for the remainder of the game en route to a 14-3 win in five ...

Rams sweep Marion Pleasant

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UPPER SANDUSKY — It was the first match in some time in which Upper Sandusky didn’t have long matches. With quick wins, the Rams defeated Marion Pleasant, 5-0. The longest match of the day came with Alex Engle’s 6-2, 6-4 win at second singles against Ben Morris. In the No. 1 spot, Nate ...

H-L girls 1st, boys 3rd at Fremont quad

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FREMONT — Lizzie Erlanger and Emily Pace each accounted for three wins for Hopewell-Loudon as the girls team won a quad meet, while the Chieftain boys were third. For the girls, H-L had 114 points, while Fremont St. Joe had 70, Port Clinton 58 and New Riegel 1. For the boys, St. Joe won ...

Heidelberg men’s tennis avoids sweep

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Baldwin Wallace came to Tiffin and were ready to sweep Heidelberg, but Ben Moore fought to the very end to claim his team's only win of the day. Moore played a tough second doubles match with Dan Driscoll. The Heidelberg duo battled point for point with Jake Elbin and Roger Boyer. The BW team ...

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Calvert’s first singles player Ryan Gase makes a return against Vermilion Tuesday in Tiffin.

Senecas fall in season opener

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Vermilion claimed both doubles matches and picked up a singles win to edge Calvert 3-2. The wins for Calvert, playing in its season opener, came at No. 1 and No. 3 singles. Ryan Gase dropped Stasio Gibbons 6-1, 6-3 at No. 1 singles for the Senecas, and Will Klepper beat Matt Walker 6-3, 6-4 ...