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Columbian travels to Bellevue for crucial late-season tilt

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Columbian remains in good position to make the postseason. It is 5-2 and sits as the third-ranked team in Division III’s Region 10. But a loss to 2-5 Bellevue could change that. The two rivals meet tonight at 7 p.m. It’s the second-straight road game against a league rival, and ...

Senecas back on road against Panthers

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Sandusky St. Mary will do plenty of things to try and throw off a defense. On Saturday, Calvert will attempt to figure the Panthers out. St. Mary is 2-5, but has lost its last three games. But the Senecas, 6-1 and the No. 7 team in the state in Division VII, have some reason to be ...

Senecas knock back Stockaders for SBC River crown

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Ashlyn Jones and Emma White both registered double-doubles Thursday to lead Calvert past Old Fort 24-26, 25-18, 25-15, 25-18 in a winner-take-all match for the Sandusky Bay Conference River Division title. Jones tallied 20 digs and 12 kills for the Senecas and White had 19 assists and 11 ...

Columbian pair end careers in district meet at Red Hawk

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FINDLAY — Andrew Branson and Trevor McCarthy played their last rounds of high school golf Thursday in the Division I district at Red Hawk. Considering the windy and cool conditions and the fact the district only was advancing two teams and two individuals not on those teams, the odds were ...

Upper Sandusky’s Montgomery plans to play it cool at state

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Ask Brett Montgomery how many tournaments he has won this year, and he answers without a hint of false modesty. “I don’t know,” the Upper Sandusky golfer said. But later, when Rams’ coach Graham Treadway is talking about the junior’s worst round of the season — a nine-hole score ...

Hisey falls short of state

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BOWLING GREEN — Clyde’s Siera Hisey won her first match Thursday at the Division II district at Bowling Green State University. However, she dropped her second match to Galion’s Kayley Gimbel, which was the match Hisey needed to advance to state. Hisey topped Bryan’s Katie Farrell ...

Looking for a Dull moment

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It’s probably not a big surprise Lakota sophomore Kyleigh Dull is back at the state tournament. Dull, a natural golfer on the course, once again had a dominating regular season and will play on the Gray Course in Columbus Friday and Saturday, vying for a state title in Division II. Yes, ...

Lady Red overachieve, earn trip to Columbus

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For a school to make it to state twice in seven years is quite the accomplishment. To do it twice in seven total years as a program is extraordinary. That is exactly what Bellevue has accomplished as the Lady Red get sent off as a team this morning for a practice round before the two-day ...

Prep football, Week 8: Follow you follow me

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Carey at Wynford Records: Carey 4-3, 2-2; Wynford 5-2, 3-1. Last year: Wynford, 37-20. Outlook: One week after dropping a tough 34-27 loss to Seneca East, the Blue Devils travel to face Wynford, which has dominated the Northern 10 Athletic Conference since it began four years ...

WHAT NOW?

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The end came suddenly, just as it did last year. The Cleveland Indians coasted into the playoffs winning the Central Division title. The worst division in baseball provided little competition for the Tribe. Then the playoffs and another bust. Houston swept Cleveland and sent Indian fans ...

Sarka’s 95 not good enough in tough district

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BOWLING GREEN — The odds were stacked against Columbian’s Ava Sarka Tuesday at the Division I district tournament at Stone Ridge. The course is one of the toughest in the area and only the top two teams and two individuals not on those teams advanced to state. Sarka fired a 95 to ...

No. 11 Warriors sweep Blue Jackets

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SYCAMORE — Madi Chester was all over the stat sheet Monday with 16 kills, two assists, nine digs, two blocks and three aces to help state-ranked Mohawk sweep New Riegel 25-13, 29-27, 25-18 in non-league play. Backing Chetser for the Warriors — ranked No. 11 in Division IV — were Kaylee ...

Holland sets mark, leads Dragons to 6-0

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There wasn’t much that could stop Charles Holland Saturday. Not the Malone defense. Not an hour-and-seven minute weather delay. And certainly not the lightning, which — despite the pause in the game — didn’t arrive. Tiffin University’s fifth-year senior wide receiver was his ...

Unbeaten Marietta claims shootout with Heidelberg

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For as many long drives that Heidelberg put together on Saturday, it was Marietta with the most pivotal one in the fourth quarter. The Pioneers went 67 yards in 14 plays, chewing up over six minutes off the clock, then got a clutch interception to knock off Heidelberg 38-34 in Ohio Athletic ...

State-ranked Warriors turn back Tigers

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ATTICA — Madi Chester had a double-double and Kaylee Ward approached one Saturday to fuel No. 9 Mohawk’s 25-21, 25-20, 25-20 Northern 10 Athletic Conference win against Seneca East. Chester (2 aces) tallied 13 digs and 12 kills while Ward had 11 digs and eight kills for the Warriors ...

25 things on the local and national sports landscapes

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Time again for 25 things, which is becoming an October tradition. At least to me. 1. Despite Columbian’s loss to Clyde Friday night, the Tornadoes still figure to be in good position for a postseason run. The Tornadoes sit third in Division III’s Region 10. With games remaining against ...

Clyde’s Hisey claims sectional runner-up spot

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PORT CLINTON — Clyde’s Siera Hisey ended second Saturday to highlight area efforts at the Division II sectional tournament. Hisey fell 6-2, 6-3 to Emma Lynch of Perkins in the title match after beating Huron’s Desiree Fisher 6-0, 7-6 (4), 6-4 in the semifinals. Bellevue’s Rayven ...

Foster-led Chieftains claim Booster crown

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FOSTORIA — Jordan Foster ran second and four teammates turned in top-20 efforts Saturday to propel Hopewell-Loudon to the Black Division title at the Fostoria Booster Invitational. The Chieftains coasted past Tinora 56-104 for the crown. New Riegel took fourth (132), Old Fort came in ...

Briefs

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GOLF: Steve Lucius, Al Stephenson, Paul Gnepper and Mike Miller beat out the team of Chuck Boyer, Keegan Walter, Brian Hescht, and Jerad Lindon on the fourth handicap hole with 15 under par to win the New Riegel Athletic Boosters Teresa Kessler Big Cup Scramble sponsored by Baumann Chevrolet ...