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Clyde’s Marshall has big role with TU

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A year ago, Heidi Marshall wasn’t even playing softball. The star Clyde shortstop missed her senior season after tearing her ACL during basketball season. Now, Marshall is back on the field in new surroundings. She’s at a new level, learning a new position. But she’s back playing ...

Tornadoes roll to Willard championship

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WILLARD — Columbian claimed both doubles titles and picked up another crown in singles play Saturday to capture the Willard Invitational championship. Zach Krintzline and Colin Burkett finished atop the No. 1 doubles standings for TC after beating Shelby’s Nolan Stahl and Austin Means ...

Bulldogs take down Tornadoes in Defiance

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DEFIANCE — Carson Mellott limited Defiance to three hits and three runs Saturday, but the TC offense sputtered in a 3-1 non-league defeat. Caden Kline dominated on the mound for the Bulldogs, giving up a run on four hits with nine strikeouts and four walks in six innings of work. Defiance ...

Defense slips past offense in TU spring game

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Despite falling behind the Offense 17-0, the Defense escaped with a 51-48 win in the TU annual spring football game Saturday — the first for new coach Cris Reisert. Joe Harakai had a chance to win the game with a 37-yard field goal for the Offense with the game tied at 48, but the kick ...

Columbian gets by Redskins

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Columbian held a 2-1 advantage through four innings Friday, but made sure to get the win with a five-run sixth inning in a 7-4 non-league win over Port Clinton. The Redskins made things a bit interesting with a three-run top of the seventh. Griffin Bunting led the charge at the plate with a ...

Big fifth carries Old Fort against Calvert

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The first two Calvert batters of Friday’s game against Old Fort reached and scored, and the Senecas led 4-1 after two innings. But Old Fort pitcher MarcQue Harris settled down, and the Stockaders’ batters went to work. They scored two runs in the fourth and put up a five-spot in the ...

US girls 2nd, boys 4th at North Union Invitational

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RICHWOOD — The Upper Sandusky girls won four events Friday to earn second at the North Union Invitational. Jonathan Alder won the meet topping Upper Sandusky 159-117. Madelyn Shasteen claimed the pole vault, clearing 10-8, while Chloe Taylor won the 400 (1:03.91), Kenedi Hayden took the ...

Columbian claims key match vs Bellevue

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Columbian coach Chip Weingart said he knew how important Thursday’s home match with Bellevue was. The Tornadoes came into the Sandusky Bay Conference Lake Division tilt at 2-1 in league matches. The Redmen came in 3-0. The top team in the conference, Norwalk, entered the day with a 3-0 ...

Tornadoes club three homers, power past Sandusky

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Columbian put on an offensive display Thursday, hitting three home runs, seven extra-base hits and handing Sandusky its first Sandusky Bay Conference Lake Conference loss 12-8. Ava Sarka had only one of Columbian’s 13 hits. But it may have been the biggest hit of the year. Sarka smacked ...

Hopewell-Loudon’s offense erupts in road victory over Woodmore

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ELMORE — Woodmore had just one more hit and both teams committed three errors, but Hopewell-Loudon took advantage of its better overall pitching and work at the plate Thursday to claim a 16-5 win. Just one of the four runs scored off H-L’s Travis Milligan in three innings was earned, with ...

Fliers ease past Sailors

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CLYDE — Clyde surrendered just four games Thursday in a 5-0 whipping of Vermilion. Alex Caillet and Daniel Stevens each blanked their singles foes 6-0, 6-0 for Clyde, with Caillet beating Jack Rini at No. 1 and Stevens taking care of Brandon Weitzel at No. 2. Ben Hohenstein defeated Kyle ...

Briefs

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OHIO DOMINICAN: Seneca East senior Blaine Swartzmiller will continue his football and education career at Ohio Dominican University. JV TENNIS: Columbian picked up wins against Bellevue from the doubles teams of Trey Shuey and Jaythan Triplat, Andrew Shawberry and Brian Siesel, Bryce Burns and ...

Tony Stewart leads All Star invasion into Attica

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ATTICA — Former NASCAR and Indy Car champion Tony Stewart will lead the Ollie's Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car Series into Attica Raceway Park for the 30th annual Core & Main Spring Nationals on April 19 and 20. Both nights will have 40-lap A-mains and both will ...

Lakota edges OF, stays unbeaten in SBC

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KANSAS ― In a game with 14 combined errors, it was Lakota that slipped past Old Fort, 5-4 in Sandusky Bay Conference River Division play in Kansas Wednesday. Maekenzie Rathburn singled in the seventh inning and then came around to score on one of Old Fort’s eight errors to win the ...

Rams get by Pleasant in tight match

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UPPER SANDUSKY — Only two matches were one-sided Wednesday when Upper Sandusky and Marion Pleasant tangled on the tennis court. In the end, it was the Rams that won, 3-2. At singles, The Rams’ No. 1 Levi Malone took down Dane Williams 6-1, 6-0, while their No. 2 Landon Cotto-Ramos beat ...

Theis delivers for Blue Jackets

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NEW RIEGEL — Whether it was on the mound or at the plate, Jacob Theis delivered for New Riegel in a 13-6 Sandusky Bay Conference River Division win over Calvert. Calvert led 6-2 after 1 ½ innings Wednesday, but New Riegel plated six runs in the bottom of the second and Theis shut out the ...

Relay sweep keys Hopewell-Loudon girls at Port Clinton

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PORT CLINTON — Hopewell-Loudon’s girls won all four relays and picked up four other victories to claim a triangular Tuesday. The Chieftains scored 85 points, while Port Clinton’s girls held off Vermilion 47-43 for second Vermilion’s boys downed H-L 75-60 in the other meet, with Port ...

New Riegel overcomes rough start to beat SE

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NEW RIEGEL — Things weren’t looking good for New Riegel starter Logan Schalk after one half inning Tuesday. The Blue Jackets’ pitcher gave up six runs to Seneca East in the first frame, and after two innings found himself down 7-2. But Schalk righted himself, which allowed his teammates ...