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Fliers nose out Margaretta in double OT

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CLYDE — Clyde rallied past Margaretta 11-8 in the fourth quarter to force overtime, then edged the Polar Bears 13-10 in the second extra period Friday for an 80-77 Sandusky Bay Conference win. Conner Long keyed the Fliers (6-14, 4-9 SBC) with 21 points and nine rebounds. Tanner Davenport ...

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Columbian’s Donnell Brockington brings the ball upcourt as Sandusky's Jayrese Williams reaches in an effort to break up the drive.

Williams’ late basket foils Columbian upset bid

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During a timeout late in the fourth quarter of Sandusky’s game with Columbian, Jayrese Williams gave the other Blue Streaks a message. “I told my teammates at the the timeout, ‘We’re gonna win this game,’” the senior guard said. “‘Give me the ball, we’re gonna win this ...

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New Riegel’s Shane Halcomb gets a shot off while surrounded by St. Wendelin’s Nick Kelbley (30) Carson Noel (20) and Brody Whetsel Friday in Fostoria.

Blue Jackets use first-quarter spurt to down SW

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FOSTORIA — One quarter does not make a game, except on this night, it pretty much did. New Riegel scored 11 straight points in a 1:45 span, part of a 19-10 second-quarter advantage to set the pace for a 53-43 Sandusky Bay Conference River Division win over St. Wendelin here Friday ...

Harris qualifies for state

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BOWLING GREEN — Calvert’s Taylor Harris claimed second in the 100 breast Friday at the district meet to qualify for the Division II girls state meet. Harris finished the race in 1:08.11 to earn her trip to state, held Wednesday through Friday in Canton. She also ended fourth in the 100 ...

It’s Nice to Have More Than One Family

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When my daughter called home last week she was obviously distressed. She told her mother that a member of the Lynchburg Hillcats front office had passed away unexpectedly earlier in the day. Skylar Spencer was the Director of Ticketing and though he was only starting his second year with the ...

Comeback bid falls short for TU women

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FINDLAY — Tiffin rallied from an 11-point hole to tie the game with 65 seconds left, but Findlay went 7 for 8 from the line from there to claim a 75-70 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference win Thursday. Findlay looked to be in control after Christa Puthoff’s layup on the first ...

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New Riegel’s Haley Hoepf fights for control of a loose ball against St. Joe's Miranda Wammes Thursday.

St. Joe nips Jackets, shares league title with OF

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NEW RIEGEL — Fremont St. Joe trailed by 10 entering the fourth quarter, but outscored New Riegel 23-12 from there Thursday to capture a 46-45 Sandusky Bay Conference victory. Brianna Gillig nearly had a double-double for the Blue Jackets in the loss, turning in 25 points and eight ...

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Carey’s Sydney Kin pushes the ball up court against Seneca East’s Marina Adachi in Attica.

Carey’s Kin controls the paint in N10 victory

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ATTICA — Carey didn’t play its best game offensively Thursday night (21 turnovers), but the defense and 6-foot-3 junior post Sydney Kin made up for it as the Blue Devils topped Seneca East 44-29 to end Northern 10 Athletic Conference play. The Blue Devils (16-5, 13-3 N10) shut down N10 ...

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Heidelberg's Malik Quisenberry (middle) fights for a rebound over the shoulder of John Carroll's Simon Kucharewicz as Prince Benson and Andrew Grothouse (far left) stay close to the action Wednesday night in Tiffin.

John Carroll shrugs off slow-starting Heidelberg

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Heidelberg plays fast, but John Carroll plays even faster up and down the court. Off makes, the Blue Streaks push the ball up the floor to beat the defense. On defense, they press. They play tight man-to-man defense for 40 minutes face-guarding your best player. And longtime coach Mike Moran ...

Heidelberg struggles to finish

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UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS — Heidelberg’s women came out of the locker room in the first quarter fired up and ready to play as it got out to a 24-13 lead by the end. The John Carroll defense was able to slow down HU for the second and third quarters as it outscored HU 32-18 in that span. That ...

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BOYS JV BASKETBALL: Brandon Blausey scored 14 points and Drew Burner added 11 for Woodmore in a 48-39 win over Old Fort. Elvis Beachler and Carson Steyer each had nine for the Stockaders. n Mohawk beat Fremont St. Joe 53-42. n Braden Brown had 19 points, Leading Columbian to a 46-44 ...

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 Columbian's Ro Durham dunks during the game against Bellevue in Tiffin Tuesday.

Durham dominates against Bellevue

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At other times, it would have been used to clean up a spill on the press table. But Tuesday night, the sponge that was set by the scorers at Columbian served another purpose, as the black arrow that was drawn on it would indicate. Because the mechanical possession arrow ...

Stockaders hang on to edge Wildcats

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OLD FORT — With a 16-point lead at halftime, an 18-point advantage early in the second half and a 10-point edge midway through the fourth period, Old Fort seemed to have a firm grip on its 17th win of the season. Things aren’t always what they seem. The Stockaders did indeed improve to ...

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Seneca East senior Johnny Diehm presents his grandfather Gene Nagel with the game ball from he received after scoring his 1000th point during the Wynford game.

Seneca East gets convincing victory over St. Wendelin

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ATTICA — Seneca East blitzed St. Wendelin 20-4 in the first period and ended up outscoring the Mohawks just on points off turnovers Tuesday in a 59-27 win. The Tigers (9-11) scored 32 points off St. Wendelin’s 24 turnovers and didn’t let the Mohawks (5-14) score double digits in a ...

Rams complete perfect N10 run

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UPPER SANDUSKY — The Rams made it official Tuesday. Upper Sandusky capped a perfect run through the Northern 10 Athletic Conference by dropping Colonel Crawford 50-26, moving the Rams to 19-1 overall and 16-0 in the conference. Abigail Fogle led the way for Upper Sandusky, ranked sixth in ...

Region Briefly, Feb. 15

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Celebrate Presidents’ Day at Hayes Library & Museums FREMONT – Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums has family events planned for Presidents’ Day weekend, Saturday through Monday. During the weekend, there will be snacks, activities and a display of photos and ...

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Calvert's Claire Thompson (left) and Clare Sullivan defend Hopewell-Loudon's Alexis Feindel during the game in Bascom Monday.

Short-handed Senecas fall to rival Chieftains

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BASCOM — With a starter out of the lineup and a starting point guard who can’t lift her right shoulder enough to shoot, Calvert did all it could Monday night at rival Hopewell-Loudon, but in the end it was a 50-26 non-league defeat in a Coaches vs. Cancer game. H-L didn’t particularly ...

Stockaders rout Tigers

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ATTICA — A third quarter struggle led to the fall of Seneca East at home against Old Fort Monday. The Tigers were held to two points in the third quarter as the Stockaders earned a 72-39 win in non-conference play. Allison Adelsperger led the winning team with 21 points. Peyton Miller ...

Briefs

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BASEBALL/SOFTBALL: Sign up for the Mohawk Summer League runs 9-11:30 a.m. Feb. 25 and March 4 in the Mohawk High cafeteria. Forms will be available in the elementary office for those unable to attend. Player information and fees must be turned in by March 4. Cost is $35 for one player, $65 for ...