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Blue Devils slip past Redskins on DeFeo bucket

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CAREY — Destiny DeFeo scored the go-ahead bucket on a drive with just under 13 seconds left and Carey survived a buzzer-beating attempt at the other end Saturday to clip Arcadia 39-38. DeFeo finished with 12 points for the Blue Devils, who improved to 3-0. Kennedy Pratt missed the ...

Carey gets around Black Knights

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VAN BUREN — Carey broke away in the third quarter and survived a rally in the fourth Saturday to upend Van Buren 53-52. The Blue Devils (2-0) trailed 29-28 at halftime, but outscored Van Buren 17-8 in the third period to go up 45-37. However, the Black Knights closed the gap in the fourth ...

Chieftains rout Polar Bears in opener of Tip-Off Classic

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BASCOM — Playing with an edge and emotion early in the first quarter propelled Hopewell-Loudon to a blowout 74-29 win over Hardin Northern Friday night in the second game of the Chieftain Tip-Off Classic. Before the game, H-L players and members of the Rainey family touched a plaque that ...

Columbian’s offense sputters in season-opening loss to Eagles

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In a preseason interview, Columbian coach Travis Kinn said he had a team of streaky shooters. Some nights, the attempts will go in. Other times, like in Friday's season opener with Oregon Clay, it's a struggle. The Tornadoes managed just 20 points through the first three quarters, and ...

Quick start fuels Rams

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UPPER SANDUSKY — Upper Sandusky took control early and coasted from there Friday to beat Willard 60-49 in the season-opener for both. The Rams vaulted out to a 19-6 lead by the first stop. Mason Vent led Upper Sandusky with 12 points, Harrison Sheaffer scored 10 and Jevon Dible and Trevor ...

Kin-led Carey boots Old Fort

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OLD FORT — Sydney Kin sparked Carey's dominance in the first quarter, and the Blue Devils held off Old Fort in the fourth quarter Thursday to claim a 47-43 win. Kin netted half of her team-high 16 points in the opening period to help Carey open with a 14-6 lead. The Blue Devils stretched ...

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RESULTS POLICY: Coaches turning in results for any sport are reminded to use full names for all athletes. Handwriting must be legible. Photos of scorebooks must be in focus and well lit. Records should be included. Results for high school and college events must be turned in that day by 10 ...

Ferris State heats up, drop Dragons

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BIG RAPIDS, Mich. —Tiffin was able to keep things close in the first half, but then Ferris State got hot. The No. 5 Bulldogs shot nearly 70 percent from the floor in the second half, had four players score in double figures, and cruised past the Dragons 99-83 in the Great Lakes ...

Archbishop Hoban rolls to third-straight state crown

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Archbishop Hoban rolls to third-straight state crown CANTON — No. 5 Akron Archbishop Hoban used a potent offensive attack in the first half to claim its third-straight state championship Thursday night with a 42-14 win over No. 2 Cincinnati Winton Woods in the OHSAA Division II football ...

Raider boys fall to Danbury in season opener

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KANSAS — Danbury upended Lakota 48-44 Thursday in the season opener for both teams. Josh Kagy and Braden Schaser both scored 10 points for the Raiders in the loss. Tyler Wehrle backed them with nine points and 12 rebounds, Levi Myers dished four assists and grabbed seven boards, and Tyler ...

Heidelberg squeezes out OAC win over Yellow Jackets

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BEREA — Brittanie Ulmer delivered for Heidelberg in the fourth quarter. The Student Princes' defense did the rest. With her team down a point at Baldwin Wallace and with 1:13 remaining in the fourth quarter, Ulmer connected on a 3-pointer that put Heidelberg ahead of the Yellow Jackets, ...

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RESULTS POLICY: Coaches turning in results for any sport are reminded to use full names for all athletes. Handwriting must be legible. Photos of scorebooks must be in focus and well lit. Records should be included. Results for high school and college events must be turned in that day by 10 ...

Columbian impresses in 22-point win

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Maddie Brisendine has been a prominent contributor for Columbian since her freshman season. Now a senior, the team captain believes the Tornadoes have something. A squad that can cause problems in the new Sandusky Bay Conference Lake. After Tuesday, her confidence was ...

Balanced New Riegel gets 1st win

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NEW RIEGEL — New Riegel coach Cindy Walerius was not sure if she had four girls reach double digit points or not. She was equally as happy to hear that four starters had indeed scored more than 10 points apiece. Senior Brianna Gillig again led the charge with 21 points and 10 rebounds as ...

Long tops list of five All-Ohio Fliers

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They weren’t Clyde’s only seniors, but five Fliers finished the football season Tuesday with Division III All-Ohio honors. That list was announced Tuesday by a statewide media panel. Selection was based on regular-season statistics. The teams were selected by members of the Ohio Prep ...

Chieftains roll over Royals by 17

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BASCOM — Hopewell-Loudon freshman Makayla Elmore made things tough for Elmwood Tuesday night as she posted a double-double of 16 points and 13 rebounds in a 50-33 Chieftains win. The Chieftains (2-0) out-rebounded the Royals 45-23 and got out to a 17-6 lead after the first stop. Backing ...

Bellevue has three players on All-Ohio list

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Bellevue had another strong season on the gridiron this year with another regional final appearance and three players were recognized on the Division IV All-Ohio list when it was released Monday evening. The Redmen had two first-team selections with senior Dakota McPeak as a receiver and ...

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On Sunday I had a friend ask me the following question: "Would you like to be on the committee?" He was referring to the 13 member group that has the task of picking the four teams to play for the NCAA football national championship. My answer is the heading for this blog. There is a reason ...