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Senecas hand Blue Jackets first SBC loss

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Calvert dominated the first set and held New Riegel in check in the next two Tuesday to claim a 25-15, 25-20, 25-19 win and hand the Blue Jackets their first Sandusky Bay Conference River Division loss. Lexie White fueled the Senecas with 17 digs, 10 kills and three aces, and Kennedy Smith (2 ...

Coppus motors TC past Rams

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Gavyn Coppus got Columbian started with a goal in the first half and then added his second in the second half to help the Tornadoes take down Upper Sandusky 2-1 Tuesday. Coppus' first goal was assisted by his brother, Xavier Coppus. Upper Sandusky (3-12-1) tied the game 10 minutes later ...

Warriors outlast Blue Jackets in 5

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NEW RIEGEL — New Riegel and Mohawk battled back and forth in a five-set match, but the Warriors were able to pull out the win. Mohawk (16-4) got a 25-19 win in the first set before the Blue Jackets took sets two and three 25-20, 25-16. The Warriors fought back in the final two sets 25-23, ...

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CHEERLEADING: Old Fort High School is seeking a junior high cheerleading advisor. For more information, email oldfortad@oldfortschools.com

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CORRECTIONS: The photo of the Clyde-Columbian game that ran in Saturday's edition was taken by Jill Gosche. n Seth Hohman kicked two extra points for Clyde in Friday's win against Columbian. JV VOLLEYBALL: Seneca East hosted Wynford on Saturday and won 25-20, 25-11. Mallory Beamer led the ...

Daniel comes home, Raiders roll

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Frazier Daniel had to admit it was a little different. The Mount Union left tackle found himself playing a road game just a few blocks from where he went to high school. “It's a little strange — had to stay in a hotel in my own hometown,” said Daniel, a Columbian graduate. It sure ...

Tigers take down Wynford in three

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ATTICA — Seneca East hosted Wynford for its Volley to Cure match on Saturday in Northern 10 Athletic Conference action, and handed the Royals losses of 25-9, 25-13, 25-18. Aubrey Saylors led the Tigers with eight kills, eight digs and a pair of blocks. Bonnie Bivens added seven kills and ...

Making the turn and heading for home on our easy back nine

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Last week we took a look at the easiest holes on the front nine of our five local golf courses. We wrap up the series seeing if you can post a low score on the back side of Loudon Meadows, Seneca Hills, Clinton Heights, Nature Trails and Fostoria Country Club. Jack Nicklaus once said if you ...

Pack mentality leads to title for Chieftains

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FOSTORIA — Corrin Hoover and Taylor Leiter claimed eighth and ninth and three teammates finished in the top 20 Saturday to guide Hopewell-Loudon to the Black Division crown at the Fostoria Booster Invitational. Hoover crossed the line in 22:20.02 and Leiter ended in 22:22.51 for the ...

Falcons soar past Upper Sandusky in Mount Blanchard

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MOUNT BLANCHARD — Riverdale got on the board first and didn't look back in a 3-1 victory over Upper Sandusky in boys North Central Ohio Soccer Association action on Saturday. Coby Miller put the Falcons (4-9-1, 2-1-1) on the board with less than 12 minutes left in the first half on a ...

Tigers find final-minute magic

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ATTICA — It was a battle right down to the final seconds between Seneca East and Mohawk in a Northern 10 Athletic Conference showdown. Both coaches said that this was going to be a tough and physical game — and it was. It was a back-and-forth battle with Seneca East (6-0, 4-0) coming ...

Carey shuts out Buckeye Central

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CAREY — Brayden Wentling threw a pair of touchdown passes in the first quarter and Carey's defense limited Buckeye Central to 79 yards of offense Friday in a 45-0 Northern 10 Athletic Conference romp. Curtis Blair's 5-yard plunge put the Blue Devils (6-1, 4-1 N10) up 7-0 less than two ...

2nd-ranked Fliers blank TC

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By Zach Baker Sports Editor zbaker@advertiser-tribune.com If Clyde coach Ryan Carter had any concerns that his team was looking past Columbian and onto next week's game with Sandusky, he quickly was put at ease. Clyde took the opening kickoff. A 12-yard run by Braydi Clark. A ...

Dragons get a big, big test in No. 15 FSU

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To hear Tiffin coach Gary Goff tell it, his team might as well be facing the Green Bay Packers this week. In fact, the Dragons’ coach nearly made it sound like he’d prefer it if that were the case. But instead of traveling to Lambeau, the Dragons are going to Big Rapids, Michigan, where ...

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PREP TENNIS: Two Clyde entries and one from Calvert advanced Thursday to today's semifinals in the Division II sectional tournament. Clyde's Heidi Marshall and Alayna Barrera will play a team from Oak Harbor in the doubles semifinals. In the singles semifinals, Clyde's Jil Eisenblaetter will ...

Columbian facing another powerhouse as No. 2 Fliers visit

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It may look like a matchup between an undefeated team and a winless team, but Clyde coach Ryan Carter sees something different. And something challenging. “I understand their record is what it is, but they have had a tough schedule,” said Carter, noting that every team the Tornadoes ...

CONVENTIONAL WISDOM BE…

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Twenty four hours ago I was set to blog about Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona's decision to start Trevor Bauer on the hill against the New York Yankees in game one of the American League's Division series instead of ace Corey Kluber. I opted not to join the crowd of disbelievers ...

Lakota set for big game with SBC rival Calvert

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Mike Lento isn't underplaying it. The first-year Lakota coach, who played football at St. Joe and at Tiffin University, knows Saturday's contest with Calvert is a big one, one of the biggest the Raiders have played in years. The Raiders come in 4-2, 1-0 in the Sandusky Bay Conference River. ...

Rams knocked out of postseason play

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LEXINGTON — Upper Sandusky had each of its entries eliminated Thursday at the Division II sectional tournament. The tournament started at Lexington High, but was moved indoors at Lakewood Racquet Club due to rain. “We can only hope that the girls we have returning can take some lessons ...