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England, Mullholand on the podium

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COLUMBUS — Standing at the top of the podium Friday at the OHSAA Track and Field Championships, Division III pole vault champion Kassidie Stimmel of Margaretta had plenty to celebrate. Not only was the senior wearing a gold medal after her second-consecutive state championship, but she also ...

Boes has record day, finishes 8th in discus

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COLUMBUS – Three weeks ago at the Sandusky Bay Conference Lake Track and Field Championships in Bellevue, Columbian’s Brook Boes set a personal record in the discus. Boes threw 111-1, finishing second. Two weeks later at the Division I regional in Amherst, Boes set another personal ...

A Destini fulfilled

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COLUMBUS — She had the experience, both from past meets and from the day before, as well as confidence. At least for a while. But make no mistake, a little fear also crept in. But just for a bit. After that, Mohawk senior Destini Oler just outran everyone. Oler captured the Division III ...

Old Fort’s 1968 state champion baseball team to be honored

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It was raining 50 years ago, a steady drizzle soaking everything. Except Old Fort’s joy. Behind senior Ron Rau’s two-day workman-like pitching performance, the Stockaders capped an unbeaten season by defeating Seaman 4-1 in the semifinals and Anna 6-0 in the finals one day later to ...

PRs, finals, podium

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From the experienced to the newcomers, the goals are the same: PRs, finals, podium. Mohawk coach Brock Cleveland knows about that. Everyone from last year’s 4x800 state team returns to run at Columbus this year for the Warriors, with three of them also making it on the 4x400. His hopes ...

The Rizzo Slide

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Baseball has changed. Just in case you have not been following the national pastime for as many years as I have, you might take my word for it. Baseball has indeed changed. The most recent example involved a slide in the Chicago Cubs/Pittsburgh Pirate game. With the bases loaded a Cub ...

Robinett figures in two Clyde regional titles

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LEXINGTON — Hayley Robinett won the 400 and anchored Clyde’s winning 4x400 Saturday to give the Fliers two state berths at the Division II regional meet. Robinett crossed the line in 58.26 seconds to claim the 400 and helped the Fliers win the 4x400 in 4:02.38. Braylin Caudill, Olivia ...

Warriors have Long day against Falcons

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AKRON -- Just one win and Mohawk was headed to the state tournament. If only it didn't run into Sydney Long in the circle and the No. 1 ranked Hillsdale Falcons in the Division IV regional final Sunday at Firestone Stadium. Long set the tone from the very first pitch of the game; she was ...

England, Oler both win and advance to state meet in 2 events

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LANCASTER — Seneca East’s Morgan England and Mohawk’s Destini Oler both had huge days at the Division III regional meet Friday. England claimed the pole vault crown with a regional record setting height of 11-10. With the win, the junior advances to the state meet. She also helped the ...

Stover, Bickelhaupt lead area state qualifiers

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Calvert thrower Joe Stover said he had two goals in mind for this season: Break the school shot put record and make the state tournament. On Friday at the Division III track meet at Frost-Kalnow Stadium, the Seneca senior did both. Stover threw 50-7 3/4, breaking the school mark. He also ...

Handful of entries reach regional finals

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LEXINGTON — There were no local state qualifiers on the first day of the Division II regional meet Thursday, but area teams did advance a few entries to Saturday’s finals. Bellevue’s Payton Vogel came the closest to a state berth Thursday, finishing fifth in the girls shot (38-6 ...

Chester’s walk-off 1B lifts Mohawk to regional final

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AKRON — Madi Chester admitted she was nervous. She and her Mohawk teammates fought back valiantly Thursday in the Division IV regional semifinal against East Canton. Trailing 3-0 after four-and-a-half innings, the Warriors scored a run in the fifth on a Tess Weinandy RBI double, then ...

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GOLF: Prize holes for the AMVETS League went to Dave Myers (closest in one No. 16), Ray Krupp (closest in one No. 13) and Bob Grothaus (long drive No. 14). n Ray Krupp, Gene Sherer, Ken Zeop, Ron Mellott and Paul E. Fey shot 4 under to win Thursday's Retirees League at Seneca Hills. Prize ...

Red-hot Mohawk ready for East Canton

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Mohawk got hot at just the right time. The Warriors last lost was on April 27. Since then, they have rattled off 10 victories. So Mohawk, a team that finished tied for third in the Northern 10 Athletic Conference, finds itself in the Division IV regional semifinal. The Warriors, who come ...

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hedules). Registration is to be turned in as soon as possible. Forms are available at the school or on the website, Facebook and Twitter. Pay by checks or money orders payable to Hopewell-Loudon Schools with the notation of “boys basketball camp.” PARENT MEETING: Upper Sandusky will host ...

H-L finds success in first day of regional

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Hopewell-Loudon’s Donovan Bickelhaupt has qualified for finals in three events at the the Division III Regional meet at Frost-Kalnow Stadium Wednesday. The Chieftain will run in the 100, the 200 and a leg of the 4x200. Bickelhaupt’s seed time for the 100 was 11.30 seconds while crossing ...