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Dragons start four-week road stretch by traveling to Mercyhurst

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Before Tiffin University’s football team departs for Erie, Pennsylvania, today, it may want to swing by Frost-Kalnow Stadium and take a long look at it. The Dragons won’t be seeing it for a while. After starting its season with a 40-27 home win over Northwood University last week, ...

Arrows a tough test for TC

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Through two weeks, Columbian coach Judd Lutz said he is pleased with his team’s season. The Tornadoes come into tonight’s home game with Ashland at 1-1. They dominated Elida in Week 1, but fell short last week against Anthony Wayne. Now the Tornadoes face another tough test — an ...

Old Fort’s Kupka gets hat trick in 6-2 win over Columbian

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Old Fort's David Kupka scored a hat trick Thursday to fuel Old Fort's 6-2 win against Columbian. The Stockaders never trailed, entering halftime up 3-0 on two goals by Kupka and another by Gustavo Negrete. The Tornadoes cut the gap to 3-1 when Presley Eastlick converted a pass from Kylen ...

Senecas travel to Norwalk for big game

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Calvert coach Steve Reser has emphasized that every game is important, that the level of preparation doesn’t change from week to week. But after starting the season 2-0 with convincing victories over Monroeville and Danville, the first-year Senecas coach admitted there might be a little ...

Konkle, Warriors roll past Wynford 3-0

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BUCYRUS — Alexa Konkle had a double-double and two teammates nearly did Thursday as Mohawk overpowered Wynford 25-11, 25-11, 25-9 for a Northern 10 Athletic Conference win. Konkle (2 kills) tallied 27 assists, 12 digs and three aces for the Warriors (7-1, 4-1 N10). Madi Chester turned in ...

Fliers get by Truckers by 9 strokes for 6th victory

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NORWALK — Behind two 38s from Ben Hohenstein and Ryder Gamertsfelder, Clyde took down Sandusky Bay Conference Lake Division foe Norwalk 160-169 Thursday at Eagle Creek. Backing the two Fliers (6-2, 5-2 SBC Lake) were Logan Nicely with a 41 and Grant Reese with a 43. Max Yates shot a 47 and ...

Buckeye Central remains unbeaten in N10

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MORRAL — Lexi Evak smacked 13 kills and three blocks for Buckeye Central, leading the Bucks to a 25-15, 25-12, 25-14 sweep of Ridgedale in Northern 10 Athletic Conference action Wednesday. Allyson Sostakowski added seven kills and four digs for the Bucks (6-3, 5-0 N10), while Allison ...

Prep football, Week 3: Welcome to the working week

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Arlington at Hopewell-Loudon Records: Arlington 2-0; Hopewell-Loudon 1-1. Last season: Arlington, 15-14. Outlook: Hopewell-Loudon opens its Blanchard Valley Conference schedule — its final one — against an undefeated Arlington team. Not only have the Red Devils won their first ...

Senecas knock aside Raiders

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Calvert took advantage of Lakota miscues Tuesday en route to racing away with a 25-7, 25-17, 25-13 Sandusky Bay Conference River Division win. Lexie White and Kate Rombach each slammed six kills for the Senecas, with Emma White drilling five aces and White lining three more. The rest of ...

Raiders snap Calvert’s 7-match winning streak

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Calvert was riding a seven-match winning streak heading into a Sandusky Bay Conference River Division dual with Lakota Tuesday at Mohawk Country Club. The Raiders snapped the streak with a 182-191 victory. Kyleigh Dull led the Raiders (8-1 SBC) with a 42, while Ethan Longoria added a 46 ...

Columbian thrives in road match against Crestline

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CRESTLINE — Columbian thrived in a road match Tuesday, shutting out Crestline, 5-0. Casey Knutson got things going for Columbian ain the No. 1 singles match, 6-0, 6-0. Tornadoes No. 2 singles player, Anna Stephey, won her match, 6-4, 6-6 (3-7, 10-6). The Bulldogs forfeited the third singles ...

VB shuts down Rams

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UPPER SANDUSKY — Van Buren scored three times in the first half, and went on to shut out Upper Sandusky‘s girls, 4-0. Hannah Missler got things rolling for the Black Knights, scoring with 26 minutes left in the half. Grace Hoerig added a goal at the 18:48 mark, and then assisted on a VB ...

Does The Punishment Fit The Crime?

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When the investigation of Ohio State University football coach Urban Meyer was announced, I was not overly concerned. The decision as to his fate would be simple. Either he had followed university protocol or he had not. He would be fired if the latter had occurred and not punished at all if ...

Verhoff, Spurlock fuel runner-up Lady Red

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McCLURE — Madelyn Verhoff and Lindsey Spurlock both ran in the top 10 Saturday to lead Bellevue to second in the Otsego Invitational at Mary Jane Thurston Park. Verhoff crossed the line fourth (21:03.72) and Spurlock ended seventh (21:43.46) for the Lady Red, who fell 41-64 to St. Ursula ...

Watson, receivers have field day in opener

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Nick Watson had the type of season-opening game most quarterbacks only can wish for. Then again, Watson’s receivers probably felt the same way after Tiffin University started its season with a 40-27 non-conference win over Northwood at Frost-Kalnow Stadium. To be sure, Watson was ...

One never knows what’s going to happen on the golf course

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There are many things in life that you can mark down as a sure bet. Your spouse, for example, is going to greet you with a cheery hello every morning. Similarly, you are going to have to cut your grass again, even after so little rainfall took place for six weeks that you were sure it would ...

Senecas show strong effort at Norwalk Invite

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NORWALK — Calvert topped host Norwalk to get started Saturday and ended third at the Norwalk Invite. The Senecas beat Norwalk 25-17, 25-19 and Lexington 25-15, 25-14 to get third place. Division II Holy Name downed the Senecas 25-12, 17-25, 25-12. Lexie White collected three aces, nine ...

Upper Sandusky ties River Valley, 2-2

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UPPER SANDUSKY — Upper Sandusky gave up a second-half goal Saturday and ended in a 2-2 tie with River Valley. The Rams (2-4-1) led 2-1 at the break after sandwiching goals by Jaidyn Thiel and Owen Mawer around Sergei Littleton’s score for the Vikings (2-1-2). Roland Linville found the ...

Calvert rushes by Blue Devils

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Calvert absorbed some adversity early on. Then, behind a strong offensive line, its three pronged ground attack ran through it. Austin Jones ran for 160 yards and two touchdowns, and hauled in a screen from quarterback Trent Cooper that he took 71 yards to the house. Cooper ran for 68 yards ...