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No. 5 Streaks too much for Columbian

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SANDUSKY — For much of Friday night, it appeared some lights were out on the scoreboard, right where the Blue Streaks points were displayed. For Columbian’s players, staff and fans, it was probably better that way. Blue Streaks’ quarterback Ja’Vez Alexander showed why he’s headed ...

Senecas, Jones erupt

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FREMONT — Folks may well throw the term “modern record” around in Calvert football circles this week. In truth, the football wasn’t bloated and the helmets weren’t made of leather when Tom Williams set the school’s single-game rushing record with 405 yards against Sandusky St. ...

Wynford’s defense stands tall in an N10 showdown

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SYCAMORE — It’s not often a team turns the ball over five times — and still wins the game. Wynford’s defense put on a show Friday night as it had to make up for a mistake-riddled offense in a 7-0 Northern 10 Athletic Conference victory over Mohawk. Both teams were unbeaten coming ...

Tigers erupt in first quarter

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ATTICA — Seneca East dominated the first quarter, and dominated Upper Sandusky's offense Friday en route to a 41-0 Northern 10 Athletic Conference win. The Tigers led 28-0 by the end of the opening period, led by D.J. Ruffing catching a 3-yard scoring pass and racing in from 54 yards out. ...

No. 24 Student Princes hope to avoid a letdown against Muskingum

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A mere minutes after Heidelberg had thumped then-No. 9-ranked John Carroll last week, Student Princes’ coach Scott Donaldson turned his attention to today’s opponent, Muskingum. Sandwiched between home Ohio Athletic Conference showdowns with John Carroll and Mount Union is today’s ...

Lakota delivers another blowout, tops Danbury

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KANSAS —Lakota senior Levi Myers had never scored a touchdown in his varsity career. After being perhaps a tackle away from returning the opening kickoff for a score, he caught a 22-yard pass from classmate Tyler Gabel to get the monkey off of his shoulder three plays later. The Raiders ...

Dragons try to keep rolling against triple-option Timberwolves

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With three consecutive Great Lakes Intercollegiate wins, Tiffin University appears to be rolling into its homecoming game today against Northwood. The Dragons are 3-1, and have shown a punishing defense and an effective offense over their last three games. But coach Gary Goff admitted he ...

Calvert hopes to keep momentum going against St. Joe

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It was exciting and thrilling. But it’s also over. Calvert coach Todd Fox enjoyed last week’s 34-28 win at Gibsonburg as much as anyone. He watched as returning quarterback Park Hemminger hit a wide-open Nic Somodi in the final seconds for a game-winning touchdown. But now, the ...

Columbian opens SBC play with Streaks

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Columbian coach Judd Lutz knows his team is going into tonight’s game at Sandusky as the underdog. The Tornadoes have lost their first five games of the season; the Blue Streaks are undefeated. Sandusky, the No. 5 team in Division III, has one of the state’s top quarterbacks in Michigan ...

H-L moves on to districts

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CLYDE — Behind a solid 89 from Adam Creeger, Hopewell-Loudon placed third at Green Hills in a Division III sectional Thursday. Overall, the Chieftains shot a 361, which was behind Margaretta (337) and Woodmore (352). Old Fort was seventh (377) and Lakota was ninth (389). The top three ...

BC’s Ackerman reaches assist milestone vs. Rams

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NEW WASHINGTON — Addie Ackerman registered her 2,000th career assist Thursday as Buckeye Central beat Northern 10 Athletic Conference foe Upper Sandusky 25-10, 25-22, 25-14. Ackerman reached the milestone in the second game and ended with 31 assists for the Bucks. Jenna Karl chipped in 16 ...

TU honors Ryman, Payne at tournament

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Darby Roggow was sitting in what is now the Ross Tavern at Mohawk Country Club. The young Tiffin University men's golf coach was in his second season, and was talking to TU golf alumnus Jack Payne, talking about a way to honor Kyle Ryman, a former Dragons' player who had just died. “We ...

TC ties Hornets

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RAWSON — Columbian tied Cory-Rawson 1-1 Thursday. Gavin Coppus gave the Tornadoes (3-8-2) a 1-0 lead in the first half off a pass from Owen Goetz. The Hornets tied the game in the second half. Dylan McCray tallied 15 saves in goal for Columbian. Boes' hat trick lifts Rams UPPER ...

Tornadoes ease past Little Giants

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Ava Sarka and Taylor Losey both broke 50 Thursday as Columbian rolled past Fremont Ross 197-254 at Seneca Hills. Sarka led everyone with a 46 for the Tornadoes, Losey fired a 47, Olivia Olinger shot a 50 and Tyler Ward had a 54. Mekhia Williams topped the Little Giants with a 61 and Sarah ...

Rams edge out Bucyrus

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UPPER SANDUSKY — Upper Sandusky claimed the singles matches Thursday to slip past Bucyrus 3-2 in Northern 10 Athletic Conference play. “I was glad to have Sydney Schryer be on the winning end of a match as it's been awhile for her,” Upper Sandusky coach Aaron Frazee said. “She just ...

Prep football, Week 6: Dancing in the moonlight

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Records: Hopewell-Loudon 1-4, 0-3 BVC; Arlington 1-4, 1-2 BVC. Last season: Hopewell-Loudon, 34-14 Outlook: Hopewell-Loudon will look to snap a three-game BVC skid when it travels to Arlington to face a team with an identical overall record. Chieftain coach Brian Colatruglio said the Red ...

Briefs

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OWLING: Ken Jones scored the men's high series with a 322 in the Allen Eiry Center League at Heritage Lanes. Bob Reinhart turned in a 180 for the men's high score. For the women, Robin Brownell's high score of 173 helped her take the high series with a 322. GOLF: The team of Dave Salucci, Rick ...

Pirates, Tornadoes play to a draw

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The Columbian girl's soccer team played to a scoreless draw with Perkins Wednesday at Frost-Kalnow Stadium. The Tornadoes outshot the Pirates, 7-2, but neither team could find the back of the net. Jessica Damm and Bridget Daniel led the TC defensively. Columbian moves to 5-4-3 on the ...

Fun events planned in Sycamore

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SYCAMORE — Sycamore Fire Department Chief Rodney Clinger announced Tuesday evening at Sycamore’s Village Council a handful of fun events Oct. 28 the department is planning as part of its 125th anniversary celebration. The schedule of events: • Lunch, noon-2 p.m. at the fire station ...

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JV TENNIS: Clyde's Akane Aritsuka, Paige Brown, Emma Strudthoff, Mary Wilkerson, McKenzi Woessner, Clori Hackenburg, Amber Fay, Ellie Pierce, Hali Hagemeyer, Averie Fritz and Klara Miller each won matches against Bellevue JV VOLLEYBALL: Oak Harbor beat Columbian 26-24, 26-28, 25-18. Riley ...