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Multi winners fuel Tornadoes

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Cana Ingalls, Anna Fletcher, Will Reinhart and Clay Moore each swam on two winning relays and won two individual events to help Columbian’s girls and boys each claim three dual wins Tuesday. Columbian’s girls beat St. Wendelin 112-12, Fostoria 112-33 and Calvert 102-54, while the boys ...

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 Hopewell-Loudon's Kenadee Siebenaller prepares to shoot the ball during the game against Mohawk in Sycamore Tuesday.

Warriors find a way around Chieftains

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SYCAMORE — Both teams shot poorly, and struggled to score at times.But Mohawk found its rhythm in the fourth quarter to slip past Hopewell-Loudon 36-34. Hopewell-Loudon led 19-16 at halftime and only managed to push its advantage to 23-18 by the end of the third quarter before the ...

Mary wishes each and every one of you a very happy holiday season

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Sometimes it is hard to see the good part of sports. Bad things seem to be reported on a daily basis. College football players suspended for sexual assault, a basketball player tripping his opponents and a video of a punch thrown by a star running back that broke a woman’s jaw (albeit from a ...

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New Riegel’s Shane Halcomb shoots past Carey’s Hayden Stone Friday in New Riegel.

New Riegel continues to roll, tops Carey

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NEW RIEGEL — David Losey ditched his usual New Riegel blue and gold for a more festive green-on-red look because, well, ‘tis the season. In truth, the holiday weekend couldn’t have gone better for the Losey and the Blue Jackets, who followed a big win Thursday over last year’s ...

Mixon’s Mistake

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As Oklahoma prepares for its bowl game, the public outcry over the release of the video showing running back Joe Mixon punching a female student rages on.  There are always extenuating circumstances when these events take place, though many people seem to think it is more simplistic than it ...

Unbeaten Upper Sandusky thunders past Seneca East

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UPPER SANDUSKY — Unbeaten Upper Sandusky broke away in the second quarter and ended with five double-digit scorers Friday in an 84-56 Northern 10 Athletic Conference romp past Seneca East. The Rams (8-0, 4-0 N10) led just 16-15 at the first stop before surging past the Tigers 20-9 in the ...

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Columbian's Ro Durham jumps to defend Willard's Nick Cofer during the game in Tiffin Friday. Also pictured are Columbian’s Braden Brown (24) and Jared Akers.

Tornadoes freeze out Willard

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It was a game where Columbian could do little wrong, and Willard could do almost nothing right. The result was a rout. The Tornadoes started the game on a 13-1 run, and led 18-2 after the first quarter. They led 29-4 at halftime. Not only were the Flashes held to four points, but they were ...

Stockaders beat SW, improve to 7-0

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OLD FORT — Old Fort ran away from St. Wendelin with a 27-point second quarter Friday as the Stockaders topped the Mohawks 75-21 in a Sandusky Bay Conference River Division matchup. The Stockaders (7-0, 3-0 SBC) held the Mohawks scoreless in the third quarter and didn't allow them to reach ...

Upper Sandusky dominates swimming triangular in Mansfield

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MANSFIELD — Upper Sandusky's girls and boys won most of the events, with quite a few 1-2 finishes thrown in, Thursday en route to easily winning both halves of a triangular with Madison Comprehensive and Ashland Crestview. The Rams beat Comprehensive in both meets, with the girls winning ...

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 Old Fort's AJ Steyer defends St. Joe's Zach Militello during the game in Fremont Thursday.

Stockaders cruise on Cleveland’s big night

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FREMONT — The clock showed 4:48 in the fourth quarter when Old Fort’s Elijah Cleveland drove to his right for a foul-line floater. The shot was a significant one in that it rocked the crowd, touched a milestone and was the focal point of a fourth-quarter drive that lifted the ...

Fogle sets mark in Rams romp

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UPPER SANDUSKY — Abigail Fogle bettered her own single-game 3-point record and Upper Sandusky dominated the first half Thursday as the Rams blitzed Seneca East 71-46 in Northern 10 Athletic Conference play to stay perfect. Fogle hit nine treys, two more than her previous record, en route ...

Briefs

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JV GIRLS BASKETBALL: Hailey Niederkohr scored 12 points and Niki Young added eight as Upper Sandusky beat Seneca East 42-28.n Lake beat Fostoria 43-28n Wynford beat Mohawk 38-37 in overtime. JV BOYS BASKETBALL: Zach Kohlenberg and Elvis Beachler each scored eight points in Old Fort's 41-28 ...

Liburdi, Patrick each record double-doubles in ’Berg victory

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Carli Patrick and Marisa Liburdi caused double trouble for Wittenberg Thursday at Seiberling Gymnasium. The pair each recorded a double-double as Heidelberg overpowered the Tigers 64-54. Liburdi finished with 12 points and 11 rebounds, and Patrick had 10 points and 10 rebounds as the ...

Surge in third fuels Raiders

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FOSTORIA — Lakota opened the second half with a strong push Thursday, turning a close game into a 52-40 Sandusky Bay Conference win against St. Wendelin. The Raiders entered halftime clinging to a 22-19 lead before outscoring St. Wendelin 21-10 in the third period to gain ...

Briefs

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BASKETBALL: The Carey Teen Leadership Corps will hold the second annual Coaches vs. Cancer game Jan. 21 when Carey hosts Mohawk's girls at 1 p.m. and Upper Sandusky's boys at 6 p.m. TLC will sell baked goods and other items, with all proceeds benefiting Wyandot County Relay for ...

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Calvert’s Connor Meyer shoots over Gibsonburg’s Ryan Clark Tuesday.

Senecas complete comeback win at Gibsonburg

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GIBSONBURG — Down by 10 with 4:52 left in the game, Calvert coach Ted Willman switched things up defensively and went with a full-court press. With Calvert’s size and length, it was an effective press as Gibsonburg started throwing the ball all over the gym, creating opportunities for the ...

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New Riegel's Brianna Gillig controls the ball against the defense of Calvert's Clare Sullivan during the game in New Riegel Tuesday.

New Riegel jumps to early lead, beats Calvert

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NEW RIEGEL — Shelby Mathias used some early 3-pointers to get going. New Riegel used them to build a big lead on Calvert. From there, the Blue Jackets rolled, getting 19 points — four 3-pointers — from Mathias in a 61-27 Sandusky Bay Conference River win over the Senecas. “I was ...

Rams roar back to stay perfect

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NEW WASHINGTON — Upper Sandusky thundered past Buckeye Central 45-16 in the middle quarters to turn a close game into a 71-37 Northern 10 Athletic Conference romp Tuesday. The Rams (7-0, 3-0 N10) trailed Buckeye Central 16-12 at the first stop before outscoring the Bucks 22-9 in the second ...

Burns guides Mohawks past Cory-Rawson

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RAWSON — Hannah Burns dominated with a double-double to help St. Wendelin overcome a frigid night of shooting in a 49-35 win Tuesday against Cory-Rawson. Burns topped everyone with 18 points, 20 rebounds and five assists, adding five steals. The Mohawks needed all of it.St. Wendelin hit ...

1-2 punch carries TC girls in tri

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ONTARIO — Izzy Lewis and Anna Fletcher helped Columbian win two relays and each took two individual races Tuesday as the Tornadoes captured a girls triangular. Columbian held off Ontario 143-135, with Mansfield St. Peter's scoring 16 points for third. Lewis and Fletcher swam legs on the ...