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SE’s Chapman handcuffs Bucks

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NEW WASHINGTON — Chase Chapman struck out 17 while twirling a one-hitter Monday in Seneca East’s 13-0 Northern 10 Athletic Conference romp past Buckeye Central. Kidron Wechter managed the lone hit for the Bucks, who did not draw a walk. Ryan Marvin went 3 for 5 with two doubles, two ...

Tiffin improves to finish 8th

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BLACKLICK — The Tiffin women's golf team shaved three strokes off its day one score on day two to finish eighth in the NC4K Classic. Tiffin finished day one with a 331 at the Jefferson Country Club, and ended the second with a 328 for a total of 659. Staci Ludwig led the Dragons as she ...

Stockaders ride big innings

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BASCOM — Old Fort used a six-run burst in the fifth to take control of the first game, then started the second game off with a bang Saturday en route to sweeping Hopewell-Loudon 8-3 and 11-5. The six-run surge in the opener put the Stockaders up 7-2 and helped Sarah Hossler earn the ...

Dragons slip past Walsh

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Sorin Navrotchi claimed a three-set battle Saturday to lift Tiffin to a 5-4 men's tennis win against Walsh University. Navrotchi's 4-6, 7-5, 6-3 win came at No. 6 singles for the Dragons (13-4, 4-1 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference). Luis Ludena and Toby Cutting captured an 8-4 ...

Chieftains overwhelm Old Fort twice

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BASCOM — Hopewell-Loudon dominated both games Saturday against Old Fort, with Kyle Reinbolt throwing a one-hitter in a 14-0 win and Cody Balliet going 4 for 4 with a double in a 9-0 victory. Reinbolt struck out eight and walked just one in the five-inning opener. He also went 2 for 3 with ...

Fliers soar past Ontario

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CLYDE — Clyde cruised past Ontario 5-0 Saturday to improve to 3-0. Nathan Studthoff blanked Thomas Andrews 6-0, 6-0 at No. 1 singles, Caleb Prunty beat Nick Zara 6-3, 6-1 at No. 2, and Jacob Strudthoff downed Graham Brown 6-0, 6-1 at No. 3. Fliers Noah Prunty and Alex Brandon defeated ...

Carey girls place first at Blue Devil Relays

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CAREY — Carey’s girls won four relays and got a long jump win from Amber Nash to hold off Riverdale 121-118 Saturday for the Carey Blue Devil Relays championship. Nash sailed 14-11 1/2 to take the long jump. She also led off the winning sprint medley relay team (2:02.6) and anchored the ...

Briefs

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RESULTS POLICY: Coaches turning in results for any sport are reminded to use full names for all athletes. Handwriting must be legible. Photos of scorebooks must be in focus and well lit. Records should be included. Results for high school and college events must be turned in that day by 10 ...

Dragons to join G-MAC

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Tiffin University announced Thursday it will leave the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference and join the Great Midwest Athletic Conference with the start of the 2018-19 school year. “We are excited about this move as a new chapter in the history of our great institution,” ...

Briefly, April 2

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One injured in crash A woman was injured in a single-vehicle accident in the 6000 block of East SR 18 early Thursday morning.  Catherine K. Lather, 21, of Republic, was headed east on East SR 18 in a 1994 Honda Accord when she swerved to avoid hitting two deer and drove into a ditch at ...

Sehlhorst provides drama in TC’s 1st win

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Odds are, new Columbian coach Erica Dickman will never forget Wednesday’s game. There’s a pretty good chance Autumn Sehlhorst never will forget it, either. It was Sehlhorst’s two out, three run home run in the seventh that capped a five-run inning to tie New Riegel at 6. Then in the ...

Come On Fans

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I will freely admit that I am a sports fan. I like many different sports. I attend some games in person, but watch many more events on TV. I get unhappy at times with a team's performance and - like many others - the officiating. I have never booed an official however, and I certainly have ...

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TC's Quinton Smith (left) waits to receive a throw from catcher Matt Boes as a Port Clinton player slides in safely ahead of the ball Wednesday in Tiffin.

Redskins take down Tornadoes, 7-5

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Chase Frankhouser singled and drove in a pair of runs for Columbian Wednesday against Port Clinton, but it wasn’t enough as the Redskins downed TC 7-5 in non-league play. Tyler Eisenhower added a pair of singles and scored twice for TC, while Trent Steinmetz singled and drove in a run and ...

Blue Devils take boys and girls tri-meet

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MOUNT BLANCHARD — The Carey girls and boys track and field teams won the tri-meet with Riverdale and Hopewell-Loudon Wednesday. The girls topped Riverdale 89.5-60.5, while H-L totaled 25. The boys edged H-L 59.5-58, while the Falcons had 56.5 points. For the girls meet, Carey's Taylor ...

Bellevue baseball wins again

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Redmen remain unbeaten CASTALIA — Mitchell Wells had a big day for Bellevue at the plate and on the hill as he led the Redmen to a 5-0 win over Margaretta by tossing a one-hitter Tuesday. Wells pitched a complete game, striking out eight while walking four. He also had a double, a ...