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Unbeaten Marietta claims shootout with Heidelberg

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For as many long drives that Heidelberg put together on Saturday, it was Marietta with the most pivotal one in the fourth quarter. The Pioneers went 67 yards in 14 plays, chewing up over six minutes off the clock, then got a clutch interception to knock off Heidelberg 38-34 in Ohio Athletic ...

State-ranked Warriors turn back Tigers

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ATTICA — Madi Chester had a double-double and Kaylee Ward approached one Saturday to fuel No. 9 Mohawk’s 25-21, 25-20, 25-20 Northern 10 Athletic Conference win against Seneca East. Chester (2 aces) tallied 13 digs and 12 kills while Ward had 11 digs and eight kills for the Warriors ...

25 things on the local and national sports landscapes

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Time again for 25 things, which is becoming an October tradition. At least to me. 1. Despite Columbian’s loss to Clyde Friday night, the Tornadoes still figure to be in good position for a postseason run. The Tornadoes sit third in Division III’s Region 10. With games remaining against ...

Clyde’s Hisey claims sectional runner-up spot

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PORT CLINTON — Clyde’s Siera Hisey ended second Saturday to highlight area efforts at the Division II sectional tournament. Hisey fell 6-2, 6-3 to Emma Lynch of Perkins in the title match after beating Huron’s Desiree Fisher 6-0, 7-6 (4), 6-4 in the semifinals. Bellevue’s Rayven ...

Foster-led Chieftains claim Booster crown

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FOSTORIA — Jordan Foster ran second and four teammates turned in top-20 efforts Saturday to propel Hopewell-Loudon to the Black Division title at the Fostoria Booster Invitational. The Chieftains coasted past Tinora 56-104 for the crown. New Riegel took fourth (132), Old Fort came in ...

Briefs

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GOLF: Steve Lucius, Al Stephenson, Paul Gnepper and Mike Miller beat out the team of Chuck Boyer, Keegan Walter, Brian Hescht, and Jerad Lindon on the fourth handicap hole with 15 under par to win the New Riegel Athletic Boosters Teresa Kessler Big Cup Scramble sponsored by Baumann Chevrolet ...

Clyde’s Newsome kicks Fliers past Tornadoes

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CLYDE — Back in Week 1, Clyde senior soccer player and football place kicker Brock Newsome nailed a game-winning field goal against Toledo Start. Clyde coach Ryan Carter found his team in a similar situation Friday night hosting No. 10 Columbian. With the game tied at 21, Clyde kept ...

Calvert pours it on against Danbury

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Less than 24 hours before his team took the field Friday against Danbury, Calvert coach Steve Reser talked about his team getting off to a good start. The Senecas came in 5-1, and ranked seventh in the statewide Division VII Associated Press poll. But Calvert has been forced to rally ...

Seneca East rebounds from big play, tops Carey

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CAREY — So often, a play like Carey pulled off on Seneca East to close the half is a crusher. And that is especially true in a game that has the feel of whichever team has the ball last, wins. The foundation for upset was laid when Griffin Summit won a battle with a Tiger defender and ...

Kirian, No. 2 Warriors rough up Redmen

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SYCAMORE — Bryce Kirian ran for two scores and Keith Jenkins added a TD run and a scoring toss as second-ranked Mohawk blanked Bucyrus 35-0 Friday in Northern 10 Athletic Conference play. Jenkins and Kirian each ran for scores in the first quarter for Mohawk (7-0, 4-0 N10), with Jenkins ...

Unbeaten Marietta brings powerful running game to town to face HU

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If there were questions last season about whether Marietta’s winning season in 2017 was a blip on the radar or a start of a new era, the Pioneers have emphatically answered. Marietta comes to Tiffin to face Heidelberg at 1:30 p.m. today 4-0, and is coming off a thrilling 43-42 win over Ohio ...

Dragons return home, Goff returns to sidelines

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The players on Tiffin University’s football team can be excused if they ask for directions to Frost-Kalnow Stadium. After four consecutive road games — all wins — the Dragons return to Tiffin to take on Great Midwest Athletic Conference foe Malone at 4 p.m. today. The Dragons’ ...

Calvert hopes to keep rolling against SBC River rookie Danbury

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Danbury is in its first season of Sandusky Bay Conference River Division football. Through three weeks of SBC play, the results haven’t been pretty. The Lakers lost to Margaretta 59-0, Gibsonburg 51-0 and St. Joe 55-0. Their fourth opponent on the conference slate is Calvert, a team ...

Four area entries clinch district spots in Port Clinton

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PORT CLINTON — Four area entries have advanced from the Division II sectional girls tennis meet at Port Clinton, by reaching the semifinals. Bellevue’s Rayven Whyde and Clyde’s Siera Hisey made it out in singles play, while Fostoria’s doubles team of Kyrha Bader and Rubi Dessausure ...

Stickley’s remarkable game not enough for H-L

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VAN BUREN — Usually when a team has a player rush for 137 yards, three touchdowns and returns two kickoff returns for scores, that team wins the game. Thursday night was an exception. Hopewell-Loudon’s Sam Stickley had an incredible game against Van Buren, but the Black Knights ...

Conti leads the way for Tornadoes against Bellevue

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Addi Conti ended an ace away from a quadruple-double Thursday to spark Columbian’s 25-13, 25-13, 21-25, 18-25, 15-8 Sandusky Bay Conference Lake Division win against Bellevue. Conti led the charge with 30 assists, 11 kills, 11 digs and nine aces for the Tornadoes (12-8, 5-4 SBC). Emily ...

TC’s Sarka advances with an 87

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ARLINGTON — Columbian’s Ava Sarka has been consistent all season for the Tornadoes and Wednesday was not an exception. At Sycamore Springs in the Division I sectional, Sarka fired an 87 to advance to districts next week. The 87 was seventh overall, while Ashland’s Anna Watson won ...