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Fraley shuts down Oilers

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FINDLAY — In a continuation of Sunday's game, Tiffin's Luke Fraley pitched eight shutout innings to help his team take a 4-0 win over Findlay. In his shutout performance, Fraley had seven strikeouts, while giving up five hits and a walk. Kevin Brost took the mound in the ninth giving up a ...

Tigers beat Eagles grab share of N10

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ATTICA — Northern 10 Athletic Conference teams keep trying to beat Seneca East. Thirteen games in, and it hasn’t happened yet. And because of that, the Tigers now have a share of the N10 championship. “It’s nice to have that,” Seneca East coach Rick Bowerman said, “but our ...

TC boys, girls win duel

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Tanner Schreiner and Austin Widman both picked up a couple wins for Columbian as the boys team topped Willard 79-48 in a Northern Ohio League duel meet Tuesday. Schreiner won the 1,600 (5:11) and the 800 (2:11), while Widman took home the 110 hurdles (20.45) and the 300 hurdles (51.58 as ...

Willman resigns as Calvert basketball coach

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It wasn’t a hasty decision, or even one based on a single season’s record, just one Ted Willman knew was the right one to make when he made it. Willman announced his resignation Monday as Calvert’s boys basketball coach, ending his 12-year tenure as the head coach and a 27-year run as a ...

A Scary and Frustrating Half Hour

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It was shortly after 1:00 P.M. last Saturday. My wife wanted me to take our unused medications to the drop off site, but we also wanted to leave by 2:00 to visit relatives. Since one of the sites was the Tiffin Police Department, I hopped in my van and headed downtown. How long could this ...

Kirian, New Riegel get revenge on Calvert in 2-0 SBC win

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NEW RIEGEL — A few weeks ago Calvert’s Peyton Deats and New Riegel’s Michael Kirian pitched against each other. It resulted in a 1-0 extra-inning win for the Senecas. The two Division I recruits combined for 35 strikeouts and 17 scoreless innings. Monday night wasn’t much ...

Dragons fall in Regionals

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — After being ranked No. 37 in the nation, the Tiffin women's tennis team knew its match against Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference foe Grand Valley State (No. 46) would be a tough one. In the previous two matchups, the Dragons won both by slim margins of 6-3 ...

Cardinals soar past Princes

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WESTERVILLE — Heidelberg had a hard time putting points together in Monday's 8-1 loss against Otterbein. Nicole Millar got the lone win for the Student Princes. After taking her first Ohio Athletic Conference loss against John Carroll last week (6-2, 6-0), Millar got back to her winning ...

Redmen pile up wins, finish 1-2 at own Elks Invite

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BELLEVUE — Both Bellevue teams had individual double winners Saturday as the Redmen won the girls title and took second in the boys meet at the Bellevue Elks Invitational. Lauren Turner sparked the championship by the girls by racing to victory in the 1,600 (5:33.22) and 800 (2:29.5). She ...

Tiffin University QB Pipkin signs with Cardinals

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He didn’t get drafted, but Tiffin University quarterback Antonio Pipkin has what he wants. An opportunity. Pipkin signed with the Arizona Cardinals Saturday, and is set to attend the team’s rookie camp in two weeks. And Pipkin said he’s going there with a purpose. “I want to ...

Three Heidelberg players score goals in loss

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The Heidelberg men’s lacrosse team ended its first season on Saturday hosting Mount Union. The Purple Raiders took the win, 14-3. Mount Union scored two in the first and added a third in the second before Heidelberg got on the board. With eight minutes remaining in the half and trailing ...

Kizer could solve Browns’ problems

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DeShone Kizer looked distraught. He had fumbled in the final minute of a playoff game, his final high school game. Clyde had won the Division III regional semifinal, 42-41, a stunning result. The Irish were the defending state champs. I didn’t talk to Kizer afterward. I didn’t have ...

H-L girls claim Dick Schultz Invite

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FOSTORIA — The Hopewell-Loudon girls won three relays and six events overall to win their own Dick Schultz Invitational in Fostoria Friday. H-L captured the crown with 153 points, while Lakota had 95 (second), Buckeye Central 83 points (third), Calvert 33 points (eighth) and New Riegel ...

Raiders scatter 14 hits in SBC win

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KANSAS — Emilee Roper hit a pair of doubles and singled, while driving in two runs for Lakota Friday as the Raiders took care of Fremont St. Joe 10-3 in Sandusky Bay Conference River Division play. In total, the Raiders tallied 14 hits. Brianna Ray tripled and singled and drove in a run ...

Clyde’s Haynes shuts down Redskins

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CLYDE — Mikey Haynes pitched a gem for Clyde Friday, tossing a two-hitter in a 10-0 Fliers win over Port Clinton in Sandusky Bay Conference action. Haynes struck out nine and walked two in a complete game victory. At the plate, Cayden Rollins, Matt Baker, Nate Gittinger and Cam Farrar ...

Tornadoes roll past Willard

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WILLARD — Columbian dropped just one match, in a three-set contest, on the way to beating Willard 4-1 Thursday in Northern Ohio League action. The lone loss for the Tornadoes (12-5, 7-3 NOL) came at No. 1 singles, where Willard’s Tyler Vanichek beat Ben Klepper 4-6, 6-2, 6-3. Hayden ...

Chieftains take control early, beat Mohawks

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FOSTORIA — Hopewell-Loudon led 5-0 by the end of the second inning Thursday en route to beating St. Wendelin 13-2. Zach Kreais, Kyle Reinbolt and Jaret Nelson each doubled and drove in a run for the Chieftains. Reinbolt and Nelson each added another RBI, with Reinbolt also singling. Alex ...

Depth propels TC girls to title

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Depth propels TC girls to title SANDUSKY — Columbian’s girls won just four events, but had plenty of placers after that Thursday to turn back Sandusky 159-155 for the Sandusky Invitational crown. The Tornadoes got wins from Violet Hoffman in the 1,600 (5:42.7), Hailey Cortez in the ...