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Buckeye Central shipwrecks Danbury

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ATTICA — If there was a board to be won, Buckeye Central won it Thursday night. The Buckettes made sure no one was bored in the stands or on its bench, as they played 14 girls. Buckeye Central dominated Danbury on the backboard, snaring 47 rebounds to the Lakers’ 21. But most ...

Dragons take a pair at Spring Games

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CLERMONT, Fla. — Tiffin took advantage of Saint Rose errors in the first game and simply overpowered University of Mary in the second Thursday to claim two wins Thursday at the Florida Spring Games. The Dragons got all their runs against Saint Rose in the bottom of the first, none of which ...

‘Berg women’s lacrosse falls in program opener

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The blowing winds and drizzling rain did not dampen the mood for the Heidelberg women’s lacrosse team in its first game in program history. The Princes fell 17-2 at home against Oberlin College Wednesday. The Yeowomen controlled the tempo of the game as they scored five goals in the ...

Ball doesn’t bounce Tigers’ way in OT

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MONROEVILLE – Everything except the desired bounce. That’s the way it was for Johnny Diehm and Seneca East in falling to Ashland Crestview 52-51 in overtime in the opener of the Division III boys sectional basketball tournament at Steve Moore Court here Wednesday night. Diehm made a slick ...

St. Joe defense smothers Lakota in semifinal

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MOUNT BLANCHARD – Generally speaking, a team wants to end the season on a high note. Or at the very least, peaking and playing its best. For Lakota, neither could be said Wednesday night in the Division IV sectional opener at Riverdale High School at St. Joseph held the Raiders to their ...

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HOPEWELL-LOUDON: Hopewell-Loudon will hold its spring sports parent meeting at 7 p.m. Monday in the school auditeria. All spring athletes in grades 7-12 and their parents must attend. BASEBALL: Big Sticks Baseball Club late registration for all divisions (coach pitch - pony league) must ...

Redmen outlast rival Fliers

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WILLARD — Usually a team looks to its seniors during tournament time to lead the team. For Bellevue, it was sophomore guard Trey Ruhlman who was the man in the second half against rival Clyde as the Redmen fended off a scrappy Fliers team for a 50-46 win in a Division II sectional ...

Late foul shots lift Bucks over Plymouth

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SANDUSKY — Plymouth picked the wrong guy to foul, and by the time the Big Red did it, they should have known better. Dalton Sheaffer sank two foul shots with four seconds left Tuesday to push Buckeye Central past Plymouth 56-55 in the Division IV sectional opener. The winning pair of free ...

Meyer’s 3, late defensive plays key Calvert

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KANSAS — Down two points to McComb with about a half-minute left in regulation Tuesday, Calvert’s Corbin Kantner missed a contested shot under the basket, but the ball was deflected back to Connor Meyer deep on the left wing. For the Calvert senior, there wasn’t any hesitation about ...

Fliers, Stockaders pick up SBC honors

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Clyde and Old Fort each had six players gain honors when the Sandusky Bay Conference announced its all-conference Tuesday. Clyde captured the Bay Division with a 14-0 mark, with three of the Fliers landing on the first team. Junior Heidi Marshall led that trio by averaging 15.3 points per ...

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BOYS SECTIONAL BASKETBALL TICKETS: Bellevue plays Clyde Tuesday at Willard High at 8 p.m. Bellevue will sell tickets for the game Monday and Tuesday from 7 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. It is $6 for adults and $4 for students. All tickets at the game are $6. n Upper Sandusky plays March 3 at 6:15 p.m. ...

Dragons down Cardinals, fall to Panthers

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CLERMONT, Fla. — Tiffin picked up a 5-4 win in Game 1 of the day against Wheeling Jesuit in eight innings. The Dragons then lost to Kentucky Wesleyan, 5-2. The Cardinals took an early 2-0 lead in the second inning as they took advantage of a single and an error with runners on. TU mounted a ...

Some call it soccer … how local culture influences global sports

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Baseball is America's pastime and to many, football breeds an unyielding passion that only can rival a religious cult. In general, Americans are massive sport consumers. However, Americans represent a fraction of the passionate sport consumers that span the globe. From Indonesia to Antarctica, ...

Dragons sweep by Wheeling Jesuit

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WINTER HAVEN, Fla. — Scoring a total of 13 runs on Monday, Tiffin swept a double-header against Wheeling Jesuit. It won Game 1, and the second game 10-8. Luke Fraley started game one on the mound for the Dragons. Fraley pitched a good game, only allowing three hits in the first four innings ...

Bertha Coleman 1925-2017

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My mother-in-law passed away Saturday at the age of 92. Bertha Coleman was the matriarch of a family that includes 10 children, 24 grandchildren and 28 great grandchildren. To suggest that there will be a gaping hole at the top of this large family tree would be a huge understatement. She ...

Bellevue routs Columbian with huge 3rd quarter

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BUCYRUS – There are some teams you just can't beat. They have your number. That's the feeling for Columbian recently when it's matched up against Bellevue, which knocked out the Tornadoes in a Division II district quarterfinal for a second-straight season with a 70-29 victory ...

TU men’s track and field wins first GLIAC title

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FINDLAY — The defending Division II national champions in men’s indoor track and field team added another trophy to its case as Tiffin won its first Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference championship Sunday at the University of Findlay’s Malcolm Center. The Dragons fended off ...

New Riegel shocks Carey behind Gillig’s 29 points

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GENOA — Of all players to score the game-winning bucket Saturday, it was only fitting for it to be Brianna Gillig. The junior scored 29 points, including a bucket with nine seconds left to lift New Riegel to a 44-43 win over Carey in a Division IV sectional championship at Genoa High ...

Tornadoes finish first, have four individual champs

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CLYDE —Daniel Gilbert appeared downright elated after Saturday’s Division II sectional meet at Clyde. And his emotions were completely justified. The Tornadoes coach, who a week earlier had celebrated the program’s first Northern Ohio League title in 35 years, watched his squad not ...

Buckeye Central rolls, Calvert falls in Bascom

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BASCOM — Buckeye Central had one its better shooting nights of the season. Danbury did not. A repeat performance by both could make for a nasty outcome in next week’s Division IV girls basketball tournament. The Buckettes shot 65 percent just about any way you want to measure it. That ...