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Warriors counter cold shooting with late surge

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SYCAMORE — Mohawk overcame horrendous shooting with a solid fourth quarter Thursday to power past Northern 10 Athletic Conference foe Buckeye Central 39-27. The Warriors (2-2, 1-0 N10) trailed 25-19 at the end of the third quarter before using a 20-2 burst in the fourth to get the ...

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PREP BOWLING: Old Fort earned its first boys bowling win in the progam's inaugural match Wednesday, dropping Lakota 1,745-1,621. Hayden Tarris led the Stockaders by rolling a match-best 472 series. Dylan Halbisen had a 259, Joey Brumbaugh added a 219, Charles Bryant tallied a 217 and Shayne ...

Perkins sweeps TC bowlers

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FOSTORIA — Perkins led both duals by at least 250 pins after the individual portion and kept rolling through the baker games Tuesday en route to sweeping bowling matches with Columbian. The Pirates won the boys match 3,058-2,591, and the girls won 2,154-1,787. Tommy Peer led the Tornadoes ...

Tornadoes overcome slow start to sink Blue Jackets

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NEW RIEGEL — Columbian plays six games in December and five of them are on the road. Through two of the six games, the Tornadoes have a pair of solid road wins away from home. Columbian got 23 points from Bryce Burns and topped New Riegel 67-58 in non-league action Tuesday. “I thought ...

3-pointers, foul shots key for Buckeye Central

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NEW WASHINGTON — They were tied at the end of each of the first three quarters and were nearly tied at the end of the fourth, but Buckeye Central survived a miss at the buzzer by Seneca East to claim a 42-40 Northern 10 Athletic Conference win Tuesday. Buckeye Central’s advantage came at ...

‘This group never wavered’

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Clyde snuck into the playoffs by just two-tenths of a point. Five weeks later, the Fliers will go down in history as a team that will never be forgotten. Clyde ran for 237 yards and six touchdowns, capturing the Division IV state championship in convincing fashion, 42-14 over No. 4 Licking ...

State champs

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Clyde players and coaches celebrate with the Division IV State Championship trophy after beating Licking Valley for the Saturday in Canton.

Clyde had to squeak into postseason, then made history

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“Congrats. You’re in.” That was the text message I sent Clyde coach Ryan Carter five weeks ago from the Clyde McDonald’s. “Wow. I’m so pumped.” That was his response. While feverishly typing away at my story after the Fliers’ 28-20 win over Bellevue, I was using one hand ...

Senecas cruise past Danbury in season opener

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Blake Ronski was one of four Calvert players to score in double figures, and the Senecas used big second and third quarters to pull away from Danbury in a 76-41 Sandusky Bay Conference River Division win Friday. The game was the first of the season for the Senecas. Danbury dropped to ...

Fliers flatten Licking Valley for D-IV crown

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CANTON — Senior Gunner Golden ran for 114 yards and four touchdowns Saturday to guide unranked Clyde to a 42-14 win over No. 4 Newark Licking Valley in the OHSAA Division IV football state title game at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium. Fliers coach Ryan Carter praised Golden’s toughness ...

Today’s the day

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PHOTO BY STEVE WILLIAMS Clyde’s Noah Perkins (left) and Javier Plummer celebrate after beating Cincinnati Wyoming in the Division IV semifinals last Saturday in Marysville. The Fliers will play Licking Valley for the state title at 3 p.m. today in Canton

Another positive story with a similar lesson for us

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Having become somewhat disillusioned with all the bad things going on in the world of sports, last week I decided to write something positive. The column was about a letter a 9-year-old boy sent to his favorite college football team. He wanted to cheer up the Michigan State Spartans, a team ...

Kuhn has Aggies in Sweet 16

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COLLEGE STATION, Texas — It's been 10 years between trips, but Texas A&M is in the Sweet 16. The Aggies split a pair of close games to start the match then powered past Rice in the next two Friday to reach the NCAA Division I volleyball regionals for the first time since 2009. They'll ...

Green Bears power past Seneca East

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ATTICA — Ottawa Hills slowly built an eight-point lead by the end of the third quarter before smothering Seneca East’s offense in the fourth Friday to claim a 68-48 win. The Green Bears (1-1) ended the third period with a 53-45 lead, then raced past Seneca East 15-3 in the then final eight ...

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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 varsity high school and college events must be turned in that day by ...

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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 varsity high school and college events must be turned in that day by ...

Eagles run away from Redmen

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FOSTORIA — Eastwood had nine players score Thursday in a 78-55 Northern Buckeye Conference victory over Fostoria. The Eagles led 24-10 after the opening quarter, as they drained 10 3-pointers. Jamie Schmeltz led the Eagles with 17 points, while Aubrey Haas added 13 points and Brenna ...

Tornadoes steamroll Rams 56-8

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UPPER SANDUSKY — After opening the season with consecutive home wins, Columbian hit the road for the first time Thursday. Defensive pressure was key for the Tornadoes, as Columbian ripped through Upper Sandusky 56-8 in non-league action. “Our goal tonight was good defense,” Columbian ...

Cold night of shooting dooms TU men

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Trevecca Nazarene benefited from Tiffin's cold night of shooting Thursday to claim a 72-66 for its first win of the year. Tiffin (5-4) entered halftime up 28-24, but was outscored by 10 points in the second half. Shooting woes plagued the Dragons. They hit on just 22 of ...

Kuhn has Aggies rolling into NCAA Tournament

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COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Laura “Bird” Kuhn is the coach of one of the top volleyball programs in the country. Volleyball has been a big part of her life. She was a star player for Calvert, then was a four-year letterwinner at Georgia Tech. Since her playing career ended, she been an ...