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Fostoria’s Hall bounces back, finishes 3rd

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VAN BUREN — Fostoria senior Roger Hall wasn’t happy with his VBI outing last season — going 1-2 without a placement. Hall posted a third-place finish on Saturday, beating Lakota’s Spencer Franks 7-4 in the consolation final. “I came back and I did what I needed to do to ...

Zimmerman, Tornadoes bury Wildcats

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KENTON — The door was left open. Columbian’s Carson Goble went through it, and teammate Cole Zimmerman got two free throws for the trouble. It was that kind of night for TC. With the Tornadoes leading Kenton 58-42 in the fourth quarter, Goble was the recipient of an overthrown outlet ...

Vent, Rams hit milestones

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UPPER SANDUSKY — Mason Vent earned the individual milestone and led the way for the team’s version Saturday in a 63-38 win against Bellevue. Vent keyed the Rams (13-1) with 16 points and reached the 1,000-point plateau in his career. That and a 23-5 scoring burst in the first quarter ...

Old Fort comes back to stop Senecas

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Calvert’s Frannie Webb gave her team a boost, throwing in a deep 3 at the halftime buzzer. The ball smacked off the backboard and fell in. The trey concluded one of the Senecas’ best halves of the year, and they went to the break up 30-26 on Old Fort. Calvert seemed to be getting the ...

Milestone effort fuels Blue Streaks against Columbian

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Marissa Esposito scored her 1,000th career point and Sandusky kept Columbian in check all game Saturday en route to a 65-44 Sandusky Bay Conference Lake Division win. Esposito hit seven 3-pointers and added two foul shots to net a game-high 23 points for the Blue Streaks. DaShanti Miller ...

VB’s Meyer gets revenge; Carey 7th, Mohawk 10th

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VAN BUREN — Jeff Meyer had a loss to avenge. The Columbus Grove senior and 285-pounder did so with all eyes on him against Van Buren’s Kaleb Snodgrass on Saturday in the finals of the 42nd Van Buren Invitational. Meyer, who fell 3-1 the first time, came away with a 3-2 decision in the ...

Columbian’s Conley second at Maumee Bay Classic

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OREGON — Brody Conley ended second at 152 pounds and three teammates also placed Saturday at the Maumee Bay Classic. Elyria’s Enrique Munguia upended Conley 6-4 for the 152-pound title. Joey Simcoe added a fifth at 170 pounds for Columbian, Bret Minnick ended sixth at 126 pounds and ...

Briefs

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GIRLS JV BASKETBALL: Mya Ousley tossed in 21 points and Katelyn Siesel added 17 to key Seneca East's 52-33 win against Buckeye Central. n Mohawk upended Colonel Crawford 28-24. n Upper Sandusky beat Carey 37-23. n Lexi Smith scored 18, helping Columbian to a 45-42 win Olivia Hardy added ...

A good night for Old Fort against New Riegel

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OLD FORT — It was Allison Adelsperger’s night early and Carson Steyer’s night late. That meant it was all good, all night for Old Fort. Adelsperger, an All-Ohio volleyball player and 1,000-point scorer in basketball, was honored as the latest Old Fort Athletic Hall of Fame inductee ...

Blue Streaks’ fast start buries Columbian

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Unbeaten Sandusky looked focused and hungry early on Friday night as it blitzed Columbian 22-7 in the opening quarter, creating turnovers and taking the ball to the basket for layups. Even despite a few lulls during the final minutes of the first half and first few minutes of the third ...

Stone, Carey erupt in third quarter vs. SE

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ATTICA — Hayden Stone sparked a big third quarter Friday as Carey rolled past Seneca East 77-52 in Northern 10 Athletic Conference play. Stone had just six points in the first half — all in the opening period — to help the Blue Devils enter the break up 31-19. He then popped in 14 ...

Columbian’s Conley powers way to finals

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OREGON — Brody Conley pinned his way into the finals Friday to lead Columbian’s efforts on the first day of the Maumee Bay Classic. Conley will face Elyria’s Enrique Munguia in today’s 152-pound finals. He advanced to the finals by pinning Solon’s Andrew Bican (2:47), Port ...

Allen East first, Carey fourth at Van Buren

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By Andy Wolf From The Courier VAN BUREN — The desire to do well in front of a home crowd is certainly strong for Van Buren’s wrestling team. “This is one of maybe two matches we get to wrestle at our home school,” Black Knights coach Justin Slauterbeck said after the first day of ...

May continues dominant run

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By Michael Burwell From The Courier CAREY — It’s no secret that the strength of Tanner May’s game is, well, his strength. But the Carey senior knows that if he wants to achieve his ultimate goal of winning a state title this season, it’s going to take strength in more ways than ...

Rams swimmers take Senior Night

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BUCYRUS — It was the senior recognition meet for Upper Sandusky, Bucyrus and Wynford Thursday, and it was a lot of Rams who were recognized as they won 10 boys events and five girls events as both teams won. The boys topped Wynford 136-72, while Bucyrus scored 12 points. The girls beat ...

H-L moves to 12-0 in Woods’ return to Columbian

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It was old home night for Kaia Woods. It probably felt that way for two of her teammates as well. Woods, Hopewell-Loudon’s junior sparkplug of a point guard, was on familiar ground at Columbian, where she played varsity ball the previous two seasons. Teammates MaKayla Elmore and Olivia ...

Casey Santoro scores 29, Lady Red gets by Cleveland St. Joseph

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CLEVELAND — It is best to not poke the bear. You might get bit. Casey Santoro fell to the floor after a layup in the first quarter and stayed down momentarily. When she arose, the 5-foot-4 aggressive senior was all business. Santoro erupted for 29 points as Division II No. 3 Bellevue ...

Rosenbauer’s roll leads TC girls to first win

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FOSTORIA — Danielle Rosenbauer rolled the best series of the day, and the Columbian girls notched their first win of the season. Rosenbauer delivered games of 189 and 168 for a 357 series, and the Tornadoes knocked off Norwalk, 1,906-1,855 at Thibodeau's Seneca Lanes in Fostoria. Ainsley ...