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Moeller rolls against St. Ed’s

COLUMBUS — Carl Kremer would like to think his Cincinnati Moeller team hasn’t played its best game yet. If that’s true, it is really bad news for Akron St.-Vincent St. Mary. The answer will come tonight at Value City Arena after the two teams posted wins to advance to the Division I ...

Reed resigns from TC

Erin Reed resigned as Columbian’s girls basketball coach Thursday. Reed coached the Tornadoes for four years, going 39-54. Columbian steadily improved during her tenure. The Tornadoes had back-to-back seasons of 7-16 in her first two years before going 10-13 in 2017-18 and 15-9 this year.

Hayman, Stone earn All-Ohio honors

Mohawk’s Zach Hayman and Carey’s Hayden Stone each gained All-Ohio honors in separate divisions when the list was announced Tuesday by the Ohio Prep Sports Writers Association. Hayman, a senior guard, landed on the Division IV third team while Stone, a junior post, finished as an ...

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Mohawk’s Dunn, 3 seniors get some redemption and a win in all-star game

FOSTORIA — It was only fitting that Mohawk got some sort of redemption in Sunday’s 47th annual Fostoria Boosters all-star game. Less than two weeks after seeing their season end at the hands of Maumee Valley Country Day on the same floor, coach Paul Dunn and three seniors — Chris Klopp, ...

Recker ready to be a Rocket

Josh Recker’s decision wasn’t just about football. The Calvert standout, who as a linebacker led the Sandusky Bay Conference in tackles and tied for the lead in interceptions last fall, wanted to continue his athletic career. But he was looking for more than that. Recker wanted to join a ...

Bellevue’s Santoros, Columbian’s Woods tabbed for all-Ohio

Two helped lead their squad to a state ranking and a berth in the regional finals. The other was the driving force on an improving program that posted its best season in a decade. All three were named to the Division II all-Ohio team Wednesday. Bellevue junior Casey Santoro was named to ...

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WRESTLING: The OHSAA and the South Shore Wrestling Officials Association will have a spring officiating class at Tiffin University April 12-13. Meals will be provided. As part of the class requirement, all will get practical experience officiating an OH-WAY Youth tournament April 28 at ...

TU’s Jefferson 18th in 3-meter dive in Division II

INDIANAPOLIS —Tiffin University’s Nicholas Jefferson posted a score of 315.65, and placed 18th in the 3 meter dive in Indianapolis Wednesday. Jefferson competed in the Division II swimming and diving championships, which were held at IUPUI. Jefferson is the lone competitor from the ...

Hopewell-Loudon’s Elmore tops area list of All-Ohio players

Hopewell-Loudon’s MaKayla Elmore landed on the first team and four other area players gained honors Tuesday when the Ohio Prep Sports Writers Association released its All-Ohio list. She was joined on the Division IV team by second-team senior pick Courtney Pifher of Buckeye Central, ...

Baker races to title, Dragons 3rd at D-II national meet

PITTSBURG, Kansas — Jonte Baker nearly matched his school record time in winning the 60-meter dash Saturday, helping Tiffin University finish third in a tightly-contested team race at the NCAA Division II Indoor Track and Field Championships. Meanwhile, in the women’s meet, TU high jumper ...

Carey’s May runner-up

COLUMBUS — Carey junior Tanner May said he thought the Division III 182-pound state title match with Bluffton’s Deandre Nassar Saturday night went exactly how he thought — except the outcome. The two wrestlers didn’t face each other this season, but they were aware of what the other ...

TC’s Conley fourth, Blust finishes sixth

COLUMBUS — One Columbian wrestling career ended and another started with a flurry Saturday at the state wrestling meet at the Jerome Schottenstein Center. Four-time state qualifier Caden Blust ended his decorated career placing for the third time — sixth this year — and freshman Brody ...

Cold stretch in second quarter dooms Rams

NORWALK — Upper Sandusky was battling Willard shot for shot early in the second quarter. The Rams had scored the last nine points to cut Willard’s lead to one point, but then … “We don’t score,” Upper Sandusky coach Jeff Winslow said. Winslow was referring to the rest of the ...

George is second-team All-Ohio bowler, Columbian ends 14th

COLUMBUS — Spencer George capped his career by landing on the All-Ohio second team Saturday to highlight Columbian’s first trip to Division I bowling tournament. George rolled games of 192, 224 and 243 to end ninth individually with a 659 series in the tournament at Wayne Webb’s ...

Columbian set to take on new territory at state

It’s uncharted territory with familiarity. Columbian makes its first appearance in program history at the Division I state bowling tournament today at Wayne Webb’s Columbus Bowl in Columbus, but coach Kory Walton said the event should not be that much different than other ...

Heading south in February for family, weather … and a little sports?

Last month my wife and I hit the road for Florida. The main purpose of the trip was twofold. We wanted to spend some time with our daughter in Port Charlotte. We also were looking for some relief from the cold winter days here in Seneca County. The first purpose was a given. The second was up ...

Carey’s May a match away

COLUMBUS — It’s been a long time coming, and the best may still be yet to come. Carey’s Tanner May snapped his state semifinal jinx Friday in thrilling fashion to reach today’s 182-pound finals at the Division III state tournament at Ohio State University’s Jerome Schottenstein ...

Did you see? So many crazy and wonderful moments happen in sports

The beauty of going to a ballgame is that something totally unexpected can happen. Oh sure, we get the occasional boring event, but sometimes, you see something so incredible that you are talking about it for years. It’s why we plunk down the big bucks to go and potentially be part of ...