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BG’s North shuts down, shuts out Fliers

GENOA — On a day of offensive struggles, Clyde had almost exactly what it wanted in the bottom of the fifth. Clyde was trailing Bowling Green 1-0, and had managed only two hits against Bobcats freshman hurler Alexa North. But Kylie Kantu reached on an error, Delaney Gill had an infield ...

Tiffin native Fox ties for 16th at Pine Needles

SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. — Putting wasn’t easy for Cheryl Fox at the U.S. Senior Women’s Open at Pine Needles. She ranked 43rd in putting this past weekend. But when she needed a birdie putt on the 18th hole Sunday, she did what she had to do. She made a 3 on 18. It was her only birdie ...

Clouse sweeps hurdles for Old Fort

SANDUSKY ― Quite a few local girls made it through to regionals next week Saturday in the Division III district meet at Perkins. Old Fort’s Jenna Clouse won the 100 hurdles (15.72) and the 300 hurdles (47.15). She broke her own school record in the 100 at Thursday’s prelims with a time ...

Psychas hits grand slam, ’Berg celebrates title

Heidelberg had a little bit of a cushion Saturday. It just didn’t want to use it. The Student Princes — due to having won their first two games of the Division III regional tournament at Adrian — were in the winners bracket for the championship game Sunday. That meant that if ...

Gibsonburg nips New Riegel

NEW RIEGEL — In what could be a potential regional final matchup between Sandusky Bay Conference River Division foes, Gibsonburg and New Riegel, the two faced off in a regular season matchup Saturday with the Golden Bears winning, 3-1. Both teams scored in the fourth inning, but the Golden ...

Heidelberg pitches its way to finals

ADRIAN, Mich. —For all the attention Heidelberg’s offense received during the regular season, it’s been the team’s pitching that has shined in the Division III regionals at Adrian. On Friday, starter Alex Sir Louis threw seven strong innings, then turned the game against Adrian over ...

Eagles rally past Seneca East

ATTICA — Seneca East led Colonel Crawford 5-3 after four innings Saturday, but the Eagles found a way to get a 6-5 Northern 10 Athletic Conference victory. Carson Feichtner led the Eagles (20-7, 11-5) at the plate with three singles, while Trevin Fairchild and Nolan McKibben each singled ...

Boes, Chance go 1-2 again

FINDLAY — Two days later, but the same result. Columbian’s Brook Boes and Hannah Chance claimed the first two spots in the discus at the Division I district meet Friday with throws of 135-1 and 113-4 to earn trips to next week’s regional in Amherst. The 1-2 finish came two days after ...

Giesey, Holly spark Rams

UPPER SANDUSKY — Brandon Giesey ripped a three-run double to give Upper Sandusky some breathing room and Jason Holly was nearly untouchable on the mound Friday in a 5-0 Division III district quarterfinal win against Wynford. The Rams next face Oak Harbor in the semifinals Thursday at 2 p.m. ...

Blue Jackets jump all over Blue Devils

FINDLAY — New Riegel coach Jamie Lininger couldn’t have drawn up a better start to Friday’s game with Carey in a Division IV district final at the Marathon Diamonds in Findlay. The first two Blue Jacket hitters walked and then scored on a single from Kaitlyn Kirian. Julia Reinhart had a ...

Gibsonburg powers past Hopewell-Loudon

OAK HARBOR — Gibsonburg’s big bats and the pitching of Jasmine McNett proved a tough combination for Hopewell-Loudon in Friday’s Division IV district final in Oak Harbor. The Golden Bears’ Camren Krotzer and Coral Kocsis homered in consecutive innings off Chieftains’ starter Macey ...

Dragons remain on fire, reach regional final

KENT — One day after beating top-seeded Ashland at regionals, Tiffin won again Friday, this time against fifth-seeded Bellarmine 8-5. It was eighth-seeded TU’s eighth-straight win after starting the season 2-17. TU (26-29) advances to face Ashland again, in the regional final at noon ...

Senecas chug past St. Mary

SANDUSKY — Both offenses fared well at the start. But Caitlyn Borer and Calvert’s defense kept Sandusky St. Mary in check after the first inning while the Senecas powered off Friday for a 10-4 Sandusky Bay Conference River Division win. St. Mary slugged its way to a 4-3 lead by the end ...

Mohawk’s Mullholand ties mark in district high jump

BUCYRUS — Mohawk’s Taeylor Mullholand tied a meet record, Carey claimed the 4x800 crown and four area entries have the fastest times entering Saturday’s finals after the first day of the Division III district meet. Mullholand cleared 5-6 to win the high jump and tie the meet mark set by ...

Chieftains slip past Old Fort

BASCOM — In a pitcher’s duel with Old Fort, it was Hopewell-Loudon who scored a run on an error in the bottom of the seventh to get a 3-2 victory over the Stockaders in a Division IV district quarterfinal. The Chieftains (18-5) advance to a district semifinal against Norwalk St. Paul at ...

Tiffin unloads in regional opener

KENT — Tiffin may have entered the regional seeded eighth, but it announced its presence with authority. The Dragons belted eight extra-base hits in a 21-hit attack, pulling away in the latter half of the game Thursday to upset top-seeded Ashland 17-10 in the opening round of the NCAA ...

Rams win N10 title

UPPER SANDUSKY — Behind a seven-run first inning to get Upper Sandusky going Thursday, the Rams topped Wynford 10-0 in five innings to win the Northern 10 Athletic Conference. Bucyrus can share the Rams' title if it wins its last two games. The Rams (17-7, 14-2 N10) got a triple, double, ...

Blue Jackets and Blue Devils to face off in district final

FINDLAY — Things weren’t dire. Not yet, anyway. But after New Riegel committed a pair of errors in the fifth inning and McComb pushed across three runs, things weren’t looking good for the Blue Jackets. Then again, maybe falling behind 5-2 was just what New Riegel needed in ...

Dragons ready for another tournament run

After winning the Great-Midwest Conference Tournament as a 7 seed and gaining the program’s first berth in the Division II regionals, Tiffin third baseman Jack Dennis was asked what his expectations were for this week. “Win it,” he said. “Simple.” The Dragons will enter today’s ...

Columbian girls lead field after first day

FINDLAY — Brook Boes and Hannah Chance took the top two spots in the shot put Wednesday to help propel Columbian’s girls to the top of the standings on the first day of the Division I district meet. Boes won the shot with a heave of 35-11 1/2 while Chance had a runner-up toss of 35-9 ...