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Stockaders bounce back in a big way

OLD FORT — When a team loses its first game of the season by 57 points, the rest of the season could either snowball, or it could be turned around with a win next time out. Old Fort did the latter Tuesday night. The Stockaders were humbled in their opener against a good Margaretta squad, ...

’Berg men fall in double overtime

Heidelberg had a balanced attack. What it didn’t have was a timely bucket. The Student Princes missed three 3-pointers in the final 20 seconds in an 83-80 double-overtime loss to Albion, dropping their fourth game in a row to fall to 1-4. The Student Princes had several chances to win, ...

Columbian improves to 2-0 with win over FHS

New Columbian coach Amy Cooper wanted a fast start Tuesday against Fostoria. She got it. Hailey Cooper hit a pair of early 3s, Serena Ingalls and Meredith Obringer combined for four field goals, and the Tornadoes led the Redmen 19-3 at the end of the first quarter. From there, behind 15 ...

Fliers stop Titans, claim regional crown

FINDLAY — Clyde intercepted Ottawa-Glandorf three times in the first three quarters and cashed in every time. But, one last forced turnover by Clyde was the biggest of them all. Sophomore Remington Norman recovered a fumble with less than two minutes left and a first down run by Gunner ...

Foos, SE well represented on all-N10 list

With no Northern 10 Athletic Conference football team still in the playoffs, the all-N10 list was released Monday with a lot of local athletes on it. Seneca East senior quarterback Chase Foos got the highest achievement, being named the offensive player of the year. He was also special teams ...

Ward, Kurtz pace Rams against Falcons

MOUNT BLANCHARD — Regan Ward and Jenna Kurtz combined for 28 points and 13 rebounds Saturday to fuel Upper Sandusky’s 52-38 win against Riverdale. Ward led the way with 18 points and seven rebounds for the Rams (1-1) while Kurtz tallied 10 points and six boards. Julia Gottfried chipped ...

Joining the ’Berg

Columbian’s Abby Chapman (center) signs to play softball at Heidelberg University. Joining her are (front, left), her father, Rick Chapman and her mother, Amy Chapman (back) travel coach Doug Reiter, pitching coach Jackie Messersmith-Zeigler and Columbian varsity softball coach Erica Cok.

Briefs

GOLF: Bump's Senior League golfers will play at 11 a.m. Tuesday, weather permitting, at The Senior Hills Golf Club. For more information, call Bobby Pollitt at (419) 447-9446. GIRLS JV BASKETBALL: Upper Sandusky beat Riverdale 24-5. JUNIOR HIGH BOYS BASKETBALL: Caden Bumb scored 11 points to ...

Carey’s miraculous playoff run comes to an end against East Knox

MARION — Facing fourth-and-goal at the East Knox 4 with 5 ½ minutes left in regulation, Carey was a play away from answering a ferocious Bulldog comeback. Rushing touchdowns from Connor Williams, Reece Billock and Ethan Beringer had allowed the Blue Devils to grab a 21-7 third quarter ...

Gillig, Blue Jackets rout Warriors 48-20

NEW RIEGEL — New Riegel’s Brooklyn Gillig tallied 15 points, eight assists and eight steals Friday in a 48-20 win over Mohawk. The Blue Jackets (1-0) led 15-5 after one quarter and cruised from there. Aubrey Bouillon tacked on 11 points, seven rebounds and six steals, while Sydney ...

Tiffin enjoying experience, but not changing its prep for playoff game

Cris Reisert and his staff are trying to do two things in the lead up to today’s first-round Division II postseason game at Kutztown. On one hand, the coach said the Dragons have tried to treat this week — the one leading up to the program’s first playoff game in a quarter century — ...

A plethora of Dragons dot GMAC football honors list

To the victor go the spoils, and Tiffin University’s GMAC championship season was reflected in the announcement of the GMAC football team. JaQuan Hardy was named player of the year to lead the individual honors for the 9-1 GMAC champions. Quarterback Nick Watson was also named offensive ...

Adrian rides five-match stretch to clip Tiffin women

Tiffin University built a solid early lead, but Adrian countered with five consecutive wins after that to upend the Dragons 25-21 in women’s wrestling. The pivotal match came a 155 pounds. Tiffin’s Taylor Hites never trailed, but Megan Vondrasek was credited with a reversal as time ran ...

Blue Devils to be tested by unbeaten Bulldogs

It’s been a long time since either’s been this far in the postseason. And for East Knox, it’s been a long time since just reaching the playoffs. But it’s the present, not the past, the teams will focus on tonight at Marion Harding in a 7 p.m. Division VI regional final “We’ve ...

Fliers are hoping for a faster start against Ottawa-Glandorf

Falling behind by two touchdowns in consecutive playoff games is not ideal, but the fact that his team did not panic, but rather recovered and won has brought a new level of confidence to Clyde coach Ryan Carter. “I like the fact that our team does not overreact, but we need to play better ...

Garrett’s suspension for helmet attack upheld after appeal

CLEVELAND (AP) — Myles Garrett’s goal was to be NFL’s top defensive player this season. He won’t finish it. Garrett’s indefinite suspension for smashing Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph over the head with a helmet was upheld Thursday by an appeals officer who decided ...

Hardy overcomes injury to post brilliant season for Dragons

The biggest smile came over JaQuan Hardy’s face. Hardy was talking about the third game of the season in which he erupted for 172 yards and three touchdowns on 15 carries at Wash. “That game was really exciting,”Hardy said. “I came in there hungry and just trying to do something. I ...

Numerous area players featured on all-district rosters

Several area teams had successful football seasons, with two still going — Carey and Clyde — in the playoffs. It showed as the all-district teams were released Wednesday. In Division III, Columbian went 9-1 in the regular season and hosted a playoff game for the second-straight season. ...

Dragons overwhelm Kin, Oilers

It was a home postseason match, a must-win for Tiffin University. If Jenna Huffman felt pressure, she sure didn’t show it. Huffman, a senior middle hitter and McComb High School graduate who is one of the most decorated players in TU’s history, was at her best against Findlay. Huffman ...