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Blue Streaks thump Clyde to stay perfect

SANDUSKY — Undefeated Sandusky had the offense clicking early and rolled from there Friday in a 91-60 Sandusky Bay Conference Lake Division win against Clyde. The Blue Streaks (14-0, 8-0 SBC) raced out to a 32-22 lead by the end of the first quarter, and doubled up Clyde 26-13 in the third ...

Early domination sparks Stockaders

OLD FORT — Old Fort bottled up Fremont St. Joe’s offense in the first half while spreading the ball around all game long Friday en route to a 57-46 Sandusky Bay Conference River Division win. The Stockaders (14-1, 11-0 SBC) cruised into halftime with a 28-12 lead, then held off St. Joe ...

Tigers get past Bucks

NEW WASHINGTON — Despite trailing Buckeye Central 19-6 after one quarter, Seneca East battled back to get a 43-40 Northern 10 Athletic Conference victory Thursday. Seneca East (5-9, 4-7 N10) outscored the Bucks 14-5 in the second quarter and 23-16 over the last two quarters to get the ...

SE running great to enter OATCCC Hall of Fame

If Briana Dean’s husband and daughters are a little taken aback by what happens tonight, you can’t blame them. They only know her as a wife and mother, a former college coach who now owns and operates a dog and cat boarding facility. They know back when she was Briana Shook, she ran cross ...

HU’s Adelsperger finds success, confidence in her junior year

It was supposed to be Alli Adelsperger’s big night. The Heidelberg guard was being inducted into Old Fort High School’s Hall of Fame Friday during a boys game against New Riegel. With a number of her high school and college teammates in attendance, as well as her high school coaches, ...

Rams take down rival Carey

By Andy Wolf From The Courier UPPER SANDUSKY — In the transition game, the offense can’t come without the defense. Upper Sandusky’s boys basketball team shook off a tough start against rival Carey by taking control with a 19-1 run. The Rams also put the game away by running the ...

Rough second half dooms Dragons in 88-77 GMAC loss

Tom Church had plenty of reasons to be happy at halftime of Thursday’s game with Alderson Broaddus. The Tiffin University coach watched as the Dragons, paced by Wesley Jordan and Jairus Stevens, went to the break up 41-35. TU turned the ball over just three times in the first half, and ...

Reaves’ big three-point play lifts Tornadoes over Redmen

FOSTORIA — Columbian’s Carson Goble stepped to the free throw line to shoot 1-and-1 with 4 seconds left in on the clock in a game deadlocked at 64-64. Goble missed his free throw, but the ball bounced out to LJ Reaves, who hurled the ball at the bucket and drew a foul. The ball went in, ...

Tarris helps start a new chapter in Old Fort sports

It’s Monday night at Plaza Lanes in Fremont, and Randy Butler is pacing behind the lanes. As coach of Old Fort’s new bowling program, he’s keeping an eye on how his young — 11 of the 13 athletes are freshmen — and inexperienced — only one has competitive experience — boys and ...

OF solidifies top spot in River, beats Calvert

Eric Hoover wasn’t going to say it. No way was he going to say it. But this is potentially championship week for Old Fort. Or so the numbers show. The Stockaders owned a two-game lead over the nearest challengers — Calvert and Fremont St. Joseph Central Catholic — with games against ...

Seifert’s block secures victory for Senecas

MILAN — Nick Seifert had 19 points and 11 rebounds Wednesday at Edison. But, a block on possibly the Chargers’ best shooter was the biggest play he made all night. Seifert tipped Drew Sneider’s go-ahead 3-pointer and the Senecas escaped with a 54-51 non-league win over ...

Pirates bottle up Tornadoes for SBC win

SANDUSKY — Only three players scored at least seven points and all three suited up for Perkins in Tuesday’s 53-23 Sandusky Bay Conference Lake Division win against Columbian. The Pirates (13-3, 7-2 SBC) dominated all game, grabbing a 15-7 lead at the first stop en route to a 25-15 ...

Rough second quarter dooms Heidelberg women against Crusaders

Heidelberg led Capital 16-15 after the first quarter Wednesday in Ohio Athletic Conference action. Then the second quarter arrived. Heidelberg couldn’t carry its solid play into the next period as it was outscored 23-3, which led to a 77-60 defeat. Brooke Beamer led the Student Princes ...

Tarris’ 500 series leads Stockaders in loss to Huron

FREMONT — Old Fort freshman Hayden Tarris continued his exceptional season with a 500 series (242, 258) Wednesday at Plaza Lanes in a 2,600-2,135 a loss to Huron,. Shayne Yeager had a 322 for Old Fort, while Charles Bryant added a 281, Elijah Hopple rolled a 227 and Dylan Halbisen finished ...

Briefs

COACHING HONOR: Carey will honor the coaching legacy of assistant Rick DeMoss between the junior varsity and varsity games Jan. 30 with New Riegel. DeMoss is a 1966 Old Fort graduate who coached 35 years at New Riegel and is an assistant at Carey. BOYS JV BASKETBALL: Quin Ronski scored 14 ...

Ready, set, almost a GO! Summer academic experience with Olympians taking shape

With flights, hotel accommodations, and Olympic tickets confirmed for men’s 3-meter springboard diving at the Tokyo Aquatic Center, women’s basketball at the Saitama Super Arena, and beach volleyball at Shiokaze Park, the reality of the fifth Academic Experience with Olympians is sinking ...

TC boys 9th, girls 19th at Pioneer Classic

LIMA — Zavier Sherman rolled a 647 series to lead Columbian's boys to a ninth place showing Monday at the Pioneer Classic at Westgate Entertainment Center. The boys bowled a 3,327, while Coldwater won the boys tournament with a 3,666. Sherman was fifth overall at the tournament. The TC ...

Fostoria’s Hall bounces back, finishes 3rd

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

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

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 ...