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Lakota 2nd, OF 4th at Wildcat Invite

BOWLING GREEN — Lakota’s Ethan Longoria fired a 79 to help his Raiders finish runner-up in the Wildcat Invitational played at Stone Ridge. Overall, Pettisville topped Lakota 328-346, while Old Fort had a 352 (fourth), Carey shot a 367 (sixth), Hopewell-Loudon carded a 383 (ninth) and New ...

Montgomery medalist at Clyde

CLYDE — A new season has started. Brett Montgomery appears to be as good as ever. The Upper Sandusky standout started his 2019 campaign by firing a medal winning 71 at Green Hills at the Ralph Hohenstein Invitational in Clyde. Montgomery — last year's Northern 10 Athletic ...

Seneca East girls golf

Coach: Brad Powers. 2018: Third in N10. Roster: Senior Taylor Greilich. Juniors Quinn Rotruck; Kayla Felter; Sarah Jones. Sophomore Makenna Depinet; Autumn Enders. Freshman Chloe Vogel. Outlook: Powers has a mix of ages and experience levels on this year's team, with players like ...

Seneca East boys golf

Coaches: Brad Powers/Jay Forehand 2018: Third in N10. Roster: Seniors:Andy Bauman; Jon Margraf. Juniors Jake Forehand; Andrew Kalb; Tanner Bridgford; Jay Shock. Freshmen Nolan Jones; Kadin Snay. Outlook: Seneca East has a pair of new coaches to replace Gary Manasco. The long time mentor ...

Briefs

GOLF: In the Baumann's Monday Night Ladies League at Clinton Heights, Closest to the pin in one on No. 5 is Geri Hammer. The long putt on No. 6 was Linda Ritzler, while Debbie Gershutz was closest to the creek on No. 9. Jeannine Curns and Barb Kuhn were skins winners, and Barb Gabel. Barb Kuhn ...

Carey boys golf

Coach: Martin Baker, 11th season Last year: 11-3, 6-2 N10, fourth in N10 Returning letterwinners: Seniors Ethan Tanner; McKain Miller; Brayden Miller; Kole Phillips; Peyton Young. Junior Carter Frederick. Others: Juniors Hayden Twining; Katie Walter. Sophomore Elyse Lortz. Freshman Caden ...

Heidelberg to see more blue this football season

Calvert football fans will need to check their schedules this year for home games. The Senecas, who normally play home games at Frost-Kalnow Stadium, hope to play two games at Heidelberg University’s Hoernemann Stadium. One game is set — the Senecas host Gibsonburg there Sept. 20. The ...

Officials take a verbal beating, but still love what they do

Mike Reinhart has been a high school official for more than three decades. But he admitted he still has moments where he’s in awe. A few years ago, the Hopewell-Loudon graduate and New Riegel resident was in Toledo to referee a postseason basketball game. Before the contest, he met up ...

Briefs

GOLF: The Teresa Kessler Memorial Scholarship annual Big Cup scramble is Sept. 8 at Fostoria Country Club, beginning at 9 a.m. Entry is $200, which includes golf, cart, prizes, skins and lunch. A drawing for special prizes will also be held. Call Bob at (419) 934-0227 or Darrell (419) 310-0553 ...

Dinner with Kaline

Chuck Christensen has spent a lifetime being a fan of the Tigers. From his youth through retirement, in America and overseas, through the good years and bad, his love of the Tigers has remained. It became even more ingrained when Christensen and a few others enjoyed a dinner with Tigers ...

Calvert media choice in River poll, Norwalk picked in Lake

CLYDE ― Nearly every coach across the three divisions, along with assorted media met Monday at Green Hills golf course in Clyde for the annual Sandusky Bay Conference media day. Despite losing a plethora of talent offensively and defensively, Calvert was tabbed by the media to win the River ...

Briefs

GOLF: In the Baumann's Monday Night Ladies League at Clinton Heights, Bria Gibson and Tori Lee were closest in three on No. 15. Barb Gabel had the long drive on No. 8. Kerry Jones and Pam Moyer had the low putts with nine. Carla Siebenaller had the low gross, while Gibson and Lee had the low ...

Briefs

GOLF: The Teresa Kessler Memorial Scholarship annual Big Cup scramble is Sept. 8 at Fostoria Country Club, beginning at 9 a.m. Entry is $200, which includes golf, cart, prizes, skins and lunch. A drawing for special prizes will also be held. Call Bob at (419) 934-0227 or Darrell (419) 310-0553 ...

Griffith hangs on, emerges victorious in Attica

ATTICA — It wasn't all that long ago that Sandusky native Caleb Griffith thought he was done racing. But Friday, Griffith found himself celebrating a dominating win in the 410 sprint feature at Attica. Griffith led all 30 laps to claim the victory. Griffith — who was this track's ...

‘It never gets old coming back here’

Something was missing the past couple of Seneca County Fairs on the harness racing track. Republic native, Ryan Stahl, said he skipped the last few because of his racing in Cleveland and at Scioto Downs and the fair conflicted with Northfield’s racing. However, he came back this week ...

Injuries to driver show risk in harness racing

As spectators started to pile into the grandstand of the Seneca County Fair to see the first day of harness racing, little did they know they’d see something pretty rare and partly horrifying. When a crowd of people all in unison goes ‘OOH,’ you know something happened. As I walked into ...

Briefs

TIFFIN YOUTH FOOTBALL: Tiffin Youth Football was established in 1974 as a free-to-play, full-contact tackle football league. The league provides helmets, uniforms and pads for all players. The league also has a cheerleading squad for each team, known as Tiffin Youth Cheer. Tiffin Youth ...

A Lemonade stand

PHOTO BY JONATHON BIRD A Lemonade stand Lemonade Lucy driven by Republic native Ryan Stahl makes its way around the track during the harness racing at the Seneca County Fair Monday.

Former Browns Mack and Dixon play in Browns Backers Scramble

Kevin Mack, the two-time Pro Bowl fullback who played for the Browns in the 1980s and 90s, was answering a question about the prospects for this years team. Mack was a special guest at the Tiffin Browns Backers Golf Scramble at Clinton Heights. While the fullback — who honestly looked like ...

Sports fans see tennis, golf and even baseball from across the pond

Many sports enthusiasts have been watching their favorite events from the United Kingdom in the last few weeks. Wimbledon just wrapped up, the Open Championship is underway and the Brits even got a taste of Major League Baseball. Though the two-game baseball series between the Yankees and Red ...