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COACH OPENINGS: New Riegel Schools seeks a head varsity volleyball coach and junior high track coaches. Interested candidates should contact Athletic Director Jamie Lininger via email at jlininger@newriegelschools.org or by phone (419) 595-2256 ext. 198. FREE THROW CHAMPIONSHIP: Calvert will ...

Bellevue gangs up on Blue Streaks

BELLEVUE — Three players scored in double digits and two more netted eight each Tuesday as unbeaten Bellevue overwhelmed Sandusky 69-48 in Sandusky Bay Conference Lake Division play. Cory Santoro tossed in 16 points, Casey Santoro scored 14 and Alex Fiske chipped in 11 for the Redmen (12-0, ...

Big 1st quarter fuels Panthers

MCCOMB — Calvert fell behind 16-3 after the first quarter Monday in a 62-28 loss at McComb. The Senecas (2-8) struggled to score as they eclipsed double-digit scoring in just the second quarter with 13 points. Frannie Webb led Calvert with six points, while Maria Welter and Kelsey Shiley ...

Fostoria starts fast, but can’t hold momentum in 57-37 NBC loss

By Shannon Dove Sports Writer FOSTORIA — Fostoria High School’s girls basketball team got thrashed Monday night. Elmwood sophomore Brooklyn Thrash had a double-double with 27 points and 10 rebounds to lead the visiting Royals past the Lady Red 57-37 in Northern Buckeye Conference ...

Berger’s bucket at buzzer rescues Clyde

Carson Goble scored on a stickback, and Columbian’s comeback was complete. After trailing by as many as 17 points in the first half and by 11 with 3 ½ minutes remaining in regulation, Goble’s basket brought the Tornadoes all the way back against Clyde. The game was tied, 67-67. But ...

Tarris rules Bay Division at SBC Tournament

SANDUSKY — Old Fort freshman Hayden Tarris rolled the top individual series in the Bay Division and Columbian ended third in the Lake Division on Saturday at the Sandusky Bay Conference Tournament at Cedar Lanes in Sandusky. Tarris bowled games of 201, 243 and 228 to end with a Bay ...

Watkins’ free throw lifts ’Berg past Raiders

Down two points and with a little more than a half minute left, Heidelberg needed a big play. Phariz Watkins provided it. Watkins had the ball with Mount Union leading the Student Princes 67-65. “I saw the defense, a lot of people were shaded to the right. I kind of had (the defender) ...

Dominant Chieftains down rival Blue Jackets

BASCOM — There is no quick description for the type of team New Riegel seems to be thus far this season. With four losses of five points or fewer, the Blue Jackets are either one the of most challenging one-win teams around or they’re a .500-caliber club with the worst luck going. The ...

Seifert-led Senecas roll past Lakota

Calvert used a fast start and a solid game from Nick Seifert to beat Lakota 71-45 Saturday in Sandusky Bay Conference River Division play. The Senecas (6-2, 5-2 SBC) led 26-7 at the first stop and 47-18 at halftime. Seifert led the way with 22 points, six rebounds and three steals. Blake ...

Student Princes complete comeback to top Mount Union 64-60

Heidelberg made one big fourth-quarter comeback against Mount Union Saturday at Seiberling Gymnasium. Shortly thereafter, it needed another. Because after capping a 13-0 run with an Alli Adelsperger 3 and taking a 53-52 lead, Heidelberg quickly found itself staring at another deficit. The ...

TC’s Minnick, Simcoe crowned Gorman champs

MANSFIELD — Bret Minnick and Joey Simcoe each captured a title and Brody Conley finished second Saturday to guide Columbian to third at the J.C. Gorman Invitational. Ashland powered its way to the team crown with 184 points, with Crestview holding off the Tornadoes 141 1/2-138 1/2 for ...

Eisenhower tops Columbian efforts in Oak Harbor

OAK HARBOR — Cole Eisenhower raced to a second-place finish at the Oak Harbor Subway Invitational, and the Tornadoes had a number of placers while finishing 10th in the boys and girls standings. Eisenhower was the Tornadoes’ top placer, taking runner-up in the 100 freestyle in 50.82. ...

Tusing’s 28 points leads Warriors over SE

ATTICA — Mohawk’s Hunter Gottfried left early with an ankle injury. Brock Brause was hindered with foul trouble. So, down two starters for most of the game at Seneca East Friday night, Mohawk junior guard Austin Tusing stepped up and delivered a 64-50 win to the Warriors. Tusing, who ...

Harrah’s shot in final seconds lifts Fliers

With 13 seconds remaining in regulation and the score tied, Clyde coach Dave Lozier told point guard Kristen Harrah to bring the ball up and then slow things down. Then, Lozier watched as the sophomore raced down the court against Columbian’s defense. “She almost ran right by me with ...

Seven locals reach Gorman semifinals

MANSFIELD — Seven area grapplers advanced to the semifinals Friday on the first day of the J.C. Gorman Invitational. Columbian and Mohawk each have three semifinalists and Hopewell-Loudon has the other in the 37-team tournament. Ashland leads the field after the first day with 82 points, ...

Elmore and Woods combine for 30 early in rout of Stockaders

OLD FORT — Like any coach, Hopewell-Loudon’s Bob Gase would prefer a spread to his team‘s scoring each night out. But if that doesn’t happen right away, the Chieftains have a 1-2 punch better than most. MaKayla Elmore and Kaia Woods combined for 30 points in the game’s first 12 ...

Warriors bottle up Hornets

SYCAMORE — Mohawk clamped down in the third quarter to help turn a close game into a 49-32 win Thursday against Cory-Rawson. The Warriors (3-7) entered intermission clinging to a 26-23 lead, but outscored Cory-Rawson 11-1 in the third period to gain control. Paityn Clouse paced Mohawk ...

Redmen roll past Liberty Center

By Shannon Dove Sports Writer FOSTORIA — Fostoria High School’s boys basketball team expects big things in 2020. Bank on it. Senior forward Jonathan Banks Jr. scored a career-best 22 points to lead the Redmen over Liberty Center 78-64 in non-league action Thursday. Fostoria (6-2) ...

Balanced attack keys Tornadoes over Sailors

Vermilion entered the Sandusky Bay Conference Lake Division matchup with Columbian winless Thursday. No one would’ve known it with the Sailors’ effort, as they led by six early in the third quarter and stuck with Columbian all game. But when it was winning time in the fourth quarter, ...

Seifert has career game as Calvert upends St. Mary

By Bob Zoellner Sports Writer SANDUSKY — Myles Bruno did his best to keep the host Panthers in the game Thursday with a 19-point fourth quarter, but two runs spanning just six minutes spelled St. Mary Central Catholic’s doom in a Sandusky Bay Conference River Division meeting with ...