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Tough 7th inning sinks Blue Jackets

NEW RIEGEL — Sandusky St. Mary held a 2-1 lead after six innings Friday, but put the game out of reach with a six-run seventh to beat New Riegel 8-3 in Sandusky Bay Conference River Division play. Caylee Fetter doubled and drove in a pair of runs for the Panthers and Sara Bias doubled. ...

Breidenbach, Malagon fuel Chieftains

BASCOM — Brook Breidenbach scored four runs and Macey Malagon drove in three runs Saturday to fuel Hopewell-Loudon’s 11-3 win against Upper Sandusky. Breidenbach tripled in a run in the first inning and added another RBI and a single for the Chieftains. Malagon belted an RBI double and ...

Columbian girls third at Whitmer

TOLEDO — Both the boy’s and girl’s track and field squads for Columbian competed at the Whitmer Invitational Friday with the girls claiming third and the boys placing sixth. The TC girls scored 110 points at the invite behind winner Notre Dame Academy (142) and host Whitmer (116). The ...

Wernerspach-led Princes rout Redhawks

Heidelberg men’s senior lacrosse captain Matt Wernerspach led the Princes to a 24-7 win over La Roche Saturday in non-league action. Wernerspach netted six goals to help propel Heidelberg (7-4), while sophomore Nick Selfridge scored five and added three assists. The Student Princes jumped ...

Redmen roll over Rams

BELLEVUE — Bellevue didn’t have much trouble in the cold and windy conditions Friday as it swept Upper Sandusky 5-0. Upper Sandusky took some sets from Bellevue, but the Redmen took control early. At first singles, Bellevue’s Logan Miller beat Clay Burger 6-3, 6-0, while No. 2 Nate ...

Wilson fuels Clyde’s runner-up finish at Lakota

KANSAS — Parker Wilson had a hand in two of Clyde’s three relay championships and added an individual win on his own Saturday to fuel the Fliers’ runner-up run at the Lakota Invitational. Oak Harbor beat the Fliers 164-114 for the title at the 16-team meet, but not without a fight by ...

Great start leads to romp for Stockaders

FREMONT — Old Fort raced out to an 11-1 lead after three innings Friday, and the Stockaders run-ruled Fremont St. Joe 12-2 in five innings in Sandusky Bay Conference River Division play. Old Fort plated four runs in the first and second innings, while adding three more in the third. ...

Redmen handle Pirates in SBC Lake opener

BELLEVUE — Bellevue didn’t have much trouble with Perkins Thursday, winning 5-0 to open up Sandusky Bay Conference Lake Division play. The Redmen are 2-1 this season. At first singles, Bellevue’s Logan Miller beat KB Bo 6-3, 6-0 at No. 1, while Nate Fox topped Ian Hemphill 6-0, 6-3 ...

OF’s Hossler blanks Wildcats

ELMORE — Old Fort scored in five of seven innings against Woodmore, while the Wildcats couldn’t scratch across a run against Old Fort pitcher Sarah Hossler as the Stockaders won, 9-0. Hossler gave up five hits, struck out six and walked a pair in a complete game in the circle. At the ...

Big third inning fuels Columbian against Willard

Columbian scored in each of the first three innings against Willard Thursday, but it was a nine-run third that catapulted the Tornadoes to a 12-1 five-inning victory. Matt Boes and Gabe Reyes both had a pair of RBIs for the Tornadoes, while Donavan Magill hit two singles and drove in a run ...

Sweep moves ’Berg win streak to five

Heidelberg cruised 8-2 in the opener and outlasted Capital 5-4 in eight innings in the second game Thursday in an Ohio Athletic Conference doubleheader. The sweep upped the Student Princes’ win streak to five games. “Capital is a good team and to come out with two wins against them is ...

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GOLF: The Seneca Hills Tuesday Morning Ladies League is to begin with open golf April 24 and May 1. League play is to begin on May 8. Tee time is set for 8:30 a.m. New players are welcome. Call Marge Kirian at (419) 447-9438 or Lou Ann Newlove at (419) 983-3295 to join or request more ...

Yellow Jackets sting Heidelberg in women’s lacrosse

On a cold and windy evening at Hoernemann Stadium, the Heidelberg women’s lacrosse team struggled to heat up for its Ohio Athletic Conference matchup with Baldwin Wallace Wednesday. The Yellow Jackets took home a 12-3 win, improving to 5-6, 3-0 while the Student Princes fall to 5-5, ...

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PITCH, HIT & RUN: Tiffin Parks and Recreation will host the Scotts Pitch, Hit & Run event April 29 at Oakley Park, starting at 12:30 p.m. The free skills competition is for boys and girls age 7-14 as of July 17, 2018. For more information, call Nick Basting at (419) 448-5408 or visit ...

Truckers boot Columbian indoors

Colin Burkett claimed Columbian’s lone win Tuesday in a 4-1 tennis loss to Norwalk. The match was played indoors at Tiffin University’s Heminger Center due to the weather. Burkett won the No. 2 singles match 6-3, 6-1 against Ben Traczek. The Truckers dominated the other ...

Magill, Brown lead TC to SBC Lake win

The combination of Braden Brown on the bump and Donavan Magill at the plate got it done for Columbian Monday in a 5-0 Sandusky Bay Conference Lake Division win over Norwalk. Brown pitched a complete game, allowing just five hits as he struck out one and walked one. Magill doubled and ...

Columbian tennis clips Oak Harbor 4-1

Columbian’s tennis team sent Oak Harbor home with a 4-1 loss Monday. Colin Burkett picked up the first win for the Tornadoes at second singles. He topped Thomas Chovanec 6-0, 6-1. Anthony Petrosino followed with a win in the third slot. He swept Wyatt Miller with a pair of 6-0 wins. The ...

Sauers fans 12 as Seneca East drops Buckeye Central 9-1 in N10 play

ATTICA — Lauren Sauers handcuffed Buckeye Central’s batters and Bailey Hamilton and Jillian Allgyre each drove in two runs Monday as Seneca East claimed a 9-1 Northern 10 Athletic Conference win. Sauers (1-0) fanned 12 and scattered three hits and a walk to get the complete-game win. She ...

TC splits doubleheader with Chargers

Riley Sendelbach dominated on the mound for Columbian in Game 1 of a doubleheader with Edison Saturday. He struck out six and gave up just four hits in a complete-game shutout as the Tornadoes blanked the Chargers 2-0. The Chargers got revenge in Game 2 to earn a split, 4-1. In Game 1, Matt ...

Carey girls finish first at the Blue Devil Relays

CAREY — Carey’s girls won five events and took second in seven others Saturday to race past Willard 135-109 for the team crown at the Carey Blue Devil Relays. Hopewell-Loudon finished a close third, scoring 104 points. With all but one event — freshman mile — being a relay of some ...