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’Berg bounced from OAC Tourney

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UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS — John Carroll raced away in the second half and nearly got a double-double from Matthew Csuhran in Tuesday's 86-65 Ohio Athletic Conference Tournament win against Heidelberg. The Blue Streaks (21-5) led just 37-34 at halftime, but outscored Heidelberg 49-31 from ...

New Riegel plays great in second half, but loses

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NORTH BALTIMORE — New Riegel coach David Losey could hardly believe how opposite his team was in the second half compared to the first half. The Blue Jackets did not come away with a win, but Losey said the second half of basketball is the best they have played in a long time. After ...

Little Giants topple Tornadoes

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It has been a season of streaks for Fremont Ross and some of those were not very pleasant. Playing in the rugged Three Rivers Conference, the Little Giants twice had five-game losing streaks followed by modest three-game runs to the good side. They showed their good side, especially at the ...

Bolte, Milligan lift H-L past NR

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NEW RIEGEL — Luke Bolte and Travis Milligan made sure the Battle of Bullfrog Road trophy was heading to Hopewell-Loudon as the two combined for 33 points Saturday as the Chieftains took down New Riegel, 49-34. Bolte recorded 17 points, while Milligan had 16 points and a pair of steals. ...

’Berg sneaks into conference tourney

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NEW CONCORD — With a win Saturday and a lot of help throughout the Ohio Athletic Conference, Heidelberg secured a conference tournament berth as the eight seed with a 90-86 victory over Muskingum. On the final day of the regular season, Heidelberg needed three things to happen to make it in ...

Nearly 90 years of bowling tournament action begins tomorrow

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The third week of February means just one thing for this scribe. It’s city tournament time. I will be spending my evenings at Heritage Lanes to observe the action. This year marks the 88th consecutive Tiffin Men’s Bowling Association tourney. Nearly 90 years. That’s remarkable! The ...

Trio of Chieftains claim crowns

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BASCOM — Three Hopewell-Loudon wrestlers won titles and two others also placed Saturday to lead the Chieftains to fifth at the Blanchard Valley Conference Championships. Van Buren powered past Liberty-Benton 153 1/2-147 1/2 for the team crown. Arcadia upended McComb 90-80 for third, and ...

Blust, Anderson take titles for TC

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KANSAS — Columbian had two champions on Saturday at the Sandusky Bay Conference meet at Lakota High School. One was expected and one was not. Top-seeded Caden Blust took the 132-pound title, while unseeded Jacob Anderson won the title at 145 pounds as the Tornadoes finished runners-up to ...

Old Fort’s Webb and DeWese combine for 51 points in SBC win

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From the opening tip, the pace favored Old Fort Friday. The Stockaders love to speed up the game on both sides of the court. Calvert was right with them for a quarter, but an 18-0 run from the end of the first quarter until the middle of the second doomed the Senecas. Old Fort got a ...

Time To Go Racing

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The Daytona 500 goes off tomorrow with a different cast of stars from previous years. Nascar has lost several star drivers lately. Those include Jeff Gordon, Tony Stewart, Greg Biffle and Carl Edwards have been absent from the track for over a year now. This season we will not see Matt ...

Rough start dooms Columbian against Shelby

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Shelby rarely took a bad shot Friday. The shots didn't always fall. But even when they didn't, it rarely mattered. There always seemed to be a Whippet under the basket to get the ball. Shelby had a remarkable 10 offensive rebounds in the first half, a 16 minute stretch where it could do ...

Rams keep pace in N10 race by edging Warriors

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SYCAMORE — Jeff Winslow had already gotten an exhale out of the way and when prodded about the Northern 10 Athletic Conference race, well, maybe it was time for a little levity. “We play Wynford and I don't know who's after that,” Winslow said. It's coming down to crunch time in the ...

Coaches to handle different format, expectations at revamped meet

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Saturday’s Sandusky Bay Conference wrestling tournament will be more than the regular-season finale for Calvert and Lakota. It will also give grapplers from two of the conference’s smaller teams a chance to compete with, and see how they stack up against, foes from bigger schools in other ...

Buckeye Central bounces back, beats Bucyrus

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BUCYRUS — Both teams had a poor quarter of scoring, but Buckeye Central recovered better. The Bucks overcame a 12-4 first quarter deficit and outscored Bucyrus 35-21 in the second half to claim a 58-47 Northern 10 Athletic Conference win Friday. Buckeye Central (6-13, 6-8 N10) bounced ...

Senecas compete at Districts

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BOWLING GREEN — Taylor Harris earned two podium finishes at the district meet Friday for Calvert at Bowling Green State University. Harris claimed fifth in the 100 fly finishing in 58.33 for a new school record. She also took seventh in the 100 breast with a time of 1:07.28. Harris also ...

Streaks tie up Gillig, New Riegel to claim outright championship

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FREMONT — Brianna Gillig had so many defenders covering her Thursday night, it's a wonder she could even move, let alone make an impact. In a game with the Sandusky Bay Conference River title on the line, St. Joe coach Mallory Holliday was taking no chances. If the Streaks were going to ...

Lady Red take SBC Lake title outright, handle Norwalk

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BELLEVUE — Normally a home finale is reserved for senior night, where a team honors the contributions that its senior class has made to the program. Thursday against Norwalk, Bellevue had no seniors to honor. Oh yeah, and the Lady Red are pretty good and only getting better. Sophomore ...

Chieftains rally past Tigers

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NORTH BALTIMORE — Hopewell-Loudon countered North Baltimore's potent 3-point attack with a second-half rally and solid bench play Thursday to capture a 65-59 Blanchard Valley Conference win. North Baltimore led 38-30 at intermission and ended the game 12 for 28 on 3-point shots. However, ...