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SIXTEEN WINS AND WHAT DO YOU GET?

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You can almost hear the soothing voice of Tennessee Ernie Ford singing, can't you? His message though was about coal miners working long hours with little hope of improving their station in life. "Another day older and deeper in debt" was the second line. I've changed the word tons to wins as ...

Tornadoes can’t sustain fast start

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ASHLAND — Coming into Week 3, Columbian coach Judd Lutz was looking for consistency and improvement from his team. After a little more than a quarter Friday at Community Stadium, it looked like Lutz got his wish. The Tornadoes led Ashland 10-0 early in the second quarter, but it ...

Hungry Tigers pile up points against BC

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ATTICA — Seneca East was especially hungry after having been on a football fast of sorts due to an open date a week ago. Satisfaction came by way of fast football. The Tigers scored touchdowns the first eight times they had the ball and piled up 440 yards in total offense in dominating ...

Blue Devils outlast Rams

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CAREY — Carey used a pair of safeties and timely touchdowns to upend Upper Sandusky 31-16 Friday in a battle of Northern 10 Athletic Conference rivals. The first safety came just 14 seconds into the game when a bad snap forced Upper Sandusky quarterback Mason Vent to run out the back of the ...

Dragons aim for first W of season

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Gary Goff had a number of good things to say this week leading up to quarterback Nick Watson's second start. Still, after a 27-13 Week 1 loss to Findlay, the Tiffin coach opted to drop some reality on the skeptics. “I think a lot of people forgot what it was like when (Antonio) Pipkin was a ...

Settles’ 40 kills lifts Redmen past Flyers

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FOSTORIA — Tyriana Settles broke her own record Thursday as she hammered 40 kills for Fostoria as the Redmen outlasted Lake 13-25, 20-25, 25-21, 25-19, 15-9 in Northern Buckeye Conference play. Settles also collected 10 digs, two aces and a pair of digs. Dakota Thomas had 45 assists and ...

Lutz wants to see consistency from TC

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After consecutive losses to start the season, Columbian coach Judd Lutz said he’s looking for more out of his offense. And he thinks some of the Tornadoes’ problems have been self inflicted. And after an 0-2 start, Lutz said he’s looking for one thing: “Just consistency,” Lutz ...

Calvert takes on St. Paul without Hemminger

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Calvert will have a different starting quarterback when it hosts Norwalk St. Paul tonight. With the injury to Park Hemminger, who led the Senecas to the playoffs a season ago, the team will turn to Trent Cooper. Cooper played the second half of last week's loss to Pandora-Gilboa, and coach ...

Rams roll past Eagles with a 41 from Clifford

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UPPER SANDUSKY — Trevor Clifford claimed medalist honors and Brett Montgomery ended one stroke back Thursday as Upper Sandusky walloped Colonel Crawford 175-225 in Northern 10 Athletic Conference play at Lincoln Hills. Clifford fired a 41 for the Rams (6-2, 5-2 N10) and Montgomery carded a ...

Kin-led Senecas beat Stockaders

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KANSAS — Carson Steyer shot the low score for the day to lead Old Fort, but his team fell to Calvert 182-189. Steyer carded an even par 37 at Nature Trails Wednesday. Jarett Woodall shot a 44, followed by Kaleb Wilkinson (53) and Brandon Swartz (55). The Stocakaders' non-scorers included ...

Rathfon helps keep ’Berg women’s soccer perfect

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All of the goals in the match came in the first 20 minutes, but it was three goals by Heidelberg that led it to a 3-1 victory against Hiram. The win gives 'Berg its first 3-0 start in the Nick Spell era. The first goal came in the ninth minute when Amanda Kilway sent a cross from the left ...

Fliers get eighth victory

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CLYDE — Clyde made quick work of Mansfield St. Peter's Wednesday as the Fliers swept the Spartans 5-0 in non-league play. In singles play, Clyde's No. 1 Heidi Marshall downed Gracie Cornell 6-3, 6-3, while No. 2 Alayna Barrera beat Alex Wasylemki 6-2, 6-3 and at No. 3 Jil Eisenblaetter ...

Prep football, Week 3: Something’s on the move

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Cardinal Stritch at Fostoria Records: Cardinal Stritch 0-2; Fostoria 2-0. Outlook: The teams come in on opposite sides of a perfect season so far, but Fostoria coach Derek Kidwell said that doesn't mean the Cardinals should be overlooked. “They're a spread team. They like to throw ...

Raiders handle Stockaders

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BETTSVILLE — Behind Kyleigh Dull's 42, Lakota took down Old Fort 175-184 in Sandusky Bay Conference River Division play Tuesday at Nature Trails. Lakota also got 45s from Nathan Walter and Colt Dible, while getting a 43 from Marshall Minich. Connor Hill (48) and Jayden Bonnel (50) also ...

Warriors get 5th win in romp over Wynford

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SYCAMORE — Mohawk didn't break much of a sweat against Wynford Tuesday as the Warriors dropped the Royals 25-11, 25-13, 25-14 in Northern 10 Athletic Conference play. Destini Oler led the way for the Warriors (5-2, 3-2 N10) with nine kills and a pair of blocks, while Kaylee Ward slammed ...

Three top-10 finishes lift Rams to victory

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BUCYRUS — Upper Sandusky's Andrew Kurtz, Troy Mawer and Allans Ramos all were in the top 10 of the Wynford Invitational Tuesday, leading to a Rams win with 54 points. Bucyrus was in second with 58 points and Buckeye Central was fifth with 148. Kurtz (seventh) ran in a time of 19:15.65, ...

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HOLE-IN-ONE: On Aug. 28 Dutch Edeburn shot a hole-in-one on the par 4 No. 11 at Seneca Hills. Edeburn used a 3-wood to sink the shot from 211 yards out. Witnesses were Ed Lutz, Gene Sherer and Harry Smith. GOLF: The Phat Cakes Par Tee League at Clinton Heights is being led by Ken Ziebold with ...

Tribe makes it a dozen

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CHICAGO (AP) — It’s been nearly two weeks since the Cleveland Indians lost a game. Trevor Bauer’s winning streak dates all the way to July. Bauer won his eighth decision in a row, and the Indians beat the Chicago White Sox 5-3 on Monday for their 12th straight victory. Bauer (15-8) ...

Cortez’s top-10 effort sparks Columbian girls

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Editor’s note: The following was inadvertently omitted from Sunday’s edition ASHLAND — Hailey Cortez ran sixth and two teammates finished in the top 20 Saturday as Columbian's girls took fourth in the Division II/III race at the Ashland Invitational. Cortez clocked in with a 19:57.9, ...

HU men’s soccer stops Anderson

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Princes clip Ravens ANDERSON, Ind. — Heidelberg men's soccer moved to 2-0 to start the season after beating Anderson 2-0 Saturday. A goal in each half was enough to give The 'Berg the win. Christian Kiesel scored his first goal of the season off an assist from Kyle Morton with just over ...