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Dragon women edged in season opener in Painesville

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PAINESVILLE — Sydney Turner hit a 3-pointer for the lead with 1:12 to go and Jay Kilpatrick hit four foul shots down the stretch Friday as Davis & Elkins edged Tiffin 78-76 in a women's basketball season-opener at Lake Erie College. It was a battle all night, with Tiffin holding a ...

Bishop Hartley ends Port Clinton’s season

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Bishop Hartley beat Port Clinton 44-7 in a Division IV regional semifinal at Frost-Kalnow Stadium Friday. The Hawks will play Ottawa-Glandorf, who topped Indian Lake, in the regional final next Friday at a site to be determined. Bishop Hartley got on the board with a Marquette Dixon 2-yard ...

’Berg knocked out of NCAA Tourney

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WHITEWATER, Wis. — Heidelberg led late in the fourth game and early in the fifth, but Washington University (Mo.) rallied back each time to finally oust the Student Princes in the first round of the NCAA Division III Women’s Volleyball Championship tournament. Washington won 25-21, 21-25, ...

A pair of lefties heading to Division I programs

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NEW RIEGEL — Jamie Lininger, New Riegel’s athletic director, had a speech prepared Tuesday. Lininger addressed an assembly of high school students, and in his remarks, tried to explain to them the unlikelihood of what had occurred. Two athletes, from the same class, on the same high ...

Election Day Aftermath

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This was my 12th Presidential election, and yes that does give you a hint as to how old I am.  The 2016 edition was my toughest thus far.  I didn't want election day to arrive, yet I could not wait for it to be over.  Let me explain. For most of my life I have lived in a type ...

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GOLF: Rob Greer, Tom Schlitz and Ron Saklosky shot even par to win the Lakeland Senior League Front 9 Best-Ball contest. Earnie Peaytt, Tom Hammer, Ralph Lazenby and Les Tesnow shot 6 over to take the Back 9 Stableford contest.n The BUMPS Traveling League will hold its 18-Hole Shamble at 10 ...

TU men’s soccer gets No. 2 seed

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A day after a dramatic tournament win, Tiffin University's men's soccer team got some good news. The Dragons, 14-4-2 this season, received a bid in the NCAA Division II regionals, which will take place later this week. Tiffin enters play as the second seed, and will return to the ...

Briefs

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GOLF: Rob Greer, Ron Saklosky and Ralph Lazenby shot 6-under to win the Lakeland Senior League Front 9 Scramble Monday. Jim Wise, Mike Todd and Dave Meyer shot nine-over to win the Back 9 Stableford.n Don Kin, Paul E. Fey, Dick Hiser and Tim Mannas shot 2-over to win Monday's Retirees League at ...

Old Fort’s Adelsperger earns 1st-team All-Ohio selection

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Old Fort had a special year this season going unbeaten in the Sandusky Bay Conference River Division and advancing to the district semifinal round of the tournament. Individual awards were imminent for the Stockaders, and senior setter Allison Adelsperger was selected to the All-Ohio first ...

Despite loss, Cleveland in a good place

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Despite loss, Cleveland in a good place Two games, 19 years apart. Different opponent. Different players. Same ending. Same bitter disappointment. When the Indians lost, 8-7, to the Cubs in Game 7, so much was different. And so much was the same. Last time, the ...

Tiffin wins GLIAC title in double OT

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UNIVERSITY CENTER, Mi. — After trailing 1-0 to Saginaw Valley State in the 51st minute, Tiffin responded with a goal of its own to force overtime where the Dragons' Kangni Gabianou played the hero with a goal to give the Dragons their fourth Great Lakes Intercollegiate Conference men's soccer ...

Volpe leads area runners with 4th-place finish

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HEBRON — Distance running in track is different than cross country. It seems simple to understand, but people wouldn’t know the difference when watching St. Wendelin senior Sophia Volpe on the cross country course. Volpe, who has reached state in distance running in track, decided a mere ...

Something Cookin’

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HEBRON — The Division III boys race at the 2016 state cross country meet at National Trail Raceway Saturday was loaded with talent, including Carey’s Trevor Cook, who had qualified for the race four straight years. After a pair of 36th-place finishes his first two years at the meet, Cook ...

Kline leads Knights past Calvert

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The motivation was internal and personal. The external results were remarkable. Convoy Crestview quarterback Drew Kline piled up 404 yards in total offense in the first half alone and was a catalyst throughout in sparking the Knights to a 54-20 win over Calvert in a Division VII quarterfinal ...

Fliers fall to Minutemen in OT

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CLYDE — In the end, it came down to trust, and Lexington had plenty. Quarterback Logan Pfizenmayer raced through a hole off the right side for the conversion in overtime Saturday as the Minutemen slipped past Clyde 29-28 in a Division III quarterfinal. “We were going to go for the ...

Tiffin takes down Lake Erie

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The Tiffin University football team played host to Lake Erie College as the Dragons won 45-21 in Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference action. The first quarter was all Tiffin (7-3) as it took the early lead less than a minute into the game. The first drive of the game lasted 53 ...

Heidelberg brings heat, knocks off Baldwin Wallace

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The pressure came from all over, all game. Heidelberg coach Scott Donaldson's plan coming into Saturday's game with Baldwin Wallace was to make the Yellow Jacket quarterback, Jake Hudson, uncomfortable. The plan worked. The Student Princes sacked Hudson seven times, and were credited with ...

Titans use strong second half to down Redmen

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OTTAWA — No. 7 seed Bellevue had a good game plan Friday night in a Division IV regional quarterfinal at Ottawa-Glandorf. It was executed perfectly for almost a half, but for the second half, the Titans caught up to their plans. Bellevue led 20-7 late in the first half Friday night on its way ...

Student Princes not fooled by BW’s mark

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Scott Donaldson didn't say it, but he probably didn't have to. The first-year Heidelberg football coach has been around the Ohio Athletic Conference a while, so he knows just how tough games against Baldwin Wallace are. And, looking at the Yellow Jackets' results this season, it's probably ...