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Quick start fuels Rams

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UPPER SANDUSKY — Upper Sandusky took control early and coasted from there Friday to beat Willard 60-49 in the season-opener for both. The Rams vaulted out to a 19-6 lead by the first stop. Mason Vent led Upper Sandusky with 12 points, Harrison Sheaffer scored 10 and Jevon Dible and Trevor ...

Kin-led Carey boots Old Fort

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OLD FORT — Sydney Kin sparked Carey's dominance in the first quarter, and the Blue Devils held off Old Fort in the fourth quarter Thursday to claim a 47-43 win. Kin netted half of her team-high 16 points in the opening period to help Carey open with a 14-6 lead. The Blue Devils stretched ...

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RESULTS POLICY: Coaches turning in results for any sport are reminded to use full names for all athletes. Handwriting must be legible. Photos of scorebooks must be in focus and well lit. Records should be included. Results for high school and college events must be turned in that day by 10 ...

Ferris State heats up, drop Dragons

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BIG RAPIDS, Mich. —Tiffin was able to keep things close in the first half, but then Ferris State got hot. The No. 5 Bulldogs shot nearly 70 percent from the floor in the second half, had four players score in double figures, and cruised past the Dragons 99-83 in the Great Lakes ...

Archbishop Hoban rolls to third-straight state crown

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Archbishop Hoban rolls to third-straight state crown CANTON — No. 5 Akron Archbishop Hoban used a potent offensive attack in the first half to claim its third-straight state championship Thursday night with a 42-14 win over No. 2 Cincinnati Winton Woods in the OHSAA Division II football ...

Raider boys fall to Danbury in season opener

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KANSAS — Danbury upended Lakota 48-44 Thursday in the season opener for both teams. Josh Kagy and Braden Schaser both scored 10 points for the Raiders in the loss. Tyler Wehrle backed them with nine points and 12 rebounds, Levi Myers dished four assists and grabbed seven boards, and Tyler ...

Heidelberg squeezes out OAC win over Yellow Jackets

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BEREA — Brittanie Ulmer delivered for Heidelberg in the fourth quarter. The Student Princes' defense did the rest. With her team down a point at Baldwin Wallace and with 1:13 remaining in the fourth quarter, Ulmer connected on a 3-pointer that put Heidelberg ahead of the Yellow Jackets, ...

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RESULTS POLICY: Coaches turning in results for any sport are reminded to use full names for all athletes. Handwriting must be legible. Photos of scorebooks must be in focus and well lit. Records should be included. Results for high school and college events must be turned in that day by 10 ...

Columbian impresses in 22-point win

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Maddie Brisendine has been a prominent contributor for Columbian since her freshman season. Now a senior, the team captain believes the Tornadoes have something. A squad that can cause problems in the new Sandusky Bay Conference Lake. After Tuesday, her confidence was ...

Balanced New Riegel gets 1st win

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NEW RIEGEL — New Riegel coach Cindy Walerius was not sure if she had four girls reach double digit points or not. She was equally as happy to hear that four starters had indeed scored more than 10 points apiece. Senior Brianna Gillig again led the charge with 21 points and 10 rebounds as ...

Long tops list of five All-Ohio Fliers

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They weren’t Clyde’s only seniors, but five Fliers finished the football season Tuesday with Division III All-Ohio honors. That list was announced Tuesday by a statewide media panel. Selection was based on regular-season statistics. The teams were selected by members of the Ohio Prep ...

Chieftains roll over Royals by 17

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BASCOM — Hopewell-Loudon freshman Makayla Elmore made things tough for Elmwood Tuesday night as she posted a double-double of 16 points and 13 rebounds in a 50-33 Chieftains win. The Chieftains (2-0) out-rebounded the Royals 45-23 and got out to a 17-6 lead after the first stop. Backing ...

Bellevue has three players on All-Ohio list

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Bellevue had another strong season on the gridiron this year with another regional final appearance and three players were recognized on the Division IV All-Ohio list when it was released Monday evening. The Redmen had two first-team selections with senior Dakota McPeak as a receiver and ...

ARE YOU KIDDING ME?

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On Sunday I had a friend ask me the following question: "Would you like to be on the committee?" He was referring to the 13 member group that has the task of picking the four teams to play for the NCAA football national championship. My answer is the heading for this blog. There is a reason ...

Calvert’s Jones, Mohawk’s Brown get 1st team All-Ohio

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There were 11 local players honored on the All-Ohio list when the Division VI and VII lists were released Sunday night. The first-team players were in Division VII as Calvert junior Austin Jones was first-team offense and Mohawk senior Parker Brown earned first-team defense. Jones ran for ...

Balanced Rams take season opener

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UPPER SANDUSKY — Despite Brianna Gillig's game-high 36 points for New Riegel, Upper Sandusky used a balanced approach with four players in double figures to beat the Blue Jackets 67-56 in the season opener Friday. The Rams (1-0) were ready to play out of the gate with 22 first-quarter ...

Britons drop Student Princes in overtime

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On a night neither team shot well from the floor, it was Albion who squeaked past Heidelberg for a 74-71 overtime win Tuesday. 'Berg (1-2) trailed for most of the game, including by six with 42 seconds, left when the Student Princes turned the up their defense with a full-court ...

Time to sit back and reflect about Browns

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Thanksgiving is always a good time to reflect on things. Truthfully, the November holiday has long been one of my favorites, because it brings together three things I have grown to adore: Family, turkey and football. But it occurred to me this year that while Thanksgiving remains a joy, it ...

Greyhounds’ hot shooting sinks Dragons

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ASHLAND — Despite Alex Brown's game-high 31 points for Tiffin, the Dragons fell to the University of Indianapolis 101-88 Wednesday on the second day of the Ashland University Classic. The Dragons (2-3) couldn't keep up with the Greyhounds' offense as they shot 66 percent (33 of 50) from ...

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GIRLS JUNIOR HIGH BASKETBALL: The Hopewell-Loudon seventh grade team was routed 24-2 by Van Buren on Monday. Ashley Daniel scored the two points. n Hopewell-Loudon's eighth grade team topped Van Buren 26-19. Allie Milligan led the Chieftains with nine points, while Emily Brickner added ...