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Foster, Ritchey lead Chieftains past NR for title

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FOSTORIA — Jordan Foster and Carter Ritchey ran in the top 10 and three teammates turned in top-20 efforts Saturday to help Hopewell-Loudon upend New Riegel 48-58 for the Fostoria Booster Invitational Black Division title. Foster crossed the line fourth in 17:27.41 and Ritchey ran seventh ...

Ashton Bour’s 4 TDs propel Chieftains

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BASCOM — Hopewell-Loudon’s Ashton Bour had a game Saturday hosting Pymatuning Valley in a 37-22 non-league win. Bour, who is a first-year starter at quarterback ran for three scores and threw for another. He started the game with a 1-yard plunge into the endzone in the first quarter ...

Dragons have it all working in 55-6 rout of St. Anselm

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By Josh Morgret Sports Writer jmorgret@advertiser-triune.com Tiffin could have taken a knee and been content with a three-touchdown lead at halftime. But with an offense as explosive as the Dragons’, why would you waste an opportunity? Tiffin drove 85 yards in just over a minute to ...

Seneca East places fourth, will make first state appearance

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BOWLING GREEN — At different points of this season, when the idea of Seneca East’s team advancing to the Division III state tournament came up, Tigers coach Brad Powers quickly would change the subject. Seneca East needed to worry about each step, he said, each match. Now, the next ...

Columbian looking forward to SBC Lake schedule

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Columbian is the only 5-0 team in the Sandusky Bay Conference Lake Division this season. The Tornadoes would like to stay unbeaten after a trip to Sandusky tonight to begin the league slate. Columbian has outscored its opponents 197-20 this season, with the last two games being shutouts. ...

Bullion, Felder lead Bellevue past TC

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Molly Bullion and Kailee Felder each registered a double-double Thursday to lead Bellevue past Columbian 25-16, 16-25, 25-18, 25-15 in Sandusky Bay Conference Lake Division play. Bullion (2 aces) accounted for 38 assists and 18 digs for the Redmen and Felder (2 aces) added 16 digs and 10 ...

Calvert wants to keep momentum vs. Margaretta

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After three consecutive losses, Calvert coach Steve Reser said he wanted his team to get back to enjoying playing football again. The Senecas appeared to do that last week in a 40-21 win over St. Joe. Reser said this week he wanted to see that attitude continue. “I think they’ve done ...

Redmen claim boys quadrangular

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BELLEVUE — Bellevue’s boys had four runners finish in the top 10 and another end just outside it Thursday en route to winning a four-team meet Thursday. The Redmen beat Calvert 35-49, followed by Sandusky (65) and Margaretta (80). Cayden Adams won the meet for Bellevue in 17:26, Ryan ...

Columbian’s season ends at sectionals

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FREMONT — Two of the three singles players and one of the two doubles teams for Columbian picked up wins Thursday at the Division I sectional tournament at Fremont Ross. However, each one bowed out of the tournament in the next round. At singles, Sammy Kimmet fell to Lucy Miller (Fremont ...

Dull leads All-SBC golf selections for champion Raiders

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Since Lakota doesn’t have a girls team, junior Kyleigh Dull — who qualified for state for the third year in a row — plays on the boys team for the Raiders. Dull was a first-team All-SBC River selection, leading the Raiders to a SBC title in points over Fremont St. Joe, 26-24, when the ...

Tornadoes edged by Warriors on Senior Day

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Ontario swept the doubles matches Tuesday, spoiling Columbian’s senior day with a 3-2 win. The match was Columbian’s last of the regular season. It will compete in the Division II sectionals Thursday in Fremont. Columbian’s doubles teams of Jaidyn Borer and Madison Wise and Grace ...

Clyde’s team moves on

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ARLINGTON — Clyde got just one score in the 100s on its way to a third-place finish as a team at the Division I sectional tournament at Sycamore Springs Wednesday. The top 3 teams and top 3 individuals not on those teams advanced to the district. Columbian finished fifth as a team, ...

Jones, Meyer spark Senecas vs. St. Mary

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Ashlyn Jones and Zoe Meyer had solid nights swinging their arms Tuesday as Calvert beat Sandusky Bay Conference River Division foe Sandusky St. Mary 25-18, 25-10, 25-15 on Ace Out Breast Cancer Night. Jones led the charge with eight kills, seven digs and five aces for the Senecas, while Meyer ...

September’s $90-million-dollar man

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Remember the 1970s action series featuring Steve Austin (AKA Lee Majors) as the Six-Million-Dollar man, with bionic limbs and superhuman power allowing him to run up to 60 MPH? The Dallas Cowboys made Ezekiel Elliott, the former Ohio State player, the $90 million-dollar man this ...

Prep Football, Week 6: Can’t fight this feeling

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Buckeye Central at Bucyrus Records: Buckeye Central 0-5, 0-2 N10; Bucyrus 2-3, 1-1 N10 Last year: Bucyrus, 55-0. Outlook: Buckeye Central is coming off its best game of the season, which still resulted in a loss, but it scored 26 points. Running back Jacob Maxhimer had a big game and ...

Columbian boys eighth at sectional

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BOWLING GREEN — Columbian’s Brenton Brown was in contention for a Division I district tournament berth, but came up a few strokes short. The Tornadoes’ senior shot a team-best 87 Tuesday at the sectional at Stone Ridge Golf Club in Bowling Green, helping the squad to an eighth-place ...

Tornadoes drop Redmen

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FOSTORIA — Columbian swept the singles matches Monday at Fostoria in a 4-1 non-league win. At No. 1 singles, TC’s Casey Knutson beat Abrianna Swartz 6-2, 6-2, while Sammy Kimmet added a 6-0, 6-1 win over Maddie Cook at No. 2 and Anna Stephey topped Raelyn Hoffman 7-5, 6-1 at No. 3. ...

AFC North pushover no more

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Five happy thoughts after the Browns thumped the Ravens, 40-25. AND NOW, KINGS: No one will be talking about Freddie Kitchens being in over his head. No one, save his trolls, will be calling Baker Mayfield overrated. And suddenly, Lamar Jackson is no longer the best quarterback in the AFC ...

Lakota’s Dull returns to state; Bellevue’s Spurlock joins her

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ARLINGTON — For the third straight year, Lakota’s Kyleigh Dull will be playing golf in Columbus at the state tournament. Joining her this year from the area in Division II will be Bellevue’s Lara Spurlock. Dull tied St. Henry’s Ellen Naumann for the overall No. 1 score with a 71 ...

Dragons get big plays late to outlast Panthers in G-MAC play

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It wasn’t an easy game, and it wasn’t always pretty. But when Tiffin University needed big plays Saturday against Ohio Dominican, it got them. Quarterback Nick Watson led three fourth quarter touchdown drives — two in the final five minutes — and ran for two scores as the Dragons ...