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Clyde looking to shock defending state champion Wyoming

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It is the biggest challenge Clyde has faced all year. The Fliers surprised many when they won Division IV’s Region 14 as an 8-seed, but now, things take a much higher, serious tone. Clyde (9-4) will play in its first state semifinal since 2013 on Saturday when it faces defending Division ...

Clyde’s Chase Berger is an inspiration on and off the field

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CLYDE — The number on the front of his jersey means more than you would think. Chase Berger, a 5-foot-11, 177-pound senior at Clyde, wears No. 4, but taking a deeper look inside the meaning reveals a tough past, but an ending that Berger wants family, friends, and fans to know ...

‘He’s a gunner’

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By Jimmy Watkins Special to The Advertiser-Tribune CLYDE ― If they fought, they fought about the name. Keith Golden always wanted a son. And when he learned he was getting one, he wanted that son to have a good, masculine name. He gravitated toward “Gunner,” a nod toward his days ...

Chieftains crush Panthers in SBC tilt

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SANDUSKY — Hopewell-Loudon got off to a blistering start, MaKayla Elmore had a double-double and Olivia Zender nearly did so Tuesday in a 91-28 Sandusky Bay Conference River Division whipping of Sandusky St. Mary. The Chieftains raced out to a 32-7 lead by the end of the first quarter and ...

Stockaders bounce back in a big way

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OLD FORT — When a team loses its first game of the season by 57 points, the rest of the season could either snowball, or it could be turned around with a win next time out. Old Fort did the latter Tuesday night. The Stockaders were humbled in their opener against a good Margaretta squad, ...

’Berg men fall in double overtime

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Heidelberg had a balanced attack. What it didn’t have was a timely bucket. The Student Princes missed three 3-pointers in the final 20 seconds in an 83-80 double-overtime loss to Albion, dropping their fourth game in a row to fall to 1-4. The Student Princes had several chances to win, ...

Columbian improves to 2-0 with win over FHS

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New Columbian coach Amy Cooper wanted a fast start Tuesday against Fostoria. She got it. Hailey Cooper hit a pair of early 3s, Serena Ingalls and Meredith Obringer combined for four field goals, and the Tornadoes led the Redmen 19-3 at the end of the first quarter. From there, behind 15 ...

Fliers stop Titans, claim regional crown

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FINDLAY — Clyde intercepted Ottawa-Glandorf three times in the first three quarters and cashed in every time. But, one last forced turnover by Clyde was the biggest of them all. Sophomore Remington Norman recovered a fumble with less than two minutes left and a first down run by Gunner ...

Foos, SE well represented on all-N10 list

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With no Northern 10 Athletic Conference football team still in the playoffs, the all-N10 list was released Monday with a lot of local athletes on it. Seneca East senior quarterback Chase Foos got the highest achievement, being named the offensive player of the year. He was also special teams ...

Browns on the cusp of playoff contention

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Five thoughts as the Browns appear to be heating up with a 41-24 win over the Dolphins A DANGEROUS THING: It’s that strange feeling, nearly foreign to Browns fans at this time of the year. Hope. Yes, it’s been there before, but more in a vague sense. Browns fans were hopeful last ...

Ward, Kurtz pace Rams against Falcons

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MOUNT BLANCHARD — Regan Ward and Jenna Kurtz combined for 28 points and 13 rebounds Saturday to fuel Upper Sandusky’s 52-38 win against Riverdale. Ward led the way with 18 points and seven rebounds for the Rams (1-1) while Kurtz tallied 10 points and six boards. Julia Gottfried chipped ...

Joining the ’Berg

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Columbian’s Abby Chapman (center) signs to play softball at Heidelberg University. Joining her are (front, left), her father, Rick Chapman and her mother, Amy Chapman (back) travel coach Doug Reiter, pitching coach Jackie Messersmith-Zeigler and Columbian varsity softball coach Erica Cok.

Briefs

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GOLF: Bump's Senior League golfers will play at 11 a.m. Tuesday, weather permitting, at The Senior Hills Golf Club. For more information, call Bobby Pollitt at (419) 447-9446. GIRLS JV BASKETBALL: Upper Sandusky beat Riverdale 24-5. JUNIOR HIGH BOYS BASKETBALL: Caden Bumb scored 11 points to ...

Gillig, Blue Jackets rout Warriors 48-20

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NEW RIEGEL — New Riegel’s Brooklyn Gillig tallied 15 points, eight assists and eight steals Friday in a 48-20 win over Mohawk. The Blue Jackets (1-0) led 15-5 after one quarter and cruised from there. Aubrey Bouillon tacked on 11 points, seven rebounds and six steals, while Sydney ...

A plethora of Dragons dot GMAC football honors list

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To the victor go the spoils, and Tiffin University’s GMAC championship season was reflected in the announcement of the GMAC football team. JaQuan Hardy was named player of the year to lead the individual honors for the 9-1 GMAC champions. Quarterback Nick Watson was also named offensive ...

Garrett helmet swing brings out ‘yes, but’ defenders

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By now, assuming that you are at least a little interested in the world of sports, you have seen videotape of the incident. After grappling with Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph, Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett ripped Rudolph’s helmet from his head. A few seconds ...

Adrian rides five-match stretch to clip Tiffin women

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Tiffin University built a solid early lead, but Adrian countered with five consecutive wins after that to upend the Dragons 25-21 in women’s wrestling. The pivotal match came a 155 pounds. Tiffin’s Taylor Hites never trailed, but Megan Vondrasek was credited with a reversal as time ran ...