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Perkins drops Old Fort in regular-season finale

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FREMONT — Before the bowling teams gear up for postseason play next week, Old Fort's boys and girls teams played their season finales Monday at Plaza Lanes against Perkins. The Pirate boys won 2,426-1,668, while the girls also won, 1,612-1,170. Perkins' Zach Ferback led everyone with a ...

Surge in fourth sparks Blue Jackets

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ARCADIA — New Riegel rallied in the fourth quarter Saturday to turn a back-and-forth game into a 46-39 win against Arcadia. The teams ended the first quarter knotted at 11 and New Riegel held a 20-16 halftime advantage, but the Redskins battled to take a 30-29 lead by the end of the third ...

Calvert’s Reynolds, H-L’s Crawford claim Gene Kimmet crowns

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Calvert’s Kaylor Reynolds and Hopewell-Loudon’s Caden Crawford each captured titles Saturday to lead area efforts at the Calvert Gene Kimmet Memorial. Reynolds doubled up Perrysburg’s Lucas Chavez 4-2 for the 106-pound crown. Crawford upended Perrysburg’s Allenson Denkins 6-4 for ...

Watkins and Woods combine for 38 points in Heidelberg romp

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Scoring balance can be key to any team’s success. Heidelberg put up its second-largest output of the season Saturday against Wilmington. The Student Princes had 10 players score and Tamal Watkins and Dylan Woods each had 19 points to lead the way in an 89-73 Ohio Athletic Conference ...

Dragons defy deficit, down Panthers in final seconds

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COLUMBUS — Tiffin was down to Ohio Dominican. Down 7-0 early. Down 39-24 at the break. Down 20 points early in the second half. And when the Dragons trailed the Panthers 68-53 with 4:56 left in regulation, most familiar with the sport of basketball — or at the very least those familiar ...

Jury’s double-double leads H-L past rival Calvert, 60-45

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BASCOM — Calvert got the run it needed to get back in Saturday’s game with Hopewell-Loudon. But the Chieftains came right back, re-took the lead, then pulled away for a 60-45 win in Bascom. Hopewell-Loudon got 22 points and 10 rebounds from Jordyn Jury, and 17 points from Travis ...

Seifert-led Senecas boot St. Joe

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FREMONT — Nick Seifert had a double-double and two teammates combined for 31 points Thursday in Calvert’s 57-36 Sandusky Bay Conference River Division win against Fremont St. Joe. Seifert sparked the Senecas (13-4, 8-4 SBC) with 18 points and 12 rebounds. Nolan Beeker’s 19 points topped ...

Webb’s basket leads Calvert victory

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Josh Clark said there was nothing special drawn up for top scorer Frannie Webb, but Calvert guard Kelsey Shiley had a clear picture in her mind. Shiley came out of a press break, zipped a pass to Webb on the left wing and Webb knocked down a 15-footer with four seconds left to give the ...

Tornadoes come up with dominant win

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It might have been a cause for concern, but it turned out to be just a blip. Bellevue had the look of anything but a four-win team when Hunter Martin hit a couple 3-pointers in the game’s first 70 seconds and then Parker Smith had an open drive down the lane for a layup. That had Columbian ...

Elmore breaks scoring record; Chieftains rout Lakota

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BASCOM — Hopewell-Loudon’s MaKayla Elmore broke Didi Reynolds’ single-game scoring record Friday in a 95-36 Sandusky Bay Conference River Division rout over Lakota. Elmore, a 6-foot-4 junior, went off for 41 points, 11 rebounds, eight steals, five assists and three blocks. The 41 ...

Richards erupts in TU’s OT win

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ELKINS, W.Va. — Savanah Richards erupted for 25 points, and the Dragons pulled away from Alderson Broaddus in overtime 79-72. “I'm so proud of our fight to the finish,” Dragons coach Jessie Ivey said. “We had big play tonight all across the board, highlighted by freshman Savanah ...

Briefs

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BOWLING: Robin Brownell rolled a 194 for the women's high game and a 359 for the women's high series in the Allen Eiry League. Dave Everhart had a 176 for the men's high game and a 315 for the men's high series. * Mike Kimmet rolled games of 223, 172 and 223 for a 618 series in the K of C 55 ...

Senior-laden Chieftains believe best play is ahead

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BASCOM — Hopewell-Loudon’s players have been through all of this before. A few times, in fact. The final stretch of a schedule has arrived, and the Chieftains are preparing for what they hope strong finish and postseason run. It’s nothing new for a team with seven seniors, three of ...

TC boys stay close, but fall to Redskins

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FOSTORIA —Despite some struggles, Columbian’s boys kept it close with Port Clinton Wednesday at Seneca Lanes in Fostoria. Behind a 424 series by Tommy Peer, the Tornadoes had a shot, but lost to the Redskins, 2,584- 2,523. Columbian fell to 3-7. “Splits and missed single pins ...

Blue Devils nipped by Colonel Crawford

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CAREY — Carey’s players and coaches quietly gathered their drinks and towels from the bench. After watching a win that could springboard the Blue Devils slip away, one could understand the disappointment. Carey got two stops it needed, but it was not enough as Colonel Crawford still ...

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JUNIOR HIGH GIRLS BASKETBALL: Calvert's eighth grade beat Lakota 29-23. Alyssa Rishty had 10 points while Caroline Lanicek and Brooklyn Brown each scored eight each. COACH NEEDED: Fostoria High School seeks a head volleyball coach. Submit a letter of interest, resume and any other coaching ...

Yellow Jackets win big at Heidelberg

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Baldwin Wallace shot extremely well through the first three quarters, grabbed a significant lead at halftime and never looked back, trouncing Heidelberg, 90-55. Kasey Hughes led the Blue Jackets — the No. 14 team in Division III — with 22 points, while Riley Schill was 7 of 8 from the ...

Chieftains too much for Senecas

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BASCOM — One of MaKayla Elmore’s many basketball skills is a soft shooting touch. That was perhaps never more evident than the 3:25 mark of the first quarter of Hopewell-Loudon’s game against Calvert here Tuesday night. That’s when Elmore’s short jumper bounded around a little ...

Stockaders break away after 1st quarter

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OLD FORT — Old Fort stormed past Woodmore in the middle quarters Tuesday to turn a close game into a 63-45 win. The Stockaders (10-7) ended the first quarter up just 15-13, but doubled up the Wildcats 18-9 in the second and outscored them 15-7 in the third for a 48-29 advantage. Jordan ...