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Blue Jackets get by H-L

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NEW RIEGEL — Brianna Gillig continued her scorching start to the season Tuesday, as she put up 30 points and 11 rebounds in New Riegel's 59-46 win over Hopewell-Loudon. Gillig made three 3-pointers, adding three steals and two assists. Hopewell-Loudon stayed close to the Blue ...

Bellevue takes over game with Tornadoes

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BELLEVUE — Abby Dryfuse stopped and fired a jumper, then watched the ball fall through the hoop. The buzzer sounded and the first quarter was over.Behind 12 points from the sophomore — which included three consecutive baskets in the final minute of the period — the Tornadoes had taken a ...

Blue Devils take OT thriller

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ARCADIA — Carey erased an eight-point halftime deficit by doubling up Arcadia in the third quarter, then edged the Redskins 6-3 in overtime Saturday to claim a 57-54 victory. Arcadia (2-1) entered halftime up 28-20, but the Blue Devils (1-1) tied the game with a 16-8 scoring run in the ...

Efficiency leads to HU win over Otterbein

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Heidelberg’s women turned in a solid day of shooting Saturday on the way to beating Ohio Athletic Conference foe Otterbein 77-60. The Student Princes shot the ball efficiently from the field (50 percent), beyond the arc (68.8 percent) and from the free throw line (69.2 percent). Maddie ...

Crimson Streaks blow by Senecas in SBC River clash

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With a weird start time on at 6 p.m. Saturday, and no junior varsity game before it, Fremont St. Joe came out a little slow and lacking of energy. But once they started to make some shots and picked up the tempo offensively, the Crimson Streaks woke up and raced past Calvert in a 53-30 Sandusky ...

Calvert, Hopewell-Loudon each earn pair of seconds

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GIBSONBURG — Calvert's Connor Kwiat and Joe Shirley and Hopewell-Loudon's Chance Mason and Logan Holcomb each finished second Saturday at the Golden Bear Invitational. Kwiat (4-1) earned his runner-up finish at 170 pounds for the Senecas and Shirley (3-1) matched him at 195. Mason and ...

3s help Chieftains top Polar Bears, claim Tip-Off title

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BASCOM — Hopewell-Loudon used a definite 3-point advantage to claim the lead Saturday en route to beating Hardin Northern 57-40 for the H-L Chieftain Tip-Off Classic. The Chieftains (2-0) hit seven 3-pointers in the first half to open a 34-12 lead by intermission. They finished 12 for 34 ...

Calvert’s Harris sets meet mark, wins twice

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LIMA — Taylor Harris set a meet record in one race and won another Saturday to help Calvert’s girls claim second at the Thunderbird Invitational. Harris won the 100 fly in a meet record time of 1:02.61, and added a win in the 100 breast (1:11.34). Kennedy Smith, Alana Kennedy, Erin ...

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Seneca East came ready to play Friday night, but the same cannot be said about Calvert, which started the season with a sluggish effort. The Tigers led the whole game, including a 10-2 run to start the contest, as Seneca East went on the road and topped the Senecas 56-45 in the season opener ...

Brockington sparks Tornadoes in opener

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OREGON — Donnell Brockington fueled a key run in the second quarter as Columbian upended Clay 63-54 to open the season. Clay ended the first period clinging to a 13-11 lead, but Brockington hit a trio of treys to key a 20-3 TC scoring burst en route to a 31-16 halftime advantage. Todd ...

Blue Jackets spoil Dunn’s Mohawk debut

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SYCAMORE — It is a different building but a familiar sideline for Paul Dunn, who has returned to Mohawk to coach the Warrior boys basketball team. And though his club fell to New Riegel 51-38 in the season opener for both here Friday night, the foundation for better days may have been ...

Chieftains open season by taking down Jaguars

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BASCOM — In a game that figured to be lopsided — and was — Hopewell-Loudon coach Roger Jury said he wanted to see some things from his squad. There was plenty to see. The Chieftains dismantled Herizon Science Academy, 81-23 in the first night of the Chieftain Tip-Off Classic. The ...

Redmen overcome 16-point deficit, win

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PEMBERVILLE — Fostoria cut a 16-point deficit to nine by halftime, and kept going from there Friday to beat Northern Buckeye Conference foe Eastwood 60-53. Down 26-17 at halftime, the Redmen (1-1, 1-0 NBC) stormed past the Eagles (1-3, 0-1) 43-27 in the second half. Tyriana Settles led ...

Briefs

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FRESHMAN BOYS BASKETBALL: Hopewell-Loudon rolled past Arlington 46-19. Ethan Grieser led the Chieftains with 19 points and Carter Ritchey tossed in eight. COACH NEEDED: New Riegel seeks head and assistant coaches for varsity and junior high track and field. Contact New Riegel Athletic ...

Senecas drop opener to New London

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It was a rematch of the Division IV district finals of a year ago. Well, technically it was. But the truth is that Calvert and New London had each lost a number of players to graduation, giving Thursday’s game between the two — the Senecas’ season opener — a different ...

Senecas land four on Division VII All-Ohio list

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Seniors Corbin Kantner and Andrew Brodman finished as second-team picks Thursday and two teammates picked up honorable mention honors when The Associated Press announced its Division VII All-Ohio football team Thursday. Kantner made the list as a receiver and Brodman earned his spot as a ...

Red Devils race past H-L

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ARLINGTON — Arlington’s defense fed its offense Thursday in a 78-42 Blanchard Valley Conference win against Hopewell-Loudon. The Red Devils scored 21 points off 32 H-L turnovers, with five players finishing with double-digit scoring. Whitney Dodds led the way with 18 points and ...

Tiffin women fall in GLIAC opener

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MIDLAND, Mich. — Northwood dominated early and made Tiffin pay for turnovers Thursday on the way to claiming an 86-67 win in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference opener for both. The Timberwolves (3-1, 1-0 GLIAC) jumped out 24-11 in the first quarter and entered halftime ...

Carey’s Racheter rates all state special mention

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Jonathon Racheter added to his postseason honors Wednesday, when the Carey running back/defensive lineman was named a Division VI all-Ohio special mention. Racheter, a senior, was named to the all-Northwest District first team two weeks ago, and that followed his selection as the Northern ...