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Bickelhaupt sparks H-L run to second

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KANSAS — Donovan Bickelhaupt figured in two wins and helped Hopewell-Loudon take third in a relay Saturday to help guide the Chieftains to second at the Lakota Invitational. Oak Harbor won the 16-team meet with 142 1/2 points, with H-L edging Patrick Henry 82-80 for second. Bickelhaupt ...

Extra-base hits power Blue Jackets

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OLD FORT — Julia Reinhart's RBI double tied the game early, Kristin Coleman added a two-run double and Brianna Gillig belted a two-run homer Saturday as New Riegel overpowered Old Fort, 8-4. Old Fort took a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first when Allison Adelsperger doubled in Payton ...

Rams take a couple, Bellevue loses a couple

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OAK HARBOR — Upper Sandusky swept a rare tennis twinbill Saturday, blanking Oak Harbor 5-0 in an Ohio Tennis Coaches Association Team Tournament match before edging Bellevue 3-2 in a makeup contest. Bellevue also played Oak Harbor in a makeup match, but fell 3-2. The Rams will play ...

Northwood nips Fostoria by a run

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NORTHWOOD — Fostoria failed to take advantage of Northwood's seven errors in its 13-12 loss on Friday. The Redmen jumped out to a 5-0 lead in the first inning, but Rangers took advantage of four FHS errors to plate 12 runs in the following three innings. Fostoria started to rally in the ...

Ottawa Hills downs Fliers

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OTTAWA HILLS — It was a tough day for Clyde, as it fell 4-1 to Ottawa Hills. It was the Fliers first loss this season. They are 4-1. The Green Bears swept singles matches as Tyler Gargas beat the Fliers' Nathan Strudthoff 6-0 in both sets at No. 1, while Ottawa Hills' Rahul Bais posted a ...

HU track teams gain 2nd place finishes

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DELAWARE — Heidelberg men's and women's track and field squads each have a pair of second-place finishers at the end of Day 1 of the Marv Frye Invitational, hosted by Ohio Wesleyan. Bethany Beaver led the women's 4x100 team to second place, while also taking an individual second place in ...

Briefs

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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 ...

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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 ...

4 area schools affected by Competitive Balance

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Four Columbian sports will move up a division and three other schools will be affected in at least one sport following divisional changes approved Thursday by the Ohio High School Athletic Association. The changes go into effect this fall. Columbian will move up to Division II in football, ...

TU baseball survives late-inning sting

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Cedarville struck for five runs in the top of the ninth inning, but Tiffin survived and came out on top in the 9-8 win. The game saw a combined 10 substitutions and 10 pitching changes between the Dragons and the Yellow Jackets. Both teams also combined for a total of 21 hits. Hunter Carson ...

Malagon shuts down Rockets

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BASCOM — Hopewell-Loudon is off to a 2-0 start in the Blanchard Valley Conference, as the Chieftains run-ruled Pandora-Gilboa 10-0 in five innings Wednesday. Macey Malagon got the win in the circle and allowed just two hits in her first win of the season. Kyleigh Krupp led the ...

Seneca East compiles 18 hits in win over Bucks

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ATTICA — Seneca East led Buckeye Central 5-4 after the top of the fifth inning Wednesday. However, in the bottom half of the fifth inning, Seneca East put the game away with a 7-run frame to win 13-5 in Northern 10 Athletic Conference play. Zach Aichholz singled twice and drove in four ...

TC overwhelms undermanned Bucyrus

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Columbian already had an advantage going in against Bucyrus. The Redmen didn't have third singles or second doubles players. But it likely didn't matter. Columbian won all three contested matches and posted a 5-0 win over Bucyrus. The Tornadoes' Hayden Stone topped Bucyrus' Kyle Hamm, ...

Zoeller, NR nip Huron

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NEW RIEGEL — Alex Zoeller settled in after the second inning and Alex Theis scored twice as New Riegel edged Huron, 3-2. Huron scored a pair of unearned runs in the second inning for a 2-1 lead when Matt Carroll singled in Brandon Dowell and Jardo Ochs. But Zoeller earned nine of his 14 ...

Clyde dominates Mansfield Madison, 5-0

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MANSFIELD — Clyde dominated Mansfield Madison Tuesday as it dropped just a couple sets in a 5-0 sweep over the Rams. In singles play, No. 1 Nathan Strudthoff beat Chaise Lunsford 6-2, 6-0, while No. 2 Caleb Prunty topped Michael Adkins 6-1, 6-2 and No. 3 Daniel Stevens took care of Michael ...

Lady Red strike early, shut out Truckers

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BELLEVUE — Bellevue scored eight runs in the first two innings to set the tone Tuesday against Norwalk. The Lady Red didn't slow down as they run-ruled the Truckers 10-0 in five innings in Northern Ohio League play. Sophia Pressler led Bellevue (6-2, 1-0 NOL) at the plate with a triple ...

Stickley shines for Chieftains

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FINDLAY — Sam Stickley figured in three wins Tuesday to lead Hopewell-Loudon in a triangular with Findlay and Liberty-Benton. Stickley claimed the 100 (11.07) and 200 (23.47) and anchored the 4x100 (46.16) to victory. Dominic Hedrick, Noah Winter and Donovan Bickelhaupt rounded out the ...

Raiders blast Bulldogs

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ROSSFORD — Lakota’s Brianna Ray had a monster game Monday as she hit a home run and a double and drove in three runs at the plate, while also getting the win in the pitching circle in the Raiders’ 9-2 win over Rossford in non-league play. Ray gave up two runs on seven hits, while ...

Time For Some Changes In Golf

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I really love playing the game of golf. One of the neat things about golf is that golfers police themselves. There are no referees. You are expected to know the rules and abide by them. If you break a rule you are supposed to acknowledge it and accept the penalty. For many years the game ...