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Cummings, Dragons shoot past Findlay

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Tiffin’s game with Findlay Thursday was so intense, the Dragons’ Sarah Cummings hit the biggest shot and didn’t even realize it. The freshman forward broke a 71-all tie with a 3 from the left wing with 2:29 left in regulation. When asked to describe it after TU’s 77-71 win over the ...

TC boys dominate, girls hold on

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Columbian's girls held off Shelby down the stretch while the boys were never threatened Thursday in a bowling sweep of Shelby. The Tornadoes beat Shelby's girls 1,829-1,803 after the Whippets won all five baker games — 129-111, 142-134, 118-117, 155-122, 125-122. Columbian had a 91-pin ...

Long-range Leipsic attack dooms H-L

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BASCOM — Leipsic turned an outside shooting advantage into a 68-53 Blanchard Valley Conference win Thursday against Hopewell-Loudon. The Vikings went 10 for 22 on 3-pointers and ended 27 for 58 overall from the field. Heather Lammers led the Leipsic bombers with four 3-pointers on her way ...

Rams advance in dual tournament

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UPPER SANDUSKY — Upper Sandusky advanced in the state dual tournament Wednesday as it topped Marion Highland 59-9 and Bexley 48-18. The Rams will face Whitehall-Yearling next Wednesday in a regional semifinal at 5 p.m. at a site yet to be determined. Against Marion Highland, Upper Sandusky ...

Jackson scores 30, but ’Berg loses in overtime

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BEREA — Senior Theresa Jackson set a new career-high in points with 30, but Baldwin Wallace hit a late 3-pointer in overtime to take a 68-67 Ohio Athletic Conference victory. Jackson also grabbed 10 rebounds and was a perfect 10 of 10 from the free throw line. In overtime, Jackson was ...

Student Princes edge BW at the line

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A miss, some contact, and a whistle.And then, Heidelberg senior DeAvery Collins had a chance to do something neither he — nor his coach Andy Bucheit — had experienced. But when Collins made the second of two free throws, and Baldwin Wallace proceeded to miss a desperation shot, it ...

Sullivan stands out in Calvert victory

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Calvert coach Pat Herron said that with Clare Sullivan, it's all about confidence. And the Senecas’ senior guard had it in abundance Tuesday against Crestline. Sullivan connected on three 3-pointers on her way to a 16-point effort, leading Calvert to its second-straight win, a 48-31 ...

State-ranked Rams break away in third

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UPPER SANDUSKY — Upper Sandusky got the breathing room it needed in the third quarter and got a big scoring night from Abigail Fogle to stay unbeaten with a 64-45 Northern 10 Athletic Conference win against Buckeye Central. The Rams (16-0, 11-0 N10) led just 16-13 at the first stop and ...

Streaks take SBC showdown

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OLD FORT — Zippo. Nada. Bupkis. That was the offensive output for Fremont St. Joe’s girls for the equivalent of a quarter to close the first half and start the second half of their most important game of the season. But when the Streaks were on, they were really on. And the pluses ...

Jobless number jumps at year end

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Seneca County’s jobless numbers increased in December and 2016 unemployment estimates were nearly identical to 2015. According to information from Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, the unemployment rate was 4.9 percent in December, up from 4.3 percent in November. The rate was ...

Briefs

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BASEBALL COACH OPENING: The New Riegel Ball Association is seeking an individual to coach 13-14 year-old boys baseball for a spring baseball league. The team would be based out of New Riegel and use the town facilities. The league follows high school rules on an intermediate sized field. The ...

Remembering Marte, former top third base prospect for Indians

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Had it all gone the way Mark Shapiro hoped or maybe even expected, it’s conceivable Andy Marte would have been slated to play third base for the Indians this spring. The former team general manager traded for the highly touted slugger in January 2006. The cost was steep. Shapiro ...

Upper Sandusky squads cruise past Wynford, Bucyrus

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UPPER SANDUSKY — Kami Swartz had a big day, and Upper Sandusky's girls coasted against Bucyrus and Wynford. It was a good meet for the Rams' boys, too. The girls team earned 188 points in the win followed by Bucyrus (62) and Wynford (18). The boys won with a score of 195 followed by ...

Edwards Walks Away

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It is unusual for athletes to walk away from their sport in their prime.  Barry Sanders did it.  Now too, so has Carl Edwards.  The Nascar driver walked away from Joe Gibbs Racing with a year left on his contract.  His announcement came as a surprise to everyone - his car owner, his ...

Record day for Harris, Calvert

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Taylor Harris set a school record in one of her two individual wins and helped two relays set personal-best times Saturday in a meet with Huron, Margaretta and Fremont St. Joe. Harris lowered her own record time in the 100 fly by 18-hundredths of a second, winning in 1:01.35. She also took ...

Senecas use press to rally past Lakota

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It was drawn up on the Calvert sideline, and implemented in the second half. The 2-2-1 press the Senecas used Saturday against Lakota keyed a fourth quarter surge, and allowed Calvert to claim a 43-36 win. The victory snapped an eight-game losing streak, and pushed the Senecas to 2-11, 2-6 ...

Strong start and finish fuels Calvert against Riverdale

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Calvert started well and finished well Saturday night against Riverdale. The middle quarters were not its best basketball, but in the end, it was good enough to grab a non-league 56-41 win over the Falcons. Calvert (6-8) led 15-5 after one quarter and when Riverdale (3-10) cut the lead to ...

Old Fort edges New Riegel again

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NEW RIEGEL – Old Fort and New Riegel have played twice this season, with Old Fort winning both games by a single point as the Stockaders topped the Blue Jackets 43-42 Saturday in a Sandusky Bay Conference River Division matchup. The first time they met, the Stockaders edged the Blue Jackets ...

Florida golf’ trip includes many experiences both old and new

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Last week I went with my buddies to the Sunshine State for the 15th consecutive year. Florida lived up to its billing as temperatures approached 80 every day and nary a drop of rain was to be felt. Every year I tell people that I am going south to play golf, but this year I realized that there ...

Moxley’s career-high leads to ’Berg win

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WILMINGTON — In its second overtime game this week, Heidelberg snapped a seven-game skid in the 103-101 win over Wilmington on Saturday. Junior Chris Moxley put up a career-high 33 points, going 12 for 17 from the field and 8 for 10 from the free throw line. The junior also grabbed five ...