Boys Basketball: Perry, Old Fort are too much to handle

By ANDREW WILLIAMS Staff Writer BLOOMDALE — The best players in sports have a killer instinct that kicks in when their team needs it the most. They can sense when things are on the verge of coming apart at the seams and they rise to meet the expectations of the moment to...

BVC Boys Basketball: Carey holds off Vanlue

CAREY — Four Carey players scored in double figures Friday as the Blue Devils survived a second-half scare in outlasting Vanlue 60-50 in a nonconference boys basketball game between the neighborhood rivals. Jared Wentling scored 23 points, Bryan Powers added 13 and Laine...

Prep Swimming: Findlay caps Hell Week with three victories

Findlay High School’s swimmers capped “hell week” with some heavenly results. “After a tough week of two-a-day practices — fondly referred to as ‘hell-week’ — our swimmers came up with some big swims and significant drops in...

Girls Basketball: Leipsic tops Continental to reach final at Ayersville

AYERSVILLE — Kelly Nadler and Amber Gerdeman were unstoppable in the paint Friday as Leipsic defeated Continental 59-39 in the semifinals of the girls Ayersville Holiday Tournament. Nadler had a game-best 24 points and Gerdeman added 12 for the Vikings (6-3), who will face...

Boys Basketball: Vent shoots Rams past Wynford

UPPER SANDUSKY — The Upper Sandusky Rams dug themselves a hole Friday night, but they got out of it with a big second half for a 55-53 overtime win over Wynford in a North Central Conference boys basketball game. Wynford had a 33-13 lead at halftime, but a 19-6 Upper...

Santa’s reindeer: male or female?

Are Santa’s reindeer unafraid to ask for directions? “Santa’s reindeer are really females,” said Alice Blue-McLendon, a Texas A&M veterinary medicine professor specializing in deer. The presence of antlers is her primary evidence. She explains that...

Prep Wrestling: Findlay wrestlers qualify five to Marion Harding Classic semis

MARION — Findlay High School’s wrestling team is off to a pretty good start after the first day of action at the Marion Harding Classic. Five Trojans have reached the semifinal round of the 33-team tournament. Findlay is fourth in the team standings with 53 points....

Boys Basketball: FHS boys hoops is 3 p.m. start

Findlay High fans are reminded that today’s boys basketball game with Cleveland East Tech will have an afternoon starting time. The junior varsity contest will begin at 3 p.m., with the varsity game to follow.

Prep Hockey: Findlay crushes Eastwood

Findlay High’s hockey team followed Thursday’s one-goal win over Parma Padua with an offensive barrage against Eastwood in beating the Eagles 10-2 on Friday in the second round of the Trojan Invitational at The Cube. Kirby Simeon had a first-period hat trick and...

Saturday’s Scoreboard

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL Friday’s Results Other NW Ohio Games Ayersville 48, Hilltop 44 Bradford 56, Riverside 34 Buckeye Holiday Tournament at Sidney Lehman Bucyrus 73, Seneca East 46 Chatt Insurance Holiday Tournament 49, Parkway 40 Comet Holiday Tournament at Sandusky...