College basketball: Geiger’s clutch shot allows UF women to hold off Tiffin

BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER TIFFIN — Ciara Geiger rolled off the screen after making a pass to Karli Bonar and was wide open from beyond the arc. This was her moment to shine, her moment to deliver in crunch time for the University of Findlay women’s basketball team in...

Boys basketball: Lima Senior defeats Ottawa-Glandorf

OTTAWA — Lima Senior’s boys basketball team jumped out to a 19-14 lead over Ottawa-Glandorf after the first quarter and held on for a 53-47 nonconference win Saturday. The Spartans (5-6) had three players score in double figures, with Jay Thomas’ 16 points...

Prep track: Leipsic’s Averesch wins shot at UF indoor meet

Leipsic’s Holly Averesch won a Division I title in the shot put and Riverdale’s Carroll Pauley was first in one division and second in another as area athletes competed Saturday and Sunday in the University of Findlay High School Indoor Track Invitational. Averesch...

Prep swimming: Trojans’ Glick is TRAC diver of year

FREMONT — Bethany Glick and Justin Hopkins set meet records and Hannah Clinger brought home one of Findlay High’s two individual titles to highlight the Trojans’ showing in the Three Rivers Athletic Conference swim meet that wrapped up Saturday at the Hawk-Bucci...

2 incumbents have taken out petitions

By DENISE GRANT Staff Writer Only a handful of Hancock County candidates, most of them incumbents, have taken out petitions to seek election in the May 6 primary. Hancock County will elect a county commissioner, an auditor and two judges this year. People aren’t required to...

Area colleges: ONU men nip Capital 72-71

COLUMBUS — Ohio Northern University outscored Capital University 44-41 in the second half to escape with a 72-71 win in an Ohio Athletic Conference men’s basketball game Saturday. Ten players on each team scored. Dominique Royal and Lucas Pennington had 16 and 14...

UF roundup: Averesch sets school record in shot put

The University of Findlay’s Kendra Averesch had a big day as the Leipsic graduate led the Oilers’ indoor track and field teams at Friday’s Northwest Ohio Invitational at the Koehler Center. Averesch was third in the women’s weight throw as she earned a...

In-person absentee voting hours set

Ohio will have uniform days and hours for in-person absentee voting for the 2014 primary. Secretary of State Jon Husted announced the new rule at the winter conference of the Ohio Association of Election Officials, held earlier this month in Columbus. The rule mirrors a proposal...

Monday’s scoreboard

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL Saturday’s Results Northern Buckeye Conference Woodmore 57, Elmwood 54 North Central Conference Buckeye Central 74, Wynford 49 Galion Senior 60, Colonel Crawford 51 Riverdale 48, Bucyrus 44, OT Upper Sandusky 69, Crestline 63 Firelands Conference New...

Girls basketball: Glick, Cramer lead Arcadia past NB

NORTH BALTIMORE — Arcadia built a 19-9 lead after the first quarter and got 38 points combined from Molly Glick and Courtney Cramer to cruise by North Baltimore 52-32 Saturday night in nonconference play. The Redskins, who improved to 10-3 overall, outscored the Tigers...