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Browns Hire Kyle Shanahan As Offensive Coordinator

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kyle Shanahan has been hired as offensive coordinator of the Cleveland Browns. The Browns made the announcement Monday. New coach Mike Pettine was hired Jan. 23 to replace Rob Chudzinski, who was fired Dec. 29 after one season. The 34-year-old Shanahan held the...

Prep track: Nye double winner at Tiffin meet

TIFFIN — Patrick Henry’s Zach Nye won two 60-meter events on Sunday during an indoor high school track and field meet held at Tiffin University. Nye won both the 60-meter dash (7.32) and the 60-meter hurdles (8.49). Two Riverdale relays fared well, with the Falcons...

College basketball: Kahlig rescues Oilers

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER Greg Kahlig stood at the top of the 3-point line and thought about his next move. He motioned for a moment as if he was going to drive to the basket, but then found space to drill a 3-pointer. It was a gutsy decision in a tight situation Monday as the...

Boys basketball: Wagner, Patrick Henry defeat McComb 57-49

MCCOMB — A.J. Wagner was 3 of 3 from 3-point range and hit 13 of 14 from the free-throw line for a game-high 22 points as Patrick Henry dropped McComb 57-49 in a nonleague matchup Monday night. The Patriots (4-12) were 6 of 7 (85.7 percent) from beyond the arc and made 29...

Girls basketball: Blue Devils defeat Riverdale 51-40

CAREY — Sydney Wentling and Hannah Draper combined for 30 points as Carey downed Riverdale 51-40 in a nonleague battle of teams atop their respective conferences. The Blue Devils (16-1), who lead the Midland Athletic League standings, were 7 of 17 (41 percent) from 3-point...

College basketball: UF women let another game slip away

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER Jim Wiedie needed a minute to collect his thoughts. And no one can blame him for it. It’s been a trying year for him as the first-year head coach of the University of Findlay women’s basketball team, and another tough night in the gym...

College football: Patriots’ Pettit fulfills dream

By ANDREW WILLIAMS STAFF WRITER When Patrick Henry senior Colt Pettit was a young boy, his father made his older brother and him a deal. “One day when my brother was, I’d say 7th or 8th grade, and I was in kindergarten I believe, my dad promised us both that if we...

Prep hockey: Trojans defeat Indiana squad

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. — Connor Curlis scored one goal and assisted on two others as Findlay High’s hockey team completed its weekend journey to Indiana with a 5-1 win over Noblesville on Sunday. Kirby Simeon, Justan May, Clay Robertson and Jordan May also scored for the...

Prep sports: H-L boosters begin plans for athletic complex

By MORGAN MANNS for the courier BASCOM — Hopewell-Loudon Schools athletic boosters are seeking funds to build a new athletic complex. According to superintendent Nichole Jiran, the facility was on the levy with the district’s new K-12 school facility, but did not...

Morning Rotary fundraiser rescheduled

Due to the threat of severe weather, Flag City Morning Rotary has postponed its Shop with a Cop fundraiser luncheon with Chief David Oliver of the Brimfield Police Department that was scheduled for Wednesday. The event has been moved to 11:30 a.m. March 12 at the Findlay Country...