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Prep Basketball Roundup: Elmwood’s Baxter buries 3-pointer at buzzer

TONTOGANY — Sebastian Baxter’s buzzer-beating 3-point shot capped a big second-half rally for Elmwood as the Royals knocked off Otsego 47-46 in a Northern Buckeye Conference boys basketball game Wednesday night. Baxter took a pass from Aaron Arnold and buried the shot...

EMS, Kurt

Every minute, every second, counts in emergency medical care. That’s true, of course, in emergency rooms, but is perhaps even more critical at crash scenes and elsewhere. Delays can cause prolonged suffering for the injured, and can result in death. That’s why the...

Temperature plunges lower than expected

Temperatures plunged Tuesday night and early Wednesday in parts of northwestern Ohio. Some areas were much colder than others, according to weather reports. A temperature of minus 18 degrees was recorded at Findlay Airport about 4 a.m. Wednesday. The National Weather Service and...

Thursday’s Scoreboard

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL Wednesday’s Results Midland Athletic League Old Fort 90, Fostoria St. Wendelin 46 Northern Buckeye Conference Elmwood 47, Otsego 44 Northwest Ohio Athletic League Swanton 48, Evergreen 36 Ohio Cardinal Conference Clear Fork 71, Ashland 62 Other NW Ohio...

Ohio Prep Notebook: Slowdown tactic didn’t stop L-B from clinching BVC title

By RUSTY MILLER AP Sports Writer Desperate times call for desperate … slowdowns. Nothing was holding back Liberty-Benton’s girls team, which was 8-0 in Blanchard Valley Conference play and had won 16 straight games since a season-opening loss to Bellevue. So Arlington...

Prep Basketball: Troike, Vaughn lead area District honorees

Fostoria St. Wendelin sophomore Kamryn Troike and Carey’s Phil Vaughn were top award winners among area players and coaches as the Ohio High School Basketball Association’s District 6 released its all-district selections for the 2013-14 season. Troike was named the...

Area Basketball League Standings

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL Blanchard Valley Conference League Overall Arlington 8-0 14-2 Liberty-Benton 7-1 14-4 McComb 6-2 11-8 Van Buren 5-3 11-7 Leipsic 5-3 9-9 Pandora-Gilboa 3-5 3-15 Vanlue 2-6 6-13 Arcadia 2-6 5-12 Cory-Rawson 2-6 3-14 Hardin Northern 0-8 1-18 Three Rivers...

Letters to the Editor 02-13-14

SHOVEL YOUR WALKS, PLEASE! I originally hail from a small community in northwestern Ohio where cows and horses outnumber people. Because of my wife’s schedule, I walk my son to and from school. This winter, we have had to trudge through the snow on sidewalks and climb over...

Prep Track: Cornwell signs with W. Kentucky

Liberty-Benton senior Dylan Cornwell signed a letter of intent to compete for NCAA Division I Western Kentucky University in track and field beginning next season. Cornwell is an Division III OHSAA outdoor state qualifier and the defending champion in the Ohio Association of...

College Basketball: Gardner growing in role with Oilers

By BRIAN LESTER Staff writer Austin Gardner is like most first-year college basketball players. He was a star in high school, but life at the college level is different. The game is played at a faster pace, it requires more toughness to be successful and it takes time for most...