District Bowling: O-G boys place sixth

LIMA — Ottawa-Glandorf’s boys bowlers finished sixth in the team standings to lead the way for area teams at Saturday’s Division II district bowling championships at Lima’s Westgate Lanes. Coldwater rolled to the boys title with a score of 4,081....

District Wrestling: Fostoria’s Leonard wins crown as Upper advances four

By ANDY WOLF FOR THE COURIER BOWLING GREEN — Obstacles can knock down any athlete, but only a select few get back up again. For Luke Leonard of Fostoria, missing out on being a state qualifier by one match last year became that hurdle. Though for Upper Sandusky, all four of...

Girls Basketball: Arcadia slips past St. Wendelin

By TED RADICK staff writer The shot looked dead on. St. Wendelin coach Aaron Smith thought so, too. “It looked like it was on line and it just didn’t hang in there,” Smith said after Allie Rutter’s 3-point attempt with two seconds left bounced off the rim...

District Wrestling: Elmwood’s Wise takes 170-pound title

By JAMIE BAKER SPORTS EDITOR BOWLING GREEN — An injury kept Elmwood’s Jake Wise off the mats at the district tournament last year. He made up for it Saturday in a big way at Bowling Green State University’s Stroh Center by winning the championship in the...

Prep Wrestling: Findlay’s Jolliff is state bound

CLEVELAND — Findlay High School’s Justin Jolliff is Columbus-bound. The Findlay High School junior rebounded from a tough semifinal loss to win his consolation semifinal match and finish fourth in the 126-pound weight class at the Division I district wrestling...

Sunday’s Scoreboard

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL Saturday’s Results Ohio Cardinal Conference Clear Fork at Ashland Senior Sandusky Bay Conference Sandusky Perkins 74, Sandusky St. Mary 69 Oak Harbor at Huron Other NW Ohio Games Lake at Northwood Lucas at Jeromesville Hillsdale Mansfield Senior at...

Girls Basketball: Leipsic, P-G take sectional crowns

By MICHAEL BURWELL STAFF WRITER OTTAWA — Dominating post play was on display in the Division IV sectional girls basketball finals at Ottawa-Glandorf High School on Saturday. Pandora-Gilboa put the clamps on McComb to win its sectional final with a 57-38 victory over the...

State Swimming: Glick leads FHS with ninth-place showing

CANTON — Findlay High School’s swimming and diving teams picked up all-Ohio honors in four events on Saturday on the final day of the OHSAA swimming and diving state championships at C.T. Branin Natatorium in Canton. Bethany Glick got the Trojans off to a solid start...

Girls Basketball: Myers sets record in L-B win

By ANDREW WILLIAMS STAFF WRITER MOUNT BLANCHARD — Liberty-Benton senior Rachel Myers lived up to her billing Saturday night and broke the school’s career 3-point shooting record in the process. The Bowling Green State University commit scored 18 of her team’s 26...

Weekend: Gardens more than dirt, plants

By BOB CAMPBELL It took a book about gardening in times of war to help me understand why I grow my flowers. “Defiant Gardens: Making Gardens in Wartime,” by Kenneth I. Helphand, is a terrific read on gardens grown by soldiers in WWI and WWII, prisoners in Nazi Germany...