Division II wrestling: Upper sends four back to state tournament

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. For Upper Sandusky, all four of its...

College basketball: UF women fall short in final seconds

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER With less than two minutes left Saturday afternoon, the University of Findlay women’s basketball team still had hope for a victory against Malone University, even if only a glimmer of it. The Oilers had closed the gap to three with a late run...

UF roundup: Track has three winners at Hillsdale

HILLSDALE — The University of Findlay’s women’s 1,600-meter relay team won the event, set a track record and posted an NCAA Division II provisional qualifying time during the Hillsdale Tune-Up held Saturday at Hillsdale College. Maud Sanmiquel, Adriana...

College basketball: Ohio Northern women down Capital

COLUMBUS — Ohio Northern overcame a late 5-point deficit to record a 75-73 overtime Ohio Athletic Conference women’s basketball victory Saturday at Capital. The Polar Bears ran their win streak to nine games and finished the regular season with a 21-4 overall record....

Girls basketball sectionals: State-ranked Clyde romps past Fostoria

OLD FORT — Eleven players scored Saturday as state-ranked Clyde defeated Fostoria 78-13 in a Division II sectional final at Old Fort High School. Clyde (23-1) advances to play Toledo Central Catholic (17-7) at 6:15 p.m. Thursday in a district semifinal at Perrysburg. Kelsey...

Division IV girls basketball: Defense keys Blue Jackets to sectional championship

By SCOTT COTTOS for the courier TIFFIN — While offense may come and go, defense can be a constant. So says the old basketball-coaching axiom. And so New Riegel proved Saturday night in a 48-30 Division IV sectional-final victory over Norwalk St. Paul at Columbian High...

Division IV girls basketball: Arcadia, Carey survive and advance

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...

Division III girls basketball: Eagles, Titans roll to sectional crowns

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...

State swimming: Findlay gets four all-Ohio finishes

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...