Janice Miller

UPPER SANDUSKY — Janice S. Miller, 67, of Upper Sandusky, died at 4:15 p.m. Tuesday at Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo. Arrangements are pending at Stombaugh-Batton Funeral Home, Carey.

Sectional Boys Basketball: Buzzer beaters

By ANDREW WILLIAMS STAFF WRITER It isn’t quite March yet, but there was plenty of madness Tuesday night at Findlay High School. Ryan Lommerse hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to finish with 33 points and lift Hopewell-Loudon over Riverdale 76-73 in overtime in the second...

Wednesday’s Scoreboard

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL Tuesday’s Sectional Semifinals Division I AT TOLEDO CENTRAL CATHOLIC Toledo Start 70, Sylvania Northview 54 Toledo St. Francis 56, Toledo Whitmer 39 Division II AT BUCYRUS Lexington 58, Clear Fork 43 Norwalk 69, Galion 40 AT WILLARD Oak Harbor 56, Port...

State Wrestling: Long road to state for Ebbeskotte

By JAMIE BAKER SPORTS EDITOR Elmwood’s Jake Wise and Ottawa-Glandorf’s Derek Ebbeskotte both not only qualified for this week’s OHSAA state wrestling tournament, they have another thing in common as well. Both missed the seniors never stepped on the mat their...

Boys Basketball: Quick start propels Kalida

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff writer OTTAWA — Kalida head coach Dick Kortokrax knew getting off to a good start would be key if his Wildcats were to advance to the Division IV sectional finals. With the help of a 13-0 first-quarter run and a 30-14 halftime lead, Kalida was able...

State Gymnastics: FHS ready to compete against Ohio’s elite

By DAVE HANNEMAN sTAFF WRITER In the past 10 years, only two schools have beaten Brecksville in a high school gymnastics meet. Rocky River Magnificat was one. Findlay was the other. Friday at Hilliard Bradley High School, the Bees will be going for their 11th straight state...

Dangerous wild animal policy OK’d

By DENISE GRANT Staff Writer Hancock County’s new policy on dangerous wild animals establishes a chain of command and communication protocols if animals escape from their owner, but the policy gives no direction on how law enforcement should respond. Lee Swisher, the...

Boys Basketball: Root leads St. Wendelin to semifinal win

By MATT NYE for The Courier FOSTORIA — In postseason play, a team looks for its seniors to step up and lead it to victory. Senior point guard Nick Root carried Fostoria St. Wendelin to a 53-47 win over Mohawk Tuesday night, scoring 14 of his game-high 26 points in the...

Boys Basketball Roundup: Van Buren blows past Tinora

DEFIANCE — Sawyer Junge scored 28 points, Braxton Fasone had 20 and Van Buren used a huge edge at the free throw line to knock off Tinora 74-67 on Tuesday in Division III sectional boys basketball action at Paulding. Junge drained four 3-pointers and was 6 for 8 from the...