Prep Track: Simmons leads Van Buren boys to title

FOSTORIA — Van Buren’s Ted Simmons was a triple winner Saturday as he led the Black Knights’ boys track and field team to the St. Wendelin Invitational championship at Fostoria’s Memorial Stadium. A fourth-place finish in the final event, the 1,600 relay,...

UF Roundup: Welch hammers another record

COLUMBUS — The University of Findlay’s Justin Welch was fourth in the hammer throw to lead area athletes at Ohio State University’s Jesse Owens Classic on Saturday. Welch uncorked a throw of 233-7 for his fourth-place finish. He was beaten only by Kent State...

Prep Baseball Roundup: L-B stays unbeaten

NORTH BALTIMORE — Caleb Russell tossed a no-hitter, striking out 11 and surrendering one walk in seven innings of work, as the Eagles dispatched North Baltimore 5-0 to sweep the Tigers in a nonleague doubleheader on Saturday. Russell, Josh Ostrander, Jeff Gierke, Parker...

Prep Softball Roundup: Riverdale hands Arcadia its first loss

Riverdale’s softball team crushed McComb 13-0 and handed Arcadia its first loss of the season 8-2 in nonleague action on Saturday. Bre Parish ripped a double, three singles and drove in five runs on the day for the Falcons (4-7). Jordyn Wright and Taylor Farmer each picked...

Prep Basketball: Myers is OHSBCA player of the year

Liberty-Benton senior Rachel Myers was named the Ohio High School Basketball Coaches Association’s Division III Girls Player of the Year. Myers, a Bowling Green State University signee, averaged 23.3 points for the Eagles while shooting 46 percent from 3-point range. The...

Prep Track: O-G’s Ellerbrock has big day at Gold Medal Invitational

OTTAWA — Ottawa-Glandorf and Liberty-Benton’s track and field teams have a lot of thoroughbreds. And Saturday’s O-G Gold Medal Invitational was a two-horse race. Ottawa-Glandorf outran Liberty-Benton for the boys title while the Eagles topped the Titans for the...

Sunday’s Scoreboard

LOCAL SPORTS Saturday’s Results College Athletics BASEBALL Bluffton 10, Anderson 6 SOFTBALL Bluffton 8-9, Hanover 7-5 TRACK & FIELD KENYON INVITATIONAL MEN’S TEAM STANDINGS 1, Penn State-Behrend 112. 2, Ohio Wesleyan 79. 3, Bluffton 65. 4, Otterbein 64. 5,...

Prep Track: Simmons leads Van Buren boys to title

FOSTORIA — Van Buren’s Ted Simmons was a triple winner Saturday as he led the Black Knights’ boys track and field team to the St. Wendelin Invitational championship at Fostoria’s Memorial Stadium. A fourth-place finish in the final event, the 1,600 relay,...

West Hardin Street fire burns garage, destroys shed

Fifteen firefighters responded to a garage fire at 606 W. Hardin St. at 6:29 p.m. Saturday with no injuries, the Findlay Fire Department reported. Firefighters arrived on scene at 6:33 p.m. and got the fire under control by 6:40, the department reported. The fire was accidentally...

On Deck: Big Easter Saturday of local sports

There’s a big Easter Saturday of local sports on tap today and we’ll have the latest on all of the prep and college action around the region for you tonight here at The Courier. There are 14 events featuring prep baseball teams today. Findlay High School hosts Celina in a noon...