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Prep Track: Columbus Grove boys second at Diller Invitational

AYERSVILLE — Columbus Grove’s boys track team won just one event but had a solid all-around performance to finish second in the team standings at Saturday’s Ayersville Bob Diller Invitational. Archbold outscored the Bulldogs 102-79½ for first place. Patrick...

Prep Track: Hopewell-Loudon, St. Wendelin win Fostoria Booster crowns

FOSTORIA — Hopewell-Loudon’s boys team and Fostoria St. Wendelin’s girls track teams rolled to team championships in the Black Division at Saturday’s Fostoria Booster Invitational at Memorial Stadium. Ian Tooker, Ben Bodart and Noah Breidenbach were triple...

UF Roundup: Welch wins hammer throw at Penn Relays

PHILADELPHIA — Justin Welch’s dominance in the hammer throw continued on Saturday as he won the men’s college championship division at the Penn Relays. Welch uncorked a throw of 231-6 on his second throw of the finals to handily beat Widener’s Tyler...

Prep Baseball Roundup: Fostoria cruises to Lucadello title

FOSTORIA — Fostoria pounded out 16 hits, including two singles and a double from Lance Smith and the sophomore picked up the victory on the mound as the Redmen defeated North Baltimore 12-7 in the championship game of the Tony Lucadello Memorial Tournament at Lucadello...

Prep Track Roundup: Bluffton’s Stratton leads strong showing at Krause Invite

TIFFIN — Bluffton’s boys track team put together a strong performance against a large-school field at Saturday’s Bill Krause Invitational at Frost-Kalnow Stadium. The Pirates picked up wins in three events and runner-up finishes in four others to finish fifth...

Prep Softball Roundup: Archbold slips past Elmwood

ARCHBOLD — Cassidy Wyse smashed a home run and added a single and RBI to help Archbold improve to 17-1 on the season with a 4-2 win over Elmwood in nonleague softball action on Saturday. Payton Robinson earned the win by allowing two runs on eight hits in seven innings...

Prep Track: Arlington girls nip P-G for HN crown

DOLA — Arlington defending state champion Willow Thompson set a meet record in the pole vault and the Red Devils scored wins in seven events to edge Pandora-Gilboa for the girls team championship at Saturday’s Hardin Northern Invitational. The victories were just...