Boys tennis: Ottawa-Glandorf third at WBL tourney

LIMA — Ottawa-Glandorf got runner-up finishes at No. 1 and No. 3 singles Saturday to place third at the Western Buckeye League tournament at the University of Northwestern Ohio. The Titans scored 32 points in the tourney and finished behind Lima Shawnee (54) and Celina...

Prep track: Bluffton boys win team title at Ada Invitational

ADA — With the Northwest Conference meet looming large in the week ahead, Bluffton’s boys track team got its stretch run into full gear Saturday by taking the team championship at the Ada Invitational. Bluffton scored 111 points, easily outpacing Lima Central Catholic...

Prep softball: Carey defeats North Baltimore 7-4

NORTH BALTIMORE — Makenzie Wentling smacked three singles and a triple while Jordan Strahm hit three singles as well to lead Carey past North Baltimore 7-4 in Midland Athletic League softball action on Saturday. Ali Rymer doubled and singled as well for Carey (13-6, 6-3...

Division II baseball: Hampton’s walk-off HR rallies Redmen

FOSTORIA — Chris Hampton hit a walk-off home run in the bottom of the seventh inning as Fostoria rallied for three runs in the final frame to drop Upper Sandusky 4-3 in a Division II sectional semifinal on Saturday. The Redmen (15-7) advance to the sectional final at...

Division III baseball: Defensive play carries O-G past LCC

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff Writer OTTAWA — Ottawa-Glandorf’s baseball team has had its share of exciting one-run games this season, and Saturday’s 1-0 win over Lima Central Catholic in a Division III sectional semifinal was no different. But it was the way that...

Division III baseball: Solether goes distance in Elmwood victory

By ANDREW WILLIAMS Staff Writer BLOOMDALE — Elmwood sophomore Trevor Solether admitted he was battling some nerves when he took the mound in the first inning of the Royals’ Division III sectional semifinal against Delta on Saturday. That didn’t last long,...

Division III baseball: Bluffton shuts out Allen East 3-0

BLUFFTON — Chris McClain fired a three-hit shutout Saturday as Bluffton defeated Allen East 3-0 in a Division III sectional semifinal at Bluffton. The Pirates (11-8) play at Ottawa-Glandorf (17-4) at 5 p.m. Thursday in a sectional final. Bluffton also had just three hits in...

Division IV baseball: Arcadia thumps Ridgemont

RIDGEWAY — Arcadia’s Chad Baker pitched a complete game in which he allowed two runs on three hits while striking out 10 Ridgemont batters to help Arcadia advance to the Division IV sectional finals with a 10-2 win on Saturday. The Redskins (4-13) will play at Upper...

Weekend Doctor

By DR. WILLIAM KOSE There is often a stigma associated with drug addiction that addicts are bad, dirty or dangerous people. But, truth be told, addiction can happen to anyone. It could be your son, who just suffered an injury during a basketball game. It could be your...

Weekend: Mental Health Moment

By KATHY FOUST It is amazing how challenging it can be to sit or walk without an electronic device to occupy our mind and time. We live in a society that has become very connected to social and business activities electronically. The average American teen sends and receives more...