Prep track: O-G’s Trampe-Kindt runs with 1,600 leaders

By ANDREW WILLIAMS STAFF WRITER COLUMBUS — Entering the final lap of the Division II boys 1,600-meter final at the OHSAA state track and field meet at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium on Ohio State University’s campus, Ottawa-Glandorf’s Matias Trampe-Kindt was...

Prep track: L-B’s Butler blazes to 100, 200 state titles

By TED RADICK STAFF WRITER COLUMBUS — Michaela Butler had a point to prove. Not to the fans, not to her competitors at Saturday’s OHSAA Division II Track and Field Championships at Ohio State University’s Jesse Owens Stadium. She wanted to prove something to...

Prep track: Business-like Bluffton medals in four events

By ANDREW WILLIAMS STAFF WRITER COLUMBUS — Bluffton senior Noah Stratton said Friday that he and his teammates wanted to enjoy their experience at the OHSAA state track and field meet at Ohio State’s Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium. But he made it clear the Pirates were...

Prep track: Track Honor Roll

Boys Track Shot Put “‡1. Goble, Carey 52-2 “‡2. Myers, Patrick Henry 51-5 1/2 “‡3. Carrizales, Patrick Henry 51-2 1/4 “‡4. Combs, Liberty-Benton 50-9 “‡5. Calkins, Findlay 50-6 “‡6. Inniger, Arlington 49-5 “‡7. Recker, Ottawa-Glandorf...

Prep track: Pauley sixth in hammer throw

COLUMBUS — Riverdale’s Carrol Pauley placed sixth on Sunday in the girls all-division competition of the third annual high school hammer throw meet held at Ohio State University. Pauley had a throw of 135-feet. Tri-Valley’s Kaylee Antill won the girls portion of...

Prep track: O-G girls finish strong

By TED RADICK staff writer COLUMBUS — For a trio of area seniors, the OHSAA Division II Track and Field Championship were a chance to put an exclamation point on their high school athletic careers. All three came away happy after placing on podium Saturday at the girls meet...

Dream comes true for VB’s Resnik

By TED RADICK STAFF WRITER COLUMBUS — Four years ago, Van Buren’s Rachell Resnik set a goal. On Saturday, she achieved it. Resnik placed eighth in the Division III 800-meter run at the OHSAA Track and Field Championships, earning a spot on the awards stand....

State baseball: Tinora wins D-IV crown

COLUMBUS — Tinora scratched out a run in the bottom of the seventh inning to knock off Newark Catholic 4-3 on Saturday in the Division IV championship game of the OHSAA state baseball tournament at Huntington Park. After Newark Catholic used a walk, sacrifice bunt and a...

State Softball: Lima Bath rolls to Division II crown

AKRON — A four-run second inning put Lima Bath in control and the Wildkittens cruised to a 7-2 win over Plain City Jonathan Alder Saturday in the OHSAA Division II softball state championship game at Firestone Stadium. Bath (29-1) also won a state title in 2001 and was...

Legion baseball: Findlay Legion team stays unbeaten

Findlay’s American Legion baseball team got hot late in the first game and continued to simmer in the second in sweeping Mansfield/Galion 8-1 and 11-4 on Saturday in a Buckeye American Legion League doubleheader at the Findlay High School field. It was the sixth straight...