College basketball: ONU men, women beat B-W

ADA — Tenth-ranked Ohio Northern dominated in the second half Wednesday to defeat Baldwin Wallace 62-43 in an Ohio Athletic Conference women’s game. ONU’s Amy Bullimore had a game-high 14 points. Britt Lauck scored 13 points as the Polar Bears (21-3, 16-1 OAC)...

Prep football: Colatruglio to be next H-L coach

BASCOM — The Hopewell-Loudon Board of Education will conduct a special meeting at 7 a.m. Friday to vote on a contract with Brian Colatruglio, who as part of his new duties will replace Jeremy Nutter as the school’s head football coach and replace Tony Swanagan as...

Thursday’s scoreboard

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL Wednesday’s Results Other NW Ohio Games Mohawk 50, Vanlue 43 Around Ohio Akr. Coventry 75, Alliance 53 Bedford 72, Elyria Cath. 62 Cedarville 68, Lees Creek E. Clinton 54 Copley 102, Kent Roosevelt 62 Doylestown Chippewa 80, Ravenna SE 35 Garfield Hts....

Girls basketball: Miller City tops McComb

By BRANDON SHRIDER STAFF WRITER In a rematch from a matchup two weeks prior, Miller City got its revenge on Wednesday night. McComb took the first bout with a 45-33 win, but the Wildcats were healthy the second time around in a 59-48 Division IV district win as McComb struggled...

Girls basketball: Falcons fly past Fostoria, 53-25

By ANDY WOLF STAFF WRITER LEXINGTON — Riverdale crashed the offensive glass hard for six offensive rebounds in the first four minutes. All the Falcons had to show for it was a Sydney Holderman 3-pointer while trailing 4-3 to Fostoria High School. The Falcons soon kicked it...

College basketball: Oilers, Kahlig are still looking to improve

By ANDY WOLF STAFF WRITER The “shooter” label has never bothered Elijah Kahlig. It’s something he’s had all his life and earned quickly in his freshman season with the University of Findlay men’s basketball team. Now a sophomore in a bench role, as...

Girls basketball: Blue Jackets lean on Gillig, defeat Stritch

By SCOTT COTTOS STAFF WRITER PEMBERVILLE — New Riegel girls basketball coach Cindy Walerius endured plenty of frustration with her team’s defense on Wednesday night. Fortunately for the Blue Jackets, they had a weapon like Brianna Gillig to iron things out at the...

Prep basketball: St. Henry can’t hang with L-B

WAPAKONETA — Nicolette DeVincentis hit seven 3-pointers en route to a game-high 25 points Wednesday as Liberty-Benton won a first-round Division III district tournament game 52-27 over St. Henry at Wapakoneta. The Eagles (15-8) will play Tinora at 8 p.m. Saturday at Wapak...

Steven Joe Smith

RAWSON — Steven Joe Smith, 35, of Rawson, passed away February 14, 2016. He was born November 4, 1980 to Corie and Debra (Settlemire) Smith of Rawson, Ohio. Steve was the husband of Lynsie (Powell) Smith and wonderful father to their two children, Cohen and Adalyn. Family...

High court to hear local case

The Ohio Supreme Court has agreed to review an appeal of a case involving the firing of former Findlay police sergeant Dave Hill. The decision to accept the case was filed last week with the Ohio Supreme Court. Hill along with the Ohio Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association...