District volleyball: Arcadia survives in five against Crestview

CONVOY — Arcadia made the long bus ride to Convoy worthwhile Saturday night as the Redskins won a 22-25, 27-25, 20-25, 27-25, 15-9 thriller over the Knights in a Division IV district quarterfinal volleyball match. With the win, the Redskins (19-5) advanced to...

Boys district soccer: Pever paces Riverdale past Pirates

MOUNT BLANCHARD — Chad Pever scored twice in six minutes in the second half to send Riverdale past Bluffton in a Division III district quarterfinal boys soccer match Saturday. The Falcons will play Liberty-Benton (7-6-4) at 7 p.m. Tuesday in a district semifinal at...

Prep football: Bluffton snaps long losing streak

BLUFFTON — Bluffton snapped its six-game losing streak in a big way Saturday night by running roughshod over Hudson Western Reserve Academy 61-13 at Harmon Field. It took some time for the Pirates (2-6) to get rolling, though. Western Reserve, a non-OHSAA school that came...

Prep cross country: Chieftains, Warriors 1-2 at Division III girls district race

GALION — Hopewell-Loudon and Mohawk finished 1-2 at Saturday’s Division III District II girls cross country race at Amann’s Reservoir in Galion. The Chieftains topped the Warriors 71-84 for the team championship. Elmwood (120) finished fifth. Elmwood’s...

Prep cross country: Grove boys place second at Division III district meet

OTTAWA — Three girls and two boys teams qualified for next week’s regional meet at Saturday’s district cross country championships at Ottawa’s Memorial Park. Columbus Grove’s boys team will get a shot at a return trip to the OHSAA state meet after...

Prep cross country: Liberty-Benton girls win district championship

LIBERTY CENTER — Liberty-Benton’s girls cross country team continues its late-season push as the Eagles edged Wauseon for the Division II girls district title at the Widewater Retreat Center on Saturday. Meghan Bartel (19:22.69) and Lindsay Bishop (19:51.68) finished...

Girls district soccer: Black Knights roll on to semifinals

VAN BUREN — Lisa Simmons scored the first two goals for Van Buren and the Black Knights played solid defense to defeat Allen East 4-0 in a Division III girls soccer district quarterfinal match on Saturday. Top-seeded Van Buren (13-2-2) will battle Riverdale (12-5-1) in a...

District volleyball: Northview rallies, knocks out Trojans

Sylvania Northview came back from two sets down to defeat Findlay High School 22-25, 19-25, 25-20, 26-24, 17-15 in a Division I district quarterfinal volleyball match Saturday. Northview (13-11) will face the state’s No. 1-ranked team Toledo St. Ursula at 6 p.m. Wednesday...

Monday’s scoreboard

PREP FOOTBALL Saturday’s Results Sandusky River League Sandusky St. Mary 53, Fostoria St. Wendelin 0 Toledo City League Tol. Scott 38, Tol. Woodward 20 Other NW Ohio Games Bluffton 61, Hudson WRA 13 Lima Cent. Cath. 43, Day. Meadowdale 21 Around Ohio Akr. North 26, Akr....

Were we told Ebola wouldn’t get here?

Q: As Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., said recently: Weren’t we told Ebola would never reach the United States? A: No. Ebola fears here rose as early as April 2 with a false report of a case in Canada. Stephan Monroe, spokesman for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,...