OHSAA Tournaments: Higher seeds to host sectional baseball, softball

By ANDREW WILLIAMS Staff Writer Area high school baseball and softball teams will have a slightly modified postseason format to look forward to when the dust settles on regular-season play in just a few short weeks. It’s one that could have many schools saying:...

Spring sports: Weather already wreaking havoc on spring sports

By ANDREW WILLIAMS STAFF WRITER It’s been spring, according to the calendar, for more than a week now. Try telling that to local high school baseball and softball coaches, because they aren’t quite convinced. While many people are still trying to thaw out from one of...

Prep teams’ primary opponent: Mother Nature

By ANDREW WILLIAMS STAFF WRITER It’s been spring, according to the calendar, for more than a week now. Try telling that to local high school baseball and softball coaches, because they aren’t quite convinced. While many people are still trying to thaw out from one of...

Boys regional basketball: LCC defeats Ottawa-Glandorf

By ANDREW WILLIAMS STAFF WRITER BOWLING GREEN — Speed is a great equalizer for an undersized team that is overmatched, or an underdog team playing against a favored opponent, because it provides the opportunity to dictate tempo and pace of play. For a team that is the clear...

Prep Boys Basketball: O-G can’t handle T-Birds’ speed

  By ANDREW WILLIAMS Staff Writer BOWLING GREEN — Speed is a great equalizer for an undersized team that is overmatched, or an underdog team playing against a favored opponent, because it provides the opportunity to dictate tempo and pace of play. For a team that is the...

Boys Basketball: Extra prep pays off for O-G

By ANDREW WILLIAMS Staff Writer ADA — Ottawa-Glandorf made one thing perfectly clear Thursday night. It doesn’t matter when and it doesn’t matter where the Titans have to play, they’ll be ready to go when the ball is tipped. Winter weather forced...

Boys district basketball: LCC defeats Liberty-Benton

By ANDREW WILLIAMS STAFF WRITER ADA — Liberty-Benton’s four senior starters never left the floor Saturday night. While they fought for all 32 minutes and even got within striking distance late in the game, it was the play of a senior and two sophomores from Lima...

District Boys Basketball: L-B can’t rally against Lima C.C.

By ANDREW WILLIAMS STAFF WRITER ADA — Liberty-Benton’s four senior starters never left the floor Saturday night. While they fought for all 32 minutes and even got within striking distance late in the game, it was the play of a senior and two sophomores from Lima...

Prep Boys Basketball: Miller City struggles in final

By ANDREW WILLIAMS Staff Writer ELIDA — Most basketball coaches will tell you it’s the first four minutes of each half that are key to a team’s success. Friday night at Elida Fieldhouse, Convoy Crestview proved it isn’t how you start but how you finish...

Boys Basketball: Team effort leads L-B past St. Henry

By ANDREW WILLIAMS STAFF WRITER ADA — Liberty-Benton got it done Thursday night the same way it has all season. With a balanced offensive attack featuring four senior players on the perimeter and a sophomore in the post, the Eagles blitzed St. Henry from all areas of the...