Prep Football: Findlay hangs on to capture opener

By DAVE HANNEMAN Staff Writer WHITEHOUSE — Emmanuel Mogolu was hoping to run some clock. Eighty yards later he was running across the goal line. “Yeah I was trying a little bit to run the clock,” said Mogolu, Findlay High’s junior running back. “But...

Prep Football: Findlay opens at Anthony Wayne

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER Findlay kicks off its 116th season of football on Friday when the Trojans travel north to battle Anthony Wayne in a non-conference matchup. Here’s a look at Findlay High’s opener: WHEN & WHERE: Friday, 7 p.m. at AW’s Schaller...

Girls Tennis: Plenty of vets back for Findlay

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER Findlay High School girls tennis coach Sean Swisher didn’t have to memorize many new names and faces this summer. That’s because the 2014 lineup for the Trojans has a near identical look to the 2013 version. Some positions have changed...

Prep Golf: Shoemaker headlines FHS golf returnees

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER Charlie Spragg claims he’s the new kid on the block. But the experience of Findlay High School’s new boys golf coach, and that of the Trojans’ returning veterans, says otherwise. “We’re new. We’re the...

Running: Marathon man

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER CINCINNATI — Steve Miller ran cross country during his high schools days at Riverdale High School. Eighteen years later he’s still running cross country — literally — 26.2 miles at a time. Miller completed a rare feat this...

Prep basketball: Roth steps down as McComb coach

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER McCOMB — McComb will have a new boys basketball coach this season with the recent announcement that Aaron Roth, who followed a Hall of Fame career at the University of Findlay with a 200-win coaching career, is stepping down after 17 seasons as...

Junior golf: Shoemaker shoots 73 to finish sixth at Ohio Junior Golf Championship

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER Even with golfers still on the course, Spencer Shoemaker knew he wouldn’t be taking home the trophy for winning the 2014 Ohio Junior Golf Championship. Inside, though, Shoemaker knew he’d be taking home a lot more than some hardware to...

Prep football: Kenton’s Furbush suiting up for Ohio, then U of M

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER Noah Furbush won’t be on one of charter buses heading back to Michigan following Saturday’s Border Classic All-Star game at Donnell Stadium. But the big linebacker from Kenton won’t be far behind. “Saturday I’ll be...

Prep football: All-Star prep is underway

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER Buckeyes. Wolverines. In few other places than in the English language do two words so singly identify two states and so universally identify one sport. Ohio State won’t be playing Michigan this week with a Big Ten football title, a berth in a...

Prep softball: Alvelo shuts down Titans

By DAVE HANNEMAN Staff Writer BELLEFONTAINE — Mother Nature might have delayed the regional softball semifinals at Bellefontaine High School, but even she couldn’t prevent the inevitable. Ottawa-Glandorf finally squared off against Carroll Bloom-Carroll and its ace...