Prep baseball: McComb rally clips Arcadia

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER McComb’s Dakota LaRue was looking for just one thing Wednesday. “A hit,” as he put it. Only later could they add the adjective “game-winning” to it. LaRue drove in the tying run with a one-out single to center in the...

Prep softball: Findlay can’t hang with powerful Springfield

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER MAUMEE — Findlay High’s softball team was beaten, battered and bullied by a powerhouse Springfield squad on Tuesday. But the light laughter and easy smiles on the faces of the players breaking their final post-game huddle said this was a...

Prep Track: Findlay High teams finish second in TRAC meet

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER Findlay’s boys and girls track teams weren’t crowned champions of the 2015 Three Rivers Athletic Conference championship. But as they left Findlay’s Cooper Tire Track and Field Complex on Friday, they probably felt like they were....

Prep Track: Findlay hoping for solid TRAC meet

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER Emily Stahl will be studying medicine at John Hopkins University next fall. But it’s law, Newton’s first when it comes to physics to be exact, that best describes her approach to running. “Yeah, it is like inertia, because once you...

Urban Meyer entertains Findlay audience of 4,000

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER Entertaining, informative, insightful and more personable than any image gleaned when the television cameras scan the sidelines, Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer dazzled a crowd of close to 4,000 on Monday at the Koehler Center on the University...

Prep track: Findlay rolls to Cooper Tire title

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER Emmanuel Mogolu might have had a premonition. Then again, maybe it was just confidence. “We’re looking to set the school record in the 400 (relay). We’re only about a tenth of a second off, so hopefully ….” Mogolu said...

Prep Track: O-G’s Doty still going strong

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER OTTAWA — Vicki Doty loves finding those nuggets of historical information she’s looking for to complete her track records. But she’s finding what she considers her most valuable research material, the been-there, done-that kind,...

Girls basketball: Walerius takes over as New Riegel’s coach

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER NEW RIEGEL — Cindy Walerius always enjoyed the bump-set-spike symmetry of volleyball. But her real love was jump shots, fast breaks and man-to-man defense. “I really did enjoy coaching volleyball, but basketball has been my real...

Prep basketball: Titans fall in title game

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER COLUMBUS — Everything seemed golden for the Ottawa-Glandorf girls basketball team on Saturday, from the opportunities an undersized but over achieving team created with its scrappy style of play right down to the trim on the Titans’ navy...

State Girls Basketball: O-G rally falls short in final (with video)

Ottawa-Glandorf and Versailles players and coaches share their thoughts on the Tigers’ 49-46 Division III state final win over the Titans on Saturday at the Jerome Schottenstein Center in Columbus. By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER COLUMBUS — From the trim on their...