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...

State Girls Basketball: Titans roll to state title game

Ottawa-Glandorf’s defense forced Proctorville Fairland to shoot 22 percent as the Titans rolled to a 55-27 win in a Division III state girls basketball semifinal at the Schottenstein Center in Columbus. The Titans will play Versailles in the state final at 2 p.m., Saturday....

State Girls Basketball: A heckuva ride for Mohawks

Waterford’s girls basketball team outscored St. Wendelin 16-8 in the fourth quarter to come away with a 42-36 win on Thursday in a Division IV state semifinal. St. Wendelin’s Kamryn Troike led all players with 18 points and seven rebounds, while Waterford’s Dani...

Boys Basketball: LCC Thunderbirds topple Titans

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER BOWLING GREEN — It’s hard to say if Lima Central Catholic is a quicker team than it was in December. But the Thunderbirds’ knack for clutch game-changing rallies certainly is. Back in December, LCC used 10-0 and 14-1 bursts in the...

Boys Basketball: Rivals O-G and LCC set to collide at Stroh Center

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER Ottawa-Glandorf’s Noah Bramlage was waiting his turn to climb the ladder and snip a memento from the net following Saturday’s 88-58 win over Delta in the Division III district finals. That was the gravy, though. The meat and potatoes of...

Boys Basketball: O-G romps in district title game

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER WHITEHOUSE — Ottawa-Glandorf’s boys basketball team wasn’t going to let the girls have all the fun, not when it comes to net-cutting time anyway. Nearly five hours and almost half a state removed from Ottawa-Glandorf’s 43-30...

Boys Basketball: O-G rips Delta in district final

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER WHITEHOUSE — Ottawa-Glandorf’s boys basketball team wasn’t going to let the girls have all the fun, not when it comes to net-cutting time anyway. Nearly five hours and almost half a state removed from Ottawa-Glandorf’s 43-30...

WITH VIDEO: Prep basketball: Defense keys Lima win over Findlay High

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER Findlay held Lima Senior to a season low in points Thursday night. But the Spartans, who like to get it and go as much as anyone, proved they’re more than just run-and-gun and high-flying dunks in a 45-32 win over the Trojans in a Division I...

Division I basketball: Trojans trying keep it simple

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER Findlay High boys basketball coach Jim Rucki isn’t redefining his offense and diagramming any gimmicky defenses heading into Thursday’s Division I district semifinal game against Lima Senior. But he’s hoping a number of minor...