Boys basketball: Titans of the TRAC are coming to town

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER With Toledo St. John’s coach Ed Heintschel earning his milestone 700th career win last Saturday, Jim Rucki hopes it will be just hoops and less hoopla when the Titans visit Findlay High Friday night. Then again … “If he was going...

Prep Boys Basketball: Rusty Tigers get past Patrick Henry

By DAVE HANNEMAN Staff Writer HAMLER — Mother Nature hasn’t been doing North Baltimore any favors this winter. So, sometimes, the Tigers just have to take matters into their own hands. North Baltimore looked a bit rusty coming off its second weather-related break of...

Boys basketball: O-G outlasts Findlay High

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER Jay Kaufman says he’s not yet back to 100 percent. Try telling that to Jim Rucki and the Findlay High Trojans. Kaufman scored 25 points, pulled down a team-high seven rebounds and threw in a few blocks, steals and assists as well in leading...

Boys basketball: O-G outlasts Findlay High

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER The number 224 is a handy reference to the state route rivalry between Findlay and Ottawa-Glandorf. At times Saturday night, it looked like an over/under prediction. Findlay pumped in 32 points in the first 13 minutes of the game, but O-G poured in...

Boys basketball: Big weekend for Trojans

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER The way it looks, Lima Senior and Ottawa-Glandorf are getting healthy just in time to try to put some hurt on Findlay High. Findlay battles Lima Senior and Ottawa-Glandorf, two teams that have had to deal with some key injuries this season, in a pair...

Prep hockey: St. John’s ices Findlay in OT

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER How evenly matched were Findlay and Toledo St. John’s heading into Friday’s Northwest Hockey Conference battle at The Cube? Both had identical .500 winning percentages and near identical overall records. Both were 1-2 in NHC Red Division...

Prep basketball: FHS travels to Springfield Saturday

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER Everybody can use a bit of a break over the hectic holidays. When it comes to prep sports, though, that’s not always a good thing. “A lot of teams get out of their normal routine and can slide back a little bit,” said Findlay High...

TRAC basketball: Toledo St. Francis pulls away, snaps Findlay win streak

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER They say it’s not how you start but how you finish that matters most. Take it from Travis Lewis, a little of both works pretty well, too. Toledo St. Francis blitzed Findlay 22-11 in the first quarter, but needed a big fourth-quarter finish to...

Prep hockey: Findlay overcomes slow start, beats Olentangy

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER Findlay’s hockey game with Olentangy started at 7 p.m. Thursday night. The team FHS coach Craig Perry wanted to be on the ice showed up about 7:45. Penalized often and shut out early, Findlay finally got on the board with three minutes left in...

Boys basketball: Findlay High looking to get more W’s

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER Findlay High’s boys basketball team will be looking to punctuate the 2017 portion of its schedule by putting a couple of W’s in the books when the Trojans host Toledo St. Francis and Dayton Meadowdale this week. Despite the momentum...