Boys basketball: More than offensive flash

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER Lima Senior might be averaging 82 points per game. But as far as Quincy Simpson and the Spartans are concerned, the only “how-many’s” they care about are W’s, not points. “All we want to do is get wins,” Simpson...

College football: Cupp signs with Buckeyes

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER LEIPSIC — Gavin Cupp didn’t have a big orange cowboy hat to don in the Leipsic High School media center Wednesday morning, but that was just fine with him. Right in front of him was the perfect capper to his outfit, and his blossoming...

Boys basketball: Trojans to face No. 2-ranked Lima Senior

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER Lima Senior’s Xavier Simpson hasn’t won Ohio’s Mr. Basketball Award … yet. But the senior guard certainly polished up his resume on Tuesday. Simpson, who scored a school-record 59 points in a 103-57 win over Fremont Ross on...

Boys Basketball: St. Francis tops Findlay in OT

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER TOLEDO — Kenny Coleman-Graham’s five free throws in overtime looked like the difference in Toledo St. Francis’s 58-51 Three Rivers Athletic Conference win over Findlay on Tuesday. St. Francis coach Travis Lewis says the real story...

Girls basketball: Notre Dame too much for Findlay

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER Toledo Notre Dame’s resume is a schematic of a girls basketball powerhouse, and Monday’s 62-24 Three Rivers Atheltic Conference romp over Findlay was a perfect example. By the numbers, the Eagles have to their credit: Four straight trips...

Boys basketball: Trojans finding success with tough defense

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER Defense was the difference the first time Findlay and Toledo St. Francis squared off. It likely will be again. Lock-down defense kept St. Francis from getting off a good shot in the final seconds and Findlay came away with a 42-41 victory when the...

Wrestling, gymnastics: Findlay’s beauties, beasts victorious

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER Findlay High School wrestling coach Ben Kirian said the Trojans are “back on track.” FHS gymnastics coach Traci Dunn said her team is “headed in the right direction.” League championships and OHSAA tournaments are coming up...

Boys basketball: Findlay High finding its focus

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER Jim Rucki’s game plan for his Findlay High basketball team this week was direct and simple — look inward first. “We’re really focused on ourselves and doing what we can to get better,” Rucki said. “When we play the...

Prep basketball: Findlay seeks to rebound vs. Clay

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER Oregon Clay is still looking for its first Three Rivers Athletic Conference win of the season. Jim Rucki hopes it doesn’t come against his Findlay High School Trojans on Friday. “They played us tough when they came here,” Rucki said...

Boys Basketball: Toledo Central Catholic takes down Findlay

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER Toledo Central Catholic’s Keith Smith missed a game-winning shot on Tuesday. But when it came to game-winning free throws, the senior guard was dead on. In a rebound scrum after his missed bank shot, Smith got his hands on the ball, was fouled...
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