Boys basketball: Key 3-pointers pace Irish past Findlay High

By DAVE HANNEMAN Staff Writer TOLEDO — Findlay High’s basketball game at Toledo Central Catholic on Friday wasn’t decided by a last-second 3-pointer. But it sure was influenced by one. Central Catholic’s Marcus Winters ended the first half with a...

Prep basketball: Vaughnsville remembered

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER COLUMBUS GROVE — Columbus Grove basketball fans might want to forget the final score of the Bulldogs’ Jan. 10 Putnam County League game with Fort Jennings. But the memories of that night, like the ones that made it special in the first...

Prep basketball: O-G defense befuddles Findlay

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER OTTAWA — Jim Rucki wasn’t exactly sure what Tyson McGlaughlin was up to when Ottawa-Glandorf slapped a box-and-one defense on the Trojans on Saturday night. Titans coach McGlaughlin kinda, sorta knew what the plan was. But even he was...

Boys Basketball: O-G box-and-one befuddles Findlay

By DAVE HANNEMAN Staff Writer OTTAWA — Jim Rucki wasn’t exactly sure what Tyson McGlaughlin was up to when Ottawa-Glandorf slapped a box-and-one defense on the Trojans Saturday night. McGlaughlin kinda, sorta knew what the plan was. But even he was surprised how well...

Boys Basketball: Fearless Bulldogs take down Ottoville

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER COLUMBUS GROVE — Columbus Grove coach Ryan Stechschulte says every player on his team has the green light when it comes to taking 3-pointers. Against Ottoville on Tuesday night almost every one of them did, and they were fearless. “We...

TRAC boys basketball: Turnovers doom Findlay against St. John’s

By DAVE HANNEMAN Staff Writer TOLEDO — Toledo St. John’s might not have a Marc Loving-type player who will be playing for Ohio State next year. But the way the Titans execute, shoot and play defense, Ed Heintschel could possibly be taking his whole team to the...

Huston expects shootout

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER Josh Huston started talking about Ohio State’s football team using the “they” and “them” vernacular. Before the conversation was over, though, he was using terms like “we” and “us.” Once a...

Boys Basketball: Findlay wins on Miller’s late bucket

By DAVE HANNEMAN Staff Writer TOLEDO — Chase Miller wasn’t the first option to take the game-winning shot in Findlay High School’s Three Rivers Athletic Conference game at Toledo St. Francis on Tuesday. But like a lot of things in the Trojans’ 47-46...

Boys Basketball: Seniors lead Findlay past Little Giants

By DAVE HANNEMAN sTAFF WRITER Grant Niswander wasn’t feeling the best this week. But after what he did against Fremont Ross Friday night, the Little Giants probably weren’t feeling too good, either. Niswander scored 15 points, grabbed four rebounds, handed out three...

Prep basketball: Findlay, Fremont renew rivalry

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER Findlay and Fremont Ross have clashed in 173 varsity boys basketball games. That’s a lot. But when the Trojans and Little Giants square off for the 174th time in Friday’s Three Rivers Athletic Conference matchup at Findlay High, it will...