Findlay football: FHS grid history updated

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER Jim Rucki doesn’t just teach history at Findlay High School. In his own way, he is defining it. As the 2005-06 basketball season was approaching, Rucki, who had been named Findlay’s boys basketball coach in 1999, realized the school was...

Prep Football: Trojans roll in opener

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER Luke Cosiano says a running back like Emmanuel Mogolu makes his job a lot easier. And the fact Findlay plans to emphasize the ground game a bit more this season, well, that’s a plus. “Everybody’s doing what they’re supposed to...

Prep football: In it for the kicks

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER An article in the Jan. 12, 2007 edition of The Courier said Grant McKinniss was “a little John Kidd, a little Ben Roethlisberger and a little Josh Huston all rolled up in a 4-foot-10, 100-pound body.” Fast forward eight years and...

FHS volleyball seeking another winning season

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER The names and faces may change from year to year. Bob Moran’s expectations never do. Moran has seen a lot of good players come through the program since he became Findlay High School’s volleyball coach in 2010. He lost 10 players to...

Prep Football: Trojans set for opener vs. Anthony Wayne

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER Findlay kicks off its 117th season of football on Friday when the Trojans host Anthony Wayne in a non-conference matchup. Here’s a look at Findlay High’s 2015 opener. WHEN & WHERE: Friday, 7 p.m. at Donnell Stadium. LAST MEETING:...

Boys Soccer: Findlay High opens with 4-0 win

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER Findlay was in a bit of a hurry to kick off its 2015 soccer season. And at Elmer Graham Stadium Friday night, the Trojans played that way. Findlay converted two Ryan Montgomery throw-ins into goals in the game’s first 10 minutes, took control...

Prep Soccer: Findlay boys soccer ready to open

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER Findlay High boys soccer coach Bill Geaman calls it “waiting in the wings.” A more appropriate term might be “next man up.” Despite turnover that would cripple lesser programs — an average of 10 players a year are lost...

Prep Football: HN, Vanlue have holes to fill

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER With the opening of the 2015 football season just nine days away, area athletic directors Craig Hershey and Jeremy Kloepfer were hoping their biggest concerns were whether the buses rolled on time and the concession stands were stocked. Then, on...

Basketball: Craft just wants a shot

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER There was only one full-grown, life-size Aaron Craft at the University of Findlay’s Koehler Center on Friday. But there might have been a few promising pint-sized versions of the former Liberty-Benton and Ohio State standout and NBA hopeful in...

Leipsic’s Cupp is motivated to get better

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER LEIPSIC — Leipsic lineman Gavin Cupp said he tried to contact someone from the Michigan State University football program before taking part in a Friday Night Lights camp at Ohio State University last Friday, but did not get through to anyone...