Boys Basketball: Start stuns FHS boys in opener

  By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER Toledo Start came to Findlay on Friday looking to steal a win from the Trojans. Like the Grinch at Christmas, the Spartans did just that. Jacoby Myers turned two turnovers into 3-point baskets, the last a game-tying dagger with 9.3 seconds...

Prep basketball: Findlay boys hoops getting set for Start

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER It will be a new season and a new opponent (somewhat) when Findlay kicks off its 2016-17 boys basketball season with Toledo Start on Friday. But it’s the tried and true traditional methods Jim Rucki will be counting on in the Trojans’...

Prep football: Plenty of holes for Fort Recovery’s Homan in win over Ada

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER ADA — Where there’s a Will there’s a way. And Fort Recovery had way too much Will Homan Saturday night. Homan rushed for 275 yards and five touchdowns and caught a touchdown pass in leading Fort Recovery to a stunning 58-21 win over...

Prep Football: Plenty of holes for Homan in win over Ada

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER ADA — Where there’s a Will there’s a way. And Fort Recovery had way too much Will Homan Saturday night. Homan rushed for 275 yards and five touchdowns and caught a touchdown pass in leading Fort Recovery to a stunning 58-21 win over...

Prep football: Jerome ends Trojans’ season

By DAVE HANNEMAN Staff Writer DUBLIN — Bob Gecewich got tired of hearing what his Dublin Jerome football team couldn’t do. So, Gecewich and the Celtics decided to do something about it. “When I first took the job I was told, one, don’t take it, and two,...

Prep football: Trojans ready for Week 11

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER The regular season may be over but the second season is about to begin when Findlay travels Friday to Dublin Jerome High School to face the Celtics in the first round of the Division I, Region 2 playoffs. TALE OF THE TAPE: Findlay (7-3) is making its...

Prep Football: Beck, Arlington rush past Leipsic

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER ARLINGTON — Arlington’s Gage Beck wasn’t the fastest kid on Doc Castor Field Friday night. But he sure was the most explosive. Beck rushed for 238 yards and two touchdowns and Arlington locked up a home game for the first round of...

WITH VIDEO: 2 Ottawa priests are devoted … to different World Series teams

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER OTTAWA — Nobody is calling it divine intervention, even the two guys closest to the source. But both agree there’s something ecclesiastical, almost blessed about the circumstance. “It is providential that we are here, honest to...

Prep Football: Rival Fremont Ross up next for Findlay

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER Findlay wraps up its 2016 regular-season schedule when the Trojans travel to Fremont Ross for the renewal of one of the longest-running rivalries in Northwest Ohio. The two schools first met on the gridiron in 1902. Findlay won that matchup 41-11,...

Prep volleyball: Ottawa-Glandorf pounds Maumee

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER The Alt-imeter reading on Ottawa-Glandorf’s volleyball team is pretty impressive. Or pretty intimidating. It depends on what side of the net you’re on. Carly Alt and Jordan Alt pounded two kills each to get the first set started, Taylor...