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Division III boys: Red-hot Lentz spurs Royals

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER Tayte Lentz fell a bit short of Elmwood coach Ty Traxler’s premonition Tuesday night. But he far exceeded expectations. “Tayte’s a rhythm shooter, and we always say that if he hits one (3-pointer) he’s going to hit...

Girls Basketball: Leipsic, Kalida win sectional rematches

By DAVE HANNEMAN Staff Writer OTTAWA — It was two-for-one night at Robert J. Hermiller Gymnasium Saturday night. And rematches were on special. Both championship contests in the Division IV sectional finals at Ottawa-Glandorf were rematches of regular season games. And the...

Girls Basketball: Leipsic, Kalida win rematches

By DAVE HANNEMAN Staff Writer OTTAWA — It was two-for-one night at Robert J. Hermiller Gymnasium Saturday night. And rematches were on special. Both championship contests in the Division IV sectional finals at Ottawa-Glandorf were rematches of regular season games. And the...

Boys Basketball: Too many mistakes sink Findlay

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER Jerry Moore III’s offensive rebounding kept giving Toledo Central Catholic one opportunity after another Friday night. His steal and two free throws with 6.1 seconds on the clock made those opportunities finally pay off. “We talk about...

Prep Gymnastics: Trojans favored to win district crown

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER A week from now, if all goes according to Hoyle, Findlay High School will join 10 other gymnastics teams in the annual rite of watching Brecksville-Broadview Heights make its march to another state championship. Heading into district competition this...

Boys Basketball: Findlay High hosts Irish in season finale

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER Findlay High’s boys basketball team will be looking to continue the hot-handed streak it displayed last Saturday when the Trojans host Toledo Central Catholic on Friday in the final regular-season game for both teams. Friday’s game is...

Prep swimming: Area swimmers going for gold in Canton

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER Findlay High School swimmers have endured early morning practices, Hell Week and thousands of up-and-back laps in the Sink Natatorium pool. So with the end of the season state meet going on this week, Trojans’ head coach Tim Lauth isn’t...

Boys basketball: Findlay gets hot, blows out Shawnee

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER Joey Hammond was a spark Saturday night. Chase Miller was an inferno. Hammond, in his first varsity start, scored off two steals in the first 90 seconds, nailed a 3-pointer two minutes later and accounted for seven of Findlay’s first 13 points....

Boys Basketball: Trojans roll past Lima Shawnee

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER Joey Hammond was a spark Saturday night. And Chase Miller was an inferno. Hammond, in his first varsity start, scored off two steals in the first 90 seconds, nailed a 3-pointer two minutes later and accounted for seven of Findlay’s first 13...

Prep basketball: Trojans seek to rebound

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER Toledo St. John’s seems to bring out the worst in Findlay. Jim Rucki is hoping Toledo Whitmer brings out the best. Findlay has had two of its lowest-scoring games of the season in Three Rivers Athletic Conference losses to St. John’s,...