Patrick Henry tabs Kirkendall as coach

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER HAMLER — Patrick Henry did not have to reach far — historically or geographically — to find its new head football coach, announcing on Monday that former player and assistant Joe Kirkendall had been named to fill the post vacated by...

Trojans thump O-G

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER Ottawa-Glandorf won a state championship last season. In a sense, Findlay High was playing for one Saturday night. “It’s going to be a big game whenever Findlay and Ottawa-Glandorf play, so we had to match their intensity,” senior...

Boys Basketball: Defense key as Findlay stops O-G

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER Ottawa-Glandorf won a state championship last season. In a sense, Findlay High was playing for one Saturday night. “It’s going to be a big game whenever Findlay and Ottawa-Glandorf play,” said senior guard Michael Clark, whose...

Boys Basketball: Findlay blitzes Whitmer

By DAVE HANNEMAN sTAFF WRITER TOLEDO — Jim Rucki wouldn’t call Findlay’s defensive effort in Friday’s 61-34 win over Toledo Whitmer the best of the season. Based on the results, though, it had to rank among the best. “I thought we could have, should...

Boys Basketball: Findlay High faces tough weekend

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER Findlay High School’s boys basketball team got an unexpected break this week. Jim Rucki was determined to make sure it wasn’t a momentum-sapping one. “They were a little winded today,” Rucki said of the Trojans, who practiced...

WITH VIDEO: Trojans use hot start to knock off Defiance

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER Jim Rucki felt fatigue might be a factor as he prepared his Findlay High Trojans to face a fresh and unbeaten Defiance team on Saturday. As it turned out, an extra game might have been just what the Trojans needed. “We played Friday and they...

Boys Basketball: Findlay hands Defiance its first loss

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER The 3-pointers that put Findlay in a hole on Friday put the Trojans in control on Saturday when they beat Defiance 48-34 in a nonleague matchup at the Findlay High School gymnasium. Toledo St. John’s tripled its way to a quick lead on Findlay...

Boys Basketball: Findlay rally falls short

By DAVE HANNEMAN Staff Writer TOLEDO — Findlay was still digging out Friday night. This time it wasn’t an Arctic Clipper that buried the Trojans. Toledo St. John’s raced to a 15-4 lead, twice pushed the margin to 16 points in the second quarter, and weathered a...

Boys Basketball: Tough stretch of games for FHS Trojans

By DAVE HANNEMAN sTAFF WRITER Findlay High School’s boys basketball team will be trying to cool off two red-hot teams riding seven-game winning streaks when the Trojans travel to Toledo St. John’s on Friday and host Defiance on Saturday. Friday’s matchup is a...