Prep Sports: SBC extends invite to H-L

By JAMIE BAKER SPORTS EDITOR Hopewell-Loudon superintendent David Alvarado was a little surprised when he picked up Wednesday’s Tiffin Advertiser-Tribune. Tucked away inside a story recapping the latest New Riegel Board of Education meeting, a New Riegel administrator...

FHS Boys Golf: Trojans trying to improve on TRAC finish

By JAMIE BAKER SPORTS EDITOR Findlay High School boys golf coach Blake Delaney is hoping to get the Trojans’ program back on the upswing. That’s one of the primary goals as the Trojans try and improve upon a fourth-place finish in the Three Rivers Athletic Conference...

FHS Girls Golf: Four is enough for Findlay girls golf team

By JAMIE BAKER SPORTS EDITOR There’s a new face in charge of Findlay High School’s girls golf program. But the lineup he’ll put out on the golf course will be a quartet of familiar faces. Kyle Hackenburg takes over as Findlay’s new girls golf coach as...

FHS Boys Cross Country: Halliday headlines list of FHS boys CC returnees

By JAMIE BAKER SPORTS EDITOR Findlay High School senior Jordan Halliday has been working toward this season for four long years. Now, he thinks it’s his time to shine. Halliday is one of a handful of experienced runners back for Findlay High School’s boys cross...

FHS Girls Cross Country: Findlay girls CC seeks to rebound from tough postseason

By JAMIE BAKER SPORTS EDITOR The season perhaps ended a week too soon for the liking of most of Findlay High School’s girls cross country team last fall. “It was kind of a rough ending to the season, especially since we had to say good bye to our friends who were...

State Track Column: One last run for the Mohawks

By JAMIE BAKER SPORTS EDITOR The end of a 94-year run of athletics at St. Wendelin came to a conclusion on the track at Ohio State’s Jesse Owens Stadium Saturday morning. And that end couldn’t have been scripted much better. Senior Sophia Volpe picked off a runner on...

Findlay’s Ramsey wins D-I district title

By JAMIE BAKER SPORTS EDITOR TIFFIN — In the 300 hurdles, it’s a thin line between love and hate. Just ask Findlay senior Mikaela Ramsey, a returning 300 low hurdles state qualifier. Ramsey was Findlay’s lone district champ as she won her specialty at...

Competitive balance: What you need to know

By JAMIE BAKER SPORTS EDITOR It’s the dawn of a new day in Ohio high school sports. On Thursday, the Ohio High School Athletic Association’s long-awaited competitive balance plan was put into action with the release of its 2017 fall sports divisions. The new rules...

Football Competitive Balance: Findlay High smallest in Division I

By JAMIE BAKER SPORTS EDITOR Findlay High School is the smallest among the Ohio High School Athletic Association’s big boys when it comes to football. That’s OK with FHS coach Mark Ritzler. The OHSAA released the divisional breakdown for the state’s 717 football...

OHSAA Competitive Balance: Less change for volleyball, soccer

By JAMIE BAKER SPORTS EDITOR If you thought the OHSAA’s competitive balance plan might bring big change to sports other than football, such as volleyball and soccer, think again. The changes were a little more subtle in those two sports as the OHSAA released its new...