Boys state cross country: Five will compete as individuals

By JAMIE BAKER SPORTS EDITOR For area runners, Saturday’s OHSAA state cross country championships is about me, myself and I. No area team qualified for state this year but five boys will be representing their schools as individuals when the state meet gets underway at 11...

Prep Football: Playoff berths at stake in Week 10

By JAMIE BAKER SPORTS EDITOR It’s Week 10 of the high school football season and there is plenty at stake. League championships and playoff spots will be up for grabs for a number of area teams. With the help of websites like joeeitel.com and fantastic50.net, here is a look...

Cross country: Mohre continues late-season surge, will run at state meet

By JAMIE BAKER SPORTS EDITOR TIFFIN — When she started running cross country at the beginning of last year, Elmwood’s Makayla Mohre didn’t take it too seriously, She does now. Mohre continued her late-season surge by finishing seventh in the Division III girls...

Girls soccer: Knights move on to regional

By JAMIE BAKER SPORTS EDITOR Van Buren’s girls soccer team was 6-0-2 in the North Central Ohio Soccer Association this season but didn’t win the championship. That went to Liberty-Benton at 7-0-1. But Saturday afternoon, the Black Knights won a bigger prize as Van...

Cross country: Five boys qualify to run at state meet

By JAMIE BAKER SPORTS EDITOR TIFFIN — The regional boys cross country championships at Tiffin was a day for individuals. No teams were able to advance but five individuals qualified for this weekend’s OHSAA state meet with their Saturday performances at Hedges-Boyer...

Regional CC: Gaines leads group of five boys state qualifiers

By JAMIE BAKER SPORTS EDITOR TIFFIN — The regional boys cross country championships at Tiffin was a day for individuals. No teams were able to advance but five individuals were able to qualify for next week’s OHSAA state meet with their Saturday performances at...

Girls Soccer: Van Buren tops L-B for first district title

By JAMIE BAKER SPORTS EDITOR Van Buren’s girls soccer team was 6-0-2 in the North Central Ohio Soccer Association this season but didn’t win the championship. That went to Liberty-Benton at 7-0-1. But Saturday afternoon, the Black Knights won a bigger prize as Van...

Regional CC: Elmwood’s Mohre headed to state

By JAMIE BAKER SPORTS EDITOR TIFFIN — When she started running cross country at the beginning of last year Elmwood’s Makayla Mohre didn’t take it too seriously, She does now. Mohre continued her late-season surge for the Royals by finishing seventh in the...

Division III soccer: Flames pull away from Riverdale

By JAMIE BAKER SPORTS EDITOR TIFFIN — Riverdale turned away scoring opportunity after scoring opportunity by state-ranked Mansfield Christian in the first half of Thursday’s Division III boys district soccer final. It was a different story in the second half. One goal...

Cross country: L-B’s Gleason running strong

By JAMIE BAKER SPORTS EDITOR Injured for just about all of the last two years during cross country and track season, it would have been really easy for Liberty-Benton’s Ty Gleason to give it up his senior year. He didn’t. Gleason got healthy then he got going, putting...