Prep wrestling: Blank wrestling for P-G Rockets

By JAMIE BAKER sPORTS EDITOR If you didn’t already know, you probably missed it. Tucked inside The Courier’s wrestling roundup in Monday’s newspaper in small type was an odd entry in the team standings for Saturday’s Arcadia Invitational. Pandora-Gilboa...

Prep wrestling: FHS team loaded up with 10 seniors

By JAMIE BAKER sPORTS EDITOR With 10 experienced seniors and 19 total letterwinners on the Findlay High School wrestling team this season expectations are at an all-time high. And why not? Coach Ben Kirian’s Trojans pushed powerful Perrysburg to the limit before falling in...

Cross country: Ellerbrock, Oler earn all-Ohio honors

By JAMIE BAKER sPORTS EDITOR LURAY — Saturday’s OHSAA girls state cross country meet was the perfect way for Destini Oler to end her brief Mohawk cross country career. For Columbus Grove’s Alyssa Ellerbrock, it may be a sign of bigger and better things to come....

Cross country: Siefker second in D-III

By JAMIE BAKER sPORTS EDITOR LURAY — Ottoville senior Brendan Siefker is a smart kid. And in the Division III boys race at Saturday’s OHSAA state cross country championships, he opted to play it safe. Instead of trying to mimic the fast pace set by Colonel...

State Cross Country: Ellerbrock, Oler post strong finishes in state meet

By JAMIE BAKER SPORTS EDITOR LURAY — Saturday’s OHSAA girls state cross country meet was the perfect way to end Mohawk’s Destini Oler’s brief cross country career. For Columbus Grove’s Alyssa Ellerbrock, it may just be a sign of bigger and better...

State Cross Country: Ottoville’s Siefker, PH’s Bostelman earn all-Ohio honors

By JAMIE BAKER SPORTS EDITOR LURAY — Ottoville senior Brendan Siefker is a smart kid. And in the Division III boys race at Saturday’s OHSAA state cross country championships, he opted to play it safe. Instead of trying to mimic the fast pace set by Colonel...

Cross country: Columbus Grove’s foundation

By JAMIE BAKER SPORTS EDITOR Losing the chip that tracks a runner’s finish during the regional meet could be disastrous. Losing a chip could very well cause a high school cross country runner to lose their head. That wasn’t the case for Columbus Grove’s Taylor...

Cross country: Another trip to state meet for Siefker, Bostelman

By JAMIE BAKER SPORTS EDITOR TIFFIN — Ottoville’s Brendan Siefker and Patrick Henry’s Nathan Bostelman will get another shot at becoming cross country all-Ohioans. Both earned top 10 finishes to lead four boys state qualifiers at Saturday’s OHSAA regional...

Cross country: Grove has high hopes after qualifying for state as a team

By JAMIE BAKER SPORTS EDITOR TIFFIN — Columbus Grove’s girls cross country team has a goal in mind. That goal is a top-five finish at this week’s OHSAA state championships. The Bulldogs weren’t about to let wet weather and cold temperatures dampen...

Girls Cross Country: More success for Grove’s girls

By JAMIE BAKER SPORTS EDITOR TIFFIN — Columbus Grove’s girls cross country has a goal in mind. That goal is a top-five finish at next week’s OHSAA state cross country meet. They weren’t about to let a little wet weather and cold temperatures dampen...