LPGA golf: Local charities benefiting from tournament

By JAMIE BAKER SPORTS EDITOR Additional tournament volunteers from the region aren’t the only thing that changed when Marathon took over as the primary sponsor of the annual LPGA Marathon Classic at Highland Meadows Golf Club. Marathon taking over the tournament sponsorship...

LPGA golf: Legion of area Marathon Classic volunteers is growing

By JAMIE BAKER SPORTS EDITOR It takes hundreds of volunteers to put on a professional golf tournament and more Findlay area residents than ever before will be wearing the blue shirts as volunteers at next week’s LPGA Marathon Classic Tournament at Sylvania’s Highland...

USA softball: Team USA visiting Findlay beginning today

By JAMIE BAKER SPORTS EDITOR The country’s top women’s softball players will pay a visit to Findlay this week. The USA Women’s Softball National team will conduct a clinic for area youth players Monday morning and play an exhibition doubleheader against a group...

Youth swimming: Flag City Invitational bigger, better than ever

By JAMIE BAKER SPORTS EDITOR This year’s Flag City Invitational swim meet will be bigger and better than ever. The 32nd annual meet hosted by the Findlay Area Swim Team is scheduled to take place at Riverside Park Pool Friday through Sunday. This year’s meet had 468...

Prep softball: Jackets ride 13-game win streak into regional

By JAMIE BAKER SPORTS EDITOR New Riegel’s softball team has been on a tear. Mostly because it has been tearing the cover off of the ball all season long. The Blue Jackets will be looking to extend their hard-hitting streak today as they’ll take on Wayne Trace in the...

Prep Softball: Van Buren a win away from regional

By JAMIE BAKER SPORTS EDITOR ELIDA — Fifteen games into the season, it might have seemed like Van Buren’s softball season was going nowhere. Fast forward a month and the Black Knights are in position to play for a district championship. Van Buren broke a scoreless tie...

OHSAA news: Competitive balance plan approved

By JAMIE BAKER SPORTS EDITOR After this week’s victory on a competitive balance referendum, Ohio High School Athletic Association commissioner Daniel Ross can finally breathe a sigh of relief. With the passage of a referendum item voted on by the OHSAA’s 820-member...

Prep softball: Rams record 11-0 rout of Roughriders

By JAMIE BAKER SPORTS EDITOR UPPER SANDUSKY — Upper Sandusky’s softball was playing a tweener Tuesday night. Coming off an emotional walkoff win against Galion on Monday, the Rams faced a young and struggling Western Reserve team Tuesday with a possible sectional...

Prep sports: Some area admins still undecided on referendum

By JAMIE BAKER SPORTS EDITOR BLUFFTON — The ballots are in the mail and on their way to high school principals for this year’s Ohio High School Athletic Association referendum. The biggest issue to decide is a fourth try at a competitive balance plan for high school...

Prep sports: Ross says OHSAA made right decision in hockey final

By JAMIE BAKER sports editor COLUMBUS — Nearly a month after Sylvania Northview and Cleveland St. Ignatius were declared co-state hockey champions, Ohio High School Athletic Association commissioner Dan Ross has no regrets. The finish of the OHSAA state hockey championship...