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Cross country: H-L girls, L-B boys run to titles

By JAMIE BAKER SPORTS EDITOR Resting on his knees and elbows on the ground just past the finish line, Liberty-Benton junior Keith Sansalone was spent. He emptied the tank Saturday morning at Owens Community College’s Findlay campus and was rewarded with a Blanchard Valley...

BVC Cross Country: H-L girls, Liberty-Benton boys run to championships

By JAMIE BAKER SPORTS EDITOR Resting on his knees and elbows on the ground just past the finish line, Liberty-Benton junior Keith Sansalone was spent. He emptied the tank Saturday morning at Owens Community College’s Findlay campus and was rewarded with a Blanchard Valley...

Cross country: Pack strategy pays off for Chieftains at Fostoria

By JAMIE BAKER SPORTS EDITOR FOSTORIA — Hopewell-Loudon’s girls cross country team has flown under the radar most of the season. That’s just fine by veteran head coach Paul Jones and his young Chieftains. Hopewell-Loudon put yet another feather in its cap...

Prep Cross Country: H-L girls win Fostoria Invite

By JAMIE BAKER SPORTS EDITOR FOSTORIA — Hopewell-Loudon’s girls cross country team has flown under the radar most of the season. That’s just fine by veteran head coach Paul Jones and his young band of Chieftains. Hopewell-Loudon put yet another feather in its...

Prep soccer: Falcons get their title

By JAMIE BAKER SPORTS EDITOR UPPER SANDUSKY — Riverdale has always been one of the top girls soccer programs in the area. But there was something missing. A league championship. The Falcons started slowly Tuesday, but finished strong in knocking off Upper Sandusky 6-0 to...

Prep golf: Van Buren wins 11th straight title

By JAMIE BAKER SPORTS EDITOR KALIDA — The last time Van Buren didn’t win at least a share of the Blanchard Valley Conference boys golf tournament, junior Connor Ohlrich was bopping around the playground at Van Buren elementary school as a kindergartener. Yep,...

Prep Sports: SBC extends invite to Hopewell-Loudon

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...