Prep wrestling: Royals’ Hinton has goal of winning 195-pound title

By JAMIE BAKER sPORTS EDITOR Physically, Elmwood senior 195-pounder Dylan Hinton is as strong as they come. Mentally, he’s even stronger. Hinton’s mental and physical strength, along with that of 18 other area prep wrestlers, will face their biggest test of the season...

Division III District Wrestling: Elmwood’s Hinton takes title at Defiance

By JAMIE BAKER SPORTS EDITOR DEFIANCE — Another weekend of wrestling and another dominating performance by Elmwood senior Dylan Hinton. Hinton won the area’s lone district championship Saturday as nine area wrestlers advanced from the Division III district at...

Division I District Wrestling: Dubocq lone district survivor for Findlay wrestlers

By JAMIE BAKER SPORTS EDITOR PERRYSBURG — It’s the money round. Or the lightning round. Findlay High School wrestling coach Ben Kirian even calls it the blood round. It’s also the make-or-break district wrestling consolation semifinals. Win and you get to go to...

Division I wrestling: Trojans’ Dubocq makes it to state

By JAMIE BAKER SPORTS EDITOR PERRYSBURG — It’s the money round. Or the lightning round. Findlay High School wrestling coach Ben Kirian even calls it the blood round. It’s the make-or-break district wrestling consolation semifinals. Win and you get to go to...

Division III wrestling: Royals’ Hinton, Brossia are state qualifiers

By JAMIE BAKER SPORTS EDITOR DEFIANCE — Another weekend of wrestling and another dominating performance by Elmwood senior Dylan Hinton. Hinton won the area’s lone district championship Saturday as nine area wrestlers were able to advance from the Division III district...

College Wrestling: Roughnecks send 4 to NCAA tourney

By JAMIE BAKER SPORTS EDITOR If it weren’t for one call, one move or a couple of seconds on the clock, the University of Findlay could have had three NCAA Regional wrestling champions. Instead, they had none. The Roughnecks’ Josh Wimer, Brad Metz and Mimmo Lytle lost...

NCAA Regional Wrestling: Roughneck finalists drop tight bouts

By JAMIE BAKER SPORTS EDITOR If it weren’t for one call, one move or a couple of seconds on the clock, the University of Findlay could have had three NCAA Regional wrestling champions. Instead, they had none. The Roughnecks’ Josh Wimer, Brad Metz and Mimmo Lytle all...

College Wrestling: Brothers shine at regional

By JAMIE BAKER SPORTS EDITOR Ask anyone who has ever wrestled and they’ll likely tell you the sport is a brotherhood. It was never more true, than at Friday’s NCAA Division II regional wrestling tournament at the University of Findlay’s Koehler Center. If your...

BVC wrestling: Black Knights claim BVC

By JAMIE BAKER sPORTS EDITOR BASCOM — Wash, rinse, three-peat. Van Buren held off Liberty-Benton in the Blanchard Valley Conference finals Saturday with Tyler Ludwig, Jake Emerine and Cade Whitticar winning titles as the Black Knights won the school’s third straight...

BVC Wrestling: Van Buren wins third straight league title

By JAMIE BAKER SPORTS EDITOR BASCOM — Wash, rinse, three-peat. Van Buren held off Liberty-Benton in the finals as Tyler Ludwig, Jake Emerine and Cade Whitticar won to win the school’s third straight Blanchard Valley Conference wrestling championship at...