Boys basketball: Burris hired as North Baltimore’s coach

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff Writer NORTH BALTIMORE — Adam Burris felt that now was a good time to take on a new coaching challenge. He didn’t even have to change schools for it. Burris, who led North Baltimore’s girls basketball program the past three seasons, was...

Area golf: ‘Walrus’ back at Julie Cole

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff Writer “The Walrus” returned to Findlay on Monday. And he was happy to be back. Craig Stadler, the 1982 Masters champion who is well known for his nickname, along with former PGA Tour player Pat McGowan, joined host Julie Cole for the 28th...

Division III Boys State Track: Bame earns two all-Ohio medals

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff Writer COLUMBUS — Hardin Northern senior Nick Bame gave it everything he had one last time on Saturday. And that resulted in two spots on the podium for the second-straight year. Bame ran a personal-record 4:14.22 to finish runner-up in the...

Division III Boys State Track: Bluffton’s Bassitt bounces back in 300 hurdles

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff Writer COLUMBUS — Bluffton’s Trevor Bassitt finally met his match as the defending state champion in the 110 high hurdles. But the Pirates’ senior bounced back in a big way in the 300 intermediate hurdles. Bassitt bolted to a...

Division III Boys State Track: Warnimont sweeps 100, 200 state titles

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff Writer COLUMBUS — Mason Warnimont doesn’t like to lose. So it’s a good thing for the Cory-Rawson senior that he didn’t lose at all in the sprints this season. Warnimont capped his career by defending his 200-meter dash state title...

Division III Boys State Track: Siefker steals the show

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff Writer COLUMBUS — The boys 1,600-meter run in the OHSAA Division III state track and field meet was as good as advertised. And Ottoville junior Brendan Siefker stole the show. Siefker started his grueling day by leading the 1,600 from start to...

Division III Boys Track: Bame earns two all-Ohio medals

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff Writer COLUMBUS — Hardin Northern senior Nick Bame gave it everything he had one last time on Saturday. And that resulted in two spots on the podium for the second-straight year. Bame ran a personal-record 4:14.22 to finish runner-up in the...

Boys State Track: C-R’s Warnimont racks up 100, 200 championships

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff Writer COLUMBUS — Mason Warnimont doesn’t like to lose. So it’s a good thing for the Cory-Rawson senior that he didn’t lose at all in the sprints this season. Warnimont capped his career by defending his 200-meter dash state title...

Boys State Track: Siefker steals the show in 1,600

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff Writer COLUMBUS — The boys 1,600-meter run in the OHSAA Division III state track and field meet was as good as advertised. And Ottoville junior Brendan Siefker stole the show. Siefker started his grueling day by leading the 1,600 from start to...

Boys State Track: Bassitt rolls to 300 hurdles crown

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff Writer COLUMBUS — Bluffton’s Trevor Bassitt finally met his match as the defending state champion in the 110 high hurdles. But the Pirates’ senior bounced back in a big way in the 300 intermediate hurdles. Bassitt bolted to a...