BVC football: Panthers ground P-G Rockets for BVC share

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff Writer McCOMB — McComb’s football team experienced a roller coaster of emotions leading up to Friday’s showdown with Pandora-Gilboa. But the Panthers kept one constant going: winning Blanchard Valley Conference titles. McComb clinched a...

Prep volleyball: Eagles down Royals in three sets

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff Writer Liberty-Benton’s state-ranked volleyball team got off to a slow start in the first two sets against Elmwood on Tuesday. But once the Eagles found their rhythm, they were hard to stop. L-B, the No. 2 seed in the Kalida district, rallied from...

Prep golf: Dull is first team all-Ohio

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff Writer COLUMBUS — Kyleigh Dull found herself in a couple of star-studded groups on Saturday. One on the course and one on the awards podium. The Lakota freshman, playing with the defending state champion and another first-team all-Ohioan, fired a...

Prep golf: Van Buren’s title hopes fall short

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff Writer COLUMBUS — Van Buren’s boys golf team had aspirations of winning a state title. But Worthington Christian’s record-breaking first-round in the OHSAA Division III state tournament at the Ohio State University Scarlet Course was too...

Boys State Golf: Van Buren ends up 4th at state

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff Writer COLUMBUS — Van Buren’s boys golf team had aspirations of winning a state title. But Worthington Christian’s record-breaking first-round score in the OHSAA Division III state tournament at the Ohio State University Scarlet Course...

State Girls Golf: Lakota’s Dull is first team all-Ohio

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff Writer COLUMBUS — Kyleigh Dull found herself in a couple star-studded groups on Saturday. One on the course and one on the awards podium. The Lakota freshman, playing with the defending state champion and another returning first-team all-Ohioan,...

Prep football: Vikes step up to the challenge

By MICHAEL BURWELL STAFF WRITER LEIPSIC — Leipsic’s injury-plagued football team just keeps on winning. The Vikings, who were without starting quarterback Dylan Schroeder after he tore an ACL in a Week-6 loss to McComb, held North Baltimore’s high-scoring...

Prep golf: Van Buren among state favorites

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff Writer Van Buren boys golf coach Eric Heitkamp faced a big challenge to start the season: don’t think too far ahead, especially with all five golfers from the 2016 Division III state runner-up team returning. “That’s been difficult. I...

Prep football: L-B grounds Rockets

By MICHAEL BURWELL STAFF WRITER PANDORA — Will Poling was supposed to throw a block. Instead, the Liberty-Benton senior wide receiver gave the Eagles a lead they wouldn’t relinquish. Poling whiffed on a block against Pandora-Gilboa defensive back Jared Breece, but got...

Division III District Golf: Ace gets Kuenzli to state

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff Writer BOWLING GREEN — Andrew Kuenzli hit the shot of his life on Thursday. Now, the Riverdale freshman will get to play in arguably the biggest tournament of his life. During the Division III boys district golf tournament at Bowling Green’s...