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Boys basketball: Red Devils upset L-B

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff Writer Arlington senior Matt Glick admitted he made a “freshman mistake” in Friday’s game against Liberty-Benton when he was called for a technical foul after getting a personal foul late in the third quarter. That mistake quickly...

Boys Basketball: Van Buren’s depth is too much for McComb

By MICHAEL BURWELL STAFF WRITER VAN BUREN — Van Buren’s boys basketball team showed just how much depth it has in Tuesday’s game against McComb. Already missing two key players due to injuries and their leading scorer (Braxton Fasone) on the bench with foul...

Prep Boys Basketball: Tigers trim Chieftains

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff Writer NORTH BALTIMORE — The last two meetings between North Baltimore and Hopewell-Loudon have resulted in a two-point win for each team. Friday’s Blanchard Valley Conference game was closer than North Baltimore coach John Kloepfer would have...

Girls basketball: Johnson steps up for Red Devils

By MICHAEL BURWELL STAFF WRITER LEIPSIC — Leipsic head coach Gary Kreinbrink slapped a triangle-and-two defense against Arlington in Thursday’s Blanchard Valley Conference game. That defense left Megan Johnson wide open throughout the game, and the 5-foot-8 senior...

Girls basketball: Napoleon strikes early, hands PH 48-28 loss

By MICHAEL BURWELL STAFF WRITER HAMLER — Patrick Henry and Napoleon’s girls basketball teams entered Monday’s nonconference game with streaks heading in opposite directions. Unfortunately for the Patriots, that trend continued. Napoleon picked up its ninth...

Boys Basketball: L-B edges Van Buren in overtime

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff Writer VAN BUREN — Senior leaders step up when their team needs them the most. Although Liberty-Benton’s Nathan Craft had his share of struggles from the field and free throw line throughout Friday’s Blanchard Valley Conference matchup...

Girls basketball: Arlington pulls away from L-B

By MICHAEL BURWELL STAFF WRITER ARLINGTON — It wasn’t always pretty for Arlington’s offense in its game with Blanchard Valley Conference rival Liberty-Benton on Thursday. But the Red Devils’ defense made up for it. Arlington held the Eagles to just 32...

Girls Basketball: Koenig, Pirates breaking records from 3-point range

By MICHAEL BURWELL STAFF WRITER BLUFFTON — Bluffton’s girls basketball team has a handful of players that have the green light to shoot from 3-point range. Throughout the season, and especially the last three games, the Pirates have had the pedal to the metal from...

Girls basketball: White lifts O-G past Grove

By MICHAEL BURWELL STAFF WRITER OTTAWA — Ottawa-Glandorf’s Kylie White played the entire game in the Titans’ matchup with unbeaten Columbus Grove on Monday. The 5-foot-9 junior post made a big impact on both sides of the court. White scored a game-high 25 points...

Girls basketball: Red Devils win battle of unbeatens

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff Writer ARLINGTON — Arlington has gotten into the habit of handing teams their first loss of the season. For the third straight game, the Red Devils won a battle of undefeated teams as they pulled away from Ottoville 49-37 in a nonleague girls...
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