Girls basketball: Titans exceed own expectations

By MICHAEL BURWELL STAFF WRITER Ottawa-Glandorf’s girls basketball team’s main goal at the start of the season was to win the Western Buckeye League title, which the Titans did for the first time since 2006. Reaching the state tournament for a second straight season...

Boys basketball: L-B wins its first district title since 2007

By MICHAEL BURWELL STAFF WRITER NAPOLEON — Liberty-Benton has had success getting to the district tournament, but the Eagles haven’t been able to get over the hump of advancing to regionals since 2007’s state runner-up team. That changed on Saturday....

Boys basketball: L-B wins first district title since 2007

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff Writer NAPOLEON — Liberty-Benton has had success getting to the district tournament, but the Eagles haven’t been able to get over the hump of getting to regionals since 2007’s state runner-up team. That changed on Saturday....

Girls basketball: Ellerbrock sends Titans back to state

By MICHAEL BURWELL STAFF WRITER ONTARIO “” The only thing going through Dani Ellerbrock’s mind was ‘put the ball in the hoop’. She did. And she sent Ottawa-Glandorf’s girls basketball team back to the state tournament. With just over four...

Boys basketball: Masterlasco wins it for Eagles

By MICHAEL BURWELL STAFF WRITER NAPOLEON — There wasn’t any doubt about who was going to take the last shot for Liberty-Benton on Thursday. With the game between Liberty-Benton and Tinora tied 50-50 late in the fourth quarter, Anthony Masterlasco drove to the basket,...

Girls Basketball: Defensive Titans crown Knights

By MICHAEL BURWELL STAFF WRITER ONTARIO — Akron Archbishop Hoban coach Scott Callaghan knew that Ottawa-Glandorf might be the best team the Knights faced this season. The Titans confirmed that early and often on Tuesday. O-G used first-half runs of 14-0 and 11-0 to build a...

O-G girls mow down Wapakoneta

By MICHAEL BURWELL STAFF WRITER PAULDING — Kadie Hempfling gained valuable experience as a freshman during Ottawa-Glandorf’s tournament run to a Division III state runner-up finish last season. Her impact as a sophomore has been even more beneficial for the Titans....

Girls Basketball: O-G rolls against Wapakoneta

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff Writer PAULDING — Kadie Hempfling gained valuable experience as a freshman during Ottawa-Glandorf’s tournament run to a state runner-up finish in Division III last season. Her impact as a sophomore has been even more beneficial for the Titans....

Boys basketball: Upper, O-G to meet Wednesday

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff Writer LIMA — Nothing ever comes easy in tournament play. No. 2-seed Upper Sandusky and No. 3-seed Ottawa-Glandorf had their hands full in Friday’s Division II boys district basketball quarterfinals at Lima Senior. But the Rams used a strong...

Girls Basketball: Another fast start for O-G

By MICHAEL BURWELL STAFF WRITER PAULDING — The first quarter has been kind to Ottawa-Glandorf’s girls basketball team in its tournament games this season. For the second straight game, the Titans bolted out to a double-digit, first-quarter lead as they used an 18-0...