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State basketball: Titans fall 50-37 to Africentric

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff Writer COLUMBUS — Too much height. Too much length. And way too much Jordan Horston. Columbus Africentric’s length and athleticism forced Ottawa-Glandorf into 24 percent shooting from the floor, and the Nubians’ standout junior guard had...

State Girls Basketball: Powers O-G, Africentric collide in D-III

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff Writer COLUMBUS — Ottawa-Glandorf’s girls basketball team will face a “tall” order today. Not only in stature, but near the top when it comes to Ohio’s elite programs. The Titans, 25-2 and part of a small group of schools in...

O-G Girls Basketball: Goal, as always, is state

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff Writer Year after year under Troy Yant’s tenure as head coach, Ottawa-Glandorf’s girls basketball team has graduated key contributors that have led the program to new heights. Each of the last four years, though, the Titans have found...

Regional boys basketball: Archbold knocks off O-G

By MICHAEL BURWELL sTAFF WRITER BOWLING GREEN — Archbold gave Ottawa-Glandorf a taste of its own medicine on Wednesday. The Bluestreaks used a lights-out shooting performance in the second half, took control with a 28-point third quarter and weathered O-G’s late...

Girls basketball: O-G clinches 4th straight trip to state

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff Writer LEXINGTON — Ottawa-Glandorf’s girls basketball team makes a run to the state final four. Sound familiar? For the fourth straight season, O-G earned a trip to the OHSAA state tournament as the Titans used a big first-half run to roll...

Girls basketball: O-G girls back to state for fourth straight year

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff Writer LEXINGTON — Ottawa-Glandorf’s girls basketball team makes a run to the state final four. Sound familiar? For the fourth straight season, O-G earned a trip to the OHSAA state tournament as the Titans used a big first-half run to roll...

Girls regional basketball: Ottoville knocks out Chieftains

By MICHAEL BURWELL staff writer ELIDA — Ottoville threw a huge first punch at Hopewell-Loudon on Thursday. Although the Chieftains bounced back, it was too much for them to overcome. Ottoville forced 11 turnovers in the first quarter and jumped out to a 29-6 lead early in...

Girls basketball: Titans advance to final

By MICHAEL BURWELL staff writer ADA — Ottawa-Glandorf came out fired up in the first half. And that made all the difference. The Titans led Liberty-Benton 17-9 after the first quarter, built a double-digit lead by finishing the half on a 9-2 run and rode that momentum to a...

Girls District Basketball: Leipsic ‘D’ swarms Carey

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff Writer Leipsic’s girls basketball team narrowly missed out on two league titles this season. But a second district title in school history will likely make up for it. Leipsic’s length on the perimeter helped force 18 Carey turnovers, and the...

Girls District Basketball: Ottawa-Glandorf holds off scrappy Crestview

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff Writer ELIDA — Kadie Hempfling was on a mission Saturday. And she accomplished it. Ottawa-Glandorf’s senior wing became the school’s all-time leading scorer while stuffing the stat sheet with 25 points, seven rebounds, seven steals, five...