OHSAA State Track: Carey’s Woods, Cook take tough route to state

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff Writer The road to Columbus was tougher for Carey’s Gavin Woods and Trevor Cook this year. Nevertheless, the Blue Devils’ seniors will get to compete at Ohio State’s Jesse Owens Stadium one last time. Woods and Cook, who were part of...

Division III Regional Track: Area boys roll at Tiffin

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff Writer TIFFIN — School records, personal records, multiple-event winners, first-time state qualifiers in school history. The Division III regional track and field meet at Tiffin’s Frost-Kalnow Stadium had it all from area boys athletes on...

Regional Baseball: Clear Fork ousts O-G

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff Writer ELIDA — Ottawa-Glandorf’s baseball team has found ways all season to grind out low-scoring wins. But in Thursday’s Division III regional semifinal against Clear Fork, the Titans couldn’t come up with a way to get runs on the...

Regional track: Pirate, Falcon boys relays headed back to state

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff Writer TIFFIN — Riverdale and Bluffton’s boys 3,200 relay teams found themselves in a familiar spot in Wednesday’s OHSAA Division III regional track and field meet. For the third time in the last four years, Riverdale qualified for the...

Prep baseball: O-G wins first district since 1981

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff Writer ELIDA — Ottawa-Glandorf didn’t earn its four runs against Coldwater on Saturday. But the Titans did earn their first district baseball title since 1981. O-G scored runs on two of Coldwater’s three errors while winning pitcher...

District Baseball: O-G wins first district title in 36 years

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff Writer ELIDA — Ottawa-Glandorf didn’t earn any of its four runs against Coldwater on Saturday. But the Titans did earn their first district baseball title since 1981. O-G scored runs on two of Coldwater’s three errors while winning...

Prep softball: Hawk, Parkway pound Ada

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff Writer WAPAKONETA — Ada had its hands full trying to slow down Parkway junior standout Haley Hawk at the plate in Tuesday’s Division IV district softball semifinal. But the Bulldogs had the rest of the Panthers’ lineup to worry about as...

Prep track: Bassitt leads Bluffton boys

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff Writer BLUFFTON — Bluffton’s boys track and field team needed a complete effort to dethrone five-time defending Northwest Conference champion Columbus Grove on Saturday. It sure helped having Trevor Bassitt leading the way. The Pirates’...

Prep Track: Bluffton boys, Grove girls rack up NWC championships

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff Writer BLUFFTON — Bluffton’s boys track and field team needed a complete effort to dethrone five-time defending Northwest Conference champion Columbus Grove on Saturday. It sure helped having Trevor Bassitt leading the way. The Pirates’...

BVC boys track: Historic run for Warnimont

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff Writer Mason Warnimont sprinted his way into the Blanchard Valley Conference record book Friday. The Cory-Rawson senior became the first four-time BVC boys champion in the 100-meter dash, became just the second boys athlete to win at least three 200...