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...

Boys basketball: Patriots stay patient, pick up win over Delta

By MICHAEL BURWELL STAFF WRITER DEFIANCE — Patrick Henry’s Division III first-round tournament game against Delta on Wednesday was similar in a lot of ways to the two teams’ matchup earlier this month. Most importantly for the Patriots, it resulted in a spot in...

Boys basketball: Rockets clutch in win over Hornets

By MICHAEL BURWELL STAFF WRITER VAN WERT — Pandora-Gilboa’s trend throughout the second half of its season continued in Tuesday’s Division IV boys basketball district tournament opener against Cory-Rawson. The Rockets, which have alternated wins and losses in...

Girls basketball: Upsets keep coming for Leipsic

By MICHAEL BURWELL STAFF WRITER Leipsic’s girls basketball team has had its share of ups and downs this season. But after Saturday’s 70-62 overtime win over No. 4-seed Wayne Trace in a Division IV district quarterfinal game at Findlay High School, the downs...

Girls Basketball: Upsets keep coming for Leipsic

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff Writer Leipsic’s girls basketball team has had its share of ups and downs this season. But after Saturday’s 70-62 overtime win over No. 4-seed Wayne Trace in a Division IV district quarterfinal game at Findlay High School, the downs...

Boys Basketball: Yambert, New Riegel bomb Stockaders

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff Writer NEW RIEGEL — Jadon Yambert was feeling it from 3-point range on Friday. His New Riegel teammates were, too. Yambert drained seven 3-pointers en route to a game-high 23 points, and the Blue Jackets knocked down 12 treys total as they picked up...