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Girls Basketball: Ottoville lives large from beyond the arc

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff Writer LIMA — Ottoville head coach Dave Kleman is okay with the Big Green living and dying by the 3-pointer. Life was good for them in the first half of their Division IV district final against Kalida. But when the Big Green went cold from beyond...

Girls Basketball: O-G hands Liberty-Benton its first loss

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff Writer ELIDA — Three of Ottawa-Glandorf’s five losses during the past two seasons have come at the hands of Liberty-Benton, including last year’s Division III district final. The Titans, though, finally figured out how to pull out a big...

Girls Basketball: Ottoville tops Kalida for district title

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff Writer LIMA — Ottoville head coach Dave Kleman is OK with the Big Green living and dying by the 3-pointer. Life was good for them in the first half of their Division IV district final against Kalida. But when the Big Green went cold from beyond the...

Girls Basketball: O-G hands Liberty-Benton its first loss

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff Writer ELIDA — Three of Ottawa-Glandorf’s five losses during the past two seasons have come at the hands of Liberty-Benton, including last year’s Division III district final. The Titans, though, finally figured out how to pull out a big...

Prep basketball: Eagles overcome foul woes, Van Wert for sectional title

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff Writer Foul trouble forced several Liberty-Benton starters to sit the bench in the first half of Friday’s Division III sectional final against Van Wert. With both teams unable to get into a flow offensively due to foul trouble, Jon Dager made the...

Girls Basketball: O-G, Liberty-Benton to play for district title

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff Writer ELIDA — On a night when offenses either were struggling or stalling, a pair of seniors stepped up for Ottawa-Glandorf and Liberty-Benton’s girls basketball teams. Katie Simon was the offensive spark for Liberty-Benton, scoring 19 of the...

Division IV boys: McComb takes down Kalida

By MICHAEL BURWELL STAFF WRITER OTTAWA — Balance can win basketball games. Just ask McComb. McComb used a balanced scoring attack to pull away from Kalida in the second half in Tuesday’s 68-51 win over the Wildcats in the second game of a Division IV boys sectional...

Girls Basketball: Slow start can’t stop Glick, Arcadia

By MICHAEL BURWELL STAFF WRITER The old saying goes “It’s not how you start, it’s how you finish.” Despite a strong second half for Riverdale’s girls basketball team on Saturday, a slow start in the first half against Arcadia was too much to...

Girls Basketball: Slow start doesn’t stop Arcadia

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff Writer The old saying may go “It’s not how you start, it’s how you finish.” Despite a strong second half for Riverdale’s girls basketball team on Saturday, a slow start in the first half against Arcadia was too much to...

Girls basketball: St. John is too deep for McComb

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff Writer OTTAWA — Fatigue has been an opponent that McComb’s girls basketball team has had to deal with throughout the season, since the Panthers usually play six to eight players and have nine total on their roster. In Wednesday night’s...