Boys Basketball: Strong finish lifts O-G past Grove

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff Writer COLUMBUS GROVE — A physical, back-and-forth battle between two of the area’s best players is just what you would expect when Ottawa-Glandorf’s Noah Bramlage and Columbus Grove’s Will Vorhees took the court Saturday night....

Boys Basketball: O-G Titans bounce back

By Michael Burwell Staff Writer OTTAWA –The bleeding has stopped for Ottawa-Glandorf’s boys basketball team. After losing three straight games against tough teams in Findlay, Defiance and Lima Senior, the Titans bounced back Friday with a balanced offensive attack in...

Prep Basketball: Nothing stops P-G’s Rieman

By MICHAEL BURWELL STAFF WRITER PANDORA — When Dustin Rieman was three years old, his life changed forever when his right foot had to be amputated because of a lawnmower accident. Fifteen years later, he continues to prove doctors and doubters wrong by stepping on a basketball...

Boys Basketball: Mohawk holds off Arcadia

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff Writer ARCADIA — Ten seconds left, trailing by a point, possession of the ball, one last chance to win. The way the first three quarters went for Arcadia’s boys basketball team on Tuesday, the Redskins were lucky to even be in that position....

Girls Basketball: State-ranked Titans race past Shawnee

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff Writer OTTAWA — A suffocating defense and a fastbreak style of offense. That’s the heart and soul of the Ottawa-Glandorf girls basketball team, and it was on display Thursday night as the Titans crushed Lima Shawnee 73-29 in a Western Buckeye...

Girls basketball: Kalida holds off Fort Jennings

By Michael Burwell Staff Writer KALIDA — Kalida’s girls basketball coach Adam Huber knows his team is young, with only two seniors and four juniors. But the Wildcats have plenty of sophomores with experience, and that came into play Monday night against Putnam County...

Boys Basketball: Pirates, Red Devils roll to tourney final

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff Writer BLUFFTON — The Arlington and Bluffton boys basketball teams punched their tickets to tonight’s McDonald’s Holiday Tournament championship game with 20-point wins on Friday. But the way each team won could not have been any...

Girls basketball: Findlay’s late rally falls short

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff Writer It looked like the Findlay girls basketball team had found its rhythm during an 8-0 run late in the fourth quarter to cut its deficit to 41-39 against Celina. But the Trojans’ comeback wasn’t enough to prevent Celina from picking up its...