Girls Basketball: O-G Titans put it all together to win regional

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff Writer LEXINGTON — Athleticism wins games. Defense wins championships. Put them together and they can make a statement, and that’s exactly what Ottawa-Glandorf’s girls basketball team did in Saturday’s Division III regional final...

Girls Basketball: O-G headed to state tournament

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff Writer LEXINGTON — Athleticism wins games. Defense wins championships. Put them together and they can make a statement, and that’s exactly what Ottawa-Glandorf’s girls basketball team did in Saturday’s Division III regional final...

Division IV boys basketball: Grove falls in district final

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff Writer ELIDA “” Columbus Grove was in good position after a Bailey Clement 3-pointer with 6:56 left in the game gave the Bulldogs a 42-40 lead over Delphos St. John’s. Then, the Blue Jays put the clamps down defensively. Delphos St....

Prep basketball: Titans power past Paulding

By MICHAEL BURWELL STAFF WRITER WHITEHOUSE — One thing is certain whenever Ottawa-Glandorf’s boys basketball team takes the court: The Titans utilize a rugged, full-court pressure defense. O-G wore down Paulding and turned a three-point halftime lead into a 60-40 win...

District boys basketball: Darbyshire leads Grove past Miller City

By MICHAEL BURWELL STAFF WRITER ELIDA — If there has been one constant to Columbus Grove’s roller-coaster season, it has been Jace Darbyshire’s ability to score. Darbyshire, a 5-foot-8 senior who was named the Northwest Conference and Putnam County League Player...

Girls Basketball: O-G ready for regionals

By MICHAEL BURWELL STAFF WRITER OTTAWA — It’s no secret that the Ottawa-Glandorf community is crazy about its high school basketball. Since 2004, O-G’s boys team has won three state titles in four appearances in Columbus, and with a pair of wins in districts...

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...