Prep football: Columbus Grove a football school once again

By TED RADICK STAFF WRITER COLUMBUS GROVE — Columbus Grove High School is a football school once again. The Bulldogs couldn’t be happier to make that statement. “It feels great,” senior running back/linebacker Joey Warnecke said. “It’s...

Prep football: Roney, Warnecke lift Grove to 19-7 regional title victory

By TED RADICK STAFF WRITER Columbus Grove sophomore Rece Roney dreams of playing college football. After the game he had against Arlington in Saturday’s Division VII, Region 24 championship at Donnell Stadium, those dreams may not be far-fetched. Roney recorded a sack for a...

Prep Football: Grove defense smothers Arlington in 19-7 win (with video)

Columbus Grove’s defense helped shut down Arlington’s high-scoring offense on Saturday night at Findlay’s Donnell Stadium, with the Bulldogs winning 19-7 and advancing to the state semifinals. They will play Marion Local next week. By TED RADICK Staff Writer...

Prep football: Bulldogs, Red Devils to go head-to-head

By TED RADICK STAFF WRITER Two strong defenses. Two strong running games. Something’s got to give. And that’s the way it should be in Week 13 of the prep football season as Arlington and Columbus Grove prepare to kick off for the Division VII Region 24 championship at...

Division VII playoffs: Big plays key Arlington’s victory over Panthers

By TED RADICK staff writer Bruised and battered, missing several starters and playing a ton on underclassmen on both sides of the ball, the McComb Panthers were hanging right with Arlington in the second quarter of Saturday’s Division VII, Region 24 semifinal at Donnell...

WITH VIDEO: Division VII playoffs: Grove grinds out win over Calvert

By TED RADICK STAFF WRITER Finesse be damned, both Tiffin Calvert and Columbus Grove came into Saturday’s Division VII, Region 24 semifinal with the goal of establishing their ground games. Conversely, each defense wanted to take that main offensive cog away. Columbus Grove...

Prep Football: Arlington shows big play potential in win over McComb

By TED RADICK staff writer Bruised and battered, missing several starters and playing a ton on underclassmen on both sides of the ball, the McComb Panthers were hanging right with Arlington in the second quarter of Saturday’s Division VII, Region 24 semifinal at Donnell...

Prep Football: Columbus Grove ground game beats Calvert (with video)

Columbus Grove’s Joey Warnecke helped lead the Bulldogs to a 17-7 win over Tiffin Calvert at Donnell Stadium in Findlay on Saturday. By TED RADICK staff writer Finesse be damned, both Tiffin Calvert and Columbus Grove came into Saturday’s Division VII, Region 24...

Prep Football: Wynford ends Knights’ run (with video)

Van Buren’s season ended in Tiffin, as the Black Knights fell to Wynford 25-15 on Friday night, Nov. 14, 2014. By TED RADICK staff writer TIFFIN — The Wynford Royals weren’t used to a game like this. Not used to a team meeting it at the line of scrimmage, and...

Prep football: L-B defense shuts down Delta

By TED RADICK STAFF WRITER Delta’s football team came into Saturday’s Region 16 quarterfinal at Liberty-Benton boasting some gaudy rushing statistics. Running out of the Panthers’ Wing-T set, Bailey Storeholder, Jesse Beverly and Dylan Nostrant had combined for...