Prep football: Minster rallies past McComb

By TED RADICK STAFF WRITER WAPAKONETA — It was a penalty that will haunt McComb for a long time. The Panthers, with a 23-21 lead, had Minster facing a fourth-and-5 at the 50-yard line midway through the fourth quarter in Saturday’s Division VII state semifinal at...

Prep Football: Penalty costly in McComb’s loss to Minster

By TED RADICK Staff Writer WAPAKONETA — It was a penalty that will haunt McComb for a long time. The Panthers, with a 23-21 lead, had Minster facing a fourth-and-5 at the 50-yard line midway through the fourth quarter in Saturday’s Division VII state semifinal at...

Prep football: Patrick Henry comes up short in state semis

By TED RADICK staff writer LIMA — Marion Local had huge holes to run through in Friday’s Division VI state semifinal at Lima’s Spartan Stadium. Patrick Henry had none. That’s the way it goes when one team dominates the line of scrimmage, and that play up...

Prep football: Panthers win in 2 overtimes

By TED RADICK STAFF WRITER LIMA — Facing first-and-goal at the McComb 9-yard line in the second overtime of Saturday’s Division VII, Region 26 final at Spartan Stadium, Convoy Crestview quarterback Drew Kline dropped back to pass. On came the McComb rush, forcing...

Believe it: McComb wins regional title in OT thriller

By TED RADICK STAFF WRITER LIMA — Facing first-and-goal at the McComb 9-yard line in second overtime of Saturday’s Division VII, Region 26 final at Spartan Stadium, Convoy Crestview quarterback Drew Kline dropped back to pass. On came the McComb rush, forcing Kline to...

Prep Football: Pats shoot down Pilots for regional title

By TED RADICK staff writer NAPOLEON — Bottled up offensively for much of the first half, Patrick Henry turned to its big-play player to strike quickly in Friday’s Division VI, Region 24 final against Ayersville at Napoleon. Then, the Patriots got a couple of...

Prep football: McComb aces test against Hicksville

By TED RADICK STAFF WRITER DEFIANCE — Hicksville is a young football team with several freshmen and sophomores dotting the starting lineup. In Saturday’s Division VII, Region 26 semifinal, the Aces ran into a McComb team with experienced senior starters on both sides...

Prep Football: McComb trumps Aces in regional semifinal

By TED RADICK STAFF WRITER DEFIANCE — Hicksville is a young football team, with several freshmen and sophomores dotting the starting lineup. In Saturday’s Division VII, Region 26 semifinal, the Aces ran into a McComb team with experienced senior starters on both sides...

Prep Football: Patrick Henry wins battle of rivals

By TED RADICK STAFF WRITER NAPOLEON — After several aborted efforts inside Patrick Henry territory in the first half, Liberty Center moved crisply down the field and cashed in on Orry Killam’s 32-yard field goal late in the third quarter of Friday’s Division VI,...

Prep football: Arlington holds off Lucas

By TED RADICK STAFF WRITER ARLINGTON — The Arlington Red Devils needed a big play late in Saturday’s Division VII Region 26 quarterfinal. Arlington faced third-and-7 from its 34-yard line with less than four minutes to play and the Red Devils clinging to a 21-19 lead....