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Prep football: P-G’s Basinger runs wild in 52-13 win

By TED RADICK staff writer NORTH BALTIMORE — A lot of football players would probably like to have a season like Pandora-Gilboa’s Jacob Basinger had in a single game Friday night. Basinger started his night with a first-quarter fumble recovery on the defensive side of...

District Volleyball: Findlay holds off Ashland

By TED RADICK Staff Writer Rule No. 1 of coaching is that coaches are never happy. And so, while Bob Moran saw some positives as his Findlay High School volleyball team won its first-round Division I district match 25-14, 25-20, 25-16 over Ashland, he also saw a disturbing...

Prep football: Patriot defense comes up big

By TED RADICK STAFF WRITER HAMLER — Three times in the second half of a close game Friday night, Liberty Center’s offense faced a huge third- or fourth-down play with a chance to maintain possession or score. Three times, Patrick Heny’s defense got the stop it...

BVC football: Hornets sting Vanlue

By TED RADICK staff writer VANLUE — With a new coaching staff, a new offense and only three seniors on the team, it’s no wonder Cory-Rawson struggled to an 0-4 start to the football season. The Hornets took a measured step forward Friday. With the spread attack...

Northern 10 football: Big plays bounce Wynford’s way vs. Carey

By TED RADICK staff writer CAREY — In a one-point game, a couple of big plays can make all the difference. Wynford came up on the right end of the two biggest plays Friday, and the Royals hung on to defeat Carey 14-13 in a Northern 10 game at Wentling Field. Clinging to...

BVC Football: P-G rushes past Riverdale

By TED RADICK staff writer PANDORA — Pandora-Gilboa football coach Chris Myers got his first victory Friday night, but to listen to Myers one would think his Rockets had been run off the field. “I keep telling our guys, you can’t beat good teams with...

BVC Football: P-G rushes past Riverdale

By TED RADICK staff writer PANDORA — Pandora-Gilboa football coach Chris Myers got his first victory Friday night, but to listen to Myers one would think his Rockets had been run off the field. “I keep telling our guys, you can’t beat good teams with...

What you need to know about the new BVC

By TED RADICK staff writer Today marks the dawn of a new era for the Blanchard Valley Conference as league football play begins for the expanded league. The addition of three schools and a two-division setup have the BVC entering uncharted waters. Here’s a look at how...

Prep football: Wildcats snap streak

By TED RADICK STAFF WRITER FOSTORIA — Vanlue had a simple formula for success Saturday night: Put a saddle on senior running back Jason Summers and ride that horse into the end zone. Summers carried 37 times for 300 yards and three touchdowns, and accounted for all five...

Prep football: Van Buren scores late, downs Bluffton

By TED RADICK STAFF WRITER VAN BUREN — Van Buren coach Kevin Shoup never gave it a second thought. The Black Knights faced fourth-and-11 at Bluffton’s 39-yard line with the clock winding down in the fourth quarter Saturday. It was decision time, and Shoup decided to...