Man’s gridiron ferocity matched by his kindness

By TED RADICK STAFF WRITER Relatives describe Paul Street as a big teddy bear of a man. Opponents on the football field probably wouldn’t agree. Street was a 1976 Findlay High School graduate and a starting defensive end on Findlay College’s 1979 National Association...

Prep basketball: Titans set benchmark for program’s future

By TED RADICK STAFF WRITER COLUMBUS — Ottawa-Glandorf High School is rightfully proud of its boys basketball tradition. The Titans boys have claimed three state championships and have made seven final four appearances. Now, O-G’s girls are establishing some tradition...

State Girls Basketball: Titans set benchmark for future O-G girls teams (with video)

Ottawa-Glandorf’s girls basketball team fell just short of winning its first state title in school history as the Titans lost to Versailles 49-46 in the Division III state final on Saturday at the Schottenstein Center in Columbus. The Titans finished the season at 26-3,...

State Girls Basketball: St. Wendelin lets late lead slip away

St. Wendelin and Waterford players and coaches share their thoughts on Thursday’s Division IV state girls basketball semifinal. Waterford knocked off St. Wendelin 42-36 to advance to the state finals.   By TED RADICK STAFF WRITER COLUMBUS — St. Wendelin’s...

State Girls Basketball: Fairland can’t hang with O-G

Ottawa-Glandorf and Proctorville Fairland coaches and players share their thoughts on the Titans’ 55-27 win on Thursday in a Division III state girls basketball semifinal.   By TED RADICK STAFF WRITER COLUMBUS — Call it tempo, call it pace, call it pure...

State Girls Basketball: Mohawks making history

By TED RADICK STAFF WRITER A scrappy basketball team that does whatever it takes to win. Sound like St. Wendelin, right? It also describes the Mohawks’ opponent in Thursday’s Division IV state semifinal, the Waterford Wildcats. St. Wendelin (24-4) and Waterford (26-1)...

Prep Football: Leonard steps down at Arlington

By TED RADICK STAFF WRITER Dick Leonard, who is retiring at the end of the school year, has stepped down as Arlington High School’s football coach. Leonard, 52, compiled a 53-26 record in seven years as Arlington’s head coach. The Red Devils went to the playoffs five...

Girls Basketball: Mohawks headed to Columbus

By TED RADICK STAFF WRITER ELIDA — It’s something basketball coaches are seemingly ingrained to say: The first few minutes after halftime are the biggest in the game. Many coaches pound away at their players about that during the intermission. St. Wendelin coach Aaron...

Girls Basketball: Second-half spurt lifts St. Wendelin past Ottoville

By TED RADICK staff writer ELIDA — It’s something basketball coaches are seemingly ingrained to say: The first few minutes after halftime are the biggest in the game. Many coaches pound away at their players about that during the intermission. St. Wendelin coach Aaron...

Prep basketball: St. Henry breaks free from Eagles

By TED RADICK staff writer ADA — Liberty-Benton was hanging right with St. Henry through most of the first quarter in Thursday’s Division III district semifinal at Ohio Northern University. The teams were tied at 13-13 late in the opening stanza, and the Eagles were...