Regional 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 own 34-yard line with just less than four minutes to play and the Red Devils clinging...

Prep football: Tinora is no match for Pats

By TED RADICK Staff Writer HAMLER — Yes, the Tinora Rams trailed 20-0 as the third quarter started in Friday’s Division VI, Region 22 quarterfinal at Patrick Henry. Tinora, though, was still in the game. Until, that is, Donny Johnson ran through the Rams’...

Prep Football: McComb finishes BVC unbeaten

By TED RADICK Staff Writer MCCOMB — Football is a fairly simple game when an offensive line is blowing its opponents off the ball. Line up, crack the pads and let the running backs run through the holes. McComb ran the ball 71 times in Friday’s Blanchard Valley...

District Girls Soccer: Midfield play is key to Riverdale, L-B victories

By TED RADICK STAFF WRITER The best defense is often a good offense or, as Riverdale and Liberty-Benton showed in Wednesday’s Division III girls soccer district semifinal games at Findlay High School, a good midfield. The Falcons controlled possession through most of the...

Prep soccer: Stone’s goal sends VB to district final

By TED RADICK STAFF WRITER TIFFIN — For all the good work it did in the first 45 minutes of Tuesday’s Division III district semifinal, Van Buren’s boys soccer team found itself tied 1-1 against Eastwood at Frost-Kalnow Stadium. Hunter Stone took care of that in...

Prep football: Hardin Northern sinks Commodores

By TED RADICK Staff Writer LIMA — This was the type of game Hardin Northern coach Mike Dennis expected his Polar Bears to play all season. Hardin Northern allowed some big plays and got down early, then rallied late in the second quarter and dominated the third in defeating...

Prep Girls Soccer: Short game key in Findlay’s win over Springfield

By TED RADICK STAFF WRITER Findlay High girls soccer coach David LaRocco took one look at the weather Thursday afternoon and knew that a specific game plan was in order. A steady rain fell throughout the Division I district quarterfinal at Elmer Graham Stadium. Often, the ball...

Prep football: Mohawk holds off Upper Sandusky

By TED RADICK STAFF WRITER SYCAMORE — The Mohawk Warriors were in a giving mood Friday night. Not a good thing, as Mohawk turned the ball over five times including a crucial fumble deep on its side of the field with just more than a minute to play against Upper Sandusky in...

Prep Football: Multidimensional O-G Titans roll

By TED RADICK staff writer OTTAWA — With Ottawa-Glandorf’s ground game churning out yardage and the Titans’ passing attack clicking as well, Kenton’s defense never knew what hit it in Friday’s Western Buckeye League football game. O-G converted 20...

Prep football: Hornets sting Hurricanes

By TED RADICK STAFF WRITER MOUNT BLANCHARD — Playing with a lead is the easy part. It’s how a football team reacts when it falls behind that determines a squad’s fate. Cory-Rawson led much of Friday’s game at Riverdale, then fell behind. A late,...