Prep Football: L-B 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...

Prep football: Black Knights crown LCC

  By TED RADICK Staff Writer ADA — Ahead by a score with less than a minute until halftime Friday, Van Buren coach Kevin Shoup decided to roll the dice. The Black Knights were on their 21 and could easily have kneeled and taken a 21-13 lead over Lima Central Catholic...

Division III boys soccer: Fort Jennings falls in regional final

By TED RADICK Staff Writer Fleet afoot and technically skilled, Mansfield Christian came in with a simple game plan in Saturday’s Division III boys regional soccer final at Findlay High’s Elmer Graham Stadium. The Flames wanted to get the ball, keep the ball and not...

Regional Boys Soccer: Fort Jennings falls to Mansfield Christian

By TED RADICK Staff Writer Fleet afoot and technically skilled, Mansfield Christian came in with a simple game plan in Saturday’s Division III boys regional soccer final at Findlay High’s Elmer Graham Stadium. The Flames wanted to get the ball, keep the ball and not...

Prep Football: A Knight to remember

By TED RADICK Staff Writer PANDORA — Hundreds, perhaps thousands, of Van Buren football players have taken the field over the years. None had the chance to play in Week 11. Until now. With a 20-0 victory over Pandora-Gilboa on Friday, the Black Knights clinched the first...

Boys Soccer: Fort Jennings cruises to regional final

By TED RADICK STAFF WRITER TIFFIN — Greed can be good, especially when it means controlling possession in a soccer game. Fort Jennings played keep-away from Swanton in Wednesday’s Division III regional semifinal at Tiffin’s Frost-Kalnow Stadium, and the result...

Prep Football: Red Devils pass BVC test

By TED RADICK staff writer ARLINGTON — Down 21-0 to Arlington in the second quarter Friday, the McComb Panthers were far from out. McComb put together a scoring drive capped by Clay Grubb’s 9-yard run. Arlington, though, responded with a touchdown on it’s next...

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...