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...

Regional girls basketball: Archbold no match for O-G

By TED RADICK STAFF WRITER ADA — Ottawa-Glandorf’s girls basketball team led Archbold by just one point after one quarter of play in Tuesday’s Division III regional semifinal at Ohio Northern University. The way the Titans figured it, though, they had the...

Girls Basketball: Mohawks pull out win over Arlington

By TED RADICK staff writer GIBSONBURG — A return to the basics proved key for St. Wendelin’s basketball team Saturday night. Soundly outplayed through much of the first half, the Mohawks found a way to get the ball to 6-foot-3 post Kamryn Troike in the second half and...

Girls Basketball: St. Wendelin holds off Arlington

By TED RADICK staff writer GIBSONBURG — A return to the basics proved key for St. Wendelin’s basketball team Saturday night. Soundly outplayed through much of the first half, the Mohawks found a way to get the ball to 6-foot-3 post Kamryn Troike in the second half and...

Girls Basketball: Arlington, Mohawks win thrillers

By TED RADICK Staff Writer GIBSONBURG — St. Wendelin hardly made a free throw all night, but when the chips were down in double overtime Thursday the Mohawks sure responded with some calm nerves and second life in their legs. Allie Rutter hit six straight from the line and...