Regional track: P-G’s Ferguson giving 400 a shot

By TED RADICK staff writer Pandora-Gilboa senior Kayla Ferguson had a difficult decision to make. As it’s turned out, she probably made the right choice. Ferguson, who competes in three relay races for the Rockets, was given the option as the track and field season hit the...

Regional Girls Track: Brooker gets to state, feels great

By TED RADICK staff writer TIFFIN — North Baltimore junior Kylie Brooker had a goal of a 40-foot shot put coming into Wednesday’s first day of competition at the Dvision III track and field regional meet at Tiffin’s Frost-Kalnow Stadium. Brooker didn’t get...

Prep track: Lucke looking to break through

By TED RADICK staff writer Kalida’s Taylor Lucke is on the bubble. And she knows it. “Yeah, definitely,” Lucke said of the margin it takes to get out of this week’s Division III track and field regional at Tiffin and qualify for the state meet in Columbus....

Prep track: Rivalry begins as Basinger edges Smith

By TED RADICK STAFF WRITER Budding rivalries are a sure way to spice up an athletic competition. It just seems more fun, though, when those rivalries are based not on disdain but on mutual respect and admiration. A pair of juniors, Pandora-Gilboa’s Alaina Basinger and...

Prep district track: Rivalry begins as Basinger edges Smith

By TED RADICK STAFF WRITER Budding rivalries are a sure way to spice up any athletic competition. It just seems more fun, though, when those rivalries are based not on disdain but on mutual respect and admiration. A pair of juniors, Pandora-Gilboa’s Alaina Basinger and...

BVC Girls Track: Bishop powers L-B to title

By TED RADICK Staff Writer Just as she did at the Pat Wagner Invitational on April 28, Liberty-Benton’s Lindsey Bishop used four event victories Friday to earn most outstanding performer honors at the Blanchard Valley Conference championships at L-B. Bishop, who won the...

Prep track: Bulldogs rule PCL meet

By TED RADICK staff writer COLUMBUS GROVE — Leipsic senior thrower Grace Rigel is an experienced hand who’s been there and done that. Fort Jennings junior Ian Ricker is in only his second season of track and field and, frankly, hasn’t. And that’s what...

Girls track: Columbus Grove wins at the wire at Wagner Invitational

By TED RADICK staff writer It’s always a treat to see a big meet come down to the final race to determine a champion. Entering the 17th and final event, the 1,600-meter relay, at Saturday’s Pat Wagner Invitational at Liberty-Benton, Columbus Grove’s girls track...

Girls Track: Grove wins at the wire

By TED RADICK staff writer It’s always a treat to see a big meet come down to the final race to determine a champion. Entering the 17th and final event, the 1,600-meter relay, at Saturday’s Pat Wagner Invitational at Liberty-Benton, Columbus Grove’s girls track...

Prep track: Grove rolls to girls title

By TED RADICK Staff Writer COLUMBUS GROVE — Most track and field athletes set goals for the spring season. Those goals serve as motivation during the winter months and, as we’ve seen for much of this spring, the cold, damp early part of the season. Ottoville senior...