Prep basketball: Titans are battle-tested

By TED RADICK STAFF WRITER BOWLING GREEN — Down the stretch in Thursday’s Division II regional semifinal at the Stroh Center at Bowling Green State University, the Ottawa-Glandorf Titans had something the Lexington Minutemen may not have had. The comfort of having...

Boys Basketball: McComb earned some respect

By TED RADICK STAFF WRITER BOWLING GREEN — McComb’s season may have ended Tuesday with a 68-50 loss to Mansfield St. Peter’s in a Division IV regional semifinal, but the mere fact the Panthers made it this far is a source of pride to the players. McComb had an...

Girls Basketball: Leipsic battles past Kalida

By TED RADICK STAFF WRITER Leipsic girls basketball coach Gary Kreinbrink readily admits, even at this late point in the season, there’s still some kinks to work out with his Vikings. Tuesday’s 43-39 Division IV district tournament opening win over Kalida at Findlay...

Girls basketball: Blue Devils rout Riverdale

By TED RADICK STAFF WRITER CAREY — Carey girls basketball coach Phil Vaughn got a little nostalgic after his Blue Devils defeated Riverdale 84-51 in the regular-season finale for both teams Saturday. It was the final girls home game for Carey in the school’s old gym....

Girls Basketball: Carey tops Riverdale in final girls game in gym

By TED RADICK staff writer CAREY — Carey girls basketball coach Phil Vaughn got a little nostalgic after his Blue Devils defeated Riverdale 84-51 in the regular-season finale for both teams Saturday. It was the final girls home game for Carey in the school’s old gym....

Prep Track: L-B’s Butler will run for Notre Dame

By TED RADICK STAFF WRITER Liberty-Benton senior Michaela Butler has found the best of both worlds. A five-time state track and field state champion sprinter, Butler recently gave a verbal commitment to run at Notre Dame. Her official signing will come in April. Butler is...

Prep Football: Fort Recovery rolls past McComb

By TED RADICK staff writer LIMA — Fort Recovery didn’t do anything fancy Friday night. On a windy and wet night at Lima’s Spartan Stadium, smashmouth football was enough. Fort Recovery scored three touchdowns in the second half to pull away from McComb for a...

Prep Football: At McComb, it’s all about tradition

By TED RADICK STAFF WRITER MCCOMB — Senior lineman Saul Blank remembers his first year in the McComb football program as a bit of an eye-opener. “We weren’t used to, coming in as freshmen, working that extra month in the postseason,” Blank said. It sure...

WITH VIDEO: Prep football: Knights fall in regional final

By TED RADICK STAFF WRITER Tinora got about as good a start as it could have hoped for Saturday, and the result was a return to the Division VI state football semifinals. Two turnovers by Van Buren in the Black Knights’ first three offensive plays gave Tinora a short field....

Prep Football: Van Buren falls to Tinora in regional final

By TED RADICK staff writer Tinora got about as a good a start as it could have hoped for Saturday, and the result was a return to the Division VI state football semifinals. Two turnovers by Van Buren in the Black Knights’ first three offensive plays gave Tinora a short...