State Track: Diller seeking a championship finish

By TED RADICK STAFF WRITER Columbus Grove senior Lynea Diller has reached nearly every one of her goals. She’s set records and won league championships in the shot put and discus for both leagues the Bulldogs compete in, the Putnam County League and Northwest Conference....

State Track: Experienced L-B aiming to defend D-II state crown

By TED RADICK STAFF WRITER Most of the faces are the same, and so is the challenge ahead for Liberty-Benton’s girls track team. The Eagles this week will defend their Division II state team championship at the OHSAA championships at Jesse Owens Stadium in Columbus. Another...

Girls track: Columbus Grove racks up regional girls championship

By TED RADICK staff writer TIFFIN — Columbus Grove’s girls track team won three events at Friday’s Division III regional at Frost-Kalnow Stadium. It was a third-place finish, though, that perhaps was the highlight of the evening for Bulldogs. Taylor Ellerbrock,...

Regional Track: Relays looking good at Tiffin

By TED RADICK STAFF WRITER Last year’s state meet was not a success for area Division III relay quartets. None made the podium among the top eight finishers. This year could be a different story. Several schools hold top spot after Wednesday’s preliminary races at the...

Girls track: Area throwers don’t disappoint

By TED RADICK STAFF WRITER TIFFIN — Columbus Grove’s Lynea Diller is getting pretty good at setting personal records. Good enough, she hopes, to maybe make a run at the Division III girls shot put record next week at the OHSAA state championships in Columbus. Diller...

Prep track: It’s ‘go time’ with state meet berths at stake

By TED RADICK STAFF WRITER It isn’t paranoia if they really are out to get you. And make no mistake, once Division III regional track action begins today at Tiffin’s Frost-Kalnow Stadium, it’s every man, woman and relay quartet for themselves. The top four...

District Girls Track: Riverdale’s Manns, Bluffton’s Nisly take first steps toward state

By TED RADICK STAFF WRITER Getting to state is 90 percent of the battle for track and field athletes. What happens at state is icing on the cake for most runners. Bluffton senior Elizabeth Nisly and Riverdale’s Aubreah Manns have had their cake, but who wouldn’t like...

District Track: Bluffton’s Nisly, Riverdale’s Manns take first steps toward state

By TED RADICK staff writer Getting to state is 90 percent of the battle for track and field athletes. What happens at state is icing on the cake for most runners. Bluffton senior Elizabeth Nisly and Riverdale Aubreah Manns have had their cake, but who wouldn’t like a little...

Prep track: Kalida enjoying success in program’s first year

By TED RADICK staff writer Scott Miller is having the time of his life this spring. Miller is taking advantage of a rare opportunity: the chance to build a track and field program from scratch. Miller said there was a movement in recent years to have track and field at Kalida....

Prep track: Plenty of PRs at Findlay District

By TED RADICK STAFF WRITER Now that the page has turned in the track season to the postseason meets, there’s no better time than the present to push the envelope on personal records. A trio of athletes set personal marks Thursday during the first day of Division III...