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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...

Division III boys basketball: Van Wert stuns Carey

By TED RADICK staff writer Van Wert’s boys basketball team dropped its final seven regular-season games as the Cougars stumbled to a 6-15 record entering Wednesday’s Division III sectional semifinal game at Findlay High School. Sometimes, though, those losses can be...

WITH VIDEO: Girls basketball: Fogle, Rams tame Mustangs

By TED RADICK STAFF WRITER MOUNT BLANCHARD — Senior Kalene Johnson is the experienced voice of reason on Upper Sandusky’s girls basketball team. With years of varsity competition under her belt, including a trip to the volleyball final four in 2013, a sectional...