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...

BVC boys basketball: Liberty-Benton takes charge of league race

By TED RADICK staff writer MCCOMB — Nothing easy down low on the blocks. A hand in the face of the perimeter shooters. No uncontested layups on backdoor screens. Liberty-Benton came into Friday’s Blanchard Valley Conference game at McComb with a plan and executed it...

College Track: Throwers shine in the circle

By TED RADICK STAFF WRITER Kendra Averesch is not about second place. But the University of Findlay senior thrower couldn’t help but crack a smile after Friday’s Findlay Open track and field meet. Averesch, a Leipsic High School graduate, set a school record, breaking...

Girls basketball: Ada’s girls team is running the gauntlet

By TED RADICK STAFF WRITER ADA — Lots of basketball teams have those red-letter game circled on their calendars. The key games, against rival league foes or big nonconference battles. The Ada girls basketball team has about 15 red-letter games. “We’ve tested...

BVC girls basketball: Johnson, Arlington bedevil Leipsic

By TED RADICK STAFF WRITER ARLINGTON — Arlington junior guard Megan Johnson scored just four points Thursday night. Scoring wasn’t her job, though. Her assignment was to guard Leipsic sharpshooter Shalynn Morman, and she held Morman without a field goal in the fourth...