There is plenty of March Madness basketball action around Northwest Ohio today and weâ€™ll have the latest on all of the roundball action today here at The Courier.
There are a couple of big matinee games on the schedule.
Courier writer Brian LesterÂ will be at Croy Gymnasium as the University of Findlay menâ€™s basketball team takes on Walsh in a Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference semifinal tournament game.
At Bowling Green State Universityâ€™s Stroh Center,Â Courier reporter Michael BurwellÂ will be there to cover Ottawa-Glandorf as the Titans take on Paulding in a Division III district final. That game will be broadcast on 106.3 FM The Fox andÂ streamed live on 1063thefox.com.
Later tonight, Carey will play for a Division IV regional girls basketball championship against Holgate at the Elida Fieldhouse in a 7:30 p.m. tip.Â The Courierâ€™s Ted RadickÂ will cover the Blue Devils. That game will be broadcast 100.5 FM WXKA andÂ streamed live on WXKA.com.
Liberty-Benton and Lima Central Catholicâ€™s boys teams square off in a Division III district boys basketball final at 7;30 p.m. at Ohio Northern University.Â Andrew WilliamsÂ will be on hand to cover the contest. The L-B game will be brodcast on 1330 AM WFIN andÂ streamed live online at WFIN.com.
There is also a full slate of area college spring sports and a big contingent of area athletes will be at the University of Akron for todayâ€™s state indoor track and field championships.
Weâ€™ll have scores and stories from all of the action later tonight on The Courierâ€™s sports weblog,Â The Blanchard River Buzz.
You can also follow us on Twitter for the latest sports updates:Â @Courier_Sports.
Youâ€™ll get the best local sports coverage in the region in the daily print edition of The Courier and online at TheCourier.com.
MENâ€™S BASKETBALL â€”Â Walsh at Findlay, GLIAC Semifinals, 1
INDOOR TRACK â€”Â Ohio Northern at Wisconsin-Stevens Point Last Chance Meet
BASEBALL â€”Â Ohio Northern vs. Dominican, 9 a.m.
Ohio Northern vs, North Park, Ill., 12 noon
Bluffton vs. Finlandia, DH, 10 a.m.
SOFTBALL â€”Â Findlay vs. Gannon, 8 a.m.
Findlay vs. West Virginia Wesleyan, 10 a.m.
Ohio Northern vs. Webster & Coe in Richardson Spring Games, 9 a.m.
PREP BOYS BASKETBALL
Saturdayâ€™s District Finals
AT UNIVERSITY OF TOLEDO
Toledo Bowsher (23-2) vs. Toledo St. John’s (21-3), 7
AT BOWLING GREEN STATE UNIVERSITY
Mansfield Senior (17-7) vs. Perrysburg (21-3), 7
AT MANSFIELD SENIOR
Sandusky Perkins (21-3) vs. Norwalk (24-1), 7
AT TOLEDO CENTRAL CATHOLIC
Defiance (20-4) vs. Wauseon (19-6), 2
Elida (21-3) vs. Lima Bath (19-4), 7
AT OHIO NORTHERN
Liberty-Benton (19-4) vs. Lima Central Catholic (20-4), 7
AT ASHLAND UNIVERSITY
Huron (17-6) vs. Colonel Crawford (19-5), 7
AT BOWLING GREEN STATE UNIVERSITY
Ottawa-Glandorf (14-10) vs. Paulding (18-6), 2
PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL
Saturdayâ€™s Regional Finals
Toledo Notre Dame (23-3) vs. Wadsworth (26-1), 1
AT WRIGHT STATE UNIVERSITY
Cincinnati Princeton (25-2) vs. West Chester Lakota West (22-5), 7:30
Beloit West Branch (23-4) vs. Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary, 2
Columbus Africentric (23-3) vs. Archbold (22-2), 1:30
AT CUYAHOGA FALLS
Smithville (25-2) vs. Beachwood (20-6), 1:30
Sugarcreek Garaway (23-3) vs. Proctorville Fairland (21-3), 1:30
Jamestown Greeneview (23-3) vs. Versailles (23-3), 1:30
AT TIPP CITY TIPPECANOE
Fayetteville Perry (26-0) vs. Fort Loramie, 7:30
AT MASSILLON PERRY
Cuyahoga Heights vs. Zanesville Rosecrans, 7:30
Carey vs. Holgate, 7:30
AT PICKERINGTON NORTH
Newark Catholic vs. Reedsville Eastern, 7:30