On Deck: Area track teams take center stage

There’s a big Friday local sports schedule on tap and we’ll have the latest on all of the action from around the region for you today here at The Courier.
Prep track and field takes center stage today with five invitationals around Northwest Ohio including Van Buren’s Doug Mowrey Invitational, which features eight area schools.
There are also 11 prep baseball and eight softball games on the slate today as Findlay High School’s baseball team hosts Toledo Central Catholic in a 5 p.m. Three Rivers Athletic Conference game at Flag City Memorial Field.
We’ll have scores and stories on all of the games later tonight on The Courier’s sports weblog, The Blanchard River Buzz. You can also get the latest local sports news by following us on Twitter @Courier_Sports.
You’ll get the best local sports coverage in the region in the daily print edition of The Courier and online at TheCourier.com.

Friday’s Events
College Athletics
MEN’S TENNIS — Findlay at Michigan Tech (GLIAC), noon
BASEBALL — Transylvania at Bluffton (HCAC), 4:15
TRACK & FIELD — Findlay at All-Ohio Championship, Cincinnati and Sea Ray Relays, Knoxville, Tenn.
WOMEN’S LACROSSE — Findlay at Wheeling Jesuit, 4 p.m.
MEN’S GOLF — Ohio Northern Invitational at Colonial Hills Golfers Club
WOMEN’S GOLF — Ohio Northern Invitational at Colonial Hills Golfers Club
Prep Baseball
Fostoria St. Wendelin at Clyde, 4:45
Toledo Central Catholic at Findlay (TRAC), 5
Lakota at Mohawk (MAL), 5
Lima Bath at Ottawa-Glandorf (WBL), 5
Holgate at Patrick Henry, 5
Paulding at Pandora-Gilboa, 5
Genoa at Hopewell-Loudon, 5
McComb at Lima Perry, 5
Vanlue at Gibsonburg, 5
Lake at Van Buren, 5
Hardin Northern at Allen East, 5
Prep Softball
Ottawa-Glandorf at Lima Bath (WBL), 5
Cory-Rawson at Kalida, 5
Bluffton at Pandora-Gilboa, 5
Columbus Grove at Marion Local, 5
McComb at Lima Perry, 5
Fostoria at Lakota, 5
Marion Harding at New Riegel, 5
Continental at Lincolnview, 5
Prep Track
Continental at Tinora Eisenhart Invitational, 4
Ada & Columbus Grove at Spencerville Bearcat Relays, 4:15
Arlington, Elmwood, Arcadia, Vanlue, Carey, McComb, North Baltimore at Van Buren Doug Mowrey Invite, 4:30
Upper Sandusky at Kenton Relays, 4:30
Ottawa-Glandorf & Bluffton at Bath Ehresman Invitational, 4:30
Leipsic & Findlay at Bowling Green Invitational, 5
Prep Tennis
Fostoria at Bluffton, 4:45
Junior Varsity Baseball
Findlay at Toledo Central Catholic, 5


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