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Prep volleyball: Seniors go out with bang

By SCOTT COTTOS Staff writer Peighton Troike enjoyed making new friends through playing in Sunday night’s 24th annual Fostoria Athletic Boosters All-Star Volleyball Matches at Fostoria High School. One last match with an old friend, though, was something special. After...
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State Cross Country: Lakota’s surprise qualifiers

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR KANSAS — Many cross country runners begin their season with the goal of running on the very last day of the season. Lakota’s Dylan Moes and Reilly Cozette were not among them this past summer. “I never thought I’d make it to...
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District volleyball: Carey knocks off New Riegel

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR FINDLAY — Rallying from a set down wasn’t Carey’s preferred way of winning its first district championship. But the Blue Devils answered the bell and downed New Riegel 17-25, 25-23, 25-15, 25-20 in Thursday night’s Division IV...
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Prep football: Winning season on the line for Redmen at Genoa

      By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR Last Friday’s 55-27 thrashing at Rossford’s hands was the last thing Fostoria High School football coach Derek Kidwell wanted or expected on senior night at Memorial Stadium. But slow starts have become a trend for...
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Prep volleyball: Fostoria’s season ends in district semifinal loss

By SCOTT COTTOS Staff Writer COLLINS — When Western Reserve moved its game forward, Fostoria High School’s went into reverse. The Roughriders finished the third set on a 10-1 run and dominated the fourth to down the Redmen 29-27, 18-25, 25-11, 25-9 on Saturday night...
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Prep football: Rossford races past FHS

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR Fostoria High School football coach Derek Kidwell said he was “flabbergasted.” For a third straight week, the Redmen started slowly. And, at the end, they wore a 55-27 Northern Buckeye Conference loss to Rossford on Friday night to wrap...
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Prep Volleyball: Cheftains falls to Arlington

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR BASCOM — Arlington wasn’t going to let something like the loss of seven graduates from a 23-win 2016 team keep them from having another successful run. The Red Devils won 16 of 22 regular-season matches and carried a Division IV ranking...
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Prep football: Fostoria seeking victory over Rossford

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR Fostoria High School’s 41-14 win over Elmwood last Friday night in a Northern Buckeye Conference football game was not all that it seemed by the score alone. The Redmen trailed before going into halftime up 19-14 and did not turn in the type of...
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Prep volleyball: Fostoria rolls past Genoa

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR They say it’s not how you start, but how you finish. And coach Krissy Lotycz was happy that her Fostoria High School volleyball team picked up steam as it worked its way toward a 25-18, 25-16, 25-12 victory over Genoa on Tuesday night in a...
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Cross country: Sheets runs to first team all-NBC award

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR PEMBERVILLE — Dylan Sheets got diverted a bit from his race plan. But it didn’t keep him from becoming a first-team all-Northern Buckeye Conference cross country runner for the second time Saturday. The Fostoria High School junior...