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Senecas topple Blue Jackets to take district championship

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR When eighth-ranked New Riegel came within one point of taking a two-set lead in Thursday night’s Division IV district title match, it would not have been unreasonable to figure the Blue Jackets were on their way to a second consecutive regional...

FHS bracing for trip to Eastwood

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS WRITER Fostoria High School entered uncharted territory last week and came out of it without a scratch. “It was good for the kids,” coach Derek Kidwell said of his team’s 32-26 Northern Buckeye Conference overtime win over Woodmore last...

Bobcats eliminate Lady Red in 3 sets

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR BOWLING GREEN — Fostoria High School’s coaching staff had a simple message for their team before it took on top-seeded Bowling Green in Saturday night’s Division II district quarterfinal match. And while their effort wasn’t...

Redmen aim to halt losing skid

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR On paper, Woodmore is just the team Fostoria High School would want to see this week. The Wildcats, who will visit Memorial Stadium for Friday’s 7 p.m. Northern Buckeye Conference contest, are 0-7 overall, including losses in all of their four...

Elmwood teams runner-up at NBC meet

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR BETTSVILLE — It was a good day to be a Royal. Perhaps sneaking up on the competition in both the boys and girls races, Elmwood took second in the team standings of both in Saturday’s Northern Buckeye Conference championships at H.P. Eells...

Makayla Dull eyes repeat as D-II state champion

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR Makayla Dull feels a jumble of emotions as she looks ahead to her final two rounds in the Division II girls state golf tournament. “Obviously, I’m excited because it’s state,” the Lakota senior said. “I’m nervous...

FHS needs big upgrade, coach says

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR If Fostoria High School is going to come away with a victory when it travels to Otsego for a Northern Buckeye Conference game, its performance will require a nearly total reversal from a week ago. Coach Derek Kidwell didn’t try to sugarcoat...

H-L boys third at FHS Invite

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR When a team lives up to expectations, a coach has to be pleased. Such was the case with Hopewell-Loudon’s boys coach Helen Coleman after her squad placed third in the Black Division of the Fostoria Athletic Boosters Invitational on a cold,...