Girls basketball: Balanced Old Fort beats New Riegel

By SCOTT COTTOS Staff Writer NEW RIEGEL — Old Fort’s girls are no different than any basketball team in that they have certain players who anyone can expect to score. The problem for a Stockaders opponent is not knowing who might strike when and from where. Alli...

Boys basketball: H-L edges St. Wendelin

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR Hopewell-Loudon’s boys basketball team chilled on Saturday morning — literally. In the evening, the Chieftains heated up and held off a late St. Wendelin charge for a 53-49 nonconference boys basketball win. Freshman Jordyn Jury scored 17...

Prep Boys Basketball: Rossford rolls past Redmen

By SCOTT COTTOS Staff writer ROSSFORD — Fostoria High School got a strong performance from its backups in Friday night’s Northern Buckeye Conference boys basketball game at Rossford. The Bulldogs’ bench, however, was just a bit more productive — including...

Prep girls basketball: Tigers rally past Arcadia

By SCOTT COTTOS STAFF WRITER NORTH BALTIMORE — Bailey Boyer and the rest of North Baltimore’s Tigers found a way. After trailing by as many as 15 points in the first half, North Baltimore fought back and made Boyer’s traditional 3-point play with 45.4 seconds...

Boys basketball: Mohawks get first SBC win

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR St. Wendelin’s 76-63 victory over Sandusky St. Mary’s in Tuesday night’s Sandusky Bay Conference River Division contest was big in several regards. It was the first win for the Mohawks in league play this season. It was the first...

Girls basketball: L-B overcomes slow start, tops St. Wendelin

    By SCOTT COTTOS Sports Editor FINDLAY — Liberty-Benton’s start wasn’t quite what coach Nate Irwin would have liked. But once the Eagles got untracked, they had smooth sailing in Monday night’s 72-30 nonconference girls basketball decision...

Prep basketball: Baker gets milestone victory

By SCOTT COTTOS STAFF WRITER ARCADIA — After six years of coaching junior high and junior varsity girls basketball at Bettsville and St. Wendelin, Randy Baker inquired about and received the head girls basketball coaching position at Arcadia. “I didn’t go into...

Boys basketball: Redmen rally past Mohawk

  By SCOTT COTTOS Staff writer SYCAMORE — Fostoria High School enjoyed a happy ending at the end of a tale-of-two-halves nonconference matchup with Mohawk on Saturday. The Redmen flipped the script on the game’s tempo in the second half and raced to a 55-43...

Boys basketball: Royals race past Redmen

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR In a battle of Northern Buckeye Conference teams who like to push the pace, Elmwood held the upper hand by a large margin on Friday night. Nate Uzelac led five double-digit scorers with 15 points and added five rebounds and four steals as the Royals...

Girls basketball: Fostoria wins third straight

By SCOTT COTTOS Sports editor There was little in the way of artistry in Fostoria High School’s 37-28 girls basketball win over Eastwood on Thursday night. But for a program that has struggled for several years, a win that made for three in a row and a break-even record in...