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Shuffling off to Buffalo

BY SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR For the last four years, Micah Hyde has gone to work on several Sundays at legendary Lambeau Field as a member of the Green Bay Packers. As a defensive back and special teams player, the former Fostoria High School all-Ohio performer helped one of...
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Marathon Classic: Lewis, Pressel don’t get the kind of tourney they were looking for

By SCOTT COTTOS STAFF WRITER SYLVANIA — Both Stacy Lewis and Morgan Pressel not only are popular as long-successful players on the LPGA Tour, but both draw family and friends to Highland Meadows Golf Club when they play in the Marathon Classic. Lewis is a Toledo native who...
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Marathon Classic Notebook: LPGA’s revamped dress code no big deal to some players

By SCOTT COTTOS sTAFF WRITER SYLVANIA — Some of the world’s top women golfers don’t consider a tightening of the LPGA Tour’s dress code to be the big deal that others are making it out to be. Points made in an email from LPGA President Vicki...
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Marathon Classic: Defending champ Ko looking to end winless drought

By SCOTT COTTOS Sports Editor SYLVANIA — Lydia Ko began winning LPGA Tour events when she was 15 years old. Now, at the ripe old age of 20, the New Zealander has 14 tour victories, more than $7 million in earnings and a current world ranking of fourth. That ranking might...
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LPGA: Team Henderson is taking off

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR SYLVANIA — Brittany Henderson had a strong season on the Symetra Tour in 2015, coming within one spot of automatically moving from the developmental circuit to the big league of the LPGA. In that same year, Brittany’s little sister,...
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LPGA: Golf has been the right path for Maguire

  By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR SYLVANIA — At age 9, Leona Maguire was quite good at both golf and swimming, but she felt one needed her full concentration if she was going to reach her desired level. Swimming went down the drain. “I suppose time was the big...
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Baseball: Blevins returns to his roots

      By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR ARCADIA — Jerry Blevins is in his 11th season of pitching in the major leagues. But he often thinks of days gone by as a youngster making his way through school in Arcadia. “I watch my nephew — my...
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Prep football: West edges East 12-6 in Fostoria all-star game

By SCOTT COTTOS STAFF WRITER FOSTORIA — When opportunity knocked for Caden Schroeder, he enthusiastically answered. With Alex Richards, the East ballcarrier from Gibsonburg, stood up for a 4-yard loss, Schroeder decided to try to make a big play for his West squad. And the...
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Giving back

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR It started with youngsters running onto the Memorial Stadium turf through the same tunnel used by Fostoria High School’s Redmen. It ended with a water balloon fight that left one of FHS’ best-ever football players drenched. And, in...
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Hyde hosting football camp

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR Former Fostoria High School all-Ohio football player Micah Hyde is bringing a different type of kickoff to his old stomping grounds. Sure, it will involve football, but it will also serve as a ceremonial liftoff for the new Buffalo Bills defensive...