Bowen’s 29 points propel Lake past Fostoria, 70-48

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR MILLBURY — Connor Bowen can score a lot of points in very little time. And the Lake senior’s demonstration of that capability through a 5-minute stretch of the second quarter Thursday night was a key to the Flyers’ 70-48 Northern...

Fostoria stops Elmwood, 52-37

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR BLOOMDALE — With Elmwood having moved past Fostoria High School in the Northern Buckeye Conference standings since the Lady Red’s home win over the Royals on Dec. 16, it would not have been unreasonable to project a reversal of fortune in...

Chieftains’ defense too much for SW

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR BASCOM — Adam Smith made the right decision. Though he knew St. Wendelin struggled against defensive pressure, Hopewell-Loudon’s coach was unsure of whether to apply it full-on Saturday night. In the end, though, the Chieftains’...

Fostoria teams 2nd in lone home meet

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR Swimmers from Fostoria and St. Wendelin high school finally got an idea of what it’s like to be a big fish in the pond. The boys and girls teams from the two schools combined for five victories and nine second-place showings Saturday as Ada and...

Fostoria succumbs to Genoa

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR Genoa’s Comets did what they set out to do Thursday night. They wanted to limit the production of Fostoria High School seniors Jada Hampton and Erica Moore, and they did. They wanted to push the ball on offense, and they did. The result was a...

Parsons featured speaker at Owens Express Patriot Gala

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR Josh Williams remembers hearing that something had happened to his second cousin, Shane Parsons, in Iraq. “‘Is he alive?'” Williams recalls asking immediately on that day in 2005. “I think that’s what anyone would ask...

Lake holds off Fostoria squad, 44-40

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR Coach Darnell Cousin had no complaints about his Fostoria High School girls basketball club’s effort against Lake Tuesday night. He would accept no moral victory, though. “We want to win,” he said after the Lady Red’s 44-40...

Late St. Joseph surge sinks St. Wendelin

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR FREMONT — Aaron Sheets was left with mixed emotions after St. Wendelin’s 58-52 Sandusky River League boys basketball loss to Fremont St. Joseph Saturday night. On one hand, the defeat stung the Mohawks coach. On the other, he was pleased...

SW continues winning ways

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR St. Wendelin’s Mohawks are having fun these days. Winning is fun. Fast starts to each half paved the way for St. Wendelin to claim a 57-37 victory over Mohawk Thursday night in nonconference boys basketball play. The win was the Mohawks’...

Eastwood wrestlers pin NBC loss on Redmen

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR When you wrestle against Eastwood, you know you’re in for a test. And while it may not have earned an “A” by winning just one of seven contested matches, Fostoria High School seemed to have earned a passing grade in Wednesday...