Royals’ Mohre riding wave of success to state meet

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR BLOOMDALE — Makayla Mohre is unique among the many athletes Chris Hailey has worked with in his 20 years as Elmwood’s cross country coach. “She’s a combination of all of my best,” he said. “She’s got wheels...

Redmen’s final game a tough one

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR In the nine weeks leading up to Friday’s 7 p.m. season finale at Lake, first-year Fostoria High School coach Derek Kidwell has solidified some thoughts on his initial team at his alma mater and what he’s seeking for years to come. And as...

New BGSU coach looks to change culture

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR BOWLING GREEN — In the last two years, Bowling Green State University posted an overall record of 25-39 and ended each season with a loss in the first round of the Mid-American Conference tournament. During that same span, another mid-major,...

Mohre, Swartzmiller qualify for state meet

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR TIFFIN — Makayla Mohre ran hard and she ran smart. That combination was good enough for the Elmwood junior to advance from her first regional run to the state championships. “It’s nice when a plan comes together, isn’t...

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...