Prep Football: Taking the next step

By SCOTT COTTOS sports editor Fostoria High School’s 2015 football season ended with a 2-8 record, its fourth consecutive losing mark. There have been some strides made: Five total wins in the last two years after a pair of 0-10 records; players and coaches becoming more...

Prep Football: Opening night will be special for St. Wendelin

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR Opening night is special for any high school football team. It will be a little more special for St. Wendelin on Friday night. The Mohawks never got to opening night in 2015, when the team’s numbers dropped to 13 late in the preseason and the...

Prep volleyball: Fostoria rolls in season opener

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR With a strong volleyball season in their sights, Fostoria High School’s Lady Red started off on the right foot. Fostoria improved as the match went on and dispatched Ottawa Hills 25-18, 25-13, 25-8 on Saturday. Sophomore Tyriana Settles notched...

Health is top priority for Hyde

By SCOTT COTTOS Staff Writer Micah Hyde spent part of his day off getting a massage. Keeping his body feeling and operating well is a major priority for him. Things didn’t happen that way for him in 2015-16, his third season in the NFL. It was a new experience for the Green...

Prep sports: Lack of numbers shelves golf at St. Wendelin

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR A year after St. Wendelin did not field a football team, the school’s golf team has been sidelined. St. Wendelin administrators decided Thursday afternoon that the team’s schedule would not be played with only two students participating...
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Marathon Classic: Rohanna an easy fan favorite in Ohio

By SCOTT COTTOS STAFF WIRTER SYLVANIA — It’s not every day that you hear Ohio State’s O-H-I-O chant break out on a golf course. You’re more likely to, however, when Rachel Rohanna is playing. Rohanna, an LPGA Tour rookie bearing her alma mater’s logo...
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Marathon Classic: Lee turning corner after fighting injury

By SCOTT COTTOS STAFF WRITER SYLVANIA — If all is as she hopes, Alison Lee has her mojo back. Instead of contending for leads, Lee, a 21-year-old second-year member of the LPGA Tour, has spent most of this season battling a torn labrum in her left shoulder and leaving...
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Marathon Classic: Henderson latest teen sensation for LPGA

By SCOTT COTTOS Staff writer SYLVANIA — Lydia Ko became the undisputed teen queen of the LPGA Tour when she topped the 2015 money list with $2,800,802 and was named Player of the Year. That’s not changed. With three wins this season, the 19-year-old from New Zealand...
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Marathon Classic: Urban Meyer hits the links at LPGA pro-am

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR SYLVANIA — It was a homecoming of sorts for Urban Meyer on Wednesday at Highland Meadows Golf Club. The only thing it had to do with football was the fact that he’s the ultra-successful head coach of that sport at Ohio State. Instead,...
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Marathon Classic: Woods wants her talent to stand on its own

By SCOTT COTTOS STAFF WRITER SYLVANIA — For as long as she plays golf, Cheyenne Woods’ name will be linked to her uncle. You may have heard of Cheyenne’s uncle. Tiger Woods has won 14 major tournaments, 11 PGA Tour Player of the Year awards, countless dollars...