McAfee’s 17 points fuels Mohawks over Redskins

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR ARCADIA — Perhaps Allen Iverson was correct in his famous 2001 rant. Practice? With several players among the many St. Wendelin students who were flattened by illness last week, the Mohawks’ preparation time for Saturday’s game at...

Sandusky Bay Conference to absorb SRL in expansion

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR It’s going to be a short life for the Sandusky River League. But St. Wendelin athletic director Scott Brickner expects the afterlife to be even better for its members. SRL members St. Wendelin, Lakota, New Riegel, Old Fort, Fremont St. Joseph...

Troike fuels Mohawks to decisive win over Royals

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR With 6-foot-3 Kamryn Troike scoring 17 of her game-high 20 points in the second half, St. Wendelin ran off with a 40-23 win over Elmwood Saturday night in both teams’ season opener. But for St. Wendelin coach Aaron Smith, as with Elmwood coach...

Area trio inks Letters of Intent

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR Finally, the day Makayla Dull had long awaited was at hand. By putting her signature on a National Letter of Intent, Lakota’s four-time All-Ohio golfer was officially destined to play for the University of Akron. “I am so happy,”...

Reiser selected for state honor

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR In addition to the usual festivities that go along with inductions to the Ohio High School Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame, Kyle Reiser is planning to get together with past and present assistant coaches. While the longtime Elmwood head...

Gold West, Red East shine in all-star contests

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR While the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers are trying to fully figure out how to mesh multiple All-Star players and a new coach into a winning team, the Gold West squad had no such trouble. “I think it showed a lot about everybody that we can...

BGSU sweeps pair of exhibition games

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR BOWLING GREEN — The Chris Jans era of men’s basketball at Bowling Green State University got off to an inauspicious start. Three turnovers in his team’s first four possessions did not please the new Falcons coach in the first couple...

Konieczki looks to make her point at BGSU

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR BOWLING GREEN — Though she averaged just 8.6 minutes per game last season, Rachel Konieczki qualifies as one of the more experienced players on Bowling Green State University’s roster. Including a pair of redshirt freshmen, the Falcons...