Prep boys basketball: Yambert gets New Riegel rolling

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR Sometimes it takes just a basket or two to get a team’s engine revving. That’s what happened with New Riegel on Thursday night in its 66-38 Sandusky River League romp over St. Wendelin. Senior Jadon Yambert drilled a pair of 3-pointers in...

Boys basketball: Plantz lifts Genoa past Fostoria

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOr Back on Dec. 16, Jayden Stanton hit a prayer shot from just inside midcourt to give Fostoria High School a 68-67 victory at Genoa. In the rematch, Genoa made certain that nothing of the sort would happen again. Jacob Plantz, a 6-foot-3 freshman,...

Boys basketball: Port Clinton’s second-half run dooms Redmen

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR When Fostoria High School coach J.T. Bates watches the tape of Saturday night’s game with Port Clinton, it could be like seeing a repeat of a bad TV program. A third-quarter bug that has plagued the Redmen for much of this season bit...

NBC boys basketball: Lake downs Redmen with 3-point barrage

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR MILLBURY — After his team’s loss at Fostoria High School on Dec. 15, Lake coach Denny Meyer spoke of how his team had been struggling to score in the early part of the season. Things have changed significantly for the Flyers since then...

Girls basketball: Arlington races past Arcadia

By SCOTT COTTOS Sports editor ARLINGTON — It seems that it’s not necessarily a matter of picking your poison when guarding Arlington’s Red Devils. You might get a dose of two, whether you like it or not. Arcadia got that message loud and clear on Thursday night...

Girls basketball: Hopewell-Loudon races past Lakota

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR BASCOM — Hopewell-Loudon might not have earned many style points with Tuesday night’s 53-33 nonconference victory over Lakota, but coach Bob Gase will take it, along with one of his team’s better offensive outputs of the season....

Prep girls basketball: Scoring drought dooms Blue Jackets

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR NEW RIEGEL — Coach Cindy Walerius wasn’t going to let Buckeye Central’s top two scorers beat her New Riegel squad on Monday night. “We took our chances with that,” she said. “(Buckettes coach Greg Moore) had some...

Boys Basketball: St. Wendelin puts it all together against H-L

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR BASCOM — It was a night Aaron Sheets had been waiting to see. “I was happy with everything we did tonight,” St. Wendelin’s coach said after his team registered a 57-48 nonconference boys basketball victory over...

Prep basketball: Fostoria girls are getting things rolling

By SCOTT COTTOS sports editor Fostoria High School’s girls basketball team seems to be growing up and learning how to win right before coach Darnell Cousin’s eyes. The youthful Lady Red jumped out to an early 13-point lead and held off a Rossford comeback in the...

Boys basketball: Rossford’s runs ruin Redmen

By SCOTT COTTOS sports editor ROSSFORD — One short Rossford burst was followed shortly by a longer one, and Thursday night’s game was essentially decided. Fostoria High School went from leading by two points to trailing by 19 in a little more than 10 minutes, and the...