Lakota handles SW

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR FREMONT — St. Wendelin had a big inning in Wednesday’s Division IV district softball semifinal at Ross High School. Lakota had a bigger one. The Raiders answered a five-run second inning for the Mohawks with seven of their own in the...

Dewey’s performances lead Elmwood girls

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR TONTOGANY — Katie Dewey did what she set out to do. The style points may come in handy later. Elmwood’s senior standout won the shot put and the discus in Saturday’s Northern Buckeye Conference championships at Otsego High School,...

Troike picks Kent State

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR Kamryn Troike wasn’t sure what to make of the moment on Wednesday when Kent State women’s basketball coach Danielle O’Banion offered her a scholarship. “I was kind of taken aback,” the St. Wendelin junior standout said....

Elmwood’s Camden signs with Bluffton

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR BLOOMDALE — Bluffton University’s football program has another Royal heading its way. Two weeks after Thomas Wagler signed to play for the Beavers. Elmwood teammate Keyon Camden on Tuesday did likewise. “It will help make the...

Shawnee rallies past Fostoria High

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR LIMA — At about the same time that Lima Shawnee’s Trevor Anderson found himself on the mound, Fostoria High School’s overall game went on hiatus. Anderson allowed just two hits after the second inning and the Indians benefited from...

Reinhart to run at ONU

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR As Jocelyn Reinhart takes the next major step in life, running will remain a part of it. Reinhart, a senior at St. Wendelin, has signed to run cross country and track at Ohio Northern University, an NCAA Division III school in Ada. “I chose...

Elmwood athletes to continue careers

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR BLOOMDALE — Adaptability is a trait that any coach is happy to find in an athlete. Two Elmwood High School coaches saw senior athletes they credit with having that quality take a step toward competing in college on Wednesday. Thomas Wagler...

St. Wendelin has strong second-place showing

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR Just as one athlete can buoy an entire track and field team’s showing in a meet, a squad can be strong without a superstar performance. The latter was exactly how St. Wendelin went about finishing second in the girls team standings at...

Royals’ Nye to compete at Malone U.

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR BLOOMDALE — Many athletes strive for long periods of time toward the goal of competing at the collegiate level. Andrew Nye, on the other hand, has thought about running in college for a relatively short time. But having taken quickly and well...

DeHaven steals distance show for Mohawks

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR In that the weather was perhaps as warm as it has been this spring and ACT day meant some athletes would be unable to compete, the 22nd edition of the St. Wendelin Invitational had a couple of oddities. Neither affected St. Wendelin sophomore Nick...