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District boys basketball: Arlington, Mohawk advance

                  By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR In a game of momentum changes, Arlington had the final say. The top-seeded Red Devils scored eight of the game’s last nine points, allowed Old Fort just three points in the final 6...

Girls Basketball: H-L’s Siebenaller is money in the bank

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR FOSTORIA — Kenadee Siebenaller did not call the bank. No matter. Every basket is big at tournament time. And none was bigger for Hopewell-Loudon than Siebenaller’s 14-footer with 15.6 seconds left that lifted the Chieftains over Fremont...
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Boys basketball: New Riegel, Mohawk win sectional titles

      By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR CAREY — They say anything can happen at tournament time. “Anything” went New Riegel’s way on Friday night in Division IV boys sectional championship play. Two weeks after losing 49-34 to Hopewell-Loudon,...
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District girls basketball: H-L breaks free of Lakota

      By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR For Hopewell-Loudon, the first half didn’t go as well as it had hoped. For Lakota, the second half was even less desirable. The top-seeded Chieftains recovered from a slow start through its defensive pressure and a strong...
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Sectional Boys Basketball: Huron ends Fostoria’s season

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR SHELBY — Fostoria High School had a chance for renewal on Tuesday night — to discard a 3-19 record and 13-game losing streak and start its second season with a victory. That possibility dropped with a resounding thud, however, as the...
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Girls Basketball: Leipsic gets past New Riegel, 42-35

By SCOTT COTTOS Staff writer BASCOM — Leipsic coach Gary Kreinbrink spoke before Saturday night’s Division IV girls sectional championship game about the unpredictability of tournament play. Along that line, Vikings fans may not have expected the tussle their team...
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Boys Basketball: Redmen fall to Otsego, 49-39

  By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR TONTOGANY — Otsego coach Jim Bostdorff was less than thrilled with his team’s performance in its 49-39 victory over Fostoria High School in Thursday night’s Northern Buckeye Conference boys basketball game. FHS coach Thom...
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Girls basketball: NR girls subdue Mohawk

    By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR BASCOM — Mohawk’s Warriors went into Wednesday night’s Division IV girls sectional semifinal with a nothing-to-lose attitude. And they almost didn’t lose. Mohawk, seeded 11th in the Liberty-Benton district,...
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Boys basketball: Carey holds off Fostoria

      By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR Fostoria High School did just about everything in its power to beat Carey on Tuesday night — except close the deal. Senior Cody Luzader’s 3-pointer from the left wing with 1:23 remaining held up as the winning basket...
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Boys basketball: Royals look sharp in beating Redmen

By SCOTT COTTOS Staff writer FOSTORIA — Elmwood boys basketball coach Ty Traxler wondered what he’d get out of his team at Fostoria High School on Saturday, one night after a tough home loss to Genoa. As it turned out, Traxler got what he’d to hoped to see. The...