Fostoria succumbs to Genoa

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR Genoa’s Comets did what they set out to do Thursday night. They wanted to limit the production of Fostoria High School seniors Jada Hampton and Erica Moore, and they did. They wanted to push the ball on offense, and they did. The result was a...

Parsons featured speaker at Owens Express Patriot Gala

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR Josh Williams remembers hearing that something had happened to his second cousin, Shane Parsons, in Iraq. “‘Is he alive?'” Williams recalls asking immediately on that day in 2005. “I think that’s what anyone would ask...

Lake holds off Fostoria squad, 44-40

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR Coach Darnell Cousin had no complaints about his Fostoria High School girls basketball club’s effort against Lake Tuesday night. He would accept no moral victory, though. “We want to win,” he said after the Lady Red’s 44-40...

Late St. Joseph surge sinks St. Wendelin

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR FREMONT — Aaron Sheets was left with mixed emotions after St. Wendelin’s 58-52 Sandusky River League boys basketball loss to Fremont St. Joseph Saturday night. On one hand, the defeat stung the Mohawks coach. On the other, he was pleased...

SW continues winning ways

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR St. Wendelin’s Mohawks are having fun these days. Winning is fun. Fast starts to each half paved the way for St. Wendelin to claim a 57-37 victory over Mohawk Thursday night in nonconference boys basketball play. The win was the Mohawks’...

Eastwood wrestlers pin NBC loss on Redmen

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR When you wrestle against Eastwood, you know you’re in for a test. And while it may not have earned an “A” by winning just one of seven contested matches, Fostoria High School seemed to have earned a passing grade in Wednesday...

Troike buries first ‘3’ in SW romp

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR St. Wendelin’s 66-30 nonleague win over Northwood Tuesday night brought with it a personal moment to cherish for Kamryn Troike. While many players may routinely knock down 3-pointers, Troike normally sets up on the low block, where she’s...

Scudder’s 19 leads Mohawks

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR As it turned out, Aaron Sheets didn’t have much to worry about at all. St. Wendelin’s coach had Donovan Scudder on his side. Scudder, one of three Mohawks seniors, hit all of his five 3-point shots Saturday night, finished with a...

Packers’ Hyde: It’s going to be crazy Sunday

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR Forty-eight years ago, the Dallas Cowboys made their last playoff appearance in Green Bay, Wis. On a day that saw the game-time temperature sit at minus-15 degrees, the hometown Packers edged the Cowboys 21-17 to win the NFL championship. That 1967...

SWHS knocks off rust, defeats Lakota, 48-28

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR KANSAS — St. Wendelin coach Aaron Smith wasn’t entirely pleased with his team’s play in Saturday night’s 48-28 Sandusky River League victory over Lakota. Then again, he didn’t expect the Mohawks to be clicking on all...