Girls basketball: Royals a win away from NBC crown

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR BLOOMDALE — Trailing by six points entering the fourth quarter, Elmwood’s girls basketball team had to dig deep into the effort bag. And the Royals’ persistence paid off on Thursday night with a 50-45 overtime victory over Woodmore,...
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Boys basketball: NB jumps on Lakota early

By SCOTT COTTOS Sports Editor KANSAS — North Baltimore immediately established control quickly and never lost it. The Tigers went to the basket and disrupted Lakota’s offense from the get-go and raced to a 72-52 victory on Wednesday night in nonconference boys...
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Boys basketball: Cousin nets 27 points in FHS defeat

    By SCOTT COTTOS sports editor Coach Thom Loomis certainly doesn’t like to lose, but his mood was upbeat after his Fostoria High School boys basketball team fell 69-48 to Eastwood on Tuesday night in a Northern Buckeye Conference game. A young Redmen team with...
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Girls basketball: Big run gives Leipsic a big win

    By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR ARCADIA — Five points in a 33-second span gave Arcadia a three-point lead and seemingly a lot of momentum with just under four minutes left in Thursday night’s key Blanchard Valley Conference girls basketball game against...
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Prep Girls Basketball: Clymer does it all in 44-21 Vanlue win

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR VANLUE — Amanda Clymer is asked to do a lot for Vanlue’s girls basketball team. More often than not, she answers the call. And she did just that Tuesday night as the Wildcats hammered Lakota 44-21 in nonconference play. Clymer, a...
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Girls Basketball: Taylor comes up big

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR Fostoria High School senior Evion Taylor has been shooting the ball well lately. And among the baskets she’s made in recent games, none was bigger than the long 3-pointer she dropped in to put the Redmen ahead to stay in a 60-58 victory over...
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Prep boys basketball: Lake holds off Fostoria

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR A win was there for Fostoria High School’s taking. But as they have in games past, the Redmen struggled with their offensive execution, and Lake claimed a 66-61 victory in Thursday night’s Northern Buckeye Conference boys basketball game...
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Girls basketball: Otsego stops FHS

      By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR Fostoria High School made a serious fourth-quarter run at Otsego, twice coming to within seven points after trailing by as many as 14. The Knights, however, made all of their eight free throws in the final 1:05 and garnered a...
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NBC Basketball: Genoa whips Fostoria 86-37

By SCOTT COTTOS STAFF WRITER GENOA — Fostoria High School turned the ball over on its first possession of the game and then did so three straight times a few minutes later. Midway through the third quarter, Genoa’s Caleb McGeorge hoisted a 3-pointer and saw it bash...
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Boys Basketball: Furious FHS rally falls just short

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR ATTICA — Fostoria High School’s boys basketball team made a spirited comeback against Seneca East on Thursday night, only to finish the night disappointed. The Redmen erased a 17-point deficit in the fourth quarter and took a brief lead,...