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Clouse plays trifecta with purchase of Loudon Meadows Golf Club

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR Growing up attending Hopewell-Loudon schools, Andy Clouse would sometimes play golf at nearby Loudon Meadows Golf Club. Now, he owns the place. Clouse took over as Loudon Meadows’ owner on Sept. 2, giving him a Triple Crown of sorts in area...
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Prep football: Otsego up next for Fostoria

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR People have taken notice that Fostoria High School’s football team is off to its first 3-0 start since 2008. “Yeah, I’ve heard that once or twice,” Redmen coach Derek Kidwell said. But like any coach, Kidwell wants his club to...
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Prep tennis: Oregon Clay champs at Fostoria Invitational

By SCOTT COTTOS staff writer It would be challenging enough for Fostoria High School’s girls tennis team to put a limited amount of experience up against stiff competition in its own invitational. Health problems increased the degree of difficulty on Saturday for the...
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Redmen seek better peformance

      By SCOTT COTTOS sports editor Fostoria High School’s win over Toledo Scott last week didn’t quite fit the script. Under ideal circumstances, the Redmen would have put the Bulldogs away after leading 28-16 at halftime. But the outcome came down to...
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Prep Volleyball: Settles swinging for 1,000 kills

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR Tyriana Settles was involved in gymnastics when she was introduced to volleyball at age 8. Bye, bye gymnastics. “I wasn’t really focused (on gymnastics) at all,” Settles said. “I wasn’t really into it. Then, when I got...
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Prep Volleyball: Fostoria falls in tourney final

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR Coach Krissy Lotycz would have loved for her Fostoria High School volleyball team to win its invitational tournament for the third straight season on Saturday. But after undefeated Sylvania Southview handed the Lady Red a 25-11, 25-11 whipping in the...
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Prep football: FHS riding wave of momentum into Week 2

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR Fostoria High School’s football team did not turn in a perfect performance in last week’s season-opening victory over Oak Harbor. But the 35-18 outcome certainly beat the alternative for the Redmen. “There were a lot of coachable...
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Board OKs athletic invite

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR BASCOM — Hopewell-Loudon will be making a homecoming of sorts. With four present members voting, the school board on Tuesday night unanimously approved an invitation to join the Sandusky Bay Conference in athletics. Superintendent David...
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Prep volleyball: FHS spoils Moran’s homecoming

By SCOTT COTTOS Staff writer Bob Moran could have had a happier homecoming. Coaching a team in the Fostoria High School gym for the first time since he last coached the Lady Red, in 1999, Moran watched his McComb squad absorb a 25-10, 25-14, 25-13 nonconference whipping on Monday...
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Prep Football: Redmen ready to rumble against Oak Harbor

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR Every day this week, Fostoria High School’s football players have gotten a bit closer to having their bodies and minds ready to open the season. That opening contest comes Friday night, when the Redmen host Oak Harbor for a 7 p.m. nonconference...