Fostoria falls short again

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR PORT CLINTON — Fostoria High School gained a stroke of good fortune in scoring its first points Saturday night as Kobey Bemis’ errant lob pass from behind the 3-point line went into the basket. The Redmen, however, weren’t as...

Lady Red rally falls shy

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR Fostoria High School had a healthy run left in it in the fourth quarter. It wasn’t enough. Tiffin Columbian saw a 15-point lead melt to seven in the late going of Wednesday night’s nonconference game, but the Tornadoes cashed in on 7 of 8...

Lakota wins battle of Dieblers

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR KANSAS — Until Monday night, Keith Diebler and his oldest son, Jeremiah, had always been on the same side. Even though they coached at different schools — Keith at Lakota, Jeremiah at Monroeville — they constantly talked about,...

McAfee comes up huge on Senior Night

By SCOTT COTTOS Sports editor In itself, Senior Night was going to be big for Makenzie McAfee, St. Wendelin’s lone 12th-grader. There was the pregame ceremony in which gifts were presented and tears were shed. Then McAfee made the night bigger by contributing 22 points,...

Holderman was a gym rat growing up

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR Having watched her grow up, Riverdale fans now cheer for the play of dynamic sophomore Sydney Holderman. Fostoria High School fans probably remember Holderman — the little blonde who, along with older brother Lee, skittered about at practices...

Ireland’s 29 keys Arcadia

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR Arcadia hit St. Wendelin with a couple of early haymakers, and the Mohawks never got off the ropes. Josh Ireland scored 16 of his game-high 29 points in the first quarter and Shae Watkins tossed in eight of his 19 on the night in the first eight...

Czisny still on the ice

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR Northwest Ohio still has a star in women’s figure skating. Its brightness isn’t as visible, but it hasn’t gone away. Instead of continuing to pursue her skating dreams, Alissa Czisny has decided it’s time to start helping...

Long and short of it

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR Little Cailin Reineck was assigned one of the bigger jobs in Saturday night’s Sandusky River League contest between St. Wendelin and New Riegel. And the Mohawks’ 5-foot-3 sophomore was more than up to the responsibility of guarding...

Bowen’s 29 points propel Lake past Fostoria, 70-48

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR MILLBURY — Connor Bowen can score a lot of points in very little time. And the Lake senior’s demonstration of that capability through a 5-minute stretch of the second quarter Thursday night was a key to the Flyers’ 70-48 Northern...

Fostoria stops Elmwood, 52-37

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR BLOOMDALE — With Elmwood having moved past Fostoria High School in the Northern Buckeye Conference standings since the Lady Red’s home win over the Royals on Dec. 16, it would not have been unreasonable to project a reversal of fortune in...