1. Can this area's two state champions from last season, Lima Central Catholic in Division III and Crestview in Division IV, repeat?
Girls BasketballCardington-Lincoln 42, Fredericktown 34Dresden Tri-Valley 49, Thornville Sheridan 39Division IKettering Fairmont 52, Springboro 50
MOUNT BLANCHARD — Madison Stolly (26), Kayla Verhoff (11) and Natalie Snider (10) all scored in double digits as Lima Central Catholic defeated Upper Sandusky 60-57 in a Division III girls basketball sectional championship game at Riverdale High...
LIMA — Last year as a junior, Ada's Austin Windle became the first-ever state-qualifier and state-placer in school history, as he finished seventh at the Division III state tournament in the 160-pound weight class.
LIMA – There was really nothing on the line in this game except pride.Lima Central Catholic finished off another outstanding regular season with a 64-53 victory over visiting Elida on Saturday night at Msgr. E. C. Gymnasium.
DEFIANCE — Lima Senior finished its regular season with a 62-41 victory against Defiance on Saturday.Xavier Simpson (17), Elijah Pughsley (14) and Jaylin Thomas (11) all scored in double digits for the 19-3 Spartans.
High schoolsWrestlingSectionalsDivision II
ROSSFORD — Saturday afternoon was not quite as fruitful for area teams as Friday evening was in OHSAA district and sectional play. Where Friday's action saw multiple teams and individuals advance such was not the case Saturday.
LEXINGTON, Ky. - Despite a comeback, nationally ranked Transylvania University proved too much for the Bluffton University women's team as the Beavers fell 61-48 in the semifinals of the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference tournament...
GENEVA — Former Van Wert runner Jared Fleming finished third in the men's 800 meter race for Ohio State at the Big Ten Indoor Track & Field Championships on Saturday. He finished with a time of 1:49.28. Indiana's Tre'tez...
BOSTON — Former Shawnee runner Tom Scott advanced won his heat to qualify for the finals of the 1,000 meters at the USA Track and Field Indoor Championships on Saturday.
BoysAda 43, Paulding 41Akr. Hoban 49, Cle. Benedictine 46Akr. Springfield 70, Ravenna 65Arlington 73, Vanlue 33Ashland 73, Mansfield Madison 35
COLUMBUS GROVE — Big players step up in big games.That's exactly what happened in Friday's Northwest Conference boys basketball showdown between Columbus Grove and Crestview.
SPENCERVILLE – The past was behind them and history was in front of them.
CELINA — Celina gave its home crowd exactly what it came to see.Celina pounded the ball inside en route to a 62-48 boys basketball victory over Elida to capture the outright Western Buckeye League title.
SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP — It was senior night at Lappin Gymnasium and the Shawnee seniors went out in a big way.
ROSSFORD — Coldwater withstood a late challenge from Napoleon to win the boys Division II district bowling title Friday at Interstate Lanes.
TOLEDO — Lima Senior moved to 18-3 on the season with a 71-57 victory over St. Francis on Friday night.
CANTON — Ottawa-Glandorf's Kathryn Samuelson was top Lima area individual winner at the Division II state swimming tournament held Friday at the C.T. Branin Natatorium.
CollegesMen's BasketballBluffton 98, Anderson 93at DefianceANDERSON
Saturday, Feb. 28Girls basketballSectional championshipsDivision IIAt SpencervilleCelina vs. Wauseon, 6:15 p.m.St. Marys vs. Wapakoneta, , 8 p.m.At Hicksville
CANTON — Kathryn Samuelson of Ottawa-Glandorf led area swimmers who qualified for today's finals of the Division II Swimming & Diving State Tournament at the C.T. Branin Natatorium with a tie for sixth place in the 100-yard backstroke with...
BoysAdams Central, Ind. 43, Rockford Parkway 34Akr. Hoban 56, Chardon NDCL 48Archbold 58, Bryan 34Cle. Collinwood 60, Hunting Valley University 50
High SchoolsSwimmingDivision IIAt C.T. Branin Natatorium in Canton
HICKSVILLE — Erin Morrow had 21 points and Alexa Dunlap scored 14 as Van Wert advanced to Division II sectional championship in girls basketball Wednesday night.