EDGERTON — As Edon boys basketball coach Andrew Kiess called it, it “wasn’t exactly an offensive slugfest,” but the Bombers’ defense held the fort just long enough for Edon to complete its second-half comeback and get a tough 34-32 road win over Edgerton on Saturday night.
Bryan senior Reese Jackson said that ever since the buzzer sounded on Bryan's 43-27 loss against Archbold on Friday, all he wanted to do was return to the court for his team's next game against Fairview on Saturday.
HOLGATE — The end of a historic day for the Green Meadows Conference (GMC) and Holgate athletics had the Holgate Local Schools Board of Education vote to accept an invitation to join the Buckeye Border Conference (BBC) during a special meeting Thursday.
MONTPELIER — With the Montpelier boys basketball team down 42-39 with 1:18 left in Friday night’s game against Fayette, the Eagles’ Jaxsen Wentz stepped to the free-throw line for two shots. Both of Wentz’s shots rimmed out, but the Locomotives couldn’t secure the rebound, instead sending El…
The Bryan bowling teams both earned wins over Tinora on Friday in their last home matches of the season, with the boys turning it on late to win 2,496-2,397 and the girls dominating en route to a 2,515-1,532 victory.
FAYETTE — Two days after what coach Mike Bumb described as one of its worst performances of the season, the Montpelier girls basketball team bounced back on Thursday night, thanks to some outstanding bench play, to down Fayette 43-27.
A week after the Bryan girls basketball team surrendered a nine-point lead to Wauseon and let the Indians’ star players get the best of them in a 60-49 overtime loss, Bryan coach Todd Grosjean said the Golden Bears were out to right some wrongs against the Archbold Blue Streaks on Thursday.
EDGERTON — With the Stryker and Edgerton girls basketball teams tied at 42, a back-and-forth fourth quarter had all come down to Stryker’s inbounds play from the baseline with less than five seconds to play.
HICKSVILLE — Despite a fast start and a 15-8 lead after the first quarter, low shooting percentages from the field and from the free-throw line doomed the Montpelier girls basketball team to a 55-44 road loss to Hicksville on Tuesday night.
SHERWOOD — Riley Mealer had 14 points and Kiersten Cline added 12 as the Fairview girls basketball team steadily pulled away for a 55-39 victory over the Edon Bombers in Sherwood on Monday.
MONTPELIER — When two of the Edgerton boys basketball team’s starters picked up two first-half fouls, the Bulldogs had to rely on their bench a little earlier than planned. But Edgerton coach Matthew Ripke said he couldn’t have been happier with the performance of the second unit, as that be…
WEST UNITY — Despite outscoring state-ranked Toledo Christian in the second half, the Hilltop girls basketball team couldn’t overcome the Eagles’ blistering start and Madison Royal-Davis’ 41 points, eventually falling 64-48 to the Eagles on Saturday.
Despite holding a 16-7 lead over Fayette after a dominant first-half defensive performance, the Edon girls basketball team was outscored 26-16 in the second half, including 14-6 in the fourth quarter, and lost 33-32 on Friday night.
PIONEER — After averaging 40.8 points per game over its first 11 contests, the Montpelier boys basketball team’s offense broke out of its shell to lead the Locomotives to a 61-55 road win over North Central on Thursday night.
Holgate remains in the Green Meadows Conference (GMC) after the league’s executive board took no action to remove the district during its meeting Wednesday.
EDGERTON — After a storied playing career where he earned all-Ohio honors in three different sports, supplemented by a few years of preparation assistant coaching the Bulldogs’ boys basketball and football teams, Brody Flegal is taking another step up the Edgerton coaching ranks, as he was n…
PETTISVILLE — The Bryan girls basketball team kept the roll to its 2019-20 season going by cruising to a lopsided 48-22 victory on the road against the Pettisville Blackbirds on Tuesday.
The Bryan girls swim team won a competitive swim meet at Napoleon on Tuesday, edging the Wildcats 96-76 for first place. Fairview was third with six points, Tinora was fourth with five points and Defiance was fifth with three points.
EDGERTON — A 20-7 third-quarter advantage for the Edgerton girls basketball team led the Bulldogs to coast to a 58-32 nonconference win over visiting North Central on Tuesday night.
PIONEER — North Central senior point guard Jack Bailey has been through ups and downs in his Eagles career. This season has seen peaks and valleys too, but Bailey believes with his experience, plus the experience of the team’s five other seniors, North Central can pick itself back up out of …
MONTPELIER — She’s only been golfing two years, but in that short time, Montpelier senior Sarah Higbie improved enough to play at the next level after officially committing to continue her career at the University of Mary Washington, an NCAA Division III school in Fredericksburg, Virginia.
EDGERTON — In a battle of two of the most prolific big men in the area, it was Logan Showalter’s 27 points that led Edgerton to pick up a 52-38 win over Graeme Jacoby’s visiting Pettisville Blackbirds on Saturday night.
PIONEER — On a night where North Central’s leading scorer, Madison Brown, was all but neutralized due to foul trouble, the Edon girls basketball team took full advantage, holding the Eagles to two points in the first half to coast to a 45-17 road win on Friday night.
As the Bryan girls basketball team has played through the first half of the 2019-20 basketball season, a running theme has started to develop among the group, and it’s the fact that on any given night, it’s someone different leading the charge.
EDON — The Edon boys basketball team put together its best all-around performance of the season on Thursday night to stave off a struggling North Central team by a score of 50-44, inching the Bombers closer to the top of the Buckeye Border Conference in the process.
Bryan coach Todd Grosjean did everything he could to keep his team close with Napoleon, including calling three timeouts in the first quarter. However, the Cats, who were ranked second in the first Ohio girls basketball poll of the season, were just too much for the Bears and pulled away for…