STRYKER — Archbold’s boys basketball team didn’t have very far to travel Tuesday night. But head coach Joe Frank was happy his defense made the trip.
DEFIANCE — Montpelier’s Ariel Page poured in a game-high 22 points, and the Locomotives turned up their defense in the second half to knock off Tinora 61-48 in a nonconference girls basketball game Tuesday.
Bryan girls bowling came away with a 2,198-2,093 Northwest Ohio Athletic League win against Liberty Center, while the boys fell 2,530-2,414 on Monday at Bryan Lanes.
FAYETTE — Edon’s Carlie Kiess and Allison and Ashley Kaylor all scored seven points each to help give the Bombers a 42-25 win over Fayette in a Buckeye Border Conference girls basketball game on Monday at Fayette High School.
SHERWOOD — After eight years on Fairview's sidelines as the Apaches' head football coach, Doug Rakes won't be coming back for a ninth season.
ARCHBOLD — Edgerton senior Jordan Warner achieved his 100th career victory and won each of his five matches Saturday as he highlighted strong performances by area wrestlers at the Archbold Chuck Forward Duals at Archbold High School.
EDON — Edon’s girls basketball team used a 9-2 advantage in the third quarter to take the lead, and the Bombers held off Pettisville in the fourth for a 30-24 Buckeye Border Conference girls basketball win on Saturday.
DEFIANCE — Four Bryan wrestlers posted 2-0 records as the Golden Bears’ wrestling team split a competitive tri-match with Columbus Grove and Ayersville on Thursday at Ayersville High School.
DELTA — Bryan’s Addie Arnold buried six 3-pointers en route to a game-high 22 points on Thursday as the Golden Bears cruised past Delta 51-31 in a key matchup between two girls basketball teams unbeaten in Northwest Ohio Athletic League play.
STRYKER — Edon’s girls basketball team picked up the intensity in the second half, and it led to a second victory over Stryker in a 10-day span.
Several Bryan teams will be pulling double duty this weekend as the Golden Bears’ girls basketball, boys basketball and wrestling squads each have a pair of games and matches.
NAPOLEON — Bryan’s Collin Barrow-Whetro, Lauren Wityk and Addie Oberlin were each multi-event winners as the Golden Bears’ swimming and diving teams fell to Napoleon on Tuesday at Napoleon High School.
MONTPELIER — To Montpelier coach Mike Bumb, he hasn’t seen his team play a better offensive half than in the second half against Hicksville on Tuesday.
EDGERTON — Edgerton’s boys basketball team outscored Stryker 25-15 in the second half, including 8-2 in the third quarter, to pick up a 47-38 nonleague victory on Tuesday.
STRYKER — Stryker’s girls basketball team made 10-of-16 free throws in the fourth quarter to hold off Edgerton for a 45-33 nonleague win on Tuesday.
MONTPELIER — Montpelier kept it within one-possession for the majority of its game against Pettisville on Monday until there was 1:48 left in the third quarter.
EDGERTON — Bryan got off to a hot start against Edgerton, applying full-court pressure to help force 11 first-quarter turnovers and hit 50 percent (8 of 16) of its first-quarter shots.
MONTPELIER — Four Edgerton wrestlers posted 3-0 records on Saturday as the Bulldogs went 2-1 overall in a match against Montpelier, Tinora and Antwerp at Superior Athletic Complex in Montpelier.
PETTISVILLE — Montpelier’s Emily Fritsch scored six of her game-high 16 points in a decisive third quarter as the Locomotives knocked off Pettisville 52-30 in a Buckeye Border Conference girls basketball game Saturday.
DEFIANCE — Fairview outscored Defiance 15-13 in the fourth quarter to force overtime, but the Bulldogs used a 7-5 advantage in the extra session to outlast the Apaches 55-53 in a back-and-forth nonconference boys basketball game Saturday.
Two teams heading in opposite directions continued their recent trends on Friday, and it was due to nearly flawless execution in the first half from Archbold.
PIONEER — Hilltop girls basketball coach Troy Grime said he had flashbacks to last season’s loss to North Central at North Central High School.
Bryan’s Dominic Boothman bowled a match-high 489 (276, 213) and was one of three Golden Bears who bowled over 400 to help lead the boys to a 2,534-2,434 win over Patrick Henry — the Patriots’ first conference loss of the season — in a Northwest Ohio Athletic League match on Friday at Bryan Lanes.
WEST UNITY — After trailing by one point at halftime, North Central outscored Hilltop 40-8 in the second half to pick up a 61-30 Buckeye Border Conference boys basketball win on Thursday.
EDON — Montpelier’s Ariel Page and Jessi Bumb combined for 30 points as the Locomotives remained unbeaten in Buckeye Border Conference girls basketball play with a 53-30 victory over Edon on Friday.
The Ohio High School Athletic Association announced the format and venues for several winter sports state tournaments have been changed due to the coronavirus pandemic after the organizations’ Board of Directors held its January meeting on Thursday morning.
WAUSEON — Bryan’s Jackson Miller, Kellen Rigg, Collin Barrow-Whetro and Maya Keil were each multi-event winners Thursday as the Golden Bears’ swimming and diving teams fell to Wauseon in a meet at Wauseon High School.
Bryan’s wrestling team recorded eight pins, won nine matches overall and posted a 51-12 victory over Montpelier on Tuesday in a dual at Bryan High School.