NAPOLEON — It was a great day of baseball all-around Sunday in the eyes of Napoleon River Bandits coach Chad Donsbach.
More than a dozen swimmers won three or more events as the Bryan Swim Team opened its summer season with a victory over Bowling Green Swim Club on Thursday at Moore Memorial Pool.
SANDUSKY — Bryan graduate Breven Deckrosh racked up seven hits and six RBIs as the Napoleon American Legion Post #300 baseball team swept a doubleheader with Sandusky Legion on Saturday at Sandusky.
Two area coaching vacancies will be filled — pending school board approval — early next week at Monday’s Bryan City Schools and Tuesday’s Montpelier Exempted Village Schools meetings.
EDGERTON — Edgerton’s ACME softball team scored seven runs in the last three innings — and had the tying run in scoring position with one out in the final frame — to trim Fairview’s lead to one.
Bryan and Anthony Wayne’s ACME baseball teams were in the top of the fifth inning in the first game of a doubleheader with the Generals up 3-0.
AKRON — Archbold’s bid for a second state baseball championship came up just short on Sunday as the Bluestreaks lost to Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy 4-1 in the OHSAA Division III state final at Canal Park.
SHERWOOD — Big hits and plenty of light-hearted moments highlighted the 5 County Senior District All-Star Baseball Game on Saturday at Fairview High School.
TROY — The Napoleon American Legion Post #300 baseball team went 1-1 on Saturday to cap off the Troy Tournament with a 3-1 record.
TROY — Fairview graduate Caleb Frank roped a game-winning RBI single to centerfield in the bottom of the seventh inning to cap off the Napoleon American Legion Post #300 baseball team’s strong start in the Troy Tournament on Friday at Troy.
Four softball players from three of the area’s best teams in their respective divisions earned state recognition as the Ohio High School Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association released its all-Ohio selections for the 2021 season.
Montpelier seniors Collin Crisenbery and Tylor Yahraus earned all-Ohio recognition in Division IV as the Ohio High School Baseball Coaches Association released it state selections for the 2021 season.
COLUMBUS — Archbold, along with the other OHSAA state baseball semifinalists, will have to wait one more day for a chance to earn a trip to the title game.
Fairview senior Anna Ankney earned player of the year and several of her teammates joined her on the first team as the Green Meadows Conference released its softball selections for the 2021 season.
Now-graduated senior baseball players across Williams, Defiance, Paulding, Fulton and Henry counties will will represent their respective schools one last time at Fairview High School.
AKRON — Fairview’s dominating, exciting and historic softball season was capped off with a performance for the ages and a gold trophy on Sunday.
PICKERINGTON — Owen Potvin and Decota Shaw didn’t run their best times on Saturday, but the Bryan senior duo still left quite a mark in their final high school race.
WESTERVILLE — Stryker’s Brianna Breier capped off her junior year with a 13th-place finish in the long jump on the final day of the OHSAA Division III state track and field meet on Saturday at Westerville North High School.
PIQUA — Montpelier graduate Blake Altaffer tossed seven scoreless innings, while classmate Tylor Yahraus racked up four hits and two RBIs as the Napoleon American Legion Post #300 baseball team knocked off Piqua 9-1 on Friday at Piqua.
PICKERINGTON — Bryan’s Owen Potvin and Decota Shaw are joining fellow senior Joshuah Taylor on the final day of the Division II state track and field meet.
WESTERVILLE — Even with a bag of ice wrapped around his right ankle, Wyatt Beltz was able to take a couple of big steps onto the podium after etching his name into the Hilltop record books.
The Bryan ACME baseball team missed out on a chance to win a third straight state championship last year, due to the season being canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Owen Potvin had quite a family legacy to uphold. With a big senior season that includes three regional championships, it is safe to say the Bryan speedster has done his part.
Bryan distance standout Joshuah Taylor is back at a state meet, and this time, he is glad to be bringing some of his buddies along.
SHERWOOD — If you told Fairview softball coach Staci Renollet before regionals her team would score 20 runs and only allow one, she “would’ve taken that in a heartbeat.”