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Here is your back nine challenge from our five local golf courses

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Last week I gave you my opinion of the toughest holes by number from Seneca Hills, Clinton Heights, Nature Trails, Loudon Meadows and Fostoria Country Club. If you recall, Nature Trails had the toughest opening hole, while the ninth at Seneca Hills provided the toughest test to close the front ...

Heenan was one-of-a-kind performer in a crazy industry

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Nick Bockwinkel could always talk. The joke, as I first heard in a newsletter written by pro wrestling journalist Dave Meltzer, was that if you asked Bockwinkel what time it was, he’d tell you how to make a watch. But in a DVD release on the American Wrestling Association, put out by ...

Wynford gets bounces to go its way

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BUCYRUS — The Blue Devils were done in by a deflection. With a little more than seven minutes left in Carey's game at Wynford, the Royals — who had never lost a Northern 10 Athletic Conference game — were clinging to a 23-20 lead. Carey — coming into the game as the No. 6 team in ...

Calvert stuns Gibsonburg in thriller

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GIBSONBURG — It was a rally for the ages and it came off without a hitch. Well, there was one hitch, a planned one that worked to perfection as Calvert pulled off an improbable 34-28 win over previously unbeaten Gibsonburg here Friday night. Park Hemminger tossed a 53-yard touchdown pass ...

Tornadoes fall to Sailors

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VERMILION — In the end, it was another loss for Columbian Friday night. However, considering it turned the ball over four times and had a punt blocked at its own 26-yard line, the Tornadoes made things interesting with Vermilion. No matter how many big plays the Sailors made, Columbian ...

Fliers overpower PC

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CLYDE — Braydi Clark ran for two scores and Logan Riehl hauled in two of Trevor Burtch's three touchdown passes Friday as Clyde thumped Port Clinton 40-3 in Sandusky Bay Conference Lake Division action. Clark scored on runs of 1 and 4 yards to help the Fliers take a 21-3 halftime ...

Bruising Warriors come to town to take on Tiffin

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When you play Wayne State, there’s never much surprise. The Warriors are a run-first, run-second and (usually) run-third team. The 2017 Wayne State squad that comes into Frost-Kalnow Stadium tonight at 2-1 isn’t big on deception. It doesn’t need it. “They want to pound you. They ...

Tornadoes travel to Vermilion in search of first win

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It was a tough loss, but Columbian coach Judd Lutz said his players responded. The Tornadoes played their best game of the season last week, but still endured a 21-15 loss to Start. It dropped to 0-4. “We felt like we dominated in two of the three phases of the game, defensively and ...

Calvert quarterback Hemminger could return at Gibsonburg

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Calvert's offense has struggled the last three weeks. In the Senecas' last three games, their offense has mustered 13 points. The result has been three straight losses. But help could be on the way. Park Hemminger, who was the starting quarterback in Weeks 1 and 2, but who hasn't played ...

Dull, Raiders claim SBC River crowns

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FREMONT — Kyleigh Dull led the way and Lakota followed along Thursday as the Raiders edged Calvert 350-353 for the Sandusky Bay Conference River Division Tournament title at Fremont Country Club. Dull carded a medalist round of 76 for the Raiders. The freshman ended with 10 pars and a ...

Bucks still undefeated in N10

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NEW WASHINGTON — Emily Stump tallied 12 kills and 16 digs Thursday to lead Buckeye Central past Mohawk, 25-21, 25-10, 25-14 in Northern 10 Athletic Conference play. Jenna Karl added 10 kills and 24 digs for the Bucks (12-1, 9-0 N10), while Addie Ackerman had 27 assists to go with eight ...

Blue Devils sweep up wins at home meet

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CAREY — Carey’s Tyler Leist won the boys individual race and four teammates finished in the top 10 and the girls team had four top-10 runners as the Blue Devils claimed both halves of Thursday’s meet. Leist crossed the line in 17:53 to lead the Blue Devils past Elmwood, 22-55. Joe ...

Fliers eyeing SBC title after first day of tournament

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PORT CLINTON — Day 1 in is in the books, and Clyde is on the verge of a title. The Fliers took third at first doubles Thursday and will play in four of Saturday’s title matches at the Sandusky Bay Conference Tournament. Akane Aritsuka and Lakotah Cagle outlasted Sandusky’s Jenna Hofer ...

Prep football, Week 5: Meet in the middle

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Carey at Wynford Records: Carey 4-0, 3-0 N10; Wynford 3-1, 2-0 N10. Last season: Wynford 28, Carey 0 Outlook: It's been a pretty good start to the head coaching career of Jonathon Mershman. Four games, four wins. And now the biggest challenge awaits. The Blue Devils will put ...

Briefs

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GOLF: The Senior League at Clinton Heights was won by the team of Don Kin, Al Thomas, Don Miller and Ray Nutter with a score of six under. Prizes went to Forrest White (closest in one on No. 5), Gray Kroeger (closest in two on No. 1), Kin (closest in three on No. 9) and Craig Neifer (long putt ...

’Berg ties with undefeated OC

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Alexandra Farmer put on a stellar performance in goal to help the Heidelberg women's soccer team hand Oberlin its first non-victory of the season. The two teams battled it out only to end in a 0-0 draw Wednesday. The Princes move to 4-3-1 on the season while Oberlin moves to 6-0-1. Neither ...

It’s Time

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A toddler was struck by a foul ball at Yankee Stadium this afternoon. Television cameras refused to show the little girl, who was attended to after a ball off the bat of Todd Frazier apparently struck her in the mouth. One did not need to see the girl to know how serious this incident was. ...

Prep Roundup

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Bluffton blanks Rams BLUFFTON — Kayla White scored one goal and assisted on another Tuesday to key Bluffton's 3-0 win against Upper Sandusky. The assist came on Brinkley Garmatter's goal with 2:05 left in the opening period. White scored unassisted at the 23:14 mark of the second half ...

Tourney runner-up Blue Devils share overall N10 crown

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GALION — Mitchill Reasoner’s medalist par 72 sparked Ridgedale in its Northern 10 Athletic Conference Tournament title Tuesday. Reasoner and the Rockets, who entered the tournament second in the overall conference standings, beat Carey 332-352 for the crown. Ridgedale and the Blue Devils ...

Columbian handles Clyde in three games

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CLYDE — Columbian took care of business, quickly, Tuesday at Clyde. The Tornadoes dismissed the Fliers 25-14, 25-15, 25-20. Niki Cole served six aces and dished 22 assists for the Tornadoes, who improved 7-5, 3-3 in the Sandusky Bay Conference Lake. Carly Rosen registered five kills and ...