David Trinko: One last blast for Crosshairs Lima
LIMA — When Crosshairs Lima opened back in December 2015, the owners weren’t sure what kind of people might use the paintball facility. Now they know: It’s the best kind of people. “These have been some of the finest human beings I’ve ever met,” co-owner Sandy Monfort...
Boys basketball roundup: Bertke scores 39 as Shawnee wins in OT
SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP — Beckett Bertke scored 39 points and pulled down 11 rebounds, as Shawnee topped St. Henry in overtime. The Indians battled back from a nine-point halftime lead, in part thanks to a 23-16 run in the third quarter. Nick Pasion added 12 points for Shawnee (2-2). Trevick...
Elida exhales after close call with Delphos St. John’s
Elida posted a narrow 54-47 win over Delphos St. John’s for an Ohio boys basketball victory on Dec. 9. Last season, Delphos St. John’s and Elida squared off on Dec. 3, 2022 at Elida High School. Recently on Dec. 2, Elida squared off with Lima Bath in a...
Saturday scoreboard: Jackson Center loses to Coldwater for first time, Russia girls win
Coldwater 51, Jackson Center 41:Jackson Center lost to the Cavaliers for the first time in program history in a nonconference game on Saturday in Coldwater. The Cavaliers led 25-23 at halftime and pulled away with a 9-2 edge in the third quarter. Reed Platfoot led Jackson Center with 18 points.
Elida seals thrilling victory over St. John's
DELPHOS — On Saturday night, the St. John’s Blue Jays (2-0) hosted the Elida Bulldogs (2-1) in an exciting non-conference showdown at “The Vatican.” Riding the momentum from a nail-biting 60-54 overtime triumph over Kalida on Friday, the Blue Jays were eager to capitalize on their recent success. The Elida Bulldogs, fresh off a tight 56-55 victory against Spencerville, also entered the matchup with aspirations. The Bulldogs impressive defensive pressure played a crucial role in this one, as it helped guide them to a 54-47 victory.
Post players lift Ottoville past Bath
BATH TOWNSHIP — When Ottoville hit back-to-back 3-pointers to open Saturday’s game at Bath, it would’ve been easy to think the outside sharpshooters would be the stars of the night. Instead, the two starters inside the paint did the dirty work, combining for 34 points in Ottoville’s...
High school boys basketball: Scott holds off Lima Senior
Scott led Lima Senior by 18 points at halftime and survived a second-half rally to claim a 64-59 home City League boys basketball victory Friday. Lael Foster scored a game-high 23 points for the visiting Spartans (1-1, 1-1), but the Bulldogs (2-1, 1-1) had four players of their own score double figures. Mario Peters led the way with 19, followed by Carnel Smith (14), Darryl Barnett (13), and Isaiah Beauchamp (10). OAK HARBOR 57, GENOA 51 OAK HARBOR — The Rockets nearly doubled up Genoa at halftime and held on for a win in Northern Buckeye Conference play.
Boys Hoops: O-G Dominates Against Van Buren; Ottoville Takes Down Bath; Spencerville Defeats Fort
In a thrilling night of boys' basketball, O-G Titans dominate against the Black Knights, Ottoville takes down Bath, and Spencerville defeats Fort. With impressive performances from key players, the Titans extend their winning streak, while the Big Green continue their dominance. Meanwhile, the Barcats secure a decisive victory in Allen County.
Lima Senior Girls Basketball Team Triumphs Over Lima Central Catholic
• Lima Senior girls basketball team won a convincing 61-28 victory over Lima Central Catholic in the annual meeting for the Lima Cup. This win improves Lima Senior's overall record to 3-3, while LCC falls to 1-5.
Bearcats secure convincing victory over Musketeers
SPENCERVILLE — The Bearcats found the win column in convincing fashion Saturday night. In the first two outings of the season, Spencerville turned in dominating first half showings, before simmering down and seeing their lead turn to losses. That was not the case for Kevin Sensabaugh’s squad as they...
Ohio High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Live Streams in Allen County Today - December 9
High school basketball is on the schedule today in Allen County, Ohio, and information on these games is available here, if you're searching for how to watch them. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Allen...
Roundup: Crestview takes down Shawnee
SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP — Crestview erupted for 22 points in the second quarter and held off Shawnee on Friday night.
Boys Basketball Roundup – December 9, 2023
OHSAA boys basketball scores for December 9, 2023 in Ohio high school sport. Cardington-Lincoln controlled the scoreboard and the game in a strong 71-31 victory over Elgin at Elgin High on Dec. 9 in Ohio boys high school basketball action. Cardington-Lincoln opened with a 26-7 advantage over Elgin through the...
Second half stampede leads Bath over Van Wert
VAN WERT — Things were going well on both ends for the Lady Cougars until a disastrous closing effort helped Bath hand Van Wert a 41-19 WBL loss on Thursday night. Midway through the third quarter, Kendra Deehring hit a short turnaround jumper to give the home Cougars a 19-17 lead. Deehring's basket capped off a 6-2 run that opened the quarter.
Jackson Center’s Second Quarter B-O-O-M Spells D-O-O-M For Botkins
Not what Dr. Naismith had in mind, probably. But after a slow start Jackson Center caught fire after the ‘banks’ had closed…a banked three-pointer from Macy Klopfenstein igniting a 11-1 second quarter run that eventually became a 41-25 Jackson Center win. But this time of year teams...
Lady Knights dismantle St. John’s 71-30
DELPHOS — Crestview’s dominance down low turned Saturday’s matchup with St. John’s into a 71-30 runaway victory. Myia Etzler and Kennedy Crider led a strong first half in the paint and on the glass, allowing the Lady Knights to run the clock in the second half and pick up their fifth straight victory.
Girls basketball notebook: Shawnee’s fast start; defense carries Perry; Auchmuty lifts CG
Shawnee started its game against Elida with a 20-5 run in the first 5 1/2 minutes on its way to a 60-46 win in girls basketball on Thursday night. Grace Freiberger scored 26 points, while Alexis Whetstone added a season-high 15 points. Freiberger had also scored 26 points in the Indians’ 70-40 win against Waynesfield-Goshen on Tuesday night, including 16 in the midst of a 21-8 second-quarter run.
Spencerville runs away from Fort Jennings 72-39
SPENCERVILLE – Spencerville found the win column in convincing fashion over Fort Jennings on Saturday night. In their first two outings of the season, the Bearcats turned in dominating first half showings, but surrendered leads which turned into losses. That wasn't the case for Kevin Sensabaugh’s team on Saturday as they handled the Musketeers 72-39 for their first win of the season.
LCC pulls away from Allen East
LIMA – Lima Central Catholic boys basketball coach Sean Powell wants his team to push the tempo. In Friday’s matchup with Allen East at Msgr. Edward C. Herr Gymnasium, Lima Central Catholic took a little while to shift it to a higher gear. However, once LCC got it...
Kenton Girls 8th Basketball falls to Shawnee 38 – 12
The Lady Cats stayed close with the Indians before they went on a big run to start the fourth quarter. Scoring for Kenton was Jadynn Byers with a free throw, Lyla Gammon with 2 points and Brylee Bostelman with 9 points. The girls are back in action next Wednesday at home against Bluffton.