Boys basketball: Russia, Jackson Center boys advance to D-IV sectional final

Boys basketball: Russia, Jackson Center boys advance to D-IV sectional final

The showdown is now set.No. 3 seed Russia (15-8) will play top seed Jackson Center (19-5) in a Division IV sectional final at 7 p.m. on Saturday at Ga...

March 1st, 2019 |  


Boys basketball: Sidney, Anna, Fort Loramie players among area all-Southwest district team selections

Boys basketball: Sidney, Anna, Fort Loramie players among area all-Southwest district team selections

The 2018-19 Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association All-Southwest District boys high school basketball teams, as selected by a media panel from the distri...

March 1st, 2019 updated: March 1st, 2019. |  


Girls basketball: Fort Loramie, Russia, Anna, Versailles players on all-Southwest district teams

Girls basketball: Fort Loramie, Russia, Anna, Versailles players on all-Southwest district teams

The 2018-19 Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association All-Southwest district girls high school basketball teams, as selected by a media panel from the distr...

March 1st, 2019 |  



Div. I sectional: Gordon’s 45 points powers Sidney over Springboro 68-62

Div. I sectional: Gordon’s 45 points powers Sidney over Springboro 68-62

VANDALIA — Springboro has an imposing roster size-wise and starts 6-foot-7 and 6-8 players.Sidney has something more imposing: Andre Gordon.Gord...

February 28th, 2019 updated: March 1st, 2019. |  


Div. IV sectional finals: Fort Loramie rolls over Mechanicsburg, Russia loses heartbreaker

Div. IV sectional finals: Fort Loramie rolls over Mechanicsburg, Russia loses heartbreaker

SIDNEY — Fort Loramie didn’t even need to keep its traditional braids to win another sectional title.The Redskins ditched their traditiona...

February 27th, 2019 updated: February 28th, 2019. |  


Div. IV sectionals: Botkins loses to Ansonia on buzzer-beater, Fort Loramie beats Riverside

Div. IV sectionals: Botkins loses to Ansonia on buzzer-beater, Fort Loramie beats Riverside

PIQUA — Botkins’ bid at a momentous comeback in a Division IV sectional semifinal was undone by a momentous finish by Ansonia.Ansonia seni...

February 26th, 2019 |  


Girls basketball: Versailles pulls away late to beat Anna 48-26

Girls basketball: Versailles pulls away late to beat Anna 48-26

COVINGTON — Versailles is one of the tallest Division III teams in the state, with four players on the roster over 5-foot-11 and two over 6-2.Th...

February 25th, 2019 updated: February 26th, 2019. |  


Weekend roundup: Houston’s tourney upset bid against Stivers comes up short

VANDALIA — Houston had the toughest challenge of any area boys basketball team for a tournament opener in Dayton Stivers, which finished first i...

February 25th, 2019 updated: February 25th, 2019. |  


Boys basketball: Kearns helps Russia crush Mechanicsburg in sectional opener

Boys basketball: Kearns helps Russia crush Mechanicsburg in sectional opener

PIQUA — Russia’s boys basketball team was impressive from the start Saturday night in a 69-41 win over Mechanicsburg in a Division IV sect...

February 24th, 2019 updated: February 25th, 2019. |  


Boys basketball: Piper leads Fairlawn to 50-30 win over Lehman Catholic

Boys basketball: Piper leads Fairlawn to 50-30 win over Lehman Catholic

PIQUA — Fairlawn’s boys basketball team earned a third shot at Russia with a dominating 50-30 win over Lehman Catholic in a Division IV se...

February 24th, 2019 updated: February 25th, 2019. |