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. |  


Boys basketball: Top-seeded Jackson Center Tigers roar past Triad

Boys basketball: Top-seeded Jackson Center Tigers roar past Triad

PIQUA — Not unexpected that a top seed plays with less “focus” than usual when the opponent is 0-22.It happened on Saturday night in...

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


Boys basketball: Anna rolls over Carlisle in sectional opener

Boys basketball: Anna rolls over Carlisle in sectional opener

CLAYTON — Anna opened Division III sectional tournament play on Saturday at Northmont’s Thunderdome against the Carlisle Indians — t...

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


Boys basketball: Strong defense helps Sidney beat Carroll to open sectional

Boys basketball: Strong defense helps Sidney beat Carroll to open sectional

VANDALIA — Being a high seed in the Dayton Division I sectional usually is a ticket to an easy first-round victory. But from the moment No. 12 D...

February 23rd, 2019 updated: February 24th, 2019. |  


Div. IV sectionals: Russia beats Botkins in defensive battle, Fort Loramie rolls

Div. IV sectionals: Russia beats Botkins in defensive battle, Fort Loramie rolls

SIDNEY — Russia and Botkins played in two defensive battles in regular season in Shelby County Athletic League play, but in Saturday’s Div...

February 23rd, 2019 updated: February 24th, 2019. |