RSS Feed : Sports A feed of current articles not set 2014-09-20T10:03:40.430369Z Knights overcome second-half deficit, outlast Bluffton CONVOY &mdash; With 6:22 to play in the first half, the host Crestview Knights held a 21-point lead on Bluffton. Before the end of the third quarter, the Pirates had come all the way back to take the lead, but Crestview&rsquo;s punishing ground attack and a timely interception by sophomore Dylan Grandstaff propelled the Knights to a 41-31 Northwest Conference win. Sports Kenton aerial attack too much for Cougars in 46-7 loss KENTON- The Van Wert Cougars made the long trip to Kenton High School on Friday night to take on the Wildcats in Western Buckeye League action but were unable to follow up on last week&rsquo;s victory as they fell, 46-7. Sports Anna pulls away in second half, beats Parkway ROCKFORD - For the first 23 minutes and 49 seconds of the Midwest Athletic Conference matchup between Parkway and Anna at Panther field Friday evening, the Panthers played even football with the Rockets. Sports ’Cats dominate Mustangs in NWC grid action DELPHOS &mdash; Jefferson needed about a quarter to stop shooting itself in the foot versus Allen East in Northwest Conference action under the lights of Stadium Park on Friday night. <p>Once the Wildcats did, they rolled up a dominant 49-0 shutout.</p> Sports Thunderbirds drop Columbus Grove, 38-17 COLUMBUS GROVE &mdash; It was the Ethan O&rsquo;Connor show at Clymer Stadium Friday night. Sports First quarter blitz sends WT past Fairview SHERWOOD &ndash; Wayne Trace scored 24 first quarter points and cruised from there to a 32-8 win over Fairview in the Green Meadows Conference opener for both schools Friday night. Sports Indians belt Jays in MAC football FORT RECOVERY &mdash; St. John&rsquo;s coach Todd Schulte knew it was important for his team to get off to. a good start against Fort Recovery Friday night. Sports WBL Champ Wapak pounds Van Wert 5-0 VAN WERT - It was undefeated Wapakoneta against winless Van Wert Friday afternoon in girls tennis, so the result was predictable. The powerful Redskins won it 5-0 with only the first singles match providing any suspense. Wapak is now 15-0 overall and has finished its Western Buckeye League season at 9-0. Van Wert is 0-12 and 0-9. Sports Crestview comes from behind to defeat Lady Lancers CONVOY - The Crestview Lady Knight and Lincolnview Lady Lancer volleyball teams met at Ray Etzler Gymnasium Thursday evening to renew their cross-county, Northwest Conference rivalry, in a game that lived up to the billing. Sports Hernandez brothers earn all-WBL honors VAN WERT &mdash; Van Wert&rsquo;s Jared Hernandez has a bright future ahead of him. Sports Spartans too much for Lady Cougars VAN WERT &mdash; Lady Cougar head coach Rich Nouza doesn&rsquo;t have much use for moral victories. Still, following Van Wert&rsquo;s 3-0 loss to Lima Senior on Thursday, Nouza was very happy with his team&rsquo;s effort. Sports Lancers third at NWC golf tournament HARROD &mdash; Bluffton won the Northwest Conference golf tournament in an 18-hole tournament played at Colonial Golf Club. The first-place tournament finish also clinched the overall 2014 conference golf championship for the Pirates. Sports Shorthanded Cougars still sweep Elida ELIDA &mdash; Missing two starters because of illness, several Van Wert players were forced into different roles against Elida Thursday night. The Cougars rose to the challenge and pulled out an impressive three-set win, 25-23, 25-20, 25-20. Van Wert is now 8-2 overall and 3-1 in the Western Buckeye League. Elida is 5-8 and 0-4. Sports Late goals lift Coldwater past Lancers VAN WERT &mdash;The Lincolnview Lady Lancers welcomed the Coldwater Lady Cavaliers to Lincolnview High School on Thursday night for girls&rsquo; high school soccer action. The Lady Cavs used two late goals to win a close match 4-2 over the Lady Lancers. Sports Crestview opens defense of NWC with Bluffton CONVOY &mdash; Crestview finally begins defense of its Northwest Conference championship from a year ago as they welcome Bluffton in week four. Sports Cougars looking for first winning streak in five years VAN WERT &mdash; &ldquo;Beating Shawnee is not going to be the highlight of our season,&rdquo; Van Wert head coach Keith Recker said on Wednesday when asked how his team is preparing in the wake of a 23-7 victory last Friday. &ldquo;This team that we have is destined for bigger things.&rdquo; Sports Ground game key as Panthers face Anna ROCKFORD &mdash; It&rsquo;s been a tough start to the 2014 campaign for Parkway and head coach Dan Cairns. The schedule doesn&rsquo;t figure to get any easier, however, with the Panthers moving deeper into Midwest Athletic Conference play. Sports Raiders look to get back on track in GMC opener HAVILAND &mdash; After a disappointing road loss to rival Crestview, Wayne Trace does not get much time to think about it as the Raiders open Green Meadows Conference action Friday with a road trip to Fairview. Sports Raiders girls, boys sweep GMC titles WAUSEON &mdash; The Wayne Trace boys and girls golf teams brought home championships on Wednesday afternoon as each Raider squad won the Green Meadows Conference tournament at Ironwood Golf Course. Sports Trigg, Knights thump T-birds LIMA &mdash; It was by no means easy, but Crestview&rsquo;s power eventually overcame feisty Lima Central Catholic on Tuesday night, 25-21, 25-16, 24-26, 25-18. The Lady Knights are now 10-1, the Lady Thunderbirds 7-6. Sports Grove outlasts Lincolnview in five MIDDLE POINT &mdash; In her first season at the helm of the Lincolnview volleyball program, JaNahn Evans has learned to appreciate the little milestones that become the foundation of a successful program. After dropping the opening set on Tuesday, the Lady Lancers won each of the next two before losing a 5-set (25-12, 19-25, 18-25, 25-18, 15-11) marathon to Columbus Grove. Sports Klinger ties school mark, Lancers win tri ROCKFORD &mdash; The Lincolnview Lady Lancer Girls golf team traveled to Deerfield Golf Course to take on the Parkway Panthers and the Allen East Mustangs in a make-up match from a previous rainout. With the weather cooperating and course conditions soggy from earlier rains, the Lancers prevailed in the tri-match. Sports Lancers sweep NWC pair, Knights split VAN WERT &mdash; Lincolnview&rsquo;s Joshah Rager is no stranger to rounds in the 30s, and he was once again the match medalist, shooting a 1-under par 35 as the Lancers swept a pair of Northwest Conference matches at Hickory Sticks on Tuesday. Sports Raiders claim fourth straight victory HAVILAND &ndash; Sarah Young posted six kills while Danae Myers and Erin Mohr added five each to lead the Wayne Trace volleyball team to its fourth straight victory Tuesday night in a sweep of visiting Holgate. Sports Parkway sweeps Lady Lancers <p style="margin: 0px; font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica;"><span style="letter-spacing: 0px; font-size: 11px;">ROCKFORD - The Lincolnview Lady Lancers traveled to Parkway High School Monday evening to take the Lady Panthers in an early-week, non-conference tilt, but the hosts came out strong and never let up en route to a 3-0 win (25-15, 25-13, 25-19).</span></p> Sports