Aaron Stewart, of the Waite Indians, listens as a referee makes a call during the second period of their game against the Rogers Rams at Rogers High School.
THE BLADE/ZACK CONKLE
Rogers eyes CL title trophy for another year
People with cameras on their cell phones could barely wait for the final seconds to tick off the game clock of Friday night's contest between Rogers and Waite before taking snapshots of the scoreboards in the Rams gymnasium.
There for all to see: Home 110. Visitors 44.
Defending City League champion Rogers routed Waite in a City League opener that spoke volumes about the Rams' overall talent and depth a year after winning its first CL title in school history. Read more here
Ross jumps on Clay early, rolls to easy win
In the Three Rivers Athletic Conference boys basketball opener for both teams, Fremont Ross coach Mark Gedeon saw plenty he liked from his Little Giants, while Clay coach Rob Belegrin saw very little.
Ross (2-0, 1-0 TRAC) jumped on the Eagles from the outset, put the pedal to the metal, and never looked back in taking a 68-41 victory at Clay.
“I loved the passion and intensity our kids played with,” Gedeon said. “I loved our defensive rotations, and I loved how much they were willing to share the basketball with each other. Read more here
Jackets attacks force BG errors
Perrysburg used suffocating pressure defense and balanced athleticism to remain undefeated early in the 2012-13 season.The Yellow Jackets forced Bowling Green to turn the ball over 25 times Friday night. The full-court press attack resulted in a 60-50 triumph over the Bobcats.
Perrysburg led by eight at the half and then opened the third quarter with a 13-2 run to go up 41-22. The Yellow Jackets came up with four steals during the key spurt. Read more here