Whitmer's sophomore Kemontrece Collins (12) pulls down a rebound over St. Francis' junior Jacob Lang (40) during the first quarter of the Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, matchup at Whitmer. Whitmer won, 54-50.
The Blade/Katie Rausch
Whitmer couldn’t shake St. Francis de Sales for much of the Three Rivers Athletic Conference opener on Friday night.
The host Panthers needed a spark, and 6-foot-1 sophomore Samuel Hickey came off Whitmer’s bench to provide it.
He scored eight of his 12 points in the second half to help lead a 54-50 victory. Two of his baskets came from the 3-point arc. READ MORE.
A banner in Rossford’s gym clearly shows 1993 as the last time the Bulldogs’ boys basketball team won a league title.
Rossford made an initial step toward putting up a new number on the banner at Joe Stalma Court as the Bulldogs got contributions from many players at different points on Friday night.
In a Northern Buckeye Conference season opener, Rossford downed Eastwood 53-42. Eight players scored, and eight grabbed rebound for the Bulldogs, who were tabbed preseason favorites to end a 21-year title drought. READ MORE.
Perrysburg was the preseason pick to defend its Northern Lakes League girls basketball championship, and the Yellow Jackets are clearly living up to that assessment three games into the 2013-14 season.
Behind 13 points apiece from post players Sarah Baer and Allex Brown, a huge 49-20 rebounding advantage, and some solid shooting from beyond the 3-point arc, the Jackets (3-0, 3-0 NLL) cruised to a 62-36 victory Friday night over visiting Bowling Green. READ MORE.