Leipsic’s Rieman fires no-hitter

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Leipsic 10, Arcadia 0

LEIPSIC — Leipsic’s Cole Rieman fired a no-hitter after striking out nine in six innings of work. At the plate Rieman had two singles and was helped by Dylan Schroeder with two hits and Tyler Hiegel who had two hits and 3 RBI.

Parkway 14, Delphos St. John’s 1

ROCKFORD — Parkway’s Breyden Bruns fired a five-inning, three hitter while striking out six and walking two. Offensively for Parkway, Noah Riley drove in five runs while going 2 for 4 with a home run. Nick Riley was 2 for 4 with 2 RBI and two runs scored and Seth Stuckey hit a home run after going 2 for 2 with 2 RBI and one run scored. Jack Wehe went 2 for 4 with three runs scored. t

St. Henry 12, Fort Recovery 2

FT. RECOVERY — St. Henry’s Rylee Deitsch surrendered six hits over six innings while striking out four and walking one. At the plate For the Redskins, Sam Lefeld went 3 for 4 with 4 RBI and 2 runs scored and Marc Siefring went 1 for 3 with 2 RBI. For Fort Recovery, Ryne Post went 2 for 2 with 2 RBI.

Van Wert 8, Bath 1

Van Wert’s Owen Treece gave up four hits over seven innings of work while striking out six and walking one. At the plate Lawson Blackmore, Parker Conrad, TJ Reynolds, Keaton Brown and Jaxon Amweg all had two hits, respectively. For Bath, Lex Boedicker went 2 for 4.

Shawnee 13, Kenton 1

Shawnee’s Dalton Miller fired a two-hitter over five innings of work while striking out four and walking two. At the plate for the Indians, Justin Behnke was 3 for 3 with 2 RBI and two runs scored and Jake Hutckins drove in four with a home run. Logan Maxwell went 2 for 4 with two runs and one RBI and AJ Brown was 2 for 2 with an RBI and two runs scored.

Allen East 17, Bluffton 3

BLUFFTON — Allen East’s Bradden Crumrine went 3 for 4 with thre1e runs and an RBI and Dalton Clumb went 2 for 4 with 3 RBI and 2 runs scored and Travis Wilson was 1 for 1 with 3 RBI. Devin Reed drove in two runs. For Bluffton, Caden Rayle went 2 for 3 with an RBI and a run scored and Sean Casemier was 2 for 3 with a run scored.

Miller City 11, Perry 2

PERRY TOWNSHIP — Miller City’s Eli Ellerbrock pitched six innings and struck out six and walked one for the win. At the plate, Trevor Niese and Nick Gable each had two doubles. For Perry Louis Horesten had three hits.

McComb 14, Hardin Northern 2

Hardin Northern’s Lance Good went 2 for 3.

Kalida 8, Lima Central Catholic 3

Kalida’s David Peck picked up the win after going 4 and 2/3 innings and giving up one run and four hits with one walk and one strikeout. At the plate, Luke Erhart went 2 for 5 and Ethan Schmenk was 2 for 4 with a double and an RBI. Trevor Lambert went 2 for 4 with 3 RBI and Gabe Hovest was 2 for 4 with 2 RBI. For LCC Shaun Thomas hit a home run and Domnic Riepenhoff and Mike Briggs each had two hits.


Perry 5, Upper Scioto Valley 2

Perry’s Kelsey Wells scattered five hits over seven innings of work while fanning seven and walking one. Offensively for Perry, Lily Ford went 1 for 3 with an RBI and two runs scored and Annabell Plaugher went 1 for 3 with an RBI and a run scored. For Upper Scioto Valley, Rylee Shephard and Avery Sanders both went 2 for 3. Haylie Martin went 1 fr 4 with two runs scored.

Ridgemont 11, Waynesfield-Goshen 1


Shawnee 15, Elida 4

Shawnee’s Abby Ambrozo picked up the win after pitching one-hit ball over three innings. She fanned eight. At the plate, Laken George hit a home run and Shalon McNeal and Allie Hutchins each had doubles. For Elida Makenzie Miller , Cadence Miller, Erika Suever and Addison Miller all had doubles.



Witte to step down after 2020 season

ADA — Ohio Northern volleyball coach Kate Witte has announced her retirement at the end of the 2019 season after 29 years as head coach of the program.

Witte will be replaced at the helm of the Polar Bears by current assistant coach and ONU All-American Katie Kuhn on Jan. 1, 2020.

“I am very honored to have had the opportunity to be the leader of the ONU volleyball program for the past 28 years, Witte said. “I am greatly looking forward to my last volleyball season at Ohio Northern. I have had the privilege to coach hundreds of terrific young ladies during my time here and will cherish those memories the rest of my life.”

During her first 28 years at ONU, Witte has guided the Polar Bears to an impressive 715-235 record (.753 winning percentage), 18 Ohio Athletic Conference regular season titles, 14 OAC Tournament Championships, 22 NCAA Division III Tournament bids, 11 NCAA Division III Tournament Sweet 16 appearances, four Elite 8 appearances and one Final Four appearance.

The Ohio Northern volleyball program is one of the more storied programs in the university’s athletic history, posting an impressive 1,299 victories in 59 seasons. Northern also posted an NCAA all-divisions record 35 consecutive winning seasons from 1976-2010.

She has been named OAC Coach of the Year in ‘91, ‘94, ‘96, ‘97, ‘02 and ‘08 and the AVCA Regional Coach of the Year in ‘94, ‘96, ‘97, 2003, 2009 and 2016.

This past season, she led the Polar Bears to the OAC regular season and Tournament titles and a bid in the NCAA III Tournament.

Kuhn will become only the third volleyball coach in the past 51 years in the program after spending nine seasons as an assistant coach.

She was a two-time All-American and three-year team captain as an outside hitter and setter for the Polar Bears from 2005-08.

Kuhn was named one of the nation’s top 30 volleyball coaches under 30 years of age in 2016 by the American Volleyball Coaches Association.

The two-time All-American finished her career third all-time in assists at 4,680. She was also the 2008 OAC Co-Player of the Year, the same season the Polar Bears reached the NCAA Final Four.

The Polar Bears will open their 2019 season with the 41st annual ONU Invitational on Aug. 30-31.


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