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FROM THE SCL

  • ‘Price’ Not Right, Russia Claims Division IV Crown

    Hoist it high...The Russia Raiders are the 2022 Division IV state champions in baseball after defeating Lincolnview 10-4 in the first of Saturday's four title games in Akron. Read game details in the...

    June 11, 2022
  • History Flipped, Russia Reminds Loramie In Reg. Win

    Final out, and celebration...Russia's pitcher Xavier Phlipot fires his glove over the final out, and the Raiders celebrate their first trip to the state Final Four since 2017...hoping for their first ...

    June 3, 2022
  • Motivation Galore: Loramie And Russia In Reg. Rematch

    The two Shelby County League rivals got through their respective regional semi-final matches to set up Friday Finals reprise from a year ago - Loramie (below) vs. Russia for the chance to go to Akron ...

    June 2, 2022
  • So, Why Isn’t Anyone Talking About Russia (or Newton)…?

    They're 11-5 after five weeks of off and on baseball, and their five losses have all been to state-ranked teams.  So with the tourney draw this weekend, why isn't Russia (and pitcher Xavier Phlipot, b...

    May 2, 2022
  • Making A State-Ment: Russia’s Defense Stops Fort Loramie

    The Russia Raiders secured a firm grip on the SCAL after throwing out three Fort Loramie runners at the plate, and getting another in a rundown. Russia's 7-1 win was the 11th straight for the Raiders,...

    April 21, 2022
  • Sarver’s 20, Suggs’ Trey, Defense, Hand Tri-Village Title

    Some sage motivation at the right time resonated with Tri-Village's players over the summer and echoed loudly as an explanation for their ability to extend their own state title dreams, while ending B...

    March 13, 2022
  • Size Inside, Shooting Beyond Arc Lift Botkins Over SCC

    The Pleiman brothers put Botkins in front early and the Trojans' sharp-shooting backcourt took the baton from there in a comfortable regional semifinal win that moves the defending Division IV champs ...

    March 9, 2022
  • Botkins’ Flexes Depth, Size, Maturity To Overwhelm Russia

    The exact scenario Russia might have envisioned to further its upset hopes instead conspired against the Raiders, which shows just how talented defending state champion Botkins is and what the Trojans...

    February 26, 2022
  • Loramie, Tri-Village Look The Part Of No. 1, No. 2

    Fort Loramie and Tri-Village focused on the business at hand Saturday, dispatching their respective opponents with second-half, running-clock dominance, with Loramie's Skylar Albers' defense making it...

    February 26, 2022
  • Loramie Drops Troy Christian; Jackson Center Awaits

    Ty Ruhenkamp, scoring here on the break against Troy Christian's Chase Dohme, led four Redskins in double figures to set up a Friday district semifinal against Shelby County League rival Jackson Cente...

    February 22, 2022
  • Botkins, Russia Handle Nerves, Opening Tests

    It took longer than anticipated, but Russia's Brayden Monnin helped his team advance without incident, just like defending state champion Botkins, in first-round sectional tournament action Saturday a...

    February 19, 2022
  • Jackson Center Edges Anna In A Heart-Stopping SCL Thriller

    Game winner....Jackson Center's Camdyn Reese releases the game-winning shot with 4.7 seconds left to play Friday, lifting the Tigers to a heart-stopping 57-56 win over Anna. Read about the game in Sa...

    February 12, 2022
  • #1 Loramie Tested, Survives To Beat #4 New Knoxville

    In a defensive struggle between two of the state's top five teams in Division IV, unbeaten and #1-ranked Fort Loramie pushed past #4 New Knoxville in the second half to come out the winner, 44-39. Re...

    January 25, 2022

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