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Whippets Pile Up Assists, Points

Assist

According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary its a noun meaning 1: an act of assistance; 2: the action of a player who enables a teammate to score a basket.

On the night when senior Davey Hipp joined the prestigious 1,000-point club, Shelby was all about lending a hand with its passing skills.

The Whippets piled up 20 assists, including a number that were fed to Hipp for open looks at the basket, during a 75-40 Northern Ohio League thrashing of rival Willard in the Dawg House.

“The thing that makes me happy and proud of my team is how unselfish we are. We move the ball, we make extra passes,” said SHS coach Troy Schwemley as the red and gray moved to 7-3 in the conference and 12-8 overall...Read More

Record Day Fills Out Record District

Willard’s youthful swim team did not sink in their deepest waters of the season.

Instead, they continued to submerge school and personal records and dove headfirst into what will be a record week at Districts.

The Flashes and Lady Flashes combined to break five WHS school records, while establishing 28 personal records at Saturday’s Division II Sectional meet at Malabar in Mansfield. Their prolific performances clinched berths in 10 races at this Friday’s District meet at Bowling Green State University.

Six different swimmers, Nick Bauer, Gavin Buurma, Levi Hill, Lindsay Holbrook, Blake Smith and Blake Thompson, will represent Willard at BGSU in the Northwest District event that begins at 3 p.m. at the Cooper Natatorium. All six will compete in at least two races, with Bauer and Smith qualifying in four events...Read More

Wildcats Tied For First In Firelands Conference

Friday night the Wildcats took their second Firelands Conference loss to St. Paul. Both teams now have a conference record of 10-2 and are tied for the conference title thus far.

The score was tight throughout the entire game. New London was up at halftime 23-20, the Flyers stepped up in the second half and outscored the ‘Cats 17-22. The score was 40-42 with just seconds left on the clock, and the Wildcat’s had possession of the ball. Karson Howell was forced to shoot a heavily guarded jump shot, but the buzzer beater attempt did not fall, giving the Flyers a 42-40 victory....Read More

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