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Tigers lose as Jonathan Alder takes over in second half

In a tale of two halves, Jonathan Alder rolled to a 41-24 victory over the Galion Tigers in the latter’s Homecoming game Friday evening at Unckrich Stadium.The Pioneers — 2-3 overall and 1-1 in the Mid Ohio Athletic Conference — beat up the locals to the tune of 27-7 in the second half to erase what was a three-points deficit at intermission. In losing, Galion falls to 3-2 overall and 1-1 in the conference.With the score knotted at 14-14, the Tigers too...

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Area Prep Roundup

TUESDAYVolleyballNorthmor defeated Mount Gilead 3-0 (25-8, 25-9, 25-11)Colonel Crawford beat Seneca East 3-2 (18-25, 25-16, 21-25, 28-26, 15-13)Crestline lost to Ridgedale 3-1 (26-24, 15-25, 13-25, 23-25)GolfNorthmor placed 9th in the Division III Sectional Tournament at Pine Hills with a score of 459. Scoring for the Golden Knights were: Nathan Bird, 114; Andrew Yarnell, 114; ...

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An Eye on the Tigers

BOYS’ VARSITY GOLFThe Tigers participated in the Sectional Golf Tournament at Sawmill Creek Resort in Huron on Thursday and finished with a team score of 379, placing 10th out of 12.Although the locals did not qualify for district competition as a squad, senior Evan Huggins decided he was not quite done playing golf this season. Huggins opened with a 43 on the front 9 holes and found himself plus-8 at the turn. The veteran fired a 40 on the back 9 ...

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Queens of the Court

Donnetta Lester (shown here) has been teaming up with Cassidy Ivy in second doubles for the Lady Tigers this season. (Inquirer photos by Dave Zeuch)Sydney Dameron — a member of the Galion High School girls’ varsity tennis squad — follows through on a serve during a recent home match at Heise Park.Jackie Carriger has posted a solid 20-4 record playing third singles for the Lady Tigers this season.

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PREVIEW: Jonathan Alder at Galion

After four weeks, now the real fun begins.The Galion Tigers host tradition-rich Jonathan Alder in a Mid Ohio Athletic Conference gridiron battle at Unckrich Stadium Friday night in what is the Homecoming game for the locals.Galion is 3-1 overall and 1-0 in the MOAC and the Pioneers are 1-3 overall and 0-1 in the conference. Don’t let Alder’s record fool you, though.“They have maybe the toughest non-league Division 4 schedule in the state,R...

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Winning begins with ‘D’

After struggling the first two games of the season, the Galion defense has pitched back-to-back shutouts in stellar fashion.“We dominated the whole game,” said Tigers head coach Chris Hawkins referencing last Friday’s 32-0 manhandling of Buckeye Valley in Galion’s first game in the Mid Ohio Athletic Conference. “Before the season, I thought our defense could be as good as we’ve had since I’ve been here. I gotta admit though, I had some conc...

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Gridiron Roundup

Colonel Crawford 41, Seneca East 20The Eagles got back on the winning track with a 41-20 hammering of host Seneca East last Friday in Huron County.Colonel Crawford, 3-1 overall and 2-1 in the Northern 10, pounced on the hosts early, jumping out to a 27-13 halftime lead, scoring four rushing touchdowns — two by quarterback Will Kirkpatrick and one apiece by Dalton Scott and Eli Reffey. Noah Ferguson tacked on extra-point kicks after three of the sco...

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Galion girls 2nd in MOAC tournament

Competing in their first Mid Ohio Athletic Conference tennis tournament ever last weekend, the Lady Tigers placed second, just one point behind team champion Marion Harding.Despite just missing the team title, Galion did have some individuals who place first. In third singles, Jackie Carriger received a first round bye, won 3-6, 6-2, 6-4 in the second round over her opponent from Pleasant, and bested her opponent from Jonathan Alder 6-4, 7-6 (tiebreaker 8-5) in the finals....

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Lady Tigers, Col. Crawford boys reign supreme at county meet

For the ninth consecutive year, the Lady Tiger are county champions.Galion out-ran the competition to claim the Crawford County Cross Country Meet first-place hardware last Saturday at Amanns Reservoir.The Lady Tigers held off second-place Bucyrus, 47-56. Other team scores were: Colonel Crawford, 59; Buckeye Central, 85; and Wynford, 91. Crestline did not field a team.In the boys’ meet, it was Colonel Crawford torching the rest of the field, besting runn...

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Tigers ground Barons in MOAC opener

DELAWARE — Jacob Fryer and Arby Thompson rushed for more than 100 yards apiece and the Galion defense held host Buckeye Valley to just 12 yards of total offense as the Tigers recorded their second consecutive shutout by blasting the Barons 32-0 here Friday night.The game was the first ever in Mid Ohio Athletic Conference play for the locals who upped their record to 3-1 overall. Buckeye Valley tumbles to 1-3.

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An Eye on the Tigers …

VARSITY VOLLEYBALLThe Lady Tigers are 8-0 in the Mid Ohio Athletic Conference and 12-3 overall following a 3-1 victory against Pleasant in Marion County Thursday evening.After dropping the first game 25-23, the Lady Orange-and-Blue bounced back to take the next three games by 25-17, 25-10 and 25-9 scores, respectively.For Galion, Taylor Valentine hammered down 16 kills in addition to garnering 15 digs and 14 receptions.

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