The Antwerp girls got the best of Van Wert 7-3 in non league softball action on Monday night.
Trailing 8-7 entering the bottom of the seventh, Van Wert scored a single run in the seventh to tie the game and then won it in the bottom of the eighth for a 9-8 victory over Wayne Trace in high school baseball action Monday night.
Turner Witten's walk off single in the bottom of the seventh inning put the Cougars over the top in a 6-5 win over Kalida on Saturday.
The Van Wert tennis team hosted a five-team invitational on Saturday and came away with fourth place overall.
Cougars were held to one hit and lost 10-0 in six innings.
Lincolnview and Van Wert posted baseball wins on Friday as did Van Wert’s tennis team, while Crestview’s softball team fell to Fairview. Below is a recap of the action.
Crestview hosted a tri meet with Van Wert and Celina on Tuesday.
It was a big early-season game Tuesday between two WBL contenders — Defiance and Van Wert.
The Van Wert tennis team dropped a WBL match to Defiance 2-3 on Tuesday.
The Lady Cougars returned to the diamond after a week off on Tuesday night and got a WBL over Defiance 10-6.
The Van Wert tennis team picked up their second win of the season on Monday 4-1 over Bluffton.
Van Wert's doubleheader in Napoleon on Saturday resulted in a split between the two teams.
In what turned out to be an old-fashioned pitchers duel between WBL teams, left-hander Luke Wessell led the Cougars to a 2-1 victory over Celina on Friday night.
The Van Wert boys tennis team got their first win of the young season on Friday with a 5-0 shutout of Celina.
The Van Wert boys and girls both took home first place in a five-team track meet at Defiance High School on Tuesday.
Van Wert opened up WBL play by squeaking out a 4-3 win over Bath on Monday night.
Van Wert fell to Bath 3-2 on the Tennis court Tuesday evening.
Bolstered by strong relay teams, Van Wert cruised to victory in the season opener, finishing first on the boys and girls side at the five-way meet at Defiance on Tuesday.
A four-run second inning proved to be too much for the Lady Cougars to overcome in their first WBL game of the season against Bath on Tuesday.
The Van Wert Marlins Swim Team held their end of season awards presentation on March 25 at the YMCA.
Luke Wessell went the distance in Van Wert’s 6-3 win over Parkway on Monday night at Smiley Park.
The Lady Cougars dropped two games on the road to Bryan on Saturday by final scores of 12-2 and 9-7.
The Van Wert boys tennis team dropped their first match of the season to Bryan 4-1 on Saturday.
Saturday’s baseball doubleheader between Van Wert and Bryan was action-packed but definitely not pretty.
The Lady Lancers came back from a 3-0 deficit to score eight unanswered runs and beat Van Wert on Wednesday night.
Owen Treece tossed a five-inning shutout and the Cougars exploded for 15 runs in a non conference win over Lincolnview on Wednesday night.
Eggerrs Stadium will have play clocks in time for the 2021 football season, thanks to a generous donation of $4,000 from Mel and Arlene Hurless.
Van Wert’s Emilee Phillips did it all in the Cougars’ 18-0 run-rule win over Delphos Jefferson in Tuesday softball action.
Van Wert’s 10-run third inning blew open what became a 16-2 victory over the Spencerville Bearcats at Smiley Park on Monday.
Van Wert and Jefferson kicked off the baseball season with a doubleheader at Smiley park in their first game since 2019 on Saturday.
Standout Van Wert bowler Lorrie Decker officially signed her letter of intent to bowl for Lincoln Memorial University next season in Harrogate, Tennessee.
The 45th annual OHBCA District eight girls all-star games took place at the Elida Fieldhouse on Monday night.
Van Wert's Dru Johnson officially singed on Wednesday to continue his studies and play college football at Ashland University next year.