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Saturday hoops roundup

It was a successful night Saturday for many local boys and girls basketball teams.

Benjamin Logan's boys beat Riverside 61-51 in overtime to win the Ben Logan Tip-Off Classic. It was the first time the Raiders won their own season-opening tournament.

Indian Lake's boys basketball team opened its season with a 57-54 victory over visiting Wapakoneta.

On the girls side, Bellefontaine rolled past Springfield Shawnee 46-29. West Liberty-Salem was also victorious as the Tigers bounced Riverside 48-33.

For more on Saturday's games, see Monday's edition of the Examiner.

Last Updated on Sunday, 01 December 2013

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Bollinger helps Riverside clip Indians in tourney semifinal

With a season-opening win on the line against Mechanicsburg, Riverside’s boys basketball team knew who was getting the ball.

Last Updated on Saturday, 30 November 2013

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Third-quarter flurry carries Celina past Chiefs

Bellefontaine’s boys basketball team put forth an impressive fourth-quarter comeback in its opener against Celina on Friday, but it was not quite enough to overcome a disastrous end to the third period.

Last Updated on Saturday, 30 November 2013

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Raiders deliver in season opener

Benjamin Logan head coach Dave Myers said Friday needed to be a big night for his basketball program.

Last Updated on Saturday, 30 November 2013

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Kenton, M’burg fall in state semifinals

It took everything defending state champion Clinton-Massie had in its arsenal to knock off Kenton on Friday as the Falcons earned a return trip to the state championship game with a 21-20 victory over the Wildcats in the Division IV state semifinals at the University of Dayton’s Welcome Stadium.

Last Updated on Saturday, 30 November 2013

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Chiefs look to match toughness of Bulldogs in opener

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Celina has traditionally played a blue collar brand of basketball, focusing on tough defense and strong rebounding. Bellefontaine wants to make sure it does not get pushed around by the rugged Bulldogs in tonight’s season opener.

Last Updated on Friday, 29 November 2013

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Raiders focused on themselves at own Tip-Off Classic

Turning the focus on themselves instead of worrying about their opponents is the approach both Benjamin Logan and Riverside’s boys basketball teams are taking in their first game of the season.

Last Updated on Friday, 29 November 2013

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Hilliker Heat girls team has strong effort against Sidney


The Bellefontaine Hilliker Heat swim team fell in the overall scoring, but the girls squad fared well in a home dual meet against Sidney/Shelby County last weekend.

Last Updated on Friday, 29 November 2013

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