Tournament preview: No favorites in Springfield Div. II sectional

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Three out of the top four seeds are in the top bracket. SPRINGFIELD — Getting the top seed in a sectional come time for the tournament draw usually paves an easy road for a team to make it to the districts. Urbana, the top seed in the Springfield Division II sectional, doesn’t have an easy road to the second round. First, the Hillclimbers have to take on rival Graham. The … [Read more...]

Shawnee claims third-straight CBC Kenton title

Jaden Greenwood dribbles

Braves makes quick work of Tecumseh in de-facto Kenton Trail title game. SPRINGFIELD — Shawnee head coach Chris McGuire wondered if it could happen. Braves’ players doubted it could. After losing four-straight games early in the season, Shawnee sat at 4-4. Two of the losses came within a week’s time to conference teams in Bellefontaine and Tippecanoe. With six conference … [Read more...]

Turnovers help Springfield put away Shawnee

Seth Gray passes

Four Springfield players scored in double digits in the Wildcats’ 61-46 win. SPRINGFIELD — You shouldn’t fall asleep behind the wheel of a car, and you shouldn’t fall asleep midway through a basketball game, even with a lead. If you do, the lead may slip away. Springfield head coach Isiah Carson said his Wildcats fell asleep last night in the third quarter of a … [Read more...]

Photo Gallery: Shawnee at Springfield

Andrew Tincher dribbles

Springfield beat Shawnee 63-47 on Saturday night in a nonconference game at Springfield High School. Shawnee cut Springfield's lead to six points near the end of the third quarter, but Springfield responded with an 18-6 run over the next four minutes to put the Braves away. Danny Davis and Henry Alexander led Springfield with 13 points each, while Darius Harper and Dae'Shawn … [Read more...]

Shawnee hopes to keep playoff magic alive against Trotwood

Trotwood running back Marc Raye-Reymond runs against Springfield. Redmond has rushed for  556 yards and 10 touchdowns this season.

The Braves and Rams will face off at Piqua’s Alexander Stadium in a Division III, Region 10 semifinal game. PIQUA — When it comes to finding recent playoff success, few teams have been as successful as the Shawnee Braves have this decade. But Shawnee will face a team with decidedly more playoff success tonight in the Trotwood-Madison Rams. Trotwood (8-2) and Shawnee (10-1) … [Read more...]