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Cardinal Stritch Catholic High School has found its new head boys basketball coach after a month-long search.

A 1993 Rossford graduate and former college basketball assistant, Jamie Kachmarik informed school officials that he will be accepting the 2014-2015 boys basketball head coaching position.

“Actually they just reached out to me probably about a week and a half ago,” Kachmarik said. “My kids go to All Saints in Rossford. So there was a little connection of people he knew that I now know and I stopped college coaching and came back because this is where my families from. My wife’s families is from here and it was time. I have a 7-year-old son, a 4-year-old daughter. So it’s time to get back to family.”

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If you pay attention to high school sports, you've probably heard the statistic that private schools, despite making up just 17 percent of the membership of the Ohio High School Athletic Association, have won 40 percent of the state titles since 1999.

This has created an uproar from some public schools in the Buckeye State who claim that private schools have unfair advantages, and as a result, has prompted four consecutive years of votes on what is known as a competitive balance proposal.

Votes are currently being taken until Wednesday on a contentious issue that has been the subject of discussion in the circles of high school sports during the past few years.

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Keeping up on current high school conference baseball standings isn’t the easiest thing in the world to do, given rainouts and makeup games in this part of the country.

First-year Northwood coach John Segura knows his team’s record and he knows the Rangers are tied for first place in the Toledo Area Athletic Conference. He just doesn’t know who the Rangers are tied with.

“The first-place TAAC team has two losses,” Segura said, “and I know we’re one of them.”

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