Red Cross sets blood drive schedule

The American Red Cross has scheduled several blood drives, including: Monday — St. John United Church of Christ, 13039 Road J, Holgate, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday — New Riegel American Legion, 17 S. Perry St., New Riegel, noon to 6 p.m. Thursday — Continental...

FFE performance rescheduled

A canceled performance by Findlay High School’s show choir, Findlay First Edition, has been rescheduled for 7 p.m. Jan. 11 at Heminger Auditorium at Findlay High School. The original show, scheduled Dec. 14, was canceled because of a snowstorm, and was to have included a...

Richard Henderson

Richard Lowell Henderson, 64, of Findlay, died at 4:35 a.m. Wednesday at his residence. Arrangements are pending at Coldren-Crates Funeral Home.

Phyllis Pundt

Phyllis Jean (King) Pundt, 86, of Findlay, died at 12:52 a.m. on Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at Blanchard Valley Hospital. She was born at 3:45 p.m. on a snowy winter afternoon, December 30, 1927 in Mt. Cory, Ohio, to the late Marco D. and Mamie (Smith) King. She married Alfred W....

College Basketball: IPFW holds off BGSU, 65-60

BOWLING GREEN (AP) — Steve Forbes scored 15 points to lift Indiana Purdue Fort Wayne to a 65-60 win over Bowling Green on Thursday. After taking a 34-21 advantage into the break, the Mastadons (11-5) had to hold off two strong second half challenges. Bowling Green (6-7)...

Women’s Basketball: Ferris State rallies to beat Oilers, 74-62

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER BIG RAPIDS, Mich. — Despite leading at halftime, the University of Findlay women’s basketball team struggled in the second half and came up short against Ferris State Thursday night in Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference...

Friday’s Scoreboard

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL Thursday’s Games Midland Athletic League Fremont St. Joseph at North Baltimore, ppd., rescheduled Jan. 28 New Riegel at Mohawk, ppd. St. Wendelin at Lakota, ppd. Tiffin Calvert at Old Fort ppd., rescheduled Feb. 11 Midwest Athletic Conference Delphos...

College Football: 35 years later, Hayes’ punch still resonates

By RUSTY MILLER AP Sports Writer COLUMBUS — It has been 35 years and still the almost unthinkable image of an iconic 65-year-old coach cold-cocking an opposing player doesn’t fade away. As Clemson and Ohio State prepare to meet in the Orange Bowl on Friday, a clip of...

College Basketball: UF sustains painful loss at Ferris St.

By BRIAN LESTER Staff Writer BIG RAPIDS, Mich. — University of Findlay head men’s basketball coach Charlie Ernst wasn’t going to deny the pain that came with an 85-81 loss to Ferris State Thursday night at Jim Wink Arena. It hurt, both the coaches and the...

Snow, bitter cold launch the new year

By DENISE GRANT Staff Writer Mother Nature is starting the new year with a one-two punch in northwestern Ohio: lots of snow and dangerously cold temperatures. Jim Kosarik, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service, called it weather “you don’t mess around...