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Prep swimming: Wilcox brothers shine for Ada

PORTLAND, Ind. — Mitchell and Matthew Wilcox teamed up to win three events to lead Ada’s swim teams at Saturday’s Jay County Invitational. Ada’s boys were sixth and its girls were last in the 10-team invitational. Mitchell Wilcox picked up individual wins...

Girls basketball: Columbus Grove gets 10th win of year

MILLER CITY — Columbus Grove’s girls basketball team outscored Miller City 29-13 in the second half to pull away for a 60-38 Putnam County League win Saturday. The teams combined to shoot 27 of 90 (30 percent) from the floor. Columbus Grove shot 19 of 54 (35 percent),...

In-person absentee voting hours set

Ohio will have uniform days and hours for in-person absentee voting for the 2014 primary. Secretary of State Jon Husted announced the new rule at the winter conference of the Ohio Association of Election Officials, held earlier this month in Columbus. The rule mirrors a proposal...

UF roundup: Averesch sets school record in shot put

The University of Findlay’s Kendra Averesch had a big day as the Leipsic graduate led the Oilers’ indoor track and field teams at Friday’s Northwest Ohio Invitational at the Koehler Center. Averesch was third in the women’s weight throw as she earned a...

Area colleges: ONU men nip Capital 72-71

COLUMBUS — Ohio Northern University outscored Capital University 44-41 in the second half to escape with a 72-71 win in an Ohio Athletic Conference men’s basketball game Saturday. Ten players on each team scored. Dominique Royal and Lucas Pennington had 16 and 14...

2 incumbents have taken out petitions

By DENISE GRANT Staff Writer Only a handful of Hancock County candidates, most of them incumbents, have taken out petitions to seek election in the May 6 primary. Hancock County will elect a county commissioner, an auditor and two judges this year. People aren’t required to...

Prep swimming: Trojans’ Glick is TRAC diver of year

FREMONT — Bethany Glick and Justin Hopkins set meet records and Hannah Clinger brought home one of Findlay High’s two individual titles to highlight the Trojans’ showing in the Three Rivers Athletic Conference swim meet that wrapped up Saturday at the Hawk-Bucci...

Prep track: Leipsic’s Averesch wins shot at UF indoor meet

Leipsic’s Holly Averesch won a Division I title in the shot put and Riverdale’s Carroll Pauley was first in one division and second in another as area athletes competed Saturday and Sunday in the University of Findlay High School Indoor Track Invitational. Averesch...

Girls basketball: Glick, Cramer lead Arcadia past NB

NORTH BALTIMORE — Arcadia built a 19-9 lead after the first quarter and got 38 points combined from Molly Glick and Courtney Cramer to cruise by North Baltimore 52-32 Saturday night in nonconference play. The Redskins, who improved to 10-3 overall, outscored the Tigers...

Monday’s scoreboard

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL Saturday’s Results Northern Buckeye Conference Woodmore 57, Elmwood 54 North Central Conference Buckeye Central 74, Wynford 49 Galion Senior 60, Colonel Crawford 51 Riverdale 48, Bucyrus 44, OT Upper Sandusky 69, Crestline 63 Firelands Conference New...