Letters to the Editor 01-30-14

ENOUGH BLAME TO GO AROUND Bruce Boguski (letter, Jan. 28) made several good points. But in ending his letter by stating “you might begin to feel proud of your country again,” he says a lot about this country. Congress passed the Ryan/Murray budget at the expense of...

Prep Wrestling: Upper, Carey fall in regional semifinals

It was a tough night for the area’s two remaining teams in the OHSAA team wrestling tournament Wednesday night as Carey and Upper Sandusky both dropped their opening matches in regional semifinal action. Carey dropped a 65-6 decision to host Lima Bath in the Division III...

Prep Wrestling: Findlay is focusing on TRAC individual titles

By JAMIE BAKER SPORTS EDITOR With powerful Oregon Clay and Toledo Central Catholic in the field, Findlay High School wrestling coach Ben Kirian knows his Trojans won’t have the firepower to win a Three Rivers Athletic Conference team championship. That doesn’t mean...

Students, teachers feeling comfortable in new schools

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER A year after they opened, Glenwood and Donnell middle schools in Findlay are starting to feel “like home.” The two new structures opened a year ago this month and have become a place where students, teachers and staff feel comfortable going...

College Basketball: Oilers respond to Ernst’s challenge

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER Disappointment wrapped its hands around the University of Findlay men’s basketball team after back-to-back losses on the road in early January. The Oilers led Ferris State and Grand Valley State by double digits at one point and even had leads...

Area Colleges: Roth stars in Defiance victory over Bluffton

BLUFFTON — McComb grad Mason Roth hit for a game-high 23 points to lead Defiance College to a 62-53 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference win over Bluffton University Wednesday night. Roth was 7 of 11 from the field and 6 of 6 from the line and dished out three assists...

Boys Basketball: Trojans seek better effort vs. St. Francis

By DAVE HANNEMAN sTAFF WRITER The numbers say Findlay High School boys basketball team is playing better now than it was six weeks ago. Friday night, the Trojans hope to prove it. Findlay heads up I-75 on Friday to take on Toledo St. Francis in a Three Rivers Athletic Conference...

Prep Wrestling: Van Buren wrestlers seeking first league title

By JAMIE BAKER SPORTS EDITOR Van Buren is looking to do what no Black Knight wrestling team has ever done before — win a league championship. That’s the goal for Bryan Whitticar’s Van Buren team on Saturday when the Ohio Wrestling League tournament takes place...

P-G’s Abelovska is fitting right in

By TED RADICK STAFF WRITER PANDORA — Feeling chilly? Pandora-Gilboa basketball player Anna Abelovska sympathizes, to a degree. No pun intended. “It gets this cold in Slovakia,” she said. “Sometimes, it’s worse.” With the challenges a foreign exchange...

Alliance reports 2013 job creation

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER Businesses made more than $76 million in capital investments last year in Hancock County, and 544 jobs were created via 21 projects, the Findlay-Hancock County Alliance reported Wednesday at its annual lunch. Eighteen of the 21 projects involved...