College basketball: Kahlig rescues Oilers

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER Greg Kahlig stood at the top of the 3-point line and thought about his next move. He motioned for a moment as if he was going to drive to the basket, but then found space to drill a 3-pointer. It was a gutsy decision in a tight situation Monday as the...

Boys basketball: Wagner, Patrick Henry defeat McComb 57-49

MCCOMB — A.J. Wagner was 3 of 3 from 3-point range and hit 13 of 14 from the free-throw line for a game-high 22 points as Patrick Henry dropped McComb 57-49 in a nonleague matchup Monday night. The Patriots (4-12) were 6 of 7 (85.7 percent) from beyond the arc and made 29...

Girls basketball: Blue Devils defeat Riverdale 51-40

CAREY — Sydney Wentling and Hannah Draper combined for 30 points as Carey downed Riverdale 51-40 in a nonleague battle of teams atop their respective conferences. The Blue Devils (16-1), who lead the Midland Athletic League standings, were 7 of 17 (41 percent) from 3-point...

College basketball: UF women let another game slip away

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER Jim Wiedie needed a minute to collect his thoughts. And no one can blame him for it. It’s been a trying year for him as the first-year head coach of the University of Findlay women’s basketball team, and another tough night in the gym...

College football: Patriots’ Pettit fulfills dream

By ANDREW WILLIAMS STAFF WRITER When Patrick Henry senior Colt Pettit was a young boy, his father made his older brother and him a deal. “One day when my brother was, I’d say 7th or 8th grade, and I was in kindergarten I believe, my dad promised us both that if we...

Prep hockey: Trojans defeat Indiana squad

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. — Connor Curlis scored one goal and assisted on two others as Findlay High’s hockey team completed its weekend journey to Indiana with a 5-1 win over Noblesville on Sunday. Kirby Simeon, Justan May, Clay Robertson and Jordan May also scored for the...

Prep sports: H-L boosters begin plans for athletic complex

By MORGAN MANNS for the courier BASCOM — Hopewell-Loudon Schools athletic boosters are seeking funds to build a new athletic complex. According to superintendent Nichole Jiran, the facility was on the levy with the district’s new K-12 school facility, but did not...

Morning Rotary fundraiser rescheduled

Due to the threat of severe weather, Flag City Morning Rotary has postponed its Shop with a Cop fundraiser luncheon with Chief David Oliver of the Brimfield Police Department that was scheduled for Wednesday. The event has been moved to 11:30 a.m. March 12 at the Findlay Country...

Tuesday calendar

TODAY Senior Center, 339 E. Melrose Ave., fitness center open, 5 a.m.-9 p.m.; billiards, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; EnhanceFitness, 9-9:50 a.m.; SilverSneakers yoga, 10-10:50 a.m.; blood pressure clinic, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; SilverSneakers Splash, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Birchaven; lunch, 11:30...

Deputy to speak at Triad meeting

Triad, a partnership of seniors, government officials, area law enforcement, crime prevention and consumer protection agencies, will meet at the Hancock County Agency on Aging, 339 E. Melrose Ave., at 1:30 p.m. Thursday. Deputy Tim Saltzman from the Hancock County Sheriff’s...