Prep Swimming: O-G’s Kleman, Samuelson qualify for state meet

CLEVELAND — Ottawa-Glandorf’s Luke Kleman and Kathryn Samuelson are headed to the OHSAA Division II swimming and diving state championships. Each finished second in one event Friday at the Northwest District swimming and diving meet held at Cleveland State University....

Prep Hockey: FHS Trojans crush Fremont Ross, 11-1

SYLVANIA — Findlay High School’s hockey team crushed Fremont Ross 11-1 on Friday in the opening round of the District Tournament at Tam-O-Shanter Arena in a game called at the end of the second period when the 10-goal mercy rule came into effect. After Fremont...

Prep Football: Elmwood’s Arnold signs with ODU

BLOOMDALE — Elmwood senior Aaron Arnold signed a letter of intent to continue his football playing career at Ohio Dominican University beginning this fall. The 6-foot-5, 200-pound wide receiver was a second-team All-Northern Buckeye Conference selection and honorable...

MAL Boys Basketball: Calvert bumps Jackets in OT

TIFFIN — Tiffin Calvert outscored New Riegel 8-5 in overtime to come away with a 51-48 win in a Midland Athletic League matchup Friday. New Riegel (7-11, 5-3 MAL) outscored Tiffin Calvert 38-27 in the final three quarters to force overtime. Jake Dryfuse scored 13 points and...

Sectional Wrestling: L-B’s Kinsinger pulls off big upset at Carey

CAREY — He’s wrestled at the junior varsity level for most of the season but Liberty-Benton’s Grant Kinsinger pulled off the upset of the day around the region in the 285-pound weight class at the Division III sectional at Carey Friday night. Kinsinger scored an...

Boys Basketball: A winning ending for FHS seniors

By DAVE HANNEMAN Staff Writer Jim Rucki wanted 32 minutes of good, solid basketball to send his seniors out on a winning note in the final home game of their Findlay High School careers. Turns out, Rucki and the Trojans got a bit more than they bargained for. Austin Gutting put...

Nancy Case

Nancy R. Case, 83, of Findlay, died at 10:55 a.m. Friday at Blanchard Valley Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Coldren-Crates Funeral Home.

Letters to the Editor 02-15-14

SHE MADE HER DRESS Regarding the wedding gown display at the Hancock Historical Museum that was noted in The Courier article “Decades of dresses” (Page A6, Feb. 4): Let me tell you why fancy wedding dresses were not found from the 1940s. First, there was gasoline...

Judith (Wise) Dixon

CELINA — Judith (Wise) Dixon, age 70, formerly of Celina, Ohio, passed away at 2:35 p.m. on Thursday, February 13, 2014 at the Birchaven Nursing Home Findlay, Ohio. She was born on January 30, 1944 in Celina, Ohio to the late Franklin E. & Rita C. (Fischer) Wise. On...

E-cigarettes

The jury is still out on whether electronic cigarettes are as bad for our health as tobacco cigarettes. Fortunately, Ohio lawmakers are proceeding with a bill which will make them less accessible to minors. House Bill 144, approved 32-0 in the Senate this week, prohibits those...