MAL basketball: St. Wendelin stops Bettsville on Senior Night

By SHANNON DOVE FOR THE COURIER FOSTORIA — Senior night was bittersweet for St. Wendelin’s boys basketball team. The Mohawks won decisively over Midland Athletic League foe Bettsville — 87-35, in a game that did not count in the league standings. But in addition...

Division II wrestling: Upper Sandusky pair, Fostoria’s Leonard advance

BOWLING GREEN — Upper Sandusky’s Carson Mengerink and Tylor Pritchard and Fostoria’s Luke Leonard all reached the semifinal round to lead the way for area wrestlers at the Division II district wrestling tournament at Bowling Green State University’s Stroh...

Boys basketball: Upper Sandusky tames Tigers

UPPER SANDUSKY — Wes Vent poured in 22 points, including nine in the fourth quarter, as Upper Sandusky closed the regular season Friday with a 63-56 win over Galion in North Central Conference boys basketball. The Rams (11-11, 8-6 NCC) finished in fourth place in the league...

Prep gymnastics: FHS wins district championship

  BOWLING GREEN — Findlay High School’s gymnastics team didn’t win the little prizes but they brought home the biggest prize of all — a district championship. Tori Cox qualified for state in two individual events and the all-around competition as the...

Boys basketball: Riverdale plays its last NCC game

By ANDREW WILLIAMS Staff Writer MOUNT BLANCHARD — Wynford junior Austin Shutler was an unlikely hero, if only in the box score, on Senior Night at Riverdale, where upperclassmen from both sides dominated play for most of the game Friday night. Shutler scored all nine of his...

Boys basketball: Chieftains end MAL era in style

BASCOM — In its final Midland Athletic League game Friday, Hopewell-Loudon’s boys basketball team made some history with a 63-37 victory over Seneca East. At 8-2 in league play, the Chieftains (13-9) finished with their best MAL mark covering 29 years of league play....

Public Record

Docket From the public records of the Findlay Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office: Police Department A South Blanchard Street man on Thursday reported bank fraud after he provided information for a purported credit score check. A vehicle’s...

Letters to the Editor 02-22-14

A FRUITLESS ARGUMENT Here is a novel approach to “calamity” days. Let the educational authorities (that’s you, school boards) state how many days per year it takes to impart a quality education, and then make certain that is what happens in that many days. To...

Thumbs

UP: Followers of Piper, the cat who had to be coaxed from a downspout at Donnell Middle School last month, must have purred with approval this week upon learning that the 12-year-old yellow tom has made a full recovery and has been adopted. The feline developed a wide fan base...

Boys basketball: Leipsic finishes PCL slate with win over Ft. Jennings

LEIPSIC — Five Vikings scored in double figures Friday as Leipsic defeated Fort Jennings 69-52 in a Putnam County League boys basketball game. Matt Schroeder and Jordan Brown (10 rebounds) each scored 15 points to lead Leipsic (11-11, 4-3 PCL). Oscar Lopez added 12 points,...