Blanchard reaches moderate flood stage

The Blanchard River, fueled by melting snow and a rainstorm Thursday, crested in Findlay just above “moderate” flood stage Sunday morning. The weekend flooding prompted officials to close several roadways in Findlay and Hancock County and resulted in at least one...

Housing demolition funds sought

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER TIFFIN — The Seneca County commissioners have approved seeking a $280,000 grant to demolish dilapidated housing in Fostoria. Jill Griffin, executive director of Seneca Regional Planning Commission, will apply for the Neighborhood Revitalization Grant...

Rachel Wright

FOSTORIA — Rachel J. Wright, 81, of Fostoria, died Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, at Independence House, Fostoria. Services will be private. Surviving is her companion; Bob Heindricks of Fostoria and McCutchenville. Mann-Hare-Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria, is handling the...

William ‘Bill’ Lee Crouse

NORTH BALTIMORE — William “Bill” Lee Crouse, 70, of North Baltimore, died at 11:55 p.m., Thursday, February 20, 2014, at the Bridge Hospice Care Center, Bowling Green. He was born on June 1, 1943, in Findlay, to the late William Clair and Lorelia...

Division IV girls basketball: Leipsic, P-G cruise to sectional titles

By MICHAEL BURWELL STAFF WRITER OTTAWA — Dominating post play was on display in the Division IV sectional girls basketball finals Saturday at Ottawa-Glandorf High School. Pandora-Gilboa put the clamps on McComb to win its sectional final with a 57-38 victory over the...

College basketball: Kahlig scores 39 as Oilers defeat Malone

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER Will he or won’t he score 40 points in a game? It has become the question of the hour when it comes to Greg Kahlig. But after back-to-back performances of reaching the mark, the senior forward was a little more human on Saturday afternoon in the...

Division III wrestling: Windle first Ada wrestler to go to state

TROY — Austin Windle is the first. Windle, a junior, put Friday’s quarterfinal loss behind him and wrestled his way through the consolation bracket to become Ada’s first OHSAA state wrestling qualifier on Saturday. Windle won four straight matches to claim third...

Boys basketball: Minutemen finish with a victory

HEATH — Heritage Christian dominated the first half and cruised the rest of the way in beating Bucyrus Wayside Christian 49-34 in the consolation finals of the Buckeye Christian Schools Association boys basketball tournament. Dillon Berry scored 20 points and Winfield...

Divison III wrestling: Elmwood’s Wise gets trip to state

By JAMIE BAKER SPORTS EDITOR BOWLING GREEN — An injury kept Elmwood’s Jake Wise off the mats at the district tournament last year. He made up for it Saturday in a big way at Bowling Green State University’s Stroh Center by winning the championship in the...

Prep bowling: O-G boys sixth at district

LIMA — Ottawa-Glandorf’s boys bowlers finished sixth in the team standings to lead the way for area teams at Saturday’s Division II district bowling championships at Lima’s Westgate Lanes. Coldwater rolled to the boys title with a score of 4,081....