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Prep Track: Area trio win at UF indoor meet

Three area girls won individual titles at the M-F Athletic Indoor Track Meet at the University of Findlay. Liberty-Benton sophomore Michaela Butler captured the 60-meter dash in 7.69 seconds, Riverdale’s Carrol Pauley won the weight throw with a toss of 49-3½ and...

College Basketball: UF to host Hillsdale Wednesday

The University of Findlay will host Hillsdale College Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the quarterfinal round of the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference men’s basketball tournament. The two teams just met on Thursday as Hillsdale racked up an 86-67 win over the Oilers....

OHSAA State Wrestling: Five area wrestlers go out winners

By ANDY WOLF for The courier COLUMBUS — Very few wrestlers get the opportunity to finish a season with a victory. However, all five area wrestlers finished their season with a win in their final match on Saturday at the OHSAA state wrestling championships at Value City...

Weekend: Veterans sought for oral history project

History could not exist without the personal records of people. Acutely aware of the importance of preserving the letters, diaries, pictures, and objects of past generations, the Hayes Presidential Center has launched the Northwest Ohio Veterans’ Oral History Project. The...

Weekend: A whole new world

The Arts Partnership of Greater Hancock County will sponsor three performances of Youtheatre’s “Disney Aladdin JR.” Performances of this family-friendly musical are March 14 and 15 at 7 p.m. and March 16 at 2 p.m. in the Great Room at First Presbyterian Church,...

District Girls Basketball: On to regionals for L-B

By TED RADICK staff writer ELIDA — Like a savvy investor, Liberty-Benton’s girls basketball team got in on the ground floor early and saw the dividends pile up down the road. The Eagles built a quick 10-0 lead in Saturday’s Division III district final at the...

Weekend: Kids share effect of 4-H on their lives

By CASSIE TURNER Nearly 250,000 Ohio youth will celebrate Ohio 4-H Week next week. Hancock County 4-H reaches 3,174 youth through community clubs, school enrichment and special-interest programming. The program has been making a difference in young people’s lives since...

Weekend: Mental Health Moment

By LINDA BRANWELL Last Saturday, depression among adolescents was discussed. This article is about depression among seniors. Recall, in the previous article, that the diagnosis of depression is often overlooked among these two groups, sometimes referred by experts as...

Weekend Doctor

By DR. RICHARD POLDER Yes, mammograms do save lives, although fewer than most people might believe. During the past few years, there has been considerable debate over some of the fine points of screening for breast cancer. However, all of the major organizations involved with...

College Lacrosse: UF drops opener

MANCHESTER, N.H. — St. Anselm got off to a fast start rolling up a 17-3 halftime lead to stop the University of Findlay 19-7 in the women’s lacrosse opener for both teams Saturday at Grappone Stadium. Kyra Bradley led the Oilers with three goals while Taylor Trice,...