Friday’s Scoreboard

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL OHSAA State Tournament At Value City Arena Thursday’s State Semifinals Division II Kettering Alter 50, Toledo Rogers 47 Millersburg West Holmes 49, Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary 45 FINAL: Kettering Alter (29-0) vs. Millersburg West Holmes (28-0),...

Girls Basketball: Slow start sinks Holgate at state

By The Associated Press COLUMBUS — Kloie Johnson scored 19 points and second-team Associated Press All-Ohioan Molly Nash added 11 to lead fast-starting Zanesville Rosecrans to a 55-40 victory over Holgate on Thursday night in a Division IV state semifinal. The third-ranked...

Putnam County program seeks to collect child support payments

By JEANNIE WILEY WOLF Staff Writer OTTAWA — A new program in Putnam County is hoping to improve the collection of delinquent child support payments. Juvenile and Probate Judge Michael Borer said the program will try to remove some of the obstacles and excuses violators give...

College Basketball: UF seniors remember tourney snub

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER Sean Samsel couldn’t wait to find out about the fate of the University of Findlay men’s basketball team in the NCAA Division II tournament three years ago. As a freshman, he was excited about the opportunity to play in the tourney for the...

Boys Basketball: Extra prep pays off for O-G

By ANDREW WILLIAMS Staff Writer ADA — Ottawa-Glandorf made one thing perfectly clear Thursday night. It doesn’t matter when and it doesn’t matter where the Titans have to play, they’ll be ready to go when the ball is tipped. Winter weather forced...

College Swimming: Holmstrom 16th in 400 IM finals

GENEVA — The University of Findlay’s Kaley Holmstrom earned All-American honors by finishing 16th in the 400-yard individual medley to lead the Oilers on the second day of the NCAA Division II swimming and diving championships at the Spire Institute on Thursday....

Boys Basketball: O-G rolls to regional final

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER ADA — For a team struggling with slow starts in tournament play, Ottawa-Glandorf sure seemed in a hurry to get to the regional final. O-G blitzed Huron 16-8 in the first quarter, padded the lead to 35-23 at the half and beat back every comeback bid...

Marjorie Louise (Schmidt) Jones

Marjorie Louise (Schmidt) Jones, 90, of Findlay, and formerly of Columbus, Ohio, died Wednesday, March 12, 2014 in Findlay. She was born in Columbus, Ohio on May 22, 1923 to the late Godfrey and Mary E. (Edmunds) Schmidt. She married George D. Jones on February 22, 1948 in...

Patricia L. Burwell

LEIPSIC — Patricia L. Burwell, 81, of Leipsic, died at 7:40 a.m. Wednesday, March 12, 2014 surrounded by her loving family at St. Catherine Nursing Home, Findlay. She was born July 25, 1932 in Lima to the late Norman and Elizabeth (Hawk) Washburn. On January 21, 1951 she...

Ronald Fox

CAREY — Graveside services for Ronald J. Fox, 60, of Upper Sandusky, formerly of Carey, will be held at 12:30 p.m. Saturday at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Carey, with military rites by the Carey Honor Guard. Mr. Fox died Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013. Arrangements are handled by...