College swimming: UF’s Ward is All-American in 200 back

GENEVA — University of Findlay sophomore Jessica Ward capped the Oilers’ championship weekend by earning All-American honors at the NCAA Division II swimming and diving championships Saturday at Geneva’s Spire Institute. Ward, who was 26th in the 100-yard...

Police investigate shooting

FOSTORIA — Police are investigating the shooting of a 19-year-old Fostoria man this weekend, despite limited cooperation by the victim and witnesses. According to Capt. Patrick Brooks, officers responded to the 1200 block of Beier Drive shortly before 4:30 a.m. Saturday and found...

Calvin Dennis Bean

Calvin Dennis Bean, 65, of Tiffin, passed away Saturday morning, March 15, 2014 at Bridge Hospice in Findlay. On August 31, 1948, in Tiffin, he was born to Calvin E. and Dorothy (Ross) Bean. He married Sharon K. Bare on August 9, 1969 and they later divorced. He is survived by...

Dorothy Norris

Dorothy Norris, 87, of Fostoria, died early Sunday at Good Shepherd Home, Fostoria. Arrangements are pending at Mann-Hare-Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria.

Adrian Barajas

Adrian Miguel Barajas, 11, of Findlay, died Friday at his residence. Arrangements are pending at Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria.

Monday’s scoreboard

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL OHSAA State Tournament At Value City Arena SATURday’s State finals Division II Millersburg West Holmes 62, Kettering Alter 45 Division IV Reedsville Eastern 49, Zanesville Rosecrans 38 Division III Columbus Africentric 49, Versailles 37 Division I...

UF roundup: Western equestrian wins regional title

Josh Clevenger finished first and Erika Druker second in the high point rider standings to lead the University of Findlay Western equestrian team to an Intercollegiate Horse Show Association regional championship on Saturday. Tiffin University was second in the competition, which...

College basketball: UF falls in overtime in regional quarterfinal

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER SPRINGFIELD, MO. — No loss cut deeper than the one the University of Findlay men’s basketball team suffered on Saturday night in the NCAA Division II Midwest Regional. On the brink of a victory, a four-point lead in the Oilers’ grasp...

Hardin County fire displaces rural family

FOREST — Fire displaced a rural Forest family early Sunday morning, according to the American Red Cross. The fire was reported at 9:18 a.m. Sunday at 14710 Hardin County 2, according to the Hardin County Sheriff’s Office. No information on the fire was available late...

Margaret A ‘Peg’ Geise

Margaret A “Peg” Geise, 87, of Delphos, died Saturday, March 15, 2014 surrounded by her loving family at Vancrest Healthcare Center. Margaret was born on January 25, 1927 to Clarence and Leona (Molter) Swick of Allen County, Ohio. On August 13, 1947, Margaret was...