Veterans to meet

ARCADIA — The Blanchard Valley Chapter of the Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge will hold its quarterly meeting at noon April 24 at Kathy’s Korner, Arcadia. There will be a brief business meeting followed by a time to reminisce. Any World War II veteran who...

Registration due for kids’ bereavement program

Bridge Bereavement Services will offer Sprouting for Hope, a bereavement program for children ages 6-12 who have lost a loved one. Children will participate in activities that will help them express their feelings and create memories. Sprouting Hope will be held from 5:30 p.m. to...

Cory-Rawson Music Boosters plan bakery bingo

RAWSON — The Cory-Rawson Music Boosters will host bakery bingo from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. April 26 in the high school’s Bob Abbey gym, 3930 County Road 26, Rawson. Chris Leuthold and Gary Holland will be guest bingo callers. Bingo cards are $2 each. A free card will go to...

OHSAA Tournaments: Higher seeds to host sectional baseball, softball

By ANDREW WILLIAMS Staff Writer Area high school baseball and softball teams will have a slightly modified postseason format to look forward to when the dust settles on regular-season play in just a few short weeks. It’s one that could have many schools saying:...

Prep Baseball, Softball League Standings

PREP SOFTBALL Area League Standings Blanchard Valley Conference League Overall Arlington 2-0 6-0 Arcadia 2-0 4-0 Van Buren 1-0 3-4 Hardin Northern 1-0 2-1 Vanlue 1-1 2-3 Pandora-Gilboa 1-1 1-3 Cory-Rawson 0-1 0-4 Leipsic 0-1 1-7 McComb 0-2 1-6 Liberty-Benton 0-2 0-4 Three Rivers...

Wednesday’s Scoreboard

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL American League East Division W L Pct GB Toronto 8 6 .571 — New York 7 6 .538 ½ Tampa Bay 7 7 .500 1 Baltimore 6 7 .462 1½ Boston 5 9 .357 3 Central Division W L Pct GB Detroit 6 4 .600 — Chicago 8 6 .571 — Cleveland 6 7 .462 1½ Minnesota 6...

Prep Track: Bulldog Invite kicks off busy week of track

Weekend track and field invitationals kick off a day early this week as Columbus Grove will host the 2014 Bulldog Invitational on Thursday at Clymer Stadium. Both teams from Columbus Grove are defending team champions and the boys squad is gunning for its fifth straight Bulldog...

Locally: Frost, Whitmer earn Bluffton’s top awards

BLUFFTON — Football player Shawn Frost and soccer player Aimee Whitmer were honored as Bluffton University’s top senior athletes as the school’s annual athletics awards forum on Tuesday. Frost earned the A.C. Burcky Award as senior male athlete of the year, while...

Gas line project to impact traffic on Countyline Street

FOSTORIA — Columbia Gas of Ohio will begin an extensive pipeline replacement project today, closing one lane of Countyline Street for roughly one month. The easterly northbound lane of Countyline Street between North and Elm streets will be closed for about four weeks as...