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FHS roundup: Baseball wins in Curlis’ return

Connor Curlis made a triumphant return to the lineup, Grant Akin had three hits and scored three times, and Findlay High’s baseball team continued its current hot streak with a 5-2 win over Fremont Ross in a Three Rivers Athletic Conference game at the FHS Diamond on...

Prep softball: Mohawk holds off New Riegel rally

SYCAMORE — Mohawk built a 9-4 lead, then survived New Riegel’s gutsy seventh-inning rally to knocked off the No. 2-ranked Blue Jackets 9-7 on Wednesday in a Midland Athletic League battle of league leaders. Clara Adelsperger had four hits and Mackenzie Sowers had...

College sports: UF softball sweeps Ashland

ASHLAND — Emily Reynolds blasted a two-run home run in the first inning of the University of Findlay’s second game against Ashland University, while Bonnie Zappitelli pitched a five-hit complete-game shutout as the Oilers’ softball team split a doubleheader with...

Herbert D. ‘Bud’ Briggs Jr.

Herbert D. “Bud” Briggs, Jr., 80, of Findlay, died at 11:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 22, 2014. He was born in Findlay on February 12, 1934 to the late Herbert D. and Erma L. (Misamore) Briggs. He married Grace (Keckler) Helms and she preceded him in death on January 1,...

Mary E. Gatchell

UPPER SANDUSKY — Mary E. Gatchell, 58, Upper Sandusky, died at 7:13 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at Fairhaven Community, Upper Sandusky. Born in Upper Sandusky, Ohio on September 29, 1955, she was the daughter of the late Robert C. and Lorene C. (Dick) Stark. On September...

Barbara Hall

Barbara Ann Hall, 90, of Russells Point, died Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at Kingston Residence, Marion. A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Shoffstall Funeral Home, Lakeview (937-842-2700). Burial will be in Harmon Cemetery, Gilboa.

Frederick Aldrich

Frederick C. Aldrich, 93, of Findlay, died at 4:56 p.m. Wednesday at Birchaven Village. Arrangements are pending at Kirkpatrick-Behnke Funeral Home.

Felicia Johnson

Felicia Lee Johnson, 21, of Huntington Beach, Calif., and formerly of rural Jenera, died Sunday, April 20, 2014, in Huntington Beach. Local survivors include her father, James R. Johnson. A memorial service will be held at a later date at Good Hope Lutheran Church, Arlington.

Turtles, snakes topic of program

Hancock Park District program assistant Chris Allen will present a program about turtles and snakes during an open house from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. May 18, in the Discovery Center at Oakwoods Nature Preserve, off Hancock County 144, west of Findlay. The program will include a story,...

Thursday’s Scoreboard

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL American League East Division W L Pct GB New York 12 9 .571 — Toronto 11 10 .524 1 Baltimore 10 10 .500 1½ Tampa Bay 10 10 .500 1½ Boston 10 12 .455 2½ Central Division W L Pct GB Detroit 10 8 .556 — Chicago 11 11 .500 1 Kansas City 10 10 .500 1...