Prep softball: Elmwood takes down unbeaten Eastwood

BLOOMDALE — Elmwood jumped out to a 7-1 lead after four innings, cranked out 14 hits and held off previously unbeaten Eastwood for a 9-4 victory in Northern Buckeye Conference action on Thursday. Olivia Myers homered to go with two singles and three RBIs, Lindsay George...

UF board chair presiding over last graduation

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER C. Richard Beckett has heard “Pomp and Circumstance” on many a May day. On Saturday, Beckett, 79, the outgoing chair of the University of Findlay’s board of trustees, will preside over commencement for the last time. Beckett has served...

Prep baseball: O-G stays in WBL baseball race

VAN WERT — Brad Croy allowed four runs, three of them earned, in six innings pitched and Drew Schierloh hit a triple and two singles to lead Ottawa-Glandorf past Van Wert 9-4 in a Western Buckeye League baseball game on Thursday. Ottawa-Glandorf (11-4 overall, 6-1 WBL),...

UF roundup: Zolotoglavyy wins GLIAC long jump crown for Oilers

GENEVA — Freshman Alexander Zolotoglavyy captured the men’s long jump to lead the Oilers on the second day of the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference outdoor track and field championships at the Spire Institute in Geneva. Zolotoglavyy’s leap of 24-2½...

Prep track: Lots of action on tap tonight

Findlay High School’s boys and girls track teams will go their separate ways Friday night to highlight a big night of invitationals involving area teams. Findlay’s boys team will compete against 12 other schools in the Toledo St. Francis Knight Relays. Action gets...

Minor James ‘Bud’ Shafer

Minor James “Bud” Shafer, 91 of Findlay died at 1:25 a.m. on Thursday, May 1, 2014 at Blanchard Valley Hospital. He was born in Upper Sandusky on March 15, 1923 to the late Robert and Eva G. (Brown) Shafer. He first married Joann Plott and she preceded him in death....

Donna J. Fabiani

Donna J. Fabiani, 85 years young, formerly of Carey, passed away peacefully in her sleep on February 13, 2014 surrounded by her family in her daughter’s home in Fisher, IN. where she had resided the past seven years. Born November 14, 1928 in Carey, she was the daughter of...

Wilbur E. Altman

Wilbur E. Altman, 82, of Findlay, passed away on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, at St. Catherine’s Manor of Findlay. He was born February 1, 1932, in Findlay, to Harry and Lydia (Sterling) Altman. Wilbur graduated from Findlay High School. He served his country in the US Navy. He...

Law Day speaker says voters’ rights need protection

By J. STEVEN DILLON EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR Too few advances in election law have come since the Voting Rights Act of 1965 was signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson during the height of the civil rights movement, an Ohio State University law professor said Thursday. At a...