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Prep baseball: Eagles claim outright BVC crown

LEIPSIC — Jared Neiling allowed four hits, while striking out 10 and not issuing a walk in seven innings to improve to 8-0 on the season as Liberty-Benton dropped Leipsic 6-0 to capture the outright Blanchard Valley Conference championship on Monday. The Eagles, who improved to...

Prep softball: BVC race tightens up

DOLA — Addy Bame hit a two-run home run in the third inning and allowed two earned runs on six hits with three strikeouts and no walks in seven innings as Hardin Northern knocked off Arlington 5-2 in a battle of top Blanchard Valley Conference teams. With the victory, the Polar...

Hydrant flushing

Findlay will flush hydrants today in the area of McManness Avenue east to Hancock County 236, and from Tiffin Avenue north to Fostoria Avenue; and from Hancock County 236 east to Township 242, and from Ohio 568 north to Ohio 12.

Owens holding graduation Friday

Owens Community College will graduate 768, including 122 from the Findlay campus, during commencement ceremonies Friday. The commencement is open to the public and will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Student Health and Activities Center on the college’s Toledo area campus. Ohio...

Library to be closed

FOREST — Forest-Jackson Public Library will be closed Wednesday, May 14, for a staff meeting. The library’s online card catalog will be available at

Ruth Bockbrader

NORTH BALTIMORE — Ruth Bockbrader, 89, of North Baltimore, died at 8:10 a.m. Monday at Briar Hill Health Campus, North Baltimore. Arrangements are pending at Smith-Crates Funeral Home, North Baltimore.

Prep baseball: Mittermaier’s bat carries Upper Sandusky

UPPER SANDUSKY — Upper Sandusky sophomore Carson Mittermaier belted his sixth home run of the season and drove in five runs to power the Rams to a 12-8 North Central Conference win over Colonel Crawford on Monday. Mittermaier, who has 32 RBI in 18 games, also singled for...

Prep softball: Blue Jackets roll to another victory

NEW RIEGEL — Taylor Kirian doubled, homered and got the win in the circle Monday as state-ranked New Riegel hammered Seneca East 11-1 in a Midland Athletic League softball game. Taylor Arbogast and Kara Scherger each had three hits for the Blue Jackets (17-4, 4-1 MAL), who are...

Barbara Digby

NORTH BALTIMORE — All services for Barbara Digby, 68, of North Baltimore, will be private. Smith-Crates Funeral Home, North Baltimore, is handling the arrangements. Mrs. Digby died at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, May 3, 2014, at Briar Hill Health Campus, North Baltimore. She married...

Raymond Burns

FOSTORIA — Raymond G. “Ray” Burns, 80, of Fostoria, died Monday at the Cleveland Clinic. Arrangements are pending at Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria.