Prep track: Grove seeks PCL repeat

By TED RADICK staff writer Just like last year, Columbus Grove figures to be the heavy favorite to defend its boys and girls titles at Friday’s Putnam County League track and field championships. Just like last year, though, there’s a live underdog looking to steal...

FHS sports: Trojan teams split with Toledo C.C.

TOLEDO — Findlay High School’s softball team scored in every inning but the fifth as the Trojans whipped Toledo Central Catholic in a Three Rivers Athletic Conference game on Wednesday. Bree Snapp improved her record to 2-0 by pitching the Trojans (6-17 overall, 4-6 TRAC)...

Prep baseball: McComb crowns Knights in slugfest

VAN BUREN — A five-run sixth inning helped pave the way for McComb to knock off Van Buren 12-9 in a Blanchard Valley Conference slugfest. Seven McComb batters had multi-hit games Clay Grubb had three singles and an RBI while Mitch Schroeder also had three singles for the Panthers...

Ruth Carrie Bockbrader

NORTH BALTIMORE — Ruth Carrie Bockbrader, 89, of North Baltimore, passed away Monday, May 5, 2014 at 8:10 a.m. at the Briar Hill Health Campus, North Baltimore. She was born on March 10, 1925, to the late Clifton and Carrie (Burdo) Hahn in Perrysburg, OH. She married Marion...

Disaster drill set at nursing home

FOSTORIA — The Seneca County Emergency Planning Agency will conduct a disaster drill at Good Shepherd Nursing Home, 725 Columbus Ave., Fostoria, at 9 a.m. May 29. The exercise will be done in the meeting room to test and evaluate: resource management, incident command,...

Thursday’s Scoreboard

PREP BASEBALL State Coaches Poll Division I SCHOOL (1st-place votes) RECORD PTS 1, Walsh Jesuit (25) 15-0 271 2, Lakota West (2) 16-2 235 2, Cincinnati Moeller (1) 13-2 235 4, Springboro 16-2 153 5, Thomas Worthington 16-3 116 6, Perrysburg 11-2 95 7, Hudson (1) 15-2 75 8, Cle....

UF sports: Williams first team all-GLIAC

University of Findlay junior pitcher Alex Williams was tabbed first-team all-Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference as the conference released its all-league baseball selections Wednesday. Williams set a new single-season school record by making 21 appearances out of the...

Prep softball: Reiser, Harvey blast HRs in Elmwood’s NBC win

BLOOMDALE — Elmwood broke a 3-3 tie with a run in the fourth inning and added another tally in the six inning to come away with a 5-4 win over Genoa Wednesday in Northern Buckeye Conference play. Rebecca Harvey and Kristi Reiser each belted a home run for the Royals (14-4...

Russell H. Kear Jr.

Russell H. Kear, Jr., age 75, of The Villages, Florida, and formerly of Findlay, passed away on Saturday, May 3, 2014, in the Emergency Room of the Villages Regional Hospital. Russell was born on August 25, 1938 in Bucyrus, Ohio, to Russell H. Sr., and Marcella (Corneley) Kear....

Prep baseball: Miller City caps perfect run through PCL

MILLER CITY — Miller City scored five runs in the bottom of the sixth inning and stayed undefeated in Putnam County League play with a 9-3 win over Continental on Wednesday in baseball action. Ross Lehman picked up the win to improve to 6-1 on the mound, and he doubled at the...