Debbie Sue Baker

WOOSTER — Debbie Sue Baker, 58, of Wooster, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, May 14, 2014. Friends may call Sunday from 4 to 6 p.m. at Roberts Funeral Home-Sherwood Chapel, Wooster. Funeral services will be Monday at 1 p.m. at West Hill Baptist Church at 2241...

Prep tennis: O-G’s Schroeder advances

LIMA — Ottawa-Glandorf’s Alex Schroeder had little trouble with his two matches on Friday as he advanced to today’s semifinals at the Division II sectional boys tennis tournament at the University of Northwestern Ohio. With his performance, Schroeder qualified...

Prep baseball: Columbus Grove wins first sectional title since 1996

COLUMBUS GROVE — Elisha Jones pitched a two-hit complete-game shutout as Columbus Grove blanked Kalida 6-0 in a Division-IV sectional baseball final on Friday. Columbus Grove (14-11), which won its first sectional title since 1996, will play Miller City at 4:30 Wednesday at...

OHSAA news: Competitive balance plan approved

By JAMIE BAKER SPORTS EDITOR After this week’s victory on a competitive balance referendum, Ohio High School Athletic Association commissioner Daniel Ross can finally breathe a sigh of relief. With the passage of a referendum item voted on by the OHSAA’s 820-member...

College track: Huber sets ONU mark in 1,500

NAPERVILLE, Ill. — Catie Huber, a junior at Ohio Northern University and a Findlay High graduate, broke the ONU school record in the women’s 1,500-meter run when she placed third in the event on Friday at the Gregory Invitational. Huber finished with a time of 4:36.18...

College golf: UF women slip to 7th place

CANOVER, N.C. — The University of Findlay women’s golf team shot its lowest round of the tournament with a 307 on Friday but slipped one spot to seventh place at the NCAA Division II championships at the Rock Barn Golf and Spa. The Oilers shot a 309 in each of the...

Prep baseball: Findlay can’t finish off BG

By DAVE HANNEMAN sTAFF WRITER Opportunity came a knocking for Findlay High’s baseball team on Friday. But the Trojans were not in a receptive mood. “We had plenty of opportunities. We just didn’t get the job done,” Findlay coach Jeff Stutzman said after...

Prep track: Butler, Peplinski lead L-B to girls crown

By TED RADICK staff writer She’s back, she’s healthy and that spells trouble for rival sprinters. Running the open sprints for the first time Friday after being limited to relay races because of tendinitis in her right knee, Liberty-Benton’s Michaela Butler set...

Rite Aid hosting charity carnival

A Children’s Miracle Network Charity Carnival will take place in Findlay today. The event will run from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Rite Aid, 1501 N. Main St. Johnny Rodriquez will be the featured entertainment.

DeWine: Crime against elderly often not reported

Chris Oaks spoke with Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine. Q: In recognition of Older Americans Month, your office recently announced the launch of a new Elder Justice Initiative. Explain this program. A: Elder abuse is a growing problem, and not just in our state. It takes many...