Prep track: Arcadia’s Watkins sets district boys discus mark

FREMONT — Arcadia sophomore Shae Watkins is on a bit of a tear. Watkins broke his own school record and set a new district record on Friday to highlight the day for area athletes at Thursday’s Division III boys district track meet at Fremont Ross. The top four...

Prep tennis: Teatsorth is a win away from state berth

BOWLING GREEN — Findlay High School junior Reid Teatsorth is a win away from a trip to the state tennis tournament after winning his first two matches at the Division I boys district tennis tournament at Bowling Green State University’s Keefe Courts. The top two...

Area colleges: George is all-American for Owens

Elmwood graduate Brittany George has been named a second-team All-American by the the National Junior College Athletic Association. She was also the Marucci Elite Hitter award which goes to the player with the highest batting average in each of the nation’s regions. George,...

Prep softball: Elmwood, Carey, New Riegel win district tune-ups

WOODVILLE — Chelsie Schmitz homered and drove in two runs to support Miranda Benschoter’s six-hit pitching Thursday as Elmwood whipped Woodmore 6-0 in Northern Buckeye Conference play. Jasmine Marsh tripled and drove in a run for the Royals (21-4 overall, 12-1 NBC),...

County commissioners approve several contracts

The Hancock County commissioners have contracted with a Norwalk company to strip county roads for maintenance this summer. Oglesby Construction was awarded a $54,965 contract for the work at Thursday’s meeting of the county commissioners.About $8,000 of the cost will be...

Public Record

Docket From the public records of the Findlay Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office: Police Department A basketball pole was taken Tuesday from a yard at 2132 S. Main St. Vehicle tires were slashed Wednesday at 918 Markle St. A Findlay man was taken into...

Carey to graduate 72

CAREY — Carey High School will hold graduation ceremonies for 72 seniors at 2 p.m. Sunday in the high school gymnasium. The valedictorians are Hannah Draper and Donna Jacoby. The salutatorian is Taylor Fletcher. Members of the Class of 2014 are: Tomas Eli Arredondo, Cody...

College track: UF’s Welch national champ in hammer throw

ALLENDALE, Mich. — Chalk up another NCAA championship for the University of Findlay’s Justin Welch. The UF junior dominated the hammer throw for one last time this season to win the event on the first day of the NCAA Division II outdoor track and field championships...

Prep track: Division III district action begins at L-B

By TED RADICK STAFF WRITER District track and field meets are all about survival. Finish in the top four in an event, and survive to compete at next week’s regional. That said, true competitors still want to win. “I’ll take it,” Liberty-Benton pole vaulter...

Prep baseball: McComb, Arlington to battle for district title

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER Arlington and McComb, the top-seeded teams in the Division IV tournament at Findlay High, will battle today for the district championship. But a pair of six-win underdogs made the top dogs earn their spots in the final. Arlington, seeded second among...