Prep track: Hopewell-Loudon boys win team crown at Fremont

FREMONT — Hopewell-Loudon’s Alex Wood and Chet Swartzmiller went 1-2 in the boys 3,200-meter run to power the Chieftains to the boys team title at the Division III district track meet Saturday at Fremont Ross High School. The top four finishers in each event qualified...

Prep track: Bluffton’s Little is four-time winner

By ANDREW WILLIAMS STAFF WRITER Isaac Little needed a few minutes to catch his breath and compose himself. The Bluffton senior had just won the 200-meter dash in a loaded field of area standouts, posting a time of 22.87 seconds to edge teammate Noah Stratton by thousandths of a...

Prep softball: Elmwood wins 1-0 pitching duel, district title

By SCOTT COTTOS FOR THE COURIER MAUMEE — Elmwood coach Matt Hoiles learned something about his team in Saturday’s Division III district championship game at Rolf Park. “I challenged them,” he said. “I said, ‘I think that it’s going to be...

Prep track: P-G’s Hovest, Riverdale’s Hunter set records at L-B

By TED RADICK STAFF WRITER It’s only fitting that Pandora-Gilboa sports red track and field uniforms, because P-G junior Breana Hovest certainly had a red-letter day Saturday. Hovest, who had already been part of the Rockets’ first-place 3,200-meter relay on...

Willis Acord Jr.

ADA — Willis Acord Jr., 57, of rural Ada, died at 12:24 p.m. Monday at Wexner Medical Center at Ohio State University, Columbus. Arrangements are pending at Coldren-Crates Funeral Home, Findlay.

Tuesday’s scoreboard

PREP BASEBALL Saturday’s District Finals Division I AT BOWLING GREEN CARTER PARK Anthony Wayne 5, Bowling Green 2 AT MERCY FIELD Sylvania Southview 8, Toledo St. Francis 3 Division II AT BLUFFTON UNIVERSITY Wapakoneta 5, Lima Bath 4 AT ARCHBOLD Bryan 6, Defiance 5 AT...

Marcus Ochoa

OTTAWA — Marcus Ochoa, 53, of Ottawa, died Thursday, May 22, 2014, in Defiance County. Surviving are his parents, Jesus and Maria (Garcia) Ochoa Sr., Texas; two daughters, Nicole Torres, Findlay; and Angelica Ochoa, Ottawa; two sons, Michael of Youngstown; and Bryan of...

Viola Burkhart

FOSTORIA — A funeral for Viola Burkhart, 86, of Fostoria, will be held at noon Wednesday at Mann-Hare-Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the funeral Wednesday at the funeral home. Ms. Burkhart died Friday, May 23, 2014, at Toledo...

Kenneth Adams

OTTAWA — A funeral for Kenneth Ray Adams, 86, of Ottawa, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services, Bluffton. Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to...

Elouise Huffman-Davis

UPPER SANDUSKY — Elouise Huffman-Davis, 94, of Upper Sandusky, died at 5:15 p.m. Sunday at Fairhaven Community, Upper Sandusky. Arrangements are pending at Lucas-Batton Funeral Home, Upper Sandusky.