Ernest William Bosse

BLUFFTON — Ernest William Bosse, 93, of Bluffton, passed away at 11:15 p.m. on Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at Blanchard Valley Hospital, Findlay. He was born on February 3, 1921, to the late Herman and Elizabeth (Scheiderer) Bosse in Van Buren Twp., Hancock County. He married...

Prep Softball: Eastwood denies Elmwood NBC title

By ANDREW WILLIAMS STAFF WRITER PEMBERVILLE — Elmwood will have the opportunity Saturday to raise a Division III regional softball championship trophy, but the Royals’ missed a chance Thursday to repeat as winners of the Northern Buckeye Conference. Eastwood, which...

Regional Track Roundup: O-G Titans have big day at Dayton

DAYTON — Ottawa-Glandorf had a big day on the first day of the Division II regional track and field championships at Dayton’s Welcome Stadium on Thursday. The Titans could have an even bigger day when most of Saturday’s finals take place. Ottawa-Glandorf’s...

Prep Softball: Lakota’s two-out magic sinks Patrick Henry

By MICHAEL BURWELL STAFF WRITER It will be an all-Raiders’ showdown in the Division IV regional softball final in Findlay on Saturday. After the Wayne Trace Raiders edged New Riegel 1-0 on Wednesday, Lakota used two-out scoring rallies in the fourth and seventh innings to...

Prep Baseball: Patrick Henry one win away from trip to state

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER HAMLER — Josh Petersen remembers watching Patrick Henry’s baseball team make a run to back-to-back Division IV state championships in 2008 and 2009. Sitting with friends in the stands, he dreamed of one day being on the field for the...

Robert E. Barnett

BLUFFTON — Robert E. Barnett, 94, died at 12:04 a.m. on Thursday, May 29 at Bluffton Hospital. He was born on August 27, 1918 in Whitehouse, Ohio to the late Paul Barnett and Bertha (Studer) Barnett. He was married for 71 years to Mary Marshall Barnett who survives. Their...

Collision injures Findlay bicyclist

A car hit and injured a bicyclist on Thursday in Findlay. Melissa Spencer, 32, of Findlay, was struck at about 3:20 p.m. while riding her bike south on the sidewalk of the 300 block of North Main Street, according to Findlay police. Spencer collided with a Pontiac Grand Am that...

Friday’s Scoreboard

PREP BASEBALL Regional Pairings Division I Region 2 — Dublin Regional Gahanna Lincoln 8, Grove City 7 Powell Olentangy Liberty 8, Pickerington North 5 FINAL: Dublin Coffman HS, Friday, 5 p.m. Region 3 — Bowling Green Regional Sylvania Southview 3, Anthony Wayne 1...

College Track: Butler just misses spot in NCAA regional finals

Liberty-Benton alumnus Seth Butler of Colorado State finished 27th in the 800-meter run preliminaries on Thursday, narrowly missing out on a spot in the finals of the NCAA Division I Track and Field West Regional Championships at the University of Arkansas. Butler, a senior at...

Prep Track: Van Buren’s Simmons ready for his shot at state

By ANDREW WILLIAMS STAFF WRITER Every high school track and field athlete in Ohio has the same goal when the outdoor season begins each spring: to make the trip to Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium on Ohio State University’s campus to participate in the state championship meet...