Regional Softball: Bloom-Carroll rolls past Elmwood

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff Writer BELLEFONTAINE — Elmwood’s softball team accomplished something no other team had been able to do against Bloom-Carroll junior pitcher Taran Alvelo so far in the tournament — score some runs. But the Bulldogs’ bats made sure...

Local Roundup: Bluffton wins NWC’s Bachman Award

Bluffton edged Convoy Crestview to win the Northwest Conference’s Don Bachman Award of Excellence for the first time in school history. The annual award recognizes the school in the conference that exhibits the highest level of consistent excellence in conference-sponsored...

Regional Track: L-B’s Butler sweeps 100, 200 as Eagles finish second

LEXINGTON — Liberty-Benton’s Michaela Butler swept to wins in the 100 and 200 and anchored the Eagles’ state-qualifying 400 relay team to highlight a big day for area athletes at the Division II regional track and field championships at Lexington. Liberty-Benton...

Regional Track: O-G’s Stechschulte qualifies for state in four events

DAYTON — It was a perfect day for Ottawa-Glandorf junior Madison Stechschulte as she qualified for state in four events to highlight a big day for the Titans at Saturday’s Division II regional track and field championships at Dayton’s Welcome Stadium....

UPDATE: Findlay man injured in motorcycle crash

McCOMB — A Findlay man was injured after his motorcycle struck a vehicle on Ohio 235, north of Hancock County 203, in Pleasant Township around 5:42 p.m. Saturday, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office reported. Michael Arnold, 65, was riding a 2003 Harley Davidson Sportster...

Woman injured by four-wheeler in Mount Cory

MOUNT CORY — Mount Cory firefighters responded to reports of a woman injured by a four-wheeler at approximately 10:50 a.m. Saturday. Firefighters reported the female victim had major head and chest trauma and requested LifeFlight assistance at the scene. More information will be...
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Idiots Like this Give All Railfans a Bad Reputation

Milepost 837 Watch the person on the right in a black hoodie & jeans about one minute into the video. What a fool! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FwO-IWorGv4 Remember, STAY AWAY FROM THE TRACKS! No one has ever won a contest with a train on the tracks. dlm

Hospital auxiliary awards scholarships

FOSTORIA — The ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital Auxiliary has awarded scholarship funds to five local students who will pursue degrees in a healthcare-related field. Recipients are: Lauren Fredritz, a student at the University of Findlay studying physical therapy. She...

Beginning the journey of faith

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer Confirmation, when young people become full-fledged members of their church, is an important rite of passage in one’s faith life. Students prepare for the event for many months, leading up to a confirmation ceremony that is often held in the...

North Baltimore man awarded diploma 70 years after enlisting

NORTH BALTIMORE — North Baltimore resident Vic Kretz was honored last week at Waite High School in Toledo, where he was awarded his high school diploma, 70 years after he would have graduated. Kretz, 90, left school during his junior year in 1943 to join the U.S. Navy...