Monday calendar

TODAY Senior Center, fitness center open, 5 a.m.-9 p.m.; billiards, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; SilverSneakers Splash, 8:30-9:30 a.m., Birchaven; SilverSneakers classic, 9-9:50 a.m.; SilverSneakers yoga, 10-10:50 a.m.; water exercise class with open swim, 10-11 a.m., Birchaven; community...

Monday’s scoreboard

PREP BASEBALL Saturday’s Regional Final Division I AT UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI Cincinnati Moeller 4, Mason 3, 9 innings OHSAA State Tournament Thursday’s State Semifinals AT COLUMBUS HUNTINGTON PARK Division IV Tinora (23-4) vs. Convoy Crestview (20-6), 10 a.m. Newark...

Prep track: L-B girls second at Lexington

LEXINGTON — Liberty-Benton’s Michaela Butler swept to wins in the 100- and 200-meter dashes 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....

Prep track: O-G’s Stechschulte qualifies for state meet in 4 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....

Prep softball: Bloom-Carroll romps past Elmwood 19-3

By MICHAEL BURWELL STAFF WRITER BELLEFONTAINE — Elmwood’s softball team accomplished something no other team had been able to do so far in the tournament against Bloom-Carroll junior pitcher Taran Alvelo — score runs. Of course, Alvelo and the Bulldogs did...

Short-term traffic stops on I-75 begin tonight

Motorists traveling on Interstate 75 through Findlay the next two nights may be subject to short-term stops as part of the U.S. 224 interchange project. Construction crews will be temporarily stopping traffic between the hours of 11 p.m. and 6 a.m. on both nights. Both northbound...

VB park features lake, trails, butterflies

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER There are a variety of outdoor activities in Findlay and Hancock County for residents and visitors who want to stay close to home, attend free or inexpensive events, and experience programs, hikes and entertainment during the summer months. This story...

Let’s talk turkey … vulture, that is

While at a Cleveland Indians ball game I saw a speck moving in the sky far above the stadium. It was soon joined by others and the group soon grew to over 30. A few lower-flying members of the clan soon appeared and they caught the thermals to ascend effortlessly to join their...

City parks in for busy season

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER There are a variety of outdoor activities in Findlay and Hancock County for residents who want to stay close to home, attend free or inexpensive events, and experience programs, hikes and entertainment during the summer months. Findlay’s...

Were there Indian mounds in our area?

Q: Did the settlers find Indian mounds in our area? A: Yes. Just in Hancock County, they found three northeast of Canonsburg in Union Township, two in Orange Township, and one each in Liberty, Pleasant, Blanchard and Delaware townships. The Orange and Union townships mounds were...