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Prep Football: Fourteen area grid players in Van Wert all-star game

The 15th annual Van Wert County Hospital All-Star Football Game will be held Friday, June 13 at Eggerss Stadium in Van Wert. Thirty-three players from the Western Buckeye League will compete against a combined squad of 33 players from the Northwest Conference and the Lima area....

Legion Baseball: Post 3 knocks off Sidney, 6-2

SIDNEY — Findlay High product Chandler Stillings stymied Sidney Post 217 on a four-hitter and Post 3 scored four runs in the fifth inning in a 6-2 win Tuesday at Custenborder Field in Buckeye American Legion League baseball. Stillings (1-0), who will be a junior in the...

Auto Racing: Blaney wins World of Outlaws race at Attica Raceway Park

ATTICA — Ohio drivers swept the top three spots at the World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series race at Attica Raceway Park last week. Hartford’s Dale Blaney took the lead from Dean Jacobs on lap 30 and went on to score his third victory of the season at Attica. The...

Historical organization sets meeting

ARLINGTON — The Eagle Creek Historical Organization will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the fellowship hall of Bible Fellowship Church on West Fellowship Drive at the north edge of Arlington. The speaker will be Dale Gnidovec, curator of the Orton Geological...

Wednesday calendar

TODAY Senior Center, fitness center open, 5 a.m.-9 p.m.; billiards, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; SilverSneakers Splash, 8:30-9:30 a.m., Birchaven; low impact cardio-toning class, 9-9:40 a.m.; conversation and needlecraft, 9-11 a.m.; SilverSneakers classic, 10-10:50 a.m.; water exercise class...

Merle Nathan Tackett

Merle Nathan Tackett, age 68, of Winter Garden, FL and formerly of Mount Blanchard, Ohio, passed away on Friday, May 16, 2014. Merle was born in Carey, Ohio, a Veteran of the U.S. Navy. He is preceded in death by his father, William Tackett. Merle is survived by his mother,...

Marvin K. Ricketts

Marvin K. Ricketts, 72, of Findlay, is also survived by a sister-in-law, Rosemary Stefanka of Vienna, Virginia. Mr. Ricketts’ complete obituary appeared in the May 29 edition of The Courier.

Jerry F. Moloney

Jerry F. Moloney, 76, of Findlay, died at 5:50 a.m. Saturday, May 31, 2014 at Blanchard Valley Hospital. Jerry was born on November 1, 1937 in Chicago, Illinois to the late James J. and Blanche (Van Cura) Moloney. He is survived by his brother, James (Connie) Moloney of Findlay;...

Wednesday’s Scoreboard

PREP BASEBALL 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 Catholic (19-7) vs. Berlin Center Western Reserve, 1 FINAL: Saturday, 10 a.m. Division III Orrville (18-11) vs....

Marjorie Bowling

Marjorie Jean Bowling, 70, of Findlay, died at 4:30 a.m. Tuesday at Blanchard Valley Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Coldren-Crates Funeral Home.