Dream comes true for VB’s Resnik

By TED RADICK STAFF WRITER COLUMBUS — Four years ago, Van Buren’s Rachell Resnik set a goal. On Saturday, she achieved it. Resnik placed eighth in the Division III 800-meter run at the OHSAA Track and Field Championships, earning a spot on the awards stand....

State baseball: Tinora wins D-IV crown

COLUMBUS — Tinora scratched out a run in the bottom of the seventh inning to knock off Newark Catholic 4-3 on Saturday in the Division IV championship game of the OHSAA state baseball tournament at Huntington Park. After Newark Catholic used a walk, sacrifice bunt and a...

State Softball: Lima Bath rolls to Division II crown

AKRON — A four-run second inning put Lima Bath in control and the Wildkittens cruised to a 7-2 win over Plain City Jonathan Alder Saturday in the OHSAA Division II softball state championship game at Firestone Stadium. Bath (29-1) also won a state title in 2001 and was...

Legion baseball: Findlay Legion team stays unbeaten

Findlay’s American Legion baseball team got hot late in the first game and continued to simmer in the second in sweeping Mansfield/Galion 8-1 and 11-4 on Saturday in a Buckeye American Legion League doubleheader at the Findlay High School field. It was the sixth straight...

Prep softball: Bame, Spridgeon top all-BVC softball

Hardin Northern has never won a Blanchard Valley Conference softball title. But Addy Bame’s ability to keep the Polar Bears in contention from start to finish earned the junior standout BVC Player of the Year honors in the 2014 all-league selections. Arcadia’s David...

Joan Beam

COLUMBUS GROVE — A funeral for Joan M. Beam, 85, of Columbus Grove, will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. John’s United Methodist Church, Columbus Grove, the Rev. Gary Ginter officiating. Burial will be in Truro Cemetery, Columbus Grove. Visitation will be held...

Erma Geissinger

Erma Mae Geissinger, 92, of Upper Sandusky, died at 1 p.m. Saturday at Wyandot County Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Upper Sandusky. Arrangements are pending at Lucas-Batton Funeral Home, Upper Sandusky.

Prep baseball: L-B’s Neiling, Arnold lead all-BVC selections

League champion Liberty-Benton swept the top awards in the 2014 Blanchard Valley Conference all-league baseball selections, with Jared Neiling earning BVC Player of the Year honors and Scott Arnold taking home the Coach of the Year title. Neiling was 8-1 on the mound with a 1.02...

Marvin McCartney

Marvin D. McCartney, 68, of Findlay, died at 8:05 a.m. Sunday at Blanchard Valley Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Smith-Crates Funeral Home, North Baltimore.

Monna Smith

Monna Smith, 66, of Findlay, died at 1:10 p.m. Sunday at the Bridge Hospice Care Center. Arrangements are pending at Coldren-Crates Funeral Home.