Letters to the Editor 06-16-14

HEADED TO ‘BROKE-ISM?’ Oooops! I will admit that Don Iliff (letter, June 13) was right regarding my comment about the “poor little” students. It certainly did not sound Christian. I sometimes forget that my sense of humor can go over like a lead balloon. I...

USA softball: Team USA visiting Findlay beginning today

By JAMIE BAKER SPORTS EDITOR The country’s top women’s softball players will pay a visit to Findlay this week. The USA Women’s Softball National team will conduct a clinic for area youth players Monday morning and play an exhibition doubleheader against a group...

Youth swimming: Record-setting weekend for FAST’s Stocker

Four FAST competitors were the high-point swimmers in their age division in leading the Findlay Area Swim Team to a second-place finish in the 32nd annual Flag City Invitational that concluded on Sunday at the Riverside Park Pool. FAST’s Parker Stocker, who set 10 meet...

Legion baseball: Findlay Legion stays unbeaten with DH sweep at Prospect

PROSPECT — Findlay’s Legion baseball team kept its unbeaten record intact on Saturday, but the Post 3 squad needed a 14th-inning rally and some clutch relief pitching to nail down an 8-7 win over Prospect in a Buckeye American Legion League battle at Larry Barnett...

Six people hurt in Saturday traffic accidents

Six people were injured Saturday in a rash of accidents on roadways in Hancock County. Three people suffered minor injuries in an accident at the intersection of U.S. 30 and Delaware Township 186 near Forest at 6:51 p.m. Saturday, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office...

Monday’s Scoreboard

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL American League East Division W L Pct GB Toronto 41 30 .577 — Baltimore 35 33 .515 4½ New York 35 33 .515 4½ Boston 31 38 .449 9 Tampa Bay 27 43 .386 13½ Central Division W L Pct GB Detroit 36 29 .554 — Kansas City 36 32 .529 1½ Cleveland 35 35...

Zonta Club awards scholarships

The Zonta Club of Findlay has awarded seven $1,000 scholarships and two $500 Zonta International Scholarships to women in Findlay and Hancock County. The criteria for selection for the 50th annual scholarship awards was based on academic and merit achievement, school activities,...

Scholarships given by Findlay Rotary Club

The Findlay Rotary Club has awarded several scholarships to recent high school graduates, and two to college students who are graduates of area high schools. Rotary Club Scholarships of $3,750 were given to Alyssa Willow and Michelle Flanagan. Willow, a 2014 graduate of Arlington...

University of Findlay names associate vice president

John Osae-Kwapong of Upper Saddle River, New Jersey, will be the University of Findlay’s new associate vice president for academic affairs and institutional effectiveness, starting July 7. This is a new position at the university. The purpose of the position is to provide...

Becky’s School of Dance still in step after 50 years

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER A group of 8- and 9-year-old skirted, budding ballerinas twirled on a recent afternoon. Music blared. An instructor’s hands cued the tenderfeet. They chassed, one foot chasing their other. They extended their arms. It was all practice for the 50th...