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Source: Browns to trade Kizer to Green Bay

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND — A person familiar with the trade says the Cleveland Browns have traded quarterback DeShone Kizer to the Green Bay Packers. In exchange, the Browns are getting cornerback Damarious Randall. The teams struck the deal on Friday, shortly...

Baseball: Angels’ Ohtani allows six runs in three innings

By The Associated Press TEMPE, Ariz. — Los Angeles Angels rookie Shohei Ohtani allowed six runs while pitching three innings in an exhibition game against the Mexican League’s Tijuana Toros on Friday. The 23-year-old Ohtani struck out six and walked one. Ohtani spent five seasons...

College basketball: UF women fall 76-72 to Drury

By ANDY WOLF Staff Writer ASHLAND — Jim Wiedie couldn’t have asked for a better effort. It was the same kind of hard play the University of Findlay women’s basketball coach has seen all year long. Yet, third-ranked Drury ultimately was too much for the Oilers to...

Inaugural Red Cross gala brings in $156K

The American Red Cross North Central Ohio Chapter raised a record-setting $156,000 at its inaugural State Bank Salute to the American Red Cross, held recently at the new Hancock Hotel. The event featured live entertainment by Scott and Elizabeth Lavender and the Reunion Band,...

Music festival features over 110 piano students

The Findlay area members of the Ohio Music Teachers Association will present the 41st annual music festival between 8:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. March 17 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 935 W. Bigelow Ave., where more than 110 piano students are scheduled to perform. Outstanding adjudicators...

Church and Religious Events

Beech Grove CAREY — Beech Grove Wesleyan Church, 16054 Wyandot County 4, Carey, will hold a spaghetti supper from 5:30-7 p.m. today. Call Pastor Dennis at 740-457-8914 for information. Bluffton University BLUFFTON — Steven M. Nolt, senior scholar at the Young Center...

Tell kids they are ‘Absolutely Incredible’

Positive affirmation is important in the lives of today’s youth, and Camp Fire Northwest Ohio’s annual letter writing event provides just that. The Jeri Bjorling Absolutely Incredible Kid Day is an annual event that encourages the community to draft handwritten...

Doris Norris

FOSTORIA — A funeral Mass for Doris Ann Norris, 77, of Fostoria, will be celebrated at St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria, at a later date. There will be no visitation. She died Thursday, March 8, 2018, at ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital. Surviving are two...

Steven E. Knepper

BLUFFTON — Steven E. Knepper, 69, passed away March 7, 2018 at Blanchard Valley Hospital in Findlay. Steve was born February 4, 1949 in Bluffton to the late Gerald and Marilynn (Cupples) Knepper. On October 9, 1971, he married Doreen Basinger Knepper who survives. Steve...

Saturday calendar

TODAY 50 North, 339 E. Melrose Ave.; fitness center open, 7 a.m.-3 p.m.; billiards, 8 a.m.-noon; circuit boost, 9:30-10:15 a.m.; Nagashi Do, 10:30-11:30 a.m.; Young at Heart, 5-9 p.m. Alcoholics Anonymous, closed book, 7:30 a.m., Pioneer Club; women’s New Beginnings open...