Prep baseball: Big rally in 6th lifts L-B past Van Buren

VAN BUREN — Liberty-Benton scored all six of its’ runs in the top of the sixth inning to knock off Van Buren 6-5 in a battle of two of the top Blanchard Valley Conference baseball teams on Thursday. Van Buren was on cruise control with a 5-0 lead before the...

Friday’s Scoreboard

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL American League East Division W L Pct GB New York 15 12 .556 – Baltimore 13 12 .520 1 Toronto 13 15 .464 2½ Boston 13 16 .448 3 Tampa Bay 13 16 .448 3 Central Division W L Pct GB Detroit 14 9 .609 – Kansas City 14 13 .519 2 Chicago 14 15 .483 3...

Prep track: Lots of action on tap tonight

Findlay High School’s boys and girls track teams will go their separate ways Friday night to highlight a big night of invitationals involving area teams. Findlay’s boys team will compete against 12 other schools in the Toledo St. Francis Knight Relays. Action gets...

UF roundup: Zolotoglavyy wins GLIAC long jump crown for Oilers

GENEVA — Freshman Alexander Zolotoglavyy captured the men’s long jump to lead the Oilers on the second day of the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference outdoor track and field championships at the Spire Institute in Geneva. Zolotoglavyy’s leap of 24-2½...

Prep baseball: O-G stays in WBL baseball race

VAN WERT — Brad Croy allowed four runs, three of them earned, in six innings pitched and Drew Schierloh hit a triple and two singles to lead Ottawa-Glandorf past Van Wert 9-4 in a Western Buckeye League baseball game on Thursday. Ottawa-Glandorf (11-4 overall, 6-1 WBL),...

Law Day speaker says voters’ rights need protection

By J. STEVEN DILLON EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR Too few advances in election law have come since the Voting Rights Act of 1965 was signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson during the height of the civil rights movement, an Ohio State University law professor said Thursday. At a...

Wilbur E. Altman

Wilbur E. Altman, 82, of Findlay, passed away on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, at St. Catherine’s Manor of Findlay. He was born February 1, 1932, in Findlay, to Harry and Lydia (Sterling) Altman. Wilbur graduated from Findlay High School. He served his country in the US Navy. He...

Donna J. Fabiani

Donna J. Fabiani, 85 years young, formerly of Carey, passed away peacefully in her sleep on February 13, 2014 surrounded by her family in her daughter’s home in Fisher, IN. where she had resided the past seven years. Born November 14, 1928 in Carey, she was the daughter of...

Minor James ‘Bud’ Shafer

Minor James “Bud” Shafer, 91 of Findlay died at 1:25 a.m. on Thursday, May 1, 2014 at Blanchard Valley Hospital. He was born in Upper Sandusky on March 15, 1923 to the late Robert and Eva G. (Brown) Shafer. He first married Joann Plott and she preceded him in death....

Doris Wittebort

Doris Wittebort, 93, of Bradenton, FL and formerly of Findlay, died at 10:10 a.m., Tuesday, April 29, 2014, at Surrey Place in Bradenton, FL. She was born on November 10, 1920, in Hancock County to the late Earl J. and Cora D. (Roberts) Miller. She married Bernard...