Courier Track honor roll

Boys Track Shot Put “‡1. Crawford, North Baltimore 56-4 “‡2. Ham, Upper Sandusky 51-4 1/2 “‡3. No. Mattson, Ada 50-6 1/2 “‡4. Currie, McComb 49-11 “‡5. Verhoff, Ottawa-Glandorf 49-0 1/2 “‡6. Stover, Tiffin Calvert 48-9 “‡7. Hill, Arcadia...

Prep softball roundup: Mohawk tops Lucas for district championship

SHELBY — Lucas’ late rally fell short as Mohawk knocked off the Cubs 7-5 in the Division IV district softball final Friday at Shelby. With the win, Mohawk (18-7) advances to take on East Canton in Wednesday’s Division IV regional semifinals at Akron’s...

Riverdale High School to graduate 68 seniors

MOUNT BLANCHARD — Riverdale High School’s graduation ceremonies will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in the gymnasium. Class valedictorian is Gabrielle Rodriguez, and the salutatorian is Sade Yinger. The 68 members of the graduating class are: Taylor James Bacon, Levi Allen...

Tiffin Avenue crash injures 3 motorists

Three people were hurt in a three-vehicle crash Friday afternoon at the intersection of Tiffin and Central avenues, Findlay police reported. Taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital were Maria Johnson, 32, of Clinton Street; Allison Strickland, 22, of Cygnet; and Roberta Parker, 79, of...

District Baseball: North Baltimore takes down Carey

By BRANDON SHRIDER STAFF WRITER Tyler Durfey went to bed Thursday night mentally preparing to play the left side of the infield for North Baltimore in Friday’s district final with state-ranked, one-loss Carey. An in-school text and 124 rain-soaked pitches later and he was...

District track roundup: Layne, Riffle win district titles

Findlay High’s Lexie Layne won the girls long jump and Robbie Riffle won the boys high jump, and both advanced to next week’s regional meet at Amherst Steele, to highlight the Trojans’ day at Friday’s Division I track and field district meet at the Cooper...

Prep baseball roundup: Lima C.C. outlasts Kalida in 9 innings

OTTAWA — Shaun Thomas’ single scored Ross Moore in the bottom of the ninth inning allowing Lima Central Catholic to come away with a 2-1 win over Kalida in a Division IV district final baseball game at Ottawa’s Memorial Park. With the win, the Thunderbirds...

District Softball: Fairview pushed to 9 by Patrick Henry

By SCOTT COTTOS STAFF WRITER LIMA — Patrick Henry kept coming back on Fairview until it was out of chances. The Patriots chipped away after falling behind 3-1 in the first inning and finally caught up to Fairview in the seventh inning of Friday’s Division III softball...

Nursing home workers enter not guilty pleas

OTTAWA — Three Putnam County nursing home employees have pleaded not guilty to charges that they contributed to a female resident’s death on a cold night in January. The employees, Rachel R. Friesel, 36, of Pandora, Destini M. Fenbert, 20, of Pandora, and Megan E....

Findlay woman’s death ruled accident

A Findlay woman whose nude body was discovered in February on the north side of Hancock County 215, east of Hancock County 18, died of combined drug toxicity, principally fentanyl, according to a Hancock County coroner’s report. Her death was ruled an accident. Danielle...