Another village official stepping down

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER BLUFFTON — Council President Mitch Kingsley announced his resignation from office Monday, the second departure of a top village official this month. Kingsley’s resignation as council president is effective immediately, but he plans to...

Findlay’s Leddy lands dream job

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER Andrew Leddy planned to stay involved in athletics after college. He found a dream job two years ago that allowed him to do it. Leddy, who played football at Findlay High School and at the University of Findlay, landed a job with Pete Bommarito Sports...

Town hall damage worst on third floor

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER A major water leak at the Bluffton town hall did the most damage to the building’s third floor, village officials said Thursday. All three floors of the downtown building were damaged by the water, but the third floor, where the leak began, got...

College track: Findlay right fit for Welch

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER Sometimes it’s about being at the right place at the right time, and for Justin Welch, the University of Georgia just wasn’t the place to be. It wasn’t that he lacked the talent to compete at the highest level. His...

Prep softball: Hoffman comes up big for Bulldogs

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER COLUMBUS GROVE — Players shouted words of encouragement inside the Columbus Grove dugout as Brooke Hoffman stepped up to the plate in the bottom of the ninth inning of a riveting tournament game. There were two outs against the Bulldogs and the score...

Bluffton mayor plans to step down

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER BLUFFTON — Bluffton Mayor Dennis Gallant announced at Monday’s council meeting that he will be stepping down from his position at some point this summer. Gallant told the council members he has accepted a job in Sandusky, but told them he...

UF softball: Ashland ousts UF from GLIAC tourney

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER Tears streamed from the eyes of the seniors on the University of Findlay softball team as the reality of the moment sank in late Saturday morning at the Marathon Diamonds Complex. Their careers were over, their final season at UF ended in swift...

College Softball: Ashland bounces UF from tourney

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER Tears streamed from the eyes of the seniors on the University of Findlay softball team as the reality of the moment sank in late Saturday morning at the Marathon Diamonds Complex. Their careers were over, their final season at UF ended in swift...

GLIAC Softball: Oilers outslug top-seeded Ohio Dominican

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER If the University of Findlay softball team had found a way to maintain momentum against Grand Valley in the second round of the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference tournament Friday night, the outcome could have been different. But an...

College softball: UF ready to host GLIAC tournament

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER Pressure isn’t going to be a problem for the University of Findlay softball team this weekend in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference tournament. The Oilers are the eighth seed, which means little is expected of them. They open...