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Friday, December 14th, 2007
Celina teen wins tournament for popular video game
By William Kincaid
Guitar Hero is popular with children and adult gamers alike this holiday season but one Celina high school student has taken his skill at the game to a whole new level.
In fact, the plastic-guitar wielding sophomore Nick Flora has become so adroit at the game - which requires players to push a series of four buttons as color-coded notes from various rock songs flash across the screen - that he won a tournament against 50 other would-be guitar slingers. [More]
By Shelley Grieshop
The teenager from Clinton Massie High School, who captured the hearts of the local community, had a major setback this week following her heart transplant in mid-November.
Savana Coffman, 15, who was dismissed from the hospital Dec. 2, suffered a cardiac arrest about 1:30 a.m. Thursday morning. After a neighbor revived her, she was taken by emergency helicopter to Children's Hospital, Cincinnati, where her heart reportedly stopped again, family members say. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
The Celina wrestling team christened its new mat in style, beating St. Marys 51-19 at Celina High School in Western Buckeye League dual match action.
The mat, adorned with the Bulldog head, was bought with help from the Celina athletic department, athletic boosters and Midwest Logistics. [More]
Obituaries on December 14th, 2007
Louary Trogdlon, 87, 327 Cherry St., St. Marys, died Dec. 13, 2007, at the St. [More]
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