Monday, June 9th, 2014
Division III State Baseball Championship Game
By Gary R. Rasberry
COLUMBUS - It's been 22 years since Coldwater has hoisted the state championship trophy in baseball.
The current group of Cavaliers made sure that streak stopped on Saturday.
Coldwater scored three times in the top of the first inning and added one more in the third to claim the program's sixth state baseball championship with a 4-2 win over Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy in the Division III state final at Huntington Park in Columbus. [More]
Division IV State Softball Championship
By Colin Foster
AKRON - The Division IV softball state championship game between Minster and Cuyahoga Heights was everything a state title game should be.
But a day after rallying their way into the finals, the Wildcats came up on the short end of the stick. [More]
Obama administration's proposed rules meant to cut carbon dioxide emissions
By William Kincaid
ST. MARYS - President Obama's newly proposed restrictions on existing coal-fired power plants will cost electric consumers in Ohio an extra $40 per month, according to Bill Roberts, vice president and CFO of Buckeye Power Inc.
And the Obama administration's goal of reducing carbon dioxide emissions 30 percent by 2030 would have a negligible effect on the environment when compared to the rest of the world's projected release of emissions from coal plants, he said. [More]
Obituaries on June 9th, 2014
Kathleen M. Muhlenkamp, 85, Coldwater, died June 8, 2014, at Community Hospital [More]
John L. "JJ" Poeppelman, 47, Yorkshire, passed away unexpectedly of natural causes at his residence on June 6, 2014. [More]
Nadine Sanders, 66, St. Marys, died at 12:38 p.m. June 6, 2014, at IU-Ball Memorial Hospital, Muncie, Ind. [More]
Connie Yahl, 67, rural St. Marys, died June 8, 2014, at her residence.
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State Track and Field Championships
COLUMBUS - The 2014 State Track and Field Championships wrapped up Saturday and area athletes finished with strong performances.
In the girls' team
COLUMBUS - Mitch Heyne believes that the final out of the Division III state title game had a bit of celestial assistance.
The past calendar year h
As the Minster softball parents fidgeted nervously inside the massive Firestone Stadium in Akron over the weekend, it was a bittersweet time.
Eldora Late Model Dream
ROSSBURG - Now Dale McDowell can finally celebrate a major Dirt Late Model win at Eldora Speedway.
McDowell, from Chickamauga, Ga., won the 2005 Wo
CELINA - It wasn't a good way to stage the Grand Lake Mariner home opener. A less than optimal overall pitching performance was the major factor in a
Sports Briefs
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Celina swept a Saturday ACME doubleheader with Van Wert at Montgomery Field to move to 5-2 on the summer.
In game one, the Bulldogs beat the Cougars 5-4. Shawn Rose picked up the win.
Fort Wayne couple in serious condition
MENDON - An Indiana man died Saturday afternoon from injuries sustained earlier in the day in a two-vehicle crash on U.S. 33 between Palmer Road and U.S. 127.
CELINA - More runners and volunteers are being sought for the first-ever Grand Lake Marathon to debut in late September.
More than 800 participants from 22 states have signed up for the full and half marathons or other races planned for Sept. 27.
Fort Recovery couple injured in collision
DARKE COUNTY - A Fort Recovery couple were injured Sunday when a 15-year-old driver failed to yield at the intersection of U.S. 127 and Kruckeberg Road near Greenville.