Friday, May 4th, 2018
By Gary R. Rasberry
MINSTER - The way his team has played this season and considering the opponent, Minster softball coach Robb Hemmelgarn knew Thursday's game with Parkway just couldn't be a 1-0 pitchers' duel.
The Wildcats jumped out early, watched the Panthers rally to tie the game and then scored twice in the bottom of the fifth to hold on for a 10-8 win to clinch the program's second MAC softball title and first since 2014 at Four Seasons Park. [More]
By Colin Foster
COLDWATER - Celina's Tyler Ross broke a 39 year-old record in the discus, Fort Recovery's Robby LeFevre shined in the sprints, and the Coldwater girls ended Celina's championship run as the Mercer County Knights of Columbus Track and Field Meet concluded on Thursday at Cavalier Stadium. [More]
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Lake festival picked for cover of state magazine
CELINA -For the first time a local event has landed the highly-coveted cover of TourismOhio's Spring/Summer Ohio Calendar of Events.
On the glossy
CELINA - Four meetings outlining changes to a federal safety net program for dairy farmers dealing with low milk prices will be held next week in Celina.
CELINA - School district board members on Thursday appointed Deborah Guingrich to fill the vacant board member seat.
Members unanimously approved the appointment after having emerged from executive session, during which they had interviewed Guingrich and fellow candidate Jennifer Barger Fleming.
ST. MARYS - Breaking into the investment world can be intimidating, but one group of women is willing to help others learn and make a few dollars on the side.
COLUMBUS - Ohio is known for its world-class fishing, and on Saturday and Sunday, anglers are invited to take part in the annual free fishing weekend, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.
ST. HENRY - Daylon Lange tossed a complete game one-hitter to help St. Henry nail down a share of the Midwest Athletic Conference baseball title with a 3-0 victory over New Bremen Thursday at the Wally Post Athletic Complex.
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Nick Thwaits matched teammate Cade Wendel by pitching a no-hitter as Fort Recovery clinched a share of its first-ever MAC title with a 10-0 win in five innings over New Knoxville on Thursday in Fort Recovery.