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Area soccer, volleyball teams get postseason draws

October 10, 2011

Volleyball
Division II
At Lima Senior

The St. Marys volleyball team opens its postseason against Defiance on Wednesday, Oct. 19 at 6 p.m. at Lima Senior High School and the winner of that match will play the winner of the Bath-Wapakoneta match (7:15 p.m. on Wednesday) on Saturday, Oct. 22 at 7:15 p.m.

The top of the bracket at Lima Senior will match up Celina and Shawnee at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 18, followed by Elida vs. Van Wert at 7:15 p.m. The winners of those two matches play on Saturday, Oct. 22 at 6 p.m.

M. Marjorie Martin, 86

October 10, 2011

M. Marjorie Martin, 86, of 14256 River Road, St. Marys, died at 12:05 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7, 2011, at Celina Manor Nursing Home.

She was born on Dec. 11, 1924, in St. Marys, to Merrill “Bill” and Ruth (Smith) Miller, and they preceded her in death.

“Al” Albert J. Barhorst, 85

October 10, 2011

“Al” Albert J. Barhorst, 85, of North Frankfort Street, Minster, passed away on Friday, Oct. 7, 2011, of natural causes at the Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.

He was born on July 21, 1926, in Fort Loramie, to Albert H. and Anna (Barlage) Barhorst, and they preceded him in death.

On Nov. 26, 1949, at St. Augustine Church in Minster, he married Martha (Bornhorst) Barhorst, and she preceded him in death on June 18, 2010.

Robert C. M. Tittle, 63

October 10, 2011

Robert C. M. Tittle, 63, of Celina, died on Friday, Oct. 7, 2011, at his residence.
Arrangements are being completed with the Miller Funeral Homes in St. Marys.

Carl Dennis Ransbottom, 73

October 10, 2011

Carl Dennis Ransbottom, 73, of 1117 Kingswood Court, Celina, died at 3:27 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011, at the Gardens in Celina.

He was born on Nov. 26, 1937, in Celina, to Clifford M. and Kathlene E. (Chapman) Ransbottom, and they preceded him in death.

He is survived by his children, Lori Smith, David Ransbottom and Chris Ransbottom, all of Columbus, and Renee Ransbottom of Los Angeles, Calif.; a sister.

Weekend Sports Round-Up

October 10, 2011

Volleyball: New Knoxville 3, Houston 0

NEW KNOXVILLE – The New Knoxville volleyball team didn’t let up in anything Saturday as they defeated the Houston Wildcats in a non-league match at New Knoxville 25-9, 25-17 and 25-8.

“I was happy with the girls that they didn’t let up,” Rangers head coach Jill Roode said. “They didn’t stop playing hard. It is easy for them not to play up to their potential when they play non-league games.”

Roger Lee Chapman, 63

October 10, 2011

Roger Lee Chapman, 63, of 7090 Fleetfoot Road, Celina, died at 7:45 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011, at his residence.

He was born on Dec. 31, 1947, in Athens, to Donald W. and Mae B. (Blankenship) Chapman, and they preceded him in death.

On April 2, 1966, he married Paula Muter, and she survives him in Celina.

He is also survived by his sons, Kelly (Julie) Chapman and Nathan (Stephanie) Chapman; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild; one brother.

He was preceded in death by a brother.

Festival Shines In Park

October 10, 2011

NEW KNOXVILLE — The New Knoxville/Washington Township Fire Department earned bragging rights for the year Saturday after beating the competition in the extrication competition at the Fireman’s Picnic.

Buckland, Chickasaw, New Bremen/German Township and New Knoxville/Washington Township fire departments went head-to-head in the annual competition, most boasting times under three minutes.

Locals Look To Flush Cancer

October 10, 2011

ST. MARYS — A local high school group is hosting a new fundraiser to go toward its cause of finding a cure for cancer.

Members of St. Marys Memorial High School's Relay for Life team is hoping to "Flush Out Cancer" with the fundraiser they kicked off Wednesday evening by placing a purple, duct-tape covered toilet in the school's assistant principal's, Brian Pohl, yard.

"The Relay kids voted who would be the first participant," MHS Relay for Life Adviser Karen Newlove said.

Deutsch Day Competition

October 10, 2011

NEW KNOXVILLE — Screams of victory, sighs of defeat and the occasional German tune filled the gym at New Knoxville Local School Friday morning, as students in the fourth, fifth and sixth grades competed in the German Olympics.

German teacher Kathy McClain said the annual event is used to promote German culture.

"The idea is to promote German heritage," McClain said, noting that the event is always scheduled during German-American Week. "With New Knoxville being a German town, we try to highlight their heritage."

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