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Archive - Feb 2012

February 6th

Group Offers Head Huggers

February 6, 2012

ST. MARYS — A group of residents in a two-county area are getting their creative juices flowing and creating items to help others.

St. Marys resident Samantha DuVernay recently put together Head Huggers of Auglaize and Mercer Counties to provide hats for those who have lost their hair.

“Whatever they create has to be handmade,” DuVernay said.

“It can be crochet, knit — we will sew mostly hats for people who have lost their hair due to illnesses.”

LIA Briefed On Project

February 6, 2012

CELINA — During the meeting of a local lake group this weekend, members of the organization heard from the top official with a state agency.

Terry Cosby, the head of the Ohio National Resource Conservation Service, spoke at the Lake Improvement Association meeting on Saturday, noting the projects the NRCS has contributed to in the area over the past few years.

February 5th

GIRLS BASKETBALL TOURNEY DRAW: Riders draw Celina ; Bremen plays Knoxville, Minster gets bye

February 5, 2012

 

Division II Sectional at Spencerville

The St. Marys girls basketball team will play Celina on Wednesday, Feb. 22 at 6:15 p.m. at Spencerville High School to open the Division II sectional tournament.

The winner of that game faces second-seeded Shawnee on Saturday, Feb. 25 at 6:15 p.m. at Spencerville.

The drawing for area girls basketball tournament games was held on Sunday.

Celina beat the Roughriders 60-26 on Jan. 19 in their Western Buckeye League match-up.

BOYS BASKETBALL: Leffel scores 35 to lead New Knoxville to win; Bremen wins, Minster falls

February 5, 2012

 

NEW KNOXVILLE 59, LIMA TEMPLE CHRISTIAN 48

NEW KNOXVILLE — “You want me to guard him?”

A Lima Temple Christian reserve asked the question as he drifted towards the scorer’s table to check in, emphasizing the final word as if he was being asked to do long division in front of a live studio audience.

No need to even explain who him meant, either.

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Rangers win, Cardinals lose on Saturday

February 5, 2012

NEW KNOXVILLE 45, SIDNEY LEHMAN CATHOLIC 38

SIDNEY — The New Knoxville girls basketball team outscored Sidney Lehman Catholic in the second and third quarters in a 45-38 win over the Cavaliers on Saturday afternoon.

New Knoxville freshman Meg Reineke scored a season-high 15 points. She knocked down three 3-pointers and six free throws. Ranger sophomore forward Paige Lehman added 12 points and Tiana Heidt scored nine points.

February 3rd

BOYS BASKETBALL: Wapak wins wire-to-wire over Roughriders

February 4, 2012

 

Wapakoneta at St. Marys boys basketball photos:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/smeveningleader/sets/72157629166230453/show/


 

ST. MARYS — For 16 seconds, the score was tied.

From there on out, it was all Wapak.

BOYS BASKETBALL: Coldwater's hot start too much for Rangers

February 4, 2012

COLDWATER — New Knoxville spotted Coldwater a big lead in the first quarter and fell short in a second-half comeback attempt in a 47-43 loss to the Cavaliers on Friday night at The Palace.

“Coldwater came ready to play and for whatever reason tonight we didn’t,” New Knoxville head coach Kort Fledderjohann said.

BOYS BASKETBALL: Geise's lay-up lifts DSJ past New Bremen, into first-place tie

February 4, 2012

DSJ at New Bremen boys basketball photos:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/smeveningleader/sets/72157629166185475/show/


 

NEW BREMEN — Delphos St. John’s Curtis Geise took an inbounds pass and sped the length of the court to put in a lay-up with two seconds left to give the Blue Jays a 62-60 win and a share of the Midwest Athletic Conference lead.

BOYS BASKETBALL: Versailles rolls past Minster

February 4, 2012

 

VERSAILLES — Versailles  rolled past Minster 69-50 in a  Midwest Athletic Conference contest on Friday night.

Versailles came out ready right from the start as the Tigers opened the game on an 8-0 run, courtesy of three-pointers by Mitchell Campbell and Chad Winner, along with a basket by freshman Kyle Ahrens.

Minster’s Ryan Hoying hit a three-pointer to end the Tiger run, but Versailles led 8-3 with 4:30 remaining in the first quarter.

Otterbein Reaches Its Goal

February 3, 2012

ST. MARYS — After a flurry of donations from residents, employees and community members, Otterbein St. Marys has reached its $1.6 million fundraising goal for its Life Enrichment Center.

Charitable Gift Planner Hodge Drake said the committee, comprised of residents, employees, board members and community members, has been working since mid 2009 to raise funds for the new facility.

WAYNESFIELD — New Knoxville’s Jalen Fullenkamp scored 29 points while Andrew Arnett...
Friday, Dec. 12 Boys Basketball WBL Celina 73, Bowsher 48 Defiance 57, Paulding 28...

 

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