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Archive - May 2012

May 26th

SOFTALL: Minster bows out in regional title game

May 26, 2012

TIPP CITY — The Covington Buccs jumped out to an 8-0 lead and held off a late Minster rally for a 9-6 win in a Division IV regional final game at Tipp City Tippecanoe Middle School on Saturday afternoon.

The Wildcats bow out of the tournament after the longest postseason run in the program's history. Minster ended its season at 23-7.

Minster spotted the Buccs eight runs before bringing the tying run to the plate in the bottom of the seventh.

Covington moves on to play in the state semifinals on Thursday in Akron.

May 25th

BASEBALL: Minster headed back to state to defend DIV title

May 26, 2012

SPRINGFIELD —  There was no celebratory pile-up in the middle of the diamond after a dribbler down the first base line clinched Minster’s return to state and capped a methodical 9-1 dismantling of Sidney Lehman Catholic in a Division IV regional title game on Friday.


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TRACK: Minster boys win regional title, girls take 2nd

May 26, 2012

TROY — Minster’s win in the boys 4-by-400 meter relay in the night’s final event in record regional time propelled the Minster boys track team to the Division III regional title on Friday night.

The Wildcat boys finished with 57 points to edge out second-place finishers Covington and West Liberty Salem, who both had 52 points.

The Minster girls finished second behind Versailles. Minster had 49 points while the victorious Tigers had 66.5 points.

Teresa McDermitt-Snyder, 55

May 25, 2012

Teresa McDermitt-Snyder, 55, passed away on Friday, May 25, 2012, after a brave and heroic battle against cancer. She is loved and will be greatly missed.

Teresa was born on Oct. 3, 1956, in St. Marys, to Fred and Peggy (Krugh) Reedy, and her mother survives her in Idaho. Her father preceded her in death. 

Hobo Arrested In St. Marys

May 25, 2012

“Leader Look Back” is a collection of stories and headlines from 75, 50 and 25 years ago this week.

This week’s edition examines stories from May 22 to 28, 1937, 1962 and 1987.

75 years ago: A hobo was arrested by St. Marys Police Chief G.A. Gerstner after he observed the man throwing away sandwiches along the side of the road.

Officials continued to search Lake St. Marys for the body of 19-year-old Norman Parker. Parker drowned when the boat he was riding in capsized.

Building To Stay Standing

May 25, 2012

NEW BREMEN — Cleanup and renovation are on the horizon for a historic downtown New Bremen building that was damaged in a fire earlier this year.

Stock Market Lessons

May 25, 2012

ST. MARYS — Local students recently took a jab at stock trading in their government class.

Seniors in Michael Jay’s American government classes participated in Jay’s annual “Stock Market Game.”

Toxin Levels Low

May 25, 2012

ST. MARYS —  The state released the results on Thursday of tests taken earlier this week at  Grand Lake St. Marys, with the numbers coming in at the lowest so far.

"Ecstacy," Grand Lake St. Marys Restoration Commission Manager Milt Miller said of his first reaction to hearing the results. "Like most lakes or any vacation resort type of area, Memorial Day kicks off the season, and so these numbers were extremely welcomed news — to tell people that our lake is very much open, to welcome them back."

Students Compete at Nationals

May 25, 2012

ST. MARYS — A group of local students recently competed at the national level of their business program.

Five St. Marys Memorial High School students — seniors Cierra Anderson, Mitch Fowler, Ryan Wilker, Taylor Grant and junior Adam Neal — went to Salt Lake City, Utah, to participate in the DECA International Career Development Conference.

The DECA — or Distributive Education Clubs of America — students had qualified after competing at the Ohio DECA Career Development Conference in mid-March.

Owen Noland, 88

May 25, 2012

Owen “Buzz” Noland, 88, of 11190 Schroeder Road, St. Marys, died at 10:20 p.m. Wednesday, May 23, 2012, at his residence.

He was born on March 1, 1924 in West Irvin, Ky., to Frank and Mary (Hall) Noland, and they preceded him in death.

On Dec. 27, 1986, in St. Marys, he married Shirley J. Harleman, and she survives.

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