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Archive - Jun 2012

June 15th

ACME Baseball: Wapak rallies past St. Marys ACME team, 5-4

June 15, 2012

WAPAKONETA — What a difference a week makes.

Seven days ago, the Wapakoneta ACME baseball team sent rival St. Marys home with its tail between its legs thanks to a 17-0 shellacking at K.C. Geiger Park.

Thursday at Wapakoneta High School, St. Marys jumped all over Wapak starting pitcher Andrew Hines for four first-inning runs.

But Hines settled down and Wapakoneta chipped away at the St. Marys lead to pull out a 5-4 win.

Wapak improved to 5-0 on the season.  St. Marys is 3-4.

Visitors Flock To Picnic

June 15, 2012

ST. MARYS — The smell of hamburgers and brats filled the air in Memorial Park Thursday as hungry visitors lined up to get their hands on the delectable delights as part of an annual fundraiser.

The Sister Cities Youth Delegation to Japan served up lunch in the park to help raise money for its trip to Awaji City, Japan. Each year, a delegation from St. Marys visits the city’s sister city as part of a youth exchange program.

June 14th

BASEBALL: Kill pitches scoreless 9th in Grand Lake Mariners win

June 14, 2012

CELINA — A pair of five-run innings by the Grand Lake Mariners allowed them to get by the Cincinnati Steam 11-5 Wednesday in a Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League contest at Jim Hoess Field in Celina.

Trevor Kill, a St. Marys Memorial grad and Southeast Missouri pitcher, worked a scoreless ninth inning with a strikeout to close out the win for Grand Lake.

With a 1-0 lead going into the third inning the Mariners batted around for the first time on the night, scoring five runs. Ryan Blanchard delivered the big blow with a three-run home run.

Cards Soar On OGTs

June 14, 2012

NEW BREMEN — Eighty-eight percent of New Bremen High School sophomores and 94 percent of juniors passed all five sections of the Ohio Graduation Test (OGT) High School Principal Frank Borchers announced Wednesday night at the Board of Education meeting.

“They did real well again,” Borchers said in his report to board members. “The passing percentages were all in the 90s.”

Local Rocks Out

June 14, 2012

ST. MARYS — A local Memorial High School student was selected to be a part of an online special that is set to air later this summer.

Ariel Dodson, 17, will be a senior at Memorial High School this year, and she has been putting up videos on YouTube of her playing bass guitar. She was discovered by VEVO, a music video website. Representatives from VEVO recently flew in to her St. Marys home for its program “You Play Like a Girl.”

Ella Adeline Wilder

June 14, 2012

Ella Adeline Wilder, stillborn, died at 3:51 p.m. Tuesday, June 12, 2012, at Lutheran Hospital of Indiana in Fort Wayne, Ind.

She was born on June 12, in Fort Wayne, Ind., to Marta (Donate-McClure) and Lucas Wilder, and they survive in Van Wert.

June 13th

ACME Baseball: Celina sweeps twin bill against St. Marys

June 13, 2012

The St. Marys’ ACME baseball team’s early lead was short-lived in the second game of a twi-night doubleheader against Celina.

Southpaw reliever Cody Vogel made sure the Bulldogs’ rally stood up and the Bulldogs’ early-summer success against their rivals continued.

Celina came back from an early three-run deficit to beat St. Marys, 5-4, and secured the twin bill sweep on Tuesday night at K.C. Geiger Park.

ACME Baseball: Wapak rallies past Minster

June 13, 2012

WAPAKONETA — For four innings, Wapakoneta’s bats were quiet.

In the fifth and sixth innings, they started to make some noise.

A lot of noise.

Brandon Miller and Chandler Kaeck combined to drive in six runs in two innings as Wapak rallied from behind for an 8-4 win over Minster in a ACME baseball game Tuesday at Wapakoneta High School between schools that both played in state title games two weeks ago.

Miller and Kaeck were a combined 0-for-4 through four innings as Minster jumped out to a 4-1 lead.

Prosecutor Issues Response

June 13, 2012

ST. MARYS — Auglaize County Prosecuting Attorney Ed Pierce, in a brief filed Tuesday, asked Ohio’s highest court to reject a convicted murderer’s request for a hearing in his case.

Resident Asks About Pool Heater

June 13, 2012

NEW BREMEN — Members of an area swim team packed the New Bremen Village Council chambers during council’s meeting to discuss the temperature of the pool.

Donna Schmitmeyer with the New Bremen Swim and Dive Team questioned councilors on the apparent low temperatures of the pool water during the council meeting Tuesday evening.

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