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MAC Football Preview Capsules

September 6, 2012

The Midwest Athletic Conference opens conference play on Friday night with the fierce rivalry between Minster and New Bremen, a playoff rematch between Coldwater and Versailles and an intriguing St. Henry at Delphos St. John's tilt.

New Bremen (0-2, 0-0 MAC) at Minster (2-0, 0-0 MAC)

Minster's talent-rich offense is balanced, with 404 yards rushing and 425 yards passing through two games this season.

WBL Football Preview Capsules

September 6, 2012

The Western Buckeye League features key match-ups when Ottawa-Glandorf travels to Shawnee, Wapakoneta hosts Bath and Celina goes to Defiance.

St. Marys (0-2, 0-1 WBL) at Elida (2-0, 1-0 WBL)

Elida is looking to go to 3-0 for the first time under head coach Jason Carpenter.

Park To Host Annual Festival

September 6, 2012

MINSTER — A local state park is putting the finishing touches on an annual festival.

Lake Loramie State Park will host its annual Fall Harvest Festival Sept. 14-16. Park Manager Brian Miller said the event typically draws a large crowd.

“There are just so many great offerings,” Miller told The Evening Leader. “It’s crazy down there — we will pack the campground and do overflow at some of our beach areas. We get a lot of campers for it.”

Therapist Gives Tips

September 6, 2012

MINSTER — A local speech language pathologist reviewed some tips and treatments available for swallowing issues during a program on Wednesday.

Swallowing issues, or dysphagia, include “any difficulty in the passage of solids or liquids from the mouth to the stomach,” P.T. Services Speech Language Pathologist Denise Bergman told a crowd gathered at the F.J. Stallo Memorial Library for her presentation.

Donald L. “Donnie” Fisher, 66

September 6, 2012

Donald L. “Donnie” Fisher, 66, of Wapakoneta, died on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima, from complications following  a stroke on May 27.

He was born on Dec. 31, 1945, in Lima, the son of Clem and Hilda (Eisert) Fisher, and they preceded him in death.  

On Nov. 23, 1968, he married Pam Opperman, and she survives.

Hey, I Remember That!: A Look Back at Area Sports 10, 25 and 50 Years Ago

September 6, 2012

50 Years Ago This Week – 1962

Eddie George talks about the 2014 Ohio State Buckeyes.
Old refrigerators, pieces of scrap metal from area farms, schools and homes along with the more...
Michael Schmitmeyer, a Memorial High Schol grad and former University of Findlay standout golfer...

 

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