Archive - Oct 2013
COLDWATER — It was a good day for the New Bremen Cardinals and New Knoxville Rangers volleyball teams Tuesday evening as both squads advanced to the Division IV sectional championship matches at Coldwater.
â€‹The Cardinals battled the Minster Wildcats in a five-set match early in the season, but Tuesday New Bremen had everything going their way as they defeated the Wildcats 25-22, 25-16 and 25-19 in the first semi-final.
â€‹In the second semi-final match the New Knoxville Rangers dominated the Spencerville Bearcats 25-9, 25-2 and 25-7.
LIMA — The New Knoxville boys soccer team has grown fond of playing on the turf at Lima Stadium. The success they’ve had there has raised expectations in the Ranger program, too.
New Knoxville’s Ryan Lageman scored three goals and K.V. Mooney added two more in New Knoxville’s 5-1 win over Lima Temple Christian in a Division III sectional final at Lima Stadium on Tuesday evening.
Enola G. Hirschfeld, 93, formerly of New Bremen, died at 7:23 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, at the Emerald Crossings of Dublin. She was born on Jan. 21, 1920, in St. Marys, the daughter of Franklin and Alvina (Luelleman) Luedeke. On July 5, 1942, she married Verlin Hirschfeld, who died on Dec. 24, 2011. Survivors include her children Gary (Kathy) Hirschfeld of Findlay, Craig (Sheila) Hirschfeld of Holland, Christine Kelser of Dublin, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
NEW KNOXVILLE — The Auglaize County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a man in the New Knoxville area.
Sheriff Al Solomon released details this morning concerning an investigation into the cause of death for a male subject found in a creek north of New Knoxville. At approximately 1:15 p.m. Wednesday, the sheriff’s office received a call from someone who had located a vehicle and a body in the creek located approximately a quarter mile north of the end of Industrial Park Drive in New Knoxville.
NEW KNOXVILLE — First United Church of New Knoxville celebrates 175 years this fall with a host of special events including a German buffet and concert on Oct. 26 and a post-service lunch on Oct. 27.
The church, founded in 1838, has served as a place bringing the community together and changing in step with the community, said the Rev. Dr. David Williams, pastor of the church. The first sermons were given in German.
Dale H. Fledderjohn, 90, of New Bremen, died 11:10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, at the Elmwood Assisted Living of New Bremen.
He was born on July 14, 1923, near New Knoxville.
He was the son of Silas and Irma (Greber) Fledderjohn.
Area tournament schedule for Tuesday, Oct. 15:
New Bremen vs. Minster, 6 p.m.
New Knoxville vs. Spencerville, 7:30
Ada vs. Waynesfield-Goshen, 6:15
Sectional Boys Soccer
At Lima Stadium
New Knoxville vs. Lima Temple Christian, 7:30 p.m.
The St. Marys and Celina boys soccer teams will meet again — and this time someone will walk away a winner.
Celina beat Kenton 2-0 on Monday night in a sectional semifinal match at Ryan Field in Wapakoneta to advance to Thursday evening’s sectional championship game against the Roughriders.
St. Marys and Celina played to a scoreless tie in the regular season as well as a scoreless tie during the 2012 season. The two teams last played in a tournament match in 2007, when Celina won 2-0 in a sectional championship game.
The Western Buckeye League and Midwest Athletic Conference each have a team atop divisions in the latest Associated Press football poll.
Marion Local is the top-ranked team in Division VII. The unbeaten Flyers face the second-ranked team in Division V Coldwater on Friday.
Kenton is still the top team in Division IV. The Wildcats lead the WBL with a 6-0 league mark.
CELINA — When people tell Eric Lochtefeld his light show is part of their Christmas or Halloween tradition, he said he laughs.
“Because this is the third year,” he said, noting it is only the second year for the Halloween display of lights.
Yet, when he was a few days behind putting his lights up last year, that’s what he heard from people asking him when the program would be up, and letting him know they brought their grandchildren and came every year.