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Archive - Aug 2013

August 30th

St. Marys and Sidney kick off season on Friday night

August 30, 2013

A Sidney program that made the leap from winless to  four victories last fall opens the season against a St. Marys football team looking to make a similar advance forward in 2013.

For St. Marys head coach Greg Phillips, the key to the Riders’ success is finding some consistency, especially on the offensive side of the ball.

Week 1 High School Football Schedule

August 30, 2013

Week 1
Friday, Aug. 30
Non-League

St. Marys knocks off last year's nemesis Shawnee, 2-1

August 30, 2013

The St. Marys boys soccer team cleared last year’s stumbling block and this season’s big opening Western Buckeye League hurdle.

The Roughriders knocked off defending WBL champ Shawnee 2-1 on Thursday evening a season after the Indians handed St. Marys their only two losses of the season.


Photo Gallery: Shawnee at St. Marys boys soccer http://www.flickr.com/photos/smeveningleader/sets/72157635302886572/show/

Thursday Area Sports Round-Up

August 30, 2013

NEW KNOXVILLE — The St. Henry Redskins outlasted the New Knoxville Rangers 25-20, 24-26, 26-24, 25-27, 15-11, in a Midwest Athletic Conference volleyball opener at The Barn on Thursday. Haley Horstman had 21 digs, 10 kills and 22 assists for the Rangers. Meg Reineke finished the game with 41 digs, two aces and seven kills. Kenzie Schroer had 11 kills and five assists. Rachel Leffel had six kills. Madison Lammers had four kills and a block. Kalyn Schroer added an ace. Jenna Schwieterman had three kills. New Knoxville is 2-3 and 0-1 in the MAC.

Robert J. Rain, 81

August 30, 2013

Robert J. Rain, 81, of Dayton, was taken by the Lord on Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013.

Bob graduated from New Knoxville High School in 1951, where he played basketball and went on to the state tournament in 1947. 

August 29th

Mary Rose Bennett, 69

August 29, 2013

Mary Rose Bennett, 69, of Celina,  passed away  on Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, at her residence.

She was born on Dec. 8, 1943, in Eagle Pass, Texas.

Her parents, Maria Guadalupe (Garza) and Adolph Enriquez Rodriguez,  are both deceased.

She married Greg Bennett on Oct. 23, 1965, and he died on March 8, 2009.

Surviving are her son and daughter-in-law Michael and Mandy Bennett of Rockford; two grandchildren; seven brothers and sisters.

She was also preceded in death by  a brother and  two sisters-in-law.

LaDonna P. Brown, 86

August 29, 2013

LaDonna P. Brown, 86, of Spencerville, died at 2:49 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013, with her family at her side in St. Rita’s Medical Center, following a brief illness.

She was born on Nov. 11, 1926, in Spencer Township, Allen County, a daughter of William L. “Leo” and Bessie P. Moorman Savidge, who are deceased.

Lisa A. Neace, 48

August 29, 2013

Lisa A. Neace, 48, of Celina, died on Monday, Aug. 26, 2013, in the emergency department of Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.

She was born on Aug.15, 1965, in Dayton, to Donnie R. and Constance (Whitney) Neace Sr.

Judith Boyer Bray, 66

August 29, 2013

Judith Boyer Bray, 66, of 1106 Nagel St., St. Marys, and formerly of Miamisburg, died on Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013, at Hospice of Dayton.

She was born on Dec. 29, 1946, in Dayton, the daughter of Wilbur and Betty (Ennis) Boyer.

She married the Reverend Dr. Eddie Bray on May 15, 1993, and he survives in St. Marys.

Edith M. Harshbarger, 70

August 29, 2013

Edith M. Harshbarger, 70, of Wapakoneta, died at 11:05 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, at her residence.

She was born on March 14, 1943, in Elida, to Arthur C. and Mary E. (Tucker) Smith who preceded her in death. 

On June 16, 1989, she married Ricky D. Harshbarger and he survives in Wapakoneta.

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