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Archive - Sep 2013

September 27th

Rider Relishes Time On Gridiron

September 27, 2013

ST. MARYS — Roughrider senior Adam Brown’s football career will soon come to an end, but not before he finishes his last season with the rest of the varsity team.

Football has been a big part of his life since he was 9, and it was always something he wanted to play. Brown’s relatives are all big football fans, he said, and he found it interesting. The most difficult aspect to the game is learning the plays, which are complicated and involved.

Cindy Bonifas, 58

September 27, 2013

Cindy Bonifas, 58, of St. Marys died on Friday Sept. 27, 2013 at her residence.

Arrangements are being completed with the Miller Funeral Home in St. Marys, where a visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Celina wins final two sets to top St. Marys volleyball, 3-1

September 27, 2013

ST. MARYS — Celina’s Michaela Wenning often looks like she has springs in her shoes on the volleyball court, putting the ball down on the other side of the net before the opposition even has a chance to think about a potential block.

The defending state champion high jumper finished off 17 kills in Celina’s 3-1 victory over rival St. Marys at Memorial High School on Thursday night in 25-23, 20-25, 25-22, 25-16 fashion.

Roger W. Selby, 69

September 27, 2013

Roger W. Selby, 69, of 518 Locust St. in St. Marys, died at 2:04 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, at St. Marys Living Center.

He was born on Oct. 3, 1947, in Montezuma, to Wilson and Lucille (Pummell) Selby.

On April 24, 1965, at First Baptist Church in St. Marys, he married Donna L. Zimmerman, who survives.

He is survived by three sons, Brian (Tammy) Selby  of St. Marys, Brad (Jill) Selby  of New Bremen and Brent (Shannon) Selby  of Winfield, Tenn.; 10 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.

Opal J. Howell, 92

September 27, 2013

Opal J. Howell, 92, of Mendon,  passed away  on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013 , at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.

She was born on Feb. 20, 1921, in Center Township, Mercer County. She was the daughter of Mary (Bachar) and Denver Pond.

Opal married Norval “Louie” Howell on March 7, 1942 , and he preceded her in death on Nov. 29, 1996.

Anna Marie Seger, 89

September 27, 2013

Anna Marie Seger, 89, of W. Cisco Road, Sidney, passed away of natural causes on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, at the Dorothy Love Retirement Community in Sidney.

She was born on April 21, 1924, in Fort Loramie, to Louis and Rosa (Eilerman) Seger.

Surviving are two sisters, Alvera and Lawrence Thaman of Botkins and Isabella and John Subler of Versailles; numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by five siblings, Linus and Juanita Seger, Bernadine and Carl Clune, Rosella and Cyril Monnier, Mary Ida and Delbert Grilliot and Ruth Alice Seger.

September 26th

Week 5 High School Football Schedule

September 26, 2013

WBL

  • Celina at Wapakoneta
  • Bath at St. Marys
  • Shawnee at Kenton
  • Defiance at O-G
  • Van Wert at Elida

MAC

  • Minster at Coldwater
  • Delphos St. John's at Anna
  • Fort Recovery at Parkway
  • Versailles at Marion Local
  • St. Henry at New Bremen

NWC

Thursday's Area Sports Schedule

September 26, 2013

Thursday, Sept. 26
Boys Soccer

  • Elida at Kalida
  • O-G at Bluffton
  • Sidney at Wapakoneta
  • Sidney Lehman Catholic at New Knoxville


Girls Soccer

  • Wapakoneta at St. Marys
  • Kenton at Bath
  • Defiance at Van Wert
  • Elida at O-G
  • Ottoville at Coldwater


Cross Country

A look back at sports 10, 25 and 50 years ago this week

September 26, 2013


25 Years Ago This Week – 1988

This week in 1988, the Minster Wildcats improved to 4-0 overall and picked up their first Midwest Athletic Conference victory of the season when they dropped the Parkway Panthers by a final of 42-6.  

The Wildcats scored twice in the first period and twice more before halftime as they took a 30-0 lead at the break.  They continued to roll in the third quarter with two more scores and led 42-0 heading into the fourth.  

HALO Procedure Offered

September 26, 2013

ST. MARYS — A new procedure offered by Joint Township District Memorial Hospital may prevent esophageal cancer — the current treatment of which is both devastating and disfiguring, besides having low survival rates.

HALO, the name of the procedure, treats a condition called Barrett’s esophagus, in which the tissue becomes altered and precancerous, said Operating Room Manager and Coordinator of Surgery Services Lisa Mosier. People with Barrett’s have a much higher chance of esophageal cancer.

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...
  COLUMBUS — The Minster girls 4-by-400 meter relay team finished off the state...

 

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