Archive - 2013
ST. MARYS — New Knoxville’s surrounding cast took a leading role in a 46-32 win over St. Marys on Saturday afternoon.
Meg Reineke scored a game-high 16 points and Caitlin Magoto knocked down four 3-pointers for 12 points in the Rangers’ ninth straight win.
“Leader Look Back” is a collection of stories and headlines from 75, 50 and 25 years ago this week. This week’s edition examines stories from Jan. 22 to Jan. 28, 1938, 1963 and 1988.
75 years ago: Efforts to establish a Kiwanis Club in St. Marys were launched by members of surrounding clubs because the city was the only one of its size in the state without a Kiwanis Club.
The Minster Eagles approved a $4,000 project to build an addition to the dance pavilion at Eagles Park.
ST. MARYS — Locals Weston Hirschfeld, of New Bremen, and Gene Knox, of St. Marys, are woodworkers who turn patterns into art, but when it comes to process, the men use wildly different techniques.
While Knox carves in his cozy kitchen at a home in Otterbein, Hirschfeld, 17, works in a barn with a small electric heater on his parents’ farm.
John K. Burke, 95, of Glynnwood, died on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, at his residence.
He was born on Sept. 14, 1917, in Glynwood, to David L. and Julia (Cogan) Burke.
On May 3, 1952, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Glynwood, he married La Vera Schumann, who survives.
Paul J. “Jerry” Koehl, 71, of Findlay, passed away at 11:58 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26,
2013, at Bridge Hospice Care Center, Findlay.
He was born on Feb. 15, 1941, to the late Paul and Estella (Apple) Koehl in Dayton.
Jerry is survived by his wife, Janet M. Treece, whom he married on May 14, 1966.
Jerry is also survived by one son, Gregory S. Koehl of Findlay; one daughter, Susan M. Koehl of Las Vegas, Nev.; one brother, Jeffery (Dee) Koehl of Piqua; and one sister, Sandra (Ted) Hasis of St. Marys.
ST. MARYS — St. Marys’ offense abruptly stalled in the fourth quarter and the Roughriders never got the momentum back in a 64-47 home loss to Defiance on Friday night.
St. Marys went 1-for-9 from the floor in the fourth quarter and scored just three points as another Western Buckeye League game slipped out of reach.
NEW BREMEN — It was another defensive physical game for the New Bremen Cardinals basketball team and they came away with a 60-48 victory over the New Knoxville Rangers Friday in a Midwest Athletic Conference contest played at New Bremen.
New Bremen built a 29-12 halftime lead, as they won their ninth straight game and trail only MAC unbeaten St. Henry in the conference standings.
New Knoxville at New Bremen photos:
ROCKFORD — The Minster Wildcats looked to snap a two-game Midwest Athletic Conference losing streak Friday night against the Parkway Panthers. The Wildcats bounced back with a 55-33 victory.
Minster shot just 6-of-20 in the first half but then made 13-of-20 in the second half.
Minster at Parkway photos
Helen L. Boroff, 73, of Spencerville, died at 9:10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, in the Roselawn Manor Nursing Home in Spencerville.
She was born June 9, 1939, in Mendon, the daughter of William and Mabel Mutersbaugh Boroff, who preceded her in death.
She is survived by two sisters and several nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by four sisters and two brothers.
Funeral services will be at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at the Monticello Church with the Rev. Andrew Atkins officiating. burial will be at a later date in the Mendon Cemetery.
Joshua James Eilerman, 21, of Fort Loramied died at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, at Wilson Memorial Hospital in Sidney.
He was born Sept. 26, 1991, in St. Marys, to Jill (Clune) and Kevin Eilerman, who survive in Fort Loramie.
He had two siblings, five grandparents and numerous uncles, aunts and cousins.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Michael Church in Fort Loramie with the Rev. Steven Shoup presiding. Burial will follow at St. Michael’s Cemetery in Fort Loramie.