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December 16th

Wilma “Jean” Mahaffey, 73

December 16, 2013

Wilma “Jean” Mahaffey, 73, of Bucyrus, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, in Mansfield Med Central. 

Wilma was born on March 14, 1940, in Wapakoneta, to the late George William and Ina Mae (Webb) Howell. 

She was married on Oct. 24, 1959, to Robert “Bob” Mahaffey, who preceded her in death on Oct. 21, 2000.

Lois J. Ruck, 77

December 16, 2013

 Lois J. Ruck, 77, of 17353 Maier-Barber Road in St. Marys, died at 8:43 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, at Van Wert Inpatient Hospice.

She was born on Aug. 26, 1936, in Waterville, N.Y. to Albert and Florabell (Carpenter) Tarbox.

On Dec. 22, 1957, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Defiance, she married James R. Ruck, who survives.

December 13th

Saturday's Area Sports Schedule

December 14, 2013

Saturday, Dec. 14
Girls Basketball

  • USV at Kenton
  • O-G at Fostoria
  • Piqua at St. Marys
  • Van Wert at Coldwater
  • Arcanum at Fort Recovery
  • Delphos Jefferson at New Bremen
  • Antwerp at Parkway
  • Sidney Lehman at St. Henry


Boys Basketball

MAC Round-Up: Homan leads New Bremen to win, Minster and New Knoxville fall

December 14, 2013

ROCKFORD — New Bremen center Ben Homan scored a game-high 23 points on 11 of 15 shooting to go with six rebounds, carrying the Cardinals to a 48-39 win over Parkway on Friday night.

Homan had a frustrating Saturday night, fouling out early in a fourth-quarter home loss to St. Marys. Homan rebounded with this big game to help New Bremen snap a three-game skid.

Carson Manger, Nolan Fox and Brent Goettemoeller each added six points apiece for New Bremen. Trey Naylor had a team-high seven rebounds, as the Cardinals won the battle on the boards 38-27..

Shawnee's 18-0 run sinks Roughriders, Triplett earns first WBL win

December 14, 2013

 

SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP — First-year Shawnee boys basketball head coach Mark Triplett said his first win in the Western Buckeye League over St. Marys was special all on its own.

Getting a 62-49 win over his alma mater just made it a little sweeter.

“We’re trying to build our tradition here at Shawnee back up to where it has been in the past,” said Triplett, a 2006 Memorial High School grad. “All league wins mean something, but there’s a little something for it to come against the Roughriders.”

Women In Business Give Winter Warmth

December 13, 2013

ST. MARYS — The sixth annual Warm Hands, Warm Hearts winter clothes and coat drive grew again Thursday at the Wayne Street United Methodist Church as the Women in Business group again collected coats, socks, gloves, pajamas and other cold weather items to donate to those in need in Auglaize and Mercer counties.

Friday's Area Sports Schedule

December 13, 2013

Friday, Dec. 13
Boys Basketball

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

Midwest Athletic Conference

  • St. Henry at Minster
  • New Bremen at Parkway
  • New Knoxville at Versailles

Northwest Conference

Versailles Gets Past New Knoxville, 32-29

December 13, 2013

NEW KNOXVILLE — Versailles rallied from an early fourth quarter deficit to emerge from a defensive battle against the New Knoxville girls basketball team 32-29 on Thursday night.

With the game tied at 26-26, Christa Puthoff scored on a second-chance putback with 36 seconds left.

On the ensuing possession with 16 seconds left, New Knoxville was called for an illegal screen to give the ball back to Versailles. Rachel Kremer was fouled and made both charity tosses for a 30-26 lead.

Big Third Quarter Propels Shawnee Past Riders 54-34

December 13, 2013

ST. MARYS — Shawnee made a lot of shots in the third quarter and the Indians usually corralled the ones that did miss the mark in a 54-34 win over the St. Marys girls basketball team on Thursday at Memorial High School.

Shawnee (2-4, 1-1 WBL) grabbed 18 offensive rebounds in the game and exploded for 25 points in the third quarter to win its first Western Buckeye League game.

December 12th

Thursday's Area Sports Schedule

December 12, 2013

Thursday, Dec. 12
Girls Basketball

Western Buckeye League

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

Midwest Athletic Conference

VERSAILLES  —  The St. Marys baseball team got a pair of complete games on the...
MINSTER — One run was enough in a game matching up the two best pitchers in the Midwest...
CELINA —  Celina swept its six-team invitational on Saturday, with the St. Marys girls...

 

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