January 22nd, 2015
NEW KNOXVILLE — The Wapakoneta Redskins are no strangers to games going down to the wire during this 2014-2015 season. The latest win was yet another instance of the Redskins coming through in the end.
Wapak’s Kodi Morgan knocked down a game-winning jumper with 13 seconds left to give the Wapakoneta boys basketball team a 45-43 victory at New Knoxville on Tuesday night.
“We’ve played in a lot of close games this year,” Redskins head coach Doug Selvey said. “I think those games helped us win this game tonight.”
SHAWNEE — The St. Marys wrestling team lost a pair of close Western Buckeye League matches at the Shawnee super tri on Tuesday night to wrap up regular-season league action. In both cases, the Bulldogs got the better of the Roughriders. St. Marys fell to Elida 44-27 in the opening match. Defiance then won the final two weight with pins to turn a close match into a 43-30 win over the Roughriders.
St. Marys wraps up WBL matches at 5-4 heading into the Feb. 7 WBL Championships at Ottawa-Glandorf. St. Marys is next in action on Saturday, Jan. 31 at the Elmwood duals.
NEW BREMEN — A bomb threat left on an electronic device prompted a call to parents of students in the New Bremen School District on Wednesday.
New Bremen Superintendent Howard Overman said the bomb threat was found on an iPad Wednesday morning at New Bremen High School. The message made a threat against the school for Friday.
ST. MARYS — A threat sent to a student's cell phone prompted St. Marys Memorial High School and St. Marys Middle School to go under a "stay-put" Wednesday afternoon.
Shortly after noon Wednesday, a student received a text message threat that contained a picture of a handgun. St. Marys Superintendent Shawn Brown said while the threat was investigated, the school was placed under a "stay-put," which meant students remained in their classes.
ST. MARYS — A St. Marys police officer was able to change a man’s mind who was reportedly considering jumping from the Ohio 116 overpass Tuesday night.
At approximately 8:36 p.m. Tuesday, the St. Marys Police Department received call from the Auglaize County Sheriff’s Office asking for assistance in checking a report of a man walking down the middle of the eastbound lanes of U.S. 33, just outside the city limits. Officers responded to the scene but were unable to locate anyone.
Jan. 21: Preschool Dance Party at the St. Marys Community Public Library will take place at 11 a.m. today and will feature a half-hour of fun for 3 to 5 year olds.
Teen Games at the St. Marys Community Public Library will take place from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. today. Bring your own board games or use the ones at the library.
Jan. 20: IT Services Manager Fred Miller will help you Access eBooks on Multiple Devices at the New Bremen Public Library today. Bring your Kindles, Nooks and tablets to learn how to download eBooks from the library. Call the library at 419-629-2158 or visit our website to register. Class size is limited.
ST. MARYS — The St. Marys City Schools Edulink call system will be activated for a test only call at 7 p.m. today. If there are any issues with the system, please call Shawn Brown at 419-394-4312.
ST. MARYS — Dozens of first responders from local agencies converged on Grand Lake St. Marys Monday morning after an unconfirmed report that some children may have fallen through the ice and into the frigid lake.
ST. MARYS — Call it a lake effect on the Western Buckeye League boys basketball title race.
It’s now St. Marys and Celina sitting atop the standings a third of the way into the league season.
Sophomore Derek Jay scored a season-high 28 points, the Roughriders knocked down 24-of-27 free throws and the St. Marys boys basketball team pulled away from Elida for a 61-49 Western Buckeye League win on Friday night at Memorial High School.