Kenton head coach Mike Mauk ditched the headset early in the second half.
Junior quarterback Grant Sherman was laughing along the sidelines with his teammates when the third quarter started.
Kenton did all the necessary work in the first half.
Sherman threw for 360 yards and seven touchdowns in the first two quarters of Kenton’s 56-7 win over St. Marys at Skip Baughman Stadium on Friday.
Photo Gallery: Kenton at St. Marys football
MINSTER — The Minster Wildcats went into Friday’s game wanting to let its skill players shine against Sidney Lehman Catholic at the newly-renovated Minster Memorial Field.
It turned into an air show for the Wildcats in their 46-7 win.
“Our game plan was to kind of give the kids on the outside to show what they can do and they did that,” Minster coach Nate Moore said. “The kids executed the plays that the coaches called. Our receivers caught the ball well and Adam had a nice game throwing the ball and running.”
NEW BREMEN — The New Bremen Cardinals made strides toward a possible win Friday night, but four lost fumbles cost the Cardinals against Fort Loramie.
Ft. Loramie cashed in on every one and defeated the Cardinals 34-21 in the first home game of the season at New Bremen.
Kenton 56, St. Marys Memorial 7
Ottawa-Glandorf 28, Celina 26
Elida 21 Wapakoneta 14
Fort Loramie 34, New Bremen 21
Minster 46, Sidney Lehman Catholic 7
Ada 35, Spencerville 0
Coldwater 44, Hicksville 0
Ft. Recovery 30, Waynesfield-Goshen 27
Lima Cent. Cath. 42, Convoy Crestview 21
ST. MARYS — For 17-year-old Kevin Dammeyer, water skiing is in his blood.
During his summers, the son of Carl and Denise Dammeyer competes in water skiing competitions.
“This summer, I did regionals and nationals,” he said. “Regionals was in Minnesota, and nationals was in Florida.”
He noted his parents enjoy water skiing, and he picked up the hobby when he was five.
“My dad and my mom water ski, and I just wanted to do it,” he said.
ST. MARYS — As the calendar changes to September, a local county official says residents should keep the threat of severe weather in mind during fall.
September is Preparedness Month — a campaign sponsored by FEMA that looks to make residents cognizant of severe weather and disasters and how to plan accordingly for the events. Auglaize County EMA Director Troy Anderson said fall has become an active weather season for Auglaize County.
ST. MARYS — After pounding the Gulf Coast earlier this week, the remnants of Hurricane Isaac are expected to reach Auglaize County later today.
“We’ve been looking at it and studying this thing all week,” Auglaize County EMA Director Troy Anderson told The Evening Leader. “There are so many different models and scenarios right now.”
ST. MARYS — Purses of a variety of colors, shapes and sizes covered several tables in downtown St. Marys Friday morning for a sale to benefit a county organization.
The Family Life Center of Auglaize County Purse Sale opened on Friday morning and ran through 3 p.m. The sale continues from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today in front on the Family Life Center of Auglaize County’s office at 150 E. Spring St., St. Marys. Purses are being sold from 50 cents to $3. Shoppers may also purchase three 50 cent purses for $1.
Marcella E. “Sally” Pleiman, 85, of 13420 Renee Drive, McCartyville, died at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home, Minster.
She was born on March 20, 1927, in Minster, to the late Henry and Dorothy (Winner) Wuebker. She married Jerome A. Pleiman on April 14, 1949, in Minster. He preceded her in death on April 10, 2002.
Dennis F. Lammers, 72, of New Knoxville, passed away suddenly at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 31, 2012, at his residence.
He was born on Oct. 19, 1939, near New Knoxville. He was the son of Silas and Lola (Howe) Lammers. On Sept. 10, 1966, he married Marlene Knost, and she survives near New Knoxville.