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April 13th, 2012

Thursday Sports Round-Up

April 13, 2012


BASEBALL
MINSTER 13, JACKSON CENTER 2

JACKSON CENTER — Minster scored seven runs in the first inning and coasted to a 13-2 run-rule victory over Jackson Center on Thursday.

Minster starting pitcher Austin Knapke allowed just two unearned runs in the first inning to earn the victory. He struck out six and didn’t walk any while giving up two hits.

Hey, I Remember That!: A look back at area sports 10, 25 and 50 years ago

April 13, 2012

50 Years Ago This Week – 1962

April 12th

OHSAA to add seventh football division

April 12, 2012

 

COLUMBUS – The Ohio High School Athletic Association will add a seventh division in football.

The OHSAA Board of Directors approved the measure with a 6-3 vote on Thursday.

The new division will be in place starting in 2013.

The new Division I will include the top 10 percent of schools in enrollment. The rest of the state's 644 programs will be divided evenly among the other six divisions.

Deputies Conduct Compliance Checks

April 12, 2012

CELINA — Law enforcement officials in Mercer County checked up on the registration information of more than 60 sex offenders this week.

In a news release, Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey said deputies teamed with members of the United States Marshal’s Violent Fugitive Task Force to verify compliance with all 64 registered sex offenders in Mercer County on Tuesday and Wednesday. Sex offenders are required to register their address and place of employment with the sheriff periodically.

New Bremen hires McGaharan as football coach

April 12, 2012

 

NEW BREMEN — Jason McGaharan fielded some sympathetic responses from people he told in the last week that he’s going to be the new head football coach at New Bremen.

“They’ve looked at me and said, ‘Ooh, that’s going to be challenging,’” McGaharan said.

Challenging McGaharan can do.

McGaharan, who was introduced as New Bremen’s new head coach at a press conference at New Bremen High School on Wednesday night, is no stranger to overcoming life’s obstacles.

Family Recounts Painful Loss

April 12, 2012

CELINA — A Korean man convicted of causing a collision that killed a Minster girl in October was sentenced to 180 days in jail and will be deported.

Mercer County Common Pleas Court Judge Jeffrey Ingraham imposed the jail term on  Jinghao Xu, 50, as a result of a collision that took place Oct. 15 at the intersection of Ohio 119 and U.S. 127 in Granville Township. Aubrey L. Bruns, 3, of Minster, died from injuries suffered in the collision.

District To Get Surveys

April 12, 2012

NEW BREMEN — District residents will soon find a survey in their mailbox for feedback about their feelings about the New Bremen Local School District and the school levy voters turned down in March.

April 11th

Group To Serve Up Pasta

April 11, 2012

ST. MARYS — Residents looking for something to do on Saturday can stop by a local school for food and entertainment as part of an annual fundraiser for the area’s young musicians.

The St. Marys Band Parents Organization is holding its annual Italian Night on Saturday.

The event will be from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, with attendees dining on lasagna, applesauce or tossed salad, garlic bread, corn or green beans, drink and dessert.

BASEBALL: New Bremen topples Coldwater; Minster, New Knoxville fall in MAC play

April 11, 2012

NEW BREMEN — The fans huddled beneath blankets, fielders’ teeth chattered as they left the dugout to take their spots in the field and the icy wind howled across the open layout surrounding New Bremen High School.

New Bremen pitcher Brent Bertke thought it was perfectly lovely weather.

Bertke tossed a complete game  with eight strikeouts to lead the Cardinals to a 4-3 victory over Coldwater on Tuesday night.

Call him New Bremen’s Mr. Freeze.

SOFTBALL: Riders fall in pitcher's duel, Minster and New Bremen roll

April 11, 2012

KENTON 2, ST. MARYS 1

ST. MARYS — The St. Marys Roughriders committed four errors and the Kenton Bulldogs took full advantage as they scored two unearned runs to defeat the Riders 2-1 in a WBL game held at K. C. Geiger Park.

The Riders, down 2-0, got on the board with a run in the bottom of the sixth inning. Kiley Schamp led off with a single to center and went to second on a bunt by Kaitlyn Brown and Schamp scored on a single to left by Harle Smith, but Roop grounded into a double play to end the inning.

Video: Braxton Miller undergoes shoulder surgery.
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