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April 3rd, 2012

Tuesday's Local Sports Schedule

April 3, 2012

Tuesday, April 3
Tennis

• St. Marys at Van Wert, 4:30 p.m.
Baseball
• Van Wert at St. Marys, 5 p.m.
• Perry at New Knoxville, 5 p.m.
• Anna at New Bremen, 5 p.m.
• Botkins at Minster, 5 p.m.
Softball
• St. Marys at Van Wert, 5 p.m.
• New Bremen at Lehman, 5 p.m.
• Minster at Jackson Ctr, 5 p.m.

BASEBALL: Riders off to 4-2 start, Minster hands Wapak first loss

April 3, 2012

St. Marys 7, New Bremen 3
Another win over a Midwest Athletic Conference team has the St. Marys baseball team entering Western Buckeye League play in its best early-season position in five years.

The Roughriders collected a third win out of the last four games played against a MAC opponent with a patient offensive approach in a 7-3 win over New Bremen on Monday night at K.C. Geiger Park.

St. Marys at 4-2  has its best record through six games since 2007, when the Riders started the season 5-1.

SOFTBALL: Riders down Fort Recovery, Wapak romps vs. Bremen

April 3, 2012

St. Marys 6, Fort Recovery 1

Pitching and defense carried the day for the St. Marys softball team in its 6-1 win over Fort Recovery on Monday at K.C. Geiger Park.

St. Marys pitcher Lexi Roop dominated Fort Recovery, striking out 11 batters.

“She hit her spots,” St. Marys head coach  Sue Grothause said. “Her curveball is really working well. She knew she wasn’t on, but sometimes you aren’t on and you have to stay positive and push through it.”

April 2nd

Tandy Mullett, 53

April 2, 2012

Tandy Mullett, 53, of Cridersville, died at 2:39 a.m. Saturday, March 31, 2012, at Lima Memorial Health System.

He was born on July 31, 1958, to Dewey and Ethel (Ramey) Mullett, and his mother preceded him in death. His father and stepmother, Dewey and Barbara Jane Mullett, survive in Wapakoneta.

M. Parker McGlothen, 74

April 2, 2012

M. Parker McGlothen, 74, of 706 S. Main St., St. Marys, died at 12:48 p.m. Sunday, April, 1, 2012, at his residence.
Funeral arrangements are being completed by the Miller Funeral Home, 1605 Celina Road, St. Marys.

Mary Joyce Heitkamp, 72

April 2, 2012

Mary Joyce Heitkamp, 72, of Minster, died at 2:05 a.m. Saturday, March 31, 2012, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital.

She was born on Nov. 24, 1939, in Minster, to Alfred and Leona (Vallo) Friemering, and they preceded her in death.

On July 9, 1959, in Minster, she married Frank F. Heitkamp, and he survives in Minster.

Jeanne Scott Donovan, 63

April 2, 2012

Jeanne Scott Donovan, 63, of Celina, died at 4:35 a.m. Friday, March 30, 2012, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.

She was born on July 17, 1948, in Kenton, to Walter R. Scott and  Eleanor J. Latimer, and they preceded her in death.

She is survived by two daughters, Paula (William) Fischer of St. Marys and Amy J. Menchhofer of Celina; a brother; a sister; five grandchildren; her former son-in-law; her former mother-in-law; many extended friends; her dog.

Funeral services will be held at a later date.

Alum Starts Today

April 2, 2012

ST. MARYS — A key component in the fight to heal Grand Lake St. Marys started being applied to the lake by the barrel today.

HAB Aquatics — the firm that handled last year’s application — took to the lake to start a 45-day alum application of the entire body of water. The $5 million project is a key component in the battle against phosphorus in Grand Lake St. Marys.

Clinic Teaches Tips

April 2, 2012

MOULTON — Movement beats strength.

That lesson, among others, was illustrated by local law enforcement officials during a women’s self defense clinic held Saturday at Moulton Gun Club. The clinic included hand-to-hand combat tips as well as a component that taught women how to escape the clutches of an attacker.

BASEBALL: Riders, Minster split doubleheader, Bremen wins twin bill

April 2, 2012

Riders, Minster split doubleheader

The St. Marys baseball team’s bats woke up just in time to salvage a split against Minster and its dominating pitching staff.

Minster’s pitching shut out St. Marys for 12 straight innings, allowing the Wildcats to win the first game of doubleheader, 7-0, and appear to be steaming towards a win in the second game.

 

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