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February 10th, 2012

BOYS BASKETBALL: Versailles beats Bremen in MAC tilt

February 11, 2012

NEW BREMEN — A 7-0 run midway through the third quarter got the Versailles Tigers some space. They went on to defeat the New Bremen Cardinals 67-62 Friday night in a key MAC contest played at New Bremen.

“I thought it was a product of them being more aggressive in the second half,” Cardinals head coach Adam Dougherty said. “Early in the second half they were more aggressive than we were. (Mitch) Campbell got the ball and went to work.”

Carman A. Hirschfeld, 95

February 10, 2012

Carman A. Hirschfeld, 95, of New Bremen, died at 6:25 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012, at the Heritage Manor Nursing Center in Minster.

He was born on Feb. 17, 1916, on a farm near New Bremen, the son of Benjamin and Malinda (Kellermeyer) Hirschfeld, and they preceded him in death.

On Oct. 4, 1940, he married Norma Davenport, and she preceded him in death on May 30, 1998.

Lester L. Johnson, 76

February 10, 2012

Lester L. Johnson, 76, of 220 Lincoln Drive, Celina, died at 9:44 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.

He was born on March 29, 1935, in Mercer County, to Albert W. and Mary Lavaun (Kendall) Johnson, and they preceded him in death.

On July 8, 1963, he married Jeanie Ousley, and she survives in Celina.

He is also survived by his daughter, Candy (Tom) Wale of Celina; a granddaughter.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served in the Korean War in Germany.

Flavorful Fundraiser

February 10, 2012

ST. MARYS — A local high school organization raised money by providing dinner for the public as part of a fourth-annual event.

During the Memorial High School National Honor Society’s Wing Ding, residents could snack on a catered meal by 2Willy’s barbecue of half a chicken, potato chips, applesauce and a roll with butter from 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the school’s Commons area before the St. Marys-Ottawa Glandorf basketball game on Friday.

Students Stress Salute

February 10, 2012

NEW BREMEN — A group of area sixth-grade students are on a mission to educate the public about a topic that they have become knowledgeable and passionate about over the first half of their school year.

Prison Sentence Stayed

February 10, 2012

ST. MARYS — A St. Marys optometrist’s prison sentence has been stayed, pending the outcome of his appeal.

GIRLS BASKETBALL: New Knoxville edges Minster

February 10, 2012

 

MINSTER —A series of free throws in the final two minutes allowed the New Knoxville Rangers to down Minster 43-41 in a match-up of two of the Midwest Athletic Conference's top teams.

“It’s a big win whenever you can come into Minster here and pull off a win, because they’ve got a very good team,” said New Knoxville head coach Tim Hegemier. “I think the girls worked real hard on defense.”

GIRLS BASKETBALL ROUND-UP: NB falls, Flyers clinch MAC title, Celina coasts to win

February 10, 2012

VERSAILLES 35, NEW BREMEN 18

VERSAILLES — On a night where neither team really shot that well the Versailles Tigers took advantage of 23 New Bremen Cardinal turnovers to defeat the Cardinals 35-18 Thursday evening in a MAC contest played at Versailles.

GIRLS BASKETBALL: St. Marys can't hold lead at O-G

February 10, 2012

 

OTTAWA — The St. Marys girls basketball team put together strong bookend performances on Thursday night.  The middle portions of the game proved to be the Roughriders’ undoing.

Ottawa-Glandorf went on an 11-1 run early in the third quarter and held off a late St. Marys rally in a 40-35 win at the Robert J. Hermiller Gymnasium on Thursday night.

Kristen Miller scored a team-high 10 points for the Titans.

Ashleigh Falk scored a game-high 12 points for St. Marys and Reagan Aller added 10 points.

Cards Learn Importance Of Donations

February 10, 2012

NEW BREMEN — Area high school students learned about blood donation at an assembly Thursday afternoon in preparation for a blood drive that will be held later this month.

New Bremen sophomores, juniors and seniors gathered in the high school auditorium to learn about donating blood. Red Cross Donor Recruitment Representative Jeri Garringer said she is a regular blood donor.

Video: Braxton Miller undergoes shoulder surgery.
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