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March 2nd, 2012

All-MAC Girls Basketball Team

March 2, 2012

FIRST TEAM
Sarah Kanney        Coldwater        9

Courtney Grothouse    Delphos St John    12

Shelby Reindel        Delphos St John    12

Kylie Kahlig            Ft Recovery        12

GIRLS BASKETBALL: New Knoxville advances, Fort Recovery stunned in fourth quarter

March 2, 2012

ST. MARYS — The New Knoxville girls basketball team has no problem waiting as long as it takes for an opposing defense to break down.

At times on Thursday night, it took a Job-like patience to get the job done.

Undersized Ada pestered and pushed the bigger, stronger New Knoxville girls basketball team for more than three quarters on Thursday night, threatening to set up what has been unthinkable recently — a Division IV district title game in western Ohio without a Midwest Athletic Conference team.

Plunges Set Sights On GLSM

March 2, 2012

CELINA — A annual event will be coming around once again this weekend as area residents have the opportunity to plunge for a cause.

The Special Olympics of Ohio is holding its fifth-annual Grand Lake St. Marys Polar Plunge this Saturday at the Celina Moose.

“This is our eighth one this year,” Special Olympics of Ohio Marketing and Development Director Paige Ludwig said. “There are nine throughout the state.”

To participate in the plunge, participants can either register ahead of time or register the day of the event.

Tips Pour In Regarding Case

March 2, 2012

CELINA — The Mercer County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate the Grube double homicide and the Fair home invasion/robbery.  Since Monday, the sheriff's office has received more than 60 new tips, mostly involving the Fair home invasion/robbery.

A witness has come forward and worked with detectives and BCI&I agents to develop a composite drawing of one of the suspects. The suspect's hair is described as reddish blonde and the suspect is stocky and shorter than 5-feet-7. The witness believes that he is in approximately 30-years-old.

March 1st

HEY, I REMEMBER THAT!: A look back at area sports 10, 25 and 50 years ago

March 1, 2012


25 Years Ago This Week – 1987
This week in 1987, Mike Kiehl’s St. Marys Roughriders concluded their regular season with a 68-57 victory over the Parkway Panthers.  The Roughriders got down to business immediately after the opening tip and thumped the Panthers 20-8 in the opening eight minutes.  Things played out a little more even in the second quarter, but St. Marys still managed to break for intermission in front, 35-22.  

BOYS BASKETBALL: New Bremen emerges in double OT, will play St. Henry

March 1, 2012

COLDWATER — It was a classic tournament basketball game at Coldwater Wednesday evening that had a little bit of everything and in the end it was a layup by Elliott Westerbeck of New Bremen that gave the Cardinals a 58-56 double overtime victory over the Marion Local Flyers in the Division IV sectional semifinal game.

The Cardinals (13-8) will play St. Henry in the sectional final on Friday in the second game. St. Henry defeated Waynesfield-Goshen 67-31. Marion Local ends their season at 11-10.

EPA Unveils Fish Advisories

March 1, 2012

ST. MARYS — State officials released an updated fish consumption advisory list for 2012.

In a news release, the Ohio EPA announced it relaxed consumption advisories at four Ohio waterways and imposed more strict advisories at 10 bodies of water.

BOE Talks Levy

March 1, 2012

ST. MARYS — A local board of education heard a presentation on what types of levies could be available to it during a special meeting held Wednesday evening at the District Service Center.

Rebecca Princehorn, with Bricker and Eckler Attorneys at Law, met with members of the St. Marys Board of Education to discuss levy options for the district.

Phyllis Dayle Combs, 86

March 1, 2012

Phyllis Dayle Combs, 86, died at 10:15 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012, at Otterbein - St. Marys.

Services will be held at 7 p.m. Friday at Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services, Shawnee Chapel, with Elder Robert Deitsch and Elder David K. Scott officiating.

Friends may call from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday at Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services, Shawnee Chapel.

Rodney A. Whetstone, 48

March 1, 2012

Rodney A. Whetstone, 48, of Wapakoneta, died on Monday, Feb. 27, 2012, at his brother’s home in Okeana.

He was born on Jan. 7, 1964, in Lima, to Robert and Connie (Link) Whetstone, and they preceded him in death.

He is survived by a daughter and fiancé, Ginny Rohrer and Thomas Anderson of Wapakoneta; a stepson, Jaye Helton of Lima; a granddaughter; two brothers.

A U.S. Navy veteran, he served during the Libyan War.  

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