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January 8th, 2012

Saturday Girls Basketball Round-Up

January 8, 2012

Minster 31, Celina 27

CELINA — No one would’ve blinked if the shot went down in this rollercoaster of a basketball game.

Minster and Celina’s low-scoring, back-and-forth affair looked like it might be in for another drastic turn when Hillary Heiby got what appeared to be a wide-open look at a potential go-ahead three-pointer in the game’s final 25 seconds.

January 6th

BOYS BASKETBALL: Elida rolls past St. Marys

January 7, 2012

 

St. Marys at Elida Photo Gallery (Link):

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ELIDA — The St. Marys boys basketball team was charged with the task of stopping a rested and ready Elida Bulldogs eight days after they suffered their first loss of the season against Toledo Central Catholic and  experienced the first roadbump in its expected charmed run through the WBL and the regular season.

BOYS BASKETBALL: Minster rallies past New Bremen

January 7, 2012

NEW BREMEN —  Minster got the better of its rival New Bremen 46-43 in a Midwest Athletic Conference back-and-forth showdown on Friday night by scoring eight of the game’s final 10 points to rally.

BOYS BASKETBALL: Blue Jays edge New Knoxville

January 7, 2012

 

DELPHOS — An almost half-court shot by Delphos St. John’s  guard Curtis Geise provided a boost of momentum to the Blue Jays heading into the fourth quarter. They went on to defeat the New Knoxville Rangers 50-43 in a Midwest Athletic Conference contest at the Vatican on Friday night.

Delphos turned up the defense in the fourth quarter limiting New Knoxville to only four points, while the Jays scored 10 points for the seven-point victory.

Around the Area: Wapak, Celina lose, Marion Local rallies

January 7, 2012

 

Lima Bath 61, Wapakoneta 47

WAPAKONETA — The Bath Wildcats used a balanced offensive attack and took advantage of a lackluster showing by the Redskins to pull away to a 61-47 win in a Western Buckeye League varsity boys basketball game at Wapakoneta High School.

“It seems like we’ve got to be down 10 points in the fourth quarter to start really playing hard defensively,”  Wapak varsity coach Matt Bradley said.  “It’s got to be that way all the time.”

Wapak Super Receives Harassing Letter

January 6, 2012

WAPAKONETA — Deputies with the Auglaize County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a harassing letter placed in the home mailbox of the Wapakoneta City Schools superintendent.

“It appears that the correspondence may be related to current contract negotiations in the district,” Sheriff Al Solomon said on Friday about the letter found last weekend in the mailbox at Keith Horner’s Cridersville area residence.

Students Get DNA Lessons

January 6, 2012

ST. MARYS — Local students participated in their first “in-school field trip,” where they learned how to find their own DNA code, during a science class on Friday.

The students in Tami Golliday’s cell biology and genetics course at St. Marys Memorial High School stayed in Golliday’s classroom all day Friday to participate in an extensive, first-time lab where they extracted DNA and found the DNA code, similar to what is done in forensics.

Former Director Hit With Charge

January 6, 2012

WAPAKONETA — The resignation by the director of the county agency came the same day he faced a criminal charge in Allen County.

Auglaize County American Red Cross Director Adam Suchland submitted a letter of resignation on Oct. 25, the same day he was arrested for soliciting a prostitute in Lima.

Couple Works To Help Orphans

January 6, 2012

A local couple hopes their appearance on a national morning show will help shed light on the adoption need of earthquake-ravaged Haiti.

In October, the Rev. John Kraner, his wife Julie and seven other members of Wayne Street United Methodist Church traveled to Haiti as part of a mission trip to HIS (Haitian Interdenominational Shelter) Home For Children. Kraner said the orphanage, based in Port-Au-Prince, has seen a boom in children since the massive earthquake rocked the Caribbean island two years ago.

Joyce Ann Aufderhaar, 56

January 6, 2012

Joyce Ann Aufderhaar, 56, a resident of the Gardens of Celina, formerly of 320 W. Market St., St. Marys, died at 5:59 a.m. Friday, Jan. 9, 2012, at the Gardens of Celina.

She was born on Nov. 16, 1955, in Lima, the daughter of Walter and Margaret (Henkener) Aufderhaar, and her father preceded her in death. Her mother survives her at the Gardens of Celina.

WAYNESFIELD — New Knoxville’s Jalen Fullenkamp scored 29 points while Andrew Arnett...
Friday, Dec. 12 Boys Basketball WBL Celina 73, Bowsher 48 Defiance 57, Paulding 28...

 

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