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Roughriders finish off season strong at Van Wert

November 1, 2014

VAN WERT — The St. Marys football team celebrated as it ran off the muddy field at Eggerss Stadium, snow flying around in the whipping, cold wind like a snowglobe. They’d turned things around. They’d finished the season the right way.

The Roughriders pulled away from Van Wert for a 39-14 win to close out the season on a rainy turned snowy Halloween Friday night.

St. Marys exploded for 25 second-half points to finish off its bounceback season emphatically.

Week 10 High School Football Round-Up

November 1, 2014

MINSTER 35, PARKWAY 15

ROCKFORD – Behind the rushing of Evan Huelsman the Minster Wildcats football team solidified their playoff spot — locked up a home playoff game — as they defeated the Parkway Panthers in miserable weather conditions 35-15 in the regular season finale.

“In this kind of conditions you have to get your running game going,” Minster head coach Geron Stokes said. “We wanted to be smart and get the running game going early and we challenged the offensive line and they responded.”

Week 10 High School Football Scoreboard

November 1, 2014

Western Buckeye League

  • Ottawa-Glandorf 18, Bath 7
  • Elida 15, Celina 6
  • Kenton 34, Defiance 0
  • Wapakoneta 31, Shawnee 0
  • St. Marys 39, Van Wert 14

Midwest Athletic Conference

Rider Ready To Hit Mat

October 31, 2014

ST. MARYS — Memorial High School senior Jaden Heitkamp is wrapped up in wrestling, something that is evident from the way he spent his summer. Heitkamp attended Team Miron Wrestling camp in Columbus with two other St. Marys wrestlers for five days this summer. It is one of the most intense and challenging wrestling camps in the nation, Heitkamp said. He and his friends spent nearly nine hours practicing every day, something he said took a lot of “blood, sweat and tears.” But it drives home his firm belief that work ethic is everything in life.

James R. Ruck, 76

October 31, 2014

James R. Ruck, 76, of 17353 Maier-Barber Road, St. Marys, died at 3:52 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, at Lima Memorial Hospital.

He was born on June 4, 1938, in Findlay, the son of Alfred and Helen (Gross) Ruck.

He married Lois Tarbox on Dec. 22, 1957, in Defiance, and she preceded him in death on Dec. 14, 2013.

Velma M. Bergman, 92

October 31, 2014

Velma M. Bergman, 92, of Maria Stein, died at 5:40 a.m. Friday, Oct. 31, 2014, at The Gardens of St. Henry. 

She was born on Sept. 9, 1922, in Egypt to the late Joseph and Cecelia (Wehrman) Prenger. 

She married Herbert R. Bergman on Nov. 18 1941, in Egypt.  He preceded her in death on Nov. 12, 2003. 

Gas Service Disrupted

October 31, 2014

ST. MARYS — A Dominion East Ohio gas line has been hit near the area of St. Marys Living Center. Service to approximately 200 customers has been affected. Crews are in the area making necessary repairs, but it could take hours before service is restored.

Milo R. Keith, 79

October 31, 2014

Milo R. Keith, 79, of 11924 State Route 29, New Knoxville, died at 9:35 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, at Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community.

He was born on June 2, 1935, in Van Wert, the son of Milo and Alice (Wyandt) Keith.

He married Helen Mace on Oct. 10, 1954, in Van Wert, and she survives at the residence.

Lura N. Ruck, 97

October 31, 2014

Lura N. Ruck, 97, of rural Wapakoneta, died at 9:25 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, at her residence with her family at her side.  

She was born on May 19, 1917, in Auglaize County, the daughter of Floyd and Vasta (Dudgeon) Lhamon, who preceded her in death.  

On March 24, 1940, she married Floyd C. Ruck, and he died on Sept. 14, 1984.

VIDEO: The Best Halloween Costumes for Pets

October 31, 2014

Halloween is the perfect time to have fun, pet owners! Why not let your pet in on the fun with a new costume this season.

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