ST. MARYS — The St. Marys girls basketball team broke through for its first Western Buckeye League win on Senior Night.
The Roughriders built a 12-point halftime lead and held Defiance to 16 percent shooting in a 40-32 win at Memorial High School on Thursday.
“We showed up to play defense today, forced them to take some shots they didn’t want to to take and didn’t allow them second chances,” St. Marys head coach Kelly Fulmer said.
Defiance shot 7 of 43 from the floor.
Julitta S. Nedderman, 90, of St. Marys, died at 5:15 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, at the Golden Living Center-Valley, in St. Marys.
She was born on Oct. 13, 1923, near New Bremen, the daughter of the late Leo and Esther (Uetrecht) Nedderman.
She is survived by a sister-in-law, Loree Nedderman of New Bremen, and a number of nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her brothers, Virgil and David Nedderman.
Travis G. Mosley, 44, of 3320 Danny Drive, Lima, died suddenly at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, at St. Ritas Medical Center, Lima.
He was born on Dec. 8, 1969, in St. Marys, the son of Gary and Georgia (Rice) Mosley, and they survive in Lima.
He married Deborah Gullett on Nov. 16, 2002, and she survives at the residence.
Thursday, Jan. 30
Western Buckeye League
Shawnee at Bath
Celina at Van Wert
Defiance at St. Marys
Kenton at Elida
Wapakoneta at O-G
Midwest Athletic Conference
TOLEDO — Both of the Western Buckeye League’s teams in the Region 9 state dual team tournament bowed out at Toledo Central Catholic High School on Wednesday night.
The St. Marys wrestling team fell to Wapakoneta 50-24 before the Redskins lost in the regional final match against Toledo Central Catholic 59-9.
St. Marys senior Garrett Hower earned his 100th victory with his win at 113 pounds.
Both the Roughriders and Redskins will compete in the Western Buckeye League Championships at Kenton on Saturday.
DEFIANCE — St. Marys senior Jared Deubler took back the Western Buckeye League title and the league record time in the 100 backstroke.
Deubler finished the event in a record-setting 54.88-second time to take the title after the twice-postponed WBL championships finally got into the pool.
Jan. 30: Books, Babies and More will be held at 10:30 a.m. today at the St. Marys Community Public Library.
Preschool Storytime will be at 10:30 a.m. today at New Knoxville Public Library of children ages 3-5.
A computer class will be held at 6 p.m. today at the St. Marys Community Public Library. Three, one-hour sessions will cover all the basics. Class size is limited please register.
William “Bill” T. Phlipot, 61, of New Bremen, died at 1:46 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, at his residence.
He was born on April 16, 1952, in Coldwater, the son of the late Ernest and Jeannette (Budde) Phlipot.
Vernon V. “Farmer” Westbay, 91, of Wapakoneta, formerly of Bellefontaine, died at 5:50 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, at Wapakoneta Manor.
He was born on Oct. 21, 1922, in Bridgeport, Ill., the son of Cloyd L. and Bessie (Saddler) Westbay, who preceded him in death.
On June 6, 1942, he married LaVerta A. Hirschfeld, and she died on March 5, 2006.
Mark Alan Miley, 61, of St. Marys, died on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, at Golden Living Center Valley in St. Marys.
He was born on Jan. 19, 1953, in Mercer County, the son of Walter and Rita (Axe) Miley.
He married Lorna West in 1985, in San Diego, Calif., and she preceded him in death after 18 years of marriage.
He is survived by his mother, Rita Miley, of St. Marys and by a sister, Susan (Mickey) Walker of Knox, Ind.
He was preceded in death by his father, wife and an infant brother, Daniel Miley.