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August 23rd, 2012

Archie Griffin spends an evening in St. Marys

August 24, 2012

ST. MARYS — Even 37 years after Archie Griffin last toted the football for the Ohio State Buckeyes, a room in this state goes wild when the only two-time Heisman Trophy winner enters it.

Griffin’s quick wit, genial smile, and zest for football were on full display in a town that loves the sport as much as he does — St. Marys — on Thursday night.

BOYS SOCCER: St. Marys opens season with 8-2 win over New Knoxville

August 24, 2012

NEW KNOXVILLE – The St. Marys boys soccer team dominated play on offense in an 8-2 victory over the New Knoxville Rangers in the opening game for both teams Thursday.


Photo Gallery: St. Marys at New Knoxville boys soccer

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Zac Nelson and Brennan Brown each had two goals. Zack Wilker, Patrizio Martinez Rodriguez, Matt Dine and Tyler Parent scored goals.

GIRLS TENNIS: St. Marys blanks Elida, 5-0

August 24, 2012

The St. Marys girls tennis team swept all five positions in a victory over Western Buckeye League foe Elida on Thursday.


Photo Gallery: Elida at St. Marys girls tennis

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St. Marys’ Katie Peterson won first singles over Elida’s C’era Savage, 6-1, 6-4.

Thursday Area Sports Scores

August 23, 2012

Area Sports Scores

Thursday, Aug. 23

Girls Soccer

  • St. Marys 2, Liberty-Benton 1

Boys Soccer

  • St. Marys 8, New Knoxville 2

Girls Tennis

  • St. Marys 5, Elida 0

Girls Golf

  • St. Henry 205, New Bremen 211

Boys Golf

Thursday's Local Sports Schedule

August 23, 2012

Thursday, Aug. 23

Girls Golf

  • New Bremen at St. Henry, 4
  • Fort Loramie at Minster, 4

Boys Golf

  • St. Henry at New Bremen, 4
  • Minster at DSJ, 4:30
  • Celina at Defiance, 4:30
  • Bath at Wapakoneta, 5
  • St. Marys at Elida, 5
  • Coldwater at New Knoxville, 4

Girls Tennis

Hey, I Remember That!: A look back at area sports 10, 25 and 50 years ago

August 23, 2012

50 Years Ago This Week – 1962

This week in 1962, the St. Marys Lakers finally hung a loss on the Coldwater Cubs in men’s baseball action, when they edged them 7-6 in a non-league encounter in Coldwater. 

Coldwater had beaten the Lakers in their three straight previous meetings through the summer of 1962.  Despite missing several of their offensive cogs, the Lakers managed 15 hits in the victory, led by Dick Hollman and Fred Dray, who knocked three base hits apiece. 

Jamie Lynn Rammel, 27

August 23, 2012

Jamie Lynn Rammel, 27, of Celina, died on Monday, Aug. 20, 2012, at Mercer County Community Hospital in Coldwater.

She was born on Dec. 10, 1984, in Coldwater, to Richard “Ralf” Rammel and Dona J. (Goodwin) Kaler, and her father survives in Celina. Her mother and stepfather, Paul Kaler, survive in Camp Hill, Pa.

She is also survived by her life partner, Ian Hemmelgarn of Celina; a son, Brandon Hemmelgarn of Celina; two daughters, Lillian Hemmelgarn of Celina and Taylor Hemmelgarn of Celina; two brothers; a sister; four nieces and nephews.

Rex Laffin, 60

August 23, 2012

Rex Laffin, 60, formerly of St. Marys, died on Saturday, July 14, 2012, in Naples, Fla.

He was born on Nov. 1, 1951, in Celina, to Orville and Maxine (Goodwin) Laffin, and they preceded him in death.

He is survived by a daughter, Kelly (Dave) Kiefer of St. Marys; a son, Erik Laffin of St. Marys; four grandchildren; five siblings, Connie (Harold) Nance of Cincinnati, Bill (Beverly) Laffin of Wapakoneta, Karen (Billy) Smith of Naples, Fla., Rebecca Matthews of Naples, Fla., and Kim Laffin of Lima; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Musicfest To Benefit Regatta

August 23, 2012

CELINA — Area residents can enjoy nine hours of music this weekend while helping contribute to next year’s Governor’s Cup Regatta.

After having to cancel this year’s race because of low lake levels, regatta organizers put together a music festival to raise money for next year’s event. The Governor’s Cup Regatta Musicfest will kick off at 3 p.m. Saturday at Lake Shore Park in Celina.

Bus Safety Stressed

August 23, 2012

ST. MARYS — With local children heading back to school on Wednesday, a local official is reminding residents and students of the proper bus safety protocols.

St. Marys City Schools Transportation Supervisor Dan Grothause noted the proper behavior students should have while riding the school bus and reminded residents of the rules for stopping for a stopped school bus.

Old refrigerators, pieces of scrap metal from area farms, schools and homes along with the more...
Michael Schmitmeyer, a Memorial High Schol grad and former University of Findlay standout golfer...
  COLUMBUS — The Minster girls 4-by-400 meter relay team finished off the state...

 

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