October 16th, 2012
MINSTER — The Southwestern Auglaize County Chamber of Commerce is kicking off the holiday season with a photo contest that will be added to this year’s German Family Christmas.
“We have a lot of folks in the area that are into photography,” Southwestern Auglaize County Chamber of Commerce Director Scott Frey told The Evening Leader. “We thought this would be a great way to help get our photography-related chamber members involved in the holiday shopping event.”
WAPAKONETA – Two men and one woman are facing felony drug charges after Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers seized marijuana-laced lollipops and cookies, crack cocaine and prescription pills, worth an estimated $8,000, following a traffic stop in Auglaize County.
With the soccer ball colored pink and the Riders wearing jerseys with pink numbers for the Cure for Cancer match, the St. Marys Roughriders closed the regular season with a 7-0 win over Greenville on Saturday.
“We did what we had to do to win,” St. Marys head coach Paul Dingledine said.
Photos: Greenville at St. Marys
OTTAWA — The St. Marys cross country teams had four top 25 finishers at Saturday’s Western Buckeye League meet at Memorial Park in Ottawa, as the boys finished fifth and the girls took sixth place at the league championships.
The St. Marys girls team had three finishers in the top 25 runners in the girls race.
Photos: Western Buckeye League Cross Country Meet
ST. MARYS — Buckeye fans young and old packed a tent in the parking lot of the St. Marys Eagles Club on Saturday to enjoy football, food, fellowship — and to fight cancer.
The fourth annual St. Mary Tailgate for Cancer took over the corner of Spring and Spruce streets and greeted visitors with live music, food and the chance to help those fighting cancer. While the event officially got underway on Friday with a performance by McGuffey Lane, Saturday served as the main event.
Carl Snethkamp, 96, of North Port, Fla., formerly of St. Marys, died on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, in Florida
Funeral arrangements are being completed with the Miller-Long and Folk Funeral Home in St. Marys.
Tracie Jo Oleyar, 38, formerly of St. Marys, died on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012, at her residence in Naples, Fla.
She was born on July 7, 1974, in St. Marys, to Bruce and Kim (Stoker) Oleyar.
ST. MARYS — St. Marys head football coach Greg Phillips sees the Ottawa-Glandorf Titans as the team to emulate in the Western Buckeye League.
With their seven straight playoff appearances, the state’s second-ranked Titans play a physical brand of football that eschews trendiness in favor of brawn — which was on full display in a 62-0 bulldozing of the Roughriders on Friday night at Skip Baughman Stadium.
MINSTER — On homecoming night, the Minster Wildcats did all of their scoring in the first half and dominated Fort Recovery, 28-6.
“The first half looked good,” Minster head coach Nate Moore said. “We were executing the offense and coach (Rob) Messick called a great game. We need to be able to close a game out like we need too. We had an opportunity to close the game out on our terms and we didn’t get that done so it will be something we will be working on this week.”
NEW BREMEN — Anna’s Nick Doseck intercepted a pass to preserve a 21-13 Rocket victory at New Bremen on Friday.
We thought we could get a matchup on the backside and we though our athlete was better than theirs but they double covered him and my quarterback had nowhere else to go and he tried to make something happen and that one is on me," Cardinals head coach Jason McGaharan said.