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May 15th, 2012

Cats Blast Off

May 15, 2012

MINSTER — After eight months of preparation and trials, three Minster Rocket Club teams had their chance to shine last weekend at the Team America Rocketry Challenge (TARC) near Washington, D.C., and one team earned a spot in the top 25 in the nation.

City Talks Vicious Dogs

May 15, 2012

ST. MARYS — The mauling of a city meter reader last month prompted the safety-service director to issue a stern warning to irresponsible dog owners in St. Marys.

On April 30, a meter reader was attacked while on his route on Front Street by a dog running at large. Safety-Service Director Jason Little briefed members of St. Marys City Council on the incident during Monday night’s meeting.

May 14th

William R. “Bill” Yahl, 79,

May 14, 2012

William R. “Bill” Yahl, 79, of Botkins, died at 4:17 a.m. Saturday, May 12, 2012, at his residence, surrounded by his loving family.   

He was born on Sept. 17, 1932, in St. Marys, the son of Joseph and Martha (Greve) Yahl, and they preceded him in death.  

On Jan. 5, 1957, he married Mary K. Brown, and she survives.  

BASEBALL: Parkway spoils New Bremen's MAC title bid

May 14, 2012

NEW BREMEN — New Bremen’s hopes of winning the school’s first-ever Midwest Athletic Conference baseball title slipped away in the sixth inning of a 4-2 loss to Parkway on Saturday morning in a resumed game from May 4.

New Bremen needed to defeat Parkway in the conclusion of their May 4 game to clinch the school’s  first-ever  title.

The Cardinals and Panthers played five innings tied 1-1 when lightning suspended the game. Saturday they completed the game.

Marian C. Kentner, 97

May 14, 2012

Marian C. Kentner, 97, of Wapakoneta, died at 8:20 p.m. Friday, May 11, 2012, at Wapakoneta Manor.

She was born on April 5, 1915, in Moulton Township, the daughter of Grover and Henrietta (Rohrbacher) Lynch, and they preceded her in death.  

On March 5, 1938, she married Cletus V. Kentner, and he preceded her in death on Jan. 9, 1961.

Club Holds Annual Sale

May 14, 2012

ST. MARYS —  Shoppers looking for last-minute, colorful gifts for Mother’s Day had a place to visit as part of a local garden club’s annual flower sale.

The St. Marys Gardeners held its annual sale along Indiana Avenue Friday and Saturday. The event, which helps raise funds for the group, featured flowers of all shapes, sizes and colors.

Carp Derby To Return

May 14, 2012

ST. MARYS — A local lake will once again be filled with people seeking carp as part of a second-ever event.

The second-ever Get the Carp Outta Here fishing derby returns to Grand Lake St. Marys Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Last year, the event attracted close to 300 participants who helped remove 8,142 pounds of carp from the lake.

TENNIS: Rider doubles team headed to district tourney

May 14, 2012

LIMA — The St. Marys doubles team of Cole Brooks and Troy Newlove took third and advanced to the district level in the Division II sectional at UNOH  on Saturday.

Newlove and Brooks, who advanced into the semifinals with a pair of wins on Thursday, won the third-place match against Celina’s Isaac Elston and Kris LeJeune with a marathon tiebreaker win in the second set, 7-5, 7-5 (15-13).

Newlove and Brooks lost their semifinal round match against Derek Smith and Jason Barton of Shawnee, 2-6, 6-4, 4-6.

May 11th

Brown hurdles to 3rd, Walker 4th in the shot put for St. Marys at WBL meet

May 11, 2012

WAPAKONETA — The St. Marys track and field team turned in five top-six finishes on the second day of the Western Buckeye League championships on Friday night at Harmon Field in Wapakoneta.

The St. Marys girls team finished ninth with 16 points.

The Roughrider boys team finished 10th with 11 points.

The Celina girls team won the WBL crown in runaway fashion with 174 points. Shawnee was second with 83 points.

Minster boys win MAC track championship

May 11, 2012

NEW BREMEN — It was the Minster Wildcat boys team and the Versailles Tiger girls team that came home with the first-place trophies in the annual Midwest Athletic Conference track meet held Friday at New Bremen.

Eddie George talks about the 2014 Ohio State Buckeyes.
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Michael Schmitmeyer, a Memorial High Schol grad and former University of Findlay standout golfer...

 

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