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May 1st, 2012

Storm Socks St. Marys

May 1, 2012

ST. MARYS — Wind gusts of more than 50 mph downed tree limbs, picked up trampolines and toppled trees in the St. Marys area Monday night.

A gust front whipped through St. Marys, bringing strong winds and heavy rain. Auglaize County EMA Director Troy Anderson said the storm pounded St. Marys and moved north toward Glynwood Road.

Margaret L. “Marge” Menchhofer, 91

May 1, 2012

Margaret L. “Marge” Menchhofer, 91, formerly of 706 Magnolia Drive, St. Marys, a resident of the St. Marys Living Center, died at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 28, 2012, at the St. Marys Living Center.

She was born on March 15, 1921, in Auglaize County, the daughter of Charles and Matty Marie (Schlechty) Hay, and they preceded her in death.

On April 12, 1942, she married Martin E. Menchhofer, and he preceded her in death on Dec. 29, 2011.

April 30th

Area baseball and softball teams get tourney draws

April 30, 2012

 

Division II Baseball

The St. Marys baseball team received the second seed and a first-round bye in the first round of the Division II sectional at Elida’s Ed Sandy Field.

St. Marys will play the winner of Celina and Shawnee on Wednesday, May 9 at 5 p.m.

Elida and Kenton open the sectional on Saturday, May 5 with 10 a.m. game. The winner of that game plays top-seeded Wapakoneta on Tuesday, May 8 at 5 p.m.

Celina plays Shawnee on Saturday, May 9 at 12:30 p.m. after the Elida-Kenton game.

YMCA Hosts Annual Event

April 30, 2012

CELINA — For more than two decades, the area’s YMCA has opened its doors to celebrate families.

“This is probably our 26th year,” Auglaize-Mercer Family YMCA CEO Allen Baskett said of Saturday’s Healthy Kids Day event. “We’ve been doing this since we opened.”

The event, Baskett noted, is a national event held at YMCAs all over the country.

“Today is National YMCA Healthy Kids Day,” he said. “YMCAs across the country are having events like this in their own communities.”

Students Strut Their Stuff

April 30, 2012

ST. MARYS — St. Marys Memorial High School students dressed to the nines along with their families and friends packed the high school on Saturday to participate in the chamber’s annual prom promenade.

“The chamber’s been doing it for about 16 or 17 years,” St. Marys Area Chamber of Commerce Director Kelly Kill said. “It’s an opportunity for the kids to shine.”

She added prom promenade is an opportunity for the students to shine and show off all their effort.

April 27th

BASEBALL: St. Marys, Minster, New Bremen earn league wins

April 27, 2012

WAPAKONETA —  Sometimes it’s not the team that makes the most plays that comes out on top.  Sometimes it’s the one that makes the fewest mistakes.

Friday night, that team was the St. Marys Roughriders.

St. Marys took advantage of a slew of miscues in the first three innings to post a 5-1 win over the rival Wapakoneta Redskins in a Western Buckeye League varsity baseball game at Wapakoneta High School.

SOFTBALL: Wapak run-rules St. Marys

April 27, 2012

Courtney Knippen and the Wapakoneta softball team pounced on St. Marys pitching from the start to take any drama out of the game against its Auglaize County rivals.

The Redskins sent 15 batters to the plate and scored 10 runs in the top of the first inning en route to a 15-1 run-rule victory in five innings at K.C. Geiger Park on Friday.

Knippen started and finished the scoring outburst with a pair of extra-base hits.

TENNIS: Riders edge Wapak, 3-2

April 27, 2012

From Staff Reports

The St. Marys boys tennis team edged Wapakoneta 3-2 in a Western Buckeye League tennis match on Friday to earn positioning for the upcoming WBL tournament.

The Riders’ Cole Brooks won second singles over Wapak’s Joey Jose in three sets, 7-5, 3-6, 6-4.

Three Riders, Minster's Gusching to play in football all-star game

April 27, 2012

VAN WERT — St. Marys will have three seniors playing in the Western Buckeye League vs. MAC/NWC Football All-Star Game on Friday, June 8.

St. Marys senior wideout and defensive back Tre Sherman, running back D.J. Manning and center Austin Rupard.

Minster’s Daniel Gusching, a 6-foot-2, 215-pound wideout and linebacker will play for the MAC-NWC team. Gusching was named the Associated Press’ Division IV defensive player of the year as a senior.

Spencerville head coach John Zerbe, who will coach the NWC-MAC team.

Unpaved Roads Targeted

April 27, 2012

“Leader Look Back” is a collection of stories and headlines from 75, 50 and 25 years ago this week. This week’s edition examines stories from April 17 to 23, 1937, 1962 and 1987.

75 years ago: Four hundred chicks died when a brooder stove exploded in a garage at the Guy Whitehead premises, located along South Beech Street. The garage was used as a brooder house.

William Stolthe, of New Knoxville, celebrated his 80th birthday.

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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