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December 1st

Semi, Sedan Crash Sends 1 to Hospital With Injuries

December 1, 2011

NEW BREMEN — Troopers with the Wapakoneta Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol responded to a crash at the intersection of State Route 66 and State Route 219, with one person being injured on Thursday.

Troopers were dispatched to the intersection at 6:17 a.m., and they are investigating the two-vehicle injury crash involving a commercial vehicle and a passenger vehicle.

This Week 50 Years Ago: Riders started off 1961-1962 season with a win

December 1, 2011

50 Years Ago This Week – 1961

The St. Marys Roughriders got the 1961-62 boys’ basketball campaign off to a promising start with a 46-40 victory over the Greenville Green Wave. 

It was St. Marys’ first win over the Wave on the basketball court in five years. 

Using their noticeable height advantage, Greenville held complete control of the boards in the first half and pushed out to a 23-18 lead at intermission. 

Gusching Division VI Defensive POY, Moore Coach of Year; Div. V and VI lists

December 1, 2011

Minster senior linebacker Daniel Gusching earned the Division VI Defensive Player of the Year award in Division VI and Minster head coach Nate Moore was named Division VI’s top coach in the Associated Press All-Ohio football team.

Gusching, a 6-foot-3, 217-pound senior outside linebacker, made 89 tackles this season with 11 sacks in 13 games.

Gusching schared the honor with Youngstown Christian’s Kaevon Green.

Division V state title game goes public

December 1, 2011

COLDWATER — The common link between Coldwater and Kirtland coming into Friday’s Division V state championship game is a team that didn’t even make the playoffs this season.

Both teams bowed out of the playoffs the last two seasons at the hands of private school power Youngstown Ursuline. Coldwater lost the last two Division V title game to the Irish. Kirtland fell earlier in the playoffs the last two years to Ursuline.

The two squads meet at Massillon’s Paul Brown Tiger Stadium on Friday morning at 11 a.m.

Winter Sports Preview Available Online

December 1, 2011

The Evening Leader's Winter Sports Preview is available to view in PDF format.

http://theeveningleader.com/content/2011-winter-sports-preview

November 30th

John G. Wermert, 93

November 30, 2011

John G. Wermert, 93, of St. Henry, formerly of St. Sebastian and Coldwater, died at 2:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011, at The Gardens at St. Henry.

He was born on Nov. 3, 1918, in St. Sebastian, to Herman and Rosa (Severt) Wermert, and they preceded him in death. On May 2, 1942, in Coldwater, he married Mary Ann (Holdheide), and she preceded him in death on April 7, 2000.

Debbie Richeson, 58

November 30, 2011

Debbie Richeson, 58, of Spencerville, died at 8:59 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011, at St. Rita’s Medical Center.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete at the Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home in Spencerville.

Lorraine Anne Becker Goodwin, 73

November 30, 2011

Lorraine Anne Becker Goodwin, 73, of Celina, died at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.

She was born on May 17, 1938, in St. Marys, to Harold Temple and Betty J. (Koehn) Temple Horton, and they preceded her in death.

On Nov. 10, 1961, she married Hubert P. Becker, and he preceded her in death on April 16, 1980. On Nov. 15, 1983, she married Robert W. Goodwin, and he preceded her in death on Aug. 1, 2010.

She is survived by a son, Hubert Todd Becker of Celina; three grandchildren.

Katherine C. Elsass, 85

November 30, 2011

Katherine C. “Katie” Elsass, 85, of Wapakoneta, died at 9:10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011, at her residence.  

She was born on April 7, 1926, in Auglaize County, to Bernard and Matilda (Volbert) Watercutter, and they preceded her in death.  

On Sept. 15, 1947, she married Ralph G. Elsass, and he preceded her in death on Dec. 10, 1994.

She is survived by three children, Michael (Teresa) Elsass of Columbus, Joyce (Michael) Schaub and Patty (Todd) Minnich, both of Wapakoneta; nine grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; a sister.

Mike Alge, 57

November 30, 2011

Mike Alge, 57, formerly of St. Marys, died on Sunday, Nov. 28, 2011, at University Medical Center in Ann Arbor, Mich.

Arrangements are being completed with the Miller – Long & Folk Funeral Home, 314 W. High St., in St. Marys.

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