October 13th, 2011
MINSTER — Riding a three-game winning streak, the Minster Wildcats will play host to the Versailles Tigers in a pivotal MAC game Friday night.
The Wildcats (5-2, 3-2 MAC) is coming off a 34-7 win over St. Henry last week that moved the team into a tie for third-place in the league with the Tigers. Minster coach Nate Moore said he team played tough and physical against the Redskins — something he said needs to continue against Versailles (5-2, 3-2 MAC).
NEW BREMEN – Tackling was a problem for the New Bremen Cardinals football team last Friday at Versailles as they were defeated 42-0.
This week the Cardinals entertain the Parkway Panthers. Game time is Friday at New Bremen at 7:30.
Head Coach Rob Messick’s thoughts heading into the game:
James Emery Sullivan, 74, formerly of 410 Gas St., and a resident of the St. Marys Living Center, died on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2011, at the Dayton Veteran’s Administration Hospital.
He was born April 7, 1937, in St. Marys, the son of Orlando and Ruby Lee (Wurster) Sullivan, and they preceded him in death.
He is survived by his brother, Ed (Sharon) Sullivan of St. Marys; a nephew, Todd (Patty) Sullivan of St. Marys; a great-nephew, Brandon Sullivan of St. Marys; numerous cousins.
Robert Charles Martin Tittle, 63, of 632 Grove St., Celina, died at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 7, 2011, at his residence.
He was born on Aug. 9, 1948, to Robert A. and Evelyn Lucretia (Franks) Tittle, and his father preceded him in death. His mother survives in Edgewood, Ky.
He is also survived by his fiance, Charity Shaffer of Celina; two sons, Robert Tittle of Celina and David (Tina) Tittle of Elsmere, Ky.; a stepdaughter, Tina Wiseman of Newport, Ky.; three grandchildren; four brothers; three sisters.
NEW BREMEN — The New Bremen Board of Education met Wednesday evening to hear a presentation from Freytag and Associates about building site options for the new elementary building.
Larry Ludlow, of Freytag and Associates, presented the board with three options for the location of the new building, each connected to the high school.
ST. MARYS — While visits to state parks sagged this year, one local park saw a boom of campers.
The number of camping nights sold at Grand Lake St. Marys increased by 9.4 percent from 2010 figures. The increase followed a 41.6 percent decrease from 2009 to 2010, which coincided with the outbreak of toxic algal blooms at the lake.
ST. MARYS — The county’s dog warden says he has seen a spike in pit bull related incidents in recent weeks.
“Pit bulls are an issue countywide,” Auglaize County Dog Warden Russ Bailey said. “Here in St. Marys, we are starting to see more. There have been several calls dealing with pit bulls.”
NEW BREMEN — An area village proceeded with the next step in the process to bring a new business to town during a meeting of its council Tuesday evening.
During their meeting, members of the New Bremen Village Council approved, as an emergency resolution, an application from Brookside Laboratories to enter into a Community Reinvestment Area (CRA) Agreement with the Village of New Bremen.
Economic Development Director Angela Hamberg noted Brookside had visited area communities interested in a CRA and had settled on New Bremen.
OHSAA Official Computer Point Rankings
Region 8 - 1. Trotwood-Madison (7-0) 19.3429, 2. Kings Mills Kings (7-0) 19.1571, 3. Wapakoneta (7-0) 15.8786, 4. Tipp City Tippecanoe (7-0) 13.5714, 5. Vandalia Butler (6-1) 13.1357, 6. Franklin (6-1) 12.25, 7. Hamilton Ross (6-1) 11.7714, 8. Cin. Turpin (5-2) 11.4571, 9. Cin. Northwest (4-3) 8.65, 10. Cin. Mount Healthy (5-2) 8.4929, 11. Cin. Anderson (3-4) 8.3786, 12. Wilmington (5-2) 8.05
Girls Soccer: St. Marys 4, Fort Jennings 1
The Roughriders tuned up for Thursday’s WBL showdown against Shawnee with a 4-1 win over 10-win Fort Jennings on Monday.
Fort Jennings had been a thorn in the side of the Roughriders the past few seasons, and Paul Dingledine saw the Musketeers as a good final non-league challenge.
Western Buckeye League
Bath 28, St. Marys 21
Wapakoneta 34, Celina 12
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