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As I was leaving the OHSAA Division I Bowling State Final, I was approached by one of the Wapak “super-fans.” She asked if I thought that the fans of our area teams were different than the fans of some of the teams that we had seen at the state tournament. The answer from me to her was a resounding YEP! Later this day at Romers in St.

NURSING BILL PROPOSED - U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH), along with Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), this week introduced the National Nursing Shortage Reform and Patient Advocacy Act, legislation that would establish minimum registered nurse-to-patient ratios in hospitals, protect the rights of nurses to advocate on be

Morning Read - March 27

NURSING BILL PROPOSED - U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH), along with Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), this week introduced the National Nursing Shortage Reform and Patient Advocacy Act, legislation that would establish minimum registered nurse-to-patient ratios in hospitals, protect the rights of nurses to advocate on be

WHS announces third quarter honor roll

The administration of Wauseon High School has announced their honor roll for the third grading period of the 2014-15 academic year. Students who carry a minimum of five classes and earn a minimum of a 3.0 GPA qualify for the honor roll. Those students who carried five or more classes and earned all A's are marked with an asterisk. Ninth GradeZan

Land transfers

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running March 19 to March 25. Figures reflect the selling price of the property, along with the address or lot number of same and are courtesy of Allen County Recorder Mona Losh's Office. Last year Last week This week Deeds 74 77 74 Mortgages 45 55

PROPERTY TRANSACTIONS

3260 Autumn Applause Drive, Lewis Center, Arbaugh Darrell F. & Sarah E. to: Ferri Joseph & Natalie, $338,500 7062 Steeplebush Ave., Westerville, Damiani Andrew & Sandra to: Knapp Clair W. & Kristina A., $353,000 7097 Upper Cambridge Way, Westerville, Davidsen Kevin P. & Michelle C. to: Robertson Christine M., $337,000 6515 Co

All-Ohio teams were released in Division II on Monday as boys basketball players from across the state were recognized.
In Fulton County, Wauseon's Noah Castle received special mention honors. So far in this awards season the Indian senior has made both first team All-NWOAL and first team All-District to go along with being special mention All-Ohi

Castle makes All-Ohio for Indians

All-Ohio teams were released in Division II on Monday as boys basketball players from across the state were recognized. In Fulton County, Wauseon's Noah Castle received special mention honors. So far in this awards season the Indian senior has made both first team All-NWOAL and first team All-District to go along with being special mention All-Ohi

Area results

High Schools Boys Basketball COLUMBUS — The 2014-15 Associated Press Division III and IV All-Ohio boys basketball teams. Selections based on the recommendations of a media panel: Division III FIRST TEAM: Carlton Bragg, Cleve. VASJ, 6-10, sr., 21.0; Xavier Harris, Mount Gilead, 6-3, sr., 16.3; Seth Legraen, Beverly Fort Frye, 6-3, sr., 17.

Several from area earn all-Ohio honors in D-III and D-IV

St. Henry's Ryan Mikesell earned All-Ohio Division III first team honors and Lima Central Catholic's Dantez Walton and Ottawa-Glandorf's Noah Bramlage were second team selections by the Associated Press on Tuesday. Mikesell, a 6-foot-7 senior, averaged 22.8 points during the regular season in leading the Redskins (22-3) to the district finals wher

COTC announces autumn semester 2014 president's and honors lists

Newark, Ohio—Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) has released the President's List and Honors List for autumn semester 2014. The following students were named to the President's List: (To qualify, a student must be enrolled for a minimum of 12 graded credit hours and earn a grade point average of 4.00. Students are grouped by hometown.) J

MILWAUKEE— A dunk from LeBron James started a decisive run for the lethargic Cleveland Cavaliers.
From there, the Central Division leaders overpowered the young Milwaukee Bucks.
James scored 28 points, J.R. Smith had 23 and Cleveland began a three-game road trip with a 108-90 win on Sunday in Milwaukee.
The Cavaliers trailed by nine at hal

James scores 28, dunk ignites Cavs in 108-90 win over Bucks

MILWAUKEE— A dunk from LeBron James started a decisive run for the lethargic Cleveland Cavaliers. From there, the Central Division leaders overpowered the young Milwaukee Bucks. James scored 28 points, J.R. Smith had 23 and Cleveland began a three-game road trip with a 108-90 win on Sunday in Milwaukee. The Cavaliers trailed by nine at hal

Eldora founder Earl Baltes dies at 93

ROSSBURG — Earl Baltes, the founder and longtime promoter of Eldora Speedway, has died. He was 93. Speedway officials say Baltes died Monday at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio. Eldora owner and three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart says Baltes “was the yardstick other track promoters measured themselves by. He constantly raise

OHSAA Boys Basketball State Tournament Pairings

BOYS BASKETBALL ALL-STATE TEAMS COLUMBUS — The 2014-15 Associated Press Division II All-Ohio boys basketball team, selections based on the recommendations of a media panel: DIVISION I FIRST TEAM: Xavier Simpson, Lima Senior, 6-0, jr., 19.8; Esa Ahmad, Shaker Hts., 6-8, sr., 25.3; Jaevin Cumberland, Wilmington, 6-2, sr., 22.5; Austin Marci

BOWLING GREEN — There were some changes in the cast, but the destination will be the same.
Lima Central Catholic's 54-42 win over Columbus Hartley in the Division III boys basketball regional championship game on Saturday night sent the Thunderbirds back to Columbus to try to repeat the state title they won a year ago.
LCC (25-2) will play

BOWLING GREEN — There were some changes in the cast, but the destination will be the same. Lima Central Catholic's 54-42 win over Columbus Hartley in the Division III boys basketball regional championship game on Saturday night sent the Thunderbirds back to Columbus to try to repeat the state title they won a year ago. LCC (25-2) will play

Galion's Houston Blair and Northmor's Daniel Donner were honored in their respective divisions by the Mid Ohio Athletic Conference boys basketball coaches.
Blair, a junior, was named first-team in the Red Division and Donner, a senior, was voted to the first team in the Blue Division. Blair was fourth in the MOAC in assists with a total of 90 (4.1

Blair, Donner named first team All-MOAC

Galion's Houston Blair and Northmor's Daniel Donner were honored in their respective divisions by the Mid Ohio Athletic Conference boys basketball coaches. Blair, a junior, was named first-team in the Red Division and Donner, a senior, was voted to the first team in the Blue Division. Blair was fourth in the MOAC in assists with a total of 90 (4.1

LAND TRANSFERS

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running March 12 to March 18. Figures reflect the selling price of the property, along with the address or lot number of same and are courtesy of Allen County Recorder Mona Losh's Office. Last year Last week This week Deeds 70 61 77 Mortgages 59 50

CLEVELAND (AP) — An attorney for a Cleveland police officer charged in the deaths of two unarmed suspects should not be disqualified from the case even though he represented 12 other officers who fired into the suspects' car, a judge ruled on Tuesday.
Cuyahoga County prosecutors have repeatedly argued that Patrick D'Angelo should be disquali

Judge rejects argument that officer's attorney has conflict

CLEVELAND (AP) — An attorney for a Cleveland police officer charged in the deaths of two unarmed suspects should not be disqualified from the case even though he represented 12 other officers who fired into the suspects' car, a judge ruled on Tuesday. Cuyahoga County prosecutors have repeatedly argued that Patrick D'Angelo should be disquali

April events at OWU announced

Ohio Wesleyan University has announced its April 2015 lineup of public events. Unless otherwise noted, admission is free. • Now through April 5 – “Edmund Kuehn: A Retrospective (1937-2011),” featuring paintings by the former director of the Columbus Museum of Art, and “Gifted,” an exhibition of works donated t

BELLEVUE — Three Bellevue ballers, seniors Carly Santoro, Shelby Stamm and Isaac Hartley, have been selected to play in the 43rd Annual East/West All-Star basketball game hosted by the Fostoria Athletic Boosters on Sunday, March 22 at 3 p.m.
The girls' east and west teams will tip-off first, followed by the boy's game. During the halftime of

East/West All Star Game set for Sunday

BELLEVUE — Three Bellevue ballers, seniors Carly Santoro, Shelby Stamm and Isaac Hartley, have been selected to play in the 43rd Annual East/West All-Star basketball game hosted by the Fostoria Athletic Boosters on Sunday, March 22 at 3 p.m. The girls' east and west teams will tip-off first, followed by the boy's game. During the halftime of

ASSEMBLYOF GODBellevue Assembly of God Church, 770 Kilbourne St. Rev. John Ginty, pastor. Worship and Children's Church, 10:30 a.m.
 BAPTISTAdams Twp. Freewill Baptist, 6901 TR 190, Green Springs. Rev. Paul Tyree. Worship, 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Wednesday Service, 7 p.m.
Bellevue Missionary Baptist Church, Ohio 269 North. Worship, 11 a.m.; 6 p.m.; W

Church Directory

ASSEMBLYOF GODBellevue Assembly of God Church, 770 Kilbourne St. Rev. John Ginty, pastor. Worship and Children's Church, 10:30 a.m. BAPTISTAdams Twp. Freewill Baptist, 6901 TR 190, Green Springs. Rev. Paul Tyree. Worship, 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Wednesday Service, 7 p.m. Bellevue Missionary Baptist Church, Ohio 269 North. Worship, 11 a.m.; 6 p.m.; W

Lima area schedule, results

Boys Basketball Regional semifinals Division III Today's game At Bowling Green State University Stroh Center Lima Central Catholic (23-2) vs. Ottawa-Glandorf (19-6), 8 p.m. Division IV Delphos St. John's 45, Cardinal Stritch 32 At BGSU Stroh Center Cardinal Stritch Chris Blazevich 2, Austin Adams 18, Joe Sinay 4, Eddie Uher 4, Bobby Rom





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