CELINA - School board members on Monday night moved to establish committees to set curriculum requirements and outline budgets for each school building, as well as Head Start and Tri Star.
CELINA - When one thinks of a county fair, what comes to mind? Perhaps lemon shake-ups, sausages, every deep-fried food imaginable, rides and games.
However, what is often forgotten is what makes or breaks fairs - the junior and senior fair boards.
WAPAKONETA - U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Urbana, visited Wapakoneta on Monday afternoon, where he made stops at the Armstrong Air and Space Museum and the Wapakoneta Rotary Club meeting.
FORT RECOVERY - Village council members on Monday scheduled a special meeting for 6:30 p.m. Aug. 22 at the town hall to go over the results of the village's wastewater treatment system study.
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After finally opening its season with a big win on Saturday in Tipp City, St. Marys opened up dual match and Western Buckeye League girls tennis play on Monday with a trip to Celina to face the Bulldogs in their annual matchup.
CELINA - Experienced will be matched with some talented freshmen this season in the Celina cross country program.
Coach Jason Andrew is optimistic that his team can improve from last year's fifth-place finish in the girls' division and seventh in the boys at the Western Buckeye League meet.
COLDWATER - The Coldwater cross country teams will be looking to rebuild this season.
The boys team has four returning letterwinners from a squad that finished sixth at the Midwest Athletic Conference meet and fourth at districts last season.
FORT RECOVERY - The Fort Recovery cross country teams brings back all their varsity runners, both boys and girls, and the girls team returns four two-time state qualifiers as it looks to make a third straight trip to state.
MARIA STEIN - Going into her third season as Marion Local cross country coach, Elle Sutter has an experienced boys squad while her ladies will look to build upon reaching the regional after finishing eighth at the Midwest Athletic Conference meet.
MINSTER - The Minster boys' cross-country team finished last season as Midwest Athletic Conference champions for the fifth season in a row, and with three All-MAC performers returning to the course this fall, there seems to be no reason for coach Larry Topp's crew to see that streak break.
NEW BREMEN - With a deep roster stocked with returning experience, New Bremen cross country coach Jason Barhorst is expecting very competitive seasons from both Cardinal squads.
NEW KNOXVILLE - New Knoxville's roster size will not blow anybody away.
Maybe their times will.
Sarah Quellhorst enters her second year at the he
ROCKFORD - After making regionals for the first time in history last season, the Parkway girls cross country team has its sights set higher.
ST. HENRY - With two straight trips to the Division III girls state cross country meet and a 10th-place finish in 2021, St. Henry returns all seven runners from Columbus and eyes another shot at the top echelon of cross country.
ST. MARYS - Minster graduate Nikki Borgerding starts her first season as the coach for the St. Marys boys and girls cross country teams in 2022. Borgerding, who ran for the perennially powerful Wildcats squads under coach Jessie Magoto, will try to bring some of that success to the Roughriders.
CELINA - Inexperience and low numbers have had the Celina boys golf team under the gun from the start of the season.
Head coach Jim Brazen has just
CELINA - After finishing third in the WBL invitational last season, Celina's girls golf team has an experienced group back for co-coaches Madeline Sudhoff and Kate Sweeney.
COLDWATER - While the Coldwater girls golf team will look to make it three straight Midwest Athletic Conference titles a year after making its first-
FORT RECOVERY - In the wake of an historic season by graduated senior and Midwest Athletic Conference Player of the Year Jalyn Bruns, the Fort Recovery golf teams have rebuilding work to do.
MARIA STEIN - Both the Marion Local boys and girls golf teams will look to improve this season after playing in the middle of the pack in the Midwest Athletic Conference in 2021.
MINSTER - After methodically climbing from eighth place in the Midwest Athletic Conference in 2018 to runner-up last season, the Minster girls golf team looks to make another push to the top of the conference in 2022.
NEW BREMEN - Fourth-year New Bremen boys golf coach John Roberts will start the 2022 season pretty much from scratch.
The Cardinals have no returning letter winners from the 2021 team, which finished with a 2-7 dual meet record and eighth in the postseason Midwest Athletic Conference tournament.
NEW KNOXVILLE - New Knoxville golf should be trending up this season.
Veteran coach Terry Halko has an experienced group returning in hopes of impr
ROCKFORD - The Parkway boys golf team welcomes an influx of newcomers to go with four returners.
Seniors Roman Leszinske and Ashton Stephenson ea
ST. HENRY - The St. Henry golf teams come into 2022 looking to replace major contributors.
The boys team loses its top two scorers, while the girls team lost four seniors, opening up opportunities for a host of newcomers.
ST. MARYS - As the defending Western Buckeye League champions, the St. Marys Roughriders will turn to a group of golfers new to the varsity level in 2022 to help stay atop of the league standings and defend their league title.
CELINA - A young team in 2021 meant some growing pains as Celina finished last season's boys soccer ledger at 6-8-3 and 3-4-2 in the Western Buckeye League, ending the year on an 0-6-1 streak and bowing out with a 3-0 loss to Kenton in the tournament.
CELINA - With seven starters returning from a 10-7-1 campaign a season ago, Celina looks primed to make a run in the Western Buckeye League girls soccer standings.
COLDWATER - As Paul Dingledine gets ready for his second season as Coldwater's girls soccer coach, the keys are simple: scoring more goals and giving up fewer.
NEW KNOXVILLE - Kaili Patterson knows the recipe for New Knoxville's prospective success this fall.
"(We need to) focus on our movement on the fiel
ST. MARYS - Fresh off of a season in which his squad advanced to the district final and finished as runner-up in the Western Buckeye League, St. Marys boys' soccer coach Josh Hertenstein harbors high expectations in 2022 as he welcomes back 11 lettermen to the roster this fall.
ST. MARYS - The St. Marys girls soccer team and fifth-year head coach Nick Wilson have a solid veteran nucleus to start the 2022 campaign.
The Roughriders finished 6-3 in the Western Buckeye League last season and 12-8 overall, reaching the Division II district final.
CELINA - Veteran Celina girls tennis coach Jan Morrison has a squad split equally between veterans and newcomers, looking to move up from a fourth-place finish in the Western Buckeye League last season.
ST. MARYS - Seventh-year St. Marys coach Mariah Krugh is hoping her girls tennis squad can win the close matches and improve on last year's record.
The Roughriders were 3-6 in Western Buckeye League dual matches last fall and finished sixth in the WBL tournament.