LIMA - The first 1 1/2 quarters of the Marion Local-Columbus Grove saw a knockdown battle of defense.
But once the Flyers got some offense going, they refused to yield.
The Flyers advanced to the program's 16th state championship football game after shutting out the Bulldogs 27-0 in the Division VI state semifinal on Saturday night at Spartan Stadium in Lima. The shutout is the state-record 11th of the season for the Flyers, who have outscored opponents 410-10 the last 10 games. [More]
CELINA - Many industrial parks throughout Mercer County are maxed out and a general lack of available, developable land is a fly in the ointment in otherwise positive local happenings, according to area department heads and elected officeholders.
ST. MARYS - With star big man Austin Parks out injured, junior Jace Turner got the chance to lead St. Marys.
Turner shot 10-for-10 from the field and totaled 21 points, Evan Angstmann added 19, and the Roughriders rolled to an 81-42 win over New Knoxville in the boys basketball season opener at Grand Lake Health System Court on Friday. [More]
One of the saddest stories I ever covered for a newspaper was the 1998 death of a 19-year-old Wright State University-Lake Campus student named Lynn Topp at the hands of hideous murderer Timothy K. Rodeheffer.
Merrymakers and Christmas enthusiasts can start the season off on the right elf shoed foot by wassailing to well-lighted, holiday themed spectaculars in Coldwater, Celina and Wapakoneta.
Gift of Lights got underway Wednesday night at the Auglaize County Fairgrounds while Merry and Bright Christmas Lights kicks off tonight at the Mercer County Fairgrounds. Both events charge a fee per vehicle. [More]
Back in the Division VII state semifinals for the first time since 2020, New Bremen is looking to punch its ticket to the state title game for the second time in school history on Saturday at Mercy Health/Wapak Ford Field in Wapakoneta.
ST. MARYS - Before country music stars can grace the stage of the revered Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tennessee, many will cut their teeth at the legendary bars and venues dotted along historic Broadway Place.
CELINA - Mercer County commissioners on Tuesday agreed to tap American Rescue Plan Act funds to help fund a joint project with Celina to expand storm sewers to alleviate excessive flooding on the west end of the city.