There was no stopping the Coldwater girls bowling team this year.
A season after finishing state runner-up, the Cavaliers dominated the 2021 Division II state tournament, posting the highest score in qualifying and then having little trouble in the head-to-head matchups to capture the program's fifth state championship at Wayne Webb's Columbus Bowl in Columbus. [More]
St. Marys found their stride on offense in the second quarter on the way to a 71-47 win over Napoleon in the Division II boys basketball sectional finals at Grand Lake Health System Court Friday night.
The battle for the Division II boys state diving championship turned into a two-man battle between good friends.
Celina's Holden Cubberley gave Gates Mills Hawken's Angus Williams a battle and finished second to claim a third straight podium finish and first team All-Ohio finish at C.T. Branin Natatorium in Canton on Thursday. [More]
Suspect arrested in FBI sting related to child pornography
By William Kincaid
TOLEDO - A 51-year-old former school board member and mayor charged with coercion and enticement and receipt and distribution of child pornography made his initial appearance on Tuesday in the U.S. District Court's Northern District of Ohio.
ST. HENRY - A St. Henry man faces felony charges after reportedly sending sexually explicit photos and saying he wished to meet someone he believed was a 13-year-old girl, according to the Mercer County Sheriff's Office.
Kevin J. Fullenkamp, 60, was arrested after a Newbury, Massachusetts, police detective contacted the sheriff's office. [More]
CELINA - About eight score years ago, Abraham Lincoln governed over a nation so deeply divided it had split in two - and Tuesday night, the former president made an astonishing appearance at the Celina Eagles to share some details from life.
CELINA - After having to cancel last year's season because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Grand Lake Mariners officials plan to resume play at Montgomery Field in 2021 - and offer craft brews at every game.
WAPAKONETA - Auglaize County Health Department officials on Wednesday reported two new deaths and four new confirmed cases of COVID-19, raising the county's cumulative death toll to 61 and case count to 3,386.
ST. MARYS - A trio of standouts who helped St. Marys win two Western Buckeye League championships and reach the Division II girls soccer regional final this past season made their college commitments on Wednesday.
ROCKFORD - Federal officials have charged a 51-year-old Rockford man with coercion and enticement and receipt and distribution of child pornography, according to a Federal Bureau of Investigation news release.
Jeffrey Armstrong had been scheduled to have an initial appearance on Tuesday in the U.S. District Court's Northern District of Ohio in Toledo, court documents show. [More]
FORT RECOVERY - School board members on Monday authorized the superintendent and treasurer to enter into an agreement with the Fort Recovery Athletic Boosters to build a roughly $1.3 million baseball and softball complex.
Board president Nick Wehr-kamp said board members authorized the superintendent to turn over land temporarily to the Athletic Boosters to build the complex, who will then return the land to the district when the complex is complete. [More]
FORT RECOVERY - Despite a never-say-die effort from New Knoxville, including two runs in the second half to cut the deficit, Fort Recovery held on for a 65-51 win in the Division IV boys basketball sectional opener at Fort Site Fieldhouse.
With the victory, Fort Recovery moves on to play St. Henry in the Division IV sectional final at Redskin Gymnasium on Friday at 7 p.m. [More]
GREENVILLE - A 25-year-old Celina man was listed in critical condition at a Dayton hospital on Tuesday after reportedly shooting himself while in a church north of Greenville where he had barricaded himself, according to a Darke County Sheriff's Office news release.