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Monday, October 19th, 2020
12-year-old has rare liver disease
By Leslie Gartrell
CELINA - Colten Mustard celebrated his 12th birthday on Oct. 11 with a trip to Kings Island. He had to avoid bumpy rides and rollercoasters that could cross his abdomen, but he made the best of it. It was his last big hurrah for a while as he waits for a life-saving liver transplant. [More]
Minster boys place 10th at state tournament
By Gary R. Rasberry
As Ellen Naumann took her final shot at the Division II girls state golf tournament on Saturday, it hit her that she was playing in her final high school match.
And it was a good feeling.
The St. Henry senior tapped in a putt to finish Saturday with a 74 and finished the two-round tournament with a 150 to finish seventh overall and earn second-team All-Ohio honors at the Gray Course at The Ohio State University. [More]
Obituaries on October 19th, 2020
Audrey J. 'Auddi' Niekamp, age 90, of Chickasaw died at her home on Friday, Oct [More]
Kenneth John Westgerdes, age 75, formerly of Elizabeth Court, Russia, passed aw [More]
Darcus (Dee) D. Brewster, 87, went to be with her Lord and Savior at 9:12 p.m., Friday, October 16, 2020, at her home in St. Marys. [More]
Kathleen C. 'Katy' Mestemaker, age 89, of Coldwater died peacefully on Sunday, [More]
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CELINA - Mercer County had a near record-setting number of COVID-19 cases over the weekend, as 46 new cases brought the county's total to 1,331.
WBL Cross Country Meet
WBL girls title decided by tiebreaker
ELIDA - The battle for the girls' team title at the Western Buckeye League cross country championship was truly down to the wire.
The top three teams were separated by a total of two points when the final runner cleared the finish line.
MAC Cross Country Meet
COLDWATER - Alex Albers won his third individual Midwest Athletic Conference cross country championship on Saturday.
Ella Boate claimed her first.
And Minster's MAC team title count rose to 45.
FORT RECOVERY - Fort Recovery was clicking in all three phases Saturday night.
Gavin Thobe rushed for 169 yards, Logan Homan had 11 tackles and kicker Cobe Wendel went 9-for-9 on PATs as the Indians rolled to a 63-7 win over Fairbanks in the second round of the Division VI Region 24 playoffs.
COLDWATER - The week off didn't put too much rust on Coldwater.
The Cavaliers opened Division VI Region 24 football playoffs with a 37-6 win over Triad at Cavalier Stadium on Saturday night.
HARROD - For three quarters, Minster repeatedly shot itself in the foot on offense and special teams.
However, as the Wildcats defense increasingl
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Parkway saw its football playoff run end on Saturday with a 37-0 loss to third-seeded Frankfort Adena in the Division VI Region 24 playoffs in Ross County.
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Celina finished its boys soccer regular season with a 1-1 draw with Ontario on Saturday at the soccer stadium.
Nathan Wilson had the lone goal for the Bulldogs, which puts them at 10-3-2 heading into the Division II tournament.