ROCKFORD - Ralph Rhoades was 16 years old when he became a volunteer firefighter with the Mendon department. The 80-ish fireman retired a few months ago as Rockford Fire Department chief after more than a half century of fighting fires.
Coldwater senior Maria Wermert will join her four teammates of the 3,200-meter relay at the Division II state track meet later this week after placing third in the pole vault on Saturday at Lexington High School.
ROSSBURG - There have now been 129 O'Reilly All-Star Circuit of Champion Sprint Car races held at Eldora Speedway. Many of those have been exciting, but it is hard to imagine that any were better than the 30-lap event held on the high bank, one-half mile oval on Saturday night.