MINSTER - Fifteen Minster Rocket Club members have earned a trip to compete in a national championship.
This is the first time three Minster teams have qualified for the Team America Rocketry Challenge, according to team mentor/adviser Ted Oldiges. The club began in 2009 and has qualified at least one team in each of the past seven years for the fly-off. [More]
ST. MARYS - Celina improved to 4-1 in Western Buckeye League boys' tennis action with a 4-1 win over rival St. Marys on Thursday afternoon at the Minster Bank Courts at Memorial High School. The Roughriders drop to 2-2 in league matches.
Although each match went two sets each, all were competitive with just three of the 10 sets having a team win fewer than four games. [More]
MONTEZUMA - About 100 firefighters from at least 10 departments on Wednesday night battled a large barn fire near the intersection of Clover Four Road and U.S. 127.
Montezuma Fire Chief Ron Schulze this morning said the barn, which is owned by Earl and Ruth Heyne, had been used for storage and contained miscellaneous unknown items but did not contain livestock. He said half of the barn was destroyed but the other half could be saved. A loss estimate was not available at press time today. [More]
MARIA STEIN - The weather was chilly at the Flyer Athletic Complex in Maria Stein, but Parkway's bats were warmed up.
And so was the right arm of Panther pitcher Haley Hawk. The three-time MAC Softball Player of the Year faced the minimum 15 batters and came away with a one-hitter. Hawk also contributed at the plate as the Panthers beat Marion Local 12-0 in five innings in MAC action. [More]