Saturday, September 23rd, 2006
By Ryan Hines
ST. HENRY - Coldwater used a dominating performance by its offensive and defensive lines on the way to handing St. Henry its first loss of the season in a battle of undefeated and state-ranked football teams on a soggy Friday night.
The Cavaliers rallied from a 7-0 deficit to defeat the Redskins 14-7 at the Wally Post Athletic Complex as sole possession of first place in the Midwest Athletic Conference was up for grabs. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
KENTON - Celina became the latest victim of the aerial assault of Dailyn Campbell as the Kenton Wildcats ran up 36 straight points to open the game en route to a 43-14 win at Robinson Field.
The Wildcats go to 4-1 overall and 4-0 in the Western Buckeye League as the Bulldogs complete the first half of the season 1-4 overall and 1-3 in league play. [More]
By Bruce Monnin
MINSTER - When you watch football games on television, the announcers will often point out how the team winning the time of possession battle usually wins the game.
The Minster Wildcats came out of the gate dominating in total yards and time of possession in the first half, but the Marion Local Flyers won two more important statistics, turnovers and points. [More]
Obituaries on September 23rd, 2006
Donald G. Hitchen, 72, 520 Oil St., St. Marys, died at 4:15 p.m. Sept. 21, 2006, at his residence. [More]
Local pictures on September 23rd, 2006
Subscriber stories on September 23rd, 2006
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Celina administration officials are making plans to form a storm water management district in the city.
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As more and more vaccines hit the market each year, questions about the safety and need for the long list of state recommended immunizations continues to rise.
COLDWATER - Wheelchair-bound fans rooting for the Coldwater football team this year at Cavalier Stadium have been further welcomed with the addition of an $11,000 seating area.
Mercer County Commission-ers have agreed to sign a letter of support for the Grand Lake/ Wabash Watershed Alliance's bid to secure $900,000 in U.S. EPA grant money.
With some new cruisers now on the road, the Mercer County Sheriff's Office is retiring a van and five patrol vehicles.
Mercer County Commissioners
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St. Marys rebounded from two straight losses to beat Ottawa-Glandorf 35-7 at Skip Baughman Stadium, avenging last year's 33-0 loss in Ottawa.
ROCKFORD - There was as much lighting on the ground as in the sky on Friday night at Panther Stadium as Parkway broke a two-game losing streak with a 34-18 Midwest Athletic Conference win over New Bremen.
ANNA - Combine terrible weather, sloppy play, and a tough squad from Anna, and you'll get a feeling for how things went for Fort Recovery on Friday night.
VERSAILLES - Okay, so it's only week five of the 2006 football season but Friday night's Midwest Athletic Conference contest at Hole Field in Versailles was for all intents and purposes an a elimination game as the loser would fall two games behind in the league title chase.
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Bath won the Western Buckeye League golf tournament on Thursday at Lost Creek, securing the overall title after an 8-1 dual match season.