CELINA - Aaron Beougher has delivered a few babies during his career as a firefighter/paramedic but he never thought he'd welcome his own daughter into the world in the family's SUV. [More
CELINA - Board of election members on Monday stuck by their decision to dismiss a petition by a Fort Recovery Village Council incumbent seeking re-election in November.
ST. MARYS - Traffic to and from school has been congested but manageable, according to one St. Marys official.
Police chief Tim Eberle on Monday ga
Flocks congregate at village's wastewater treatment plant
ST. HENRY - Council members became goosebusters Monday night as they worked on a plan to rid flocks of Canada geese from the town's wastewater treatment plant.
Golf at the Mercer County Elks
CARTHEGENA - The Mercer County Elks was busy on Monday afternoon as five Midwest Athletic Conference golf matches were played on the course.
When St. Henry volleyball alum Diana Kramer glances toward the southwest corner of the St. Henry Middle School gymnasium, the red and white trimmed championship banners seem to scream down at her just as they have done since she was in the seventh grade. [More
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Parkway's volleyball team pushed its record to 5-0 after earning a three-game sweep over Ottoville on Monday night in Putnam County. The Panthers won the match with scores of 25-18, 25-13 and 25-17.
Koesters striving to cap career with strong senior season
Coldwater's Kelsey Koesters has clearly established herself as the top girls golfer in the area but that doesn't mean she is content with her impressive list of accomplishments.
CELINA - With the loss of just three combined runners off last year's cross country teams, Celina head coach Dan Otten is optimistic about a successful season ahead for his Bulldogs.
COLDWATER - It's easy to understand why Marty Schoenherr is a bit antsy to get the cross country season rolling.
Schoenherr welcomes back a wealth
FORT RECOVERY - Michelle Stammen is hoping for great things from her Fort Recovery cross country teams with the return of last year's leaders.
MARIA STEIN - Marion Local's venerable coach Randy Jutte returns for his 30th and final season as the leader of the Flyers' cross country program, and he'd like his last go-round to be a fun and successful campaign.
MINSTER - It's been four years since Larry Topp's Minster boys cross country team last stood at the pinnacle of the Midwest Athletic Conference, but with seven returning letter winners this fall, expectations are high in Wildcat Country for a return shot at the big trophy.
NEW BREMEN - What a difference a year makes.
In 2012, New Bremen's girls team had only six varsity members and with the small numbers, the Cardinal
ROCKFORD - Parkway's girls cross country team welcomes back a wealth of experience but the boys squad is in rebuilding mode after the graduation of six runners, including state qualifier Cameron Strunk.
ST. HENRY - After several years as an assistant, Dan Hemmelgarn is entering his first year as head coach of the St. Henry cross country program.
ST. MARYS - The potential looks promising for the St. Marys cross country teams as head coach Rob Cisco harbors high expectations from both of his squads this fall.
CELINA - Bret Baucher has been missing one of his top golfers so far this season but once the Bulldogs are at full strength, he feels that he has a squad that is capable of contending in the Western Buckeye League.
COLDWATER - There is plenty of experience for both the Coldwater boys and girls golf teams this season as they both look to make a move up in the Midwest Athletic Conference standings.
FORT RECOVERY - While Brad Evers has an experienced group back for the Fort Recovery boys golf team, there is a renewed interest in the girls golf team after several years of inactivity.
MARIA STEIN - The Marion Local girls' and boys' golf teams are both in similar predicaments but have different circumstances. Neither squad has treme
MINSTER - If the Minster's boys golf program could be personified with a single word, head coach Jay Purdy doesn't hesitate with his selection - tradition.
NEW BREMEN - Cindy Newman is the veteran boys golf coach at New Bremen and she has been around the sport long enough to know what a rebuilding year looks like and that this season could be one of those years for the Cardinals.
ROCKFORD - Parkway golf coaches Joe Falk and Eric Stachler will have a strong 1-2 punch to build around this year.
Falk, in his first year as head
ST. HENRY - Following an extended stint as St. Henry's girls golf head coach, John Dorner has replaced Charlie Maier and is now in charge of the Redskins' boys program.
ST. MARYS - Although St. Marys' boys golf team finished in the bottom half of the Western Buckeye League last season, head coach Scott Ross is optimistic that he has the leaders to make a return to the upper-tier of the league this season.
CELINA - Ryan Jenkins is entering his fifth season as head coach of Celina's boys soccer program with an optimistic outlook as he welcomes back a veteran squad.
COLDWATER - Scott Brinkman is quietly building a strong girls soccer program at Coldwater.
Coldwater had the best season in program history a year ago when the Cavaliers compiled their first winning record (9-7-2) and advanced to the Division III district finals before losing to Kalida.
ST. MARYS - Dave Ring feels that the St. Marys boys soccer team is ready to contend for a Western Buckeye League championship this year with a strong roster that returns after finishing third a year ago.
CELINA - A senior-laden squad is hoping to continue Celina's recent run of dominance in the Western Buckeye League's girls tennis race.
ST. MARYS - With the loss of five seniors from last year's squad, coupled with looming injuries already this season, St. Marys tennis head coach Brice Brenneman has a lot of question marks this fall.