FORT RECOVERY - Not often can a team close a Midwest Athletic Conference game with a nearly 12-minute scoring drought from the field and come away with the victory.
Despite their lack of offensive fireworks for almost the final 1 1/2 quarters of their fight with Fort Recovery, Minster improvised with nearly flawless defense and remarkable free throw shooting to pick up their sixth MAC triumph of the year with a 43-34 victory. [More]
CELINA - With the city's insurance costs expected to jump 15 percent annually for the next five years, city council members agree they must cut expenses to continue offering quality benefits to employees.
VAN WERT - A sluggish second quarter hampered Celina and Van Wert was able to pull ahead and come away with its first Western Buckeye League win of the season by a 46-32 margin in girls basketball action Thursday night at the Fieldhouse.
After trailing by one at half, Marion Local outscored St. John's 14-9 in the third quarter, which ended up making all the difference as the top-ranked team in Division IV left Arnzen Gymnasium with a 43-39 win over the Blue Jays in MAC action.