Thursday, October 19th, 2017

Man gets probation for area break-ins

By Ed Gebert
CELINA - A Henry County man who pleaded guilty last month to two counts of breaking and entering was sentenced on Wednesday to up to three years of probation.
Lewis Frederick Rohda, 18, Malienta, also was sentenced by Judge Jeffrey Ingraham in Mercer County Common Pleas Court to 83 days in jail, which he has already served. In addition, he was placed on community control for up to three years with the possibility of serving 11 months in jail on each count if he violates community control rules. He must also pay $678 restitution to Lake View Liquors.
Rohda in late July reportedly had broken into outside displays and had taken candy and beverages at the Murphy USA gas station on Havemann Road. Shortly after, he reportedly broke into the drive-thru window at Lake View Liquors on East Logan Street, taking cigarettes, alcohol and cash. He reportedly had been seen later that morning walking along East Market Street and was recognized by officers who had viewed surveillance video footage of the incidents.
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College Notes
The Fall Classic is underway in Columbus.
Two former area pitchers have turned in strong performances for the Ohio State Buckeyes in the the 2017 Scarlet and Gray World Series, a five-game split-squad showcase.
Curtain Call
Tomorrow evening at the Wally Post Athletic Complex will mark the 50th varsity meeting on the gridiron between the St. Henry Redskins and the Marion Local Flyers.
No. 1 Marion travels to face No. 9 St. Henry
It has been a challenging road to perfection for the Marion Local Flyers.
And the challenges won't stop coming.
This week, the Midwest Athletic
Computer Points Projections
Obviously, the high school football playoff picture comes a little more into focus after the completion of each subsequent week of the regular season
Celina at Van Wert
Last year: Celina, 43-12. Brett Schwieterman rushed for 142 yards and a touchdown and Ryan Harter had four touchdowns as the Bulldogs kept the Cougars winless.
Player of the Week
  Jacob Wenning, WR Coldwater
  Six catches for 145 yards and three touchdowns in 24-10 over Versailles.