MASSILLON — Marion Local's 33-0 win over Trimble in the Division VII state title game on Saturday made the Flyers the seventh school in Ohio High School Athletic Association history to win three or more consecutive titles, joining Cincinnati Moeller, Cleveland St. Ignatius, Delphos St. John’s, Newark Catholic, Versailles and Youngstown Ursuline
“It means a lot to us and our community,” Marion Local quarterback Adam Bertke said. “Just to be out there with those top schools, it’s an awesome honor.”
CELINA — The successful implementation of a treatment train, record dredging and a continued focus on cleaning up Grand Lake St. Marys were some of the highlights that were touched upon during Saturday’s Lake Improvement Association meeting.
Grand Lake St. Marys Restoration Commission Manager Milt Miller gave LIA members a rundown of some of the group’s accomplishments during the past 12 months. At the top of the list was the Prairie Creek treatment train.
Patricia Ann Voisard, 83, of 740 N. Augustus St., St. Marys, died on Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, at St. Ritas Medical Center, Lima, following an extended illness.
She was born on July 12, 1930, in St. Joseph, Mo., the daughter of Charles and Margaret (Hahn) Cianciolo.
She married Edward J. Voisard on May 3, 1952, at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in St. Joseph, Mo., and he survives at the residence.
NEW BREMEN — Things started clicking for the St. Marys Roughriders during the second quarter of Saturday night’s game at New Bremen. St. Marys got its hands in the passing lanes, started draining shots and eventually opened up a double-digit second-half lead that it nursed through the fourth quarter for a 50-39 win over the Cardinals.
St. Marys’ ended its three-game opening gauntlet against top Midwest Athletic Conference teams with a win — and a double-digit victory at that.
ANNA – It came down to a put back basket by Andrew Arnett with two seconds left to put the New Knoxville Rangers basketball team over the hump Saturday evening and give the Rangers a 59-57 victory over the Anna Rockets in a non-league game played at Anna.
MINSTER 64, SIDNEY LEHMAN 51
MINSTER—Minster head coach Mike Lee said it best after his team downed Lehman Catholic 64-51.
“I just told the kids there are going to be nights that are not pretty and there were some rough moments, but it is better to be rough on the winning side then on the down side,” said Lee.
Austin Brackman and Brandon Hoying scored 12 points apiece. Eli Wolf had 11 points.
NEW BREMEN — A three minute stretch midway through the third quarter allowed the Versailles Tigers to close up a deficit and by the end of the quarter grab a three-point lead. The Tigers hit free throws down the stretch to defeat New Bremen 58-47 Friday night.
New Bremen moves to 1-2 and 0-1 in the MAC.
ST. MARYS — St. Henry’s first half was a messy affair, full of fouls on defense to go with a clunky offense. The first several possessions of the second half erased all that for the Redskins.
St. Henry scored the first 11 points of the third quarter to break things open after St. Marys had closed to within one at the half and the Redskins earned a 56-42 non-conference win at Memorial High School.
St. Henry outscored the Riders 17-6 in the third quarter to take a 42-30 lead into the fourth.
WAPAKONETA — Celina rallied in the late stages of its match against the St. Marys wrestling team at Thursday night’s super-tri at Wapakoneta, earning a pair of key pins and a void in three of the last four classes to eek out a 36-34 win over the rival Roughriders.
Thursday, Dec. 5
St. Marys at Wapakoneta Super-Tri (Celina, Kenton, St. Marys, Wapak)
Thursday, Dec. 5