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the first stop on a bus tour across Ohio. Presidential hopeful Mitt Romneys running mate used President Barack Obamas plan of deep military cuts and his proposal to shut down the Joint Systems Management Center, an Allen County employer of 800 and the only tank plant in the country, to get the crowds attention. Look, Lima, I know you understand when you have a president who has proposed again and again to shut down this tank factory the only one we have over a budget gimmick, the Wisconsin lawmaker said. If we keep doing this, if we keep showing that the only thing we want to do is gut our military, that projects weakness abroad. And by projecting weakness abroad, our adversaries are so much more tempted to test us and our allies are so much less willing to trust us. The White House has proposed suspending tank production because the Pentagon says it will soon have enough tanks. Some members of Congress are attempting to restore funding for the tanks and other military weapons in a defense spending bill, a move the White House has threatened to veto. The administration says adding more money to the budget will trigger deeper cuts because of an agreement made during a failed congressional attempt last year to reduce the deficit. Ryan voted for the automatic spending cuts that could trigger large cuts in the nations defense budget. Ohio Republicans have been critical of plans affecting the plant and say they wont save the government money. General Dynamics Corp.s land systems unit, which operates the governmentowned plant, estimates that the cost of shutting down the plant and then restarting it would be $1.6 billion while keeping it open with minimal production over four years would cost $1.4 billion. The Army puts the price of pausing production much lower around $400 million, the Associated Press has reported. Were not going to shut down the only tank plant we have in America. We need

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Delphos, Ohio peace through strength, Ryan said. A comment made by Romney was put under the spotlight Monday. Asked by a member of the audience to explain his running mates 47-percent remark, Ryan said, We want an opportunity society, not a welfare state. He said the Romney administrations measure of success would be not how many people are on food stamps but how many we get off of them. In his final push for the afternoon, Ryan said President Obamas statement in an interview on the Univision network last week that he cant change Washington from the inside was revealing. That is why you send presidents to Washington - to fix whats broken in Washington. Since hes admitted he cant change Washington, we need to change presidents, Ryan said. Recent polls in Ohio show Obama with a slight lead over Romney. The Associated Press contributed to this story.

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Vice presidential hopeful Paul Ryan spoke to an audience of 2,000 in Lima Monday. Convention Center in Lima on Monday that Americans are beginning to give up hope on the economic recovery. People are beginning to give up hope. People are beginning to think that the American Dreams not for

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LIMA Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan told the nearly 2,000 supporters at the Veterans Memorial Civic and

them because of this stagnant economy. And when you take a look at what your governments doing to you in every nook and cranny of America, its not good, Ryan said during the town hall meeting. Ryans visit to Lima was

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Most Reverend Ottenweller dies


TOLEDO The Rev. Albert H. Ottenweller, a former auxiliary bishop for the Toledo Catholic Diocese and retired Steubenville bishop who was well known for his ministry among migrant workers, died Sunday in the Ursuline Center, Toledo, where he had lived since December, 2010. He was 96. The cause of death was not known, said the Rev. John Blazer, a close friend. Father Ottenweller was the first priest in the diocese to be ordained auxiliary bishop, a position he held from 1974 to 1977, when he was installed as bishop of the Steubenville Diocese. He had also served as an associate and pastor at churches in Northwest Ohio. A native of Leipsic, he was known for his compassion for others and ability to relate to the most common person. He was a humble, wise man, said Msgr. William Kubacki, diocesan vicar for priests. He just loved people. He

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The Delphos Area Table Tennis Club will start play for the season on Oct. 3. For more information, call Donald McDougall at 419-234-3034.

THURSDAY (partial) Boys Soccer: Woodlan at Lincolnview, 5 p.m.; Kalida at Elida, 7 p.m. Girls Soccer (5 p.m.): Jefferson at Crestview (NWC); Lincolnview at Fort Jennings; Elida at Bath (WBL), 7 p.m.; Archbold at Kalida, 7 p.m. Boys Golf (9 a.m.): Division III Sectionals at Auglaize (St. Johns, Jefferson, Ft. Jennings, Ottoville, Lincolnview, Kalida, Columbus Grove). Girls Golf: Lincolnview at Wayne Trace Inv. (Pleasant Valley), 4:30 p.m. Volleyball (6 p.m.): New Bremen at St. Johns (MAC), 5:30 p.m.; Jefferson at Spencerville (NWC); Ottoville at Leipsic (PCL); Lincolnview at Ada (NWC); Kenton at Elida (WBL); Archbold at Kalida; Columbus Grove at Bluffton (NWC); Celina at Van Wert (WBL). Girls Tennis: WBL Tourney at Kenton, 9 a.m. Partly cloudy Thursday with highs in the upper 60s and lows in the mid 40s. See page 2.

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Bishop Albert Ottenweller was very kind. He was just a downright good man. Bishop Ottenweller retired from the Steubenville Diocese in 1991 and moved to Toledo, where he lived in the rectory at Holy Rosary Cathedral. In retirement, he teamed up with long-time friend, Sister Nancy Westmeyer, to See BISHOP, page 2

Seniors from Jefferson and St. Johns high schools were treated to the Rotary Walking Tour this morning. Twelve tour groups were herded by volunteer guides through the museums and historic sites of downtown Delphos. Doris Dickman, left, tells her group about the projector room of the old movie theater where she used to work as a high school student. If you ever wondered why old movies like The Ten Commandments had an intermission in the middle, it was so they could wind the film for the second half, Dickman said. Some of the other sites on the tour include the old Walsh and Remlinger buildings (now H&R Block and the Delphos Club, respectively), Lock 23 and the old city building, now the police and fire departments. All groups convened at the VFW for lunch. See more photos in Thursdays Herald.

Obama targeting Report: Premium hikes for Ohio college voters top Medicare drug plans
By JOHN SEEWER and THOMAS J. SHEERAN The Associated Press TOLEDO President Barack Obama is making a big push to drum up enthusiasm among college students and young adults in Ohio, a group he won by a wide margin four years ago and will need again in November. Obama will visit two college campuses in northern Ohio today, first stopping at Bowling Green State University and then at Kent State University for rallies in the schools basketball arenas. The presidents trip back to Ohio comes as the Republican ticket wraps up a three-day bus tour of the state. GOP challenger Mitt Romney campaigned in Dayton on Tuesday, and hell be in suburban Columbus and Cleveland today before making a final stop later in the day in Toledo. Most recent polls show Obama with a slim lead over Romney in Ohio, a state considered a must-win for both. A big part of Obamas strategy in Ohio and other key swing states is reaching out to young people on college campuses who are concerned about the rising costs of education, job opportunities and paying off student loans. Obama kicked off his reelection campaign with a rally in May at Ohio State University. In recent months, hes been at Capital University in Columbus and Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland. He says that he wants to make tax credits for college expenses permanent and expand Pell grants for students from lower-earning families. Romney counters that increasing federal student aid encourages tuition to go up and wants private lenders to return to the federal student loan program. He proposes eliminating duplicative federal college financial aid programs and giving Pell grants to students that need them most. Obama won two-thirds of the vote four years ago among college-age adults 18-24 and See OBAMA, page 2 By RICARDO ALONSOZALDIVAR The Associated Press WASHINGTON Seniors enrolled in seven of the 10 most popular Medicare prescription drug plans will be hit with double-digit premium hikes next year if they dont shop for a better deal, says a private firm that analyzes the highly competitive market. The report Monday by Avalere Health is a reality check on the Obamas administrations upbeat pronouncements. Back in August, officials had announced that the average premium for basic prescription drug coverage will stay the same in 2013, at $30 a month. The administrations number is accurate as an overall indicator for the entire market, but not very helpful to consumers individually since it doesnt reflect price swings in the real world. The average senior is going to benefit by carefully scrutinizing their situation, because every year the market changes, Avalere President Dan Mendelson said. Avalere crunched the numbers based on bid documents that the plans submitted to Medicare. The report found premium increases for all top 10 prescription drug plans, known as PDPs. However, the most popular plan AARP MedicareRx Preferred is only going up 57 cents per month nationally, to $40.42 from the current $39.85. The seven plans with double-digit premium increases were: the Humana WalmartPreferred Rx Plan (23 percent); First Health Part D Premier (18 percent); First Health Part D Value Plus (17 percent); Cigna Medicare Rx Plan One (15 percent); Express Scripts MedicareValue (13 percent); the HealthSpring Prescription Drug Plan (12 percent); and Humana Enhanced (11 percent). Another two plans in the top 10 also had single-digit increases. They were the SilverScript Basic (8 percent) and WellCare Classic (3 percent). On the plus side for consumers, a new low-cost plan

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entered the market. Premiums for the AARP MedicareRx Saver Plus Plan will average $15 a month nationally, although it wont be available everywhere. Thats $3.50 less than the current low-cost leader, the Humana Walmart plan, whose premiums are rising to $18.50. The new AARP plan is run by UnitedHealth Group Inc., the nations largest health insurance company. United pays AARP for the right to use its name on a range of Medicare insurance products, a successful business strategy that has proven lucrative for both partners. When Humana and Walmart teamed up to offer their low-cost plan in 2011, United felt the competition. There is a real focus on the premium in this market, Mendelson said. If a plan fields an offering with a low premium, it knows it can capture a significant number of customers. Medicare spokesman Brian Cook did not dispute the Avalere estimates. We See HIKES, page 2

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than 17 million enrolled in private plans through the prescription drug program. President Barack Obamas 2010 health care law is improving prescription drug plans by gradually closing the coverage gap known as the doughnut hole for those with high prescription drug costs. The Avalare numbers did have one silver lining for the Obama administration. When the projections are tweaked to account for seniors switching to lower-cost coverage, premiums for 2013 are likely to remain steady. Separately, the administration recently announced at Youngstown State University, said he saw more political intensity two years ago during the Ohio governors race. Why? I dont think anyones happy with either of the two candidates, he said. I know Im not. At the College of Wooster south of Cleveland, Daniel Cohen, 20, said the mood is starting to change as the campaign heats up. Cohen, president of the college Democrats, said the Obama campaign has that average premiums for Medicare Advantage insurance plans will barely inch up next year on average, while enrollment in the private medical plans will continue to rise. Many Medicare Advantage plans also combine prescription drug coverage in one package deal. But the biggest premium announcement is yet to come. Virtually all seniors pay the Part B premium for outpatient care, including those with traditional Medicare as well as those in private plans. Currently $99.90 a month, the Part B premium it is expected to rise next year by less than $10. emphasized voter registration on campus. Obviously that demographic wins for them last time, so it probably is more likely to win for them this time, Cohen said. Michael Zickar, chairman of both the psychology department at Bowling Green State University and the Wood County Democratic Party, acknowledged that there was little excitement for Obama on campus up until the last few months.

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continue to encourage seniors to shop around and find the plan that works best for them, he said. Medicares open enrollment season starts Oct. 15, and beneficiaries have a wide variety of choices of taxpayer-subsidized private prescription plans. Seniors and family members can use the online Medicare Plan Finder to input individual prescription lists and find plans in their area that cover them. About 90 percent of Medicares nearly 50 million beneficiaries have some form of drug coverage, with more

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18-29 years old, according to exit polling. In Ohio, young voters went more heavily Democratic than in any election since at least 1992. But there are questions about whether young people are enthusiastic this time around and will turn out for Obama like they did in 2008. Josh Prest, a 21-year-old political science major and former head of college Republicans

Twelve arraignments were held Wednesday in Van Wert County Common Pleas Court following a Special Session of the Van Wert County Grand Jury this past Friday: Jessica Thompson, 26, Van Wert, was charged with three counts of trafficking drugs, each a felony of the fifth degree; and three counts of complicity to trafficking in drugs, also each a felony of the fifth degree.

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She pled not guilty and was released on a surety bond. Her case was set for pretrial on Oct. 3. Susan Shawley, 43, Van Wert, was arraigned on three counts of trafficking marijuana, each a felony of the fourth degree. She pled not guilty and was released on a surety bond. Her case was set for pretrial on Oct. 3. Deana Ladd, 42, Van Wert, was charged with four counts of trafficking drugs, each a felony of the fourth degree. She pled not guilty and was released on a surety bond. Pretrial is set for Oct. 3. Sam Whisman, 20, Van Wert, was arraigned on one count of trafficking drugs, a felony of the fifth degree. He pled not guilty and was released on a surety bond with a pretrial date of Oct. 3. Daniel Myrick, 22, Delphos, was charged with trafficking in marijuana, a felony of the fifth degree. He pled not guilty and was released on a surety bond. His pretrial was set for Oct. 3. Robert Thompson, 28, Van Wert, was charged with aggravated trafficking in drugs, a felony of the second degree; aggravated trafficking in drugs, a felony of the third degree; and aggravated trafficking in drugs, a felony of the fourth degree. He pled not guilty and his bond was set at $10,000 cash plus $5,000 surety. He was allowed work release and his

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case was set for pretrial on Oct. 3. Cody Bigham, 28, Van Wert, was charged with aggravated trafficking in drugs, a felony of the first degree; and aggravated trafficking in drugs, a felony of the third degree. He pled not guilty and his bond was set at $10,000 cash plus $5,000 surety. He was allowed work release and his case was set for pretrial on Oct. 3. Patricia Bigham, 29, Van Wert, was arraigned on two counts of aggravated trafficking in drugs, each a felony of the second degree; and two counts of aggravated trafficking in drugs, each a felony of the third degree. She pled not guilty and her bond was set at $10,000 cash plus $5,000 surety. Her pretrial was set for Oct. 10. Kip Hartman, 50, Van Wert, was charged with two counts of trafficking in drugs, each a felony of the fifth degree. He pled not guilty and was released on a surety bond with a pretrial date of Oct. 10. Natasha Masters, 27, Van Wert, was charged with aggravated trafficking in drugs, a felony of the second degree; aggravated trafficking in drugs, a felony of the third degree; and aggravated trafficking in drugs a felony of the fourth degree. She pled not guilty and her bond was set at $10,000 cash plus $5,000 surety. Her case was set for pretrial on Oct. 10. Michael Coombs Jr. 29, Van Wert, was charged with trafficking in marijuana, a felony of the fourth degree; and two counts of trafficking in marijuana, each fifth degree felonies. He pled not guilty and was released on a surety bond. His pretrial date is Oct. 10. Robert Ladd, 43, Van Wert, was charged with trafficking in drugs, a felony of the fifth degree; and two counts of trafficking in drugs, each fourth degree felonies. He was released on a surety bond. Pretrial set for Oct. 10.

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leadership formation programs. Initially, they teamed up to form Vision Time, and, later, Servant Leadership Center, which nurtures individuals to find their skills and talents so they can use them for the welfare and betterment of the community. He really had a passion for seeing the church as the people of God and recognizing that in the circle we are all equal, said Sister Nancy, of the Tiffin Franciscan order. Bishop Ottenweller was born April 5, 1916, in Stanford, Mont. Father Blazer said his father, Charles Ottenweller was a blacksmith and moved from Indiana to Montana to start a shop there. After the business he returned to Indiana, and later moved to Leipsic, he said. He was very proud of his background and being the son of a blacksmith, Father Blazer said. He attended St. Mary Catholic School in Leipsic and left Leipsic to study at St. Joseph High School and later St. Joseph College in Rensselaer, Ind. He earned philosophy and theology degrees from Catholic University of America in Washington in 1943. After he was ordained a priest June 19, 1943, by the late Rev. Karl Alter, he served as an associate at St. John the Evangelist Church in Delphos. He was an associate from 1959 to 1961 at St. Richard Church, Swanton. He was pastor for two years at St. Joseph Church, Blakeslee, in Williams County, and its mission, Sacred Heart of Montpelier. From 1962 to 1968 he was pastor of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Bono, and also directed the Spanish-speaking apostolate for the diocese. As part of his migrant ministry he made it possible for priests to be released from pastoral work during the summer to teach religion classes in the migrant labor camp. He also directed a program that gave priests an opportunity for study in Mexico to learn the language and customs of that country for their work in Northwest Ohio. He returned to Delphos in 1968 to become pastor of St. John Church, serving in that role until he was appointed auxiliary bishop. He also was pastor of St. Michael Church in Findlay during the three years he was auxiliary bishop. Surviving are his sisters, Joan Pfahler, Phyllis Lowry, Rosaline Buescher, and Jane Brandt. Reception of the body will take place at 4 p.m. today in in St. Martin de Porres Church, West Bancoft Street, followed by a wake service at 6:30 p.m. The body will lie in state for visitation at Rosary Cathedral, Collingwood Boulevard, Wednesday from 3 p.m. until a Mass at 6:30 p.m. A Vespers service will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday in Holy Name Cathedral, Steubenville, where the funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday, Tributes are suggested to the Servant Leadership, 1618 Sylvania Ave. Coyle Funeral Home is handling arrangements. Gary E. Walters, 61, of Spencerville, died Tuesday evening at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home, Spencerville.

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Oct. 5, 1935-Sept. 25, 2012 David F. Kiggins, 76, of Delphos, died at 1:03 a.m. Tuesday at St. Ritas Medical Center. He was born Oct. 5, 1935, in Lima to Fred and Rosabelle (Clinger) Kiggins, who preceded him in death. On June 21, 1975, he married Delphia Arthur, who survives in Delphos. Other survivors include two sons, Joseph (Carol) Kiggins of Cridersville and Brent (Shandell) Kiggins of Delphos; a daughter, Teresa (Jim) Brummett of Alger; two sisters, Joyce Kiggins of Delphos and Pat (Larry) Fetzer of Lima; and six grandchildren. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Raymond and Dennis Kiggins; and a grandson, Marcus Kiggins. Mr. Kiggins worked as a mechanic at Briggs Marathon for 32 years and then worked at Double A Trailer Sales in the parts department. He was a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church. He enjoyed camping and spending time with his family. Funeral services will begin at 3 p.m. on Friday at Harter and Schier Funeral Home, the Rev. David Howell officiating. Burial will be in Salem Mennonite Cemetery. Friends may call from 1-3 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Preferred memorials are to the family for expenses.

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April 27, 1930 TONIGHT: Partly cloudy. Sept. 21, 2012 Lows in the lower 50s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Ralph Eugene Gene THURSDAY: Partly Purdy, 82, a life-long resi- cloudy. Highs in the upper dent of Spencerville, died at 60s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 9:15 p.m. Friday at St. Ritas mph. Medical Center. THURSDAY NIGHT: He was born April 27, Partly cloudy. Lows in the 1930, in Spencerville to mid 40s. East winds around John Burdette and Thelma 5 mph. Grace (Long) Purdy, who are EXTENDED FORECAST deceased. FRIDAY: Partly cloudy. On Oct. 15, 1949, he Highs in the upper 60s. married LaVonne Bonnie Northeast winds around 10 Strayer, who died on Aug. 2, mph. 2007. FRIDAY NIGHT AND Funeral services will SATURDAY NIGHT: begin at 10:30 a.m. Friday Mostly clear. Lows in the at Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral upper 40s. Highs in the upper Home, the Rev. Vince Lavieri 60s. officiating. Burial will be in SUNDAY: Partly cloudy. Spencerville Cemetery, with Highs in the upper 60s. graveside military rites conSUNDAY NIGHT ducted by the Spencerville THROUGH TUESDAY: Veterans. Mostly clear. Lows in the Friends may call from 3-8 upper 40s. Highs in the lower p.m. Thursday at the funeral 70s. home. Preferred memorials are to the Spencerville Veterans Corn $7.59 Memorial Park or the United Wheat $8.62 Church of Christ Memorial Soybeans $15.95 Fund.

High temperature Tuesday in Delphos was 71 degrees, low was 50. Rainfall was recorded at .62 inch. High a year ago today was 67, low was 48. Record high for today is 92, set in 1988. Record low is 28, set in 1932. WEATHER FORECAST Tri-county The Assocaited Press

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By ANN SANNER The Associated Press COLUMBUSRepublican candidate Josh Mandel vowed Tuesday to limit himself to two terms in office if he is elected U.S. senator this November, a move that comes as he tries to cast himself as a fresh face and his Democratic opponent as a career politician. His remarks to reporters at a rare news conference in Columbus were part of what he called a package of proposals aimed to clean up Washington. Mandel, the state treasurer, wants former members of Congress to give up their pensions if they become registered lobbyists. And if senators and representatives cant make spending and budget decisions on time, they shouldnt get paid on time either, he said. Hes also proposing 12-year term limits for members of the House and Senate. We have a crop of career politicians there who think they can live by one set of rules while all of us throughout the state and the country live by a different set of rules, he said. Democratic incumbent Sen. Sherrod Brown is a part of the problem, he said, adding, Theres a whole crop of career politicians on both sides of the aisle whove let us down. Mandel, 34, is looking to tap into the rising anger directed at longtime politicians in Washington in the Nov. 6 election. Hes challenging Brown, 59, who began his political career in 1974 as the youngest state representative in Ohio history. A poll released Monday shows Brown with a slight edge over Mandel, 52 percent to 45 percent. Mandels plan would limit House members to six two-year terms and senators to two sixyear terms. Though, he said nothing would prevent politicians from moving from one chamber to the other after their 12 years end. Its unlikely the idea would get traction in Washington. Members of Congress have talked of self-imposed term limits, but proposals have gone nowhere. Mandel said he would adhere to the term limits, even if they didnt become law. Ive never lived in Washington, he told reporters. Ive never worked in Washington. I dont plan to spend the rest of my life in Washington. Mandel criticized Brown for breaking a term-limit promise and notify next of kin who might claim the remains. Were working on it as fast as information becomes available to us, he said. Betz said he hopes to complete the process in seven to 10 more days but that it depends on how quickly officials can reach the families. Thats more complicated when relatives arent listed and when the deaths date to the early 1990s, he said. He said two cemeteries offered to provide a crypt and permanent documentation for any of the remains that go unclaimed. The remains were found this month by a contractor hired to remove items from a house co-owned by former funeral director Scherrie McLin and another woman. The head of the state Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors has said investigators for the board found the when he was re-elected to a seventh term in the U.S. House in 2004. Brown said in 1992 that he supported a 12-year limit on congressional service. Ohio voters that year had approved limiting lawmakers to eight years. Frankly, Ive watched the state Legislature and ... Ive changed my mind, Brown said in 2004. He had argued term limits kept local lawmakers more focused on learning the ropes and being re-elected than dealing with problems such as school funding, health care and the budget. Browns campaign spokesman Justin Barasky called Mandels term-limit pledge a total joke. Mandel promised to serve a full four-year term as state treasurer when he was elected in 2010, but hes campaigning for the Senate, Barasky noted. No matter what job Josh Mandel has in elected office, he doesnt do it, Barasky said. He runs for the next one. Asked why voters should believe Mandel would limit himself to two Senate terms after he had said he would complete a full term as state treasurer, Mandel said, I will uphold it. You have my word. I will uphold it.

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COLUMBUS (AP) Ohio State University has hired a new chief fundraiser who helped two other large schools raise more than $3 billion each. The Columbus Dispatch reports that 55-year-old Michael Eicher will join OSU in Columbus on Nov. 1. Hes currently senior vice president for external affairs and development at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. Eicher oversaw the tail-end of a fundraising campaign at Johns Hopkins that brought in more than $3.7 billion. Before that, he was vice chancellor at UCLA where he designed and led a $3 billion campaign that ended in 2005. Eicher will earn $700,000 a year as OSUs senior vice president of advancement, making him the 8th highest paid employee at the school.

The Marion Township Trustees met Monday at the Marion Township Office with the following members present: Jerry Gilden, Howard Violet and Joseph Youngpeter. The purpose of the meeting was to pay bills and conduct ongoing business. The minutes of the previous meeting were read and approved as read. The trustees then reviewed the bills and gave approval for 17 checks totaling $20,099.40. Rick Keller for the Allen County Engineers office was present with the information for the township regarding Issue 1 monies for 2013. After reviewing the information, Trustee Youngpeter offered a resolution which was seconded by Trustee Violet. Road Foreman Elwer stated the Road and Sign Inventory is done for September. Fiscal Officer Kimmet presented the final figures for the 2012 road program. He also presented figures from the Department of Public Health regarding 2013 program fee increases. Police Chief Vermillion is still working on the issue on Hartman Road. Trustee Youngpeter received a call regarding a water issue in the area of 3341 Cremean Road and asked Elwer to check on it. There being no further business a motion to adjourn by Trustee Youngpeter was second by Trustee Violet and passed Columbus;Reliable Plbg & Htg;A00238;3x6(b1) unanimously.

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Poll: Most see health law being implemented


The Associated Press WASHINGTON They may not like it, but they dont see it going away. About 7 in 10 Americans think President Barack Obamas health care law will go fully into effect with some changes, ranging from minor to major alterations, an Associated PressGfK poll finds. Just 12 percent say they expect the Affordable Care Act Obamacare to dismissive opponents to be repealed completely. The law covering 30 million uninsured, requiring virtually every legal U.S. resident to carry health insurance and forbidding insurers from turning away the sick remains as divisive as the day it passed more than two years ago. After surviving a Supreme Court challenge in June, its fate will probably be settled by the November election, with Republican Mitt Romney vowing to begin repealing it on Day One and Obama pledging to diligently carry it out. Thats what the candidates say. But the poll found Americans are converging on the idea that the overhaul will be part of their lives in some form, although probably not down to its last clause and comma. Forty-one percent said they expect it to be fully implemented with minor changes, while 31 percent said they expect to see it take effect with major changes. Only 11 percent said they think it will be implemented as passed. Americans also prefer that states have a strong say in carrying out the overhaul.
WASHINGTON (AP) Discover Bank will pay millions in fees to settle accusations by regulators that it pressured credit card customers to buy costly add-on services like payment protection and credit monitoring. Discover, the sixth-biggest U.S. credit card issuer, will pay a $14 million fine and refund $200 million directly to more than 3.5 million customers, federal authorities said Monday. The companys call-center workers enrolled customers in the programs without their consent, misled them about the benefits and left customers thinking the products were free, regulators said. The action was brought by the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. Discover said this summer that it expected an enforcement action about

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One Year Ago Queen Escorts Tanner Calvelage and Jordan Bergfeld joined Queen Kaitlin Wrasman for St. Johns High Schools 2011 Homecoming Friday night at Stadium Park. The trio were joined by crown-bearer Elizabeth and Pages Austin Arnold and Elijah Stant. The Blue Jays defeated St. Henry 35-10. 25 Years Ago 1987 Members of Ottoville Veterans of Foreign Wars Jacob B. Smith 3740 and its auxiliary attended the District 2 conference in Leipsic. Attending were post commander Norbert Grote, auxiliary president Ruth Grote, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Perrin, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Minnig, Becky Perrin, Rosa Deitering and Betty Wellman. Schrader Real Estate and Auction Company is doing business in the Old Commercial Bank Building, 249 N. Main Street. James Biery of Delphos, is the Ohio representative of the Schrader Company which has offices in Indiana, Ohio and Michigan, but sells in five states. The monthly bunco and card party was held for residents at the Paradise Oaks nursing home at Cloverdale. Card winners were Bob Wilson, Doyle Leatherman, Anna Bockrath and John Heitmeyer. Bunco winners were Sophie Broecker, Julie Driscoll and Agnes Rich. 50 Years Ago 1962 The Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary met in regular session Monday evening in the Eagles club rooms. The auxiliary president, Naomi Allemeier, also state treasurer, has been assigned to the Northwestern Zone Conference which will be held Nov. 11-12 at Bellevue. Delegates to the zone conference include Dolores Hoffman, secretary; Edna Kortokrax, membership chairman; and Helen Vance, treasurer. Alternates are Jeanne Stegeman, Mildred Davis and Rita Miller. With two bull elk and an antelope, as their quarry, a three-man party consisting of two Delphos hunters and one from near Elida, returned satisfied with their hunting trip in the Teton Mountains at Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The hunters, Dr. J. E. Clark, David Good and Kenneth Stewart, reported 15-degree temperatures at night. The September meeting of the Past Presidents Parley of the American Legion Auxiliary was held Monday night in the home of Mrs. Richard Shirack, Fort Jennings Road. A social hour followed the meeting and in games played prizes were awarded to Mrs. Walter Foster and Clara Tilton. A luncheon was then served by the hostesses, who were Mrs. Fred Allemeier, Dora Brendle and Mrs. Shirack. 75 Years Ago 1937 St. John the Evangelist unit of the Catholic Students Mission Crusade has achieved a singular distinction in Toledo diocese. The local unit rates first in financial contributions per capita in a field which consists of all colleges and high schools in the diocese. The initial meeting of the unit for the year was held Friday. Richard Weber was elected president; Mary Lindemann, secretary; Robert Lindemann, treasurer; and Virginia Weger, publicity manager. Delphos chapter of the Order of Eastern Star was presented with the traveling gavel at a meeting of the Ottawa chapter conducted Thursday evening at the Masonic Temple. The ritualistic work was exemplified by the Delphos chapter. The Willshire chapter will receive the traveling gavel from the local organization at a meeting to be held Wednesday evening at a meeting to be held in the Delphos Masonic Temple. L. K. Shaffer, manual arts instructor at Jefferson High School, is receiving much favorable comment from gun experts throughout the country as the result of two articles written by him and accepted for publication by the American Rifleman, the official magazine of the National Riflemens Association of America. Shaffers first article received that position in the June issue of the magazine. A second article appeared in the September issue. The local man is well known in Delphos and vicinity as an expert on guns.

WASHINGTON (AP) Americans are growing more confident in the economy, an encouraging sign for President Barack Obamas prospects on the most pivotal issue in the presidential race. A new survey of consumer confidence rose to a seven-month high Tuesday on expectations that hiring will soon pick up. And a separate report showed home values rising steadily, signaling sustained improvement in housing. This is like an opinion poll on the economy without the political parties attached, said John Ryding, chief economist at RDQ Economics, a consulting firm. The confidence survey says people are feeling better. If so, they are less likely to vote for change. The Conference Boards index of consumer confidence shot up in September to the highest level since February. The jump surprised many economists because the most recent hiring and retail sales figures have been sluggish. The increased confidence could help explain recent polls that show Obama with a widening lead over Mitt Romney in some battleground states. The consumer confidence index is closely watched because consumer spending drives nearly 70 percent of economic activity. The index jumped from 61.3 for August to 70.3 for September. It remains well below 90, the level that is thought to signify a healthy economy.

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The poll found that 63 percent want states to run new health insurance markets called exchanges. They would open for business in 2014, signing up individuals and small businesses for taxpayer-subsidized private coverage. With many GOP governors still on the sidelines, the federal government may wind up operating the exchanges in half or more of the states, an outcome only 32 percent of Americans want to see, according to the poll. Finally, the poll found an enduring generation gap, with people 65 and older most likely to oppose the bill and those younger than 45 less likely to be against it. People are sort of averaging out the candidates positions, said Harvard School of Public Health professor Robert Blendon, who tracks polling on health care issues. The presidential candidates are saying theres a stark choice, but when you ask the voters, they dont believe that the whole bill will be repealed or implemented as it is today in law. Republicans remain overwhelmingly opposed to the overhaul and in favor of repeal. But only 21 percent said they think that will actually come about. Romney supporter Toni Gardner, 69, a retired school system nurse from Louisville, Ky., said that until a few weeks ago she was sure her candidate fully supported repeal, as she does. But then Romney said in an interview there are a number of things he likes in the law that he would put into practice, including making sure

that people with pre-existing medical problems can get coverage. The Romney campaign quickly qualified that, but the candidates statement still resonates. If Romney gets in, hell go with parts of it, Gardner said, and there are parts of that he wont go with. Gardner thinks expanding coverage will cost too much and may make it harder to get an appointment with a doctor. Besides, she doesnt believe the government can handle the job. Shes covered by Medicare a governmentrun health system but says that wasnt a choice that I had. At 26, Santa Monica, Calif., web developer Vyki Englert has only bare-bones health insurance coverage. Her parents, a preschool teacher and a self-employed photographer, are uninsured. Englert says she thinks the law will largely go into effect as passed. (Among 18- to 29-year-olds, 60 percent think it will be implemented with only minor changes or none at all.) Englert says that she supports guaranteeing coverage to people with health problems and that provisions such as broader coverage for birth control will help younger women such as her. I kind of see a day-to-day way where this law could benefit me, she said. Englert says the health care law dovetails with a trend toward consumerism in her generation. Older Americans dont have the context of the young people, she added. They are looking more at the theoretical impact on the budget and the country.
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WASHINGTON Ive written variations of this column a couple of times during the past 20 years, but certain occasions bear revisiting and surely the disappearance of a friend is one. Dail Dinwiddie was my sons baby sitter/nanny when she vanished on Sept. 24, 1992. He was 8 and she was 23. Hes now five years older than she was then and Dail would be 43. Police in Columbia, S.C., where she disappeared, recently released an updated photograph showing how they imagine Dail would look today, based in part on how her parents and brother have aged. The doctored photo shows an attractive middle-aged woman. Back then, Dail was a doll just 5 feet tall and not quite 100 pounds, a blithe spirit full of laughter. I could have tucked her under an arm without much strain. Apparently, someone else did. She was like any other girl that night a U2 concertgoer with a pack of friends who migrated afterward to a section of town, Five Points, where college students often congregate into the early morning hours. Just a few blocks from the University of South Carolina, Five Points is a friendly commercial intersection of restaurants, bars and boutiques. It is always daytime there, with nearly as

Once upon a disappearance


much foot traffic at 2 a.m. as at 2 p.m. Dail was last seen around 1:30 a.m. by a bouncer at one of the popular watering holes, Jungle Jims. She had become separated from her friends and asked the bouncer if hed seen them. He remembered watching Dail walk down the sidewalk toward another bar in the next block. The next afternoon, Dails mother called me to say Dail hadnt come home the night before and that I should meet my son at the bus stop. Hanging up, I wept. I knew Dail well enough to know that she would not just fail to come home without notifying her parents. She was too considerate for that. She certainly would never let her 8-yearold charge be left alone on a street corner. Something had happened to her. One does what one can in such situations, but what? Police dont usually begin looking for an adult for at least 24 hours because, statistically, most adults who disappear in this country leave of their own volition. But 24 hours is a long time, after which most clues are cold and the chances of finding someone greatly reduced. At the time, I had a work space in Bud Ferillos public relations office. Upon hearing what had happened, Bud offered his entire office telephones and staff to

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help organize a search effort. Ferillo is better known today as the documentary filmmaker who brought national attention to the dismal condition of South Carolina public schools with Corridor of Shame. Within a matter of days, we had hundreds of volunteers, mostly students, and thousands of fliers with Dails picture posted around South Carolina and, thanks to volunteer truckers, distributed in every state in the country. Her parents, Jean and Dan, appeared on a couple of talk shows. Dails friends re-enacted the night of her disappearance, hoping some useful clue would surface. Psychics dreamed of wooded lots, vacant houses and riverbeds. Amid the flurry of wellmeaning folks, some members of the community complained that they only mobilize when white girls disappear. Ive never been sure who the they are. Ive only had one friend disappear and I did what little I personally could. Even so, I

realized that the observation was not without merit. What does happen to other adults who vanish, I wondered? This question led to the establishment of a nonprofit organization, the Dail Dinwiddie Safe Streets Foundation, dedicated to helping police and families find the missing, as well as educating young people about the buddy system. Our efforts never resulted in a happy ending some of the missing were found dead, others in jail but at least families had a means to channel their horror in constructive ways. Just getting a missing family members picture in the newspaper was better than nothing. Eventually, the organization named for Dail dissolved. Board members died; volunteers grew up, got jobs and married. People moved on and the safe streets foundation became a stack of boxes in a corner of my office. Twenty years fly by when youre not looking for a missing child. The Dinwiddies are still looking for theirs. Someone reading this knows someone who knows something that could bring peace to the Dinwiddies. Perhaps, even you? Kathleen Parkers email address is kathleenparker@ washpost.com.

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Loretta doing well


BY LOVINA EICHER I have 10 loaves of bread rising and daughter Susan is mixing two batches of ranger cookies. The cookies are being made to take along to church services on Sunday. Shell probably end up mixing another batch so we will have some to keep for ourselves. The boys picked the tomatoes last night and didnt even get a 5 gallon bucket full. Looks like they are slowing down fast. If I do get more I would like to make a batch of pizza sauce to put in jars. I still have plenty of green peppers so I could still use those. I went with husband Joe to see a doctor after he came home from work. He has been feeling very sick the last few weeks with wheezing, coughing, sinus congestion. After putting in our hay it seems to be worse. He wears a mask to cover his mouth and nose to put in hay but it still bothers him. The doctor told Joe it was allergies and the start of bronchitis. He prescribed an inhaler and medication which will help him get over this. This is starting to keep him awake at night so he finally decided it was time to see a doctor. He will be working 5 day weeks so he needs to keep his energy level up. Loretta went back to school on Tuesday and it went very well. She seems worn out in the evenings, though. She has a lot more patience with the cast than I would have. Her feet and legs get itchy and she cant scratch them. I still remember when I was young and had a broken arm. After a few weeks the arm would start itching and you couldnt scratch beneath the cast. I thought back then it was very miserable. Loretta really tries to do a lot for herself without our help. To get into bed she puts her wheelchair up to the bed and braces it. Then she puts her cast on the bed and scoots herself on the bed. By getting out of bed, she slides backward into her wheelchair. She has also figured out how to get her wheelchair to the toilet so she can go to the bathroom without help. She is determined to get better. Saturday our new Amish neighbors Joas and Susan and three daughters biked over to see Loretta. She was glad for their company. Sisters Verena and Susan came over for a few minutes to see how her surgery went. Neighbor Susan brought us apple fry pies and a pumpkin roll from her bakery. That was a treat for us since I didnt get any baking done that week. They operate a bakery where they used to live and will gradually move it over to their new home. Their daughters are the same age as our daughters and they seem to have made friends quickly. Daughter Elizabeth started working in the cabinet shop area of the trailer factory this week. Her job had been to do the caulking around the windows and wherever it was needed. Her hand broke out in a rash so bad, they think she was allergic to something she was working

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Lady Musketeers overwhelm undermanned Jeffcats


factor. We had an advantage there. We are also deeper; we FORT JENNINGS With can bring girls off the bench the tournament season less and keep it up, Wagner noted. than three weeks away, soc- We controlled the whole cer teams are looking to get game. Jefferson made a few healthy and start clicking. good runs and took some Jefferson and Fort Jennings good shots but only broke the were the two girls soccer defense a couple of times. units that matched up on a The hosts got on the board dreary, windy and damp early on as senior Katlin Tuesday afternoon at Stechschulte off a Fort Jennings Outdoor corner kick found the Soccer Complex. back of the net with 36 The Lady minutes showing for a Musketeers used their 1-0 edge. depth and speed to They went up 2-0 at overwhelm the under31:25 when Stechschulte manned Lady Wildcats assisted senior Marissa 10-1 in non-conference Mesker from right to action. left, where Mesker went The Musketeers back from the left post (6-1-3) dominated the Stechschulte to the right post, hitting shots on-goal 22-5, the post from 14 yards with Jefferson senior goal- and trickling in. keeper Paige Miller stopping Jefferson had its first real 11 shots and Lady Musketeer shot at 27:42 when sophosenior netminder grabbing one more Bailey Miller fired from save (3 shots) and sophomore 22 yards but German got the Erin Osting two (2 shots). save. Down to 13 players (from At 23:36, Jennings junior a season start of 16), we were Marissa Good crossed from a bit overmatched today. Its the right side to the left post to tough to go against a good Stechschulte, where she netted team like Fort Jennings, with the orb from six yards for a their depth, speed and skill, 3-0 edge. Jefferson coach Josiah Stober That lead expanded to 4-0 acknowledged. We try to keep at 19:27 when senior Mara the girls in shape, plus during Brown fed Good across the matches, we pick our spots goal mouth, where her 6-yardas to when we can get girls a er from the right post nudged rest. Some of them dont leave the ball over the goal line. the field. We keep fighting, no The Lady Wildcats got their matter what. only tally at 18:41. Freshman Fort Jennings mentor Logan Hamilton got the origiRodney Wagner figured his nal attempt, a 12-yarder from teams speed was the decisive the left side that hit off the
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Jefferson junior Lindsay Deuel elevates for a shot which Paulding could not handle Tuesday night at Jefferson High School. The host Wildcats put down the Panthers 25-20 in the first set and went on to a 4-set NWC victory.

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Jefferson subdues Paulding in NWC volleyball


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DELPHOS Jeffersons volleyball team has shown steady improvement in the 2012 campaign. The Lady Wildcats took another step Tuesday night, downing Paulding 25-20, 18-25, 25-20, 25-18 in Northwest Conference action at Jefferson High School. Were showing signs of getting there. We are definitely improved, Jefferson coach Joy Early noted. Last night, we had a 5-setter (with Lima Temple Christian) where we were on one set and off the next. We were much more consistent tonight; we still have our moments but they are getting less as we move on. Paulding (2-11, 0-4 NWC) coach Todd Harmon figures the match was par for the course. We have been that close and we were that close tonight, he added. We lost a lot of seniors from last year but that is no excuse. We have girls that have roles to fill and we simply have to do the job every set and every match. We will go back to the drawing board and move on. Jefferson (7-8, 2-2 NWC) got off very quickly five straight aces by senior Fallon Van Dyke (7 aces overall out of a team total of 15). The Lady Panthers slowed the early momentum but the Red and White steadily built a 16-10 edge on a hitting error by the Panthers (32 for the match). The Panthers then took advantage of some hitting miscues by the Wildcats (32 for the match) and kills by junior Emily Farr (2; 4 for the match) and junior Sierra McCullough (4 kills), getting an ace by sophomore Morgan Riley (13 digs) to take a 20-18 lead and forcing a timeout by Early. That was the last hurrah for the visitors in the set as a hitting error gave the serve to junior Kenidi Ulm. An ace, two spikes by junior Lindsay Deuel (7 kills), two miscues and a hit off the block by junior Katelyn Goergens (10 kills) finished the set. Paulding started off better in the second set and got the lead early. A 6-0 span with four hitting errors by the Lady Wildcats the main part put the visitors in control at 13-6. The Red and White could not recover from then on and the Panthers maintained a comfortable margin,

tying the match at 1-1 on a hitting error. The third set was the opposite of its predecessor; the Wildcats getting off to a quicker start and building a 13-7 edge as Van Dyke (6 kills, 7 digs) put down an overpass. The nearest the Panthers could get from then on was 13-12 an ace by senior Courtney St. John (12 assists) but the Wildcats with more variety at the net maintained the lead and put themselves up 2-1 on a hitting miscue on set point. After a couple of ties early in the fourth set, Jefferson got the lead on a Deuel kill and never trailed again. Using aggressive serving that forced Paulding to start its offense from deep in the court, strong digging in the back row and solid hitting, they built up a 15-7 margin on an ace by junior Rileigh Stockwell (3 aces). Paulding did not go away quietly, getting within 16-14 on a hitting error. However, a spike off the defense by Goergens stopped that momentum and pushed the hosts to a 20-14 edge on a miscue. One more time, Paulding got within two 20-18 on an off-speed kill by freshman Kelsey Beck (8 kills, 25 digs) but a kill by Van Dyke jump-started a closing 5-0 spurt. Another missed spike on match point sealed the deal for the Wildcats. We communicated very well tonight, Early added. It sometimes is a lot of screaming but its effective; we need to communicate well to win. When we do, were successful; when we dont, we struggle much more. We focused on that tonight. Junior Kamie Pulford had seven digs and sophomore Brooke Culp added 20 assists for the home team. Junior Tiffany Spangler added 14 digs and junior Kaley Varner nine assists for the visitors. Paulding won the junior varsity match 25-22, 25-19. Both teams return to NWC action 6 p.m. Thursday (JV match starts): Jefferson at Spencerville and Paulding home to LCC. Monday night, the Wildcats lost a 5-set road marathon to the Lady Pioneers 17-25, 25-15, 15-25, 25-23, 15-10. Goergens led the way (6 aces, 11 kills, 2 blocks), along with Van Dyke (4 aces, 8 kills) and Culp (22 assists). LTC won the JV match 25-23, 23-25, 25-12.

Lady Green dominate in 6-0 win over Knights


By BOB WEBER The Delphos Herald btzweber@bright.net
OTTOVILLE Tuesday night was a tale of two teams going in opposite directions this year. The senior-laden Lady Green took on the overmatched and understaffed Crestview Lady Knights team in a nonleague girls soccer match on a chilly, damp night at the Ottoville Sports Complex. The Knights have only 16 girls on the roster and had one girl injured and one sick for the match. The Lady Green used their experience and bench strength to come away with a 6-0 win on the night. The first half was dominated by the Lady Green on the offensive side of the field. Senior Rachel Turnwald, sophomore Haley Landwehr, junior Monica Sarka and freshman By Nick Johnson DHI Correspondent sports@timesbulletin.com Dana Eickholt consistently throughout the half pressured the Knights defense but were unable to come away with a goal. Finally, at the 8:18 mark, Turnwald found an opening in the defense and slide a shot to the left of the Knights goalie, senior Darcci Swager, for the first and only goal of the half, giving the Lady Green a 1-0 lead. The Knights did not threaten the Lady Green goal the entire half until the 1:40 and 1:00 marks when they had two corner kicks that were easily handled by the defense and never reached the goal. The Lady Green outshot the Lady Knights 5-0 in the half. The second half was a continuation of the first, with the Lady Green pressuring from all angles and giving Lady Green head coach Tim Kimmet the opportunity to empty his bench. The home team added five more goals to its total on the evening. At the 37:16 mark, Turnwald found Landwehr with a great centering pass, extending the lead to 2-0. At the 32:39 mark, junior Kendra Eickholt boomed a shot by the Knights defense to give her team a 3-0 lead. Landwehr got her second goal of the night at the 28:15 mark before exiting the game for the night with her team leading 4-0. Two of the better Lady Green defenders got the opportunity to play a little offense in the final 10 minutes and took full advantage of it. Seniors Monica Buettner and Nicole Vorst scored goals at the 8:40 and 3:58 marks, respectively, to give the Lady Green the convincing 6-goal win over the Knights. Kimmet was pleased with his teams performance: It seemed like we got off to a slow start but I was very pleased

right post; however, Bailey Schoyk, had sophomore Adrie Miller was Johnny-on-the-spot Miller shook up at the 20-minfor the 6-yard follow, putting ute mark but she did return 12 the orb past German and into minutes later. the left side of the twine for a At 19:31, Jefferson junior 4-1 deficit. Brooke Hesseling fired from The hosts got that back 25 yards but was denied. That became 9-1 at 18:37. and eventually more at the 17:20 mark. Junior Emily Good fed a through ball to Grone fed a through ball to junior Jamie Saum, who made Good, who made the run the run down the middle and down the right post and fired a went high to the left side from 12-yarder over the top. 12 yards. It became 6-1 at 3:18 The scoring closed when Stechschulte, off a at the 2-minute mark corner kick, got control when Saum made a from 16 yards and fired lead pass to Brandi from the right side to Kaskel, who also made the left. a run down the cenThe Musketeers had ter and her 8-yarder a chance to make it 7-1 found the left side of just 54 ticks into the secthe twine. ond half when junior The girls are startMiller Ashley Gable was ing to understand the fouled in the box but concepts were trying to her penalty kick was denied by teach, Stober added. Were getting better at understandPaige Miller. However, they did make it ing passing, ball possession, that score at 25:52 when junior making runs and communicatAshley Gable stole the ball ing. Were focusing on the deep in the offensive space, fundamentals on a daily basis made a 20-yard run down the and you can see the improvegut and fired an 8-yarder into ment. Jefferson visits Crestview the left side. Just 28 ticks later, Good for a scheduled 5 p.m. start got possession on the left side, Thursday. We still have some things made a long run toward the goal and went 12 yards to the to improve on, especially our shot-taking, Wagner added. right side for an 8-1 edge. Jefferson made a foray into Were striving to take better their offensive end and soph- shots and we work on that. Id omore Kylee Haehn shot a also like for us to get healthy; 22-yarder that was denied by weve got some injuries that will make us even deeper when Osting. The Wildcats, down to 13 they get back. Fort Jennings hosts players with two defections and an injury to Courtney Van Lincolnview 5 p.m. Thursday.

with our constant aggressiveness through the first half. It took a little while for us to get one in but once we did, it seemed like the tide changed in our favor. I know the Knights dont have a lot of girls this year but they played hard on the defensive end. I thought our girls played very well tonight, actually better than last nights game against Ada. The Lady Knights were unable to put a shot on goal for the entire match, unlike the Lady Green that ended with 14. The Lady Knights (2-62) will next be in action at home for a 5 oclock start against Jefferson. The Lady Green (8-2-1) will travel next Monday to Kalida for a key PCL matchup with the Lady Wildcats.

T-Birds score twice late to dispel Lancer boys


MIDDLE POINT- The Lincolnview Lancers took on the Lima Central Catholic Thunderbirds in boys soccer on Tuesday night at Lincolnview High School. It was a hardfought match for both teams that resulted in a 2-0 victory for LCC. The first half was an even match between both teams, as neither could score a goal. Both teams were evenlymatched on the offensive end, as Lincolnview had six shotson-goal and the Thunderbirds had seven. Both teams play were led by their goalkeepers: Mark Evans for Lincolnview and Ben Stechschulte for the Thunderbirds. The Lancers had the best opportunities to score a goal in the first half when both Kade Carey and Nick Leeth made runs at Stechschulte but he bested them both times and keep the match scoreless. The second half started out with more of the same from both squads. Lincolnview got the ball to start the second but a more aggressive LCC came out and dominated time of possession. With less than 15 minutes left and the match looking like it was going end in a tie, LCC caught a break when junior Sean Daley sent a shot toward the goal and it deflected off a Lancer defender, which prevented Evans from stopping the shot; with 12:20 left, LCC took a 1-0 lead over the Lancers. With seconds left before the end, LCC added a second goal off the foot of Jacob Williams to account for the final score. In the second half, LCC did a better job of controlling the ball, allowing only three shots-on-goal for the Lancers compared to 10 of their own. I thought we played a good game; great game, actually. They got a goal that come off of us that our goalie couldnt get - kind of a lucky goal by them, Lancer coach Mark McCleery said. Otherwise, I thought we played them pretty even. Towards the end of the game, our midfielders got a little tired and ran out of gas, which opened up the last goal for them. We got two seniors up there that are aggressive, strong and fast and towards the end of the game, they werent able to bring the same level of energy.

Crestview 0 0-0 Ottoville 1 5-6 Shots on-Goal: Crestview 0, Ottoville 14. Saves: Crestview: Swager (Crestview) 8. Goals: Ottoville - Landwehr 2, Turnwald, Kendra Eickholt, Buettner, Vorst.

LCC coach Bryan Burkholder had good things to say about the Lancers after the game: This is the best Lincolnivew team I have ever seen skill-wise and conductwise. They had us on our heels the first half and we made the corrections we needed to in the second half, which made the difference in the second part of the match. We changed our attack to from just sending the ball over the defense and when we made the changes at halftime, we decided to go with more of a short pass to attack the defense. It paid off in the second half with two goals. The Lancers dropped to 5-4-1 on the season and LCC improves to 5-5-1 on the season. Both return to action Thursday: Lincolnview hosting Woodland and LCC welcoming in Botkins.

Big Green wins golf quad DEFIANCE With Craig Odenweller posting a medalist-winning 40, the Ottoville boys golfers downed Wayne Traqce, Holgate and host Paulding 166-179-192-218 in a quad match at Auglaize Golf Club. The Big Green and Raiders will return there 9 a.m. Thursday for the Division III sectionals. Team Scores:
Ottoville 166: Craig Odenweller 40, Derek Schimmoeller 42, Zach Weber 42, Wesley Markward 42. Wayne Trace 179: Zach Mansfield 42, Grady Gudakunst 45, Corbin Linder 45, Derek Langmeyer 48. Holgate 192: Landon Grim 42, Jarid Jones 44, Nate Stephey 53, Aaron Wagner 53. Paulding 218: Justin Adams 50,

Alex Arellano 53, Brad Crawford 56, Bill Smith 59.

----Rockets subdue Lady Green OTTOVILLE PandoraGilboas volleyball team handed host Ottoville a 25-16, 25-23, 15-25, 25-17 Putnam County League loss Tuesday night in L.W. Heckman Gymnasium. Junior Taylor Mangas led the way for the Lady Green (5-8) with an 18-of-20 serving performance (2 aces) and added 17 digs, while senior Abby Siefker was 27-of-35 hitting (17 kills) and junior Tonya Kaufman 49-of-49 setting (7 assists). The Lady Rockets won the junior varsity match 25-13,

25-19. Ottoville visits Leipsic 6 p.m. (JV start time) Thursday. ----Musketeer boys net 1-0 soccer win MT. BLANCHARD Tuesday evenings grayness and rain didnt dampen the Fort Jennings boys soccer teams resolve to get its first win over Riverdale in the last four years. The Musketeers got it done with a 1-0 victory on the road. They raged battle after battle to be victors through the first and second halves. At the 76th minute, on a free kick from 20 yards out

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to the left of the big D (18yard box), Seth Ricker stung a left-footed shot (his nonpreferred foot) around the left side of the Falcons 4-man wall that was fumbled by the Riverdale keeper; Dylan Eldridge crashed the goal and struck the misplay from three yards out to score the winner. The final three minutes saw the Musketeers hunker down while the Falcons tried but couldnt find the net. Ft. Jennings (6-6-1) visits St. Marys Memorial 5 p.m. (JV 1st) Saturday. Riverdale is 1-9-1. ---Defiance, Van Buren and Tinora advance to girls golf

Districts KALIDA Kalidas Country Acres Golf Club hosted the Division II sectional girls golf tournament Tuesday, with Defiance (371), Van Buren (387) and Tinora (408) advancing to Mondays District tournament at Sycamore Springs. No local golfers advanced as individuals. Fort Jennings Kaylyn Noriega posted a 112. -----Lancer girls advance CELINA With Amanda Kocab posting an 87, the Lincolnview girls golfers finished third at the Division II sectional tournament held Tuesday at Foxs Den.

Lima Central Catholic was first with a 364 team score, followed by St. Henry (397) and the Lady Lancers (398). Kaitlyn Brant added an 88, Macey Ashbaugh 102 and Mikenna Klinger 121. Kelsey Koesters of Coldwater (85), Marissa Conrad of Minster (86) and teammate Claire Fischer (92) advanced as individuals. Lincolnview is in the Wayne Trace Invitational starting 4:30 p.m. Thursday at Pleasant Valley Golf Course. ---Mustangs sting Lincolnview girls HARROD Host Allen (See ROUNDUP page 7)

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COLUMBUS The Ohio High School Athletic Association released its weekly football computer ratings Tuesday. The weekly computer ratings are released every Tuesday afternoon beginning after the fourth week of the season, leading up to the final report released on Oct. 28. The top eight teams in each region will qualify for the regional quarterfinals. Ratings are listed by division and region with record and average points. Log on to the football page at OHSAA.org for an explanation of how the ratings are calculated. Division I Region 1 - 1. Cle. St. Ignatius (5-0) 12.2816, 2. Lakewood St. Edward (5-0) 12.2697, 3. Austintown-Fitch (5-0) 12.15, 4. North Royalton (5-0) 11.85, 5. Willoughby South (5-0) 11.8, 6. Cleveland Heights (5-0) 11.05, 7. Mentor (4-1) 9.8505, 8. North Olmsted (4-1) 9.1. Region 2 - 1. Avon Lake (4-1) 12.6, 2. Canton McKinley (4-0) 11.5927, 3. Tol. Whitmer (5-0) 10.9, 4. Massillon Washington (4-1) 10.75, 5. Canton GlenOak (4-1) 10.65, 6. Hudson (4-1) 10.15, 7. Brunswick (4-1) 9.95, 8. Macedonia Nordonia (4-1) 9.7. Region 3 - 1. Dublin Coffman (5-0) 13.55, 2. Lewis Center Olentangy (5-0) 13.35, 3. Westerville South (5-0) 11.7, 4. Pickerington North (5-0) 10.3444, 5. Gahanna Lincoln (5-0) 10.25, 6. Hilliard Darby (5-0) 9.8, 7. Cols. St. Charles (3-1) 9.3371, 8. Pickerington Central (3-1) 9.3194. Region 4 - 1. Cin. Colerain (5-0) 13.1717, 2. West Chester Lakota West (5-0) 12.8, 3. Springboro (5-0) 12.6, 4. Cin. Archbishop Moeller (4-1) 12.1, 5. Huber Hts. Wayne (4-1) 11.1667, 6. Cin. Sycamore (4-1) 10.7, 7. Liberty Twp. Lakota East (4-1) 10.45, 8. Lebanon (4-1) 8.6. Division II Region 5 - 1. Chardon (5-0) 11.5, 2. New Philadelphia (5-0) 9.5455, tie-3. Tallmadge (4-1) 9.35, tie-3. Copley (4-1) 9.35, 5. Chagrin Falls Kenston (3-2) 8.4, 6. Kent Roosevelt (4-1) 8.0, 7. Aurora (4-1) 7.55, 8. Warren Howland (4-1) 7.4567. Region 6 - 1. Tol. Central Cath. (5-0) 13.8, 2. Grafton Midview (5-0) 10.7, 3. Tiffin Columbian (5-0) 9.65, 4. Norwalk (5-0) 9.35, 5. Perrysburg (4-1) 8.45, tie-6. Mansfield Madison Comp. (4-1) 8.15, tie-6. Mansfield Senior (4-1) 8.15, 8. Avon (4-1) 7.95. Region 7 - 1. Zanesville (5-0) 11.5, 2. Pataskala Licking Hts. (5-0) 10.8, 3. Dresden Tri-Valley (5-0) 10.25, 4. Cols. Marion-Franklin (4-1) 9.0475, 5. Mount Vernon (4-1) 8.65, 6. Cols. Brookhaven (3-2) 6.9, 7. Cols. Mifflin (4-1) 6.7737, 8. New Albany (3-2) 6.7. Region 8 - 1. Cin. Winton Woods (4-1) 11.8, 2. Cin. Turpin (5-0) 11.45, 3. Cin. Northwest (5-0) 10.45, 4. Tipp City Tippecanoe (5-0) 8.7, 5. Trenton Edgewood (4-1) 8.3919, 6. Franklin (4-1) 8.3, 7. Cin. Mount Healthy (5-0) 7.7, 8. Mount Orab Western Brown (5-0) 7.1222; ... 9. Celina (4-1) 7.05. Division III Region 9 - 1. Niles McKinley (5-0) 8.8, 2. Chagrin Falls (4-1) 8.55, 3. Ravenna (3-2) 6.95, 4. Cle. John Hay (3-2) 6.3, 5. Peninsula Woodridge (3-2) 6.2, 6. Norton (4-1) 5.85, 7. Akron St. Vincent-St Mary (4-1) 5.7182, 8. Cle. Benedictine (3-2) 5.45. Region 10 - 1. Bellevue (5-0) 9.9, 2. Napoleon (4-0) 8.375, 3. Elida (5-0) 8.1, 4. Urbana (4-1) 8.05, 5. Bryan (5-0) 7.55, 6. Cols. Eastmoor Acad. (3-2) 6.9374, 7. Sandusky Perkins (4-1) 6.4, 8. Cols. Bishop Watterson (3-2) 6.3283. Region 11 - 1. Millersburg West Holmes (5-0) 12, 2. Alliance Marlington (5-0) 10.45, 3. Struthers (4-1) 9.0, 4. Granville (4-1) 7.85, 5. Steubenville (4-1) 7.8364, 6. Zanesville Maysville (4-1) 7.6, 7. Duncan Falls Philo (4-1) 7.4, 8. Wintersville Indian Creek (4-1) 7.25. Region 12 - 1. Circleville (4-1) 9.25, 2. Day. Thurgood Marshall (4-1) 8.05, 3. Kettering Archbishop Alter (4-0) 7.0, 4. Cin. Archbishop McNicholas (4-1) 6.8818, 5. Gallipolis Gallia Acad. (3-2) 6.1, 6. Springfield Kenton Ridge (4-1) 5.75, 7. Goshen (4-1) 5.6677, 8. Greenfield McClain (3-2) 5.2. Division IV Region 13 - 1. Brookfield (5-0) 10.5, 2. Creston Norwayne (5-0) 8.1384, 3. Gates Mills Hawken (5-0) 8.1, 4. Streetsboro (4-1) 7.35, 5. Magnolia Sandy Valley (4-1) 6.75, 6. Beachwood (4-1) 6.7, 7. Youngstown Liberty (4-1) 5.9, 8. Cortland Lakeview (3-2) 5.4. Region 14 - 1. Ottawa-Glandorf (5-0) 9.2, 2. Cols. Bishop Ready (5-0) 8.6455, 3. Cols. Bishop Hartley (5-0) 8.45, 4. Genoa Area (5-0) 8.2, 5. Richwood North Union (5-0) 8.1, 6. Elyria Cath. (3-2) 6.5, 7. Galion (4-1) 6.35, 8. Huron (4-1) 6.15. Region 15 - 1. Ironton (5-0) 12.55, 2. St. Clairsville (5-0) 11.4, 3. Minford (5-0) 8.6, 4. JohnstownMonroe (4-1) 7.25, 5. Cadiz Harrison Central (4-1) 6.05, 6. Martins Ferry (4-1) 5.95, 7. Piketon (3-2) 4.75, 8. Chillicothe Zane Trace (2-3) 4.475. Region 16 - 1. Clarksville Clinton-Massie (5-0) 11.85, 2. Cin. Hills Christian Acad. (5-0) 9.7, 3. Williamsport Westfall (4-1) 9.4, 4. Batavia (5-0) 7.8869, 5. Brookville (4-1) 7.85, 6. West Milton MiltonUnion (4-1) 7.75, 7. Middletown Bishop Fenwick (3-2) 6.75, 8. Day. Chaminade Julienne (4-1) 6.0212. Division V Region 17 - 1. Columbiana Crestview (5-0) 8.95, 2. Kirtland (5-0) 8.7, 3. Sugarcreek Garaway (5-0) 8.55, 4. Bellaire (4-1) 8.0, 5. Cuyahoga Hts. (4-1) 7.25, 6. Louisville St. Thomas Aquinas (4-1) 6.85, 7. Barnesville (4-1) 6.3, 8. Youngstown Ursuline (3-2) 6.25. Region 18 - 1. Lima Cent. Cath. (5-0) 8.72. Hamler Patrick Henry (5-0) 8.3, 3. Liberty Center (4-1) 7.4, 4. Northwood (5-0) 7.25, 5. Archbold (4-1) 6.15, 6. Findlay Liberty-Benton (4-1) 5.8, T-7. Collins Western Reserve (4-1) 5.25, T-7. Oberlin (5-0) 5.25; ... 9. Delphos Jefferson (4-1) 5.0. Region 19 - 1. Bucyrus Wynford (5-0) 7.35, 2. Jeromesville Hillsdale (4-1) 6.9, 3. Wheelersburg (4-1) 6.2263, 4. Lucasville Valley (5-0) 5.5121, 5. Oak Hill (4-1) 5.45, tie-6. Loudonville (3-2) 5.2, tie-6. Fredericktown (3-2) 5.2, 8. Howard East Knox (3-2) 4.9. Region 20 - 1. Coldwater (5-0) 9.65, 2. Miamisburg Day. Christian (5-0) 7.3828, 3. Covington (5-0) 7.05, 4. Cin. Summit Country Day (5-0) 6.7, 5. West Liberty-Salem (5-0) 6.0202, 6. Anna (3-2) 5.95, 7. New Lebanon Dixie (4-1) 5.9, 8. London Madison Plains (4-1) 5.65; ... 11. Versailles (3-2) 5.3. Division VI Region 21 - 1. Mogadore (5-0) 9.2, 2. Malvern (4-1) 7.95, 3. Fairport Harbor Fairport Harding (4-1) 7.35, 4. Youngstown Christian (5-0) 6.85, 5. Shadyside (5-0) 6.2, 6. Warren John F. Kennedy (4-1) 5.95, 7. Steubenville Cath. Central (3-2) 4.5, tie-8. Berlin Center Western Reserve (3-2) 4.0, tie-8. East Canton (3-2) 4.0. Region 22 - 1. Leipsic (5-0) 7.7, 2. McComb (5-0) 7.3, 3. Fremont St. Joseph Central Cath. (4-1) 5.8, 4. Delphos St. Johns (3-2) 5.65, 5. Tiffin Calvert (3-2) 5.15, 6. Arlington (3-2) 5.05, 7. Convoy Crestview (3-2) 3.9, 8. Tol. Christian (3-2) 3.75. Region 23 - 1. Zanesville Bishop Rosecrans (5-0) 7.3, 2. North Robinson Colonel Crawford (5-0) 7.05, 3. Newark Cath. (4-1) 7.0, 4. Danville (4-1) 6.8879, 5. Portsmouth Notre Dame (4-1) 5.45, 6. Glouster Trimble (4-1) 5.3, 7. Willow Wood Symmes Valley (4-1) 4.75, 8. Hannibal River (3-2) 4.15. Region 24 - 1. St. Henry (4-1) 7.2, 2. Ada (5-0) 6.85, 3. Maria Stein Marion Local (4-1) 6.5, 4. Day. Jefferson Twp. (3-2) 5.1, 5. Bradford (4-1) 5.0, 6. Fort Loramie (3-2) 4.6, 7. Minster (3-2) 4.4, 8. S. Charleston Southeastern Local (3-2) 4.3; ... 10. Fort Recovery (3-2) 3.65.

Lady Knights sweep Bearcats in volleyball


By Brian Bassett DHI Correspondent sports@timesbulletin.com CONVOY - After a 5-set, non-conference win against county rival Van Wert Monday, the Crestview Lady Knight volleyball team returned to Ray Etzler Gymnasium Tuesday to take on the Spencerville Lady Bearcats in Northwest Conference action. The Lady Knights dominated Tuesdays match from start to finish, only trailing for one point the entire match en route to a 25-10, 25-13, 25-18 sweep. Another conference match, we had to come with our A-game, said Crestview coach Tammy Gregory. I was concerned about last night with the adrenaline rush, going a 5-game match, what we would be like today. I thought the girls really stepped it up. They were feeling it today and they went out and did what was expected of them. Spencervilles only lead of the match came when they scored the first point of the third set. We definitely didnt play our best tonight, thats for sure. We just had some off moments. I think we just got down a little bit and then from there (the girls) just didnt want to pick their heads back up and get back in it, Spencerville coach Kari Wicker said. Crestview rolled out to a 6-1 lead to open the first set, prompting a Spencerville timeout. The break didnt work and the Lady Knights continued their run, receiving kills from sophomores Courtney Trigg and Megan Hartman, freshman Haley Helm, junior Kirstin Hicks and senior Mekale Clifton on their way to a 15-5 advantage. When the Crestview lead

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reached 18-7, Spencerville used another timeout, which could not halt the Lady Knight run. Out of the break, Trigg slammed home a kill to push the Crestview lead to 19-7. Leading 19-9, the Lady Knights got consecutive kills from Trigg, Helm and Hicks. Crestview got set-point on a double touch by the Lady Bearcats, then won the set on a Clifton kill. The second set started much like the first, with a 5-1 Crestview run which was capped off by a Hicks ace. Spencerville fought back within one, however, on three Lady Knight errors and a kill by senior Abby Freewalt. Crestview responded with points from junior Nicole McClure, Hartman and Hicks to return their lead to three, 9-6. Spencerville Brian Bassett/Times Bulletin photo) errors gave the Lady Knights Spencervilles Schylar Miller tips the volleyball over an opportunity to pull away, Crestviews Courtney Trigg and Kirstin Hicks Tuesday which they did with a run that night at Convoy. was capped off by a Clifton ing 10-6. need to put it all together. kill and a Trigg block - one Later in the set, sopho- Crestview is a great team; of many blocks Crestview more Kennis Mercer got a we dont take anything away recorded on the evening. point for the Lady Knights to from that. They have some I was really impressed put them up 15-10 and force really hard hitters, they have with our blocking; I thought another Spencerville timeout. great blockers. So we were our blocking was on tonight. Crestview continued to attack doing our best to put (the The girls were still attacking out of the break and extended ball) in spots around them. the ball, being aggressive at We started getting it there but every ball. They didnt back its lead to eight, 20-12, on a it was just a little too late. Trigg kill. Later in the set, down, and thats what we Hicks led the Lady need to do, said Gregory of still down by eight, 23-15, Knights, going 18-18 servSpencerville got a pair of ing with an ace, while also the Lady Knight defense. The Trigg kill sparked a points on Lady Knight errors. recording 11 kills. Clifton Lady Bearcat timeout with The Lady Bearcats got as added eight kills and Hartman Crestview leading 18-10. close as 24-18 but Hicks sent six. Trigg had seven kills and The Lady Knights outscored home an emphatic kill to seal six blocks, while Helm had Spencerville 7-3 throughout the match for Crestview, 3-0. 21 assists. Freshman libero Any conference match, Tianna Rager recorded 16 the remainder of the second set, sealed with a Hartman to come out like that and take digs. somebody in three sets is a kill. Sophomore Katie Spencerville opened the great accomplishment. Its Merriman (2 aces, 5 digs, third set with a kill from just going to allow us to build 2 stuff-blocks, 4 kills) and senior Shelby Mulholland (4 that confidence going into classmate Schylar Miller (11 kills, 7 digs) and held tight another conference match digs, 14 assists) contributed to the Lady Knights, forging Thursday, added Gregory. to the Lady Bearcats. Wicker was happy with a tie at six. Crestview then Spencerville (4-10, 0-5 went on a 4-point run, all some of the things she saw NWC) hosts Jefferson 6 p.m. thanks to four Lady Bearcat from her team but said it was Thursday, while the Lady errors, to force a Spencerville too little, too late: We did Knights (9-4, 4-1 NWC) timeout with Crestview lead- a lot of good things; we just travel to Allen East. 25-6, 25-11, 25-16 in Putnam County League play Tuesday at Miller City. Kayla Siefker led the way for the visiting LadyCats (122, 3-0) with six aces and eight kills, along with Bailey Dangler (5 aces, 11 kills, 9 assists), Alexis Decker (22 assists) and Julia Vandemark (10 digs). Kalida entertains Archbold 6 p.m. Thursday. ---Bulldogs sweep Mustangs COLUMBUS GROVE Columbus Grove hosted Allen East in NWC volleyball Tuesday night and sent the Lady Mustangs home on the wrong end of a 25-19, 25-17, 25-19 decision. Julia Wynn led the way with 15 kills, along with Rachel Schumacher (24 assists), Kelli Vorst (15 digs), Hope Schroeder (3 aces) and Sammi Stechschulte (3 blocks). The Bulldogs visit Bluffton 6 p.m. Thursday. ----Botkins knocks off Lady Cougars BOTKINS The Botkins girls soccer team handed invading Van Wert a 4-1 nonconference loss Tuesday. The Lady Cougars host Wapak 5 p.m. Thursday. ---Knights split harrier quad LIMA Joel Genter (17:15) and Mycah Grandstaff finished 1-2 to pace the Crestview boys cross country team to a 25-38-88 victory over host Lima Central Catholic and WaynesfieldGoshen Tuesday at Faurot Park. The Lady Knights, with Courtney Perrott finishing second (22:20), lost 23-34 to LCC, with the Tigers third with 71 points. Lima Senior did not have enough runners for a team score in either race. ---Blue Streaks shut out Lady Pirates Archbold scored a goal in each half to defeat Continental 2-0 in girls soccer activity Tuesday. Lauren Kindinger scored at 27:33 of the first half and Jesse Fidler at 22:48 of the second. Archbold outshot the Lady Pirates 18-13, with senior Leva Weller stopping 12 Blue Streak tries and Madison Kohler nabbing 10 for the Lady Streaks. Archbold also owned the corner kicks 7-1. ----Beavers ready for HCAC play following 2-1 win at Oberlin OBERLIN The Bluffton University womens soccer team snapped a string of six straight setbacks with a 2-1 victory under the lights at Oberlin College on Tuesday. Aimee Whitmers (Grand Rapids/Otsego) first score of the season came just four minutes after Oberlin knotted the contest early in half two and the Beaver defense made it hold up as Bluffton moved to 2-6. The home team stayed winless at 0-8-1. Oberlin came out firing to open the contest, piling up four shots on-goal to go along with a deflection off the post in the first eight minutes of the match. Bluffton staved off the early offensive by the Yeowomen and answered the call when sophomore Taylor Fultz (Camden/ Preble Shawnee) picked up a rebound and capitalized for a 1-0 lead at the 29:18 mark. Both teams had their chances late in half one but the score remained 1-0 following 45 minutes of action. A quick yellow card on Bluffton keeper Maggie Armstrong (Vevay, Ind./ Switzerland Cty.) to start the second half set up Oberlin for a Hannah Combe tally at the 48:47 mark. Whitmer responded with what turned out to be the match-winner four minutes later when she knocked it in from near midfield for a 2-1 lead. Both teams fired 15 shots with Oberlin putting one more on-frame (9-8). The Beavers were whistled for seven more fouls (9-2) and they forced four more corner kicks (7-3). Oberlin was called for offsides seven times. Senior Maddie Moore (Linn Grove, Ind./South Adams) led the Beavers with four shots, while Whitmer, Fultz and Megan Moreo (Spencerville/Delphos Jefferson) all finished with three attempts. Armstrong collected eight saves in the victory. Bluffton opens HCAC action on Saturday when the Beavers make the long trek to Terre Haute, Ind., for a battle with Rose-Hulman. The contest is slated for 1 p.m.

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Tuesdays Results Philadelphia 6, Washington 3 Atlanta 4, Miami 3 Cincinnati 4, Milwaukee 2 Pittsburgh 10, N.Y. Mets 6 St. Louis 4, Houston 0 Colorado 10, Chicago Cubs 5, 7 innings San Diego 2, L.A. Dodgers 1 Arizona 7, San Francisco 2 Todays Games L.A. Dodgers (Harang 9-10) at San Diego (Richard 14-12), 6:35 p.m. Washington (Lannan 3-0) at Philadelphia (K.Kendrick 10-11), 7:05 p.m. Miami (Jo.Johnson 8-13) at Atlanta (Maholm 12-10), 7:10 p.m. Milwaukee (Marcum 5-4) at Cincinnati (Arroyo 12-8), 7:10 p.m. Pittsburgh (Locke 0-2) at N.Y. Mets (Hefner 2-7), 7:10 p.m. St. Louis (C.Carpenter 0-0) at Houston (B.Norris 5-13), 8:05 p.m. Chicago Cubs (Berken 0-1) at Colorado (D.Pomeranz 1-9), 8:40 p.m. Arizona (Miley 16-10) at San Francisco (M.Cain 15-5), 10:15 p.m. Thursdays Games Milwaukee (W.Peralta 2-1) at Cincinnati (Latos 13-4), 12:35 p.m. Pittsburgh (Correia 11-10) at N.Y. Mets (Dickey 19-6), 1:10 p.m. Chicago Cubs (Volstad 3-10) at Colorado (Chacin 2-5), 3:10 p.m. Arizona (Corbin 6-7) at San Francisco (Zito 13-8), 3:45 p.m. Washington (G.Gonzalez 20-8) at Philadelphia (Halladay 10-8), 7:05 p.m. Miami (Ja.Turner 1-3) at Atlanta (Hanson 12-9), 7:10 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Capuano 11-11) at San Diego (C.Kelly 2-2), 10:05 p.m.

The Associated Press National League East Division W L Pct GB z-Washington 93 61 .604 z-Atlanta 89 65 .578 4 Philadelphia 78 76 .506 15 New York 70 84 .455 23 Miami 66 88 .429 27 Central Division W L Pct GB x-Cincinnati 93 61 .604 St. Louis 84 71 .542 9 1/2 Milwaukee 79 75 .513 14 Pittsburgh 76 78 .494 17 Chicago 59 95 .383 34 Houston 50 105 .323 43 1/2 West Division W L Pct GB x-San Fran. 89 65 .578 Los Angeles 79 75 .513 10 Arizona 78 76 .506 11 San Diego 74 80 .481 15 Colorado 60 94 .390 29 z-clinched playoff berth x-clinched division

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Tuesdays Results Cleveland 4, Chicago White Sox 3 Detroit 2, Kansas City 0 Toronto 4, Baltimore 0 Tampa Bay 5, Boston 2 Oakland 3, Texas 2, 10 innings Minnesota 5, N.Y. Yankees 4 L.A. Angels 5, Seattle 4 Todays Games N.Y. Yankees (Sabathia 13-6) at Minnesota (Deduno 6-5), 1:10 p.m. Kansas City (Guthrie 4-3) at Detroit (Porcello 9-12), 7:05 p.m. Toronto (Villanueva 7-6) at Baltimore (Mig.Gonzalez 7-4), 7:05 p.m. Tampa Bay (Cobb 9-9) at Boston (Lester 9-13), 7:10 p.m. Oakland (J.Parker 11-8) at Texas (M.Perez 1-2), 8:05 p.m. Cleveland (Masterson 11-15) at Chicago White Sox (H.Santiago 3-1), 8:10 p.m. Seattle (F.Hernandez 13-8) at L.A. Angels (C.Wilson 12-10), 10:05 p.m. Thursdays Games Kansas City (Mendoza 8-9) at Detroit (Fister 10-9), 1:05 p.m. Oakland (Blackley 5-3) at Texas (M.Harrison 17-10), 2:05 p.m. Seattle (Iwakuma 7-5) at L.A. Angels (Haren 12-11), 3:35 p.m. N.Y. Yankees (Nova 12-7) at Toronto (Morrow 8-7), 7:07 p.m. Tampa Bay (Shields 15-9) at Chicago White Sox (Peavy 11-12), 8:10 p.m.

East scored one goal but made it stand up to send Lincolnview home with a 1-0 Northwest Conference girls soccer loss Tuesday at Allen East High School. Trisha Brury scored the Mustangs (5-5-1) only tally. Lincolnview visits Fort Jennings 5 p.m. Thursday. ----Lady Birds broom away Lancers LIMA Lima Central Catholics volleyballers handled Lincolnview 25-23, 25-16, 25-12 in Northwest Conference action at Msgr. E.C. Herr Gymnasium Tuesday night. The Lady Lancers (4-9) visit Ada Thursday (6 p.m. junior varsity). -----Titan boys remain unbeaten with shutout of Elida GLANDORF The unbeaten Ottawa-Glandorf boys soccer team remaiend so with a 3-0 victory over Elida in Western Buckeye League action Tuesday at Titan Field. The Titans (11-0-0, 6-0 WBL) dominated the action with a 30-7 edge in shots on-goal. Eric Beckman, Cody Bockrath and Nate Toumazos netted the goals for the Titans. Elida (3-4-2, 2-2-2 WBL) hosts Kalida 7 p.m. Thursday. ---LadyCats punish Wildcats MILLER CITY Kalidas volley squad pounded undermanned Miller City

The Associated Press NL ATLANTA Freddie Freeman hit a 2-run homer in the ninth inning to put the Atlanta Braves back in the playoffs with a 4-3 victory over the Miami Marlins on Tuesday night. Freemans drive off Mike Dunn clinched at least an NL wild-card berth for the Braves. Longtime star Chipper Jones, who plans to retire at the end of the season, led off with a double, moved to third on a wild pitch by Dunn (0-3) and raised his right fist as Freemans 22nd homer easily cleared the center-field wall. Craig Kimbrel (3-1) worked a scoreless inning to help the Braves win their 22nd straight game started by Kris Medlen. The streak is the longest in the majors since the New York Yankees won 22 consecutive games started by Whitey Ford in 1950 and 53. REDS 4, BREWERS 2 CINCINNATI Johnny Cueto pitched seven solid innings and the Cincinnati Reds improved their chances of finishing with the NLs top record by beating Milwaukee after learning theyll be without manager Dusty Baker for the rest of

the week. Baker met with players before the game and revealed he suffered a mini-stroke in addition to being treated for an irregular heartbeat last week. The 63-year-old manager hopes to return to the dugout next week for the NL Central champions. The Brewers couldnt do much against Cueto (19-9). Mike Fiers (9-9) gave up nine hits and four runs in 4 1/3 innings for Milwaukee. DIAMONDBACKS 7, GIANTS 2 SAN FRANCISCO Paul Goldschmidt hit a 3-run homer and a pair of sacrifice flies for a careerhigh five RBIs. Goldschmidt on his own gave Josh Collmenter (5-3) plenty of support for Arizona. Aaron Hill had three hits and scored three runs and Arizona scored two of its runs on wild pitches. Tim Lincecum (10-15) lost for the first time in five starts since Aug. 26. PADRES 2, DODGERS 1 SAN DIEGO Josh Beckett lost for the third time in six starts with Los Angeles. The Padres scratched out two runs against Beckett (1-3) and made

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two nice defensive plays. Leftfielder Chris Denorfia threw out Shane Victorino at the plate in the second inning; third baseman Chase Headley made a heads-up play that helped erase Matt Kemp in the sixth, when the Dodgers failed to score after loading the bases with two outs. PHILLIES 6, NATIONALS 3 PHILADELPHIA Darin Ruf homered for his first major-league hit, Carlos Ruiz and Domonic Brown also went deep and Philadelphia beat playoff-bound Washington. Cole Hamels (16-6) overcame five shaky innings to set a career high in wins, allowing three runs and seven hits. PIRATES 10, METS 6 NEW YORK Pedro Alvarez hit his 30th homer and drove in four runs as Pittsburgh ended the Mets 4-game winning streak. Alvarez hit a 3-run shot that made it 4-0 in the first inning. He drew a bases-loaded walk in the fifth. Garrett Jones hit his 25th homer and drove in three runs. Wandy Rodriguez (12-13) improved to 5-4 since being traded from Houston to Pittsburgh in late July. David Wright homered and

added a 2-run single, tying the Mets career record of 1,418 hits set by Ed Kranepool. Collin McHugh (0-3) was pulled soon after Josh Harrisons 2-run triple in the second. CARDINALS 4, ASTROS 0 HOUSTON Jaime Garcia pitched seven sharp innings and Jon Jay drove in two runs to help St. Louis increase its wild-card lead to 4 1/2 games ahead of Milwaukee and Los Angeles in the race for the second NL wild card. ROCKIES 10, CUBS 5, 6 1/2 INNINGS DENVER DJ LeMahieu was a home run short of the cycle and Wilin Rosario went deep for Colorado in a rain-shortened game. Matt McBride homered and Chris Nelson had three hits for the Rockies. Carlos Torres (5-3) got the win after allowing one run in two innings of relief. Dave Sappelt and Starlin Castro homered for the Cubs. Chris Rushin (1-3) allowed six runs and seven hits in 3 2/3 innings.

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Blue Jays subdue Lady Lancers in volleyball


By JIM METCALFE jmetcalfe@delphosherald.com RURAL MIDDLE POINT Lincolnview got off quickly in its non-conference volleyball matchup with St. Johns Monday night at the Lancerdome, winning the opening set 25-15. The visitors then rallied to take the match in four sets, winning 25-22, 25-22, 25-18. Leading the Lady Blue Jays (5-10) were senior Heather Vogt (13 blocks, 5 kills), senior libero Katrina Etzkorn (12 digs), senior Lauren Utrup (9 blocks), classmate Christie Carder (16 assists), senior Emily Horstman (4 aces) and classmate Bailie Hulihan (4 kills). The Lady Lancers (4-8) were led by senior libero Whitney Miller (35 digs, 5 aces), senior Jodie Doner (14 kills), junior Ashley McClure (8 kills) and sophomore Devann Springer (8 kills). The Lady Lancers did everything coach Heather Crow wanted in the opening set, serving well, digging and hitting well. On the other side of the net, the Blue Jays struggled to follow the game plan of coach Kellie Sterling. In the end, the Lancers got the 10-point win to take a 1-set lead. Our serve-receive in the first set was not quite there, to say the least. We couldnt run an offense because of it, Sterling said. After that set, we picked it up. That allowed us to begin to get some hits at the net because we could get into a set and run our offense. Plus, we started getting more touches and blocks on their hits, which helped our defense and allowed us to transition into an offense. Crow was pleased with her teams play the first set. That is the best we have played in quite a while. We played our game, she asserted. We servereceived well and got into our offense. The match tightened in the second set as both teams got more into the action. The Jays slowed down the hitting of the Lancers, especially on the serve-receive, and that allowed them to get it going. Still, it was nip-andtuck the entire way. An ace by sophomore Baylee Neate tied the set at 22-all before a serving error gave the serve to Etzkorn. A stuff by Utrup and a hitting miscue by the hosts tied the match at a set each. The third set followed its predecessor all the way. The biggest margin was four 9-5, Lincolnview on a kill by McClure. Back came the Lady Jays on a Lancer missed serve and three mishits to make it a back-andforth affair. The biggest lead from then on was three each team holding that margin once as neither could get on that coveted run. The last one was by the Jays as they put the set away on a spike off the Lancer blockers by Hulihan to put the visitors up 2-sets-to-1. The fourth set saw the

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Jays get off quickly and never trailed. They held their biggest lead of 10-3 on a bomb from Vogt. The hosts didnt go away quietly and rallied within 16-15 on a hit off the Blue Jay blockers by Doner. A service error gave the Jays the momentum back and they rode that to the end, getting a hitting error on match point to secure the victory. We didnt have a lot of errors, either in serving or hitting. We kept the balls in play and forced the opponent to move and make plays, Sterling added. We have been trying some different defenses that we think can help us and we did well with what we used tonight. We need to keep working and find what is best for us as we get near the tournament. Crow lamented her teams errors in the final three sets. One, we missed 17 serves; that is not us. We really werent going for a lot, either, so that was unusual, Crow added. We were emotionally ready but perhaps we lost some focus on our serves; we needed to slow down and take a deep breath. As well, St. Johns played well in those sets. They got their hands on a lot of our hits. The St. Johns junior varsity (7-4) downed the Lancers 26-24, 25-18. St. Johns hosts New Bremen 5:30 p.m. (JV matchup) Thursday, while Lincolnview visits Ada (6 p.m.).

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OTTOVILLE On a sunny but cool Monday night, the Lima Temple Christian Pioneers came to the Ottoville Big Green Sports Complex to take on the Big Green in a non-league boys soccer match. Men over 200: Jim Meeks 222-213, The Pioneers came to play Lenny Klaus 221, Dave Moenter 224236-231, Randy Fischbach 279-202-246, from the opening whistle as Jason Mahlie 201, Rick Schuck 235, only 20 seconds into the conBobby Jakel 237-245, Don Eversole 233-202, Bruce VanMetre 215-215-257 test, junior Taylor Zwiebel Frank Miller 224, Tim Koester 203-201, broke through the defense and Ted Wells 222-212, Brad Thornburgh only had Big Green senior 208, Brian Gossard 202, Mike Rice 252201, Chuck Verhoff 231, Brent Hollar Matt Burgei and the goalie to 216, Dave Miller 203, Kevin Decker beat. As it has been all year, 215, Rob Ruda 229, Lenny Hubert 208245, Fred Wagner 216, John Jones 207, Burgei was up to the task and Jason Wagoner 201-246-203, Doug cleared the ball away before Miligan Jr. 230 any damage could be done. Men over 550: Jim Meeks 587, However, at the 37:49 Lenny Klaus 593, Dave Moenter 691 Randy Fischbach 727, Jason Mahlie mark, Zwiebel again found 572, Rick Schuck 619, Bobby Jakel 682, Don Eversole 614, Bruce VanMetre himself with a scoring oppor687, Frank Miller 559, Tim Koester tunity and did not disappoint 602, Ted Wells 629, Brad Thornburgh as his shot slithered into the 589, Brian Gossard 579, Mike Rice 564, Chuck Verhoff 605, Brent Hollar 572, net, giving the Pioneers an Dave Miller 560, Kevin Decker, 602, early 1-0 lead. Rob Ruda 610, Lenny Hubert 623, Fred Sometimes, youre better Wagner 559, Travis Hubert 553, John Jones 567, Jason Wagoner 650, Doug off lucky than good as at MIlligan Jr. 605 the 35:24 mark when Big Thursday Classic Six Green junior Alex Horstman Sept. 6, 2012 sent a throw-in from the far Vancrest 16-8 Delphos Rec. Center 12-12 right side in front of the goal The Fort 12-12 mouth. The ball was right on Peters Girl 12-12 target and with some strange I&K Dist. 10-14 bounces, glanced right off of Scharader Realty 10-14 a couple of Pioneer defenders (Continued from page 7) Ladies over 160: Jenni Leininger AL 167, Chris Mahlie 204-170-188, and into the goal, knotting the DETROIT Anibal Sanchez Melanie Metzger 174-169, Nancy score 1-1. Wiechart 160, Pat Hunt 192, Jodi The remainder of the first threw his first shutout in over a year and Detroit moved into a tie for first Moenter 188-169, Trina Schuerman the A Central with 186-216, Jodi Johns 177-193, Marcia half found both teams with OR ADDINGAL ROOM?? a 2-0 ARE YOU BUILDING, REMODELING, place inover Kansas City on Tuesday Schmitz 164, Brandy Kerns 170, various scoring opportunities, OR ADDING A ROOM?? ARE YOU BUILDING, REMODELING, victory Tammy Ellerbrock 174, Shannon especially the Big Green; night. Sanchez (4-6) retired the first Moteo 166-161, Lois Moorman 177, however, no further shots 11 hitters he faced and allowed only Stacy Prine 223-169, Sandy Fischer found the back of the goal in three hits, striking out 10 and walk174 ing one. He threw 105 pitches. Ladies over 500: Chris Mahlie the first 40 minutes. (11-13) gave up 562, Jodi Moenter 509, Trina The Big Green outshot the RBIBruce Chen Prince Fielder and singles by Schuerman 559, Jodi Johns 505, Pioneers 5-2 for the half. Delmon Young in the first inning. Stacy Prine 530

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Big Green head coach Eric Gerker has commented all year about having his team play 80 minutes strong, not just one half, or 60 minutes. He had to be pleased with his teams performance in the second half as they put on a scoring blitz that netted them five goals in the half and missed on several other scoring attempts throughout the half. Gerker saw a big change in the second half out of his team: Tale of two halves again. The first half, we tried to attack certain aspects of their defense. However, we werent having a lot of success. We were making a lot of fundamental mistakes with our touches and bad passes. The second half, we made some adjustments at halftime and really picked up the level and speed of our play during the entire half. If we can put a full 80 minutes together, we can do a lot of good things out there and were getting closer to that goal. Senior Dylan Klima was able to find the back of the net quickly as he scored at the 39:36 mark. At 34:41, senior Anthony

Eickholt found Klima for his second goal, making it a 3-1 lead for the home team. At the 22:13 mark, junior Lucus Maag got into the scoring column with the fourth goal for the Big Green. Senior Logan Gable scored at the 12:11 mark. The final goal for the Big Green came at the 5:45 mark when Horstmans throw-in was headed towards the goal by freshman Drew Williams to fellow freshman Jared Fanning for the sixth and final goal of the evening for the hosts. The Pioneers, coached by BJ McPheron, had a couple of scoring opportunities but the Big Green defense anchored by Burgei and goalie Colin Bendele stopped any possible threat on the goal, preserving the 6-1 win for the hosts. The Big Green outshot the Pioneers 15-8 for the contest. The Pioneers (2-8-2) will travel to Continental Thursday for a 5 oclock start with the Pirates. The Big Green (7-31) will entertain the Miller City Wildcats Friday night for a key PCL game starting at 7 oclock.
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are making fewer and fewer mistakes on that end; its a matter of building our games MILLER CITY Junior as a team and individuals. The Jays made that stand Madison Kreeger scored a goal with 3:05 remaining in up. We continue to struggle the match to lift St. Johns to a 2-1 girls soccer victory over with our propensity to push Miller City on a brilliant but the ball straight down the windy Monday afternoon at middle. We really cant use our speed when we do that, Miller City. The Lady Blue Jays (3-9- Miller City coach Ron Brown 1) led 1-0 at the half on a goal explained. We stress it in practice and in matches but by senior Alyssa Gable. However, the heavy wind we continue to go back to that blew throughout the old habits. When we push the match as well as the low- ball down the sides, we can ering sun in the west was then cross to the middle but now with the host Wildcats we make the keeper and the (7-7) and they tried to take defenders move. With the wind in the first advantage. They played most of the half in their offensive half, the Jays had the better end, peppering shot after shot of the proceedings, especially at the net and sophomore net- early. Kreeger had a prime look minder Samantha Wehri (15 from 20 yards but her middle saves vs. 18 shots). She and her defensive shot was just wide left. At 25:59, senior Kelsey mates held up despite not getting a lot of forays into Pohlman got control in front their offensive end but of the net on a corner kick but could not completely hold her 8-yarder was just wide right. up. On the other end, all of the The best chances the hosts had were at 38:10, when Wildcats shots were outside senior Brandy Gerschutz had the 18-yard box and were an open look from the mid- knocked down by the wind, dle but her 20-yarder hit off making Wehris job easier. The Jays got on the board the crossbar; at 37:40, when Gerschutz fired an 18-yard at 14:53 with a ncie sequence laser that Wehri denied; at in front of the net. Kreeger, 28-29, when her free kick on the left side, crossed to from 28 yards was just over Mohler on the right side. She the top; and 25:20, when crossed back to Gable just senior Dana Kohls got on outside the 18 on left wing a full-speed run down the and her curling shot went middle with Wehri coming high near side and into the out, and Kohls tried to pooch twine. The Jays had it over the keeper to two more prime herself to the left side chances: at 11:15, but the ball rolled out when sophomore of bounds. Emilee Grothouses The Jays seemed to 23-yarder was get a better handle on denied; and 9:58, the proceedings after when Kreeger got that until the 11:57 on a run but her mark. Sophomore 20-yard laser was Livia Schroeder got also denied. control on the left side Gable Our touches, ball and passed inside to possession, passes Gerschutz; her open 22-yarder went over the top and runs are better and better. Those girls that didnt have to the left side for a 1-all tie. That was the last real open- experience coming into the season are gaining it now, ing for the hosts. On the other end, the Jays Munoz added. Our schedule started to mount a better chal- is very difficult, so it doesnt always look like were prolenge. At 4:29, junior Lyndsay gressing, but we are. Were Mohler fired an 18-yarder but continuing to build on the Miller City freshman keeper offensive end and getting Amanda Simon (7 saves ver- more and better looks at the sus 10 shots on-goal) got the net. Miller City hosts Archbold stop. The Jays got the match- Saturday. The wind really wasnt winner at 3:05. Kreeger would not be denied this goal, an affect for me; the first goal fighting through defenders to they score was unfortunate, get a 14-yarder on the right Brown added. We have the post that slipped to the left of skills to play better than we Simon and into the net for a have so far and have more success. We just need to play 2-1 edge. Samantha was outstand- the way we have to using ing in the net again. Our the entire width and length defense was very good over- of the field and we can all, St. Johns coach John use those skills to our advanMunoz said. We didnt give tage. St. Johns is off until it them a lot of open looks; they are a very skilled team and hosts Sidney Lehman Oct. 3 we didnt give them a lot of at 5 p.m. (moved up from free room to maneuver. We Oct. 6).
Perez walked two batters with two outs and Beckham grounded to shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera, who threw to second baseman Jason Kipnis for the force. Francisco Liriano (6-12) allowed all four runs and seven hits in 3 2/3 innings. Kluber (2-4) gave up four hits in seven innings. Vinnie Pestano and Perez completed the 6-hitter, with Perez gaining his 37th save. Russ Canzler had three hits and homered for the second straight game, putting Cleveland ahead in the second. TWINS 5, YANKEES 4 MINNEAPOLIS Phil Hughes ran out of gas in the seventh inning and Boone Logan couldnt hold the lead for him. Hughes (16-13) was strong through six innings and the Yankees took a 3-1 lead. But he left with the bases loaded and two outs in the seventh and Logan let one run score on a wild pitch before giving up a 2-run double to Denard Span that put the Twins in front. BLUE JAYS 4, ORIOLES 0 BALTIMORE Aaron Laffey and five relievers combined on a 6-hitter as Toronto beat Baltimore. Laffey (4-6) allowed five singles in 5 2/3 innings. Joe Saunders (2-3) pitched 6 1/3 innings, allowing four runs three earned and 11 hits. He struck out two. RAYS 5, RED SOX 2 BOSTON David Price struck out a season-high 13 and Jeff Keppinger hit a 3-run homer as Tampa Bay extending its winning streak to six games and kept its playoff hopes alive. The Rays got to Boston starter Clay Buchholz (11-7) quickly on Keppingers 3-run homer in the second and Price (19-5) preserved the lead despite balking with a runner on third to pull Boston within 3-2. Price scattered seven hits. ATHLETICS 3, RANGERS 2, 10 innings ARLINGTON, Texas George Kottaras hit a leadoff homer in the 10th inning and Oakland moved within four games of the AL West lead by beating first-place Texas. Scheduled starter Yu Darvish was scratched by the Rangers about 2 1/2 hours before the first pitch because of a stiff neck. Scott Feldman took his place and allowed two runs and four hits in 4-plus innings. Three relievers combined to allow one hit in five scoreless innings before Lowe gave up the decisive run. ANGELS 5, MARINERS 4 ANAHEIM, Calif. Zack Greinke had a season-high 13 strikeouts in five innings and Los Angeles got home runs from Torii Hunter and Erick Aybar to remain two games behind Oakland for the second AL wild card.

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vides bouquets, vases and more for any occasion weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, holidays, hospital patients, funerals and just because. While every occasion she makes arrangements for are not happy, the mother of two puts as much energy and passion into each one. I trained under the old owners in my spare time and the one thing they taught me was to look at each finished product and ask myself if it was something I would want to receive, Fittro said. So before it goes out the door, I always take another look and make sure its what I would want. The flower shop also has two tanning beds with special packages to fit any schedule. Along with Fittro, Brenda Bonifas provides delivery and Stephanie Altman, past owner, also works part-time in the shop making arrangements. Located at 1875 E. Fifth St., Suite A, Touch of Nature is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and by appointment on Saturday. Orders can also be submitted at touchofnatureflowers. com.

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Heidi Fittro is the new owner of Touch of Nature florist shop. Fittro enjoys working with flowers and making arrangements for all occasions. BY NANCY SPENCER nspencer@delphosherald.com DELPHOS Heidi Fittro started out a nurse because she wanted to help people. In the back of her mind was the desire to do something else own a florist shop. Ive always loved flowers giving and receiving them and just flowers in general, Fittro said. When the opportunity came to buy Touch of Nature, my husband Kyle and I jumped on it. Fittro said most people enjoy getting flowers, guys included. Flowers are a great pickme-up, she said. Who doesnt like to receive fresh, beautiful flowers? Touch of Nature pro-

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Staff take on new positions at Marsh Bankruptcy is not a quick fix


helping the youth complete youth. I love helping kids and I their treatment goals, he love that The Marsh is able VAN WERT The Marsh added. Davis holds a BA in psy- to help find homes for those Foundation has recently promoted two experienced fam- chology from Ohio State and who dont have them, she ily teachers. Rob Davis has served as an ABA therapist said. Im excited to put a taken the position of CPST for 5 1/2 years providing new twist on my skills and home based ser- use them to help the kids in a and Kelly Gross is vices and teach- different way, Gross added. the new coordinaOriginally from St. Marys, ing at an academy tor of admissions before coming to Gross studied psychology and training. The Marsh. He is at the University of Toledo. Davis has been originally from She lives in Van Wert with employed at The Van Wert and he her husband Dane and their Marsh for more and his wife Chris two daughters, Katie, 3, and than eight years. have a son, Will, Lauren, 8 months. She loves Hes held the 8, and a daughter animals and has been riding positions of famfour-wheelers since she was Lily, who is 6. ily teacher, school Kelly Gross has two. family teacher Serving children and famiand has also proRob Davis is The also been with The vided home-based Marsh Foundations Marsh Foundation lies since 1922, The Marsh services for some newest community for eight years. She Foundation is a not-for-profit youth in the com- psychiatric support spent all of those childrens services agency working that provides behavioral munity. treatment worker. years inside the group treatment in a variety of setNow, as comhomes with the tings. Services include group munity psychiatric homes, treatment support treatment worker, youth as a family and family foster he is putting his experience teacher. care, an intensive Her new posiworking with the youth to treatment program work in a slightly different tion as coordinator and independent way. Family teachers spend of admissions and living. Located their time, day to day, work- training is allowin Van Wert, the ing on improving behaviors ing her to use organizations that experience and building relationships. group homes are As a CPST, hes taking and knowledge licensed for up to that to the next level and of the youth The 30 children ages working on helping the youth Marsh serves to 7-17, offers an onbuild social skills and work- further staff trainKelly Gross has campus school for ing on their overall treatment ing opportunities goals. In this role, he is able and streamline the taken on the posi- grades 2-12 and to meet with youth one-on- referral and intake tion of coordinator provides a variety of admissions and of clinical services one as well as in the group process. to group home resGross new training. setting. Hes also responsible idents, foster chilfor coordinating the monthly r e s p o n s i b i l i treatment team meetings for ties include coordinating all dren and community memtraining for the Child and bers. his clients. Im excited to help Family Services division at The mission of The Marsh youth in a new way, Davis The Marsh. She is also the said. Im thrilled to still initial point of entry for all Foundation is to inspire hope, be working with the youth foster care and group home to teach and to care for chilbut in a new way and in a referrals. She handles coor- dren and families. For more different setting. Im real- dination of the application information about The Marsh, ly looking forward to the process, assessments and the visit www.marshfoundation. one-on-one interaction and intake appointments for new org. Information submitted DEAR BRUCE: My friend has been telling me how much trouble he is in financially. He has more credit card debt than he can handle and other debt that is in write-off status. He wants to file bankruptcy. He doesnt seem to understand the long-lasting implications of this. I think hes trying to take the easy way out. He is 30 years old and makes about $28,000 a year. He has told me that among his debts, he is worried about a $10,000 student loan. Any thoughts? -- Reader, via email DEAR READER: I am missing some information here. You say you think your friend is looking for an easy way out. I suppose that by some peoples definition, an easy way out is to declare bankruptcy. But in almost every case, that will not help him with the $10,000 student loan debt. You didnt indicate how much credit card debt there is, just more than he can handle, and you mentioned debt that is in write-off status. Just because debt is written off doesnt mean the lender has given up trying to collect the money. This debt can be sold to another party at a discount, and the second party then will attempt to collect it. If he truly has no money, he could consider Chapter 7, or absolute bankruptcy, which could be denied. It is not as easy as it once was to be granted bankruptcy. He might be eligible for Chapter 13, or reorganizational bankruptcy, which keeps the wolf from the door and allows him to make payments until all the

The company is seeking to offset tough competition from online retailers such as Amazon.com, as consumers increasingly move away from traditional books and DVDs to electronic books and streaming video. The Nook HD is an upgrade to the hardware and services offered by its previous tablets, the Nook Tablet and Nook Color, which Barnes & Noble is phasing out. The company will continue to sell its smaller black-and-white e-reader, called the Nook Simple Touch, for $99, and a backlit Nook Simple Touch for $139. The Nook HD runs on Googles Android 4.0 system and includes Barnes & Nobles own app store and browser. Tablets are once again expected to be hot items this holiday. The new Nooks come on the heels of Amazon. coms announcement earlier this month that it will offer four new varieties of its Kindle, including a high definition version of its Kindle Fire tablet with an 8.9-inch diagonal screen, which starts at $299. That compares with Apple Inc.s iPad with a 9.7inch diagonal screen and $499 starting price.

creditors receive their money. describe. Is there anything As I previously mentioned, improper here? That depends no matter which bankruptcy on whether he answered all he might choose, almost questions truthfully in the all cases will not cover his loan documents he signed. You say that whatever he student loan debt. There has been some rumbling in this BRUCE WILLIAMS election year to allow students to discharge their obligations. To me, that is a terrible lesson to teach: that people who have borrowed money to further their education for their own personal interest earns is gravy. On the other can then stiff the lender that hand, if he loses money on his provided the money. This is a investments, the gravy goes and he has to pay back this topic for another day. DEAR BRUCE: My loan when the time comes son, who is a sophomore in from some other source. The fact that your son has college, has a good chunk of money in savings. In fact, he saved money says a good deal has enough money saved to about him. If he is able to do pay for the college that hes this without any impropriety, attending, yet he has insisted and if he understands that investments dont always on taking out student loans. He and I argue about this rise in value, frankly, I have all the time. I dont want him no problem with it. I actually to have this debt. He says admire his abilities and would theres nothing wrong with probably encourage him. (Send questions to bruce@ borrowing the money and investing it, and that since brucewilliams.com or to there is no interest, whatever Smart Money, P.O. Box 7150, Hudson, FL 34674. Questions he earns is just gravy. I think he is doing of general interest will be something illegal. Am I answered in future columns. wrong? -- Concerned Mother, Owing to the volume of mail, personal replies cannot be via email DEAR CONCERNED provided.) MOTHER: Your son is COPYRIGHT 2012, UNITED not the first to do what you FEATURE SYNDICATE

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Dear Annie: My husband Dear Annie: My parents divorced years ago. enjoyed sex when we had it, Dad waited patiently while but I initiated every session. Mom chose between him After five years, I started to and another man. In the end, feel as if I was begging for it Mom chose the other guy, but and asked him to take the lead it didnt work out. Neither some of the time. He didnt. For three more years, I have any of her other relationtold him it would ships. Meanwhile, thrill me to be my dad married a approached by him, lovely, classy and treated to dinner extremely wealthy or have a little gift woman. They have placed on my pilfound true happilow the kind of ness, while my things I did for him. mom has become I finally convinced bitter and jealous. him to go for counI love both of seling, but my husmy parents, but band wouldnt do its difficult to be any of the things around my mother when she con- Annies Mailbox the counselor suggested. In desperastantly whines and complains about Dad, say- tion, I told him that if he ing he has money and she wanted sex, he would have to doesnt. My grandmother had initiate it. That was seven years ago, to take over most of Moms financial responsibilities, and we havent been intimate including helping to pay for since. I cant divorce him because of my own physical our expenses growing up. Heres the problem. My problems. He says he loves sister is getting married. She me, but hes not willing to do is paying for part of the wed- anything for me. Any suggesding, but asked our parents to tions? Another Sad Wife Dear Sad: Other than makhelp with the rest. Dad gave her a check for his share. ing sure your husband has a Mom, on the other hand, is thorough checkup, you might unable to pay, and Grandma consider counseling for yoursays she is not covering the self. While you cannot force cost. This was a surprise your husband to change, you because Grandma has always can work on your own happisaid yes in the past. Mom ness. Our condolences. Dear Annie: May I weigh wont tell my sister because she doesnt want to upset in on whether or not to have her. She doesnt want Dad flowers at a funeral? When to know she cant afford it, my parents died, the flowwhich is ridiculous because ers were deeply appreciated. hes well aware that she is They brightened the rooms financially strapped. He prob- where we had visitation and ably assumes Grandma will later at the church. If someone wants to give pay. Mom has reached a new to a charity, fine, but the flowlevel of complaining. She ers at my parents funerals cries and is frequently sick. brought much more comfort Shes angry with Grandma. to us than any of the donaShe worries that Dads wife tions, although the latter were will look prettier at the wed- surely well intended. C.B. ding and that her future sonin-law will like my stepmother better. She has asked to borrow money from me and is thinking of taking out a loan. I want to help, but I think part of this is her own fault. She needs to grow up and live within her means instead of trying to keep up with Dad and his wife. But telling her that would crush her. What can I do? Worried Dear Worried: Theres only so much reassurance you can give Mom if she cannot overcome her insecurities. That might require professional help. But there is no reason to protect your sister from the difficulties she has caused. Tell her the wedding is a financial burden that Mom cannot manage, and ask her to cut back on her expenses or find another way to pay for the extra cost.

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By CAIN BURDEAU s before. The Associated Press nd new NEW ORLEANS A surprise ruling by a federal appeals court that lets the Army Corps ng on? of Engineers off the hook for paying compensation for Hurricane Katrinas catastrophic flooding isnt going over well on the streets of New Orleans. People in southern Louisiana have long taken for granted that the flooding in the wake of the 2005 storm was a manmade disaster 565-3274 one caused specifically by the corps and they have wanted the agency to pay up for lost homes and property. But on Monday, a three-judge panel of the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals reversed its earlier opinion and shot down the only argument that had succeeded so far in holding the corps accountable. The ruling also could make it extremely difficult to force the government to pay damages for future mishaps. In March, the appellate court panel upheld a 2009 ruling by U.S. District Judge Stanwood Duval that had found the corps liable for the flooding of New Orleans Lower 9th Ward neighborhood and St. Bernard Parish because

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the agency failed to properly maintain a ship- Holmes said. judges wrote. ping channel. That channel, dug in the 1960s, Neither Holmes nor Alexis were plaintiffs. Specifically, the ruling dealt with allegations funneled Katrinas storm surge into the city. Despite the tens of billions of dollars in that the Army Corps let a shipping channel Thousands of homes were destroyed, about reconstruction money spent so far in New called the Mississippi River-Gulf Outlet erode 1,400 people died in the flood and much of the Orleans, some 500,000 people, businesses and wetlands and swamp forests southeast of New city was left under water. government agencies have sought addition- Orleans. The channel was built as a short-cut Then on Monday, the same panel did a legal al compensation by filing claims against the between New Orleans and the Gulf of Mexico, backflip and said its new ruling completely corps. but the economic benefits never paid off, and insulates the government from liability, leavBut federal laws grant the corps extensive only a few ships used it before Katrina. ing lawyers and residents baffled. immunity against flood-related lawsuits and The corps poorly maintained the channel There are certain criteria where the federal give the government lots of leeway in how known locally as Mister Go, and the erosion government can be sued, If youthink the levee agencies conduct their business. rotten posts before.other damage has been called one of the and I own a pole building, chances are youve seen and breaches is a perfect example because the Corps The small army of lawyers fighting the corps nations worst environmental disasters by some. Our pre-cast concrete post solves has long lamented how difficult Scientists have blamed Mister Go on the loss of of Engineers is the one that developed the levee over Katrina the problem for both repair and new construction. Perma-Column offers the federal government, a fact about 18,000 acres of marsh and 1,500 acres of system, said Alvin Alexis, 62, who had two it is to take onthe economy of post-frame construction and the durability of concrete. ruling. are you building on? female cousins die in the flood. reinforced by Mondays What cypress swamps. His home was flooded, andCall us for all of your Herculean task, needs. he moved his Its a construction said Pierce Wetlands are considered a crucial natural family across the Mississippi River to an area he ODonnell, a lead attorney in the case. The buffer to hurricanes, acting as a buffer that considers safer. Because he was a renter, he said government makes the laws they created can help keep floodwaters at bay. Attorneys he got only $10,000 in federal aid. the immunity; it prints the money they have have argued the MRGO became a hurricane In the Lower 9th Ward, one of the areas hit unlimited funds; and the case is tried in a build- highway that funneled water into New Orleans hardest by Katrina, restaurant owner Henry ing called the U.S. courthouse. and overwhelmed the citys floodwalls, though Holmes said he was disappointed. He said he Toll-Free: 1-800-742-2861Under federal law, the government can- the government has said the floodwalls would Phone: 260-565-3274 has struggled to keep his restaurant Visit us onnot be sued over actions that were based on have failed even if the waterway had never open in the web at www.meyerbuilding.com an area that is now a mere shell of what it was considerations of public policy, the appeals been dug. before the storm. panel wrote. The corps decisions regarding the The Justice Department and the Army Corps I feel like somebody should be held liable, shipping channel fall under that protection, the declined to comment Tuesday.

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