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Couple Celebrates 40th Anniversary

    Mr. and Mrs. David Schaffner will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary, Sunday, April 13, 2008. David Schaffner and Paula Sadler were married April 13, 1968 at First Baptist Church, Stryker, by John Reed. Full Story

Houck Joins Army

    Zachariah P. Houck, a Pettisville High School student, has joined the United States Army. Houck, the son of James and Vickie, Co. Rd. 19, entered the service under the Army delayed enlistment program. He will report to Ft. Full Story

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Hannah Beck, left, 2007-2008 FFA sweetheart, with Katie Weber, new 2008-2009 FFA sweetheart.- courtesy photo 014p1_xlg.jpg
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FFA News

    The Pettisville FFA chapter held its 58th annual FFA banquet, Thursday, March 27. Awards were presented, a new sweetheart was crowned, and 2008-09 officers were inducted. Laura Bruner, a 2005 PHS graduate, was the speaker. Full Story

Earns Scholarship

    Lindsy Brader, a 2005 Archbold High School graduate, received the Mr. and Mrs. J.A. Dinsmore endowed scholarship at Ashland University. The daughter of Jonathan and Lorinda, she is majoring in fashion merchandising. Full Story

Honor Students

    Kristin Jean Hayes, Archbold, has been named to the honor roll by The Ohio State University for the winter quarter of 2008. Hayes earned a perfect 4.0 grade point average. Full Story

Earn Degrees

    Amos O'Deal Ruffer, rural Archbold, and Jessie Lyn Kunkle, Fayette, have received degrees from The Ohio State University at the conclusion of the Winter Quarter 2008. Full Story

4-H News

    The Pettisville Ever-Ready 4-H Club had its third meeting, Tuesday, March 25. It was the deadline for enrollment forms and money to be turned in to advisors. A quality assurance class for all livestock projects is Monday, April 28, 7:30 p.m. Full Story

Sauder Village Plans New Twists To Old Events

    There are no new events on the Sauder Village 2008 calendar, but Kim Krieger, spokesman of the village, said old events are being given a new twist. Full Story

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Almost-three-year-old Brayton Huffman enjoys pancakes at the Archbold Fire Department pancake and sausage breakfast, Sunday, April 6, at Ruihley Park Pavilion. Kyle Brodbeck, an AFD firefighter, said there was a good turnout. It raised $3,000. All proceeds go to the American Cancer Society Relay for Life.- photo by David Pugh 020p1_xlg.jpg
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Delicious!

   Almost-three-year-old Brayton Huffman enjoys pancakes at the Archbold Fire Department pancake and sausage breakfast, Sunday, April 6, at Ruihley Park Pavilion. Kyle Brodbeck, an AFD firefighter, said there was a good turnout. It raised $3,000. Full Story

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Brian Grime, left, won the 1600 boys race; Trisha King, right, won the 1600 girls race in Archbold's meet with Swanton. The Blue Streak boys and girls teams both won.- photos by Mary Huber 046p2_xlg.jpg
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Streak Tracksters Dominate Swanton

    The Archbold track teams finally opened their seasons, Thursday, April 3. Due to cold and windy weather earlier in the week, meets in Defiance and Napoleon were canceled. Full Story

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Lauren Kern opened the season with a win on the mound as the Blue Streaks beat Otsego 2- 0, Monday, March 31.- photo by Mary Huber 047p1_xlg.jpg
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Streak Softball Opens Season With Four Close Games

    The Archbold softball team (1-3) opened the season with a 2-0 win over Otsego, Monday, March 31. The Streaks lost a 5-4 contest in eight innings to Defiance, Thursday, April 3, and dropped a Saturday, April 5 doubleheader at Napoleon, 5-4 and 4-3. Full Story

AHS Baseball Wins Opener

    The Archbold baseball team (1-0) picked up a 10-5 seasonopening victory at North Central (0-3), Saturday, April 5. Breaking a scoreless deadlock, the Streaks exploded for five runs in the third and five more in the fifth. Full Story

Short Sixth In Gymnastics Event

    Carly Short, 11, the daughter of Chris and Alysa, Archbold, placed sixth in her level at the Young Men's Christian Association's Great Lakes Zone Gymnastic Championships. Short competes with the Northwest Ohio Gymnastics Academy, Napoleon. Full Story

Archbold Boys Tennis Drops Two Matches

    The Archbold boys tennis team finally opened its season, Thursday, April 3, after its first two meets were cancelled due to weather. The Streaks won only one match and fell at Bryan 4-1. Full Story

PHS Softball Drops Three

    The Pettisville softball team played three of five scheduled games last week, and lost all three. The Birds opened their season at Wauseon, Tuesday, April 1 and came home with an 8-3 loss. PHS hosted Ayersville, Thursday, April 3. Full Story

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Lincoln Frey reaches for the clouds as he clears the bar in the pole vault. Frey won the event in Pettisville's tri-meet with Liberty Center and Emanuel Baptist.- photo by D.J. Neuenschwander 052p1_xlg.jpg
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PHS Girls Win, Boys Second In First Two Meets

    The Pettisville track teams opened their seasons at Liberty Center, Monday, March 31 for a tri-meet with the Tigers and Emanuel Baptist. The PHS girls won with 69.5 points, beating LC by one. Emanuel Baptist was third with 30. Full Story

Bird Baseball Opens Season With Losses

    The Pettisville baseball team opened its season Monday, March 31 at Edgerton. Originally scheduled as a home game, the site was switched to Edgerton because of field conditions. Full Story

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The Archbold sixth grade girls basketball team recently finished its season with a 32-4 record. The Streaks won the Bryan Y league and Stryker, Patrick Henry, Holgate and Archbold tournaments. They placed second at Wauseon and Delta. Front row, from left: Krista Leupp, Kayla Leaser, Lexi Ramirez and Paige Peterson.054p1_xlg.jpg
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Sixth Grade Girls Finish Season

   The Archbold sixth grade girls basketball team recently finished its season with a 32-4 record. The Streaks won the Bryan Y league and Stryker, Patrick Henry, Holgate and Archbold tournaments. They placed second at Wauseon and Delta. Full Story

Blue Streak JV Baseball Wins Season Opener

    The Archbold junior varsity baseball team opened the season with a 12-9 win at Edgerton, Thursday, April 3. Shem Neuenschwander started on the mound and picked up the win, as he only allowed one earned run. Full Story

Local Bowlers Score Well In National Tournament

    An area bowling team placed 20th recently in the classified division of the 2008 United States Bowling Congress National Championship Tournament in Albuquerque, N. M. Full Story

Hornish 32nd At Texas

    Sam Hornish, Jr. finished 32nd in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series stock car race, Sunday, April 6 at Fort Worth, Texas. The race was run at the 1.5- mile quad-oval Texas Motor Speedway. Full Story

Badenhop Called Up To The Big Leagues

    Burke Badenhop, the son of Dalyn and Sharon (Burkholder) Badenhop, Perrysburg and formerly of Archbold, and nephew of Elden and Clare Badenhop, Archbold, joined the Florida Marlins baseball team, Monday, April 7. Full Story