Streaks Play Liberty Center In Div. V Football Playoffs

   Archbold plays Liberty Center at Tiger Stadium in the first round of the Division V playoffs at 7 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 1.     The Tigers finished third and Archbold, sixth, in the Div. V Region 18 computer rankings.     Other Saturday, Nov. 1 Region 18 regional quarterfinal contests and their finishes in the computer rankings:     1. Patrick Henry […]

Clarissa Leigh Short

Clarissa Leigh Short, age 19 years, of Fayette, passed away Saturday afternoon, Oct. 18, 2008, from injuries received in an all-terrain vehicle accident. She was born May 26, 1989, at Wauseon, the daughter of Rodney and Brenda (Nofziger) Short. She was a 2007 graduate of Archbold High School, and was a sophomore at Malone University at Canton, Ohio, majoring in […]

Blackbirds Beat Stryker, Advance To District Final

The Pettisville volleyball team defeated Stryker 25-18, 25- 15, 25-13, Tuesday night, Oct. 21 in a Division IV district semifi nal contest at PHS. The Blackbirds play Antwerp (17-7), Tuesday night’s Edgerton district semifinal winner, in the district final, Saturday, Oct. 25, 5 p.m. at Napoleon. The Archers defeated Edon (21-3) 21-25, 17-25, 25-16, 25-16, 15-6.–Updated 10.22, 4:22 pm

Mann, DeKnight Winners At Archbold Kart Race

Jeremy Mann, 13, Archbold, won the junior econo class feature, and Kyle DeKnight, 13 Pettisville, was first in the blue engine class feature, at the Terry Henricks Mopar Classic kart race, Sunday, Oct. 12. John Huffman, veteran Archbold kart racer, said there were 79 entries. That figure is down from last year’s 120, but Huffman said the racers that did […]

Pettisville District Volleyball Champions

PHS Def. Antwerp 25-23, 25-19, 9-25, 14-25, 15-11

Pettisville senior co-captains Karina Rohrer Meck, Haley Nofziger, Keely Geringer, and Katie Weber, from left, hoist the Div. IV district championship plaque after beating Antwerp in the final Saturday night.–photo by Mary Huber    The Pettisville volleyball team won the Div. IV district championship at Napoleon, Saturday, Oct. 25.    The Birds won the first two games 25-23, 25-19, lost the […]

Archbold Police Log

Oct. 12 3:14 am: Loud music, 600 block Brussel St., advised to turn it down. 7:15 pm: Assault, 100 block Hickory Ct., neighbor dispute, no assault involved; advised to stay away from each other. Oct. 13 11:48 pm: Domestic, Hawthorn Dr. Oct. 14 Noon: Vandalism, 200 W. Williams St. Oct. 15 11:15 am: Loose dog, no collar, tags, 1200 block […]

Streaks Thump Wauseon 49-10, Regain Lions Club Trophy

Whenever Archbold and Wauseon get together on the gridiron, one never knows what to expect. The two have met 54 times. More than likely, in those 54 games things may have not gone the way one would expect. Entertaining the Indians, Friday, Oct. 17, AHS was looking to bounce back from a 35-7 loss to Patrick Henry. Wauseon, which may […]

Jr. High Sports Digest

Archbold 7th Grade Volleyball

The Archbold seventh grade volleyball team won the Northwest Ohio Athletic League tournament, Saturday, Oct. 11. The Streaks beat Napoleon in the first match 25-17, 25-11. “It was obvious the first game that we were a little nervous,” said Coricia Meyer, coach. “The second game we did a much better job setting up our offense. Bailey Short did a nice […]

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Farm Neighbors Help Grieving Family

Farm Neighbors Help Grieving Family Neighbors joined together to harvest the corn fields of Rod Short, Friday, Oct. 24.–photos by David Pugh     Farmers from the Archbold, Pettisville, and Wauseon areas came to the aid of a grieving family, Friday morning, Oct. 24.     A total of 13 combines and about a half-dozen large grain carts with tractors to pull […]

Woman Killed In ATV Crash Saturday

Clarissa Short, 19, rural Fayette, died in an all-terrain vehicle accident in a field in the 9000 block of Co. Rd. 19, Saturday, Oct. 18. Justin Nofziger, 11, rural Fayette, also injured in the crash, was released from the St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center in Toledo, Monday, Oct. 20. Darrell Merillat, Fulton County Sheriff, said Monday that deputies are still […]