2010-04-07

AHS Softballers Have Up And Down Week



The Archbold softball team defeated Otsego 21-0 and Edon 9-0 last week while losing to Defiance 3-2 in eight innings and Napoleon 6-5 in the first game of a doubleheader. The Streaks (3-2) defeated the Wildcats 12-3 in the nightcap. AHS 21, Otsego 0 Archbold jumped out to a 14-0 lead after three innings and coasted to a 21-0 win, […]

Pettisville Softball Beats Pilots, Falls To Wauseon



Wauseon jumped out to a 9-0 lead after two innings on its way to a 12-0 shutout of Pettisville, Tuesday, March 30. Ashlyn Bontrager was the only Blackbird to get a hit, a single. Delaney Nofziger was the losing pitcher, and allowed 11 hits. The Birds committed five errors in the contest. Pettisville scored six runs in the first inning […]

Fire In Truck Bed



A pickup truck owned by Jason M. King, West Unity, was damaged by fire about 5:46 pm, Friday, April 2, an Archbold police report states. Firefighters were called to the fire scene at 407 S. Defi ance St., where a fire had started in the pickup bed. King told officers there was a pile of rags, used to stain floors, […]

Other Editors Say…

Be Counted

Ohio and your hometown want you to fill out your census form. And you should do exactly that, for the good of the state, your community and you and your neighbors. Oh, yes, and also to cut expenses in a federal budget desperately in need of slashing. No matter how nosy the federal government might appear to be by asking […]

AHS Boys Track Wins 12 Events, Beats Dogs



The Archbold boys track team won 12 events to defeat Swanton in track action, Thursday, April 1. The Streaks scored 79 points to the Bulldogs’ 53. Pole vault: 1. Dean Herrett, 12 feet, 0 inches; 2. Clayton Lehman, 10-6; 3. Darin Sauder, 9-6. Shot put: 1. Josh Meyers, 45-6. Discus: 1. Meyers, 133-7; 2. Jacob Strong, 114-7. Long jump: 1. […]

Erica King Crowned CN Player Of Year



Erica King, Pettisville senior, was named the girls basketball Player of the Year by the Defiance Crescent- News last week. The award is one more in a long list. She also was named First Team All-Ohio in Division IV, Buckeye Border Conference Player of the Year for the second straight year, Div. IV Northwest District Co-Player of the Year and […]

Fulton County Court News



Common Pleas Court Joanne Britenriker, Fayette, plaintiff vs. James Rivello, Archbold, defendant. Administrative appeal. Charles Jenkins, Montgomery, Mich., plaintiff vs. Kevin Thomas, Archbold, defendant. Other tort. Flagstar Bank, Troy, Mich., plaintiff vs. Tracy Gomoll, Lyons, defendant. Foreclosure. Atlantic Credit & Finance, Inc, Roanoke, Va., plaintiff vs. Bobbie Burkett, Wauseon, defendant. Other civil. Huntington National Bank, Columbus, plaintiff vs. Rick Hein, […]

Letter To The Editor



It’s official. A federal judge determined George W. Bush’s warrantless spying program was illegal. We liberals, who have been saying for years that Bush/Cheney’s spying on American’s emails and phone calls was unlawful, have been proven correct. As the plaintiff’s attorney Jon Eisenberg said, “Everybody has to follow the law, including the president.” The American presidency is not a kingship, […]

Blue Streak Baseball Drops First Two Games



The Archbold Blue Streaks, under Dick Selgo, head coach, came up empty to start the 2010 baseball season. Defiance is always a top contender in the state. The Streaks lost 9-2 to the Bulldogs and ace pitcher Dace Kime in their season opener, Monday, March 29. Edgerton, who is coached by former Archbold standout Keith Merillat, defeated AHS 9-3, Tuesday, […]

PHS Track Teams Second In Dual Meet



The Pettisville track teams ran a dual meet with Liberty Center, Saturday, April 3. It was held among high winds that blew over and damaged the pole vault equipment during the boys competition. No one was injured when the standards fell, but one support bracket broke and the event was suspended. Both PHS teams finished second. The girls team scored […]