Pettisville Boys Win At OG Invitational

The Pettisville boys cross country team won the Gold Division race at the Ottawa- Glandorf Blue/Gold Invitational, Saturday, Sept. 14. The Blackbirds finished with 80 points. Lincolnview was second with 85, while Columbus Grove took third with 96. Twenty-one teams and 197 runners ran the race. Dominic Frey was the first Blackbird across the finish line. He placed fifth in […]

AHS Golfers Win Three Straight

The Archbold golf team went on a tear last week, winning three straight matches. The Streaks played Antwerp at Pond-A-River, Monday, Sept. 9. In hot and dry conditions, AHS won 176- 200. Ian Radabaugh was match medalist with a 39. Other Streaks: Kevin Boyers 42, Elijah Miller 47, Jackson Kelley 48, DJ Schroeder 50, Michael Hesterman 54. AHS 173, Holgate […]

AHS Wins Sixth Straight

Archbold and Evergreen won two Northwest Ohio Athletic League volleyball matches last week and sit atop the league standings with perfect 4-0 records. The Streaks hosted Wauseon for an NWOAL matchup, Tuesday, Sept. 10, and defeated the Indians in three games. Delta came to town, Thursday, Sept. 12. Again, AHS knocked off its league opponent in three games. The Blue […]


Jeff Leininger, Archbold, aced the par-3, 130-yard, 16th hole at the golf course in Stryker on Wednesday, Sept. 4. His club of choice was a 9- iron. —— In Kentucky, it is illegal to carry ice cream in your back pocket.

Jr. High Sports Digest

Pettisville Cross Country Ottawa-Glandorf Blue/Gold Invitational, Saturday, Sept. 14 Girls Van Wert 87, Lincolnview 113, Pettisville 117, Bluffton 128, Lima Central Catholic 172, Piqua 174, Ottoville 177, St. Henry 180, Kenton 183, St. Marys Memorial 213, Napoleon 222, St. Paul Lutheran 258, Tinora 280 2. Elizabeth Sauder 12:44; 3. Kamryn Hostetler 12:44; 7. Nichole Foor 13:09; 36. Sarah Herring 14:16; […]

Blue Streak Boys Soccer Splits Week

The Archbold boys soccer team hosted Swanton, Tuesday, Sept. 10, earning a 2-1 Northwest Ohio Athletic League win. The Streaks traveled to Maumee, Saturday, Sept. 14, falling 2-1 to the stateranked Panthers. Archbold is 3-2-3, 1-0-1 NWOAL. AHS 2, Swanton 1 Archbold took the lead after 22 minutes when defender Jacob Ott sent a free kick from 40 yards on […]

Streaks Send Apaches Packing

The Fairview Apaches came to Archbold, Friday, Sept. 13, for a non-league football contest. It wasn’t their lucky night. The Streaks rolled to a 56- 15 victory to improve to 2-1, while the Apaches fell to 1- 2. “I am very happy,” said Bryan Miller, AHS head coach. “We played very well. “This was a good team win. We had […]

Lessons From An Octogenarian Cyclist

Ralph Aschliman may have a lesson for everyone. Well into his 80s, Aschliman still rides a bicycle, racking up mile after mile– more than 5,000 this year, more than 10,000 in two years. At 12 miles an hour, he’s spent a lot of quality time on his bicycle. While enjoying himself, he’s listened to the singing birds, watched the rabbits […]

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Will 2013 Fair Success Lead To Better Days Ahead?

The annual Fulton County Fair was another success, setting attendance records in the process. The Fair Board deserves much credit, for maintaining wonderful fairgrounds, bringing in fun and interesting entertainment, and making sure everything runs smoothly. That’s a challenge when 60,000 people visit the fairgrounds in one day, especially considering the population of the entire county is about 42,500. Mother […]