2016-11-02

Unemployment Up, 4.2% In September



The Fulton County unemployment rate for the month of September was 4.2%, up two-tenths (.2) of a percentage point from August, Ohio Department of Job & Family Services estimates said. It is the sixth consecutive month Fulton County has been less than 5%. The lowest rate in the last six months was in May, at 3.9%. In the 33 months […]

PHS Girls Cross Country Team Bound For State; Riley Qualifies



The Pettisville girls cross country team qualified for the Division III state meet for the second straight year after finishing second at the regional meet, Saturday, Oct. 29, at Tiffin. Minster won its third straight girls title, finishing with 41 points. The Wildcats had three runners in the top seven. Pettisville finished with 131 points for second. Holgate took third […]

Costumed Students Cheer On Blackbirds



Pettisville student fans took advantage of the fact that Halloween was less than a week away when the volleyball team played Antwerp in the Div. IV district semifinal, Tuesday, Oct. 25. A number of the students dressed in their finest Halloween costumes to cheer on the team. Alas, the Birds lost to the Archers, who then won the district championship […]

Friday Night Frights



AHS students donned masks to scare the Vikings during the Blue Streak football NWOAL finale Friday, Oct. 28. Archbold defeated Evergreen 48-19.– photo by Mario Gomez

Streaks Cruise Past Stritch In District Semifinals



Archbold used another quick start and had no trouble getting past Cardinal Stritch (8-2-1) in the Division III district boys soccer semifinals in Rossford, Tuesday, October 25. The Streaks (17-0-1) scored three goals in the first 10 minutes en route to a 5-1 win. “Stritch is a team that we haven’t seen before,” said Sean Stewart, Archbold head coach. “We […]

Witch Leads The Way



Miley Gericke, far left, costumed as a witch, leads the way during a portion of the annual Archbold Elementary School Halloween Costume Parade, Friday, Oct. 28, in the school gym. Students parade before parents, grandparents, and friends during the event. Following Gericke are football player Brynn Hurst and princess Eliza Bacik. All are third graders.– photo by David Pugh

Hot Doggin’ It



Andrea Thiel, an Archbold first grade teacher, was hot-dogging by wearing a hot dog costume during the annual school Halloween Costume Parade. Students parade through the gym wearing their costumes for parents, grandparents, and others. In the distant background is Dorothy Lambert, elementary principal, who chose a Ninja Turtle costume for herself.– photo by David Pugh

Archbold Closes Out Season With 48-19 Drubbing Of Vikings



Leading 27-0 at the half, Archbold’s Nic Rodriguez took off the second-half kickoff and ran 76 yards for the score, stabbing a dagger into the hearts of the Evergreen Vikings on the way to a 48- 19 Northwest Ohio Athletic League victory, Friday, Oct. 28, at Evergreen. The Streaks closed out the 2016 campaign with a 5-5 record, 3-4 NWOAL. […]

DIVISION III REGIONAL BOYS SOCCER TOURNAMENT

Mansfield Christian 2, Archbold 0

Mansfield Christian defeated Archbold 2-0 to win the Div. III regional boys soccer championship, Saturday, Nov. 5, at Findlay. The Flames advance to the state semifinals, Wednesday, Nov. 9.-Updated 11.5, 4:10 pm —— Archbold defeated Independence 3-1 to win their Div. III regional boys soccer semifinal, Wednesday, Nov. 2, at Sandusky. The Streaks play Mansfield Christian, Saturday, Nov. 5, 12 […]

Named To FCCC Student Council



Two Four County Career Center students from Archbold have been named to the FCCC student council for 2016-17. Named were Selene Gonzalez, a student in the health careers program, and Audrey Uyttenhove, a cosmetology student. The student council sponsors the Christmas For Kids fundraiser, the spring dance, and the FCCC paper recycling program.


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