2017-08-23

AHS Golfers Win Detwiler Invitational



The Archbold golf team continued its winning ways last week, defeated Hicksville and Stryker and winning the Detwiler Invitational. AHS 155, Hicksville 202 Archbold defeated the Aces 155-202 at Wauseon, Tuesday, Aug. 15. Kade Kern was the match medalist with a 1-under par 35. Brandon Miller finished with a 37, Trevor Rupp 39, Kreighton Sims 44, Reese Knapp 46, Drew […]

Pickup Driver Identified



Steven J. Torok, 23, Napoleon, was identified as the driver of a small pickup that knocked down a utility pole about 5:40 pm, Sunday, Aug. 13. The Archbold police report states Torok was driving west on East Mechanic Street. He told officers he was looking down to adjust the seat when he veered off the roadway to the right, went […]

PHS Golf Finishes Eighth At Edon Invite



The Pettisville golf team finished eighth at the Edon Invitational, Thursday, Aug. 10. The Birds took second in a match with Delta and Holgate, Thursday, Aug. 17, at Wauseon. Edon Invitational Stryker 355, North Central 359, Fayette 377, Edgerton 379, Valley 386, Evergreen 390, Ayersville 412, Pettisville 425, Hilltop 429, Hicksville 435, Northwood 473 Stryker won the team title by […]

Tire Damage Reported



Kyle M. DeVries, 29, Archbold told police a tire, valued at $80, was punctured between 10 pm, Saturday, Aug. 12, and 8:47 pm, Sunday, Aug. 13. The vehicle was parked at East Gardens. Police are investigating.

Pettisville Boys Soccer Drops Season Opener



Pettisville hosted the Lake Flyers, Friday, Aug. 18, and lost its season opener 6-4. The Birds gave up all six goals to one player– Michael Szymanski. Connor Wyse, Detric Yoder, Blake Eyer, and Canidate Vickery each scored a goal for PHS with assists from Blake Eyer, Mitchell Avina, and Eli Grieser. Pettisville controlled the tempo and possession much of the […]

Eclipse = Inspiration?



The solar eclipse that occurred Monday brought out children, adults– and entire families to view the event. The eclipse brought out the child in all of us. In Archbold, adults were wearing eclipse glasses, or creating their own makeshift viewing instruments from grocery bags, cereal boxes, and sheets of paper– laughing and giggling in wonder at the spectacle. The last […]

AHS Boys Soccer Opens Season With Shutout



Archbold opened the season with a non-league boys soccer showdown at Fort Jennings, Saturday, Aug. 19. The Streaks out-shot the Musketeers 37-1 en route to a 7-0 victory. Trey Theobald opened the scoring for Archbold six minutes into the game. Kaiden Bedsole scored with 4:29 left in the first half for a 2-0 lead. Archbold opened up the floodgates in […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past



Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2007 Enrollment of the Archbold Area School District is down one. Pettisville is up by 18. Archbold enrollment is 1,353 and Pettisville, 574. There are 532 students in the elementary and 49 open enrollment students at Archbold. Last year, 269,829 guests attended the Fulton County Fair. It might be inconceivable until you talk to […]

Short Extension On Fire Service Agreement?



With the deadline for a new fire service agreement approaching, Vaughn Bentz, Archbold village councilman, proposed an extension of the present contract. Archbold Village Council discussed the contract during its Monday, Aug. 21 meeting. Council and the German Township Trustees have been negotiating a new agreement for fire service for as many as 18 months, after council decided it wanted […]

Archbold Police Log



Aug. 11 1:24 pm: Larceny, Fairlawn Haven. 2:27 pm: Larceny, 300 block DeGroff Ave. 4:15 pm: Unlock, 1000 block E. Lutz Rd, unable to unlock semi tractor cab. 5:38 pm: Suspicious vehicle, 100 block N. Defiance St., subject taking a nap. 5:52 pm: Bicycle violations, subjects riding downtown, 100 block N. Defiance St. 7:41 pm: Unlock, 700 block Middle St. […]


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