Brooke Waidelich Interns At YMCA

Brooke Waidelich, PHS ‘14 and an education major at Defiance College, helped the Defiance Area YMCA with an internship for youth day camp last summer. She is the daughter Lee and Shawn. Waidel ich conducted a day camp for kids ages 7- 13, planning crafts, games, and snacks in the Y youth center. Each week of the camp had a […]

Public Meetings

Trustees German Township Trustees, Monday, Nov. 13, 7 p.m., township building, 305 W. Mechanic St., Archbold. Franklin Township Trustees, Monday, Nov. 13, 8 p.m., Franklin Township Building, Zone. Water & Sewer Ridgeville Township Water & Sewage District Board, Thursday, Nov. 9, 7:30 p.m., township building, St. Rt. 6, downtown Ridgeville. Library Board Archbold Community Library Board and Audit Committee, Wednesday, […]


Genealogical Society Fulton County Genealogical Society, Tuesday, Nov. 14, 7 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 410 Taylor St., Delta. Blood Drive Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood drive: Friday, Nov. 10, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Stryker High School, 400 S. Defiance St., Stryker. Mood Disorders Women’s Mood Disorders support group, Tuesday, Nov. 14, 6:30 p.m., & Nov. 28, […]

Liberty-Benton Edges Out Streaks 1-0 To Win Regional Championship

Only one goal was scored in the Division III regional girls soccer championship game at Lake High School, Saturday, Nov. 4. Unfortunately for Archbold, it was scored by Liberty Benton. The Eagles (17-3-2) handed the Blue Streaks (20-1) their first and only loss of the season, and advanced to the state tournament with a 1-0 victory. “We definitely had our […]

AHS Girls Fifth, PHS Sixth At State Cross Country Meet

(A version of this article was posted on www.ArchboldBuckeye.com on Saturday, Nov. 4.) The Archbold girls cross country team made the most of its first-ever appearance in the state meet. Archbold placed fifth as a team in the Division III State Cross Country Championships, Saturday, Nov. 4, at Hebron. Minster once again easily ran away from the pack to win […]

Blue Streaks Knock Off Chipps 4-1 In Regional Semifinals

The Archbold girls soccer team took its 19-0 record and number four ranking to Sandusky, Tuesday, Oct. 31, to battle Doylestown Chippewa (16-1-2), the number two team in Division III who advanced to the state tournament the past two years. Leading 2-1 at the half, the Streaks scored two more goals for a 4-1 victory. “We came in thinking we […]

Blue Streaks Win Playoff Opener But Lose Quarterback

It was a home-away-fromhome win when Archbold defeated the Indian Lake Lakers 23-14 in the opening round of the Division V Region 18 football playoffs, Friday, Nov. 3. The muddied turf at Archbold High School was not in playing condition, so the Streaks used Defiance’s Fred J. Brown Stadium to host their first playoff game since the 2010 season. “After […]

America And Guns

Guns. Long guns. Hand guns. Shotguns. Pellet guns. BB guns. Bolt action, pump action, double action, single action. Single shot, semiautomatic, automatic. America has a thing about guns. Internet research shows there are about 300 million guns in the United States– almost one for every man, woman, and child in the country. With just four percent of the world’s population, […]

Blue Streaks To Battle Spartans In Regional Semifinals

Archbold (9-2) meets Marion Pleasant (9-1) at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 10, at Donnell Stadium in Findlay for a Division V regional football semifinal. However, they’ll have to play without quarterback Gabe Petersen, who suffered a seasonending knee injury against Indian Lake last week. Gabe’s brother Sam will take the snaps instead. After last week’s 23-14 victory over Indian Lake, […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2007 Headline–Brad Rupp And Family Thankful For Recovery; Brad’s Survival A Miracle, Medical Team Says; Staph Infection Damaged His Heart Volunteers worked Saturday morning to prepare for the annual Festival of Lights in Ruihley Park. Volunteers Jodi Herman and Cal Britsch check bulbs on one of the swans. Lonnie Short examines bulbs on a […]

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