Archbold Girls Fall To Titans, Panthers

The Archbold girls basketball team suffered losses to two powerhouse teams last week to finish the regular season 19-3. It was Senior Night for the Streaks, ranked fifth in last week’s Division III statewide poll, when Ottawa-Glandorf, ranked ninth in Div. III, visited the Thunderdome, Tuesday, Feb. 13. The Titans used an 27- 17 first half to defeat the Streaks […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2008 Teachers in the Archbold Area School District will get 6.5% in base pay hikes in a contract approved by the Archbold Area School Board. Negotiations for wages and insurance issues have taken place since April 2007. Cast members of the Archbold Community Theatre production of “A Murder Is Announced” appear in a photograph. […]

Old Photo Corner

The AHS Junior Class of 1963 presented “The Night Is My Enemy,” March 22-23, 1962. Seated, from left: Phyllis (Schrock) Hostetler, Sally Anita (Short) Collamore. Standing: Susie (Fielitz) Mathew, Marvin Miller, Jerry Collamore, Gene Grime, Tamara (Taylor) Hoyt, Sheila (Schmucker) Short, Tom Roth, Virgil Roth.– Antique photo owned by Sally Anita (Short) Collamore

Good Deeds By Archbold, Pettisville Schools

In a day and age when students undergo “active shooter” drills; when they are confronted with “high value” state tests; when cyberbullying and sexting and online predators and a dozen other things are coming at them, it’s refreshing to see students have a little fun at school. We point to a couple of recent events for elementary kids: 100 Day […]


The wrong photos appeared on the Good Luck pages for Archbold and Pettisville basketball in the Feb. 14 edition of this newspaper. Corrected pages run this week. The Buckeye regrets the error.

Indians Show Why They’re Number 1 In State, Defeat Blackbirds 59-44

Down by 20 points at the beginning of the second half, the Pettisville boys basketball team attempted a comeback against Wauseon but fell short in front of a soldout crowd in the Bird Cage, Saturday, Feb. 17. Ranked sixth in Division IV in last week’s statewide poll, the Birds clawed their way back to a nine-point deficit, but could come […]

PHS Girls Split Final Week, Finish 12-10

Pettisville lost a close game at Liberty Center but finished the regular season with a win over Toledo Christian on Senior Night to enter Division IV girls basketball tournament play with a 12- 10 record. The Birds couldn’t make up a two-point deficit at the half and lost to Liberty Center 50-48, Tuesday, Feb. 13. PHS came out strong in […]

Man Sentenced

A Delta man was sentenced Tuesday, Feb. 13, in Fulton County Common Pleas Court on a weapons-related charge: •Nicholas J. Spangler, 20; indicted Nov. 20, 2017, on one count each, improperly handling firearms in a motor vehicle, carrying concealed weapons; pled guilty to attempted improperly handling firearms in a motor vehicle; on or about Nov. 11, 2017, attempted to transport […]

Honor Students

Andrew Sauder, PHS ‘16, was named to the president’s list for the 2017 fall semester at Clemson (S.C.) University. Students must earn a 4.0 gpa to qualify. Daniel Sauder, PHS ‘14, was named to the dean’s list for the 2017 fall semester. Students must earn at least a 3.5 gpa to qualify. Both are sons of Dan and Ezzie. —– […]

Earns Degree

Benjamin Eggers, rural Archbold, received a Bachelor of Science degree in agriculture during commencement exercises, Dec. 17, 2017, at The Ohio State University.