Blue Streak Baseball Drops First Game

The Archbold baseball team won three games last week, but lost its first game of the season, a 2-0 shutout at Bryan in Northwest Ohio Athletic League action, Friday, April 20. The Streaks are 12-1, 3-1 NWOAL. AHS 9, Evergreen 2 Archbold led 6-2 after three innings and added three runs in the fifth for a 9-2 NWOAL victory over […]


Donald Edward Beck, 88, Stryker, died April 20, 2018. Survivors include two daughters. Grisier Funeral Home, Stryker. —— Hunger finds no fault with the cooking.–Proverb

Archbold Softball Falls To 6-8

Archbold played six softball games last week, winning only one to drop to 6-8, 2-2 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League. Defiance 8, AHS 1 The Bulldogs (5-1) led 8-0 after four on their way to an 8-1 win, Wednesday, April 18, at Defiance. Chloe Schramm was the losing pitcher. In 2 2/3 innings she allowed no runs on no […]


Christopher L. Grieser, 47, Stryker, died April 21, 2018. Survivors include five daughters. Short Funeral Home, Archbold. —– The other sports are just sports. Baseball is a love.– Bryant Gumbel

Wins State Title

Lara Carrizales, 8, granddaughter of Deb Lecklider, Ridgeville Corners, won the Level 2, Ohio USA Gymnastics state championship in the uneven parallel bars, April 7-8, in Niles. She finished with a score of 9.6. She also placed second in the floor exercise and the all-around competition, third on the balance beam, and fourth on the vault. Carrizales is a second […]

Archbold Man Among Those Indicted

Brandon Rivera, 27, Archbold, is among 22 people indicted by the Fulton County Grand Jury, Monday, April 16. Rivera is charged with one count each of possession of heroin and possession of drug paraphernalia. In a press release, Scott Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney, said on or about Sept. 18, 2017, Rivera allegedly possessed heroin and drug paraphernalia. Others indicted: […]


Pettisville Track Monday, April 19, at Pettisville Girls Pettisville 68, Edgerton 54 Pole vault: 1. Elisabeth Rochefort 6-6; 2. Karsen Pursel 6-0; 3. Taylor Boger 5-6. High jump: 1. Meleah Plank 4-4; 2. Elise Hoylman 3-10; 3. Clara Damman 3-10. Long jump: 1. Plank 12-9 3/4; 2. Isabella Strauss 12-4 1/2. 100 hurdles: 2. Strauss 22.7. 100: 3. Leah Beck […]

Woman Cited, Car Towed

Victoria Michelle Courtney, 26, who has a Van Wert address, was cited for driving while license suspended and had her car towed, Tuesday, April 17. The Archbold police report on the incident states an officer stopped Courtney on South Defiance Street near Short-Buehrer Road about 11:48 pm. One taillight was out. The officer noted that during his investigation, it was […]

Sweetheart Dance

Top, from left: Pettisville fourth grade students Courtney Wiemken, Echo Eash, Ava Genter, and Olivia Beck dance to “YMCA” at the Pettisville Elementary School Sweetheart Dance, Friday, April 20. Girls bring their fathers and grandfathers to the event. Below left: Todd Tussinger helps daughter Ariah, a third grader, with her shoe. Below right: Quinlin MaCrae Stickley, a fifth grader, takes […]

AHS Tennis Defends Nbtl Tourney Title

The Archbold boys tennis team edged out Bryan to defend its Northern Buckeye Tennis League doubles tournament title, Saturday, April 21, at Archbold. The Streaks also fell to Ottawa Hills 4-1, Thursday, April 19, but defeated Bluffton 3-2, Friday, April 20. NBTL Tournament The tournament had four flights: first doubles, second doubles, third doubles, and fourth doubles. Champions from each […]