AHS Girls Fall In State Semifinal

Kirtland 1, AHS 0

Kirtland scored the only goal of the game to defeat Archbold 1-0, Tuesday, Nov. 6, in a Div. III state girls soccer semifinal at Sandusky. The Hornets (20-2-0), ranked second in Div. III, scored with 7:46 left in the first half during the windy contest. The Streaks finish their season with a 16-2-4 record. Kirtland advances to the state finals […]

State Cross Country Tournament Postponed to Saturday, Nov. 10

The state cross country tournament was moved from Saturday, Nov. 3, to Nov. 10, because of flooding on the course at National Trail Raceway in Hebron, according to the Ohio High School Athletic Association. It’s possibly the first time the state meet has had to be delayed because of flooding. The Division III boys race– which includes Pettisville’s Logan Rufenacht […]

Lost Items Found

An Archbold police report states personal items were found in a bush on property in the 300 block of Park Place. The items were reported to police on Thursday, Oct. 25. One item, a floral cell phone case, was returned to the owner. However, that subject did not claim a set of keys that were found. They were placed in […]

Lois Ann Heer

Lois Ann Heer, age 96, of Archbold and formerly of Stryker, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2018, at the Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. Prior to her retirement she had owned and operated, along with her husband, Richard, Heer Electric in Stryker since 1954. Lois had also been a Registered Nurse, having graduated from the St. Vincent Hospital […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Pentecost 21 Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Thessalonians: A Tale Of Unlikely Survival: The Day Of The Lord For The Living,” (1 Thessalonians 5:1-28), Jesse Kahler. Lockport Mennonite Sunday: Wayne & Donna Kauffman, Janice Foor, Ruth Ann Yoder, greeters; Eric Doehrman, worship leader; Mark Beck, chorister; Erika Nofziger, scripture; Sunshine Children’s Home bell choir, […]

Schaffner Named To First Team Defense All-NWOAL

Kasyn Schaffner, an AHS senior, was named First Team Defense when the Northwest Ohio Athletic League named the 2018 All-League Football Team last week Other AHS players receiving league honors: Second Team Offense: Noah Gomez, Antonio Cruz, Mason Babcock, Matthew Gladieux. Second Team Defense: Elijah Zimmerman, Tony Grime, Aiden Warncke. Honorable Mention: Brandan Taylor, Zach Rocha, Isaiah Gomez, Clay Nafziger, […]

AACC Awards

Among those receiving awards at the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce annual banquet, Thursday, Nov. 1: Top: Four Under 40 leadership honorees, from left: Dexter Krueger, Nimrod “Rod” Rodriguez, Andrea Thiel, Brian Rufenacht. Middle: Legacy Award recipients Carol Ann Grime, left, and Maynard and Myrl Sauder. Bottom left: Spirit of Archbold award winner Isaac Brenneman, Archbold Police Department.– photos by […]


AHS 2, Dayton Christian 1

Archbold won the 2018 Div. III state boys soccer championship 2-1, Saturday, Nov.  10, over Dayton Christian in Columbus. Trey Theobald opened the scoring with a goal just three minutes into the game. Noah Alexander answered for Dayton Christian with a goal at the 28:36 mark of the first half. The two teams went into the half tied at 1. […]

FFA News

Three members of the Pettisville FFA Chapter were awarded the American FFA Degree at the 91st National FFA Convention & Expo in Indianapolis, Ind., Oct. 24-27. Hannah Meller, daughter of Gene and Donna; Jacob Dennis, son of John and Susan; and Lynnsey Crouch, daughter of Jeremy and Kim, collected the gold American FFA Degree Key and a certificate from the […]

Leppelmeier First Team All-District

Max Leppelmeier was selected First Team All-District by the Northwest Golf District Coaches Association, Wednesday, Oct. 24. Tommy McWatters recieved an honorable mention.

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