AHS Girls Defeat Liberty-Benton For Regional Championship

Archbold found itself in a similar situation as last season when the Streaks faced Liberty-Benton in a Division III regional girls soccer final, Saturday, Nov. 3, at Lake High School. In 2017, AHS gave up a late goal in the second half of the regional final to lose 1-0. It was a different outcome in 2018. Archbold got the game-winning […]

James L. “Jim” Rupp

James L. “Jim” Rupp, age 82, of Defiance, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018, at Brookview Healthcare Center in Defiance. Prior to his retirement, Jim worked for the Village of Archbold Street Department, retiring after 31 years. Jim was born on May 2, 1936, in Pettisville, to the late Ralph W. and Wilma May (Andrews) Rupp. On Oct. 10, […]

AHS Boys Advance To State Championship Game!

AHS 3, Kirtland 0

Archbold advanced to the Div. III state boys soccer championship game with a 3-0 shutout of Kirtland, Tuesday, Nov. 6, at Sandusky. Elijah Zimmerman scored Archbold’s first goal with 12:38 left in the first half. Josh Kidder added the Blue Streaks’ second goal with 33:16 remaining in the second half. Kidder scored his second goal with just 26 seconds left […]

Archbold Boys Blank Kalida In Regional Semifinal 4-0

After an emotional district final win over Ottawa Hills, the Archbold boys soccer team avoided a letdown and defeated Kalida (9-4-6) 4-0 in a Division III regional semifinal, Wednesday, Oct. 31, at Findlay. “The field conditions were tough,” said Sean Stewart, AHS head coach. “ A lot of slipping out there. “What we didn’t lack was determination and effort. The […]

Treated, Released

Natalie Jean Roth, 17, rural Archbold, was treated and released at the Fulton County Health Center following a single-vehicle rollover accident. The Archbold police report on the crash states at about 3:22 pm, Tuesday, Oct. 16, Roth was driving a sport-utility vehicle west on Lafayette Street when she went off the right side of the road, driving over the curb […]

Delbert Herman Britsch

Delbert Herman Britsch, age 77, of Wauseon, passed away at home on Wednesday morning, Nov. 7, 2018, after a long battle with lung cancer. Delbert was born on June 5, 1941, in Wauseon, and was preceded in death by his parents, Herman and Margaret (Schroeder) Britsch.Delbert graduated from Archbold High School in 1959 and moved to Wauseon after marrying Susan. […]

Archbold Girls Hold Off Lcc To Reach Regional Final

Archbold squared off against Lima Central Catholic in a Division III regional girls soccer semifinal at Napoleon, Tuesday, Oct. 30. The Streaks scored a pair of second-half goals and then held off an LCC rally to defeat the Thunderbirds 2-1 and advance to the regional final against Liberty-Benton. “It’s never easy for us, that’s for sure,” said Jen Kidder, AHS […]

Western Dist. Court News

(Note: In the listing of traffic offenses, the first number is actual speed; the second, legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine; the second, costs.) Linda A. Rufenacht, rural Archbold, speeding, 54-35, Miller Ave., $47, $93. Kim E. Warncke, rural Wauseon, speeding, 50-35, Miller Ave., $37, $93. Deedra Marie Gurzynski, rural Swanton, improper backing from private drive, South […]

State Championship Game Scheduled For 1 pm Saturday

AHS Plays Dayton Christian For Boys Soccer State Title

Archbold (21-1) will play Dayton Christian (20-2-1) for the Div. III state boys soccer championship, Saturday, Nov. 10, 1 pm, at MAPFRE Stadium in Columbus.-Posted 11.7, 10:19 pm

Streaks Finish Second At State

The Archbold boys team finished second out of 14 teams at the Middle School State Cross Country Championships, Sunday, Oct. 21, in Dublin. They ran in the Division III boys twomile race. Findlay Saint Michaels won with a team score of 87 points. The Streaks finished with 95. Archbold runners and their finishes, from left: Landon Stamm, 20th; Ethan Stuckey, […]