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Tuesday, Jun. 18, 2024

DAVE MOSIER/independent sports ST. MARYS — The Van Wert Cougars looked better than they have in several weeks as they defeated Coldwater in a Division III sectional tournament game played at St. Marys on Wednesday. The first half wasn’t all that great for the Cougars, who took a three-point lead, 10-7, in the first quarter, […]

POSTED: 02/27/14 at 6:35 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

ROCKY McVAIGH/for the Van Wert independent OTTAWA — The YMCA Marlins traveled to Ottawa to swim in a tri-meet with Putnam County YMCA and Wapakoneta Community YMCA. In 11-12 Girls, Katie McVaigh took first in five of her six events (50 freestyle, 100 individual medley, 50 backstroke and 100 freestyle).  Also securing first place finishes […]

POSTED: 02/27/14 at 6:14 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Submitted information Van Wert County Women’s Church Volleyball League for 2014 once again it is time to begin organizing for the upcoming season. Captains and co-captains are asked to attend the first meeting on Monday, March 3, at 7 p.m., at North Union United Methodist Church, 4486 US 127-north.

POSTED: 02/27/14 at 6:09 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Submitted information MIDDLE POINT — The Middle Point Ballpark Association will be accepting registrations for the 2014 baseball/softball season on Saturday, March 8, from 8 a.m.-noon, at the Lincolnview High School main entrance. Registration forms and more information can be found on the ballpark’s website: and Facebook: search “Middle Point Ballpark”. Leagues available for […]

POSTED: 02/27/14 at 6:09 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

On Tuesday, February 25, 2014, at 5:15 p.m. after her valiant fight with breast cancer, the angels came and wrapped their wings around Pam and took her to the Lord. Pam was born in Lima, to Paul Willis and Janet Faye (Shafer) Kirkendall, who are both deceased. In 1969, she married Greg Kulwicki, who survives […]

POSTED: 02/26/14 at 9:29 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

POSTED: 02/26/14 at 3:21 pm. FILED UNDER: Cougar's Den

By Cain Lautzenheiser Due to the days missed due to weather this winter, Crestview Local Schools will be attending a full school day this Saturday. Sophomore Cyler Miller said, “I am going to school on Saturday, but I am not looking forward to it and I don’t think we should have it. I feel that many […]

POSTED: 02/26/14 at 2:41 pm. FILED UNDER: Knights in the News

Lincolnview sophomores Madison Jones and Marcy Shoppell were recently awarded honors by the nation’s longest running and prestigious recognition program for students in grades 7- 12, the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. Their work was judged regionally in competition with students from 52 counties in Northeast Indiana and Northwest Ohio. After winning a Gold Key […]

POSTED: 02/26/14 at 2:35 pm. FILED UNDER: Lancer Lines

By Rex Dolby At the Wassenberg Camera Club’s last meeting, it was announced that on Thursday, Feb. 20, the Fort Wayne Photography Club would sponsor a program by two professional photographers, Steve Vorderman and Tim Brumbeloe, who would highlight their travel experiences around the world and emphasize a fine art approach to travel photography. Officers […]

POSTED: 02/26/14 at 2:24 pm. FILED UNDER: Camera Club News

Finally! The 100th day of school arrived, after this landmark date had been delayed numerous times due to school cancellations for inclement weather.   Mrs. Tate’s kindergarten class of St. Mary’s of the Assumption School and Pat Johnson’s 3rd grade class made the most of the 100th day of school with a number of exciting activities. […]

POSTED: 02/26/14 at 2:14 pm. FILED UNDER: St. Mary's News