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Saturday’s Scoreboard

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL American League East Division W L Pct GB Boston 6 1 .857 — New York 4 3 .571 2 Toronto 4 3 .571 2 Baltimore 2 5 .286 4 Tampa Bay 1 6 .143 5 Central Division W L Pct GB Minnesota 4 2 .667 — Chicago 3 3 .500 1 Cleveland 3 4 .429 1½ Detroit 2 4 .333...
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Prep Softball Roundup: Arcadia collects its first victory

HARROD — Ivy Noel drove in two runs and Lyndee Ward homered as Arcadia topped Allen East 6-1 in Friday’s nonconference softball game. Noel, who went 3 for 3, singled twice and doubled to pace the Redskins’ (1-5) offense to earn their first win of the season....
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Prep Baseball: Lakota outslugs Van Buren, 16-13

KANSAS — Twenty-nine runs and 32 hits of offense were posted on Friday as Lakota edged Van Buren 16-13 in a nonleague shootout. Collin Hipsher sparked the Raiders’ (2-2) offense with a game-high four RBIs and falling just a home run short of the cycle. Carter Reinhart...
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Doug Mowrey Invitational: Carey girls, McComb boys win Mowrey crowns

VAN BUREN — McComb’s Jacob Rider swept the distance events and the Panthers recorded two event victories in field events Friday to win the boys team title at the Van Buren Doug Mowrey Invitational. Carey’s girls won all four relay races and two individual events...
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Prep Tennis: Fostoria falls to Bluffton

BLUFFTON — Fostoria High School’s lone victory came at No. 1 doubles on Friday as the Redmen dropped a 4-1 boys tennis decision to Bluffton. FHS gained its win with Kasey Finsel and Weston Weimerskirch downing Jordan Siefker and Kory Strahm 7-5, 6-4. The...

James L. Risner

James Leroy “JR” Risner, 64 of Arcadia, passed away Thursday, April 5, 2018 at his home. He was born November 26, 1953 in Fostoria to the late Andrew Jackson and Margaret Olive (Chalfin) Risner. He married Debra A. Margraf on September 17, 1977 at St. Wendelin...

Shirley McDonald

Shirley Anne McDonald, 81 of Fostoria, Ohio, passed away Thursday, April 5, 2018 at her home. She was born February 4, 1937 in Bowling Green, Ohio, to George and Oleatha (Archer) Tavenier. She married LeRoy P. McDonald on March 14, 1955 in Angola, Indiana, and he died April 2,...

Derek L. VanHoose

Derek L. VanHoose, 29 of Fostoria, died Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at his home. Arrangements are pending at Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria.
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Everything from ‘will you?’ to ‘I do’

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Wedding planning. A task so broad and extensive, some do it for a living to take the pressure and stress off of the bride- and groom-to-be. The Courier seeks to do the same during the 34th annual Bridal Expo. Scheduled for 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at...
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Fostoria man sentenced to three years

A Fostoria man was sentenced to three years in prison by Judge Michael Kelbley on Wednesday afternoon. Seth O. Geyer-Speer, 18, pleaded guilty to charges of aggravated burglary, a first-degree felony, and felonious assault, a second-degree felony, said court records. The court...
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