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Boys basketball: New Riegel edges Riverdale

NEW RIEGEL — Behind Austin Lescallett’s 22 points, New Riegel edged Riverdale 53-52 in a nonconference boys basketball game Saturday night. Ben Dryfuse (12 points) and Cole Noftz (10 points) also scored in double figures for the Blue Jackets who remained unbeaten at...
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Prep swimming: Costello leads Fostoria at A-Behr Invite

SANDUSKY — Tony Costello turned in second- and fourth-place finishes to lead Fostoria High School’s efforts at Saturday’s A-Behr Invitational. Costello took second in the 100 freestyle in 54.65 and fourth in the 100 backstroke in 1:06.62 as the Redmen placed...
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Boys basketball: Knights hold off Miller City

By SHANNON DOVE STAFF WRITER VAN BUREN — With a 10-0 lead after the first quarter, Van Buren looked to be running away with Saturday’s nonleague game against Miller City. But the Wildcats rallied, and the game became a battle. Matthew Ayers’ trey with 38 seconds...
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Prep wrestling: Plymouth wins Arcadia Invitational

ARCADIA — Plymouth’s wrestling team had one champ and just one second-place finish but still had enough depth to win Saturday’s 22nd Arcadia Invitational. Seth Bailey captured the 215-pound division to help the Big Red outscore Wayne Trace 182½-174½. Host...

Fostoria house fire kills woman

FOSTORIA — A house fire in Fostoria took the life of a woman Sunday afternoon. According to Interim Fire Chief Brian Herbert, Fostoria Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 295 Boston Ave. at 2:32 p.m. and found the one-story, single-family residence fully engulfed...

Two dead in Houcktown fire

HOUCKTOWN — Two people died Sunday in an early morning fire in Houcktown, according to the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office. Arlington and Delaware Township fire departments responded to a mobile home fire at 15043 Hancock County 26 around 2 a.m., along with Hanco Emergency...

Update: Fire destroys Fostoria house

FOSTORIA — A Saturday fire destroyed a two-story Fostoria house and melted siding on two nearby homes. The blaze was reported about 5 a.m. Saturday at 615 Maple St. Interim Fostoria Fire Chief Brian Herbert said the fire is believed to have started in the back porch area and when...

Power restored in Fostoria

FOSTORIA — A power outage Saturday left parts of Fostoria in the cold for about 12 hours. The outage began about 2 a.m. and power was restored by mid-afternoon. According to the American Electric Power website, over 2,400 customers lost electricity. The outage was reported to be...

Fostoria house heavily damaged by fire

FOSTORIA — A Friday night fire heavily damaged a Fostoria house and damaged two nearby houses. The blaze was reported about 5 p.m. Friday at 615 Maple St. Fostoria Fire Chief Brian Herbert said manpower and water issues meant it took a long time for firefighters to put out the...

Warming shelter opened for Fostoria residents without power

From the city of Fostoria: A warming shelter will be open for Fostoria residents that are without power today at Fostoria Intermediate School located at 1202 HL Ford Drive. It will be open until power is restored. AEP estimates this time to be 6pm. We will provide additional...