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Jays, Black Knights battle to scoreless draw
Written by Larry Heiing   
Friday, August 15, 2014 8:00 PM | Updated ( Friday, August 15, 2014 8:14 PM )
Senior Wes Buettner and classmate Austin Heiing wrap up a Van Buren running back during scrimmage action at Van Buren Friday night. (DHI Media/Larry Heiing)


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VAN BUREN — The St. John’s Blue Jay football team made the long trek up I-75 to play the Van Buren Black Knights in their second scrimmage of the season.

It started under sunny blue skies and ended under the lights at The Castle as the varsity teams battled to a scoreless draw.

The answers to the Blue Jays offensive struggles seemed to remain in the darkness for Coach Todd Schulte after the game.


Local Golf Roundup
Written by Information Submitted   
Friday, August 15, 2014 8:00 PM


Lancers grab NWC quad

KALIDA — Led by the 38 of Joshah Rager, Lincolnview bested Spencerville, Paulding and host Columbus Grove 186-190-196-222 in a Northwest Conference boys golf quad Friday at Country Acres Golf Club.

Derek Youtsey fired a 42 to help lead the Lancers (4-0, 1-0 NWC).

Leading the Bearcats (3-1, 1-0) was Sam Reed’s 41 and Mitchell Youngpeter 43. On behalf of the Panthers (1-2, 1-0), Ben Heilshorn carded a 45 and Cade McGarvey 46.

The host Bulldogs (0-5, 0-3) received a 48 from Brandon Hoffman and a 56 by Kyle Welty.

Fish Ohio
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Friday, August 15, 2014 8:00 PM


Division of Wildlife


Barton Lake (19 acres; Williams County) - Largemouth Bass: Anglers have been having success in the mornings; try top-water lures at the southwest side. A ramp for small boats is available. There is a limit of 10 sunfish area-wide and a 3-bass split limit. (Anglers may only keep two bass less than 14 inches and 1 bass 20 inches or larger.

Upper Sandusky Reservoir #2 (118 acres; Wyandot County) - Channel catfish: Have been biting on nightcrawlers; the best time and place has been in the morning east of the boat ramp. Bluegill: Have also been biting recently; try using shrimp or bits of nightcrawlers.

Fremont Reservoir (100 acres; Sandusky County) - Crappie: Anglers are catching 8- to 9-inchers during the evening at this new site; try minnows and light-colored jigs near the boat launch area.

Lady Jays honored at Crew match
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Thursday, August 14, 2014 8:49 PM
On Saturday, Aug. 9, the St. John’s girls soccer team attended a Columbus Crew vs. Toronto game. The girls were announced and asked to hold the match banner as the teams were announced on the field. On a side note, Michael Bradley, who played for Team USA, was there. Team members holding the sign were, from left, Ashlyn Troyer, Anna Mueller, Maria Giambruno-Fuge, Madison Fulk, Courtney Wrasman, Emilee Grothouse, Kristina Koester, Marie Mueller, Lucy Bonifas, Liz Winhover, Sam Wehri, exchange student Nicole Kinner and Carleigh Ankerman. (Photo Submitted)
Culberson, De La Rosa help Rockies beat Reds 7-3
Written by Associated Press   
Thursday, August 14, 2014 8:28 PM


Associated Press


DENVER — Charlie Culberson hit his first homer in more than a month — a 3-run shot in the fifth — and Jorge De La Rosa pitched seven effective innings to lift the Colorado Rockies over the Cincinnati Reds 7-3 on Thursday night.

De La Rosa (12-8) allowed three runs and five hits. He improved to 8-2 at Coors Field this season.

Reds All-Star Alfredo Simon (12-8) is winless in six starts since the break. He allowed seven runs — five earned — and a season-high 10 hits in five innings.