|It was News Then|
|Thursday, March 21, 2013 2:31 PM|
One Year Ago
• The stage was set Saturday afternoon as two Division IV teams squared off to determine who would wear the crown as the state’s No. 1 team in their division. The magic was still working for the Kalida Lady Wildcats as they ran away from Southeastern of South Charleston 62-51 to claim the title on their first trip to the state tournament and the first state winner for a girls’ team from Putnam County.
• Trinity United Methodist Church choirs will present an Easter cantata “We Shall Behold Him” March 27 at the church. Adult, teen and children’s choirs, under the direction of Ankara Utrup, will participate. Among the adult choir members are Diane Miller, Marilyn Montgomery, Carol Cunningham, Kay Ahten, Kay Best and Jean Schnipke.
• Both the junior and senior parliamentary procedure teams of Delphos chapter of Future Farmers of America received gold ratings in the Allen County contest at Lafayette Wednesday night. The senior team from Delphos placed first. Members of the team are Ronnie Baumgarte, James Gerdeman, Gary Buettner, Michael Schimmoeller, John Etzkorn, William Shumaker, Thomas Freund, Charles Plikerd, Larry Schwinnen, Tom Wurst, Joe Brenneman and Robert Baldauf.
• Laura Lauer of Columbus Grove received the highest award, a state degree in Home Economics, for her 23 projects for homemaking in home, school, individual, community and better under understanding of state work, at the state convention of Future Homemakers held March 15-16 in Columbus.
• The Delphos Rifle team journeyed to Fostoria Sunday to participate in the finals of the Northwestern Ohio Rifle League. H. Buchanan was high in the individual match of the Delphos men, he shot 284. Shaffer placed second with a 265 score. Mericle fell below his season average when he totaled 258 in the match. C. N. Daniels shot 263 and Lloyd Myers hit target for 241.
• The Ottoville Merchants were crowned champions of the Van Wert Gold Medal tournament at the conclusion of the finals played at Van Wert Saturday night. They defeated the Lima Sealex Aces by a 45-41 count. The team at Ottoville is regarded as one of the strongest in this section.