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Whitmer, Central Catholic roll in final game of the regular season

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - Check out all the highlights and scores from the final week of the Ohio high school regular season. Then we talk to top recruit James Moon, an offensive lineman for Start. And finally, check out the top plays of the night in The Trifecta!. See a...
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Royals pounce on Bulldogs 42-7

ROSSFORD — Elmwood High School traveled to Rossford High School and trounced the Bulldogs 42-7. Friday’s game capped off a magical regular season for the Royals. They end the season 8-1 and should have a high seed come playoff time. Head coach Greg Bishop said they knew they weren’t expected...

(Paid Content) High School Sports Roundup For October 21st, 2021

STRIKING FIRST … Wauseon’s Gavin Gerig breaks into the open field to score the Indians first goal of the match. Gerig finished with two goals and two assists on the night. (PHOTO BY JACOB KESSLER, STAFF) BOYS SOCCER. Division II Sectional Final. Wauseon 8 Bryan 0. Gavin Gerig, Eli Del...

Saturday Essay: Overcoming divisiveness means teaching about divisive ideas

I appreciated The Blade’s Oct. 5 story about the Toledo Public School Board’s collective opposition to HB 322 and 327. I am writing as a professor of education at The University of Toledo to address HB 327, which applies to higher education. It proposes legislation that would be impossible to enforce and would lead to lawsuits that would derail students’ education and waste the financial resources of universities and the state. We need more civil discussion about what we teach in schools and why; however, that discussion does not belong in the court system.

Varsity T Hall of Fame Inducts Seven New Members

TOLEDO, Ohio - The University of Toledo Varsity T Club inducted seven new members to its Hall of Fame on Friday, Oct. 22 at the Hilton Garden Inn at Levis Commons in Perrysburg, Ohio. Members of the Class of 2020 include seven former student-athletes: Kate Bean McCauley, Women's Volleyball (2003-06);...

Perrysburg board members at odds with Ewbank statement

PERRYSBURG — School board member Kelly Ewbank read a statement attributed to the board, meant to forego a lawsuit that other board members said they had not agreed to. At the end of Monday’s board of education meeting, Ewbank read a statement related to an incident where she had allegedly left a March 2 executive session with confidential documents.

Desser, Meinke will listen to Perrysburg schools community

It’s imperative the Perrysburg school board provides oversight, support and accountability of the school superintendent, personnel and resources to ensure community educational goals and objectives are achieved. The majority of the board, including the incumbents, wait for the superintendent to lead them. Doing this, we lose the value of community...

Editorial: Better graduation rates a big victory

When it comes to measuring the performance of Ohio’s public school districts, there are many metrics to consider. And Ohio has sliced and diced all of them in a multitude of ways in its ever-evolving and unhelpful school report-card system.
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Photo Gallery: Otsego 38, Eastwood 35

Otsego defeated Eastwood 38-35 in a high school football game on Friday at Otsego High School in Tontogany. Click the image above and the arrows on the left and right to view the full gallery.

(Paid Content) High School Sports Roundup For October 20th, 2021

FRESHMAN BATTLE … Swanton freshman Ethan Bellner (#26) and Pettisville freshman Carlos Bowers look to gain possession. Bowers found the net three times for the Blackbirds in the win. (PHOTO BY RICH HARDING, STAFF) BOYS SOCCER. Division III Sectional Semifinals. Pettisville 7 Swanton 1. PLEASE LOGIN OR PURCHASE A SUBSCRIPTION...

BGSU COVID cases remain low

Bowling Green State University is reporting 19 positive coronavirus cases, including 17 confirmed and two suspected. There are 18 student (16 confirmed, two suspected) and one staff reports (one confirmed) from Oct. 13-19. The BGSU COVID-19 dashboard is updated every Wednesday. Last period there were 16 cases (10 confirmed, six...