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Race for Hope 5K fundraiser set BY RON OSBURN Staff Writer rosburn@tdnpublishing.com

Blaze declared as an arson Fire inspectors have officially declared a Nov. 8 blaze that devastated a home located at 707 McKinley Ave. an arson fire, according to the Piqua Fire Department. Fire investigators posted signage at the property this week identifying the fire as an arson and have set a reward of $5,000 for any person who furnishes information leading to the identification of those responsible for the fire.

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Detectors helped prevent fatalities An unattended pan of grease caused a fully-involved house fire early Tuesday morning in the 300 block of Manning Street. Working smoke detectors are being credited with preventing fatalities, the city’s fire inspector said.

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Jackson doctor called suicidal A judge’s stern voice broke the silence of a Los Angeles courtroom: “Money for madness medicine,” he said before sentencing Dr. Conrad Murray to the maximum four years behind bars for Michael Jackson’s death. “Absolutely no sense of fault, and is and remains dangerous” to the community, Judge Michael Pastor said as he delivered a nearly half-hour tongue lashing that denounced Murray as a greedy, remorseless physician whose gross negligence killed the King of Pop.

Human trafficking is a form of modern day slavery and the numbers are staggering: this year, an estimated 12 million people worldwide will be enslaved in some form or another, according to the Polaris Project, a national human trafficking resource center. Human trafficking, defined as using force or coercion to recruit, transport, harbor or receive a person in order to exploit them, cuts across gender, racial and national

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Brett Bogan of Troy said he first became aware of the problem last year, and was shocked. “Up until last year, I knew nothing about human trafficking. I didn’t realize slavery still existed,” said Bogan, a LexisNexis employee, member of Troy First United Methodist Church and organizer of Team G(race), a group of local runners. Bogan and fellow runner Cynde Sroufe also organize the annual World Race for Hope 5K run on New Year’s Day, and have been using the race to both encourage healthy living and as an annu-

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Water rises on the Great Miami River near Treasure Island as rain continues to fall Tuesday. Rain has fallen for three days and snow fell throughout the last half of the day.

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al charity fundraiser. Last year, World Race for Hope raised close to $3,000 for the national Action for Healthy Kids group. This New Years Day, Bogan has dedicated race receipts from the World Race for Hope 5K run to the Somaly Man Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the worldwide eradication of human slavery. Bogan said World Race for Hope also has partnered with Stop Human Trafficking Dayton to raise money for the Somaly Man

NEW YORK (AP) — Americans are beginning to feel more confident about the U.S. economy just as the all-important Christmas shopping season begins. But their optimism may be short-lived. Consumer confidence surged in November to its highest level since July, a sign that Americans may be more willing to spend, the Conference Board reported Tuesday. “Consumers appear to be entering the holiday season in better spirits,” Lynn Franco, director of the Conference Board Consumer Research Center, said in a statement. But confidence is still painfully below what is typically seen during a healthy economy. And Americans could start to feel more skittish if the debt crisis in Europe deepens and stokes fears of another recession in the U.S. “I think this will be a good holiday shopping season,” said Mark Vitner, senior U.S. economist at Wells Fargo. “But the question is what will happen after that?” The Conference Board, a private research firm, its Consumer She was very said Confidence Index climbed points in November to well liked, very 15 56.0. That is the highest it positive, always smiling has been since the 59.2 reading over the summer. — she’s going to be That is still well below the level of 90 that indicates missed. an economy on solid footing. — Marie The confidence numbers Carity follow other encouraging signs: Every month for the past year except one, Hensley formerly attended school. “Two communities have to go spending by Americans has through this,” Carity said. “Each day grown 2 percent or more from a year earlier, accordis going to get better.” Miami East High School Principal ing to government data.

East students mourn classmate BY MELANIE YINGST Staff Writer myingst@tdnpublishing.com

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In coping with the loss of sophomore Christen Hensley, Miami East High School students are doing what they do best — pulling together. Hensley, 15, who passed away in an automobile accident Sunday night, was new to the district and was quickly accepted and active in the FFA and Pride in M.E. clubs. “There’s been a lot of hugging and crying,” said Marie Carity, agriculture teacher and FFA adviser, who had Hensley in class. “They are learning how to mourn.” Carity said Hensley was a positive

student in class and active with the FFA organization. “She went with us to the national FFA convention in Indianapolis,” she said. “She was very well liked, very positive, always smiling — she’s HENSLEY going to be missed.” Carity said not only is the Miami East community mourning the loss of Hensley, but also the HardinHouston school district, where

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Superintendent gives thanks to community BY MELANIE YINGST Staff Writer myingst@tdnpublishing.com

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TIPP CITY emergency tax mills levies of a combined amount of 9.61 mills for another five years. The levies generate $3,690,000 each year for operating funds. The board will meet at 6 p.m. Dec. 5 to discuss the district’s financial future. Gary Pfister, the district’s director of services, reported the district’s current plan to save money in every situation. For example, setting back the districts buildings’ temperatures to 68 degrees

in the winter and 74 in the summer saved $28,000 in heating and cooling costs. Pfister also reported to the board that 125 computers have been replaced throughout the district, but 175 computers are at least 7-years old. “We don’t have the funds to replace everything at once,” Pfister said. Yet, Pfister said with the district’s wireless Internet recently installed, the technology team at Tipp City School is looking into developing a “Bring Your Own Device” program at the high

school. “A lot of kids already have the devices,” Pfister said, naming IPads, I-touches and tablets capable of utilizing the Wi-Fi connections. “The wireless we put in place last year is allowing us to add these new tools to the schools.” Pfister said the district is continuing to monitor energy usage and currently the district’s electric bill is $33,000 less for July through November compared to last year’s usage. “I’m very excited about that,” Pfister said.

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Foundation through its Project Futures global initiative. He said each race participant who registers will have his or her own fundraising page on the World Race for Hope website, worldraceforhope.com. The idea, said Bogan, is to make it easy for race participants to participate in fundraising while helping raise awareness of the problem of human trafficking. “I’ve made it my personal mission to increase awareness of (human trafficking),” Bogan said in an interview just prior to the Thanksgiving holiday. “Cynde and I want to try to do more than just stage a race. We want to engage supporters and get them to be passionate about this and raise money for the cause. “It doesn’t matter how much we raise, as long as we raise understanding of what it’s for,” Bogan added. To further spread the message, Bogan is utilizing his work and per-

sonal relationships around the country to schedule other New Year’s Day fundraising races in Columbus, New York City, Boca Raton, Fla., Saint Louis and possibly Atlanta. Also, Bogan said organizers may stage a race later in 2012, in San Antonio, Texas. “We want to see how far this goes,” he said of his efforts. NEW RACE START POINT The 5th annual World Race for Hope 5K run on New Year’s Day has a new start point this year. In the past the race has begun at First Place Christian Center on West Franklin Street and followed a route across the river and along the northside levee path and back. But with the Adams Street Bridge out, Bogan said the race this year will begin at the Troy Senior Citizens Center, located at 134 N. Market St. He said the center board recently approved the center as a starting point, which will allow participants to use the center as a staging point for the race and as a place to warm

Thanks • CONTINUED FROM A1 Other savings include bringing tech support inhouse, saving $15,000; switching phone service from Verizon to Cincinnati Bell, saving $18,000; $1,800 on waste collection that was billing the district for dumpsters they didn’t have, switching life insurance providers with the same coverage, saving $8,500, and saved $50,000 from not replacing two cafeteria employees and one custodian. Yet, Pfister said maintenance costs continue to plague the district. At Nevin Coppock Elementary, there has been two water main breaks. Work has already been

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If you want to run: WHAT: World Race for Hope 5K run WHEN: 1 p.m. New Year’s Day, Jan. 1, 2012 WHERE: Meet at the Troy Senior Citizens Center, 134 N. Market St. To preregister and for more information, access the website at: www.woroldraceforhope.com. The race this year is a fundraiser for the Somaly Man Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the worldwide eradication of human slavery. • Also, race organizers are staging a free local screening of the film “Not My Life,” about modern day slavery and global human trafficking. The film begins at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10, at the First Place Christian Center, 16 W. Franklin St. Donations are accepted. Tickets are free by accessing the website: http://notmylifefilmintroy.eventbrite.com. Or call the First United Methodist Church at 335-2826 to put your name on the guest list.

up. The race follows a course this year out to Miami Shores Golf Course and back. Participants may register the day of the race or preregister and collect pledges at www.worldraceforhope.com. “Despite the challenges of the weather, we’ve been increasing the number of runners every year. We look forward to growing it some

more this year,” Bogan said. For more information on the World Race for Hope 5K run on New Year’s Day, access the website at: www.worldraceforhope.com. For more information on the Somaly Man Foundation, see: www.somaly.org. The Stop Human Trafficking Dayton website is: www.stophumantraffickingdayton.org.

Mourn done to replace 50 feet of original pipeline, but city officials have warned the district more work needs to be done. Pfister also said 14 out of 24 buses are more than 10 years old, including buses which were purchased in 1990 and 1991. “At this time we are doing more restoration than preventative maintenance due to the age of the fleet,” Pfister said, adding the district was fortunate to have a mechanic inhouse, but the aging fleet will continue to have repairs mounting. The board will meet at 6 p.m. Dec. 5 at the board office to discuss finances. The board of education’s next regular meeting will be at 7 p.m., Dec. 19.

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said. Miami East High School guidance counselor Matt Rutledge said, “Our kids were amazing yesterday.” “People really stick together and it’s a close-knit community,” he said. “It’s never easy obviously, but basically we just let the kids know we are here — everybody’s hurting.” Despite the circumstances, Rutledge said, the students have been dealing with the loss of Hensley with grace and sophistication. “I’m just really amazed how well our kids are dealing with it and how well they are doing,” Rutledge said.

Confidence • CONTINUED FROM A1 Americans spent $52.4 billion over the four-day Thanksgiving Day weekend, the highest total ever recorded during the traditional start to the holiday shopping season, according to the National Retail Federation. The average shopper spent a record $398.62, up from $365.34 a year ago, the NRF said. And sales on Cyber Monday, the first online shopping day after the Thanksgiving weekend, rose 22 percent from a year ago to $1.25 billion, the biggest online sales day in history, the research firm comScore Inc. reported. Retailers count on the holiday shopping season for as much as 40 percent of their annual sales. According to the consumer index, Americans’ anxiety regarding short-term business conditions, jobs and income prospects eased considerably after six months of declines. Americans expecting more jobs in the months ahead rose to 12.9 percent from 10.8 percent, for instance, while those expecting fewer jobs declined to 24.1 percent from 27.6 percent the previous

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purpose room of the TroyMiami County Library. Call Olive at 339-0502, Ext • STORY TIME: Story 123, for more information. time for children 3-5 Register by calling the years old, which will C o m m u n i t y library at 339-0502. include a puppet play • SINGLES DANCE: A C a l e n d a r and simple craft, will be singles dance will be from at 10:30 a.m. at the 8-11 p.m. at Milton-Union Public CONTACT US Ginghamsburg Church, Library, 560 S. Main St., The Avenue, 6759 S. West Milton. The theme County Road 25-A, Troy. will be “Apples.” Free line dance lessons Call Melody • KIWANIS MEETING: will be from 7-8 p.m. The Kiwanis Club of Troy Vallieu at Admission for the dance will meet from noon to 1 440-5265 to will be $6 per person or $5 p.m. at the Troy Country list your free per person with a non-perClub, 1830 Peters Road, ishable food donation for calendar Troy. Lunch is $10. Lisa the church’s food pantry. items.You Timmeran with the The dance will be alcoholAmerican Egg Board will can send and smoke-free, and is for speak. For more informayour news by e-mail to adults only. The dance is tion, contact Kim Riber, for divorced, widowed, vallieu@tdnpublishing.com. vice president, at (937) separated or never mar974-0410. ried adult singles, and is • PERI MEETING: an opportunity to meet Reservations are needed new friends while dancing to excellent by today for the Miami County chapter music. of Ohio Public Employee Retirees • FRIDAY DINNER: The Covington meeting, which will be at 11:30 a.m. VFW Post No. 4235, 173 N. High St., Dec. 7 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Covington, will offer dinner from 5-8 248 Wood St., Piqua. Lunch will be $10, p.m. For more information, call 753payable at the door. Call Beth at 3352771. The speaker will be Jason Davis, 1108. • CHICKEN FRY: The Pleasant Hill health care education representative, Post No. 6557, 7578 W. Fenner VFW from the OPERS office. Any area public Ludlow Falls, will offer a threeRoad, employee or public employee retiree is piece chicken dinner with french fries invited to attend. and coleslaw for $7 from 6-8 p.m. • FINANCIAL AID: Newton High Chicken livers also will be available. School will host a financial aid night for • PROJECT FEEDERWATCH: Project juniors and seniors with their parents at FeederWatch will be offered from 9:307 p.m. in the library/media center. The 11:30 a.m. at Aullwood. Participants are speaker will be Logan Billing from invited to count birds, drink coffee, eat Edison Community College. doughnuts, share stories and count • BLOOD DRIVE: A blood drive will more birds. This bird count contributes be offered from noon to 6 p.m. at First to scientific studies at the Cornell Lab of Presbyterian Church, 20 S. Walnut St., Ornithology. Check out the Cornell web Troy. Make an appointment at site at www.bird.cornell.edu/pfw for www.DonorTime.com. more information. • CLASS MEETING: The Troy High School Class of 1977 Reunion Committee will have its next planning meeting at 7 p.m. at the Troy-Hayner Cultural Center, 301 W. Main St., Troy. Any class member may attend. To receive more information, contact the committee via email at troyclassof1977@woh.rr.com or contact Terri Boehringer at 335-7867 for more information.

THURSDAY • QUARTER AUCTION: The Piqua Optimist Club’s annual quarter auction fundraiser will be at 7 p.m. at Z’s Second Floor Lounge. Doors open at 6 p.m. A limited supply of tickets are available for $3 each, and must be purchased in advance to enter the quarter auction. They are available from any Piqua Optimist member, or at John Bertke’s State Farm Insurance office, 520 N. Main St., Piqua. • SENIORS LUNCHEON: The AB Graham Memorial Center, 8025 E. U.S. Route 36, Conover, will offer its seniors luncheon. “It Wasn’t Funny at the Time,” will be the theme offered by Christian humorist Marilyn Lanich at 11 a.m. with lunch at noon. All ages are invited to attend by making a reservation at (937) 368-3700. • PHOTO CONTEST: Entry deadline for Brukner Nature Center’s “Nature thru the Lens” photo contest, which is open to all photographers is today. Photos must be taken at Brukner Nature Center and can be of wildlife, plants and landscapes or people enjoying the outdoors. Children 16 years and under can enter the youth competition, while all other photographs will be juried in the adult category. Selected photographs will be exhibited during the Winter Nature Art Gallery Exhibit. For more details on the rules, regulations, judging and prizes for this competition, visit www.bruknernaturecenter.com. • DISCOVERY WALK: A morning discovery walk for adults will be offered from 8-9:30 a.m. at Aullwood Audubon Center, 1000 Aullwood Road, Dayton. Tom Hissong, education coordinator, will guide walkers as they experience the seasonal changes taking place. Bring binoculars. • PROJECT FEEDERWATCH: Project FeederWatch will be offered from 9:3011:30 a.m. at Aullwood. Participants are invited to count birds, drink coffee, eat doughnuts, share stories and count more birds. This bird count contributes to scientific studies at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Check out the Cornell web site at www.bird.cornell.edu/pfw for more information.

FRIDAY • ART EXHIBIT: The second annual home school art exhibit will open at 1:30 p.m. for students in kindergarten through 12th grade. Home school students can take advantage of this unique opportunity to display a special project. Possible ideas include a poem, an essay, a drawing, a book poster, a scarf, a scrapbook, a photo, a sculpture or a piece of pottery. All items will be on display through Dec. 17 in the multi-

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Most of the extra traffic enforcement details will be assigned during holidays when vehicular travel The Miami County Sheriff ’s Office increases, as well as incidences of drinking and driving. has again been awarded a traffic By having extra deputies on patrol enforcement grant for fiscal year it also will enable them to be available 2012. This will make the seventh consec- to offer roadside assistance to utive year the sheriff ’s office has been motorists in addition to having a deterrent effect on criminal activity by awarded federal monies for traffic the mere presence of additional enforcement throughout the county. deputies on Miami County roadways. The funds are administered by the Deputies worked a total of 70 overOhio Office of Criminal Justice time hours during the recent Services. Thanksgiving holiday weekend. The The sheriff ’s office was awarded a department already has used 162 total of $54,762.91 to be expended overtime hours during the homecomsolely on overtime for extra traffic enforcement, some fuel costs and traf- ing, Halloween and Thanksgiving times of 2011. fic safety education. The sheriff ’s office also plans to use A total of 1,100 man hours will be 111 hours of overtime during the spent on extra traffic enforcement Christmas and New Years holidays, throughout the upcoming year. between Dec. 2 and Jan. 2. The goal of the extra traffic The rest of the 2012 schedule for enforcement is to reduce the number the overtime hours, paid for the by of fatal and injury crashes on Miami grant, on Miami County roadways is: County roadways and increase • Super Bowl Sunday – Feb. 3-6 — restraint usage along with removing 28 hours impaired drivers. Deputies will be St. Patrick’s Day – March 16-18 — strictly enforcing all of Ohio’s traffic 32 hours statutes with special emphasis on Prom season — April 1 to May 31 removing impaired drivers and seat— 32 hours belt enforcement while working the Memorial Day – May 21 to June 3 ‚ grant details. As was the case last year, deputies 120 hours • Speed enforcement — June 8-24 will be compiling statistics of restraint usage in Miami County as part of the — 112 hours • Fourth of July — June 29 to July SATURDAY-SUNDAY grant requirement. 5 — 60 hours During June and September of • Ft. Loramie Concert — July 6-9 2012, deputies will be monitoring vari• OPEN HOUSE: The Troy-Hayner ous intersections throughout the coun- — 100 hours Cultural Center, 301 W. Main St., will • Aggressive driving — Aug. 3-27 ty to tally statistics on seatbelt usage. again open the doors to the public for — 100 hours The statistics are made available at the annual open house for the holiday • Labor Day – Aug. 17 to Sept. 3 — season from 1-5 p.m. The house will be the Ohio Department of Public Safety 120 hours decorated by local organizations, entre- website www.publicsafety.ohio.gov • OVI/speed enforcement — Sept. under Ohio Office of Criminal Justice preneurs and decorators around the 7-23 — 112 hours Services. “Christmas in the Woods” theme. The events are free and open to the public. Decorations include at least seven Christmas trees and an exhibit of winter wildlife paintings by George R. Stum, a wildlife artist with a gallery in Tipp City. The public can enjoy the entire house and exhibits through noon Dec. 31. • LIVE NATIVITY: First Lutheran Church, 2899 W. Main St., will offer a drive through live nativity, “Journey to the Manger,” from 6-8 p.m. each evening. Visitors will hear and watch the story of Jesus’ birth come alive as they make the journey to the manger. The event is free and the public is invited to attend. Visit www.flctroy-nalc.org for more information. For the Troy Daily News

SATURDAY • FREE CLOTHING: A Touch of Hope free clothing event will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church, 60 S. Dorset Road, Troy. • SPAGHETTI DINNER: Troy Post No. 43 Baseball will offer an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner from 3-7:30 p.m. at 622 S. Market St., Troy. The meal also will include a salad bar, drink and dessert. Meals will be $6.75 for adults and $4 for children 12 and younger. All proceeds will benefit the Troy American Legion baseball. • MUSEUM OPEN: The Museum of Troy History, 124 E. Water St., Troy, will celebrate the Christmas season by being open from 1-5 p.m. Sue Cantrell, “Mrs. Claus,” will show young ladies and anyone else interested how to make a special present for mother, grandmother, aunt or friend. The program is free, although donations to cover materials costs will be accepted. • BRAVE HEARTS: The Generations of Life Center of Hospice of Miami County will offer its annual Brave Hearts holiday program from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Hospice of Miami County, 550 Summit Ave., Troy. The program is free of charge and is intended to help grieving children and teens remember their loved ones at Christmas. The event will include lunch and fellowship, the movie “The Christmas Miracle of Jonathon Toomey,” window painting and making decorations. To register a child by Dec. 1, call (937) 573-2100 or email gol@HospiceOfMiamiCounty.org. • BREAKFAST WITH SANTA: The Troy Rotary Club will offer its first breakfast with Santa from 8:30-11 a.m. at St. Patrick Parish Center, 444 E. Water St., Troy. The price will be $10 and tickets will include all-you-can-eat pancakes, sausage, milk, juice and coffee, a visit with Santa and a framed 4-by-6 picture. Tickets may be purchased at Around About Books, 8 W. Main St., or in the Mayor’s Office, second floor of Troy City Hall.

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To voucher or not to voucher? That is the question In the never-ending political debate about how to improve the quality of education our young people are receiving, the issue of school vouchers has taken center stage in Columbus. As a result of this debate and because Governor Kasich is a fervent supporter of school choice, members of both the Ohio House and Senate have proposed bills that would expand the use of educational vouchers in Ohio. The theory behind these bills is that all students should be allowed to attend any school they desire, public or private, at taxpayer expense. This, supporters contend, will assure that all young people will have access to an exemplary education. This assumes, of course, that every child would be accepted into the school of his or her choice, which is not likely to happen, but, putting that fact aside, it’s pretty hard to argue against the notion that all children deserve the opportunity to receive a high quality education. However, it’s not hard to argue against the debate that is currently occurring, because proponents of an expanded voucher program are using “voodoo” data to support their position. In a recent public hearing on vouchers, School Choice Ohio and The Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice gave policymakers what they consider to be the best blueprint for improving student achievement here in Ohio. They are suggesting that we just follow Florida’s model, because students there are improving academically at a higher rate than are students in the rest of the country. Furthermore, they believe that the reason for this higher than normal rate of improvement can be traced directly to educational reform instituted in 1999 under Governor Jeb Bush, an important component of which is an aggressive voucher program. And, how do they know that Florida’s students are outperforming those in other states? Why, by using test data, of course. After all, haven’t we been convinced that all we have to do is give kids another test to “prove” the effectiveness of one’s schools? In this case, the test used was the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) exam. There’s just one slight problem with School Choice Ohio’s argument. If you visit the NAEP’s own website about interpreting its test data, you will find a cautionary statement, which reads, “Users of this website are cautioned against interpreting NAEP results as implying causal relations. Inferences related to student group performance or to the effectiveness of public or nonpublic schools, for example, should take into consideration the many socioeconomic and educational factors that may also have an impact on performance.” In other words, there are many factors influencing student performance on tests other than the school in which he or she sits, so don’t use the test results to “prove” that one school is better than another or that one state’s schools are better than another’s. But, apparently the school choice advocates didn’t want to be bothered with the facts. It’s interesting to note that there is also plenty of data available to suggest that Florida’s claims of success may be inflated and politically motivated. Its graduation rate, for example, remains dismal, and one would think that would be a pretty significant piece of data to use in this discussion. Sadly, it seems that political leaders from other states have fallen into the same trap as ours have, because many are lining up to learn what Florida has done so well. Interestingly enough, some of these leaders come from states that a more comprehensive study of data suggests are already superior to Florida. One can only hope that reason somehow prevails before significant policy changes occur that further impacts how our tax dollars are spent.

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Faithfulness should be filled with authenticity Faithful. I overheard a group of ladies talking recently about faithfulness. It made me think of all the different uses of “faithful” we have in our everyday lives. Of course there is being faithful in a relationship, faithful to a cause, faithful to a religion and faithful to people in general. I looked up the definition of faithful and it surprised me how many synonyms there are for the word. There is “loyal, constant, true, devoted, true-blue, unswerving, staunch, steadfast, dedicated, committed, trusty, trustworthy, dependable and reliable.” We are expected to be “faithful” in a number of areas in our life. I think the meanings that mean the most to me right now are unswerving, dedicated and committed. I watched “The Blind Side” prior to the conversation I overheard and it got my mind turning about how we are really suppose to be in our lives — faithful, dedicated and committed — not just in the

Katie Yantis Troy Daily News Columnist “season of giving,” but all year around. For those who have never seen “The Blind Side,” it’s based on a true story of a family taking in an underprivileged boy who was never given the chance to get an education or opportunities to advance himself. Once the family took him in, he got a proper education with some extra help from teachers going above what is expected and eventually made it on to the football team — leading to a successful life. The mom of the house shares her story with her friends in the higher class. She realizes how much the boy she took into her home is

affecting her life instead of the reverse, which many would expect. The experience changes the family and all of those involved. The movie is called “The Blind Side” because his job as a football player is to protect “the blind side” of the quarterback. However, I see such a better hidden meaning behind the title. The blind side of life. How we should be dedicated and committed in a blind fashion in our effort to help others. We should be dedicated in our lives to others and committed to our love, our giving and our goals all year around. I can appreciate that people dig deep in themselves to give to others during the “season of giving,” but why can we not be like that all year around? If we were, couldn’t our lives be enriched by our dedication to improving the lives of others the way Sandra Bullock improved her and her families life while improving the life of someone she didn’t know.

A second definition for “faithful” was “authentic.” We (and when I say we, I mean myself as well) need to be authentic in our efforts for ourselves, our families and for those we help. Bullock had to evaluate herself in her reasoning for helping the boy. She had a conversation with him to make sure everything that happens in the movie was what he wanted and not because it was what she wanted. Authenticity is one of the most important qualities in a spirit of giving, as well as applying authenticity to all areas of faithfulness, whether it be to a goal of running, improving your life or improving a relationship. Our efforts should always be filled with authenticity and love so they are sincere and when we do so, those on the receiving end will recognize the efforts are sincere and will mean even more in the end.

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CHRISTEN ALEXIS HENSLEY

BETTY L. ZIMMERMAN

Elizabeth Pestke, Cassie, Cody and TROY — Christen Alexis Hensley, 15, of 4553 Piqua-Troy Road, passed away Colton Pohlman, Dawson Pence, Brittney Woodell, Jessica Carey, Sunday, Nov. 27, 2011, in Keegan and Kaleb Cantrell and Bethel Township in Clark Lexie Schumacher. County as the result of an auto Christen was a student at accident. Miami East High School and forShe was born Jan. 21, 1996, merly a student of Houston High in Piqua, Ohio, the daughter of School. She was a member of Christopher Hensley and his the Future Farmers of America. special friend Robin Goff of Christen will be forever Sidney, and Jennifer Hodge and remembered for her very warm her special friend, Michael smile, gentle heart and sweet Schumacher of Troy. HENSLEY spirit. She greeted everyone She is survived by siblings, with a hug. The loss of her is Ashlynn, Micalah and Dylan sudden and tragic. She will be greatly Hensley; aunts and uncles, Sheila Keykens and husband Victor of Houston, missed by her friends and family. Christen was a member of Only Pam Goins and husband Greg of Believe Ministries in Botkins, where a Sidney, Melissa Pestke and husband Greg of Sidney, Elaine Cantrell and hus- funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 5, with Pastor Kylan band Keith of Sidney, Stephanie Pohlman and husband Mark of Osgood, Booser officiating. Burial will be at Cedar Point Cemetery in Pasco. The family will Michelle Pence of Sidney, Deeanna receive friends from 1-5 p.m. Sunday at Schumacher of Troy and Mike Hensley Cromes Funeral Home, 302 S. Main of Sidney. Also surviving are grandparAve., Sidney. ents, Martha Hensley of Sidney, Judy In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully and Roy Koch of Fort Loramie, Dennis and Katie Schurr of North Carolina and requests that donations be made to Cromes Funeral Home to help offset Robert and Nancy Shumacher of Troy; funeral expenses. and special cousins, Matthew Lawson, Condolences may be expressed to the Adam, Sarah and Emma Keykens, Hensley family at www.cromesfh.com Devon Brautigam, Abbey Goins,

PIQUA — Betty L. Zimmerman, 93, of Concerts, and being very active with the 1610 Nicklin Ave., Piqua, died at 5 a.m. Piqua Dog Club. She had been a member of Monday, Nov. 28, 2011, at the the YWCA of Piqua, the Piqua Piqua Manor Nursing Home. Country Club and the She was born May 27, 1918, Benevolent and Protective in Piqua to the late Edmond and Order of the Elks Lodge. Irene (Miller) Lucky. She married A funeral service will be conLee B. Zimmerman on Aug. 26, ducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1939, in Piqua, and he preced1, at the Jamieson & Yannucci ed her in death on Oct. 16, Funeral Home, Piqua, with the 1990. Rev. William R. Hewitt officiatShe is survived by several ing. nieces and nephews; several ZIMMERMAN Burial will follow at Forest Hill great nieces and nephews; and Cemetery. was preceded in death by two Visitation will be from noon to 1 p.m. sisters, Celesta Snyder and Ruth Thursday at the funeral home. Strawser. Memorial contributions may be made Mrs. Zimmerman was a 1936 graduate to the Piqua Education Foundation, 719 of Piqua Central High School and E. Ash St., Piqua, OH 45356, or Hospice worked for the Ohio Bell Telephone Company from 1936 to 1973. She was a of Miami County, Inc., P. O. Box 502, member of the Congregational Christian Troy, OH 45373. Condolences to the family may also be United Church of Christ. She and her husband, Lee, enjoyed dancing, fishing, expressed through jamiesonandyannuctraveling, attending the Piqua Civic Band ci.com.

FAIRY ALBERTA SCOTT BOWMAN

NEW CARLISLE — Fairy Alberta Scott Bowman, 94, died at home surrounded by her family in New Carlisle, on Nov. 27, 2011. Named Fairy after the good, radiant, angelic beings of folklore, her name perJANICE L. SCHEELER fectly describes the individual she was to become: hospitable, saintly, positive High School and was a member of PIQUA — Janice L. Scheeler, 75, of Piqua, died at 12:09 p.m. Saturday, Nov. Piqua Church of the Nazarene. She also and energetic. She possessed a beautiful personality. was a member of Piqua 26, 2011, at Upper Valley She was born Oct. 28, 1917, on a nonAmerican Legion Post No. 184. Medical Center, Troy. electrified farm in Twelve Mile, Cass She worked at the Piqua She was born Sept. 10, County, Ind., and attended Hoover Newsstand for 15 years. 1936, in Piqua to the late School K-12. Memorial services will be conDaniel and Nancy Boggs. She struck out adventurously for San ducted at noon Thursday, Dec. 1, Janice married Thomas at Piqua Church of the Nazarene Francisco, Calif., to attend Heald’s Shoffner, and he preceded her with Pastor Lincoln Robinson offi- Business College for two years, and in death. She then married remained there an additional year to ciating. George Scheeler. He also prework before returning to Indianapolis to Burial will follow in Miami ceded her in death. become a child care nanny for a year. Memorial Park, Covington. Janice is survived by one SCHEELER After a whirlwind courtship, she marMemorial contributions may be son-in-law, Joe Buchanan of ried Kenneth O. Bowman on Nov. 2, made to The American Society Piqua; and two grandchildren, for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, 1941, at home in Logansport, Ind., in a Daniel (Merinda) Buchanan and Jared ceremony officiated by her uncle, the C/O Linda Tiramani, 520 8th Ave., 7th Buchanan, all of Piqua. Rev. Will Peters. Floor, New York, NY 10018. She was preceded in death by one She raised four children who adored Condolences may be expressed to the daughter, Cheryl McGraw. her always-loving nature and positive family at www.melcher-sowers.com. Janice graduated from Piqua Central energy. As an avid gardener, seamstress, DORIS JUNE SHADE cook, pie maker and all-around homeents; her husband, Paul Shade; a son, TROY — Doris June Shade, 85, of maker, she provided a happy and Anthony Shade; and a daughter, Sharon secure foundation for her family. She Troy, passed away Sunday, Nov. 27, Buckingham. 2011, in Upper Valley Medical Center, also helped with the family turkey busiA gathering of family and friends will Troy. ness and was active in the Women’s be conducted from 10-11 a.m. today, She was born in Dayton, on Feb. 14, Community Club, Garden Club, Farm Nov. 30, in the Blessing Funeral Home, 1926, the daughter of Charles and Bureau and Sertoma Club. 11900 N. Dixie Drive, Tipp City. Harriet (Tipton) Deck. As a lifelong member of West Funeral services will be conducted at She is survived by her children, Mike Charleston Church of the Brethren, she 11 a.m. today in the funeral home with and Mary Shade, Teresa and Danny, served as a deacon, teacher, nursery Ralph Royse officiating. and Christine Stone; 15 grandchildren; leader and choir member. Burial will follow in Ellerton Cemetery, eight great grandchildren; a brother, She was artistic, and loved to draw Moraine. Memorial contributions may be and paint. She spent a lot of time on Raymond Deck of Dayton; and sisters made to Hospice of Miami Co., P. O. Box family genealogy and organized many Shirley Perkins of Tennessee, Irma 502, Troy, OH 45373. Fread of Dayton, and Mary Fletcher of family reunions. She served as “First Condolences may be sent to the family Lady” to Ken in his elected and commuDayton. She was preceded in death by her par- at www.blessingfh.com.

JOY L. LINTON CELINA — Joy L. Linton, 92, of Celina, died at 9:40 p.m. Nov. 26, 2011, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys. She was born Oct. 12, 1919, in Van Wert, a daughter of Olen W. Chivington and Laura Wheeler; who preceded her in death. On March 15, 1941, she married Elmer Linton; he preceded her in death May 21, 2001. She is survived by her son, David (Linda) Linton of Celina; daughters, Diana (David L.) Eyink of Celina, Elizabeth (Gary) Moorman of Tipp City; seven grandchildren; 17 grandchildren; sister, Eileen Reasner of Celina. She was preceded in death by a brother, J. ‘Pat’ Chivington; two sisters, Betty Meyering and Billie Luke. She was a graduate of Fort Wayne Business College and received a bachelor of science from Wright State in

1974. She was a nurses aide for several years as well as a substitute teacher. She retired from Central Mutual from Van Wert. She was a member of Bethany United Methodist Church in Celina. She was a 1936 graduate of Rockford High; a member of Celina Garden Club, Methodist Women and Green Thumb. Visitation hours will be from 4-7 p.m. today at Cisco Funeral Home, Celina, as well as an hour before services at the church. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, at the church with the Rev. Jonathan Exman officiating. Burial will take place at Riverside Cemetery in Rockford. Memorial contributions may be directed to Grand Lake Hospice. Condolences may be left at www.ciscofuneralhome.com.

nity roles. During their 69-year marriage, she and Ken traveled worldwide to most continents to visit family and discover different cultures through the People to People program. She was predeceased by her husband Kenneth O. Bowman, who died Dec. 11, 2010; her parents, Carl Scott and Ethel Kinzie Scott; and her siblings Carl, Margaret and William Scott. She is survived by her brother, Dick Scott; children, Sandra K. Bowman Ark Dunham and Daniel D. Dunham, Carl D. Bowman and Mary K. Bowman, Anita J. (Bowman) Hamber and David R. Hamber, JoAnn Bowman and Bruce Moyer; along with grandchildren, Raquel Ark Stutenbaecker, husband Olaf and son Luke; Lorelei Ark; Adam Bowman and fiance Kimberly Riva; Andrew Bowman; Matthew and Jonathan Hamber; Ashley Moyer Price and husband Matthew; Brittany Moyer; stepgrandchildren William Hamber, wife France and children Hannah, Samuel and Benjamin Hamber; Helen Hamber Rhys, husband Phil and son Fabian Miles Rhys. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2 at Trostel, Chapman, Dunbar and Fraley Funeral Home, 507 W. Jefferson St., New Carlisle. A Memorial Celebration Service is scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 3 at the West Charleston Church of the Brethren, 4817 State Route 202, Tipp City, OH 45371. Memorial donations may go to the West Charleston Church of the Brethren New Building Fund at the above address, or to the Tipp City Community Foundation Fund for Bethel Township, P.O. Box 626, Tipp City, OH 45371. Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.trostelchapman.com

PHILLIP E. ‘PETE’ TAYLOR SIDNEY — Phillip E. “Pete” Taylor passed away Nov. 22, 2011. He was born Feb. 1, 1956 in Pleasant Hill to the late Ellsworth and Evelyn Taylor. In addition to his parents, Phillip was preceded in death by his brothers Orville, Herman, Joe and James Taylor; and sisters Bessie, Frieda and Bernice Taylor, and Mary Holfinger. Phillip is survived by his daughter Sara

L. Taylor; three grandchildren, Reagen, Cassandra and Gavin; two brothers, Paul (Christine) Taylor and Bill (Sandy) Taylor; seven sisters, Doris High, June (Dave) Rudy, Janice (Clyde) Miller, Emma (Chuck) Shuman, Marcia (Hank) Shuman, Becky Richardson and Susan Ross; and numerous nieces and nephews. Services will be conducted at a later date.

THELMA M. ASHMORE

and Pauline C. Buirley of Center. TROY — Thelma M. Thelma married William Troy; sister-in-law Judy Ashmore, 82, of Troy, formerly of Bradford, passed “Bill” Ashmore on June 13, Sotzing of Troy. She was preceded in 1948, and he preceded away Monday, Nov. 28, death by her five brothers, her in death on Nov. 6, 2011, at Upper Valley Harold, Donald, Howard, 2003. Medical Center in Troy. Robert, and Marvin Thelma is survived by She was born on Oct. 31, 1929, in Miami County, to her children, Pamela and Sotzing; sisters, Ruby Plank and Marie Taylor. Charles Petitjean of her parents Elmer and Graveside services will Versailles, Terri and Butch Treva (Hissong) Sotzing, be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Studebaker of Pleasant who preceded her in Dec.3, at Pleasant Hill Hill, April and Ernie death. ARTHUR J. ELSON Cemetery. Laycox of Brookville, Thelma was a 1948 TROY — Arthur J. Elson, He was born on Feb. 27, Lutheran Church and In lieu of flowers, memoPhillip and Regina graduate of Elizabeth 1936, in Miami County, 74, of Troy, Ohio, passed retired from Delphi rial contributions may be Ashmore of Montezuma, Township School. She Ohio, to the late Harley away at 1:37 a.m. Division of General Elmer and Diana Ashmore made to the Bradford was a school bus driver and Goldie (Brown) Elson. Motors. Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011, for Newton School for nine of Bradford; 16 grandchil- Rescue Squad. Online His wife, Kathleen at Dorothy Love Services will be conduct- years, a truck driver for 17 dren; numerous greatcondolences may be (Goodin) Elson, survives. ed at 11 a.m. Thursday, Retirement Community, years, and then worked at grandchildren; two sisters, expressed through He also is survived by Sidney, Ohio. Dec. 1, 2011, at Baird Alice L. Gray of Casstown www.jackson-sarver.com. the Covington Care one brother, Lloyd Elson Funeral Home, Troy, with of Troy; a sister, Wanda Pastor Ric Barnes officiatFUNERAL DIRECTORY Dawson of Troy; and a ing. nephew, James Elson of Interment will follow in Greenville, Ohio. Miami Memorial Park, • Bruce F. Louthan In addition to his parCovington, Ohio. TIPP CITY — Bruce F. Louthan, 79, of Tipp City, passed away at 5:40 p.m. ents, Mr. Elson was preFriends may call from Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011, at Hospice of Dayton V.A. Medical Center. ceded in death by one 10-11 a.m. Thursday at Arrangements are entrusted to Fisher-Cheney Funeral Home, Troy. brother, Harold. the funeral home. He graduated from Lost Friends may express Creek High School. He condolences to the family through www.bairdfuneralwas a member of Troy home.com. Senior Citizens and First

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ANN CURTIS ‘ANDYE’ EWBANK-LUDY TIPP CITY — Ann Curtis “Andye” Ewbank—Ludy, 71 of Tipp City, passed away Monday, Nov. 28, 2011, at Troy Care and Rehabilitation Center. She was born Oct. 3, 1940, in Washington, D.C. to Walter James and Kathryn Georgia (Bauer) Ewbank who preceded her in death. She is survived by her husband, James Ludy of Tipp City; son, David and his wife Tamara Tyler-Cowan of Santa Cruz, Calif.; daughter, Susanna and her husband Andrew Cowan-Utterback of Storrs, Conn.; brothers and sister, Bobby (Burton) Crook of LaGrande, Ore., Jana (Stuart Yoak) Pereau of Bloomington, Ind., John L. (Erika) Ewbank of Las Cruces, N.M., James Ewbank of Oklahoma City, Okla.; three grandchildren, Elias, Myles and Anna CowanOCM PHOTO/MIKE ULLERY Utterback. Reward and No Trespassing signs are prominent at 707 McKinley Avenue in Piqua Andye was self-employed as an editor and researcher, and had worked as a after investigators officially ruled the Nov. 8 fire to be an arson. bookkeeper for her husband at Jim

BY WILL E. SANDERS Ohio Community Media wsanders@dailycall.com Fire inspectors have officially declared a Nov. 8 blaze that devastated a home located at 707 McKinley Ave. an arson fire, according to the Piqua Fire Department. Fire investigators posted signage at the property this week identifying the fire as an arson and have set a reward of $5,000 for any person who furnishes information leading to the identification of those

PIQUA responsible for the fire. The reward is being offered through the Ohio Blue Ribbon Arson Committee. Those with any information can report it anonymously by calling 7782015. “After collecting evidence and taking statements, the state fire marshal’s forensics lab ruled it an arson,” said Piqua Fire Captain John Kendall. “We have not had any luck with

finding any motivation to burn the place so far.” The early morning blaze on Nov. 8 was ruled a suspicious fire from the start and the fire destroyed the home, which sustained significant damage to the entire structure. Estimated damages have been set at about $20,000. The home was unoccupied at the time of the fire, had no electricity and had a pad lock on its door. Fire officials said the home was mostly used for storage.

Grease fire causes $57,000 in damages Inspector: Smoke detectors helped prevent fatalities BY WILL E. SANDERS Ohio Community Media wsanders@dailycall.com An unattended pan of grease caused a fullyinvolved house fire early Tuesday morning in the 300 block of Manning Street. Working smoke detectors are being credited with preventing fatalities, the city’s fire inspector said. Firefighters, medics and police rushed to the 315 Manning St. residence at approximately 1:40 a.m. Tuesday after three adults, including a disabled veteran, and a dog managed to safely evacuate the home,

PIQUA thanks to the alert of working smoke detectors, said Fire Capt. John Kendall. The residence, a rental property, caught fire after one of the tenants began making french fries and left a pan of grease on the stove unattended, fire officials said. “It got out of control very, very quickly,” Kendall said. “I commend the landlord and the tenant for taking care of the smoke detectors. It saved their lives. With the speed of this fire, there was a good chance there could have been a fatality.” The tenants were not injured, but while fighting the blaze a Piqua firefighter suffered a cut on

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University of Northwestern Ohio LIMA — The University of Northwestern Ohio has announced that Christopher D. Beckman of Casstown has been named to the dean’s list for the August 2011 session in the College of Technologies. Full-time students must receive a grade point average of 3.5 or better in order to be named to the dean’s list.

Ashland University ASHLAND — Laura resident Clay Robinson is a member of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity at Ashland University. The son of Lonnie and Shelly Robinson of Laura, Robinson is majoring in finance. He is a 2010 graduate of MiltonUnion High School.

United Theological Seminary DAYTON —Two area students have received scholarships at United Theological Seminary in Dayton. Mario Bolivar, a resident of Troy, is a graduate student in the Masters of Divinity program, received The Ruth Pippert Core Award for the 2011-12 academic year. Raymond Haley, a resident of Bradford, is a graduate student in the MDiv program, and was awarded The Hammink Scholarship for the 2011-12 academic year.

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A family lawyer can provide the right advice Dear Annie: We are the grandparents of a beautiful 4-year-old girl. We have been watching her for the past three months because her parents had their water service shut off due to lack of payment. A month ago, they had their gas and electricity shut off, as well. They are living off of the welfare system with no other means of support. In the past, my wife and I have paid a lot of money to keep their utilities on, but this time we took a stand and decided not to. Instead, we opted to assist in taking care of their daughter until they can fix this situation, knowing it will probably happen again. We want our granddaughter to have a shot at normalcy, and we feel she will never get that if we return her to her parents. Unfortunately, my wife and I lack both the finances to raise a child and the vitality necessary to keep up with her. We don't know what to do. If we decide to seek custody, how do we go about it? Is there financial aid available for people in our situation? We want to do the right thing for our granddaughter. — Geezer with a Cause in Los Angeles Dear Los Angeles: Instead of seeking custody, you might want to apply for legal guardianship of your granddaughter or become her foster parents. Would the parents voluntarily allow this? That would be the easiest way to do it. Discuss your options with an attorney who specializes in family law. You can get referrals for lowcost legal assistance through LawHelp California (lawhelpca.org). Dear Annie: We work in an office where the employees (mostly the female employees) bring treats — candy or homemade goodies — on a regular basis. This always has been a nice gesture and much appreciated. The problem is a new employee who doesn't seem to understand the concept of taking your share and no more. "Vern" is the first one at your desk if he notices candy. Then he keeps coming back over and over again, taking large quantities on each trip. Those treats are for everyone. Vern is really a nice man in so many ways, but we are about ready to discontinue bringing treats to the office because this is so frustrating. One of the employees made special homemade treats for her boss on his birthday, and Vern stood at her desk to get his share before anyone else, and then returned for a second helping before others had their first. No one wants to hurt Vern's feelings, and he doesn't seem to get the hint when comments are made to others in his presence. Do you have any suggestions about how to handle this? We hate to see a nice tradition ruined because the goodies can no longer be shared with everyone. — Didn't Take This Guy To Raise Dear Didn't: Someone needs to speak up. If Vern returns for seconds before others have had a turn, say, "A lot of folks haven't had any treats yet, Vern, so no second helpings until everyone has had one." If he takes six cupcakes, stop him, saying, "Sorry, Vern, only one per customer." Be nice, firm and consistent. We don't think it will take much to retrain the guy, so please give him a chance before you eliminate something that all of you obviously enjoy a great deal. Dear Annie: "Showerless in Sheboygan" said her retired military husband refused to shower or get a haircut. You suggested he might be depressed. My husband is a psychologist with the Veterans Administration. V.A. services are available in most states for mental health issues or changes in health status. Please pass this along. — V.A. Supporter in Louisville, Ky. Dear Louisville: Thank you for reminding those readers who have served in the military that the V.A. (va.gov) can provide psychological as well as medical counsel. Annie's Mailbox is written by Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Sugar, longtime editors of the Ann Landers column. Please e-mail your questions to anniesmailbox@comcast.net, or write to: Annie's Mailbox, c/o Creators Syndicate, 5777 W. Century Blvd., Ste. 700, Los Angeles, CA 90045.

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your soup, you will add: 2 cups cold water 1/2 cup of the main ingredient (for example, mushroom for a mushroom cream soup) In a large saucepan over medium heat, place the water and premade mix, heating until it is thick. Then add the main ingredient of your choosing and cook until done. You always can add more water if the soup becomes too thick. Finish by seasoning to your own taste. This recipe is included in my pamphlet of AllTime Favorite Recipes. For a copy, send $5 and a long, selfaddressed, stamped (64 cents) envelope to: Heloise/All-Time Favorites, P.O. Box 795001, San

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HOROSCOPE Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011 It may be during those very times in the coming months when you feel everything is going against you that you will achieve some of your greatest successes. There is a lesson to be learned here: Never give up. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) — Put your analytical skills to work, so that you don’t overlook any situation that could produce something that would be of a huge advantage to you. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) — Be firm but also fair when it comes to any financial dealings. Don’t feel obligated to give more than your share when you know you won’t be compensated for it in any way. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) — A lesson might be learned from a negative experience that you may have to endure. As long as what happens to you isn’t wasted, it will be worth the unpleasantness. PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) — Keep to yourself any ambitious undertaking that you are contemplating. Don’t expose your intentions until you know you can pull if off without a hitch. ARIES (March 21-April 19) — Try to include in your business meetings an associate who has been a frequent presence. With this person’s vast experience, she or he may have many unique things to offer. TAURUS (April 20-May 20) — It’ll be your effectiveness, not your flamboyance, that gets the attention and wins the respect of others. You won’t have to play any games, just the hard, cold facts will do. GEMINI (May 21-June 20) — Help a disagreeable old friend to look for the good in people instead of always dwelling on what’s wrong. It’s just a bad habit, and life can be a whole lot nicer if they can learn to brighten up. CANCER (June 21-July 22) — If you can keep your mind riveted on the results that everyone desires, it will help overcome any obstacles that might periodically get in the way. Don’t let anything impede your progress. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) — Concentrate on and emphasize the facts, not the frills when trying to present a case to others. Doing so would help sway to your cause the people whose help you need. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) — Get your mind off all the small details and focus on a profitable purpose as a whole. Once you do, everything else will automatically fall into place. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) — Your peers recognize that you have the leadership abilities to steer everyone through what might be a difficult situation. Take the reins and guide them through the maze. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) — An opportunity, albeit of a limited nature, will present itself to you through the offices of a grateful person whom you assisted in the past. COPYRIGHT 2011 United Feature Syndicate, Inc.

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TODAY IN HISTORY the process of ceding Louisiana to France, which had sold it to the United States. • In 1874, British statesman Sir Winston Churchill was born at Blenheim Palace. • In 1900, Irish writer Oscar Wilde died in Paris at age 46. • In 1936, London’s famed Crystal Palace, constructed for the Great Exhibition of 1851, was destroyed in a fire. • In 1939, the Winter War began as Soviet troops invaded Finland. (The conflict ended the

(AP) — Today is Wednesday, Nov. 30, the 334th day of 2011. There are 31 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 30, 1835, Samuel Langhorne Clemens better known as Mark Twain was born in Florida, Mo. On this date: • In 1782, the United States and Britain signed preliminary peace articles in Paris, ending the Revolutionary War. • In 1803, Spain completed

following March with a Soviet victory.) • In 1960, the last DeSoto was built by Chrysler, which had decided to retire the brand after 32 years. • Today’s Birthdays: Historian Jacques Barzun is 104. Actor Efrem Zimbalist Jr. is 93. Actor Robert Guillaume is 84. TV personality and producer Dick Clark is 82. Radio talk show host G. Gordon Liddy is 81. Country singer-recording executive Jimmy Bowen is 74.

Jackson doctor called suicidal after verdict will be housed in a one-man cell and be kept away from other inmates. The tall, imposing Murray, who has been in jail for three weeks, was allowed to change into street clothes — a charcoal gray suit and white shirt — for court. But he wore prison issue white socks and soft slippers. Jackson’s family said in a statement read in court that they were not seeking revenge but a stiff sentence for Murray that served as a warning to opportunistic doctors. Afterward, they said they were pleased with the judge’s sentence. “We’re going to be a family. We’re going to move forward. We’re going to tour, play the music and miss him,” brother Jermaine Jackson said. After sentencing, Murray mouthed the words “I love you” to his mother and girlfriend in the courtroom. Murray’s mother, Milta Rush, sat alone on a bench in the courthouse hallway. “My son is not what they charged him to be,” she said

quietly. “He was a gentle child from the time he was small.” Of her son’s future, she said, “God is in charge.” Murray, 58, was convicted of involuntary manslaughter after a sixweek trial that presented the most detailed account yet of Jackson’s final hours, a story of the performer’s anguish over being unable to sleep. Pastor was relentless in his bashing of Murray, saying the physician lied repeatedly and abandoned Jackson when he was at his most vulnerable — under the anesthesia that Murray administered in an unorthodox effort to induce sleep. “It should be made very clear that experimental medicine is not going to be tolerated, and Mr. Jackson was an experiment,” he said. Propofol is supposed to be used in hospital settings and has never been approved for sleep treatments, yet Murray acknowledged giving it to Jackson then leaving the

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room on the day the singer died. As for defense arguments that Jackson tempted his own fate when he demanded propofol, Pastor said, “Dr. Murray could have walked away and said no as countless others did. But Dr. Murray was

intrigued with the prospect of this money-for-madness medicine.” Pastor said Murray was motivated by a desire for “money, fame and prestige” and cared more about himself than Jackson. The doctor was deeply in debt when he agreed to

serve as Jackson’s personal physician for $150,000 a month during his comeback tour. The singer, however, died before Murray received any money. “There are those who feel Dr. Murray is a saint and those who feel he is the devil,” Pastor said.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge’s stern voice broke the silence of a Los Angeles courtroom: “Money for madness medicine,” he said before sentencing Dr. Conrad Murray to the maximum four years behind bars for Michael Jackson’s death. “Absolutely no sense of fault, and is and remains dangerous” to the community, Judge Michael Pastor said as he delivered a nearly half-hour tongue lashing that denounced Murray as a greedy, remorseless physician whose gross negligence killed the King of Pop. Pastor said Murray sold out his profession for a promised fee of $150,000 a month and accused Murray of committing a “horrific violation of trust” when he agreed to give Jackson a powerful anesthetic every night as an unorthodox cure for insomnia. Murray will likely serve less than two years in county jail, not state prison, because of California’s overcrowded prisons and jails. Sheriff’s officials said he

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LEGAL NOTICE TO BIDDERS Union Township, Miami County, Ohio hereby announces its invitation to receive bids for the collection, transportation and delivery for disposal or processing of Solid Waste and Recyclable Materials generated by Residential Units and Township Facilities (“Collection Services”). This Bid offers an opportunity to provide Collection Services to approximately 1,700 Residential Units in the Township (approximately 1,200 currently receive service). Bids will be accepted for a term of three (3) years, with two (2) optional one (1) year extension terms. All Solid Waste shall be delivered to the Miami County Transfer Station. All Recyclable Materials shall be delivered to a facility of the Collection Contractor’s choosing. Bids for Collection Services shall be provided for a not-to-exceed price per Residential Unit per month based upon the number of Residential Units served. The price shall include provision of collection containers. Bids for Collection Services shall include all costs for collection, transportation, delivery and Governmental Fees for the disposal or processing of Solid Waste and Recyclable Materials. If selected, Bidders must secure a Performance Bond as required by the Township. The Township will receive sealed Bids for Collection Services in care of Tina L. Chaney, Union Township Trustees, 9497 Markley Road, P.O. Box E, Laura, Ohio, 45337 until 1:30 p.m. on January 9, 2012, which will then be publicly opened and read aloud. All Bids shall: a) be submitted on the Bid Forms contained in the Bid Documents; b) contain all information/documentation required by the Bid Documents; c) be returned in a sealed envelope, marked “UNION TOWNSHIP COLLECTION SERVICES BID;” d) include one original and six (6) copies; and e) unless a Bidder has made alternative arrangements, include a separate Bid Bond of five thousand dollars as security that if the Bid is accepted, an Agreement will be entered into within 10 days of the Notice of Award, in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Agreement in the Bid Documents. Bids will be considered valid until 90 days after the bid opening, although not accepted or rejected. More detailed instructions to Bidders are contained in the Bid Documents. Union Township reserves the right to abandon the Bid Process and to reject all Bids at any time. Copies of the Bid Documents are available at the Union Township Offices at the address above during normal business hours. 11/ 30, 12/7, 12/14/2011

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PUBLIC NOTICE Pursuant to the requirement of Section 4.12 of the West Milton Charter, and council Rule 30.07, the Council for the Village of West Milton, hereby provides this public notice that Special Meetings of Council shall be held throughout the month of December 2011 for the purpose of interviewing candidates for the position of Village Manager. The exclusive purpose of said meetings shall be to adjourn into executive session and conduct the interview process. Linda L. Cantrell CPS/CAP Clerk of Council 11/30/2011 2238727

CITY OF TROY DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY AND SERVICE City Hall, Troy, Ohio Copy of Legal Advertisement Sealed proposals will be received at the office of the Director of Public Service and Safety, City Hall, Troy, Ohio, until 12 o'clock, noon, Wednesday, December 14, 2011, for the outsourcing (printing and mailing) of Utility Bills for the City of Troy, Ohio, in accordance with the specifications now on file in the Office of the Director of Public Service and Safety, City Hall, Troy, Ohio, 45373 A bid guaranty as follows is required to accompany each proposal as a guarantee that if the proposal is accepted a contract will be entered into: A bid bond in the amount of 100% of the bid proposal for one 12-month period, payable to the City of Troy, Ohio, or A certified check, a cashier's check, Official Bank Check, or a letter of credit in the amount of 10% of the bid proposal for one 12-month period, payable to the City of Troy, Ohio. Proposal forms, specifications, etc., may be obtained upon application at the office of the Director of Public Service and Safety, City Hall. The City of Troy, Ohio is in compliance with ADA. Patrick E. J. Titterington Director of Public Service and Safety 11-30-2011, 12-7-2011

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CONTACT US ■ Sports Editor Josh Brown (937) 440-5231, (937) 440-5232 jbrown@tdnpublishing.com

JOSH BROWN

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TODAY’S TIPS

■ High School Football

• SOCCER: Registration is under way for Troy Rec indoor soccer. Sixweek sessions will be held for 5-and 6year-old teams and first and second grade teams. The cost is $35 per player. Practices and games are at the Rec in downtown Troy. Registration forms are available at www.troyrec.com or at the Rec. For more information, call (937) 339-1923. Deadline to register is Dec. 9. • BASEBALL: The Troy Post 43 baseball team is holding an all-youcan-eat spaghetti dinner this Saturday, and will continue to hold the dinners on the first Saturday of every month. Items include a large salad bar, bread, dessert, coffee and soft drinks. The price is $6.75 for adults and $4.00 for children under 12. All proceeds go to the Troy Post 43 team baseball team. • BASEBALL: The Troy Post 43 baseball team is holding the 27th Annual Troy Legion Baseball Christmas Wreath Sale. Items include custom decorated or plain wreaths of every size, poinsettias, grave blankets, grave stands, center pieces and white pine roping. All proceeds go to the Troy Post 43 baseball team. To place an order or find out more information, call Frosty or Connie Brown at (937) 3394383 or send an email to ibrown@woh.rr.com. • SUBMIT-A-TIP: To submit an item to the Troy Daily News sports section, please contact Josh Brown at jbrown@tdnpublishing.com.

Troy’s Foster recieves All-Ohio honors BY DAVID FONG Executive Editor fong@tdnpublishing.com COLUMBUS — In a few short weeks, Marcus Foster will be graduating from high school and moving on to the University of Cincinnati. Before leaving, however, Foster had one more accolade to add to his already impressive list of awards. Monday, Foster — a senior on the Troy football team — was named Division I second team

All-Ohio honors since Ryan Brewer was named All-Ohio from 1995-98. All-Ohio as “It’s nice to go out your senior defensive back year with a bang and make a in a vote by a statement,” Foster said. panel of media The way former Troy coach members from Steve Nolan sees it, Foster being the across named to only the second team state. It was the may actually have been an second year in a understatement. row Foster has “The way he played for us been named FOSTER down the stretch, he should second team have been named first team AllAll-Ohio — making him the first Trojan to receive consecutive Ohio,” said Nolan, who recently retired as Troy’s football coach

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OCM PHOTO/MIKE ULLERY

Newton’s Trelissa Lavy dribbles down the court during a game against Troy Christian Tuesday in Pleasant Hill.

TODAY Girls Basketball Troy at Trotwood (7:30 p.m.) Piqua at Butler (7 p.m.) Bowling Northmont at Tippecanoe (4 p.m.)

Indians handle Eagles

THURSDAY Girls Basketball Milton-Union at Northridge (7:30 p.m.) Miami East at Bradford (7 p.m.) Mississinawa Valley at Bethel (7 p.m.) Newton at Ansonia (7 p.m.) Covington at Franklin Monroe (7 p.m.) Lehman at Tri Village (7 p.m.) Bowling Tippecanoe at Fenwick (4 p.m.)

Staff Reports

FRIDAY Boys Basketball Tecumseh at Troy (7:30 p.m.) Butler at Tippecanoe (7:30 p.m.) Northridge at Milton-Union (7:30 p.m.) Tri-County North at Miami East (8 p.m.) Bethel at Arcanum (8 p.m.) Mississinawa Valley at Newton (8 p.m.) Bradford at Ansonia (8 p.m.) Wapakoneta at Piqua (7:30 p.m.) Lehman at Minster (8 p.m.) Bowling West Liberty-Salem at Piqua (4:30 p.m.) Hockey Troy at Thomas Worthington (8 p.m.) Swimming Miami East at Troy Christian (TBA) Piqua at Trotwood (5 p.m.)

PLEASANT HILL — With one game in the books, Newton coach Ken Ford already likes what he has seen out of his team.

MIAMI COUNTY Ford was optimistic coming into the year, and after his Indians took down Troy Christian 58-23 in their opener on Tuesday, it appears they may have found a winning combination. “We played really, really well,” Ford said. “We shot the ball great and played good defense. That’s a good combina-

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■ See ROUNDUP on 17 STAFF PHOTOS/ANTHONY WEBER

Tippecanoe’s Morgan Miller is harrassed by a pair of Carroll defenders Tuesday at Tippecanoe.

■ College Football

Getting greedy

Starting fresh

Austria powers Patriots past Devils, 59-43

Meyer hired as new Ohio State coach

BY JOSH BROWN Sports Editor jbrown@tdnpublishing.com Greed is good. At least Carroll coach Rob Berry thinks so at certain times where Kelley Austria is concerned — and Tuesday night was one of those times.

Boeheim still the coach at Syracuse Syracuse University Chancellor Nancy Cantor gave men’s basketball coach Jim Boeheim a vote of confidence Tuesday amid an investigation of child molestation allegations against his former longtime assistant coach. Cantor emerged from an economic development conference with state officials and said: “Coach Boeheim is our coach.” Some commentators and sex abuse victims’ advocates had said Boeheim should resign or be fired after three men, including two former Syracuse ballboys, accused former assistant coach Bernie Fine of molesting them and Boeheim verbally attacked the accusers. See Page 17.

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after 28 years. “If you look at it, he really stepped up in the big games for us. His best games were against Butler, Piqua, Trotwood and Upper Arlington — all of our biggest games this year.” Foster will go down as one of the most dominant dual-threat players players in the Nolan era. A starter at both defensive back and running back for three seasons, Foster turned in big numbers on both sides of the

TIPP CITY The University of Daytonbound senior piled up 27 points, eight rebounds and eight steals and younger sister Caroline Austria hit a pair of 3s to help the Patriots — last year’s Division II State runners-up — turn a one-point halftime lead into a 59-43 victory over the Tippecanoe Red Devils Tuesday at Tippecanoe. “In crucial games, we need her to score,” Berry said of the elder Austria. “She’s a very unselfish player, but in certain

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Tippecanoe’s Erica Comer brings the ball up the floor Tuesday night against Carroll.

COLUMBUS (AP) — Before Urban Meyer could agree to a contract as Ohio State’s new football coach, he had to sign something provided by his two college-age daughters and his young son. It was a piece of pink paper on which he promised that he won’t overdo it, that he won’t work too hard, that he’ll take care of himself this MEYER time. “This is a contract that my kids made me sign before I was allowed to sign a real contract,” he said. “It’s tougher than any other contract I’ve signed in my life.” With that out of the way, Meyer was free to sign a sixyear deal that pays him around $4.4 million a year, not counting bonuses and incentives. A winner of two national champi-

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SPORTS

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

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■ College Football

Meyer ■ CONTINUED FROM 16 onships during his glittering six-year tenure at Florida, he’ll be expected to bring some luster back to a football program that has been tainted by 12 months of NCAA violations, suspensions and a 6-6 record. Meyer resigned as Gators coach after last season, citing health concerns and a desire to spend more time with his family. “A year ago in my mind I was convinced I was done coaching,” the 47-year-old Meyer said. Now he’s convinced he can balance a healthy life and a high-pressure job.

“I had a health scare a couple of years ago that made me sit back, reflect,” Meyer said of heart and stress problems. “I didn’t feel right. But I feel fantastic now.” He also yearned to be back on the sideline at the Horseshoe. “If not for the coaching position at Ohio State, I would not have coached this year,” said Meyer, who grew up in Ashtabula, Ohio, about 200 miles from campus. Interim coach Luke Fickell, who took over when Jim Tressel was forced out for breaking NCAA rules,

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will coach the Buckeyes in their bowl game. Meyer will keep him on as an assistant but declined to say in what capacity. Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith said his first conversation with Meyer about the coaching job was by phone on Nov. 20. The two met face-to-face three days later. Things moved quickly from there. “We’re blessed to have him as our football coach,” said Smith, who said it was luck that he was able to find a candidate with such a sterling resume. Meyer spent six years at Florida, winning national

titles in 2006 and 2008. He spent his year away from coaching working as a college football analyst for ESPN and watching his two daughters play volleyball for their college teams. Meyer met with the team on Monday before the news conference and said he was impressed with the players’ enthusiasm. Meyer takes over a program that could face additional NCAA sanctions and was crippled by Tressel’s forced resignation. The Buckeyes completed their only season under Fickell with a 40-34 loss to Michigan on Saturday that

snapped a seven-game winning streak against their rivals. Tressel was forced out for knowing but not telling his superiors that Buckeyes players likely broke NCAA rules by taking cash and free or discounted tattoos from the subject of a federal drug-trafficking investigation. In 10 seasons as a head coach two at Bowling Green, two at Utah and six at Florida Meyer has a 104-23 record. His teams are 7-1 in bowl games, including the Gators’ 41-14 victory over unbeaten and top-ranked Ohio State in the 2007 Bowl

Championship Series title game. Meyer initially denied all the talk about succeeding Tressel, saying he wasn’t interested in leaving ESPN. “He enjoyed what he was doing, but I think he also had the bug to start coaching again,” ESPN broadcast partner and former Ohio State linebacker Chris Spielman said. “This was just an opportunity that he couldn’t pass up.” Ohio State’s .500 record this season marked the most losses at Ohio State since John Cooper’s 1999 team also went 6-6 overall and 3-5 in the Big Ten.

■ Girls Basketball

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Newton’s Andee Welbaum fires up a shot during a game against Troy Christian Tuesday in Pleasant Hill.

Roundup ■ CONTINUED FROM 16 tion for us.” Andee Welbaum’s 19 points paced Newton, while Trista Lavy and Aryn Doseck each chipped in nine. Amanda Slone led Troy Christian with six points. Newton (1-0) will face its first Cross County Conference opponent on Thursday, as the Indians travel to play against Ansonia. The Eagles play at home against Arcanum on Saturday. Troy Christian —23 Shawna Honeyman 1-0-2, Lydia Demmitt 1-2-4, Jordanne Varvel 2-0-5, Semayat Campbell 0-2-2, Amanda Slone 2-2-6, Amanda Benjamin 1-1-4. Totals: 7-7-23. Newton — 58 Andee Welbaum 6-1-19, Trista Lavy 4-1-9, Aryn Doseck 4-1-9, Fawn King 4-0-2, Trelissa Lavy 03-3, Madison Tebics 1-0-2, Grace Hignite 1-0-2, Marissa Kleman 10-2, Kasey Thompson 0-2-2, Allison Wise 1-0-2. Totals: 22-858. Score By Quarters Newton ................19 38 49 58 TC.............................5 7 14 23 3-Point Goals: Newton — Welbaum 2. Troy Christian — Benjamin, Varvel. Records: Troy Christian 0-1.

Newton 1-0.

Madison Plains 57, Bethel 12 BRANDT — Bethel’s season began with the team in search of offense. That search will continue in their next game, as the Bees (0-1) struggled mightily in a 57-12 loss in the season opener to visiting Madison Plains Tuesday night. Bethel trailed 16-4 after the first quarter and was held scoreless in the second, trailing 34-4 at the half. Katelyn Koger led the Bees with seven points. Kelsey Woodyard scored 16 points to lead Madison Plains. Bethel opens Cross County Conference play against Mississinawa Valley Thursday. Bethel — 12 Mandy Shoopman 1-0-2, Krista Burchett 1-0-3, Katleyn Koger 1-5-7. Totals: 3-5-12. Score By Quarters MP...............16 34 49 57 Bethel................4 4 8 12 3-point goals: Madison Plains — none. Bethel — Burchett. Records: Madison Plains 1-0. Bethel 0-1.

■ High School Football

All-Ohio ■ CONTINUED FROM 16 ball. On defense, Foster finished the regular season with 73 tackles, three interceptions, two tackles for loss and nine passes broken up on defense. On offense, he had 91 carries for 676 yards and five touchdowns to go with 14 catches for 127 yards. He also had a kickoff return for a touchdown. “Every game I wanted to go out and play my best,” Foster said. “I wanted to go out and play every play like it was my last one. I just tried to play every play as well as I could.” Foster will graduate early from Troy in midDecember and will begin taking classes at the University of Cincinnati after the holiday break. He’s hoping that by enrolling early, he’ll get a head start on earning playing time for the Bearcats. “I’m anxious to get down there,” Foster said. “Hopefully I’ll get a chance to play early. It’s kind of hard to say goodbye to my teammates, my classmates, my teachers and my coaches, though. I’m going to be starting a whole different life.”

• Finfrock, Poland Earn D-IV Honors Milton-Union seniors Jake Finfrock and Jordan Poland earned D-IV AllOhio special mention honors. Finfrock was one of the top running backs in the area, rushing for 1,636 yards, while Poland, a 6foot-6 offensive lineman, helped paved the way for Finfrock in the trenches. “This is a great honor for them,” Milton-Union coach Bret Pearce said. “Those two are such good football players individually. But even more than that, they were great teammates, great leaders and great people. “They both stepped up their play. One, physically and two, from a mental standpoint.” Milton went 8-2 this season to earn a spot in the DIV playoffs, where it was ousted by Waynesville. “When you have kids getting all-state recognition, a part of it is the kid, but it’s also because of the people around them,” Pearce said. “I think those two would be the first to tell you that this belongs to their teammates, as well.”

Tippecanoe’s Halee Printz passes the ball. ■ CONTINUED FROM 16 games she may try to get too many others involved. When you can score and get to the hole like she can, you’ve got to use that. “She’s got to be a little more selfish sometimes.” In the first half, though, Tippecanoe (0-2) kept things close thanks to the efforts of Brown University-bound Ellise Sharpe and Morgan Miller, who came off the bench for her first action of the year while still nursing an injury. And her impact was immediate. With another smart and composed ballhandler on the floor, Tippecanoe cut its turnovers from 10 in the first quarter to two in the second and did a better job of finding its way through Carroll’s press. Sharpe hit Miller in transition for a layup to cut the lead to 18-16 midway through the second, and a pair of Miller free throws tied the score for the first time since the game’s first minute. “We didn’t know what to expect so far as how she would be tonight,” Tippecanoe coach Aaron Jackson said of Miller. “She was huge for us in the middle (breaking the press). We weren’t expecting her to be back quite that well already.” A 3 by freshman Halee Printz gave Tippecanoe the lead at 25-24, but Miller committed her third foul on the ensuing possession with 2:23 left in the half. Susan Wollenhaupt hit a pair of free throws to give the lead back to Carroll, then Erica Comer hit a jumper to put the Devils back on top. But Madison Schroeder scored on a putback to give the edge back to the Patriots at the break, 28-27. Limited by the foul trouble, Miller had all of her 14 points and six rebounds in the first half. From that point on, it

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Tippecanoe’s Ellise Sharpe battles for the ball in a loss to Carroll Tuesday night in Tipp City. was all Austrias. A steal and layup by Kelley Austria began the third quarter, then Wollenhaupt hit inside to make it a five-point game. Comer and Sharpe hit back-to-back shots to cut the lead to one, but a putback by Kelley Austria, a 3 by Caroline Austria — Carroll’s first connection from beyond the arc in the game — and a 3 by Kelley Austria made it 40-31 heading into the fourth. “We started to get out of our press after the half. It just wasn’t working against them,” Berry said. “They’re smart enough to get the ball into the right person’s hands against it. We typically generate a lot of points out of it and try to tire out teams, but instead we went to either a triangle-and-two or a box-and-one depending on who they had on the floor. “We let (Miller) get hers in the first half, but then we made some adjustments and didn’t let them get those same shots that they had.” “The one stat that jumped out at us was our 27 turnovers — and most

of those came in the second half,” Jackson said. “And they also took 23 more shots than we did. Carroll just made some great adjustments at the half.” Kelley Austria kicked off the fourth quarter with three steals that led to three-point plays, and Caroline Austria added another 3 as Carroll built a lead as big as 54-35. Sharpe connected on her third three-point play of the game with 2:36 to play, but the Patriots wouldn’t let the Devils get any closer. All told, the Austrias outscored the Devils 22-16 in the second half, with Kelley Austria racking up 16 and Caroline Austria six after the break. Wollenhaupt finished with 13 points and six rebounds and Caroline Austria and Schroeder each added eight points for Carroll. Sharpe tallied 11 points and dished out five assists for Tippecanoe, while Comer added 12 points. “We rebounded a lot better (than in Friday’s loss to Butler) and our

shooting percentage was better,” Jackson said. “We definitely had some good things to take out of tonight’s game. But 27 turnovers and 23 more shot attempts than us — that was huge.” Tippecanoe remains at home Saturday to kick off Central Buckeye Conference Kenton Trail Division play against Tecumseh. Carroll — 59 Lydsey Blandford 0-0-0, Casey Hobbs 0-0-0, Caroline Austria 3-0-8, Kelly Sheedy 0-0-0, Stephanie Townsend 0-1-1, Christine Kinstedt 0-0-0, Susan Wollenhaupt 4-5-13, Kelley Austria 11-4-27, Ashley DePoorter 1-0-2, Madison Schroeder 4-0-8. Totals: 23-1059. Tippecanoe — 43 Morgan Miller 5-3-14, CC Alvarez 0-0-0, Erica Comer 6-012, Jenna Nelson 0-0-0, Ellise Sharpe 4-3-11, Krystah Pickrell 0-0-0, Bethany Feitshans 0-0-0, Chelsea Clawson 0-0-0, Katie Zellers 0-0-0, Anna Rosselit 1-0-3, Halee Printz 1-0-3. Totals: 17-643. Score By Quarters Carroll ........14 28 40 59 Tippecanoe .11 27 31 43 3-point goals: Carroll — C. Austria 2, K. Austria. Tippecanoe — Miller, Rosselit, Printz. Records: Carroll 2-0. Tippecanoe 0-2. Reserve score: Carroll 32, Tippecanoe 29.

■ College Basketball

Syracuse chancellor: Boeheim’s our coach ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse University Chancellor Nancy Cantor gave men’s basketball coach Jim Boeheim a vote of confidence Tuesday amid an investigation of child molestation allegations against his former longtime assistant coach. Cantor emerged from an economic development conference with state officials and said: “Coach Boeheim is our coach.”

Some commentators and sex abuse victims’ advocates had said Boeheim should resign or be fired after three men, including two former Syracuse ballboys, accused former assistant coach Bernie Fine of molesting them and Boeheim verbally attacked the accusers. “Coach Boeheim is our coach; he’s getting the team ready tonight,” Cantor said. “We’re very

pleased with what he said Sunday night, and we stand by him.” After initially saying Fine’s first two accusers were lying to make money in the wake of the Penn State University sexual abuse scandal, Boeheim backed off those comments in a statement Sunday. “What is most important is that this matter be fully investigated and that anyone with information

be supported to come forward so that the truth can be found,” Boeheim said after Fine’s firing. “I deeply regret any statements I made that might have inhibited that from occurring or been insensitive to victims of abuse.” Bobby Davis first contacted Syracuse police in 2002 about Fine, but there was no investigation because the statute of limitations had passed.


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FOOTBALL National Football League All Times EDT AMERICAN CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF PA New England 8 3 0 .727 331 223 6 5 0 .545 256 241 N.Y. Jets 5 6 0 .455 261 281 Buffalo 3 8 0 .273 212 206 Miami South W L T Pct PF PA Houston 8 3 0 .727 293 179 Tennessee 6 5 0 .545 226 212 Jacksonville 3 8 0 .273 138 200 Indianapolis 0 11 0 .000 150 327 North W L T Pct PF PA Baltimore 8 3 0 .727 272 182 Pittsburgh 8 3 0 .727 233 188 Cincinnati 7 4 0 .636 259 215 4 7 0 .364 165 216 Cleveland West W L T Pct PF PA 7 4 0 .636 260 274 Oakland 6 5 0 .545 221 260 Denver Kansas City 4 7 0 .364 153 265 San Diego 4 7 0 .364 249 275 NATIONAL CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF PA 7 4 0 .636 270 225 Dallas 6 5 0 .545 252 277 N.Y. Giants Philadelphia 4 7 0 .364 257 251 Washington 4 7 0 .364 183 222 South W L T Pct PF PA New Orleans 8 3 0 .727 362 252 7 4 0 .636 259 227 Atlanta 4 7 0 .364 199 291 Tampa Bay Carolina 3 8 0 .273 252 305 North W L T Pct PF PA Green Bay 11 0 01.000 382 227 7 4 0 .636 288 232 Chicago 7 4 0 .636 316 246 Detroit 2 9 0 .182 214 295 Minnesota West W L T Pct PF PA San Francisco 9 2 0 .818 262 161 Seattle 4 7 0 .364 185 232 4 7 0 .364 213 256 Arizona 2 9 0 .182 140 270 St. Louis Thursday's Games Green Bay 27, Detroit 15 Dallas 20, Miami 19 Baltimore 16, San Francisco 6 Sunday's Games Arizona 23, St. Louis 20 Tennessee 23, Tampa Bay 17 Cincinnati 23, Cleveland 20 N.Y. Jets 28, Buffalo 24 Houston 20, Jacksonville 13 Carolina 27, Indianapolis 19 Atlanta 24, Minnesota 14 Oakland 25, Chicago 20 Washington 23, Seattle 17 Denver 16, San Diego 13, OT New England 38, Philadelphia 20 Pittsburgh 13, Kansas City 9 Monday's Game New Orleans 49, N.Y. Giants 24 Thursday, Dec. 1 Philadelphia at Seattle, 8:20 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4 Kansas City at Chicago, 1 p.m. Atlanta at Houston, 1 p.m. Denver at Minnesota, 1 p.m. Carolina at Tampa Bay, 1 p.m. Cincinnati at Pittsburgh, 1 p.m. N.Y. Jets at Washington, 1 p.m. Oakland at Miami, 1 p.m. Tennessee at Buffalo, 1 p.m. Indianapolis at New England, 1 p.m. Baltimore at Cleveland, 4:05 p.m. St. Louis at San Francisco, 4:15 p.m. Dallas at Arizona, 4:15 p.m. Green Bay at N.Y. Giants, 4:15 p.m. Detroit at New Orleans, 8:20 p.m. Monday, Dec. 5 San Diego at Jacksonville, 8:30 p.m. OHSAA Football State Finals Pairings COLUMBUS – The Ohio High School Athletic Association released the football regional final pairings and sites Sunday. The pairings below include the seeds, schools and updated records. • Home Team Listed First Division I - Saturday, Dec. 3 at Canton Fawcett Stadium, 7 p.m. Cleveland St. Ignatius (12-2) vs. Pickerington Central (11-2) Division II - Friday, Dec. 2 at Massillon Paul Brown Tiger Stadium, 7 p.m. Avon (13-1) vs.Trotwood-Madison (140) Division III - Friday, Dec. 2 at Canton Fawcett Stadium, 3 p.m. Youngstown Cardinal Mooney (10-3) vs. Springfield Shawnee (14-0) Division IV - Saturday, Dec. 3 at Massillon Paul Brown Tiger Stadium, 3 p.m. Creston Norwayne (13-1) vs. Kenton (14-0) Division V - Friday, Dec. 2 at Massillon Paul Brown Tiger Stadium, 11 a.m. Kirtland (14-0) vs. Coldwater (11-3) Division VI - Saturday, Dec. 3 at Canton Fawcett Stadium, 11 a.m. New Washington Buckeye Central (122) vs. Maria Stein Marion Local (12-2) Division I All-Ohio List COLUMBUS (AP) — The 2011 Associated Press Division I All-Ohio high school football team, based on the recommendations of a state media panel: DIVISION I First Team OFFENSE: Ends_Monty Madaris, Cin. Moeller, 6-2, 190, sr.; Cameron Kavan, Mentor, 5-10, 170, sr.; Marcus Davis, Dublin Coffman, 5-10, 175, sr.. Linemen_Jacoby Boren, Pickerington Central, 6-3, 285, sr.; Pat Elflein, Pickerington North, 6-3, 285, sr.; A.J. Williams, Cin. Sycamore, 6-6, 275, sr.; Billy Price, Austintown Fitch, 6-4, 287, sr.; Storm Norton, Tol. Whitmer, 6-8, 300, sr. Quarterbacks_Mitch Trubisky, Mentor, 63, 195, jr.; Tyler Foster, Canton McKinley, 6-3, 184, sr. Backs_Brandon Schen, Lewis Ctr. Olentangy Orange, 5-11, 190, sr.; Jody Webb, Tol.Whitmer, 5-8, 165, sr.; Jack Snowball, Wadsworth, 6-0, 211, sr.; Conor Hundley, Cin. St. Xavier, 5-10, 205, sr.; Bri'onte Dunn, Canton GlenOak, 6-1, 221, sr.; Kareem Hunt, Willoughby South, 5-10, 180, jr. Kicker_Tim Shenk, Cleve. St. Ignatius, 5-10, 165, sr. DEFENSE: Linemen_Sam Coles, Hilliard Davidson, 5-11, 190, sr.; Chris Wormley, Tol. Whitmer, 6-7, 270, sr.; Se'Von Pittman, Canton McKinley, 6-5, 262, sr.; Kevin Kavalec, Cleve. St. Ignatius, 6-3, 225, jr.; Bryson Albright, Cin. St. Xavier, 6-5, 215, sr.; Tom Strobel, Mentor, 6-6, 255, sr. Linebackers_Joe Bolden, Cin. Colerain, 6-3, 225, sr.; Dawhawn Hall, Canton GlenOak, 6-0, 210, sr.; Joe Burger, Cin. La Salle, 6-2, 230, sr.; Ben Gedeon, Hudson, 6-2, 220, jr.; Nick Davidson, Solon, 5-8, 190, sr.; Kent Kern, Tol. St. John's, 6-1, 225, sr.; Kurt Laseak, Mentor, 6-4, 220, sr. Backs_Mike Svetina, Cleve. St. Ignatius,

6-2, 220, sr.; Andre Jones, Cin. Colerain, 6-1, 195, sr.; Jermaine Edmondson, Canton McKinley, 6-2, 166, sr.; De'Van Bogart, Cleve. Glenville, 6-1, 195, sr.; Mark Meyers, Tol. Whitmer, 6-1, 180, sr.; Allen Gant, Sylvania Southview, 6-2, 211, sr. Punter_Brandon Smith, Tol. St. John's, 6-0, 193, sr. Offensive players of the year: Jack Snowball, Wadsworth; Mitch Trubisky, Mentor. Defensive players of the year: Chris Wormley, Tol. Whitmer; Mike Svetina, Cleve. St. Ignatius. Coaches of the year: John Magistro, Westerville Central; Mark Ritzler, Findlay. Second Team OFFENSE: Ends_Jamall Trammell, Clayton Northmont, 6-3, 180, sr.; Malcolm Robinson, Canton McKinley, 62, 185, sr.; Dylan Blunk, Findlay, 5-11, 181, sr.; Pharoah Brown, LyndhurstBrush, 6-6, 225, sr. Linemen_Benny McGowan, Centerville, 6-4, 208, sr.; Nick Tavanello, Wadsworth, 6-0, 248, sr.; Tad France, Elyria, 6-4, 255, sr.; Kyle Stout, Sylvania Southview, 6-2, 280, jr. Quarterbacks_Jalen Washington, Twinsburg, 6-0, 160, jr.; Paul Cosiano, Findlay, 6-1, 208, jr. Backs_Alex Mickley, Hilliard Davidson, 5-8, 190, sr.; Devin Campbell, Youngs. Boardman, 6-0, 190, sr.; John Barton, Twinsburg, 5-9, 180, jr. Kicker_Matt Ringle, Beavercreek, 6-0, 235, sr. DEFENSE: Linemen_Emmanuel Beal, Reynoldsburg, 6-0, 200, jr.; Ifeadi Odenigbo, Centerville, 6-4, 220, sr.; Stefan Laury, Massillon Washington, 6-0, 230, sr. Linebackers_Joshua Perry, Lewis Ctr. Olentangy, 6-4, 230, sr.; Luke Roberts, Lancaster, 6-2, 235, sr.; Nathan Gerbus, Cin. St. Xavier, 6-2, 220, sr.; Will Mahone, Austintown Fitch, 6-0, 206, sr.; Rustom Khouri, Cleve. St. Ignatius, 6-0, 200, sr. Backs_Nana Kyeremeh, Thomas Worthington, 5-10, 168, sr.; Marcus Foster, Troy, 6-1, 210, sr.; Ryan Schwenke, Solon, 6-0, 180, sr. Punter_Frank Epitropoulos, Upper Arlington, 6-3, 195, sr. Third Team OFFENSE: Ends_Gary Brown, Westerville South, 6-0, 185, jr.; Dayne Hammond, Youngs. Boardman, 6-6, 200, sr.; Demetrius Walton, Elyria, 6-2, 180, sr.; Alonzo Lucas, Tol. Whitmer, 5-10, 150, sr.. Linemen_Adam Pankey, Hamilton, 6-5, 325, sr.; Quaison Osbourne, Hudson, 6-4, 318, sr.; Darien Terrell, Massillon Jackson, 6-4, 340, sr.; Skyler Parks, Canton McKinley, 6-1, 274, sr.. Quarterback_Dustin Stolarski, Elyria, 6-2, 180, sr. Backs_Daxton Cates, Westerville South, 5-10, 225, sr.; Vance Settlemire, Findlay, 5-10, 172, jr.; Tim McVey, Cleve. St. Ignatius, jr., 5-10, 180. Kicker_Nick Roemer, Cin. St. Xavier, 6-1, 160, sr.. DEFENSE: Linemen_Derrick Everett, Canton GlenOak, 6-2, 281, sr.; Adam Coberly, Hudson, 6-4, 190, jr.; Jared Williams, Elyria, 5-10, 220, sr.; Tracy Sprinkle, Elyria, 6-5, 260, jr. Linebackers_Christian Williams, Canton GlenOak, 5-8, 190, sr.; Nick Davidson, Solon, 5-8, 190, sr.; Devin Dennard, Findlay, 5-11, 179, jr.; Brian Lee, Tol. Start, 5-11, 220, sr.; Jay Fisher, Sylvania Southview, 5-10, 203, sr. Backs_Matt Granger, Whitehouse Anthony Wayne, 59, 170, sr.; Dominic Abounader, Lakewood St. Edward, jr., 5-11, 185; Cody Quinn, Middletown, 5-9, 167, sr.; Alex Winters, Massillon Washington, 511, 185, sr. Punter_Tomislav Derezic, Mentor, sr., 6-0, 200. Special Mention Bryson Wray, Powell Olentangy Liberty; Spencer Luallen, Upper Arlington; Billy McCague, Lewis Center Olentangy Orange; Evan Stevenson, Westerville Central; Cody Kondas, Westerville Central; Tyler Grassman, Jake Butt, Gahanna-Lincoln; Pickerington North; Tony Harvard, Hilliard Bradley; Garrett Foster, Pickerington Central; Jack Trabue, Upper Arlington; Caleb Day, Hilliard Darby; Godwin Igwebuike, Pickerington North; Garrett Powers, Upper Arlington; Caleb Stacey, Cin. Oak Hills; Brandyn Cook, Cin. St. Xavier; Jalin Marshall, Middletown; Aaron Abbott, Lebanon; Kenny Davis, Cin. Walnut Hills; Rakhim Johnson, Cin. Elder; Zach Davis, Middletown; Josh Dooley, Mason; Dontez Smith, Avon Lake; Ben Josipovic, Eastlake North; Jake Mooney, Cleve. St. Ignatius; Blake Thomas, Cleve. St. Ignatius; Kyle Kalis, Lakewood St. Edward; Tyler Orlosky, Lakewood St. Edward; Kyle Dodson, Cleve. Hts.; Anthony Lautanen, Mentor; Greg Kuhar, Lakewood St. Edward; Larry Pinto Jr., Mayfield; Collin Lucas, Avon Lake; Jake Smolik, North Royalton; Nick Kirschner, Mentor; Dominic Abounader, Lakewood St. Edward; Brett Bass, Avon Lake; LaKeith Walls, Cleve. Rhodes; Seamus McDonald, Medina; Jimmy Dehnke, Massillon Jackson; Roger Craig, Warren Harding; Dan Popio, Youngs. Boardman; Myles Campbell, Twinsburg; Lucas Haupt, Austintown Fitch; Michael Baker, Twinsburg; Logan Rulton, Whitehouse Anthony Wayne;Troy Favorite, Tol. St. John's; Nico Gorham, Tol. Bowsher; Aaron Dulay, Whitehouse Anthony Wayne; Jake Hartbarger, Whitehouse Anthony Wayne; Tarryl Hamilton, Sylvania Southview; Justin Robinson, Tol. St. John's; Marquise Moore, Tol. Whitmer; Matt Granger, Whitehouse Anthony Wayne. DIVISION II First Team OFFENSE: Ends_Kyle Nowlin, Cin. Harrison, 6-0, 205, sr.; Robby Buckwald, Lodi Cloverleaf, 6-1, 190, jr.; Matt Eckhardt, Avon, 5-11, 185, sr.. Linemen_Damon Dillard, Cols. MarionFranklin, 6-5, 345, jr.; Taylor Decker, Vandalia-Butler, 6-8, 315, sr.; Anthony Stanko, Warren Howland, 6-5, 290, sr.; Troy Watson, Aurora, 6-6, 285, sr; Mike Brown, Sandusky, 6-3, 272, sr. Quarterbacks_Corry Benson, Cols. Marion-Franklin, 6-0, 187, jr.; Nathan Stock, Dresden Tri-Valley, 6-3, 185, jr.; Justin O'Rourke, Avon, 5-10, 165, sr.; Jake Schneider, Maumee, 5-10, 175, sr.; Tra Chapman, Kent Roosevelt, 6-2, 200, jr.; Michael Simpson, Trotwood-Madison, 6-3, 205, sr. Backs_Fred Lee, Cols.West, 5-5, 145, sr.; Israel Green, TrotwoodMadison, 5-9, 200, jr.; Aregeros Turner, Copley, 5-11, 180, jr.; Connor Pickens, Wapakoneta, 6-0, 215, sr. Kickers_Jimmy Gammill, New Albany, 61, 180, sr.; Ross Martin, Cuyahoga Falls Walsh Jesuit, 5-10, 183, sr. DEFENSE: Linemen_Terrell Jackson, Cols. Marion-Franklin, 6-3, 271, sr.; Micah Carter, Perrysburg, 5-9, 230, sr.; Jimmy Rousher, Canfield, 6-3, 255, sr.; Jon Perrin, Tol. Cent. Cath., 6-1, 305, jr. Linebackers_Dakota Hill, New Philadelphia, 5-10 200, jr.; Billy Skerkavich, Madison, 6-0, 205, sr.; Deon'tae Moore, Akron Kenmore, 6-3, 205, jr.; Mike McCray, Trotwood-Madison,

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SPORTS ON TV TODAY MEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL 7:15 p.m. ESPN2 — Indiana at NC State 7:30 p.m. ESPN — Florida St. at Michigan St. 9:15 p.m. ESPN2 — Virginia Tech at Minnesota 9:30 p.m. ESPN — Wisconsin at North Carolina 11:15 p.m. ESPN2 — Notre Dame at Gonzaga NHL HOCKEY 7:30 p.m. VERSUS — Tampa Bay at Detroit 6-4, 230, jr. Backs_George "Bam" Bradley, Trotwood-Madison, 6-2, 215, sr.; Troy Robinson, Cols. Mifflin, 5-9, 165, sr.; Cameron Burrows, Trotwood-Madison, 6-1, 190, jr.;Taurice Scott, Alliance, 5-10, 165, sr.; Alex Kocheff, Chagrin Falls Kenston, 5-11, 180, sr. Punter_Anthony Melchiori, Aurora, 6-0, 190, sr. Offensive player of the year: Michael Simpson, Trotwood-Madison. Defensive players of the year: Billy Skerkavich, Madison; Deon'tae Moore, Akron Kenmore. Coaches of the year: Chris McFarland, Norwalk; Andy Olds, Kings Mills Kings. Second Team OFFENSE: Ends_Dameyion Smith, Sandusky, 5-10, 160, sr.; Tucker Linder, Tallmadge, 6-4, 205, sr.; Greg Harrison, Avon, 6-1, 235, sr.; Marquise Jones, Ashland, 6-0, 160, sr.; Ian McFarland, Zanesville, 5-9, 155, sr. Linemen_Trent Fielding, Sunbury Big Walnut, 6-3, 275, sr.; Paul Barrow, New Philadelphia, 6-1, 215, sr.; Lawrence Mosley, TrotwoodMadison, 6-2, 230, jr.; Thomas Scarberry, Madison, 6-4, 250, sr.; Chris Schwartz, Wapakoneta, 6-0, 220, sr. Quarterbacks_Lucas Poggiali, Sandusky, 6-2, 187, sr.; Wes Hudson, Zanesville, 5-11, 180, sr. Backs_Jamal Johnson, New Philadelphia, 5-6, 160, soph.; Jamire Westbrook, Kings Mills Kings, 5-10, 195, sr.; De'Veon, Smith, Warren Howland, 6-0, 215, jr.; Marquis Winston, Sandusky, 5-7, 175, sr. Kickers_Matthew Amicone, Dresden TriValley, 5-7, 170, sr.; Greg Gallaway, Ashland, 5-10, 160, sr. DEFENSE: Linemen_Vincent Meck, Cols. Brookhaven, 6-0, 238, sr.; Brady Vanover, Kings Mills Kings, 6-0, 220, jr.; Chris Beal, Tallmadge, 6-1, 245, sr.; Arlington McClinton, Grafton Midview, 66, 230, sr. Linebackers_Corey Paulino, Uniontown Lake, 6-3, 206, sr.; Matt Tomlin, Avon, 5-11, 190, sr.; Evan Karchner, Maumee, 5-11, 225, sr.; Dillon Headrick, Akron Coventry, 6-0, 195, jr. Backs_Kevin Kraft, Wapakoneta, 6-0, 170, sr.; Jacob Mullins, Avon, 5-11, 170, sr.; Josh Griffin, Cols.West, 5-10, 165, jr.; Jordan Italiano, Canfield, 5-11, 205, sr.; Jayme Thompson, Tol. Cent. Cath., 6-1, 180, jr. Punter_Adam Horrocks, Avon, 511, 165, sr. Third Team OFFENSE: Ends_Eric Lauer, Grafton Midview, 6-3, 185, jr.; Jonah Boyer, Tiffin Columbian, 5-9, 165, sr.; Jeremy Fivecoait, Vincent Warren, 6-3, 210, sr. Linemen_Reno Reda, Pataskala Watkins Memorial, 6-6, 250, sr.; Jon Cipa, Tallmadge, 6-4, 290, sr.; Cole Lautzenheiser, Louisville, 6-3, 308, sr.; David Gilchrist, Grafton Midview, 6-4, 245, sr.; Carter Mullins, Tiffin Columbian, 6-0, 260, sr. Quarterback_Cody Callaway, Grafton Midview, 6-1, 170, soph. Backs_Austin Jones, Dresden TriValley, 5-9, 185, jr.; Aaron Male, Akron Ellet, 5-10, 175, sr.; Brock Jones, Cuyahoga Falls Walsh Jesuit, 5-10, 190, sr.; Ross Douglas, Avon, 5-10, 175, jr. Kickers_Evan Berg, Kings Mills Kings, 61, 195, jr.; BradYoung, Avon, 5-9, 155, sr. DEFENSE: Linemen_Thomas Dexter, Canal Winchester, 6-2, 200, sr.; Joshmere Dawson, Akron East, 6-0, 240, sr. Linebackers_Sean Horan, Kings Mills Kings, 5-11, 210, sr.; J.T. Haughey, Aurora, 6-2, 205, sr.; Cody Thompson, Mansfield Madison, 6-2, 220, sr.; Brendan Wilson, Wapakoneta, 5-10, 170, sr. Backs_Stefan Willis, Akron Firestone, 6-0, 170, sr.; Rich Graves, Kent Roosevelt, 5-7, 175, sr.; Tristen Jeffries, Sandusky, 6-1, 183, sr.; Christian Watkins, N. Ridgeville, 6-0, 190, sr. Punter_Gio Masi, Lexington, 5-9, 148, soph. Special Mention Joe Alverson, Cols. Marion-Franklin; Austin Whitlatch, Canal Winchester; Kyle Radabaugh, Cols. Whetstone; B.J. Hedges, Cols. Hamilton Township; Chris Skura, Worthington Kilbourne; James Duncan, Cols. Beechcroft; Derrick Pope, Cols. Mifflin; Jason Griffith, Sunbury Big Walnut; Louis Baker, Cols. Mifflin; Garrett Dandrea, Sunbury Big Walnut; Ronnie Dawson, Pataskala Licking Heights; Brandon Wright, Ashville Teays Valley; Brad Fenton, Mount Vernon; Shaquille Minnifield, Cols. Beechcroft; Billy Hodge, Ashville Teays Valley; Caleb Beans, New Philadelphia; Hunter Joseph, New Philadelphia; Dar Stanford, Zanesville; Logan Wisecarver, Dresden Tri-Valley; Ryan Godfrey, New Philadelphia; Brody Barbee, New Philadelphia; Casedy Goins, Zanesville; Daniel Sensabaugh, Dresden Tri-Valley; Cole Cameron, Dresden Tri-Valley; Connor Argento, New Philadelphia; Derek Wisnieski, New Philadelphia; Justin Ward, New Philadelphia; Seth Harrison, New Philadelphia; Dylan Tandy, Zanesville; Tyler Collopy, Dresden TriValley; Kole Buckley, Zanesville; Jesse Kandel, New Philadelphia; Josh Bischel, New Philadelphia; J.T. McFarland, Zanesville; Austin Craig, Zanesville; J.T. Campbell, Dresden Tri-Valley; Dustin "Dedder" Baker, Marietta; Cory McCarty, Logan; Jalen Jones, Chillicothe; Tyler Roe, Chillicothe; Austin Henthorn, Vincent Warren; Jared Cook, Cin. Anderson; Jesse McCann, Wilmington; Kennedy Cook, Kings Mills Kings; Craig McCorkle, Cin. Winton Woods; Aaron Kemper, Cin. Winton Woods; Kevin Richardson, Piqua; Frank Heimkreiter, Hamilton Ross; Trevon Williams-Brown, TrotwoodMadison; Cody Lotton, Hamilton Ross; Jake Tarvin, Harrison; Demond Jackson, Cin. Mount Healthy; Shane Kelly, Cin. Turpin; Joe Ziccardi, Chesterland West Geauga; Da'Vonte Price, East Cleve. Shaw; Darryl Richards, Chagrin Falls Kenston; Anthony Small, East Cleve.

Shaw; Will Blankenship, Chardon; Marko Palumbo, Chagrin Falls Kenston; William Woods, East Cleve. Shaw; Dajunn Graham, Maple Hts.; Arron Pipkins, Maple Hts.; Kyle Woerner, Geneva; Garrett Primer, Madison; Kevin Niebes, Chesterland West Geauga; Evan Rieke, Olmsted Falls; Andy Bryan, Chesterland West Geauga; Jason O'Bryan, Madison; Nick Cuthbert, Chesterland West Geauga; Eric Meehan, Olmsted Falls; Brennan Laird, Olmsted Falls; Dirk Weisenburger, Norwalk; Steve Mowry, Ashland; Amir Edwards, Tol. Cent. Cath.; Van Williams, Sandusky; Adam Wolbert, Ashland; Jim Johnston, Tol. Cent. Cath.; Isaac Perry, Norwalk. Trei Thomas, Kent Roosevelt; Jacob Justik, Medina Highland; Connor Hoelzel, Canfield; Jerry Scholle, Medina Highland; Dan Moody, Warren Howland; Tony Osborne, Warren Howland; Matt Sommers, Kent Roosevelt; Ken Pozega, Warren Howland; Ron Jones, Kent Roosevelt. DIVISION III First Team OFFENSE: Ends_Dwayne Stanford, Cin. Taft, 6-4, 205, sr.; Jordan Hargrove, Akron SVSM, 6-2, 185, jr.; Austin Etzler, Elida, 6-1, 190, sr. Linemen_Max Pollom, Plain City Jonathan Alder, 6-7, 330, sr.; Terry Davis, Cin. Wyoming, 6-4, 205, sr.; Zach Higgins, Alliance Marlington, 6-5, 290, sr.; Austin Trgovcich, Youngs. Mooney, 6-3, 290, sr.; Joel Schilke, Springfield Shawnee, 6-4, 285, sr. Quarterbacks_David Fraley, Granville, 60, 175, jr.; Nick Merrick, Uhrichsville Claymont, 6-3, 225, sr.; Austin Osborne, Jackson, 5-11, 201, sr.; Reggie McAdams, Elida, 6-6, 195, sr.; Kyle Smith, Oberlin Firelands, 5-10, 160, sr.; Brad Jarzab, Spring. Shawnee, 5-10, 190, sr. Backs_D.J. Jones, Ravenna, 510, 193, sr.; Warren Ball, Cols. DeSales, 6-2, 215, sr.; Dashaun Lewis, Cambridge, 6-0, 215, sr.; Denzel Norvell, Day. Thurgood Marshall, 5-8, 165, jr.; Alden Hill, Alliance Marlington, 6-2, 225, sr.; Nick Deichler, Oberlin Firelands, 6-2, 245, sr.; Brad Smith, Clyde, 5-8, 180, jr. Kicker_Nick Smith, Plain City Jonathan Alder, 5-8, 140, jr. Linemen_Adolphus DEFENSE: Washington, Cin. Taft, 6-4, 260, sr.; John Stepec, Mentor Lake Cath., 6-3, 230, jr.; Aaron Melsop, Cols. DeSales, 6-1, 195, sr.; Lucas Sparks, Spring. Shawnee, 6-2, 220, sr.; Greg McMullen, Akron Hoban, 6-5, 255, sr.; Mike Tozzi, Chagrin Falls, 62, 225, sr.; Luke Lyden, Bellevue, 6-4, 250, sr. Linebackers_Craig Fada, Cols. Watterson, 6-1, 215, sr.; Mitch Rider, The Plains Athens, 6-1, 220, sr.; Thomas Glick, Clyde, 6-1, 225, jr.; Courtney Love, Youngs. Mooney, 6-2, 225, jr.; Quentin Poling, Elida, 6-0, 205, jr. Backs_Najee Murray, Steubenville, 5-11, 178, sr.; Dymonte Thomas, Alliance Marlington, 6-1, 185, jr.; Jarrod Wilson, Akron Buchtel, 6-3, 190, sr. Punter_Colin Reardon, Poland Seminary, 6-1, 200, sr. Offensive players of the year: Reggie McAdams, Elida; Brad Jarzab, Spring. Shawnee. Defensive players of the year: Adolphus Washington, Cin. Taft; Courtney Love, Youngs. Mooney; Najee Murray, Steubenville. Coach of the year: Ryan Adams, The Plains Athens. Second Team OFFENSE: Ends_Joey Comisford, Granville, 6-0, 160, sr.; Tyler Peterson, Uhrichsville Claymont, 5-10, 185, jr.; Joe Kudella, Oberlin Firelands, 5-11, 185, sr. Linemen_Aaron Gibson, Caledonia River Valley, 5-10, 275, sr.; Ross Huber, Napoleon, 6-2, 198, sr.; Jabari Howard, Cols. Eastmoor Acad., 6-2, 320, sr..; Steve Bell, Cin. Indian Hill, 6-7, 295, sr. Quarterback_Derik Swinderman, Dover, 6-3, 215, sr.; Kevin Besser, Akron SVSM, 6-3, 205, sr. Backs_Derritt Potts, Plain City Jonathan Alder, 5-9, 165, jr.; Josten Deer, Rayland Buckeye Local, 6-1, 190, sr.; Ronnie Beers, Canal Fulton Northwest, 5-10, 190, sr.; Pat Boggs, Mogadore Field, 6-0, 210, sr.; Jason Anthony Vermilion, 6-0, 175, sr.; D.J. Manning, St. Marys Memorial, 6-1, 185, sr. Kicker_Hunter Niswander, Peninsula Woodridge, 6-4, 195, jr. DEFENSE: Linemen_Tim Lehr, Dover, 6-5, 250, sr.; William Houst, Steubenville, 6-2, 230, sr.; DeShawn Dowdy, Akron North, 6-4, 220, sr.; Kurt Vidmer, Chagrin Falls, 6-2, 235, sr. Linebackers_Nick Wrightsel, Plain City Jonathan Alder, 6-1, 225, sr.; Tyler Bischof, Akron SVSM, 510, 185, sr.; Evan Gormley, Mentor Lake Cath., 6-0, 195, sr. Backs_Darrell Winfree, Cambridge, 5-10, 185, sr.; Jacob Horsley, Thornville Sheridan, 6-4, 210, sr.; Brandon Ponczak, Bryan, 6-1, 160, sr. Punter_Cole French, Eaton, 6-4, 200, sr. Third Team OFFENSE: Ends_Matt McGlone, Norton, 6-5, 180, jr.; Tyler Miller, Napoleon, 5-10, 170, sr. Linemen_Zack Felton, Minerva, 6-2, 265, sr.; Nate Irons, Bellevue, 6-2, 250, sr.; Bill Sowers, Mentor Lake Cath., 6-1, 225, sr.; Michael Camilletti, Steubenville, 5-11, 218, sr. Quarterbacks_Anthony Vagnier, Circleville Logan Elm, 6-1, 170, sr.; Eli Maurer, Minerva, 5-10, 160, sr. Backs_DeVon Sharp, The Plains Athens, 5-7, 175, sr.; Drew Ervin, Jackson, 6-0, 225, sr.; Zach Wade, Minerva, 5-10, 190, sr. Kicker_Nathan Jenkins, Elida, 5-11, 170, sr. DEFENSE: Linemen_O.J. Barr, Jackson, 5-9, 175, sr.; Joe DeWitt, Oberlin Firelands, 6-2, 245, sr.; Kyle Wilson, Wauseon, 5-11, 200, sr.; Chris Seguin, Cols. Watterson, 6-1, 227, sr. Linebackers_Tanner Roller, Cambridge, 5-9, 185, sr.; Zack Hofecker, Oberlin Firelands, 5-11, 215, jr.; Nate Walker, Napoleon, 5-8, 190, sr. Backs_Ryan Farragher, Youngs. Mooney, 6-2, 185, sr.;

TROY DAILY NEWS • WWW.TROYDAILYNEWS.COM J.C. Pawlyk, Canal Fulton Northwest, 510, 200, sr.; Ryan Meyer, Clyde, 5-11, 195, sr. Punter_Brandon Bellman, Sheffield Brookside, 5-9, 135, soph. Special Mention Vincent Rambo, Cols. Independence; Jack Grote, Delaware Buckeye Valley; Jacob Cotrell, Newark Licking Valley; Aron Gibson, Caledonia River Valley; Trey Rudolph, Plain City Jonathan Alder; Drew McArtor, Newark Licking Valley; Thomas Johnson, Whitehall-Yearling; Mason Will, Plain City Jonathan Alder; Josh High, London; Joe Lyberger, Cols. DeSales; Charles Chandler, Cols. DeSales; Jontey Hammock, WhitehallYearling; Terrell Hudson, Cols. Eastmoor Acad.; Josh Link, Granville; Jordan Mally, Caldedonia River Valley; Jeremy Willison, Zanesville Maysville; JoJo Pierro, Steubenville; Logan Maholm, Dover; Reese Laishley, Cambridge; Kyle Crum, Minerva; Anthony Miller, Cambridge; Shane Winland, Wintersville Indian Creek; Colton Kelso, Warsaw River View; Luke Smith, Steubenville; Greg Ring, Rayland Buckeye Local; Mike Furda, Wintersville Indian Creek; Hunter Schneeberger, Dover; Leshawn Luke, Steubenville; Mitch Soles, Minerva; Justin Isinghood, Rayland Buckeye Local; Blake Riffle, Circleville Logan Elm; Skylar Schwarzel, The Plains Athens; Jerald Spohn, New Lexington; Ty McNelly, Jackson; B.J. Hall, Circleville Logan Elm; Aaron Guisinger, Gallipolis Gallia Acad.; Cory Heeter, Circleville Logan Elm; Jerrome Pettiford, Wash. Court House Washington; Mitchell Fouch, Thornville Sheridan; Brandon Taylor, Gallipolis Gallia Acad.; Luke Eisnaugle, Jackson; Trevor Sorrell, The Plains Athens; Alan Randolph, New Lexington; Zack Tackett, Gallipolis Gallia Acad.; Rusty Shull, Circleville; Luke Thompson, Circleville Logan Elm; Riley Shaw, Wash. Court House Washington; Clayton Dyer, Wash. C.H. Miami Trace; Derek Karnes, Greenfield McClain; Justin Tolliver, New Lexington; Drew VanWinkle, Thornville Sheridan; Morgan Landrum, Jackson; Chris Russell, The Plains Athens; Nick Stanley, The Plains Athens; Dalton McGlaughlin, Thornville Sheridan; Teddy Kremchek, Cin. Indian Hill; Andrew Asebrook, Kettering Alter; Brandon Rinker, Spring. Kenton Ridge; De'Quon Smith, Cin. Taft; Tavonn Crisp, Day. Thurgood Marshall; Pat DiSalvio, Cin. McNicholas; Andrew McKee, Eaton; Colbyn Terrill, Bellefontaine Benjamin Logan; D'Gary Wallace, Day. Dunbar; Thomas Bennett, Spring. Kenton Ridge; Danny Scholz, New Richmond; Darione McClesky, Day.Thurgood Marshall; Jalen Taylor, Eaton; Tyler Powell, Urbana; Max Kadish, Cin. Wyoming; Tyler Eden, Hunting Valley Univ. School; Jake Schaeffer, Parma Hts. Holy Name; Bryan Lacey, Cleve. Benedictine; Mike Roberts, Cleve. Benedictine; Joe Duff, Parma Hts. Holy Name; A.J. Branisel, Chardon Notre DameCathedral Latin; Sam Gardner, Chagrin Falls; Joe Nawalaniec, Cleve. Benedictine; Robby Wallace, Parma Padua Franciscan; Evan Grosel, Mentor Lake Cath.; Reid Singer, Hunting Valley Univ. School; Bill Sowers, Mentor Lake Cath.; Alex Hallwachs, Chagrin Falls; Dan Dreher, Parma Hts. Holy Name; Justin Kravchuck, Mentor Lake Cath.; Andrew Winkelman, Chagrin Falls; Steven Freiberg, Mentor Lake Cath.; Zak Baumer, Parma Padua Franciscan; Ryan Fyffe, Mentor Lake Cath.; Everett Dishong, Chagrin Falls; Kevin Tyransky, Chardon Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin; Anthony DeCamillo, Chagrin Falls; Darius Harris, Niles McKinley; Jordan Voitus, Poland Seminary; Anthony Pesce, Hubbard; Frank Saban, Niles McKinley; Matt Benson, Ravenna; Nathaniel Devers, Ravenna Southeast; Nick Riley, Canal Fulton Northwest; Tylor Brokaw, Ravenna Southeast; Jeremy Kerola, Hubbard; Dylan Tirpak, Ravenna; Patrick Barrett, Niles McKinley; Tyler Karabin, Hubbard; Ernest Calhoun III, Akron Buchtel; Marcus McWilson, Youngs. Mooney; Derek Hug, Bryan; Austin Rupard, St. Marys Memorial; Alex Dority, Clyde; Nick Lopez, Defiance; Tony Clark, Clyde; Chance Weitz, Elida; Brendan Adkinson, Bellevue; Anthony Sumpter, Elida; Seth Rosebauer, Lima Shawnee. DIVISION IV First Team OFFENSE: Ends_Stewart Turner, Orrville, 5-10, 170, sr.;p Jon Maibach, Creston Norwayne, 6-2, 175, sr.; Justin Sawmiller, Kenton, 6-1, 165, soph. Linemen_Isaiah Blevins, Richwood N. Union, 6-4, 230, jr.; Jared Salisbury, Clarksville Clinton-Massie, 6-6, 325, sr.; Tony Matteo, Akron Manchester, 6-4, 285, sr.; Kris Hayward, Pemberville 5-11, 204, sr. Eastwood, Quarterbacks_Trent Williamson, Williamsport Westfall, 5-10, 200, jr.; Luke Creditt, Waynesville, 6-2, 200, sr.; Maty Mauk, Kenton, 6-2, 185, sr.; Adam Wallace, Creston Norwayne, 6-2, 205, sr. Backs_Ross Franklin, JohnstownMonroe, 6-0, 200, sr.; Tyrell Simmons, Martins Ferry, 6-3, 188, sr.; Jeremy Simmons, Gates Mills Hawken, 5-11, 205, sr. Kickers_Brent Wahle, Cols. Hartley, 6-2, 185, sr.; Tyler Pickard, Genoa, 5-11, 195, sr. DEFENSE: Linemen_Nick SanFillipo, Johnstown-Monroe, 5-9, 255, sr.; John Guilford, Sullivan Black River, 6-4, 215, sr.; Jon Zimmerly, Creston Norwayne, 58, 186, jr.; Isaac Jeffers, Kenton, 6-4, 235, jr. Linebackers_Ja'Wuan Woodley, Cols. Hartley, 5-10, 220, jr.; Darrien Howard, Day. Chaminade-Julienne, 6-2, 245, jr.; Patrick Dillon, Wickliffe, 5-10, 215, sr.; Gabe King, Kenton, 6-1, 215, sr.; Mason Monheim, Orrville, 6-1, 217, sr. Backs_Jared Marhefka, St. Clairsville, 60, 160, jr.; Michael Lawless, Ironton, 510, 160, sr.; Marco Gresham, Day. Chaminade-Julienne, 5-8, 165, sr.; Devin Green, Canton Cent. Cath., 6-4, 215, sr.; Matt Jordan, Lorain Clearview, 5-7, 175, sr.; Brice Fackler, Kenton, 6-4, 210, sr. Punter_Drew Brenner, Orrville, 6-3, 195, sr. Offensive player of the year: Maty Mauk, Kenton. Defensive player of the year: Ja'Wuan Woodley, Cols. Hartley. Coach of the year: Mike Carter, Johnstown-Monroe. Second Team OFFENSE: Ends_Jacob Matuska, Cols. Hartley, 6-4, 240, jr.; Shey Heard, Zanesville W. Muskingum, 5-10, 150, sr.; Joe Bodnar, Cin. Madeira, 5-10, 170, sr. Linemen_Nick Keller, Genoa, 6-0, 215, jr.; Lawrence Wolfe, Creston Norwayne, 6-1, 222, sr.; Kyle Williamson, Cin. Madeira, 6-5, 275, sr.; Alex Neilsen, Elyria Cath., 6-5, 265, sr.; Quarterbacks_Dan Graziano, Girard, 510, 185, sr.; Matt Smith, JohnstownMonroe, 6-3, 190, sr. Backs_Tyler Hager,

Ironton, 5-7, 180, sr.; Maurtice Hython, Cadiz Harrison Cent., 5-9, 190, jr.; Isaac Rupe, Cin. Madeira, 6-2, 205, sr.; Ryan Mosora, Brookfield, 5-11, 185, jr.; David Nay, Galion, 5-11, 195, jr.; Clay Wright, Wellington, 5-10, 200, sr. Kickers_Caleb Keeton, Waynesville, 5-9, 175, sr. DEFENSE: Linemen_Matt Bobzien, Gnadenhutten Indian Valley, 6-1, 160, sr.; Isaac Hammonds, Waynesville, 6-0, 260, sr.; Trevor White, Orrville, 6-1, 190, sr.; Ryan Alspach, Wellington, 6-2, 225, jr.. Linebackers_Jaylen Prater, Wellston, 61, 225, sr.; Zach James, Cin. Hills Christian Acad., 5-10, 209, sr.; John Wilson, Creston Norwayne, 5-7, 160, sr.; Chad Anderson, Lorain Clearview, 5-10, 185, jr; Zac Bartman, Ontario, 6-3, 200, sr. Backs_Ramir Hollis, Cin. McNicholas, 6-1, 185, sr.; Alonso Southard, Lorain Clearview, sr., 5-8, 175; Drew Boatright, Ontario, 6-0, 185, sr.; Brandon Roberts, Genoa, 5-9, 170, sr. Punter_Richie Padyjasek, Martins Ferry, 6-1, 175, sr. Third Team OFFENSE: Ends_James Baker, Elyria Cath., 5-7, 155, sr.; Jordan Atpater, Elyria Cath., 5-10, 170, jr. Linemen_Drew McNichols, Coshocton, 6-5, 260, sr.; Elliot Alberts, Martins Ferry, 5-11, 265, sr.; Dylan Richards, Ontario, 6-0, 275, jr.; Dakota Tallman, Elyria Cath., 6-4, 260, soph.; . Quarterbacks_Matt Kinnick, St. Clairsville, 6-1, 180, jr.; Austin McMaster, Chesapeake, 6-5, 175, sr.; Kyle Nutter, Genoa, 5-10, 190, jr. Backs_Jeffrey Roush, Pomeroy Meigs, 5-10, 165, sr.; Andrew Vauhn, Sullivan Black River, 510, 170, soph.; Zach Conkle, Pemberville Eastwood, 5-8, 174, sr.; Aaron Smith, Lima Bath, 5-10, 235, sr. Kicker_David Meigs, Girard, 5-10, 170, sr. DEFENSE: Linemen_Jayce Genders, Amanda-Clearcreek, 6-2, 230, sr.; Andrew McDulin, Cin. Madeira, 6-2, 210, sr.; Paul Zigmont, Leavittsburg LaBrae, 6-1, 180, jr.; Devin Sibby, Genoa, 6-0, 225, sr. Linebackers_Cody Stark, Magnolia Sandy Valley, 6-2, 185, sr.; Zack Miller, Leavittsburg LaBrae, 5-9, 185, sr.; Joe Dempsey, Elyria Cath., 6-1, 205, sr.; Matt Morgan, Elyria Cath., 6-0, 180, sr.;Troy Delamatre, Huron, 6-0, 200, sr. Backs_Nathan Gray, Wellington, 6-2, 190, sr.; Zach Gilbert, Wellington, 6-0, 180, sr.; Alex Keyes, Pemberville Eastwood, 5-8, 161, sr. Punter_Sam Spees, Day. Chaminade-Julienne, 6-0, 165, sr. Special Mention Alan Andrix, Amanda-Clearcreek; Julio Cruz, Carroll Bloom-Carroll; Napoleon Bell, Cols. Hartley; Brandon Johnstown-Monroe; Trey Hollis, Thatcher, Cols. Ready; Connor Thrush, Heath; Bo Hardy, Cols. Ready; Donyelle Simpson, Heath; Kalil Morris, Cols. Hartley; Josh Sowder, Richwood N. Union; Ben Hamilton, Richwood N. Union; Steven Smith, JohnstownMonroe; Jarrod Zang, Cols. Hartley; Evan Fry, Heath; Ben Hays, Utica; Derrick Neel, Richwood N. Union; Nick Sadinsky, Johnstown-Monroe; John Wright, Cols. Ready; Brody Philabaum, Coshocton; Jake Davis, Gnadenhutten Indian Valley; Jaylon Brown, St. Clairsville; Kyle Minger, Richmond Edison; Dusty Byers, Gnadenhutten Indian Valley; Zane Ayouch, Belmont Union Local; Corey Earnest, St. Clairsville; Josh Schweitzer, Gnadenhutten Indian Valley; Matt Shurina, Cadiz Harrison Central; Jake Bendle, Richmond Edison; Zac Musilli, St. Clairsville; Tyler Rose, Cadiz Harrison Central; Cole Stephens, St. Clairsville; Eric Black, Byesville Meadowbrook; Nick Pelegreen, Cadiz Harrison Central; Tanner Cognion, Coshocton; Sean McGee, Martins Ferry; Michael Ferns, St. Clairsville; Sam Groff, Magnolia Sandy Valley; Holden Fellers, Gnadenhutten Indian Valley; Tim Staten, Williamsport Westfall; Aaron Stephens, Ironton; Austin Craig, Wellston; Doug Hardin, Williamsport Westfall; Dakota Taylor, Ironton; Richard McFarland, Chesapeake; Luke Brown, McDermott Northwest; Taylor Ward, Waverly; Zaide Whitley, Portsmouth; Linus Schnack, McDermott Northwest; Jeffrey Leist, Piketon; Jerrod Collins, Chillicothe Zane Trace; Steven Vanderpool, Chillicothe Unioto; Jesse Smith, Pomeroy Meigs; Taylor Banaei, Chesapeake; Jake Knight, Waverly; Dustin Barnes, Williamsport Westfall; Austin Porter, Portsmouth; Erik Gambill, Minford; Brandon Noble, Chesapeake; Eric Riley, Proctorville Fairland; Charlie Barrett, Pomeroy Meigs; Luke Cline, Williamsport Westfall; Shane Pack, Piketon; Tyler Kratzenberg, Ironton; Dakota Brown, Wellston; Jake Rawlins, Ironton; Austin Jones, Cin. Hills Christian Acad.; Hunter Schmidt, Waynesville; Michael Koehlke, Middletown Fenwick; Jordan Poland, West Milton MiltonUnion; Jake Finfrock, West Milton Milton-Union; Tevin Brown, Cin. N. College Hill; Nick Durham, Middletown Fenwick; Josh Bannick, Spring. Greenon; Matt Blackburn, Lees Creek East Clinton; Cody Schappacher, Hamilton Badin; Will Henderson, Lees Creek East Clinton; Jeremy Holley, Elyria Cath.; A.J. Henson, Orwell Grand Valley; Nathan Levkulich, Perry; Ari Sobel, Beachwood; Tommy Shirkey, Middlefield Cardinal; Ray Andrews, Middlefield Cardinal; Mitchell Lake, Orwell Grand Valley; Alex Sommers, Brooklyn; Corey Schmidt, Fairview Park Fairview; Baui Senkfor, Gates Mills Hawken; Kevin Joyce, Fairview Park Fairview; Max Schoen, Beachwood; Nick Ranallo, Wickliffe; Jon Doherty, Fairview Park Fairview; Steven Kukula, Wickliffe; Khari Anderson, Gates Mills Hawken; Nolan Farrell, Perry; Josh Elenniss, Fairview Park Fairview; Jacob Gries, Gates Mills Hawken; Ryan Stilson, Gates Mills Hawken; Anthony Santos, Fairview Park Fairview; Tim Cross, Andover Pymatuning Valley; Corey Jones, Beachwood; Ryan Bellissimo, Perry; Elijah Henderson, Cortland Lakeview; Cody Dillon, Newton Falls; Zach Zody, Wooster Triway; Mark Hiner, Brookfield; Alex Walp, Girard; Nick Peyakov, Akron Manchester; Dorian Williams, Streetsboro; Ahmad Eggleston, Girard; Matt Szorady, Leavittsburg LaBrae; David Meigs, Girard; Dylan Lemon, Orrville; Alex Todd, Streetsboro; John Miller, Canton Cent. Cath.; Jimmy Quinlan, Brookfield; A.J. Devore, Girard; Austin Jones, Sullivan Black River; Brandon Gency, Streetsboro; Austin Haines, Cortland Lakeview; Nate Hackworth, Tontogany Otsego; Cody Thompson, Huron; Chase McCoy, Galion; Ryan McNulty, Huron; Josh Collins, Ontario; Bobby Brooks, Pemberville Eastwood; Adam Losie, Oak Harbor; Nate Cass, Galion; Caleb Vespi, Pemberville Eastwood.

11/30/11  

Race for Hope 5K fundraiser set