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  • Anthony Wayne's Brock Nartker makes a play as Nick Sifuentes of St. Francis slides into second base.

    IN PICTURES: AW baseball tops St. Francis

    The Anthony Wayne baseball team built an early lead during its 9-7 victory against St. Francis de Sales 9-7 in a Division I district semifinal on Thursday, May 19, 2016, at the Findlay Athletic Complex. The Generals led by as much as 9-2. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    5/19/2016
  • Perrysburg's Nikolas Mancy scores as Whitmer catcher Dom Okdie attempts to make the tag during the sixth inning.

    IN PICTURES: Perrysburg baseball ousts Whitmer

    Perrysburg took advantage of five errors committed by Whitmer en route to a 5-1 win in a Division I baseball district semifinal on Thursday, May 19, 2016, at the Findlay Athletic Complex. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    5/19/2016
  • Lorna Fletcher, 18, smiles after winning a Hyundai Elantra, given by Taylor Hyundai, during a ceremony Thursday, May 19, 2016, at Perrysburg High School. Three seniors won keys to three cars  and Fletcher had the winning key that started her car.

    Perrysburg senior wins Hyundai raffle

    Perrysburg senior Lorna Fletcher, 18, won a Hyundai Elantra from Taylor Hyundai during a year-end assembly on May 19, 2016.

    5/19/2016
  • Susan Block, at right, with Allan Block, talks about the pink-hued martini glasses and pitcher they purchased from the Toledo Museum of Art which were created in the Glass Pavilion Hot Shop.

    On the Town, 5-19

    The Bourbon and Single Malt Liquor Fund-raiser at Tantara Farm, the home of Susan and Allan Block, raised funds for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Maumee Valley Country Day School celebrated the 82nd Smead Luncheon.

    5/19/2016
  • Clay's Olivia Hornyak beats the tag by Springfield third baseman Kelsy Uhl during a Division I game at Rolf Park in Maumee.

    IN PICTURES: Clay rallies to beat Springfield

    Clay scored five times in the fifth inning on the way to a 9-7 victory against Springfield in Division I district semifinal in softball on May 18, 2016.

    5/19/2016
  • Perrysburg's Trevor Hafner celebrates after hitting a two-run triple to pull ahead of Ashland in the bottom of the sixth inning.

    IN PICTURES: Perrysburg baseball advances

    Perrysburg's Trevor Hafner tagged a two-run triple in the sixth inning to lead the Yellow Jackets to a 7-4 come-from-behind win against Ashland on Monday, May 16, 2016, in a Division I baseball sectional final at Jim Leyland Family Field. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    5/16/2016
  • Whitmer catcher Dom Okdie tags out Clay's Trace Lambrecht to end the game and give Whitmer the win.

    IN PICTURES: Whitmer baseball upsets Clay

    The Whitmer baseball team pulled off a head-spinning 3-2 upset of top-seeded Clay in nine innings during a Division I sectional championship game on Monday, May 16, 2016, in Oregon. The Panthers ended the game on a double play with the tying run gunned down at the plate. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    5/16/2016
  • The draped casket is taken out of the church after the funeral.

    Delbert Latta funeral held

    Delbert Latta remembered for D.C. career, life, in services held Monday, May 16, 2016, at the McComb Church of Christ for the 15-term former Republican congressman; he died Thursday at the age of 96. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    5/16/2016
  • Carol Anderson, left, after finishing her blinky badge, learning how to solder along the way. She was helped by Dhruv Sengar, Idea Lab associate, right.

    Imagination Station Idea Lab preview

    Members of the Science Society get a preview of the Idea Lab at Imagination Station in downtown Toledo, Ohio on May 15, 2016. The Science Society is a group of individuals and firms that contribute money and ideas to support Imagination Station. The IDEA Lab opens to the public May 27. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    5/16/2016
  • Race jockeys after a horse race on the muddy track at Fort Miami race track. l to r- J. Baird, J.M. Wagner, A. Martinez, and W. D. Lucas. Taken after the sceond race. Toledo Blade file photo by Dwight Boyer dated April, 23,1952. Horse Racing.

    Pictures of the Week: May 9-15. 2016

    Our best pictures of the week that was Monday, May 9 to Sunday May 16, 2016. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    5/15/2016
  • Ticket to "Tomfoolery"  and season brochure Friday, May 6, 2016, at the Village Players Theater in Toledo, Ohio.

    Village Players prepare for 'Tomfoolery'

    is is the story of what goes into staging just one of those productions, the Village Players’ new musical revue, Tomfoolery, from auditions to opening night May 6. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    5/17/2016
  • Ryan Vu waits on the shoreline for his uncles to come get him to go fishing.

    Fishing in the mighty Maumee

    Men fish in the Maumee River near Ft. Meigs on May 15, 2016. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    5/15/2016
  • The Toledo Mud Hens' Matt Boyd pitches.

    IN PICTURES: Mud Hens lose to visiting IronPigs

    The Toledo Mud Hens played the Lehigh Valley IronPigs in baseball action at Fifth Third Field on May 15, 2016.

    5/15/2016
  • Oregon resident Brad Schmitz carries his daughter, Avery, 3. They walked for his mother-in-law.

    Making Strides against Breast Cancer 5K

    The Making Strides against Breast Cancer 5K was held on Saturday, May 14, 2016, at Levis Commons in Perrysburg. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    5/15/2016
  • Leipsic resident Victoria Wilhelm, 27, reaches for her diploma, held by President David Livingston.

    Lourdes commencement

    Saturday, May 14, 2016, marked the final day for Lourdes University’s 2016 graduating class and also served as a farewell for the Sylvania school’s leader, President David Livingston, whose final day there is June 30. The ceremony was held at the SeaGate Convention Centre. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    5/15/2016
  • Troop 177 scout Ryan Marks, 11, of Wauseon looks at a M249 Squad Automatic Weapon.

    Boy Scouts camp out at airport

    Scouts from 27 different troops comprising the Boy Scouts of America’s Chinquapin District of the Black Swamp Area Council spent the weekend camping. It was hosted by service members at the Ohio Air National Guard’s 180th Fighter Wing at Toledo Express Airport. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    5/15/2016
  • Hillsdale College president Larry P. Arnn, left, stands as the commencement speaker, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, receives an honorary degree during a commencement ceremony.

    Clarence Thomas speaks at Hillsdale College

    Clarence Thomas, the justice known for his conservative though often quiet voice on the U.S. Supreme Court, urged graduates to preserve liberty during a commencement speech on Saturday, May 14, 2016, at Hillsdale College in Hillsdale, Mich. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    5/15/2016
  • ANGELA NASSAR and JIMMIE HICKS, left, with MICHAEL and MARINA NASSAR, all of Sylvania, at the annual Kentucky Derby party.

    On The Town: 5-15

    A parade of elegance and style were the chapeaus — all sizes, shapes, colors, and kinds — worn last weekend in honor of the 142nd Kentucky Derby — known as the “Run for the Roses” — at Churchill Downs in Louisville on Saturday, May 7, 2016. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND BEGIN GALLERY

    5/15/2016
  • Jake Flom of St. Francis celebrates after scoring the go-ahead run during the ninth inning.

    IN PICTURES: St. Francis outlasts St. John's

    St. Francis de Sales twice rallied from two-run deficits and banged out 11 hits to beat host St. John's Jesuit 9-7 on Saturday, May 14, 2016, in a Division I sectional championship battle that took nine innings to settle. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    5/14/2016
  • New Americans take the oath of citizenship together during a Naturalization presided over by the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio  on in downtown Toledo.

    Naturalization ceremony in Toledo

    New Americans take the Oath of Citizenship together during a Naturalization presided over by the United States District Court on Friday in Downtown Toledo. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND BEGIN GALLERY.

    5/14/2016

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