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  • Karen and Bob Hammond of Flat Rock, Mich. chat before the Mud Hens game against Charlotte Saturday.

    IN PHOTOS: Mud Hens take on Charlotte

    Fans dodged rain showers at Fifth Third Saturday, May 9, as Toledo took on Charlotte.

  • Toledo Mud Hens DH Mike Hessman breaks his bat on a swing.

    IN PICTURES: Mud Hens win in the 10th

    The Mud Hens snapped a 6-game skid with a walkoff win against the Charlotte Knights on May 8 at Fifth Third Field in Toledo.

  • A male red-winged blackbird walks among bird watchers.

    Biggest Week in American Birding 2015

    Bird enthusiasts from around the country and around the world descended on northwest Ohio on May 8 during a Biggest Week in American Birding event at Magee Marsh in Oak Harbor, Ohio. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

  • West Side Montessori students, from left, Henry Thomas, Rebecca Martin, and Kathryn Rex, who won first, second, and third place, respectively, in the Toledo Bar Association annual Caty Armstrong Memorial Law Day Essay Contest

    West Side Montessori sweeps essay contest

    West Side Montessori middle school students Henry Thomas of Toledo, Rebecca Martin of Perrysburg, and Kathryn Rex of Perrysburg, who won first, second, and third place, respectively, in the Toledo Bar Association annual Caty Armstrong Memorial Law Day Essay Contest for Division III (7th and 8th grade students).

  • People ride the Rougarou at Cedar Point.

    Rougarou at Cedar Point

    Some roller coaster enthusiasts got a sneak peek at Cedar Point's latest ride Rougarou during Media Day on May 8 in Sandusky. CLICK ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDE SHOW.

  • Napoleon High School's Chase Franz returns a shot as he and partner Alex Ferguson play Perrysburg High School's Konnor Masell and Mitchell Skotynsky.

    IN PICTURES: NLL tennis championships

    Photo highlights from the Northern Lakes League tennis championships on May 8 at Jermain Park.

  • Gavin Douglas, left, and Tyson Bernath, both fifth graders at Maplewood Elementary, battle in the Rock and Roll.

    Maplewood Spring Carnival

    The annual spring carnival was May 8 at Maplewood Elementary School in Sylvania. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

  • Major Smith, center left, dances his way across the stage as he heads to accept his degree during the 49th Annual Spring Commencement at Owens Community College. State Rep. Randy Gardner (R., Bowling Green) served as the keynote speaker for the nearly 800 graduates.

    Owens graduation

    Owens Community College held its graduation ceremony on Friday night.

  • Springfield shortstop Hannah Girlie scoops up a grounder.

    IN PICTURES: Springfield 5, Anthony Wayne 1

    The Springfield Blue Devils knocked off the Anthony Wayne Generals in NLL softball on Friday, May 8, at Anthony Wayne.

  • Perrysburg's Justin Beer (16) scores the first run during baseball game against Anthony Wayne at Perrysburg High School.

    IN PICTURES: Anthony Wayne vs. Perrysburg baseball

    The Anthony Wayne Generals defeated the Perrysburg Yellow Jackets baseball team 3-2 after 10 innings in Perrysburg Wednesday, May 6, 2015.

  • Toledo's Daniel Fields takes the field against Pawtucket Wednesday at Fifth Third Field.

    IN PICTURES: Pawtucket at Mud Hens, 5/7

    Pawtucket, which has one of the best records in the International League, claimed a 6-1 victory over Toledo Wednesday, May 6, 2015, at Fifth Third Field.

  • From left: Toledo firefighters Gwen Haynes-Burel, Aaron S. Hague, Dennis Kookoothe and Battalion Chief Orlando Gonzalez canvas Willard Street to pass out smoke detectors. A fatal house fire occurred on Willard St. over the weekend.

    Toledo firefighters pass out smoke detectors

    Members of the Toledo Fire and Rescue Department passed out smoke detectors Wednesday, May 6, 2015, along Willard Street in East Toledo. Joseph Fazenbaker, 14, was killed in a house fire on Saturday, May 2, 2015 on Willard Street. CLICK ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDE SHOW.

  • Mud Hens second baseman Corey Jones reacts to striking out in the bottom of the third.

    IN PICTURES: Hens drop morning game

    The Pawtucket Red Sox defeated the Mud Hens, 6-5, in a morning game May 7 at Fifth Third Field in Toledo.

  • Left to right Liz Snavely, Mary Wilson, Frankie Decker, Tess Leininger, and Sarah Herman during a Kentucky Derby party Saturday, 05/02/15, at the Sylvania Country Club.

    Around Town: 5/7

    The Weekender's society round-up goes around the oval track with the Kentucky Derby crowd. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

  • The umpire approaches the mound as Toledo pitching coach Mike Maroth, left, and catcher Bryan Holaday confer with starting pitcher Thad Weber.

    IN PICTURES: Pawtucket at Mud Hens

    The Pawtucket Red Sox handed the Toledo Mud Hens their fourth straight loss Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at Fifth Third Field. Final score was Pawtucket 6, Toledo 2.

  • Anthony Medley, left, of Toledo, checks in voter Eric Waldhaus at the polling site at the Kent Branch of the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library. JaMalle Flournoy, second from left, and George Brown, both of Toledo, are also election officials.

    May 5 special election

    Voters cast their ballots Tuesday, May 5, 2015, on various school levy requests and, in Toledo, who would take over the District 4 Toledo City Council seat. CLICK ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDE SHOW.

  • From left to right, Chase Tallman, 12, Kaden Johnson, 11, and Nathan Hill, 12, prepare to ride their bikes.

    National Walk/Bike to School Day

    National Walk/Bike to School Day was May 6 at Arlington Elementary. About 300 students participated in event, riding or walking from Arlington Elementary to Highland Park and back. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE.

  • Sister Jane Mary Sorosiak, 85, walks with Dr. David Livingston, president of Lourdes University, right, to the pillars which bear murals created by the Sister.

    Lourdes University expansion dedication

    About 75 people attended the dedication ceremony for Lourdes University's mid-campus expansion project on May 6 at the campus entrance located at the intersection of Brint and McCord Roads in Sylvania. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO.

  • Northview student Emily McDonald, 15, takes a running leap off an obstacle while joking around with her teammates during this year's SCAT Relay Challenge Saturday, May 2, 2015, at Timberstone Junior High in Sylvania. This was the 22d year of the relay, which ran from 9 a.m. until midnight Saturday. About 90 students between sixth and twelfth grade from the Sylvania area participated in this year's relay.

    Pics of the Week: Apr. 27 - May 3, 2015

    Our best pictures of the week that was. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

  • Left to right David Livingston, Joan Livingston, Connie Tolson, and Harvey Tolson during Luminations at the Franciscan Center at Lourdes University in Sylvania.

    On the Town: Lourdes' Luminations

    Photo highlights from the 15th annual Lourdes University Luminations event on Saturday, April 25, 2015 at the Franciscan Center. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE.


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