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  • St.  Francis celebrates after defeating Powell Olentangy Liberty 8-2 in a state semifinal.

    IN PICTURES: St. Francis 8, Olentangy Liberty 2

    The St. Francis de Sales hockey team will get a shot at its third state championship after beating Powell Olentangy Liberty 8-2 in a state semifinal on Saturday, March 11, 2017, at Nationwide Arena.

    3/11/2017
  • The Rockets pose for a photo after beating Northern Illinois.

    IN PICTURES: UT women 82, Northern Illinois 71

    The University of Toledo women's basketball team won the Mid-American Conference tournament title. No. 6 seed Toledo defeated No. 4 seed Northern Illinois 82-71 on Saturday, March 11, 2017, in Cleveland to earn a trip to the NCAA tournament.

    3/11/2017
  • Brandon Phillips of Maumee, right, defeats Abdullah Silmi 3-2 in overtime in a 220-pound, Division II championship semifinal.

    IN PICTURES: State wrestling tournament

    The state wrestling individual tournament continued on Friday, March 10, 2017, at the Jerome Schottenstein Center in Columbus.

    3/10/2017
  • Toledo's beach cheers after Mariella Santucci sinks a 3-pointer

    IN PICTURES: UT women 72, Buffalo 65

    The University of Toledo women's basketball team defeated Buffalo 72-65 in the Mid-American Conference tournament semifinal game on Friday, March 10, 2017, at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland.

    3/10/2017
  • Annunciata Cerioli, formally of Italy, waves the flag for photos after the naturalization ceremony at Maumee High School.

    Naturalization ceremony at Maumee High School

    The United States welcomed several new citizens Friday, March 10, at a naturalization ceremony at Maumee High School. Presiding was Judge Jack Zouhary.

    3/10/2017
  • The St. Francis de Sales High School hockey team is cheered by fellow students during a sendoff ceremony Friday, at the school in West Toledo.

    IN PICTURES: St. Francis hockey gets rousing send-off

    The faculty and students of St. Francis de Sales High School cheered as they sent off their hockey team to the state semifinal Friday, March 10, 2017. The Knights will play Powell Olentangy Liberty in the state semifinal at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 11 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus.

    3/10/2017
  • Kian Thompson of Oak Harbor defeats Gunnar Angel of Sugarcreek Garaway by pinfall in a Division III, 182-pound preliminary match.

    IN PICTURES: State wrestling tournament

    Oak Harbor had six of its seven state qualifiers win opening-round matches after the first round of the Division III wrestling tournament on Thursday, March 9, 2017, at the Jerome Schottenstein Center in Columbus.

    3/9/2017
  • Bowsher's Darryl Robinson, left, passes around Whitmer's Leon Hughes.

    IN PICTURES: Bowsher 83, Whitmer 72

    Bowsher defeated Whitmer 83-72 in a Division I boys basketball district semifinal at the University of Toledo on Thursday, March 9, 2017.

    3/9/2017
  • Jakiel Wells of St. Francis, left, and Harrison Riggs of St. John's battle for a loose ball.

    IN PICTURES: St. John's 50, St. Francis 32

    St. John's defeated St. Francis 50-32 in a Division I boys basketball district semifinal at the University of Toledo on Thursday, March 9, 2017.

    3/9/2017
  • Toledo's Steve Taylor, Jr., kneels over in defeat as Ohio's Gavin Block, left, and Doug Taylor embrace their victory.

    IN PICTURES: Ohio 67, Toledo men 66

    The University of Toledo men's basketball team fell 67-66 to Ohio in a Mid-American Conference tournament quarterfinal on Thursday, March 9 2017, at Quicken Loans Arena.

    3/9/2017
  • "I need you to be more than my ally at this time," Shannon Frye, center, said as she spoke during the rally.

    Day Without Women in Toledo

    Against a brutal wind, the local version of a national event called Day Without Women brought women — and a few men, girls, and boys — to a downtown Toledo sidewalk on Wednesday, March 8, 2017, to protest policies of President Trump, and to show support for equal rights, fair pay, and peace.

    3/8/2017
  • Toledo's Jay-Ann Bravo-Harriott steals the ball, securing the win, with three seconds left.

    IN PICTURES: Toledo 67, Kent State 63

    The University of Toledo women's basketball team defeated Kent State 67-63 on Wednesday, March 8, 2017, in a Mid-American Conference tournament quarterfinal at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland.

    3/8/2017
  • Woodward's Demorrous Bankston, right, celebrates after defeating Central Catholic.

    IN PICTURES: Woodward 59, Central Catholic 58

    Woodward rallied from a five-point deficit midway in the fourth quarter to take a 59-58 victory against Central Catholic on Wednesday, March 8, 2017, in the Division II district semifinals at the Stroh Center in Bowling Green.

    3/8/2017
  • Wauseon celebrates after defeating Napoleon 59-57 in double overtime.

    IN PICTURES: Wauseon 59, Napoleon 57

    Wauseon defeated Napoleon 59-57 in double overtime in a Division II boys basketball district semifinal played on Wednesday, March 8, 2017, in Bowling Green.

    3/8/2017
  • Notre Dame's Mariah Copeland shoots.

    IN PICTURES: Notre Dame 62, Olmsted Falls 53

    Notre Dame squandered a 20-point late third-quarter lead and needed overtime to top upset-minded Olmsted Falls 62-53 in a Division I girls regional basketball semifinal played on Tuesday, March 7, 2017, at Norwalk High School.

    3/7/2017
  • Holgate's Louis Gustwiller, left, draws an offensive foul against Toledo Christian's Delano Smith.

    IN PICTURES: Holgate 48, Toledo Christian 39

    Holgate defeated Toledo Christian 48-39 in a Division IV boys basketball district semifinal at Napoleon High on Tuesday, March 7, 2017.

    3/7/2017
  • Bowling Green's Zack Denny high-fives teammate Demajeo Wiggins during Monday's first round Mid-American Conference Tournament game against the University of Toledo at Savage Arena.

    IN PICTURES: Toledo 77, Bowling Green 62

    Toledo got 18 points from Jonathan Williams and advanced in the Mid-American Conference Tournament with a 77-62 win over Bowling Green at Savage Arena in Toledo. Wes Alcegaire scored 17 points for BGSU. Toledo faces No. 2 seed Ohio Thursday evening in the quarterfinals in Cleveland.

    3/6/2017
  • State Rep. Teresa Fedor (D-Toledo) speaks with area residents Monday during a forum held at Start High School. The forum was attended by about 40 members of the community, including members of the Toledo Board of Education and other area officials, to discuss the Ohio Department of Education's upcoming response to a federal education law, the Every Student Succeeds Act.

    Public forum on education requirements

    State Rep. Teresa Fedor (D-Toledo) met with residents concerned about standardized testing and other issues during a forum Monday night at Start High School in Toledo.

    3/6/2017
  • Northwestern University football coach Pat Fitzgerald speaks with patient Marcus Martinez, 9, of Defiance.

    Pat Fitzgerald at Mercy Health Children's Hospital

    Northwestern University football coach Pat Fitzgerald visited with patients at Mercy Health Children's Hospital in Toledo. He was on his way to speak at a National Football Foundation event.

    3/6/2017
  • Toledo's Mariella Santucci steals the ball from an Akron player during a first round MAC Tournament game Monday at Savage Arena. The Rockets advanced with a 65-37 victory.

    IN PICTURES: Toledo 65, Akron 37

    Olivia Cunningham led Toledo with 13 points off the bench, Mariella Santucci tallied 12 points and eight assists, and Jada Woody added 10 points to help the Rockets beat Akron in first round Mid-American Conference Tournament game at Savage Hall. The Rockets advance to face Kent State in the tournament quarterfinals Wednesday in Cleveland.

    3/6/2017

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