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  • Members of The U.S. Navy Sea Cadets, Commodore Perry Division, put flags on the fire to properly burn them during The Andersons and Buckeye Broadband's 16th annual Operation Respect at Fort Meigs. An estimated 2,000 faded, torn and unserviceable flags were collected and burned at the fort.

    Operation Respect

    The Andersons and Buckeye Broadband hosted the 16th annual Operation Respect at Fort Meigs Sunday. An estimated 2,000 faded, torn and unserviceable flags were collected and burned at the fort.

  • Toledo guard Maiella Santucci reaches for a steal from St. Bonaventure's Mariah Ruff. The Rockets rolled over St. Bonaventure Sunday at Savage Arena, 74-50.

    IN PICTURES: Toledo 74, St. Bonaventure 50

    The University of Toledo women's basketball team upped its record to 8-1 with a win Sunday over St. Bonaventure at Savage Arena. Toledo hosts No. 2 Notre Dame next Sunday afternoon.

  • Keyboardist B.J. Love of The Good, The Bad and the Blues overdubs a track in the new recording studio at Toledo School for the Arts.

    Recording the blues at Toledo School for the Arts

    The Toledo School for the Arts began offering session time in its new, state-of-the-art recording studio to national acts willing to help promote Toledo-area musicians. For most of the week of Dec. 5, national blues recording artist Johnny Rawls was in the studio helping two local groups — The Good, The Bad, and The Blues and Curtis Grant, Jr. and the Midnight Rockers with Bobby G — produce their own albums.

  • Red velvet cupcakes bakes by the culinary students on display for patrons of the annual Penta Career Center Scholarship Dinner on Dec. 1.

    On The Town: Dec. 11

    Recent events included the Penta Career Center Scholarship Dinner; The Presidential Gala presented by St. Francis De Sales School was at the Premier Banquet Hall; Tux and Trees black-tie event presented by the Toledo Symphony League was held at the Toledo Club; and the 39th annual Holiday with Heart Charity Gayla at the Toledo Club.

  • BGSU's Zack Denny grabs a rebound from Detroit Mercy's Cole Long.

    IN PICTURES: BGSU 74, Detroit Mercy 61

    Dylan Frye scored 18 points to lead Bowling Green State University to a men's basketball win over Detroit Mercy at the Stroh Center. The Falcons improved to 4-6.

  • Bowling Green State University goalie Ryan Bednard and forward Matt Meier defend the net against Michigan Tech's Dane Birks during the second period.

    IN PICTURES: BGSU hockey loses to Michigan Tech

    The Bowling Green hockey squad couldn't generate enough offense to beat WCHA rival Michigan Tech, dropping a 2-1 decision Saturday, December 10, 2016, at the Slater Family Ice Arena.

  • Glitch Gang coaches Mark Smith, left, and Hanin Kashen watch as their Sylvania team competes.

    Sylvania STEM FIRST Lego League tournament

    The inaugural Sylvania STEM FIRST Lego League (FLL) Regional tournament was held at Southview High School in Sylvania on Saturday, December 10, 2016. 26 teams from area schools, including 10 teams which prepare at the Sylvania STEM Center, put their robots through their paces as they competed in the event.

  • Alicia Olarry, left, of Toledo, watches her daughter Noelle, 5, do a little dance while volunteering to hand out gifts during the annual Noel Project event.

    Noel Project donates gifts to kids in need

    Holiday gifts including bikes and other toys were handed out as part of the Noel Project sponsored by the Church on Strayer at the SeaGate Convention Centre on Saturday, December 10, 2016.

  • Runners from the Rocket Rehab Therapy team gather for the Jingle Bell Run.

    Jingle Bell Run at the Shops at Fallen Timbers

    Runners braved chilly temperatures Saturday, December 10, 2016, for the Jingle Bell Run at the Shops at Fallen Timbers in Maumee.

  • St. Francis' Alec Kasza pulls in a rebound against Lima Senior's BJ Miller.

    IN PICTURES: St. Francis 69, Lima Senior 64

    St. Francis de Sales built a 17-point lead midway in the fourth quarter, then held off Lima Senior's comeback bid in a 69-64 home win on Friday, Dec. 9, 2016.

  • Cardinal Stritch's Jordan Burton drives against Ottawa Hills' Brett Hoffman.

    IN PICTURES: Cardinal Stritch 54, Ottawa Hills 43

    Cardinal Stritch defeated host Ottawa Hills 54-43 in a Toledo Area Athletic Conference boys basketball showdown on Friday, Dec. 9, 2016.

  • Bowling Greens Logan Bergeron, right, carries the puck while under coverage from St. Francis defender Blake Storer.

    IN PICTURES: St. Francis 4, Bowling Green 1

    St. Francis de Sales junior forward Nick Daly tallied a hat trick as the Knights topped Bowling Green 4-1 on Friday, Dec. 9, 2016, in Northwest Hockey Conference play at Tam-O-Shanter in Sylvania.

  • Marine Sgt. Guillermo Amador helps carry donated presents to the Salvation Army truck during the toy drive at WTVG-TV, Channel 13 in Toledo.

    WTVG-TV, Channel 13 holds annual toy drive

    Toledo TV station WTVG-TV Channel 13 began collecting toys early Friday, Dec. 9, 2016 at it's headquarters on Dorr Street and various other locations for the Hope For The Holidays toy drive.

  • Perrysburg's Kristina DeMarco, left, dribbles the ball down court around Northview's Kylie Archibeque.

    IN PICTURES: Perrysburg 58, Northview 53

    Host Perrysburg edged Northview 58-53 in a double-overtime girls basketball thriller on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016, in Northern Lakes League play.

  • Notre Dame's Krisah Lewis, bottom right, grimaces during a scramble for a loose ball with Whitmer's Rhegyn Blood, bottom left, as Notre Dame's Ashley Barron, top left, and Whitmer's Bryce Blood assist.

    IN PICTURES: Notre Dame 43, Whitmer 39

    Notre Dame used a late rally to beat host Whitmer 43-39 in a Three Rivers Athletic Conference girls basketball game on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016.

  • Annie and John Glenn wave to photographers at Cape Cannaveral Air Station in Florida before boarding plane for Houston on Nov. 8, 1998.

    John Glenn's life in pictures

    John Glenn, the first American to orbit the earth and decades later the oldest person in space, who served four terms as a U.S. senator from his native Ohio, died on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016, in Columbus. He was 95.

  • Rogers' Taquarius Belcher goes up against Woodward's Demetrius Barry.

    IN PICTURES: Rogers 59, Woodward 51

    Rogers earned a 59-51 win against City League rival Woodward on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016, before an enthusiastic home crowd. Taquarius Belcher scored 11 of his team-high 17 points in the first half, which is where Rogers took control of the game.

  • University of Toledo head coach Tod Kowalczyk greets the Blue Crew prior to a basketball game against Detroit Mercy  Wednesday at Savage Arena in Toledo.

    IN PICTURES: Toledo men 73, Detroit Mercy 65

    Toledo got 29 points and 6 assists from Jonathan Williams and bounced back from a halftime deficit to beat Detroit Mercy Wednesday at Savage Arena. Jaelan Sanford added 18 points for the Rockets (4-5).

  • The exterior of the recently-renamed Lancelot Thompson Student Union on the campus of the University of Toledo.

    University of Toledo plans improvements

    The University of Toledo's Student Union was recently renamed after retired chemistry professor and vice president of student affairs Lancelot Thompson, who died Sept. 10. Proposed renovations to the building are among the many projects mentioned in the University of Toledo's new master plan.

  • St. Francis player Kenny Coleman-Graham goes to the basket against Scott's Cody Farrow.

    IN PICTURES: St. Francis 60, Scott 34

    The St. Francis boys basketball team stayed undefeated behind a strong defensive effort, holding its second straight opponent to under 40 points as it defeated Scott 60-34 at home on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016. Kenny Coleman-Graham’s 15 points led the Knights.


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