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  • 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
  • When this photo was taken for The Toledo Blade on March 14, 1959, clients of Toledo Ticket Co. on Catawba Street included the Memphis Chicks baseball team, Carlsbad Caverns, Suffolk Downs race track, and the Kentucky State Fair. Leonard Lewis, who had been with Toledo Ticket since 1924, is shown is this archive photo, examining theater tickets printed in Spanish bound for a customer in South America.

    Pictures of the Week: February 27 to March 5, 2017

    Our best pictures of the week that was Monday, February 13 to Sunday, February 19, 2017.

    3/5/2017
  • R.J Schultz swings a big fish around after the Walleye scored the first goal against Brampton during Sunday's 3-2 Toledo win at the Huntington Center.

    IN PICTURES: Walleye 3, Brampton 2

    Jeff Lerg made 32 saves for the Toledo Walleye, who improved to 41-13-3 with Sunday's 3-2 win over Brampton at the Huntington Center in downtown Toledo.

    3/5/2017
  • An Acoustics for Autism road sign hangs on the wall during the annual music fundraiser to provide support, information, resources, and financial assistance to families affected by autism at The Village Idiot in Maumee.

    Acoustics for Autism

    Organizers say over 3,500 attended Acoustics for Autism at locations in Maumee. That number doubled the fund-raiser's attendance at previous events. The annual music fundraiser provides support, information, resources, and financial assistance to families affected by autism.

    3/5/2017
  • BridgePoint Church along Lewis Avenue in Temperance. The church was destroyed by a fire Saturday, and BridgePoint conducted worship today at Bedford High School.

    One day after fire, BridgePoint Church worships

    BridgePoint Church conducted its worship service Sunday at Bedford High School, one day after a fire destroyed the church in Temperance. Twelve fire departments responded to the Saturday afternoon blaze.

    3/5/2017
  • Toledo Police Officer Phil Carroll reads the blue inked cursive that is found in an old police blotter in the attic of the Safety Building in downtown Toledo. The arrest logs, spanning a time period of about 1863 to the mid 1970s, had been at the Jerome Library’s Center for Archival Collections at Bowling Green State University.

    Old ledgers offer arresting look into past

    Police logs, in near-perfect penmanship in blue ink on the yellow, weathered pages of a 19-by-21-inch ledger, are found in 256 arrest-log books that span 100 years. The large books recently were turned over to the city by the Bowling Green State University Jerome Library’s Center for Archival Collections, where they likely were stored since the 1970s.

    3/5/2017
  • From left, Serena Lipski, Inspire Toledo committee chairman; Denise Fox, executive director Aurora Project, Inc.; Ivy Shores, former Aurora House resident; Mindy Romanoff, Junior League of Toledo sustainer; Laura Moore, Junior League of Toledo sustainer; and Wendy Ziesmueller, Junior League of Toledo president during the Junior League’s Inspire Toledo fund-raiser at the Armory in Hensville.

    On The Town: 3/5

    Recent events included the Junior League's Inspire Toledo fund-raiser at the Armory in Hensville; Alliance Francaise de Toledo celebrated its 50th anniversary with a Mardi Gras-themed party at Sylvania Country Club; Once upon a Vine presented by Lexus of Toledo started in the Toledo Zoo’s Aquarium; and the Rotary Club of Maumee presented its 36th annual charity auction at The Premier Banquet Hall;

    3/5/2017
  • Trevor Scherf of Oak Harbor, right, escapes Tanner Krotzer of Rossford to get 3-2 victory in the 132-pound championship match.

    IN PICTURES: D-III district wrestling meet

    Oak Harbor won its Division III district meet on Saturday, March 4, 2017, at Waite High School in Toledo. The Rockets did it with four champions and seven state qualifiers, taking first place with 190.5 points.

    3/4/2017

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