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  • Mud Hens second baseman Argenis Diaz makes a play against Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs first baseman Brock Stassi during the second inning.

    IN PICTURES: IronPigs 5, Mud Hens 1

    On a rehab assignment from the Detroit Tigers, Cameron Maybin hit a solo home run for the Toledo Mud Hens, but it was the club's only offense in a 5-1 loss to Lehigh Valley at Fifth Third Field on Friday, May 13, 2016. Toledo went 0 for 4 with runners in scoring position. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

  • Lourdes students and alumna who participated in the 2015 Summer Outreach with Franciscans for the Poor, from left: Nickolas Dietrich, Cassidy Smith, Katie Cerveny, Laurie Knueven and Ashley Wagner.

    Lourdes summer outreach mission

    The Lourdes University Department of Campus Ministry returns to Cincinnati in May, 2016, to assist the Franciscan Sisters for the Poor in a summer outreach mission project. Eight students and one alumna will travel with Campus Minister and Lourdes alumna Laureen Knueven. While there, the group will work with a different agency each day and assist individuals in need throughout the greater Cincinnati area. One of the initiatives includes helping Habitat for Humanity of Greater Cincinnati.

  • U.S. Congressman Delbert Latta (R., Bowling Green) on June 18, 1974.

    Delbert L. Latta remembered

    Delbert L. Latta, a former U.S. representative who served 30 years in Congress, died on Thursday, May 12, 2016, in Wood Haven Nursing Home. He was 96. Mr. Latta, a Republican, held the 5th District House seat from 1959 to 1989. He served during seven presidencies, from Eisenhower through the Reagan administration. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

  • Keypathwa Gibson of Start wins the 100-meter dash.

    IN PICTURES: Start sweeps City League track

    Start hosted the City League track and field championships on Thursday, May 12, 2016, at Spartans Stadium. And its girls and boys teams didn’t allow the league championships to leave the premises. The Spartans finished first in the boys and girls team results. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

  • Bowling Green’s Jack Schaller swings in the fifth inning on Thursday in an Division II Sectional Championship against Central Catholic at Bowling Green. Bowling Green beat Central Catholic 10-0 in five innings.

    IN PICTURES: BG blanks Central Catholic

    Jack Schaller and host Bowling Green dominated Central Catholic during a 10-0 victory in a Division II sectional baseball final that was shortened to five innings by the mercy rule on Thursday, May 12, 2016. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

  • Toledo's Dixon Machado attempts to tag out Louisville's Juan Perez at second during the game. Perez was ruled safe.

    IN PICTURES: Mud Hens down Louisville 4-3

    The Toledo Mud Hens took a 4-0 lead early and held on for a 4-3 win the afternoon of May 12, 2016, at Fifth Third Field.

  • Master of Ceremonies Chris Vickers, right, with Jim Walton and Irwin, Jim’s guide dog, enjoy the annual EyEvent, Dining in the Dark fund-raiser.

    Around Town: 5-12

    The fifth annual EyEvent, Dining in the Dark, an evening of taste, sounds, and touch, raised more than $30,000 for the Sight Center of Northwest Ohio as well as awareness about the challenges for those who are visually impaired or blind. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

  • Notre Dame’s K.T. Rex is greeted by her team after hitting a home run against Whitmer in the fourth inning. Rex went 4-for-4 in the victory.

    IN PICTURES: Notre Dame softball tops Whitmer

    In a slugfest at Whitmer’s Erme Field, visiting Notre Dame fell behind early, rallied back with authority, then hung on late to take a 10-7 victory in a Division I sectional softball final on Wednesday, May 11, 2016. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

  • Mud Hens right fielder Wynton Bernard celebrates his three-run home run during the sixth inning.

    IN PICTURES: Mud Hens 7, Louisville 5

    The Toledo Mud Hens used a five-run sixth inning to claim a 7-5 victory against Louisville at Fifth Third Field on Wednesday, May 11, 2016. Nate Schierholtz hammered a two-run homer off the right-field foul pole, and Wynton Bernard slammed a three-run shot off the left-field scoreboard. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

  • The grounds crew removes water from the field tarp during a 45-minute rain delay.

    IN PICTURES: Louisville 4, Mud Hens 3

    The Louisville bats scored four runs in the last two innings to earn a win over the Toledo Mud Hens in International League play Tuesday at Fifth Third Field. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

  • St. Charles Church. Blade archive historical file photo/CARL GIFFORDDecember 30, 1964

    St. Charles Church and Parish school

    The St. Charles Catholic Church and Parish School. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

  • "In The Swim For The Summer: IT's THAT TIME of year agian. Hot blue skies with just the right number of fluffy white clouds wafting over, trees bushy and greem, and a cool, inviting pool — midwinter's daydream come true. Enjoying the sun and fun are lifeguard Barbara Lynn Gree and a number of howling, splashing youngsters in Highland Park Pool." June 27, 1967.

    Highland Park Pool Classics

    Great moments in the history of Summer as shown through the Highland Park Pool. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

  • Toledo has fun on the scoreboard at the expense of  Louisville player Brandon Allen and the rest of the lineup.

    IN PICTURES: Louisville at Toledo doubleheader

    The Mud Hens claimed a 4-1 victory in the first game of a doubleheader against the Louisville Bats at Fifth Third Field May 9. Louisville won game 2, 3-0. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

  • Anthony's Wayne's Sean Mowery slides safely into home past the tag of Southview's Patrick Theiss.

    IN PICTURES: Anthony Wayne 6, Southview 0

    Anthony Wayne and Sylvania Southview played a Division I sectional semifinal game at Anthony Wayne High School in Whitehouse. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

  • A fish passage in the River Raisin creates a rapid at C.D. "Al" Cappuccilli Park in Monroe.

    Monroe's River Raisin

    With $23 million of improvements since 2012 and plans being made for a $30 million effort to remove remaining toxic chemicals embedded in its riverbed this summer, the River Raisin is giving Monroe city and county officials a brighter vision for the future. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

  • Hope, the new polar bear cub at the Toledo Zoo, plays with her mother, Crystal, after going on display for the first time Friday, May 6, 2016.

    Pictures of the Week: May 2-8, 2016

    Our best pictures of the week that was Monday, May 2 to Sunday May 8, 2016. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

  • Toledo's Wynton Bernard swings.

    IN PICTURES: Mud Hens win second straight over Columbus

    The Toledo Mud Hens defeated the visiting Columbus Clippers 7-5 at home at Fifth Third Field. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

  • Mark and Rose Makulinski, left, with Lourdes president David Livingston and his wife Joan during Luminations in the Franciscan Center at Lourdes University in Sylvania.

    On The Town: 5-8

    Lourdes University’s 16th annual Luminations event highlighting area performers raised more than $250,000. Since its inception, it has raised more than $3 million for student scholarships. Also, RE/MAX Preferred Associates annual Cinco de Mayo charity party. CLICK ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDE SHOW

  • Eric Shanteau of Maumee stands in The Spot in Oak Openings Preserve Metropark. The area has become a magnet for photographers and a sensation on Instagram thanks to a unique configuration of pine trees, and the stream of photographers from all over who have flocked to shoot it.

    The Spot at Oak Openings

    The Spot is about 4 acres of land in the middle of Oak Openings where 1,200 red pine trees were planted more than 60 years ago as a way to halt soil erosion. It has inspired a mammoth social media following since Shanteau — a graphic artist who lists mobile photography as a hobby — discovered it four years ago and posted a photo on Instagram. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

  • Gavin Shropshire, 9, of Luckey enjoys Star Wars night.

    IN PICTURES: Mud Hens power past Columbus

    The Toledo Mud Hens claimed a 3-2 victory against Columbus at Fifth Third Field on Saturday, May 7, 2016. The Mud Hens got back-to-back third-inning homers by Steven Moya and Chad Huffman. Thad Weber earned the win. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START


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