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  • Bowsher's Dalonte Brown calls for the crowd to cheer as the seconds wind down in the second half.

    IN PICTURES: Bowsher 71, Waite 65

    City League leader Bowsher picked up its sixth straight boys basketball victory, 71-65, against visiting Waite on Friday, Jan. 27, 2017.

  • Genoa's Andrew Bench knocks over  Elmwood's Zach Weiss during Genoa's 58-46 Northern Buckeye Conference win Thursday evening.

    IN PICTURES: Genoa 58, Elmwood 46

    Jake Plantz scroed 23 points and grabbed seven rebounds to help Genoa to a Northern Buckeye Conference win over Elmwood.

  • Scott's Ebony Davis, second from right, and Rogers' Cossiana King reach for a loose ball.

    IN PICTURES: Rogers 78, Scott 35

    Rogers' Zia Cooke and Lauren Smith combined to score 45 points to lead the Rams to a 78-35 girls basketball victory over Scott in a City League contest on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017, in the Rams’ gym.

  • Perrysburg's Cody Bartels is fouled by Northview's Colin McIntyre.

    IN PICTURES: Perrysburg 65, Northview 49

    The Yellow Jackets stung Northview with two crucial runs in the first and third quarters to pad enough of a lead to win a boys basketball game 65-49 on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017, at Perrysburg.

  • Notre Dame's Sarah Ohlinger, center, reacts to a play during the second half of Notre Dame's 56-44 win over Whitmer Monday.

    IN PICTURES: Notre Dame 56, Whitmer 44

    Notre Dame Academy stayed unbeaten in Three Rivers Athletic Conference play with a win over Whitmer. A 20-5 third quarter run powered the Eagles, who were led by Bre Hampton-Bey's 19 points. Bryce Blood scored 10 for Whitmer.

  • Timothy, left, and his son Esten Ciboro on the first day of their trial. The Ciboros are charged with rape, kidnapping, and endangering children.

    Trial of Timothy, Esten Ciboro begins

    The trial of Esten, 28, and Timothy Ciboro, 53, began in Lucas County Common Pleas Court Monday. The men are charged with multiple counts of kidnapping, rape, and endangering children for allegedly shackling a 13-year-old girl by the ankle in their basement and sexually assaulting her and a younger child in their North Toledo home. Both men are acting as their own attorneys.

  • John MacBlain, an explosion expert for E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, blows up a cache of Nirto in Willys Park buried there by Charles W. Ankrom, 37, a prisoner in the Lucas County jail who confessed to buring the nitro  to clear his conscience. Toledo Blade file photo dated Jan 16 1953

    Pictures of the Week: January 16-22, 2017

    Our best pictures of the week that was Monday, January 16 to Sunday, January 22, 2017.

  • Footballs ready to be laced.

    Making footballs in Ada, Ohio

    Tucked along a side street near the railroad track that helped the town grow is the Wilson Sport Goods factory that helped put the town of Ada, Ohio, on the map. The Wilson plant has made every single football for the Super Bowl since its inception, with little change in the process over the years.

  • An overview during the 49th annual Maumee Valley Historical Society Antiques Show & Sale at the Lucas County Recreation Center.

    Maumee Valley Historical Society antique show

    The Maumee Valley Historical Society’s 49th annual two-day antique show went off without a hitch on Saturday, Jan. 21, and Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017. Mild winter weather for the second year in a row helped boost attendance at the Lucas County Recreation Center.

  • Brent Courson, executive chef at Zia’s Italian Restaurant, oversees Mainstreet Ventures’ annual Top Knife competition.

    Toledo Magazine: Top Knife Competition

    The Main Street Ventures Top Knife final was held Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017 at Zia's Italian Restaurant in Toledo. Each of the nine contestants had won an internal cook-off at his home restaurant to qualify for this final round judged by more than 70 guests.

  • Jaxon, 2, left, and his brother Alex, 4, play with Legos as their parents Jessia, top center, and Jason Brown of South Toledo keep an eye on them.

    Lego & Construction: Build Every Day

    Hundreds of people showed up for Imagination Station's “Lego & Construction: Build Every Day” event on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017.

  • BGSU's Ismail Ali, left, celebrates after Matt Fox scored. With Ball is Zack Denny.

    IN PICTURES: BGSU men 79, Ball State 74

    The Bowling Green State University men's basketball team claimed a 79-74 victory over Ball State at the Stroh Center on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017. Zack Denny scored 17 points to lead four players in double figures for the Falcons.

  • BGSU's Ashley Tunstall drives.

    IN PICTURES: Ball State 75, BGSU women 53

    The Bowling Green State University women's basketball team suffered a 75-53 loss to Ball State at the Stroh Center on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017. Sydney Lambert finished with 15 points while Haley Puk added 10 for the Falcons.

  • Sean Matanowitsch, a University of Toledo student, turned to show a passing motorist his sign proclaiming, "Stand with Women" as he joined about 300 other area residents for the march.

    I Rise Unity March in Toledo

    Several hundred people — women and men, old and young, black and white — stretched along Toledo’s Martin Luther King Bridge on Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, holding signs, waving peace signs, and shouting chants of unity and love. The I Rise Unity March began at International Park in East Toledo and ended at Trinity Episcopal Church in downtown Toledo.

  • Northview's Kyley Keene grabs a rebound away from Southview's Lily Sweeney.

    IN PICTURES: Northview 49, Southview 32

    The Northview girls basketball team beat rival Southview 49-32 on Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, on the road in Sylvania. The Wildcats used a 14-0 fourth-quarter run to pull away.

  • Southview's Zech Miller, right, celebrates with students after a win against rival Northview.

    IN PICTURES: Southview 56, Northview 49

    The Southview boys basketball team defeated rival Northview 56-49 with a blend of lockdown defense and hot shooting on Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, in Sylvania.

  • Wauseon's Austin Rotroff dunks.

    IN PICTURES: Wauseon 47, Archbold 40

    Wauseon held off visiting Archbold 47-40 in a battle of Northwest Ohio Athletic League powers on Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, at Wauseon High School. Carter Bzovi scored 19 points for Wauseon, which never trailed.

  • Toledo Christian's Joseph Ochoa pulls down a rebound under pressure from Cardinal Stritch's Joey Holifield.

    IN PICTURES: Toledo Christian 51, Cardinal Stritch 47

    Toledo Christian rallied from a 13-point, third-quarter deficit on Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, to take a 51-47 boys basketball victory over visiting Cardinal Stritch.

  • President-elect Donald Trump and his wife Melania leave a church service at St. John’s Episcopal Church across from the White House in Washington.

    Inauguration of President Donald J. Trump

    President Donald J. Trump was sworn in as the 45th leader of the United States of America Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, at the Capitol in Washington, D.C.

  • Stephie Fronk shows a portrait of President-elect Donald Trump at the Whitehouse Inn.

    Whitehouse Inn Presidential portraits

    Beneath a red velvet cloth on the wall of Presidential portraits at the Whitehouse Inn is a temporary picture of newly-minted President Donald Trump. The portrait will be unveiled at the restaurant's inaugural party, which is still taking reservations for the event.


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