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Genoa softball coach Tom Kontak wanted to find a way to honor the late “Papa” Joe McLear, so a local softball tournament to raise money for a scholarship in McLear's name figured to be the best way to do it.

The 2009 Papa Joe Memorial Scholarship Tournament featured eight teams and was held at Genoa High School and at Waterworks Field at Brunner Elementary in Genoa.

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Genoa Middle School wrestler Maxwell Reeder (seventh grade) competed in a National Wrestling tournament on April 11 in Battle Creek, Mich., where he won the national championship competing with wrestlers from across seven Midwest States.

To qualify for Nationals, Reeder was third at the Northwest Ohio Regional and then he avenged his sole regional loss and was first at the Ohio state tournament. Reeder was also voted the Most Valuable Wrestler of the tournament at the state meet for his age group. Reeder competed in the Division IV age group (13-14) at 86 pounds.

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Krista Sanders, a recent graduate of Lake High School and current student at Morehead State University, has made “The Dream Team” — the First Team USA for cheerleading.
 
First Team USA will be competing at the International Cheer Union’s 2009 World Cup cheerleading competion at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida on April 24. Sixty of the top United States cheerleaders were chosen to form an all-girl and a coed team that will compete internationally against cheerleaders from more than 50 nations. 

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Giving money to people along road

Do you feel compelled to give money to people holding signs along the road asking for money?
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