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Local golfer competing in national championships

Owens Community College student-athlete Jimmy Bell of Rossford is competing against some of the country’s best intercollegiate golfers for a national championship title as the Express sophomore participated in the NJCAA Division II National Championships last week.

After two rounds, Bell was 64th after shoting a 78-75-153, which is nine strokes over par. Leading at that point was David Griffin of Rend Lake College (Ill.) at 66-70-136. 

Bell, a 2007 Rossford High School graduate, advanced to the national championship tournament after shooting a total score of 228 (78-77-73) and finishing ninth place at the NJCAA Region XII Men’s Golf Championships.

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The North Baltimore Cyclones, Wood County's newest Vintage Base Ball team debuted over the weekend with an 8-7 loss to the Carey Cayugas.  The game was played in Carey, Ohio.  The Cyclones led 7-4 after seven innings before Carey scored three in the eighth and one in the ninth for the victory.

Dominic "Ice Wagon" Weidner had three hits and drove in a pair of runs for the Cyclones and Justin Garza also had three hits. 

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Greg and Linda Wilker have been married going on 25 years and they don't have any biological children of their own, but man, do they have a big family.

That's how Greg Wilker likes to think of his Lake High School baseball program. One big family.

When you've been around the block as long as Wilker - 25 years and counting at Lake - what other way can you look at it?

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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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