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Steve and Chrissy Finch both played basketball at Clay High School.

Chrissy graduated in 1990 and her husband got his diploma a year later.

Their son, Nolan, 7, is a second-grader and he already has aspirations of becoming a basketball player for the Eagles. Nolan, along with more than 100 other boys in grades 2-6, have already gotten a first-hand look inside the Clay program.

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The Owens Community College basketball programs are encouraging area residents to help in supporting Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwestern Ohio and their efforts of providing quality mentoring relationships between children and adults by making a donation at one of the upcoming Express’ home games, Feb. 18 and 21.  The donations are being raised in conjunction with Big Brothers Big Sisters’ Bowl for Kids’ Sake initiative.

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Team Marketing Report
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The East Coast Hockey League Toledo Walleye are still more than nine months away from dropping the franchise’s first puck, but the team is doing a great job of creating its fan base with strong merchandise sales.

According to Walleye and ECHL officials, the team’s sales numbers would currently rank them fifth in the league, going by last year’s numbers.

How have they accomplished this feat?

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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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