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Battleground: OSU and UM compete for Toledo's best players

November 23, 2017 by Toledo Blade

Toledo BladeWhile the annual meeting determines bragging rights, Toledo's positioning between Ohio State and Michigan — geographically and in terms of fan support — permeates into recruiting. The players who draw scholarship offers from both schools suddenly ...

Toledo Whitmer 32, Olentangy 29

November 11, 2017 by ThisWeek Community News

ThisWeek Community NewsTIFFIN — The Olentangy and Toledo Whitmer high school football teams played another postseason nail-biter at Frost-Kalnow Stadium on Nov. 10, and this one went to the Panthers. Jasean Rader caught two touchdown passes from Riley Keller in the final 3 ...

Whitmer 7th as team, BG's Applegate 4th individually at state cross country

November 4, 2017 by Toledo Blade

Toledo Blade“We didn't finish as high as we wanted to, but it was a finish we're definitely happy with. Considering the conditions, I think I ran the best race that I could. I probably came out a tad too hard for the conditions, but I was able to produce a strong ...

Steven Krakoff

October 20, 2017 by Sentinel-Tribune

Sentinel-TribuneSteve is survived by his mother, Corinne Krakoff of Toledo, Ohio; wife of 27 years, Diane; daughters Kathryn and Sarah; brother David (Lorna); uncle Irwin Krakoff (Rosemary Mackey) and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Steve graduated from Whitmer ...

Legal issues big in TPS, Washington Local school board races

October 7, 2017 by Toledo Blade

Toledo BladeThe Toledo Public Schools Board of Education could remain unchanged after the November election, as all three incumbents are running for re-election with only one challenger on the ballot. Ruth Leonard, an educator and social justice advocate, is the ...

Donald R. Corfman (1933-2017)

October 5, 2017 by Toledo Blade

Toledo BladeHe had an Indian Motorcycle in high school and became a devotee, owning up to three vintage models at a time. He was born Aug. 18, 1933, to Hilda and Fred Corfman and grew up on a farm near Upper Sandusky, Ohio. He was a 1951 graduate of Nevada High ...

Former Washington Local Schools superintendent among field of nine for election

September 29, 2017 by Toledo Blade

Toledo BladeIn Ohio, board members must attend meetings in person if they want to be counted for quorum purposes or cast a vote, she said. Washington Local's board meets on district property. Just last week, Mr. Hickey requested permission to be on school grounds ...

Nick Holley's dance around the Kent State position chart has him back at QB

September 14, 2017 by Charleston Gazette-Mail

Charleston Gazette-MailHUNTINGTON — When schools publicly release their list of signees, a few recruits may be listed not by a specific position, but as an “athlete.” Observers love to project which position those “athletes” will eventually play. As Kent State's Nick Holley ...

5 takeaways from Detroit Catholic Central's loss to Toledo Whitmer

September 1, 2017 by Detroit Free Press

Detroit Free PressSituated in Washington Township on the north side of Toledo, Whitmer is the first high school a Michigan traveler could encounter after crossing the Ohio border. The Panthers have made playoffs in their home state 12 times since 2000 and reached the ...

Playing in UT Rocket marching band dream come true for retired police officer

September 1, 2017 by Toledo Blade

Toledo BladeVirginia Todd can now check one more thing off her bucket list. When Mrs. Todd attended Whitmer High School in the 1970s, she loved being a musician in the marching band, performing in formation during half-time of the school football games, and the ...

Former police officer and grandmother goes back to college to march in band

August 31, 2017 by WNWO NBC 24

WNWO NBC 24It's been a few years since Virginia played her clarinet in the Whitmer High School band. Since then, she obtained not one, not two, but three degrees from the University of Toledo in Criminal Justice, Law, and Public Administration. From there ...

Barbara L. Grimm (1932-2017): Teacher was optimistic, well liked by her students

August 30, 2017 by Toledo Blade

Toledo BladeShe taught elementary students briefly in Whitehouse before the couple moved to her husband's hometown, Celina, Ohio. She taught at East Elementary School, while her husband taught junior high and was on the basketball, track, and football coaching ...

The Blade's 2017 high school football preview

August 23, 2017 by Toledo Blade

Toledo BladeThe Titans' linebacker — who verbally committed to Ohio State University and highly successful head coach Urban Meyer on May 16 — has been proactive in his recruiting process since the conclusion of his freshman season playing on the St. John's ...

Teens appear in court over death of 23-year-old Toledo man

August 18, 2017 by Toledo Blade

Toledo BladeOBJECTTwo teens charged in the death of a 23-year-old West Toledo man appeared Friday in Lucas County Juvenile Court. Roberto Almaguer, and Jordan Collins, both 16 and students at Whitmer High School, appeared for detention hearings Friday morning ...

Family of slain Toledo man struggles to cope

August 11, 2017 by Toledo Blade

Toledo BladeMs. Nissen thanked the hospital staff and Toledo police, along with the number of people that showed their support. “It was incredible to know that he was loved by so many,” she said. Mr. Lehman was an organ donor, officials said. “He was able, through ...

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