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Lima News (Newspaper) - December 5, 1999, Lima, Ohio I h i sunday dec. 5,1999 newsstand 50 cents daily $1.50 sunday weather a Rainy Day. Look for Snow too. Toda rain. Tempera Tures in the mid-40s by late afternoon s Chance of rain near 100 percent. Rall i. Possibly becoming mixed with or changing to Snow later. Law around 30. Tomorrow a Chance of morning flurries. Otherwise mostly Cloudy. High around 35. Low in the mid-20s.state champs a again st. John s garners third straight division i title by Tom usher the Lima news cantons How do you Stop a juggernaut you Don t. Delphos st. John s proved for the third straight season that it has too Many weapons. There s the Fly to the Ball defense the running game and the spread it around passing attack. It added up to a 42-10 Delphos st. John s Victory Over Norwalk st. Paul to capture the division i football state championship at Canton s Fawcett stadium on saturday. It was st. John s 44th Victory in a Row and its third straight division i state championship. Quot i look out at the Field right now and i can t believe we just played for the state championship and that we won 42-10,&Quot st. John s All state Center Phil Gunder said. St. John s ended the year 15-0, its third straight undefeated season. Norwalk st. Paul finished 13-2. Here were just a few key ingredients to the Victory a st. John s Zach Weber rushed 16 times for 174 Yards with a 43-Yard to run. A st. John s Ltd Lack Adam Miller had 44 Yards on six carries. A st. John s quarterback Scott Mccormick completed 8 of 16 for 131 Yards. He completed passes to four different receivers. A the Blue jays pm for 321 Yards and had 452 total Yards. A st. John s held st. Paul to 44 Yards Rushing and 175 total Yards. The Blue jays defense held 6-foot, 220-Pound Jason go 1,996 Yards to 42 Yards on 17 . I Quot wow i can t dest Iribe it Quot st. Johh s first year coach Todd Schulte said. Quot i m not going to worry at All about football the next few Days. I m 25 a ind in my first year what a situation to be in. I m going to Ersoy it and let it soak st. John s led 14-7 after the first Quarter and 21-10 at halftime. The Blue jays pulled away in the third Quarter when their Lead mushroomed to 35-10. The game did t Start out in st. John s favor. St. Paul s Jordan Wangler returned the opening Kickoff 88 Yards for a score giving the flyers a 7-0 Lead. It was the first time st. John s had trailed this season. It also Brout Back memories of the 1997 title game in which st. John s Defeated Norwalk st. Paul 42-28. In that game st. Paul s Jeremy Morrow returned the opening Kickoff for an 84-Yard to. Celebrating the title a Welcome Home Celebration to Salute the .El Hosst. Joherl s state winning football team is scheduled at 6 Toni to in the Robert amen Girmina sum in Delphos. The Public is invited to attend. Delphos st. John s state to shirts hats and other items will be sold at the school beginning at 3 . Today. A television replay of saturday s state championship Victory Over Norwalk st. Paul will be at 4 p a today on a lar Itcan be seen on up Channel 18 and time Warner Cable Delphos Channel 6 and Lima Channel 12 Quot i m 25 and in my firs year what a situation Tobe in. I m going to enjoy stand let it sink Todd Schulte Delphos st. John s football coach st. John s linebacker Dou Martz was on the Kickoff team on both occasions. Quot this year was the same exact thing Quot Martz said. Quot i was the last Guy Back both times and both times i missed him. But i knew we would on its next Possession st. John s took the Ball and went 63 Yards in nine play Mccormick hit Aaron Becker on a Fly a Down the left Side for 36 Yards of Thiafi a the drive. Mccormick later hit tight end Ithan Liboris of a Quot for a 12-Yard gain. Morris limped off with a i sprained left ankle but he came Back with a Quot i team i four catches for 49 Yards. Mccormick connected wit ii a wide open John Odenweller in the heart of the end zone on an 11-Yard slant pass for a touchdown in a the game at 7. That came with 8 01 left in the first Quarter. Now it was time for the st. John s defense to spotlight. A on third-and-13 from st. Paul s own Ryard one. Flyers quarterback Aidan Mcdonnell it went Back to throw. He was sacked at the goal line by Kyle Jerickson and the Ball popped for., st. John s end Rocky Klaus recovered it in a ,. I lie Mph Blue jays/a2 Guj and John Odenweller 24 Celebie with the Chris Devitto a the Lima a Leain Baates and the division i state championship Troph i or defeating st. Paul 42-10 saturday in Canton. Couple seeks tree for children Bygre Sowinski the Lima news Doug and Barb Are worried. For the first time in their lives Fiey May not be Able to give their three children a Christmas. This year they can t even come up with a tree or decorations. Those were stolen from their locked Back porch. The decorations included ornaments Barb collected for her children Over the years. Some had the children s names on them she said. Empty stocking fund Send donations by Check co the Lima news to. Box 690 Lima of 45802-0690 in the past Christmas has been merry because Doug always had a Job. Barb said. But now Doug is on medical disability. He was Hurt at work in a crash with a truck. He was left with numerous ii uries including a blood clot in his leg Barb said. Quot the doctor just told him tuesday it might be a couple of years until he is Able to return to Woi Quot Barb said. Barb is searching for work but has not found a Job. She has recently interviewed for a Job but is waiting for the company to Call she said. Although they try to explain the financial situation to their children Linda 19, Lori 15, and Neal 7, it s still hard especially for Neal who believes in Santa Claus. Quot Neal kes Saseng All our friends have lights Quot and that s a infill for the couple to hear Barb said. Doug and Barb not their real names Are not asking for much a just a tree a few decorations and some presents to go under the tree she said. A a st0ckinc/a2kings by Ronald Lederman or. The Lima news the City and county seals Tell the Story. Lima s Seal has an Oil Derrick and the county s shows a Blue Collar worker i amp a Farmer. Agriculture and manufacturing were important to the area throughout much of the 20th Centi iry. Quot employment in the manufacturing Industry in Allen county Ohio 1939to 1988"apublicationat the Allen county museum details the importance of Industry to the Kex Alarea. %. Quot Allen county Ohio has be ii the a culture dual Economy turn of Century 2000 a look Back 1900 As the year 2000 rapidly approaches the Lima news is publishing a series of stories looking Back at the 20th Century. The stories will run each sunday and periodically through the the new wedding Blue bus instead of wedding Bells Barbara Kay Pippert and Steven Smelser expected to hear the blare of car horns when they married saturday the Lawrence kan., couple planned to marry in the cramped aisle of bus 62 a to a Onan instead of a wedding a tier Aan Chapel. While searching for a wedding venue Smelser asked his Bride to be Quot Well How about that Blue bus i drive Quot Quot rhe decision shortened the invitation list. Onty 14 people a the wedding party friends and relatives the minister and the bus Driver a could fit on Board. Smelser 47, and Pippert met each other at an apartment building for people who Are elderly or disabled. This was the first marriage for both. Location for significant Industrial manufacturing activity since the 1880s,&Quot according to the pub Uca Tion. Quot the disco a of Oil during that decade. Transformed Lima a a Dity with pm Sirom the Oil Boom a fueling a variety of new industries the building of a or Commercio structures Early electrification and the development of one of the Quot nation s first electric Street railway and interurban systems. Quot. A rail was the first of Many forms of transportation that fuelled Mari a factoring employment Locay. The transportation Industry was the Lead Industry in terms of employment in Allen county for most of this Century. The Lima locomotive works made Lima an International Leader empl0yment/a2looking Back looking ahead James j. Countryman the president of Lima tech Nical College prepares for retirement after a Long career in education. He leaves with fond memories and a firm belief in the faculty staff and opportunities ahead for the school he loves. Region amp Ohio. Page firefighters die minutes after firefighters entered a burning warehouse in Massachusetts a voice crackled Over the radio Quot mayday mayday we re running out of in All six fire i ters Are presumed dead. Pages High up on technology the us. Duj Arment of Energy is Hig on the technology that would be used at the Lima Power station planned for the former Loco works site. The Gasi fiction technology is the fourth of its Type to be funded by Doe and is said to be the Best for using Mimi pal waste assessment of gobal Energy s ted in monday s paper. Index books.c7 business .c8-12 Classi hed .el-20 commentary. Diou entertainment. .bb-8 a restyle. .cl-6 obituary.b2 region/state.bl-5 sports .dl-0 <01999 by Freedom communications inc. Published at Lima Ohio 106 pages 8 sections data

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