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Piqua police continue to investigate reported shooting behind Walmart  Piqua Daily Call

PIQUA — Local schools were briefly on lockdown on Monday afternoon following a report of an active shooter at the Piqua Walmart.The Piqua Police Depa.

Remembering classmates gone too soon  Piqua Daily Call

Piqua City Schools officials and family members gather at the dedication ceremony for the redesigned Memory Garden at Piqua High School on Wednesday.

Lampe picked as homecoming queen  Piqua Daily Call

Mike Ullery | Daily Call Piqua High School senior Kitte Lampe is crowned Homecoming Queen for 2018 during half-time ceremonies on Friday. Piqua's ...

Piqua PD to provide security at high school  Piqua Daily Call

PIQUA — The Piqua Police Department recently added a position to their ranks for the sole purpose of providing additional security at Piqua High School.

PHS wall honors those who gave all  Piqua Daily Call

PIQUA — Patriotism meets technology at Piqua High School, where a new interactive touchscreen database honors alumni who are military veterans, as we.

Piqua High School 155th Commencement  Piqua Daily Call

Piqua valedictorian Darby Bubp gives her speech.Spare graduation caps sit, ready for those who might have forgetten theirs.The Piqua Board of Education acc.

PCS moves ahead with drug test program  Piqua Daily Call

PIQUA — After a year of discussions with other school districts, meetings with a legal team, high school staff members, conversations with parents, a.

Pride of Piqua earns state-qualifying honors  Piqua Daily Call

Piqua High School Marching Band members gather for a photo with trophies earned at Grove City on Saturday. Honors included second place overall in Class A ...

Piqua City Schools salute our veterans  Piqua Daily Call

Mike Ullery | Daily Call Clarence “Buck” Walker salutes our nation's colors, presented by the Veterans Elite Tribute Squad at Piqua High School on Friday.


PIQUA — Piqua High School has announced its honor rolls, honorable mentions and commended students for third quarter 2017-18: SENIORS. Honor Roll.

Remembering those who left us  Piqua Daily Call

Mike Ullery | Daily CallThe new Piqua High School Memorial Garden is now complete with the installation of a sign by Quint's Signs last week. The lan.

PHS Homecoming Court chosen  Piqua Daily Call

Mike Ullery | Daily CallPiqua's Homecoming Court for 2018 includes, queen candidates, l-r, Kelsey Bachman, Elizabeth Cox, Morgan Hammiel, Kaylee Lacy.

Toopes tapped as PHS homecoming king for 2018  Piqua Daily Call

Mike Ullery | Daily CallOwen Toopes, front center, is crowned 2018 homecoming king during Saturday's Piqua High School Homecoming Dance at the high s.

'Pride of Piqua' in Midwest Ohio competition  Piqua Daily Call

MARIA STEIN – The “Pride of Piqua,” Piqua High School's award-winning marching band, will be among the competitors in the 44th annual Midwest Ohio ...

Building memories, brick by brick  Piqua Daily Call

PIQUA — In this season of caps and gowns, graduation parties and hasty preparations for commencement exercises, Piqua High School has undertaken a pr.

Student art show unites community  Piqua Daily Call

PIQUA — The community showed their support for student artwork at the district-wide art show held at Piqua Central Intermediate School on Saturday af.

Friday Night Lights - Week 7  Piqua Daily Call

Mike Ullery | Daily CallThe Piqua High School American Sign Language class signs the Star Spangled Banner during pregame of Friday's game against Gre.

PCS celebrates outstanding employees  Piqua Daily Call

The following teachers and staff members were given years of *service* awards: • Five years of *service*: Angie Ahrens, Sarah Coppock, Jade Green, Tara Hall, ...

Newest addition to PHS staff  Piqua Daily Call

PIQUA — Piqua High School graduate Travis Nees, son of football legend Bill Nees, is the newest addition to PHS staff. Nees teaches four periods of s.

Friday Night Lights - Week 5  Piqua Daily Call

The Piqua High School Marching Band entertains the crowd at Trotwood-Madison on Friday.Bethel and Miami East team captains shake hands as the two teams ...

PHS Music Dept. presents The 25th Anniversary Putnam County Spelling Bee  Piqua Daily Call

The Piqua High School music department presents, “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”. The Piqua High School music department presents, “The ...

Piqua High School seniors Schrubb, Richardson make college choices  Piqua Daily Call

By Rob Kiserrkiser@dailycall.comPiqua High School seniors Hayden Schrubb and Ally Richardson always had a passion for their sport.After a day's delay.

PHS class of '83 to reunite  Piqua Daily Call

PIQUA — The Piqua High School Class of 1983 will be hosting their 35th reunion party on Saturday, Aug. 4, in the historic domed ballroom on the fourt.

Troy-Piqua Challenge Blood Drive returns  Piqua Daily Call

MIAMI COUNTY — The Community Blood Center/US Bank Troy-Piqua Challenge Blood Drive returns to Troy-Piqua rival week for the 21st year of dueling bloo.

Friday Night Lights - Week 1  Piqua Daily Call

The 2018 Piqua Indians football team takes the field at C-J on Friday.Piqua Head Coach Bill Nees chats with a side judge during Friday's season opene.

Chamber honors Top 100 students  Piqua Daily Call

PIQUA — On April 25, the Piqua Area Chamber of Commerce hosted the 54th Annual Top 100 Scholastic Banquet honoring Piqua students from Piqua High ...

Troy, Piqua to close regular season  Troy Daily News

SBy David Fongdfong@troydailynews.comImagine if Christmas fell in the middle of April.Sounds ludicrous, of course.Christmas has been, should be and ...

PHS selects prom court  Piqua Daily Call

Mike Ullery | Daily CallThe Piqua High School Prom Court for 2018 has been selected. They include, seated left to right, Morgan Ford, Lily Stewart, Maddie.

Piqua High School senior Michael Ashcraft makes college choice; signs with UNOH  Piqua Daily Call

By Rob Kiserrkiser@dailycall.comFrom the time he got started youth baseball, Michael Ashcraft has worked to make himself a better player.And the son of Vin.

Organizer plans picnic as white-hot affair  Piqua Daily Call

PIQUA — If you're looking for a reason to wear white one last time before Labor Day, Tom Westfall has the perfect occasion for you.The director.

Piqua police reports highlights  Piqua Daily Call

PIQUA — All information is provided by Piqua police reports.DRUG OVERDOSE: A male subject was found unresponsive in a bathroom on the 500 block of Fi.

Class of '59 celebrates 59 years  Piqua Daily Call

Provided photoPiqua High School Class of 1959 celebrated their 59th class reunion on Aug. 18. Shown above, left to right, are: first row — Joanne Mon.

UVMC trainer helps save student athlete  Piqua Daily Call

MIAMI COUNTY — Erin Schmerge's life-saving skills and quick action helped revive a high school athlete who collapsed at the Piqua Regional Trac.

Random Acts of Kindness at PHS  Piqua Daily Call

Morgan Ford | for the Daily CallA student, who wishes to remain anonymous, made hearts then place them on the locker of every student at Piqua High School.

Piqua football camps this month; tee times for Piqua City golf; Deal, Rietz win Association tournament; golf outing this month  Piqua Daily Call

By Rob Kiserrkiser@dailycall.comThe Piqua football camps will be held July 16-18.The camp for grades 1-6 and 7-8 will be held from 6-7:30 p.m. and cost wil.

BOE welcomes new officers, new faces  Piqua Daily Call

PIQUA – During a brief organizational meeting – their first gathering of the new year – the Piqua City Schools board of education on Thur.

Piqua to induct six into Athletic Hall of Fame Friday  Piqua Daily Call

Staff ReportsPiqua will add six new members to the Piqua Athletic Hall of Fame Friday night.The induction ceremony will be held at Edison State at 5 p.m. a.

PCS names Teacher of the Year  Piqua Daily Call

PIQUA — The Piqua City Schools district has selected Piqua Central Intermediate School teacher Stacy Patton as the district's Teacher of the Year and Piqua ...

Juvenile arrested for threat to school  Piqua Daily Call

PIQUA — A 10-year-old boy is being charged in connection with a threat involving Piqua Central Intermediate School, following a day of investigation.

Community Foundation awards grants  Piqua Daily Call

PIQUA — The Piqua Community Foundation made grants totaling more than $48000 to numerous local non-profit organizations and schools on May 10, at a.

Local grads receive Rotary scholarships  Piqua Daily Call

PIQUA — Nine members of the Class of 2018 have been named recipients of $1000 scholarships by the Piqua Rotary Club, a tradition which dates back 77.

Students at work  Piqua Daily Call

PIQUA — The City of Piqua takes great pride in keeping our town a beautiful place to call home.Spearheading the effort every summer is a group of you.

Campbell takes over as Piqua softball coach  Piqua Daily Call

By Rob Kiserrkiser@dailycall.comWith former Piqua High School softball coach Rick Claprood retiring and moving to Florida, the Lady Indians were looking fo.

Piqua, Troy host final high school blood drives  Piqua Daily Call

MIAMI COUNTY — Miami County rivals Piqua and Troy High Schools boosted the Community Blood Center high school program in 2017-18 with their unique ...

Threat rumors prompt early school dismissal  Piqua Daily Call

PIQUA — Due to safety concerns, Piqua High School was placed under lockdown on Thursday and students were dismissed at approximately 11:50 a.m. due t.

Piqua football holds annual Lift-A-Thon  Piqua Daily Call

The Piqua football team held its annual Lift-A-Thon recently.See photo for winners.They would like to take this opportunity to thank all those that help ma.

Dolph excited about opportunity to coach Piqua girls basketball team  Piqua Daily Call

By Rob Kiserrkiser@dailycall.comWhen Piqua High School looked for a new varsity girls basketball coach, athletic director Chip Hare didn't have to lo.

Piqua football: Top 7 players in Indians history  MyDaytonDailyNews

If you're a boy growing up in Piqua more often than not your destiny involves a helmet, should...

PHS athletes spread Christmas cheer  Piqua Daily Call

PIQUA — On Friday, Dec. 15, the Piqua High School boys basketball team hosted its annual canned food drive, encouraging those who attended their game.

PHS Student of the Week announced  Piqua Daily Call

PIQUA — Piqua High School student of the Week, during the week of Oct. 1-5 is senior Nickoah Medley. Medley was nominated by Pre-AP English and sopho.

Deadline nears for Music Warehouse camp  Piqua Daily Call

PIQUA — Music Warehouse is hosting its third annual summer boot camp, which will be called “Rockin' Disco.”This is limited to stude.

Friday Night Lights - Week 2  Piqua Daily Call

The Piqua High School Marching Band, the Pride of Piqua, performs during pre-game of the Indians home opener at Alexander Stadium/Purk Field on Friday.

Comstock, Jones remain teammates; sign with UNOH  Piqua Daily Call

By Rob Kiserrkiser@dailycall.comRobbie Comstock and Kaden Jones have been playing soccer together almost since birth.And the won't change anytime soo.

Piqua Rotary hosts speech contest  Piqua Daily Call

PIQUA — Six students from Lehman Catholic High School and Piqua High School competed in the annual Piqua Rotary Club Four-Way Speech Contest on ...

Adorno brothers thriving on baseball diamond, life after move to Piqua  Piqua Daily Call

By Rob Kiserrkiser@dailycall.comWhen Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, it had a devastating effect on the whole country — still felt today — and.

Sean Hatke to play tennis for Heidelberg University  Piqua Daily Call

By Rob Kiserrkiser@dailycall.comPiqua High School senior Sean Hatke remembers playing tennis with his family as a youngster.“I always won,” the.

Sports awards held  Piqua Daily Call

PIQUA — Football players, volleyball players, soccer players, tennis players, golfers and more were assembled in the CPA at the Piqua High School in.

Piqua native joins Edison faculty  Piqua Daily Call

PIQUA — Following an extensive search, Edison State Community College is pleased to welcome Dr. Jessica Chambers as dean of Student Affairs to the co.

PHS Homecoming Queen crowned  Piqua Daily Call

Mike Ullery | Daily CallA'zeh Johnson, left, reacts to being announced as Piqua High School Homecoming Queen for 2017 during Friday's game agai.

Schmiesing, Hite to play football for Ohio State, Youngstown State  Piqua Daily Call

By Rob Kiserrkiser@aimmediamidwest.comBoth Ben Schmiesing and Derek Hite feel like they are living their dream — and understandably so.Both Piqua foo.

PCS welcomes Lyons to new post  Piqua Daily Call

PIQUA – In his first major move as the new superintendent of Piqua City Schools, Dwayne Thompson recommended Piqua High School principal Tony Lyons f.

PHS announces prom court for 2017  Piqua Daily Call

Mike Ullery | Daily CallThe Piqua High School prom court for 2017 includes, seated l-r, Kayli Anderson, Chloe Clark, Allie Cox, Tere Hogston, Juliya Hsiang.

The rivalry runs deep  Troy Daily News

By David Fongdfong@troydailynews.comPIQUA — The roots of Miami County's oldest high school rivalry run deep through Megan Myers' soul.Wit.

PHS baseball holds fundraiser raffle  Piqua Daily Call

PIQUA — The first ticket sold in the baseball raffle fundraiser for a YETI cooler was sold to Piqua High School Athletic Director Chip Hare by Cory C.

Scout trains his eye on Eagle project  Piqua Daily Call

MIAMI COUNTY — Watching children smile as they circled around the WACO Historical Society's hangar area in his handmade barrel train made all t.

PHS science classes see new tech  Piqua Daily Call

PIQUA — The Piqua High School science department welcomed new technology to the department this year in the form of hand-held sensor interface monito.

Friday Night Lights - Week 9  Piqua Daily Call

Piqua senior football players and their parents gather on Purk Field for a grou photo at the conclusion of Friday's Senior Night events.Michelle Mitc.

Piqua city manager to resign  Piqua Daily Call

PIQUA — Piqua City Manager Gary Huff is resigning from his position and will be headed south of the Ohio River.Huff confirmed on Thursday night that.

Bombers finish second in state  Piqua Daily Call

By David Fongdfong@aimmediamidwest.comSix years ago, the Miami County Bombers rugby club team went winless in its inaugural season.Since then ...

There's No Place Like Piqua  PRIZM News

A one-man show taking the stage this month in Columbus takes the author back to his hometown in Western Ohio. By Erin McCalla. Growing up, no matter ...

Pride of Piqua perfecting Oz-mosis  Piqua Daily Call

Mike Ullery | Daily CallPiqua High School Marching Band senior Field Commander Bradyn Craft directs the Pride of Piqua as they rehearse their 2017 competit.

For those who served  Piqua Daily Call

PIQUA — Sunday marked the 100th anniversary of Veterans Day, and local veterans, city officials, and residents braved the cold to honor veterans and.

YWCA to recognize Women of Excellence  Piqua Daily Call

PIQUA — The 2018 Women of Excellence, Connie Strehle of Piqua and Myrna Yoder of Troy, and the Young Woman of Tomorrow, Darby Bubp of Piqua, will be.

Piqua football goes 8-2 in 1962; two runners advance to state cross country meet  Piqua Daily Call

THE HISTORY OF PIQUA HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETICS – A JOURNALFALL 1962Football“Displaying an unbelievable wide-open first half offense, Piqua Central.

A Jackson 'One'! Huelskamp records first hole-in-one at Echo Hills  Piqua Daily Call

By Rob Kiserrkiser@dailycall.comJackson Huelskamp may have only been golfing for several years.But, he already has a lifetime memory.On Sunday at Echo ...

Investigation into former Piqua High School teacher closes  Piqua Daily Call

PIQUA — In a letter issued on Tuesday, Piqua Chief of Police Bruce Jamison informed Piqua City Schools officials that the investigation of a former Piqua High ...

New Piqua boys basketball coach Steve Grasso was introduced to the parents Tuesday night.  Piqua Daily Call

By Rob Kiserrkiser@civitasmedia.comPiqua High School athletic directory Chip Hare stated he was looking for the right guy to take over the Piqua boys baske.

Piqua football camp next week  Piqua Daily Call

Piqua Football will offer it's annual Youth Football Camp for grades K-8 on July 17-19 from 6-7:30 p.m.Camp cost before July 17 is $50. Walk-up regis.

Brandt, Kiefer to wed  Piqua Daily Call

Taylor Marie Brandt of Versailles and Tyler Thomas Kiefer of Piqua recently announced their engagement and will be wed on Saturday, Nov. 17, in a 1 p.m. ce.

Cheer-ful  Piqua Daily Call

Cody Willoughby | AIM Media MidwestPiqua High School cheerleaders brave the cold, wet weather Friday night to cheer on their Piqua Indians against the Troy.

Poll  Piqua Daily Call

Mike Ullery | Daily CallThe Piqua Indians take the field on their home turf for the first time this season on Friday.Mike Ullery | Daily CallDerek Hite, 85.

The sky's the limit for PHS students  Piqua Daily Call

PIQUA — Say the phrase “science class,” and those of us of a certain age are seized by flashbacks of being forced at ruler-point to memor.

Ringing in the Christmas season  Piqua Daily Call

Dylan Coby, 3, of Troy works on a Christmas project, along with his mom Monday, in the children's area of the Piqua Public Library on Friday during C.

Signing Day honors academic success  Piqua Daily Call

PIQUA — Knowledge is power, and for some local students, knowledge is giving them the power to go to college and pursue their dream careers.Piqua Hig.

Former OSU football star leads with compassion  Piqua Daily Call

PIQUA — When it comes to trials and triumphs, former Ohio State football player Maurice Clarett knows that it is not always a straight path to succes.

Wion among the 'Order'  Piqua Daily Call

PIQUA — The Piqua Area Chamber of Commerce's popular Order of George award honored a recipient known for his work enriching the lives of local.

Piqua Indians have royal weekend  Piqua Daily Call

Claire Hilleary was crowned Piqua High School homecoming queen for 2016 during ceremonies prior to Friday's homecoming football game against Greenvil.

PHS grads rise in ranks of Troy PD  Piqua Daily Call

TROY — Troy Police Department promoted two officers to the rank of sergeant recently. Sgt. Ryan Ormberg was officially promoted on Tuesday, May 29, a.

Student brings literature to life  Piqua Daily Call

PIQUA — One local student used her artistic talent to create a unique portrayal of American literature at Piqua High School.PHS junior Heather Lacey.

Prom royalty chosen  Piqua Daily Call

Mike Ullery | Daily CallQueen Claire Hilleary and King Darby Wright were crowned as 2016 Piqua High School Prom royalty during ceremonies at A Learning ...

The magical world of PHS Media productions  Piqua Daily Call

Mike Ullery | Daily CallKolin Noreikas “swims” against a green screen at Piqua High School on Wednesday. Noreikas, and third-grade classmates i.

Honor roll  Piqua Daily Call

PIQUA — Piqua High School has announced its honor roll, honorable mention and commended students for the first quarter of the 2016-17 school year.Sen.

Learning a love of reading  Piqua Daily Call

PIQUA — In Piqua schools, they know that learning does not have to stop once kids leave the classroom, and at Piqua Central Intermediate School, they.

Learning today to be leaders of tomorrow  Piqua Daily Call

MIAMI COUNTY — It may come as a surprise to many adults, but teenagers are becoming more politically engaged and interested in what happens in U.S. g.

Smashing cancer  Piqua Daily Call

Mike Ullery | Daily CallJulia Hsiang takes a mighty swing with a sledge hammer to “Smash Out Cancer” for the Piqua High School Key Club before.

Van Wert girls runners-up at Division II track and field regional  Lima Ohio

PIQUA – It's been a long time coming for Van Wert senior Megan Braun.Last season, Braun just missed qualifying for the state track-and-field me.

Teacher accused of 'unprofessional behavior'  Piqua Daily Call

PIQUA — Piqua High School teacher Greg Hawk has been placed on administrative leave after reportedly being accused of misconduct. According to an ins.

UVCC welcomes new staff  Troy Daily News

PIQUA — The Upper Valley Career Center held a board welcome reception for incoming staff members prior to the board of education's regular meet.

Police: ‘Pretty Little Liars" threats prompt Ohio school closure

Police say an Ohio high school canceled classes after two teenage girls made threats similar to ones on the television show “Pretty Little Liars.”

Everyone likes 'Ike'  Piqua Daily Call

PIQUA — Everybody likes “Ike.”And what is not to like?The Piqua High School senior has proven himself to be a champion on and off the div.

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