ADA — It was a bad day to have the word champion attached to your name in the Division III baseball district tournament at Ohio Northern, but it was a great day to be Van Wert and Ottawa-Glandorf.
MILLER CITY — Shawnee loaded the bases with no outs in the first inning but only managed one run and left the bases loaded.
BLUFFTON — Bath went back to a proven formula.The Wildcats played solid defense and handed the ball to Andrew Renner.
FINDLAY — Columbus Grove leads the girls and boys standings after the first day of the Liberty-Benton Division III district. The Columbus Grove girls had 30 points after three events followed by Pandora-Gilboa with 17.5. Upper Scioto Valley is...
LIMA — Most first year drivers at Limaland Motorsports Park just hope to make it to a few showcases. Tyler Moore has had other plans.
WAYNESFIELD — The Memorial Classic presented by the Howard Johnson Inn of Lima at Waynesfield Raceway Park on Saturday will feature the K&L Ready Mix NRA Sprint Invaders and the Engine Pro Sprints on Dirt.
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OAKLAND, Calif. — Stephen Curry scored 33 points to turn back another spectacular performance by James Harden, and the Golden State Warriors held off the Houston Rockets 99-98 on Thursday night to take a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference...
Twice in the past week the leadership of the local chapter of the NAACP has threatened to make “a national story” out of its disputes with the city of Lima and the Lima City Schools system.
CHICAGO — Cleveland manager Terry Francona was happy with the win.He was especially pleased with how the Indians earned the victory.
MILLER CITY — Julia Miller might have hit another earlier ball harder than the three-run home run she crushed in the sixth inning of Bath's 4-2 win over Wapakoneta in a Division II softball semifinal Wednesday afternoon.
ELIDA — Columbus Grove center fielder Tanner From never hesitated.And when Holgate baserunner Gabe Santos slowed down for a second, From had him.
WAPAKONETA — New Bremen came up with sharp defense at critical times while Lincolnview allowed a few too many extra opportunities.Advantage: Cardinals.
I am going to apply to be the next manager of the Cleveland Indians.Maybe even the Cincinnati Reds.
COLDWATER — Minster scored the only run on the game in the fifth inning to beat Spancerville (14-13) and advance to the District IV finals in baseball.
Results through TuesdayGIRLS3,200 relay – Minster 9:40.80; Wapakoneta 9:50.40; Ottawa-Glandorf 9:55.10
Bluffton and Ohio Northern each had a player named Second Team All-Mideast Region by the ABCA (American Baseball Coaches Association).
High SchoolsSoftballAll-NWCPlayer of the Year: Hope Schroeder (Columbus Grove)Coach of the Year: Bill Mattevi (Allen East)
WAPAKONETA — Crestview just kept putting pressure on St. Henry's defense.There were moments when St. Henry handled the Crestview aggressive style.
KENTON — Arlington defeated Hardin Northern 5-0 Tuesday in a Division IV softball district semifinal.
CHICAGO — Trevor Bauer pitched four-hit ball into the eighth inning for his third solid outing against the White Sox this season, leading the Cleveland Indians to a 3-1 victory Tuesday night that snapped Chicago's season-high six-game...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Yordano Ventura, Kelvin Herrera and Wade Davis combined on a four-hitter and the Kansas City Royals beat the Cincinnati Reds 3-0 on Tuesday night.
Hours after a press conference to reveal where Lima Senior point guard Xavier Simpson would play college basketball was announced on Tuesday, it was cancelled.
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WAYNESFIELD —The Buckeye Machine Non Wings have been added to Saturday's program at Waynesfield Raceway Park. In addition to the Non Wings, the NRA Sprint Invaders & Sprints on Dirt will be in attendance with Waynesfield's very own...
Hope Schroeder of Columbus Grove has been voted Player of the Year on the All-Putnam County League softball team.
Miller City wrapped up an undefeated Putnam County League baseball title with an 11-1 win over Fort Jennings on Monday.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Kyrie Irving finished an animated post-practice shooting game of “Around The World” with LeBron James and then quickly removed any doubt about his playing status for Game 1.
INDIANAPOLIS — IndyCar had a crisis looming well before James Hinchcliffe was injured in another spectacular accident during preparations for the most esteemed race in motorsports.
Something has gone haywire with high school baseball these days.Mental errors, physical errors and lackluster baserunning have been popping up like dandelions in an open field.
HOUSTON — The Houston Rockets are heading to the Western Conference finals for the first time in 18 years after overcoming a 3-1 series deficit to eliminate the Los Angeles Clippers.
INDIANAPOLIS — One minute, Scott Dixon thought the numbers were a mistake.The next, he was sitting on the Indianapolis 500 pole.
CINCINNATI — Bryan Price knows Cincinnati Reds' pitchers stumbled against the San Francisco Giants. He was not saying what changes are ahead.
ARLINGTON, Texas — Rangers manager Jeff Banister had a pregame message Sunday for every Texas reliever: There are no set roles right now in the much-maligned bullpen.
MIAMI — Shelby Miller made the Miami Marlins look so bad they fired their manager.
MIAMI — Twelve years ago, when the Marlins were 16-22, owner Jeffrey Loria fired his manager and the team went on to win the World Series.Now Miami is hoping for a repeat.
CONCORD, N.C. — Denny Hamlin gave Joe Gibbs Racing its first victory in NASCAR's Sprint All-Star race by using clean air to hold off Kevin Harvick at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — This is no longer about deflated footballs.
ARLINGTON, Texas — Jason Kipnis kept up his strong hitting this month with another big night.
LIMA — Another weekend. Another title.
COLUMBUS GROVE — There are great finishes to a conference track-and-field meet.Then, there are fantastic finishes to a conference track-and-field meet.
The Lima City Men's Golf Championship is scheduled June 24-28 and entry forms are available at area golf courses and online at limacitygolf.com. They also will appear in The Lima News several times in the weeks leading up to the...
CONCORD, N.C. — Denny Hamlin has given Joe Gibbs Racing its first victory in the NASCAR Sprint All-Star race by using clean air to hold off Kevin Harvick at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
BALTIMORE — American Pharoah has Bob Baffert back in the Triple Crown groove.
WAYNESFIELD — The Waynesfield-Goshen girls and boys came away with Northwest Central Conference track and field team titles Saturday.
High SchoolsGirls Track & FieldNorthwest ConferenceChampionshipsat Columbus Grove
Each Sunday, The Lima News publishes a calendar of events of local interest. Events should be submitted by Wednesday of each week to The Lima News Sports Department, 3515 Elida Road, Lima, OH 45807. Events can be faxed to 419-229-2926 or e-mailed to...
Numerous sites along Lake Erie have become a migratory birding haven for novices and experts alike.
DEFIANCE — To win a Western Buckeye League team title in track-and-field, it takes a total team effort.It's more than just about winning a few races.
BATH TOWNSHIP — With seven returning starters from last year's Division II state champion, Bath's softball team was not exactly a work in progress.