HAMLER — Defense and great pitching have been the keys all season for Miller City. Offense and capitalizing off of their opponent's mistakes were the keys for Miller City in defeating Toledo Christian 13-7 in the Division IV regional...
BOWLING GREEN — This time around Defiance made Bath grind it out for everything.Defiance made the plays in the field and right-hander Shay Smiddy got the key outs at pivotal times.
LIMA — Limaland Motorsports Park returns to action Friday with the 16th annual Steve Brown Memorial in the Budweiser Thunderstocks. Also NASCAR veteran Ken Schrader is scheduled to compete with the K & N Filters UMP Modifieds and the K & L Ready...
ELIDA — Huron junior right-handed pitcher Kyle Kovach came into his Thursday afternoon start with an 8-0 record and a 1.05 ERA on the season. He left with a 9-0 record and an ERA below one after tossing a 2-hit, seven-strikeout shutout against...
BUCYRUS — One of the best two-year runs ever in Bath softball ended quietly on Thursday afternoon.
DAYTON — The Ottawa-Glandorf girls are tied for second the O-G boys are alone in third after the first day of the Dayton Division II track and field regional at Welcome Stadium.
High SchoolsBoys Track and FieldDivision IIDayton RegionalAt Welcome Stadium
BUCYRUS — This was more than the often talked about small ball. It was more like miniature ball.
OAKLAND, Calif. — After a generation of wishing and waiting, the Golden State Warriors have finally arrived on basketball's biggest stage again.
TIPP CITY — In a game in which no lead was safe, a little insurance went a long way.
Man that was fun to watch Tuesday night.The Cavaliers are heading to the NBA finals.Many had predicted that possibility before the season had even started, once LeBron made the decision to return home.
CLEVELAND — Over the last couple of days, more and more players and coaches have been walking around the Indians clubhouse with a shaved head. It started with Jason Kipnis, Nick Swisher and a few others. Now, everyone has joined...
TROY — Spencerville's Trevor McMichael won the long jump to help the Bearcats be tied with Minster in the boys standings after the first day of the Division III regional at Troy High School.
High SchoolsSoftballRegional SemifinalsDivision IVNewton 7, Crestview 6At Tippecanoe High School
CLEVELAND (AP) — The championship LeBron James craves more than any other, the one he came back home to get, is four wins away.The Cavaliers are in the NBA Finals.
If experience matters in the postseason, Bath's softball team has that area well covered.
MILLER CITY – Ross Lehman appears fearless on the mound.He works quickly.He slings his curveball at any given time.
BATH TOWNSHIP — Andrew Renner is used to playing in the regional at Bowling Green.Only this time, it will be down the street.And it will be outdoors, as compared to inside the cozy Stroh Center.
ATHENS — Ohio University, with Shawnee graduate Garrett Black as the starting shortstop, has qualified for the NCAA Division I baseball tournament after winning its first Mid-American Conference tournament championship since 1997.
Bath's Julia Miller has been named Western Buckeye League softball Player of the Year and the Wildkittens' coach, Hannah Slavin, is the WBL Coach of the Year.
CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James hurts everywhere, the King of Pain.
CONVOY — Crestview pitcher Terra Crowle was on the mound three years ago when the Knights celebrated winning the Division IV softball state championship.
The Reds are dangerously close to saying good-bye to the season.As of Monday night, the Reds (18-26) had lost nine in a row.We haven't reached June yet and the Reds are nearly done.
ALLENDALE, Mich. — Waynesfield-Goshen graduate Taylor Miller helped the University of Findlay men's track and field team to a second-place finish in the NCAA Division II National Championship on Saturday at Grand Valley...
CONCORD, N.C. — Carl Edwards won for the first time in two seasons — and the first time since joining Joe Gibbs Racing — moving in front 20 laps from the end to take the Coca-Cola 600 on Sunday night.
INDIANAPOLIS — His career at a crossroads, his confidence shot, Juan Pablo Montoya received a lifeline from The Captain.
CLEVELAND — Indians manager Terry Francona isn't picky when it comes to winning.
ROUND ROCK, Texas — Josh Hamilton is done with his personal spring training and ready to rejoin the Texas Rangers.
SPENCERVILLE – It's been a long road back for Spencerville's Kacie Mulholland.Last winter Mulholland suffered a broken foot during the indoor track season.
VAN WERT — The 16th annual Van Wert County Hospital All-Star football game, hosted by the Van Wert Booster Club, will be held Friday, June 13th, at Eggerss Stadium.
HOUSTON — Golden State coach Steve Kerr described Stephen Curry's performance Saturday night simply.“Steph was Steph,” Kerr said.Indeed.
CHICAGO — One lucky bounce.It might not sound like much of a strategy for playing sudden-death hockey, but patience has kept the Chicago Blackhawks perfect in overtime this postseason.
ELIDA – Despite pitching 4 2/3 innings just three days ago, Miller City senior Ross Lehman wanted the ball. And he didn't want to give it up.
BLUFFTON — Bath's ho-hum regular season is ancient history.The Wildcats have regrouped around Andrew Renner and a solid defense.
David Letterman's farewell show on Wednesday night after 33 years on late night television was a big deal for me.
MILLER CITY — Seven of the starters on Bath's softball team graduated Saturday morning. But that wasn't the end of showing how much they'd learned.
SPENCERVILLE — The goal in track-and-field during the postseason is to get your athletes in position to advance to the next week.
INDIANAPOLIS — They call the Indianapolis 500 “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” for its high speeds, rich history, enormous crowd and the take-your-breath-away competition.
ADA — The fine line between winning and losing becomes finer the farther along the tournament trail a team advances.
FINDLAY — The Columbus Grove girls and boys track and field teams won Division III district titles at Liberty-Benton on Saturday.
LIMA — The Memorial Day Holiday weekend has always been important on the racing calendar as major league open wheel and stock car events are among the biggest sports happenings around the world. Motorsports at all levels has followed that...
High SchoolsBaseballDistrict FinalsDivision IIBath 6, Wapakoneta 4at Bluffton University
The traditional start to summer often kicks off the fishing and boating seasons for many people.Thus, the Memorial Day weekend is an excellent time to review key aspects of both recreational activities.
DEFIANCE — The postseason is all about peaking at the right time.The Ottawa-Glandorf track-and-field program is aiming to do just that.
WAPAKONETA — First Crestview celebrated its walk-off win.Then, the Knights mobbed pitcher Terra Crowle for her no-hitter.
TIFFIN — The Lima Senior boys and Celina girls claimed Division I district team track and field titles Friday at Columbian's Frost-Kalnow Stadium.
ATLANTA — LeBron James scored 30 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers took total command of the Eastern Conference final even without injured star Kyrie Irving, routing the Atlanta Hawks 94-82 on Friday night for a 2-0 lead with the series heading...
High SchoolsSoftballDistrict FinalsDivision IIIFairview 11, Parkway 1at Bath High School
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.