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Roundup: Kalida’s Recker throws baseball no-hitter

Roundup: Kalida’s Recker throws baseball no-hitter

KALIDA — Owen Recker allowed no hits and two walks while striking out 18 in seven innings as the host Wildcats defeated Columbus Grove 1-0 in the a Putnam County League baseball game Friday night. Kevin Hamburg had two hits and Trevor Lambert knocked in the lone...

Wapak’s Vorhees throws shutout

Wapak’s Vorhees throws shutout

WAPAKONETA — Wapakoneta sent 11 batters to the plate in the second inning. Six scored. That was more than enough for right-hander Manny Vorhees. Vorhees gave up only two hits Friday night in a five-inning, 10-0 Western Buckeye League win against Elida. Vorhees,...

Ottoville downs Pandora-Gilboa in baseball

Ottoville downs Pandora-Gilboa in baseball

PANDORA — With not having played a game since last week, Ottoville head coach Ty Wannemacher has had his team focusing on hitting while waiting to hit the diamond. All that extra batting practice paid off against Pandora-Gilboa when the Big Green exploded for...

Cavaliers’ 17-point lead erased; Pacers take 2-1 series advantage

Cavaliers’ 17-point lead erased; Pacers take 2-1 series advantage

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Pacers kept insisting this team was different. Anyone who doubted them coming into the playoffs understands now. On Friday, the one-year anniversary of a historic playoff collapse against Cleveland, Indiana flipped the script by...

Cardinals beat Reds 4-2, spoil Riggleman’s debut as manager

Cardinals beat Reds 4-2, spoil Riggleman’s debut as manager

ST. LOUIS — Michael Wacha kept up his strong pitching against Cincinnati, Yadier Molina hit two-run double in the first inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals won 4-2 Friday night to spoil Jim Riggleman’s debut as Reds interim manager. Riggleman replaced...

Indians fall to Orioles

Indians fall to Orioles

BALTIMORE — Dylan Bundy has been outstanding this season, allowing five earned runs in five starts while striking out 40 in just over 31 innings. And now, the Baltimore Orioles right-hander has a victory to show for it. Bundy pitched six innings of five-hit ball...

Heed warning signs before fish consumption

Heed warning signs before fish consumption

Geographically, Limaland is located in west-central Ohio. But when it comes to one state agency, parts of it are in central, northwest and southwest Ohio. This oddity occurs in the Ohio Division of Wildlife (DOW)where its five districts are equally divided. It leaves...

Lima area sports calendar

Lima area sports calendar

Each week, The Lima News publishes a calendar of events of local interest. Events should be submitted by noon 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...

Ottawa-Glandorf turns away Kalida in baseball

Ottawa-Glandorf turns away Kalida in baseball

GLANDORF — Ottawa-Glandorf found a way. After jumping out to a 4-0 lead through the first four innings over visiting Kalida on Thursday, Ottawa-Glandorf eventually found itself in a hard-fought 4-4 baseball game. However, O-G responded in big fashion, scoring...

Ohio State quarterback battle not over yet

COLUMBUS — The start of Ohio State’s spring football game was moved up on Saturday but the timetable for naming a starting quarterback wasn’t, even though the three candidates for the job mostly lived up to the 4-star rankings they brought to OSU as...

Ohio State spring football game to start at 11:45 a.m. Saturday

COLUMBUS (AP) — Ohio State moved up its spring game to late morning Saturday in an effort to beat bad weather that already has led a handful of schools to cancel or reschedule the annual scrimmages. The school moved up the game two hours to 11:45 a.m. EDT to try...

Ohio State spring football game to start at 11:45 a.m. Saturday

COLUMBUS (AP) — Ohio State moved up its spring game to late morning Saturday in an effort to beat bad weather that already has led a handful of schools to cancel or reschedule the annual scrimmages. The school moved up the game two hours to 11:45 a.m. EDT to try...

Buckeyes looking for some answers in spring game

COLUMBUS — The ongoing renovations at Ohio Stadium provide a cheap, easy metaphor for Saturday’s Ohio State spring football game. Like the stadium, the Buckeyes are under construction. And, like the stadium, what you see Saturday and what you see during...

Ohio State is fifth in final AP media Top 25 football poll

ATLANTA — Big Ten champion and Cotton Bowl winner Ohio State finished fifth in the final Associated Press college football poll released early Tuesday. Alabama was voted No. 1 after the Crimson Tide beat Georgia in the national championship game. Unbeaten...