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Can Ohio State offensive line follow 2014 script?

Can Ohio State offensive line follow 2014 script?

COLUMBUS – Three years ago when Ohio State won the national championship in the first year of the College Football Playoff one of the biggest reasons was the development of its offensive line. Taylor Decker, Pat Elflein, Jacoby Boren, Darryl Baldwin and Billy...

AREA ROUNDUPONU, UNOH advance in women’s soccer

GENEVA, N.Y. — Jenna Fuller scored less than 30 seconds into the overtime period of the NCAA Divsion III Tournament to help the No. 14-ranked Ohio Northern women’s soccer team earn its first Elite 8 berth in school history as the Polar Bears took down No....

OSU will cancel Illini’s building permit

OSU will cancel Illini’s building permit

COLUMBUS — Illinois’ football program has been through so many rebuilding projects in the last 25 years that it might be a better fit for HGTV than ESPN. Two decades ago, the Illini sank to 2-9 in 1996, which cost coach Lou Tepper his job. By 2001, they...

Lima area sports results

Colleges Men’s Basketball Roanoke 70, Bluffton 55 At Salem, Va. Bluffton Kevin Christie 9, Andrew Renner 1, Jared Wentling 7, Andrew Hunter 12, Dezman Brown 4, Nick Taflinger 5, Aaron Rich 5, Justis Dowdy 8, Colton Rose 2. Totals: 21-9-55. Roanoke C.J. Miles 20,...

Minster befuddles Delphos St. John’s

Minster befuddles Delphos St. John’s

WAPAKONETA — Minster loves the grind-it-out approach. But it was a trick play that opened the game up. Minster’s halfback option pass for a TD gave Minster a two-TD lead in a 2o-0 victory over Delphos St. John’s In the Division VII football regional...

Norwalk St. Paul overwhelms Pandora-Gilboa

Norwalk St. Paul overwhelms Pandora-Gilboa

CLYDE — Sometimes Goliath is Goliath and David does not always slay the giant. Pandora-Gilboa, who came in as the decided underdog against the perennial powerhouse Norwalk St. Paul, the No. 1 seed and the No. 1 team in the final AP Division VII polls, dismantled...

Coldwater can’t cool off Marion Local

Coldwater can’t cool off Marion Local

SIDNEY — Heading into this football season’s postseason playoffs, Marion Local and Coldwater had combined for a staggering 15 state titles. In fact, both Midwest Athletic Conference schools have made nine Final Four appearances in the past 10 seasons, with...

Roundup: Bluffton University loses season opener in men’s hoops

ROANOKE, Va. — The Bluffton University men’s basketball team opened its 2017-18 campaign with a 70-55 loss to host Roanoke College in the Dick Leftwich Tournament. Andrew Hunter, who went 4-of-7 from the field, had 12 points and three rebounds, Kevin...

Ohio State will cancel Illini’s building permit

Ohio State will cancel Illini’s building permit

COLUMBUS — Illinois’ football program has been through so many rebuilding projects in the last 25 years that it might be a better fit for HGTV than ESPN. Two decades ago, the Illini sank to 2-9 in 1996, which cost coach Lou Tepper his job. By 2001, they...

Ohio State will cancel Illini’s building permit

COLUMBUS — Illinois’ football program has been through so many rebuilding projects in the last 25 years that it might be a better fit for HGTV than ESPN. Two decades ago, the Illini sank to 2-9 in 1996, which cost coach Lou Tepper his job. By 2001, they...

Ohio State-Illinois match-ups

QUARTERBACKS After going 190 passes without an interception, J.T. Barrett has been picked six times in his last 55 passes, including twice in last week’s 48-3 win over Michigan State. Facing an Illinois defense that has only eight interceptions might give him a...

Nineteen Ohio State seniors in final home game

COLUMBUS — Nineteen Ohio State seniors will dress for their final home game on Saturday when the Buckeyes play Illinois at Ohio Stadium. Twelve of the 19 are familiar names, like J.T. Barrett, Tyquan Lewis, Jalyn Holmes and Billy Price. Those 12 arrived as...

Just like Bill: Meyer wants all the focus on this week

COLUMBUS – It almost sounded like Urban Meyer was borrowing from Bill Belichick during his weekly press conference on Monday. Whenever the subject Ohio State’s loss to Iowa two weeks ago or any subject even tangentially related to it came up, he said there...

Grading the Buckeyes: Where was this a week ago?

A grade card on Ohio State’s 48-3 win over Michigan State. Along with the A’s and B’s, the Buckeyes probably should get two E’s — one for excellent and another one for enigmatic. OFFENSE: A- Urban Meyer said all of last week that he...