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Ohio high school boys, girls basketball scores for Thursday, Feb. 15

Ohio high school boys, girls basketball scores for Thursday, Feb. 15

Boys Basketball Bellville Clear Fork 63, Marion Harding 52 Cin. Hills Christian Academy 71, Cin. Oyler 64 Galion 60, Delaware Buckeye Valley 55 Gibsonburg 66, Tol. Emmanuel Baptist 57 Leesburg Fairfield 72, Hillsboro 68 Marion Pleasant 58, Ontario 46 Orange 64,...

Grove overcomes injuries to vie for NWC title

Grove overcomes injuries to vie for NWC title

COLUMBUS GROVE – If Columbus Grove can beat Ada Thursday, the Bulldogs will claim a share of the Northwest Conference title. In order to get to this point, however, the team has had to overcome injuries and several setbacks to put themselves on the verge of...

Garman joins Angels organization

Garman joins Angels organization

Brian Garman, the pitching coach for the Northwestern Ohio baseball team, has accepted an assistant coach position with the Inland Empire 66ers, the Los Angeles Angels Advanced Class A Affiliate in the California League, located in San Bernardino, CA. UNOH assistant...

Froelich among four joining Hall of Fame

Froelich among four joining Hall of Fame

VAN WERT – Coaching wasn’t the only field Dave Froelich considered venturing into when he was in college. While teaching and coaching probably always was the first option, the former Van Wert High School boys basketball coach also investigated another...

Liberty-Benton holds off Ottoville in girls basketball

Liberty-Benton holds off Ottoville in girls basketball

OTTOVILLE — Liberty-Benton took an early lead, and despite Ottoville’s best efforts to take it away, never gave it back in a 56-51 win in a match-up of state-ranked girls basketball teams Tuesday night. Liberty-Benton (20-1, No. 7 Division III) led all but...

James’ 37 lead Cavaliers past Thunder 120-112

James’ 37 lead Cavaliers past Thunder 120-112

OKLAHOMA CITY — LeBron James and his new teammates are playing like old buddies. James scored 37 points, and the new-look Cleveland Cavaliers got a much different result this time against the Oklahoma City Thunder in a 120-112 victory on Tuesday night. Cleveland...

Mitchell scores 28, No. 16 Ohio State women top Illinois 88-69

Mitchell scores 28, No. 16 Ohio State women top Illinois 88-69

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Kelsey Mitchell scored 28 points with five 3-pointers, Linnae Harper had 20 points and 12 rebounds, and No. 16 Ohio State bounced back for an 88-69 victory over Illinois on Tuesday night. Mitchell sank a wide open 3-pointer early in the first...

Roundup: Four score in double digits in Perry boys hoops victory

Roundup: Four score in double digits in Perry boys hoops victory

PERRY TOWNSHIP — The host Commodores outscored Miller City 24-12 as part of their 49-34 boys high school basketball victory Tuesday night. Logan Dray (14), Jamal Whiteside (12), Louis Hoersten (11) and Chazz Jackson (11) each scored in double digits for Perry...

State scores

State scores

Boys Akr. Hoban 54, Can. Cent. Cath. 47 Amanda-Clearcreek 73, Baltimore Liberty Union 68 Arcanum 54, Milton-Union 45 Avon 67, N. Ridgeville 54 Bainbridge Paint Valley 54, Chillicothe Huntington 36 Bay Village Bay 86, Parma Hts. Valley Forge 55 Belpre 93, Racine...

Jim Naveau: History has never won a bowl game

DALLAS — Much has been made of the history and tradition of an Ohio State-USC match-up in Friday night’s Cotton Bowl. Between the two teams, they claim 19 national championships — 11 by USC and eight by OSU. The Buckeyes have had seven Heisman trophy...

Who leaves, who stays for Ohio State?

Tradition is a big topic of conversation with Ohio State playing USC in the Cotton Bowl. This match-up of two teams who had some memorable battles in the 1960s and 1970s in Rose Bowl games brings back many memories. And not just memories of what happened on the field....

Cotton Bowl: Ohio State-Southern Cal matchups

QUARTERBACKS J.T. Barrett (2.939 yards, 35 touchdowns, 9 interceptions) will end his four-year run as Ohio State’s quarterback in the Cotton Bowl. Eight of his interceptions have been in the last five games. USC’s Sam Darnold (3,787 yards, 26 touchdown...

Ohio State recruiting update and more

RECRUITING UPDATE Now that most of the top recruiting targets for Ohio State in the class of 2018 have made their decisions, the Buckeyes coaches have turned their attention to the class of 2019. OSU has one verbal commitment in the 2019 class. Doug Nester, a 4-star...

Did Ohio State defensive line match the hype?

DALLAS — Before the season began, Ohio State’s defensive line was touted as one of the best, if not the best front fours in college football. So how has that worked out for the No. 5 Buckeyes going into Friday night’s match-up against No. 8 USC in...