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State scores

Girls Division I Region 3 Powell Olentangy Liberty 52, Westerville Cent. 44 Region 4 Kettering Fairmont 45, Vandalia Butler 31 Morrow Little Miami 52, Middletown 36 New Carlisle Tecumseh 64, Lebanon 58 W. Chester Lakota W. 66, Cin. Colerain 13 Division II Region 6...

Dillon evokes memories of Earnhardt with Daytona 500 win

Dillon evokes memories of Earnhardt with Daytona 500 win

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The No. 3 is No. 1 again at Daytona, on a day, in a race and at a place forever linked with the great Dale Earnhardt. Austin Dillon won the Daytona 500 on Sunday night driving the iconic No. 3 Chevrolet that Earnhardt piloted for most...

Patrick’s final Daytona 500 mirrored her career

Patrick’s final Daytona 500 mirrored her career

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Danica Patrick and Aaron Rodgers brought a dose of A-list attraction to a pit road scene that was more fitting for a red carpet. The starry-eyed sweethearts were mobbed by fans and media clicking away for a snapshot of some PDA that...

OSU drops second game in a row

OSU drops second game in a row

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Jordan Poole went on a scoring tear, sending Michigan’s seniors out with a win in their last home game. The freshman guard came off the bench and scored 12 of his 15 points in the first half to help the 22nd-ranked Wolverines take...

Top 10 things to watch in girls tournament

Top 10 things to watch in girls tournament

1. Is there another trip to Columbus in Ottawa-Glandorf? The Titans going to the final four has become somewhat of an annual event after going to Columbus three straight years. But this year might be a little more different for the girls in blue and gold. With just...

Wapak wins WBL in wrestling

Wapak wins WBL in wrestling

VAN WERT — Longtime Wapakoneta wrestling coach Jason Rostorfer did the math. Then his team came out and executed. St. Marys came into Saturday’s Western Buckeye League Championships with the best regular-season dual record (8-1). Fifty percent of the...

Wapak wins WBL in wrestling

Wapak wins WBL in wrestling

VAN WERT — Longtime Wapakoneta wrestling coach Jason Rostorfer did the math. Then his team came out and executed. St. Marys came into Saturday’s Western Buckeye League Championships with the best regular-season dual record (8-1). Fifty percent of the...

Pandora-Gilboa makes history, wins PCL boys basketball title

Pandora-Gilboa makes history, wins PCL boys basketball title

FORT JENNINGS — Double-barrel champions. For the first time in Pandora-Gilboa boys basketball history, the Rockets own two league championships. P-G wrapped up the outright Putnam County League title with a 51-38 victory over Fort Jennings Saturday at Fort...

Emotional Elida team downs Delphos Jefferson in boys basketball

Emotional Elida team downs Delphos Jefferson in boys basketball

ELIDA – Delphos Jefferson, riding three-game win streak, came into the non league affair with Elida, looking to build on its modest consecutive victories. But the Bulldogs put an abrupt end to the Wildcats’ winning ways with a 88-47 win Saturday night....

Roundup: Lima Senior’s Russell wins title at TRAC wrestling event

Roundup: Lima Senior’s Russell wins title at TRAC wrestling event

TOLEDO — Lima Senior’s Naeem Russell won the Three Rivers Athletic Conference championship at 152 pounds. The Spartans finished seventh in the team standings with 19 points. Clay won the team title with 219 points. Boys basketball Lima Central Catholic 65,...

Southern Cal quarterback Darnold fine with being drafted by Browns

DALLAS – Friday night, USC quarterback Sam Darnold will face Ohio State’s pass rush in the Cotton Bowl. Wednesday, it was the Ohio media covering the Buckeyes who pursued him. If Darnold, a third-year sophomore, enters the NFL draft he would be a potential...

Time to hand out some superior ratings

We have used the word elite a great deal lately in reference to the world of bowling. Generally we have focused on the superior performances of the truly great bowlers in our community or at the least their capabilities. My friends with Oxford offer the following...

College football recruits signing earlier

COLUMBUS — But what about the hats? Will we still see the hats? For decades the first Wednesday of February has been national signing day for recruits in college football. It has been one of the biggest days of the year on the football calendar for many people....

Lima area sports results

Colleges Women’s Basketball Siena Heights 60, UNOH 57 At UNOH Siena Heights Alyssa Larson 10, Sharmaine Wills 6, Addyson Tomczak 3, Syarra Sellers 3, Azalea Miller 2, Demi Russell 18, Clara Waidley 12, Ashley Perry 6. Totals: 24-8-60. UNOH Danielle VanDyne 12,...

OSU couldn’t escape bad loss

Was there anything Ohio State could have done to convince the College Football Playoff selection committee it was more deserving of the final playoff spot than Alabama? Anything at all? Probably not. The Buckeyes’ fate was almost certainly sealed on Nov. 4 when...