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...read more
CHICAGO (AP) — Mitchell Trubisky threw for two touchdowns, Eddie Jackson ended Aaron Rodgers’ NFL-record streak without an interception and the Chicago Bears clinched the NFC North with a 24-17 victory over the Green Bay Packers on Sunday. The Bears (10-4)...read more
CLEVELAND (AP) — Jimmy Butler’s return brought out the best in his Philadelphia teammates. Ben Simmons had 22 points, 11 rebounds and 14 assists for his third triple-double of the season, Joel Embiid scored 24 points and the 76ers routed the Cleveland...read more
CINCINNATI (AP) — An entire month had come and gone without even one win, leaving the Bengals in their deepest drought since 2010. Joe Mixon provided just enough to give the sparse crowd a reason to cheer at the end of their final home game. Mixon ran for 129...read more
ELIDA — Drew Brockert beat the buzzer with a 3-pointer to give the host Bulldogs a 51-50 boys basketball overtime victory Saturday night against Coldwater. Elida bounced back from a 21-6 first-quarter deficit to pull within 32-24 at halftime. After trailing...read more
DENVER — Baker Mayfield capitalized on Denver’s depleted cornerback corps and dubious coaching decisions in leading the Cleveland Browns past the Broncos 17-16 on Saturday night, keeping alive their slim hopes of ending the NFL’s longest playoff...read more
LIMA – It’s been a long time since Bluffton has brought home the Allen County Tournament team title. In fact, most of this year’s Bluffton wrestlers were toddlers when the Pirates notched the title back in 2004. Now, there’s no more waiting for...read more
Lima Senior and Lakewood St. Edward traded leads throughout the championship game of the Kewpee Holiday Classic on Saturday night before the Spartans pulled away for a 77-74 win. Josiah Fulcher scored 23 points, Jaleel King had 16 points and Jamir Simpson had 14...read more
OTTAWA — The Ottawa-Glandorf steals just kept coming. And so did the Titans’ 3-pointers. O-G overwhelmed Lima Central Catholic with its press-run-and-fire-3-pointers game in a 92-53 boys basketball victory over LCC Saturday at Hermiller Gymnasium. The...read more
Boys Akr. Buchtel 64, Youngs. Ursuline 57 Akr. SVSM 73, Cle. Cent. Cath. 52 Albany Alexander 58, Waterford 30 Anna 83, Tipp City Bethel 57 Antwerp 64, Continental 37 Arcanum 52, Eaton 48 Archbold 72, Holgate 36 Arlington 47, Columbus Grove 44 Attica Seneca E. 49, New...read more
COLUMBUS – A year ago anyone suggesting that in 365 days Urban Meyer would retire as Ohio State’s football coach and be replaced by a 39-year-old assistant coach with three games of experience as a head coach would have been called crazy and possibly drug...
COLUMBUS — Urban Meyer, the highly successful coach who won three national championships and sparked controversy and criticism this season for his handling of domestic violence allegations against a now-fired assistant, will retire after the Rose Bowl, the...
Ohio State’s last four football recruiting classes have included 11 players who were 5-star prospects and 60 who were 4-star prospects. Northwestern’s last four football recruiting classes have had no 5-star players and three 4-stars. So, Saturday’s...
COLUMBUS — Winning is fun. Preparing to win, not so much. That might be something Ohio State’s football team discovers this week if it didn’t already know it. When OSU coach Urban Meyer was asked what he planned to do to focus the Buckeyes on...
Oklahoma was No. 5 in the pivotal second-to-last College Football Playoff rankings released Tuesday night, ahead of Ohio State heading into championship weekend when the final four will be set. The biggest question facing the selection committee this week was how much...
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