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Morgan Twining excels on and off the lanes

Morgan Twining excels on and off the lanes

I had the occasion recently to stroll into Lima Senior High for an event. I noticed the senior athlete photo on the wall of multi-sport star Morgan Twining. It simply (to me) did not look like Morgan – who quite simply looks more like her younger sister Tatum,...

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Crestview pulls away from LCC

Crestview pulls away from LCC

LIMA – With a young baseball team, inconsistency usually becomes an issue. Both Lima Central Catholic and Crestview have battled this issue the first month of the season. However, in the last couple games, longtime Crestview head coach Jim Wharton has seen his...

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Paulding’s Egnor fans 15 in win

HIGH SCHOOL Baseball Paulding 5, Ada 0 PAULDING — Paulding’s Kolson Egnor scattered six hits over seven innings while striking out 15 and walking two in his shutout performance. Offensively for the Panthers, Hunter Kauser went 2 for 3 with a run scored and...

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Donaldson homers twice, Braves rout Indians 11-5

Donaldson homers twice, Braves rout Indians 11-5

CLEVELAND (AP) — Josh Donaldson had two homers and four RBIs, Freddie Freeman added three hits and the Atlanta Braves pounded Cleveland’s pitching for the second straight night, beating the Indians 11-5 Sunday. Donaldson belted a solo homer in the first...

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SAN DIEGO (AP) — It had been a week since the San Diego Padres had a lead and slightly longer since they’d won a game. Austin Hedges homered and Wil Myers hit a go-ahead, two-run double in the four-run third inning for the Padres, who beat the Cincinnati...

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Warriors beat LA 113-105, take 3-1 series lead to Bay Area

Warriors beat LA 113-105, take 3-1 series lead to Bay Area

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A little scoreboard watching inspired Klay Thompson and Golden State. Seeing Houston up 3-0 on Utah combined with having dropped a game at home, the Warriors got back to business. Kevin Durant scored 33 points and Thompson added 32 in a...

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Pan rallies to win RBC Heritage for 1st PGA Tour title

Pan rallies to win RBC Heritage for 1st PGA Tour title

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — C.T. Pan took advantage of Dustin Johnson’s back-nine meltdown to win the RBC Heritage for his first PGA Tour victory. The 27-year-old Pan, from Taiwan, closed with a 4-under 67 on Sunday at Harbour Town Golf Links for a...

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Marchand helps Bruins beat Maple Leafs 4-2 to force Game 7

Marchand helps Bruins beat Maple Leafs 4-2 to force Game 7

TORONTO (AP) — Brad Marchand had two goals and an assist as the Boston Bruins beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-2 on Sunday, forcing a Game 7 in their first-round playoff series. Torey Krug and Jake DeBrusk also scored, and David Pastrnak had two assists to help...

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Celtics complete rare sweep by beating Pacers 110-106

Celtics complete rare sweep by beating Pacers 110-106

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Gordon Hayward and Marcus Morris took care of some housecleaning Sunday. They dusted off their 3-point shooting touch in time to help the Boston Celtics complete a clean sweep. Hayward scored 20 points, Morris added 18 and the duo combined...

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Baldwin departure leaves hole in Ohio State QB ranks

COLUMBUS — After last Saturday’s Ohio State spring football game coach Ryan Day said his biggest concern going into the season was OSU’s offensive line, which will have four new starters. After back-up quarterback Matthew Baldwin’s decision to...

What to expect in spring game at Ohio State

COLUMBUS — Ohio State’s spring football game will be Saturday at Ohio Stadium. While spring games might sometimes seem like an antiquated relic from an earlier era, coaches like to see how young players react in front of crowds and fans like to watch...

Ohio State football: Patience levels vary among running backs

COLUMBUS — Patience is very important or patience is very overrated. It just depends which Ohio State running back is discussing that state of mind. For the Buckeyes undisputed No. 1 running back J.K. Dobbins, patience is a virtue. For seldom used until now...

Final grades for unusual OSU season

Like the teacher who took too long to grade your papers, here is one final Ohio State grade card for the 2018 football season as a whole. Maybe things could have been a little bit better but overall the final grades were pretty good. OFFENSE: A It might be a long time...