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Young talent advances to championship finals

Young talent advances to championship finals

There won’t be a three-time champion in the Lima City Men’s Golf Championship this year but there will be a first-time champion. Spencer Stubbs and Cole Thomas, the No. 1 and No. 2 qualifiers, will play in today’s championship flight title match at...

Bauer strikes out 11 as Indians defeat Tigers 4-1

Bauer strikes out 11 as Indians defeat Tigers 4-1

CLEVELAND (AP) — Trevor Bauer struck out 11 over 6 1/3 innings to beat Detroit for the fourth time this season, leading the Cleveland Indians past the Tigers 4-1 on Saturday night for their sixth straight win overall. Bauer (7-5) allowed a run in the second...

DeSclafani hits grand slam, Reds rout Cubs

DeSclafani hits grand slam, Reds rout Cubs

CINCINNATI (AP) — Anthony DeSclafani hit the first grand slam by a Cincinnati pitcher in 59 years, helping the last-place Reds beat the Chicago Cubs 11-2 on Saturday for their sixth consecutive victory. It was Cincinnati’s third slam in five days and major...

Kidd, Wills advance to finals

Kidd, Wills advance to finals

LIMA – Former Lima Central Catholic multi-sport athlete John Kidd has learned to balance his life. During his high school days at LCC, Kidd was a standout on the basketball court all four years, where he was an integral part of the 2010 state championship team....

Mexico’s 2-1 victory over South Korea silences critics

Mexico’s 2-1 victory over South Korea silences critics

ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia (AP) — The criticism of Mexico’s national team heading into the World Cup was loud and scathing. The answer has been emphatic. The Mexicans won their second straight match at the tournament, beating South Korea 2-1 Saturday to move...

Rookie Bieber tames Tigers in 10-0 win by Indians

Rookie Bieber tames Tigers in 10-0 win by Indians

CLEVELAND (AP) — Rookie Shane Bieber struck out nine in a career-high seven innings, Yonder Alonso hit a grand slam and the Cleveland Indians beat the Detroit Tigers 10-0 on Friday night for their fifth straight victory. Edwin Encarnacion also connected for...

Limaland bass anglers back in action

Limaland bass anglers back in action

Limaland bass anglers will be back in action this week on two different circuits. Most will be fishing the Ohio River today out of Tanner’s Creek in Lawrenceburg, Indiana, in the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Buckeye Division’s second tourney of...

Suarez’s 2-run homer rallies Reds to 6-3 win over Cubs

Suarez’s 2-run homer rallies Reds to 6-3 win over Cubs

CINCINNATI (AP) — Eugenio Suarez hit a go-ahead homer off Jose Quintana in the fifth inning, and the Cincinnati Reds held on for their fifth straight victory Friday night, 6-3 over the Chicago Cubs. The Reds have won the first two games in the series, a recent...

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Final four set in championship flight

Final four set in championship flight

BLUFFTON – Age is just a number but it’s a number that never seems to lose its fascination. Today’s championship flight semifinals in the Lima City Men’s Golf Championship at the Shawnee Country Club is a classic match-up of experience vs....

Ex-Lima Senior star White recalls playing for Bruce at Ohio State

William White was feeling pretty good about himself after becoming a starter as a freshman at Ohio State in 1984 and getting the first interception of his college career in the season opener against Oregon State. When he went to the sideline and saw Earle Bruce, the...

Ohio State quarterback battle not over yet

COLUMBUS — The start of Ohio State’s spring football game was moved up on Saturday but the timetable for naming a starting quarterback wasn’t, even though the three candidates for the job mostly lived up to the 4-star rankings they brought to OSU as...

Ohio State spring football game to start at 11:45 a.m. Saturday

COLUMBUS (AP) — Ohio State moved up its spring game to late morning Saturday in an effort to beat bad weather that already has led a handful of schools to cancel or reschedule the annual scrimmages. The school moved up the game two hours to 11:45 a.m. EDT to try...

Ohio State spring football game to start at 11:45 a.m. Saturday

COLUMBUS (AP) — Ohio State moved up its spring game to late morning Saturday in an effort to beat bad weather that already has led a handful of schools to cancel or reschedule the annual scrimmages. The school moved up the game two hours to 11:45 a.m. EDT to try...

Buckeyes looking for some answers in spring game

COLUMBUS — The ongoing renovations at Ohio Stadium provide a cheap, easy metaphor for Saturday’s Ohio State spring football game. Like the stadium, the Buckeyes are under construction. And, like the stadium, what you see Saturday and what you see during...