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Ohio high school football scores for Friday, Oct. 19

Akr. Buchtel 42, Akr. Ellet 6 Akr. Hoban 51, Cuyahoga Falls Walsh Jesuit 6 Akr. Manchester 42, Loudonville 19 Akr. Springfield 20, Akr. Coventry 13 Alliance 42, Minerva 21 Alliance Marlington 28, Beloit W. Branch 20 Amanda-Clearcreek 37, Cols. Hamilton Twp. 0 Andover...

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Can Purdue take a giant leap against Ohio State?

Can Purdue take a giant leap against Ohio State?

COLUMBUS — There might be a connection between a football game Purdue won against Ohio State in the 1940s and the college choice of Neil Armstrong, the first human to walk on the moon. According to several news stories, watching Purdue upset No. 4-ranked Ohio...

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Lehman Catholic rallies in second half to beat Perry

Lehman Catholic rallies in second half to beat Perry

PERRY TOWNSHIP – Sidney Lehman Catholic continues to haunt Perry. For the second straight season, the Cavaliers put a huge damper on the Commodores’ hopes of a Northwest Central Conference crown and a possible playoff berth after Lehman edged Perry, 21-14,...

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Undefeated LCC runs past Troy Christian

Undefeated LCC runs past Troy Christian

LIMA — All season long, Lima Central Catholic has proven it can light up the scoreboard. The T-Birds have scored, on average, 41 points per game this season. And defensively, opponents have scored just 13.4 points per contest against LCC. In Friday’s...

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Unexpected fake punt propels Columbus Grove past Allen East

Unexpected fake punt propels Columbus Grove past Allen East

HARROD – Columbus Grove punter Caleb Barrientes thought he had the green light for a fake punt and took it. It’s a good thing he made it. Barrientes ran for a first down off the fake punt, and that sparked the Bulldogs in a 28-14 victory over Allen East...

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Lima sports calendar

Lima sports calendar

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...

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Bass season abruptly ends for six area anglers

Bass season abruptly ends for six area anglers

The bass fishing season came to an abrupt end for six Limaland anglers on the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League tour last week in regional competition of Chesapeake Bay. They all competed in regional tournament action, which was cut short by a day when high winds...

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Can Purdue take a giant leap against Ohio State?

COLUMBUS — There might be a connection between a football game Purdue won against Ohio State in the 1940s and the college choice of Neil Armstrong, the first human to walk on the moon. According to several news stories, watching Purdue upset No. 4-ranked Ohio...

OSU leans on passing attack for victory

COLUMBUS — Ohio State’s 1968 national championship team, which was honored during OSU’s 30-14 win over Minnesota on Saturday, witnessed a game that might have seemed very different from the games they played. No. 3 Ohio State (7-0, 4-0 Big Ten) won...

Hilliard survives ‘dark times’

COLUMBUS — It was the payoff for a lot of patience and a lot of hard work when Ohio State linebacker Justin Hilliard got the first start of his college career on Saturday when OSU beat Minnesota 30-14. Hillard, the only 5-star recruit in Ohio State’s 2015...

Ohio State should dominate young Minnesota squad

COLUMBUS — It is the comeback that is still talked about almost 30 years later. Ohio State watched Minnesota take a 31-0 lead late in the first half in a game in 1989 in the Metrodome in downtown Minneapolis but the Buckeyes came all the way back to win 41-37....