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Spencerville wins Rob Contini Memorial Invitational

Spencerville wins Rob Contini Memorial Invitational

HARROD — Ethan and Gavin Harmon shot 77 and 78 respectively in leading Spencerville to the team championship in the seven-team Rob Contini Memorial Invitational at Colonial Golfers Club. Drake Mertz (87) and Alex Gallman (89) also contributed to the...

Area motor sports: Consistency delivers duo Limaland championships

Area motor sports: Consistency delivers duo Limaland championships

LIMA — Consistency is key in one’s chase for a championship. Daniel Sanchez and Ryan Sutter were just about as consistent as any driver could be on their way to earning championships at Limaland. Sanchez won the Bud Thunderstocks division while Sutter won...

Woodland leads PGA Championship with 64

Woodland leads PGA Championship with 64

ST. LOUIS — Kansas-bred Gary Woodland felt right at home in enemy territory and delivered his best performance in a major Thursday at the PGA Championship. Woodland used his power to birdie the two par 5s on the soft turf of Bellerive, and he relied on a new...

Lindor’s 3-run homer in 9th gives Indians 5-2 win

Lindor’s 3-run homer in 9th gives Indians 5-2 win

CLEVELAND — Francisco Lindor connected for a three-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning as the Cleveland Indians again moved 10 games ahead of Minnesota in the AL Central with a 5-2 win over the Twins on Wednesday night. Lindor, who struck out with the...

Roundup: LCC wins Allen County Girls Golf Championship

Roundup: LCC wins Allen County Girls Golf Championship

LIMA — Lima Central Catholic won the team title Wednesday at the Allen County Girls Golf Championship at Lost Creek Golfers Club with a 326 total. Four Thunderbird players earned All-Tournament Team honors led by Erin and Mary Kelly Mulcahy who each shot...

Mets blank Reds

Mets blank Reds

NEW YORK — Jacob deGrom has had precious little margin for error even while having the best ERA in the majors. Finally, on Wednesday, he got the run support he needed. DeGrom struck out 10 over six innings, received rare significant run support and earned his...

Browns’ Mayfield not nervous about NFL debut

Browns’ Mayfield not nervous about NFL debut

CLEVELAND — Baker Mayfield played on a big stage at Oklahoma, so he’s not scared of stepping onto football’s biggest one. The Browns rookie quarterback — and perhaps their QB of the future — will make his NFL exhibition debut tonight as...

Delphos teams scrimmage

Delphos teams scrimmage

DELPHOS – Delphos Jefferson and Delphos St. John’s faced off for the first scrimmage of the year and while it may not have had the same fanfare as a regular season tilt between these two crosstown rivals the enthusiasm and aggressiveness was evident...

Ohio State is fifth in final AP media Top 25 football poll

ATLANTA — Big Ten champion and Cotton Bowl winner Ohio State finished fifth in the final Associated Press college football poll released early Tuesday. Alabama was voted No. 1 after the Crimson Tide beat Georgia in the national championship game. Unbeaten...

Grading the Buckeyes: A full-season grade card

A grade card on Ohio State’s 2017 football season. It was a season 98 percent of the teams in college football would have been thrilled to have. But it left Ohio State wishing there had been just a little bit more. Or maybe a little bit less on one Saturday...

Cotton Bowl didn’t tell whole story of either Barrett, Darnold

DALLAS — The Cotton Bowl was a farewell to Ohio State’s quarterback of the last four years and possibly a hello to the future Cleveland Browns quarterback, pending two big decisions necessary to make that happen. J.T. Barrett ended his four-year run as...

Defense dominates as OSU dismantles USC

DALLAS — Ohio State had much to be proud of in its 12-win season and its 24-7 win over USC in the Cotton Bowl, but its offense Friday night wasn’t necessarily one of those things. But there are other ways to win football games than rolling up big offensive...

OSU notebook: Meyer not a fan of expanded playoff

DALLAS — As the coach of the team which was ranked one place below the qualifying line for the four-team College Football Playoff, Ohio State coach Urban Meyer might be expected by many people to be leading the charge for an eight-team playoff. But he’s...