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Girls soccer: Van Buren, L-B to meet for district championship
Van Buren’s Rachel Wymer, right, works the ball away from Riverdale’s Brooke McKanney during Wednesday’s Division III girls soccer district semifinal match at Elmer Graham Stadium. Van Buren edged the …
Cross country: L-B’s Gleason running strong
Liberty-Benton’s Ty Gleason leads the pack during the Blanchard Valley Conference boys cross country meet earlier this season. Gleason has bounced back from two years of injuries and will be one of th …
Prep Football: Fostoria bracing for trip to Eastwood
By SCOTT COTTOS for the COurier Fostoria High School entered uncharted territory last week and came out of it without a scratch. “It was good for the kids,” coach Derek Kidwell said of his team’s 32-2 …
Prep Football: H-L hoping to finish home slate with win
By ANDY WOLF For The Courier For many, it is just another football game on the schedule. But for 10 Hopewell-Loudon seniors, it will be their last on their home field. With Senior Night Friday, that c …
Prep Football: St. Wendelin facing tough task at Colonel Crawford
By ANDY WOLF For The Courier For some teams, there are no moral victories in defeat. But for St. Wendelin, a team with 12 sophomores and three freshman, it’s all about recognizing its improvement as i …
Leipsic’s rally takes down Arcadia
By ANDREW WILLIAMS for the review times OTTAWA — For 2½ sets Tuesday night, the Leipsic Vikings were dead in the water. Then, things changed dramatically. Leipsic’s block at the net showed up, which i …
New Riegel advances to championship match
By ANDY WOLF SPORTS WRITER The pressure of postseason play can sometimes get the best of anybody at any level. But on Tuesday night, Kara Scherger rose to the occasion with a familiar dominating perfo …
Rest or rust?
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Alex Gordon took a big rip at a batting-practice fastball, fouled it off badly into the cage, and ducked when the carom nearly hit him in the head. Gordon let out a huge laugh, …
Shank leads Lakota girls to state championship
GROVEPORT — Brooke Shank finished fifth in 12:54.86 to lead Lakota to the Silver Division girls team title at this past weekend’s Ohio Middle School Cross Country Championships at Groveport-Madison Hi …
State-ranked Arlington defeats St. Wendelin
By JACOB SOLETHER SPORTS WRITER ARLINGTON — St. Wendelin wasn’t at its best Saturday night. And that, combined with an inspired performance by state-ranked Arlington, resulted in the end of the season …
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Titans' Lewan chooses settlement over trial
Tennessee Titans rookie Taylor Lewan plans to settle rather than go to trial to fight three misdemeanor assault charges from last December, his lawyer said.
Cutler: Marshall's theatrics understandable
Bears quarterback Jay Cutler says receiver Brandon Marshall’s postgame rant Sunday was in no way off-putting.
Frazier still supportive of Peterson, Harvin
During his time as the Minnesota Vikings’ head coach, Leslie Frazier had contrasting relationships with the two star players on his offense: Adrian Peterson and Percy Harvin.
Dallas' Okoye at practice after health scare
In the wake of a health scare, defensive lineman Amobi Okoye practices for the first time this season
New Titans QB Mettenberger: 'My team now'
Rookie Zach Mettenberger will start at quarterback for the Tennessee Titans against the visiting Houston Texans, coach Ken Whisenhunt confirmed Thursday.
LeBron mural to be unveiled before opener
Once again, a colossal image of LeBron James will loom over downtown Cleveland.
J.R. Smith: Triangle adjustment 'a struggle'
The adjustment to the triangle has been “a struggle” for J.R Smith, and it isn’t just because the system is foreign to him.
Celtics assistant arraigned on larceny charge
Celtics assistant coach Walter McCarty was arraigned Thursday in Framingham District Court court on a larceny charge.
Suns rookie Warren out with broken thumb
Phoenix Suns rookie forward T.J. Warren has a small crack in a bone in his left thumb.
Phills' No. 13 jersey returning to Charlotte
Bobby Phills’ retired No. 13 jersey is heading back to Charlotte.
Beaten Giants fan Stow hopes to walk again
The San Francisco Giants fan who suffered a traumatic brain injury after being beaten by two Dodgers fans says he is happy to be alive and wants to learn to walk and run normally again.
Alleged MLB drug supplier pleads not guilty
A man described by the Drug Enforcement Administration as a black-market chemist who concocted athletic performance-enhancing drugs in his garage pleaded not guilty Thursday to criminal charges arisin …
Lincecum needs reliever: Back 'pretty stiff'
Tim Lincecum returned to the mound for the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday and threw 1T scoreless innings of relief. However, he left the game with tightness in his lower back and is day-to-day.
Hart made president as Braves end GM search
The Atlanta Braves have named John Hart as president of baseball operations.
Dodgers' Haren has surgery on left shoulder
Dodgers pitcher Dan Haren underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left shoulder Wednesday.
Umberger, Read rally Flyers past Penguins
Flyers rally past Penguins, 5-3
Attorney: Kings' Voynov didn't hit girlfriend
Slava Voynov’s attorney says the Los Angeles Kings defenseman never hit his girlfriend, and he blames Voynov’s arrest on a misunderstanding partly caused by the couple’s limited English.
Leafs-Senators postponed after shootings
A terrifying situation in Canada’s capital city of Ottawa has resulted in Wednesday night’s game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Senators being postponed.
Leagues file order to derail N.J. sports betting
The NCAA, NFL and other major professional sports leagues filed a motion for a temporary restraining order Tuesday in an effort to halt legalized sports betting in New Jersey.