Ohio State offering beef production webinars

By ED LENTZ The beef industry is recovering from tough years of high grain prices and limited forage caused by drought. Cattle producers have thinned herds to survive. Steak and hamburger lovers are seeing the consequences with higher beef prices. Prices have also been strong...

Local roundup: OAC honors ONU’s Roseler

ADA — Ohio Northern University junior Jonathan Roseler has been named Ohio Athletic Conferernce men’s track athlete of the week. At the season opening Northwest Ohio Meet on Friday at the University of Findlay, Roseler won the 300-meter dash in 36.33 seconds. He was...

Reese appointed SWCD chairman

The Hancock Solid and Water Conservation District has appointed officers for 2014. Dave Reese will serve as chairman, and Mark Shick, will act as vice-chairman. Richard Gassman will serve as fiscal agent. Members also include Ron Cornwell and Linda Tuttle. The board will meet the...

‘Piper’ improves, adoption expected

“Piper,” the cat rescued Jan. 10 from a drainage pipe at Findlay’s Donnell Middle School, is recovering enough to eventually be adopted, Hancock County Humane Society workers say. Several people, including the individual who first heard the cat meowing in the...

Carey looking to increase water rates

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER CAREY — Carey Council gave a second reading Monday to an emergency ordinance which sets water rates for the next four years. There will be a 20 percent increase annually, or about $2.50 to $3 monthly on the average bill. Council is expected to...

Tuesday’s scoreboard

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL Weekly AP Poll Division I 1. Lakewood St. Edward (12) 9-1 212 2. Trotwood-Madison (5) 12-0 190 3. Cin. Moeller (2) 13-1 163 4. Zanesville (3) 12-0 159 5. Uniontown Lake (1) 12-0 120 6. Berea-Midpark 11-0 88 7. Cols. Northland 11-2 74 8. Cle. St. Ignatius 9-2...

Girls basketball: Mohawks’ Troike sets scoring mark

By ANDY WOLF FOR THE COURIER FOSTORIA — Kamryn Troike wrote her way into the record book with a stellar shooting performance Monday night. The 6-foot-3 sophomore knocked down 15 of her 18 field-goal attempts while scoring 31 points to set the school record for single-game...

Investors sue Cooper over failed deal

By THE COURIER STAFF A lawsuit filed in federal court claims Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. and its top officials misled investors about the Apollo Tyres takeover, causing “enormous financial losses” for investors when the deal collapsed. Three investors filed the...

Girls basketball: Liberty-Benton wins 13th straight

KALIDA — Rachel Myers poured in 21 points and Nicolette DeVincentis added 13 as Liberty-Benton cruised past Kalida 64-39 in a nonconference matchup Monday night. The Eagles, who improved to 13-1, outscored the Wildcats 38-15 in the final two quarters to break open a 26-24...

College basketball: Nebraska defeats reeling Buckeyes

By ERIC OLSON AP Sports Writer OMAHA, Neb. — Shavon Shields scored 18 points and Terran Petteway had 13 of his 18 in the second half to lead Nebraska to a 68-62 upset of No. 17 Ohio State on Monday night, the Buckeyes’ fourth straight loss. The Cornhuskers (9-8, 1-5...