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Burdette Is Most Outstanding On AP D4 All-tourney

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Jenna Burdette, who scored 20 of Reedsville Eastern’s 22 points during one span of the second half of the championship game, is the most outstanding player on the 2014 Associated Press Division IV all-tournament team. Burdette had 38 points in a...

Burdette’s 24 Carries Eastern Past Rosecrans In D4

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Jenna Burdette scored 20 of her 24 points in the second half — accounting for all but seven of her team’s points over that span — to carry top-ranked Reedsville Eastern past No. 3 Zanesville Rosecrans 49-38 in the Division IV girls state title game on...

College Wrestling: UF’s Sergent wins NCAA title for Roughnecks

University of Findlay senior Ben Sergent is an NCAA champion. Sergent scored a 5-point move midway through the first period to knock off Augustana’s T.J. North 9-4 at the NCAA Division II national wrestling championships at Cleveland’s Public Hall Saturday night. Sergent, a...

Browns Sign Free Agent RB Ben Tate

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns have signed free agent running back Ben Tate, filling the void for an every-down back created when they traded Trent Richardson. Tate rushed for 771 yards last season, his fourth with Houston. He played part of the year with broken ribs, an injury that...

Akron Wins MAC Title, 79-68 Over Ball State

CLEVELAND (AP) — Rachel Tecca scored 30 points and dominated inside, leading Akron to the NCAA tournament for the first time with a 79-68 win over Ball State in the Mid-American Conference championship Saturday. Tecca, who scored 20 in the first half, added 12 rebounds for the...

Ohio State falls to Michigan in Big 10 semis

By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — No. 8 Michigan blew a 12-point second-half lead, then finished the game on a 7-1 run to beat archrival Ohio State 72-69 in Saturday’s Big Ten tournament semifinal. The league’s regular-season champs will face No. 12 Wisconsin...

Ohio-based Goodyear Unveils Blimp’s Replacement

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — The next generation of the well-known Goodyear blimp is getting ready to take flight as the Ohio-based company retires its current fleet of airships. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. says the helium-filled airship unveiled Friday at an Akron-area hangar is...

UF’s Sergent, Walters to wrestle for NCAA titles tonight

University of Findlay senior wrestlers Ben Sergent and Adam Walters both won matches in heart-stopping fashion Saturday morning to advance to the championship matches in their respective weight classes at the NCAA Division II national championships at Cleveland’s Public Hall....

On Deck: Big games for UF, Ottawa-Glandorf tonight

There are a couple of big basketball games on the local sports schedule tonight and we’ll have the latest on all of the action for you today here at The Courier. Ottawa-Glandorf takes on rival Lima Central Catholic in a Division III boys basketball regional semifinal tonight at 7...

Cavaliers Rally Past Warriors 103-94

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Spencer Hawes had 22 points and 13 rebounds to help the Cleveland Cavaliers erase an 18-point first-half deficit on the way to a 103-94 victory over the Golden State Warriors on Friday night. Dion Waiters added 18 points and Luol Deng and Kyrie Irving had...