Reds’ Cueto Makes Bid As Opening Day Starter

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Johnny Cueto became the first Cincinnati pitcher to finish five innings this spring, limiting the Texas Rangers to five hits and one run in the Reds’ 2-1 victory Friday night. Cueto also had five strikeouts, twice fanning Prince Fielder, in a big to...

No. 14 CREIGHTON 86, XAVIER 78

Reynolds 4-5 0-0 8, Martin 5-10 0-0 12, Philmore 9-13 5-7 23, Christon 8-21 2-3 18, D. Davis 4-9 0-0 9, Farr 0-0 0-0 0, Randolph 0-0 0-0 0, M. Davis 0-4 0-0 0, Stenger 0-0 1-2 1, M. Stainbrook 3-3 0-0 7. Totals 33-65 8-12 78. McDermott 10-20 10-10 32, Wragge 5-9 2-2 17, Chatman...

No. 21 UConn Edges No. 13 Cincinnati 58-56

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Shabazz Napier hit a free throw with 11.1 seconds left as No. 21 Connecticut held off 13th-ranked Cincinnati 58-56 Friday night to advance to the American Athletic Conference tournament final. The Huskies (26-7) were barred from last year’s tournament...

Prep football: Ohio-Michigan grid classic set for June 14 at Donnell

Rosters have been set for the first Ohio-Michigan Border Classic All-Star Game to be held June 14 at 1 p.m. Findlay’s Donnell Stadium. Forty of the top senior football players in the state will comprise the Ohio team, which will be headed up by Lima Senior’s Mike...

Eagle Creek group sets meeting

JENERA — The Eagle Creek Historical Organization will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the community building at Jenera Park. A movie, “The Lima Locomotive Works/Made in America” will be shown. Free popcorn and beverages will be served.

Church and religious events

The Lighthouse A concert will be held at 6 p.m. today at The Lighthouse, 10055 US 224 West. Food will be available for a donation. Performers include Jacob Reel of Upper Sandusky; the Baptist Brothers, New Dawning and Abby Paskvan of Bowling Green. Trinity Evangelical Lutheran,...

Community Foundation grant will allow for expansion of pathway

The Bluffton Lions Foundation, Inc. has received a one-year matching grant of $61,600 from the Findlay-Hancock County Community Foundation to expand the Bluffton bike and pedestrian pathway system in the Hancock County portion of Bluffton. “The primary goal of this project...

Michael Ray Conley

CAREY — Michael Ray Conley, 57, Carey, died Friday, March 14, 2014 at 8:35 a.m. at Wyandot Memorial Hospital Emergency Room, Upper Sandusky. Born on August 3, 1956 in Upper Sandusky, Ohio, he is the son of the late Billy and Carol (Pinks) Conley. He was married to Deborah...

William Carles

All services for William L. Carles, 61, of Findlay, will be private. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery. Mr. Carles died at 3:14 a.m. Saturday, March 8, 2014, at St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima. Surviving are his stepmother, Peggy Carles, North Baltimore; two sisters,...

Special Olympics: Bowling Green to host state basketball

BOWLING GREEN — More than 500 Special Olympic Ohio athletes will participate in the 2014 Special Olympic State Basketball Tournament March 21-22 in Bowling Green. Tournaments featuring 30 teams representing 24 Ohio counties and an individual skills competition with 300...