Nichols Leads St. Edward To Rout Of East Tech

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — First-team all-stater Kipper Nichols scored 25 points and Lakewood St. Edward (25-2) shot 72 percent from the field as the Eagles defeated Cleveland East Tech, 89-64, on Friday in a Division I boys state semifinal. St. Edward, ranked No. 3 in the final...

Kentucky Hosts 1st NCAA Women’s Tourney Game

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky players hope playing at home gets them off to a positive start on what they hope is a journey to that ends with a long-sought Final Four berth. Considering the home success the Wildcats have had, their chances of reaching their fourth regional final...

Court Rejects Ohio Libertarians Injunction Request

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal appeals court has rejected a request for emergency action by the Libertarian Party of Ohio as it tries to ensure its gubernatorial candidate gets on the May primary ballot. The court rejected Libertarians’ demand that Secretary of State Jon...
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Wichita State goes to 35-0 with rout of Cal Poly

Wichita State center Kadeem Coleby, TOP, blocks a shot by Cal Poly forward David Nwaba during the first half of a second-round game in the NCAA college basketball tournament Friday, March 21, 2014, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Chris Lee) EDWARDSVILLE...

Seoul: North Korea launches 30 short-range rockets

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea launched 30 short-range rockets into the sea off its east coast Saturday, South Korea said, in the latest in a series of apparent protests against ongoing U.S.-South Korean military drills. Such short-range launches are normally seen...

1 Killed, 3 Wounded In Cincinnati Shooting

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati police say one man was killed and three other people were injured in a late afternoon shooting. Police spokeswoman Sgt. Julie Johnson says a 19-year-old man was killed in the shooting that happened about 3:30 p.m. She says the injuries of the other...

Unbeaten Irish Eyeing Another Long Run

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — After three straight trips to the Final Four — two of which ended one win short of a national title — Notre Dame’s three senior starters are down to their last chance. If there’s any extra pressure this time around, the Fighting Irish are embracing...

Friday’s Scores

Cle. VASJ 55, Cols. Ready 40 Lima Cent. Cath. 63, St. Bernard Roger Bacon 44
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Experience pays off for underdogs in NCAA tourney

Players on the North Dakota State bench stand and cheer as their team takes the lead against Oklahoma in overtime during a second-round game of the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament in Spokane, Wash., Thursday, March 20, 2014. North Dakota State won 80-75 in...
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4 men die in New Jersey shore motel fire

Firefighters investigate an early morning fire at the Mariner’s Cove Hotel in Point Pleasant Beach, N.J. on Friday, March 21, 2014. An early morning fire killed three people at the Jersey shore motel whose residents included Superstorm Sandy victims who were staying there...