Major League Soccer

NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. ___ New York 2, Philadelphia 1 Philadelphia 0, Houston 0, tie New England at Chicago, 4 p.m. San Jose at Colorado, 6 p.m. Los Angeles at Vancouver, 7 p.m. D.C. United at Columbus, 7:30 p.m. Toronto FC at FC Dallas, 8:30 p.m....

Search For 2 Missing Lake Erie Boaters Delayed

PORT CLINTON, Ohio (AP) — A state agency says it had to postpone a planned search in western Lake Erie for two boaters who disappeared days ago with two others whose bodies have been recovered. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources plans to try again Sunday. Spokesman Matt...

Cubs Hit 3 HRs, Break Loose To Beat Reds 8-4

CHICAGO (AP) — Darwin Barney and Welington Castillo hit two-run homers and Mike Olt added a solo shot as the Chicago Cubs broke out of a weeklong offensive funk and beat the Cincinnati Reds 8-4 Saturday. Since scoring four times last Sunday in St. Louis, the Cubs had managed just...

Cubs 8, Reds 4

E_Mesoraco (1), Olt (2). DP_Cincinnati 2, Chicago 1. LOB_Cincinnati 8, Chicago 6. 2B_Mesoraco 2 (5). HR_Olt (3), Castillo (3), Barney (1). SB_B.Hamilton (6), Bonifacio (8). CS_S.Castro (1). Umpires_Home, Marvin Hudson; First, Cory Blaser; Second, Jim Joyce; Third, Doug Eddings....

Birdwatcher Tracks Species Along NE Ohio Trail

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — It is not much of an exaggeration to say that Douglas W. Vogus knows almost every colorful bird along the Towpath Trail. He has seen such species as blue-headed vireos, golden-crowned kinglets, black-and-white warblers, red-shouldered hawks and yellow-bellied...

Prep Track: Simmons leads Van Buren boys to title

FOSTORIA — Van Buren’s Ted Simmons was a triple winner Saturday as he led the Black Knights’ boys track and field team to the St. Wendelin Invitational championship at Fostoria’s Memorial Stadium. A fourth-place finish in the final event, the 1,600 relay,...

UF Roundup: Welch hammers another record

COLUMBUS — The University of Findlay’s Justin Welch was fourth in the hammer throw to lead area athletes at Ohio State University’s Jesse Owens Classic on Saturday. Welch uncorked a throw of 233-7 for his fourth-place finish. He was beaten only by Kent State...

Prep Baseball Roundup: L-B stays unbeaten

NORTH BALTIMORE — Caleb Russell tossed a no-hitter, striking out 11 and surrendering one walk in seven innings of work, as the Eagles dispatched North Baltimore 5-0 to sweep the Tigers in a nonleague doubleheader on Saturday. Russell, Josh Ostrander, Jeff Gierke, Parker...

Prep Softball Roundup: Riverdale hands Arcadia its first loss

Riverdale’s softball team crushed McComb 13-0 and handed Arcadia its first loss of the season 8-2 in nonleague action on Saturday. Bre Parish ripped a double, three singles and drove in five runs on the day for the Falcons (4-7). Jordyn Wright and Taylor Farmer each picked...

Prep Basketball: Myers is OHSBCA player of the year

Liberty-Benton senior Rachel Myers was named the Ohio High School Basketball Coaches Association’s Division III Girls Player of the Year. Myers, a Bowling Green State University signee, averaged 23.3 points for the Eagles while shooting 46 percent from 3-point range. The...