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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...

Prep Track: O-G’s Ellerbrock has big day at Gold Medal Invitational

OTTAWA — Ottawa-Glandorf and Liberty-Benton’s track and field teams have a lot of thoroughbreds. And Saturday’s O-G Gold Medal Invitational was a two-horse race. Ottawa-Glandorf outran Liberty-Benton for the boys title while the Eagles topped the Titans for the...

Sunday’s Scoreboard

LOCAL SPORTS Saturday’s Results College Athletics BASEBALL Bluffton 10, Anderson 6 SOFTBALL Bluffton 8-9, Hanover 7-5 TRACK & FIELD KENYON INVITATIONAL MEN’S TEAM STANDINGS 1, Penn State-Behrend 112. 2, Ohio Wesleyan 79. 3, Bluffton 65. 4, Otterbein 64. 5,...

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,...

Ohio Fund Invests $50M In Fund Led By GOP Bundler

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s government-run investment fund for injured workers has agreed to put $50 million into a Wisconsin-based real-estate investment fund run by a major bundler of campaign contributions to Republican presidential candidates. The Blade of Toledo reports...

Jack White records songs, releases vinyl in hours

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jack White played his new single for a couple of hundred fans on Record Store Day and four hours later a copy of the performance was available on a limited run of vinyl. The singer and guitarist touted the accomplishment as the “world’s...

Buehrle Dominates, Blue Jays Blank Indians 5-0

CLEVELAND (AP) — Mark Buehrle pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning and remained unbeaten this season, leading the Toronto Blue Jays over the Cleveland Indians 5-0 on Saturday. Jose Reyes hit an RBI single in his first game since opening day, when he strained his left...
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Hometown favorite wants to win Boston, for Boston

FILE – In this April 15, 2013, file photo, Shalane Flanagan approaches the finish line to finish fourth in the women’s division of the Boston Marathon in Boston. Flanagan is more determined than ever to win the race for her battered hometown. The Marblehead, Mass.,...