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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...

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...

Wild Turkey Season Opening In Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s spring season for hunting wild turkeys opens Monday with youths allowed to begin hunting the popular game bird this weekend. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources says Ohio has had above-average hatch years that should result in many...

Miami (Ohio) Honors Ravens’ Harbaugh With Statue

OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — John Harbaugh likes the pose on his bronze statue. The Baltimore Ravens coach was added to Miami (Ohio) University’s Cradle of Coaches on Saturday. He unveiled a sculpture of himself with right arm raised in triumph. Harbaugh says he’d like to...

West Hardin Street fire burns garage, destroys shed

Fifteen firefighters responded to a garage fire at 606 W. Hardin St. at 6:29 p.m. Saturday with no injuries, the Findlay Fire Department reported. Firefighters arrived on scene at 6:33 p.m. and got the fire under control by 6:40, the department reported. The fire was accidentally...

40 Escape, 3 Transported In NE Ohio Apartment Fire

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — More then 40 people escaped and three people were transported after fire broke out at a Canton apartment building. Local media reports indicate crews were called to the three-story brick structure at around 7:25 a.m. Saturday to find the first floor engulfed...

Reds Activate LHP Sean Marshall From Disabled List

CHICAGO (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds have activated left-handed reliever Sean Marshall from the 15-day disabled list and optioned the contract of righty Curtis Partch to Triple-A Louisville. Marshall had soreness in his throwing shoulder in spring training. He remained at extended...