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Prep softball: Kirian fires 3-hit shutout

FREMONT — New Riegel’s Taylor Kirian had as many hits as she allowed in leading the Blue Jackets to a 5-0 Midland Athletic League softball win over Fremont St. Joseph on Wednesday. Kirian limited St. Joe to three total hits, striking out three and walking one in a...

Prep tennis: Findlay blanks Whitmer

TOLEDO — Findlay High’s boys tennis team lost just one game in four matches on Wednesday when the Trojans completed their Three Rivers Athletic Conference schedule with a 5-0 romp over Toledo Whitmer. Findlay swept all three singles matches by 6-0, 6-0 scores, with...

Five nabbed in solicitation sting

Five men were arrested during a solicitation sting at area truck stops. The Wood County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday reported conducting the sting April 24 with the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office and Perrysburg Township Police Department. The sting was at truck...

UF sports: Welch wins GLIAC hammer title

GENEVA — The University of Findlay’s Justin Welch won the men’s hammer throw to highlight the first day of action at the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference outdoor track and field championships Wednesday at the Spire Institute in Geneva. Justin...

Wednesday’s scoreboard

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL American League East Division W L Pct GB New York 15 11 .577 — Baltimore 12 12 .500 2 Boston 13 14 .481 2½ Toronto 12 14 .462 3 Tampa Bay 11 16 .407 4½ Central Division W L Pct GB Detroit 13 9 .591 — Minnesota 12 11 .522 1½ Kansas City 13 12 .520...

State Legislature seats up for election

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Voters in Hancock and neighboring counties will nominate candidates for one Ohio Senate seat and six Ohio House seats in the May 6 primary. There are primary election contests for four of these seven seats. State senators serve four-year terms and House...

Prep baseball: L-B inches closer to BVC title

Liberty-Benton jumped on top early and held off visiting Arlington for a 4-2 Blanchard Valley Conference baseball win on Wednesday. The victory moved the Eagles closer to a share of the BVC title as they improved to 15-1 overall and 6-0 in conference play. L-B has a key makeup...

Prep baseball: Findlay High baseball on a roll

Findlay’s Connor Curlis struck out 10 Oregon Clay batters while walking three in seven innings pitched, and the junior allowed an earned run on three hits as the Trojans slashed the Eagles 7-3 in a Three Rivers Athletic Conference baseball game on Wednesday at the Marathon...

Prep softball: Miller, Van Buren blank Hardin Northern

DOLA — Van Buren scored five runs in the top of the sixth inning as the Black Knights handed Hardin Northern its first Blanchard Valley Conference loss of the season with a 6-0 win over the Polar Bears on Wednesday. Nichole Miller went the distance and struck out eight in a...

John Cusac

CAREY — John Cusac, 43, of Carey, died Wednesday at Blanchard Valley Hospital, Findlay. Arrangements are pending at Hufford Family Funeral Home, Findlay.