Thursday’s Scoreboard

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL American League East Division W L Pct GB Baltimore 55 44 .556 — New York 52 48 .520 3½ Toronto 53 49 .520 3½ Tampa Bay 49 53 .480 7½ Boston 47 54 .465 9 Central Division W L Pct GB Detroit 56 42 .571 — Cleveland 51 50 .505 6½ Kansas City 50 50...

Baseball: Astros recall Marc Krauss

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Houston Astros have placed outfielder George Springer on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right quadriceps and recalled utility man and Patrick Henry grad Marc Krauss from Triple-A Oklahoma City. The Astros announced the moves before...

Area Colleges: UF athletes earn academic awards

The University of Findlay men and women’s track and field programs were rewarded by the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association for their work in the classroom as they earned all-academic honors from the organization. The women’s team...

Track and Field: Findlay’s Brown makes 400 finals at junior worlds

EUGENE, Ore. — Findlay High School grad Tyler Brown continued a string of impressive performances in the 400-meter dash when he won his semifinal heat at the IAAF world track and field championships at Hayward Field Wednesday night. The meet features the top track and field...

Rebecca Johnson

Rebecca “Becky” Sue Johnson, 56, of Lima, died at 10:45 a.m. Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at Shawnee Manor, Lima. Local survivors include three daughters, Ashley Johnson, Mrs. Stephen (Kelsey) McDonald and Alexandra Johnson, all of Ada; and a brother, Robert Gillespie,...

College Football: Bowling Green picked to repeat as MAC champs

By SCOTT HELD Associated Press DETROIT — Defending champion Bowling Green is the favorite to win this season’s Mid-American Conference title. A poll of media that cover the conference on Wednesday picked the Falcons to finish ahead of Akron in the conference’s...

Nancy Lloyd

RAMONA, Calif. — Nancy Lloyd, born Nancy Jean Shilling on October 22, 1933, passed away Peacefully on July 16, 2014 in Ramona, California. Nancy was born in Findlay and graduated from FHS and worked at Marathon until moving to California. Her parents were Herbert and Cecile...

Kenneth Tackett

CAREY — Kenneth Tackett, 92, of Carey, died Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 8:40 p.m. at his residence. Born on July 16, 1922 in Johnson County, KY, he was the son of the late Ted and Eva (Horne) Tackett. He married Virginia Lee Caudill on October 13, 1956. She preceded him in...

Francis Cavin

Francis L. Cavin, 85, of Findlay, died at 12:08 p.m. Wednesday. Arrangements are pending at Coldren-Crates Funeral Home.

Marilyn (Heter) Wilkinson

FOSTORIA — Marilyn (Heter) Wilkinson, 80, of Fostoria, formerly of Bloomdale and Bellevue, died, Saturday, July 19, 2014 at Independence House in Fostoria. She was born February 12, 1934 in Sandusky the daughter of Harold Kenneth and Ivah May (Chandler) Heter who preceded...