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Prep football: Pigskin Picks

There’s always a few bumps in the road on opening night. Coaches will second guess a call or two. Players will regret a play not made. School officials will analyze ways to increase concession sales and decrease traffic congestion. Opening night brought its share of trials...

Prep football: Physical Grove City coming to Donnell

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER Findlay High School plays its 2014 home opener Friday at Donnell Stadium when the Trojans host Grove City. Both teams bring 1-0 records into the matchup. Findlay topped Anthony Wayne 36-28 in its opener; Grove City blanked Hilliard Davidson 6-0....

Prep Football: No tunnel vision for Fostoria

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR Fostoria High School has a football program that is steeped in tradition, but one common sight for Redmen fans will begin a suspension with Friday’s home opener. With 21 consecutive losses spanning back to the end of the 2011 season, changes...

AP source: US to investigate Ferguson police

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department plans to open an investigation into the practices of the Ferguson Police Department following an officer’s shooting last month of an unarmed black man in the Missouri town, a person briefed on the matter said Wednesday night....

Stoops: Kentucky RB Heard ‘doubtful’ Vs. Ohio

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky coach Mark Stoops says junior running Braylon Heard is “doubtful” for Saturday’s game against Ohio because of a sprained ankle. Heard ran for touchdowns of 73 and 43 yards on his only two carries to jump-start the Wildcats’...
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Djokovic tops Murray for 8th U.S. Open semi in a row

Novak Djokovic, right, of Serbia, clasps hands with Andy Murray, of Britain, at the net after a quarterfinal of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, early Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, in New York. Djokovic won 7-6 (1), 6-7 (1), 6-2, 6-4. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) Andy Murray, of Britain,...
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Ebola survivors: Hospital staff exposed in Africa

David talks as his wife, Nancy Writebol listens as he helps describe the journey they have made as missionaries helping people in Liberia where Nancy contracted the Ebola virus, after a news conference in Charlotte, N.C. on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2014. The couple talked about their...
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Officer: Boss told me to ‘shut up’ about bridge

FILE- In this Jan. 11, 2014, file photo, traffic crosses the George Washington Bridge, in Fort Lee, N.J. Police officers who were on the George Washington Bridge during the September 2013 lane closures said they warned superiors about the hazardous conditions being caused by the...

Fake Massachusetts license plate fools no one

CHICOPEE, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts state trooper noticed something a little odd about the license plate she spotted on a car on Interstate 391 in Chicopee. Upon closer inspection, there was a lot odd about it. The “license plate” on the car pulled over at...

Egypt religious body: Suspend belly-dancing show

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s top religious body has demanded a new belly-dancing TV show be suspended for “corrupting morals” and serving “extremists” who could use it as a pretext to depict Egyptian society as anti-Islamic. A statement Wednesday by...