Findlay 42, Toledo Start 10

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER The grin on Matthew Lichtinger’s face was about a mile wide. So were the holes he and his buddies on the Findlay High offensive line were creating in Toledo Start’s defense. Findlay powered up and down the field most of the night, Owen Morse rushed...

Cory-Rawson 61, Arcadia 0

RAWSON — Cory-Rawson football had scored one touchdown through two games entering Friday night. The Hornets, which nabbed its first win of the season, scored four in the first quarter alone and finished the game with 552 yards on the round on 49 carries in a 61-0 shellacking of...

Van Buren 52, Vanlue 6

VANLUE — Landon Forsyth completed four passes on Friday. Half of those went for touchdowns to Bryce Smith as Van Buren rolled over Vanlue 52-6 in Blanchard Valley Conference action at Hinkle Field. Forsyth finished 4 of 8 for 121 yards with scoring strikes of 50 and 13 yards to...

Pandora-Gilboa 28, Arlington 0

PANDORA — Jared Breece accounted for three touchdowns and Peyton Traxler ran for 144 yards as Pandora-Gilboa opened Blanchard Valley Conference play Friday night with a 28-0 victory over Arlington. After the teams battled to a 0-0 tie in the first half, Breece threw two scoring...

McComb 45, Hopewell-Loudon 7

MCCOMB — Cam Morris threw for three touchdowns and ran for another to lead McComb past Hopewell-Loudon 45-7 on Friday night at Doc Miller Field in the Blanchard Valley Conference opener for both teams. Morris rushed 17 times for 105 yards, including a 10-yard scoring dash, and he...

Jaguars Place WR Dede Westbrook On IR, Claim S Calvin Pryor

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars have placed rookie receiver Dede Westbrook on injured reserve with a core muscle injury and claimed former first-round draft pick Calvin Pryor off waivers from Cleveland. Westbrook, a fourth-round draft pick from Oklahoma, led...

Judge Blocks Elliott’s 6-game Suspension Over Domestic Case

A federal judge has blocked Dallas Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott’s six-game suspension over a domestic violence case, setting the stage for a potentially lengthy legal fight with the NFL. Last year’s league rushing leader was already cleared to play in the opener...

Officials stress need for jail expansion, county office building

The need to expand the Hancock County jail and construct a new county office building was stressed Friday by Hancock County Commissioners Brian Robertson and Tim Bechtol, who spoke at the county Republican Party’s First Friday luncheon. The expansion of the county’s 98-bed jail...

Orioles Activate J.J. Hardy From 60-day Disabled List

CLEVELAND (AP) — Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy, out nearly three months with a broken right wrist, has been activated from the 60-day disabled list. Hardy was hit by a pitch on June 18 and placed on the DL the following day. He is batting .211 with three home runs and 21 RBIs in...

Mayor Of Lake Erie Island Village Denies Wrongdoing

PUT-IN-BAY, Ohio (AP) — The mayor of an Ohio island is denying wrongdoing following an investigation of village hall. Bernard McCann, mayor of Put-in-Bay in Lake Erie, said through a lawyer Friday that he awaits the truth. Attorney Amanda Andrews said in a statement reported by...