Rourke Leads Ohio To Shootout Win Over Massachusetts 58-50

HADLEY, Mass. (AP) — Nathan Rourke threw for 181 yards and two touchdowns and ran for 113 yards and two scores and Ohio fought off winless Massachusetts 58-50 on Saturday. A.J. Ouellette ran for 125 yards and scored a touchdown and now has three-straight games rushing for more...

Lester Looks Sharp As Cubs Pound Reds 9-0

CHICAGO (AP) — Jon Lester struck out seven over five innings, Kyle Schwarber hit his 30th home run and the Chicago Cubs pounded the Cincinnati Reds 9-0 on Saturday for their 15th win in 18 games. Lester (13-8) allowed four hits and walked none in a possible tuneup for Game 1 of...

Reed Runs For 3 TDs In Buffalo’s 27-13 Win Over Kent State

KENT, Ohio (AP) — Emmanuel Reed ran for career bests of 144 yards and three touchdowns to lead Buffalo to a 27-13 victory over Kent State in a Mid-American Conference opener on Saturday. Reed, whose longest rush on 33 carries was 55 yards, scored on runs of 18, 1 and 5 yards, all...

Saturday’s Scores

PREP FOOTBALL Bedford 40, Maple Hts. 20 Cin. McNicholas 28, Day. Carroll 0 Kiski School, Pa. 27, Hudson WRA 6 Lakewood St. Edward 34, Naperville Central, Ill. 24 Lisbon Beaver 28, Bellaire 26 Rochester Aquinas, N.Y. 38, Youngs. Ursuline 26 ___ Some scores provided by...

Two injured in Jackson Township crash

JACKSON TOWNSHIP — Two people were transported to the hospital from the scene of a two-vehicle accident that occurred in Jackson Township at 5:52 p.m. Saturday, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office reported. Erica Cole, 21, of Findlay, was driving south on Jackson Township Road...

Joe Tiller, Purdue’s Winningest Football Coach, Dies At 74

Joe Tiller, who guided quarterback Drew Brees at Purdue and was the school’s winningest football coach, died Saturday. He was 74. He died at home of natural causes in Buffalo, Wyoming, the Harness Funeral Home said. Tiller and Brees carried Purdue to rare heights at a...

LeBron Still Slowed By Sprained Left Ankle, Misses Practice

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James remains sidelined with a sprained left ankle and the Cavaliers plan to keep him out of an upcoming scrimmage. James hasn’t practiced since Wednesday, when he rolled his ankle during the team’s second training-camp workout that day. X-rays...

2 Killed, 6 Hurt In Rollover Crash In Northeast Ohio

WOOSTER, Ohio (AP) — The state Highway Patrol says two people have been killed and six others injured after an SUV crashed and rolled over in northeast Ohio. The patrol says the accident Friday night in Wayne County’s Wayne Township involved a 2002 Mercury Mountaineer that...

Ohio Residents Say Monkeys On The Loose In Neighborhood

LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — Residents of a quiet town in southwest Ohio swear they’re not seeing things when they tell people monkeys are on the loose in their neighborhood. WLWT-TV residents in Lebanon, a city about 30 miles (48 kilometers) northeast of Cincinnati, have used...

Lawrence Leads San Diego Over Dayton 23-7

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Anthony Lawrence threw for two touchdowns and ran for another and San Diego defeated Dayton 23-7 on Saturday. Lawrence was 19-of-30 passing for 273 yards and led the Toreros (3-2, 2-0 Pioneer Football League) to touchdowns on their first two drives. The first...