Shumpert Replaces James In Cavs’ Starting Lineup

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Iman Shumpert replaced LeBron James in the Cleveland Cavaliers’ starting lineup instead of J.R. Smith. Smith said prior to Friday night’s final preseason game against Orlando that he prefers playing with the second unit, which is where he will...

Leipsic 42, North Baltimore 12

By MICHAEL BURWELL STAFF WRITER LEIPSIC — Leipsic’s injury-plagued football team just keeps on winning. The Vikings, who were without starting quarterback Dylan Schroeder after he tore an ACL in a Week 6 loss to McComb, held North Baltimore’s high-scoring offense in check and...

Fostoria 41, Elmwood 14

By ANDY WOLF STAFF WRITER BLOOMDALE — Fostoria High School’s Devin Mauricio is only a sophomore, but already someone his coach, Derek Kidwell, calls a “special player”. The 5-foot-8, 150-pounder proved why as he caught a pass for and ran for touchdowns in the first half before...

University Of Cincinnati To Allow White Nationalist To Speak

CLEVELAND (AP) — The University of Cincinnati says it will allow white nationalist leader Richard Spencer to speak on campus, while Ohio State University says it can’t accommodate a rental request for a Nov. 15 speech but is considering alternatives. UC president Neville...

Liberty-Benton 40, Arlington 0

Austin May threw three second-quarter touchdowns, two to Will Poling, and Liberty-Benton shut out its fourth opponent in five games, blanking Arlington 40-0 in Blanchard Valley Conference football Friday night. The victory continues L-B’s march toward a season-ending BVC showdown...

Cory-Rawson 54, Vanlue 0

RAWSON — Austin Price returned the opening kickoff for a touchdown and Eric Ritter returned an interception 60 yards for another score on the ensuing possession as Cory-Rawson stung Vanlue 54-0 in Blanchard Valley Conference action. The Hornets, who improved to 2-6 overall and...

McComb 42, Van Buren 7

VAN BUREN – Kheaghan Loe rushed nine times for 122 yards to help McComb drop Van Buren 42-7 on Friday night in a Blanchard Valley Conference game. Cam Morris added 155 yards through 11-for-21 passing and Tanner Schroeder made three catches for 74 yards as the conference-leading...

Pandora-Gilboa 16, Hopewell-Loudon 7

BASCOM — Pandora-Gilboa and Hopewell-Loudon went scoreless in the first quarter and matched one another with a touchdown in the second. But the Rockets did all of the second-half scoring in topping the Chieftains 16-7 in Blanchard Valley Conference action. Jared Breece paced P-G,...

AP Source: Cavs Trading Jefferson, Felder To Hawks

CLEVELAND (AP) — A person familiar with the deal says the Cleveland Cavaliers have agreed to trade forward Richard Jefferson and guard Kay Felder to the Atlanta Hawks. The Cavs needed to clear two roster spots by Monday and in trading Jefferson and Felder, the club will avoid...

Forest 42, Arcadia 7

MOUNT BLANCHARD — Aidan Loveridge ran for 206 yards and four touchdowns Friday night as Forest steamrolled Arcadia 42-7 in Riverdale’s 2017 throwback game Friday night in Blanchard Valley Conference action. The encounter was the second in Riverdale’s Heritage Series which was...