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Kirk Has 16 In Debut, Ohio Tops Alabama A&M 61-53

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Treyvion Kirk scored 16 points in his debut with Ohio, leading the Bobcats to a 61-53 victory over Alabama A&M in the season opener Saturday. The true freshman hit 6 of 11 from the field and was 4 of 6 from the free throw line while grabbing four rebounds...

Reward Up To $20K For Info In Killing Of Pregnant Mother

GEORGETOWN, Ohio (AP) — The reward for information leading to a conviction in the 2013 death of a pregnant mother in southern Ohio has been increased to $20,000. The Brown County Sheriff’s Office said Thursday that two $5,000 anonymous donations would be added to the...

Leading Senate Candidate In Ohio GOP Primary Mum On Moore

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A Republican U.S. Senate primary in Ohio that’s barely registered with the public suddenly has a dividing line: Roy Moore. Josh Mandel (man-DEHL’), the 40-year-old state treasurer considered the front runner, is declining to state a position on...

Ohio AG’s Office Awards Nearly $1 Million To Veterans Groups

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio attorney general’s office has awarded nearly $1 million to veterans groups from money seized during investigation of a multi-state Navy veterans charity fraud. Republican Mike DeWine says the grants are part of efforts to spend the funds as...

Boy Scout Honored For Saving Fellow Scout Pinned By Tree

HARRISON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio teenager has been awarded one of the Boy Scouts’ highest honors for helping save another Scout who was pinned by a fallen tree. Fourteen-year-old Brandon Klotter was presented with the organization’s National Medal of Merit in the western...

Harassment Case In Ohio Sparks Call For Culture Change

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Female state legislators and staffers in Ohio have joined a national letter-signing effort urging action to change the culture around sexual harassment. Sen. Charleta Tavares (shar-LET’-uh tuh-VAHR’-ess), a Columbus Democrat, headed the Ohio...

Children’s Museum Will Close To Complete Repairs

CINCINNATI (AP) — A Cincinnati museum will now be closed through the spring of 2018 due to ongoing repairs. The Cincinnati Museum Center has announced its Duke Energy Children’s Museum will remain closed amid the $212.7 million renovations at Union Terminal. The Cincinnati...

Freshman Turner Scores 33, Bowling Green Beats Drexel 78-69

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Freshman guard Justin Turner had 33 points, seven assists, and four rebounds, and Bowling Green beat Drexel 78-69 on Friday night. It was the most points from a Falcon freshman since Spencer Park scored 33 at Detroit on Dec. 12, 2015. Nineteen of...

Adaway Drive With 4 Seconds Rallies Miami (Ohio) To Win

NEW YORK (AP) — Freshman Jalen Adaway scored 15 points with 14 rebounds and Miami finished on a 7-0 run to defeat Fordham 55-54 on Friday night, giving new coach Jack Owens his first win. Nine Redhawks scored with Adaway the only one in double figures, making 6 of 11 from the...

Buckeyes seek to rebound vs. MSU

By MITCH STACY AP Sports Writer COLUMBUS — Ohio State couldn’t take much time to stew about its bad loss to Iowa last week. The Buckeyes had to get their minds right to play Michigan State with some emotion Saturday because the Big Ten East title is still there for the taking....