Duquesne Closes Strong To Win A-10 Opener 70-62 Over Dayton

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Rene Castro-Caneddy scored 21 points, Eric Williams Jr. added 15 and Duquesne closed with a 10-1 run to open Atlantic-10 play with a 70-62 win over Dayton on Saturday. The Flyers erased a seven-point deficit with a 7-0 run midway through the second half and...

Down By 16, No. 6 Xavier Rallies For 77-72 Win Over DePaul

CINCINNATI (AP) — J.P. Macura scored 19 points and had a steal and a blocked shot in the final minute Saturday, completing No. 6 Xavier’s comeback from a 16-point deficit to a 77-72 victory over DePaul. The Musketeers (14-1, 2-0 Big East) won their ninth in a row and...

Cleveland Officer Injured After Cruiser Struck By Driver

CLEVELAND (AP) — Police in Cleveland say an officer was injured when his cruiser was struck by a drunken driving in an early morning accident. Cleveland police spokeswoman Sgt. Jennifer Ciaccia (chahch) says the accident happened on the east side of the city about 5 a.m. The...

Ohio State Pulls Away To Beat In-state Rival Miami 72-59

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Keita Bates-Diop scored 19 points as Ohio State pulled away in the second half to beat in-state rival Miami 72-59 on Saturday afternoon. C.J. Jackson added 16 points and Kam Williams had 15 for the Buckeyes, who wrapped up their nonconference schedule with...

Benzinger Helps Wright State Hold Off IUPUI 60-52

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Grant Benzinger scored 16 points, including five in a span of 40 seconds as Wright State turned back an IUPUI rally and won a second consecutive Horizon League game, 60-52 on Saturday. Benzinger knocked down a 3 that gave the Raiders (10-5, 2-0) a 38-28 lead...

Tongue-in-cheek obituary blames Cleveland Browns

HURON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man’s tongue-in-cheek obituary blames the winless Cleveland Browns for contributing to his demise. The obituary published in the Sandusky Register says Paul Stark, of Huron, died Wednesday at a hospice facility after a brief illness “exacerbated by the...

Blast of cold arrives in area

A blast of cold arrived in the area Saturday night. Zero or sub-zero temperatures are predicted for seven straight nights in Findlay, according to the National Weather Service. The weather service said Saturday night’s low would be minus 5, with the wind becoming calm after...

Death Of Man Investigated After Ohio Police Pursuit, Crash

NEWARK, Ohio (AP) — Ohio authorities are investigating the death of a man whose car crashed following a police pursuit. The Newark Advocate an autopsy was planned Saturday by the Licking County Coroner’s Office. Licking County Sheriff Randy Thorp tells the paper that police...

Historic Bungalow In Ohio Suburb Sparks Preservation Fight

BEXLEY, Ohio (AP) — Planned demolition of a 103-year-old bungalow in suburban Columbus has pitted the property’s owners against area preservationists. The Columbus Dispatch the Columbus Landmarks Foundation says the Bexley home and its architecture are significant to the...

Millennials Fueling Resurgence In Candidates For Priesthood

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Rev. Benedict O’Cinnsealaigh looks out his office window at the courtyard below, marveling at how much his view has changed in just a few weeks. Once home to green grass and well-manicured shrubs, the courtyard is now a muddy mess. Heavy equipment...