Jones Scores Again, Surging Blue Jackets Beat Canadiens 5-2

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Seth Jones was the driving force behind two first-period power-play goals, and the Columbus Blue Jackets won their fifth straight, 5-2 over the Montreal Canadiens on Monday night. Alexander Wennberg had a goal and three assists, and Nick Foligno, Boone...

Men’s basketball: Top seeds, remember the Alamo

By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Basketball Writer Kansas, Villanova, Virginia and Xavier — the No. 1 seeds in this year’s NCAA Tournament — should remember the Alamo. Especially the Jayhawks. The last time all four No. 1 seeds made it to the Final Four was 10 years ago. That was the last...

Women’s basketball: Connecticut top-seeded again; Ohio State starts at home

By DOUG FEINBERG AP Basketball Writer NEW YORK — UConn is back in a familiar place — the No. 1 overall seed in the women’s basketball NCAA Tournament. Joining the Huskies as top seeds are Notre Dame, Louisville and Mississippi State. The Huskies enter as the lone unbeaten team...

Racing: Young guns create excitement in IndyCar opener

By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The IndyCar season kicked off with some late-race drama, a heartbroken rookie driver and an emotional winner. The racing was pretty good, too. The opener through the city streets of St. Petersburg could not have gone any...

Baseball roundup: Walker takes a big pay cut for Yanks

By The Associated Press Neil Walker became the latest free agent to take a big pay cut as opening day approaches, joining the New York Yankees on Monday with a one-year deal for $4 million. The veteran infielder made $17.2 million last season while playing for the New York Mets...

An eggscellent Easter initiative

  By JEANNIE WILEY WOLF STAFF WRITER UPPER SANDUSKY — There are a lot of “Good Eggs” working to make Easter brighter for children in need in Wyandot County. Organized by the Upper Sandusky Rotary Club, the Good Eggs for Easter project was created to provide...

Items collected for annual CCH charity garage sale

Christian Clearing House will hold a community garage sale from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 7 and 1-4 p.m. April 8 at Brinkman’s Green House, 1800 E. Sandusky St. A large variety of items will be available, including electronics, furniture, home decor, collectables,...

Memorial blood drive set

The Cory-Rawson High School FFA and FCCLA will hold a second blood drive in memory of Cory-Rawson graduate and community member Jeff Augustine from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday at the high school. Walk-ins are welcome, but scheduling is preferred; email Jacob Palte at...

Y tee-ball sign-up begins

YMCA youth tee-ball registration is underway. Volunteer coaches are also needed. Sign up in person at the Y or online at www.findlayymca.org. Contact Jerry McNamee for more information or to volunteer at 419-422-4424 or by emailing...

Hardin Northern School hosts character breakfast

DOLA — Hardin Northern School will host “The Sound of Music” character breakfast from 9-11 a.m. Saturday in the cafeteria. Tickets are $5 and include three hotcakes, three sausage links and a drink, along with a visit and performance by “Sound of...