Letters to the Editor 04-14-18

ACTIONS SPEAK LOUDER THAN ADS Since early voting has started, you may want to know a little more about who to vote for in the 83rd District representative race. Many people have received attack ads and phone calls about Jon Cross. But all the dirt that they’re throwing just...

Weekend: Get Out!

EVENTS TRAIN SHOW AND SWAP MEET Today The Bucyrus Model Railroad Association is hosting its 32nd annual show. This will be an all-gauge show with Railaoma, models, model supplies, scenery, books, movies and other items. Food service will be provided by Katering Kountry Style....

Molina Homers, Cardinals Extend Reds’ Woes With 5-3 Win

CINCINNATI (AP) — Yadier Molina homered and drove in three runs Friday night, leading the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-3 victory that deepened the Cincinnati Reds’ worst season-opening slump since 1955. St. Louis came into the series with a stagnant offense but broke out...

Prep track: Grove rolls to girls title

By TED RADICK Staff Writer COLUMBUS GROVE — Most track and field athletes set goals for the spring season. Those goals serve as motivation during the winter months and, as we’ve seen for much of this spring, the cold, damp early part of the season. Ottoville senior...

Findlay roundup: Trojans score 15 to top Whitmer

Findlay High School’s baseball team erupted for its most productive game of the season on Friday, and the Trojans needed every single run they could manufacture in outlasting Toledo Whitmer, 15-13 in a Three Rivers Athletic Conference slugfest at the FHS Diamond. Findlay...

Prep softball roundup: Elmwood pounds Liberty Center, 19-9

BLOOMDALE — Six players tallied multi-hit games for unbeaten Elmwood, five drove in at least two runs and the Royals trounced Liberty Center 19-9 in nonleague softball action on Friday. Leading the charge for Elmwood, which remains perfect at 9-0 overall, was Kayala Minich...

Prep baseball roundup: Van Buren wins 16-15 slugfest against New Riegel

VAN BUREN — Van Buren scored four runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to outlast New Riegel 16-15 on Friday in a game that featured 30 hits. Saige Warren was the starter for Van Buren, and although he was unable to get out of the second inning and didn’t figure in...

College sports roundup: UF softball team smashes Alderson Broaddus in DH

The University of Findlay softball team played 10 frames on Friday, and not because of extra innings. Instead the Oilers shellacked Alderson Broaddus 17-1 and 10-2 in a Great Midwest Athletic Conference doubleheader, allowing just two hits between the two games. Amanda Delmonte...

Prep track roundup: L-B’s Poling gets 3 wins at O-G

OTTAWA — Liberty-Benton’s Will Poling came away with one meet record and three event wins Friday at the Ottawa-Glandorf Gold Medal track and field meet to help the Eagles’ boys team finish as runner-up. Poling’s winning mark of 6-7 in the boys high jump...

Saturday’s scoreboard

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL American League East Division W L Pct GB Boston 11 2 .846 — Toronto 9 5 .643 2½ New York 6 7 .462 5 Baltimore 5 9 .357 6½ Tampa Bay 3 10 .231 8 Central Division W L Pct GB Minnesota 7 4 .636 — Cleveland 8 6 .571 ½ Chicago 4 8 .333 3½ Detroit 4 8...