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Track Roundup: Upper’s boys and girls take third at Swankhouse Invitational

UPPER SANDUSKY — Upper Sandusky’s boys and girls track and field teams each finished in third place at its 15th annual Gerald Swankhouse Memorial Invitational on Saturday. Oak Harbor won the boys title 164-1135/6 over Galion Northmor with the Rams close behind at 92...

Molina Hits Go-ahead Homer, Cardinals Hold Off Reds 4-3

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Yadier Molina hit a tiebreaking home run in the seventh inning and rookie reliever Jordan Hicks got Scooter Gennett to ground into a game-ending double play with the bases loaded, lifting the St. Louis Cardinals over the Cincinnati Reds 4-3 Saturday. The...

Findlay woman hurt in Tiffin Avenue crash

A Findlay woman was injured after a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Tiffin and McManness streets this afternoon, the Findlay Police Department reported. Around 2:43 p.m., Alyssa Baldridge, 20, was driving a 2016 Ford van eastbound on Tiffin Avenue and entered the...

MLS, Columbus Crew Owners Seek To Dismiss Move Lawsuit

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The owner of a Major League Soccer franchise in Columbus is asking a judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the state of Ohio seeking to prevent the team from possibly moving to Austin, Texas. Columbus Crew SC owner Precourt Sports Ventures and Major League...

Cincinnati City Manager Facing Dismissal Opts To Quit

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati city manager who faced the likelihood of being fired by the City Council has quit. Harry Black said Saturday morning in a memo that his decision to resign was “based on the reality that the work environment has become very hostile.”...

Backstrom Scores In OT, Caps Take 3-2 Series Lead On Jackets

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nicklas Backstrom scored his second goal of the game 11:53 into overtime to give the Washington Capitals a 4-3 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday and a 3-2 lead in the first-round playoff series. Braden Holtby made 16 of his 39 saves in the third...

Football Great’s Sister Says Street Not A Tribute To Him

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — The southeast street named for Pro Football Hall of Famer Alan Page has no road sign. The road, which runs from Cherry Avenue SE to 17th Street SE, is bumpy and ends at a gate after meandering through Skyline Terrace Apartments. Twila Page, sister of Alan...

Police: 2 Killed In Shooting Outside Ohio Nightclub

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Police in the southwest Ohio city of Dayton say two people have been fatally shot outside of a nightclub. The victims have been identified as 29-year-old Darion Harris and 28-year-old Ashley James, both of Dayton. Harris was pronounced dead at the scene. James...

Police: Woman Accidentally Shoots And Kills Young Daughter

WICKLIFFE, Ohio (AP) — Police say a 2-year-old girl has been accidentally shot and killed by her mother at a hotel outside of Cleveland. Wickliffe police in a statement says emergency crews were called to an Econo Lodge around 11 p.m. Friday. A police officer and paramedics tried...

Woman Killed, Man And 2 Infants Hurt In Amish Buggy Crash

SIDNEY, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say an Amish buggy has been struck from behind in Ohio, killing a woman and critically injuring a man and two infants. the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office says the buggy was properly lit when it was struck around 9 p.m. Friday. Sidney is about...