Boys Basketball: H-L bounces back, tops SW

By SCOTT COTTOS Staff Writer FOSTORIA — Hopewell-Loudon’s boys basketball team chilled on Saturday morning — literally. In the evening, the Chieftains heated up when necessary and then held off a late St. Wendelin charge for a 53-49 nonconference win. Freshman...

Girls Basketball: Balanced attack guides Stockaders past NR

By SCOTT COTTOS Staff Writer NEW RIEGEL — Old Fort’s girls are no different than any basketball team in that they have certain players who anyone can expect to score. The problem for a Stockaders opponent is not knowing who might strike when and from where. Alli...

No. 20 Cincinnati Rolls Past Tulane 78-61

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Jacob Evans scored 15 points and No. 20 Cincinnati’s defense stifled Tulane in the first half as the Bearcats won their 10th consecutive game, 78-61 on Saturday. Cincinnati (17-2, 7-0 American Athletic Conference) shot 56 percent from the field and the...

Crossing red lines: What's annoying Asian nations most?

AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon How can you get under the skin of an Asian country? Diplomatic body searches, bomber flights, shrine statues and even doormats have set governments on edge. Here’s a nation-by-nation look at Asia’s figurative, and in one case literal, sacred...

Bowling Green Sweeps Season Series From Ball St.

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Zack Denny scored 17 points and Bowling Green held off Ball State 79-74 on Saturday. A Francis Kiapway free throw for Ball State sliced its deficit to 70-68 with 1:37 left, but a 3 on the next possession by the Falcons’ Matt Fox pushed the margin...

6 Ohio Crime Lab Employees Disciplined

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state Bureau of Criminal Investigation has suspended five employees and fired another who worked at state crime labs. The disciplinary actions followed an investigation into the six employees after an internal review found mistakes in how scientists were...

Wounded Ohio Student Reported To Be Critical, But Stable

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Hospital officials say a student wounded in a school shooting is still listed in critical condition, but is stable. Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus didn’t release any other information Saturday on 16-year-old Logan Cole. Police have...

Trier returns, No. 14 Arizona shuts down No. 3 UCLA 96-85

AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill LOS ANGELES (AP) — Boosted by the return of Allonzo Trier, No. 14 Arizona showed off a potent offense to go along with its swarming defense. Trier led a late run in the first half and finished with 12 points in his first game of the season, helping...

Spurs coach Popovich blasts President Trump

AP Photo/Eric Gay CLEVELAND (AP) — Gregg Popovich would bench President Trump. San Antonio’s long-time coach, who has been highly critical of Donald Trump in the past, went on a lengthy rant about the newly sworn-in president on Saturday night, calling him a bully and...

Marcus Keene Has Division I’s 1st 50-point Game Since 2013

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — Marcus Keene, the NCAA’s scoring leader, scored a career-high 50 points with 10 3-pointers and broke the game open with four 3s in the final 4:44 to help Central Michigan rally to a 101-92 win over Miami (Ohio) on Saturday. It was the highest...