Prep tennis: Findlay finishes third in TRAC tournament

TOLEDO — Losses in a couple of key matches proved crucial as Findlay High School’s boys tennis team finished third in Saturday’s Three Rivers Athletic Conference tournament. Toledo St. John’s, which won every championship except No. 1 singles, captured the...

Prep track roundup: Findlay girls first at Fremont Ross

FREMONT — Findlay High School’s girls track team scored in every event except the pole vault on its way to the team championship at Saturday’s 54th Fremont Ross Little Giant Invitational. The Trojans girls had more than enough depth to top Tiffin Columbian...

Prep softball roundup: Fairview sweeps pair from Titans

OTTAWA — Kamryn Boland had five hits, three runs batted in and a win in the circle in Fairview’s 15-5 and 7-2 doubleheader girls softball wins over Ottawa-Glandorf on Saturday. Boland allowed 10 hits, four earned runs and did not strike anybody out in the first game,...

The Latest: Candidates cast votes in Philippines

AP Photo/Aaron Favila MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Latest on the presidential election in the Philippines, where Rodrigo Duterte, the mayor of southern Davao city, has led in voter-preference surveys, with a bold promise to wipe out crime and corruption in three to six...

Nominations Open For 2016 Ohio Veterans Hall Of Fame

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Officials with the Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame say it’s time to nominate veterans for the hall’s 2016 class. The deadline is June 30 for nominations to the hall honoring veterans who have served their communities after military service. The Ohio...

East Cleveland Asks State To OK Bankruptcy Petition

CLEVELAND (AP) — The city of East Cleveland has asked the state to approve a petition for municipal bankruptcy. Cleveland.com reports ( ) that the move is an effort to keep payroll going and maintain services. Mayor Gary Norton says it would be a temporary fix for the cost side...

Lawsuit Over 2013 Ohio Crash That Killed 5 Boys Is Dismissed

WARREN, Ohio (AP) — Attorneys have dismissed a lawsuit over a northeast Ohio crash that killed five teenage boys but plan to refile the case within a year. Investigators determined an SUV sped down a two-lane road at nearly twice the 35-mph limit and flipped into a pond in Warren...

Ohio’s Auditor To Host Summit On Charter Schools This Summer

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state’s auditor is hosting a two-day conference this summer for charter school leaders. The charter school summit is scheduled to be held Aug. 11-12 in Columbus. Auditor Dave Yost says the event will provide charter school educators and...

Ortiz hits 2 HRs, Wright pitches Red Sox past Yankees 5-1

AP Photo/Kathy Willens NEW YORK (AP) — David Ortiz homered twice, passing Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski for second place on Boston’s career list, and Steven Wright pitched a three-hitter as the Red Sox beat the New York Yankees 5-1 on Sunday night. Dustin Pedroia hit...

Reds Bullpen Blows Another Lead, Again Against Brewers

CINCINNATI (AP) — That a Cincinnati Reds reliever is going to give up a run and probably a lead is almost guaranteed. The only question is which one. Jonathan Lucroy greeted Ross Ohlendorf with a tiebreaking home run leading off the eighth inning, then caught pinch-runner Billy...