The Elida eighth grade volleyball team went 18-0 this season, winning the WBL tournament. As seventh-graders, the Bulldogs went 17-1 were WBL tournament champs as well. Members of the team include, from left, Alex Briley, Lindsay Brocklehurst, Mary...
The Shawnee Red fifth-grade girls volleyball team won the WOVL championship recently at Elida. Team members include, from left, Grace Freiberger, Kelly Cooper, Lilly Knight, Emily Wahus, Elyse Perez, Peri Webb, Kayla Frost, coach Jodi Freiberger,...
There's a very good reason for all those miles that cross country runners log throughout the hot summer months.And that reason would be, the state meet.
MILLBURY — Coldwater advanced to the Division III Region 10 volleyball final with a 25-22, 25-16, 18-25, 20-25, 15-9 victory over Otsego High School on Thursday.
CLEVELAND — LeBron James struggled from the start in his first game with Cleveland in four years, and the New York Knicks ruined the megastar's emotional homecoming with a 95-90 victory over the Cavaliers on Thursday night.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Jameis Winston threw three touchdowns to offset a three-interception start and Dalvin Cook had two long scoring runs to help second-ranked Florida State rally for a 42-31 victory over Louisville 42-31 on Thursday...
Nominations are being accepted for induction into the Shawnee Athletic Hall of Fame. The nominations can be made by calling the Shawnee Athletic Department at 419-998-8024 or mailing them to the athletic department at 3333 Zurmehly Road, Lima, Ohio,...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants succeeded where no team had in 3 1/2 decades, winning Game 7 on the road for their third World Series title in five years.
TIFFIN — Setting the tone is vital.Fort Jennings came out very aggressive against Swanton in Wednesday's Division III regional semifinal boys soccer game at Tiffin's Frost-Kalnow Stadium.
FINDLAY — Ryan Hoyng's goal lifted the Celina Bulldogs (15-2-3) to a 2-1 victory against Napoleon Wildcats (14-7) in the Division II regional semifinal at Elmer Graham Memorial Soccer Field at Findlay High School. The winner will face Bay...
LIMA — Lima Senior hasn't experienced the excitement of playoff football since 1999.Now they are looking to bring the experience home to Spartan Stadium.
COLUMBUS – Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett isn't scheduled to go all out in practice until today but he and coach Urban Meyer both say he will be ready to play on Saturday against Illinois.
I pose this question to coaches all of the time — can a loss be good for you?Most times the answer is no.Coaches never want to lose a game.
Here is a look a some of the top high school football games this weekend involving area teams.SPENCERVILLE (8-1, 5-1 NORTHWEST CONFERENCE) AT DELPHOS JEFFERSON (7-2, 5-1 NWC)When: 7 p.m. Saturday
MANSFIELD — Padua Franciscan eliminated St. Marys 25-14, 25-18, 25-13 in the Division II volleyball regional semifinals held at Ontario High School on Wednesday.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Jake Peavy and the San Francisco Giants hoped Game 6 of the World Series would result in a parade.It did, all right — a parade of Kansas City runs.
COLUMBUS — Clarke MacArthur had two goals and an assist, and the Ottawa Senators beat Columbus 5-2 on Tuesday night in the Blue Jackets' first game since star goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky was sidelined by a broken finger.
BEREA — The Ohio Northern volleyball team defeated Baldwin Wallace on Tuesday evening 25-12, 25-13, 25-12 at the Rudolph Ursprung Gymnasium.
TOLEDO — Total domination.That's what Ottawa-Glandorf did to Arcbhold for 40 minutes.The Titans pounded Archbold 5-1 in the girls soccer Division III regional semifinals Tuesday at Ottawa Hills High School.
FINDLAY — Bath's third trip to the regional semifinal round wasn't just a charm, it was pure domination.
COLUMBUS — There has probably been no greater topic of conversation in college football this year than the College Football Playoff, the new method of determining a national champion.
Since before the 2014 high school football season officially began, area players, coaches and fans have had their eyes set in some part on this weekend — when area teams either solidify postseason berths or come up short.
Division I (top 16 from both regions will qualify for the playoffs)
GRAPEVINE, Texas — The College Football Playoff selection committee has spoken — and it likes the SEC.At least for now.
BEREA — As he was leaving the stadium following Sunday's win over Oakland, Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer took some playful teasing from assistant coach Dowell Loggains about a cap he was wearing.
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CINCINNATI — College basketball player Lauren Hill started a layup challenge on Monday to raise money for research into the brain cancer that has left her with only months to live.
COLUMBUS – Letting a 17-point lead slip away was a lot easier to talk about for Urban Meyer at his weekly press conference on Monday than it would have been if Ohio State hadn't recovered to beat Penn State 31-24 in double overtime on...
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny said Monday he was stunned by the death of 22-year-old outfielder Oscar Taveras in a car accident and his players were struggling with deep anguish after losing a young...
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Michigan coach Brady Hoke says linebacker Joe Bolden, the player who planted the stake in the ground before the Michigan State game, would not be disciplined.
CLEVELAND — Brian Hoyer didn't jump into the Dawg Pound or celebrate on the field.He had somewhere else in mind.
CINCINNATI — Andy Dalton looked over the spread-out Ravens defense and decided there was enough room for a quarterback sneak.With a push from his linemen, he surged into end zone for a last-minute win.
LOS ANGELES — Jeff Carter scored during a two-man advantage in Los Angeles' three-goal second period, and the Kings completed a sweep of their six-game homestand with a 5-2 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Sunday.
A Monday morning grade card on Ohio State's escape from Penn State with a win that didn't come as easily as many people predicted or as easily as it appeared it would in the first half.OFFENSE
EAST LANSING, Mich. — Michigan coach Brady Hoke has apologized to Michigan State for Wolverines players planting a tent stake in the field at Spartan Stadium before Saturday's game.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett played the second half of Ohio State's 31-24 double-overtime win over Penn State on Saturday night with a sprained knee.
CELINA — The first half was a huge wake-up call for Ottawa-Glandorf.The once-beaten Titans trailed Kalida at the break and were being outplayed by the school from the Putnam County League.
LIMA — When a quick strike, big play offense is clicking it can spell trouble for the opposing team.
SAN FRANCISCO — Down three runs and in danger of getting pushed to the World Series brink, Pablo Sandoval and the San Francisco Giants raised up some Panda-monium.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — He is the guy who followed the guy who followed the legend.
KALIDA — Troy Ricker connected on two goals as Fort Jennings topped Kalida 2-1 to win the boys Divison III district Saturday.
BLUFFTON — The host Beavers rolled off their fourth straight victory, defeating Manchester University 24-16, giving them a 4-3 record on the year and a 4-1 mark in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference. The Spartans are now 3-4 overall...
ADA — Junior Justin Magazine ran for 136 yards and two touchdowns and the Ohio Northern defense did the rest in a 31-10 victory over Muskingum at Dial-Roberson Stadium on Saturday night.
LIMA — Michael Gonzalo scored two goals and Carlos Suarez and Jozo Tadic one each as the University of Northwestern Ohio improved to 8-0 in the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference Athletics with a 4-1 victory over University of...
ELIDA — Ellie Dackin was trying to put the ball on the 18.The wind put it in the goal.
TIFFIN — It's all about making it out.At Saturday's regional cross country meet at Tiffin's Hedges-Boyer Park, area cross country runners were vying for berths at next week's state meet.
When following any kind of tournament fishing, it's often easy to overlook the co-angler in such events.He's the person fishing in the back of the boat and draws a partner who is a boat owner.
It's time to write a book!An effort was made once before off the timing of the series of articles in the Reminisce section for The Lima News. The motivation has even gotten greater.
DELPHOS — Brody Hoying grabbed the controller and never let go.The Coldwater senior quarterback was in command Friday as he led the Cavaliers to a 49-0 Midwest Athletic Conference win at Delphos St. John's.
It's not easy to get out of Penn State with a victory. Ohio State has won five times and lost five times there since Penn State joined the Big Ten in 1993.