Chemistry is tough to define.It seems the good teams have it. The bad ones never do.
Lima Central Catholic graduate Billy Taflinger was named to the all-tournament team after scoring 59 points in three games for Bluffton University's men's basketball team when it finished runner-up to Defiance in the Heartland Collegiate...
St. Henry's Ryan Mikesell was named Player of the Year in boys basketball in the Midwest Athletic Conference and the Redskins' Eric Rosenbeck was named Coach of the Year.
Leipsic's Shalynn Morman was selected the Putnam County League girls basketball Player of the Year and Kalida coach Adam Huber received Coach of the Year honors.
1. Can this area's two state champions from last season, Lima Central Catholic in Division III and Crestview in Division IV, repeat?
CINCINNATI — Just a few miles from downtown Cincinnati, right across the Eight Street Viaduct is Oyler High School. Go up the hill and you'll find Elder and Western Hills High Schools.
PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh coach Mike Johnston can tell a couple of shifts into a game what version of Evgeni Malkin the Penguins are going to get on a given night.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Shannon Scott hit three free throws in the final 24 seconds and D'Angelo Russell scored 28 points to lead Ohio State, which rebounded from a 12-point deficit, to a 65-61 victory over Purdue on Sunday night.
HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden scored 33 points for Houston and Cleveland star LeBron James missed a pair of free throws with 4.2 seconds left in overtime, helping the Rockets hold on for a 105-103 win over the Cavaliers on Sunday.
HAMPTON, Ga. — Likely locking up a run at his record-tying seventh championship before it even turns to spring, Jimmie Johnson pulled away after the final restart with 13 laps to go Sunday, winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Atlanta Motor...
DEFIANCE — Four Defiance College players scored in double figures, led by senior forward Bernard Edwards' 25 points, as Defiance's men's basketball team captured its third Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference tournament...
CHICAGO — Minnie Minoso, the seemingly ageless Cuban slugger who broke into the majors just two years after Jackie Robinson and turned into the game's first black Latino star, has died, a medical examiner in Illinois said...
Girls BasketballCardington-Lincoln 42, Fredericktown 34Dresden Tri-Valley 49, Thornville Sheridan 39Division IKettering Fairmont 52, Springboro 50
MOUNT BLANCHARD — Madison Stolly (26), Kayla Verhoff (11) and Natalie Snider (10) all scored in double digits as Lima Central Catholic defeated Upper Sandusky 60-57 in a Division III girls basketball sectional championship game at Riverdale High...
LIMA — Last year as a junior, Ada's Austin Windle became the first-ever state-qualifier and state-placer in school history, as he finished seventh at the Division III state tournament in the 160-pound weight class.
HICKSVILLE – It's good to get the first game out of the way.The Bath Wildkittens did that and put an exclamation point on the game with their defense.
LIMA – There was really nothing on the line in this game except pride.Lima Central Catholic finished off another outstanding regular season with a 64-53 victory over visiting Elida on Saturday night at Msgr. E. C. Gymnasium.
DEFIANCE — Lima Senior finished its regular season with a 62-41 victory against Defiance on Saturday.Xavier Simpson (17), Elijah Pughsley (14) and Jaylin Thomas (11) all scored in double digits for the 19-3 Spartans.
SPENCERVILLE — There are two schools of thought about whether to take a first-round bye or play right away in basketball tournaments.
WAPAKONETA — If Ottawa-Glandorf coach Troy Yant worried his team would be sluggish following a pre-tournament layoff, his team wiped those concerns away in a hurry Saturday.
LIMA — Let the waiting begin.
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ROSSFORD — Saturday afternoon was not quite as fruitful for area teams as Friday evening was in OHSAA district and sectional play. Where Friday's action saw multiple teams and individuals advance such was not the case Saturday.
LEXINGTON, Ky. - Despite a comeback, nationally ranked Transylvania University proved too much for the Bluffton University women's team as the Beavers fell 61-48 in the semifinals of the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference tournament...
BOSTON — Former Shawnee runner Tom Scott advanced won his heat to qualify for the finals of the 1,000 meters at the USA Track and Field Indoor Championships on Saturday.