Ohio State falls to Dayton in NCAA tournament opener

By JOHN WAWROW AP Sports Writer BUFFALO, N.Y. — Dayton is re-configuring the college basketball map in Ohio. It no longer runs through Columbus after Vee Sanford’s layup with 3.8 seconds left secured 11th-seeded Dayton’s 60-59 victory over sixth-seeded Ohio State in the second...

Blue Jackets Activate Boll, Assign Forsberg

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets have activated forward Jared Boll off injured reserve after he missed 45 games with a torn tendon in his ankle. The club also assigned goaltender Anton Forsberg to its American Hockey League affiliate in Springfield, Mass. Boll, the...

Fostorian injured in accident

 A Fostoria man was injured when he fell asleep while driving and sideswiped a truck on Ohio 613 near Washington Township 262 around 8:51 a.m. Thursday. Brian Tiell, 51, was driving east on Ohio 613 when his vehicle drifted into the westbound lane and sideswiped a tractor-trailer...

BC-BKC–NCAA-Dayton-Ohio St. Box, BKC

Oliver 5-11 0-3 11, Pierre 2-2 7-7 12, Kavanaugh 4-6 1-1 9, Price 1-2 0-0 2, Sibert 3-9 2-2 9, Davis 0-1 0-0 0, Smith 0-1 1-2 1, Robinson 2-5 0-0 4, Pollard 1-1 0-0 2, Scott 0-0 0-0 0, Sanford 4-11 2-2 10. Totals 22-49 13-17 60. Ross 5-12 0-0 10, Thompson 8-11 0-1 18, A. Williams...

Sanford Lifts Dayton To 60-59 Win Over Ohio State

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Vee Sanford scored on a layup with 3.8 seconds left to lift 11th-seeded Dayton to a 60-59 victory over sixth-seeded Ohio State in the second round of the NCAA tournament on Thursday. Sanford finished with 10 points, while Dyshawn Pierre led the Flyers (24-10)...

Firing of officer who shared Rihanna photo upheld

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge has upheld the firing of a former Los Angeles police officer who improperly took a photo of Rihanna’s battered face that eventually ended up on celebrity website TMZ. Superior Court Judge Luis Lavin issued a ruling Thursday saying that the...
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Echoes of Crimea keep Ukraine’s east rumbling

Pro Russian activists block a road with car tires near the armory Ukrainian army to prevent the export of arms and ammunition in the village of Poraskoveyevka, eastern Ukraine, Thursday, March 20, 2014. The disheveled men barricading the muddy lane leading into a military base in...
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Dodgers, Diamondbacks set for Sydney season opener

AP Photo/Rick Rycroft SYDNEY (AP) — After taking its opener to Mexico, Japan and Puerto Rico over the past 15 years, Major League Baseball is expanding to a new territory this weekend: Down Under. When Arizona’s Wade Miley throws the first pitch of the season against...

Pastor details run for Congress

Ohio’s 5th Congressional District deserves a fighter who will speak up for the middle class, one candidate for the job said Thursday. Robert Fry, 63, met with members of The Courier to discuss his efforts at unseating Rep. Bob Latta, R-Bowling Green. Fry said he would not be...