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Point guard ‘Pepe’ Joseph is Jans’ first BGSU signee

BOWLING GREEN — David “Pepe” Joseph, an all-conference junior point guard, has signed a National Letter of Intent to play at Bowling Green State University. The 6-foot-1, 185-pound Joseph averaged 13.0 points, 6.3 assists, 3.1 rebounds and 1.6 steals per game...

Sendelbach, H-L baseball victorious

BASCOM — Garret Sendelbach struck out 13 and gave up just three hits to guide Hopewell-Loudon past Midland Athletic League rival Mohawk 5-1 Friday. Tyler Imes, Bryan Scherger and Logan Tyree led the Chieftains (9-7 overall, 3-1 MAL) at the plate, with each hitting a home...

Dan Ritzler carries pair of golf roles

By ANDY WOLF SPORTS Writer Dan Ritzler saw his tee shot on the 11th hole at Loudon Meadows Golf Club strike the green and disappear in one bounce. After a few moments of looking toward the hole, he realized he had sunk his first hole-in-one. “For a hole-in-one, you’ve...

Emmitt reaches a new height

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR BLOOMDALE — Courtney Emmitt’s interest was piqued five years ago when she watched Elmwood High School’s pole vaulters. Now, pole vaulting is a passion of hers that she’ll carry into intercollegiate competition. Emmitt, an...
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Obama warns NKorea against nuclear threats

U.S. President Barack Obama addresses U.S. military personnel at Yongsan Army Garrison in Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, April 26, 2014. Obama is wrapping up his two-day visit to South Korea and will continue to Malaysia and the Philippines on his four country Asia visit. (AP...
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G-7 nations agree to more sanctions on Russia

Pro Russian armed militants inspect a truck near Slovyansk, eastern Ukraine, Friday, April 25, 2014. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has accused the West of plotting to control Ukraine and said the pro-Russian insurgents in the southeast would lay down their arms only if...

G7 to ‘move swiftly’ on more Russia sanctions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and other nations in the Group of Seven say they have agreed to “move swiftly” to impose additional economic sanctions on Russia in response to its actions in Ukraine. In a joint statement released Friday night by the White...
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Nets take 2-1 lead over Raptors with 102-98 win

AP Photo/Frank Franklin II NEW YORK (AP) — Joe Johnson scored 29 points, Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett brought a charge to their first playoff game in Brooklyn, and the Nets held off the Toronto Raptors 102-98 on Friday night for a 2-1 lead in their first-round series....

Reds’ Price Calls Simon Lawsuit ‘family Business’

ATLANTA (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds are not talking about the lawsuit filed by a woman who says she was sexually assaulted by pitcher Alfredo Simon. When asked on Friday how he is proceeding with Simon, Reds manager Bryan Price said “we’ll probably just keep all that...

Stollings Hires 1st Assistant At Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota women’s basketball coach Marlene Stollings has turned to VCU for the first member of her coaching staff. Stollings said Friday she has hired Nikita “Niki” Dawkins as assistant coach and recruiting coordinator. Dawkins held the same...