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Thursday’s Scoreboard

PREP FOOTBALL Friday’s Games Blanchard Valley Conference Cory-Rawson at Arlington Leipsic at Hopewell-Loudon Liberty-Benton at Van Buren McComb at Arcadia Pandora-Gilboa at North Baltimore Riverdale at Vanlue Three Rivers Athletic Conference Fremont Ross at Findlay Lima...
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Jr. high volleyball: Arcadia sweeps Riverdale

Arcadia swept a pair of junior high volleyball matches from Riverdale, taking the eighth-grade contest 20-25, 25-10, 25-21 and claiming the seventh-grade meeting 25-19, 18-25, 25-19. Olivia Southward served for eight aces for Arcadia’s eighth-graders, while Breanna Chambers...
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Prep volleyball: Chieftains fall to unbeaten L-B

It’s been a pretty good couple of days for Liberty-Benton’s volleyball team. After beating Leipsic in a matchup of unbeaten, state-ranked teams on Monday, Liberty-Benton posted another key Blanchard Valley Conference win on Wednesday by knocking off Hopewell-Loudon...
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Prep football: Otsego up next for Fostoria

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR People have taken notice that Fostoria High School’s football team is off to its first 3-0 start since 2008. “Yeah, I’ve heard that once or twice,” Redmen coach Derek Kidwell said. But like any coach, Kidwell wants his club to...

'Sopranos' mobster, veteran actor Frank Vincent dies at 80

AP Photo/Frank Franklin II NEW YORK (AP) — Frank Vincent, a veteran character actor who often played tough guys, including mob boss Phil Leotardo on “The Sopranos,” has died. He was 80. Vincent died peacefully on Wednesday, a statement from his family said. No...

After arrest, radio host quits 'Boomer and Carton' show

NEW YORK (AP) — New York sports radio personality Craig Carton has quit his show on WFAN following his arrest on fraud charges. Carton co-hosted “Boomer and Carton” with former NFL quarterback Boomer Esiason (eh-SY’-uh-suhn). He announced Wednesday he had...

Best Buy says it will no longer sell Kaspersky software

AP Photo/Alan Diaz NEW YORK (AP) — Best Buy said it will no longer sell software made by the Russian company Kaspersky Labs. Moscow-based Kaspersky makes anti-virus software for computers. On Wednesday, the U.S. government banned federal agencies from using it over concerns...

The Latest: Judge bashes Shkreli's offer for Clinton's hair

AP Photo/Richard Drew NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on former pharmaceuticals company CEO Martin Shkreli (all times local): 6:30 p.m. A judge who revoked the bail of former pharmaceuticals company CEO Martin Shkreli (SHKREL’-ee) and had him taken to jail says his offer...

Irma devastates Florida orange crop, harms other produce

AP Photo/Tamara Lush LAKE WALES, Fla. (AP) — Hurricane Irma dealt Florida’s iconic orange crop a devastating blow, destroying nearly all the fruit in some Southwest Florida groves and seriously damaging groves in Central Florida. U.S. Senators Bill Nelson and Marco...

Q&A: Del Toro on his festival sensation and love of monsters

AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis TORONTO (AP) — Guillermo del Toro’s “The Shape of Water” has been an undeniable breakout on the festival circuit, where it took the top prize at the Venice Film Festival over the weekend. The film, which stars Sally Hawkins as a...