Nubians end Carey’s tourney run

By SCOTT COTTOS staff writer BOWLING GREEN — Count Cody Luzader among those impressed by Columbus Africentric’s boys basketball team. “In the four years I’ve been in this program, we have not faced team like that,” the Carey senior said. And it did...

Canton McKinley’s Bell is OPSWA Ms. Basketball

By Joe Scalzo The Canton Repository CANTON — On Jan. 24, minutes before the biggest regular season basketball game of her career, Canton McKinley junior Kierstan Bell was standing for the national anthem when she started hearing whispers behind her. “‘Everyone...

Thursday’s Scoreboard

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL OHSAA State Tournament Thursday’s Semifinals Division III Versailles (26-1) vs. Elyria Catholic (22-5), 6:30 Ottawa-Glandorf (25-2) vs. Columbus Africentric ((25-3), 8 FINAL: Saturday, 2 Division IV Ottoville (26-2) vs. Buckeye Central (26-1), 1...
Spry Living magazine Get Fit w/ Marie Osmond

‘Get Fit’ Spry Living March Magazine

Get Fit Fast: Leaner and Stronger in Just 3-Moves! Spry is a resource for common sense health, wellness and lifestyle advice and inspiring, real-life success stories. This month join us as Marie Osmond shares her skincare secrets!  
Iditarod Finish Line winner

Iditarod champion’s dream started small – with little dogs

By MARK THIESSEN , Associated Press ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Joar Ulsom’s dreams of making it big in the dog-mushing world started small. When he was a boy growing up in Norway, he watched videos of the world’s most famous sled dog race and figured out a way he could...

James’ triple-double leads Cavaliers past lowly Suns

By BOB BAUM , AP Sports Writer PHOENIX (AP) — After a couple of tough losses in Los Angeles, LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers went to the desert and took care of Phoenix. The Suns offered little resistance. In a performance that seemed almost effortless against an...
Nationwide student protests planned

Students at Ohio school shooting site walk out, risk discipline

WEST LIBERTY, Ohio (AP) — Some students at an Ohio high school that had a shooting last year joined the nationwide student walkouts to protest gun violence, despite being warned they could face detention or more serious discipline. The Springfield News-Sun reports about 10...
RB Carlos Hyde to the Browns

Browns expected to sign former Buckeye, free agent RB Carlos Hyde

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns quickly stuffed a hole in their backfield with Carlos Hyde. Cleveland reached a contract agreement with the free agent running back, who will replace Isaiah Crowell and give the Browns a bruising runner to complement Duke Johnson, a person familiar...
Iran Oil contract with Russians

A $740M Russian-Iranian oil partnership project signed

Iran signs $740 million agreement on oil project TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s state-run oil company has signed a $740 million agreement with a Russian-Iranian consortium to develop two oil fields near the Iraqi border. Under the agreement signed Wednesday, some 105 million...