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Tuesday’s scoreboard

PREP SOFTBALL Weekly State Coaches Poll Division I 1, Lebanon (4) 109 2, Louisville (5) 97 3, Perrysburg (1) 86 4, Marysville (1) 73 5, Mason 55 6, Toledo Notre Dame 46 7, Grove City Central Crossing 45 8, Elyria (1) 36 9, Cuyahoga Falls Walsh Jesuit 23 10, Springfield 19...
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Prep roundup: VB finishes unbeaten in BVC

VAN BUREN — Cade Whitticar and Jaden Tabler combined on a two-hit shutout and the offense scored 15 runs in four innings as Van Buren throttled North Baltimore 15-0 in Monday’s Blanchard Valley Conference game. With the win, Van Buren completed a perfect 11-0 run...
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Prep softball: Otsego holds off Elmwood in district semifinals

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER MAUMEE — First-year Otsego girls softball coach Jason Colyer may be the new kid on the block. But the guy knows his history, especially when it comes to playing Elmwood. “Yes we got a couple of runs early, but we knew that wouldn’t...
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Prep basketball: Mintz takes over FHS girls program

Craig Mintz enjoyed his first two years of coaching at Fostoria High School. He’s now looking to spend a greater amount of time at the school in a different role. The 32-year-old Mintz last week was named Fostoria High School’s head girls basketball coach. He replaces...

Early results in Iraq election favor populist cleric al-Sadr

BAGHDAD (AP) — A populist coalition organized by influential Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr emerged as the front-runner Monday with more than half the vote counted in Iraq’s national elections. Partial returns from Saturday’s balloting — the first since...
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Early results in Iraq election favor populist cleric al-Sadr

BAGHDAD (AP) — A populist coalition organized by influential Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr emerged as the front-runner Monday with more than half the vote counted in Iraq’s national elections. Partial returns from Saturday’s balloting — the first since...
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Student takes Danny DeVito cardboard cutout to prom

CARLISLE, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania high school student took an unorthodox approach to prom and brought a cardboard cutout of actor Danny DeVito to the dance. WHTM-TV reports Allison Closs and her famous two-dimensional date joined other Carlisle High School seniors Friday...
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Marriage proposal upstaged by 3-year-old’s call of nature

BAY CITY, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan boy found a way to make his mark on the occasion of his mother’s marriage proposal. Allyssa Anter said “yes” Saturday to the question popped by her boyfriend, Kevin Przytula. Video shows the bride-to-be and man on bended...
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Lawsuit accuses AT&T Mobility of pregnancy discrimination

NEW YORK (AP) — Represented by high-powered lawyers, two women filed a federal court lawsuit Monday accusing AT&T’s mobile phone subsidiary of firing them for pregnancy-related absences in violation of federal anti-discrimination laws. The women allege that...
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Coroner: Suspect who died after deputy struggle asphyxiated

GRETNA, La. (AP) — A black suspect who died in a struggle with white deputies last week died of asphyxiation and there was evidence of pressure on his neck, the coroner in a New Orleans suburb said Monday. Jefferson Parish Coroner Gerry Cvitanovich told reporters at a news...
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