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Friday’s Scoreboard

PREP SOFTBALL District Semifinals Division I AT BOWLING GREEN STATE UNIVERSITY Perrysburg 5, Bowling Green 0 Toledo Whitmer 3, Oregon Clay 1 DISTRICT FINAL: Perrysburg 9, Toledo Whitmer 0 AT MAUMEE ROLF PARK Anthony Wayne 2, Toledo Notre Dame 1 Springfield 11, Findlay 1 DISTRICT...
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Prep track: Royals’ Reinhard wins pole vault at D-III district meet

FINDLAY — Elmwood pole vaulter Brock Reinhard and Van Buren thrower Tyler Arbaugh led area Division III regional track and field qualifiers by winning their events on Thursday in district competition at Findlay High’s Cooper Tire Track and Field Complex. Finals were...
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Locally: Elmwood defeats Fostoria in NBC baseball play

FOSTORIA — Elmwood scored single tallies in each of the first four innings to knock off Fostoria 4-2 Thursday in a Northern Buckeye Conference baseball game. Austin Minich and Zach Endicott combined on a one-hitter for the Royals. Minich went 32/3 innings allowing a hit...
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District baseball: Coldwater whips Van Buren

By ANDY WOLF STAFF WRITER ELIDA — Coldwater’s two base-clearing triples were more than enough to do in Van Buren. The first fronted a five-run first inning while the second removed all doubt in a four-run sixth as the Cavaliers knocked off the Black Knights 10-2 in...

Cubs-Braves postponed by rain; no makeup date yet

ATLANTA (AP) — The final game of a three-game series between the Chicago Cubs and the Atlanta Braves has been postponed because of rain. No makeup date has been announced. Rain began falling a few minutes before Thursday’s scheduled first pitch at 7:35 p.m. It was...
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Alex de Minaur gets Australian wild card for Roland Garros

SYDNEY (AP) — Tennis Australia said Friday that Alex de Minaur has been given Australia’s reciprocal wild card into the French Open starting on May 27. De Minaur, 19, has improved his ATP ranking by almost half in 2018 to move to No. 106, nearly qualifying him for the...
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Angels’ Keynan Middleton says he’ll have Tommy John surgery

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Angels reliever Keynan Middleton will undergo Tommy John surgery on his right elbow, putting an early end to his second big-league season. Middleton confirmed his decision Thursday night. Middleton left a game against Minnesota last Sunday...
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Pirates plan to recall top OF prospect Meadows on Friday

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates plan to recall top outfield prospect Austin Meadows from Triple-A Indianapolis in time for Friday night’s game against the San Diego Padres. The Pirates said they would make a corresponding roster move Friday. Center fielder...
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Gaviria sprints to victory in Stage 5 of Tour of California

ELK GROVE, Calif. (AP) — The riders began toppling over a few miles from the finish line, the crash cluttering up the left side of the road into Elk Grove with broken bikes and bodies. Fortunately for Fernando Gaviria, he was on the right side of the road. The Colombian...
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Laurel, Yanny or … covfefe? White House joins in on debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is joining in on the viral debate over whether people hear the names “Laurel” or “Yanny” in a much-shared audio clip. The White House on Thursday released a video featuring various members of the staff weighing in....
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