St. Mary rolls over SWHS

By MATT NYE SPORTS WRITER Sandusky St. Mary was just too much for St. Wendelin Saturday night. The Panthers seized control from the get-go and ran off with a 68-33 nonleague victory. St. Mary raced to leads of 18-4 after one quarter and 42-17 at halftime lead on its way to...

Elmwood’s Wise keeps composure, wins crown

By SHANNON DOVE SPORTS WRITER BLOOMDALE — Elmwood senior Jake Wise lived up to his surname, making a wise decision in his championship match at the Northern Buckeye Conference wrestling championships Saturday. Wise kept his cool and didn’t retaliate when his match got...

H-L edges Arcadia by one

BASCOM — Hopewell-Loudon closed the game with a 15-8 run through the fourth quarter for a 48-47 comeback victory over Arcadia Saturday night in nonleague action. The Chieftains (9-8) trailed 29-25 at halftime and 39-33 entering the final period. Ryan Lommerse led all...

New Riegel hammers VB

NEW RIEGEL — New Riegel doubled up Van Buren 40-20 in the first half and cruised to a 65-36 win in a nonconference girls basketball game Saturday. Taylor Arbogast and Kara Scherger each had 14 points to lead New Riegel (15-1). Scherger also had seven steals as the Blue...

H-L edges Arcadia by one

BASCOM — Hopewell-Loudon closed the game with a 15-8 run through the fourth quarter for a 48-47 comeback victory over Arcadia Saturday night in nonleague action. The Chieftains (9-8) trailed 29-25 at halftime and 39-33 entering the final period. Ryan Lommerse led all...

Ohio District Considering Changing ‘Amazons’ Name

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio school district is considering changing an unconventional nickname that has stuck for more than 40 years. Since at least 1970, girls’ sports teams at Madeira High School in Cincinnati have been called Amazons. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports...

Sedate Super Bowl ads upstaged by a coat

AP Photo/Mark Humphrey NEW YORK (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks had a blowout victory Sunday night, but there was no big winner in the Super Bowl ad contest. Many advertisers went for a more serious, toned-down feel than in previous years. Budweiser, Coca-Cola and Chrysler all...

Nothing controversial in Super Bowl ads

AP Photo/Uncredited NEW YORK (AP) — What Super Bowl ads will people discuss over the water cooler a day after the big game? There were no crude jokes. Sexual innuendo was kept to a minimum. And uncomfortable scenes were missing. In short, there wasn’t much shock value...

Light humor, emotional ads rule Super Bowl

This undated still provided by Wonderful Pistachios shows a frame grab from the company’s 2014 Super Bowl XLVIII Ad. Advertisers that have traditionally focused on skimpily clad models and lowest-common denominator humor are promising more sedate ads in 2014. The changes...

How The Top 10 Teams In The AP State Girls Basketball Poll Fared

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — How the top teams in the weekly Associated Press state girls basketball poll fared: