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Towles Helps Lead Kentucky Past Ohio 20-3

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky quarterback Patrick Towles threw for 170 yards and rushed for 59 more to lead the Wildcats to a 20-3 win over Ohio Saturday. Towles completed 17 of 31 passes and one touchdown and led the Wildcats to their first 2-0 start since 2011. Although...

Cueto, 2 Reds Homers Beat Mets 2-1

CINCINNATI (AP) — Todd Frazier and Chris Heisey homered, and Johnny Cueto went seven innings on Saturday, leading the Cincinnati Reds to a 2-1 victory that ended the New York Mets’ winning streak at three games. Frazier’s second homer in two days tied it in the sixth...

Saturday’s Scores

Akr. Buchtel 19, Akr. Hoban 12 Arlington 34, Rockford Parkway 6 Bay Village Bay 35, Westlake 33 Bellaire St. John 46, Bowerston Conotton Valley 7 Bellevue 14, Huron 13 Bucyrus 35, Crestline 0 Cle. Hts. Lutheran E. 19, Cle. Collinwood 2 Cle. Rhodes 20, Garfield Hts. Trinity 19...

Jones’ 2 TDs Helps S. Alabama Beat Kent St. 23-13

KENT, Ohio (AP) — Jay Jones raced 23 yards inside the final 2 minutes to score his second touchdown as South Alabama fended off Kent State 23-13 on Saturday. Jones finished with 102 yards rushing and Brandon Bridge passed for 161 yards and a TD as the Jaguars opened their season...

Frontier League

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Kacsor Leads Dayton Past Georgetown 23-14

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Connor Kacsor rushed 34 times for a school record 301 yards and scored a touchdown to help Dayton hold off Georgetown 23-14 on Saturday. Kacsor broke Jermaine Bailey’s single-game school rushing record of 251 set against Drake on Oct. 21, 2000....

Comedian Drew Carey Offers Reward In Bucket Prank

BAY VILLAGE, Ohio (AP) — Comedian Drew Carey is offering to help police find those involved in dumping a bucket of urine and feces on a special-needs teen in Ohio who was reportedly told the prank was part of the “Ice Bucket Challenge.” The Cleveland native posted on...

Mauk Leads No. 24 Missouri Over Toledo 49-24

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Maty Mauk threw for 325 yards and five touchdowns, and No. 24 Missouri gave coach Gary Pinkel a win against his former program, Toledo, 49-24 on Saturday. Mauk also ran for a touchdown, and the Tigers (2-0) never trailed in what was expected to be a tricky...

Bill Boosts Penalties For Causing Overdose Deaths

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is supporting a bill that would boost criminal penalties for drug dealers found guilty of contributing to overdose deaths. The proposal by State Rep. Jim Butler, a Republican from Oakwood in suburban Dayton, would expand the...

Kroger To Add 1,200 Jobs In Southwest Ohio Area

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Kroger Co. is expected to hire as many as 1,200 people in southwest Ohio as part of a push to add 20,000 employees nationwide. The Cincinnati-based grocer has announced it will increase its employee base in the Cincinnati-Dayton region by 8 percent. A...