Vikings star Peterson placed on paid leave

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson was declared out, back in, then out again as he faces a felony child-abuse charge in Texas. This time, he could be gone for the season. “We made a mistake,” Vikings owner Zygi Wilf...

Fundraiser will benefit Boosters

The Fostoria Athletic Boosters and Paul Cole Motors will host a fundraiser during the Boosters Cross Country Invitational, scheduled for Oct. 4 at Fostoria High School. Dodge will make a $20 donation to the Boosters for each person who takes a short test drive during the...

Four win titles at Lakeland

Jim Wise eagled the 16th hole during a round of 62 that got him into a playoff, then beat two other golfers for the Senior Flight title in the Lakeland Golf Course club championships. Wise went 70-62–132 in the Senior division. Jon Moyer (74-77–151) was the...

VB golf ties for BVC title

KALIDA — Van Buren edged Liberty-Benton by two strokes in Wednesday’s Blanchard Valley Conference golf tournament to force a tie for the overall championship at Country Acres Golf Course. While the Black Knights and the Eagles were dueling for the team title, a couple...

H-L, Vanlue looking to bounce back

By ANDY WOLF SPORTS WRITER Jeremy Nutter and Chris Yeater each have witnessed their respective teams pick themselves up off the ground and keep fighting this season. Hopewell-Loudon and Vanlue each began with a Week 1 loss only to come back with commanding victories in Week 2....

Military: Soldier, Civilian Killed In Afghanistan

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — Military officials say a soldier based at Fort Bragg and a civilian worker for the Department of Defense have been killed in Afghanistan. The department said Wednesday that 41-year-old Maj. Michael J. Donahue, 41, of Columbus, Ohio, and 39-year-old Stephen...

Titans QB Jake Locker Off To Inconsistent Start

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Titans quarterback Jake Locker is coming off a game in which Tennessee’s offense couldn’t have been much worse in the first half, and he says that’s on him. His coach and his teammates think Locker is taking too much of the blame. Ken...
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Directors Guild finds TV diversity hiring stalled

FILE – In this Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 file photo, Paris Barclay attends the LA Premiere Screening of “Sons Of Anarchy” at at TCL Chinese Theatre, in Los Angeles. A new guild study says that women and minorities were largely shut out of the ranks of TV directors...
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Directors Guild finds TV diversity hiring stalled

FILE – In this Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 file photo, Paris Barclay attends the LA Premiere Screening of “Sons Of Anarchy” at at TCL Chinese Theatre, in Los Angeles. A new guild study says that women and minorities were largely shut out of the ranks of TV directors...

Jackets Ready To Move On If Johansen Doesn’t Sign

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Talks between the Columbus Blue Jackets and leading scorer Ryan Johansen are clearly at a contentious impasse. Johansen’s agent, Kurt Overhardt, said the young star left Columbus on Wednesday afternoon — a day before the start of training camp....