Frontier League

___ Florence 8, River City 1, comp. of susp. game River City at Florence, 6:05 p.m. Gateway at Joliet, 7:05 p.m. Rockford at Windy City, 7:05 p.m. Washington at Lake Erie, 7:05 p.m. Schaumburg at Evansville, 7:35 p.m. Traverse City at Southern Illinois, 8:05 p.m. Gateway at...

JGR Extends Kenseth, Dollar General Sponsorship

SPARTA, Ky. (AP) — Joe Gibbs Racing has announced a contract extension for driver Matt Kenseth and Dollar General’s expanded sponsorship of his No. 20 Toyota Camry. The discount store chain will sponsor the car for 30 races in 2015 including the season-opening Daytona 500....

Gas Well Fire In Eastern Ohio Forces Evacuations

HANNIBAL, Ohio (AP) — A fire at natural gas well site in southeastern Ohio near the West Virginia state line is forcing a few evacuations. The operator of the site says the fire in Monroe County is on the surface and not burning in any of its wells. Statoil USA Onshore Properties...

Former Coach Gibbs Considers Name ‘prideful’

SPARTA, Ky. (AP) — Count former Washington Redskins coach Joe Gibbs among those who has no problem with the team’s name. The NFL team that Gibbs led to three Super Bowl titles in the first of two stints as coach has been heavily criticized for its nickname that’s...

Ohio Native Commands Coast Guard In SW Asia

PORTSMOUTH, VA. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard says a southern Ohio native is the new commanding officer of Coast Guard Patrol Forces in Southwest Asia. Capt. David Petty took over the command in a ceremony last week at the Naval Support Activity center in Bahrain. Petty is a native...

2 Bodies Found In Ohio River Days After Accident

ZANESVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in eastern Ohio think they’ve recovered the bodies of two men who were on a stolen boat that capsized in the Muskingum River. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources says autopsies are being conducted to determine their identities. Both...

Ohio, German Cities Mark 50 Years As Sister Cities

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A southwestern Ohio city is getting a visit from a delegation from its German sister city as the two cities celebrate their 50-year partnership. The delegation from Augsburg, Germany, is visiting Dayton Saturday through Wednesday to mark the occasion. The...

Prout Signing, Draft Make For Hectic Day For CBJ

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Between the craziness of the second day of the NHL draft and re-signing defenseman Dalton Prout, the Columbus Blue Jackets had a busy Saturday. Even before making its second-round selection in Philadelphia, the club announced it had signed Prout — a key...

Ohio College At Risk Of Losing Accreditation

WILBERFORCE, Ohio (AP) — A small, historically black Ohio university could lose accreditation due to problems including low enrollment and financial deficits. The Higher Learning Commission has sent an order to Wilberforce University in southwestern Ohio requiring it to show why...

Blue Jackets Sign D Dalton Prout For 2 More Years

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed defenseman Dalton Prout to a two-year contract extension. Prout was a restricted free agent who could have received offers from other teams beginning on Tuesday. The 24-year-old Prout has three goals and 10 assists in 82...