Ohio Gas Prices A Little Higher To Start Week

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio motorists will find gas prices slightly higher to start the work week. The cost for a gallon of regular gas in Ohio was averaging $3.31 in Monday’s survey from auto club AAA, the Oil Price Information Service and WEX Inc. That’s a nickel...

Cincinnati Mayor Introduces Anti-crime Initiative

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley and other officials plan to introduce a new initiative to address the recent rash of homicides and violent crimes in the city. Cranley’s office said he will join police Chief Jeffrey Blackwell, University of Cincinnati...

Miami University Offers New Center For Students

OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — A new student center at a southwest Ohio university will hold a dedication ceremony and open house on Friday. Miami University officially opened its new Armstrong Student Center last week at the campus in Oxford, about 30 miles north of Cincinnati. The...

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...

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:

Bowling Green Tops Buffalo 74-68

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Spencer Parker scored 23 points Sunday as Bowling Green rallied to beat Buffalo 74-68. Richaun Holmes scored 16 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, Jehvon Clarke added 11 points and 10 rebounds, and Bowling Green (10-11, 4-4 Mid-American Conference) outshot...

How The Top 10 Teams In The AP State Poll Fared

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

South Florida Falls To No. 13 Cincinnati 50-45

CINCINNATI (AP) — South Florida had the lead heading into the closing minutes. And just like the last time they played Cincinnati, the Bulls let it slip away again. An ailing Sean Kilpatrick scored 10 of his 18 points in the closing minutes, leading the 13th-ranked Bearcats to a...

Ohio’s Forecasting Groundhog: Spring Coming Soon

MARION, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s weather forecasting groundhog Buckeye Chuck says spring will be here soon. Amid a steady snowfall Sunday morning, Buckeye Chuck predicted the end of winter after he did not see his shadow. According to The Marion Star (ohne.ws/1djNmz4), Paul James...

No. 13 Cincinnati Beats South Florida 50-45

CINCINNATI (AP) — Sean Kilpatrick overcame an off-target performance by scoring 10 of his 18 points in the closing minutes on Sunday, rallying No. 13 Cincinnati to its 14th straight victory, 50-45 over South Florida. The Bearcats (21-2, 10-0 American Athletic) trailed by three...