Indians to unveil Larry Doby statue, broke AL color barrier

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians will unveil a statue of Hall of Famer Larry Doby, the first black player in the American League, on Saturday at Pro...

July 25th, 2015 |  


Local Sports Briefs

Local Sports Briefs

Denny Shatto Memorial at Shady BowlDegraff, OH — It has been a rough season for Shady Bowl Speedway fans, drivers and staff, as the track has su...

July 25th, 2015 updated: July 25th, 2015. |  


Gabby Douglas right on schedule for golden return

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gabby Douglas is exasperated. Again and again and again the defending women’s Olympic all-around champion emphatical...

July 25th, 2015 |  



NASCAR drivers adjusting to new rules package at Brickyard

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A new rules package for Indianapolis Motor Speedway provided visibility issues for drivers. More troubling for NASCAR, thoug...

July 25th, 2015 |  


Xenia Scouts manager Bubba Cates (29) talks with his players on the pitcher’s the mound, during a home game win earlier this year against the Galion Graders. The Scouts, currently alone in third place, play two road games in Galion this weekend. Those two outcomes will determine Xenia’s finish in the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League’s regular season standings.

Xenia Scouts manager Bubba Cates (29) talks with his players on the pitcher’s the mound, during a home game win earlier this year against the Galion Graders. The Scouts, currently alone in third place, play two road games in Galion this weekend. Those two outcomes will determine Xenia’s finish in the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League’s regular season standings.

XENIA — The Xenia Scouts are in the Lake Erie Summer Collegiate League baseball playoffs. But until they play their final two regular season gam...

July 25th, 2015 |  


Two stages down, two to go in Alps for Froome on Tour

John LeicesterAP Sports WriterSAINT-JEAN-DE-MAURIENNE, France — The road snaked back and forth like spaghetti stuck to a wall, 18 hairpin bends,...

July 24th, 2015 |  


Busy drag racing weekend at Kil-Kare

Busy drag racing weekend at Kil-Kare

Hundreds of area drag racers were on hand for Thursday’s Test and Tune session at Kil-Kare Dragway in Xenia. The dragstrip will host racing Frid...

July 24th, 2015 |  


Oklahoma looks to pass for more Big 12 titles

DALLAS — Bob Stoops is bringing back the kind of pass-happy offense to Oklahoma that he introduced to the Big 12.The Sooners hope that will help...

July 23rd, 2015 |  


What goes up also goes down at Tour, but Froome keeps lead

PRA LOUP, France (AP) — The speedometer clocked between 50 and 60 kilometers per hour (30-37 mph) as the pine trees whipped by, and the riders l...

July 23rd, 2015 |  


Title tussle takes a back seat as F1 mourns for Bianchi

The championship tussle between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg will take a back seat at the Hungarian Grand Prix this weekend, with Formula One still...

July 23rd, 2015 updated: July 23rd, 2015. |