STEM program offers female students special opportunity in Springfield

Female students in the greater Springfield area are getting a unique opportunity to study math and science in depth thanks to a special program. Girls in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), a program dedicated to offering a hands-on learning experience for female students around the area, began holding events at The Dome earlier this month. The program, which is now in its third...


Athlete of the Week Shawnee High School

Athlete of the Week Shawnee High School

Name: Scarlet Koelsch School: Shawnee High School Grade: 12 Age: 18 Sports: Volleyball, Swimming Claim to fame/honors: My parents Words you live by: “Nothing comes easy.” Toughest opponent: Myself Biggest influence: My dad Game-day rituals: Think over my goals What’s on your bedroom walls: Tapestry When I’m bored I like to … Shop online Favorite movie: Mamma Mia Person...
Wittenberg wins NCAC title with stunning OT win over Wooster

Wittenberg wins NCAC title with stunning OT win over Wooster

Wittenberg sophomore Jacob Bertemes wasn’t going to let the Tigers lose. Bertemes made two game tying shots, and then sunk the free threw that led fifth-ranked Wittenberg to a 78-77 victory over the No. 16 Wooster at Pam Evans Smith Arena Saturday night. »RELATED: Three freshmen making big contributions for Tigers The victory secured an outright North Coast Athletic Conference title for...
Springfield commission goals include housing study, fixing roads

Springfield commission goals include housing study, fixing roads

Springfield city commissioners discussed several goals to improve the city this year, including a study of the local housing stock and repairing neighborhood streets. MORE: New housing a priority in Clark County in 2018 The commission discussed its priorities for this year as part of its annual retreat held Friday night and Saturday morning at the National Trail Parks and Recreation District&rsquo...
Local organizations stepping up to improve Clark County oral health

Local organizations stepping up to improve Clark County oral health

In the wake of a dental crisis in Clark County, local organizations want to improve dental health throughout the community. FIRST REPORT: Health district to pursue fluoridation in Springfield, New Carlisle More than 32 percent of Clark County residents have had between one and five permanent teeth removed because of tooth decay or gum disease, according to the most recent Community Health Assessment...
Clark County deputy shooting of news photographer heads to grand jury

Clark County deputy shooting of news photographer heads to grand jury

The investigation into a Clark County deputy shooting of a news photographer will be presented to a grand jury. The Ohio Attorney’s General’s office declined in an email to say when the case will be presented. “This matter is still pending a presentation to the grand jury,” AG’s spokeswoman Jill Del Greco said. “Because grand jury hearings are secret, we wouldn&rsquo...
Black History Month: Springfield woman overcame workplace barriers

Black History Month: Springfield woman overcame workplace barriers

In an interview last June after she was honored by the Springfield Foundation’s African-American Community Family of Funds, Springfield Realtor Lula Cosby told News-Sun columnist Tom Stafford she’d considered writing her life’s story down but hadn’t because it seemed too much like Maya Angelou’s “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.” She doubted that anyone would...
Clark County event unites women for fun, fundraiser

Clark County event unites women for fun, fundraiser

More fun and reading opportunities will result when the Women’s Giving Society’s second annual Power of the Purse returns. The fundraiser event combining food and fun will be 5:30 to 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23, at the Hollenbeck Bayley Creative Arts and Conference Center in downtown Springfield. MORE THINGS TO DO: Wonderland, Oz set to cross paths over the rainbow in Springfield Proceeds go...
Drizzle, fog possible tonight; warmer temps return this week

Drizzle, fog possible tonight; warmer temps return this week

Snow showers have moved out Drizzle, fog possible tonight Warmer temperatures return this week Tonight: Snow has moved out, but lingering moisture means we could see some drizzle or fog at times tonight, said Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Brett Collar. Temperatures will continue to drop tonight and overnight, with lows eventually reaching the upper 20s. Due to the dropping temperatures, an isolated...
Rain, maybe a heavy dose, headed for region early next week

Rain, maybe a heavy dose, headed for region early next week

Look for rain, perhaps heavy, beginning Monday that is expected to last through at least Wednesday, Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell said. After a brief break, an active weather pattern will resume across the Miami Valley next week. High pressure will move off the southeastern United States and stall.  The clockwise surface wind flow around that high pressure will pump moisture-laden...
FBI didn't investigate tip about Nikolas Cruz before deadly school shooting

FBI didn't investigate tip about Nikolas Cruz before deadly school shooting

At least 17 people were killed in a high school shooting Wednesday afternoon in Parkland, Florida and more than a dozen others were injured, according to Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel. The lone gunman, identified as Nikolas Cruz, 19, was a former student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and was taken into custody without incident after the attack, Israel said.
Sing out loud: 4 things to do this weekend in Springfield

Sing out loud: 4 things to do this weekend in Springfield

This weekend’s weather outlook is on the wet side, but that’s no reason to stay indoors. Here are four events to enjoy in the greater Springfield area while keeping you dry. 1. ‘9 to 5: The Musical’ The Springfield Civic Theater will be performing their rendition of ‘9 to 5: The Musical’ at the John Legend Theater in Springfield, starting on Friday, Feb. 16 at 7...
She’s Yellow Springs’ most generous book lover

She’s Yellow Springs’ most generous book lover

Countless books of the odd and unexpected varieties are in the hands of many people who have visited Yellow Springs, thanks to Kate Mooneyham. Mooneyham, manager of Dark Star Books in Yellow Springs, has been consistently placing a large box of free books in the alley behind her and her mother’s bookstore for over a year. On almost any day, folks taking a leisurely walk down the colorful back...
Flu hospitalizations hit 10,000 in Ohio, more than 230 in Clark County

Flu hospitalizations hit 10,000 in Ohio, more than 230 in Clark County

More than 10,000 Ohioans have now landed in the hospital because of the flu this season, according to Ohio Department of Health data released Friday. That includes 232 people in Clark County. Also, the number of people reporting flu-like-illnesses to doctors continues to rise, trending up three weeks in a row and climbing more than 18 percent during the reporting week. TRENDING STORY: Springfield...
U.S. may put tarriffs on China, other steel-producing countries

U.S. may put tarriffs on China, other steel-producing countries

U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on Friday urged President Donald Trump to impose steep tariffs on China and other steel-producing countries, contending they are illegally dumping steel into U.S. markets. In a 262-page report that was praised by many Ohio lawmakers, Ross charged that imported steel products are priced “substantially lower” than steel produced in the United States and...
Two Democrats running for governor skip voting, records show

Two Democrats running for governor skip voting, records show

Democrat Jon Heavey is serious about running for Ohio governor. He poured $1.5 million into his campaign, created a snappy website and hired a team. “…I’m upset about Trump. And as a veteran with little tolerance for cowards, I’m here — quite frankly — because I’m mad as hell. Trump pretends to be ‘America First,’ when everyone knows PrimaDonny...
I tried the sensory-deprivation float at Gravity Spa in Beavercreek

I tried the sensory-deprivation float at Gravity Spa in Beavercreek

Upon entering the Gravity Spa in Beavercreek, you immediately get the sense you’re in a place of relaxation — and not just because of the comical sign in the window asking for quietness. You’ll see aquatic-inspired artwork, hear soothing instrumental music, and smell a faint scent of essential oils. The employees are either barefoot or in socks, greeting their regulars with a hug...
Champaign County group works to revive forgotten cemetery

Champaign County group works to revive forgotten cemetery

Several groups in Champaign County are working to revive a plot of history. The Champaign County chapter of the Ohio Horseman Council, along with the Champaign County Cemetery Restoration Project, will host a cleanup at Ward Cemetery, located at Kiser Lake State Park, on Saturday, Feb. 17. Interested volunteers can meet at the parking lot near the end of Airport Road. The cleanup will start at 10...
Wonderland, Oz set to cross paths over the rainbow in Springfield

Wonderland, Oz set to cross paths over the rainbow in Springfield

Pop culture crossover scenarios are a fun trip down the imagination rabbit hole, and even more fun to watch. Since Wonderland and Oz reside in the same imaginary ZIP Code, you can now watch the two young girls’ incredible adventures together with the Springfield Arts Council’s Youth Arts Ambassadors’ production of “Dorothy Meets Alice or The Wizard of Wonderland.” Over...
Wright State faculty angered by planned cuts; ‘terrible decisions’ loom

Wright State faculty angered by planned cuts; ‘terrible decisions’ loom

Wright State University’s Board of Trustees voted 7-1 to enact a mandatory furlough policy Friday, even as frustrated professors confronted the university’s leaders about proposed “draconian” cuts they say will erode the institution’s educational quality. Wright State faces declining enrollment and higher health care costs while it grapples with the outlines of millions...
Springfield nursing home investigation: Patient ODs on unlocked pills

Springfield nursing home investigation: Patient ODs on unlocked pills

Two patients allegedly gained access to unsecured narcotics and one of them overdosed at a Springfield nursing home, according to state documents obtained by the Springfield News-Sun. The Ohio Department of Health filed a statement of deficiencies for Eaglewood Care Center, 200 Villa Road in Springfield, after the alleged incident that occurred in December. Two Eaglewood residents allegedly took oxycodone...
U.S. senator on gun violence: We need more than thoughts and prayers

U.S. senator on gun violence: We need more than thoughts and prayers

In the wake of the school shooting in Florida this week that took the lives of at least 17 students, one U.S. senator in Dayton Friday said the problem needs more than “thoughts and prayers.” “It’s one school shooting after another,” U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown said. “Politician after politician says, ‘My prayers are with the families.’ Of course our prayers...
Hearing postponed for Greenon teacher accused of sex misconduct

Hearing postponed for Greenon teacher accused of sex misconduct

A hearing to review a protection order request against an Indian Valley teacher accused of sexual misconduct with a student was continued again on Friday. A protection order request was filed in January against Larry Yowler, a 20-year Greenon employee, accusing him of touching a student’s private area and making her sit on his lap during reading time. The Clark County Sheriff’s Office...
Clark County Municipal Court cases

Clark County Municipal Court cases

CASES CALLED WEDNESDAY INCLUDED: Miles Kirk Ball, 31, address unknown, assault, criminal damaging, dismissed - prosecutor request. Brittany L. Brenneman, 34, of Urbana, OVI, speed, dismissed. Amy M. Jaskowiak, 35, of 1938 Maiden Lane, domestic violence, dismissed - prosecutor request. Ashley N. Salyer, 28, of New Carlisle, child endangering, guilty, 90 days jail with 90 days suspended, pay fine and...
‘Cinderella’s’ glass slipper fits Kuss Auditorium stage

‘Cinderella’s’ glass slipper fits Kuss Auditorium stage

You know the fairy tale — a girl is put down by her wicked stepmother and stepsisters, discovers a fairy godmother, gets invited to a ball, a glass slipper, Prince Charming, happily ever after. “Cinderella” has been loved by generations and many already know it by heart. The latest version of the musical “Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella” has maintained the magic...
Springfield Then & Now: Black’s Opera House

Springfield Then & Now: Black’s Opera House

Before Black’s Opera House opened in Springfield in 1869 at the northwest corner of Fountain and Main, the Market House at High and Fountain (now the Esplanade) was the only place for entertainment in town.  Thanks to longtime merchant Andrew Black, Springfield “at last had a public hall worthy of Springfield.” Black’s Opera House cost $100,000 to construct. The theater...
President Trump to visit Florida school shooting area today

President Trump to visit Florida school shooting area today

President Donald Trump says he leaves for Florida Friday to “meet with some of the bravest people.” Trump’s tweet did not elaborate on his plans. But White House officials are working to arrange a visit to Florida in the wake of this week’s deadly school shooting. Trump writes that he’ll meet with “people whose lives have been totally shattered.” At least...
Urbana man Tasered after allegedly leading police on foot, bike chase

Urbana man Tasered after allegedly leading police on foot, bike chase

An Urbana man faces multiple charges in the Clark County Municipal Court after he allegedly lead police on a chase through an Enon neighborhood that ended with him being Tasered. Jan Tomlin, 34, was arraigned on charges of theft, obstructing official business, falsification and resisting arrest on Thursday. His case was continued. READ MORE: 2nd sex misconduct accusation filed against Indian Valley...
Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

COMMON PLEAS COURT NEW SUITS 18-CV-0075 - The Huntington National Bank, Columbus, v. Garren Vanderpool and Amber S. Vanderpool, 2730 Conowoods Dr., et al., complaint in foreclosure for $157,867. 18-CV-0088 - Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, as Trustee, v. Sheryl Dill, 422 E. Southern Ave., and 237 W. Auburn Ave., et al., complaint in foreclosure for property located at 422 E. Southern Ave., for...
Silence is golden at Mother’s in Springfield

Silence is golden at Mother’s in Springfield

Silents are golden in Springfield these days. The earliest films made between the late 1890s and late 1920s with no synchronized recorded sound have become a new social phenomenon with added interactions beside just the film. “Mother’s Movie Night” will showcase the first of two silent events with the “Silent Disco Party: ‘Metropolis,’” 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb...
Popular Springfield restaurant to bring back seasonal food truck

Popular Springfield restaurant to bring back seasonal food truck

Springfield barbeque lovers, take notice: Rudy’s is going mobile again. Rudy’s Smokehouse, the barbeque restaurant touted as a Springfield staple, has brought back its mobile food truck for the season. The restaurant started serving from the truck on Feb. 12. DETAILS: Downtown Springfield restaurant adds featured artist, new menu items Rudy’s, whose flagship store is located at 2222...
Fake green cards probe leads to felony corruption charges

Fake green cards probe leads to felony corruption charges

Two men are facing felony charges as investigators with the ACE Task Force in Greene County said the men sold fake United States identification cards and Social Security numbers to a confidential informant. Camilo Panso, 40, and Brayan Blanco, 37, are due to be arraigned today in Judge Stephen Wolaver’s courtroom. The pair have been held in the Greene County Jail on $100,000 bond each since...
Chiller provides perfect icing on the cake for Winter Olympics

Chiller provides perfect icing on the cake for Winter Olympics

It’s a party four years in the making. The NTPRD Chiller will put seasonal sports at center ice with its Winter Games Celebration, where families can experience a variety of indoor ice action. The games will be 1:30-3:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, at the Chiller, 301 W. Main St., during the public skate. » READ MORE: Olympic baby: Michael Phelps welcomes son The celebration is for the experienced...
Air Force will keep iconic B-52s flying through mid-century

Air Force will keep iconic B-52s flying through mid-century

The Air Force asked for $280 million in next year’s budget to upgrade and add new engines to the remaining 75 B-52s, which were first built in the 1950s and once were an iconic symbol of U.S. air power. The B-52s will fly through 2050 alongside the Air Force’s newest stealth bomber, the B-21 Raider. Built years after the B-52s, the swing-wing B-1B Lancer and bat-winged B-2 Spirit stealth...
Man dies after multi-vehicle crash on SR 347 in Perry Twp. 

Man dies after multi-vehicle crash on SR 347 in Perry Twp. 

One man has died following a multi-vehicle crash that occurred on State Route 347 at US Route 33 Thursday afternoon. Billy Cowan, 57, of Bellefontaine was identified by the Ohio Highway State Patrol Marysville Post as the fatality in the crash. According to a press release, Cowan was traveling eastbound on US Route 33, exiting onto SR 347 around 3:40 p.m. when he failed to yield at the stop sign at...
Brief break in rain before stormy pattern returns next week 

Brief break in rain before stormy pattern returns next week 

Some break in clouds, cool tonight Chance of passing rain, snow showers Saturday - mainly south Rain, potential for flooding returns next week Tonight: Lots of clouds will linger across the area with some breaks possible. Temperatures will drop to the mid-20s. SATURDAY: Clouds will increase with a chance for passing rain and snow showers, especially south of I-70. Little or no snow accumulation...
Cedarville raises money to support mothers-to-be in Clark County

Cedarville raises money to support mothers-to-be in Clark County

A little loose change can go a long way. That’s what students at Cedarville University hope to prove with their annual Blessings in a Bottle fundraising campaign to aid the Pregnancy Resource Center of Clark County. The campaign focuses on gathering donations in the form of loose change, which donors can drop into plastic baby bottles found around campus and out in the community. » READ...
Second sex misconduct accusation filed against Indian Valley teacher

Second sex misconduct accusation filed against Indian Valley teacher

A second protection order request has been filed in Clark County Common Pleas Court against an Indian Valley teacher accused of sexual misconduct with student. Second-grade teacher Larry Yowler is named in a protection order request filed Thursday alleging that he inappropriately touched a child at the school. Yowler’s attorney, Samuel Petroff, couldn’t be immediately reached for comment...
Champaign County wind farm challenges residents’ right to fight project

Champaign County wind farm challenges residents’ right to fight project

Developers of a proposed wind farm in Champaign County have challenged the ability of a group of local residents to intervene in its legal case, arguing they live outside the project’s footprint and wouldn’t be affected by the wind turbines. The wind farm, which initially included plans to build about 100 turbines across six townships, has been tangled in legal disputes that have lasted...
Work to start next month on $10.5 million Wright-Patt gateway

Work to start next month on $10.5 million Wright-Patt gateway

A new $10.5 million gateway that will consolidate two Wright-Patterson entrances into one is set to begin construction next month, a base spokesman says. A new Gate 26A, a few hundred yards from the current one, would replace a commercial delivery entrance at Gate 16A off Ohio 444, and the existing Gate 26A off Ohio 235 near the entrance to the 445th Airlift Wing headquarters. The new entrance way...
Springfield school safety expert: Even one school shooting ‘too many’

Springfield school safety expert: Even one school shooting ‘too many’

Springfield City Schools train students and staff members at length to prepare them for an active shooter situation like the one in Florida this week, the safety coordinator for the district said. The shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in South Florida left 17 dead. Champaign County has been affected by one school shooting at West Liberty-Salem High School in 2017. Last month German...
Cleveland/Canton named as finalists to host 2019 or 2020 NFL draft

Cleveland/Canton named as finalists to host 2019 or 2020 NFL draft

The NFL has named five sites as finalists to host the NFL draft in either 2019 or 2020. Finalists to host either the 2019 or 2020 draft include Denver; Kansas City, Missouri; Las Vegas; Nashville, Tennessee; as well as a combined entry of Cleveland and Canton, Ohio. Canton is the home of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Representatives for each site will offer presentations before the final selections...
Parents show support for Greenon teacher accused of sexual misconduct

Parents show support for Greenon teacher accused of sexual misconduct

An Indian Valley teacher facing sexual misconduct allegations was called one of the best teachers in the district by some parents who spoke to the Greenon Board of Education Wednesday night and he should be put back in the classroom. Larry Yowler, a 20-year district employee, is on paid leave after a parent filed a protection order request in Clark County Common Pleas Court alleging her daughter told...
2 kids dressed as 'tall man' unable to gain admission to 'Black Panther'

2 kids dressed as 'tall man' unable to gain admission to 'Black Panther'

Two kids decided they wanted to go to the new Marvel superhero film “Black Panther,” but they didn’t want to pay for two movie tickets. So, they tried to dupe the movie theater’s manager. The duo went to the theater disguised as one “tall man” under a trench coat, but unsurprisingly, their plan didn’t work. However, despite their unsuccessful attempt to save...
No charge: JetBlue offers to fly Parkland victims' families to South Florida

No charge: JetBlue offers to fly Parkland victims' families to South Florida

JetBlue is offering to fly families of victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High shooting free to the South Florida area. The company announced that it would fly families free via its Family Assistance Center, and would also provide access to free ground transportation with Lyft. Last Wednesday, 17 people were killed Wednesday by a 19-year-old gunman. “This week’s events are...
Wright State vs. Cleveland State: What you need to know about the game

Wright State vs. Cleveland State: What you need to know about the game

Who: Cleveland State (8-21, 5-11) vs Wright State (20-8, 12-3) When: 7:30 p.m. Friday Where: Nutter Center TV/Radio: ESPN3/106.5 Grant Benzinger, 6-3, Sr. G, 14.3 Parker Ernsthausen, 6-11, Jr., F, 5.0 Mark Hughes, 6-4, Jr, G, 9.9 Loudon Love, 6-9, Fr., C, 12.5 Cole Gentry, 5-10, So., G, 9.6 Kenny Carpenter, 6-5, Sr., G, 12.6 Tyree Appleby, 6-1, Fr., G, 10.9 Bobby Word, 6-4, Sr., G, 10.6...
Stoneman Douglas High School will reopen Feb. 22 to staff

Stoneman Douglas High School will reopen Feb. 22 to staff

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, where 17 people were killed Wednesday by a gunman, will reopen Thursday, according to a statement from Broward County Public Schools. Only staff members will be allowed back on the sprawling campus in northwest Broward County. There is no mention in the statement when students will be permitted to return. The school remains a crime scene and will...
Kasich bashes Congress, urges it to consider ‘common sense gun laws’

Kasich bashes Congress, urges it to consider ‘common sense gun laws’

Ohio Gov. John Kasich, who signed laws making it legal to carry concealed weapons at day-care facilities and college campuses, said he has “no confidence” Congress will approve what he called “common sense gun laws” in the wake of a mass shooting last week at a Florida high school. During an interview Sunday on CNN’s State-of-the-Union, Kasich, who earned the endorsement...
Pennsylvania teen rescued from wind caves

Pennsylvania teen rescued from wind caves

A Pennsylvania teen who was trapped inside wind caves in Lancaster County was rescued after eight hours, WHTM reported Sunday. Dispatchers said the 15-year-old boy, who was with a group of friends and adults, became trapped about 250 feet into the wind caves in Martic Township around 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Lancaster Online reported. Tony Williams, a spokesman for the Rawlinsville Volunteer...
Florida sheriff to politicians who don't support gun control: 'You will not get re-elected'

Florida sheriff to politicians who don't support gun control: 'You will not get re-elected'

Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel blasted politicians after a gunman killed 17 people at a Parkland, Florida, high school, saying that if gun laws don’t change, “you will not get re-elected in Broward County.” According to the Huffington Post, while speaking at a vigil in Parkland for the victims of the shooting, Israel said, “If you’re an elected official...
What will 2018 hold for our favorite stores? Closings and sales growth

What will 2018 hold for our favorite stores? Closings and sales growth

While thousands of brick-and-mortar stores are expected to close this year, overall retail sales and online sales are expected to grow in 2018. Retail industry sales will grow between 3.8 and 4.4 percent over 2017, according to the National Retail Federation. Online and other non-store sales, which are included in the overall number, are expected to increase between 10 and 12 percent. “Despite...
Walkouts planned in March in aftermath of Parkland shooting

Walkouts planned in March in aftermath of Parkland shooting

Support continued to grow over the weekend for a planned March 14 National School Walkout protest in the aftermath of the Valentine’s Day school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, that left 17 people dead. Meanwhile, students at the South Florida school planned a separate walkout on March 24, ABC News reported. Organizers of the Women’s March...

Wrestling: OHC outlook not as clear for Mechanicsburg

A year ago, Mechanicsburg walked into the Ohio Heritage Conference meet as the clear-cut favorite. The squad brought six returning state placers into a meet that became a large first step toward the state title in Columbus. This year, the picture is a little cloudier heading into the OHC at 10 a.m. today at Northeastern. “I am not sure how the team race will shake out,” Mechanicsburg coach...
Here's why Olympic figure skater Yuzuru Hanyu's fans throw Winnie the Pooh bears on the ice

Here's why Olympic figure skater Yuzuru Hanyu's fans throw Winnie the Pooh bears on the ice

In one of the strangest stories that we’ve seen out of the 2018 Winter Olympics, beloved bear Winnie the Pooh is making a comeback. The lovable bear is the unofficial mascot of Japanese figure skater Yuzuru Hanyu. Every time Hanyu takes to the ice, he keeps a stuffed bear on the side of the rink for good luck, often bowing to the toy before performing, Time magazine reported....
South Carolina football: Gamecocks return crowded stable of running backs

South Carolina football: Gamecocks return crowded stable of running backs

There are a whole bunch of running backs returning to the South Carolina football team in 2018. And the Gamecocks signed two more in December. A couple of players at the position continue to recover from injuries that will reduce the number of healthy options this spring. Neither of the two, however, are among the top three returning players at the position. Below is a look...
Olympic figure skater Paul Fentz wows with 'Game of Thrones' costume

Olympic figure skater Paul Fentz wows with 'Game of Thrones' costume

“Game of Thrones” fans from around the world were loving German Olympic figure skater Paul Fentz’s costume at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Fentz was clearly not on the fence when it came to a tribute to the character Jaime Lannister, and neither were people on the internet when it came to voicing positive opinions about it. The Olympian also...
Report: 2 more names emerge for vacancy on Alabama coaching staff

Report: 2 more names emerge for vacancy on Alabama coaching staff

Even though the college football season ended over a month ago, Nick Saban is still looking to fill out his Alabama coaching staff. And on Sunday, 2 names emerged as possible candidates for the opening on the defensive line. The position became open after Karl Dunbar left to become the defensive line coach for the Pittsburgh Steelers. According to a report from...
Mississippi State earns commitment from JUCO C Jethro Tshisumpa

Mississippi State earns commitment from JUCO C Jethro Tshisumpa

Say this about Ben Howland, the man knows how to recruit. That was proven once again on Sunday as his Mississippi State program earned a commitment from massive junior college center Jethro Tshisumpa, according to Gene Swindoll: At 6-foot-10, 260 pounds, Tshisumpa has the size and length to come in and play immediately in a much-improved SEC. An unranked prospect, according...
Residents weigh in on drug crisis: ‘People are in despair and hopeless’

Residents weigh in on drug crisis: ‘People are in despair and hopeless’

Long wait lists for treatment. Insurance coverage requirements that can prevent an addict from getting help. A persistent negative stigma about addiction. These are some of the myriad complaints aired during three community forums last week hosted by Your Voice Ohio, a collaborative of more than 30 media organizations working to identify solutions to a drug epidemic that kills thousands every year...
Michigan basketball will honor Austin Hatch on senior day

Michigan basketball will honor Austin Hatch on senior day

Michigan basketball fans will get the chance to show their appreciation for one of the most unforgettable Wolverines in recent memory on Sunday. The program will honor Austin Hatch as part of its senior day festivities before No. 22 Michigan plays No. 8 Ohio State in Ann Arbor (1 p.m. ET, CBS). Hatch’s story is unlike any other in college sports. Hatch survived two plane...
Delta passenger caught on video complaining about baby has been suspended from her job 

Delta passenger caught on video complaining about baby has been suspended from her job 

The woman accused of screaming at a mother and her baby on a Delta flight last week has now been punished at work. According to Fox News, Susan Peirez, who claimed to work for New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo during the incident, has been suspended from her job with the New York state government. “State employees are and must be held to the highest standard both professionally...
Hunter Johnson somehow the forgotten man at Clemson

Hunter Johnson somehow the forgotten man at Clemson

With all the hoopla surrounding the Clemson quarterback battle between incumbent starter Kelly Bryant and the nation’s No. 1 overall recruit Trevor Lawrence, Hunter Johnson has somehow been forgotten. The former 5-star quarterback was the MVP of the 2017 U.S. Army All-American Bowl and arrived to enormous expectations that he’d win the starting job vacancy created...
Report: 3 Big 12 schools in the mix for Rice graduate transfer

Report: 3 Big 12 schools in the mix for Rice graduate transfer

Rice senior Preston Gordon, a 6-foot-1 defensive tackle, is looking at a few Big 12 schools as possible graduate-transfer destinations, according to al.com. Gordon has interest in defending national champion Alabama, per al.com. He’s also considering Texas Tech and Kansas, two programs that he’s already visited. TCU is targeting the former Owl as ...
NFL scout eyes Iowa’s Josh Jackson, James Daniels as possible first-round picks

NFL scout eyes Iowa’s Josh Jackson, James Daniels as possible first-round picks

IOWA CITY, Iowa — The NFL scouting world was prepared for Iowa junior cornerback Josh Jackson to declare for April’s draft after one of the most dynamic seasons by a defensive back in recent memory. As for center James Daniels, who also decided to forgo his senior year for the draft, that was a bit of surprise. That sent hard-core NFL scouts like Dan Shonka, general...
His brother’s dreamkeeper: Why LSU LB Micah Baskerville won’t fail

His brother’s dreamkeeper: Why LSU LB Micah Baskerville won’t fail

SHREVEPORT, La. — LSU freshman linebacker Micah Baskerville is not the first person in his family to dream big. Just over a decade ago, his older brother had similar aspirations, albeit in a different sport. Travion Beale envisioned himself going to college on a basketball scholarship before turning pro. That never happened. Beale lost focus. Made mistakes. Got sidetracked. But the...
Ohio State football’s defensive line could be even better in 2018

Ohio State football’s defensive line could be even better in 2018

COLUMBUS, Ohio — For the 2018 Ohio State defensive line, less might be more. The 2017 group was one of the most talented defensive lines in program history. Defensive ends Sam Hubbard, Tyquan Lewis and Jalyn Holmes will be taken in the upcoming NFL draft, and all will likely be off the board after three rounds. Fellow Ohio State defensive ends Nick Bosa and Chase Young...
3 graduate transfers who can help Virginia Tech in 2018

3 graduate transfers who can help Virginia Tech in 2018

Virginia Tech is coming off 19 wins in their first two seasons under coach Justin Fuente and recently welcomed in the No. 24 recruiting class in the nation, but there’s still immediate roster help available in the form of graduate transfers. The Hokies are set up for a big year in 2018, but there are still some holes to patch and the talent and experience you can add...
Report: Johnny Manziel felt like ‘end of the world was near’ due to bipolar disorder and depression

Report: Johnny Manziel felt like ‘end of the world was near’ due to bipolar disorder and depression

For much of the past few years, former Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel has gone through fits and starts of trying to get his life back together, only for something to go wrong and have to start all over again. Finally, however, it appears that Manziel is taking real, concrete steps to address the issues in his life, and is finally pursuing the help he clearly needs...
66 dead in Iran plane crash, airline says

66 dead in Iran plane crash, airline says

A commercial aircraft carrying 66 people crashed in Iran, killing everyone on board, an airline spokesman told state media.  >> Read more trending news 
Purdue-Penn State basketball: Time, TV channel, watch online

Purdue-Penn State basketball: Time, TV channel, watch online

Purdue basketball plays Penn State in a Big Ten game on Sunday, February 18. The game starts at 8 p.m. ET. The Boilermakers are ranked No. 6 in the country in the latest AP Top 25 poll and the Nittany Lions are unranked. Find game time, watch online, radio and streaming information for the game below. The Boilrmakers had a great start to the season, kicking off with a 23-2 record over...
Iowa-Iowa State wrestling: Time, TV channel, how to watch online (February 18, 2018)

Iowa-Iowa State wrestling: Time, TV channel, how to watch online (February 18, 2018)

Iowa and Iowa State finish their wrestling seasons against one another Sunday for the first time since 1998 with a 2 p.m. CT dual at Hilton Coliseum in Ames, Iowa. The Hawkeyes (11-3) have won 13 straight Cy-Hawk wrestling competitions against the Cyclones (8-9). The schools compete for the Dan Gable Traveling Trophy, which has resided in Iowa City since its inception in 2010...
NFL mock draft 2018: First-round projections, top players, NFL draft order (02/18/2018)

NFL mock draft 2018: First-round projections, top players, NFL draft order (02/18/2018)

NFL mock drafts for 2018 preview the draft. See predictions, top players and a first-round draft order below. Much of the narrative around the 2018 NFL Draft is focused at the quarterback position. Mock drafts from ESPN and CBS Sports both have quarterbacks filling up the top 10 this year. Here is a collection of 2018 NFL mock drafts, including Land of 10’s own projection. Cleveland...
NFL mock draft 2018: First-round picks, NFL draft order, top players for the 2018 NFL Draft

NFL mock draft 2018: First-round picks, NFL draft order, top players for the 2018 NFL Draft

The 2018 NFL Draft is once again expected to be loaded with talented players.Below find a 2018 NFL mock draft, and an up to date NFL draft order. The first round of the 2018 NFL Draft is set for April 26.  Baker Mayfield should be a high pick in the draft as will Sam Darnold. This draft figures to be quarterback heavy, with potentially four signal callers...
Ohio State-Michigan basketball: Time, TV channel, watch online

Ohio State-Michigan basketball: Time, TV channel, watch online

Ohio State basketball plays Michigan in a Big Ten game on Sunday, February 18. The game starts at 1 p.m. ET. The Buckeyes are ranked No. 8 in the country in the latest AP Top 25 poll and the Wolverines are No. 22. Find game time, watch online, radio and streaming information for the game below. The Buckeyes have had a surprising season to this point and won the earlier meeting between...
Nebraska-Illinois basketball: Time, TV channel, watch online (February 18, 2018)

Nebraska-Illinois basketball: Time, TV channel, watch online (February 18, 2018)

Nebraska (20-8, 11-4 Big Ten) and Illinois (12-15, 2-12 Big Ten) meet for the 21st time on Sunday, with the Fighting Illini leading the all-time series 13-7. The series dates to 1921. The Huskers are 5-6 against Illinois since joining the Big Ten and are looking for a second straight win in the series following a 1-point victory over the Illini in Lincoln on Jan. 15. Prior...
Florida State-Pitt basketball: Game time, TV channel, watch online (2/18/2018)

Florida State-Pitt basketball: Game time, TV channel, watch online (2/18/2018)

Florida State hosts Pitt in an ACC matchup on Saturday afternoon. The Seminoles will look to build off a stirring comeback win over No. 12 Clemson, while the Panthers remain in search of their first conference victory of the season. Find game time information and a preview below: Time: 6 p.m. ET Date: Sunday, Feb. 18 Location: Tucker Center, Tallahassee, Fla. The Florida...
Michigan-Ohio State basketball: Time, TV channel, how to watch online (February 18, 2018)

Michigan-Ohio State basketball: Time, TV channel, how to watch online (February 18, 2018)

No. 22 Michigan closes out its home schedule when it hosts No. 8 Ohio State on Sunday, Feb. 18, at Crisler Center in Ann Arbor, Mich. Find the game time, TV channel, watch online, radio and streaming information for the game below. This is the second meeting of the season between the teams. The Wolverines held a 20-point lead in the first half of the game in Columbus on...
Arkansas baseball vs. Bucknell Game 3: Preview, TV, how to watch (February 18, 2018)

Arkansas baseball vs. Bucknell Game 3: Preview, TV, how to watch (February 18, 2018)

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — In two games so far in Arkansas’ season-opening series against Bucknell, the combined score has been Razorbacks 46, Bison 6. Sunday, mercifully, brings the series to a close. The third-ranked Diamond Hogs have looked the part of their ranking all weekend against the predicted Patriot League champion. While it’s unlikely Arkansas drops...
Olympics Hockey: Schedule, scores, standings, results for Sunday (02/18/2018)

Olympics Hockey: Schedule, scores, standings, results for Sunday (02/18/2018)

Olympics Hockey 2018 continues Sunday, February 18. Find the complete schedule, scores, standings and results below. The USA women’s hockey team plays Finland on Sunday night ET in a semifinal. Sunday, February 18 LIVE SCORES Men’s hockey (Group A): Czech Republic 4, Switzerland 1 Women’s hockey (Classification for Nos. 5-8): Japan 2, Sweden 1 (OT) Men&rsquo...
Clemson-Duke basketball: Game time, TV channel, watch online (2/18/2018)

Clemson-Duke basketball: Game time, TV channel, watch online (2/18/2018)

No. 12 Duke visits No. 11 Clemson in an intriguing ACC matchup on Sunday afternoon at Littlejohn Coliseum. The Blue Devils and Tigers are tied at 9-4 in the conference standings heading into Sunday’s game, with the winner moving into sole possession of second place. Find game time information and a preview below: Time: 4 p.m. ET Date: Sunday, Feb. 18 Location...
Springfield boys beat Middletown for fifth straight 18-win season

Springfield boys beat Middletown for fifth straight 18-win season

Springfield closed its boys high school basketball regular season with a 70-57 defeat of visiting Middletown on Saturday night. It was the fifth consecutive season the Wildcats (18-4) have won at least 18 games. Springfield led Middletown just 49-44 after the end of three quarters and pulled away in the final period. The Middies (6-16) are guided by former Wildcats coach Darnell Hoskins. EJ Williams...
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