By Cecilia FoxRecord Herald Writerceciliaafox@gmail.comBETHEL TOWNSHIP - It was a night of big discussions for Bethel schools Monday, including the upcoming levy, facilities planning, the purchase of new textbooks, and updating the district’s website.On May 6, residents will decide on funding for a new addition to and renovation of the district’s school buildings. If the 7.94 mill levy passes, it will generate $22 million dollars for much needed renovations and added classroom spaces.
Staff ReportsSIDNEY — After a disappointing loss on Monday at home, the Troy Trojans came up big when they needed to Wednesday at Sidney.Alex Magoteaux scored the eventual winning run on an error in the top of the sixth inning, and Zach Kendall pitched a complete game, working his way out of tough spots in both the sixth and seventh innings to preserve a 3-2 victory at Sidney in Greater Western Ohio Conference North Division play to salvage a split of the series....
By Josh BrownSports EditorTROY —A baserunning miscue that kept a three-run top-of-the sixth inning from being even bigger.A two-run homer that put them down by one after six innings.A questionable infield fly call in the top of the seventh that would have loaded the bases with no outs had it not happened.
CINCINNATI (AP) — That playoff loss in Pittsburgh last year? Johnny Cueto never thought about it much. So getting a chance to shut out the Pirates in a rematch wasn’t any more special. Not to him, anyway.Cueto pitched his third career shutout against the team that beat him in the NL wild card game, and Joey Votto hit a two-run homer that led the Cincinnati Reds over the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-0 Wednesday for their first winning series this season....
CROTON, Ohio — Phyllis Mae Layman, age 85, of Croton, OH, longtime resident of Bradford, OH died Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at her daughter’s home in Croton.
NEW YORK (AP) — Marking the 67th anniversary of the day Jackie Robinson broke baseball’s color barrier, Rev. Jesse Jackson praised Commissioner Bud Selig for the strides the sport has taken in minority opportunities over the past two decades. Jackson traveled to baseball’s 1992 winter meetings to criticize its lack of minorities in management, and he pushed for change.
COLUMBUS (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets don’t mind all the doubters. In fact, they almost welcome them.“People were waiting for us to falter, kind of waiting to say, ‘I told you so,’” coach Todd Richards said of his team’s season. “And this team never did.”Saddled with years of losing, bad trades and awful draft picks, the Blue Jackets also get it that almost no one thinks they have a shot against th...
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