If one ripple from the thaw in U.S.-Cuba relations means baseball prospects get off the island and into the major leagues without payoffs to smugglers and threats from kidnappers, it's hard to see the downside.
Friday, Dec. 19Boys basketballWest Jefferson at Worthington Christian, 7:30 p.m.WrestlingMadison-Plains at Waterloo, 4 p.m.
Roughly one-third of the way through the season, the Jonathan Alder girls basketball team looks like it will definitely be a contender in the Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference Red Division.
BEREA — One game. One hard-to-forget, miserable game Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel would change if he could.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Sprint informed NASCAR it won't extend title sponsorship of the top Sprint Cup Series beyond its current contract, which expires after the 2016 season.
West Jefferson girls basketball coach Tim Converse is closing in on a milestone victory. He's literally one win away from recording his 400th as a head coach, thanks to a 29-28 overtime victory Tuesday, Dec. 16 at Grandview.
Contrary to belief, the Madison-Plains boys basketball team will not go as far as standout senior Hunter Butin will carry them this season.
Members of the London High School boys basketball team volunteered their time at the H.E.L.P. House on Thursday, Dec. 11.
The London Branch of Merchants National Bank recently made a donation of $1,000 to Madison County Special Olympics. Merchants Bank sells Anthony Thomas candy bars at their branch to support local charities. Present for the check presentation was from...
LONDON, ENGLAND — IOC President Thomas Bach welcomed the U.S. decision to bid for the 2024 Olympics, saying Wednesday that whichever city is put forward will be a “very strong” contender in what is shaping up as a high-profile global...
HOUSTON — Ohio State offensive coordinator Tom Herman was hired as Houston's new coach Tuesday.Herman takes over for Tony Levine, who was fired last week.
CIRCLEVILLE — Alexis Paas was named 2nd Team All-American by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA). Paas is a 2013 of Central Crossing High School. Ohio Christian University had six players total selected as 2014 NSCAA...
The only school with more national championships than top-ranked Kentucky's eight is UCLA with 11.
Wednesday, Dec. 17Boys basketballJonathan Alder at Pleasant, 7:30 p.m.London at Whitehall, 7:30 p.m.Girls basketball
The winter sports season in Madison County is officially running on all cylinders now that all the teams have now started their seasons. The last two boys basketball teams to open the season did so over the...
The West Jefferson High School wrestling team took home the championship trophy from the Joe Stora Invitational Tournament held Saturday, Dec. 13, at Westland by winning all five of its dual matches.
Tuesday, Dec. 16Boys basketballNortheastern at Madison-Plains, 7:30 p.m.West Jefferson at Triad, 7:30 p.m.Girls basketball
CLEVELAND (AP) — Flames shot skyward from two giant Browns helmets as rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel ran onto the field for his first start.That's as close as he came to providing a spark on Sunday.
Who says you can't go home again?
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Marcus Mariota put up nearly flawless numbers this season in leading Oregon to a spot in the first College Football Playoff.
The Jonathan Alder boys basketball team doesn't really have a post presence, but that doesn't mean the Pioneers don't have an inside game.
The West Jefferson wrestling team, according to its new head coach Ken Schaefer, is working as hard or harder than any group he's ever seen at the school and is encouraged by what that hard work could ultimately produce.
Friday, Dec. 12Girls basketballGrandview at London, 7:30 p.m.Whitehall at Madison-Plains, 7:30 p.m.Pleasant at Jonathan Alder, 7:30 p.m.
NEW YORK — Five power conferences. Four spots in the College Football Playoff.
BEREA — Johnny Manziel seemed a little taller. Not in height, but definitely in stature.