Sports

Lady Muskies drop second straight to start season

by Matthew Herchik on November 18, 2017 at 9:25 pm

NEW CONCORD, Ohio —  The Muskingum lady’s hoops team surrendered a 10-point halftime lead, falling to Oberlin on Saturday afternoon by a final of 61-57. The Lady Muskies lead by as many as 14 points in the first half, after going on an 11-0 run that put them ahead 25-11. They held a halftime advantage… Continue Reading

State final four locations announced

by David Carl Kinder II on November 18, 2017 at 8:59 pm

  Two MVL football teams have made it to the state final four and we now know where they’ll be playing those games. The Tri-Valley Scotties will take Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary at Perry Stadium in Massillon. TV will have to travel 76 miles for the game. The Irish will be driving 25 miles. Kickoff… Continue Reading

Clark, Agosto help LIU Brooklyn hold off Hartford 86-84

by Associated Press on November 18, 2017 at 8:54 pm

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica (AP) — Raiquan Clark and Jashaun Agosto combined for 40 points and 14-for-24 shooting as LIU Brooklyn held off a late-charge to defeat Hartford 86-84 in the Jamaica Classic tournament on Saturday. The Blackbirds (2-3) had built an eight-point lead, 83-78, with 3:17 remaining but Hartford (2-2) clawed its way back into… Continue Reading

Barkley sets Penn State TD record in 56-44 win over Nebraska

by Associated Press on November 18, 2017 at 8:53 pm

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Still a junior, Penn State’s Saquon Barkley wasn’t included Saturday in the Senior Day festivities even though it might’ve been his final game in Happy Valley, too. If Penn State’s 56-44 victory over Nebraska was indeed it for Barkley — who’ll be coveted by the NFL should he decide to… Continue Reading

No. 8 Ohio State routs Illinois, looks ahead to Michigan

by David Carl Kinder II on November 18, 2017 at 8:39 pm

  COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — No. 8 Ohio State scored on its first six possessions — including J.T. Barrett’s 100th career touchdown pass — as the Buckeyes routed Illinois 52-14 on Saturday and clinched the Big Ten East title. Barrett, playing in his last game at Ohio Stadium, threw for two touchdowns and ran for… Continue Reading

Jackson, Louisville roll in the rain past Syracuse 56-10

by Associated Press on November 18, 2017 at 7:54 pm

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson had another big game against Syracuse, accounting for 381 yards and four touchdowns and becoming the school’s career yardage leader while leading a rain-delayed 56-10 rout on Saturday. The Heisman Trophy winner passed for 270 yards and two TDs and rushed for 111 with scores from 43… Continue Reading

Memphis defeats SMU 66-45 to claim AAC West Division title

by Associated Press on November 18, 2017 at 6:54 pm

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Neither wind, nor rain or even a 57-minute delay for lightning was going to keep the No. 18 Memphis Tigers from hoisting the West Division trophy for the American Athletic Conference. A balanced offensive attack and explosive scoring, including 21 fourth-quarter points allowed the Tigers to pull away from SMU for… Continue Reading

Cheek leads Presbyterian past Gardner-Webb 31-21

by Associated Press on November 18, 2017 at 4:53 pm

CLINTON, S.C. (AP) — Ben Cheek threw for 122 yards and ran for 96 yards and three touchdowns to lead Presbyterian past Gardner-Webb 31-21 in a regular season closer for both teams on Saturday. Cheek carried 11 times for the Blue Hose (4-7, 1-4 Big South). His longest run was a 46-yard dash for a… Continue Reading