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Bryant leads Eastern Michigan past Bowling Green 55-24

Oct. 23, 2021 15:44 PM EDT

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Ben Bryant passed for two touchdowns and ran for a third and Eastern Michigan rolled to a 55-24 win over Bowling Green on Saturday. The Eagles (5-3, 2-2 Mid-American Conference) scored three touchdowns in both the second and third quarters. ...

'Murf Roast' raises $128K for Housing Authority

Oct. 23, 2021 00:24 AM EDT

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Not normally the butt of jokes, Mike Murphy took some ribbing Thursday evening and hardly seemed offended. Maybe because the longtime engineer and building contractor had about 128,000 reasons to take the zingers in stride. ...

2nd student pleads guilty in Ohio fraternity hazing case

Oct. 22, 2021 10:19 AM EDT

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — A second student charged in the fraternity hazing death of a Bowling Green State University sophomore has pleaded guilty. Aaron Lehane, 21, of Loveland, entered his pleas Thursday as part of a deal with Wood County prosecutors. He is due to...

Editorial Roundup: Kentucky

Oct. 20, 2021 14:52 PM EDT

Frankort State Journal. October 18, 2021. Editorial: Robinson making a difference off the football field We’ve always known what University of Kentucky junior wide receiver Wan’Dale Robinson is capable of on the gridiron. Now we know a little bit...

Kentucky man, firm charged again with water quality offense

Oct. 17, 2021 13:49 PM EDT

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man and a company face a federal charge claiming a water quality offense in a sinkhole similar to what they pleaded guilty to in 2013. The western Kentucky U.S. attorney’s office says Wednesday’s indictment against 84-year-old...

Bowling Green welcomes Afghan refugees with more to come

Oct. 16, 2021 00:07 AM EDT

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — A tense silence settled over a room at Bowling Green’s International Center on Monday as Hamishah Gul Rashid and his wife, Tamom Bibi, anxiously awaited the arrival of their interpreter. The couple and their eight children, all roughly...

Kentucky's chief justice won't seek another term on court

Oct. 13, 2021 18:34 PM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Chief Justice John D. Minton Jr. announced Wednesday that he will not run for reelection next year, signaling the end of an era on the state's highest court when his current term concludes. Minton, who joined the Supreme Court in 2006,...

2 to be inducted into Nunn Kentucky Teacher Hall of Fame

Oct. 12, 2021 04:05 AM EDT

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Two teachers will be inducted into the Governor Louie B. Nunn Kentucky Teacher Hall of Fame next month. The new inductees are the late Evelyn Douglas of Shepherdsville, who taught math at Bullitt Central High School for most of her four decades...

UTSA 6-0 after outgunning Western Kentucky, 52-46

Oct. 09, 2021 23:57 PM EDT

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Frank Harris threw for 349 yards and six touchdowns and hauled in a 23-yard touchdown pass himself as UTSA outlasted Western Kentucky 52-46 on Saturday night for the Roadrunners' school-record sixth straight win to start the season. Harris...

Jester, Gibson lead Akron past Bowling Green 35-20

Oct. 09, 2021 15:59 PM EDT

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Blake Hester ran for 120 yards and two touchdowns and Zach Gibson threw three third-quarter touchdowns to rally Akron to a 35-20 win over Bowling Green on Saturday. Gibson, who played briefly in one previous game, went 14 of 15 for 177 yards...