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Graves scores 27 to lift Buffalo over Toledo 83-67

Feb. 14, 2020 9:27 PM EST

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Jayvon Graves had 27 points as Buffalo got past Toledo 83-67 on Friday night. Josh Mballa and Jeenathan Williams each had 12 points for Buffalo (16-9, 7-5 Mid-American Conference). Antwain Johnson had 10 points and seven rebounds. The Bulls shoot 62.9% from the floor and 77.8% from...

Jackson scores 24 to lead Toledo past Miami (Ohio) 65-57

Feb. 11, 2020 10:05 PM EST

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Marreon Jackson had 24 points and 10 rebounds as Toledo beat Miami (Ohio) 65-57 on Tuesday night. Willie Jackson had 11 points and 16 rebounds for Toledo (12-13, 4-8 Mid-American Conference), which ended its five-game losing streak. Keshaun Saunders added 10 points and six rebounds....

Turner scores 21 to carry Bowling Green over Toledo 85-83

Feb. 8, 2020 7:18 PM EST

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Justin Turner had 21 points and made a pair of free throws with 1.2 seconds left as Bowling Green edged past Toledo 85-83 on Saturday. Daeqwon Plowden had 13 points and eight rebounds for Bowling Green (18-6, 9-2 Mid-American Conference), which earned its fifth straight home...

German scores 25 to lead N. Illinois over Toledo 66-61

Feb. 4, 2020 10:04 PM EST

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Eugene German had 25 points as Northern Illinois narrowly defeated Toledo 66-61 on Tuesday night for its fifth straight win. Darius Beane had 11 points for Northern Illinois (14-9, 7-3 Mid-American Conference), which shot 47% (24 of 51). Lacey James added 13 rebounds. Willie Jackson had...

FILE - In this Sept. 20, 2017 file photo, a catfish appears on the shoreline in the algae-filled waters of North Toledo, Ohio. Ohio is rolling out a new strategy to save Lake Erie from the toxic algae that overwhelms it in the summer. Beginning in February, the state will start offering financial incentives to farmers who adopt new agriculture practices. Those are designed to reduce farm runoff that feeds the algae in the lake. Ohio's approach is being watched closely by states around the U.S. that are struggling with an increasing number of algae outbreaks in lakes and rivers. (Andy Morrison/The Blade via AP, File)

Ohio's toxic algae plan could give other states a blueprint

Jan. 29, 2020 10:33 AM EST

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Nearly halfway into a 10-year pledge to combat the toxic algae that turns Lake Erie a ghastly shade of green, Ohio has made little progress. Its patchwork of mostly voluntary efforts hasn't slowed the farm fertilizers that feed algae blooms, leading to contaminated drinking water and...

Kent State rallies to beat Toledo 83-70 behind

Jan. 28, 2020 9:46 PM EST

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Troy Simons scored 21 points with four assists and four steals and Kent State rallied from 21 points down to beat Toledo 83-70 on Tuesday night for a season sweep of the Rockets. Antonio Williams scored 21 points with four assists and four steals for the Golden Flashes (15-6, 5-3...

Frye sparks Bowling Green to 6th straight, tops Toledo 85-79

Jan. 25, 2020 9:51 PM EST

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Dylan Frye scored 22 points and dished off six assists as Bowling Green defeated Toledo 85-79 for its sixth straight win on Saturday night. Justin Turner added 20 points and Daeqwon Plowden had 12 points and 13 rebounds for Bowling Green (15-5, 6-1 Mid-American Conference). Caleb...

Ohio judge apologizes for writing homophobic letters in '90s

Jan. 24, 2020 4:42 PM EST

MAUMEE, Ohio (AP) — A judge in northwest Ohio deeply apologized Thursday for a pair of homophobic letters-to-the-editor he wrote to his college newspaper in the 1990s. Maumee Municipal Court Judge Dan Hazard issued the apology to news outlets in Toledo, after WTOL-TV reported on the letters, which are...

File-This Sept. 15, 2019, file photo shows Detroit Tigers manager Ron Gardenhire watching his team play against the Baltimore Orioles in the seventh inning of a baseball game in Detroit.  It could be another long season for the Detroit Tigers, but fans in the Motor City may not have to look far for signs of hope. About 60 miles down Interstate 75. “We've got some pretty good ones going to Triple-A Toledo,

Tigers eyeing Triple-A Toledo for top prospects

Jan. 23, 2020 5:34 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — It could be another long season for the Detroit Tigers, but fans in the Motor City may not have to look far for signs of hope. About 60 miles down Interstate 75. “We've got some pretty good ones going to Triple-A Toledo," Tigers manager Ron Gardenhire said. "They ought to be pretty...

Law enforcement officers walk around a vacant house, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, in Port Clinton, Ohio. where the body of Harley Dilly, 14, was found inside the chimney. The teen had been missing for more than three weeks. (Jeremy Wadsworth/The Blade via AP)

Teen dead in chimney was missing 2 days before first report

Jan. 22, 2020 12:47 PM EST

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio teenager who police believe got accidentally trapped in the chimney of a vacant home and who was found dead after a three-week search was not reported missing by his family until nearly two days after they last saw him, according to police records. The boy's father told police...