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The Latest: Toledo left out of bowl berths despite 6-6 mark

Dec. 8, 2019 6:54 PM EST

6:30 p.m. Toledo is not headed to a bowl despite going 6-6 this season. With 79 teams bowl eligible and 78 slots available, there was going to be a team left out. The Rockets lost their final three games of the regular season and will have their streak of nine straight winning seasons snapped. The last time...

Knapke scores 33 as Toledo knocks off Marshall 82-72

Dec. 8, 2019 4:46 PM EST

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Luke Knapke had a career-high 33 points and added 11 rebounds for his fourth double-double of the season to power Toledo to an 82-72 victory over Marshall on Sunday. Knapke made 12 of 16 shots, including 4 of 6 from behind the arc, and 5 of 6 free throws for the Rockets (7-2). Marreon...

Littleson, Jackson carry Toledo past Cleveland St. 80-65

Dec. 4, 2019 9:46 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Spencer Littleson had 19 points to lead five Toledo players in double figures as the Rockets got past Cleveland State 80-65 on Wednesday night. Marreon Jackson added 17 points for the Rockets. Keshaun Saunders and Willie Jackson each scored 13 and Luke Knapke had 12. Knapke added 12...

Knapke scores 17 to lead Toledo over Oakland 65-63

Nov. 30, 2019 9:46 PM EST

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Luke Knapke scored 17 points and Marreon Jackson carried Toledo down the stretch as the Rockets edged past Oakland 65-63 on Saturday night. Although Toledo held a slim lead throughout the second half, when a jumper from Knapke gave the Rockets a 57-53 lead with 8:52 remaining he would...

Ohio court will hear case over bullying, teacher liability

Nov. 30, 2019 9:17 AM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court this week agreed to hear a case over whether educators were reckless in failing to prevent an injury to a student even though they had been notified she was being bullied by a fellow kindergartner. The court will consider whether teachers and principals can be...

Central Michigan beats Toledo 49-7, clinches MAC-West title

Nov. 29, 2019 3:45 PM EST

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — Quinten Dormady threw two touchdown passes, Kobe Lewis ran for two scores and Central Michigan beat Toledo on Friday to win the Mid-American Conference West Division title. The Chippewas (8-4, 6-2), who won one game and were winless in the conference last season, will face...

Correction: Reckoning-Where Are They Now story

Nov. 27, 2019 4:25 PM EST

In a story sent Oct. 4 and 5 about clergy members that the Roman Catholic Church considers credibly accused of child sexual abuse living with little to no oversight from authorities, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Massachusetts does not have a public database of teacher licenses. The state added a...

Alderson leads Toledo over NAIA Northwestern Ohio 100-41

Nov. 23, 2019 5:02 PM EST

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Dylan Alderson scored a career-high 30 points, six players reached double figures and Toledo easily beat the NAIA’s Northwestern Ohio 100-41 on Saturday. Spencer Littleson had 14 points for Toledo (4-2), Willie Jackson added 11 points with 12 rebounds and six assists. Luke...

Ohio will create, use wetlands to combat Lake Erie's algae

Nov. 21, 2019 4:06 PM EST

OREGON, Ohio (AP) — Ohio will begin work in the coming months on creating and restoring wetlands as part of its new strategy to deal with the toxic algae blooms that have plagued Lake Erie for years, state leaders said Thursday. Three of the sites are along the lake's shoreline near Toledo and the others...

Residents want Ohio to allow them to decide on wind farms

Nov. 20, 2019 4:27 PM EST

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A group of residents opposed to wind farms in northern Ohio want state lawmakers to give them a chance at the ballot box to block new turbines from being built near their homes.  Legislation being debated in Columbus would allow township residents to circulate petitions for voter...