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April 25, 2013 It’s Where You Live! Volume 105, No. 98


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Changes OK’d for fitness business Amish Cook shares rhubarb pie recipe

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Get caught up on what’s going on with the Amish Cook and her family, and with spring just around the corner, she shares a family recipe for delicious strawberry rhubarb pie. See Page 11.


Tipp man arrested An argument over a parking spot turned aggressive and resulted in an arrest Monday. Christopher Davis, 43, has been charged with one count of a weapon under the influence. It started when his neighbor on South Third Street called the police for a disturbance of an argument regarding parking in the alley behind both of their houses.

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Employees and residents to be honored The Special Employee/ Citizen Recognition Day Ceremony will be hosted Friday, April 26, in the courthouse plaza in Troy. In the event of rain, the ceremony will move to the large courtroom in the municipal court. A lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. by the Cattlemen’s Association. Sirloin steak sandwiches will be $5 and ribeye steak sandwiches will be $6. See Page 8.

Workout to benefit project Infinity Fitness, 2950 Stone Circle Drive, will host the Memorial Day Murph workout at 8:30 p.m. May 27. The crossfit workout — named in honor of the late Lt. Michael P. Murphy, who was killed in Afghanistan in 2005 — consists of a 1-mile run, 100 pullups, 200 push-ups and 300 air squats, followed by another 1mile run. Through May 12, preregistration is available for $30 at Registration includes a commemorate T-shirt, and the first 80 people receive an Infinity water bottle. Start times also will be posted on the website.

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Above, Zach Murray, center, plays the role of “Gaston” in Troy Christian’s production of “Beauty and the Beast,” along with fellow cast mates.

A tale as old as time Troy Christian to present ‘Beauty and the Beast’ BY MELANIE YINGST Staff Writer It’s a Disney dream come true for Troy Christian High School senior Hannah Godfrey to don the iconic golden dress as she stars as Belle in the school’s spring production of “Beauty and the Beast.” “It was one of my favorite movies growing up,” Godfrey said after dress rehearsals this week. Godfrey said she hadn’t been in a large production since eighth grade, but decided to take a chance at the starring role as Belle as a senior year milestone. More than 120 people are involved in the musical presentation of “Beauty and the Beast” and performances will be today at 7 p.m., Friday at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. “I wanted to try out for the play because it’s my senior year, so I wanted to give it a try,” she said. “When I saw that I got Belle, it was really exciting.” Godfrey said she enjoys singing as part of her church’s praise band and welcomes any and all opportunities to share her musical talent. “I just wanted to explore the songs in this play, and they are really quite beautiful to sing,” she said. Accompanying Godfrey on stage will be Drew Spoon, 18, who plays the role of the “Beast.” “I love singing — just straight up — I love it,” Spoon said. Spoon said his favorite song from the show is “If I Can’t Love Her,” but it also is his most challenging scene. “I love the whole process and making good friends,” he said. Director Paige Nichols said she’s enjoyed watching her students work together in a new, fun and challenging environment that only the stage can offer. “The Lord has put so much talent in these young people,” she said.

Drew Spoon, left, and Hannah Godfrey, right, play the roles of “Beast” and “Belle,” respectively, in Troy Christian’s production of “Beauty and the Beast.”

Dinner to feature special guests As a special feature, the characters of Belle, Beast and others from the castle will be present at a dinner before Saturday’s performance. The dinner is set to begin at 5:30 p.m. The dinner theater menu features penne pasta, meat lasagna, meatballs, grilled chicken strips, marinara and Alfredo sauce, garden salad, breads, drinks and desserts. Belle, Beast and the other characters will stay throughout the dinner for professional photo sittings, including a themed backdrop, for only $5. Pictures will be provided online for ordering. Photos are courtesy of Gene’s Scenes. The cost of tickets are: Students through 12th grade—$5 performance only or $16 for the performance and dinner; Adults— $10 for the performance only or $21 for the performance and dinner on Saturday.

“These plays give the kids an outlet that they didn’t know they had. They can explore their talents in ways they can’t in the classroom.” Nichols said the hours of rehearsals and readings builds teamwork and a family-like atmosphere. “This is a family,” she said. “This

always brings kids together who may not have known each other very well in any other setting.” Senior Courtney Price said she’s performed in plays since seventh grade and was happy to pour her heart out as Mrs. Potts.

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Planning commission approved exterior work for the former La Bella Viaggio health and fitness center, 101 W. Franklin St., at the April 24 meeting. The new owner is Patty Rose of P&C Ventures. “She will be keeping it as a fitness center and salon; however, she will change the name to Fit Institute of Troy,” said Zoning Inspector Shannon Brandon. The east side of the property will be the fitness center, while the west side will house the salon. Rose’s sister Beth Schuffels provided color swatches and samples at the meeting, as Rose was unable to attend. Changes to the building include replacing the fringed edge of the two awnings with a clean edge; painting the trim of the foyer blue to match the color in the awnings, as well as painting trim along the front of the building; and installing two wall signs on the front and one in the rear of the building. In other planning commission news, interior window signs with the Mayflower Arts Center logo were approved for 9 and 11 W. Main St. Each sign will measure 2.66 square feet, considerably less than the allotted sign allowance, and will include white vinyl lettering. The logo will include the tag-line “create. enlighten. inspire.” Planning and Zoning Manager Tim Davis said the signs are very minimal and fit well with the historic character of the building, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The owner is Lisa Bauer of Periphery Ventures LLC. The committee also made a request to postpone indefinitely a rezoning request for 338 Grant St., at the request of the applicants Niall and Karen Foster, who had requested for the application to be tabled.

Community mourns loss of police chief Davidson remembered for his kindness, compassion BY JOYELL NEVINS Civitas Media After a career spanning more than two decades in Tipp City and two more decades elsewhere, Police Chief Tom Davidson will be remembered for his kindness and 6 impartiality.

TIPP CITY Davidson passed away Tuesday after a prolonged battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife Jan, and is remembered fondly by his department and his city. “His approach to policing was a

perfect fit for the Tipp City community,” acting chief Eric Burris said. “He had compassion for everyone and represented the city and the DAVIDSON department with distinction.” Mayor Dee Gillis agreed. “Chief Davidson was a dedicated public servant who cared not only for his officers, but for every

citizen. He was approachable, took time to understand your concerns and always had a positive attitude,” she said. Davidson served with Tipp City from December 1990 until his passing. He was set to retire April 30. During that time, he gave many officers a first chance on the force, including Brian Arnold of the records division. “The chief gave me my start in

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SAVAR, Bangladesh (AP) — Rescuers tried to free people believed trapped in the concrete rubble of a building housing mainly garment factories that collapsed in Bangladesh a day after workers complained cracks had developed in the structure. The death toll jumped Thursday to 149 after searchers worked through the night. “Many” people are still trapped, said the rescue operations leader, army Brig. Gen. Mohammed Siddiqul Alam Shikder said Thursday morning. A clearer picture of the rescue operation would be available by afternoon he said. Searchers cut holes in the jumbled mess of concrete with drills or their bare hands, passing water and flashlights to those pinned inside the building near Bangladesh’s capital of Dhaka. “I gave them whistles, water, torchlights. I heard them cry. We can’t leave them behind this way,” said fire official Abul Khayer. Rescue operations illuminated by floodlights continued through the night. The disaster came less than five months after a factory fire killed 112 people and underscored the unsafe conditions in Bangladesh’s massive garment industry. Workers said they had hesitated to go to into the building on Wednesday morning because it had developed such large cracks a day earlier that it even drew the attention of local news channels. Abdur Rahim, who


Rescue workers remove concrete slabs as they look for survivors after an eight-story building housing several garment factories collapsed in Savar, near Dhaka, Bangladesh, Wednesday. worked on the fifth floor, said a factory manager gave assurances that there was no problem, so employees went inside. “After about an hour or so, the building collapsed suddenly,” Rahim said. He next remembered regaining consciousness outside. On a visit to the site, Home Minister Muhiuddin Khan Alamgir told reporters the building had violated construction codes and “the culprits would be punished.” police chief Local Mohammaed Asaduzzaman said police and the government’s Capital Development Authority have filed separate cases of negligence against the building owner. Asaduzzaman said nearly 100 bodies have been handed to their families as of Thursday morning. Among the textile businesses in the building were Phantom Apparels Ltd., New Wave Style Ltd., New Wave Bottoms Ltd. and

New Wave Brothers Ltd., which make clothing for major brands including The Children’s Place, Dress Barn and Primark. Jane Singer, a spokeswoman for The Children’s Place, said that “while one of the garment factories located in the building complex has produced apparel for The Children’s Place, none of our product was in production at the time of this accident.” “Our deepest sympathies go out to the victims of this terrible tragedy and their families,” Singer said in a statement. Dress Barn said that to its knowledge, it had “not purchased any clothing from that facility since 2010. We work with suppliers around the world to manufacture our clothing, and have a supply chain transparency program to protect the rights of workers and their safety.” Primark, a major British clothing retailer, confirmed that one of the suppliers it



of me really,” Ruland said. • CONTINUED FROM 1 “It was hard at first but I “I love to sing — singing just like being with everyis one of my passions in one.” life,” she said. “It’s been fun Senior Josh Williams being an inanimate object went from a backstage and it was a challenge to hand to a “Knight” in shinwork on a British accent.” ing armor. For Senior Jonny “It’s my first year on Gakwaya, the role of LeFou stage — I kind of like it,” is and easy one since it’s Williams said. “This year, I close to his personality. really came out of my shell “I finally got to be a and I figured I’d go out character I am — funny with a bang.” and dopey — in real life,” For senior Emily Kindell, Gakwaya said. being part of the cast as a Senior Sarah Grady said statue and villager was a her role was quite the great way to connect with stretch for her personality. her classmates. “I’m one of the feather “It’s fun seeing everyone dusters, which is nothing outside of school,” she said. like me,” Grady said. “I’m Troy Christian Schools kind of awkward and shy invites the public to “Be and the feather dusters are Our Guest” for its performnot that way at all. They ances tonight at 7 p.m., and are really flirty.” Friday and Saturday at For senior Rachael 7:30 p.m. Tickets are availRuland, playing the role of able at the door prior to the “Silly Girl” in her second performances. school play also is a transformation. “It’s nothing like me at all — completely opposite

• CONTINUED FROM 1 law enforcement, so I will always hold a debt of gratitude to him,” Arnold said. Like many of the officers, Arnold noticed Davidson’s lack of predjudice in situations. “He was always fair,” Arnold said. “No matter what the circumstances were surrounding an issue, he would always look at it from both sides and make a decision from there.” Prior to his Tipp service, Davidson was on the Bowling Green police force. He served there for 20 years and rose to the rank of lieutenant. Davidson was a military veteran

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as well, serving in the United States Army from 1968-1970. He was stationed at Ft. Gordon, Ga., and in South Korea. The viewing for Mr. Davidson will be from 4-8 p.m. Friday at St. John’s Catholic Church, 753 S. Hyatt St., Tipp City. The funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday, also at St. John’s. His wife requested the Tipp police do the honors at his funeral, including the 21-gun salute. “He is one of the finest men I have ever known and we will strive to honor him by continuing to serve Tipp City in the same tradition,” Burris said.


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• ANTIQUE PROGRAM: Local florist Bob Menker will present his Community program “Antiques in the Garden,” at 6:30 p.m. at Calendar the Milton-Union Public Library. The program will CONTACT US consist of a slide show presentation of how to SATURDAY position and protect unique treasures for disCall Melody play in gardens. • MARKET ON THE Vallieu at • QUARTER AUCMIAMI: Market on the Miami, 440-5265 to a collaboration of local venTION: “The Best of Everything” quarter auclist your free dors who produce locally tion, sponsored by The grown, homemade cottage calendar Future Begins Today, will foods and artisan items will items.You be offered at 6:30 p.m. at be offered from 9 a.m. to the Troy Elks, 17 W. noon at the Tin Roof can send Franklin St., Troy. Doors Restaurant, 439 N. Elm St., your news by e-mail to open at 6 p.m., a break Troy, at Treasure Island Park. 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Market St., will offer gour$11 from 5-8 p.m. met double decker burgers with grilled • PROMENADE PLANNED: Miami onions, mushrooms, bacon and fries from East High School will again this year have 5-7:30 p.m. Meals are $8. the “promenade” before its 2013 prom. • RECRUITMENT NIGHT: WACO Students will begin arriving at approxiMuseum & Learning Center will host a vol- mately 7 p.m. to promenade through the unteer recruitment night at 7 p.m. There new Miami East High School gym while are opportunities for all ages and skill levbeing announced by an emcee. els to help. Lots of events are planned for • COUPLES DATE NIGHT: A free couthe summer and volunteers of all kinds ples date night, for those dating or marare needed. For more information, call ried, will be offered from 5:30-9:30 p.m. at (937) 335-9226 or visit www.wacoairmuthe Troy Rec, 11 N. Market St., Troy. The dance will be from 7:30-9:30 p.m. with a • BLOOD DRIVE: A blood drive will be professional disc jockey. Events also will from 1:30-5:30 p.m. at the Knights of St. include pizza, desserts and snacks, nonJohn, 110 S. Wayne St, Troy. Everyone alcoholic drinks, three pool tables, two who registers will receive a free “Recycle lounges, card games, comedy, foosball, Life — Give Blood” tote bag. Schedule an ping pong, air hockey and more. Attire will appointment at or be dress up or casual. Free child care will visit for more inforbe offered until 9 p.m. for potty-trained chilmation. dren from 6-9 p.m., and children should • CLASS MEETING: The Piqua Central bring a snack to share. Direct sales conHigh School class of 1961 will meet at sultants will offer items during the evening. 11:30 a.m. at the Westminster • DRINK ‘N DRAW: A Relay for Life Presbyterian Church, corner of Ash and fundraiser will be offered from 6-8 p.m. at Caldwell streets. Use the Caldwell Street the Tin Roof Restaurant, Troy. For $15 per entrance. The church is offering a salad person, the evening will include light buffet that day, so participants may purrefreshments, drawing materials and founchase the buffet. tain beverages. Artwork produced during • TACO SALAD: The American Legion the evening will be auctioned for additional Auxiliary Unit No. 586, Tipp City, will offer Relay funds. Seating is limited, contact a taco salad for $4 from 6-7:30 p.m. Betsy Staley at (937) 608-0807. • LEPC MEETING: The regular LEPC • ICE CREAM SOCIAL: Laura quarterly meeting will be at 4 p.m. at the Christian Church is celebrating spring by Miami County Communication Center, 210 hosting its first ice cream social of the seaMarybill Drive, Troy. son from 4-7 p.m. at 1 S. Main St. There • SPECIAL MEETING: The village of will be six flavors of fresh homemade ice West Milton will have a joint special meetcream — vanilla, chocolate, strawberry, ing with the Milton-Union School Board peanut butter, lemon and pineapple. and Union Township Trustees to discuss Sloppy joes, hot dogs, coney dogs, pies issues of mutual interest beginning at 6 and cakes also will be available. All items p.m. at 9497 Markley Road, Laura. will be eat-in or carry-out. All proceeds will • DISCOVERY WALK: A morning disbenefit the Laura Christian Deacons’ Fund covery walk for adults will be from 8-9:30 to assist local people in need. a.m. at Aullwood Audubon Center, 1000 • KARAOKE ENTERTAINMENT: The Aullwood Road, Dayton. Tom Hissong, American Legion Post No. 586, Tipp City, education coordinator, will lead walkers as will host karaoke from 7 p.m. to close. they experience the wonderful seasonal • NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY: A beginchanges taking place. Bring binoculars. ner nature photography workshop will be • GRASS MOON: An April full moon, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. An experienced phoGrass Moon, walk will be offered from 8tographer will facilitate the program. Bring 9:30 p.m. at Aullwood. A rebirth of the land a Digital SRL camera capable of being set brings colorful woodland wildflowers and to manual mode. Class fee is $50 for nonbright green shoots of grasses in the fields. members. To register, call Aullwood at A naturalist will lead the night walk by the (937) 890-7360. full moon. • HUNGRY ANIMALS: A farm walk will be offered at 2:30 p.m. at Aullwood. FRIDAY Come along with a naturalist and meet and pet the animals and do chores on the farm by giving hay to the horses, • FRIDAY DINNERS: Dinner will be water the rabbits, grain the pigs and offered from 5-8 p.m. at the Covington more. Wear clothes that can get dirty. VFW Post 4235, 173 N. High St., Covington. Choices will include a $12 New York strip steak, broasted chicken, fish, SUNDAY shrimp and sandwiches, all made-to-order. • SEAFOOD DINNER: The Pleasant • ADVENTURE SERIES: The Miami Hill VFW Post No. 6557, 7578 W. Fenner County Park District will have its Road, Ludlow Falls, will offer a three-piece Naturalist Adventure Series “Straight fried fish dinner, 21-piece fried shrimp or a Arrow” program between 1-4 p.m. at fish/shrimp combo with french fries and Hobart Urban Nature Preserve, 1400 coleslaw for $6 from 6-7:30 p.m. Frog legs, Tyrone Road, Troy. Participants will when available, will be $10. learn how to shoot a bow and arrow. • WILDLIFE CONFLICT: A program, The Ohio Department of Natural “The Good, The Bad & The Hungry: Resources will have their archery trailer Dealing with Wildlife Conflict in Your and trained instructors on-site to teach Landscape, will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at participants about this outdoor activity. the Upper Valley Technology Center, Room A roving naturalist will be on site. Pre600, 8901 Looney Road, Piqua. The fee is register for the program online at $35 per person. To register, call (614) 688-, email to 3421 or email or call • FISH AND SAUSAGE: The American (937) 335-6273, Ext. 104. Legion Post No. 586, Tipp City, will present • BREAKFAST SET: Breakfast: The fish, sausage, fries and kraut for $7 from Pleasant Hill VFW Post 6557, 7578 W 6-7:30 p.m. Fenner Road, Ludlow Falls, will offer • LUNCH ON THE LAWN: The Miami made-to-order breakfast from 8- 11 a.m. County Cattlemen will be holding their first Everything is a la carte. Lunch on the Lawn from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. • WAITING TABLES: The Ladies For at the courthouse. Ribeye meals will be $6 A Cure Relay for Life team will be waitor sirloin will be $5 and will include the ing tables for tips at A Fat Boys sandwich, drink, chips and cookie. Pizzeria, Troy. Proceeds will benefit • JIMMY BUFFET NIGHT: The Relay for Life. American Legion Post No. 586, Tipp City, • BREAKFAST BUFFET: The Sons will host a “Jimmy Buffet” Night from 8 p.m. of the American Legion Post No. 586, to close. There will be games and prizes Tipp City, will present an all-you-can-eat and entertainment by “RJ the DJ.” breakfast for $6 from 8-11 a.m. Items Admission is free and there will be pizza, available will be eggs, bacon, sausage, pineapple sliders and margaritas available biscuits, sausage gravy, hash browns, for purchase. waffles, pancakes, French toast, whole wheat or white toast, fruit, cinnamon SATURDAY-SUNDAY rolls and juices. • WILDFLOWER WALK: A spring wildflower walk, led by a naturalist, will • GEM, MINERAL SHOW: The 30th be offered at 2:30 p.m. at Aullwood, annual Brukner Gem, Mineral, Fossil and 1000 Aullwood Road, Dayton. Jewelry Show will be from 10 a.m. to


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Mobile Internet Lab is scheduled to be parked at the Milton-Union Public Library May 21-25. Classes such as beginning computer, Microsoft Infinity Fitness, 2950 Word and social networkStone Circle Drive, will ing will be offered. host the Memorial Day Registration is required, Murph workout at 8:30 p.m. May 27. The cross-fit and class size is limited to nine students due to comworkout — named in puter availability in the honor of the late Lt. van. The lab is fully air Michael P. Murphy, who was killed in Afghanistan conditioned, has a wheelin 2005 — consists of a 1- chair ramp for handimile run, 100 pull-ups, 200 capped accessibility and is offered free of charge to push-ups and 300 air squats, followed by anoth- the library and its community members. The library er 1-mile run. is working on a schedule of Through May 12, preclasses to be given, and registration is available sign-up sheets should be for $30 at www.speedyavailable the first week of Registration May. includes a commemorate The library is located at T-shirt, and the first 80 560 S. Main St., and is people receive an Infinity open from 10 a.m. to 8 water bottle. Start times p.m. Monday-Thursday also will be posted on the and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. website. Friday and Saturday. Same-day registration For more information, is available as well for $40, with T-shirt pick-up being visit the library, call (937) two weeks later at Infinity 698-5515 or go to Fitness. Proceeds go to the Wounded Warrior Project. Spring class

Mobile Internet lab coming to West Milton WEST MILTON — The state of Ohio’s Library

registration under way MIAMI COUNTY — The Miami County YMCA will be taking registrations for spring session

classes beginning April 22 for members and April 25th for nonmembers. Classes will begin April 29 and last for seven weeks. The session includes many recreation and fitness options such as swim lessons, group exercise, gymnastics, youth sports and more. The Y will be taking online registrations at its website To do so, a participant must first register his or her email at the main desk. They can then go online, log in and register for their chosen classes. Registrations also will still be accepted at the desks and over the phone. For more information, call Donn Craig at 440-9622 or visit

Students honored COLUMBUS –Virtual Community School of Ohio recently named local students to the honor roll for the first semester of the 2012-13 school year, including: Luke May of Laura, seventh grade; Clayton Bergman of Pleasant Hill, eighth grade; and Nathaniel Miller, of Troy, ninth grade.

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Question: Do you feel safe living in the United States of America?

Troy Daily News Editorial Board FRANK BEESON / Group Publisher DAVID FONG / Executive Editor

Watch for final poll results in Sunday’s Miami Valley Sunday News.

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“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.” — First Amendment, U.S. Constitution

EDITORIAL ROUNDUP The Grand Island (Neb.) Independent on juveniles convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison without parole: The U.S. Supreme Court threw a sensitive issue back to the states last year and Nebraska is one of many states trying to deal with it. The court said it was unconstitutional to sentence juveniles convicted of first-degree murder to life in prison without parole. Doing so, the court ruled, amounted to cruel and unusual punishment. So now 29 states, including Nebraska, are working to comply with the court’s ruling. It’s not an easy issue. On one hand, “These aren’t shoplifters. These are people doing some really bad things,” as state Sen. Ken Schilz of Ogallala said in legislative debate last week. These are killers, murderers who deserve harsh punishment. The opposing argument is that these are people whose young age may have played a part in their terrible judgment in committing these murders. Their young age may be considered a mitigating factor in a sentence, as the court said. In Nebraska, 27 inmates are serving life sentences without parole for crimes they committed before they turned 18. The Nebraska Legislature has been wrestling with this issue. The Judiciary Committee proposed a 30-year minimum prison term. However, in debate on the floor, some lawmakers thought 30 years was too low because the inmate would be eligible for parole in 15 years. Nebraska law allows parole after half of a minimum sentence has been served, although few are released at that time. So some legislators proposed increasing the minimum sentence to 60 years. In the end, senators agreed to a compromise of 40 years. Under the plan, juveniles convicted of first-degree murder could receive a sentence within the range of 40 years to life in prison. This is a good compromise because it listened to all concerned and set the minimum sentence at a reasonable level for both sides. The Joplin (Mo.) Globe on Saturday mail delivery: Foiled in March by Congress, the U.S. Postal Service admitted it was licked on its plan to end Saturday mail delivery. The Postal Service, which lost $16 billion last year, had announced in February it wanted to switch to five-day mail service to save $2 billion annually. It had planned to switch to fiveday-a-week deliveries beginning in August for everything except packages. Congress traditionally has included a provision in legislation to fund the federal government each year that has prevented the Postal Service from reducing delivery service. The Postal Service had asked Congress not to include the provision this time around. Congress held firm, citing the needs of families, businesses and seniors, particularly those living in rural areas. We might add to that list: newspapers. We are elated that our mail customers will see no changes in the delivery of their Saturday paper. Especially when you consider that some of the potential cost savings cited by the Postal Service may have been greatly overstated. Saturday mail delivery is still too important to our way of life to go by the wayside.


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taught me to write well and encouraged me to attend Miami University and pursue a career in journalism. Joe Bellas To the Editor: inspired a love of history and I was educated in Tipp City politics that led me to cover schools and I consider myself Capitol Hill and Dave Werts fortunate to have received an outstanding public education. I taught me not to fear math, motivating my eventual interlive in Washington, D.C., with my husband Chris Staley, a fel- est in computer programming. I was also raised by a low Tippecanoe High School teacher — my mother, Nancy graduate. I work for CQ Roll Sowder, teaches first grade at Call, the largest news organiNevin Coppock. She spends zation covering Congress, as much of her salary on classthe managing editor of digital room supplies, arrives at school content design. early and departs late and Relationships with several of my high school teachers laid spends most of the summer in her classroom preparing for the the foundation for my professional success. Tina Pearson upcoming year. For my mother,

and for her fellow Tipp City teachers, education is not just a job — it’s a passion. Future Tipp City students deserve the education and high-quality teaching I received. The quality of area schools drives the quality of development in a community. Support for the Tipp City school levy is essential for the students, the teachers and the town’s continued economic growth. Public education is worth the money — we can invest in it now, or we can all pay for it later. — Megan Sowder Washington D.C.

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So you think you have the worst job in America? So today is Thursday, which means many of you are probably thinking something along the lines of, “Well, thank God the work week is almost over and I can finally get out of this place.” In fact, some of you could very well be reading this column right now at work (hopefully not if you are a brain surgeon performing delicate surgery, however) and thinking, “I’m not sure I’m going to even get through this work day. I’m pretty sure the clock just moved backwards. I must have the worst job in America!” No you don’t. I do. Forbes has released its annual list of best and worst jobs in America. Best job? Actuary, a profession so exciting and filled with wonderment that I had to look it up to find out what it actually was. The worst job? Newspaper reporter. That’s right — according to the folks at Forbes, working at a newspaper is worse than a job that can get you killed (lumberjack, No. 2 on the list), a job that can potentially destroy an entire ecosystem (oil rig worker, No. 5) or a job that requires you to deal heavily in animal excrement (dairy farmer, No. 8). Heck, professions you would normally assume would be the worst jobs in America — snake handler, poison taste tester, Oprah Winfrey’s masseuse — didn’t even make the top 10! According to Tony Lee, publisher of, newspaper reporter has always been

David Fong Troy Daily News Executive Editor ranked amongst the worst jobs “due to low pay, high levels of stress from working under deadlines, a poor hiring outlook and the requirement to be on duty 24 hours a day, seven days a week.” The job rocketed to the top of the worst jobs this year, however, because the job has a “negative growth outlook.” All of which means that, having done this for nearly 20 years now, I must be either a glutton for punishment or the world’s biggest sucker (not that the two traits are necessarily mutually exclusive). So as I read the Forbes report, I began to wonder, “If I do, in fact, have the worst job there is, why have I continued to stick around for so long?” And here’s what I came up with: I stick around because, as bad and as stressful as things can sometimes get in the newsroom, I am going through that certain brand of heck with my brothers and sisters. I have grown up with some of these people. We have been there to hold one

another’s newborns and we have been there to put a hand on one another’s shoulder as we have put loved ones in the ground. I couldn’t imagine another group of people I’d rather spend 16 hours day with — and yes, we’ve had 16-hour days. They are my second family. I am here because I get to write stories that change people’s lives. I have written stories about this community’s greatest triumphs and its darkest hours. I have seen the best and the worst this little town has to offer. I have written stories and columns that have made people laugh (hopefully) and made people cry (unfortunately). I love being here on football Friday nights and election nights, when the excitement in the air is so thick you can almost feel the walls of the room start to pulse. I can’t imagine being anywhere else when news breaks and you are pooling all your resources in an effort to cover a big story properly. No place else gives me the opportunity to talk openly to thousands of people about my sister’s battle with cancer, my son’s autism diagnosis or the death of one of my friends from college in a tragic car accident. Writing is my catharsis — it allows my heart to bleed a little bit and say with my fingers what I cannot with my own two lips. Working at a newspaper allows me to go places and meet people most would only dream of. I’ve been to dozens of college

football games, nearly every professional sport there is and had the chance to shake hands with world leaders. Sure, working under a constant deadline might not be fun — but standing on a football field surrounded by 100,000 people as the clock ticks down on a big win over a rival school sure is. Some parts of this job never get boring and still send chills through my body. Can you say that about your job? It’s not just the rich and famous this job has allowed me to meet, however. Some of my favorite interviews have been with people who will never appear in any history books. These are the people who have allowed me to come into their lives and, hopefully, touch their hearts by writing their story as much as they’ve touched my heart by telling me their story. People have told me things they can’t bring themselves to tell their friends or family. When you are doing a story on someone who knows they are going to die soon and are willing to openly discuss that with you, this sure doesn’t feel like the worst job in America. This job also has allowed me to live out so many of my boyhood dreams. Has your job ever allowed you to return a kickoff for an indoor football team? Or step into a professional wrestling ring and get knocked out by a 300-pound female professional wrestler named Awesome Kong? Or play goalie for the high school

hockey team? Or participate in the harness races at the county fair? Or play donkey basketball on a high school gym floor? This job has allowed me to be a part of the big moments — from presidential visits to college bowl games — and allowed me to be a part of the small moments — from tiny festivals to elementary school spelling bees. For most people, their job is a part of their lives. For me, my job is my life. It’s what I think about when I wake up in the morning and what I am thinking about when I go to sleep at night. Through this newspaper, I have grown up in front of all you readers — from know-it-all college graduate to a man scratching at the edges of being middle aged. By reading the pages you hold in your ink-stained fingers this very moment, you have been there when I got married, had two children and dealt with every one of life’s trials and tribulations. We’re in this together, folks. This isn’t about the money. And it isn’t about the deadlines or being on duty 24 hours a day. This job is about making a personal connection with each and every reader on a daily basis. But yeah, this job certainly isn’t for everybody — but it sure is the job for me. Troy’s very own David Fong appears on Thursdays in the Troy Daily News. Take this job and love it.



Thursday, April 25, 2013

PAULINE CATHARINE BUIRLEY TROY — Pauline Catharine Buirley, 86, of Troy, Ohio, passed away Wednesday, April 24, 2013, at her residence. She was born March 18, 1927, in Darke County, Ohio, to the late Elmer I. and Treva L. (Hissong) Sotzing. She married William J. Buirley on Aug. 27, 1949; and he preceded her in death June 13, 2001. She is survived by her two daughters and sons-in-law, Peggy and Richard Layman of Covington, Ohio, and Nancy J. “Sam” and David Johnson of Troy; sister, BUIRLEY Lucille Gray of Casstown, Ohio; one sister-in-law, Judy Sotzing of Troy; four grandchildren and their spouses, Paula and Arlan Bowman of Elida, Ohio, Ted and Crista Layman of Covington, Ohio, Todd and Deire Layman of Covington, and Laura Johnson of Troy; and great-grandchildren, Abby (Todd) Rumble, Megan, Logan, and Wyatt Bowman, Austin, Alex, Mailee and Sophie Joy Layman; and great-great-granddaughter, Riley Ann Rumble. In addition to her parents and her hus-

band, Mrs. Buirley was preceded in death by her five brothers, Harold, Howard, Robert, Donald and Marvin Sotzing; and three sisters, Marie Taylor, Ruby Plank and Thelma Ashmore. She graduated from Elizabeth Schools. Mrs. Buirley was a member of Troy Church of the Brethren and Order of Eastern Star No. 256. She formerly served as a board member and mother adviser of the Troy Rainbow Girls. She retired after working for both the Auditor’s Office and the Engineer’s Office in Miami County. Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 27, 2013, at Baird Funeral Home, Troy. Interment will be in Riverside Cemetery, Troy. Friends may call from 3-7:30 p.m. Friday April 26, 2013, at the funeral home with Eastern Star services at 7:30 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Miami County, P.O. Box 502 Troy, OH 45373 or the American Heart Association 15120 Collections Center Drive, Chicago, IL 60693. Friends may express condolences to the family through



CLEOLA E. MILLER PLEASANT HILL — Cleola E. Miller, 86, of Pleasant Hill, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at Versailles Health Care Center. She was born June 24, 1926, to the late William and Dora (Ross) Agne. Cleola is survived by her husband of 70 years, Paul E. Miller; sons and daughters-in-law, John and Virginia Miller of Wapakoneta, Rick and Cheryl Miller of Ludlow Falls and Doug and Sandi Miller of Pleasant Hill; daughter and son-in-law, Sharon and Bill Kabel of Ridgeville, Ind.; 13 grandchildren; three step grandchildren; 23 greatgrandchildren; 15 step-greatMILLER grandchildren; sister, Donna Brown of Troy; brother and sister-in-law, Virgil and Karen Agne of Tipp City. In addition to her parents, Cleola was preceded in death by sisters, Luellen (Jimmy) Sentman and Velma (Dean) Garman; sister-in-law, Virginia Agne; brother-in-law, Philip Brown; and four grandsons.

Cleola attended Newton Local Schools where she met and later became a World War II bride to Paul Miller. Cleola was a full-time homemaker who helped with all aspects of the dairy and grain farming operation she and her husband owned and operated. She loved and enjoyed tole painting, cake decorating, nurturing her plants and flowers and she was noted for the great meals she served her grandchildren. Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Saturday, April 27, at Jackson-Sarver Funeral Home, 1 S. Main St., Pleasant Hill. Pastor Lynn Mercer will officiate with interment following at Pleasant Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 4-7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. If so desired, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice. Online memories may be left for the family at


Tipp man arrested following incident Staff Report


An argument over a parking spot turned aggressive and resulted in an arrest Monday. Christopher Davis, 43, has been charged with one count of a weapon under the influence. It started when his neighbor on South Third Street called the police for a disturbance of an argument regarding parking in the alley behind both of their houses. The space has been a recurring issue, but the

evening in question, the neighbor claimed Davis was intoxicated and argumentative. When the Tipp City police spoke to Davis about it, he ended up calling them an expletive and going inside his house. That was at 9 p.m. At about 9:07 p.m., the neighbor called the police again because Davis had remerged with a shotgun. When the officers returned,

Davis first claimed he had no weapon, then when a rifle was found sitting right beside the door, he told police he unloaded it as soon as he saw them arrive. Davis was incarcerated overnight and released Tuesday on his own recognisance. The court also ordered he turn in his Marlin Model 795 22 caliber rifle to the Tipp City Police Department. next court Davis’s appearance is scheduled for June 6.

Notable employees and residents to be honored Earning the Special Employee/Citizen Recognition are the following, along with their nominator in parentheses: Katie The Special Employee/Citizen Recognition Day Ceremony will be host- Beidler, adult probation/parole (Sheri Duchak); Via Atkins, adult ed Friday, April 26, in the courthouse probation/parole (Sheri Duchak); Ashley plaza in Troy. In the event of rain, the Silvers, adult probation/parole (Sheri ceremony will move to the large courtDuchak); Gene Collier, David L. Brown room in the municipal court. Youth (Diana Karnehm); Jerry A lunch will be Dornbusch, juvenile court (Charlene served from 11 a.m. to TROY Prestopino); Lewis (Skeeter)Minney, juve1 p.m. by the nile court (Charlene Prestopino); Debra Cattlemen’s Hale, animal shelter (Marcia Doncaster); Association. Sirloin steak sandwiches Gary Connell, communication center will be $5 and ribeye steak sandwiches (Jeffrey Busch); Lori Rice, department of will be $6. Recognition will be divided into three development (Justin Sommer); Dan and Amber Hinkle, Riverside of Miami categories: Employees with 30 Years of Service Recognition, Employees with 25 County (Bob Beavis); Cathy Cornell, Years of Service Recognition and Special Children’s Services (June Cannon); Jim Bucholtz, engineer’s office (Paul Employee/Citizen Recognition. LeAnn Bradley of Riverside of Miami Huelskamp); Kent Hess, county engineers office (Paul Huelskamp); Phyllis County is the sole recipient of the 30 Daley, sanitary engineering (Jeff Years of Service Recognition. Shields); Jean Wilhelm, volunteer, (comReceiving the Employees with 25 missioners office); Gary Kercher, municiYears of Service Recognition are Dale pal court (Tony Blakely); Gary Zuhl, “Andy” Smith, tax map; Diane Long, municipal court (Judge Elizabeth juvenile probation; Mary Ann Croft, Gutmann); Stacy Smith, municipal court Riverside of Miami County; Marilyn Nash, Riverside of Miami County; Nancy (Judge Elizabeth Gutmann); Lisa McClure, Miami County Public Health Bradley, Riverside of Miami County; Karen Clark, Riverside of Miami County; Department (Chris Cook); and Sandy Lutz, Miami County Public Health Bob McCarroll, sanitary engineering; Department (Chris Cook). and Stephen Lachey, sheriff. For the Troy Daily News

USDA accepting applications until May 17 cial assistance to help farmers conduct energy audits, plant windbreaks COLUMBUS — The and cover crops and impleU.S. Department of ment conservation tillage. Agriculture’s Natural These and other available Resources Conservation Service is accepting appli- conservation practices result in lower fuel costs cations to help producers by increasing energy effiimprove air quality and ciency. conserve energy on the Producers in counties farm through the with air quality concerns Environmental Quality related to non-attainment Incentives Program. NRCS will accept appli- for ozone and particulate cations from eligible partic- matter can apply for EQIP Air Quality Initiative ipants until May 17. funds. Numerous conservaThe On-Farm Energy tion practices, including Initiative provides finan2380066

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many of the same practices that increase energy efficiency, also improve air quality. Visit the Ohio NRCS website at http://www.oh.nrcs.usda.go v/programs/eqip/Air_Qualit y_2013.html for a list of Ohio counties included in the Air Quality Initiative. Farmers interested in applying for EQIP should contact their local USDA Service Center to establish their eligibility and submit an application. Producers select which EQIP options best suit their needs. For more information about EQIP or other conservation programs offered by NRCS, contact Karen McCalister, District Conservationist, at (937) 335-1918, Ext. 3, or visit the USDA Service Center at 1330 N. County Road 25A, Troy. Ohio NRCS also is on the web at http://www.oh.

Association of Chiefs of Police and the TIPP CITY — Thomas N. Davidson, 64, of Tipp City, passed away Tuesday, International Association of Chiefs of Police. April 23, 2013. Tom was preceded in death by his He was born Dec. 9, 1948, in Toledo, Ohio, the son of William A. and Leona parents. He is survived by his brother, William (Roth-Jacobi) Davidson. Arthur Davidson Jr.; his lovA 1966 graduate of Toledo ing wife, Janis Arnett, who Central Catholic High School, he met while working at the he was a veteran of the U.S. Bowling Green Police Army having served as a miliDepartment, and were martary policeman. Following his ried in 1979. They enjoyed Honorable Discharge from the their life together and were U.S. Army, he began his especially fond of all garcareer in law enforcement as dening and landscaping a member of the Bowling activities. Also surviving are Green, Ohio Police Division. nieces and nephews, Glenn During his 20-year career with and Andi Otto, William the Bowling Green Police Arthur “Dobbie” Davidson III Division, he rose to the rank of DAVIDSON and his wife Jaime; and great lieutenant and achieved an associnephews; Miles Findlay ate degree’s in law enforcement Davidson, Corey, Kris and from the University of Toledo Alex Otto. (1974) and a bachelor of science Funeral services will be at 2 degree in criminal justice (1978) p.m. Saturday, April 27, 2013, and a master’s degree in public at St. John the Baptist administration (1982) from Catholic Church, 753 S. Hyatt St., Tipp Bowling Green State University. City, with Fr. R. Marc Sherlock officiatHe was a 1981 graduate of the FBI ing. A meal will follow the service at National Academy in Quantico, Va. On Dec. 20, 1990, he was appointed Zion Lutheran Church, 14 W. Walnut to the position of Chief of Police at the St., Tipp City. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Friday, Tipp City, Ohio Police Department, April 26th, at St. John’s Church. where he served an additional 22 Burial will take place on Sunday at years prior to his death. the Wingston Cemetery, Rudolph, Tom was a member of the Tipp City Rotary Club, Tipp City Masonic Lodge Ohio. Arrangements have been No. 174 F & AM. Scottish Rite Valley of entrusted to Frings and Bayliff Funeral Home, 327 W. Main St., Tipp City, OH Dayton, American Legion Post No. 45371. Online condolences may be 586, VFW Post No. 4615, Tipp City made to Eagles Aerie No. 2201, the Ohio

LARRY W. WEIKERT TROY — Larry W. Weikert, 60, of Troy, died suddenly at 9:18 a.m. Thursday April 18, 2013 in Bradenton, Florida. He was born May 1, 1952 in Piqua to Wayne and Mildred Ruth (Magee) Weikert. He married Linda D. Black on June 10, 1973, at Piqua Baptist Church; and she survives. Other survivors include two daughters, April (Jason) Kruse of LaGrange, Ky., and Holly (Brad) Bowers of Leesville, S.C.; a granddaughter, Haley Kruse; two WEIKERT sisters, Linda (Jim) Daniel, Marsha Fischer, all of Troy; and a brother, Tim (Julia) Weikert of Englewood. Mr. Weikert was a graduate of Covington High School and attended Miami University, Oxford. He retired in 2005 from General Films Inc. of Covington following a 30-year career during which he was involved in virtually every aspect of running the company

including serving as its president. He was passionate about reading, and enjoyed being on the beach and water while boating and fishing. As a man of faith and friendship, he and his example will be deeply missed by his loving family and many friends. A service to honor his life will begin at 10 a.m. Tuesday April 30, 2013, at the Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home with Pastor Donald R. Wells officiating. Burial will follow at Miami Memorial Park, Covington. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the J. R. Clarke Public Library, 102 E. Spring St., Covington, OH 45318. Guestbook condolences and expressions of sympathy, to be provided to the family, may be expressed through

DEBRA LYNN PUTERBAUGH LUDLOW FALLS — Debra Lynn Puterbaugh, 53, of Ludlow Falls, passed away Wednesday, April 24, 2013, at her residence surrounded by her loving family after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born May 30, 1959, in Honolulu, Hawaii. She is survived by her parents, James William and Anita Harris of Ludlow Falls; beloved husband of 32 years, Steven Russell Puterbaugh; son, Chris Puterbaugh of Ludlow Falls; daughter, Brandi Puterbaugh of Troy; grandson, Caden Hewitt; sisters, Terrie Baumburger of Mansfield and Tammy Harris of Ludlow Falls. Debra was a faithful member of the

Ludlow Falls Congregational Christian Church, and enjoyed spending time with her family and grandson Caden. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 28, 2013, at the Ludlow Falls Congregational Christian Church, 213 Vine St., Ludlow Falls, with Pastor Jerry Collins officiating. Friends may call from 2-6 p.m. Saturday at the Hale-Sarver Family Funeral Home, 284 N. Miami St., West Milton. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, April 29, 2013, at Miami Memorial Park, Covington. If so desired, contributions may be made to the Ludlow Falls Congregational Christian Church.

FUNERAL DIRECTORY • Robert Lee Middlestetter PIQUA — Robert Lee Middlestetter went home to be with his Lord and

Savior on April, 22, 2013. Funeral services will be Saturday, April 27, at Riverside Cemetery.

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Son needs to speak to his ex-wife about their daughter Dear Annie: My 4-year-old granddaughter, "Jill," visited recently and declared, "My mommy told me to watch what I eat because she doesn't want me to get heavy." Jill is certainly not heavy, and I was appalled that she was being told such a thing. I assured her that she is perfect. My son is divorced from Jill's mother. He informed me that his ex does indeed send this type of message to her little girl. My son is a great father. He tries to avoid confrontations with his ex and her parents, as they can be manipulative and self-centered. I will never speak disparagingly to my granddaughter about her mother, but I am concerned about the consequences such messages deliver on a little girl's self-image. Obviously, her mother and grandparents are a huge influence. Should I stay silent and let my son deal with his ex? — Concerned Nana Dear Nana: You should not say anything to the ex, but encourage your son to do so. A 4year-old girl should be eating roughly 1,200 calories a day with an emphasis on healthy foods that provide her with the proper nutrients. It's OK to teach Jill which foods are helpful for her body and which are not. But Mom should not give the message that Jill isn't good enough unless she is skinny, nor should Mom be restricting her daughter's calories in an effort to make her thin. Please tell your son to discuss this with Jill's pediatrician. He needs to be her advocate. But you also are an influence in Jill's life. When she visits you, make her feel loved no matter how she looks or what she eats. Dear Annie: My mother wants to use the Internet to look up definitions to crossword clues she is unfamiliar with. I feel this is cheating. Is it? I believe if you don't know or can't answer the word in one direction, the intersecting clues are there to help you create the answer. While looking up a definition might be helpful once you've solved the entire crossword, doing it in advance seems like an unfair advantage. We are currently bickering over this, so your thoughts would be appreciated. — Crossword Junkie Dear Crossword: Part of the challenge of crossword puzzles is not to know all of the answers in advance. Where's the fun in that? And some clues are deliberately set up to be interpreted in more than one way, so a definition isn't necessarily useful. It might be considered cheating if Mom were in a competition (dictionaries also provide synonyms), but since she is not, it only deprives her of the satisfaction of figuring out the clues on her own. Please don't make that your problem. Dear Annie: Like "Your Husband," I was one of those men with a significant sex drive. But after three children, my wife shut me down completely. I slept on the couch for four years until a family counselor said we should divorce because we were lousy role models for our children. My ex-wife has remarried, but is as unhappy as ever. I am still single, but have not regretted the divorce for a single day. Physical touch is too important to turn off and not expect consequences. For a lot of men, sex is the glue that makes a relationship work. Telling a man that sex is over is as devastating to him as telling a woman she can never again talk to her girlfriends. Women would label that "abuse." Well, many men consider the loss of sex to be just as horrendous. As I told my daughter when she was older, "If you decide to give up sex, do not expect your husband to agree with you. There will be consequences." — Your Next Husband Annie's Mailbox is written by Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Sugar, longtime editors of the Ann Landers column. Please email your questions to, or write to: Annie's Mailbox, c/o Creators Syndicate, 737 3rd Street, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254.


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Shining a light on battery storage suggestion Dear Heloise: Please advise me on how to store flashlight batteries. I was told to put them in the refrigerator until using. Thank you for your assistance. — Irene B. in West Virginia To see or not to see (with a working flashlight), that is the question! The refrigerator is not the place for flashlight batteries. Batteries today are not your grandmother’s batteries of yesterday. You want to store your flashlight and batteries in a cool, dry, room-temperature location where you will remember you placed them if needed during an emergency. Try to keep an unopened pack-

Hints from Heloise Columnist age of batteries with the flashlight, but not in it. This will preserve the battery life, and they will work when you need them most. Avoid temperature extremes of hot or cold, which can reduce how a battery performs, or cause it to leak and even rupture. — Heloise STORING HANDBAGS Dear Readers: Most women

have several handbags/purses. Here are some hints for storing the handbags you are not using: • Do not store handbags by the handle, especially if heavy. The handle or strap can end up getting damaged by the hook. • Handbags should be stuffed with tissue paper (preferably acidfree) when not in use. This will help the bag keep its shape. • If possible, store each handbag, if seldom used, in a dust cover or pillowcase. • Smaller bags can be stored in a hanging shoe bag or on shelves in bins. Special-occasion bags, such as clutches, that are rarely used should be stored in containers. — Heloise

CLEANING LITTER Dear Heloise: I use plastic grocery bags to clean my cat’s litter box, but I spent a lot of time adjusting the bag in my hand. Now, I place the bag into and around an inexpensive plastic wastebasket, and my job takes half the time. The bag is held wide open, and I no longer drop litter on the floor. I also use the plastic litter-box liners, but have one cat that tears holes in them. When I change the litter, I now put two liners in the box. When the top one becomes too shredded, I clean the waste and pour the remaining litter into the bottom liner, which is another timesaving hint. — Terrie S. in Indiana



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HOROSCOPE BY FRANCES DRAKE For Friday, April 26, 2013 ARIES (March 21 to April 19) You feel generous to others today, and you also feel generous to yourself. Specifically, you’re contemplating perhaps spending too much money on something deluxe and elegant. (Use caution.) TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Today you will use your energy to benefit others if you possibly can. You feel inspired by a higher cause to help those who are less fortunate than you. (Very noble.) GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) You feel selfless today with regard to the welfare of others, which is why you will put their needs and wants before your own. You’re not being a martyr; it just feels right to do this. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Group activities, especially with charitable organizations, will be rewarding for you today if you know that you are part of a collective effort. Do what you can. LEO (July 23 to Aug. 22) You might be able to influence bosses, parents or people in authority to take a charitable stand on an issue. Certainly, others perceive you as being helpful in a charitable way. VIRGO (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22) You will enjoy being surrounded by beauty today. This is why it’s a good idea to visit parks, beautiful buildings, museums and art galleries. Beautiful ideas will attract you as well. LIBRA (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) If sharing something or dividing an inheritance, don’t give away the farm today. Remember to have a healthy self-interest as well. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) This is a good day to patch up problems with partnerships and friendships. People feel sympathetic and warm to each other today, so take advantage of this. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21) If you can help a co-worker today, you will. Or perhaps you need a sympathetic ear? People are helpful today. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19) You’re in touch with your muse, which is why this is a wonderful day to explore creative expression, the arts, sports events and playful times with children. You might have a new vision of things. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18) Family members will be especially supportive to each other today because feelings of mutual sympathy exist. Help someone if you can. PISCES (Feb. 19 to March 20) Don’t be worried if you spend a lot of time daydreaming or escaping into a fantasy world. That’s just what’s happening today. (We all need a mental health day now and then.) YOU BORN TODAY Once you have created a system, an organization or even an important relationship, you will go to great lengths to nurture and support it. You are genuinely concerned for the welfare of others. You are dedicated and reliable. In the year ahead, something you’ve been involved with for nine years will end or diminish in order to create room for something new. Birthdate of: Channing Tatum, actor; Tom Welling, actor; Carol Burnett, comedian/actress. (c) 2013 King Features Syndicate, Inc.















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TODAY IN HISTORY (AP) — Today is Thursday, April 25, the 115th day of 2013. There are 250 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April 25, 1983, 10-year-old Samantha Smith of Manchester, Maine, received a reply from Soviet leader Yuri V. Andropov to a letter she’d written expressing concern about possible nuclear war Andropov reassured Samantha that the Soviet Union did not want war, and he invited her to visit his country, a trip Samantha made the following July. On this date: • In 1507, a world map produced

by German cartographer Martin Waldseemueller contained the first recorded use of the term “America,” in honor of Italian navigator Amerigo Vespucci. • In 1862, during the Civil War, a Union fleet commanded by Flag Officer David G. Farragut captured the city of New Orleans. • In 1898, the United States formally declared war on Spain. • In 1901, New York Gov. Benjamin Barker Odell Jr. signed an automobile registration bill which imposed a 15 mph speed limit on highways. • In 1915, during World War I,

Allied soldiers invaded the Gallipoli Peninsula in an unsuccessful attempt to take the Ottoman Empire out of the war. • In 1944, the United Negro College Fund was founded. • In 1972, Polaroid Corp. introduced its SX-70 folding camera, which ejected self-developing photographs. • Today’s Birthdays: Actor Al Pacino is 73. Ballroom dance judge Len Goodman (TV: “Dancing with the Stars”) is 69. Actress Talia Shire is 67. Actor Jeffrey DeMunn is 66. Actor Hank Azaria is 49. Country musician Rory Feek (Joey + Rory) is 48.

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It is windy and looks like rain.This whole week seems to have been rainy and stormy. Yesterday we managed to get half of our laundry dried before the rain came. This morning I went to a few local Amish garage sales. I was able to find a few shirts for son Benjamin. He outgrew most of his shirts and needs some new ones very badly. I figure these shirts will help until I get a few


Strawberry rhubarb pie is two weeks ago. Joe is off work today and tomorrow. He plans to smoke 100 pounds of summer sausage for Jacob and Emma. We want to go there tonight to help them packmore sewn for him. It age the sausage and bring saved me a few hours of it home. sewing to go to the sales. We had our first meal I also found a few of dandelion greens this dresses for the girls that week. That was a treat the girls should be able to again for me. wear. Usually, one of the Most of our children four older girls can wear don’t care for dandelions. one of the dresses when I Joseph seems to like them. guess on the size. Susan is I made a sour cream with the tallest of the four girls Miracle Whip salad dressand Verena is the shortest, ing, vinegar and milk and so they are almost stairpoured it over the dandesteps in the length, but not lion greens with diced, in the order of their ages. cooked eggs. We like to eat Susan has finished her this on top of steamed job with babysitting. She potatoes. babysat for a tax accountAlong with that we usuant and now that the tax ally like bacon, side pork rush is over, she won’t or fresh ham from our need her as often. I am so hogs. Joe grilled some of glad for her help here at the side pork from our home. hogs and we really like it. Spring work is coming How thankful we are to along, as is gardening. We have such a wide variety still only have the potatoes of meat in the freezer. God planted that Joe put out has been good to us in so

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while, they came to mind recently as I thought about Mother’s Day. It’s perfect to eat in bed. It’s simple enough for the kids to make. And it’s deliciously comforting. There are two secrets to maximum happiness in this sandwich. First, always open the English muffins with a fork so that you preserve the nooks and crannies. Otherwise, it’s just flat bread. Second, pre-toast the English muffins without any toppings so that they are a bit crunchy before you put the cheese and tomato slice on top. This takes a little longer but vastly improves the texture of the finished sandwich. Also, the cheese must go beneath the tomato, otherwise the tomato slice will make the bread soggy. I add a small sprinkle of cheese to the top, too, because it looks finished and because I love the taste of browned cheese on the warm tomato. You can use your favorite cheese or try freshly grated Parmesan like I do. And if you don’t like oregano, use your favorite dried herb or a combination of herbs.

Happiness is… a warm cheese sandwich. It’s a sentiment as true today as when I read it as a child in my very first cookbook, the “Peanuts Cook Book.” It described the simple joy of slapping cheese on a slice of bread, topping it with tomato and oregano, then waiting patiently as it toasted to a bubble. In my family, the sandwich evolved. The bread was replaced by English muffins. The American cheese became cheddar or mozzarella. We kept the slab of tomato and sprinkle of dried oregano, which made all the difference in the world once it meshed with SHNS PHOTO the bubbling juices of the a delicious treat. tomato and the melted cheese. We have a battery-opermany ways. As it cooked, the kitchen ated fence charger to keep smelled divine and I Do we thank him the horses in. If we would- remember looking into the enough for our blessings? n’t, he could get out very Minnie’s little foal is glass of the toaster oven doing well and it is as live- easily. trying to will the cheese to We have added another melt faster. Once it was ly as ever. In my last letter solar panel to keep our 12 I said it was a filly, but it done, it was essential to volt batteries charged. is not it is a colt. The wait a bit for it to cool down Try this recipe with it children called him or it would burn the roof of almost being rhubarb and Prancer. He prances your mouth. around a lot, which is why strawberry season. Though I haven’t made they decided on that name. these sandwiches in a STRAWBERRY Some of the children RHUBARB PIE wanted to call him Bambi 1 1 /2 cups sugar or Curious George. 1 /3 cup cornstarch Curious George because he 2 cups whole strawberis curious and sticks his ries nose in the chicken fence 2 cups cut up rhubarb until one of the chickens ADAM LANGDON 1 1 /2 tablespoons butter pecks at his nose. Heat oven to 425. Mix Our horses Ginger and sugar and cornstarch. Mix itty Bit will both have lightly through strawberries foals this spring, too. It is and rhubarb. Pour into pie always exciting to have newborn foals on the farm. crust and dot with butter. Cover with a top crust and The horses foals will be a We’re Local cut slits in crust. Sprinkle lot bigger than Prancer. Prancer is very small and with additional sugar. Seal We’re Personal and flute edges and bake at the boys can pick him up 41 S. Stanfield Rd., Suite D, Troy, OH 45373 40 to 50 minutes or until and carry him. crust is nicely browned and He looks so cute and 937-332-0799 tries to run away from the juice begins to bubble Adam Langdon is a Registered Representative and Investment Advisor of and offer securities and advisory services through slits and best if children when they try to through WRP Investments, Inc., member FINRA and SIPC. Fessler and Langdon is not affiliated with WRP Investments, Inc. Securities and advisory activities are supervised from 4407 Belmont Ave., Youngstown, OH 44505, (303) 759-2023 served slightly warm. put him back in the field.

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TROY, MERRIMONTBROKENWOODS, Saturday, April 27th, 9am-? Annual neighborhood garage sale. Over 30 families participating with everything for sale from antiques, clothes, furniture, toys, baby items, and lots of misc. Directions: Entrances to the subdivisions are off of Monroe-Concord, Peters Road, and Swailes Road. Look for the red, white, and blue balloons. For a complete listing of the addresses and items for sale please visit www. and click on community. This Ad is compliments of the garage sale sponsor: Marlene Wagner RE/MAX Professionals.

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• SOFTBALL: The Troy Recreation Department is currently accepting registrations for the 2013 Summer Adult Softball Leagues at Duke Park. Registration is by team only. To register your team, call Carrie Slater at the Troy Recreation Department. The deadline to register is April 30. • GOLF: Anyone interested in joining the Miami Shores Nine-hole Ladies Golf League should come to the organizational meeting at 10 a.m. April 30. The meeting will be held at the Miami Shores Clubhouse in Troy. League play begins May 7. For more information, call Gail Florence at 332-7467. • GOLF: Troy Post 43 American Legion baseball is hosting a golf scramble May 19 at Cliffside Golf Course. Check-in is at noon with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. The cost is $65 per person, with teams of four. Registration is limited to the first 30 teams. For more information, call Frosty Brown at (937) 3394383 or 474-9093. • BASEBALL: Spots are still available for the Locos Express Super Power Slam 13U, 14U, 15U baseball tournament June 14-16 in Lima. There is a four-game guarantee. Contact for additional information. • COACHING SEARCH: MiltonUnion High School is accepting e-mails of interest regarding the position of head varsity girls basketball coach. Please send a letter of interest and resume to by May 3. • COACHING SEARCH: Lehman High School has the following coaching vacanies: head boys basketball, head girls basketball and head cross country. Candidates should send a resume and cover letter to Athletic Director Richard Roll or email them to

East’s Snodgrass to kick in North-South game BY JOSH BROWN Sports Editor After a couple of odd phone calls and an awkward meeting, Ross Snodgrass was an all-star. Miami East’s senior kicker, who coach Max Current said may just be the first Viking to play in the Ohio North-South All-Star Classic high school football game, was selected by Harrison Central coach Justin Kropka to play for the South team — based largely on just word of mouth and statistics.

CASSTOWN “It was interesting how it all transpired,” Current said. “I was in my office, and the phone rings. It’s Kropka, and he says ‘me and my assistants have been looking over our roster, and we noticed we don’t have a kicker. One of my assistants told me that Miami East has a good kicker. Do you?’ “He said ‘I heard he had 20 touchbacks this year.’ I said ‘he had 21.’ He said ‘do you think he’d want to kick in the NorthSouth game? It’s funny, because I don’t even know his name — but

I have to have him.’” “I was at Edison, and I noticed I’d gotten a strange call during class,” Snodgrass said. “I went to the athletic office at Miami East, and the secretary said I needed to go see (Athletic Director Scott) Donaldson. I go to him, and he tells me I have to go see coach Current right away. “Coach Current tells me that he got a call asking if I wanted to kick in an all-star game, but they had to have an answer right away — and I couldn’t answer my phone to give one. So he said he gave one for me.”

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FRIDAY Baseball Springfield at Troy (5 p.m.) Milton-Union at Northridge (5 p.m.) Miami East at Twin Valley South (5 p.m.) Troy Christian at Cinci Trailblazers (DH) (5 p.m.) Arcanum at Covington (5 p.m.) Piqua at Lebanon (5 p.m.) Bradford at Bethel (5 p.m.) Softball Springfield at Troy (5 p.m.) Milton-Union at Northridge (5 p.m.) Miami East at Twin Valley South (5 p.m.) Newton vs. Loudonville (at Loudonville Champions Challenge) (7:30 p.m.) Troy Christian a Tecumseh (5 p.m.) Arcanum at Covington (5 p.m.) Piqua at Lebanon (5 p.m.) Bethel at Bradford (5 p.m.) Anna at Lehman (5 p.m.) Tennis Butler at Milton-Union (4:30 p.m.) Carroll at Lehman (4:30 p.m.) Track Troy at Edwin C. Moses Relays (3:30 p.m.) Tippecanoe at Easter Relays (6 p.m.) Covington, Bradford at Ansonia Relays (4:30 p.m.)

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Cavs re-hire Brown as coach Conceding publicly for the first time that he should have never fired Mike Brown as Cleveland’s coach during the turbulent summer of 2010, Dan Gilbert said Wednesday he’s thrilled to be able to re-hire the most successful coach in franchise history. See Page 16.

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Trojans finish off Wave Staff Reports TROY — Needing only one win in three chances on Wednesday, the Troy Trojans came through Troy’s second doubles team of Hidekazu Asami and Matt Schmitt picked up the only win Troy needed in a continuation of a match against Greenville that began on April 16, giving the Trojans a 3-2 Greater Western Ohio Conference North Division victory. Asami and Schmitt sealed the victory for the Trojans on Wednesday, defeating Nathan Haviza and Dylan Blinn 6-4, 6-2. Troy needed only one victory on Wednesdaybecause it led 2-0 already after the match’s originally-scheduled start on April 16. At first singles on that day, Luke Oaks defeated Derek Lockhart 6-1, 6-0 and Chris Schmitt defeated Lucas Keller 6-1, 6-2 at second singles.

SPORTS CALENDAR TODAY Baseball Graham at Tippecanoe (5 p.m.) Miami East at West Liberty-Salem (5 p.m.) Mississinawa Valley at Newton (5 p.m.) Middletown Christian at Troy Christian (5 p.m.) Bradford at Ansonia (5 p.m.) Softball Graham at Tippecanoe (5 p.m.) Miami East at West Liberty-Salem (5 p.m.) Mississinawa Valley at Newton (5 p.m.) Middletown Christian at Troy Christian (5 p.m.) Springboro at Piqua (5 p.m.) Tennis Sidney at Troy (4:30 p.m.) Tippecanoe at Bellefontaine (4:30 p.m.) Milton-Union at Preble Shawnee (4 p.m.) Trotwood at Piqua (4:30 p.m.) Lima Central Catholic at Lehman (4:30 p.m.) Track Tippecanoe at Greenville Relays (4:30 p.m.)

It turned out to be the right one. Snodgrass will be the only player representing a Miami County school playing in either of the games, which will be held Saturday at Welcome Stadium in Dayton. This season, the all-star game is being split into two separate games, with the Division Ithrough-III teams playing at 4 p.m. and the Division IVthrough-VI teams playing at 7 p.m. Snodgrass will kick in the 7 p.m. game.



Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Mat Latos throws against the Chicago Cubs during the first inning Wednesday in Cincinnati.

Latos lets loose Shuts down Cubs in 1-0 Reds victory CINCINNATI (AP) — Todd Frazier gave Mat Latos all the run support he needed, and Latos gave the Cincinnati Reds exactly what they needed to finish off a 10-game homestand in style. Latos retired the first 10 batters and 15 of the first 16 he faced and mostly spared an overworked bullpen, and Frazier hit a long home run and the Reds beat the Chicago Cubs 1-0 Wednesday. “This is what we wanted so

bad,” Reds manager Baker said. “This sets us straight for a couple of days.” With one out in the sixth inning of a scoreless tie, Frazier blasted a 2-1 pitch from Jeff Samardzija 480 feet to straightaway center field to increase his team-leading home run total to six. The homer, which bounced high off the batter’s eye, is the longest at Great American Ball Park this season and the seventh-longest in the facility’s 11year history.

“I was just trying to get a fastball,” said Frazier, who became the first Cincinnati player to homer in a 1-0 win since Sean Casey against St. Louis on Aug. 26, 2004. “I haven’t seen too many lately. I got one, and I took advantage of it. I took a couple of steps and figured it was out, but I didn’t know how far until I saw it hit the (batter’s eye).” Latos (1-0), the victim of two

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Greenville got a pair of wins on Wednesday, though. At third singles, Javi Bixler defeated Jesse Wright 3-6, 6-2, 6-4, and at first doubles, Sam Boweres and Evan Kiser defeated Matt Alexander and Ian Stutz 6-4, 6-3. “We had three matches to play today, both doubles and third singles,” Troy coach Mark Goldner said. “Hidekazu Asami and Matt Schmitt pulled out the team victory, winning the second set after trailing 0-1 to begin play. “Jesse Wright played a good third set but just came up short in a 6-4 loss. Luke and Chris had already won their matches on April 16.” Troy, now 8-3 and 2-1 in the GWOC North, hosts Sidney today. • Rainout Roundup The storms that hit the area late Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning caused much of Wednesday’s athletic activities to be postponed — some of them for a second time. Troy’s softball game at Centerville, already a makeup from April 11, was postponed. It was moved to May 1. Tippecanoe tennis’ home match against one of the best teams in the area, Oakwood, was also rained out. No makeup date was immediately available. Also postponed with no makeup date were Bradford’s baseball and softball games at Tri-County North.

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Troy, Tipp assistant coach leaves legacy BY DAVID FONG Executive Editor Some artists work in paint, some work in clay and some work in marble. Billy Moore’s medium of choice was linebackers — and in 30 years of coaching, he helped create some true works of art at the position. Moore, 62, passed away Friday after a battle with cancer. In addition to coaching football, wrestling and baseball at Vandalia-Butler High School, he served 12 years as an assistant football coach at Troy (1994-2005) and the past three

VANDALIA years at Tippecanoe High School. In addition to serving as defensive coordinator at Troy, Moore also served as linebackers coach, working most notably with 1996 Associated Press Division I Defensive Player of the Year Jason Manson, and Kris Dielman, who earned All-Ohio honors at middle linebacker for the Trojans in 1998 before an All-Pro career as an offensive lineman with the San Diego Chargers. “He was great at working with the kids,” said former Troy High School coach Steve Nolan, who is

now the head coach at Troy Christian High School. “He did a great job with our defense, especially the linebackers. He worked with some pretty great linebackers over the years at Troy and absolutely helped make them better players. “He was a great guy. Even after he left my staff, we remained friends through the years.” Three years ago, Tippecanoe head coach Charlie Burgbacher was looking to fill a vacancy on his coaching staff. He sent out a mass email to teachers and staff within the district, and quickly head back from Moore’s daughter, Denise, a

French teacher at Tippecanoe High School. “She said she knew somebody who might be interested — and it turned out to be a pretty good find for us,” Burgbacher said. “He had a great rapport with the kids and brought a calming effect to our coaching staff. I wouldn’t say he was laid back, but he was very detailed in what he did and the kids really responded well to him. “The kids really responded to Bill’s coaching. I come into contact with a lot of people — I can’t even count the number — who live in Vandalia who don’t know Billy Moore. He touched a lot of lives.”

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■ CONTINUED FROM 15 Snodgrass averaged 53.4 yards per kickoff this season for the Vikings and piled up 21 touchbacks. During his junior season, he only had three touchbacks and averaged 48.6 yards per kickoff, and as a sophomore he averaged 47.7 yards per kickoff and had seven touchbacks. Snodgrass also was 5 for 8 on field goal attempts this season, connecting from 37 yards out twice for his longest makes, and he was selected as the second team AllSouthwest District kicker. “He’s a full-time soccer player and has been a part-time football player during his four years,” Current said. “He split time with Michael (Fellers) kicking last year, but this year I figured we’d split up their duties. I had Ross kick off and Michael do the point-after touchdowns, and with field goals we’d just make our decision based on who was kicking well during practice that week. “Ross kicked one PAT against Coldwater in the playoffs this year, and he

set all of the records at the school for kickoffs. He’s improved a good bit at it.” At first, Snodgrass didn’t really know what he’d gotten himself into. “I was kind of awestruck at first. I didn’t really know what anyone was talking about,” he said. “Then I got the official letter in the mail and went to the official team meeting, and I realized just how big a deal it was. I’m really excited now.” And as for coach Kropka, who didn’t know the name of the player he was choosing, how does he feel about the call? “They were practicing over at Kaplan University, and Ross was kicking the ball across a street into some houses,” Current said with a laugh. “They had to stop before he got the cops called on them. “If you can get the kickoff into the end zone, you don’t have to worry about tackling anybody. And that’s what Ross does. I think he’s pretty happy with the call he made. We’re all really excited for Ross, and I’m proud of him.”

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OKC edges Houston, takes 2-0 series lead OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook each scored 29 points, and the Oklahoma City Thunder recovered after squandering a 15-point lead in the fourth quarter to beat the Houston Rockets 105-102 on Wednesday night and take a 2-0 series lead. Durant hit the goahead 3-pointer with 2:28 to play, and the Thunder didn’t relinquish the lead after that. Durant missed a free throw with 1 second left, but Houston was out of timeouts and Carlos Delfino couldn’t connect on a desperation shot at the final buzzer. James Harden scored 36 points and spearheaded a 21-2 comeback that wiped out the big deficit and put the Rockets up 95-91. But the top-seeded Thunder were able to respond and protect the home-court advantage they’d spent all season earning. Game 3 is Saturday night in Houston. The Thunder’s big lead melted away with nine straight empty posses-

sions as the Rockets mixed in a zone defense. Harden was able to get into the lane to create his own opportunities, and he also kicked the ball out to set up two 3-pointers by Delfino. His second 3, from the right wing, provided a four-point lead with 3:27 to go. Pacers 113, Hawks 98 INDIANAPOLIS — Paul George followed his triple-double by scoring a playoff career-high 27 points to lead Indiana past Atlanta 113-98 on Wednesday night. The Pacers lead the best-of-seven first-round series 2-0 and have won four straight home games over the Hawks. It’s the first time Indiana has held a 2-0 series lead since the 2004 Eastern Conference semifinals. George, playing in his first game since being named the league’s Most Improved Player, was 11 of 21 from the field, had eight rebounds, three assists and four steals and again played well defensively. George Hill had 22 points.

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — The grandest stage in sports was too much for the guys who are putting together the College Football Playoff to pass up. The BCS conference commissioners announced Wednesday that Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas, edged Tampa, Fla., in the bidding to be the site of the first title cham-

pionship in the new playoff system. “The stadium itself was the biggest determiner,” BCS executive director Bill Hancock said about the $1.2 billion dollar, 100,000plus seat home of the NFL’s Cowboys and the Cotton Bowl. “It’s still the stadium with a capital ‘T.’” The game will be held Jan. 12, 2015.

“We couldn’t be more excited about bringing college football’s biggest game to Cowboys Stadium,” Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said in a statement. “Rest assured, we all pledge to do everything we can to make sure this game exceeds everyone’s highest expectations.” The final three sites for the semifinal rotation also

were announced and Cowboys Stadium came up a winner again. The Cotton Bowl will be part of the six-bowl rotation, along with the Chick-fil-A Bowl in Atlanta and the Fiesta Bowl in Glendale, Ariz. The Holiday Bowl in San Diego also bid for a spot in the semifinal rotation, but couldn’t pull the upset.

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Cavs re-hire Brown as coach INDEPENDENCE (AP) — Three years later, Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert owned up to a monumental mistake. He’s trying to correct it. Mike Brown gave him a second chance. Conceding publicly for the first time that he should have never fired Brown as Cleveland’s coach during the turbulent summer of 2010, Gilbert said Wednesday he’s thrilled to be able to re-hire the most successful coach in franchise history. Brown, who led the Cavs to the NBA playoffs in each of his five seasons with the club, has reunited with a team he guided to its greatest success and the owner who fired him after Cleveland was eliminated from the 2010 playoffs not long before LeBron James decided to bolt as a free agent. “Yeah, it was a mistake. Sure it was a mistake,” Gilbert said of his choice to sack Brown. “We have the benefit of hindsight right now, and in hindsight it was a mistake. That summer we went through three years ago was a unique time for us as a franchise and the uncertainty on a lot of levels. We are very happy that we get to rectify any position we took back then. “Maybe he’s meant to be here.” Brown was re-introduced by the Cavs at their training facility following a lightning-fast second courtship with the Cavs he described as “surreal.” Flanked by Gilbert and general manager Chris Grant, Brown was accompanied by his wife, Carolyn, and their teenage sons just as he was in 2005 when Gilbert took a shot on a then-relatively unknown assistant from Indiana for the first time. Brown, who was fired just five games into this season by the Los Angeles Lakers, said he has no reservations about returning to


Cleveland Cavaliers coach Mike Brown yells at his team in the third quarter of Game 1 against the Chicago Bulls in the first round of the NBA playoffs April 17, 2010 in Cleveland. work for Gilbert or coaching again in Cleveland. “It’s funny how life works out,” he said. “But the one thing that I do I know is from afar, Cleveland has always been special in my heart and in my family’s heart. You feel the commitment from a guy like Dan Gilbert and if it happens, you feel like one of the luckiest guys on the planet. “Things work in a mysterious way and I’m excited to have the opportunity again.” Gilbert opened the news conference by saying, “Welcome to Mike Brown 2.0. We certainly enjoyed 1.0.” Gilbert later joked that he “didn’t want to do a George Steinbrenner imitation or anything,” referring to the late New York Yankees owner’s penchant for hiring and firing manager Billy Martin. Less than a week after firing Byron Scott, the Cavs

signed Brown to a guaranteed four-year contract with the club holding an option for the fifth year. The deal is worth approximately $20 million. It’s not immediately known how much of Brown’s owed salary from the Lakers is being absorbed by the Cavs. Brown went 272-138 in his five seasons with Cleveland and, obviously helped by James, got the team beyond the first round of the playoffs each year. He was named the league’s top coach in 2009, led the Cavs to consecutive 60-win seasons and his .652 winning percentage is sixth highest in league history for coaches with at least 400 games. He was the best coach available by far to the Cavs, who gauged Phil Jackson’s interest before moving forward. They re-hired Brown quickly before anyone else had a shot. The Phoenix Suns are

believed to have contacted Brown, who replaced Scott, the man who replaced him in 2010. “I chose to come here,” Brown said. “I probably could have waited. I had another team that had talked to me about possibly taking over. I just didn’t feel it fit. So when I had this opportunity come across my table, initially it was a shocker but I got back to what I thought was the foundation of what these two guys have done and what they believe. Once that happened for me it was easy.” Of course, Brown’s return raises more speculation about what impact it could have on the possibility of James one day playing for the Cavs again. James can opt out of his contract with Miami as early as the summer of 2014 and the threetime league MVP has said he could imagine a second stint in Cleveland. On Wednesday night, James said he was “very happy” Brown was back with the Cavs and called him a “really good coach, very defensive-minded coach. “ Gilbert sidestepped any speculation about James. “We honestly talk about today, this year,” Gilbert said. “All that stuff in the media, we can’t control that. We understand why it’s there. We’re focused on this year. You can’t even speculate in the next 12 months on what’s going to happen and where we’re going to be or where anybody else is going to be. You focus on right now.” Scott was fired last week by Gilbert following his third straight losing season, one of injuries, blown leads and long losing streaks. The Cavs dropped 16 of their last 18 under Scott and Gilbert made the move because he felt he wasn’t seeing enough progress and was most disappointed by the Cavs’ defense.

2013 MIAMI COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIPS TRACK AND FIELD MEET GIRLS Team Standings 1. Troy.......................................194.5 2. Miami East ..............................112 3. Tippecanoe .............................109 4. Covington.............................102.5 5. Piqua.........................................51 6. Bradford ....................................37 7. Troy Christian ............................20 8. Bethel........................................16 9. Newton......................................14 10. Milton-Union..............................6 Individual 4x800 Relay 1. Tippecanoe .....................10:28.16 2. Covington........................10:51.82 3. Miami East ......................10:56.59 4. Troy..................................10:57.04 5. Piqua...............................11:21.76 6. Bethel..............................11:43.91 7. Bradford ..........................11:52.40 8. Milton-Union....................12:26.86 100 Hurdles 1. Siefring, Jackie Cov.......15.74 2. Schmiedebusch, C. Troy.......16.00 3. LaFollette, Shay Brad.......16.09 4. Rawlins, Allison Tipp.......17.46 5. Cheatam, Bree Piqua.......17.58 6. Williams, Jessica Tipp.......17.59 7. Heilman, Brianna Tipp.......18.26 8. Millhouse, Allie ME.......18.34 100 Dash 1 Huffman, Gracie Troy.......12.71 2 Norris, Toddanisha Troy.......12.87 3 Melvin, Corrine ME.......12.96 4 Byrd, Shanelle Troy.......13.30 5 Burt, Amy Piqua.......13.49 6 Holicki, Emily ME.......13.57 7 Ellerbrock, Maddie Beth.......13.58 8 Haddad, Meredith TC.......13.68 4x200 Relay 1. Troy....................................1:46.37 2. Tippecanoe .......................1:51.03 3. Miami East ........................1:51.20 4. Piqua.................................1:55.88 5. Newton..............................1:57.46 6. Bethel................................2:01.86 7. Covington..........................2:03.48 1,600 Run 1. Shell, Carly Cov....5:30.31 2. Snipes, Tara Cov....5:32.51 3. Wesco, Meredith ME....5:50.56 4 Rench, Maddie TC....5:53.55 5 Dennison, Cristina Troy....5:56.48 6 Mazzulla, Courtney Troy....6:02.34 7 Brewer, Bailey Brad....6:02.72

8 Lavy, Trelissa New....6:06.56 4x100 Relay 1. Troy.......................................50.19 2. Piqua....................................52.62 3. Miami East ...........................53.12 4. Tippecanoe ..........................54.22 5. Newton.................................56.33 6. Covington.............................57.71 7. Troy Christian .......................59.62 8. Milton Union.........................59.97 400 Dash 1. Huffman, Gracie Troy.......59.70 2. Rector, Ashley Troy....1:00.61 3. Comer, Erica Tipp....1:02.29 4. Poling, Mckenna Troy....1:04.06 5. Janosik, Sarah Tipp....1:04.42 6. Deford, Renee ME....1:05.40 7. Fair, Gabby Brad....1:08.63 8. Monnin, Emma ME....1:09.45 300 Hurdles 1. Siefring, Jackie Cov.......47.54 2. Schmiedebusch, C. Troy.......49.83 3. Rawlins, Allison Tipp.......50.49 4. Williams, Jessica Tipp.......50.91 5. Cheatam, Bree Piqua.......52.26 6. Cavender, Erica New.......52.43 7. Brown, Kylie ME.......52.60 8. Heilman, Brianna Tipp.......52.84 800 Run 1. Snipes, Tara Cov....2:24.65 2. Sinning, Allison Tipp....2:26.92 3. Wesco, Meredith ME....2:37.06 4. Wolfe, Emily Tipp....2:38.65 5. Mazzulla, Courtney Troy....2:41.01 6. Wilcher, Kat Tipp....2:41.57 7. Sawka, Katie-grace Troy....2:41.68 8. Brewer, Bailey Brad....2:44.12 200 Dash 1. Huffman, Gracie Troy.......26.46 2. Norris, Toddanisha Troy.......27.13 3. Siefring, Jackie Cov.......27.19 4. Rector, Ashley Troy.......27.28 5. Harmer, Alysha Tipp.......28.26 6. Haddad, Meredith TC.......28.50 7. Ellerbrock, Maddie Beth.......28.56 8. Comer, Erica Tipp.......28.75 3,200 Run 1 Shell, Carly Cov..11:59.97 2 Mcminn, Caitlyn Troy..12:32.87 3 Amheiser, Abigael ME..12:50.37 4 Barhorst, Claudia Tipp..13:02.22 5 Snyder, Natalie Troy..13:29.89 6 Sands, Sami ME..13:42.24 7 Smith, Lindsay Troy..13:45.03 8 Augustus, Erin ME..13:49.37 4x400 Relay

1. Tippecanoe .......................4:17.95 2. Troy....................................4:24.60 3. Miami East ........................4:29.83 4. Piqua.................................4:33.31 5. Troy Christian ....................4:35.99 6. Bethel................................4:53.08 7. Covington..........................4:54.45 8. Bradford ............................4:55.39 High Jump 1. Dunivan, Leah ME ..........5-0 2. LaFollette, Shay Brad.........J5-0 3. Fair, Gabby Brad ..........4-8 4. Heilman, Brianna Tipp.........J4-8 5. Selby, Jenna Troy ..........4-6 6. Loges, Lacey Tipp.........J4-6 7. Cheatam, Bree Piqua.........J4-6 8. Lavy, Trelissa New.........J4-6 Long Jump 1. Siefring, Jackie Cov ...16-1.25 2. Norris, Toddanisha Troy ...16-0.75 3. Rector, Ashley Troy ...15-9.50 4. Haddad, Meredith TC ........15-9 5. LaFollette, Shay Brad ...15-4.75 6. Ellerbrock, Maddie Beth..J15-4.75 7. Melvin, Corrine ME ...15-0.25 8. Dunivan, Leah ME ...14-9.25 Discus 1. Rindler, Jenna Cov ......107-7 2. Blakes, Jessica Troy ......107-2 3. Dunivan, Leah ME ......100-3 4. Current, Ashley ME ........97-0 5. Kinnison, Megan ME ........89-7 6. Delk, Emily M-U ........87-4 7. Miller, Tia Tipp ........85-8 8. Courtney, Emily New ........81-8 Shot Put 1. Dunivan, Leah ME ...36-10.5 2. Blakes, Jessica Troy ...32-8.25 3. Loges, Lacey Tipp ........30-6 4. LaFollette, Shay Brad .....30-1.5 5. Evans, Madison Piqua ........29-8 6. Current, Ashley ME ...28-10.5 7. Miller, Tia Tipp ........28-6 8. Mahaney, Karson ME .....28-4.5 Pole Vault 1. Sano, Mariah Troy ..........9-6 2. Hazel, Stevee ME ..........8-6 3. Davis, Teija Piqua ..........8-0 3. Ingle, Kali Piqua ..........8-0 5. Snyder, Anna Cov ..........7-6 5. Anderson, Lauren Troy ..........7-6 7. Sano, Haleigh Troy.........J7-6 8. Motz, Sarah M-U.........J7-6 BOYS Team Standings 1. Troy.......................................184.5

2. Covington.............................150.5 3. Tippecanoe .............................108 4. Bethel.....................................48.5 5. Miami East ................................47 6. Troy Christian ............................41 7. Piqua......................................36.5 8. Milton-Union..............................31 9. Bradford ......................................8 9. Newton........................................8 Individual 4x800 Relay 1. Tippecanoe .......................8:10.40 2. Covington..........................8:46.04 3. Miami East ........................8:57.57 4. Troy....................................9:03.58 5. Milton-Union......................9:05.63 6. Troy Christian ....................9:29.92 7. Piqua.................................9:58.26 8. Newton............................10:23.43 110 Hurdles 1. Cron, Troy Cov.......15.38 2. Miller, Ben Cov.......16.13 3. Bordelon, Dalton Cov.......16.86 4. Snodgrass, Ross ME.......17.32 5. Droesch, Andy Tipp.......17.51 6. Collier, Tyrone Piqua.......17.75 7. Kuns, Matt Tipp.......18.02 8. Clendening, Jason Beth.......18.04 100 Dash 1. Hibbler, Miles Troy.......11.39 2. Ouellette, AJ Cov.......11.41 3. Williams, Blake Troy.......11.42 4. Yeomans, Trent Piqua.......11.69 5. Coots, Matthew TC.......11.84 6. Honeycutt, Tate Piqua.......11.88 7. Diddle, Derrick Beth.......11.96 8. Gibbs, Cameron Tipp.......12.02 4x200 Relay 1. Tippecanoe .......................1:34.78 2. Piqua.................................1:34.95 3. Troy....................................1:35.06 4. Covington..........................1:38.58 5. Miami East ........................1:38.86 6. Newton..............................1:39.29 7. Bradford ............................1:41.27 8. Milton-Union......................1:52.32 1,600 Run 1 Osman, Jon Troy....4:32.57 2 Schultz, Troy Troy....4:35.96 3 Poynter, Mitchell Tipp....4:39.34 4 Garver, Zachary TC....4:39.40 5 Schilling, Alex Cov....4:41.96 6 Guillozet, Blake Troy....4:43.89 7 Pemberton, Seth ME....4:52.49 8 Brauer, Dave New....4:52.67 4x100 Relay

1. Troy.......................................43.80 2. Covington.............................45.20 3. Tippecanoe ..........................45.70 4. Bethel...................................45.79 5. Piqua....................................46.00 6. Miami East ...........................46.34 7. Troy Christian .......................46.44 8. Milton-Union.........................47.06 400 Dash 1. White, Lane Cov.......49.63 2. Koch, Grant Tipp.......51.55 3. Hurst, Andrew Beth.......51.71 4. Wesson, Rohsaun Troy.......52.56 5. Williams, Blake Troy.......52.67 6. Appora, Darius Tipp.......53.03 7. Andrews, Rick Tipp.......53.48 8. Cooper, Eric TC.......53.75 300 Hurdles 1. Cron, Troy Cov.......40.35 2. Bordelon, Dalton Cov.......41.76 3. Miller, Ben Cov.......43.64 4. Rench, Corey Brad.......43.67 5. Clendening, Jason Beth.......44.69 6. Kuns, Matt Tipp.......44.74 7. Snodgrass, Ross ME.......44.86 8. Williams, Josh Troy.......45.54 800 Run 1. Wharton, Sam Tipp....1:58.60 2. Fickert, Dustin Cov....1:59.33 3. Schultz, Troy Troy....2:08.33 4. Pemberton, Seth ME....2:08.57 5. Kirkland, Mason Piqua....2:09.68 6. Andrews, Rick Tipp....2:11.46 7. Guillozet, Blake Troy....2:11.67 8. Prus, Alec Troy....2:12.64 200 Dash 1. White, Lane Cov.......22.50 2. Williams, Blake Troy.......23.10 3. Ouellette, AJ Cov.......23.42 4. Diddle, Derrick Beth.......23.94 5. Yeomans, Trent Piqua.......24.17 6. Coots, Matthew TC.......24.18 7. Zimmer, Nick Troy.......24.20 8. Dehays, Thomas Tipp.......24.60 3,200 Run 1. Nosker, Branden Troy....9:57.69 2. Osman, Jon Troy....9:59.91 3. Jones, Stephen Troy..10:02.80 4. Schairbaum, Jay Tipp..10:37.65 5. Ewing, Josh ME..10:54.19 6. Brauer, Dave New..10:56.98 7. Shane, Steven Cov..11:02.33 8. Amheiser, Matt ME..11:39.12 4x400 Relay 1. Covington..........................3:29.87 2. Tippecanoe .......................3:33.99

3. Milton-Union......................3:38.15 4. Troy Christian ....................3:42.58 5. Troy....................................3:43.88 6. Piqua.................................3:44.66 7. Miami East ........................3:46.11 8. Bradford ............................3:53.77 High Jump 1. Craft, Ryan Cov ..........6-2 2. Droesch, Andy Tipp ..........6-0 3. Hazely, Devin Beth ..........5-8 4. Tumey, Jacob Beth.........J5-8 4. Harmon, Mike ME.........J5-8 6. Hibbler, Miles Troy.........J5-8 7. Baskerville, Alex Cov.........J5-8 8. Deeter, Michael ME ..........5-6 8. Michael, Trenton Troy ..........5-6 Long Jump 1. Hibbler, Miles Troy ......20-2.75 2. Shinall, Tyler TC ....18-10.25 3. Dillahunt, Luke TC...J18-10.25 4. Michael, Trenton Troy ......18-7.75 5. Lewis, Justin TC ......18-5.25 6. Snodgrass, Ross ME ...........18-5 7. Straw, Shane Cov ....17-10.25 8. Hudson, Elijah Piqua ........17-4.5 8. Looker, Gage Cov ........17-4.5 Discus 1. Dalton, Alex Troy ......145-7 2. Overla, Seth Troy ......144-4 3. Davis, Brady Bethel ......123-2 4. Morris, Chris Bethel ......119-4 5. Kostecka, Andrew Troy ....114-10 6. Fries, Ian Cov...J114-10 7. Reck, Matt Cov ......114-6 8. Stafford, Landon Tipp ......114-3 Shot Put 1. Martins, Wes M-U ........45-5 2. Dalton, Alex Troy .....44-7.5 3. Overla, Seth Troy ...43-3.25 4. Fields, Nick M-U ......42-11 5. Stover, Tracy Bethel ........42-5 6. Kostecka, Andrew Troy .....39-0.5 7. Fries, Ian Cov ...37-11.5 8. Henry, Tyler Cov .37-11.25 Pole Vault 1 Fleischer, Nathan Troy ......14-06 2 Mcdonald, Max Tipp ......12-06 3 Dehays, Thomas Tipp ........11-0 4 Rush, Austin ME.......J11-0 5 Dickison, Austin M-U ......10-06 6 Droesch, Andy Tipp ........10-0 7 Dippold, Joey Troy ..........9-0 8 Wagner, Cale Cov.........J9-0




BASEBALL Baseball Expanded Standings All Times EDT AMERICAN LEAGUE East Division W L Pct Boston 14 7 .667 12 9 .571 Baltimore 11 9 .550 New York 10 11 .476 Tampa Bay 9 13 .409 Toronto Central Division W L Pct Kansas City 10 8 .556 Minnesota 9 8 .529 10 9 .526 Detroit 8 11 .421 Cleveland 8 12 .400 Chicago West Division W L Pct Texas 13 7 .650 Oakland 13 9 .591 8 11 .421 Los Angeles 8 15 .348 Seattle 7 14 .333 Houston NATIONAL LEAGUE East Division W L Pct Atlanta 15 6 .714 New York 9 9 .500 10 11 .476 Washington 9 13 .409 Philadelphia 5 16 .238 Miami Central Division W L Pct St. Louis 13 8 .619 Cincinnati 13 9 .591 11 8 .579 Milwaukee 12 9 .571 Pittsburgh 6 14 .300 Chicago West Division W L Pct Colorado 14 7 .667 San Francisco 13 9 .591 Arizona 12 9 .571 9 10 .474 Los Angeles 5 15 .250 San Diego

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AMERICAN LEAGUE Tuesday's Games Minnesota 4, Miami 3, 1st game Oakland 13, Boston 0, 7 innings Baltimore 4, Toronto 3 Kansas City at Detroit, ppd., rain N.Y.Yankees 4, Tampa Bay 3 Miami 8, Minnesota 5, 2nd game Houston 3, Seattle 2 Cleveland at Chicago, ppd., rain L.A. Angels 5, Texas 4, 11 innings Wednesday's Games Toronto 6, Baltimore 5, 11 innings Chicago White Sox 3, Cleveland 2 Houston 10, Seattle 3 Boston 6, Oakland 5 Detroit 7, Kansas City 5 Tampa Bay 3, N.Y.Yankees 0 Texas at L.A. Angels, 10:05 p.m. Thursday's Games Kansas City (Shields 1-2) at Detroit (Verlander 2-2), 1:05 p.m. Houston (Humber 0-4) at Boston (Buchholz 4-0), 6:35 p.m. Toronto (Buehrle 1-0) at N.Y. Yankees (Kuroda 2-1), 7:05 p.m. Tampa Bay (Hellickson 1-1) at Chicago White Sox (Sale 1-2), 8:10 p.m. Texas (Tepesch 1-1) at Minnesota (Worley 0-2), 8:10 p.m. Baltimore (Hammel 2-1) at Oakland (Parker 0-3), 10:05 p.m. L.A. Angels (Richards 1-0) at Seattle (Maurer 1-3), 10:10 p.m. Friday's Games Atlanta at Detroit, 7:05 p.m. Toronto at N.Y.Yankees, 7:05 p.m. Houston at Boston, 7:10 p.m. Cleveland at Kansas City, 8:10 p.m. Tampa Bay at Chicago White Sox, 8:10 p.m. Texas at Minnesota, 8:10 p.m. Baltimore at Oakland, 10:05 p.m. L.A. Angels at Seattle, 10:10 p.m. NATIONAL LEAGUE Tuesday's Games Minnesota 4, Miami 3, 1st game Atlanta 4, Colorado 3, 1st game Pittsburgh 2, Philadelphia 0 St. Louis 2, Washington 0 Chicago Cubs 4, Cincinnati 2, 10 innings L.A. Dodgers 7, N.Y. Mets 2 Miami 8, Minnesota 5, 2nd game Atlanta 10, Colorado 2, 2nd game Milwaukee 6, San Diego 3 Arizona 6, San Francisco 4, 11 innings Wednesday's Games Cincinnati 1, Chicago Cubs 0 St. Louis 4, Washington 2 Colorado 6, Atlanta 5, 12 innings Arizona 3, San Francisco 2, 10 innings Pittsburgh 5, Philadelphia 3 L.A. Dodgers at N.Y. Mets, 7:10 p.m. Milwaukee at San Diego, 10:10 p.m. Thursday's Games Pittsburgh (Ja.McDonald 2-2) at Philadelphia (Lee 2-1), 1:05 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Ryu 2-1) at N.Y. Mets (Hefner 0-2), 1:10 p.m. Cincinnati (Arroyo 2-1) at Washington (G.Gonzalez 1-1), 7:05 p.m. Chicago Cubs (E.Jackson 0-3) at Miami (Slowey 0-2), 7:10 p.m. Colorado (J.De La Rosa 2-1) at Arizona (Cahill 0-3), 9:40 p.m. Friday's Games Atlanta at Detroit, 7:05 p.m. Cincinnati at Washington, 7:05 p.m. Chicago Cubs at Miami, 7:10 p.m. Philadelphia at N.Y. Mets, 7:10 p.m. Pittsburgh at St. Louis, 8:15 p.m. Colorado at Arizona, 9:40 p.m. Milwaukee at L.A. Dodgers, 10:10 p.m. San Francisco at San Diego, 10:10 p.m. Reds 1, Cubs 0 Chicago Cincinnati ab r h bi ab r h bi DeJess cf 4 0 0 0 Choo cf 4 0 2 0 Borbon lf 3 0 1 0 Cozart ss 4 0 1 0 Sappelt ph1 0 0 0 Votto 1b 4 0 1 0 SCastro ss4 0 1 0 Phillips 2b 4 0 0 0 Rizzo 1b 4 0 1 0 Bruce rf 4 0 1 0 Schrhlt rf 3 0 0 0 Frazier 3b 2 1 1 1 Hairstn ph 1 0 0 0 Paul lf 1 0 0 0 DNavrr c 2 0 0 0 Heisey lf 0 0 0 0 TrWood pr 0 0 0 0 Mesorc c 3 0 1 0 Castillo c 0 0 0 0 Latos p 3 0 1 0 Valuen 2b 3 0 1 0 Broxtn p 0 0 0 0 Ransm 3b 2 0 1 0 Chpmn p 0 0 0 0 Smrdzj p 1 0 0 0 Camp p 0 0 0 0 ASorin ph 1 0 0 0 Russell p 0 0 0 0 Totals 29 0 5 0 Totals 29 1 8 1 Chicago.......................000 000 000—0 Cincinnati....................000 001 00x—1 DP_Chicago 2. LOB_Chicago 5, Cincinnati 7. 2B_Borbon (1). HR_Frazier (6). CS_S.Castro (1), Votto (1). S_Ransom, Samardzija. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .IP H R ER BB SO Chicago Samardzija L,1-4 . . . .6 7 1 1 3 8 Camp . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 1 0 0 0 1 Russell . . . . . . . . . . . .1 0 0 0 0 1 Cincinnati Latos W,1-0 . . . . . . . .7 4 0 0 1 4 Broxton H,2 . . . . . . . .1 0 0 0 0 1 Chapman S,4-4 . . . . .1 1 0 0 0 1 Latos pitched to 2 batters in the 8th.

WP_Samardzija. Umpires_Home, Jordan Baker; First, Tim McClelland; Second, Jerry Meals; Third, Marvin Hudson. T_2:44. A_16,426 (42,319). White Sox 3, Indians 2 Cleveland Chicago ab r h bi ab r h bi Brantly lf 4 1 2 0 De Aza lf 3 1 1 0 Kipnis 2b 4 0 1 1 Kppngr 1b 4 1 2 1 4 1 1 2 MrRynl 1b 3 0 1 1 Rios rf Swisher dh3 0 0 0 A.Dunn 1b1 0 0 0 Raburn rf 4 0 0 0 Greene 2b0 0 0 0 Aviles ss 4 0 1 0 Konerk dh 3 0 0 0 Chsnhll 3b3 0 0 0 Wise pr-dh0 0 0 0 Marson c 3 0 0 0 Gillaspi 3b 3 0 0 0 Stubbs cf 2 1 0 0 AlRmrz ss 4 0 1 0 Flowrs c 3 0 0 0 Tekotte cf 2 0 0 0 Totals 30 2 5 2 Totals 27 3 5 3 Cleveland....................000 002 000—2 Chicago.......................100 020 00x—3 DP_Cleveland 2, Chicago 1. LOB_Cleveland 5, Chicago 7. 2B_Mar.Reynolds (5). HR_Rios (6). SB_Kipnis 2 (4), De Aza (2), Al.Ramirez (2). SF_Mar.Reynolds. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .IP H R ER BB SO Cleveland McAllister L,1-3 . .5 2-3 5 3 3 5 4 R.Hill . . . . . . . . . . . .2-3 0 0 0 0 2 Shaw . . . . . . . . . . . .2-3 0 0 0 1 0 Hagadone . . . . . . . .1-3 0 0 0 0 1 J.Smith . . . . . . . . . .2-3 0 0 0 0 0 Chicago Quintana W,2-0 . . . . .5 4 2 2 2 3 N.Jones H,2 . . . . . . . .2 0 0 0 1 1 Thornton H,5 . . . . .2-3 0 0 0 0 0 Crain H,4 . . . . . . . .1-3 0 0 0 0 1 A.Reed S,6-6 . . . . . . .1 1 0 0 0 1 Quintana pitched to 3 batters in the 6th. Shaw pitched to 2 batters in the 8th. HBP_by Shaw (Konerko). Umpires_Home, Chris Conroy; First, Paul Schrieber; Second, Chad Fairchild; Third, Jeff Kellogg. T_3:02. A_16,765 (40,615). Wednesday's Major League Linescores AMERICAN LEAGUE Toronto . . . . .021 10100001—6 8 2 Baltimore . . .101 00030000—5 8 0 (11 innings) Morrow, Loup (7), Oliver (8), E.Rogers (10), Janssen (11) and Arencibia; Stinson, Tom.Hunter (6), O'Day (8), Patton (9), Ji.Johnson (10), Matusz (11) and W_E.Rogers 1-1. Teagarden. L_Ji.Johnson 1-2. Sv_Janssen (6). HRs_Toronto, Arencibia (8), R.Davis (1), Encarnacion (4), Bautista (5). Seattle . . . . . .000 001 002—3 9 0 Houston . . . .010 31500x—10 14 0 J.Saunders, Beavan (6) and Shoppach; Harrell, R.Cruz (8), Clemens (9) and Corporan.W_Harrell 2-2.L_J.Saunders 13. HRs_Seattle, Smoak (1). Houston, Carter (5), R.Cedeno (1), B.Laird (2). Oakland . . . .000 300 110—5 9 0 Boston . . . . .000 330 00x—6 10 0 Anderson, Resop (5), Blevins (5), Neshek (7), Balfour (8) and D.Norris; Lester, Tazawa (6), A.Miller (7), Uehara (8), A.Bailey (9) and D.Ross. W_Lester 40. L_Anderson 1-4. Sv_A.Bailey (5). HRs_Oakland, C.Young 2 (4). Kansas City .004 010 000—5 8 1 Detroit . . . . . .012 400 00x—7 9 0 W.Davis, Mendoza (4), J.Gutierrez (7) and S.Perez; Scherzer, Alburquerque (6), Benoit (7), Valverde (9) and Avila. W_Scherzer 2-0. L_W.Davis 2-1. Sv_Valverde (1). NewYork . . . .000 000 000—0 4 1 Tampa Bay . .000 021 00x—3 8 0 Pettitte, Kelley (7) and Cervelli; Cobb, Rodney (9) and J.Molina. W_Cobb 3-1. L_Pettitte 3-1. Sv_Rodney (3). HRs_Tampa Bay, S.Rodriguez (1). NATIONAL LEAGUE St. Louis . . . .300 000 010—4 9 0 Washington .000 001 010—2 7 1 J.Garcia, J.Kelly (6), Rosenthal (8), Mujica (9) andY.Molina; Strasburg, Storen (8), Duke (9) and J.Solano.W_J.Garcia 21. L_Strasburg 1-4. Sv_Mujica (4). HRs_Washington, Werth (4). Atlanta . . . . . .000302000000—510 0 Colorado . . . .020100002001—615 2 (12 innings) T.Hudson, Avilan (7), O'Flaherty (8), Kimbrel (9), Gearrin (10), Walden (11), Ayala (12) and Gattis; Chatwood, Ottavino (7), Brothers (9), R.Betancourt (10), Belisle (11) and Rosario. W_Belisle 1-1. L_Ayala 0-1. HRs_Colorado, Cuddyer (5), Rutledge (3). Arizona . . . . .000000011 1—3 8 0 San Francisco000000101 0—2 8 1 (10 innings) Kennedy, Ziegler (7), Bell (8), D.Hernandez (9), Mat.Reynolds (10) and M.Montero; Bumgarner, S.Casilla (8), Mijares (9), Romo (9), Gaudin (10), J.Lopez (10) and Quiroz, Posey. W_D.Hernandez 1-1. L_Gaudin 0-1. Sv_Mat.Reynolds (2). HRs_San Francisco, B.Crawford (4). Pittsburgh . . .000 100 121—5 7 1 Philadelphia .100 101 000—3 10 0


SPORTS ON TV TODAY COLLEGE SOFTBALL 8 p.m. ESPN2 — Alabama at LSU GOLF 9 a.m. TGC — European PGA Tour, Ballantine's Championship, first round, at Seoul, South Korea (same-day tape) 12:30 p.m. TGC — LPGA, North Texas Shootout, first round, at Irving, Texas 3 p.m. TGC — PGA Tour, Zurich Classic, first round, at New Orleans MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 7 p.m. FSN — Cincinnati at Washington MLB — Regional coverage, Toronto at N.Y. Yankees or Cincinnati at Washington NBA BASKETBALL 7 p.m. TNT — Playoffs, first round, game 2, Houston at Oklahoma City 9:30 p.m. TNT — Playoffs, first round, game 2, L.A. Lakers at San Antonio NFL FOOTBALL 8 p.m. ESPN — Draft, round 1, at New York NHL HOCKEY 7:30 p.m. NBCSN — Pittsburgh at New Jersey W.Rodriguez, Mazzaro (6), Melancon (8), Grilli (9) and R.Martin; Halladay, Bastardo (7), Mi.Adams (8), Horst (8) and Quintero.W_Mazzaro 1-0. L_Mi.Adams 12. Sv_Grilli (9). HRs_Pittsburgh, P.Alvarez (4). Philadelphia, Utley (4), Howard (2). Midwest League At A Glance Eastern Division Bowling Green (Rays) South Bend (D’Backs) Great Lakes (Dodgers) Fort Wayne (Padres) West Michigan (Tigers) Lansing (Blue Jays) Dayton (Reds) Lake County (Indians) Western Division

W L Pct. GB 14 4 .778 — 10 5 .667 2½ 10 7 .588 3½ 9 8 .529 4½ 8 9 .471 5½ 6 10 .375 7 6 13 .316 8½ 6 13 .316 8½

W L Pct. GB Cedar Rapids (Twins) 12 5 .706 — Quad Cities (Astros) 11 6 .647 1 Beloit (Athletics) 8 8 .500 3½ 8 8 .500 3½ Peoria (Cardinals) Kane County (Cubs) 7 9 .438 4½ 7 10 .412 5 Clinton (Mariners) 6 9 .400 5 Wisconsin (Brewers) 6 10 .375 5½ Burlington (Angels) Wednesday's Games West Michigan 10, Lake County 1 Great Lakes 13, South Bend 7, 1st game Lansing 3, Dayton 1 Fort Wayne at Bowling Green, 8:05 p.m. Great Lakes at South Bend, 8:30 p.m., 2nd game Thursday's Games Clinton at Lake County, 6:30 p.m. Peoria at Dayton, 7 p.m. Kane County at Fort Wayne, 7:05 p.m. South Bend at Beloit, 7:30 p.m. West Michigan at Wisconsin, 7:35 p.m. Great Lakes at Cedar Rapids, 7:35 p.m. Lansing at Quad Cities, 8 p.m. Burlington at Bowling Green, 8:05 p.m. Friday's Games Clinton at Lake County, 6:30 p.m. Peoria at Dayton, 7 p.m. Kane County at Fort Wayne, 7:05 p.m. South Bend at Beloit, 7:30 p.m. Great Lakes at Cedar Rapids, 7:35 p.m. West Michigan at Wisconsin, 7:35 p.m. Lansing at Quad Cities, 8 p.m. Burlington at Bowling Green, 8:05 p.m.

AUTO RACING NASCAR Sprint Cup Top 12 in Points 1. J.Johnson.....................................311 2. K.Kahne .......................................274 3. Bra.Keselowski.............................273 4. G.Biffle..........................................264 5. D.Earnhardt Jr..............................263 6. C.Edwards....................................262 7. Ky.Busch.......................................257 8. M.Kenseth....................................252 9. C.Bowyer......................................247 10. P.Menard ....................................240 11. J.McMurray ................................227 12. K.Harvick....................................224

HOCKEY National Hockey League All Times EST EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA z-Pittsburgh 46 35 11 0 70155113 x-N.Y. Islanders4624 16 6 54137135 N.Y. Rangers 46 24 18 4 52122109 New Jersey 46 18 18 10 46109123 Philadelphia 46 21 22 3 45129139 Northeast Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA x-Boston 45 27 13 5 59125102 x-Montreal 46 27 14 5 59141123 x-Toronto 46 25 16 5 55140129 Ottawa 45 23 16 6 52109 99 Buffalo 47 20 21 6 46123142 Southeast Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA y-Washington 46 26 18 2 54145126 Winnipeg 47 24 20 3 51126140 Carolina 46 19 24 3 41122148 Tampa Bay 46 18 24 4 40145143 Florida 46 14 26 6 34107164 WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA z-Chicago 45 34 6 5 73147 97 x-St. Louis 46 27 17 2 56122113 Detroit 46 22 16 8 52116113 Columbus 46 22 17 7 51114117 Nashville 46 16 21 9 41108131 Northwest Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA y-Vancouver 46 26 13 7 59124111 Minnesota 46 25 18 3 53118120 Calgary 46 19 23 4 42126153 Edmonton 45 17 21 7 41111127 Colorado 46 15 24 7 37110145 Pacific Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA y-Anaheim 46 29 11 6 64134112 x-San Jose 46 25 14 7 57121111 x-Los Angeles47 26 16 5 57130116 Dallas 46 22 20 4 48129136 Phoenix 45 19 18 8 46114122 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. x-clinched playoff spot y-clinched division z-clinched conference Tuesday's Games

Carolina 4, N.Y. Islanders 3, SO New Jersey 3, Montreal 2 Washington 5, Winnipeg 3 Philadelphia 5, Boston 2 Florida 3, N.Y. Rangers 2 Buffalo 4, Pittsburgh 2 St. Louis 3, Colorado 1 Nashville 4, Calgary 3 Minnesota 2, Los Angeles 1 San Jose 3, Dallas 2 Wednesday's Games Tampa Bay 5, Toronto 2 Detroit 3, Los Angeles 1 Chicago at Edmonton, 9:30 p.m. San Jose at Phoenix, 10 p.m. Thursday's Games N.Y. Islanders at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. Ottawa at Washington, 7 p.m. N.Y. Rangers at Carolina, 7 p.m. Pittsburgh at New Jersey, 7:30 p.m. Toronto at Florida, 7:30 p.m. Nashville at Detroit, 7:30 p.m. Tampa Bay at Boston, 7:30 p.m. Montreal at Winnipeg, 8 p.m. Calgary at St. Louis, 8 p.m. Columbus at Dallas, 8:30 p.m. Anaheim at Vancouver, 10 p.m. Friday's Games N.Y. Islanders at Buffalo, 7 p.m. Edmonton at Minnesota, 8 p.m. Calgary at Chicago, 8:30 p.m. Colorado at Phoenix, 10 p.m.

BASKETBALL NBA Playoff Glance All Times EDT FIRST ROUND (x-if necessary) (Best-of-7) EASTERN CONFERENCE Miami vs. Milwaukee Sunday, April 21: Miami 110, Milwaukee 87 Tuesday, April 23: Miami 98, Milwaukee 86, Miami leads series 2-0 Thursday, April 25: Miami at Milwaukee, 7 p.m. Sunday, April 28: Miami at Milwaukee, 3:30 p.m. x-Tuesday, April 30: Milwaukee at Miami, TBA x-Thursday, May 2:Miami at Milwaukee, TBA x-Saturday, May 4: Milwaukee at Miami, TBA NewYork vs. Boston Saturday, April 20: NewYork 85, Boston 78 Tuesday, April 23: New York 87, Boston 71, New York leads series 2-0 Friday, April 26: New York at Boston, 8 p.m. Sunday, April 28: New York at Boston, 1 p.m. x-Wednesday, May 1: Boston at New York, TBA x-Friday, May 3: New York at Boston, TBA x-Sunday, May 5: Boston at New York, TBA Indiana vs. Atlanta Sunday, April 21: Indiana 107, Atlanta 90 Wednesday, April 24: Indiana 113, Atlanta 98, Indiana leads series 2-0 Saturday, April 27: Indiana at Atlanta, 7 p.m. Monday, April 29: Indiana at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m. x-Wednesday, May 1: Atlanta at Indiana, TBA x-Friday, May 3: Indiana at Atlanta, TBA x-Sunday, May 5: Atlanta at Indiana, TBA Brooklyn vs. Chicago Saturday, April 20: Brooklyn 106, Chicago 89 Monday, April 22: Chicago 90, Brooklyn 82, series tied 1-1 Thursday, April 25: Brooklyn at Chicago, 8:30 p.m. Saturday, April 27: Brooklyn at Chicago, 2 p.m. Monday, April 29: Chicago at Brooklyn, 7 p.m. x-Thursday, May 2: Brooklyn at Chicago, TBA x-Saturday, May 4:Chicago at Brooklyn, TBA WESTERN CONFERENCE Oklahoma City vs. Houston Sunday, April 21: Oklahoma City 120, Houston 91 Wednesday, April 24: Oklahoma City 105, Houston 102, Oklahoma City leads series 2-0 Saturday, April 27: Oklahoma City at Houston, 9:30 p.m. Monday, April 29: Oklahoma City at Houston, 9:30 p.m. x-Wednesday, May 1: Houston at Oklahoma City, TBA x-Friday, May 3: Oklahoma City at Houston, TBA x-Sunday, May 5: Houston at Oklahoma City, TBA San Antonio vs. L.A. Lakers Sunday, April 21: San Antonio 91, L.A. Lakers 79, San Antonio leads series 1-0 Wednesday, April 24: L.A.Lakers at San Antonio, 9:30 p.m. Friday, April 26: San Antonio at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m. Sunday, April 28: San Antonio at L.A. Lakers, 7 p.m. x-Tuesday, April 30: L.A. Lakers at San

Thursday, April 25, 2013 Antonio, TBA x-Thursday, May 2: San Antonio at L.A. Lakers, TBA x-Saturday, May 4: L.A. Lakers at San Antonio, TBA Denver vs. Golden State Saturday, April 20: Denver 97, Golden State 95 Tuesday, April 23: Golden State 131, Denver 117, series tied 1-1 Friday, April 26: Denver at Golden State, 10:30 p.m. Sunday, April 28: Denver at Golden State, 9:30 p.m. x-Tuesday, April 30: Golden State at Denver, TBA x-Thursday, May 2: Denver at Golden State, TBA x-Saturday, May 4: Golden State at Denver, TBA L.A. Clippers vs. Memphis Saturday, April 20: L.A. Clippers 112, Memphia 91 Monday, April 22: L.A. Clippers 93, Memphis 91, L.A. Clippers leads series 20 Thursday, April 25: L.A. Clippers at Memphis, 9:30 p.m. Saturday, April 27: L.A. Clippers at Memphis, 4:30 p.m. x-Tuesday, April 30: Memphis at L.A. Clippers, TBA x-Friday, May 3: L.A. Clippers at Memphis, TBA x-Sunday, May 5: Memphis at L.A. Clippers, TBA

GOLF World Golf Ranking Through April 21 1.Tiger Woods ................USA 2. Rory McIlroy...................NIr 3. Adam Scott...................Aus 4. Justin Rose...................Eng 5. Luke Donald.................Eng 6. Brandt Snedeker.........USA 7. Louis Oosthuizen..........SAf 8. Graeme McDowell.........NIr 9. Steve Stricker..............USA 10. Matt Kuchar...............USA 11. Phil Mickelson...........USA 12. Lee Westwood ...........Eng 13. Keegan Bradley ........USA 14. Sergio Garcia .............Esp 15. Charl Schwartzel........SAf 16. Bubba Watson ..........USA 17. Ian Poulter ..................Eng 18. Webb Simpson .........USA 19. Dustin Johnson.........USA 20. Jason Dufner.............USA 21. Peter Hanson ............Swe 22. Hunter Mahan...........USA 23. Nick Watney ..............USA 24. Ernie Els......................SAf 25. Jim Furyk ..................USA 26. Jason Day...................Aus 27. Bo Van Pelt................USA 28. Bill Haas ....................USA 29. Rickie Fowler.............USA 30. Zach Johnson...........USA 31. Fernandez-Castano...Esp 32. Branden Grace...........SAf 33. Martin Kaymer............Ger 34.Thorbjorn Olesen.......Den 35. Robert Garrigus........USA 36. Carl Pettersson..........Swe 37. Jamie Donaldson .......Wal 38. Paul Lawrie.................Sco 39. Scott Piercy...............USA 40. Henrik Stenson .........Swe 41. Francesco Molinari.......Ita 42. Nicolas Colsaerts........Bel 43. Michael Thompson...USA 44. George Coetzee.........SAf 45. Ryan Moore ..............USA 46. Fredrik Jacobson.......Swe 47.Tim Clark.....................SAf 48. Russell Henley..........USA 49. Richard Sterne ...........SAf 50. Matteo Manassero .......Ita

12.06 10.91 8.01 6.81 6.64 6.38 5.79 5.57 5.54 5.33 5.16 5.07 5.02 4.86 4.86 4.86 4.86 4.78 4.57 4.54 4.14 4.10 3.99 3.90 3.71 3.70 3.60 3.41 3.34 3.30 3.23 3.20 3.17 3.15 2.95 2.94 2.92 2.89 2.89 2.83 2.82 2.62 2.58 2.52 2.52 2.52 2.49 2.47 2.46 2.43

PGA Tour FedExCup Leaders Through April 21 .................................PointsYTD Money 1.Tiger Woods ..........1,740 $4,139,600 2. Brandt Snedeker...1,397 $3,150,564 3. Matt Kuchar...........1,069 $2,469,773 4. Kevin Streelman.......915 $1,646,743 5. Adam Scott...............870 $2,100,469 6. Graeme McDowell...838 $1,910,654 7. Phil Mickelson ..........813 $1,764,680 8. Dustin Johnson........810 $1,748,907 9. Steve Stricker ...........795 $1,935,340 10. Russell Henley.......775 $1,525,734 11. Webb Simpson.......759 $1,565,192 12. Charles Howell III...744 $1,393,806 13. Jason Day ..............715 $1,695,583 14. Billy Horschel .........705 $1,379,891 15. Hunter Mahan........693 $1,563,129 16. Brian Gay ...............684 $1,229,969 17. Keegan Bradley .....674 $1,430,347 18. Chris Kirk................636 $1,192,591 19. Bill Haas .................633 $1,318,533 20. Michael Thompson 623 $1,310,709 21. John Merrick ..........613 $1,375,757 22. Jimmy Walker.........595 $1,062,787 23. Justin Rose ............573 $1,211,590 24. Martin Laird............563 $1,185,200 25. D.A. Points ..............554 $1,186,138 26.Tim Clark................541 $1,069,009 27. Josh Teater.............499 $972,175 28. Freddie Jacobson ..496 $991,715 29. Boo Weekley..........487 $849,730 30. Angel Cabrera........478 $1,055,090 31. Brendon de Jonge.476 $800,325 32. Cameron Tringale ..476 $727,021 LPGA Money Leaders Through April 20 .......................................Trn 1. Inbee Park ....................6 2. Stacy Lewis ..................7 3. Beatriz Recari...............7 4. Suzann Pettersen.........6 5. Lizette Salas.................7 6. I.K. Kim..........................6 7. Jiyai Shin.......................6 8. So Yeon Ryu.................6 9. Na Yeon Choi................6 10. Ai Miyazato.................6 11. Jessica Korda.............7 12.Yani Tseng ..................6 13. Caroline Hedwall........7 14. Paula Creamer...........6 15. Karrie Webb................7 16. Pornanong Phatlum...7 17. Giulia Sergas..............7 18. Angela Stanford .........7 19. Haeji Kang..................7 20. Moriya Jutanugarn.....7 21. Catriona Matthew.......5 22. Cristie Kerr..................6 23. Jodi Ewart Shadoff ....6 24. Mo Martin ...................5 25. Gerina Piller................7

FOOTBALL NFL Draft Order First Round Starts Thursday at 8 p.m. 1. Kansas City 2. Jacksonville 3. Oakland 4. Philadelphia 5. Detroit 6. Cleveland 7. Arizona 8. Buffalo 9. New York Jets

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10.Tennessee 11. San Diego 12. Miami 13. New York Jets (from Tampa Bay) 14. Carolina 15. New Orleans 16. St. Louis 17. Pittsburgh 18. Dallas 19. New York Giants 20. Chicago 21. Cincinnati 22. St. Louis (from Washington) 23. Minnesota 24. Indianapolis 25. Minnesota (from Seattle) 26. Green Bay 27. Houston 28. Denver 29. New England 30. Atlanta 31. San Francisco 32. Baltimore

TRANSACTIONS Wednesday's Sports Transactions BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Recalled RHP Josh Stinson from Frederick (Carolina). Optioned RHP Alex Burnett to Norfolk (IL). Sent RHP Steve Johnson to Norfolk for a rehab assignment. BOSTON RED SOX — Sent LHP Craig Breslow to Portland (EL) for a rehab assignment. Optioned RHP Steven Wright to Pawtucket (IL). Recalled RHP Daniel Bard from Portland. CLEVELAND INDIANS — Reinstated C Lou Marson from the 15-day DL. Optioned C Yan Gomes to Columbus (IL). Assigned RHP Fernando Nieve outright to Columbus. DETROIT TIGERS — Selected the contract of RHP Jose Valverde from Lakeland (FSL). Designated LHP Duane Below for assignment. HOUSTON ASTROS — Placed OF Justin Maxwell on the 15-day DL.Recalled OF Robbie Grossman from Oklahoma City (PCL). LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Optioned INF Tommy Field to Salt Lake (PCL). Recalled LHP Nick Maronde from Arkansas (TL). TAMPA BAY RAYS — Sent DH Luke Scott to Charlotte (IL) for a rehab assignment. TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Designated RHP Ramon Ortiz for assignment. National League ATLANTA BRAVES — Placed OF Jason Heyward on the 15-day DL, retroactive to April 21. Recalled INF Tyler Pastornicky from Gwinnett (IL). COLORADO ROCKIES — Recalled RHP Tyler Chatwood from Colorado Springs (PCL). Optioned RHP Rob Scahill to Colorado Springs. LOS ANGELES DODGERS — Reinstated LHP Ted Lilly from the 15-day DL. Optioned C Tim Federowicz to Albuquerque (PCL). MILWAUKEE BREWERS — Sent RHP Mark Rogers to Huntsville (SL) for a rehab assignment. PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Sent RHP Charlie Morton to Altoona (EL) for a rehab assignment. SAN DIEGO PADRES — Reinstated OF Carlos Quentin from suspension. Selected the contract of LHP Robbie Erlin from Tucson (PCL). Optioned RHP Thad Weber to Tucson. Transferred INF Logan Forsythe from the 15-day to the 60-day DL. BASKETBALL National Basketball Association CLEVELAND CAVALIERS — Named Mike Brown coach. FOOTBALL National Football League ARIZONA CARDINALS — Signed WR Jarett Dillard, OL Paul Fanaika, WR Robert Gill and TE Alex Gottlieb. GREEN BAY PACKERS — Released RB Brandon Saine and LB D.J. Smith. SAN DIEGO CHARGERS — Signed FB Chris Gronkowski. HOCKEY National Hockey League NHL — Suspended Los Angeles F Dustin Brown two games for elbowing Minnesota F Jason Pominville during Tuesday's game. ANAHEIM DUCKS — Recalled G Frederik Andersen and Fs Patrick Maroon and Devante Smith-Pelly from Norfolk (AHL). Reassigned G Igor Bobkov to Norfolk. HURRICANES — CAROLINA Reassigned C Riley Nash and F Tim Wallace to Charlotte (AHL) and recalled Wallace and RW Jared Staal from Charlotte. MINNESOTA WILD — Reassigned F Stephane Veilleux to Houston (AHL). NASHVILE PREDATORS — Signed LW Miikka Salomaki to a three-year, entrylevel contract. VANCOUVER CANUCKS — Recalled G Joe Cannata from Chicago (AHL). WASHINGTON CAPITALS — Resigned Fs Eric Fehr and Aaron Volpatti to two-year contracts. MOTORSPORTS NASCAR — Docked Sprint Cup driver Matt Kenseth 50 driver points and three bonus points; suspended crew chief Jason Ratcliff six races, fined him $200,000 and placed him on probation until the end of the year; and suspended the owner's license of Joe Gibbs six races and docked him 50 car owner points for failing a post-race inspection after Sunday's race. Docked Craftsman Trucks Series driver Johnny Sauter 25 points and suspended crew chief Joe Shear four races and fined him $10,000 for an illegal fuel cell used during Saturday's race. SOFTBALL ASA/USA SOFTBALL — Named Craig Cress executive director, effective Nov. 15. COLLEGE NCAA — Announced the resignation of associate director of enforcement Marcus Wilson to become associate athletic director for compliance at Maryland. ECAC — Named Ben Rosenfeld director of sport administration/championships, Katie Hartman Boldvich coordinator of sport administration/leagues and affiliates and Joyce Lambert administrative assistant to the commissioner. FLORIDA — Announced football G Jessamens Dunker will transfer. LIMESTONE — Named Ted Soenksen offensive line coach and recruiting coordinator. PENN STATE — Announced QB Steven Bench will transfer. SOUTHERN CAL — Announced C Dewayne Dedmon will enter the NBA draft. UTEP — Named Scott Stoker defensive coordinator. WISCONSIN-WHITEWATER — Named Alan Hensell wide receivers coach. WOFFORD — Named Dustin Kerns men's assistant basketball coach.



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Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Mat Latos tips his hat to fans as he leaves the field in the eighth inning against the Chicago Cubs Wednesday in Cincinnati. Latos earned the win pitching seven scoreless innings as their 1-0 win.

■ CONTINUED FROM 15 blown saves among his first four starts this season allowed four hits and a walk with four strikeouts. He had to rely solely on his two- and four-seam fastballs, too. It turned out not to be a problem. “In the bullpen, I had a really good slider and changeup,” said Latos, who’s strung together 11 consecutive scoreless innings. “I don’t know what the hell happened. It’s tough. Everybody in the big leagues can hit the fastball. I had to focus on hitting spots,

keeping the ball down and away and getting them to hit it on the ground.” Jonathan Broxton replaced Latos with two runners on base and nobody out in the eighth. Both runners moved up on Cody Ransom’s sacrifice bunt, but pinch-hitter Alfonso Soriano struck out and shortstop Zack Cozart went deep behind second base to flag down David DeJesus’s grounder and throw him out to end the inning. “I was going to throw it regardless, because there were two outs,” Cozart said.

“I saw out of the corner of my eye that he wasn’t too close to the bag. I’ve been struggling at the plate lately, so to make a play like that makes you feel pretty good.” Cubs manager Dale Sveum said that’s just the way it’s been going for the Cubs, who are 1-5 on their current road trip. “That was an unbelievable play in that situation,” he said. Aroldis Chapman pitched the ninth for his fourth save. Latos’s effort left Cincinnati’s starting pitchers with a combined 5-

0 record and 1.54 ERA on the homestand. Samardzija (1-4) had his fourth consecutive loss after beating Pittsburgh on Opening Day. The right-hander allowed seven hits and three walks with eight strikeouts and a wild pitch. The Reds had baserunners in each of the first five innings, including the third, which Devin Mesoraco and Latos led off with singles before Samardzija struck out Shin-Soo Choo, Cozart and Joey Votto the top three batters in Cincinnati’s lineup.

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