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Ohio State Buckeyes make College Football Playoff
Dec 4, 2016 12:37 PM

Ohio State Buckeyes make College Football Playoff

Ohio State is heading to the College Football Playoff.

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Dec 4, 2016 4:00 AM

High School Roundup (Dec. 3): Torrie Harris, Madison Moneypenny help Rovers to win 

Torrie Harris and freshman Madison Moneypenny combined for 45 points as the Rovers held on for a 64-57 victory over the host Spartans in a PTC cross-division contest Saturday.

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Turns out there is rest for the weary Browns
Dec 4, 2016 4:00 AM

Turns out there is rest for the weary Browns

There's nothing Joe Thomas hasn't experienced during a stormy decade with the Cleveland Browns.

By Tom Withers | Associated Press
Dec 4, 2016 4:00 AM

Alabama Crimson Tide secures playoff spot with rout

Alabama showed off all its weapons in the Southeastern Conference championship game.

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Dec 4, 2016 4:00 AM

Rohrering Through Bowling (Dec. 4): Winners emerge from Youth Team Tourney 

Prior to the start of the high school bowling season, the Youth Team Tourney for Portage County was held at Kent Lanes with six teams competing.

By Susan Jenior | Correspondent
Rootstown's Chris Langguth, Aurora highlight McGhee Invitational
Dec 4, 2016 4:00 AM

Rootstown's Chris Langguth, Aurora highlight McGhee Invitational 

For the defending champions of the Suburban League American Conference, wrestling season got off to a flying start.

By Michael Leonard | Record Publishing Co.
Dec 4, 2016 4:00 AM

Archbishop Hoban makes it back-to-back championships

TheKnights won their second straight title with a 30-0 victory over Trotwood-Madison in the Division III state championship on Saturday at Ohio Stadium.

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Dec 4, 2016 4:00 AM

Balanced effort leads Aurora girls basketball to victory over Kent Roosevelt 

In the first Suburban League American Conference match-up of Portage County rivals, the Aurora Greenmen controlled the flow from the tip, overpowering the host Kent Roosevelt Rough Riders, 51-36.

By Emma Harding | Correspondent
Dec 4, 2016 4:00 AM

Rough Riders hockey steals show at Hamilton (Memorial Tourney) 

The Theodore Roosevelt Rough Riders hockey team skated their way into today's championship game of the Fifth Annual Adam S. Hamilton Memorial tournament after winning a pair of games Saturday.

By Jim Smith | Correspondent
Still perfect: Garfield G-Men girls basketball stays perfect with win at Ravenna
Dec 4, 2016 4:00 AM

Still perfect: Garfield G-Men girls basketball stays perfect with win at Ravenna 

The visiting Garfield G-Men, representing the County Division, rode an emphatic third-quarter run to bury their hosts, defeating the Ravens by a final score of 47-34.

By Aaron Corpora | Correspondent
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Dec 4, 2016 4:00 AM

Mount Union Purple Raiders win high-scoring affair 

Mount Union's offense came alive in historic fashion during a 70-45 win over Alfred in the NCAA Division III football quarterfinals Saturday afternoon.

By Jeffrey Zupanic | Alliance Review
Buckeyes basketball wins, 'regresses' against Fairleigh Dickinson
Dec 4, 2016 4:00 AM

Buckeyes basketball wins, 'regresses' against Fairleigh Dickinson

Marc Loving scored 18 points and Kam Williams added 17 to lift Ohio State to a 70-62 win over Fairleigh Dickinson on Saturday.

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Dec 4, 2016 4:00 AM

After Wittenberg women rally, Hiram responds for victory 

After suffering their second loss of the season the night before, the Terriers came back with a vengeance.

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Dec 4, 2016 12:14 AM

Penn State rallies from three-touchdown deficit to stun Wisconsin

Trace McSorley threw four touchdown passes Saturday night and No. 8 Penn State stunned No. 6 Wisconsin 38-31, rallying from a 21-point first-half deficit to claim its first conference title in eight years with the greatest comeback in Big Ten title game history.

By Michael Marot | Associated Press
Dec 4, 2016 12:12 AM

Canton Central Catholic, which ousted Garfield, wins state title

Canton Central Catholic finally beat Coldwater in a state championship game after losing to the Cavaliers in the final for the past two seasons. But it took some last-minute heroics to do it.

By Mitch Stacy | Associated Press
Dec 3, 2016 8:58 PM

Archbishop Hoban rolls to second straight state title

Clark was 7 for 10 for 165 yards and two touchdowns and ran for a 34-yard score in the third quarter as the Knights won their second straight title with a 30-0 victory over Trotwood-Madison in the Division III state championship on Saturday at Ohio Stadium.

By Craig Merz | Associated Press
Saturday's High School Scoreboard
Dec 3, 2016 8:51 PM

Saturday's High School Scoreboard

High school scoreboard for Saturday's action throughout the Portage Trail Conference and Portage County. For exapnded coverage of local sports, see the Record-Courier's print and digital editions on Sunday.

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Coming Sunday in R-C Sports
Dec 3, 2016 8:48 PM

Coming Sunday in R-C Sports

Sunday's Record-Courier sports section will include the following stories.

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WMU holds on, beats Ohio in MAC title game
Dec 3, 2016 4:00 AM

WMU holds on, beats Ohio in MAC title game

DETROIT -- Robert Spillane intercepted a pass with 51 seconds remaining, and No. 13 Western Michigan remained undefeated, holding off Ohio 29-23 on Friday night to win its first Mid-American Conference title since 1988. The Broncos (13-0, No.

By Noah Trister | Associated Press
Dec 3, 2016 4:00 AM

Tiger Woods shoots a convincing 65 in the Bahamas

Tiger Woods on Friday shot a round of 65 on the second day of his latest comeback effort in the Bahamas. With Friday's round, the 40-year-old winner of 14 majors brought his total score to 138, leaving him tied in ninth place at the Hero World Challenge, his own foundation's tournament.

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