>>The Locos Clinch Division Title
(Galion, OH) -- The Lima Locos defeated the Galion Graders, 7-3 to clinch the Great Lakes League North Division title. Kevin Woodall led the way with three hits, including a home run and a double. He drove in three runs. Tyler Anderson earned the win by pitching the first six innings, allowing three runs while striking out eight.
Lima improved to 26-12 on the season and eliminated Grand Lake in closing out the division crown. The Locos lead Xenia by a game for the best overall record in the league heading into the final weekend of the regular season.
The Locos are at Galion again tonight and will play their final home game of the regular season tomorrow afternoon at 4:30, hosting Lake Erie.
>>Doan Earns Top Seed At City Tourney
(Lima, OH) -- Five-time champion Sandy Doan carded a 70 at Lost Creek Country Club to earn the top seed for the Lima Area Women’s Match Play Championship. Shelby Warner, with a 71, will be the number two seed. The eight-player field will move to match play today at Hidden Creek Golf Club.
>>LJGA Plays Shelby Oaks
(Sidney, OH) -- The Lima Junior Golf Association played at Shelby Oaks; Here are the age bracket winners:
12-13: Carson Harmon
14-15: Ethan Harmon
16-18: Joshah Rager (70)
15U: Samantha McLaughlin
16-18: Jill Schmitmeyer
>>Reds Host Diamondbacks
(Cincinnati, OH) -- The Reds close out their nine-game home stand with the first of three versus the Diamondbacks at Great American Ball Park tonight. Cincinnati is 36-and-59. Dan Straily, who is 4-and-6, toes the rubber for the Reds. Arizona counters with Archie Bradley.
>>Indians At O's
(Baltimore, MD) -- The Indians begin a key three-game series against the Orioles at Camden Yards tonight. Cleveland is 56-and-38, seven games ahead of the Tigers for first in the AL Central. Baltimore is tied atop the AL East. Trevor Bauer gets the start for the Tribe going for his eighth victory. The O's counter with Dylan Bundy.
>>Tigers Trim White Sox In Rain-Shortened Game
(Chicago, IL) -- The Tigers trimmed the White Sox, 2-1, in a rain-shortened affair in Chicago. The game was called after the top of the seventh inning. Ian Kinsler and Miguel Cabrera belted solo homers in the fifth. Mike Pelfrey went five-and-a-third innings to improve to 3-and-9. Shane Greene was credited with his second save. Tim Anderson laced an RBI single for the Sox. James Shields dropped to 2-and-5 with the loss.
>>Griffey Going To HOF
(Cooperstown, NY) -- Former Reds slugger Ken Griffey Jr. will be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday. "Junior" spent nine of his 22 big league seasons in a Cincinnati uniform. Former catcher Mike Piazza will also be inducted on Sunday.
>>Browns WR Gordon Meets With Goodell
(Cleveland, OH) -- Suspended Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon is taking steps to try and get back in the NFL. Cleveland.com reports Gordon met with commissioner Roger Goodell this week to discuss his situation. He is eligible to apply for reinstatement to the NFL on Monday after a series of drug-related suspensions. The 25-year-old missed all of last year and all but five games in 2014.
>>Bengals Gearing Up For Training Camp
(Cincinnati, OH) -- Football season is almost here. Training camp opens a week from today for the Bengals. Cincinnati's first preseason game is August 12th hosting the Vikings.
>>Ohio State Holding Friday Night Lights Event Tonight
(Columbus, OH) -- The crown jewel of Ohio State's recruiting efforts is tonight. The Buckeyes hold their Friday Night Lights event at Ohio Stadium led by head coach Urban Meyer. In attendance will be many top recruits from across the country.