THURSDAY MORNING NEWS AND SPORTS


WIMA NEWS COPY THURSDAY OCTOBER 10, 2019

>>Man Robbed

(Lima, OH) --The Lima Police Department says a Lima man was robbed Thursday night about 9:00 p.m.

Officers were dispatched to the area of the 500 block of West McKibben Street. 25-year old Eric Glover, of Lima, was attacked behind a residence, after getting out of his car.Mr. Glover was assaulted by a white male with a baseball bat, while a second white male got into his vehicle and drove away.The car was abandoned a short distance away, with only small items missing from it.

No formal charges have been filed, however investigators have known suspects responsible for the crime.No suspect names or further details are being released at this time, as the case is still under investigation.

>>Skeletal Remains Found

(Arcadia, OH)--The Hancock County Sheriff's Office is investigating skeletal remains found. At 3:21 pm Deputies responded to the railroad tracks west of Arcadia for skeletal remains found near the tracks. The remains were taken to the Lucas County Coroner awaiting identification. At this point no other information is available.

The incident remains under investigation.

>>Salvation Army Coat Distribution

(Lima, OH)--The Salvation Army is in the midst of its annual coat distribution program. They’ll be giving away coats, hats, and gloves today and tomorrow at their location at 614 East Market Street in Lima.

Applications for their Christmas Assistance program are also being accepted. Applicants are asked to bring proof of household members and well as proof of income and expenses.

Also, as always they are accepting donations of new and gently used coats.

>>I-75 Crashes

(Lima, OH)--There have been several accidents in the construction zone on I-75 between Lima and Beaverdam over the last several days, one resulting in a fatality. The Ohio State Highway Patrol is reminding drivers to be aware of the possibility of traffic backing up or slowing significantly in that area and they also say it’s very important to keep a safe distance behind the vehicle in front of you. Also, fines are doubled in areas where construction is being done.

>>GREEK CRACKDOWN - ONN

MORE GREEK ORGANIZATIONS ARE FACING SCRUTINY AT OHIO UNIVERSITY.

THREE SORORITIES AND A PROFESSIONAL FRATERNITY HAVE RECEIVED CEASE-AND-DESIST ORDERS BECAUSE OF HAZING ALLEGATIONS. LAST WEEK, 15 FRATERNITIES WERE PLACED ON SUSPENSION DUE TO HAZING COMPLAINTS.

WIMA SPORTS COPY THURSDAY OCTOBER 10, 2019

>>Nationals Slam Dodgers In 10, Advance To NLCS

(Los Angeles, CA) -- The Washington Nationals are headed to the National League Championship Series. Howie Kendrick hit a grand slam off Joe Kelly in the top of the 10th inning as they beat the Dodgers 7-3 in Game Five of their NL Division Series in Los Angeles. Anthony Rendon and Juan Soto hit back-to-back solo shots off reliever Clayton Kershaw in the eighth inning to tie the game for the Nats. Soto also had an RBI single as Washington overcame an early 3-0 deficit. Daniel Hudson got the win. Max Muncy hit a two-run homer in the first inning and Kike Hernandez connected for a solo shot in the second to put Los Angeles in command early. The Nationals now move on to play the Cardinals in the best-of-seven NLCS starting Friday in St. Louis.

>>Cards Cruise Past Braves With 10-Run First

(Cumberland, GA) -- The Cardinals are headed to the National League Championship Series. St. Louis scored a playoff-record 10 times in the first inning and cruised to a 13-1 win over the Braves in the deciding Game Five of their NL Division Series in Atlanta. Tommy Edman, Dexter Fowler and Kolten Wong delivered two-run doubles in the first as the Cards sent 14 men to the plate. Jack Flaherty pitched six innings of one-run ball for the win. Mike Foltynewicz recorded just one out in the first and took the loss. Josh Donaldson homered for the Braves. The Cards will play the Nationals in the NLCS starting Friday in St. Louis.

MLB Playoffs

 7:07 p.m. - Tampa Bay Rays at Houston Astros

          (Best-of-five ALDS tied, 2-2)

>>Kalida tabs Ehrnsberger To Lead Baseball Program

(Kalida, OH)--At Wednesday’s Board of Education Meeting, Kalida High School named former Kalida standout and minor league baseball player Chad Ehrnsberger as its new Varsity Baseball Coach.

Following a successful career on the diamond for the Wildcats in which he was a 4-time 1st Team PCL member and a key player on the 1995 State Semi-Finalist, Ehrnsberger went on to play college baseball at The Ohio State University and the University of Central Florida.While in college, Ehrnsberger was a 4-time collegiate All-American, 1st Team Academic All-American, and a Big 10 Scholar Athlete.Following college, he went on to a 9-year professional baseball career, reaching as high as AA.After his playing days, Ehrnsberger began a coaching career that has seen stops at Ohio Northern University (2011-14 Assistant Coach), the Lima Locos (2013-2016 Head Coach), and Van Wert Legion (2017-Present).

NFL

 8:20 p.m. - New York Giants at New England Patriots