Poland shortstop Nicholas Maillis (25) scoops the ball and prepares to toss it to second base to force an
out in the third inning of Monday’s game against Austintown Fitch. The Bulldogs won the AAC game 13-11.
Cincinnati Reds shortstop Zack Cozart tags out Cleveland Indians’ Jason Kipnis (22) on an attempted steal of second in the first inning of Monday’s spring training game in Goodyear, Ariz. Kipnis is one of the Indians’ young players being counted on 2012.
Kentucky players celebrate following their 67-59 victory over Kansas for the NCAA basketball championship at the Superdome in New Orleans. Anthoyn Davis, who finished with six points, 16 rebounds, five assists, six blocked shots and three steals in the championship game, was named the tournament’s Most Outstanding Player.
Becki Olejnik and her father, Richard Conti, are part owners of Sydney Candle Co. in Cortland. Initially, Olejnik and her family made candles in a basement “with goggles and a Bunson burner.” Conti was retired and would do the testing and formulating of the wax.
Oklahoma City-based Chesapeake Energy Corp.’s Shaw well in Carroll County’s Center Township was one of nine Utica Shale wells to produce some oil or natural gas in 2011. Five of those wells produced resources commercially, though all produced for fewer than six months.