AP-OH–Ohio Sports Digest 1:30 pm, OH


The state at 1:30 p.m. All times EST.

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FBC–CAMELLIA BOWL

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Appalachian State and Toledo have matching 9-3 records, running backs chasing the same career milestone and head coaches who are friends and former co-workers. The two teams, who meet in Saturday’s Camellia Bowl, employ different offensive styles but share common ground. By John Zenor. SENT: 630 words, photos.

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— FBC–CAMELLIA BOWL CAPSULE

FBC–YOUNGSTOWN ST-E WASHINGTON

Eastern Washington’s Cooper Kupp, who has piled up more yards than any receiver in college football history, said the real reward of playing in the FCS playoffs is getting to spend more time with his teammates. Eastern Washington (12-1) hosts Youngstown State (11-3) on Saturday in the semifinals of the FCS playoffs. By Nicholas K. Geranios. SENT: 600 words, photos.