The board on Thursday hired Bryce Minor as deputy director to fill the vacancy created with the recent resignation of elections board Director Adam Booth, whose last day is Feb. 15.,Minor graduated summa cum laude in 2016 from Youngstown State University with a bachelor’s degree in political science, and while in college he served as an intern for U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson, R-Marietta.,After that Minor helped run the Ohio House’s legislative page, intern and constituent service program until last month, when he took a job as legislative liaison for new state Auditor Keith Faber.,Under Ohio law, the elections board director and deputy director have to be from opposite political parties to serve as a checks-and-balance.,Minor, at 26, is only 18 months younger than when Booth was hired in 2009 as deputy director.

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College notes Slippery Rock University The following students from Lancaster made the fall semester dean's list.,Elizabeth Hines, Emily Johnson and Camala Shumaker Coastal Carolina University Alyssa Laubenthal of Lancaster, made the dean's list for the fall semester.,Marietta College Lancaster residents recently made the dean's high honor list.,Millersport: Emily Burke Baltimore: Hope Cardamone and Kelly Mix Lancaster: Makaylah Downour and Dayle Hedges Carroll: John Haemmerle Trine University Allison McCrady of Lancaster, made the president's list for the fall semester.,Mount Vernon Nazarene University Cassie Whaley of Stoutsville, made the fall semester dean's list.

In their first season in Indianapolis, head coach Frank Reich, left, and offensive coordinator and Jamestown native Nick Sirianni have guided the Colts into the playoffs.,Father Fran, a member of the Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame, coached Southwestern High School from the mid-1970s to the early 1980s; brother Mike is the head coach at Washington & Jefferson College where he has compiled one of the best winning percentages in the NCAA; and brother Jay coached Southwestern to a pair of New York State Public High School Athletic Association championships in 2008 and 2009.,Once the youngest Sirianni arrived at the University of Mount Union, he played for Larry Kehres, who guided the Purple Raiders to 11 national championships in his career.,Upon his graduation, Sirianni began his climb up the coaching ranks with stops at Mount Union, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, the Kansas Chiefs and the San Diego/Los Angeles Chargers, before joining Reich’s staff in Indianapolis last February.,“One of the reasons I’m in the position I’m in now is because of the successful coaches I’ve been around, starting with growing up in a coach’s house, learning how to coach with my brothers, and then, obviously, playing for the most successful coach in NCAA football history in Larry Kehres,” he told The Post-Journal last October.

NORMAN – Oklahoma graduate guard Miles Reynolds was named the Big 12 Co-Newcomer of the Week on Wednesday for games played Dec. 17-25.,Earning the honor for the first time in his career, Reynolds averaged 12.0 points, 4.5 rebounds and 3.0 assists in a pair of Oklahoma wins.,In his lone year with the Sooners as a graduate transfer, Reynolds is Oklahoma's second-leading scorer with season averages of 10.9 points, 2.9 rebound and 1.3 assists.,Oklahoma and Gonzaga are the only schools with wins over five different major conferences during non-conference play.,OU, Gonzaga and Kansas are also the only programs with at least five wins over major conference teams in non-league play.