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  • BGSU Rec Center Reopens with a beautiful facelift

    BGSU Rec Center Reopens with a beautiful facelift

    Monday, August 25 2014 5:36 PM EDT2014-08-25 21:36:18 GMT
    After four years of planning including a year of construction, Bowling Green State University students can hit the gym at their renovated Recreation Center.
    After four years of planning including a year of construction, Bowling Green State University students can hit the gym at their renovated Recreation Center.
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    Hemenway, Freshmen Produce As Owens Volleyball Splits Pair Of Matches To Open Season

    Hemenway, Freshmen Produce As Owens Volleyball Splits Pair Of Matches To Open Season

    Friday, August 22 2014 9:04 PM EDT2014-08-23 01:04:19 GMT
    The Owens Community College women's volleyball team split a pair of matches in the Battle for the Dells Invitational to open its regular season today. Match 1: Owens d. Waubonsee 20-25, 25-20, 24-26, 26-24, 15-10 In their first match, the Express faced a 2-1 deficit to Waubonsee Community College, but fought back for a five set victory. Three players led the way for Owens offensively by producing double digit kill totals, led by freshmanMacy Reigelsperger's (Coldwater/Coldwater, Ohio) 16.Step...
    The Owens Community College women's volleyball team split a pair of matches in the Battle for the Dells Invitational to open its regular season today. Match 1: Owens d. Waubonsee 20-25, 25-20, 24-26, 26-24, 15-10 In their first match, the Express faced a 2-1 deficit to Waubonsee Community College, but fought back for a five set victory. Three players led the way for Owens offensively by producing double digit kill totals, led by freshmanMacy Reigelsperger's (Coldwater/Coldwater, Ohio) 16.Step...
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    Browns enhance 2014 gameday fan experience at FirstEnergy Stadium

    Browns enhance 2014 gameday fan experience at FirstEnergy Stadium

    Friday, August 22 2014 9:03 PM EDT2014-08-23 01:03:39 GMT
    The Cleveland Browns have added new elements to enhance the fan experience before, during and after games at FirstEnergy Stadium throughout the season, beginning with Saturday’s preseason home opener vs. St. Louis. FirstEnergy Stadium renovation Throughout Phase I of the two-year renovation project, the Browns emphasized elevating the fan experience and strengthening the team’s home field advantage, led by the Dawg Pound. During one of the NFL’s most extensive construction projects to take ...
    The Cleveland Browns have added new elements to enhance the fan experience before, during and after games at FirstEnergy Stadium throughout the season, beginning with Saturday’s preseason home opener vs. St. Louis. FirstEnergy Stadium renovation Throughout Phase I of the two-year renovation project, the Browns emphasized elevating the fan experience and strengthening the team’s home field advantage, led by the Dawg Pound. During one of the NFL’s most extensive construction projects to take ...
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    Perani's to Become Official Hockey Retailer of Detroit Red Wings

    Perani's to Become Official Hockey Retailer of Detroit Red Wings

    Friday, August 22 2014 9:03 PM EDT2014-08-23 01:03:06 GMT
    The Detroit Red Wings and Little Caesars Amateur Sports today announced a three-year partnership with Perani’s Hockey World to make the sporting goods store the official hockey retailer of the Red Wings and the Little Caesars Amateur Hockey League (LCAHL). Perani’s, a Michigan-based specialty sporting goods retailer focused on hockey and lacrosse, will sponsor the youth hockey pregame and intermission skates during all Red Wings home games through the 2016-17 season. In addition, Perani’s wil...
    The Detroit Red Wings and Little Caesars Amateur Sports today announced a three-year partnership with Perani’s Hockey World to make the sporting goods store the official hockey retailer of the Red Wings and the Little Caesars Amateur Hockey League (LCAHL). Perani’s, a Michigan-based specialty sporting goods retailer focused on hockey and lacrosse, will sponsor the youth hockey pregame and intermission skates during all Red Wings home games through the 2016-17 season. In addition, Perani’s wil...
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    Ohio State Announces Complete 2014-15 Schedule

    Ohio State Announces Complete 2014-15 Schedule

    Friday, August 22 2014 9:02 PM EDT2014-08-23 01:02:22 GMT
    Home games with Georgia, Pittsburgh and West Virginia and a road contest at Virginia to open the season highlight the 2014-15 non-conference schedule for the Ohio State women’s basketball team. As previously announced, Ohio State also will travel to the Virgin Islands over Thanksgiving weekend, Nov. 27-29, where they will face Clemson, Wichita State and Florida Gulf Coast. The Buckeyes open the regular season with a Friday evening game at Virginia Nov. 14, followed by three consecutive home ...
    Home games with Georgia, Pittsburgh and West Virginia and a road contest at Virginia to open the season highlight the 2014-15 non-conference schedule for the Ohio State women’s basketball team. As previously announced, Ohio State also will travel to the Virgin Islands over Thanksgiving weekend, Nov. 27-29, where they will face Clemson, Wichita State and Florida Gulf Coast. The Buckeyes open the regular season with a Friday evening game at Virginia Nov. 14, followed by three consecutive home ...
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    Owens C.C. Women's Volleyball 2014 Season Preview

    Owens C.C. Women's Volleyball 2014 Season Preview

    Friday, August 22 2014 9:00 PM EDT2014-08-23 01:00:53 GMT
    The Owens Community College women's volleyball team will open their regular season this weekend with four matches at the Battle for the Dells in Wisconsin. Here is a preview of what to expect this year. Team's Makeup This year's 12-player team features an even balance of freshmen and sophomores, and head coach Sonny Lewis is excited to see what his team will show him. "We're looking to see how we're going to do," Lewis said. "We think we're going to do pretty well. We're going to play some ve...
    The Owens Community College women's volleyball team will open their regular season this weekend with four matches at the Battle for the Dells in Wisconsin. Here is a preview of what to expect this year. Team's Makeup This year's 12-player team features an even balance of freshmen and sophomores, and head coach Sonny Lewis is excited to see what his team will show him. "We're looking to see how we're going to do," Lewis said. "We think we're going to do pretty well. We're going to play some ve...
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    Big Ten Announces 2014-15 Men’s Basketball Conference Schedule

    Big Ten Announces 2014-15 Men’s Basketball Conference Schedule

    Friday, August 22 2014 9:00 PM EDT2014-08-23 01:00:10 GMT
    The Big Ten announced its 2014-15 men’s basketball conference schedule and the format for the 2015 Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament on Thursday. The conference season begins on Dec. 30, and culminates with the 18th annual Big Ten Tournament at the United Center in Chicago from March 11-15. The Big Ten schedule gets started with four games on Tuesday, Dec. 30, including defending Big Ten champion Michigan hosting Illinois and Iowa at Ohio State. Maryland and Rutgers will also open their f...
    The Big Ten announced its 2014-15 men’s basketball conference schedule and the format for the 2015 Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament on Thursday. The conference season begins on Dec. 30, and culminates with the 18th annual Big Ten Tournament at the United Center in Chicago from March 11-15. The Big Ten schedule gets started with four games on Tuesday, Dec. 30, including defending Big Ten champion Michigan hosting Illinois and Iowa at Ohio State. Maryland and Rutgers will also open their f...
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    Ohio State"s 2014-15 Women's Basketball Schedule

    Ohio State"s 2014-15 Women's Basketball Schedule

    Friday, August 22 2014 8:59 PM EDT2014-08-23 00:59:34 GMT
    The Big Ten office announced the conference schedule for the 2014-15 women’s basketball season Thursday evening. Ohio State’s single-game opponents include home games with Rutgers, Northwestern, Minnesota and Michigan State, and road games at Maryland, Wisconsin, Illinois and Nebraska. The Buckeyes will face Indiana, Michigan, Penn State, Purdue and Iowa twice. The new 18-game conference schedule begins with back-to-back games against Big Ten newcomers Maryland and Rutgers. The Buckeyes trav...
    The Big Ten office announced the conference schedule for the 2014-15 women’s basketball season Thursday evening. Ohio State’s single-game opponents include home games with Rutgers, Northwestern, Minnesota and Michigan State, and road games at Maryland, Wisconsin, Illinois and Nebraska. The Buckeyes will face Indiana, Michigan, Penn State, Purdue and Iowa twice. The new 18-game conference schedule begins with back-to-back games against Big Ten newcomers Maryland and Rutgers. The Buckeyes trav...
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    Adrian College Athletic Director Accepts Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS

    Adrian College Athletic Director Accepts Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS

    Friday, August 22 2014 8:58 PM EDT2014-08-23 00:58:59 GMT
    Adrian College Athletic Director, Mike Duffy took to the field Thursday as the latest supporter of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Duffy received his bid through fellow Athletic Director, John Leister of Alma College. "When Leister issued the challenge, there was no way I couldn’t accept," remarked Duffy. "This is an extraordinary cause, and one that is close to me. I did this as a proud Bulldog, and in honor of a very good friend and Colleague whose father was diagnosed with ALS.” Duffy procee...
    Adrian College Athletic Director, Mike Duffy took to the field Thursday as the latest supporter of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Duffy received his bid through fellow Athletic Director, John Leister of Alma College. "When Leister issued the challenge, there was no way I couldn’t accept," remarked Duffy. "This is an extraordinary cause, and one that is close to me. I did this as a proud Bulldog, and in honor of a very good friend and Colleague whose father was diagnosed with ALS.” Duffy procee...
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    Sarah Liedel to Play Basketball at Lourdes

    Sarah Liedel to Play Basketball at Lourdes

    Friday, August 22 2014 8:58 PM EDT2014-08-23 00:58:23 GMT
    Sarah Liedel has signed a letter of intent to play basketball at Lourdes University for the upcoming season head coach Karen McConnell has announced. A native of Erie, Mich., she earned First Team All-Region accolades for Mason high School in 2014. The Eagles’ Most Valuable Player, Liedel was also the Brandi Wood Memorial Rebounding Award recipient as a senior. “Sarah is an excellent athlete with untapped potential,” McConnell stated. “She can mix it up inside or step out to the perimeter a...
    Sarah Liedel has signed a letter of intent to play basketball at Lourdes University for the upcoming season head coach Karen McConnell has announced. A native of Erie, Mich., she earned First Team All-Region accolades for Mason high School in 2014. The Eagles’ Most Valuable Player, Liedel was also the Brandi Wood Memorial Rebounding Award recipient as a senior. “Sarah is an excellent athlete with untapped potential,” McConnell stated. “She can mix it up inside or step out to the perimeter a...
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    Ohio State Takes On No. 18 Duke, No. 4 North Carolina in Chapel Hill to Open 2014 Campaign

    Ohio State Takes On No. 18 Duke, No. 4 North Carolina in Chapel Hill to Open 2014 Campaign

    Friday, August 22 2014 8:57 PM EDT2014-08-23 00:57:44 GMT
    The Ohio State women’s soccer team opens the 2014 season with a matchup against No. 18 Duke at 5 p.m. Friday and a contest against No. 4 North Carolina at 2 p.m. Sunday. Both matches will be played at Fetzer Field in Chapel Hill, N.C. Fans can follow live stats at OhioStateBuckeyes.com or follow on Twitter @OhioState_WSOC. There will be no streaming video for Friday’s contest against Duke but Sunday’s match against North Carolina will be streamed on ESPN3.com. A LOOK AT 2014 The Buckeyes, u...
    The Ohio State women’s soccer team opens the 2014 season with a matchup against No. 18 Duke at 5 p.m. Friday and a contest against No. 4 North Carolina at 2 p.m. Sunday. Both matches will be played at Fetzer Field in Chapel Hill, N.C. Fans can follow live stats at OhioStateBuckeyes.com or follow on Twitter @OhioState_WSOC. There will be no streaming video for Friday’s contest against Duke but Sunday’s match against North Carolina will be streamed on ESPN3.com. A LOOK AT 2014 The Buckeyes, u...
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    Six Buckeyes Compete at P&G Championships This Weekend

    Six Buckeyes Compete at P&G Championships This Weekend

    Friday, August 22 2014 8:57 PM EDT2014-08-23 00:57:10 GMT
    Four current, one former and one future member of the Ohio State men’s gymnastics team are set to compete at the 2014 PG Championships Aug. 22 and 24 at the CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pa. Sophomore Sean Melton, juniors Jake Martin and Alex Johnson, senior Drew Moling, incoming freshman Alex Wilson, and former Buckeye Brandon Wynn will participate in the two-day competition that serves as the USA Gymnastics national championship. Melton, Martin, Johnson, Moling and Wynn will challeng...
    Four current, one former and one future member of the Ohio State men’s gymnastics team are set to compete at the 2014 PG Championships Aug. 22 and 24 at the CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pa. Sophomore Sean Melton, juniors Jake Martin and Alex Johnson, senior Drew Moling, incoming freshman Alex Wilson, and former Buckeye Brandon Wynn will participate in the two-day competition that serves as the USA Gymnastics national championship. Melton, Martin, Johnson, Moling and Wynn will challeng...
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    Men's Soccer Picked to Finish 7th

    Men's Soccer Picked to Finish 7th

    Friday, August 22 2014 8:56 PM EDT2014-08-23 00:56:31 GMT
    The University of Findlay men's soccer team was picked to finish seventh in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) this season as the league office unveiled their annual preseason poll on Aug. 21. Findlay received 14 points in the poll while Tiffin University was tabbed the favorite to win the conference after totaling 44 points and six first place votes. The Oilers will be looking to improve on their 5-11-1 record from last year and will be led by a pair of juniors, who ...
    The University of Findlay men's soccer team was picked to finish seventh in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) this season as the league office unveiled their annual preseason poll on Aug. 21. Findlay received 14 points in the poll while Tiffin University was tabbed the favorite to win the conference after totaling 44 points and six first place votes. The Oilers will be looking to improve on their 5-11-1 record from last year and will be led by a pair of juniors, who ...
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    Baraldi's goal lifts Falcons past Marshall

    Baraldi's goal lifts Falcons past Marshall

    Friday, August 22 2014 8:55 PM EDT2014-08-23 00:55:54 GMT
    Senior Danny Baraldi (pictured at right) scored in the 64th minute, lifting the Bowling Green State University men's soccer team to a 1-0 victory over host Marshall University Wednesday evening (Aug.20). The scrimmage was held at MU's Veterans Memorial Soccer Complex. The teams played three 30-minute periods in the scrimmage, and Baraldi's goal came early in the third period. The tri-captain capitalized on a Marshall turnover, slotting the ball past MU goalkeeper Dominik Reining from approxi...
    Senior Danny Baraldi (pictured at right) scored in the 64th minute, lifting the Bowling Green State University men's soccer team to a 1-0 victory over host Marshall University Wednesday evening (Aug.20). The scrimmage was held at MU's Veterans Memorial Soccer Complex. The teams played three 30-minute periods in the scrimmage, and Baraldi's goal came early in the third period. The tri-captain capitalized on a Marshall turnover, slotting the ball past MU goalkeeper Dominik Reining from approxi...
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    Lourdes Notes at Aces in August Classic

    Lourdes Notes at Aces in August Classic

    Friday, August 22 2014 8:55 PM EDT2014-08-23 00:55:14 GMT
    Upcoming in Gray Wolves Volleyball: Lourdes University opens its fifth season of intercollegiate volleyball this weekend as the Gray Wolves participate in the Aces in August Classic hosted by Rio Grande. The Gray Wolves will play a pair of matches on Friday evening to open the tournament before adding two more contests on Saturday afternoon. Head Coach Greg Reitz: In his fifth season on the Lourdes bench, Greg Reitz has a 68-69 (.496) record at the helm of the Gray Wolves. In his sixth seaso...
    Upcoming in Gray Wolves Volleyball: Lourdes University opens its fifth season of intercollegiate volleyball this weekend as the Gray Wolves participate in the Aces in August Classic hosted by Rio Grande. The Gray Wolves will play a pair of matches on Friday evening to open the tournament before adding two more contests on Saturday afternoon. Head Coach Greg Reitz: In his fifth season on the Lourdes bench, Greg Reitz has a 68-69 (.496) record at the helm of the Gray Wolves. In his sixth seaso...
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    Ohio State/Connecticut Agree to Home-and-Home Series to Begin in 2015-16

    Ohio State/Connecticut Agree to Home-and-Home Series to Begin in 2015-16

    Friday, August 22 2014 8:53 PM EDT2014-08-23 00:53:56 GMT
    Ohio State and Connecticut have agreed to a home-and-home series starting in the 2015-16 season, Thad Matta, Ohio State head coach, announced Wednesday. The Buckeyes will travel to take on the Huskies Dec. 12, 2015, before Connecticut returns the trip Dec. 10, 2016. The 2015 game will be played in either Gampel Pavilion in Storrs, Conn., or XL Center in Hartford, Conn., while the 2016 contest will be played in Value City Arena. Ohio State is 3-1 all-time against Connecticut with the last ...
    Ohio State and Connecticut have agreed to a home-and-home series starting in the 2015-16 season, Thad Matta, Ohio State head coach, announced Wednesday. The Buckeyes will travel to take on the Huskies Dec. 12, 2015, before Connecticut returns the trip Dec. 10, 2016. The 2015 game will be played in either Gampel Pavilion in Storrs, Conn., or XL Center in Hartford, Conn., while the 2016 contest will be played in Value City Arena. Ohio State is 3-1 all-time against Connecticut with the last ...
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    Autograph Night at Flat Rock

    Autograph Night at Flat Rock

    Friday, August 22 2014 8:53 PM EDT2014-08-23 00:53:21 GMT
    Saturday, August 23 Flat Rock Speedway will host the Action Exteriors Kids Night and Autograph Night. Kids to age 14 will be admitted free and will receive a free hot dog, courtesy of Jim's Butcher Shop, Sherwood Foods and Schwebel Baking Company. Fans can walk onto the track at 6:15 and meet their favorite drivers during the autograph session. The ARCA DTS Drive Train Specialists Street Stocks will battle in a 40 lap feature, while the ARCA Praxair Figure 8's will go 30 circuits. The TKC Go-...
    Saturday, August 23 Flat Rock Speedway will host the Action Exteriors Kids Night and Autograph Night. Kids to age 14 will be admitted free and will receive a free hot dog, courtesy of Jim's Butcher Shop, Sherwood Foods and Schwebel Baking Company. Fans can walk onto the track at 6:15 and meet their favorite drivers during the autograph session. The ARCA DTS Drive Train Specialists Street Stocks will battle in a 40 lap feature, while the ARCA Praxair Figure 8's will go 30 circuits. The TKC Go-...
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    Fleming selected to attend WBCA workshop

    Fleming selected to attend WBCA workshop

    Friday, August 22 2014 8:52 PM EDT2014-08-23 00:52:01 GMT
    Bowling Green State University women's basketball assistant coach Jesse Fleming has been selected to attend the inaugural Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) Assistant Coaches Leadership Workshop. Fleming is one of 40 coaches who will participate in the workshop. The WBCA is partnering with the United States Marine Corps to conduct this workshop, which runs from August 26-29 in Parris Island, S.C. "I am excited and honored to participate in the WBCA Assistant Coaches Leadership Wo...
    Bowling Green State University women's basketball assistant coach Jesse Fleming has been selected to attend the inaugural Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) Assistant Coaches Leadership Workshop. Fleming is one of 40 coaches who will participate in the workshop. The WBCA is partnering with the United States Marine Corps to conduct this workshop, which runs from August 26-29 in Parris Island, S.C. "I am excited and honored to participate in the WBCA Assistant Coaches Leadership Wo...
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    Glass City 200 Preview

    Glass City 200 Preview

    Friday, August 22 2014 8:51 PM EDT2014-08-23 00:51:15 GMT
    Entry blanks have been mailed and are now available for the 26th Running of the Great Lakes Helicopter Glass City 200, set for Saturday, September 20 at Toledo Speedway. Presenting sponsors include Francis Engineering, Discount Tire, Hampton Inn, Holiday Inn Express, the Hollywood Casino and Cassens Transport. Associate sponsors and special award sponsors that have signed on include Stevens Disposal, Sunoco Race Fuels, Bazell Race Fuels, DTS Drive Train Specialists, PASSTIME, R M Recycling,...
    Entry blanks have been mailed and are now available for the 26th Running of the Great Lakes Helicopter Glass City 200, set for Saturday, September 20 at Toledo Speedway. Presenting sponsors include Francis Engineering, Discount Tire, Hampton Inn, Holiday Inn Express, the Hollywood Casino and Cassens Transport. Associate sponsors and special award sponsors that have signed on include Stevens Disposal, Sunoco Race Fuels, Bazell Race Fuels, DTS Drive Train Specialists, PASSTIME, R M Recycling,...
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    Four Buckeye Swimmers Rank Among the World’s Fastest

    Four Buckeye Swimmers Rank Among the World’s Fastest

    Friday, August 22 2014 8:49 PM EDT2014-08-23 00:49:59 GMT
    When posed against elite competition on the collegiate, national and international stages, the Ohio State men’s swimming program has a history of rising to the occasion. Current Buckeyes are continuing to build on this established tradition, ranking among the world’s fastest in their respective events. Ohio State has four swimmers ranked among the Top 100 individual competitors in the world, as well as seven team members in the Top 100 in the United States. Two Buckeye relays – the 400 medl...
    When posed against elite competition on the collegiate, national and international stages, the Ohio State men’s swimming program has a history of rising to the occasion. Current Buckeyes are continuing to build on this established tradition, ranking among the world’s fastest in their respective events. Ohio State has four swimmers ranked among the Top 100 individual competitors in the world, as well as seven team members in the Top 100 in the United States. Two Buckeye relays – the 400 medl...
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    Two Buckeyes Named to IWLCA Academic Honor Roll

    Two Buckeyes Named to IWLCA Academic Honor Roll

    Friday, August 22 2014 8:48 PM EDT2014-08-23 00:48:35 GMT
    The Ohio State women’s lacrosse team continued its outstanding achievements in the classroom as two student-athletes, Mary Kate Facchina and Jennifer Porretto, were named to the 2014 Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) Academic Honor Roll for sustaining at least a 3.50 cumulative grade-point-average. The IWLCA honored 233 student-athletes overall from 79 different institutions. All student-athletes were nominated by their schools and have achieved at least junior st...
    The Ohio State women’s lacrosse team continued its outstanding achievements in the classroom as two student-athletes, Mary Kate Facchina and Jennifer Porretto, were named to the 2014 Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) Academic Honor Roll for sustaining at least a 3.50 cumulative grade-point-average. The IWLCA honored 233 student-athletes overall from 79 different institutions. All student-athletes were nominated by their schools and have achieved at least junior st...
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    Brian Hoyer named Cleveland Browns' starting quarterback

    Brian Hoyer named Cleveland Browns' starting quarterback

    Friday, August 22 2014 8:48 PM EDT2014-08-23 00:48:01 GMT
    Brian Hoyer has been named the Cleveland Browns’ starting quarterback, coach Mike Pettine announced this morning. Hoyer, who started in both of the Browns’ preseason games, won the competition against rookie Johnny Manziel. Ultimately, Hoyer’s biggest advantages are that he has played in the NFL for five years and the leadership qualities he has displayed. “He was the clear leader from the beginning,” Pettine said. “We’ve maintained all along that if it was close, I would prefer to go with...
    Brian Hoyer has been named the Cleveland Browns’ starting quarterback, coach Mike Pettine announced this morning. Hoyer, who started in both of the Browns’ preseason games, won the competition against rookie Johnny Manziel. Ultimately, Hoyer’s biggest advantages are that he has played in the NFL for five years and the leadership qualities he has displayed. “He was the clear leader from the beginning,” Pettine said. “We’ve maintained all along that if it was close, I would prefer to go with...
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    Praytor DK-LOK Team Move Up to 7th in ARCA Championship Standings

    Praytor DK-LOK Team Move Up to 7th in ARCA Championship Standings

    Friday, August 22 2014 8:47 PM EDT2014-08-23 00:47:25 GMT
    The ARCA Racing Series presented Menards has updated the ARCA Championship Points standings after the SuperChevyStores.com 100 at Springfield, Illinois and Thomas “Moose” Praytor and his DK-LOK team have moved up to 7th. Praytor is now 210 points ahead of the sidelined John Wes Townley. “Really proud of all of our guys and their hard work that have kept us in the top 10 all year long. We couldn’t be here without the support we’ve gotten from DK-LOK and their distributors,” offered Praytor. Pr...
    The ARCA Racing Series presented Menards has updated the ARCA Championship Points standings after the SuperChevyStores.com 100 at Springfield, Illinois and Thomas “Moose” Praytor and his DK-LOK team have moved up to 7th. Praytor is now 210 points ahead of the sidelined John Wes Townley. “Really proud of all of our guys and their hard work that have kept us in the top 10 all year long. We couldn’t be here without the support we’ve gotten from DK-LOK and their distributors,” offered Praytor. Pr...
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    Braxton Miller will miss the 2014 season

    Braxton Miller will miss the 2014 season

    Friday, August 22 2014 8:46 PM EDT2014-08-23 00:46:49 GMT
    Ohio State senior quarterback Braxton Miller re-injured his right shoulder attempting a short pass in practice Monday and will miss the 2014 football season. Miller, who was not hit on the play, was in the process of returning from off-season surgery in February for an injury sustained in the 2014 Discover Orange Bowl. This latest injury will require surgery. “My thoughts and prayers are with Braxton and his family,” Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer said. “This is an unfortunate injury to ...
    Ohio State senior quarterback Braxton Miller re-injured his right shoulder attempting a short pass in practice Monday and will miss the 2014 football season. Miller, who was not hit on the play, was in the process of returning from off-season surgery in February for an injury sustained in the 2014 Discover Orange Bowl. This latest injury will require surgery. “My thoughts and prayers are with Braxton and his family,” Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer said. “This is an unfortunate injury to ...
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    Lourdes Season Preview

    Lourdes Season Preview

    Friday, August 22 2014 8:46 PM EDT2014-08-23 00:46:07 GMT
    After matching the school record with 21 victories and earning a spot in the NAIA National Championship Opening Round one year ago, Lourdes University’s women’s volleyball team is set to take the court in 2014 looking for more accolades. Head coach Greg Reitz’s squad finished 2013 with a 21-13 record overall and 5-6 in the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference before advancing to the conference tournament championship match. Now heading into the program’s fifth season overall, the Gray Wolve...
    After matching the school record with 21 victories and earning a spot in the NAIA National Championship Opening Round one year ago, Lourdes University’s women’s volleyball team is set to take the court in 2014 looking for more accolades. Head coach Greg Reitz’s squad finished 2013 with a 21-13 record overall and 5-6 in the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference before advancing to the conference tournament championship match. Now heading into the program’s fifth season overall, the Gray Wolve...
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    Michigan Blood Returns To Spirit of America Blood Drive

    Michigan Blood Returns To Spirit of America Blood Drive

    Friday, August 22 2014 8:45 PM EDT2014-08-23 00:45:25 GMT
    On Thursday, September 11, Michigan Blood and Michigan International Speedway (MIS) renew their partnership at the Spirit of America Blood Drive. This one of a kind event pays tribute to the victims and heroes of 9/11, while bringing in hundreds of lifesaving blood donations. “Michigan Blood is honored to be part of this incredible day at MIS,” says Heidi Seitz, Michigan Blood’s donor relations manager. “This is our second year, and we couldn’t imagine not being part of it all.” The Spirit ...
    On Thursday, September 11, Michigan Blood and Michigan International Speedway (MIS) renew their partnership at the Spirit of America Blood Drive. This one of a kind event pays tribute to the victims and heroes of 9/11, while bringing in hundreds of lifesaving blood donations. “Michigan Blood is honored to be part of this incredible day at MIS,” says Heidi Seitz, Michigan Blood’s donor relations manager. “This is our second year, and we couldn’t imagine not being part of it all.” The Spirit ...
  • Judge drops rape charge against ex-Tigers pitcher

    Judge drops rape charge against ex-Tigers pitcher

    Thursday, August 21 2014 3:53 PM EDT2014-08-21 19:53:22 GMT
    A judge has dismissed rape charges against former Detroit Tigers pitcher Evan Reed, saying a woman's testimony wasn't credible and prosecutors failed to show that force or coercion took place. The 28-year-old Reed appeared in 27 games for Detroit before being sent to his current assignment with the Triple-A Toledo Mud Hens. The judge ruled Thursday after a 45-year-old woman testified that Reed sexually assaulted her at a downtown casino hotel after they met at a suburban bar. T...
    A judge has dismissed rape charges against former Detroit Tigers pitcher Evan Reed, saying a woman's testimony wasn't credible and prosecutors failed to show that force or coercion took place. The 28-year-old Reed appeared in 27 games for Detroit before being sent to his current assignment with the Triple-A Toledo Mud Hens. The judge ruled Thursday after a 45-year-old woman testified that Reed sexually assaulted her at a downtown casino hotel after they met at a suburban bar. T...
  • Manziel not feeling pressure

    Manziel not feeling pressure

    Saturday, August 16 2014 3:08 PM EDT2014-08-16 19:08:48 GMT
    Johnny Manziel understands his limitations as a rookie quarterback.
    Johnny Manziel understands his limitations as a rookie quarterback.
  • ND Coach Kelly on scandal

    ND Coach Kelly on scandal

    Saturday, August 16 2014 2:49 PM EDT2014-08-16 18:49:46 GMT
    Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly says he needs to do a better job of creating an environment in which players know they are accountable after learning four are being investigated for suspected academic dishonesty.
    Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly says he needs to do a better job of creating an environment in which players know they are accountable after learning four are being investigated for suspected academic dishonesty.
  • Obama opens Gay Games

    Obama opens Gay Games

    Sunday, August 10 2014 2:41 PM EDT2014-08-10 18:41:12 GMT
    President Barack Obama has helped kick off the international Gay Games in Cleveland with a surprise video message shown at the opening ceremonies.
    President Barack Obama has helped kick off the international Gay Games in Cleveland with a surprise video message shown at the opening ceremonies.
  • NASCAR star Tony Stewart will not race today following deadly accident

    NASCAR star Tony Stewart will not race today following deadly accident

    Sunday, August 10 2014 10:28 AM EDT2014-08-10 14:28:24 GMT
    CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. (AP) - NASCAR driver Tony Stewart struck and killed a sprint car driver who had climbed from his car and was on the track trying to confront Stewart during a race in upstate New York on Saturday night. Ontario County Sheriff Philip Povero said his department's investigation is not criminal and that Stewart was "fully cooperative" and appeared "very upset" over what had happened. "He was visibly shaken by this accident," Povero said. A video of the crash at Canandaigua Motors...
    CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. (AP) - NASCAR driver Tony Stewart struck and killed a sprint car driver who had climbed from his car and was on the track trying to confront Stewart during a race in upstate New York on Saturday night. Ontario County Sheriff Philip Povero said his department's investigation is not criminal and that Stewart was "fully cooperative" and appeared "very upset" over what had happened. "He was visibly shaken by this accident," Povero said. A video of the crash at Canandaigua Motors...
  • Nebraska DB LeRoy Alexander suspended for 2014 season

    Nebraska DB LeRoy Alexander suspended for 2014 season

    Saturday, August 9 2014 12:10 AM EDT2014-08-09 04:10:24 GMT
    Nebraska suspended safety LeRoy Alexander for the 2014 football season. The athletic department made the announcement Friday and did not give a reason for the suspension.The Cornhuskers expected the former Whitmer Panther to compete for one of the starting safety positions this season.Alexander was expected to contend for significant playing time at safety. The sophomore played in all 13 games last season at safety and on special teams. He made 27 of his 34 tackles in the last six games.The A...
    Nebraska suspended safety LeRoy Alexander for the 2014 football season. The athletic department made the announcement Friday and did not give a reason for the suspension.The Cornhuskers expected the former Whitmer Panther to compete for one of the starting safety positions this season.Alexander was expected to contend for significant playing time at safety. The sophomore played in all 13 games last season at safety and on special teams. He made 27 of his 34 tackles in the last six games.The A...
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    Browns sign four players

    Browns sign four players

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 8:54 PM EDT2014-08-06 00:54:59 GMT
    The Cleveland Browns on Tuesday signed TE Kyle Auffray, LB Keith Pough, WR Tim Smith and TE Martell Webb. General Manager Ray Farmer made the announcement. Auffray is 6-4, 250 pounds and officially in his first NFL season out of New Hampshire. Originally signed by Arizona as an undrafted free agent in 2013, Auffray spent a portion of the 2013 offseason with the Cardinals and a portion of the 2014 offseason with the Patriots. He began his college career as a quarterback at Mississippi State b...
    The Cleveland Browns on Tuesday signed TE Kyle Auffray, LB Keith Pough, WR Tim Smith and TE Martell Webb. General Manager Ray Farmer made the announcement. Auffray is 6-4, 250 pounds and officially in his first NFL season out of New Hampshire. Originally signed by Arizona as an undrafted free agent in 2013, Auffray spent a portion of the 2013 offseason with the Cardinals and a portion of the 2014 offseason with the Patriots. He began his college career as a quarterback at Mississippi State b...
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    Browns Training Camp Notes

    Browns Training Camp Notes

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 8:53 PM EDT2014-08-06 00:53:49 GMT
    · The Browns made the following roster moves today: o Waived DB Darwin Cook. · Attendance for today’s practice was 3,372. Among the most attended practices, this year’s training camp comprises three of the top five and seven of the top 12 totals since 2005, when figures were first recorded. · All eight Browns training camp practices in 2014 have drawn crowds of more than 3,000, the most in any season since 2005, since totals were first recorded. The previous record was four such practices ...
    · The Browns made the following roster moves today: o Waived DB Darwin Cook. · Attendance for today’s practice was 3,372. Among the most attended practices, this year’s training camp comprises three of the top five and seven of the top 12 totals since 2005, when figures were first recorded. · All eight Browns training camp practices in 2014 have drawn crowds of more than 3,000, the most in any season since 2005, since totals were first recorded. The previous record was four such practices ...
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    Twenty PGA Club Professionals Gather at Valhalla

    Twenty PGA Club Professionals Gather at Valhalla

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 8:53 PM EDT2014-08-06 00:53:10 GMT
    Twenty PGA Club Professionals, who earned a berth in this week's 96th PGA Championship, gathered Tuesday at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky. The players earned their respective berths in the PGA Championship in June in the 47th PGA Professional National Championship in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
    Twenty PGA Club Professionals, who earned a berth in this week's 96th PGA Championship, gathered Tuesday at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky. The players earned their respective berths in the PGA Championship in June in the 47th PGA Professional National Championship in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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    Eight Dollar Racing Friday Night

    Eight Dollar Racing Friday Night

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 8:52 PM EDT2014-08-06 00:52:25 GMT
    Friday, August 8 is Great 8 Night at Toledo Speedway! Adult tickets are being reduced to just $8 each for this great night of family fun and entertainment at the Glass City speed plant. There's something for everyone Friday night and action starts at 7:30 p.m. On the track, a majority of the events will take place on the Figure 8 track. The ARCA Praxair Figure 8 division is on a roll this summer, providing wild intersection traffic and breath-taking close calls at the intersection lap after l...
    Friday, August 8 is Great 8 Night at Toledo Speedway! Adult tickets are being reduced to just $8 each for this great night of family fun and entertainment at the Glass City speed plant. There's something for everyone Friday night and action starts at 7:30 p.m. On the track, a majority of the events will take place on the Figure 8 track. The ARCA Praxair Figure 8 division is on a roll this summer, providing wild intersection traffic and breath-taking close calls at the intersection lap after l...
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    Seven Buckeyes Named All-America Scholar Athletes

    Seven Buckeyes Named All-America Scholar Athletes

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 8:49 PM EDT2014-08-06 00:49:00 GMT
    Seven members of the Ohio State men’s gymnastics team were named All-America Scholar-Athletes for the 2014 season by the College Gymnastics Association. Michael Newburger was honored as one of seven individuals to earn First Team Academic All-America honors for all four years of athletic eligibility. Newburger, the NCAA- and Ohio State-record holder on pommel horse (16.25), spent the entirety of the 2014 season as the No. 1-ranked gymnast in the event, concluding his career with nine individ...
    Seven members of the Ohio State men’s gymnastics team were named All-America Scholar-Athletes for the 2014 season by the College Gymnastics Association. Michael Newburger was honored as one of seven individuals to earn First Team Academic All-America honors for all four years of athletic eligibility. Newburger, the NCAA- and Ohio State-record holder on pommel horse (16.25), spent the entirety of the 2014 season as the No. 1-ranked gymnast in the event, concluding his career with nine individ...
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    Ten Events on Lourdes Fall Men’s Golf Slate

    Ten Events on Lourdes Fall Men’s Golf Slate

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 8:47 PM EDT2014-08-06 00:47:52 GMT
    Lourdes University’s men’s golf team will play 10 single-day events during the 2014 fall season as head coach Gil Guerrero has announced the Gray Wolves’ schedule. The slate begins on Aug. 27 in Howell, Mich. with a match against Cleary and concludes on Oct. 19 when the Gray Wolves host the Lourdes Fall Finale at Barrington Golf Club in Aurora, Ohio. Lourdes will compete in five WHAC jamborees, the first of which takes place on Sept. 6 and is hosted by Madonna. Cornerstone (Sept. 15), Siena...
    Lourdes University’s men’s golf team will play 10 single-day events during the 2014 fall season as head coach Gil Guerrero has announced the Gray Wolves’ schedule. The slate begins on Aug. 27 in Howell, Mich. with a match against Cleary and concludes on Oct. 19 when the Gray Wolves host the Lourdes Fall Finale at Barrington Golf Club in Aurora, Ohio. Lourdes will compete in five WHAC jamborees, the first of which takes place on Sept. 6 and is hosted by Madonna. Cornerstone (Sept. 15), Siena...
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    Browns 2014 single-game tickets available to public Aug. 12

    Browns 2014 single-game tickets available to public Aug. 12

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 8:47 PM EDT2014-08-06 00:47:11 GMT
    Cleveland Browns 2014 single-game tickets for all 10 home games at FirstEnergy Stadium will be available for purchase at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 12. From 10 a.m. Wednesday through 11:59 p.m. Sunday, Browns season-ticket members can buy additional tickets for the upcoming year during a special presale. Browns fans can acquire single-game tickets to each of the Browns’ 10 home games for as low as $32, while inventory lasts. Select tickets are available throughout FirstEnergy Stadium. To pur...
    Cleveland Browns 2014 single-game tickets for all 10 home games at FirstEnergy Stadium will be available for purchase at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 12. From 10 a.m. Wednesday through 11:59 p.m. Sunday, Browns season-ticket members can buy additional tickets for the upcoming year during a special presale. Browns fans can acquire single-game tickets to each of the Browns’ 10 home games for as low as $32, while inventory lasts. Select tickets are available throughout FirstEnergy Stadium. To pur...
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    125th season of Ohio State football commences

    125th season of Ohio State football commences

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 8:46 PM EDT2014-08-06 00:46:13 GMT
    The 125th season of Ohio State football kicked off today with the first practices of the 2014 fall camp season. Third-year head coach Urban Meyer (24-2 at Ohio State and with the highest winning percentage – .837; 128-25 – of any active major college coach with at least 10 years of experience) put his 13th team through a morning practice for the newcomers and a late afternoon practice with the veterans. Some of Meyer’s first comments following the latter practice were about his freshman cla...
    The 125th season of Ohio State football kicked off today with the first practices of the 2014 fall camp season. Third-year head coach Urban Meyer (24-2 at Ohio State and with the highest winning percentage – .837; 128-25 – of any active major college coach with at least 10 years of experience) put his 13th team through a morning practice for the newcomers and a late afternoon practice with the veterans. Some of Meyer’s first comments following the latter practice were about his freshman cla...
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    Browns sign Royce Adams

    Browns sign Royce Adams

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 8:45 PM EDT2014-08-06 00:45:37 GMT
    The Cleveland Browns on Monday signed DB Royce Adams. General Manager Ray Farmer made the announcement. Adams is 5-10, 190 pounds and officially in his second NFL season out of Purdue. He was originally signed as an undrafted free agent by the New York Jets in 2012, and spent that year on injured reserve with a knee injury. He spent training camp with the Jets in 2013. He spent a portion of the 2014 offseason with the Browns after signing with the club on Feb. 12. He was waived on July 23....
    The Cleveland Browns on Monday signed DB Royce Adams. General Manager Ray Farmer made the announcement. Adams is 5-10, 190 pounds and officially in his second NFL season out of Purdue. He was originally signed as an undrafted free agent by the New York Jets in 2012, and spent that year on injured reserve with a knee injury. He spent training camp with the Jets in 2013. He spent a portion of the 2014 offseason with the Browns after signing with the club on Feb. 12. He was waived on July 23....
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    Browns Training Camp Notes

    Browns Training Camp Notes

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 8:44 PM EDT2014-08-06 00:44:28 GMT
    · The Browns made the following roster moves today: o Activated DL Phil Taylor. o Waived WR Chandler Jones. o Waived LB Edgar Jones. o Waived TE James Oboh. o Waived OL Jason Pinkston. · Attendance for today’s practice was 3,307. Among the most attended practices, this year’s training camp comprises three of the top five and six of the top 11 totals since 2005, when figures were first recorded. · All seven Browns training camp practices in 2014 have drawn crowds of more than 3,000, the mos...
    · The Browns made the following roster moves today: o Activated DL Phil Taylor. o Waived WR Chandler Jones. o Waived LB Edgar Jones. o Waived TE James Oboh. o Waived OL Jason Pinkston. · Attendance for today’s practice was 3,307. Among the most attended practices, this year’s training camp comprises three of the top five and six of the top 11 totals since 2005, when figures were first recorded. · All seven Browns training camp practices in 2014 have drawn crowds of more than 3,000, the mos...
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    Lourdes Fall Women’s Golf Schedule Announced

    Lourdes Fall Women’s Golf Schedule Announced

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 8:43 PM EDT2014-08-06 00:43:38 GMT
    Lourdes University head coach Gil Guerrero has 10 events on the fall schedule for the Gray Wolves women’s golf team this fall. The Gray Wolves will open the 2014 fall slate on Aug. 27 with a dual match against Cleary in Howell, Mich. Lourdes will then travel to Ann Arbor, Mich. on Sept. 5 for the first of five Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference jamborees, with Concordia (Mich.) serving as the event host. Davenport will play host to the second jamboree of the season (Sept. 11) before Lour...
    Lourdes University head coach Gil Guerrero has 10 events on the fall schedule for the Gray Wolves women’s golf team this fall. The Gray Wolves will open the 2014 fall slate on Aug. 27 with a dual match against Cleary in Howell, Mich. Lourdes will then travel to Ann Arbor, Mich. on Sept. 5 for the first of five Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference jamborees, with Concordia (Mich.) serving as the event host. Davenport will play host to the second jamboree of the season (Sept. 11) before Lour...
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    Owens Women's Basketball To Host JUCO Mega Scrimmage Oct. 18

    Owens Women's Basketball To Host JUCO Mega Scrimmage Oct. 18

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 8:43 PM EDT2014-08-06 00:43:04 GMT
    The Owens Community College women's basketball program is hosting a JUCO Mega Scrimmage/Jamboree on Oct. 18 at 10 a.m. in the Student Health and Activities Center (SHAC). The annual event will feature some of the top junior college teams from around the country as they get ready for the regular season. On Oct. 11, the Owens women will travel to Peoria, Ill. for the Illinois Central College Jamboree. They open their regular season on Oct. 31 on the road against Wabash Valley College in the Wab...
    The Owens Community College women's basketball program is hosting a JUCO Mega Scrimmage/Jamboree on Oct. 18 at 10 a.m. in the Student Health and Activities Center (SHAC). The annual event will feature some of the top junior college teams from around the country as they get ready for the regular season. On Oct. 11, the Owens women will travel to Peoria, Ill. for the Illinois Central College Jamboree. They open their regular season on Oct. 31 on the road against Wabash Valley College in the Wab...
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    Local Racing Preview

    Local Racing Preview

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 8:42 PM EDT2014-08-06 00:42:29 GMT
    TOLEDO SPEEDWAY SCHEDULE OF EVENTS TUESDAY, AUGUST 5 Discount Tire-Placers Car Club Classic Car Show 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.--FREE Admission! FRIDAY, AUGUST 8 GREAT 8 NIGHT----$8 ADULT ADMISSION! ARCA Praxair Figure 8's, R M Recycling X Cars, 50 lap ARCA Truck feature, Boat Figure 8, Train Figure 8, Trailer Figure 8, Road Rage race and Flag Pole race! GRANDSTANDS Adults: $8 ...
    TOLEDO SPEEDWAY SCHEDULE OF EVENTS TUESDAY, AUGUST 5 Discount Tire-Placers Car Club Classic Car Show 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.--FREE Admission! FRIDAY, AUGUST 8 GREAT 8 NIGHT----$8 ADULT ADMISSION! ARCA Praxair Figure 8's, R M Recycling X Cars, 50 lap ARCA Truck feature, Boat Figure 8, Train Figure 8, Trailer Figure 8, Road Rage race and Flag Pole race! GRANDSTANDS Adults: $8 ...
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    Owens Baseball Experiences Summer Ball Success

    Owens Baseball Experiences Summer Ball Success

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 8:41 PM EDT2014-08-06 00:41:13 GMT
    The Owens Community College baseball program is preparing to enter the 2014-15 school year. With that, third-year head coach Devin Taylor has announced a sophomore showcase event, while some current and former players also recently wrapped up their summer ball seasons. SUMMER BASEBALL SUCCESS Sophomore infielder Alec Skender (Metamora/Metamora, Ill.) was named an all-league player after hitting .296 for the Park City Rangers in Wichita, Kansas. In 170 plate appearances over 40 games, he produ...
    The Owens Community College baseball program is preparing to enter the 2014-15 school year. With that, third-year head coach Devin Taylor has announced a sophomore showcase event, while some current and former players also recently wrapped up their summer ball seasons. SUMMER BASEBALL SUCCESS Sophomore infielder Alec Skender (Metamora/Metamora, Ill.) was named an all-league player after hitting .296 for the Park City Rangers in Wichita, Kansas. In 170 plate appearances over 40 games, he produ...
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    Blough, Team USA Claim Bronze in El Salvador

    Blough, Team USA Claim Bronze in El Salvador

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 8:40 PM EDT2014-08-06 00:40:38 GMT
    Rising sophomore setterChristy Bloughand the U.S. Men's Junior National Team swept Puerto Rico in a straight-set victory to earn the bronze at the NORCECA U-21 Men's Continental Championships in El Salvador. Team USA's top-three finish qualifies the Stars Stripes for the 2015 FIVB Men's Junior World Championships. "The boys grew up a lot," said Team USA head coach Dan Friend. "They only had 20 days together. We got hurt by injuries and one player got sick so it was very difficult. Third plac...
    Rising sophomore setterChristy Bloughand the U.S. Men's Junior National Team swept Puerto Rico in a straight-set victory to earn the bronze at the NORCECA U-21 Men's Continental Championships in El Salvador. Team USA's top-three finish qualifies the Stars Stripes for the 2015 FIVB Men's Junior World Championships. "The boys grew up a lot," said Team USA head coach Dan Friend. "They only had 20 days together. We got hurt by injuries and one player got sick so it was very difficult. Third plac...
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    Red Wings Announce Promotions and Giveaways For Upcoming 2014-15 Season

    Red Wings Announce Promotions and Giveaways For Upcoming 2014-15 Season

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 8:39 PM EDT2014-08-06 00:39:50 GMT
    The Detroit Red Wings today announced the theme nights and promotional schedule for the upcoming 2014-15 season. Returning this season, fans will have an opportunity to collect one-of-a-kind bobbleheads, along with several new giveaways, including holiday ornaments, themed T-shirts and much more. Highlighting the exciting list of giveaways are five ATT Bobblehead Nights, featuring Justin Abdelkader (Nov. 24 vs. Ottawa), Jonathan Ericsson (Dec. 16 vs. Columbus), Gustav Nyquist (Jan. 20 vs. Min...
    The Detroit Red Wings today announced the theme nights and promotional schedule for the upcoming 2014-15 season. Returning this season, fans will have an opportunity to collect one-of-a-kind bobbleheads, along with several new giveaways, including holiday ornaments, themed T-shirts and much more. Highlighting the exciting list of giveaways are five ATT Bobblehead Nights, featuring Justin Abdelkader (Nov. 24 vs. Ottawa), Jonathan Ericsson (Dec. 16 vs. Columbus), Gustav Nyquist (Jan. 20 vs. Min...
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    Milka Duno To Become First Hispanic Female Driver in History To Compete in a NASCAR National Series in the United States

    Milka Duno To Become First Hispanic Female Driver in History To Compete in a NASCAR National Series in the United States

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 8:39 PM EDT2014-08-06 00:39:14 GMT
    RAB Racing has signed multiple race-winning driver Milka Duno to compete in select races in the 2014 NASCAR Nationwide Series and with the entry Duno will become the first Hispanic female driver in history to compete in a NASCAR national series in the United States. A successful driver who has competed in multiple racing series Duno has eight major race wins in the highest classes (Prototype) in the American Le Mans Series and the Grand American Rolex Series and the highest finish ever by a f...
    RAB Racing has signed multiple race-winning driver Milka Duno to compete in select races in the 2014 NASCAR Nationwide Series and with the entry Duno will become the first Hispanic female driver in history to compete in a NASCAR national series in the United States. A successful driver who has competed in multiple racing series Duno has eight major race wins in the highest classes (Prototype) in the American Le Mans Series and the Grand American Rolex Series and the highest finish ever by a f...
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    Tyler Grandsko to Join Lourdes Golf Program

    Tyler Grandsko to Join Lourdes Golf Program

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 8:38 PM EDT2014-08-06 00:38:29 GMT
    Lourdes University men’s golf coach Gil Guerrero has announced that Tyler Grandsko has signed a letter of intent to play golf for the Gray Wolves this season, transferring to the school from Post University. Grandsko arrives at Lourdes with four years of eligibility remaining after not playing golf at the school. A native of Whitehouse, Ohio, he is a product of Toledo Christian High School. “Tyler is an excellent student and golfer,” Guerrero stated. “He has a tremendous work ethic both on ...
    Lourdes University men’s golf coach Gil Guerrero has announced that Tyler Grandsko has signed a letter of intent to play golf for the Gray Wolves this season, transferring to the school from Post University. Grandsko arrives at Lourdes with four years of eligibility remaining after not playing golf at the school. A native of Whitehouse, Ohio, he is a product of Toledo Christian High School. “Tyler is an excellent student and golfer,” Guerrero stated. “He has a tremendous work ethic both on ...
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    Tim Moore and Rayce Metdepenningen Win at Flat Rock

    Tim Moore and Rayce Metdepenningen Win at Flat Rock

    Sunday, August 3 2014 10:58 PM EDT2014-08-04 02:58:15 GMT
    Former track champ Tim Moore and Rayce Metdepenningen were victorious in Flat Rock Speedway's Saturday night race card as the speedway completed its 15th consecutive event for the 2014 season. The DTS Drive Train Specialists Street Stocks ran a full race card, with Tim Moore taking the victory in the 25 lap main event. The 20 car field took the green as Joe Haener showed the way and ran strong out front for 11 laps. Moore, who got a late start to the season, nosed under Joe down the back chu...
    Former track champ Tim Moore and Rayce Metdepenningen were victorious in Flat Rock Speedway's Saturday night race card as the speedway completed its 15th consecutive event for the 2014 season. The DTS Drive Train Specialists Street Stocks ran a full race card, with Tim Moore taking the victory in the 25 lap main event. The 20 car field took the green as Joe Haener showed the way and ran strong out front for 11 laps. Moore, who got a late start to the season, nosed under Joe down the back chu...
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    Pagenaud Ninth, Aleshin 14th at Honda Indy 200 in Mid-Ohio

    Pagenaud Ninth, Aleshin 14th at Honda Indy 200 in Mid-Ohio

    Sunday, August 3 2014 10:57 PM EDT2014-08-04 02:57:30 GMT
    Fuel strategy reigned supreme at the Honda Indy 200 with passing opportunities hard to find, and Schmidt Peterson Motorsports teammates Simon Pagenaud and Mikhail Aleshin finished ninth and 14th, respectively.Pagenaud rolled off the starting grid ninth at the 13-turn, 2.258-mile road course and spent most of the 90-lap race trying to break out of mid-pack in the No. 77 Schmidt Peterson Hamilton Motorsports Honda. "Unfortunately, we just didn't have the pace today," Pagenaud said. "We definit...
    Fuel strategy reigned supreme at the Honda Indy 200 with passing opportunities hard to find, and Schmidt Peterson Motorsports teammates Simon Pagenaud and Mikhail Aleshin finished ninth and 14th, respectively.Pagenaud rolled off the starting grid ninth at the 13-turn, 2.258-mile road course and spent most of the 90-lap race trying to break out of mid-pack in the No. 77 Schmidt Peterson Hamilton Motorsports Honda. "Unfortunately, we just didn't have the pace today," Pagenaud said. "We definit...
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    Newgarden Finishes 12th at Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio

    Newgarden Finishes 12th at Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio

    Sunday, August 3 2014 10:56 PM EDT2014-08-04 02:56:41 GMT
    Josef Newgarden saw a glimpse of victory vanish in the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio on Sunday, Aug. 3 after a mix-up in pit lane resulted in the No. 67 Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing (SFHR) Honda receiving a drive-through penalty for a pit safety violation. Newgarden entered pit lane leading the race for his third and final stop on Lap 65 after posting the fastest leader lap time on Lap 63 - 67.1493 seconds (121.056 mph). Newgarden ran over an air hose, which caused the penalty. He returned to th...
    Josef Newgarden saw a glimpse of victory vanish in the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio on Sunday, Aug. 3 after a mix-up in pit lane resulted in the No. 67 Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing (SFHR) Honda receiving a drive-through penalty for a pit safety violation. Newgarden entered pit lane leading the race for his third and final stop on Lap 65 after posting the fastest leader lap time on Lap 63 - 67.1493 seconds (121.056 mph). Newgarden ran over an air hose, which caused the penalty. He returned to th...
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    Newgarden To Start on Front Row at Mid-Ohio

    Newgarden To Start on Front Row at Mid-Ohio

    Saturday, August 2 2014 9:48 PM EDT2014-08-03 01:48:05 GMT
    Josef Newgarden of Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing (SFHR) tied his season best Verizon IndyCar Series qualifying performance today and will start second in the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio Sunday, Aug. 3. Newgarden turned a fast lap of 1 minute, 24.6787 seconds in the final round of Firestone Fast 6 knockout style qualifying in wet conditions after a thunderstorm passed through Central Ohio just before qualifications began. Newgarden's final lap time was five tenths of a second shy of pole sitter S...
    Josef Newgarden of Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing (SFHR) tied his season best Verizon IndyCar Series qualifying performance today and will start second in the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio Sunday, Aug. 3. Newgarden turned a fast lap of 1 minute, 24.6787 seconds in the final round of Firestone Fast 6 knockout style qualifying in wet conditions after a thunderstorm passed through Central Ohio just before qualifications began. Newgarden's final lap time was five tenths of a second shy of pole sitter S...
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    Rain Puts Damper on Mid-Ohio Qualifying for SPM

    Rain Puts Damper on Mid-Ohio Qualifying for SPM

    Saturday, August 2 2014 9:47 PM EDT2014-08-03 01:47:23 GMT
    Heavy rain moved in before qualifying for the Honda Indy 200 Saturday at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, and after negotiating a hectic session plagued with red flags for cars that had run off course, Simon Pagenaud qualified ninth, and Mikhail Aleshin will start 13th.
    Heavy rain moved in before qualifying for the Honda Indy 200 Saturday at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, and after negotiating a hectic session plagued with red flags for cars that had run off course, Simon Pagenaud qualified ninth, and Mikhail Aleshin will start 13th.
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    Gillman and Burns Claim Titles at 39th Junior PGA Championship

    Gillman and Burns Claim Titles at 39th Junior PGA Championship

    Saturday, August 2 2014 9:46 PM EDT2014-08-03 01:46:47 GMT
    Kristen Gillman of Austin, Texas, put together a record-breaking performance to win the girls’ division, while Sam Burns of Shreveport, Louisiana, claimed the boys’ division title at the 39th Junior PGA Championship presented by Under Armour and Genesis Networks. Gillman’s four-day total of 16-under-par 268 at Miramont Country Club broke the previously held girls’ division mark of 271 set by Aree Song of Thailand in 1999. Gillman finished 11 strokes ahead of runner-up Bethany Wu (279) of Dia...
    Kristen Gillman of Austin, Texas, put together a record-breaking performance to win the girls’ division, while Sam Burns of Shreveport, Louisiana, claimed the boys’ division title at the 39th Junior PGA Championship presented by Under Armour and Genesis Networks. Gillman’s four-day total of 16-under-par 268 at Miramont Country Club broke the previously held girls’ division mark of 271 set by Aree Song of Thailand in 1999. Gillman finished 11 strokes ahead of runner-up Bethany Wu (279) of Dia...
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    BGSU Men's Basketball Season Tickets on Sale This Monday!

    BGSU Men's Basketball Season Tickets on Sale This Monday!

    Saturday, August 2 2014 9:46 PM EDT2014-08-03 01:46:08 GMT
    The Bowling Green State University Ticket Office has announced that the 2014-15 men's basketball season tickets will go on sale Monday, Aug. 4. "We are enthused that men's basketball season tickets are for sale this Monday. BGSU sports fans should be getting excited for a new era of Falcon basketball and our goal is to create the best home-court advantage in the MAC," commented head coach Chris Jans. "In order to accomplish this we need you to purchase your season tickets and be a part of th...
    The Bowling Green State University Ticket Office has announced that the 2014-15 men's basketball season tickets will go on sale Monday, Aug. 4. "We are enthused that men's basketball season tickets are for sale this Monday. BGSU sports fans should be getting excited for a new era of Falcon basketball and our goal is to create the best home-court advantage in the MAC," commented head coach Chris Jans. "In order to accomplish this we need you to purchase your season tickets and be a part of th...
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    ARCA Announces New Engine Package Option for 2015

    ARCA Announces New Engine Package Option for 2015

    Saturday, August 2 2014 9:45 PM EDT2014-08-03 01:45:29 GMT
    Automobile Racing Club of America President Ron Drager announced today that the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards will introduce a progressive and innovative engine package option for use in competition beginning in 2015. "I am pleased to announce today the conclusion to a long and extensive search to find the right strategic partner to help us address the challenges of rising costs in our series," stated Drager. "It is my pleasure to announce that Ilmor Engineering has partnered with ...
    Automobile Racing Club of America President Ron Drager announced today that the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards will introduce a progressive and innovative engine package option for use in competition beginning in 2015. "I am pleased to announce today the conclusion to a long and extensive search to find the right strategic partner to help us address the challenges of rising costs in our series," stated Drager. "It is my pleasure to announce that Ilmor Engineering has partnered with ...
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    Gillman Extends Lead Through 54-Holes at 39th Junior PGA Championship

    Gillman Extends Lead Through 54-Holes at 39th Junior PGA Championship

    Saturday, August 2 2014 9:44 PM EDT2014-08-03 01:44:51 GMT
    Before inclement weather halted play for the day in the boys’ division at 5:09 p.m. CST, at Miramont Country Club, Kristen Gillman of Austin, Texas, extended her girls’ division lead heading into the final round of the 39th Junior PGA Championship presented by Under Armour and Genesis Networks. The third round of the girls’ division was played in the morning, and finished well before rain and lightning moved into the area. The 72-hole Championship featured a 54-hole cut to the low 30 girls,...
    Before inclement weather halted play for the day in the boys’ division at 5:09 p.m. CST, at Miramont Country Club, Kristen Gillman of Austin, Texas, extended her girls’ division lead heading into the final round of the 39th Junior PGA Championship presented by Under Armour and Genesis Networks. The third round of the girls’ division was played in the morning, and finished well before rain and lightning moved into the area. The 72-hole Championship featured a 54-hole cut to the low 30 girls,...
  • Courtesy: MIS

    Austin Dillon skates with 2014 Olympic Gold Medalists

    Austin Dillon skates with 2014 Olympic Gold Medalists

    Saturday, August 2 2014 9:44 PM EDT2014-08-03 01:44:04 GMT
    Austin Dillon is used to going fast, but on Thursday experienced of a different type of speed. The 2014 Olympic Champion ice dancing team of Meryl Davis and Charlie White showed Dillon the finer points of ice skating at Arctic Edge Ice Arena in Canton, Michigan. Dillon, driver of the No. 3 American Ethanol Chevrolet, was in town to promote the Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway on Sunday, August 16. Davis and White were also named the grand marshals of the race. They wil...
    Austin Dillon is used to going fast, but on Thursday experienced of a different type of speed. The 2014 Olympic Champion ice dancing team of Meryl Davis and Charlie White showed Dillon the finer points of ice skating at Arctic Edge Ice Arena in Canton, Michigan. Dillon, driver of the No. 3 American Ethanol Chevrolet, was in town to promote the Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway on Sunday, August 16. Davis and White were also named the grand marshals of the race. They wil...
  • Courtesy: SFHR

    Newgarden Getting a Grip on Racing's Thrill Ride at Mid-Ohio

    Newgarden Getting a Grip on Racing's Thrill Ride at Mid-Ohio

    Saturday, August 2 2014 9:43 PM EDT2014-08-03 01:43:28 GMT
    Four races remain on the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series schedule, with the next event Sunday, Aug. 3 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course -- a track Josef Newgarden compares to an amusement park thrill ride. "Mid-Ohio is cool because it's like a roller coaster," Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing (SFHR) driver Newgarden said. "It's very flowing, and I think this is the circuit with the most grip that we go to all year. "You can literally exit some of the corners and go flat on the throttle. There's just so ...
    Four races remain on the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series schedule, with the next event Sunday, Aug. 3 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course -- a track Josef Newgarden compares to an amusement park thrill ride. "Mid-Ohio is cool because it's like a roller coaster," Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing (SFHR) driver Newgarden said. "It's very flowing, and I think this is the circuit with the most grip that we go to all year. "You can literally exit some of the corners and go flat on the throttle. There's just so ...
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    2014 Women’s Volleyball Tickets Information

    2014 Women’s Volleyball Tickets Information

    Saturday, August 2 2014 9:42 PM EDT2014-08-03 01:42:53 GMT
    Season tickets for the 2014 Ohio State Women’s Volleyball campaign are on sale now. All ticket purchase options - including single game tickets, four-match mini plans and group sales – are available beginning on Friday, August 1. SEASON TICKETS – On sale now Season tickets ($54 for adults/$33 for youth) are over 40% off the door price. The 2014 home docket is comprised of 13 matches overall, 10 Big Ten contests and six match-ups with 2013 NCAA Tournament-qualifying teams. Contact Athletic T...
    Season tickets for the 2014 Ohio State Women’s Volleyball campaign are on sale now. All ticket purchase options - including single game tickets, four-match mini plans and group sales – are available beginning on Friday, August 1. SEASON TICKETS – On sale now Season tickets ($54 for adults/$33 for youth) are over 40% off the door price. The 2014 home docket is comprised of 13 matches overall, 10 Big Ten contests and six match-ups with 2013 NCAA Tournament-qualifying teams. Contact Athletic T...
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    HockeyFest Tickets on Sale Wednesday

    HockeyFest Tickets on Sale Wednesday

    Saturday, August 2 2014 9:42 PM EDT2014-08-03 01:42:13 GMT
    The Red Wings today announced that tickets for the 2014 HockeyFest at Joe Louis Arena set for Sunday, Sept. 14 (11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.) will go on sale Wednesday, Aug. 6 at 10:00 a.m. This year’s HockeyFest, presented by Coke Zero and Meijer, features an unforgettable day of hockey-related activities, including a chance to meet current players, Red Wings Alumni and FOX Sports Detroit television personalities. General admission adult tickets for this family-friendly event are priced at $20 api...
    The Red Wings today announced that tickets for the 2014 HockeyFest at Joe Louis Arena set for Sunday, Sept. 14 (11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.) will go on sale Wednesday, Aug. 6 at 10:00 a.m. This year’s HockeyFest, presented by Coke Zero and Meijer, features an unforgettable day of hockey-related activities, including a chance to meet current players, Red Wings Alumni and FOX Sports Detroit television personalities. General admission adult tickets for this family-friendly event are priced at $20 api...
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    Hockeytown Cafe Announces 14 New Items to Highlight Updated Menu

    Hockeytown Cafe Announces 14 New Items to Highlight Updated Menu

    Saturday, August 2 2014 9:41 PM EDT2014-08-03 01:41:35 GMT
    Hockeytown Cafe is proud to announce the launch of an updated menu featuring 14 new pub-style classics to expand its appetizer and entrée lineup, including a signature Baked Mac Cheese. Known as the premier pregame destination for Detroit sporting events thanks to its collection of authentic Detroit sports memorabilia, wall-to-wall HD TV’s and convenient location in the heart of downtown, Hockeytown Cafe’s updated menu offers several new options to expand beyond the traditional sports bar fa...
    Hockeytown Cafe is proud to announce the launch of an updated menu featuring 14 new pub-style classics to expand its appetizer and entrée lineup, including a signature Baked Mac Cheese. Known as the premier pregame destination for Detroit sporting events thanks to its collection of authentic Detroit sports memorabilia, wall-to-wall HD TV’s and convenient location in the heart of downtown, Hockeytown Cafe’s updated menu offers several new options to expand beyond the traditional sports bar fa...
  • Courtesy: OHSAA

    OHSAA Fall Sports Practices Begin Friday; Football Updates

    OHSAA Fall Sports Practices Begin Friday; Football Updates

    Saturday, August 2 2014 9:40 PM EDT2014-08-03 01:40:58 GMT
    Practices for all fall sports get underway Friday, August 1, for member schools of the Ohio High School Athletic Association. August 1 has been set as the universal practice start date for all OHSAA sanctioned fall sports, which include girls tennis, girls and boys golf, girls and boys cross country, field hockey, boys and girls soccer, volleyball and football. School Sports Schedules Available: http://schedules.myohsaa.org/ At the link above, type in the first few letters of the desired s...
    Practices for all fall sports get underway Friday, August 1, for member schools of the Ohio High School Athletic Association. August 1 has been set as the universal practice start date for all OHSAA sanctioned fall sports, which include girls tennis, girls and boys golf, girls and boys cross country, field hockey, boys and girls soccer, volleyball and football. School Sports Schedules Available: http://schedules.myohsaa.org/ At the link above, type in the first few letters of the desired s...
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    Fritz, Jardine Elected Captains for Ohio State

    Fritz, Jardine Elected Captains for Ohio State

    Saturday, August 2 2014 9:37 PM EDT2014-08-03 01:37:15 GMT
    Senior Tanner Fritz will serve as the captain of the Ohio State men’s hockey team in 2014-15, while junior Sam Jardine will be the team’s alternate captain. Fritz and Jardine, both Academic All-Big Ten honorees who participated in the Chicago Blackhawks’ development camp this summer, were selected after a vote by the team. “Tanner and Sam truly represent what being a Buckeye is all about on and off the ice,” Steve Rohlik, entering his second year as the Buckeyes’ head coach, said. “They are...
    Senior Tanner Fritz will serve as the captain of the Ohio State men’s hockey team in 2014-15, while junior Sam Jardine will be the team’s alternate captain. Fritz and Jardine, both Academic All-Big Ten honorees who participated in the Chicago Blackhawks’ development camp this summer, were selected after a vote by the team. “Tanner and Sam truly represent what being a Buckeye is all about on and off the ice,” Steve Rohlik, entering his second year as the Buckeyes’ head coach, said. “They are...
  • Courtesy: ARCA

    Flat Rock Preview

    Flat Rock Preview

    Saturday, August 2 2014 9:36 PM EDT2014-08-03 01:36:20 GMT
    Flat Rock Speedway jumps back into action Saturday night, August 2 with the third 250 lap Enduro of the season and a full race card for the ARCA DTS Drive Train Specialists Street Stocks. The first 2 Enduro races of this season have been all the Bennett brothers show. Danny Bennett slid by his brother Rick in the closing laps to win the May 250 lap contest, while Rick turned the tables on Danny in the June event. The duo are tied for the chase for the Enduro point Championship, and Saturday's...
    Flat Rock Speedway jumps back into action Saturday night, August 2 with the third 250 lap Enduro of the season and a full race card for the ARCA DTS Drive Train Specialists Street Stocks. The first 2 Enduro races of this season have been all the Bennett brothers show. Danny Bennett slid by his brother Rick in the closing laps to win the May 250 lap contest, while Rick turned the tables on Danny in the June event. The duo are tied for the chase for the Enduro point Championship, and Saturday's...