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  • 17-year-old Lydia Ko wins Marathon Classic

    17-year-old Lydia Ko wins Marathon Classic

    Sunday, July 20 2014 6:43 PM EDT2014-07-20 22:43:59 GMT
    More than $200-thousand is waiting for the winner of the 2014 Marathon Classic presented by Owens Corning & O-I.
    Seventeen-year-old Lydia Ko broke free from a late tie with So Yeon Ryu, hitting a wedge to 4 feet for birdie on the 72nd hole on Sunday to win the Marathon Classic.
  • Inbee Park has 1-shot lead at Royal Birkdale

    Inbee Park has 1-shot lead at Royal Birkdale

    Saturday, July 12 2014 9:23 PM EDT2014-07-13 01:23:52 GMT
    DOUG FERGUSONAP Golf Writer SOUTHPORT, England (AP) - One year later, Inbee Park is still chasing history at the Women's British Open. Instead of trying to win an unprecedented fourth straight major, Park has a chance to become only the seventh woman to win four of the LPGA's majors. Instead of photographers capturing her every move at St. Andrews, the 26-year-old South Korean has gone about her work without fanfare at Royal Birkdale. That changed Saturday with a remarkable start, and a late ...
    DOUG FERGUSONAP Golf Writer SOUTHPORT, England (AP) - One year later, Inbee Park is still chasing history at the Women's British Open. Instead of trying to win an unprecedented fourth straight major, Park has a chance to become only the seventh woman to win four of the LPGA's majors. Instead of photographers capturing her every move at St. Andrews, the 26-year-old South Korean has gone about her work without fanfare at Royal Birkdale. That changed Saturday with a remarkable start, and a late ...
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    Four Current Buckeyes in Top-20 of Ohio Amateur Championships

    Four Current Buckeyes in Top-20 of Ohio Amateur Championships

    Saturday, July 12 2014 9:22 PM EDT2014-07-13 01:22:57 GMT
    A quartet of current Ohio State golfers all placed inside the top-20 of the 2014 Ohio Amateur Championships (July 8-11). Rising senior Boo Timko led the Buckeye charge at the Coldstream Country Club, finishing in fourth place with a 2-under 282 (74-71-68-69). The Girard, Ohio native also performed as the top amateur of the Ohio Open earlier this summer, notching a t-8th showing in the tournament featuring professional and amateurs from across the state. Rising sophomore Clark Engle came up w...
    A quartet of current Ohio State golfers all placed inside the top-20 of the 2014 Ohio Amateur Championships (July 8-11). Rising senior Boo Timko led the Buckeye charge at the Coldstream Country Club, finishing in fourth place with a 2-under 282 (74-71-68-69). The Girard, Ohio native also performed as the top amateur of the Ohio Open earlier this summer, notching a t-8th showing in the tournament featuring professional and amateurs from across the state. Rising sophomore Clark Engle came up w...
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    Drew Rucinski Makes MLB Debut

    Drew Rucinski Makes MLB Debut

    Saturday, July 12 2014 9:21 PM EDT2014-07-13 01:21:31 GMT
    Former Buckeye Drew Rucinski made his Major League Baseball debut Thursday night, pitching the ninth inning of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim’s 15-6 win over the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas. The right-hander became the fourth Buckeye to play in the big leagues this season, joining Eric Fryer, JB Shuck and Nick Swisher. “It's awesome," Rucinski told Angels.com of the promotion. “I’m excited and grateful for the opportunity. I found out [Wednesday] night in Tulsa. ...
    Former Buckeye Drew Rucinski made his Major League Baseball debut Thursday night, pitching the ninth inning of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim’s 15-6 win over the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas. The right-hander became the fourth Buckeye to play in the big leagues this season, joining Eric Fryer, JB Shuck and Nick Swisher. “It's awesome," Rucinski told Angels.com of the promotion. “I’m excited and grateful for the opportunity. I found out [Wednesday] night in Tulsa. ...
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    OSU Recruiting Class Ranked in Top-25 by Volleyball Magazine

    OSU Recruiting Class Ranked in Top-25 by Volleyball Magazine

    Saturday, July 12 2014 9:20 PM EDT2014-07-13 01:20:52 GMT
    The Ohio State University women’s volleyball program’s 2014 recruiting class has been selected for the Volleyball Magazine’s top-25 national rankings. The publication slotted its top-10 classes in order while Ohio State and 14 other schools were chosen as honorable mentions to round out the top-25. “Ohio Statecoach Geoff Carlston is excited about his group, which includes the likes of New York prep standout Luisa Schirmer and 6'3" lefty Ashley Wenz,” notes Volleyball Magazne in its release....
    The Ohio State University women’s volleyball program’s 2014 recruiting class has been selected for the Volleyball Magazine’s top-25 national rankings. The publication slotted its top-10 classes in order while Ohio State and 14 other schools were chosen as honorable mentions to round out the top-25. “Ohio Statecoach Geoff Carlston is excited about his group, which includes the likes of New York prep standout Luisa Schirmer and 6'3" lefty Ashley Wenz,” notes Volleyball Magazne in its release....
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    Red Wings Re-Sign Daniel Cleary

    Red Wings Re-Sign Daniel Cleary

    Saturday, July 12 2014 9:20 PM EDT2014-07-13 01:20:16 GMT
    The Detroit Red Wings announced that they have re-signed left wing Daniel Cleary to a one-year contract. In accordance with club policy, additional details will not be disclosed. A native of Carbonear, Newfoundland, Cleary skated in 52 games with the Red Wings during the 2013-14 campaign, notching eight points (4-4-8) and 53 penalty minutes. The 35-year-old forward has totaled 263 points (123-140-263) and 293 penalty minutes in 592 games with the club since 2005-06. He has also appeared in 11...
    The Detroit Red Wings announced that they have re-signed left wing Daniel Cleary to a one-year contract. In accordance with club policy, additional details will not be disclosed. A native of Carbonear, Newfoundland, Cleary skated in 52 games with the Red Wings during the 2013-14 campaign, notching eight points (4-4-8) and 53 penalty minutes. The 35-year-old forward has totaled 263 points (123-140-263) and 293 penalty minutes in 592 games with the club since 2005-06. He has also appeared in 11...
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    Minor League Baseball selects its June Players of the Month

    Minor League Baseball selects its June Players of the Month

    Saturday, July 12 2014 9:18 PM EDT2014-07-13 01:18:59 GMT
    Minor League Baseball announced today the top players in each of its full season leagues for the month of June. Each recipient will receive an award from MiLB and a congratulatory letter from Minor League Baseball President CEO Pat O’Conner. The winners and their on-field accomplishments for the month of June are as follows: Jose Pirela of the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders was first in the International League in hits (40) and second in triples (2). The second baseman placed in the leagu...
    Minor League Baseball announced today the top players in each of its full season leagues for the month of June. Each recipient will receive an award from MiLB and a congratulatory letter from Minor League Baseball President CEO Pat O’Conner. The winners and their on-field accomplishments for the month of June are as follows: Jose Pirela of the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders was first in the International League in hits (40) and second in triples (2). The second baseman placed in the leagu...
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    Buckeyes, Spartans to meet Nov. 8 in primetime

    Buckeyes, Spartans to meet Nov. 8 in primetime

    Saturday, July 12 2014 9:18 PM EDT2014-07-13 01:18:23 GMT
    Ohio State will play a record five regular season games at night in 2014 as ESPN/ABC and the Big Ten Conference today announced the Ohio State-Michigan State game Nov. 8 in East Lansing, Mich., will kick off at 8 p.m. ET and will be televised on ABC. Ohio State is already playing three night games at Ohio Stadium in 2014 – another first for Ohio State – as it comes after ABC/ESPN and Big Ten Network had previously chosen Ohio State games at home against Virginia Tech, Cincinnati and Illinois...
    Ohio State will play a record five regular season games at night in 2014 as ESPN/ABC and the Big Ten Conference today announced the Ohio State-Michigan State game Nov. 8 in East Lansing, Mich., will kick off at 8 p.m. ET and will be televised on ABC. Ohio State is already playing three night games at Ohio Stadium in 2014 – another first for Ohio State – as it comes after ABC/ESPN and Big Ten Network had previously chosen Ohio State games at home against Virginia Tech, Cincinnati and Illinois...
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    MIS the place for “Summerfast” fun

    MIS the place for “Summerfast” fun

    Saturday, July 12 2014 9:16 PM EDT2014-07-13 01:16:24 GMT
    The checkered flag dropped on the Quicken Loans 400 and the green flag for the Pure Michigan 400 is still is a month away, but the activity at NASCAR’s fastest track is nearly as quick as the cars on the track. Michigan International Speedway is the place for “summerfast” fun and new events are being added daily. The track hosts the NASCAR Sprint Cup twice every year, but other racers are challenging the facility in new ways. Each year about 385,000 people visit MIS, generating an economi...
    The checkered flag dropped on the Quicken Loans 400 and the green flag for the Pure Michigan 400 is still is a month away, but the activity at NASCAR’s fastest track is nearly as quick as the cars on the track. Michigan International Speedway is the place for “summerfast” fun and new events are being added daily. The track hosts the NASCAR Sprint Cup twice every year, but other racers are challenging the facility in new ways. Each year about 385,000 people visit MIS, generating an economi...
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    Big Ten Media Day Preview

    Big Ten Media Day Preview

    Saturday, July 12 2014 9:15 PM EDT2014-07-13 01:15:49 GMT
    The Big Ten Conference announced today the 42 student-athletes scheduled to attend the 2014 Big Ten Football Media Days and Kickoff Luncheon presented by Allstate and BMW, held Monday and Tuesday, July 28 and 29, at the Hilton Chicago. The 43rd annual event will mark the first official appearance of Maryland and Rutgers as members of the Big Ten and will feature 20 returning all-conference selections and all 14 head coaches. The Big Ten Kickoff Luncheon will be held on Tuesday, July 29, and ...
    The Big Ten Conference announced today the 42 student-athletes scheduled to attend the 2014 Big Ten Football Media Days and Kickoff Luncheon presented by Allstate and BMW, held Monday and Tuesday, July 28 and 29, at the Hilton Chicago. The 43rd annual event will mark the first official appearance of Maryland and Rutgers as members of the Big Ten and will feature 20 returning all-conference selections and all 14 head coaches. The Big Ten Kickoff Luncheon will be held on Tuesday, July 29, and ...
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    UF Swim Teams Rewarded For Academic Excellence

    UF Swim Teams Rewarded For Academic Excellence

    Saturday, July 12 2014 9:14 PM EDT2014-07-13 01:14:27 GMT
    The University of Findlay men and women's swimming and diving teams both earned Scholar All-American honors from the College Swimming Coaches Association of America. The Scholar All-American Award is presented to college and university swimming and diving teams, who have achieved a team grade point average of 3.0 or higher. The award is presented twice annually, once in the fall semester and again in the spring to recognize teams achieving a 3.0 in the semester coinciding with the NCAA/NAIA/N...
    The University of Findlay men and women's swimming and diving teams both earned Scholar All-American honors from the College Swimming Coaches Association of America. The Scholar All-American Award is presented to college and university swimming and diving teams, who have achieved a team grade point average of 3.0 or higher. The award is presented twice annually, once in the fall semester and again in the spring to recognize teams achieving a 3.0 in the semester coinciding with the NCAA/NAIA/N...
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    Lions Training Camp info

    Lions Training Camp info

    Saturday, July 12 2014 9:13 PM EDT2014-07-13 01:13:53 GMT
    Detroit Lions 2014 Training Campwill open to the public at the Lions headquarters and training facility in Allen Park for an eighth-straight year beginning Friday, August 1. ATI is the official physical therapy partner of the Detroit Lions and will have a prominent presence at Lions training camp. “ATI Physical Therapy is thrilled to kick off its relationship as the Official Physical Therapy Partner of Detroit Lions as title sponsor of Lions Training Camp,” said ATI President and Chief Ope...
    Detroit Lions 2014 Training Campwill open to the public at the Lions headquarters and training facility in Allen Park for an eighth-straight year beginning Friday, August 1. ATI is the official physical therapy partner of the Detroit Lions and will have a prominent presence at Lions training camp. “ATI Physical Therapy is thrilled to kick off its relationship as the Official Physical Therapy Partner of Detroit Lions as title sponsor of Lions Training Camp,” said ATI President and Chief Ope...
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    Praytor-DK-LOK Named Winchester Hard Charger

    Praytor-DK-LOK Named Winchester Hard Charger

    Saturday, July 12 2014 9:13 PM EDT2014-07-13 01:13:04 GMT
    The ARCA Racing Series announced the race awards from the Herr’s Chase the Taste 200 at Winchester Speedway Tuesday with Thomas “Moose” Praytor earning the CGS Imaging Hard Charger Award while moving up to 8th in the Championship points standings. The CGS Imaging Hard Charger is awarded to the driver who improves his position the most over the course of the race. This past weekend Praytor and his DK-LOK Chevy started 18th and finished 12th. Praytor ranks 2nd in this category for the year, sec...
    The ARCA Racing Series announced the race awards from the Herr’s Chase the Taste 200 at Winchester Speedway Tuesday with Thomas “Moose” Praytor earning the CGS Imaging Hard Charger Award while moving up to 8th in the Championship points standings. The CGS Imaging Hard Charger is awarded to the driver who improves his position the most over the course of the race. This past weekend Praytor and his DK-LOK Chevy started 18th and finished 12th. Praytor ranks 2nd in this category for the year, sec...
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    Adrian College Reintroduces Men’s & Women’s Wrestling

    Adrian College Reintroduces Men’s & Women’s Wrestling

    Saturday, July 12 2014 9:12 PM EDT2014-07-13 01:12:24 GMT
    As Adrian College continues to see record enrollments, it also is adding more muscle to its athletic offerings. Beginning in the 2015-16 school year, for the first time since 1984, the college will offer wrestling-- this time for both men and women. Adrian last offered wrestling for men from 1959-1984. The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) sponsored the sport from 1969-84. During those fifteen years Adrian College earned three MIAA Championships under head coach Paul MacDon...
    As Adrian College continues to see record enrollments, it also is adding more muscle to its athletic offerings. Beginning in the 2015-16 school year, for the first time since 1984, the college will offer wrestling-- this time for both men and women. Adrian last offered wrestling for men from 1959-1984. The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) sponsored the sport from 1969-84. During those fifteen years Adrian College earned three MIAA Championships under head coach Paul MacDon...
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    Buckeyes Lead Big Ten with 88 Distinguished Scholars

    Buckeyes Lead Big Ten with 88 Distinguished Scholars

    Saturday, July 12 2014 9:11 PM EDT2014-07-13 01:11:47 GMT
    Ohio State placed a conference-high 88 student-athletes representing 30 sports on the 2014 Big Ten Distinguished Scholars list, released Wednesday by the Big Ten Conference. Student-athletes on the list must be letterwinners in at least their second year at their school and earn a minimum grade-point average of 3.7 or higher for the previous academic year. A total of 683 Big Ten athletes from 37 sports were recognized. The Buckeyes women’s track and field program led the way with eight honor...
    Ohio State placed a conference-high 88 student-athletes representing 30 sports on the 2014 Big Ten Distinguished Scholars list, released Wednesday by the Big Ten Conference. Student-athletes on the list must be letterwinners in at least their second year at their school and earn a minimum grade-point average of 3.7 or higher for the previous academic year. A total of 683 Big Ten athletes from 37 sports were recognized. The Buckeyes women’s track and field program led the way with eight honor...
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    Big Ten Announces Distinguished Scholar Award Recipients

    Big Ten Announces Distinguished Scholar Award Recipients

    Saturday, July 12 2014 9:11 PM EDT2014-07-13 01:11:04 GMT
    The Big Ten Conference announced on Wednesday that 683 student-athletes have earned the Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Award. The list includes student-athletes from every institution and 37 different sports who have recorded a minimum grade-point average (GPA) of 3.7 or higher for the previous academic year. The 2013-14 class of Distinguished Scholar Award recipients includes 101 student-athletes who maintained a perfect 4.0 GPA during the previous academic term. This group of honorees is pu...
    The Big Ten Conference announced on Wednesday that 683 student-athletes have earned the Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Award. The list includes student-athletes from every institution and 37 different sports who have recorded a minimum grade-point average (GPA) of 3.7 or higher for the previous academic year. The 2013-14 class of Distinguished Scholar Award recipients includes 101 student-athletes who maintained a perfect 4.0 GPA during the previous academic term. This group of honorees is pu...
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    UF Football Players Earn More Preseason Honors

    UF Football Players Earn More Preseason Honors

    Saturday, July 12 2014 9:09 PM EDT2014-07-13 01:09:48 GMT
    Seven UF football players received preseason All-American accolades in anticipation of the 2014 campaign from USA College Football. Senior wide receiver Lloyd Henry, senior center Damon Howe, senior safety Harold Jones-Quartey and senior defensive end Kevin Brewton all were named first team while junior running back Daiquone Ford captured second team honors. Senior quarterback Verlon Reed and junior tackle Chris Reaper were voted honorable mention as well. Henry was a first team all-conferenc...
    Seven UF football players received preseason All-American accolades in anticipation of the 2014 campaign from USA College Football. Senior wide receiver Lloyd Henry, senior center Damon Howe, senior safety Harold Jones-Quartey and senior defensive end Kevin Brewton all were named first team while junior running back Daiquone Ford captured second team honors. Senior quarterback Verlon Reed and junior tackle Chris Reaper were voted honorable mention as well. Henry was a first team all-conferenc...
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    Lourdes Softball Signs Samantha Shirling to Letter of Intent

    Lourdes Softball Signs Samantha Shirling to Letter of Intent

    Saturday, July 12 2014 9:09 PM EDT2014-07-13 01:09:12 GMT
    Lourdes University head coach Jo Ann Gordon has announced that Samantha Shirling has signed a letter of intent to play softball for the Gray Wolves beginning with the 2015 season. A right-handed pitcher from Millbury, Ohio, Shirling posted a 27-2 record in the circled for her career at Eastwood High School, including a 22-2 mark as a senior. The Eagles tallied a 56-6 record overall during her two seasons with the varsity squad. “We are excited to have Samantha join the Gray Wolf family,” Go...
    Lourdes University head coach Jo Ann Gordon has announced that Samantha Shirling has signed a letter of intent to play softball for the Gray Wolves beginning with the 2015 season. A right-handed pitcher from Millbury, Ohio, Shirling posted a 27-2 record in the circled for her career at Eastwood High School, including a 22-2 mark as a senior. The Eagles tallied a 56-6 record overall during her two seasons with the varsity squad. “We are excited to have Samantha join the Gray Wolf family,” Go...
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    Test your swing at the MIS Cares Golf Scramble

    Test your swing at the MIS Cares Golf Scramble

    Saturday, July 12 2014 9:08 PM EDT2014-07-13 01:08:37 GMT
    Hit them far and straight at the inaugural MIS Cares Golf Scramble on Friday, September 19 at Hantz Golf Club in Tecumseh, Michigan. Enjoy a day on the course with your friends, family and co-workers to benefit a great cause. Golfers can test their swings at Hantz Golf Club, satisfy their appetite with a dinner buffet, bid on one-of-a-kind auction items and spend a relaxing day on the greens. And the best part is all proceeds benefit MIS Cares, the official charity of MIS. “Michigan has s...
    Hit them far and straight at the inaugural MIS Cares Golf Scramble on Friday, September 19 at Hantz Golf Club in Tecumseh, Michigan. Enjoy a day on the course with your friends, family and co-workers to benefit a great cause. Golfers can test their swings at Hantz Golf Club, satisfy their appetite with a dinner buffet, bid on one-of-a-kind auction items and spend a relaxing day on the greens. And the best part is all proceeds benefit MIS Cares, the official charity of MIS. “Michigan has s...
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    Monroe News Triple 50's Prep

    Monroe News Triple 50's Prep

    Saturday, July 12 2014 9:06 PM EDT2014-07-13 01:06:33 GMT
    Four sponsors have stepped forward to provide lap money for Saturday's Monroe News Triple 50's and Fireworks spectacular at Flat Rock Speedway. Each 50 lap feature race and the 25 lap Street Stock B Main will award an additional bonus of $5 to the leader of each lap in all 4 main events on July 12. A M Transmission, located across the street from the speedway, will sponsor all 50 laps of the ARCA Praxair Figure 8 feature event. Total Flow Products of Troy, MI, a new sponsor to the track in ...
    Four sponsors have stepped forward to provide lap money for Saturday's Monroe News Triple 50's and Fireworks spectacular at Flat Rock Speedway. Each 50 lap feature race and the 25 lap Street Stock B Main will award an additional bonus of $5 to the leader of each lap in all 4 main events on July 12. A M Transmission, located across the street from the speedway, will sponsor all 50 laps of the ARCA Praxair Figure 8 feature event. Total Flow Products of Troy, MI, a new sponsor to the track in ...
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    Alex Barrientos to Run Cross Country at Lourdes

    Alex Barrientos to Run Cross Country at Lourdes

    Saturday, July 12 2014 9:05 PM EDT2014-07-13 01:05:02 GMT
    Lourdes University head coach Jeremy Snow has announced that Alex Barrientos has signed a letter of intent and will run cross country for the Gray Wolves beginning with the 2014 season. Barrientos earned First Team All-State honors as junior and senior while leading Defiance High School to a state championship in 2013. He also helped the Bulldogs earn a runner-up finish at the state meet as a junior. “I expect Alex to make an immediate impact to our program,” Snow stated. “I’m excited we’re...
    Lourdes University head coach Jeremy Snow has announced that Alex Barrientos has signed a letter of intent and will run cross country for the Gray Wolves beginning with the 2014 season. Barrientos earned First Team All-State honors as junior and senior while leading Defiance High School to a state championship in 2013. He also helped the Bulldogs earn a runner-up finish at the state meet as a junior. “I expect Alex to make an immediate impact to our program,” Snow stated. “I’m excited we’re...
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    Lizzie Spence Signs with Lourdes Women’s Basketball

    Lizzie Spence Signs with Lourdes Women’s Basketball

    Saturday, July 12 2014 9:03 PM EDT2014-07-13 01:03:15 GMT
    Lourdes University women’s basketball coach Karen McConnell has announced that Lizzie Spence has signed a letter of intent to play for the Gray Wolves beginning with the 2014-2015 season. Spence, a native of Brooklyn Heights, Ohio, earned Honorable Mention All-State honors while playing at Cuyahoga Heights High School. “Lizzie is an excellent athlete who runs the floor very well,” McConnell said. “She can hit the three or get to the basket on offense, and loves to mix it up on defense. She...
    Lourdes University women’s basketball coach Karen McConnell has announced that Lizzie Spence has signed a letter of intent to play for the Gray Wolves beginning with the 2014-2015 season. Spence, a native of Brooklyn Heights, Ohio, earned Honorable Mention All-State honors while playing at Cuyahoga Heights High School. “Lizzie is an excellent athlete who runs the floor very well,” McConnell said. “She can hit the three or get to the basket on offense, and loves to mix it up on defense. She...
  • LeBron James returns to Cavs: 'I'm coming home'

    LeBron James returns to Cavs: 'I'm coming home'

    Friday, July 11 2014 5:08 PM EDT2014-07-11 21:08:41 GMT
    LeBron James is returning home to Ohio, reversing the decision he made four years ago that led to two NBA titles in Miami and crushed Cleveland Cavalier fans.
    LeBron James is returning home to Ohio, reversing the decision he made four years ago that led to two NBA titles in Miami and crushed Cleveland Cavalier fans.
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    Owens Sophomore, Robinson, Signs With Lourdes University Men's Golf Program

    Owens Sophomore, Robinson, Signs With Lourdes University Men's Golf Program

    Monday, July 7 2014 5:32 PM EDT2014-07-07 21:32:26 GMT
    Riley Robinson(St. Mary Catholic Central/Monroe, Mich.) has signed with the Lourdes University men's golf team. Robinson, who just completed his sophomore year at Owens, participated in 12 tournaments this past year. He averaged 84.3 strokes per 18 holes and had a season-low 77 on Sept. 22. Prior to his time at Owens, Robinson was a Second Team All-Huron League selection at St. Mary Catholic Central. Robinson joins a Lourdes program that finished seventh in the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conf...
    Riley Robinson(St. Mary Catholic Central/Monroe, Mich.) has signed with the Lourdes University men's golf team. Robinson, who just completed his sophomore year at Owens, participated in 12 tournaments this past year. He averaged 84.3 strokes per 18 holes and had a season-low 77 on Sept. 22. Prior to his time at Owens, Robinson was a Second Team All-Huron League selection at St. Mary Catholic Central. Robinson joins a Lourdes program that finished seventh in the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conf...
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    Williams Selected for All-Star Game

    Williams Selected for All-Star Game

    Monday, July 7 2014 5:31 PM EDT2014-07-07 21:31:54 GMT
    Senior pitcher Alex Williams of the Oilers baseball team has been selected to play in the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League All-Star game on July 16 in Xenia, Ohio. Williams, who was a first team all-Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) player for the Oilers in 2014, has posted a 2-1 record with three saves for the Grand Lake Mariners this summer. He has pitched in eight games and holds a 0.77 earned run average for the Celina-based team. The Perrysburg, Ohio native appe...
    Senior pitcher Alex Williams of the Oilers baseball team has been selected to play in the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League All-Star game on July 16 in Xenia, Ohio. Williams, who was a first team all-Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) player for the Oilers in 2014, has posted a 2-1 record with three saves for the Grand Lake Mariners this summer. He has pitched in eight games and holds a 0.77 earned run average for the Celina-based team. The Perrysburg, Ohio native appe...
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    Lourdes Golf Adds Owens CC Transfer Riley Robinson

    Lourdes Golf Adds Owens CC Transfer Riley Robinson

    Monday, July 7 2014 5:31 PM EDT2014-07-07 21:31:19 GMT
    Riley Robinson has signed a letter of intent to transfer to Lourdes University from Owens Community College, and will play golf for the Gray Wolves head coach Gil Guerrero has announced. Robinson, a native of Monroe, Mich., played two seasons for the Express and will be a junior at Lourdes in the fall. He averaged 84.3 strokes per round as a sophomore, competing in 12 tournaments. He posted a season’s best round of 77 at the Defiance Fall Invitational on Sept. 22, 2013. “We are very fortuna...
    Riley Robinson has signed a letter of intent to transfer to Lourdes University from Owens Community College, and will play golf for the Gray Wolves head coach Gil Guerrero has announced. Robinson, a native of Monroe, Mich., played two seasons for the Express and will be a junior at Lourdes in the fall. He averaged 84.3 strokes per round as a sophomore, competing in 12 tournaments. He posted a season’s best round of 77 at the Defiance Fall Invitational on Sept. 22, 2013. “We are very fortuna...
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    Discount Tire Gold Cup Returns to Toledo Friday Night

    Discount Tire Gold Cup Returns to Toledo Friday Night

    Monday, July 7 2014 5:30 PM EDT2014-07-07 21:30:43 GMT
    Leg number 3 of the Discount Tire ARCA Gold Cup Late Model Series hits Toledo Speedway Friday night, July 11. The Discount Tire 100 presented by PNC Bank for the outlaw-bodied Late Models will go 100 laps, with June winner Dakota Carlson leading the list of entries. Two lucky race fans will also have the opportunity to win a brand new Ram pickup, courtesy of Grogan's Towne and PNC Bank. The contest will see 10 names drawn and those 10 fans will then be whittled down to two. The final 2 will k...
    Leg number 3 of the Discount Tire ARCA Gold Cup Late Model Series hits Toledo Speedway Friday night, July 11. The Discount Tire 100 presented by PNC Bank for the outlaw-bodied Late Models will go 100 laps, with June winner Dakota Carlson leading the list of entries. Two lucky race fans will also have the opportunity to win a brand new Ram pickup, courtesy of Grogan's Towne and PNC Bank. The contest will see 10 names drawn and those 10 fans will then be whittled down to two. The final 2 will k...
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    Five Findlay Football Players Earn Preseason Honors

    Five Findlay Football Players Earn Preseason Honors

    Monday, July 7 2014 5:29 PM EDT2014-07-07 21:29:51 GMT
    Five UF football players were named preseason all-Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) by Beyond Sports Network (BSN) on July 7. Junior running back Daiquone Ford, senior wide receiver Lloyd Henry, senior center Damon Howe, senior defensive end Kevin Brewton and senior safety Harold Jones-Quartey all earned the honor from BSN. Ford, who earned All-American honors for the Oilers last season along with all-region and all-conference accolades, rushed for 1,789 yards and 24 tou...
    Five UF football players were named preseason all-Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) by Beyond Sports Network (BSN) on July 7. Junior running back Daiquone Ford, senior wide receiver Lloyd Henry, senior center Damon Howe, senior defensive end Kevin Brewton and senior safety Harold Jones-Quartey all earned the honor from BSN. Ford, who earned All-American honors for the Oilers last season along with all-region and all-conference accolades, rushed for 1,789 yards and 24 tou...
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    Red Wings Partial and Full Season Ticket Plans Now Available

    Red Wings Partial and Full Season Ticket Plans Now Available

    Monday, July 7 2014 5:29 PM EDT2014-07-07 21:29:10 GMT
    The Detroit Red Wings today announced that partial and full season ticket plans are now available for the upcoming 2014-15 campaign. Returning this season, the Red Wings are giving the fans of Hockeytown the flexibility to create a custom ticket plan around their schedule by utilizing the Build-a-Plan feature to create personalized 10 and 20-Game Plans. In addition to the Build-a-Plan option, fans can choose from pre-selected partial plans for additional savings. All Red Wings partial ticket ...
    The Detroit Red Wings today announced that partial and full season ticket plans are now available for the upcoming 2014-15 campaign. Returning this season, the Red Wings are giving the fans of Hockeytown the flexibility to create a custom ticket plan around their schedule by utilizing the Build-a-Plan feature to create personalized 10 and 20-Game Plans. In addition to the Build-a-Plan option, fans can choose from pre-selected partial plans for additional savings. All Red Wings partial ticket ...
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    Lourdes Announces 2014-2015 Men’s Basketball Schedule

    Lourdes Announces 2014-2015 Men’s Basketball Schedule

    Monday, July 7 2014 5:28 PM EDT2014-07-07 21:28:33 GMT
    Lourdes University head men’s basketball coach Andre’ Smith has announced the Gray Wolves’ 2014-2015 hoops schedule which features 22 Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference contests as well as a pair of in-season tournaments. The season will tip-off on Saturday, Nov. 1, as the Gray Wolves travel to Spring Arbor for a non-conference tilt. Lourdes will head to Adrian, Mich. the following weekend for the Maple City Classic, hosted by Siena Heights, where the Gray Wolves will face Ohio Mid-Wester...
    Lourdes University head men’s basketball coach Andre’ Smith has announced the Gray Wolves’ 2014-2015 hoops schedule which features 22 Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference contests as well as a pair of in-season tournaments. The season will tip-off on Saturday, Nov. 1, as the Gray Wolves travel to Spring Arbor for a non-conference tilt. Lourdes will head to Adrian, Mich. the following weekend for the Maple City Classic, hosted by Siena Heights, where the Gray Wolves will face Ohio Mid-Wester...
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    Corrine Woodmansee Signs to Play Golf at Lourdes

    Corrine Woodmansee Signs to Play Golf at Lourdes

    Monday, July 7 2014 5:27 PM EDT2014-07-07 21:27:57 GMT
    Lourdes University head coach Gil Guerrero has announced that Corrine Woodmansee has signed a letter of intent to play golf for the Gray Wolves beginning with the 2014-2015 season. Woodmansee, who hails from Twinsburg, Ohio, was a four-year letterwinner at Twinsburg High School where she qualified for the district championships as a junior, becoming just the second player in school history to accomplish the feat. “Corrine will be an excellent addition to our women's golf program,” Guerrero ...
    Lourdes University head coach Gil Guerrero has announced that Corrine Woodmansee has signed a letter of intent to play golf for the Gray Wolves beginning with the 2014-2015 season. Woodmansee, who hails from Twinsburg, Ohio, was a four-year letterwinner at Twinsburg High School where she qualified for the district championships as a junior, becoming just the second player in school history to accomplish the feat. “Corrine will be an excellent addition to our women's golf program,” Guerrero ...
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    Toledo Speedway Schedule

    Toledo Speedway Schedule

    Monday, July 7 2014 5:27 PM EDT2014-07-07 21:27:17 GMT
    TOLEDO SPEEDWAY SCHEDULE OF EVENTS TUESDAY, JULY 8 DISCOUNT TIRE CLASSIC CAR CRUISIN' SHOW 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.---FREE admission! FRIDAY, JULY 11 DISCOUNT TIRE 100 PRESENTED BY PNC BANK ARCA Glass City Gold Cup Late Model Series--100 lap feature Plus ARCA Aramark Sportsman and R M Recycling X Cars **2 fans will get a chance to win a new Dodge Truck courtesy Grogan's Towne and PNC Bank! Go to www.toledospeedw...
    TOLEDO SPEEDWAY SCHEDULE OF EVENTS TUESDAY, JULY 8 DISCOUNT TIRE CLASSIC CAR CRUISIN' SHOW 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.---FREE admission! FRIDAY, JULY 11 DISCOUNT TIRE 100 PRESENTED BY PNC BANK ARCA Glass City Gold Cup Late Model Series--100 lap feature Plus ARCA Aramark Sportsman and R M Recycling X Cars **2 fans will get a chance to win a new Dodge Truck courtesy Grogan's Towne and PNC Bank! Go to www.toledospeedw...
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    Flat Rock Triple 50's Fireworks Show

    Flat Rock Triple 50's Fireworks Show

    Monday, July 7 2014 5:26 PM EDT2014-07-07 21:26:39 GMT
    The Monroe News will join forces with Flat Rock Speedway to promote the annual Triple 50's and Fireworks spectacular Saturday, July 12. Monroe County's daily newspaper will feature the speedway through its newspaper and social media outlets prior to the event at the ¼ mile paved oval. Since 1981, Flat Rock Speedway has featured a fireworks show the week after the traditional July 4th weekend. The popular format of racing will see each of the track's 3 weekly classes-the ARCA Moran Chevrolet L...
    The Monroe News will join forces with Flat Rock Speedway to promote the annual Triple 50's and Fireworks spectacular Saturday, July 12. Monroe County's daily newspaper will feature the speedway through its newspaper and social media outlets prior to the event at the ¼ mile paved oval. Since 1981, Flat Rock Speedway has featured a fireworks show the week after the traditional July 4th weekend. The popular format of racing will see each of the track's 3 weekly classes-the ARCA Moran Chevrolet L...
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    Adam Krug Named NCAA Men’s Hockey Head Coach

    Adam Krug Named NCAA Men’s Hockey Head Coach

    Monday, July 7 2014 5:24 PM EDT2014-07-07 21:24:21 GMT
    A familiar face for many Adrian College men's hockey supporters will become the second head coach in the program's history as Adam Krug has been tabbed to replace Ron Fogarty, who recently became the head coach at Princeton University. Krug was the team captain of the men's hockey program at Adrian College for the inaugural season of the program in 2007-08 and also played during the 2008-09 season. He played for two seasons at Wayne State University in Detroit before joining the Bulldogs. Wit...
    A familiar face for many Adrian College men's hockey supporters will become the second head coach in the program's history as Adam Krug has been tabbed to replace Ron Fogarty, who recently became the head coach at Princeton University. Krug was the team captain of the men's hockey program at Adrian College for the inaugural season of the program in 2007-08 and also played during the 2008-09 season. He played for two seasons at Wayne State University in Detroit before joining the Bulldogs. Wit...
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    Rookie Brandon Jones wins in ARCA debut at Winchester

    Rookie Brandon Jones wins in ARCA debut at Winchester

    Monday, July 7 2014 5:23 PM EDT2014-07-07 21:23:45 GMT
    Veteran Ken Schrader didn't win Sunday's Herr's Chase The Taste 200 presented by Federated Car Care, but he taught teenager Brandon Jones a thing or two, and the lessons probably helped Jones get to victory lane at Winchester Speedway. Jones became the second driver of the 2014 ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards season to win in his ARCA debut, passing runner-up Mason Mitchell in turn four of the final lap of the race. Mitchell was leading the race at the white flag and through much of ...
    Veteran Ken Schrader didn't win Sunday's Herr's Chase The Taste 200 presented by Federated Car Care, but he taught teenager Brandon Jones a thing or two, and the lessons probably helped Jones get to victory lane at Winchester Speedway. Jones became the second driver of the 2014 ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards season to win in his ARCA debut, passing runner-up Mason Mitchell in turn four of the final lap of the race. Mitchell was leading the race at the white flag and through much of ...
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    The Al-Anabi Racing Team - Norwalk, Ohio NHRA Post-Event Wrap-Up

    The Al-Anabi Racing Team - Norwalk, Ohio NHRA Post-Event Wrap-Up

    Monday, July 7 2014 5:22 PM EDT2014-07-07 21:22:54 GMT
    Shawn Langdon – Al- Anabi Racing Top Fuel Dragster (silver) Qualifying: Shawn Langdon was the No. 1 qualifier at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals. It was his third No. 1 qualifier of the season and the 16th of his career. During Saturday night’s final round of qualifying, Langdon set the track record elapsed time with a brilliant 3.745-second pass at 325.22 mph. Eliminations: Langdon advanced to his fourth final round of the season and the 22nd of his career. He defeated Terry Mc...
    Shawn Langdon – Al- Anabi Racing Top Fuel Dragster (silver) Qualifying: Shawn Langdon was the No. 1 qualifier at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals. It was his third No. 1 qualifier of the season and the 16th of his career. During Saturday night’s final round of qualifying, Langdon set the track record elapsed time with a brilliant 3.745-second pass at 325.22 mph. Eliminations: Langdon advanced to his fourth final round of the season and the 22nd of his career. He defeated Terry Mc...
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    Praytor Hangs on to DK-LOK Chevy for 12th

    Praytor Hangs on to DK-LOK Chevy for 12th

    Monday, July 7 2014 5:22 PM EDT2014-07-07 21:22:04 GMT
    Winchester Speedway celebrated it’s 100th year with a special 4th of July Celebration that culminated with the Herr’s Chase the Taste 200 presented by Federated Car Care in front of a live TV audience on CBS Sports Network. “You can just feel the history of racing when you come in the gate at Winchester. All the great open wheel guys raced there in the 60s, 70s and 80’s and a bunch were on hand this weekend. It was really cool to be part of the celebration,” said Thomas Praytor. While the par...
    Winchester Speedway celebrated it’s 100th year with a special 4th of July Celebration that culminated with the Herr’s Chase the Taste 200 presented by Federated Car Care in front of a live TV audience on CBS Sports Network. “You can just feel the history of racing when you come in the gate at Winchester. All the great open wheel guys raced there in the 60s, 70s and 80’s and a bunch were on hand this weekend. It was really cool to be part of the celebration,” said Thomas Praytor. While the par...
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    Idaho Native Isaacson Signs With Owens Men's Golf Program

    Idaho Native Isaacson Signs With Owens Men's Golf Program

    Monday, July 7 2014 5:21 PM EDT2014-07-07 21:21:26 GMT
    Kaden Isaacson of Nampa Christian High School has signed with the Owens Community College men's golf team. Isaacson will become the first Owens student-athlete in any sport from the state of Idaho. After not playing competitive golf until his junior year, Isaacson helped lead his team to the Idaho 2A state championship in his first year. Individually, he finished 10th at the state tournament with a 172. At districts, he led his team to a title with his third place individual finish under the ...
    Kaden Isaacson of Nampa Christian High School has signed with the Owens Community College men's golf team. Isaacson will become the first Owens student-athlete in any sport from the state of Idaho. After not playing competitive golf until his junior year, Isaacson helped lead his team to the Idaho 2A state championship in his first year. Individually, he finished 10th at the state tournament with a 172. At districts, he led his team to a title with his third place individual finish under the ...
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    Flat Rock Recap

    Flat Rock Recap

    Monday, July 7 2014 5:20 PM EDT2014-07-07 21:20:48 GMT
    A good crowd turned out on yet another picture-perfect evening of weather for Saturday's racing action at Flat Rock Speedway. Rick Bennett turned the tables on his brother, Danny, to win the 250 lap Enduro race, while Jim Froling took the 50 lap ARCA Aramark Sportsman feature. The duo of Erich Heuschele/Kevin Stepinski won the wild Figure 8 train race. The second of the 4-race Enduro Series at the track saw a 23 car field take the green flag. Several red flags for stalled cars and Paul Marte...
    A good crowd turned out on yet another picture-perfect evening of weather for Saturday's racing action at Flat Rock Speedway. Rick Bennett turned the tables on his brother, Danny, to win the 250 lap Enduro race, while Jim Froling took the 50 lap ARCA Aramark Sportsman feature. The duo of Erich Heuschele/Kevin Stepinski won the wild Figure 8 train race. The second of the 4-race Enduro Series at the track saw a 23 car field take the green flag. Several red flags for stalled cars and Paul Marte...
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    Schrader sets new ARCA track record at Winchester

    Schrader sets new ARCA track record at Winchester

    Saturday, July 5 2014 7:40 PM EDT2014-07-05 23:40:17 GMT
    A timely nap helped 59-year-old Ken Schrader win his 18th all-time ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards pole award Saturday. Schrader, in just his second ARCA stock car start at historic Winchester Speedway, was fastest in both practice sessions and won the Menards Pole Award presented by Ansell with an ARCA qualifying record of 15.826 seconds, or 113.737 mph. It was in between the two practice sessions that he took a short nap. "I took that nap and was kind of re-energized," he said. "I...
    A timely nap helped 59-year-old Ken Schrader win his 18th all-time ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards pole award Saturday. Schrader, in just his second ARCA stock car start at historic Winchester Speedway, was fastest in both practice sessions and won the Menards Pole Award presented by Ansell with an ARCA qualifying record of 15.826 seconds, or 113.737 mph. It was in between the two practice sessions that he took a short nap. "I took that nap and was kind of re-energized," he said. "I...
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    New historical marker commemorates Winchester Speedway's 100th birthday

    New historical marker commemorates Winchester Speedway's 100th birthday

    Saturday, July 5 2014 7:39 PM EDT2014-07-05 23:39:35 GMT
    Winchester Speedway's grand heritage was commemorated Friday afternoon with a historical marker that calls the track "daunting." "And, we hope this daunting facility can thrill race fans for another 100 years," said Gary Lee, who announced races at the track in the 1980s and 1990s. Lee is part of the Indiana Racing Memorial Association, formed earlier this year by a group of longtime race enthusiasts. The group's first historical marker was unveiled at Winchester Speedway, a national racing...
    Winchester Speedway's grand heritage was commemorated Friday afternoon with a historical marker that calls the track "daunting." "And, we hope this daunting facility can thrill race fans for another 100 years," said Gary Lee, who announced races at the track in the 1980s and 1990s. Lee is part of the Indiana Racing Memorial Association, formed earlier this year by a group of longtime race enthusiasts. The group's first historical marker was unveiled at Winchester Speedway, a national racing...
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    Arlin, Ratcliff Shine Bright Thursday in Omaha

    Arlin, Ratcliff Shine Bright Thursday in Omaha

    Saturday, July 5 2014 7:38 PM EDT2014-07-05 23:38:43 GMT
    The Ohio State baseball program was well-represented Thursday night at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha at the Omaha College Baseball Hall of Fame 2014 induction and the TD Ameritrade College Home Run Derby. Buckeye legend Steve Arlin, a member of Ohio State’s 1965 and 1966 baseball teams, was inducted into the second class in the Omaha College Baseball Hall of Fame while Ratcliff, a rising junior at Ohio State, finished fourth in the TD Ameritrade College Home Run Derby. Arlin Inducted Into Omah...
    The Ohio State baseball program was well-represented Thursday night at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha at the Omaha College Baseball Hall of Fame 2014 induction and the TD Ameritrade College Home Run Derby. Buckeye legend Steve Arlin, a member of Ohio State’s 1965 and 1966 baseball teams, was inducted into the second class in the Omaha College Baseball Hall of Fame while Ratcliff, a rising junior at Ohio State, finished fourth in the TD Ameritrade College Home Run Derby. Arlin Inducted Into Omah...
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    Otis Kemutambah Signs to Play Basketball at Lourdes

    Otis Kemutambah Signs to Play Basketball at Lourdes

    Saturday, July 5 2014 7:37 PM EDT2014-07-05 23:37:09 GMT
    Lourdes University men’s basketball coach Andre’ Smith has announced that Otis Kemutambah has signed a letter of intent to play for the Gray Wolves beginning with the 2014-2015 season. Kemutambah, a native of Redford, Mich., was a First Team All-Western Wayne Athletic Conference selection as a senior at Lee M. Thurston High School. In addition, Kemutambah garnered First Team All-Observer accolades from the Observer Eccentric newspaper and also earned Third Team All-West honors in the Detroi...
    Lourdes University men’s basketball coach Andre’ Smith has announced that Otis Kemutambah has signed a letter of intent to play for the Gray Wolves beginning with the 2014-2015 season. Kemutambah, a native of Redford, Mich., was a First Team All-Western Wayne Athletic Conference selection as a senior at Lee M. Thurston High School. In addition, Kemutambah garnered First Team All-Observer accolades from the Observer Eccentric newspaper and also earned Third Team All-West honors in the Detroi...
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    Sylvania Southview's Herzog Signs With Owens Softball, Adds Catching Depth

    Sylvania Southview's Herzog Signs With Owens Softball, Adds Catching Depth

    Saturday, July 5 2014 7:36 PM EDT2014-07-05 23:36:30 GMT
    Ericca Herzog, a catcher from Sylvania Southview High School, has signed with the Owens Community College softball program. The 5'3" Herzog, who becomes the 12th signee in next year's freshmen class, was named Second Team All-Northern Lakes League (NLL) as a senior. She is the only incoming freshmen catcher so far. Academically, Herzog was a member of the Senior All-Academic team and an honor roll student. She was coached by Jim Zoltowski. Herzog joins Lyndi Winzeler (OF, Whitmer H.S.) Makayl...
    Ericca Herzog, a catcher from Sylvania Southview High School, has signed with the Owens Community College softball program. The 5'3" Herzog, who becomes the 12th signee in next year's freshmen class, was named Second Team All-Northern Lakes League (NLL) as a senior. She is the only incoming freshmen catcher so far. Academically, Herzog was a member of the Senior All-Academic team and an honor roll student. She was coached by Jim Zoltowski. Herzog joins Lyndi Winzeler (OF, Whitmer H.S.) Makayl...
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    Joey Hawkins Signs with Lourdes Baseball

    Joey Hawkins Signs with Lourdes Baseball

    Saturday, July 5 2014 7:35 PM EDT2014-07-05 23:35:55 GMT
    Lourdes University head baseball coach Andy Ham has announced that Joey Hawkins has signed a letter of intent to play for the Gray Wolves on the diamond beginning with the 2015 season. Hawkins, a right-handed pitcher from New Richmond, Ohio, was a member of Cincinnati Moeller High School’s 32-2 team that won the state championship in 2013. As a senior he played at New Richmond High School, helping the Lions advance to the district tournament. “We excited to have Joey become part of our 2014...
    Lourdes University head baseball coach Andy Ham has announced that Joey Hawkins has signed a letter of intent to play for the Gray Wolves on the diamond beginning with the 2015 season. Hawkins, a right-handed pitcher from New Richmond, Ohio, was a member of Cincinnati Moeller High School’s 32-2 team that won the state championship in 2013. As a senior he played at New Richmond High School, helping the Lions advance to the district tournament. “We excited to have Joey become part of our 2014...
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    Helberg King of the Wing

    Helberg King of the Wing

    Saturday, July 5 2014 7:34 PM EDT2014-07-05 23:34:35 GMT
    If Wednesday night's King of the Wing Opener at Toledo Speedway is any indication, race fans are in for a night of incredible racing! JoJo Helberg battled Troy DeCaire to the wire to claim the first event of the Series, the Hemelgarn Racing/Super Fitness Rollie Beale Classic. Ron Hemelgarn presented the trophy in the 7-Up Winner's Circle. A good crowd for the first mid-week race at Toledo since 1977 saw Travis Eddy top the 22 car field in the 40 lap Top Speed Modified Tour feature, while Ross...
    If Wednesday night's King of the Wing Opener at Toledo Speedway is any indication, race fans are in for a night of incredible racing! JoJo Helberg battled Troy DeCaire to the wire to claim the first event of the Series, the Hemelgarn Racing/Super Fitness Rollie Beale Classic. Ron Hemelgarn presented the trophy in the 7-Up Winner's Circle. A good crowd for the first mid-week race at Toledo since 1977 saw Travis Eddy top the 22 car field in the 40 lap Top Speed Modified Tour feature, while Ross...
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    Buckeyes Make Noise at Ohio Open Championship

    Buckeyes Make Noise at Ohio Open Championship

    Wednesday, July 2 2014 11:17 PM EDT2014-07-03 03:17:10 GMT
    Rising senior Boo Timko earned top amateur honors at the Ohio Open Championship, sharing that title with Ian Holt after both shot 6-under 206s. Fellow senior Logan Jones performed admirably as well, placing t-17th at 3-under (209). In addition, Buckeye alumni Kevin Hall and Colin Biles finished in the top-5. Hall drilled a 10-foot putt on the 18th green Wednesday to force a play-off before settling for runner-up honors. Timko carded back-to-back rounds of 68 during the final two days to surg...
    Rising senior Boo Timko earned top amateur honors at the Ohio Open Championship, sharing that title with Ian Holt after both shot 6-under 206s. Fellow senior Logan Jones performed admirably as well, placing t-17th at 3-under (209). In addition, Buckeye alumni Kevin Hall and Colin Biles finished in the top-5. Hall drilled a 10-foot putt on the 18th green Wednesday to force a play-off before settling for runner-up honors. Timko carded back-to-back rounds of 68 during the final two days to surg...
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    Whitmer's Winzeler Joins Owens Softball Program

    Whitmer's Winzeler Joins Owens Softball Program

    Wednesday, July 2 2014 11:16 PM EDT2014-07-03 03:16:29 GMT
    Lyndi Winzeler, an outfielder from Whitmer High School, has signed with the Owens Community College softball team. The 5'7" outfielder was a two-time Second Team All-Three Rivers Athletic Conference (TRAC) selection, including this past season. As a senior, she hit .326 (28-for-86) with three doubles, one home run, 17 RBI, 20 runs, seven walks and 12 stolen bases. In 99 plate appearances, she struck out just four times. Winzeler, who was coached by Mark Figliomeni, joins the following players...
    Lyndi Winzeler, an outfielder from Whitmer High School, has signed with the Owens Community College softball team. The 5'7" outfielder was a two-time Second Team All-Three Rivers Athletic Conference (TRAC) selection, including this past season. As a senior, she hit .326 (28-for-86) with three doubles, one home run, 17 RBI, 20 runs, seven walks and 12 stolen bases. In 99 plate appearances, she struck out just four times. Winzeler, who was coached by Mark Figliomeni, joins the following players...
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    Big Ten Announces Seven Staff Promotions and One Hire

    Big Ten Announces Seven Staff Promotions and One Hire

    Wednesday, July 2 2014 11:15 PM EDT2014-07-03 03:15:35 GMT
    Big Ten Commissioner James E. Delany today announced promotions for seven conference staff members as well as the hiring of one staff position. Diane Dietz was promoted to Deputy Commissioner, Public Affairs, after serving as Chief Communications Officer since 2010. In addition to managing the branding and communications departments, Dietz will oversee external communications initiatives on behalf of all departments including technology, television administration, finance, operations, gover...
    Big Ten Commissioner James E. Delany today announced promotions for seven conference staff members as well as the hiring of one staff position. Diane Dietz was promoted to Deputy Commissioner, Public Affairs, after serving as Chief Communications Officer since 2010. In addition to managing the branding and communications departments, Dietz will oversee external communications initiatives on behalf of all departments including technology, television administration, finance, operations, gover...
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    Five Falcons Tabbed 2013-14 WGCA All-American Scholars

    Five Falcons Tabbed 2013-14 WGCA All-American Scholars

    Wednesday, July 2 2014 11:14 PM EDT2014-07-03 03:14:55 GMT
    Bowling Green State University had five female golfers in Shelby Wilson, Patricia Holt, Lily Bartell, Hannah Lewis and Mikayla Baer who all were tabbed as 2013-14 Women's Collegiate Golf All-American Scholars, it was announced today by the Women's Golf Coaches Association (WGCA). "This is a huge accomplishment for our women's golf program, as it is one of our biggest groups of players to earn such a prestigious award," praised BGSU women's golf head coach Stephanie Young. "It is a reflection...
    Bowling Green State University had five female golfers in Shelby Wilson, Patricia Holt, Lily Bartell, Hannah Lewis and Mikayla Baer who all were tabbed as 2013-14 Women's Collegiate Golf All-American Scholars, it was announced today by the Women's Golf Coaches Association (WGCA). "This is a huge accomplishment for our women's golf program, as it is one of our biggest groups of players to earn such a prestigious award," praised BGSU women's golf head coach Stephanie Young. "It is a reflection...
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    Lourdes Women’s Basketball Signs Sara Pribonic

    Lourdes Women’s Basketball Signs Sara Pribonic

    Wednesday, July 2 2014 11:14 PM EDT2014-07-03 03:14:19 GMT
    Lourdes University head women’s basketball coach Karen McConnell has announced that Sara Pribonic has signed a letter of intent to play for the Gray Wolves beginning with the 2014-2015 season. A guard from Johnstown, Ohio, Pribonic earned Honorable Mention All-State accolades as a senior at Northridge High School. A four-year starter for the Vikings, she was the team’s Most Valuable Player for three seasons. “Sara is an excellent floor general who loves to compete,” McConnell stated. “She c...
    Lourdes University head women’s basketball coach Karen McConnell has announced that Sara Pribonic has signed a letter of intent to play for the Gray Wolves beginning with the 2014-2015 season. A guard from Johnstown, Ohio, Pribonic earned Honorable Mention All-State accolades as a senior at Northridge High School. A four-year starter for the Vikings, she was the team’s Most Valuable Player for three seasons. “Sara is an excellent floor general who loves to compete,” McConnell stated. “She c...
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    7 UF Golfers Earn All-American Scholar Honors

    7 UF Golfers Earn All-American Scholar Honors

    Wednesday, July 2 2014 11:08 PM EDT2014-07-03 03:08:39 GMT
    Seven members of the Oilers women's golf team were rewarded for their achievements in the classroom on July 2 by the Women's Golf Coaches Association (WCGA) as they were named to the All-American Scholar Team. Senior Brooke Albers, junior Michele Schambs, junior Emily Mock, sophomore Hannah Schneider, sophomore Kasey Petty, freshman Shelby Warner and freshman Taylor Tweed all received the honor for the Oilers. The criteria for selection to the All-American Scholar Team are some of the most st...
    Seven members of the Oilers women's golf team were rewarded for their achievements in the classroom on July 2 by the Women's Golf Coaches Association (WCGA) as they were named to the All-American Scholar Team. Senior Brooke Albers, junior Michele Schambs, junior Emily Mock, sophomore Hannah Schneider, sophomore Kasey Petty, freshman Shelby Warner and freshman Taylor Tweed all received the honor for the Oilers. The criteria for selection to the All-American Scholar Team are some of the most st...
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    Devin Stanley Inks Letter of Intent to Play Baseball at Lourdes

    Devin Stanley Inks Letter of Intent to Play Baseball at Lourdes

    Wednesday, July 2 2014 11:07 PM EDT2014-07-03 03:07:58 GMT
    Lourdes University baseball coach Andy Ham has announced that Devin Stanley has signed a letter of intent to join the Gray Wolves’ program for the 2015 season. Stanley, an outfielder from Cleveland, Ohio, played at Saint Edward High School. He helped the Eagles win a district championship as a senior, posting a 21-13 record. He was named the team’s Most Improved Player at Saint Edward as well. “I am excited to have Devin join the Gray Wolves’ baseball program,” Ham stated. “Devin can play a...
    Lourdes University baseball coach Andy Ham has announced that Devin Stanley has signed a letter of intent to join the Gray Wolves’ program for the 2015 season. Stanley, an outfielder from Cleveland, Ohio, played at Saint Edward High School. He helped the Eagles win a district championship as a senior, posting a 21-13 record. He was named the team’s Most Improved Player at Saint Edward as well. “I am excited to have Devin join the Gray Wolves’ baseball program,” Ham stated. “Devin can play a...
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    Lourdes Cheer and Dance Adds Two for 2014-2015

    Lourdes Cheer and Dance Adds Two for 2014-2015

    Wednesday, July 2 2014 11:06 PM EDT2014-07-03 03:06:22 GMT
    Lourdes University’s cheer and dance program has announced that Shawnamre Bartlett and Daija Jones have signed letters of intent to join the Gray Wolves’ roster for the upcoming 2014-2015 school year. Bartlett, a native of Toledo, Ohio, danced at Waite High School. She also spent time as a choreographer with show choir . Jones is from Macedonia, Ohio. She has been cheering for six years and was a member of the varsity squad at Nordonia High School. Both Bartlett and Jones plan to major in ...
    Lourdes University’s cheer and dance program has announced that Shawnamre Bartlett and Daija Jones have signed letters of intent to join the Gray Wolves’ roster for the upcoming 2014-2015 school year. Bartlett, a native of Toledo, Ohio, danced at Waite High School. She also spent time as a choreographer with show choir . Jones is from Macedonia, Ohio. She has been cheering for six years and was a member of the varsity squad at Nordonia High School. Both Bartlett and Jones plan to major in ...
  • Belgium holds on to beat US 2-1 in extra time

    Belgium holds on to beat US 2-1 in extra time

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 8:03 PM EDT2014-07-02 00:03:16 GMT
    SALVADOR, Brazil (AP) - Kevin De Bruyne turned a heroic night for U.S. goalkeeper Tim Howard into defeat on Tuesday with an extra-time goal and an assist that gave Belgium a 2-1 victory and a quarterfinal match against Lionel Messi and Argentina. With three extra-time goals in a thrilling match, De Bruyne and substitute Romelu Lukaku gave Belgium a big lead before Julian Green closed the gap with 12 minutes to go. "For my heart, please don't give me too many games like this," said Belgium coa...
    SALVADOR, Brazil (AP) - Kevin De Bruyne turned a heroic night for U.S. goalkeeper Tim Howard into defeat on Tuesday with an extra-time goal and an assist that gave Belgium a 2-1 victory and a quarterfinal match against Lionel Messi and Argentina. With three extra-time goals in a thrilling match, De Bruyne and substitute Romelu Lukaku gave Belgium a big lead before Julian Green closed the gap with 12 minutes to go. "For my heart, please don't give me too many games like this," said Belgium coa...
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    Bedford's Burtscher Signs With Owens Softball, Becomes 10th Member Of Freshmen Class

    Bedford's Burtscher Signs With Owens Softball, Becomes 10th Member Of Freshmen Class

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 7:59 PM EDT2014-07-01 23:59:51 GMT
    Makayla Burtscher, an outfielder from Bedford High School, has signed with the Owens Community College softball team. She becomes the 10th player in next year's freshmen class. Burtscher earned First Team All-Southeastern Conference (SEC) Red Division honors the past two seasons following Honorable Mention All-SEC honors her sophomore year. The four-year varsity member played centerfield for head coach Chelsey Labadie. Burtscher will join her former Bedford teammate, Kimberly Jesse, as one of...
    Makayla Burtscher, an outfielder from Bedford High School, has signed with the Owens Community College softball team. She becomes the 10th player in next year's freshmen class. Burtscher earned First Team All-Southeastern Conference (SEC) Red Division honors the past two seasons following Honorable Mention All-SEC honors her sophomore year. The four-year varsity member played centerfield for head coach Chelsey Labadie. Burtscher will join her former Bedford teammate, Kimberly Jesse, as one of...
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    Daniel Kruzel Signs with Lourdes Baseball

    Daniel Kruzel Signs with Lourdes Baseball

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 7:58 PM EDT2014-07-01 23:58:29 GMT
    Daniel Kruzel has signed a letter of intent to play baseball at Lourdes University head coach Andy Ham has announced. Kruzel, a utility player from Loveland, Ohio, was a two-year letterwinner at Loveland High School. “We are pleased to add Dan to our recruiting class,” Ham stated. “He comes from a solid program and will be able to play multiple positions for us. He has proven to be a leader both on and off the field.” A multi-sport athlete for the Tigers, Kruzel earned Second Team All-Eas...
    Daniel Kruzel has signed a letter of intent to play baseball at Lourdes University head coach Andy Ham has announced. Kruzel, a utility player from Loveland, Ohio, was a two-year letterwinner at Loveland High School. “We are pleased to add Dan to our recruiting class,” Ham stated. “He comes from a solid program and will be able to play multiple positions for us. He has proven to be a leader both on and off the field.” A multi-sport athlete for the Tigers, Kruzel earned Second Team All-Eas...
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    Single Ohio State game tickets sale July 11; Student sales near 30,000

    Single Ohio State game tickets sale July 11; Student sales near 30,000

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 7:57 PM EDT2014-07-01 23:57:54 GMT
    Ohio Stadium will have approximately 2,500 additional seats this year – sending capacity to near 105,000 – and starting Friday, July 11, at 10 a.m. a limited number of single game tickets for all 2014 home games with available inventory will go on sale. Prices start at $79 (plus applicable fees). Fans interested in purchasing tickets can do so online at OhioStateBuckeyes.com (link here: Tickets), charge by phone at 1-800-745-3000, in person at the Athletics Ticket Office in the Schottenstein...
    Ohio Stadium will have approximately 2,500 additional seats this year – sending capacity to near 105,000 – and starting Friday, July 11, at 10 a.m. a limited number of single game tickets for all 2014 home games with available inventory will go on sale. Prices start at $79 (plus applicable fees). Fans interested in purchasing tickets can do so online at OhioStateBuckeyes.com (link here: Tickets), charge by phone at 1-800-745-3000, in person at the Athletics Ticket Office in the Schottenstein...
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    Erica Davis Joins Women’s Basketball List of Signees

    Erica Davis Joins Women’s Basketball List of Signees

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 7:57 PM EDT2014-07-01 23:57:00 GMT
    Lourdes University women’s basketball coach Karen McConnell has announced that Erica Davis has signed a letter of intent to join the Gray Wolves’ program for the upcoming 2014-2015 season. Davis, a forward from Cleveland, Ohio, was a two-time All-North Coast League First Team selection for Holy Name High School after garnering Second Team accolades as a sophomore. Davis was named to the Greater Cleveland Basketball Association All-Star Team Most Valuable Player in 2014. “Erica will bring a ...
    Lourdes University women’s basketball coach Karen McConnell has announced that Erica Davis has signed a letter of intent to join the Gray Wolves’ program for the upcoming 2014-2015 season. Davis, a forward from Cleveland, Ohio, was a two-time All-North Coast League First Team selection for Holy Name High School after garnering Second Team accolades as a sophomore. Davis was named to the Greater Cleveland Basketball Association All-Star Team Most Valuable Player in 2014. “Erica will bring a ...
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    Carter, Leading Scorer For Owens Women's Basketball, Signs With NCAA Division I IPFW

    Carter, Leading Scorer For Owens Women's Basketball, Signs With NCAA Division I IPFW

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 7:56 PM EDT2014-07-01 23:56:19 GMT
    Kamilah Carter(Pioneer/Ann Arbor, Mich.), an outgoing sophomore on the Owens Community College women's basketball team, has signed with NCAA Division I Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW). Carter recently finished a stellar season for Owens that saw her bring home a lot of hardware. She was named a WBCA Honorable Mention All-American, First Team All-Ohio Community College Athletic Conference (OCCAC) and First Team All-Region XII after the season. In addition to those hono...
    Kamilah Carter(Pioneer/Ann Arbor, Mich.), an outgoing sophomore on the Owens Community College women's basketball team, has signed with NCAA Division I Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW). Carter recently finished a stellar season for Owens that saw her bring home a lot of hardware. She was named a WBCA Honorable Mention All-American, First Team All-Ohio Community College Athletic Conference (OCCAC) and First Team All-Region XII after the season. In addition to those hono...
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    Big Ten Announces Inaugural 2015 Schedule

    Big Ten Announces Inaugural 2015 Schedule

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 7:55 PM EDT2014-07-01 23:55:43 GMT
    The Big Ten Conference has announced the schedule of league games for 2015, the opening season of women’s lacrosse as a B1G-sponsored sport. Ohio State will host Michigan, Maryland and Rutgers in Columbus next spring. Ohio State’s first B1G game will be at home against Michigan the weekend of March 26-29 at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium. The Buckeyes faced the Wolverines for the first time in 2014, defeating the Maize and Blue twice, including a 12-8 win in the opening round of the final ALC...
    The Big Ten Conference has announced the schedule of league games for 2015, the opening season of women’s lacrosse as a B1G-sponsored sport. Ohio State will host Michigan, Maryland and Rutgers in Columbus next spring. Ohio State’s first B1G game will be at home against Michigan the weekend of March 26-29 at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium. The Buckeyes faced the Wolverines for the first time in 2014, defeating the Maize and Blue twice, including a 12-8 win in the opening round of the final ALC...
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    Potter Steps Down as Assistant Coach

    Potter Steps Down as Assistant Coach

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 7:55 PM EDT2014-07-01 23:55:11 GMT
    Ohio State assistant men’s golf coach Ryan Potter has resigned from his position in order to pursue other professional opportunities. In four seasons with Potter on staff, the Buckeyes qualified for three NCAA Regionals and made a run to the NCAA Championships match play portion in 2010-11 after finishing sixth in the 54-hole stroke play. “I want to thank Donnie for the opportunity he gave me four years ago,” said Potter. “I have learned so much at Ohio State and I truly enjoyed working toge...
    Ohio State assistant men’s golf coach Ryan Potter has resigned from his position in order to pursue other professional opportunities. In four seasons with Potter on staff, the Buckeyes qualified for three NCAA Regionals and made a run to the NCAA Championships match play portion in 2010-11 after finishing sixth in the 54-hole stroke play. “I want to thank Donnie for the opportunity he gave me four years ago,” said Potter. “I have learned so much at Ohio State and I truly enjoyed working toge...
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    Inaugural B1G Schedule Announced

    Inaugural B1G Schedule Announced

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 7:54 PM EDT2014-07-01 23:54:38 GMT
    The Big Ten Conference has revealed the schedule of league games for 2015, the inaugural season of men’s lacrosse as a B1G-sponsored sport. Ohio State will host Johns Hopkins and Maryland in 2015, while traveling for games at Penn State, Michigan and Rutgers. “It is exciting for our program to now have the chance to compete for Big Ten championships like many other Buckeye teams,” Nick Myers, Ohio State head coach, said. “We understand the history and tradition of the Big Ten Conference and...
    The Big Ten Conference has revealed the schedule of league games for 2015, the inaugural season of men’s lacrosse as a B1G-sponsored sport. Ohio State will host Johns Hopkins and Maryland in 2015, while traveling for games at Penn State, Michigan and Rutgers. “It is exciting for our program to now have the chance to compete for Big Ten championships like many other Buckeye teams,” Nick Myers, Ohio State head coach, said. “We understand the history and tradition of the Big Ten Conference and...
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    University of Maryland and Rutgers University Become Official Members of Big Ten Conference

    University of Maryland and Rutgers University Become Official Members of Big Ten Conference

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 7:53 PM EDT2014-07-01 23:53:55 GMT
    The University of Maryland and Rutgers University became official members of the Big Ten Conference today, increasing the Big Ten’s membership to 14 institutions. In addition, Johns Hopkins University officially became a sport affiliate member for men’s lacrosse. The Big Ten now boasts more than 520,000 total students and 5.7 million living alumni. The conference’s broad-based athletic programs will feature almost 9,500 student-athletes for more than 11,000 participation opportunities on 350...
    The University of Maryland and Rutgers University became official members of the Big Ten Conference today, increasing the Big Ten’s membership to 14 institutions. In addition, Johns Hopkins University officially became a sport affiliate member for men’s lacrosse. The Big Ten now boasts more than 520,000 total students and 5.7 million living alumni. The conference’s broad-based athletic programs will feature almost 9,500 student-athletes for more than 11,000 participation opportunities on 350...
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    Welcome to the new mac-sports.com

    Welcome to the new mac-sports.com

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 7:53 PM EDT2014-07-01 23:53:02 GMT
    The Mid-American Conference has teamed with SIDEARM Sports to launch its redesigned athletics web site today. The new design will provide an enhanced website, giving fans of the MAC an improved experience throughoutMAC-Sports.com. Going beyond the traditional athletics website functionality of providing news releases, game recaps, and basic information about the Conference, the new MAC-Sports will interact with fans from across the conference and will provide exclusive insight and content fo...
    The Mid-American Conference has teamed with SIDEARM Sports to launch its redesigned athletics web site today. The new design will provide an enhanced website, giving fans of the MAC an improved experience throughoutMAC-Sports.com. Going beyond the traditional athletics website functionality of providing news releases, game recaps, and basic information about the Conference, the new MAC-Sports will interact with fans from across the conference and will provide exclusive insight and content fo...