The University of Toledo has signed the largest recruiting class in the history of its women s track and field program. Coach Kevin Hadsell s 15 newcomers are: Nicole Camp (Norwayne, Ohio); Kyle Dandrea (Amherst, Ohio); Ema Dimitriu (Bucharest, Romania); Octavia Griswold (Toledo, Rogers High); Olivia Griswold (Toledo, Rogers); Francine Jennings (Cleveland); Irene Jeptolo (Kapsabet, Kenya); Heather Kirkpatrick (Canton); Judit Kocsis (Budapest); Elan Pessoa (Toronto); Ashley Savoy (Euclid, Ohio); Kira Shade (Columbus); Jennifer Spieldenner (Findlay); Blair Summers (Westerville, Ohio) and Alishia Thompson (Canyon Country, Calif.).
Jessica Turner, a 5-7 point guard from Central Catholic, has verbally committed to attend the University of Michigan. Turner, who will enter her senior year at Central this fall, averaged 16 points, 9 assists, 4 steals and 6 rebounds last season. Turner was first-team All-City, first-team All-District and honorable mention All-State.
Laurel Hill Junior Open
16 finals- Chiricosta d. Shaeffer, 6-1, 6-4; 18 finals- Pai d. Dzubay, 6-1, 6-1; 18 doubles finals- Chiricosta-Chiricosta d. Majdalani-Shaeffer, 6-2, 6-2; 14 doubles finals- Messenger-McCormick d. Pinchoff-Pinchoff, 6-3, 4-6, 6-4.
12 finals- Majdalani d. Jain, 6-2, 6-0; 14 finals- Swick d. Quint, 6-2, 7-5; 16 finals- Lindsley d. Sbrocchi, 6-4, 6-4; 18 doubles finals- Shaeffer-Delelles d. Doyle-Laver, 6-0, 6-0.
There will be an ASA Men s C & D softball tournament at Detwiler August 7 and 8. The cost is $125. For more information contact Jay at 419-304-7307 or Jarrod at 419-870-8682.
Owens Community College will host the Detroit Pistons and Shock 2004 Youth Basketball Training Camp from 8:30 am. to 12:30 p.m. July 26-29 at the Student Health and Activities Center. Instructors will include Pistons and Shock officials and players and Michigan college and high school coaches. The camp is for youths in grades 1-11. Registration fee is $159 and is limited to the first 150 players. For more information contact the Owens athletic office at 419-661-7974 or 1-800-GO-OWENS, ext. 7974.
Cardinal Stritch will host a boys and girls soccer camp for 5th-8th graders from 9 a.m. to noon on July 12,13,14. The camp will be conducted by head coach Dan Roggelin. Sign-up is July 12 at 8:30 a.m. at the Stritch soccer field.
There will be a youth baseball tournament sponsored by the CYO from July 16-July 20. It is a 10-under and 12-under tournament. The deadline to enter is Friday. For more information, contact Jeff Mielcarek at 419-244-6711, ext. 609.
HOLES IN ONE
BRIAN PATTON, No. 8 at Fallen Timbers Fairways, 144 yards, pitching wedge.
JEFFREY OBARSKI, No. 13 at Heather Downs, 160 yards, 7-iron.
BOB CLINES, No. 3 at Giant Oak, 223 yards, 4-iron.
TOM WIN, No. 8 at Legacy, 125-yards, pitching wedge
9/11 Reach For the Stars Regatta, Ottawa River Yacht Club
9/11 Elba-Mar Days, Elba Mar Boat Club
11 Commodore Perry Race, North Cape Yacht Club
11 Doublehanded Race, Ford Yacht Club
16/18 Toledo Harbor Light 100th Anniversary Celebration, Maumee Bay State Park.
16/18 Homecoming and Associated Yacht Club Regatta, River View Yacht Club
17 Bacardi Bayview Mackinac Race, Port Huron to Mackinac Island, Bayview Yacht Club
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St. Francis 103 53 12 9 7
WP Majewski. LP Moulton. Batanian 2-4, 2B, HR, 4 RBI.
TEXAS RANGERS Designated LHP Nick Bierbrodt for assignment. Recalled LHP Nick Regilio from Oklahoma of the PCL.
COLORADO ROCKIES Extended their player development agreement with Colorado Springs of the PCL for four years.
CEDAR RAPIDS KERNELS Announced RHP Rafael Rodriguez has been assigned to Mesa of the Arizona Rookie League.
GATEWAY GRIZZLIES Signed SS Jeremiah Bergheger.
RICHMOND ROOSTERS Signed RHP Garrett Berger, RHP Tony Casoli and RHP Greg Gerbasi. Released LHP Sean Donlin.
ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS Signed RHP Scott Sobkowiak. Released LHP Josh Latimer.
SPRINGFIELD/OZARK DUCKS Traded RHP Tony Casoli to Richmond for LHP Ricardo Rodriguez.
WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS Signed RHP Anthony Kozol. Released INF Ranger Wiens and C Joe Kalczynski.
BANGOR LUMBERJACKS Released LHP Danny Miller.
National Basketball Association
GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS Signed F Andris Biedrins. Named Russell Turner assistant coach.
INDIANA PACERS Signed C David Harrison to a three-year contract.
ORLANDO MAGIC Signed F Dwight Howard to a three-year contract.
American Basketball Association
ABA Granted expansion franchises to Orange County, Calif. for the 2004-2005 season and Birmingham, Ala. and Everett, Wash. for the 2005-2006 season.
GWINNETT GWIZZLIES Released F Eric Coates, C John Flippen and F Mike Harrison.
ORANGE COUNTY Announced team nickname will be Crush. Named Kevin Copeland general manager.
National Football League
NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS Released CB Otis Smith.
ST. LOUIS RAMS Signed G Ryan Schau to a one-year contract.
National Hockey League
COLORADO AVALANCHE Named Joel Quenneville coach. Demoted coach Tony Granato to assistant coach.
COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS Re-signed C Mark Hartigan. Signed F Mattias Trattnig.
MINNESOTA WILD Signed D Raymond Giroux.
Central Hockey League
AUSTIN ICE BATS Signed G Peter-Emmanuel Brady.
TOPEKA TARANTULAS Signed F-D Ryan Nissen. Traded C Jay Woodcroft to Oklahoma City for D Peter Robertson.
CHARLOTTE CHECKERS Named Rob Healy vice president of communications and promotions. Promoted Shannon Smith to vice president of ticket sales and Pete Paule director of corporate partnerships.
MISSISSIPPI SEA WOLVES Announced the retirement of RW Steffon Walby and named him assistant coach.
BIG 12 CONFERENCE Named Bob Burda assistant commissioner for communications.
BETHANY, PA. Named Rebecca Upton women s basketball coach.
BOSTON UNIVERSITY Named Kelly Greenberg women s basketball coach.
DELAWARE Announced the resignations of Tyrone Perry and Carrie Timmins, women s assistant basketball coaches.
FLORIDA STATE Named Jennifer Hyde women s tennis coach.
FORDHAM Named Bill Harris water polo coach.
INDIANA-PURDUE-INDIANAPOLIS Named Mary Hawkins women s assistant soccer coach.
LOUISIANA-MONROE Named Jill Breslin women s tennis coach.
LOUISIANA TECH Named Jean Hall golf coach, Jeff Parks assistant golf coach and Brad Pullin volunteer assistant golf coach.
LOYOLA, N.O. Named Michael Giorlando athletic director and men s basketball coach.
NORTH DAKOTA Announced the resignation of Matt Granstrand, women s soccer coach, to the same position at Northern Michigan.
NORTHWESTERN Named Ryan Theis women s assistant volleyball coach.
NORWICH Named Shawn McIntyre offensive coordinator and baseball coach.
PACE Named Now-Allah James equipment manager.
VIRGINIA Named John Fitzpatrick assistant men s basketball coach, and Mark Byington director of men s basketball operations.