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Prep baseball, softball, track, tennis, ECHL

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL

City League Playoffs

Saturday at University of Toledo

Varsity semifinal

Central vs. St. Francis, noon

Junior varsity championship, 3 p.m.

Monday May 30

Varsity championship, Noon

Varsity semifinal, yesterday

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Regular season

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Regionals

DIVISION I

At Dublin Coffman HS

Dublin Scioto (23-6) vs. Dublin Coffman (22-7), Tomorrow, 2 p.m.; Lewis Ctr. Olentangy (19-8) vs. Cin. Elder (24-1), Tomorrow, 5 p.m.

Championship: Saturday, 2 p.m.

At Eastlake Ballpark

N. Royalton (27-1) vs. Medina (22-5), Tomorrow, 2 p.m.; Mentor (22-3, vs. Canton GlenOak (16-10), Tomorrow, 5 p.m.

Championship: Saturday, 2 p.m.

At University of Cincinnati

Cin. Moeller (24-5) vs. Cin. La Salle (20-10), Tomorrow, 2 p.m.; Miamisburg (21-8) vs. Cin. Princeton (20-8), Tomorrow, 5 p.m.

Championship: Saturday, 2 p.m.

At Shelby HS

Start (22-2) vs. Avon Lake (19-6), Tomorrow, 2 p.m.; Lakewood St. Edward (20-10) vs. Findlay (14-11), Tomorrow, 5 p.m.

Championship: Saturday, 2 p.m.

DIVISION II

At Gant Memorial Sta., Zanesville

Vincent Warren (23-4) vs. Zanesville (14-7), Tomorrow, 2 p.m.; Hebron Lakewood (28-2) vs. Dover (16-9), Tomorrow, 5 p.m.

Championship: Saturday, 2 p.m.

At Galion Heise Park

Defiance (28-1) vs. Lexington (20-7), Tomorrow, 2 p.m.; Norton (17-9) vs. Cuy. Falls Walsh Jesuit (23-1), Tomorrow, 5 p.m.

Championship: Saturday, 2 p.m.

At Hudson HS

Mentor Lake Cath. (25-3) vs. Poland Seminary (16-9), Tomorrow, 2 p.m.; Canton South (19-5) vs. Parma Padua Franciscan (21-7), Tomorrow, 5 p.m.

Championship: Saturday, 2 p.m.

At Xenia HS

Hamilton Badin (21-6) vs. Powell Olentangy Liberty (24-5), Tomorrow, 2 p.m.; New Richmond (22-3) vs. Bellefontaine (25-3), Tomorrow, 5 p.m.

Championship: Saturday, 2 p.m.

DIVISION III

At Elida MS

Clear Fork (12-15) vs. Archbold (23-4), Tomorrow, 2 p.m.; Patrick Henry (25-3) vs. Marion Pleasant (22-5), Tomorrow, 5 p.m.

Championship: Saturday, 2 p.m.

At Wright State University

Cin. Hills Christian Acad. (24-3) vs. Sparta Highland (21-5), Tomorrow, 2 p.m.; Casstown Miami E. (21-9) vs. Spring. Kenton Ridge (19-10), Tomorrow, 5 p.m.

Championship: Saturday, 2 p.m.

At VA Memorial Stadium, Chillicothe

Sugarcreek Garaway (18-6) vs. Gnadenhutten Indian Valley (14-12), Tomorrow, 2 p.m.; Proctorville Fairland (21-3) vs. Frankfort Adena (22-6), Tomorrow, 5 p.m.

Championship: Saturday, 2 p.m.

At Massillon Washington HS

New Middletown Springfield/Youngs. Mooney vs. Sullivan Black River/Loudonville, Tomorrow, 2 p.m.; Rootstown (23-4) vs. Warren Champion (22-4), Tomorrow, 5 p.m.

Championship: Saturday, 2 p.m.

DIVISION IV

At Bowers Field, Lancaster

Lancaster Fisher Cath. (23-7) vs. Reedsville Eastern (20-5), Tomorrow, 2 p.m.; Toronto (18-10) vs. Franklin Furnace Green (21-2), Tomorrow, 5 p.m.

Championship: Saturday, 2 p.m.

At Ely Stadium, Elyria

Dalton (19-4) vs. Fairport Harbor Harding (18-6), Tomorrow, 2 p.m.; Windham (12-9) vs. Norwalk St. Paul (14-10), Tomorrow, 5 p.m.

Championship: Saturday, 2 p.m.

At Patrick Henry HS

Edgerton (17-10) vs. Ottawa Hills (21-7), Tomorrow, 2 p.m.; Kalida (23-5) vs. Gibsonburg (10-16), Tomorrow, 5 p.m.

Championship: Saturday, 2 p.m.

At Wayne HS

New Madison Tri-Village (10-10) vs. Arcanum (15-7), Tomorrow, 2 p.m.; New Bremen (15-9) vs. Jackson Ctr. (19-5), Tomorrow, 5 p.m.

Championship: Saturday, 2 p.m.

PREP TENNIS

State pairings

DIVISION I

Singles

Phil Oernoe, Parma vs. David Koppel, Gahanna Lincoln; J.T. Torbeck, Cin. St. Xavier vs. James Davis, St. John s; Bo Young, Lakewood St. Edward, vs. John Allare, Kings Mills Kings; Dylan Schrode, Solon, vs. Sumanth Chittajallu, Upper Arlington; Mike O Connell, St. Francis vs. David Peyton, Kettering Fairmont; Mike Scott, Dublin Coffman, vs. Jordan Buehler, Westlake; Arthur Cheng, Cols. St. Charles, vs. Brad Noel, Wooster; Jim Vogelsang, N. Canton Hoover, vs. Doug Matthews, Kings Mills Kings.

Doubles

Brett Hoch/Brad Bahnsen, Lancaster, vs. Ryan Eckstein/Justin Greenlee, Shaker Hts.; Sandy Berry/Carl Bernstein, Cin. Sycamore vs. Zach Perry/Paul Boslet, Hudson; Evan Hunter/Curtis Mitchell, Medina vs. Patrick Bandy/Marc Pretorius, Cin. St. Xavier; Ryan French/Brian Widdoes, Reynoldsburg, vs. Josh Adams/Drew Bolesky, Lexington; Matt Allare/Ra ees Ismail, Kings Mills Kings, vs. Ryan Carpenter/Casey Eck, N. Canton Hoover; Patrick Tweel/Doug Watson, Upper Arlington vs. Jason Chamoun/Sean McPhillips, Cleve. St. Ignatius; Brad Seymour/Craig Lods, Chillicothe vs. Dustin Delelles/Tyler Sbrocchi, St. John s; John Drosick/Kris Mehan, Cin. St. Xavier, vs. Adam Margolius/Matt Khanna, Shaker Hts.

DIVISION II

Singles

Gui Schils, Hunting Valley Univ. School vs. Brian Dredge, Urbana; Diego Arteaga, Milan Edison vs. Will Petrie, Cols. Acad.; Jeremy Dominik, St. Marys Memorial vs. Ryan Dodd, New Albany; Matt Royer, Mentor Lake Cath. vs. Stephen Havens, Cin. Hills Christian Acad.; Bryce Warren, Cols. DeSales vs. Adam Greenes, Pepper Pike Orange; Toby Auwerter, Hunting Valley Univ. School vs. Andrew McCarthy, Cin. Indian Hill; Kyle Bower, Norwalk vs. Glen Medcalf, Ironton; Christopher Herrlinger, Cin. Country Day vs. Brett Tobin, Hunting Valley Univ. School.

Doubles

Teddy Dahmus/Ryan Shidler, Cin. Hills Christian Academy vs. Don Somers/Chad Ruehs, Poland Seminary; John Smetona/Zak Kelm, Hunting Valley Univ. School vs. Chris Collen/Pat Lafferty, Granville; Aaron Weisman/Ryan Rauck, Cols. Bexley vs. Ben Isaacson/Ben Hurtuk, Chagrin Falls; Landon Neuman/Jason Hilborn, Elida vs. Jared Dunnmon/John (Cody) Steele, Cin. Summit Country Day; Justin Cecil/Sean Keough, Cuy. Falls CVCA vs. Nick Koulermos/Skyler Engel, New Albany; Craig Choka/Abi Pai, Maumee Valley vs. Esh Ramadas/Nathan Matthews, Cin. Indian Hill; Billy Strunk/Vinod Mahalingam, Cin. Indian Hill vs. Ben Bischoff/Adam Fausey, Napoleon; Pat Boyd/Vivek Varma, Cols. Acad. vs. Alex Campanelli/Devin Vrabel, Canton Cent. Cath.

SOCCER

Major League Soccer

YESTERDAY

Kansas City 1, MetroStars 0

San Jose 1, Colorado 0

Columbus at Los Angeles, late

SATURDAY

FC Dallas at D.C. United, 7:30

Colorado at New England, 7:30

MetroStars at Columbus, 7:30

San Jose at Kansas City, 8

Chicago at Real Salt Lake, 9:30

Los Angeles at CD Chivas USA, 10:30

TUESDAY, MAY 31

Chicago at MetroStars, 6:30

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1

Kansas City at CD Chivas USA, 10:30

SATURDAY, JUNE 4

CD Chivas USA at Chicago, 4

Kansas City at New England 7:30

FC Dallas at Real Salt Lake, 10

MetroStars at Los Angeles, 10

D.C. United at San Jose, 10:30

HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL

Regular season

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Regionals

DIVISION I

At OSU Buckeye Field

Hilliard Davidson (19-5) vs. Pickerington N. (22-4), Today, 5 p.m.

Championship: W. Chester Lakota W. (26-4) vs. Hilliard Davidson-Pickerington N. winner, Saturday, noon

At University of Akron

Painesville Riverside (21-2) vs. Akron Ellet (22-5), Today, 5 p.m.

Championship: Uniontown Lake (25-3) vs. Painesville Riverside-Akron Ellet winner, Saturday, noon

At Clyde HS

Perrysburg (23-5) vs. St. Ursula (26-2), Today, 5 p.m.

Championship: Elyria (26-3) vs. Perrysburg-St. Ursula winner, Saturday, noon

At University of Dayton

Fairfield (25-5) vs. Liberty Twp. Lakota E. (11-18), Wednesday, 5 p.m.; Harrison (21-8) vs. Loveland (26-3), Today, 5 p.m.

Championship: Fairfield (25-5) vs. Harrison-Loveland winner, Saturday, noon

DIVISION II

At Clayton Northmont HS

Hamilton Ross (25-4) vs. Trenton Edgewood (17-9), Today, 5 p.m.

Championship: Urbana (28-2) vs. Hamilton Ross-Trenton Edgewood winner, Saturday, 1 p.m.

At Bucyrus HS

Elida (22-3) vs. Lexington (22-3), Today, 5 p.m.

Championship: LaGrange Keystone (24-6) vs. Elida-Lexington winner, Saturday, noon

At Pickerington Central HS

Thornville Sheridan (15-9) vs. New Concord John Glenn (20-3), Today, 5 p.m.

Championship: Delaware Buckeye Valley (27-4) vs. Thornville Sheridan-New Concord John Glenn winner, Saturday, noon

At Akron Firestone HS

Chardon Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin (18-5) vs. Akron Springfield (23-4), Today 5 p.m.

Championship: Cuy. Falls Walsh Jesuit (19-5) vs. Chardon Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin-Akron Springfield winner, Saturday, noon

DIVISION III

At Brookside Park, Ashland

Elmwood (23-2) vs. Loudonville (22-6), Today, 5 p.m.

Championship: Saturday, noon

At Genshaft Field, Massillon

Wellington (21-5) vs. Leavittsburg LaBrae (13-6), Today, 5 p.m.

Championship: Youngs. Mooney (19-8) vs. Wellington-Leavittsburg LaBrae winner, Saturday, noon

At Lancaster HS

Portsmouth W. (24-4) vs. Cols. Ready (24-2), Today, 5 p.m.

Championship: Chillicothe Zane Trace (27-1) vs. Portsmouth W.-Cols. Ready winner, Saturday, noon

At Wright State University

Blanchester (21-2) vs. Parkway (17-7), Today, 5 p.m.

Championship: Versailles (17-9) vs. Blanchester-Parkway winner, Saturday, noon

DIVISION IV

At Findlay HS

Convoy Crestview (25-0) vs. Antwerp (18-4), Today, 5 p.m.

Championship: Gibsonburg (18-7) vs. Convoy Crestview-Antwerp winner, Saturday, noon

At Wayne HS

Lewisburg Triad (22-2) vs. W. Liberty-Salem (20-4), Today, 5 p.m.

Championship: New Bremen (19-7) vs. Lewisburg Triad-W. Liberty-Salem winner, Saturday, noon

At Kent State University

Berlin Ctr. Western Reserve (19-6) vs. Bellaire St. John (25-2), Today, 5 p.m.

Championship: Cortland Maplewood (19-3) vs. Berlin Ctr. Western Reserve-Bellaire St. John winner, Saturday, noon

At Pickerington Central HS

Glouster Trimble (24-3) vs. Willow Wood Symmes Valley (25-4), Wednesday, 5 p.m.; Newark Cath. (18-10) vs. Crestline (27-3), Today, 5 p.m.

Championship: Saturday, noon

YESTERDAY S RESULTS

DIVISION I

Elyria 7, Parma Hts. Valley Forge 1

W. Chester Lakota W. 4, Delaware Hayes 0

Uniontown Lake 11, Youngs. Austintown Fitch 1

Fairfield 7, Liberty Twp. Lakota E. 2

DIVISION II

LaGrange Keystone 2, Springfield 0

Urbana 4, Hebron Lakewood 0

Cuy. Falls Walsh Jesuit 7, Poland Seminary 2

Delaware Buckeye Valley 3, Richmond Edison 2

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DIVISION III

Mohawk 4, Martins Ferry 3

Youngs. Mooney 7, Burton Berkshire 2

Chillicothe Zane Trace 2, Richwood N. Union 1

Versailles 4, Waynesville 1

DIVISION IV

Gibsonburg 7, Fremont St. Joseph 2

Cortland Maplewood 5, Cle. Cuyahoga Hts. 2

New Bremen 6, Bradford 5

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SCHEDULES NEEDED

COACHES, ATHLETIC DIRECTORS, AND LEAGUE COMMISSIONERS at the leagues and schools listed below are asked to submit their complete 2005 football schedules to Bob Bates, The Blade Sports Dept., PO Box 921., Toledo, 43697-0921 or fax the schedule to Bates at 419-724-6116.

Contact Robert Bates at:

Rbates@theblade.com

or 419-724-6110

TOLEDO AREA ATHLETIC CONF.: Danbury

NW OHIO ATHLETIC LEAGUE: Archbold, Liberty Center, Montpelier, Patrick Henry, Wauseon

MIDLAND ATHLETIC LEAGUE: Fremont St. Joe, Mohawk, North Baltimore, Seneca East

SANDUSKY BAY CONFERENCE: Clyde, Edison, Huron, Oak Harbor, Port Clinton, Sandusky Perkins, Sandusky St. Mary

BLANCHARD VALLEY CONF.: Arcadia, Arlington, Cory-Rawson, Hardin Northern, Leipsic, McComb, Pandora-Gilboa, Van Buren, Vanlue.

GREEN MEADOWS CONFERENCE: Antwerp, Edgerton, Fairview, Hicksville, Holgate, Tinora

OTHER NW OHIO: Columbus Grove, Edon, Fremont Ross, Ottawa-Glandorf, Tiffin Columbian

SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN:

TRI-COUNTY CONFERENCE: Adrian Madison, Britton, Deerfield, Morenci, Sand Creek, Summerfield, Whiteford, Whitmore Lake

LENAWEE COUNTY ATHLETIC ASSOC.: Blissfield, Clinton, Dundee, Erie Mason, Hudson, Ida, Onsted.

OTHER SE MICHIGAN: Addison, Adrian, Monroe, Monroe Jefferson, Monroe St. Mary CC, and Tecumseh

LOCAL GOLF

Inverness Senior/Mid-Amateur Tournament

SENIORS: 1. Russ Berkoben, 223, $600; 2. Chuck Parsons, 227, $500; 3. Paul Schlachter, 227, $400.

MID-AMATEUR: 1. Danny Green, 219, $600; 2. Tripp Davis, 225, $400; 3. Miller Baber, Steve Mitchell, 227, $187.50.

TDGA Fraser Cup

Catawba Island Club

LOW GROSS: 1. John Hills, Inverness, 73; 2. Mark Atkins, Highland Meadows, 74; 3. Bob May, Inverness, 78.

LOW NET: 1. David Belden, Catawba, 69; 2. Jeff Early, Stone Oak, 71; 3. Dave Peterson, Fremont, 74.

TDGA Two-Man Scramble

Plum Brook Country Club

LOW GROSS: 1. Buck Baumann, Rob Hall, Fremont, 60; 2. John Hills, Alan Fadel, Inverness, 62; 3. Craig Soule, Mark Stiwald, Plum Brook; Justin Kruse, Jeff Blank, Sylvania, 63.

LOW NET: 1. Angelo Hoty, Kerry Allen, Plum Brook, 56.2; 1. Hoosh Mahnami, Steve Miely, Plum Brook, 58.8; 3. Alan Kuzell, Jim Thom, Plum Brook, 59.4.

FOOTBALL

Arena League

Playoffs

DIVISIONAL ROUND

Sunday

American Conference

San Jose at Colorado, 3:30 p.m.

Chicago at Los Angeles, 3:30 p.m.

National Conference

Tampa Bay at Georgia, 3:30 p.m.

Orlando at New York, 3:30 p.m.

CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP

Saturday, June 4

TBA

Sunday, June 5

TBA

PREP TRACK

Regionals

DIVISION II AT FOSTORIA

Boys

3200 relay- 1. Woodmore (Schroeder, Dean, Rosenberger, Schlea), 8:08.37; 2. Bluffton, 8:08.58; 3. Liberty Benton, 8:15.24; 4. Arlington, 8:17.64.

Discus- 1. Blaine Maag (Columbus Grove), 184-08; 2. Ream (Bluffton), 163-08; 3. Kortokrax (Antwerp), 163-06; 4. Moore (Montpelier), 159-08.

Long jump- 1. Ron Diaz (Lakota), 21-3.50; 2. O Dell (Crestview), 21-3.25; 3. Messmer (Riverdale), 21-1.25; 4. Busching (Liberty Benton), 21-01.00.

Pole vault- 1. Shane Shockey (Bluffton), 14-09; 2. Pittman (Woodmore), 14-0; 3. Nichols (Seneca East), 13-9; 4. Patterson (Cory-Rawson), 13-0.

Girls

3200 relay- 1. Seneca East (Nagel, Barrell, McConnell, Kessler), 9:34.33; 2. Liberty Benton, 9:42.71; 3. Lincolnview, 9:45.85; 4. Old Fort, 9:47.78.

High jump- 1. Kristen Meister (Maumee Valley), 5-5; 2. Weimerskirch (Mohawk), 5-4; 3. May (Columbus Grove), 5-4; 4. King (Columbus Grove), 5-2.

Shot- 1. Stacey Wannemacher (Ottoville), 43-5; 2. Reinhart (Mohawk), 40-6.75; 3. Patrick (Western Reserve), 40-01.25; 4. Vorst (Spencerville), 39-04.25.

WNBA

LAST NIGHT

Minnesota 68, Los Angeles 65

TUESDAY

Detroit 74, San Antonio 65

Indiana 83, Phoenix 76

TONIGHT

Phoenix at Charlotte, 7

Los Angeles at Washington, 7

Indiana at New York, 7:30

LATEST LINE

Baseball

National League

CHICAGO CUBS 9-11 Colorado

FLORIDA 61/2 -71/2 Ny Mets

Pittsburgh Even-6 CINCINNATI

San Diego 51/2 -61/2 ARIZONA

SAN FRANCISCO P La Dodgers

American League

Oakland Even-6 TAMPA BAY

BALTIMORE 61/2 -71/2 Seattle

CLEVELAND Even-6 Minnesota

NY YANKEES 8-9 Detroit

Boston 51/2 -61/2 TORONTO

TEXAS 11-13 Kansas City

LA ANGELS Even-6 Chi White Sox

NBA Playoffs

Saturday

Western Conference Finals

San Antonio leads series 2-0

SAN ANTONIO 51/2 Phoenix

Home team in CAPS

NOTES

The Sandusky County YMCA will run a SUMMER MEN S 3-ON-3 BASKETBALL LEAGUE starting June 13. Games will be played on Monday evenings from 6 to 9 p.m. Registration is $75 per team. Information: Rob Ritzler, 419-332-9622.

Clay High School is hosting a VOLLEYBALL SKILLS CAMP June 4 from 9 to 11 a.m. for grades K through 8. Registration is $15. Information: Brad Morrison, 419-351-5039.

The Perrysburg Soccer Club will hold TRYOUTS June 6-8 for U-8 to U-14 youths interested in playing competitive travel soccer in the 2005-06 season. Specific times and dates for each age group is available online at www.perrysburgsoccer.com Information: 419-872-0405.

LACROSSE

Regional finals

St. Ursula plays Walsh Jesuit for champ-ionship today in Mentor, Ohio.

HOLE IN ONE

CAROL LEUPP, No. 14 at Stone Oak, 125 yards, 7-wood.

TENNIS

French Open

Paris

Men s singles, second round

Gaston Gaudio (5) d. Dmitry Tursunov walkover.

David Nalbandian (10) d. Tomas Berdych 6-3, 6-2, 6-1.

Victor Hanescu d. Juan Ignacio Chela (31) 7-5, 6-1, 3-6, 7-5.

Sebastien Grosjean (23) d. Davide Sanguinetti 6-0, 6-3, 6-2.

Felix Mantilla d. Jiri Novak (26) 6-2, 0-6, 3-6, 7-5, 6-3.

Radek Stepanek (16) d. Florent Serra 6-3, 6-4, 6-1.

Luis Horna, Peru, d. Tim Henman (7) 7-5, 6-7 (2), 6-3, 6-4.

Mario Ancic (18) d. Oscar Hernandez 4-6, 6-1, 6-2, 6-3.

Richard Gasquet (30) d. Peter Wessels 6-3, 7-6 (1), 6-1.

Fernando Vicente d. Janko Tipsarevic 6-3, 1-6, 7-6 (2), 6-3.

Lee Hyung-taik d. Robin Soderling (33) 6-2, 6-3, 6-4.

Carlos Moya (14) d. Robin Vik 7-6 (6), 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-1.

Roger Federer (1) d. Nicolas Almagro 6-3, 7-6 (0), 6-2.

Rafael Nadal (4) d. Xavier Malisse 6-2, 6-2, 6-4.

Fernando Gonzalez (25) d. Tomas Behrend 6-3, 6-4, 6-4.

David Ferrer (20) d. Olivier Patience 6-3, 7-6 (5), 7-5.

Women s singles, second round

Akiko Morigami d. Karolina Sprem (31) 7-5, 6-3.

Emilie Loit d. Amy Frazier (27) 6-4, 6-4.

Venus Williams (11) d. Fabiola Zuluaga 6-3, 3-6, 6-3.

Elena Dementieva (4) d. Sanda Mamic 7-6 (7), 6-2.

Mary Pierce (21) d. Jelena Kostanic 6-1, 6-0.

Sesil Karatantcheva d. Shinobu Asagoe (19) 7-5, 6-2.

Vera Zvonareva (9) d. Eva Birnerova 4-6, 6-3, 6-0.

Flavia Pennetta (32) d. Marta Domachowska 6-4, 6-3.

Emmanuelle Gagliardi d. Maria Sanchez Lorenzo 6-3, 6-3.

Kim Clijsters (14) d. Ludmila Cervanova 6-2, 6-1.

Daniela Hantuchova (20) d. Catalina Castano 6-4, 6-3.

Virginie Razzano d. Clarisa Fernandez 6-1, 6-1.

Lindsay Davenport (1) d. Peng Shuai 3-6, 7-6 (4), 6-0.

Elena Likhovtseva (16) d. Mariana Diaz-Oliva 6-1, 7-6 (3).

Silvia Farina Elia (18) d. Arantxa Parra Santonja 7-5, 6-2.

Patty Schnyder (8) d. Sandra Kloesel 6-2, 6-3.

Men s doubles, first round

Tomas Cibulec and Mariusz Fyrstenberg d. Gilles Muller and Christophe Rochus 6-3, 6-3.

Robbie Koenig and Alberto Martin d. Julien Benneteau and Nicolas Mahut 6-4, 7-6 (2).

Rainer Schuettler and Mikhail Youzhny d. Feliciano Lopez and Fernando Verdasco 6-3, 3-6, 6-4.

Julian Knowle and Jurgen Melzer d. Wayne Black and Kevin Ullyett (5) 7-5, 3-6, 6-2.

Edouard Roger-Vasselin and Gilles Simon d. David Skoch and Jim Thomas 6-0, 6-3.

Alex Calatrava and Ricardo Mello d. Enzo Artoni and Mariano Puerta 2-6, 6-4, 8-6.

Giorgio Galimberti and Paradorn Srichaphan d. Graydon Oliver and Jared Palmer 6-4, 6-7 (1), 9-7.

Mark Merklein and Vince Spadea d. Ashley Fisher and Chris Haggard 6-3, 6-4.

Marcin Matkowski and Alexander Waske d. Kenneth Carlsen and Ivo Karlovic 6-3, 1-6, 10-8.

Lucas Arnold and Martin Garcia d. Victor Hanescu and Jan Hernych 6-2, 6-4.

Simon Aspelin and Todd Perry (9) d. Jean-Francois Bachelot and Arnaud Clement 6-4, 7-6 (5).

Massimo Bertolini and Filippo Volandri d. Paul-Henri Mathieu and Cyril Saulnier 7-6 (5), 6-1.

Frantisek Cermak and Leos Friedl (10) d. Robby Ginepri and Brian MacPhie 7-5, 6-2.

Gregory Carraz and Antony Dupuis d. Rick Leach and Travis Parrott 6-4, 6-4.

Leander Paes and Nenad Zimonjic (6) d. Florian Mayer and Rogier Wassen 6-3, 4-6, 6-2.

Wayne Arthurs and Paul Hanley (8) d. Thierry Ascione and Jean-Rene Lisnard 6-3, 6-4.

Mark Knowles and Daniel Nestor (1) d. Robert Lindstedt and Tom Vanhoudt 6-2, 7-6 (5).

Nicolas Devilder and Marc Gicquel d. Jordan Kerr and Sebastian Prieto 4-6, 7-5, 11-9.

Women s doubles, first round

Anabel Medina Garrigues and Dinara Safina (9) d. Laura Granville and Marissa Irvin 6-0, 6-2.

Bryanne Stewart and Samantha Stosur (10) d. Milagros Sequera and Meilen Tu 6-0, 6-3.

Evgenia Linetskaya and Galina Voskoboeva d. Youlia Fedossova and Violette Huck 6-4, 6-1.

Anna Chakvetadze and Sania Mirza d. Kristina Brandi, Puerto Rico, and Nana Miyagi 6-2, 6-3.

Yan Zi and Zheng Jie (16) d. Denisa Chladkova and Ruxandra Dragomir Ilie 6-1, 6-2.

Virginia Ruano Pascual and Paola Suarez (1) d. Jennifer Hopkins and Mashona Washington 6-4, 6-3.

Vera Douchevina and Barbora Strycova d. Mailyne Andrieux and Pauline Parmentier 6-2, 6-4.

Maria Kirilenko and Maria-Emilia Salerni d. Rika Fujiwara and Tamarine Tanasugarn 6-7 (6), 6-1, 6-1.

Marion Bartoli and Anna-Lena Groenefeld (14) d. Florence Haring and Virginie Pichet 6-1, 6-3.

Maria Elena Camerin and Tathiana Garbin d. Dally Randriantefy, Madagascar, and Anna Smashnova 4-6, 6-0, 6-1.

Gabriela Navratilova and Michaela Pastikova d. Alina Jidkova and Tatiana Perebiynis 6-7 (9), 6-3, 6-4.

Gisela Dulko and Maria Vento-Kabchi (11) d. Tatiana Golovin and Anastasia Myskina 3-6, 6-0, 6-2.

Li Ting and Sun Tian Tian d. Yulia Beygelzimer and Julia Schruff 6-2, 7-6 (5).

Marta Domachowska and Silvija Talaja d. Sandrine Testud and Roberta Vinci 5-7, 6-4, 6-1.

Lourdes Dominguez Lino and Nuria Llagostera Vives d. Martina Navratilova and Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario 6-4, 3-6, 6-3.

TRANSACTIONS

BASEBALL

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES Placed C Javy Lopez on the 15-day DL. Announced C Sal Fasano cleared waivers, elected free agency and agreed to terms on a one-year contract.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS Activated OF Nick Swisher from the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Britt Reames from Sacramento of the PCL. Designated INF-OF Jermaine Clark for assignment. Optioned OF Matt Watson to Sacramento.

National League

CHICAGO CUBS Activated INF Todd Walker from the 15-day DL. Placed LHP Mike Remlinger on the 15-day DL.

CINCINNATI REDS Placed RHP Paul Wilson on the 15-day DL. Moved RHP Josh Hancock from the 15-to the 60-day DL. Purchased the contract of OF Jason Romano from Louisville of the IL.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS Placed RHP John Patterson on the 15-day DL.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

BUFFALO BILLS Signed OL Greg Jerman.

DENVER BRONCOS Signed WR Jerry Rice to a one-year contract.

National Football League Europe

COLOGNE CENTURIONS Signed DB Art Smith.

HORSE RACING

MARYLAND JOCKEY CLUB Announced the resignation of Jim Gagliano, executive vice president of Maryland racing operations.

SOCCER

Major League Soccer

COLUMBUS CREW Acquired M Chris Henderson from Colorado to complete a three-way trade with D.C. United, which received a partial allocation for D Mike Petke.

COLLEGE

IOWA STATE Announced the resignation of Darryl Sharp, men s assistant basketball coach.

ROGER WILLIAMS Announced the resignation of Ben Heroux, women s volleyball coach.

TULSA Announced the resignation of Christy Connoyer, softball coach.

ECHL

KELLY CUP FINALS

Florida vs. Trenton

Sunday

Trenton 2, Florida 1, Trenton leads series 2-0

Tomorrow

Florida at Trenton

Saturday

Florida at Trenton

Monday, May 30

Florida at Trenton, if necesssary

Wednesday, June 1

Trenton at Florida, if necesssary

Friday, June 3

Trenton at Florida, if necesssary

COLLEGE BASEBALL

Mid-American Conference Tournament

Bowling Green 000 001 011 10 4 11 1

Ball State 010 000 101 11 5 15 0

WP Morrison. LP Hundley. BG leaders: Reimold 1-4, 2 RBI; Wasserman 3-5, RBI, 3B.

OTHER SCORES

Miami 2, Akron 0

Central Michigan 5, Western Michigan 4



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