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Published: Wednesday, 3/8/2006

Prep basketball, college basketball, ECHL, bowling

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL

Girls regionals

LAST NIGHT

DIVISION I

Amherst Steele 61, Waite 53

Solon 57, Findlay 26

Cin. Mt. Notre Dame 54, W. Chester Lakota W. 39

Cin. Oak Hills 60, Kettering Fairmont 47

N. Can. Hoover 78, Cle. JFK 47

Pickerington Cent. 54, Gahanna Lincoln 37

Pickerington N. 40, Cin. Princeton 35

Wadsworth 49, Mentor 38

DIVISION II

Bay Village Bay 54, Minerva 53

Cols. DeSales 78, Steubenville 38

Copley 50, Lexington 39

Day. Carroll 50, Cols. Eastmoor 49

Mentor Lake Cath. 52, Warren Howland 38

Morrow Little Miami 39, Kettering Alter 31

Sandusky Perkins 38, Lima Bath 36

Warsaw River View 38, Circleville 24

PAIRINGS

DIVISION I

Regional Finals

At Wright State University, Dayton

Cin. Oak Hills (23-2) vs. Cin. Mt. Notre Dame (22-3) Saturday, 1 p.m.

At Otterbein College, Westerville

Pickerington N. (20-5) vs. Pickerington Cent. (22-3), Saturday, 1 p.m.

At Canton Civic Center

N. Can. Hoover (23-2) vs. Wadsworth (22-3), Saturday, 1 p.m.

At Norwalk High School

Solon (21-3) vs. Amherst Steele (23-1), Saturday, 1 p.m.

(State Tournament Matchups: Fairborn vs. Westerville; Canton vs. Norwalk)

DIVISION II

Regional Semifinals

At Vandalia Butler High School

Day. Carroll (20-5) vs. Morrow Little Miami (25-0), Friday, 7:30 p.m.

At Barberton High School

Bay Village Bay (22-3) vs. Mentor Lake Cath. (15-10), Friday, 7:30 p.m.

At Ontario High School

Copley (21-4) vs. Sandusky Perkins (22-2), Friday, 7:30 p.m.

At Zanesville High School

Cols. DeSales (21-3) vs. Warsaw River View (23-1), Friday, 7:30 p.m.

(State Tournament Matchups: Vandalia vs. Barberton; Ontario vs. Zanesville)

DIVISION III

Regional Semifinals

At Cuyahoga Falls High School

Atwater Waterloo (21-2) vs. Youngs. Ursuline (19-4), tonight, 6:15 p.m.; S. Euclid Regina (23-1) vs. Garfield Hts. Trinity (18-5), tonight, 8 p.m.

Finals

Saturday, 1:30 p.m.

At Lancaster High School

Sugarcreek Garaway (22-2) vs. Cols. Ready (18-6), tonight, 6:15 p.m.; Ironton (22-2) vs. Oak Hill (19-5), tonight, 8 p.m.

Finals

Saturday, 1:30 p.m.

At Vandalia Butler High School

Anna (19-5) vs. Versailles (19-5), tonight, 6:15 p.m.; Cin. Hills Christian Academy (20-4) vs. Plain City Jonathan Alder (22-2), tonight, 8 p.m.

Finals

Saturday, 1:30 p.m.

At Lexington High School

Doylestown Chippewa (17-6) vs. Coldwater (17-5), tonight, 6:15 p.m.; Castalia Margaretta (21-3) vs. Columbus Grove (21-2), tonight, 8 p.m.

Finals

Saturday, 1:30 p.m.

(State Tournament Matchups: Cuyahoga Falls vs. Lancaster; Vandalia vs. Lexington)

DIVISION IV

Regional Semifinals

At Pickerington North High School

Waterford (19-4) vs. Cols. Africentric (24-0), Thursday, 6:15 p.m.; Glouster Trimble (20-3) vs. Berlin Hiland (22-2), Thursday, 8 p.m.

Finals

Saturday, 7:30 p.m.

At Vandalia Butler High School

Maria Stein Marion Local (18-5) vs. Ft. Loramie (22-2), Thursday, 6:15 p.m.; Jackson Center (20-4) vs. S. Charleston SE (20-4), Thursday, 8 p.m.

Finals

Saturday, 7:30 p.m.

At Elida High School

Patrick Henry (23-0) vs. Hopewell-Loudon (20-3), Thursday, 6:15 p.m.; Holgate (19-4) vs. Ottawa Hills (18-6), Thursday, 8 p.m.

Finals

Saturday, 7:30 p.m.

At Massillon Perry

Mansfield St. Peter s (18-5) vs. E. Can. (21-2), Thursday, 6:15 p.m.; McDonald (23-1) vs. Bedford Chanel (15-9), Thursday, 8 p.m.

Finals

Saturday, 7:30 p.m.

(State Tournament Matchups: Pickerington vs. Vandalia; Elida vs. Massillon)

LAST NIGHT

Amherst Steele 20 16 11 14 61

Waite 8 17 15 13 53

AMHERST STEELE: Bruthcer 4-2-10, Kushinski 0-4-4, Mihalic 4-3-13-30, Meyers 1-2-0-8, Jaruis 4-0-8, Beury 0-1-1. Totals: 13-5-20-61.

WAITE: Ulis 7-2-3-23, Allen 1-2-4, Middlebrooks 0-3-3, Washington 4-0-8, McNeal 7-1-15. Totals: 19-2-9-53.

Solon 11 14 25 7 57

Findlay 8 6 4 8 26

SOLON: Brown 5-0-10, Russell 0-2-2, Banda 0-1-1, Taylor 1-3-5-16, Tellalian 1-0-2, Mitchell 0-1-1, Warren 3-1-7, Wisner 5-1-5-18. Totals: 15-4-15-57.

FINDLAY: Roethlisberger 2-3-7, Petersen 3-0-6, Sottoway 0-2-2, Babcock 0-1-0-3, McQueen 4-0-8. Totals: 9-1-5-26.

Boys Districts

LAST NIGHT

Division IV

At Wapakoneta

New Bremen 78, Lima Perry 48

Ada 51, New Knoxville 50

At Elida

Delphos St. John s 62, Arlington 60

Columbus Grove 66, Ottoville 50

At Liberty-Benton

Continental 47, Cardinal Stritch 40

Toledo Christian 67, North Baltimore 53

At Napoleon

Fayette 67, Montpelier 56

Holgate 46, Hicksville 36

At Fostoria

Wynford 39, Mohawk 36

Carey 55, New Riegel 50

At Willard

Sandusky St. Mary 78, Mansfield St. Peter s 74, OT

Plymouth 42, Fremont St. Joseph 36

Cardinal Stritch 7 13 9 11 40

Continental 15 11 8 13 47

CARDINAL STRITCH: McCloskey 3-2-1-13, Rupp 0-2-0-6, Ameling 3-2-8, Rutkowski 1-0-2, Gargac 1-0-2, Petty 4-1-9. Totals: 12-4-4-40.

CONTINENTAL: Schmidt 3-1-7, Doenges 0-1-0-3, Keck 1-7-5-28, Miller 1-1-3, Morgan 1-0-2, Donaldson 1-2-4. Totals: 7-8-9-47.

Toledo Christian 18 10 16 23 67

North Baltimore 9 10 12 22 53

TOLEDO CHRISTIAN: Sims 1-1-0-5, Mathewson 2-3-7, Bensch 3-1-0-9, Powell 6-8-20, Boris 3-2-8, Weemes 8-0-16, Michael 1-0-2. Totals: 24-2-13-67.

NORTH BALTIMORE: Herr 2-2-6, Krassow 1-0-2, Brossia 3-1-3-12, Eichar 4-4-12, Wymer 3-1-7, Sweet 5-4-14. Totals: 18-1-14-53.

Holgate 8 8 15 15 46

Hicksville 7 7 9 13 36

HOLGATE: Baker 2-1-1-8, Le. Brubaker 5-2-1-17, Lo. Brubaker 7-1-14, Eiden 1-2-4, Morehead 1-0-2. Totals: 16-3-5-46.

HICKSVILLE: Weatherhead 1-1-2-7, Vandemark 6-0-12, Diehl 1-1-3, McCain 0-1-1-4, Kemerer 1-0-2, Cover 1-2-0-8. Totals: 10-4-4-36.

Fayette 12 20 24 11 67

Montpelier 21 7 10 18 56

FAYETTE: Kunkle 6-9-21, Kramer 3-1-0-9, Rupp 3-2-8, Armstrong 2-4-8-24, Mullet 0-3-3, Franks 1-0-2. Totals: 15-5-22-67.

MONTPELIER: Hartman 1-1-2-7, Stoy 0-1-0-3, Barry 10-2-3-29, Daft 2-1-1-8, Neill 3-0-6, Bauer 0-1-0-3. Totals: 16-6-6-56.

Mohawk 4 11 9 12 36

Wynford 9 11 8 11 39

MOHAWK: Dunn 1-0-2, Tooley 3-0-6, Faber 3-4-10, Stine 1-1-0-5, Kurtz 2-2-6, Burks 2-1-0-7. Totals: 12-2-6-36.

WYNFORD: Etler 1-0-2, Gerhard 0-1-2-5, Snyder 2-1-5, Slifley 4-3-11, Kalb 5-6-16. Totals: 12-1-12-39.

TONIGHT

Division II

At BGSU

Elida vs. Wauseon, 6:15 p.m.

Wapakoneta vs. Central Catholic, 8 p.m.

At Ashland University

Norwalk vs. Upper Sandusky, 6:15 p.m.

Port Clinton vs. Willard, 8 p.m.

Division III

At Waite

Patrick Henry vs. Evergreen, 6:15 p.m.

Archbold vs. Otsego, 8 p.m.

TOMORROW

Division I

At Willard

Mansfield Senior vs. Fremont Ross, 7 p.m.

At Liberty-Benton

Perrysburg vs. Bowling Green, 7 p.m.

At University of Toledo

Scott vs. Start, 6:15 p.m.

St. Francis vs. St. John s, 8 p.m.

Division III

At Ohio Northern

St. Henry vs. Crestview, 6:15 p.m.

Spencerville vs. Ottawa-Glandorf, 8 p.m.

At Fostoria

Western Reserve vs. Liberty-Benton, 6:15 p.m.

Ashland Crestview vs. Gibsonburg, 8 p.m.

FRIDAY

Division IV

At Wapakoneta

New Bremen vs. Ada , 7 p.m.

At Elida

Delphos St. John s vs. Columbus Grove, 7 p.m.

At Liberty-Benton

Continental vs. Toledo Christian, 7 p.m.

At Napoleon

Fayette vs. Holgate, 7 p.m.

At Fostoria

Wynford vs. Carey, 7 p.m.

At Willard

Sandusky St. Mary vs. Plymouth, 7 p.m.

SATURDAY

Division I

At University of Toledo

Scott/Start vs. St. Francis/St. John s Winners, 7 p.m.

At BGSU

Mansfield Sr./Fremont Ross vs. Perrysburg/Bowling Green winner, 7

Division II

At BGSU

Elida/Wauseon vs. Wapak/Central Catholic Winners, 1

At Ashland U.

Norwalk/U. Sandusky vs. Port Clinton/Willard Winners, 7

Division III

At Ohio Northern

St. Henry/C. Crestview vs. Spencerville/O-Glandorf Winner 7 p.m.

At Waite

Pat. Henry/Evergreen vs. Archbold/Otsego Winner, 7 p.m.

At Fostoria

W. Reserve/L. Benton vs. A. Crestview/Gibsonburg Winner, 7 p.m.

Michigan Districts

TONIGHT

Class A

At Ypsilanti Lincoln

Ypsilanti vs. Bedford, 5:30.

Monroe vs. Ypsilanti Lincoln, 7

Class B

At Trenton

Airport vs. Gibraltar Carlson, 5:30

Class C

At Morenci

Adrian Madison vs. Sand Creek, 6

Summerfield vs. Morenci, 7:30

At Romulus Summit Academny

Riverview Richard vs. SMCC, 7

Class D

At Lenawee Christian

Jackson Christian vs. Deerfield, 6

ECHL

AMERICAN CONFERENCE

North Division

W L T Pts GF GA

x-Reading 34 15 7 75 203 166

x-Wheeling 33 17 5 71 181 143

x-Toledo 32 18 5 69 192 156

Johnstown 25 21 11 61 180 193

Trenton 26 29 2 54 140 171

Dayton 18 35 5 41 163 219

South Division

W L T Pts GF GA

x-Gwinnett 39 11 7 85 247 169

x-Florida 36 18 3 75 207 176

Greenville 36 19 3 75 201 156

Charlotte 27 25 5 59 187 198

S. Carolina 24 21 11 59 173 185

Augusta 24 27 4 52 166 198

Columbia 20 31 7 47 164 229

Pensacola 18 34 6 42 157 239

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

West Division

W L T Pts GF GA

x-Alaska 45 8 4 94 236 120

x-Las Vegas 41 10 6 88 210 144

Idaho 32 18 7 71 214 184

Utah 32 22 6 70 205 198

Victoria 19 31 7 45 161 214

Phoenix 18 34 3 39 124 194

Pacific Division

W L T Pts GF GA

x-Fresno 32 11 11 75 177 160

Long Beach 30 19 6 66 161 153

Bakersfield 27 21 5 59 158 174

San Diego 26 24 5 57 166 164

Stockton 10 33 11 31 131 201

x-clinched playoff spot

LAST NIGHT

Greenville 5, Trenton 4

Pensacola 4, South Carolina 3

Stockton at Phoenix, late

Long Beach at Bakersfield, late

Dayton at Fresno, late

TONIGHT

Reading at Toledo

Pensacola at Augusta

Stockton at Phoenix

Las Vegas at Victoria

Dayton at San Diego

COLLEGE SOFTBALL

Owens CC 102 400 5 --12-17-5

Lake City CC 010 501 0 --7-10-2

WP - Short; LP Mauldin. Short (OCC) 3-3; 2 1B; 1 2B; 2 RBI

.

Owens CC 000 002 0 --2-6-1

Lake City CC 5-4-1

WP - Ellis; LP - Borowske. Snyder (OCC) 2-3.

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Men

Mid-American Conference

TOURNAMENT

TOMORROW

At Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland

Northern Illinois vs. Toledo, Noon

Akron vs. Western Michigan, 2 p.m.

Kent State vs. Buffalo, 7 p.m.

Miami vs. Ohio, 9 p.m.

FRIDAY

At Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland

No. 1/8/9 vs. No. 4/5/12 Winner, 7 p.m.

No. 2/7/10 vs. No. 3/6/11 Winner, 9 p.m.

Saturday

At Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland

Championship Game (ESPN2), 7 p.m. EST

Big Ten Conference

CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT

Indianapolis

TOMORROW

First Round

Penn State vs. Northwestern, Noon

Michigan vs. Minnesota, 2:30 p.m.

Michigan State vs. Purdue, 5 p.m.

Friday

Quarterfinals

Ohio State vs. Penn State-Northwestern winner, Noon

Wisconsin vs. Indiana, 2:30 p.m.

Iowa vs. Michigan-Minnesota winner, 6:30 p.m.

Illinois vs. Michigan State-Purdue winner, 9 p.m.

Semifinals

Saturday

Iowa Michigan-Minnesota winner vs. Illinois Michigan State-Purdue winner, 1:30 p.m.

Ohio State Penn State-Northwestern winner vs. Wisconsin-Indiana winner, 4 p.m.

Championship

Sunday, March 12

Semifinal winners, 3:30 p.m.

National

TOURNAMENT

Horizon League

Championship

Wis.-Milwaukee 87, Butler 71

Mid-Continent Conference

Championship

Oral Roberts 85, Chicago St. 72

Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference

First Round

Howard 62, N. Carolina A&T 52

Norfolk St. 73, Md.-Eastern Shore 71

Southland Conference

First Round

Lamar 68, SE Louisiana 65

Northwestern St. 75, Tex.-San Antonio 61

Sam Houston St. 86, Tex.-Arlington 84, Stephen F.Austin 72, McNeese St. 70

Women

Mid-American Conference

TOURNAMENT

At Cleveland, Quicken Loans Arena

TODAY

Quarterfinals

E. Michigan vs. Ohio, 1

Kent State vs. Ball State, 3

Bowling Green vs. N. Illinois 5:30

W. Michigan vs. Toledo, 7:30 p.m.

FRIDAY

Semifinals

Eastern Michigan-Ohio winner vs. Kent State-Ball State winner, Noon

Bowling Green-Northern Illinois winner vs. Western Michigan-Toledo winner, 2:30 p.m.

SATURDAY

Championship

Semifinal winners, 1 p.m.

BOWLING

The Queens

Presented by Dunn Chevy-Buick

At Interstate Lanes

STANDINGS: Interstate Lanes 96, Ginger & Company Salon 85; Tri County Tire/Drago Trucking 70.5; KJ Excavating 63; Church s Chicken/Captain D s 62; Bay Center Recreation 56.5; Toledo Sports Center 55.5; Empire Pro Shop 55; Twin Oaks 53; Steven s Disposal 33.5

Interstate 887-888-856-2631

Toledo SC 806-754-771-2331

INTERSTATE: Trica Rettig 248-290-205-743; Kathy Askins 189-176-200-565; Brooke Summers 227-218-275-720; Sheri Verespej 223-204-176-603

TOLEDO SC: Mary Minnick 177-167-199-543; Patty Pruss 177-153-161-491; Ann Lawson 217-226-176-619; Shelley Ditmyer 235-208-235-678

Empire 876-751-787-2414

Steven s Disposal 759-716-782-2257

EMPIRE: Karen Corum 214-165-244-623; Mary Jo Anderson 215-202-179-596; Pam Cousino 232-192-216-640; Tonjia Hartle 215-192-148-555

STEVEN S: Janet Caughhorn 190-190; Injured bowler score 177-177-354; Bobbi Jo Perry 192-158-191-541; Linda Starr 187-159-189-535; Gail Whalen 190-222-225-637

Tri County/Drago 720-762-741-2223

Twin Oaks 805-752-712-2269

TRI COUNTY/DRAGO: Dawn Wagner 202-159-180-541; Stephanie Snyder 157-214-181-552; Rachel Johnson 195-190-203-588; Katie Hahn 166-199-177-542

TWIN OAKS: Sandy Munger 182-203-136-521; Justina Kuhnle 187-174-175-536; Jacke Kowalski 224-212-198-634; Marica Riffle 212-163-203-578

Church s Chicken 872-745-696-2113

Bay Center Rec. 776-856-770-2402

CHURCH S: Maria Griswold 255-171-169-595; Shaun Staples 191-198-164-553; Joyce Jones 201-163-160-524; Natalie Miskiel 225-213-203-641

BAY CENTER: Mary Hoiffman 146-168-161-475; Sandy Miller 217-215-224-656; Karen Woelfl 189-227-213-629; Tracy Autman 224-246-172-642

KJ Excavating 832-868-746-2446

Ginger & Co. Salon 914-814-825-2553

KJ EXCAVATING: Shelley Akeman 152-278-190-620; Rachel Resnick 233-176-214-623; Lisa Eicher 170-221-166-557; Stephanie Plocek 277-193-176-646

GINGER: Joanna Kosier 203-181-181-565; Cheri Nopper-Hahn 216-179-188-583; Shellie Stone 229-228-253-710; Jodi Woessner 266-226-203-695

Next week: 9 p.m, at Monroe Sports Center

NOTES

The NORTHWEST OHIO BASKETBALL ORGANIZATION will host a Final Four Weekend boys basketball tournament March 31 through April 2 for grades 4 through 8. Call Vince Debo at 419-283-5296 for details.

The Western Basin Toledo Basketball will be holding BOYS AAU TRYOUTS for its 16-and under and 12-and-under teams March 9 at Tiffin Calvert High School and March 14 at Genoa Middle School. Both workouts will be from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. For more information call Arnold Sutter at 419-836-7707.

The SUBURBAN AREA AMATEUR BASEBALL LEAGUE is looking for community based U-14 teams in Toledo and the surrounding areas who are interested in joining the league. Call Bruce Edwards at 419-534-2220.

The Lucas County Recreation Center is hosting a SPRING FEVER SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT March 11 or March 12, depending on the weather. Entry fee is $50. Call Bryan at 419-250-0680 or Tash at 419-213-2204

Sylvania Recreation is offering Youth Lacrosse programs for boys in grades 4-8 and girls in grades 6-8 this spring at Pacesetter Park in Sylvania. Practices start in early April. No experience is required. For additional information or to register, go to www.sylvaniarecreation.org or call (419) 882-1500.

BASEBALL

World Classic

x-advances to second round

First Round

Group B

W L Pct GB

United States 1 0 1.000

Canada 0 0 .000 1/2

South Africa 0 0 .000 1/2

Mexico 0 1 .000 1

YESTERDAY

At Phoenix

United States 2, Mexico 0

At Scottsdale, Ariz.

Canada vs. South Africa, late

Mexico 000000000 0 4 0

United States 00010010x 2 6 1

RLopez, Dessens (5), Villarreal (7), Rincon (7), Cortes (8) and Gil; Peavy, Timlin (4), Cordero (5), Wheeler (6), Jones (7), Nathan (8), Lidge (9) and Schneider. W Timlin, 1-0. L RLopez, 0-1. Sv Lidge 1. HR United States, Lee, CJones.

TODAY

At Phoenix

Canada at United States, 4 p.m.

At Scottsdale, Ariz.

Mexico vs. South Africa, 9 p.m.

Group C

YESTERDAY

At San Juan, Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico 2, Panama 1

Group D

YESTERDAY

At Kissimmee, Fla.

Dominican Republic 11, Venezuela 5

Italy 10, Australia 0

LATEST LINE

NBA

Cleveland 11/2 (197) TORONTO

DETROIT 10 (186) Chicago

Golden State 1 (201) CHARLOTTE

a-MIAMI Off (OFF) Washington

BOSTON 11/2 (212) Philadelphia

LA Lakers 1 (190) NEW ORLEANS

Sacramento 21/2 (196) MILWAUKEE

b-HOUSTON Off (OFF) Indiana

UTAH 3 (183) Minnesota

Memphis 1 (199) SEATTLE

a-Miami D. Wade is questionable.

b-Houston T. McGrady is questionable

College Basketball

Big East Conference

First Round-Madison Square Garden

Cincinnati 2 Syracuse

Georgetown 3 Notre Dame

Seton Hall 2 Rutgers

Pittsburgh 4 Louisville

Atlantic 10 Conference

First Round-US Bank Arena-Cincinnati

Temple 51/2 Rhode Island

St. Joseph s 51/2 Dayton

Xavier 5 Mass.

Fordham 7 Richmond

Conference USA

First Round-FedEx Forum-Memphis

S.m.u. 2 Rice

Tulsa 41/2 Southern Miss

Marshall 2 Tulane

Central Florida 6 East Carolina

Pacific 10 Conference

First Round-Staples Center-Los Angeles

Arizona State 2 Oregon State

Oregon 31/2 Washington State

Big West Conference

First Round-Anaheim Conv Center-Anaheim

Cal Santa Barbara 9 Cal Riverside

CS Fullerton 6 CS Northridge

Home Team in CAPS

COLLEGE BASEBALL

Kankakee CC 014 200 2--9-12-3

Owens CC 025 111 x--10-16-4

WP - Best. LP - Brevard. Taylor (Occ) 2 2B, 4-4.

Parkland CC 102 020 1--6-5-1

Owens CC 002 000 2--2-9-1

WP - Brandon. LP - Philes. Arvay (Occ) 3-4.

BASEBALL

Exhibition

American League

W L Pct

Cleveland 6 2 .750

Kansas City 3 2 .600

Texas 3 2 .600

Detroit 4 3 .571

New York 4 3 .571

Boston 3 3 .500

Tampa Bay 3 4 .429

Los Angeles 2 3 .400

Minnesota 3 5 .375

Chicago 3 6 .333

Baltimore 2 5 .286

Toronto 2 5 .286

Seattle 1 4 .200

Oakland 1 6 .143

National League

W L Pct

Philadelphia 6 1 .857

Pittsburgh 6 1 .857

Arizona 5 1 .833

Florida 5 1 .833

Milwaukee 5 2 .714

New York 5 2 .714

Chicago 4 2 .667

Los Angeles 4 2 .667

San Francisco 4 2 .667

San Diego 3 2 .600

Cincinnati 3 5 .375

Colorado 2 4 .333

Atlanta 2 5 .286

Houston 2 5 .286

St. Louis 2 5 .286

Washington 1 6 .143

Note: Split-squad games count in the standings; games against non-major league teams do not.

YESTERDAY

Cleveland 7, Detroit 4

Toronto 6, Cincinnati 3

Boston 10, Baltimore 6

Pittsburgh 10, Atlanta 5

L.A. Dodgers 3, St. Louis 1

Philadelphia 5, Tampa Bay 4

N.Y. Mets 7, Houston 1

N.Y. Yankees 5, Minnesota 0

Florida 22, Washington 12

Texas 6, Chicago Cubs 5

San Francisco 12, San Diego 3

Kansas City 9, Colorado 3

Milwaukee 15, Seattle 5

Arizona 12, L.A. Angels 1

Chicago White Sox 8, Oakland 5

Cleveland 002110201 7 14 3

Detroit 011011000 4 7 0

Sabathia, Lee (4), Karsay (7), Sauerbeck (8), Graves (9) and Herrera, Diaz (7); Colon, Woodyard (4), Hodge (6), Walker (8), Mantei (9), Sanchez (9) and Peterson, Wilson (7). W Lee, . L Hodge. Sv Graves. HR Cleveland Hafner, Hollandsworth, Mulhern, Detroit Phelps, Clevlen.

Travis Hafner went 3-for-4 with a two-run homer and a double for the Indians.

TRANSACTIONS

BASEBALL

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES Released OF Richard Hidalgo.

BOSTON RED SOX Announced the retirement of C John Flaherty.

CHICAGO WHITE SOX Optioned LHP Rusty Tucker to Charlotte of the IL. Assigned LHP Chad Bentz, OF Ben Grieve, INF Tim Hummel, C Carlos Lee, C Donny Lucy, LHP Corwin Malone, LHP Stephen Randolph and INF Jorge Velandia to their minor-league camp.

TAMPA BAY DEVIL RAYS Named Dan Feinstein director of baseball operations.

National League

NEW YORK METS Assigned RHP Philip Humber, RHP Matt Lindstrom, RHP Rafael Cova, RHP Jeremy Hill, RHP Jason Scobie, C Jesus Flores, C Drew Butera, C Andy Wilson, C Aaron Hathaway and INF Brett Harper to their minor league camp.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES Named Turner Ward manager for Bradenton of the GCL.

American Association

SIOUX FALLS CANARIES Signed LHP Clint Marcus.

SIOUX CITY EXPLORERS Signed INF Robert Mendoza.

Can-Am League

NASHUA PRIDE Signed INF Andy Dillard and INF/OF James Lofton.

WORCESTER TORNADOES Sold the contract of INF Chris Colabello to the Detroit Tigers.

QUEBEC LES CAPITALES Signed RHP Julien Tucker.

NORTH SHORE SPIRIT Signed LHP Liam O Flaherty and RHP Dennis Robinson.

Frontier League

WINNIPEG GOLDEYES Agreed to terms with OF Jimmy Hurst. Traded OF Jorge Moreno to Sioux City of the American Association for cash and a player to be named.

BASKETBALL

NBA Developmental League

ROANOKE DAZZLE Announced C Jason Clark has left the team.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

CLEVELAND BROWNS Signed K Jeff Chandler to a one-year contract.

DENVER BRONCOS Signed DE Courtney Brown to a contract extension through the 2009 season.

Canadian Football League

WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS Signed DE Ron Warner.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

NHL Suspended Tampa Bay Lightning F Evgeny Artyukhin for two games for being assessed a match penalty during a March 6 game.

NEW YORK ISLANDERS Signed D Radek Martinek to a two-year contract extension, through the 2007-08 season.

ST. LOUIS BLUES Placed F Ryan Johnson and F Vladimir Orszagh on inured reserve.

American Hockey League

HARTFORD WOLF PACK Recalled F Rick Kozak from Charlotte of the ECHL.

MILWAUKEE ADMIRALS Announced F Jordin Tootoo and D Greg Zanon have been recalled by the Nashville Predators. Recalled D Dan Boese from Rockford of the UHL.

ECHL

ECHL Fined Phoenix RW Jean-Francis Soucy and Phoenix D Brent Henley undisclosed amounts for their actions in games.

LAS VEGAS WRANGLERS Re-signed Glen Gulutzan, general manager-coach, to a contract extension through the 2007-08 season. Added G Mike McKenna and D Tyler Sloan to the roster.

COLLEGE

EVERGREEN STATE Named John Purtteman men s soccer coach.

FRANCIS MARION Fired John Schweitz, men s basketball coach.

ILLINOIS Announced WR Lonnie Hurst was dismissed from the football team for violating academic policies.

OHIO STATE Announced PK Jonathan Skeete has returned to the team as a walk-on following his suspension and arrest on drug trafficking charges.

PENNSYLVANIA Named Jonathan McLaughlin offensive line coach, Jonathan Dupont assistant secondary coach and James Pio director of football operations.

TOWSON Named Mike Hermann director of athletics.

VASSAR Named Rodney Mott men s and women s rowing coach.

VIRGINIA TECH Named Torrian Gray defensive backfield coach.

WEST VIRGINIA Named Jennifer Corkum assistant volleyball coach.

WESTERN MICHIGAN Named Chris Tabor running backs and special teams coach.

COLLEGE HOCKEY

CCHA Tournament

SECOND ROUND

Friday

W. Michigan at Miami

Alaska-Fairbanks at Michigan St.

Ferris St. at Michigan

Nebraska-Omaha at N. Michigan

SPORTLIGHT

March 8

1958 Silky Sullivan, ridden by Bill Shoemaker, wins the Santa Anita Derby by three lengths after trailing by 40 early in the race and by 20 entering the final turn.

1971 Joe Frazier wins the world heavyweight title with a unanimous 15-round decision over Muhammad Ali.

1990 Kurt Browning becomes the first Canadian to successfully defend a title in the World Figure Skating Championships, edging early leader Viktor Petrenko of the Soviet Union.

1992 Ray Floyd, 49, holds off Fred Couples for a two-stroke victory in the Doral Open and joins Sam Snead as the only man to win PGA Tour titles in four decades.

1997 In the World Indoor Championships in Paris, Kevin Little becomes the first white American sprinter in 41 years to win a major international competition, matching the U.S. 200 record of 20.40 seconds.

2004 Air Force moves into The Associated Press men s basketball Top 25 for the first time in the program s 48-year history. Air Force (22-5) has a team record for wins, five more than the previous mark set in 1957-58.

2005 Oakland (Mich.) upsets top-seeded Oral Roberts 61-60 to win the Mid-Continent Conference tournament and an automatic bid to the NCAAs. It s the fourth straight season a team with a losing record has made the men s NCAA tournament.



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