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Published: 4/20/2006

ECHL, prep softball, baseball, tennis

ECHL HOCKEY

Playoffs

CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS

American Conference

(Best-of-5)

North Division

Johnstown vs. Toledo

Last night

Toledo 5, Johnstown 3, Toledo wins series 3-0

Saturday, April 15

Toledo 4, Johnstown 1

Wheeling vs. Reading

Last night

Wheeling 5, Reading 4, Wheeling wins series 3-1

Tuesday

Wheeling 4, Reading 3

South Division

South Carolina vs. Gwinnett

Last night

Gwinnett 3, South Carolina 1, Gwinnett wins series 3-0

Sunday, April 16

Gwinnett 5, South Carolina 4

Greenville vs. Florida

Saturday April 15

Florida 4, Greenville 2, Florida leads series 2-0

Tomorrow

Florida at Greenville, 7:05 p.m.

Saturday

Florida at Greenville, 7:05 p.m., if necessary

Sunday

Greenville at Florida, 6 p.m., if necessary

National Conference

(Best-of-7)

West Division

Alaska vs. Utah

Friday, April 14

Alaska 6, Utah 2, Alaska wins series 4-0

Las Vegas vs. Idaho

Last night

Las Vegas 6, Idaho 2, Las Vegas wins series 4-3

Tuesday

Las Vegas 6, Idaho 0

Pacific Division

Fresno vs. San Diego

Saturday, April 15

Fresno 5, San Diego 1, Fresno wins series 4-0

Bakersfield vs. Long Beach

Last night

Bakersfield 4, Long Beach 1, Bakersfield leads series 3-2

Sunday, April 16

Long Beach 5, Bakersfield 4

Tomorrow

Long Beach at Bakersfield, 10 p.m.

Sunday

Long Beach at Bakersfield, 10 p.m., if necessary

CONFERENCE FINALS

(Best-of-5)

American Conference

Semifinal winners, TBA

National Conference

Semifinal winners, TBA

KELLY CUP FINALS

(Best-of-7)

Conference champions, TBA

NOTES

The annual STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL BASEBALL TOURNAMENT for boys 13 and 14-years of age is set for June 14-18. Interested teams should contact Darren Joseph at 419-867-1119 or 419-350-3428.

The Fremont Rec Center is looking for 8th and 9th-grade girls who are interested in playing on a AAU TRAVELING BASKETBALL TEAM. Tryouts are being held April 23 from noon to 2 p.m. at the Rec Center. Contact Johnny Alridge at 419-355-0448.

The WOODMORE PONY LEAGUE will be having a 14U and 12U baseball tournament May 24-29 and a 10U tournament July 1-4. Interested teams are asked to contact Mike Sorg at 419-836-9826.

Bowman Park is hosting a 12U BASEBALL TOURNAMENT May 5-7. Interested teams call Scott at 734-856-4364.

The Maumee Baseball Association his hosting a BASEBALL TOURNAMENT July 1-4 for 8U, 9U, 10U and 12U teams. Contact Scott Harder for details at 419-344-0348.

FOOTBALL

Arena Football League

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

Eastern Division

W L T Pct PF PA

x-Dallas 10 2 0 .833 683 516

New York 7 5 0 .583 628 651

Philadelphia 7 5 0 .583 566 547

Columbus 5 7 0 .417 540 523

Southern Division

W L T Pct PF PA

Austin 8 4 0 .667 600 573

Orlando 8 4 0 .667 601 561

Georgia 7 5 0 .583 665 549

Tampa Bay 6 6 0 .500 639 647

Kansas City 2 10 0 .167 508 614

AMERICAN CONFERENCE

Central Division

W L T Pct PF PA

x-Colorado 9 3 0 .750 673 631

Nashville 7 5 0 .583 590 557

Chicago 4 8 0 .333 584 637

Grand Rapids 3 9 0 .250 531 652

Western Division

W L T Pct PF PA

Arizona 7 5 0 .583 576 570

San Jose 6 6 0 .500 653 650

Las Vegas 5 7 0 .417 615 646

Utah 4 8 0 .333 652 674

Los Angeles 3 9 0 .250 594 700

x-clinched playoff spot

TOMORROW

Columbus at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.

Kansas City at Nashville, 8 p.m.

Utah at Colorado, 9 p.m.

SATURDAY

Dallas at Georgia, 4 p.m.

Tampa Bay at Orlando, 7:30 p.m.

Austin at San Jose, 10:30 p.m.

New York at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m.

SUNDAY

Arizona at Grand Rapids, 2 p.m.

Las Vegas at Chicago, 4 p.m.

SOCCER

Major League Soccer

Eastern Conference

W L T Pts GF GA

Kansas City 3 0 0 9 6 2

D.C. United 2 0 1 7 6 2

New England 1 1 1 4 1 1

New York 0 0 3 3 3 3

Chicago 0 1 2 2 4 5

Columbus 0 2 1 1 3 7

Western Conference

W L T Pts GF GA

FC Dallas 2 0 1 7 7 5

Colorado 1 1 1 4 7 8

Los Angeles 1 1 1 4 3 3

CD Chivas USA 1 2 0 3 4 4

Houston 1 2 0 3 6 6

Real Salt Lake 0 2 1 1 2 6

Note: Three points for victory, one point for tie.

SATURDAY

D.C. United at New York, 4

Real Salt Lake at Houston, 8:30

Columbus at Los Angeles, 10:30

SUNDAY

Kansas City at FC Dallas, 5

PREP NOTE

Prep softball and baseball coaches from Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan are reminded to forward their team records and their individual batting and pitching statistical leaders to The Blade. Deadline for softball standings and stats each week is Wednesday at noon, and those will run in Thursday s Sports sections. Deadline for baseball standings and stats is each Thursday at noon, and those will run on Fridays. Coaches can fax information to 419-724-6116, or e-mail to sports@theblade.com.

If no players are averaging above .300 or do not have an ERA below 4.00, please send in your most current league and overall records.

BOWLING HONOR ROLL

300 game

Russ Jennings, TSC 258-300-192-750

High series

Men (750 or better)

Scott Bunce, Imperial 793

Gary Spetz, Sports Center 784

Rick Quintanilla, Sports Center 780

Joe Perry, Sports Center 769

Chuck Close, Sports Center 768

Jim Koepfler, Jr., Sports Center 758

Lee Emery, Sports Center 757

Don Reed, Sports Center 755

prep baseball

Libbey 935 20 19 18 4

Scott 002 07 9 10 4

WP Wealleans. LP Harris. Waxler (L) 5-5, 5 RBI.

Libbey 202 043 4 15 20 6

Scott 300 230 0 8 10 4

WP Waxler. LP Yancy. Martens (L) 5-5, 2B, 2 RBI.

Genoa 210 141 0 9 9 1

Gibsonburg 000 000 0 0 0 2

WP Hornyak. LP Sanchez. Rublaitus (Gen), 2-2, 2B.

No-hitter: Cory Hornyak, 16 k s, 3 walks.

Springfield 020 010 0 3 4 0

Bowling Green 000 002 0 2 8 0

WP Adams. LP Van Voris. Kelsey (S), 1-3, 2 RBI.

Lakota 000 001 0 1 7 1

Woodmore 204 102 x 9 9 1

WP Shaw. LP Foos. Shaw (W), 4-4, 2 2B, HR.

Cardinal Stritch 000 020 3 5 2 4

Start 151 201 x 10 7 0

WP Stalker. LP Crozier. Busch (S), 2-3.

Perrysburg 000 000 0 0 3 0

Maumee 000 010 x 1 5 0

WP Sigg. LP Hefner. Parry (M) 2-3, HR, 2B, RBI.

Burlington CC 000 000 0 2 2

St. John s 401 221 10 11 1

WP Corbey. LP Rayfield. Hartwig (SJ) 2-3, 2B, 2 RBI.

Burlington CC 000 000 0 2 1

St. John s 210 322 10 16 0

WP Dwornik. LP McKillip. Helldobler (SJ) 2-3.

Findlay 000 000 1 1 6 4

Clay 000 160 x 7 6 1

WP Achter. LP Walker. Romano (C) 2-4, RBI.

Eastwood 100 002 202 7 16 1

Otsego 002 200 100 5 11 3

WP Loomis. LP Donald. Happeny (E) 3-5.

Waite 012 010 0 4 9 5

Rogers 501 000 x 6 12 4

WP Collins. LP Bauer. Bixler (R) 3-3, 2 RBI.

Northview 010 000 00 1 6 0

Anthony Wayne 001 000 01 2 8 1

WP J. Stidham. LP A. Newman. B. Sherman (AW) 3-3, 2B, 2 RBI.

Rossford 001 010 0 2 10 1

Southview 000 000 1 1 5 2

WP Middaugh. LP Joseph. Middaugh (R) 3-4.

Oak Harbor 000 20 2 4 4

Port Clinton 613 3x 13 14 0

WP Gonya. LP Reinhart. Mallfara (PC) 3-3, HR.

prep softball

Notre Dame 000 103 0 4 9 0

Chancellor, Va. 000 000 0 0 1 0

WP Brickman. Boraggina (ND) 2-4, 2B, RBI.

Swanton 000 000 0 0 1 3

Bowsher 013 001 x 5 8 0

WP Macke. LP Blake. Wisbon (B) 2-4, 2 HR, 3 RBI.

Fostoria 510 021 0 9 10 2

Woodmore 000 100 0 1 4 1

WP Myers. LP Yellow. Loomis (F) 4-4, RBI.

Fostoria 000 000 1 1 4 4

Bellevue 200 022 x 6 6 2

WP Johnson. LP Seel. Artino (B) 2-3, 2B.

Northview 000 000 0 0 0 2

Anthony Wayne 001 100 x 2 8 0

WP Gill. LP Heath. Skinner (AW), 2-3, RBI.

No-hitter: Becky Gill, 13 k s, 2 walks.

Springfield 100 100 4 6 11 0

Bowling Green 000 000 0 0 1 1

WP Phillips. LP Irisk. Hubbard (S), 3-4.

Woodmore 000 021 0 3 3 0

Lakota 000 320 x 5 8 1

WP Capehart. LP Warren. Graber (L), 2-3, 2B, 2 RBI.

Rossford 110 101 0 4 8 1

Southview 000 002 0 2 3 4

WP Everitt. LP Gietz. Everitt (R) 3-4, RBI.

Evergreen 212 201 3 11 10 0

Ottawa Hills 010 000 0 1 3 6

WP Pinkelman. LP Wilkins. Winn (E) 2-4, HR, 2 RBI.

Gibsonburg 000 000 0 0 2 1

Genoa 200 100 x 3 3 1

WP Szypka. LP Milleson. vincent (Ge) 1-3, HR, 2 RBI.

Perrysburg 010 040 0 5 6 0

Maumee 000 021 0 3 6 2

WP Dunsmoor. LP Robinson. Sutton (P) 2-3.

Otsego 000 001 000 1 3 3

Eastwood 010 000 001 2 8 1

WP Haas. LP Tolles. Haas (E) 1-4, 3B.

Lake 000 000 0 0 1 0

Elmwood 000 040 x 4 9 0

WP Dauterman. LP Akenberger. Reiser (E) 2-3, 2B.

Marion Harding 001 010 2 4 6 2

Clay 100 010 0 2 6 3

WP D. Feldman. LP Frank. J. Feldman (MH) 3-4, 2B, 2 RBI.

latest line

NHL Playoffs

(Tomorrow)

Best of Seven Series - Game One

OTTAWA 1-11/2 Tampa Bay

DETROIT 1-11/2 Edmonton

San Jose Even-1/2 NASHVILLE

CALGARY 1/2 -1 Anaheim

(Saturday)

Best of Seven Series - Game One

NEW JERSEY 1-11/2 NY Rangers

DALLAS 1/2 -1 Colorado

CAROLINA 1/2 -1 Montreal

BUFFALO 1/2 -1 Philadelphia

Baseball

National League

PHILADELPHIA 61/2 -71/2 Washington

MILWAUKEE 6-7 Cincinnati

San Francisco Even-6 ARIZONA

SAN DIEGO 6-7 NY Mets

American League

LA Angels Even-6 MINNESOTA

OAKLAND 51/2 -61/2 Detroit

BALTIMORE 51/2 -61/2 Cleveland

BOSTON 8-9 Tampa Bay

SEATTLE Even-6 Texas

Arena Football

(Tomorrow)

PHILADELPHIA 41/2 Columbus

NASHVILLE 12 Kansas City

COLORADO 101/2 (110) Utah

(Saturday)

GEORGIA 2 (100) Dallas

ORLANDO 3 (104) Tampa Bay

New York 2 (112) LOS ANGELES

SAN JOSE 6 (105) Austin

(Sunday)

Arizona 61/2 GRAND RAPIDS

CHICAGO 4 (102) Las Vegas

NFL Europe

(Saturday)

RHEIN 3 Amsterdam

FRANKFURT 1 Berlin

(Sunday)

COLOGNE 31/2 Hamburg

Home Team in CAPS

BASEBALL

MLB Draft Order

June 6-7

First Round

1. Kansas City Royals

2. Colorado Rockies

3. Tampa Bay Devil Rays

4. Pittsburgh Pirates

5. Seattle Mariners

6. Detroit Tigers

7. Los Angeles Dodgers

8. Cincinnati Reds

9. Baltimore Orioles

10. San Francisco Giants

11. Arizona Diamondbacks

12. Texas Rangers

13. Chicago Cubs

14. Toronto Blue Jays

15. Washington Nationals

16. Milwaukee Brewers

17. San Diego Padres

18. Philadelphia Phillies (from NYM for Billy Wagner)

19. Florida Marlins

20. Minnesota Twins

21. New York Yankees (from Philadelphia for Tom Gordon)

22. Washington Nationals (from Oakland for Esteban Loaiza)

23. Houston Astros

24. Atlanta Braves

25. Los Angeles Angels (from Cleveland for Paul Byrd)

26. Los Angeles Dodgers (from L.A. Angels for Jeff Weaver)

27. Boston Red Sox

28. Boston Red Sox (from N.Y. Yankees for Johnny Damon)

29. Chicago White Sox

30. St. Louis Cardinals

Sandwich Picks for Type A Players

31. Los Angeles Dodgers (Jeff Weaver)

32. Baltimore Orioles (B.J. Ryan)

33. San Francisco Giants (Scott Eyre)

34. Arizona Diamondbacks (Tim Worrell)

35. San Diego Padres (Ramon Hernandez)

36. Florida Marlins (A.J. Burnett)

37. Philadelphia Phillies (Billy Wagner)

38. Atlanta Braves (Kyle Farnsworth)

39. Cleveland Indians (Bob Howry)

40. Boston Red Sox (Johnny Damon)

41. New York Yankees (Tom Gordon)

42. St. Louis Cardinals (Matt Morris)

43. Atlanta Braves (Rafael Furcal)

44. Boston Red Sox (Bill Mueller)

Hockey

NHL Playoffs

FIRST ROUND

(Best-of-7)

Tomorrow

Edmonton at Detroit, 7 p.m.

Tampa Bay at Ottawa, 7 p.m.

San Jose at Nashville, 8 p.m.

Anaheim at Calgary, 10 p.m.

Saturday

Colorado at Dallas, 3 p.m.

N.Y. Rangers at New Jersey, 3 p.m.

Montreal at Carolina, 7 p.m.

Philadelphia at Buffalo, 7 p.m.

Sunday

Edmonton at Detroit, 1 p.m.

San Jose at Nashville, 1 p.m.

Tampa Bay at Ottawa, 6 p.m.

Anaheim at Calgary, 9 p.m.

Monday, April 24

Montreal at Carolina, 7 p.m.

N.Y. Rangers at New Jersey, 7 p.m.

Philadelphia at Buffalo, 7 p.m.

Colorado at Dallas, 9 p.m.

Tuesday, April 25

Ottawa at Tampa Bay, 7 p.m.

Calgary at Anaheim, 10 p.m.

Detroit at Edmonton, 10 p.m.

Nashville at San Jose, 10:30 p.m.

Wednesday, April 26

Buffalo at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.

Carolina at Montreal, 7 p.m.

New Jersey at N.Y. Rangers, 7 p.m.

Dallas at Colorado, 9:30 p.m.

Thursday, April 27

Ottawa at Tampa Bay, 7 p.m.

Detroit at Edmonton, 9:30 p.m.

Calgary at Anaheim, 10 p.m.

Nashville at San Jose, 10:30 p.m.

Friday, April 28

Buffalo at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.

Carolina at Montreal, 7 p.m.

Dallas at Colorado, 10 p.m.

Saturday, April 29

Edmonton at Detroit, 3 p.m., if necessary

New Jersey at N.Y. Rangers, 3 p.m.

Tampa Bay at Ottawa, 7 p.m., if necessary

Anaheim at Calgary,. 10 p.m., if necessary

Sunday, April 30

Colorado at Dallas, 2 p.m., if necessary

Philadelphia at Buffalo, 2 p.m., if necessary

N.Y. Rangers at New Jersey, 6 p.m., if necessary

Montreal at Carolina, 7:30 p.m., if necessary

San Jose at Nashville, 8:30 p.m., if necessary

Monday, May 1

Ottawa at Tampa Bay, 7 p.m., if necessary

Detroit at Edmonton, TBA, if necessary

Calgary at Anaheim, TBA, if necessary

Tuesday, May 2

Buffalo at Philadelphia, 7 p.m., if necessary

Carolina at Montreal, 7 p.m., if necessary

New Jersey at N.Y. Rangers, 7 p.m., if necessary

Nashville at San Jose, 10:30 p.m., if necessary

Dallas at Colorado, TBA, if necessary

Wednesday, May 3

Edmonton at Detroit, 7 p.m., if necessary

Tampa Bay at Ottawa, 7 p.m., if necessary

Anaheim at Calgary, TBA, if necessary

Thursday, May 4

Montreal at Carolina, 7 p.m., if necessary

Philadelphia at Buffalo, 7 p.m., if necessary

N.Y. Rangers at New Jersey, TBA, if necessary

Colorado at Dallas, TBA, if necessary

San Jose at Nashville, TBA, if necessary

HOLES IN ONE

ANDREW SPENCER, No. 9 at Tamaron, 133 yards, 9-iron.

JIM LABERDEE, No. 6 at Collins Park, 160 yards, 7-iron.

college baseball

Adrian 000 000 000 0 7 4

Toledo 120 340 00x 10 11 1

WP Curry. LP Walters. UT leader: Boley, 2-4, HR, 4 RBI.

Cleveland St. 001 030 000 4 10 4

Bowling Green 101 000 012 5 10 1

WP Browning. LP Hartman. BG leader: Wasserman 3-5, RBI, 2B.

prep tennis

WAITE 4, ROSSFORD 1

Brown (W) d. Evarts, 6-1, 6-2; Hotz (R) d. S. Clapsaddle, 6-2, 6-2; K. Clapsaddle (W) d. Saleh, 4-6, 6-0, 6-2; Drauer-Strickland (W) d. Seman-Jarrett, 6-1, 6-1; Watson-Zacharias (W) d. Bohlands-Yep, 7-5, 6-2.

MAUMEE 3, CLAY 2

Hyndman (C) d. James, 6-4, 7-5; Ziss (M) d. Saunders, 6-1, 6-2; Swaim (C) d. Grey, 6-0, 6-4; Schiazone-Hamilton (M) d. Brauer-Ferguson, 6-3, 6-3; Frankhouse-Buschmann (M) d. Ault-Sosko, 6-2, 4-6, 6-3.

OTTAWA HILLS 3, BOWLING GREEN 2

Powers (BG) d. Aubry 6-4, 7-6; Court (OH) d. Scovell 7-5, 6-4; Carney (BG) d. Disani 6-4, 4-6, 6-2; Wolff-Giesler (OH) d. Johnson-Altstadt 6-2, 6-2; Ely-Kane (OH) d. Simon-Blagelman 3-6, 6-1, 6-2.

FINDLAY 3, ANTHONY WAYNE 2

Collette (F) d. Doyle 6-3, 6-4; Sanford (AW) d. Albert 6-1, 6-0; B. Jack (F) d. Lewis 6-4, 6-1; Elben-Lentz (F) d. Lauer-Smith 6-2, 6-4; Hohl-Kuck (AW) d. Reed-D. Jack 6-1, 6-2.

PORT CLINTON 5, OAK HARBOR 0

Ja. Drusbacky (PC) d. Brough 6-1, 6-1; McLean (PC) d. Lochotzki 6-1, 6-1; Carman (PC) d. Vasquez 6-0, 6-0; Cellier-shirkey (PC) d. Hanthorn-Frank 6-1, 6-0; Clum-Miller (PC) d. Biggert-Lakin 2-6, 6-1, 6-2.

TENNIS

Monte-Carlo Open

Monte Carlo, Monaco

Singles, second round

Roger Federer (1) d. Alberto Martin 6-0, 6-1; Rafael Nadal (2) d. Jean-Rene Lisnard 6-4, 6-1; David Nalbandian (3) d. Andreas Seppi 7-5, 7-5; Ivan Ljubicic (4) d. Florent Serra 4-6, 6-3, 7-5; Guillermo Coria (6) d. Paul-Henri Mathieu 1-6, 7-6 (6), 6-4; Gaston Gaudio (7) d. Jose Acasuso 6-3, 3-6, 6-4; David Ferrer (8) vs. Dominik Hrbaty 6-4, 3-6, 6-4; Nicolas Kiefer (9) d. Michael Llodra 7-6 (4), 6-4; Alessio di Mauro d. Radek Stepanek (10) 6-2, 2-6, 7-6 (4); Juan Carlos Ferrero (11) vs. Juan Ignacio Chela 6-1, 6-2; Benjamin Balleret, Monaco, d. Sebastien Grosjean 4-6, 7-5, 3-2, retired; Tommy Robredo (15) vs. Olivier Rochus 7-5, 6-4; Gilles Simon d. Tomas Berdych 7-6 (2), 6-7 (5), 6-4; Robin Soderling d. Potito Starace 6-4, 6-4; Kristof Vliegen d. Jan Hernych 7-5, 6-1; Fernando Gonzalez d. Feliciano Lopez 6-7 (4), 6-2, 7-5.

Doubles, first round

Simone Bolelli and Andreas Seppi d. Igor Andreev and Nikolay Davydenko 7-5, 0-6, 10-6 tiebreak.

Second round

Mariusz Fyrstenberg and Marcin Matkowski d. Jonathan Erlich and Andy Ram (5) 7-6 (1), 4-6, 10-4 tiebreak.

Sportlight

April 20

1912 Fenway Park opens in Boston with the Red Sox beating the New York Yankees 7-6 in 11 innings. Tiger Stadium in Detroit also opens its doors as the Tigers defeat the Cleveland Indians 6-5.

1987 Toshihiko Seko of Japan wins the Boston Marathon with a 2:11:50 time, and Rosa Mota of Portugal wins the women s division in 2:25:21.

1990 Brian Holman of the Seattle Mariners pitches 8 2-3 innings of perfect baseball before pinch-hitter Ken Phelps hits a home run for the Oakland Athletics.

1991 Mark Lenzi becomes the first person to score 100 points on a single dive. On his last dive, Lenzi scores 101.85 points on a reverse 31/2 somersault from the tuck position to win the 3-meter springboard title at the U.S. Indoor Diving Championships.

GOLF

PGA Tour Money Leaders

TrnMoney

1. Phil Mickelson 9$3,123,827

2. Tiger Woods 7$2,485,083

3. Geoff Ogilvy 10$2,424,959

4. Rory Sabbatini 10$2,253,710

5. David Toms 9$2,136,250

6. Chad Campbell 11$2,123,004

7. Stephen Ames 9$1,881,178

8. Vijay Singh 9$1,840,219

9. Jim Furyk 10$1,828,649

10. Retief Goosen 6$1,754,723

11. Jose Maria Olazabal 10$1,703,245

12. Luke Donald 8$1,557,403

13. Arron Oberholser 9$1,501,522

14. Stuart Appleby 8$1,432,902

15. Tim Clark 10$1,339,023

college football

2006 Michigan Football Schedule

Date Opponent TV Time

Sat. 9/2 Vanderbilt TBA TBA

Sat. 9/9 C. Michigan TBA TBA

Sat. 9/16 at Notre Dame TBA TBA

Sat. 9/23 Wisconsin TBA TBA

Sat. 9/30 at Minnesota TBA TBA

Sat. 10/7 Michigan St. TBA TBA

Sat. 10/14 at Penn St. TBA TBA

Sat. 10/21 Iowa TBA TBA

Sat. 10/28 Northwestern TBA TBA

Sat. 11/4 Ball St. TBA TBA

Sat. 11/11 at Indiana TBA TBA

Sat. 11/18 at Ohio St. TBA TBA

2006 Ohio State Football Schedule

Date Opponent TV Time

Sat. 9/2 No. Illinois TBA TBA

Sat. 9/9 at Texas TBA TBA

Sat. 9/16 Cincinnati TBA TBA

Sat. 9/23 Penn St. TBA TBA

Sat. 9/30 at Iowa TBA TBA

Sat. 10/7 Bowling Green TBA TBA

Sat. 10/14 at Michigan St. TBA TBA

Sat. 10/21 Indiana TBA TBA

Sat. 10/28 Minnesota TBA TBA

Sat. 11/4 at Illinois TBA TBA

Sat. 11/11 at Northwestern TBA TBA

Sat. 11/18 Michigan TBA TBA

2006 Toledo Football Schedule

Date Opponent TV Time

Thu. 8/31 at Iowa St. 8 pm

Sat. 9/9 at W. Michigan TBA

Fri. 9/15 Kansas ESPN2 8 pm

Sat. 9/23 McNeese St. 7 pm

Sat. 9/30 at Pittsburgh TBA

Sat. 10/7 C. Michigan 7 pm

Sat. 10/14 at Kent St. TBA

Sat. 10/21 at E. Michigan TBA

Sat. 10/28 Akron 7 pm

Tue. 11/7 at No. Illinois ESPN2 7:30 pm

Tue. 11/14 Ball St. ESPN2 7 pm

Tue. 11/21 Bowling Green ESPN2 7 pm

2006 Bowling Green Football Schedule

Date Opponent TV Time

Sat. 9/2 Wisconsin* TBA 1 pm

Sat. 9/9 Buffalo 6 pm

Sat. 9/16 at Florida Int. TBA

Sat. 9/23 Kent St. 1 pm

Sat. 9/30 at Ohio TBA

Sat. 10/7 at Ohio State TBA TBA

Sat. 10/14 E. Michigan 4 pm

Thu. 10/19 at C. Michigan ESPNU 7:30 pm

Sat. 10/28 at Temple 1 pm

Sat. 11/4 at Akron TBA

Wed. 11/15 Miami (OH) ESPN2 7:30 pm

Tue. 11/21 at Toledo ESPN2 7 pm

* at Cleveland Browns Stadium

AUTO RACING

NASCAR Nextel Cup Leaders

Through April 9

POINTS

1. Jimmie Johnson, 1063. 2. Matt Kenseth, 1048. 3. Kasey Kahne, 1017. 4. Mark Martin, 1017. 5. Tony Stewart, 966. 6. Dale Earnhardt, Jr., 951. 7. Kyle Busch, 950. 8. Jeff Gordon, 911. 9. Kevin Harvick, 859. 10. Casey Mears, 845.

11. Dale Jarrett, 828. 12. Elliott Sadler, 804. 13. Clint Bowyer, 750. 14. Denny Hamlin, 747. 15. Martin Truex, Jr., 744. 16. Jeff Burton, 741. 17. Kurt Busch, 722. 18. Ryan Newman, 711. 19. Reed Sorenson, 701. 20. Brian Vickers, 684.

MONEY

1. Jimmie Johnson, $2,779,942. 2. Casey Mears, $1,862,249. 3. Matt Kenseth, $1,760,197. 4. Tony Stewart, $1,717,329. 5. Kasey Kahne, $1,647,758. 6. Ryan Newman, $1,577,223. 7. Elliott Sadler, $1,411,926. 8. Dale Earnhardt, Jr., $1,294,842. 9. Jeff Gordon, $1,252,847. 10. Kevin Harvick, $1,171,652.

11. Jamie McMurray, $1,126,960. 12. Denny Hamlin, $1,104,213. 13. Dale Jarrett, $1,097,335. 14. Kyle Busch, $1,077,810. 15. Mark Martin, $1,062,560.

signing

Northview s JONATHAN TEMPLIN has signed a letter of intent to play football at Walsh University. The All-Northern Lakes League and all-district performer has a 3.2 GPA.

TRANSACTIONS

BASEBALL

Major League Baseball

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES Purchased the contracts of RHP Eddy Rodriguez and OF Luis Terrero from Ottawa of the IL. Placed LHP Tim Byrdak on the 60-day DL. Optioned OF Val Majewski to Ottawa.

TEXAS RANGERS Placed INF Mark DeRosa on the 15-day DL, retroactive to April 15. Purchased the contract of INF Drew Meyer from Oklahoma of the PCL. Transferred RHP Adam Easton from the 15-to 60-day DL.

National League

CINCINNATI REDS Optioned LHP Michael Gosling to Louisville of the IL.

HOUSTON ASTROS Announced a two-year extension of its player development contract with Tri-City of the New York-Penn League, through the 2008 season.

Eastern League

NEW BRITAIN ROCK CATS Announced OF Alex Romero was assigned to the team from Rochester of the IL.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

NBA Announced the Board of Governors approved the appointment of Adam Silver to NBA deputy commissioner and chief operating officer, effective July 1, 2006. Announced the promotions of Joel Litvin, executive vice president-legal and business affairs, to president-league and basketball operations and Heidi Ueberroth, executive vice president-global media properties and marketing partnerships to president-global marketing partnerships and international business operations, effective July 1, 2006.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

DETROIT LIONS Signed WR Brett Fischer, DT Damian Gregory and DT Cleveland Pinkney to one-year contracts.

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS Re-signed DB Gerome Sapp.

NEW YORK GIANTS Signed LB Brandon Short.

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS Acquired Denver s 2006 first-round (No. 22) draft pick for their 2006 second-(No. 37) and third-round (No. 68) draft picks.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS Re-signed G Sean Mahan.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

ST. LOUIS BLUES Assigned D Jeff Woywitka, F Mike Glumac, F Jay McClement, F Timofei Shishkanov and F Lee Stempniak to Peoria of the AHL.



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