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Published: Friday, 8/13/2010

Scoreboard: 08-13

LOCAL GOLF

Highland Meadows18 holers

Championship flight: Mary Cowan d. Caryl Lind 3&2; A flight: Jackie Enderlen d. Barb Peterson 19 holes; B flight: Kendall Gigax d. Audrey Warrick 4&2; C flight: Sunee Nopichun d. Susan Gasiorski 20 holes; D flight: Joyce Bettinger d. Judy Orcutt 4&3.

PREP GOLF

Boys

LIBERTY CENTER 158, ARCHBOLD 170

LC: Davis 36, Knapp 38, Welchers 39, Tibbits 45. A: Reisser 41, Wyse 41, Yoder 44, Short 44. At White Pines.

MAUMEE 306, ST. FRANCIS 309

M: Snell 74, Kontak 76, Cintron 77, Weber 79. SF: Torchia 76, Austin 77, Lyon 78, Murphy 78. At Heather Downs CC.

Girls

Allen East Invitational

Team scores: Minster - 375; Ada - 448; Elmwood - 455; Crestview - 462; Riverside - 470; at Colonial Golf Club.

Elmwood scores: Mathias - 99, Haughawout - 101, Bentley - 122, Baker - 133.

HOLES IN ONE

MIKE SCHIRA, No 6 at Cottonwood Creek, 231 yards, driver.

STEVE SPOON, No. 5 at Crosswinds, 254 yards, driver.

SPORTS NOTE

YOUTH BASEBALL TRYOUTS: The 2011 Jr. Knights 11U baseball team will hold tryouts on Sunday from noon-2 p.m. at St. Francis de Sales High School. Players must not turn 12 before May 1, 2011. Registration is encouraged, but not mandatory. Information: Steve Sadowski, 419-276-1805 or Ryan Smith at 419-460-1869 or send email to Ryan.Smith@53.com.

TRANSACTIONS

BASEBALL

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL – Suspended Cincinnati RHP Johnny Cueto seven games and Cincinnati manager Dusty Baker and St. Louis manager Tony La Russa two games and fined them undisclosed amounts for their actions during Tuesday's game. Fined Cincinnati 2B Brandon Phillips, Cincinnati RHP Russ Springer, St. Louis C Yadier Molina and St. Louis RHP Chris Carpenter undisclosed amounts for their actions during Tuesday's game.

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL – Approved the sale of the Texas Rangers to a group led by Chuck Greenberg and Nolan Ryan.

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES – Extended working agreements with Norfolk (IL), Bowie (EL) and Frederick (Carolina) through 2014.

MINNESOTA TWINS – Placed LHP Jose Mijares on the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Jeff Manship from Rochester (IL).

National League

CHICAGO CUBS – Selected the contract of INF Darwin Barney from Iowa (PCL)

MILWAUKEE BREWERS – Placed RHP LaTroy Hawkins on the 15-day DL. Selected the contract of RHP Mike McClendon from Nashville (PCL). Transferred C Gregg Zaun to the 60-day DL.

NEW YORK METS – Placed RHP Francisco Rodriguez on the restricted list for two days after his arrest for an altercation with his girlfriend's father on Wednesday night. Recalled RHP Ryota Igarashi from Buffalo (IL). Activated RHP Sean Green from the 15-day DL and optioned him to Buffalo (IL).

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES – Reinstated OF Shane Victorino from the 15-day DL. Optioned LHP Antonio Bastardo to Lehigh Valley (IL).

Southern League

CAROLINA MUDCATS – Announced OF Dave Sappelt and LHP Jeremy Horst have been recalled by Louisville (IL). Recalled RHP Nick Christiani and OF Denis Phipps from Lynchburg (Carolina).

American Association

GRAND PRAIRIE AIRHOGS – Signed RHP Jose Obispo.

WICHITA WINGNUTS – Signed LHP Kevin Angelle.

Can-Am League

BROCKTON ROX – Signed RHP Francisco Ortiz.

QUEBEC CAPITALES – Released RHP Sean Gregory.

United League

AMARILLO DILLAS – Traded INF Daryl Jones to Edinburg for a player to be named. Released RHP Frank Corolla.

LAREDO BRONCOS – Signed OF Maiko Loyola. Released LHP Michael Haddad.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

LOS ANGELES LAKERS – Signed F Devin Ebanks.

PHILADELPHIA 76ERS – Named Rod Thorn team president. Announced team president and general manager Ed Stefanski will remain as general manager.

PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERS – Named Bill Branch and Steve Rosenberry assistant general managers.

Women's National Basketball Association

MINNESOTA LYNX – Signed G Lindsay Whalen to a multiyear contract extension.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

CHICAGO BEARS – Placed RB Harvey Unga on injured reserve.

DENVER BR0NCOS – Signed LB Johnny Williams. Waived LB Nick Greisen.

MIAMI DOLPHINS – Placed CB Evan Oglesby on injured reserve. Signed CB Kevin Hobbs. Re-signed G Ray Feinga. Waived WR Taurus Johnson.

PITTSBURGH STEELERS–Signed LB Brandon Renkart. Place LB Andre Frazier on injured reserve.

TENNESSEE TITANS – Signed DL Raheem Brock.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

BUFFALO SABRES– Re-signed Portland (AHL) coach Kevin Dineen and Portland assistant coach Eric Weinrich.

ECHL

CHARLOTTE CHECKERS – Agreed to terms with F Matt Beca.

LAS VEGAS WRANGLERS – Agreed to terms with C Vince Bellisimo and C Ryan Huddy. Acquired the rights to D Jamie Fritsch from Gwinnett for considerations.

READING ROYALS – Signed D Dave Cowan.

LACROSSE

National Lacrosse League

BOSTON BLAZERS – Traded the rights to D Paul Dawson to Calgary for a 2011 fourth-round draft pick.

COLLEGE

ARMSTRONG ATLANTIC – Named Patrick Slonaker men's assistant basketball coach.

AUGUSTA STATE – Named Nesha Smith women's assistant basketball coach.

COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON – Named Marlene Navor director of athletic communications.

EASTERN ILLINOIS – Dismissed RB Chevon Walker, DE Colin Luczynski and OL Eric Rettke from the football team for unspecified rules violations.

JUNIATA – Named Rich Yahner running backs coach and special teams coordinator, Mike Hudy and Frank Blair assistant offensive line coaches, Mike Newton secondary coach, Nick Hager men's assistant basketball coach, Claudia McDowell women's assistant basketball coach and Shannon Pierce assistant sports information director.

NEW YORK UNIVERSITY – Promoted Peter Krasny to assistant athletic director, Palladium operation and management.

OBERLIN – Named Jody Burrows women's assistant basketball coach.

SOUTH CAROLINA AIKEN – Named Brett Longpre men's assistant basketball coach.

TEXAS WOMEN'S UNIVERSITY – Named Michael Madrid assistant basketball coach.

UTEP – Dismissed senior G Myron Strong from the men's basketball team for violating school and athletic department policies.

SPORTLIGHT

Aug. 13

1919–Upset scores a win against Man o' War in the Sanford Memorial Stakes at Saratoga. The defeat is Big Red's only loss in 21 starts.

1920–England's Ted Ray wins the U.S. Men's Open golf title.

1933–Gene Sarazen wins the PGA Championship by defeating Willie Goggin, 5 and 4 in the final round.

1935–The first roller derby begins in Chicago by promoter Leo Seltzer.

1979–Lou Brock of the St. Louis Cardinals reaches the 3,000-hit plateau with an infield hit off Chicago Cubs pitcher Dennis Lamp.

1987–Jackie Joyner-Kersee equals the world record in the women's long jump with a 24-51/2 leap in the Pan American Games at Indianapolis. The record was set in 1986 by Heike Dreschler of East Germany.

1995–Cuba's Ana Quirot, severely burned in a 1993 kitchen accident, wins the 800 meters at the World Track & Field Championships.

1995–Steve Elkington shoots a final-round 64 and birdies the first sudden-death playoff hole to take the PGA Championship from Colin Montgomerie. Elkington's 64 is the lowest final round by a PGA Championship winner.

1997–Wilson Kipketer topples Sebastian Coe's 16-year-old record in the 800 meters with a time of 1 minute, 41.24 seconds at the Weltklasse Grand Prix in Zurich, Switzerland. Haile Gebrselassie completes one of the greatest nights in track and field in recent memory by pulverizing his own 5,000 record with a time of 12 minutes, 41.86 seconds, improving on his 1995 mark of 12:44.39.

2002–Natalie Coughlin shatters the 100-meter backstroke world record, finishing in 59.58 seconds at the U.S. National Swimming Championships. Coughlin breaks the previous record of 1:00.16 set by Chihong He of China in 1994 and is the first American to hold the world record since Catherine Ferguson in 1966.

2005–Hasim Rahman unanimously outpoints friend Monte Barrett on at the United Center in Chicago to win the WBC interim heavyweight championship.

2008–Michael Phelps swims into history as the winningest Olympic athlete ever with his 10th and 11th career gold medals–and five world records in five events at the Beijing Games. He wins the 200-meter butterfly, then swam the leadoff of a runaway victory by the U.S. 800 freestyle relay team, which shatters the world mark by more than four seconds. Kristin Armstrong wins the women's time trial, making her the second American women's cyclist to become an Olympic champion.


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