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Bowl schedule


New Mexico Bowl

At Albuquerque

UTEP (6-6) vs. BYU (6-6), 2 p.m. (ESPN)

Humanitarian Bowl

At Boise, Idaho

Northern Illinois (10-3) vs. Fresno State (8-4), 5:30 p.m. (ESPN)

New Orleans Bowl

Ohio (8-4) vs. Troy (7-5), 9 p.m. (ESPN)

Tuesday, Dec.21

Beef ‘O’ Brady’s Bowl

At St. Petersburg, Fla.

Louisville (6-6) vs. Southern Mississippi (8-4), 8 p.m. (ESPN)

Wednesday, Dec.22


At Las Vegas

Utah (10-2) vs. Boise State (11-1), 8 p.m. (ESPN)

Thursday, Dec.23

Poinsettia Bowl

At San Diego

San Diego State (8-4) vs. Navy (9-3), 8 p.m. (ESPN)

Friday, Dec.24

Hawaii Bowl

At Honolulu

Hawaii (10-3) vs. Tulsa (9-3), 8 p.m. (ESPN)

Sunday, Dec.26

Little Caesars Pizza Bowl

At Detroit

Toledo (8-4) vs. Florida International (6-6), 8:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Monday, Dec.27

Independence Bowl

At Shreveport, La.

Georgia Tech (6-6) vs. Air Force (8-4), 5 p.m. (ESPN2)

Tuesday, Dec.28

Champs Sports Bowl

At Orlando, Fla.

North Carolina State (8-4) vs. West Virginia (9-3), 6:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Insight Bowl

At Tempe, Ariz.

Missouri (10-2) vs. Iowa (7-5), 10 p.m. (ESPN)

Wednesday, Dec.29

Military Bowl

At Washington

East Carolina (6-6) vs. Maryland (8-4), 2:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Texas Bowl

At Houston

Baylor (7-5) vs. Illinois (6-6), 6 p.m. (ESPN)

Alamo Bowl

At San Antonio

Arizona (7-5) vs. Oklahoma State (10-2), 9:15 p.m. (ESPN)

Thursday, Dec.30

Armed Forces Bowl

At Dallas

SMU (7-6) vs. Army (6-6), Noon (ESPN)

Pinstripe Bowl

At Bronx, N.Y.

Syracuse (7-5) vs. Kansas State (7-5), 3:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Music City Bowl

At Nashville, Tenn.

North Carolina (7-5) vs. Tennessee (6-6), 6:40 p.m. (ESPN)

Holiday Bowl

At San Diego

Nebraska (10-3) vs. Washington (6-6), 10 p.m. (ESPN)

Friday, Dec.31

Meineke Bowl

At Charlotte, N.C.

Clemson (6-6) vs. South Florida (7-5), Noon (ESPN)

Sun Bowl

At El Paso, Texas

Notre Dame (7-5) vs. Miami (7-5), 2 p.m. (CBS)

Liberty Bowl

At Memphis, Tenn.

Georgia (6-6) vs. UCF (10-3), 3:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Chick-fil-A Bowl

At Atlanta

South Carolina (9-4) vs. Florida State (9-4), 7:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Saturday, Jan. 1

TicketCity Bowl

At Dallas

N’western (7-5) vs. Texas Tech (7-5), Noon (ESPNU)

Capital One Bowl

At Orlando, Fla.

Michigan State (11-1) vs. Alabama (9-3), 1 p.m. (ESPN)

Outback Bowl

At Tampa, Fla.

Florida (7-5) vs. Penn State (7-5), 1 p.m. (ABC)

Gator Bowl

At Jacksonville, Fla.

Michigan (7-5) vs. Mississippi State (8-4), 1:30 p.m. (ESPN2)

Rose Bowl

At Pasadena, Calif.

TCU (12-0) vs. Wisconsin (11-1), 5 p.m. (ESPN)

Fiesta Bowl

At Glendale, Ariz.

Connecticut (8-4) vs. Oklahoma (11-2), 8:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Monday, Jan. 3

Orange Bowl

At Miami

Stanford (11-1) vs. Virginia Tech (11-2), 8:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Tuesday, Jan. 4

Sugar Bowl

At New Orleans

Ohio State (11-1) vs. Arkansas (10-2), 8:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Thursday, Jan. 6 Bowl

At Mobile, Ala.

Miami (Ohio) (9-4) vs. Middle Tennessee (6-6), 8 p.m. (ESPN)

Friday, Jan. 7

Cotton Bowl

At Arlington, Texas

Texas A&M (9-3) vs. LSU (10-2), 8 p.m. (FOX)

Saturday, Jan. 8

BBVA Compass Bowl

At Birmingham, Ala.

Pittsburgh (7-5) vs. Kentucky (6-6), Noon (ESPN)

Sunday, Jan. 9

Fight Hunger Bowl

At San Francisco

Boston College (7-5) vs. Nevada (12-1), 9 p.m. (ESPN)

Monday, Jan. 10

BCS National Championship

At Glendale, Ariz.

Auburn (13-0) vs. Oregon (12-0), 8:30 p.m. (ESPN)


Tickets for The Blade High School Basketball Classic Monday, Dec. 27 presented by the Yark Automotive Group are on sale at participating high schools (Central Catholic, Fremont Ross, Start, Whitmer, Maumee Valley Country Day, Bowling Green and Marion Harding), the Huntington Center, TicketMaster, and The Blade. An all-day ticket is $11 for adults, $8 for students with children under 3 free. All seats are on a first-come, first-serve basis. Schedule: Central Catholic girls vs. Fremont Ross, noon; Central Catholic boys vs. Maumee Valley Country Day, 2 p.m.; Start boys vs. Cleveland John Hay, 4 p.m.; Start girls vs. Marion Harding, 6 p.m. and Bowling Green boys vs. Whitmer, 8 p.m.

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Rogers 15 24 28 23– 90

Scott 3 16 20 16– 55

ROGERS: Dailey 8-6-22, Austin 0-5-5, Easley 2-0-4, Smith 3-3-2-17, Barnett 1-0-2, Sweeney 8-1-4-23, Williams 5-1-11, Walker 2-0-4, McMillian 1-0-2. Totals: 30-4-18-90.

SCOTT: Gary 0-2-2, Finley 0-1-0-3, Besteder 3-4-10, Scott 6-9-21, Allen 4-1-8-19. Totals: 13-2-23-55.

St. Ursula 18 11 16 12 – 57

Waite 14 8 7 10 – 39

ST. URSULA: Garrison 1-2-0-8, Taylor 2-4-8, Asbury 0-2-2, Swint 1-0-2, Strall 8-2-18, Rudnicki 0-2-2, Felix 0-1-0-3, Anderson 4-1-9, Lishewski 0-5-5. Totals: 16-3-16-57.

WAITE: Najjar 1-0-2, Hunt 4-0-8, Henry 4-1-9, Fitch 1-0-2, Kenny 1-1-3, Craig 2-0-4, Walker 0-1-2-5, Watts 2-2-6. Totals: 15-1-6-39.

Bowsher 6 18 19 17 – 60

Whitmer 11 7 9 10 – 37

BOWSHER: Rayford 0-2-2, Harris 5-1-11, King 2-0-4, Fraiser 2-1-2-9, McKinney 1-1-0-5, Woodson 7-5-19, Crayon 2-0-4, Fifer 3-0-6, Hill 1-0-2. Totals: 23-2-10-60.

WHITMER: Swartz 1-0-2, Dings 2-3-7, Calendine 0-2-2, Finch 2-1-5-12, Missler 1-2-4, Kellerbauer 1-2-4, McCarver 2-0-4. Totals: 9-1-16-37.

City League


Clay at Notre Dame

Springfield at Whitmer



Bowling Green at Anthony Wayne

Perrysburg at Maumee

Northview at Springfield

Rossford at Southview


Northview at St. Ursula



Otsego at Genoa

Lake at Woodmore


Eastwood at Gibsonburg



Cardinal Stritch at Ottawa Hills

Port Clinton at Danbury

Northwood at Emmanuel Christian

Maumee Valley at Toledo Christian


Emmanuel Christian at Cardinal Stritch

Danbury at Northwood

Ottawa Hills at Maumee Valley



Archbold at Bryan

Evergreen at Delta

Swanton at Liberty Center

Wauseon at Montpelier


Toledo Christian 11 2 8 9 – 30

Maumee Valley 8 7 3 9 – 27

TOLEDO CHRISTIAN: Rightnowar 1-2-2-10; Cellier 1-0-2; Brumbaugh 1-0-2; Whitlow 1-1-3; Sims 0-1-1; Wesmeyer 6-0-12. Totals 10-2-4-30.

MAUMEE VALLEY: Brown 1-0-2; Stoddard 1-0-2; Deichert 3-2-8; Turner 1-1-3-8; Sturt 3-1-7. Totals 9-1-6-27.

City League


Rogers at Bowsher

Whitmer at Central

Toledo Christian at Clay

Scott vs. Waite at Start

Start at St. Francis

Woodward at St. John’s


Fremont Ross at Start

St. Francis at Detroit Jesuit

Findlay at Waite



Anthony Wayne at Springfield

Bowling Green at Rossford

Maumee at Northview

Southview at Perrysburg



Woodmore at Eastwood

Genoa at Elmwood

Otsego at Gibsonburg


Lakota at Lake

Fremont St.Joseph at Woodmore



Cardinal Stritch at Emmanuel Christian

Bettsville at Danbury

Maumee Valley at Ottawa Hills

Northwood at Swanton



Bryan at Archbold

Delta at Evergreen

Liberty Center at Swanton

Montpelier at Wauseon


Patrick Henry at Ayersville


Holgate at Archbold

Defiance at Bryan

Delta at Hilltop

Evergreen at Ayersville

Tinora at Patrick Henry

Other Northwest Ohio


Bettsville at Fostoria St. Wendelin

Lakota at Carey

North Baltimore at Tiffin Calvert

Oak Harbor at Port Clinton

Edon at Pettisville

Pandora Gilboa at Van Buren


McComb at Arcadia

Fremont Ross at Findlay

Bellevue at Fostoria

Liberty-Benton At Leipsic

McComb at Arcadia

Marion Harding at Napoleon


Old Fort at Arcadia

Findlay at Waite

Fostoria St. Wendelin at Woodmore

Liberty-Benton at Bath

McComb at North Baltimore

Edison at Oak Harbor

Port Clinton at Margaretta

Van Buren at New Riegel

Southeast Michigan


Erie Mason at Airport


Dec. 16

1945–The Cleveland Rams beat the Washington Redskins 15-14 for the NFL championship. The deciding play turns out to be a first-quarter automatic safety when the Redskins’ Sammy Baugh passes from his own end zone and the wind carries the ball into the goal post.

1967–Wilt Chamberlain of the Philadelphia Warriors scores 68 points in a 143-123 victory over the Chicago Bulls.

1973–O.J. Simpson of the Buffalo Bills rushes for 200 yards in a 34-14 victory over the New York Jets and sets an NFL record with 2,003 yards rushing for the season. Simpson needed 61 yards to break Jim Brown’s NFL single season rushing record of 1,863 yards set in 1963.



American League

KANSAS CITY ROYALS–Designated RHP Philip Humber for assignment.

NEW YORK YANKEES–Agreed to terms with RHP Mark Prior, RHP Brian Anderson, INF Doug Bernier, RHP Buddy Carlyle, LHP Neal Cotts, C GustavoMolina and LHP Andy Sisco on minor league contracts.

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS–Promoted Carlos Gomez to director, international scouting.

COLORADO ROCKIES–Agreed to INF Ty Wigginton to a two-year contract. Named Marv Foley major league catching instructor; Duane Espy manager of Tulsa (Texas); Lenn Sakata hitting coach for Asheville (SAL) and Dave Burba pitching coach for Tri-City (NWL). Promoted Dave Schuler to pitching coach for Tulsa, Kevin Riggs to hitting coach for Modesto (Cal) and Joey Eischen to pitching coach for Asheville.

FLORIDA MARLINS–Agreed to terms with LHP Randy Choate on a two-year contract.

HOUSTON ASTROS–Agreed to terms with INF Brian Dopirak and RHP Sammy Gervacio on minor league contracts.

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES–Agreed to terms with LHP Cliff Lee on a five-year contract.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES–Agreed to terms with LHP Donnie Veal on a minor league contract.

American Association

GARY SOUTHSHORE RAILCATS–Sold the contract of RHP Brad Furnish to Florida (NL).


ST. PAUL SAINTS–Signed 1B Jason Cooper.

Can-Am League

NEW JERSEY JACKALS–Traded OF Jeff Grose to Windy City (Frontier) for LHP Jared Locke.


National Basketball Association

HOUSTON ROCKETS–Traded G Jermaine Taylor and cash considerations to Sacramento Kings for a conditional 2011 second-round draft pick.

NEW JERSEY NETS–Acquired G Sasha Vujacic and a 2011 first-round draft pick from the Los Angeles Lakers and a 2012 first-round draft pick from Houston in a three-team trade. The Nets sent F-C Joe Smith and two second-round draft picks to Los Angeles and G Terrence Williams to Houston.


National Football League

NFL–Fined Jacksonville DB Will Middleton $5,000 for a helmet-to-helmet hit on Oakland QB Jason Campbell during a Dec. 12 game.

CAROLINA PANTHERS–Signed LB Thomas Williams to the practice squad.

CINCINNATI BENGALS–Signed CB Keiwan Ratliff.

CLEVELAND BROWNS–Signed OL Branndon Braxton to the practice squad.

DALLAS COWBOYS–Placed WR-KR Kevin Ogletree on injured reserve. Signed WR Manuel Johnson from the practice squad.

DETROIT LIONS–Placed OT Gosder Cherilus and CB Brandon McDonald on injured reserve. Activated LB Caleb Campbell from the practice squad. Signed WR Roy Hall to the practice squad.

HOUSTON TEXANS–Placed DE Mario Williams, WR David Anderson and G Mike Brisiel on injured reserve.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS–Placed CB Jonathan Wilhite on injured reserve. Signed DL Louis Leonard.

NEW YORK GIANTS–Placed LB Clint Sintim on injured reserve. Signed DE Alex Hall. Signed LB Kenny Ingram to the practice squad. Terminated the practice squad contract of DT Joe Joseph.

NEW YORK JETS–Extended season suspension of assistant coach Sal Alosi to indefinite, after discovering he ordered five inactive players to form a wall along the sideline for a punt return, during which he tripped a Miami Dolphins player during a Dec. 12 game.

TENNESSEE TITANS–Placed DT Tony Brown on injured reserve. Signed C Kevin Matthews from the practice squad.

Canadian Football League

EDMONTON ESKIMOS–Named Rick Campbell assistant head coach and special teams coordinator, Rich Stubler defensive coordinator and Kit Lathtrop defensive line coach. Announced defensive line coach Mike Walker will not return for the 2011 season.


National Hockey League

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS–Recalled F Jeremy Morin from Rockford (AHL).

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS–Activated LW Kristian Huselius from the injured list. Placed C Derek MacKenzie on the injured list.

WASHINGTON CAPITALS–Recalled RW Andrew Gordon and C Jay Beagle from Hershey (AHL). Assigned D Brian Fahey to Hershey.

American Hockey League

AHL–Suspended Wilkes-Barre/Scranton D Robert Bortuzzo and RW Jesse Boulerice and Norfolk LW Stefano Giliati each for one game as a result of their actions in a Dec. 11 game between the teams.

SAN ANTONIO RAMPAGE–Recalled C Tyler Mosienko from Las Vegas (ECHL).


READING ROYALS–Announced F Ryan Cruthers has been returned to the team by Lake Erie (AHL).



NCAA–Announced Arizona State’s baseball team must vacate 44 of its wins from 2007 and banned the school from the postseason in 2011 after former coach Pat Murphy failed to promote an atmosphere of compliance and committed numerous recruiting and other violations from 2004-08.

TEXAS–Announced senior F Kristen Nash will rejoin the women’s basketball team for the rest of the season after receiving a medical redshirt, retroactive for the 2006-2007 season.

WEST VIRGINIA–Named Dana Holgorsen offensive coordinator.


Honor Roll

300 games

Russ Jennings, Sports Cent.300-207-213-720

Men’s (750 series or higher)

Phil Hahn, Bowlero 805

Tim Carman, Sports Center 793

Bryan Johnson, Sports Center 761

David McCorvey, Bowlero 750

Les Schiffler, Sports Center 750

Bryan Johnson, Sports Center 750

Women (650 series or higher)

Jamie Lamb, Bowlero 693

Bea Staples, Bowlero 687

Sherese Williamson, Sports Center 679

Cheri Nopper Hahn, Bowlero 655




Auburn 52, George Washington 45

Baldwin-Wallace 73, Marietta 48

Rutgers 90, Kean 56

Rutgers-Camden 60, Berkeley, N.J. 34

Scranton 63, Cabrini 39


Carson-Newman 54, Wingate 50

Florida Gulf Coast 86, Fla. International 71

Florida St. 69, UCF 51

Louisiana Tech 84, Arkansas St. 54

Mississippi 68, MVSU 57

Mississippi St. 50, Southern Miss. 40

Nicholls St. 71, Bethune-Cookman 44

South Alabama 93, Mobile 54

UAB 67, Clemson 64

UNC Asheville 84, S. Carolina St. 69

UNC Wilmington 79, Coastal Carolina 45

Union, Tenn. 85, Evangel 75

William & Mary 74, Norfolk St. 59


Albion 56, Olivet 38

Cardinal Stritch 65, Judson 54

Louisville 78, Cincinnati 40

Northwestern 68, N. Illinois 59

Ohio Northern 70, Adrian 43

Wis.-Parkside 102, Olivet Nazarene 79



Rider 74, Monmouth, N.J. 54

Scranton 77, Cabrini 64


Coll. of Charleston 77, Charleston Southern 69

Marshall 56, Savannah St. 47

Maryville, Tenn. 84, Averett 72

Murray St. 94, Bethel, Tenn. 52

Northwestern St. 79, Missouri Valley 64

Presbyterian 74, Jacksonville St. 70, OT

UCF 79, Louisiana-Lafayette 58

Wake Forest 69, UNC Greensboro 67


Defiance 67, Adrian 51

Ohio 87, St. Francis, Pa. 58

Ohio Northern 73, Baldwin-Wallace 63

Ohio St. 83, Florida Gulf Coast 55

Saint Louis 69, Jacksonville 64

St. Mary’s, Minn. 69, Viterbo 55

Wis.-La Crosse 62, Carleton 56


Arkansas 87, MVSU 64

Baylor 83, Bethune-Cookman 39



103 Witkowski (L) won by forfeit, 112 Keister (L) won by forfeit, 119 Smith ( L ) by forfeit, 125 Meek (L) won by tech fall over A. Bankey (NB) 16-0, 130 Conine (L) won by by fall 1:46 A. Senecal (NB), 135 J. Sharpe (L) won by fall 1:40 over B. Seconal (NB), 140 Josh Meggitt (NB) won by fall 2:21 Barber (L), 145 Sample (L) won by fall 1:09 over Swartz (NB), 152 Crace (L) won by fall 3:35 over Long (NB), 160 Socie (L) won by forfeit, 171 Z. Sharpe (L) won by forfeit, 189 Ishmael (NB) won by fall over Austin (L), 215 Brown (L) won by fall 1:52 over B. Bankey (NB), Findley (NB) won by fall 1:24 over Swartz (L).

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