July 29, 2014

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OSU football: Frosh QB Bauserman gets noticed in spring game

COLUMBUS — Junior wide receiver Brian Hartline knows that one thing about every Ohio State spring football game remains the same. “Every year you see a young guy that does something exciting in the spring game,” Hartline said after his Scarlet team came away with a 20-7 victory over the Gray squad Saturday afternoon at Read More…

Expecting to be No. 1: Ferber’s spot as No. 1 Amherst singles player was practically preordained

Lee Ferber was there, but he couldn’t really join in when his family first fell in love with the sport of tennis. “I was expecting Lee at the time,” said his mom, Elyse. But only a few years later, the toddler was out on the courts hitting tennis balls with Elyse, his older brothers and Read More…

High school tennis preview 2008: Team capsules, top teams, top players and matches to watch

LAKE ERIE LEAGUE Admiral King Admirals COACH: Jim Black, 1st year ASSISTANT COACH: None 2007 RECORD: N/A RETURNING LETTERWINNERS (3): Mike Mitoff, sr., second singles/first doubles; Murphy Dickenson, sr., first singles/first doubles; David Hoholski, sr., third/first singles. REMAINDER OF ROSTER: Krystle Spirano, sr., first doubles/second doubles; Marcus Morales, so., first doubles/second doubles. ONE WORD TO Read More…

Elway beats Kosar again: Gladiators waste fast start, fall to Crush

CLEVELAND — Cleveland wide receiver Otis Amey normally has a big grin on his face after a Gladiators game. After catching nine passes for 123 yards and six touchdowns during the Gladiators’ 69-66 loss to the Colorado Crush, Amey talked to the media through a big frown. “Usually after a game — win or lose Read More…

Sabathia hurt by his own mistakes in opening outing

 CLEVELAND — C.C. Sabathia said he was amped up to be starting his first season opener at home. Chicago’s Jim Thome said it was important not to get too amped up in the batter’s box when facing an ace like Sabathia. As the energy buzzed through him, Sabathia left a couple of fastballs up to Read More…

NIT: Ohio State stops Dayton, reaches Final Four

COLUMBUS — Ohio State is headed to the Final Four for the second straight season. Granted this one isn’t as prestigious as the NCAA Tournament’s version in San Antonio in two weekends, but the Buckeyes seemed happy to be heading to New York’s Madison Square Garden for a shot at a championship after a 74-63 Read More…

OSU football: Tressel impressed by Pryor’s passion

COLUMBUS — Terrelle Pryor won’t be there when Ohio State starts spring football practice today, but that didn’t prevent the freshman-to-be from being a hot topic Wednesday during coach Jim Tressel’s news conference. Tressel said the list of Pryor’s athletic talents is long and well-publicized, but it was his desire to do great things that Read More…

NIT: Ohio State marches past Cal

COLUMBUS — Ohio State faced an actual giant in 7-foot-7 Kenny George in its National Invitation Tournament opener and a shooting giant in Pac-10 scoring champion Ryan Anderson in Monday night’s second-round game. Neither player was big enough to knock the chip off the Buckeyes’ shoulder. “Hopefully the (NCAA selection) committee saw that,” Ohio State Read More…

Avon Lake’s Ken Weaver retiring after 22 years as wrestling coach

There were no shoes left in the middle of the mat and the maroon-and-gold flags aren’t flying at half-staff, but the Avon Lake athletic department took a hit Thursday afternoon when veteran coach Ken Weaver retired after 22 years of running the Shoremen’s venerable wrestling program. “It’s kind of a shock,” said senior 160-pounder Mark Read More…

Big Ben Wallace shows his old team he can still get it done on the defensive end

CLEVELAND — Ben Wallace showed the team he won an NBA championship with why they were so good on defense during the six seasons he was there. The power forward led Cleveland’s dominating defensive effort Wednesday night as the Cavaliers ran away with a surprising 89-73 victory over the Detroit Pistons. Wallace, a four-time NBA Read More…