AREA COLLEGE RESULTS
Baldwin-Wallace 21, Hiram 6
Thiel Invitational -- Grove City's men's team took first, followed by Thiel and Waynesburg. On the women's side, Wesminster was first, followed by Notre Dame College and Thiel. Westminster junior Kayla Pursifull (Blackhawk) shared medalist honors with teammate Kelly Spisak.
Westminster 3-8, New Wilmington 2-7 -- Sophomore Jennifer Pancake (Boardman) improved to 12-2 with a win in the first game. She also had a two-run double. Senior Heidi Kimmel (Poland) had two hits and Katie Porter (West Middlesex) had a double.
Thiel 7-7, Grove City 5-12
Wooster 4-6, Hiram 1-4
THURSDAY'S SPORTS TRANSACTIONS
SEATTLE MARINERS--Optioned INF Justin Leone to Tacoma of the PCL.
FLORIDA MARLINS--Placed RHP Ismael Valdez on the 15-day DL, retroactive to April 4.
National Basketball Association
MIAMI HEAT--Activated F Rasual Butler and F Christian Laettner from the injured list. Placed F Qyntel Woods and C Wang Zhi-Zhi on the injured list.
National Football League
DALLAS COWBOYS--Named Jeff Ireland scouting director.
JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS-- Signed DT Marcus Stroud to a 5-year contract extension.
KANSAS CITY CHIEFS--Agreed to terms with LB Quinton Caver on a one-year contract.
NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS--Signed LB Monty Beisel. Re-signed TE Jed Weaver and CB Hank Poteat.
WASHINGTON REDSKINS--Re-signed DE Demetric Evans and DE Ron Warner.
WAKE FOREST--Announced sophomore G Chris Paul will make himself available for the NBA draft.