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Published: Wed, February 2, 2005 @ 12:00 a.m.



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Schedules needed

Athletics administrators from schools in Mahoning, Columbiana, Trumbull, Mercer and Lawrence counties are asked to send their spring sports schedules to The Vindicator.

Schedules can be mailed to The Vindicator Sports Department, P.O. Box 780, Youngstown, OH 44501; faxed to (330) 747-6712; or e-mailed to sports@vindy.com

Browns Boosters

YOUNGSTOWN -- Only 40 tickets remain of the original 800 available for the Ohio Browns Boosters' Kardiac Kids reunion on March 12.

The event will be held at the Maronite Center.

Tickets are available by calling (330) 506-7194 or going to www.kardiackids.com

Bowling roundup

*The 9 Pin-No-Tap Scotch Doubles Benefit Tournament sponsored by the Youngstown Women's Bowling Association will be held Saturday at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m., and Sunday at noon and 3 p.m. at Boardman Lanes.

There will be four categories of two women, two men, mixed pairs and adult/junior. Entry fee of $16 per doubles and entry form should be sent to the Y.W.B.A. at 2703 Mahoning Avenue, Youngstown, 44509.

*YOUNGSTOWN -- The Senior Tournament of the Youngstown Women's Bowling Association will be held March 5 and March 12 at 2 p.m., and March 6 and March 13 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at Westside Bowling Lanes.

The entry fee of $14 should be made payable to Youngstown Women's Senior Tournament and mailed to Betty Kana, 2936 Eddie Street, Youngstown, 44509, before Feb. 19.

Dot Richardsonat Bethany

BETHANY, W. Va. -- Two-time softball Olympian Dr. Dot Richardson will conduct a softball camp Feb. 19 at the Thomas Johnson Phillips Recreational Center at Bethany College.

Following registration at 8 a.m., the clinic will begin at 9 a.m. and continue until 4:30 p.m. Lunch will be provided to all participants.

The cost of the clinic is $80 in advance and $90 at the gate. Team discounts are available for teams of 10 or more who register together. Coaches can participate in the clinic for $40 per person.

For more information, e-mail Jan Forsty at jforsty@bethanywv.edu or call (304) 829-7271.

Midget hockeyteam wins two

YOUNGSTOWN -- Bobby Walla scored the winning goal in overtime as the Youngstown Midget AA hockey team defeated the Amateur Penguins 4-3 to win the Sports Weekend Extravaganza Tournament in Clevelans.

Walla scored two goals, while David Cornich and Aaron Zarbock each had a goal and an assist. Brad Ceremuga also had an assist.

Youngstown also defeated Westland Nationals, 7-2. Zack Skook scored four goals and Jimmy Pasquine had two. Ceremuga had two assists, while Derek Boyer had two assists. Justin Umbs, Tyler Souder and Zarbock all had one assist. Joel Hodge was the winning goalie in both games.

Jump Stretchbench press

The Jump Stretch Super Bowl bench press competition with the Muscle Connection was held Jan. 29 at the Austintown Fitness Center.

Jeff Peshek, who owns a world record with a 701-pound bench press, held a clinic.

Taking awards were Tom Booth, Grove City, 165 pound class; Kris Davis of South Range, first at 176 pounds, followed by Vince Barbone of Western Reserve and Billy Jawhari of Western Reserve; Chris Allhouse of South Range, first at 187 pounds; Jake Stevens of Western Reserve, first at 253 pounds, and Mark McGlynn of Fitch, first at unlimited.

Western Reserve won the team award for the highest total weight lifted.

Carrera signswith Cleveland State

CANFIELD -- Callie Carrera of Canfield High will sign a national letter of intent to play soccer at Cleveland State.

Carrera, a defensive midfielder, is a two-time All-Metro Conference selection.

NATION

NHL labor talk set

NEW YORK -- The NHL and the players' association will hold their next round of labor talks today in yet another undisclosed location.

For the fifth time in two weeks, the sides will meet without commissioner Gary Bettman and union chief Bob Goodenow.

Division III player savors 90-foot shot

ASHLAND, Va. -- With 0.6 second left in overtime, Jordan Snipes of Division III Guilford College rebounded the other team's missed free throw, turned and heaved the ball the length of the court.

Swish.

For Snipes, the 90-foot shot for the 91-89 victory over Randolph-Macon on Monday is a memory the former high school quarterback doesn't expect to top.

"I think that'll be my highlight," the sophomore said Tuesday.

The shot capped a career-best 34-point night for Snipes

Tom Palombo, coach of Greensboro, N.C.-based Guilford, said he was walking toward Randolph-Macon coach Mike Rhoades to shake hands when he saw the ball.

"I remember thinking it looked like it had a chance, and when it went through, it was just crazy," he said.

Vindicator staff/wire reports




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