YSU spring football tickets available
Tickets and tailgate passes are on sale now for the Youngstown State Red-White spring football game on April 19 at Stambaugh Stadium at 7:30 p.m.
The cost for a tailgate parking pass is $15 along with the purchase of two game tickets which are $5 each. All tailgate lot passes must be purchased by April 18.
Tickets for the game are currently available at the YSU Athletic Ticket Office and can be purchased at any time.
All seating for the game is general admission and will be in the west stands.
The gates open at 6:30 p.m.
For more information call 330-941-1978.
Reporting prep results
The Vindicator encourages coaches and statisticians to report spring prep results by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or fax (330-747-6712).
Phone calls (330-747-1478) are also acceptable but emails and faxes are strongly preferred. Deadline is 10 p.m.
Steelers basketball team to visit Leetonia
The Pittsburgh Steelers basketball team will play Leetonia’s faculty and staff, along with select community members, tonight at 8 p.m. at Leetonia High School.
Presale tickets are $8 at the high school office, while tickets at the door are $10.
Clemente Funeral Home defeated the Pacentrano Club 3-0 to win the Pacentrano Club bocce championship.
Members of the winning team are Wes Chandler, Mike Daltorio, Enzo DeChellis, Pat DeChellis, Bob Gall and Marco Marinucci.
Animal Kingdom to remain in Ky.
Arrowfield Stud and Team Valor International say Darley has acquired a 29 percent interest Animal Kingdom, the Dubai World Cup and 2011 Kentucky Derby winner.
Youngstown businessman Bruce Zoldan is a member of the Team Valor consortium.
Animal Kingdom will remain in the northern hemisphere at Darley’s Jonabell Farm in Lexington, Ky.
Animal Kingdom’s two-length victory in Saturday’s Dubai World Cup G1 over 10 furlongs was the first U.S.-trained success in the race since it has been held on the synthetic Tapeta surface at Meydan.
The win took his career earnings to $8.3 million.
Quintana takes Basque Tour’s fourth stage
Nairo Quintana of Colombia won the fourth stage of the Tour of Basque Country cycling race on Thursday, edging overall leader Sergio Henao in the final sprint.
Quintana finished the 94.2-mile ride from Trapagaran to Eibar in 3 hours, 58 minutes, 52 seconds. The Movistar rider shaved 2 seconds off his fellow Colombian’s lead to remain in second place, 6 seconds off the pace.
Australian cyclist Richie Porte and two-time Tour de France winner Alberto Contador finished in the same pack as Henao.
Burban wins Big A’s Break Through Stakes
Burban, the even-money favorite, scored a 11/2 length victory on Thursday in the $71,250 Break Through Stakes for fillies and mares at Aqueduct.
The lightly raced 5-year-old improved to 4 for 6. Jose Lezcano was aboard in 1:11.48.
Keeneland opens 16-day spring meet
Keeneland’s 16-day spring meet opens today with a major Kentucky Derby prep highlighting a slate of stakes races.
The marquee event is the $750,000 Grade I Toyota Blue Grass for 3-year-olds on April 13. Nineteen winners of the 11/8-mile race have gone on to win the Kentucky Derby; this year’s champion will earn 100 points in the series.
Vindicator staff/wire reports