YSU track & field

YSU track & field

Ypsilanti, Mich.

Two Youngstown State men and two women picked up individual field titles while sophomore Brittany Stockmaster won the seeplechase at the Horizon League Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Saturday.

John Seaver (shot put), Jay Jakovina (high jump), Ashley Wagner (high jump) and Allison Roth (shot put) all earned league titles in field events.

The team race on the women’s side is up for grabs with four teams within eight points.

Milwaukee has 55 points, YSU is right behind at 54.5, Wright State has 48 and Loyola has 47.

For the men, the Penguins are third with 48 points. Milwaukee has a lead with 97 points.

Glass City Marathon


Current and former local runners participated in the Medical Mutual Glass City Marathon on April 28.

Justin Setty of Austintown finished 42nd at 3.03:44, followed by Jay Layshock (Canfield), 119th, 3.19:36 and Eric Murray (Youngstown), 307th, 3.45:55.

In the half marathon, Matt Folk of Perrysburg was 5th at 1.09.19, trailed by Anthony Roberts (Lakewood), 113th, 1.36:35.

Curbstone Coaches


Dick Creed, NFL official and evaluator, will be the guest speaker at the Curbstone Coaches meeting.

The group will meet at the Blue Wolfe Catering Hall Monday at noon.

Dawn Approach captures 2000 Guineas


Dawn Approach extended his unbeaten record by winning the 2,000 Guineas on Saturday, bringing some joy for Godolphin after its involvement in a recent doping scandal that has rocked British horse racing.

The 11-8 favorite pulled away from Toronado in the final furlong to win the first of English flat racing’s five classics by about four lengths.

It’s the third Godolphin-owned horse to win the 2,000 Guineas — a mile-long race for 3-year-olds open to colts and fillies — after Mark Of Esteem (1996) and Island Sands (1999).

US rallies from 2-0 down to beat Austria


The United States rallied from an early 2-0 deficit to beat Austria 5-3 in its opening game at the ice hockey world championship Saturday.

In Stockholm, Norway beat newcomer Slovenia 3-1 behind two goals from Anders Bastiansen.

David Moss began the Americans’ comeback off a rebound in the first period, and defenseman Erik Johnson opened and closed the second period with power-play goals. Tim Stapleton and Aaron Palushaj also scored.

Celebrity Maserati wins Dexter Cup


Celebrity Maserati took the lead around the final turn and drew off in the stretch Saturday to win the $139,600 Dexter Cup for 3-year-old trotters at Freehold Raceway, beating the favored Dontyouforgetit by 21/4 lengths.

Trained by Susanne Strandqvist and driven by Tom Jackson, Celebrity Maserati covered the mile in 1:58.3 to win the race that kicked off the road to harness racing’s most prestigious race, the $1.2 million Hambletonian Stakes.

Klitschko stops Pianeta in 6th to defend belts


Wladimir Klitschko stopped Francesco Pianeta in the sixth round Saturday to retain the WBA and IBF heavyweight titles.

The Ukrainian was never troubled by Pianeta, finishing off the previously unbeaten Italian southpaw with a right-left combination. Pianeta stayed down before attempting to continue, but there was no point in delaying the inevitable and referee Ernie Sharif ended the bout 2:52 into the round.

Klitschko rocked Pianeta inside the first 30 seconds, knocked him to the canvas with a straight right down the middle in the fourth, and again with a left blow in the fifth.

Vindicator staff/wire reports

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