YSU volleyball splits two tournament games
The Youngstown State volleyball team split two five-set matches at the Coastal Carolina Tournament, losing to Iowa before rallying to beat Wofford.
The Penguins led the Hawkeyes 2-1 before dropping the final two sets.
YSU then beat Wofford, rallying from a two-set deficit to win 3-2.
Missy Hundelt, YSU’s representative on the all-tournament team, had 18 kills and a career-high 30 digs against Iowa.
She then had 11 kills, seven digs and six blocks in the victory over Wofford.
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Hewitt wins again, moves to fourth round
Former champion Lleyton Hewitt made the fourth round of the U.S. Open for the first time since 2006 with a 6-3, 7-6 (5), 3-6, 6-1 victory over Evgeny Donskoy on Sunday.
The 32-year-old Hewitt, a former No. 1 who won the tournament in 2001, is a win away from making his first Grand Slam quarterfinal since Wimbledon in 2009.
Hewitt, who had fusion surgery on his left toe last year, has shot up from 233rd to 66th since his latest comeback.
His victory over Donskoy, ranked 102nd, came two days after Hewitt beat 2009 champion Juan Martin del Potro in a five-setter than lasted more than four hours.
Busch takes Atlanta, locks up Chase spot
Kyle Busch locked up his spot in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship with his fourth victory of the year Sunday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
Busch emerged with the lead after a rapid-fire series of caution flags near the end, and he held off hard-charging Joey Logano to win by 0.740 seconds.
Martin Truex Jr, racing with a broken right wrist, took third on the 1.54-mile trioval, followed by Kurt Busch and Ryan Newman.
The rest of the top 10: Jeff Gordon, Juan Pablo Montoya, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Kevin Harvick and Brian Vickers.
Moreno grabs Vuelta lead with 2nd stage win
VALDEPENAS DE JAEN, Spain
Daniel Moreno took the lead of the Spanish Vuelta on Sunday after winning his second stage in six days with an impressive uphill push to separate from the pack.
The Katusha rider broke away on the steep ramp to the finish line to snatch the leader’s red jersey from Nicolas Roche by one second in the overall standings.
Moreno also won the fourth stage on Tuesday.
He finished Sunday’s ninth stage, a 104-mile mountainous ride from Antequera to Valdepenas de Jaen, with a provisional time of 4 hours, 18 minutes, 57 seconds.
Moyes: Rooney to miss games with head cut
Manchester United manager David Moyes says Wayne Rooney has “no chance” of playing for England in its two upcoming World Cup qualifiers after cutting the middle of his forehead in training on Saturday.
Moyes says the striker’s injury — after reportedly colliding with a teammate — was “completely accidental” and will “probably keep him out for a few weeks.”
When asked about the possibility of Rooney playing for England in matches against Moldova on Friday and Ukraine four days later, Moyes says “I would think no chance.”
Vindicator staff/wire reports