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YSU basketball camp spots still open


The Youngstown State men’s basketball team is still accepting registrations for its summer boys’ basketball camps.

The Penguins are hosting a Team Shootout on Sunday and the cost is $270 per team. These shootouts will give teams a chance to play new competition that they are not accustomed to playing in their conferences. It will give them an opportunity to play some of the best competition in the region.

YSU is also holding two individual skill camps, June 11-14 and June 18-21. The cost of the individual skills camp is $100 per camper and geared for players ages 6-18. The Individual Skills Camps will offer, teaching, skill instruction, games and contests geared for students looking to improve their game.

Finally, the Penguins will host an Elite Camp, June 23, and the cost is $80 per player. This camp is geared for players in grades 9-12. The Elite Camp will offer a full day of teaching, skill instruction, games and contests.

For more information, contact Danny Reese in the men’s basketball office at 330-941-3004 or by email at

Florida State tops Washington in CWS


Florida State’s Anna Shelnutt hit a solo homer in the sixth inning, and Meghan King pitched a five-hitter to help Florida State defeat Washington 1-0 in Game 1 of the Women’s College World Series championship series Monday night.

King improved to 3-0 with a save at the World Series. She has not allowed an earned run in 271/3 innings in Oklahoma City. The Seminoles (57-12) could clinch their first national title in Game 2 tonight.

Shelnutt’s homer was Washington pitcher Gabbie Plain’s first earned run allowed in 162/3 innings of World Series action.

PGA Tour’s Cauley injured in car accident


PGA Tour player Bud Cauley says he’s thankful to be alive after a car accident over the weekend on what he describes as the “scariest night of my life.”

Cauley, 28, was riding with three other people in a car involved in an accident late Friday following the second round of the Memorial. Cauley posted a message on Instagram saying he had surgery on Sunday.

After missing the cut at the Memorial, Cauley was staying in Ohio for U.S. Open qualifying on Monday. He withdrew from the qualifier, and said in his Instagram post that he had no timetable for returning to the PGA Tour.

Hall of Fame coach C.M. Newton, 88, dies

Officials at Alabama and Kentucky say that Hall of Fame former administrator and basketball coach C.M. Newton has died. He was 88.

The schools announced his death Monday night.

Newton was a member of Kentucky’s 1951 NCAA championship squad during a basketball career spanning more than 50 years as a player, coach and administrator.

Newton also influenced selection of the original U.S. Olympic “Dream Team” in 1992.

Newton was 509-375 as a coach at Transylvania College, Alabama and Vanderbilt.

A&M’s Martin charged with injury to elderly


Texas A&M has suspended center Caylinne Martin after the 6-foot-3 junior and her twin sister, Corinne, were charged with felony injury to the elderly relating to a Christmas Eve altercation in Houston.

The (Bryan-College Station) Eagle reports they were arrested May 25 and released the next day.

According to an affidavit, a 68-year-old man and his son were attacked in a Houston apartment by five people, including the Martin sisters. During the attack, the older man bit Corinne Martin’s thumb. Caylinne is said to have responded by punching the man to make him release the bite, breaking his nose, before the five fled.

Aaron Poole, Caylinne Martin’s attorney, says his client was not involved in the altercation and was not in the apartment.

Staff/Wire reports

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