YSU women’s lacrosse to host youth camp


YSU women’s lacrosse to host youth camp

Youngstown

The Youngstown State women’s lacrosse program and head coach Theresa Walton will hold three Pack Lacrosse Prospect Day camps this fall.

The single-day camps are set for Sept. 8, Oct. 6 and Nov. 2. They will be held on the YSU campus. The cost of each camp is $125. Registration is available at packlacrossecamps.com

The camps are open to all participants and are only limited only by age, grade level and gender. The Prospect Days will include instruction from Walton.

The Sept. 8 camp will be held at Farmers National Bank Field, the future home of the program, and the WATTS. The Oct. 6 and Nov. 2 camps will be hosted in the WATTS.

A clinic will be held from 9 a.m. to noon for each camp while an informational session will follow from noon to 1:30 p.m.

Zion Hensley schedules second career fight

Zion Hensley, a Berlin Center 9-year-old boxer who won her first fight on July 20, is moving up to another weight class for a fight on Aug. 31 at Metroplex in Liberty.

Hensly will fight a 78-pound girl as Hensley enters around 73 pounds.

Tickets cost $20, $50 for ringside and $400 for a table of eight. The fight will start at 7:30 p.m.

Cole Duncan wins at Sharon Speedway

Hartford

Picking up victories for the “Bill Kirila Memorial” and celebrating in the Hovis Auto & Truck Supply victory lane as part of the Menards “Super Series” were Cole Duncan-Hovis Auto & Truck Supply “410” Sprint Cars, Paul Davis-Gibson Insurance Agency Stock Cars, Chas Wolbert-HTMA/Precise Racing Products RUSH Sportsman Modifieds and Jacob Eucker-Summit Racing Equipment Econo Mods at Sharon Speedway on Saturday.

Also, Tony Tatgenhorst won the “Wheelman” Non-Winners race presented by Ohio Intra Express and C&R Tire for the RUSH Mods.

Reed victorious in Clipper XC Series 5K

Columbiana

Erik Reed of East Liverpool won the Clipper XC Series 5K with a time of 17:01.44 in the Men’s Open Division during Week 2. Mack Mettille of Canfield came in second overall and in the Open Division with a 17:12.61.

Laura Rogers came in ninth overall and first in the Women’s Open Division. She ran a 20:00.43 and Alexis Cunningham of East Palestine finished 12 overall as the second-best female runner with a 20:10.65.

Hurricanes sign GM to 3-year extension

RALEIGH, N.C.

The Carolina Hurricanes have signed team president and general manager Don Waddell to a three-year contract extension.

Owner Tom Dundon announced the signing Monday. Terms were not disclosed.

The 60-year-old Waddell had been mentioned as a candidate for the Minnesota Wild’s GM vacancy. He has been with the organization since 2014, and the Hurricanes made their first playoff appearance in a decade during his first season as the team’s full-time GM.

Report: NLRB seeks union for NFL RBs

A petition reportedly has been filed with the National Labor Relations Board seeking to create a separate union for NFL running backs.

According to the website Law360, the petition was filed Thursday by the International Brotherhood of Professional Running Backs and focuses on the shorter careers for players at the position.

“These employees have unique career structures; and the current one-size fits all unit is inappropriate,” the petition says of players’ representation by the NFL Players Association. “Excluded: All other player groups,” it said.

The NFL Management Council and the union have begun preliminary negotiations on a collective bargaining agreement. The current 10-year deal expires in March 2021.

Staff/wire report

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