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April 4th, 2012

Fleagle wins third national title, breaks second national record at YMCA Nationals

April 5, 2012

 

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Josh Fleagle of St. Marys won his third YMCA short-course national title and broke a second record time of the week on Wednesday.

Fleagle, a home -schooled student,  won the men’s 100-yard freestyle crown with a record-setting 43.41-second time.

On Tuesday, Fleagle won the 200-yard freestyle title with a 1:37.91 time.

Fleagle set a national record on Monday in the men’s 50-yard freestyle with a 20.19-second time.

HEY, I REMEMBER THAT!: A look back at area sports 10, 25 and 50 years ago

April 5, 2012


50 Years Ago – 1962

April 3rd

BASEBALL: St. Marys' relief leads to WBL-opening victory, Minster rolls

April 4, 2012

ST. MARYS 5, VAN WERT 3

For the second time in two weeks the Roughriders downed the Cougars, emerging with a 5-3 win on Tuesday night at K.C. Geiger Park in the one that will count towards the WBL standings.

St. Marys' Nick Vogel came out of the bullpen to replace Rider starter Tyler Roby. Vogel threw five shutout innings to earn the victory for the Roughriders.  He retired the side in order in the twice and struck out five.

SOFTBALL: Riders open WBL with win; Cards and Cats put up big numbers

April 4, 2012

ST. MARYS 9, VAN WERT 4

VAN WERT — The St. Marys softball team opened Western Buckeye league play with a 9-4 win over Van Wert on Tuesday night.

The Roughriders improved to 3-4 on the season, 1-0 in WBL play.

St. Marys travels to Shawnee on Thursday for another WBL match-up, with the first pitch scheduled for 5 p.m.

NEW BREMEN 19, SIDNEY LEHMAN 16

TRACK: New Bremen sweeps tri, Rangers do well individually

April 4, 2012

 

FORT RECOVERY – The New Bremen girls and boys track teams both won a tri-meet at Fort Recovery that also featured athletes from New Knoxville.

The New Bremen girls  scored 79 points, Fort Recovery was second with 48 points and New Knoxville earned 26 points.

The Cardinal boys team piled up 102 points, New Knoxville was second with 40 points and Fort Recovery had 33 points in third.

Boys Winners

Rider tennis sweeps Van Wert, 5-0

April 4, 2012

 

VAN WERT — The St. Marys boys tennis team evened its record in Western Buckeye League play with a 5-0 sweep over Van Wert on Tuesday night.

The Roughriders are 3-2 on the season, 1-1 in the WBL.

Troy Newlove captured first singles with a 4-6, 6-3, 6-0 win over Nathan Knodel.

Cole Brooks defeated Jon Lisa in second singles, 6-4, 6-4.

Rider third singles player Jason Freewalt beat Alex Bair, 6-3, 6-3.

Tuesday's Local Sports Schedule

April 3, 2012

Tuesday, April 3
Tennis

• St. Marys at Van Wert, 4:30 p.m.
Baseball
• Van Wert at St. Marys, 5 p.m.
• Perry at New Knoxville, 5 p.m.
• Anna at New Bremen, 5 p.m.
• Botkins at Minster, 5 p.m.
Softball
• St. Marys at Van Wert, 5 p.m.
• New Bremen at Lehman, 5 p.m.
• Minster at Jackson Ctr, 5 p.m.

BASEBALL: Riders off to 4-2 start, Minster hands Wapak first loss

April 3, 2012

St. Marys 7, New Bremen 3
Another win over a Midwest Athletic Conference team has the St. Marys baseball team entering Western Buckeye League play in its best early-season position in five years.

The Roughriders collected a third win out of the last four games played against a MAC opponent with a patient offensive approach in a 7-3 win over New Bremen on Monday night at K.C. Geiger Park.

St. Marys at 4-2  has its best record through six games since 2007, when the Riders started the season 5-1.

SOFTBALL: Riders down Fort Recovery, Wapak romps vs. Bremen

April 3, 2012

St. Marys 6, Fort Recovery 1

Pitching and defense carried the day for the St. Marys softball team in its 6-1 win over Fort Recovery on Monday at K.C. Geiger Park.

St. Marys pitcher Lexi Roop dominated Fort Recovery, striking out 11 batters.

“She hit her spots,” St. Marys head coach  Sue Grothause said. “Her curveball is really working well. She knew she wasn’t on, but sometimes you aren’t on and you have to stay positive and push through it.”

April 2nd

BASEBALL: Riders, Minster split doubleheader, Bremen wins twin bill

April 2, 2012

Riders, Minster split doubleheader

The St. Marys baseball team’s bats woke up just in time to salvage a split against Minster and its dominating pitching staff.

Minster’s pitching shut out St. Marys for 12 straight innings, allowing the Wildcats to win the first game of doubleheader, 7-0, and appear to be steaming towards a win in the second game.

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