Published: Wednesday, June 6, 2007
Sam Mann named
WASHINGTON, Pa. Washington & Jefferson College senior Sam Mann, a graduate of Howland High School, was selected to the American Baseball Coaches Association/Rawlings Division III All-American team.
Mann, who pitches and plays first base for the Presidents, was picked as an All-American utility player.
In addition, Mann was named to the ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA College Division III second team academic All-American.
Mann led the Presidents (32-12) in hits (68), runs (45), RBIs (35), on-base percentage (.514) and slugging percentage (.633).
Tommy Hall picks
CAMPBELL Campbell senior Tommy Hall will continue his basketball career at Thiel College.
Hall was a second team all-Metro Athletic Conference selection this winter and helped lead the Red Devils to a Division III district title.
Folk, Rupe win 5K Mosquito runs
MECCA Matt Folk of Canfield and Michelle Rupe of Cortland won the men's and women's runs at the 2007 Mosquito Lake Chase 5K Race held May 28.
Folk, 31, won the men's race in 15:10 ahead of Dave Mealy, 24 (16:04.8) and John Miller, 18 (16:45.9).
Rupe, 47, took the women's event in 19:26 in front of Megan Gonzalez, 24 (20:00.0), and Lindsay Frontz, 26 (20:21.7), 26.
There were 145 total finishers in the Chase. Folk has qualified for the 2008 U.S. Olympic Marathon slated this fall in New York City. He competed in the 2004 Olympic Marathon Trials.
Rupe competed in both the 1984 and 1988 Women's U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials.
CANFIELD The team of Lynda Petrella and James Seabrook won the 44th annual Youngstown Mixed Doubles Tournament at Amron Lanes with a score of 1616.
Marla Chicase and James Diver composed the runner-up team with 1549, followed by Renee Rambo-J.D. Bossone (1495), Martha Denmeade-J.D. Bossone (1491) and Donna Kincaid-Carl Hurd (1483).
Fifty-two couples cashed in the USBC-sanctioned event, which was jointly sponsored by the men's and women's associations.
Junior golf tourney
is taking entries
BEAVER FALLS, Pa. Entries are being accepted for the 2007 Westfield Junior PGA Tri-State Section Championship. The June 20 event will be held at Fox Run Golf Coiurse. Boys and girls will compete in two divisions 12-under and 13-18.
For information call (724) 774-2224.
Paul Logar will play
baseball at B-W
MCDONALD Paul Logar will participate on the Baldwin-Wallace College baseball team. Logar is a senior at McDonald High School where he was a catcher on the baseball team.
clinic set at Kent
KENT Kent State football coach Doug Martin and his staff have a football clinic for women set for July 26 at Dix Stadium.
The clinic, set from 5-9 p.m., is designed to give women a chance to ask football questions and have an interactive experience.
Call (330) 672-8414.
5K race course
YOUNGSTOWN Due to roadwork along Norquest Blvd., the Immaculate Heart of Mary 5K run has a change of coiurse.
The event Thursday will be run on Norquest, N. Anderson, E. Rockwell, N. Benton, E. Radio and N. Inglewood.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. In his eyes, super-heavyweight Mike Wilson is going for an unprecedented fourth straight national boxing championship.
USA Boxing doesn't even consider the Central Point, Ore., native the defending champion. That honor belongs to Jonte Willis, who was awarded the 2006 title when Wilson tested positive for marijuana last year.
Willis was upset in the preliminary rounds of this year's tournament, but Wilson reached the semifinals Tuesday by beating Golden Gloves champion Nate James of Maulden, Mass., 12-7.
Vindicator staff/wire reports