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Lake’s pitching could be the difference in league title chase

Despite his team’s hot start, Lake baseball coach Greg Wilker isn’t ready to proclaim the Flyers as the best team in the Northern Buckeye Conference just yet.

The Flyers improved to 10-2 and 2-0 in the NBC on Monday with a 9-0 victory over Rossford behind a one-hit, 12-strikeout performance by senior right-hander Jayce Vancena.

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Olympic hopeful J.D. Bergman to lead Genoa camp
J.D. Bergman (Oak Harbor/Ohio State), a 2016 Olympic hopeful, will be a camp clinician at the 10th Annual Competitor’s Edge Wrestling Camp July 7-9 at Genoa High School sponsored by the Genoa Wrestling Club.

Bergman, currently ranked No. 1 in the United States at 214 pounds, is a two-time U.S. Team Trials and Open champion, a three-time NCAA All-American, an NCAA finalist, and two-time state champion at Oak Harbor.

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Senior forward Natasha Howard (Waite) of the Florida State women’s basketball team added to her impressive four-year résumé by being named to the Associated Press Honorable Mention All-America Team, announced by the AP.

Howard’s national honor puts her in elite company at Florida State – she is the 14th Seminole to garner All-America honors. The Toledo native is the first FSU player to be named an All-American since former center Cierra Bravard was a State Farm/WBCA Honorable Mention All-American in 2011.

Howard is the fourth Seminole to be named an All-American under head coach Sue Semrau, joining current assistant coach and second-team All-American Brooke Wyckoff (2001), Roneeka Hodges (2005) and Bravard.

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Giving money to people along road

Do you feel compelled to give money to people holding signs along the road asking for money?
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