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Dan Watson (Assistant Coach), Dave Aleo (Equipment Manager), and Brad Fredrick (Athletic Trainer) all set to return…

The Toledo Walleye have announced the supporting staff for Head Coach Nick Vitucci for the 2010-11 season.
Joining Vitucci for a second straight season will be Dan Watson (Assistant Coach), Dave Aleo (Equipment Manager), and Brad Fredrick (Athletic Trainer).

Vitucci said, “We are thrilled to announce that Dan Watson will be returning to the Walleye coaching staff.  Dan made great strides in his first season behind the bench. He brings a wealth of experience from his playing days and is greatly respected by all the players and staff.  I am very excited to be going into this season with Dan by my side once again.”

Dan Watson (Assistant Coach)
Watson (31) is a native of Glencoe, Ontario and most recently worked at Puckmasters in Cleveland, OH as Head Coach. Watson played three seasons with the Sarnia Sting (OHL) and appeared in 202 consecutive games.  He was named the 1998-99 Scholastic Player of the Year at Sarnia and the 1999-00 Defensive Player of the Year (Sarnia). Watson also played in the 1998-99 OHL All-Star Game.


Clay graduate Drew Kuns picked a good baseball team to play for during his summer break.

Rather, the Ohio Monarchs were lucky that Kuns played for their Gold team this summer.

Kuns batted .509 overall and had four hits and four RBI in the championship game last Sunday to help the Gold win its second NABF College World Series title in three years.

This summer marked Kuns' first season with the Monarchs, who beat the Alton Indians 13-5 for the NABF championship at Ned Skeldon Stadium. Kuns, a first baseman, was named the Series MVP.

“It's sweet,” said Kuns, a sophomore at Bowling Green State University. “It felt good just to go out there and win in my first year. There were like three other new kids on the team. They added us and we went out there and won a championship. We had a great team.”


Owens Community College is expanding its intercollegiate athletic programs by announcing the creation of a new women’s soccer team. The Express program will officially begin NJCAA competition during the 2011 fall season and serve as a club sport this upcoming 2010 fall semester.

The recommendation for the new women’s soccer program was officially approved during the regularly scheduled Owens Board of Trustees meeting.

“Owens Community College intercollegiate athletics and our student-athletes are committed to excellence both within the classroom and on the athletic playing field,” said Michael Rickard, Owens Director of Athletics. “The Northwest Ohio region is known statewide and beyond for its exceptional soccer programs both at the high school and college levels. Owens is proud to build upon that tradition with the establishment of a new intercollegiate women’s soccer program. Our ultimate goal for women’s soccer is to become one of the elite programs in the country.”



Giving money to people along road

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