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Brummett loses sudden death playoff in Tiffin tourney
Owens Community College golf begins its postseason run toward a national title as the program competes in the NJCAA Region XII Men’s Golf Championships next week. The tournament will be held at Bedford Valley Golf Club in Battle Creek, Mich., May 10-11.

Local members are Torey Brummett, 76.5 scoring average (Cardinal Stritch); Brooks Gardner, 81.9 (Bowling Green); and Nick Speck, 84.6 (Eastwood). Gardner is the son of State Representative Randy Gardner, an Eastwood graduate. The Express are coached by Gil Guerrero, a Waite graduate.

While at ,Stritch, Brummett, a state qualifier, was named Toledo Area Athletic Conference Player of the Year for a third straight season after shooting a 68 at Detwiler his senior year.

Golfing for Owens in the 13-team Kyle Ryman Memorial hosted by Tiffin University at Mohawk Country Club, Brummett finished tied for first as an individual, but lost a sudden death playoff on the ninth hole. Brummett’s score was 71-73-144. Gardner shot 85-88-165.

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A locally-based internet radio station drew a national audience of listeners last Friday night when it broadcasted the 65th North-South High School All Star Football Classic from the home of the Buckeyes, Ohio Stadium.

WRSCradio.com, headquartered in Oregon, has broadcast full-time since July 1, 2009. In that time they have carried over 50 high school football games, 130 plus boys and girls basketball games and over 50 high school hockey games. In February alone, WRSCradio.com broadcast games for 35 area schools. Enhancing its position as “Your No. 1 streaming high school sports connection.” WRSCradio.com broadcast state final tournament games; Waite in girls basketball, Ottawa Hills in boys basketball, and the hockey Frozen Four games of Sylvania Northview.

WRSCradio is operated by long-time local radio broadcaster and Genoa resident Rick Waldron, Northwood resident Al Singlar, and Oregon resident Mark Reeves.

The broadcast from the “Horseshoe” came about at the request of WRSCradio.com media partner, JJ Huddle. JJ Huddle is the largest high school sports blog in the state and has been carrying the local streamer's game broadcasts since early February.

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This year's Gibsonburg softball team isn't going to make Golden Bears fans forget about the Jamie Wonderly-led Bears teams that won three straight Division IV state titles from 2001-03.

The Suburban Lakes League coaches picked second-year coach Kyle Leatherman's squad to finish fifth in the seven-team league this season, but the Golden Bears are already raising some eyebrows with their play through 14 games.

“If you would have said we'd be 12-2 at this point,” Leatherman said Monday, “I would have chuckled and said that would be great. The record surprises me, but it doesn't surprise me how hard the girls are working and how good they are becoming every day because of their work ethic.”

Heading into Tuesday's SLL showdown with defending league champion Eastwood, the Bears were indeed 12-3, including 3-1 in the SLL. Gibsonburg had won 11 in a row – with league wins over Otsego, Woodmore and Genoa — before a 4-2 loss to Elmwood last Wednesday and Tuesday's 2-1 loss to Eastwood.

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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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