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Ashlee Donahoo started her head coaching career at Oak Harbor with a bang this spring.

The Rockets' first-year softball coach, an assistant under Amanda DeVaul and Tiffany Hernandez the past three seasons, guided the team to its first Sandusky Bay Conference title since 2002.

"I was excited going into the season because I knew what great potential we had to be a very competitive team this year," Donahoo said. "We knew that if we could put everything together we would have a great year, and we did."

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The National Amateur Baseball Federation College Division World Series presented by Buckeye Cable Sports Network will return to Toledo August 6-9. Sixteen teams from across the country will qualify through regional tournaments and direct bids for the 31-game wood bat tournament.

Two teams will receive direct bids from the Toledo Amateur Baseball Federation, which has eight teams this year. Two of the teams represent the Oregon-based Ohio Monarchs (Gold and Blue teams), which also play in the Tri-State Baseball League (Northern Ohio and Western Pennsylvania), and a third team playing Fed ball this season is the Ohio Trojans, which were the 2007 Continental Amateur Baseball Association College World Series champion.

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Last Monday evening the best senior high school football players from the Sandusky Bay Conference and the Suburban Lakes League met in another all-star showdown at Clyde’s Bob Bishop Field.

Last year the SLL won in a close game, but the SBC holds a 9 to 7 lead in the series.

This year’s game was again very competitive with 13 first downs by each team and only 20 yards difference in total yards, but the SLL failed to repeat as champs in an 18-14 loss to the SBC.

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