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Tim Shaffer worked his way through the field like a precision surgeon from his 14th starting spot, and took the lead with just four laps to go in the finale of the 27th Annual Ohio Sprint Speedweek at Fremont Speedway Saturday and went on to score the $10,000 victory.

A huge crowd witnessed six cars battling for the lead throughout the 40-lap feature event with the lead changing hand five times on Budweiser Night with the O'Reilly All Star Circuit of Champions Sprints.Shaffer ducked under Brock Mayes exiting turn four on the 36th lap to grab the lead and then pulled away on a lap 37 restart for the victory, his eighth of 2009.

The win was Shaffer's second of Speedweek, as he also took the checkered flag last Sunday at Millstream Speedway. It was the 89th appearance of the O'Reilly All Star Circuit of Champions at Fremont Speedway.

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Alex Timofeev

On June 25, the wood bat summer college Ohio Monarchs Blue team played against the defending National Amateur Baseball Federation College World Series champs, the Ohio Monarchs Gold, for the first time this summer season.

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Owens Community College will offer area basketball players the opportunity to learn about the fundamentals of the sport as part of the Detroit Pistons 2009 Youth Basketball Training Camp Tour, Friday-Saturday, July 31 - Aug. 1.

The youth basketball training camp runs from 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. in the College’s Student Health and Activities Center on the Toledo-area Campus.

“Owens Community College is proud to once again collaborate with the Detroit Pistons organization and host an exciting week of basketball for area youth throughout Northwest Ohio,” said Michael Rickard, Owens Director of Athletics.

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Toledo water

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