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The Lake Erie Wrestling Club, you might say, had a Who's Who of local wrestlers when it won the gold medal July 27 through Aug. 1 at the AAU Junior Olympic Freestyle Wrestling Tournament in Novi, Mich.

The LEWC sent four teams to the dual-match tournament, with its first team capturing the title at the Rock Financial Showplace.

"There were teams from all over the country and you wrestled dual meets in two pools," LEWC coach Troy McLaughlin said.

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Fifth Third Field has set a new record with its 12th straight sell-out on Monday, August 11, 2008. The 11th tied a Fifth Third Field record which was set in the final 10 games of the 2002 season through Opening Day 2003. The park has also sold out 23 of the last 26 home games.

The record setting crowd of 8,973 was also part of another Fifth Third Field milestone. The sell-out crowd pushed this year’s attendance over the 500,000 plateau, a mark now officially reached in each year since the ballpark’s inaugural season in 2002.

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It's a good thing Justin Lau and Ryan Gargas are good friends.

"We get along great,” said Lau, a 2008 Genoa High School grad. “We've been friends ever since middle school."

Lau and Gargas, who graduated from Genoa in 2007, took the reigns of Genoa's summer baseball team this year and led the Comets to a 12-6 record.

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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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