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As Cardinal Stritch football players begin preparations for the 2008 season, they have two White Knights to thank for helping the program rebuild its momentum.

One source is from within — new head coach Andre Hampton. The other is from a relatively new media source — ToledoSportsRadio.com, an internet broadcasting operation owned and operated by 1981 Stritch graduate Mike Jamieson.

Hampton's football career is impressive. A native of San Bernadino, California, Hampton came to the Buckeye State to play college football for Ohio State. He assisted the Buckeyes in their victory over Texas A&M in the 1999 Sugar Bowl championship.

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Mission accomplished for two local summer college baseball teams.

On July 25, the Ohio Monarchs Blue and Gold teams were picked to represent the Toledo Amateur Baseball Federation at the National Amateur Baseball Federation (NABF) College World Series in Toledo August 7-10.

“One of our goals at the beginning of the year was to make the post season (NABF CWS),” said Monarchs General Manager Steve Timofeev. “It was not important which team finished first or second, but to make post season. I am proud of both our teams for achieving this goal.

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Only two games away from his 100th career victory, Genoa boys soccer coach Dave Bertz is stepping down.

"It was just time. Time to be grandpa," Bertz explains. "I thought about sticking around one more year and getting 100 wins and everything. You know, it would have been the wrong reason to stay. Had we won some games we should've won, I would have had it last year so it's my own fault. Tell you what, it was fun."

Bertz provided the foundation for a perennial championship program at Genoa, and leaves with 98 wins. Taking his place is Kenny Katschke, an assistant the last three years, a former travel coach, and the father of senior center-midfielder Cody Katschke.

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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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