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The Toledo Mud Hens have announced that two players, third baseman Mike Hessman and right-handed pitcher Blaine Neal, have been named to the 2008 Team USA Olympic Baseball squad when the Summer Games open in Beijing, China during the month of August.

The two players were selected based on their achievements this year as well as their proven track record of being productive veterans. They are set to join a team consisting of fourteen Triple-A players, seven Double-A players, one Single-A professional, and one collegiate star. The selection process reviewed all players not on an active 25-man major league roster.

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Oregon native Troy Wollenbecker made a quick stop earlier this month between PBA Tour stops. We had an opportunity to chat with Wollenbecker regarding his first exempt year on the Tour. 

Wollenbecker, who has been diligently competing on the tour, earned his exemption this season at the Tour Trials in June of 2007.

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Kyle Brossia (Eastwood) closed out his University of Findlay four-year golf career in the NCAA Division II regional at Red Hawk Run in Findlay May 5-7 by shooting rounds of 81, 76, and 76.

The University of Findlay men’s golf team completed the third and final day of the 2008 NCAA Division II Great Lakes/Central Super Regional hosted by the Oilers at Red Hawk Run Golf Course in Findlay, Ohio on Wednesday, May 7.

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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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