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Brock Mayes scored his first 410 sprint win of the season at Attica Raceway Park Saturday night, while Sandusky, Ohio's Chris Andrews' fourth place run vaulted him over Byron Reed to claim the 2009 track championship on Kistler Racing Products Season Championship Night.

Wooster, Ohio’s Doug Drown scored his second win in the Fultz Fabrications and Speed Shop UMP Late Models at Attica, while Bellevue, Ohio's Ryan Missler took the track championship with his second place feature finish.

Fremont's Bobby Clark scored his fourth win in the Fremont Fence 305 Sprints. While it wasn't an easy night - he had to grab the last feature transfer spot in the B-Main and start last in the feature - Fremont, Ohio's Paul Weaver would finish eighth, good enough to wrap up the 2009 Attica Raceway Park track title.

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Cardinal Stritch's volleyball team is off to a rough start under first-year coach John Kazmaier, but the Cardinals plan to turn things up a notch once they start playing Toledo Area Athletic Conference opponents.

They always do.

The Cardinals, who were 17-4 and 8-0 in the TAAC last season, have won six straight conference championships.

"We've decided we're going for the TAAC championship again," Kazmaier said. "We are not going to be happy until we get at least that. And, they want to beat a couple of their rivals from last year in the tournament."

Kazmaier coached Whitmer's freshman volleyball team for one year and the junior varsity team for two years. He also has coached in Glass City Volleyball, a Junior Olympic club program, for three years.

His first Stritch team was off to a 1-3 start through Wednesday, with a win over Gibsonburg and losses to Maumee, Fostoria and Evergreen.

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Clay High School inducted two new members into its Athletic Hall of Fame before the Clay- Springfield football game Friday night at Memorial Stadium.

The members of this years’ Hall of Fame class are Troy McLaughlin (1982) and Shelli Habegger-Phillips (1999), These individuals join 195 other former Clay athletes in the Hall which was started in 1975. 

McLaughlin earned seven varsity letters during his career at Clay: three in track, two in football, and two in wrestling.

As a member of the track team, McLaughlin competed in the high and low hurdles as well as the long jump. In football, He played on the defensive side of the ball as a middle guard and also on special teams. 

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