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University of Toledo freshman Erica Lipstraw (Oak Harbor) ran the 400 hurdles for the first time as a Rocket and won it with a time of 1:05.78 in a meet on campus with Central Michigan and Bowling Green.
 
She also was the third leg of the 4x400 relay and the Rockets won that in a photo finish with a time of 4:02.98. Lipstraw was also third in the 800 meter run (2:21.27). BG won the meet with 129 points and Central Michigan and UT tied with 127.

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The hits just seem to keep coming and coming for Genoa speedster Blair “Iron Man” Skilliter.
 
We’re not referring to any licks being delivered at the eager hands of Suburban Lakes League linebackers.
 
The Comet halfback/roving linebacker/special team’s ace rushed for 1,076 yards, 25 touchdowns, and to First-Team accolades in the SLL, his district, and the state. He led the Comets to a 13-1 record, and the program’s first, much-celebrated final four state playoff appearance in school history.

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St. Francis de Sales High School football coach Dick Cromwell has fond memories of Brandon Speweik.

Speweik, who grew up in Oregon, was the Knights' starting quarterback and a team captain his senior year in 2004, when he led the team to the state playoffs.

"He was a very physical player," Cromwell said. "He was strong and fast for a quarterback, and he ran the option very well. He had a cannon for an arm and he was a good student."

Speweik threw for more than 500 yards and was St. Francis' second-leading rusher (368 yards) as a senior. His 10 rushing touchdowns and 60 points led the team, which lost to Canton GlenOak in the first round of the playoffs.

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