|Sports Briefs: 03-11-13|
|Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff|
|Monday, 11 March 2013 08:04|
Pees to speak at Elmwood
JERRY CITY - Dean Pees, the defensive coordinator for the Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens, is taking part in An Evening With Dean Pees at Elmwood High School on April 19.
Pees began his career as an assistant football coach at Elmwood High School in 1973 and was the head coach from 1975-1978.
Pees and his wife, Melody, also an Elmwood alumnus, will discuss the journey from the Suburban Lakes League to the NFL.
Limited seating is available for a dinner reception beginning at 6 p.m. with additional seating available for the evening's program beginning at 8.
Tickets for the dinner/reception/program are $50 and tickets for just the program are $25.
Admission to the event will be by advance purchase only.
Tickets are available for purchase in the Elmwood High School office.
Additional information is available by contacting Michele Story, Elmwood's athletics director, (4190 655-2583, ext. 324.
BGSU women golfers place 5th
RIO VERDE, Ariz. - The Bowling Green State University women's golf team fired its second straight round of 303 Sunday, to finish fifth in the 17-team Rio Verde Intercollegiate at White Wing Golf Course.
Northern Arizona was first with a 597. BG finished with 606 total.
BG's leaders were: Shelby Wilson, 147, tied for fifth; Patrica Holt, 151, tied for 17th; Amy Ruthenberg, 152, tied for 21st; Hannah Lewis, 156, tied for 43rd; and Lilly Bartell, 157, tied for 53rd.
Falcon baseball falls
WINTER HAVEN, Fla. - North Dakota State defeated the Bowling Green State University baseball team, 8-5 Saturday. The Falcons are 3-9 overall.
BG's top hitters were: Patrick Lancaster, 2-for-4, two RBI; Andrew Kubuski, 2-for-4; and Jesse Rait, 1-of-3, two RBI.
North Dakota State is coached by former BG assistant coach Tod Brown.
Falcon softball loses twice
EVANSVILLE - Bowling Green's softball team is 8-7 overall after losing twice Sunday. The Falcons were 6-4 losers to Murray State (6-10) and 4-1 losers to Southeast Missouri State (5-10).
Against MSU, BG's Marissa Shook was 2-for-2 with a three-run home run, and Hannah Fulk had a solo homer.
Against SEMO, five Falcons had a single each.
On Saturday, the Falcons won twice with a 1-0 win over Murray State and a 4-1 win over Southeast Missouri.
Against MSU, Katie Yoho homered in the sixth inning, and Jamie Kertes and Paris Imholz combined on a six-hitter.
Against SEMO, Imholz pitched a four-hitter and Yoho was 2-for-4 with two RBI.
Women's golf league forming
An organizational meeting will be held April 3 at 9 a.m. for an 18-hole women's golf league at Riverby Hills Golf Club. The meeting will be held at the club.
The league is looking for new members.
For more information, call (419) 346-0748.
Kentucky downs Falcon gymnasts
LEXINGTON, Ky. -Kentucky beat Bowling Green State University's gymnastics team, 196.375-192.700 Saturday.
BG;s Gina Locigno claimed her first all-around title of the season and teammate Amanda Lievendag stuck her uneven bars routine for a career-high 9.875 and her sixth individual win on the event this year.
Other BG leaders were: Jamilah Ali, 8,825 in the vault; Alyssa Nocella and Locigno, 9.775 on the floor exercise; and Megan Harrington, 9.75 on the beam.
The Falcons are 4-11.
Owens men's advances to nationals
CINCINNATI - Joe Retic II led the way with 20 points as the Owens Community College men's basketball team captured the district championship with a 99-84 win over No. 10 Lakeland Community College.
James Kelly added 18 points, a team-high 11 rebounds, and three assists for the Express.
Kelly was named the tournament MVP and Retic was selected to the all-tournament team.
The Express advanced to the NJCAA Division II national tournament on March 19-23 in Danville, Ill. Tournament seedings and first round matchups will be announced Tuesday.
Express women earn national berth
CINCINNATI - Mackenzie Heacock made several crucial baskets down the stretch to help lead the No. 9 Owens Community College women's basketball team past No. 19 Cincinnati State Technical and Community College 69-65 in the District I championship game.
Heacock finished with game-highs in points (24) and rebounds (10). Teammate Karahn Scott added 17 points and seven rebounds. She was 11-for-18 from the foul line.
Heacock and Scott combined to score 17 of the team's final 21 points after the Express fell behind 53-44 with just under 10 minutes left.
Heacock was named the tournament's MVP and Scott earned all-tourney recognition.
The Express are 25-7 and advanced to the NJCAA Division II national tournament for the first time since the 2003-04 season. The tournament will be held in Peoria, Ill.
BGHS sets spring parent-coaches meeting
The spring sports parent/coach meeting required by the Ohio High School Athletic Association for Bowling Green High School is Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center.
At least one parent and their child need to attend this meeting.
OHSAA rules as well as individual team rules, regulations, practice and games schedules will be covered at this meeting.
If you can't attend you will need to set up an individual meeting with your sport coach to meet this regulation.
Contact Mike Vannett at (419) 354-0100, ext. 1003 with any questions.
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