|Sports Briefs: 04-09-13|
|Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff|
|Tuesday, 09 April 2013 09:02|
Owens' Kelly named All-American
Owens Community College's James Kelly was a second-team selection on the National Junior College Athletic Association Division All-American team, the school announced Monday.
Kelly, a 6-foot-7 forward, averaged 18.3 points, 10.1 rebounds, 1.7 steals and 1.3 blocks per game this season.
This season, Kelly broke the program's single season rebounding record with 363, became the program's all-time leading career rebounder with 678 and broke the program's career blocks record with 105. As a freshman, he broke the single season blocks record with 57.
In his two years, Kelly became the first Owens player record at least 1,000 career points, 600 career rebounds, 100 career blocks and 100 career steals. He finished with two-year totals of 1,219 points, 678 rebounds, 105 blocks and 104 steals. He also had 70 assists.
Kelly will play next year at the Miami (Fla.).
Slutak named BGSU director of football operations
Dennis Slutak has been named the director of football operations for the Bowling Green State University football team.
Slutak has worked in football operations at the University of Washington (2009-2011) and at the University of Southern California (2005-2008).
Prior to taking over the football operations at USC, Slutak coached special teams for the Trojans in 2003 and 2004. He's also previously coached at Ole Miss, North Carolina State and Lehigh University -where he and BGSU head coach Dave Clawson won a Patriot League title in 1995.
Stulak was a punter at Florida State University, earning his bachelor's degree from FSU and his master's from North Carolina State.
BGSU volleyball team announces awards
The Bowling Green State University volleyball team held its annual awards banquet Sunday.
Bill Lloyd was named the program's supporter of the year and that the award will be the William J. Lloyd BGSU volleyball supporter of the year in the future.
Ashley Dunn, a Bowling Green High School graduate, was the co-winner of the Dunn Funeral Home Bowling Green community service award along with Kaitlyn Skinner.
Other awards were: academic excellence, Laura Avila and Erica Fullenkamp; Lindsey Butterfield, most improved player; Paige Penrod, most valuable player; and Leah Shaw, coaches award.
BGSU hockey team holds banquet
Ryan Carpenter was named the most valuable player at the Bowling Green Falcon hockey team's annual banquet Saturday.
Carpenter received the Jim Sears MVP award along with the Dr. Ron Zwierlein leadership award and the Sam Cooper award as the team's leading scorer.
Other award winners were: Mike Sullivan, the Bill and Helen Lloyd award as most improved player; Andrew Hammond, the Howard Brown coaches award; Bobby Shea, the Jim Ruehl award as the best defensive player; Cam Wojtala, the Jack Gregory scholar-athlete award; Dan Fischer, the Dr. Thomas Wojciechowski recognition award for distinguished service; Dajon Mingo and Mark Cooper, co-rookies of the year.
Perrysburg, Maumee high schools plan fishing tournament
PERRYSBURG - Perrysburg and Maumee high schools will hold their second annual fishing tournament April 27 at Side Cut Park.
Registration is at 9:30 a.m., followed by fishing from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., and measuring at 2:30 p.m.
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