Sports Briefs: 06-26-14

Black Swamp baseball tournament this weekend
The 2014 Bowling Green Black Swamp tournament begins today and continues through the weekend.
The field of 106 teams begins play at 9 a.m. and runs through 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, with
semifinals and finals on Sunday beginning at 9 a.m.
Some teams will play at Carter Park, while others are scheduled at sites throughout Northwest Ohio.
Local teams competing include BG 11, BG 12 and BG 13s; Stingrays-13s; BG High School 15U; and Whitehouse
Legion 16’s and 18’s.
Special Olympians earn national medals
Siblings from Grand Rapids turned their athleticism and training into medals at the National Special
Olympics USA Games this month.
Katie Rupert took home gold in the 2k cycling event and earned silver medals in the 5k and 10k cycling
events.
Jason Rupert took two silver medals in aquatics – in the 50 freestyle and 4-by-25 medley relay – and
bronze in the 50 breaststroke.
The pair, from Wood County Special Olympics, which is supported by Wood Lane, have been competing in the
Special Olympics for 13 years.
BGSU adds soccer players
Bowling Green State University announced the addition of two soccer players to the women’s program
Wednesday.
Elisa Baeron (Selsingen, Germany/St.-Viti-Gymnasium Zeven) and Kara Ross (St. Catharines,
Ontario/Governor Simcoe) will join the Falcons in the fall of 2014.
Ross will be a sophomore in the 2014-15 academic year, and will have three years of eligibility
remaining. Baeron will be a freshman and will have four years of eligibility at BGSU.
"We are excited about these final additions to our roster," said coach Lindsay Basalyga.
"Both Elisa and Kara bring diversity to our program filling defensive and attacking roles, and they
also have an extra year under their belt, bringing maturity to our young roster. Both players are
expected to come in and compete for playing time immediately."
Links Lassies
Results of the Links Lassies at Forrest Creason Golf Course on June 24: Flight A – Kay Marten, low gross,
low net; Flight B – Juanita Huss, low gross, low net; and Flight C – Linda Meyer, low gross, low net.
Marten used the fewest number of putts.