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Michigan shows off new-look Schembechler Hall

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan’s football program strives to be the leaders and best.Brady Hoke believes that goal has been reached at Schembechler Hall, which has undergone nearly completed renovations that cost $9 million.The coach said there’s an arms race among college football programs to have the nation’s best facilities.“You’re not going to find a better one,” Hoke told reporters Friday before the media was gi...

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Lady Tigers split twinbill with Shelby

Galion split a non-conference doubleheader with visiting Shelby last Saturday winning one game 6-5 and losing the other 3-2.In their victory, the Lady Tigers (4-7) trailed 3-0 before scoring 6 runs in the sixth inning to go up 6-3. Shelby notched the final 2 runs of the contest in the seventh.Offensively for the winners, Calli Bauer ripped a double and a single, Maddie Dretzka and Maddy Garverick had 2 one-baggers apiece, while Jacie Ehrman, Jaime Ehrman, Alex Gates and ...

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Around the Horn

GALION VARSITY BASEBALLA 6-run uprising in the top of the fifth inning vaulted the Tigers to their 10th win in 12 games this season as they topped host Marion Harding 8-1 on Monday.Chad Karnes stroked 3 singles and drove in a pair of runs, and Eric Powell blasted a triple, a double and plated 3 teammates to spearhead the Galion offensive. Two other Tigers — Nick Flowers and John Poffenbaugh — chipped in with a pair of base raps apiece. Bryton...

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Prizefighter Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter dies at 76

Rubin “Hurricane” Carter never surrendered hope of regaining his freedom, not even after he was convicted of a triple murder, then convicted again and abandoned by many prominent supporters.For 19 long years, the prizefighter was locked in a prison cell far away from the spotlight and the adulation of the boxing ring. But when he at last won his biggest fight — for exoneration — he betrayed little bitterness. Instead, Carter dedicated much of his remaining l...

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At Boston Marathon, a chance to finally finish

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Just one tiny misstep at mile 15 of the Boston Marathon last spring ruined any chance of amputee runner Jeff Glasbrenner breaking four hours.He stumbled over a pothole, opening a cut where his running blade attached below his right knee. Glasbrenner cursed his luck as he stopped every mile to clean the wound.That bump in the road just may have kept the 41-year-old from being in the midst of the chaos. He was three blocks from the finish whe...

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Sharper challenges his no-bail status in Arizona

PHOENIX (AP) — A judge in Phoenix will hold a hearing Wednesday in which lawyers for former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper will challenge the evidence used to keep him in jail without bail on charges that he drugged and sexually assaulted two women in Arizona.The hearing before Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Warren Granville marks the latest development in several ongoing sexual assault investigations involving Sharper, 38, in Louisiana, California, Florida, Arizona ...

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Around the Horn

GALION VARSITY BASEBALLJunior hurler Chad Karnes was stellar on the mound Thursday afternoon as he fired a two-hit shutout and struck out 11 in a 6-0 North Central Conference victory over the visiting Crestline Bulldogs at Heise Park. The right-hander issued just 3 walks.By winning, the Orange-and-Blue improved their overall record to 9-2 and NCC mark to 4-0.Galion scored twice in the bottom of the first and added a solo tally in the second. A...

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Bowling Results

Youth Stars of Tomorrow LeagueBumper BoysLandon Fairchild77 - 75 = 152Dylan Evans73 - 80 = 153Youth Preps LeagueTen Pin Mafia40 - 12Bulldogs31 - 21Bowling Angels28 - 24300 Bowlers27 - 25Smokey the Bandit26 - 26The Bowlers25.5 - 26.5Mayok19 - 33Pin Punchers13 - 39King Pins39.5 - 8.5To...

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Golf Leagues

NEW WINCHESTERLeagues are forming at the New Winchester Golf Course for Monday ladies’ leagues, a Wednesday mens’ league and Thursday mixed scramble. For anyone who is a member of the Moose Club, they are drawing teams for their Tuesday league soon.Anyone interested in joining a league or leagues, call the course for more information at 419-985-5190. Most leagues will be starting at the end of this month, with the exception of the mixed coupl...

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Ready for action …

Galion firstbaseman Bryton Carpenter is ready for an attempted pickoff throw as a Northmor baserunner leads off during a recent non-conference varsity baseball game in Tigertown.

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Scoopin’ it up …

Galion centerfielder Julie Noonan scoops up a ball during a recent varsity softball game between the Lady Tigers and Northmor.

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Tigers are tops …

The Galion Middle School girls’ and boys’...

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Torre: Banning home plate collisions not realistic

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — Joe Torre says Major League...

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