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Streetsboro bowlers fall to Rootstown

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Streetsboro bowlers

fall to Rootstown

Bowlers are wearing Streetsboro Rockets’ gear this season.

Streetsboro has varsity boys and girls bowling teams for the first time in school history.

The teams are led by head coach Frank Diehl.

The boys, who lost a 1,801-1,709 decision to Portage Trail Conference rival Rootstown Nov. 26 at Bill White’s Twin Star Lanes in Kent, have five members on the team. They are seniors Brad Wolfe and Austin Lesak, junior Casey Bruce and freshmen Tyler Fleming and Nick Marlin.

Fleming led the Rockets with games of 172 and 179, respectively. Also faring well for Streetsboro was Wolfe (138-136).

“We are very young and very inexperienced but we plan to head to the lanes to compete and have fun,” Diehl said. “We get better each time we take to the lanes. I think that Kent and Crestwood are the most accomplished teams.”

The girls team features senior Sarah Yonish and sophomores Courtney Schoenbacher, Kerry Sutphin, Becca Fleming, Jessica Roch and Lilly James.

The girls lost a 1,427-1,391 decision to Rootstown. Fleming led the Rockets with scores of 110 and 126, respectively, and Roch (131-102) was next.

“We are very young and inexperienced but the girls are ready to take on every challenge that is put in front of them,” Diehl said. “The team has a great attitude and truly wants to learn how to bowl.”

Globetrotters coming

to Cleveland

The Harlem Globetrotters are scheduled to visit Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland Dec. 27 at 7 p.m.

Fans will decide the rules for the game that could affect the final outcome.

This could be anything from playing with two basketballs at once, to getting double the points for each basket made.

Tickets start at $20 and are available at www.theQarena.com.

Tickets also are available at the Quicken Loans Arena box office, or by phone at 888-894-9424 and at any one of 58 northern Ohio Discount Drug Mart stores.

Information on group and scout tickets can also be found at http:-/theqarena.com/tickets/group_request/.

For the latest news and information about the Harlem Globetrotters and to purchase tickets and team merchandise, visit www.harlemglobetrotters.com.

Cleveland to host

NCAA regional games

The Greater Cleveland Sports Commission and the Mid-American Conference have been selected to host the 2015 National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I Men’s Basketball Midwest Regional. Cleveland State University will serve as the event’s co-host. The event is scheduled for March 26 and 28 at Quicken Loans Arena.

The event will feature a doubleheader March 26 and the Regional Championship game March 28.

The cities of Los Angeles, Houston and Syracuse, N.Y., also are scheduled to host 2015 regionals.

Join baseball camp

ACE is scheduled to offer its high school and youth winter camp series in January.

The baseball camps are position-specific camps. Players of all skill levels are welcome. There will be camps for catching, infield play, pitching, hitting and outfield play.

All camps are set to take place at Diamond Indoor Sports in Westlake.

For more information, call 440-539-4428 or email npackanik@acebaseball.com.

Stow Goal Club hosts Nights at the Races

Stow Goal Club is scheduled to host its annual Night at the Races Dec. 7 at SYB Party Center, located at 4157 Hudson Drive in Stow.

The doors are set to open at 5:30 p.m. with dinner at 6 p.m. and post time at 7 p.m. A $20 donation per person includes buffet dinner, desserts and soft drinks.

A horse can be named for $20 as the night is expected to include 11 full-color video races. Make all checks payable to Stow Goal Club.

For details or to purchase tickets, call Zoe Walsh at 330-606-5064, Shelly Sabistina at 330-524-7429 or Toni Norton at 330-802-1485.

Tickets and horses also may be purchased at tickets@stowgoalclub.org or horses@stowgoalclub.org.

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