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Uniontown’s Maxwell Moldovan, newly-turned professional and the most decorated player ever to come out of Ohio State, has entered the 103rd Ohio Open, enhancing the star-studded field of 288 that also includes reigning Ohio Amateur champion Andrew Bailey, of Shaker Heights, and 11 former Ohio Open champions.

The 54-hole Ohio Open, sponsored by Pyramid Treating, will be played Monday through Wednesday next week, July 1-3, over Westfield Country Club’s North and South courses.

Moldovan, who turned professional last week, is playing in the ATB Classic in Strathcona County, Alberta, Canada this week. The event, his second event on the PGA Americas Tour, is being played near Edmonton. The former Green High standout missed the cut by one shot last week in the Beachlands Victoria Open in British Columbia.

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13-year-old Toledo boxer Bragg is a star on the rise

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On Friday, 13-year-old James Bragg III leaves for his 18th national boxing championship event.

Bragg has become a rising star in the sport, competing in four national tournaments a year, and winning 15 of the 17 in which he’s competed so far.

“I got him in the gym at 6,” said Bragg’s stepfather, Devon Foster. “He’s been No. 1 in the country since he was 8.”

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Dozens of runners representing the Toledo area in difficult qualifying year for Boston Marathon

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Thirty thousand people are running in the Boston Marathon this year, and 53 of them are from the Toledo area.

Runners from Toledo, Ottawa Hills, Oregon, Perrysburg, Maumee, Sylvania, Bryan, Waterville, Holland, Archbold, Sherwood, Edon, Ypsilanti, Bowling Green, Port Clinton, Ottowa Lake, Clinton and Adrian are all representing Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan in the big race.

Members of the Toledo Roadrunners Club say this year was an especially difficult year to qualify for the Boston Marathon, which makes the race all the more special.

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Toledo Speedway set to open 2024 season on April 20

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The countdown for racing fans in northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan is drawing near.

Toledo Speedway’s first event of the 2024 season will take place on April 20 and feature the USAC Silver Crown series competing in the annual Rolle Beale Classic.

Tuesday afternoon, track owner Ron Drager and general manager Brandon Hamby previewed the upcoming schedule for both Toledo and Flat Rock Speedway. New events this summer include a Friday night open-wheel showcase featuring the 500 Sprint Car Tour and the return of the ASA CRA Super Series (a 100-lap race that preludes the Glass City 200 in September).

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Ginny Boggess hired as next Toledo women’s basketball head coach

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 Less than a week after Toledo women’s basketball head coach Tricia Cullop left for a new job, the Rockets have the new leader of their program.

The University of Toledo announced on Tuesday it hired Ginny Boggess as the next head coach.

Boggess comes to Toledo after three seasons at Monmouth University in New Jersey. She led the team to a 22-10 overall record and a 14-4 league record in the Coastal Athletic Association last season.

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UToledo’s Lauren Kilgore caps swimming career with school record

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The first day in March didn’t just spark new excitement, it played host to history as well.

At the 2024 MAC Swimming & Diving Championships in Athens, OH, University of Toledo swimmer Lauren Kilgore broke a 12-year record.

“I didn’t know what to expect going into it. I had a time from earlier in the season that I wasn’t really happy about,” Kilgore said. “I just gave it my all and touched the wall, looked up, and knew right away that it was a team record.”

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Toledo, BGSU release schedules for 2024 football season

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The release of the 2024 schedule for Toledo and Bowling Green football revealed news fans in northwest Ohio have been wanting for years.

The Rockets and Falcons unveiled their schedule for the upcoming season, highlighted by the Battle of I-75 between Toledo and BGSU set to be played on a Saturday.

It will be the first time since 2019 that the bitter rivals will meet on a Saturday.

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Miami (Ohio) RedHawks vs. Toledo Rockets: How to watch NCAA Basketball online, TV channel, live stream info, start time

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Who’s Playing
Toledo Rockets @ Miami (Ohio) RedHawks

Current Records: Toledo 18-11, Miami (Ohio) 15-14

How To Watch
When: Tuesday, March 5, 2024 at 7 p.m. ET
Where: John D. Millett Hall — Oxford, Ohio
Follow: CBS Sports App
Online Streaming: Catch select College Basketball matches on Fubo (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)

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Breaking baseball’s color barrier: Moses Fleetwood Walker, the true first African American player

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When it comes to Major League Baseball’s long history, Jackie Robinson is widely known as the man to break its color barrier. However, there’s another player who continues to get overlooked for that title and his name is Moses Fleetwood Walker.

“They are nothing compared to what Moses Fleetwood Walker was doing back then,” television producer Byron Motley said.

A writer for the documentary “The League,” Motley has spent a lot of time studying African American baseball players. Walker being one of them who has proven to be a Toledo revolutionary and whose stellar play on the baseball field remains mind-blogging to historians.

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WWE Raw coming to Toledo in June

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WWE will make a summer stop in the Glass City.

The Huntington Center will host the professional wrestling company’s flagship Monday night program, Raw, on June 10, 2024. The show will start at 7:30 p.m. and doors will open at 6 p.m.

Tickets start at $25 and are on sale now at the Huntington Center box office and, according to the Huntington Center’s website.

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