Saturday, February 7, 2004
No. 7-ranked RedHawks beat Irish, stay in 1st
The Enquirer and wire reports
The No. 7 Miami RedHawks defeated Notre Dame 5-2 Friday night at Goggin Arena, extended their unbeaten streak to six and maintained their grip on first place in the Central Collegiate Hockey Association.
Today's game between Miami (17-9-3, 14-5-2 CCHA) and Notre Dame (13-10-4, 9-9-3), originally scheduled for Cincinnati Gardens, has been moved to Goggin Arena at 7:35 p.m.
UC FOOTBALL: Delbert Ferguson, a Warren (Ohio) Harding running back, has signed. Ferguson played his first three seasons at Youngstown (Ohio) Ursuline High, which won the Ohio Division II state championship his freshman year and lost in the state final his junior year. He was a first-team all-Ohio selection his sophomore and junior seasons. He rushed for 4,982 yards and 60 touchdowns during his prep career.
AHL DUCKS LOSE: Dan Jancevski scored with 56 seconds remaining in the third period to lift the Utah Grizzlies to a 3-2 victory over Cincinnati at the Gardens.
Jancevski took a feed from former Duck Rob Valicevic and beat goaltender Eddy Ferhi with a wrist shot from between the circles for his fourth goal of the season 3:40 after Justin Cox tied the score at 2-2 for the Grizzlies.
Dan Bylsma, who helped lead Anaheim to the Stanley Cup finals last season, scored his first two goals of the season for Cincinnati, which has lost three straight and is 1-5-1-0 in its last seven.
Ferhi, appearing in just his 12th game, finished with 29 saves in the loss
ECHL CYLONES LOSE: The Cyclones dropped their third in a row, 3-1 to the Toledo Storm at U.S. Bank Arena. Josh Harrold scored for Cincinnati (20-25-2).
REDS: Right-hander Corey Thurman's minor-league contract was voided because of a pre-existing medical condition. Thurman, 25, went 1-1 with a 6.46 ERA in three starts and three relief appearances for Toronto.
MILLROSE GAMES: Marion Jones won the 60 meters at Madison Square Garden in 7.21 seconds. It was her first race since taking more than a year off to have a baby.
Gail Devers, 37, broke her own meet record in the 60 hurdles, finishing in 7.76 in winning for the second straight year. Allen Johnson also set the meet record in the 60 hurdles in 7.43, breaking the Terrence Trammell's mark of 7.47 set in 2001.
DONN HANDICAP: Today's Grade 1 event at Gulfstream Park is the first race for Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner Funny Cide since he won the Eclipse Award last week as the top 3-year-old male of 2003.
Under the format adopted last year, the drivers in the 26th Shootout will race for 20 laps on the 2 1/2-mile Daytona oval, take a 10-minute intermission, during which their crews will be allowed to make adjustments on the cars, then race the final 50 laps. Everyone will be required to make a pit stop following the break.