Local Sports Briefs



Four Golden Eagles sign letters of intent

BELLBROOK — The Bellbrook High School Athletic Department was proud to announce that four of its student-athletes signed National Letters of Intent earlier this week.

Alyssa Burritt will join the women’s golf team at the University of Cincinnati; Tyler Wiederholt will wrestle for the United States Air Force Academy; Meghan Bobick will join Cleveland State University’s swimming team; and Emma Luginbuhl will play women’s lacrosse at the University of Montevallo.


Yellow Jackets rally past Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS — A 13-point run late in the fourth quarter propelled injury-riddled Cedarville to a 47-44 non-conference women’s basketball victory.

The Lady Jackets, 1-2, trailed 43-34 with 5:25 to go before catching fire. Kaysie Brittenham’s three-pointer with 1:00 left gave CU its first lead of the game, 44-43.

Two free throws by Taylor Vander Plas with 10 seconds to go provided a 47-43 margin.

Brittenham finished with 18 points – nine of which came in the fourth quarter on a trio of three-pointers. Breanne Watterworth totaled 10 points and 11 rebounds.

Nicole Anderson and Princess German scored 15 points each for UIndy, 0-3.

Cedarville was playing without starters Kayla Linkous and Abby Wolford as well as top reserve Regina Hochstetler – all sidelined with injuries.

The Lady Jackets play their home opener at 2 p.m. on Saturday.

Ohio State announces new security measures for MSU game

COLUMBUS — In the wake of the Paris attacks, Ohio State University officials announced a new security policy for Saturday’s upcoming OSU-Michigan State college football game, at Ohio Stadium:

In order to continue to provide the safest environment possible, the Ohio State University will allow ONLY CLEAR BAGS (14” x 14”) into Ohio Stadium Saturday for the Buckeyes home game against Michigan State (3:30 p.m.). Backpacks will NOT be permitted. The University made the announcement Monday.

The No. 1 goal is to provide a safe environment for all those in attendance at the game.

The following will be permitted:

• Bags that are clear plastic, vinyl or PVC and do not exceed 14” x 14”

• One-gallon clear plastic freezer bag (Ziploc bag or similar).

• Small clutch bags, approximately the size of a hand, with or without a handle or strap can be taken into the stadium with one of the clear plastic bags.

• An exception will be made for medically necessary items after proper inspection at gates 13, 16, 23 and 26.

Prohibited items include, but are not limited to:

1. Alcohol

2. Animals (except assist animals for guests with disabilities)

3. Audio Recording Equipment

4. Bags larger than 14 x 14 x 4, Bota Bags or wine skins, flasks

5. Banners and Signs

6. Beverages

7. Bicycles

8. Cameras (still) with lens greater than 100mm (along with Monopods, Dual Pods and Tripods), including those that are attached to unmanned aircraft systems or model aircrafts.

9. Chairs with back supports (unless accompanied with a doctor’s note or unless those provided through Ohio State), Folding Chairs, Portable chairs, Stools, Lawn Chairs

10. Clothing with profane, inappropriate or abusive language

11. Containers (common examples include but are not limited to hard sided coolers, soft pack coolers, ice chests, picnic baskets, cans, heavy plastic or glass bottles, thermoses)

12. Confetti, streamers, glitter, balloons

13. Fireworks

14. Food

15. Illegal Drugs

16. Laser pointers

17. Markers (permanent) and/or paint

18. Noise-making devices (common examples include but are not limited to whistles, air horns, bull horns, blow horns, musical instruments, kazoos, bugles, cow bells, thunder sticks, sirens and boom boxes)

19. Sticks or Poles

20. Strollers

21. Signs

22. Sports Equipment (common examples include but are not limited to balls, beach balls, footballs, baseballs, lacrosse balls, segways or other motorized scooters, skateboards, and roller blades)

23. Televisions

24. Video Recording Equipment, including those that are attached to unmanned aircraft systems or model aircraft.

25. Weapons (common examples include but are not limited to aerosol cans, mace, pepper spray, firearms, including CCW permit holders, fireworks, pocket knives, knives, spiked bracelets, brass knuckles, martial arts weapons, stun guns, squirt guns, super soakers and chains)

26. Wrapped gifts or items

Fans will continue to be permitted to bring in:

1. Binoculars; 2. Blankets; 3. Cameras (still) with a lens 100mm or less; 4. Cell phones and pagers; 5. Draw string bags smaller than 14 x 14 x 4; 6. Rain apparel; 7. Seat cushions; 8. Small radios with headphones; 9. Umbrellas: Guests may carry umbrellas into Ohio Stadium for use before and after the game, but umbrellas are NOT permitted to be opened in the seating areas of Ohio Stadium); 10. Guests demonstrating specific dietary or medical needs (nursing mothers, baby food, baby bottle, single serving snack medication or chair back seats) may enter the Stadium at Gates 13, 16, 23 and 26 ONLY; 11. Water bottles that are clear, plastic and empty.

For more information, go to: http://www.ohiostatebuckeyes.com/gameday/


WWE Smackdown coming to Nutter Center

FAIRBORN — Wright State University will be the site of a WWE Smackdown professional wrestling event, starting at 7 p.m., Jan. 21 at the Ervin J. Nutter Center.

Roman Reigns, Sheamus, Kane, Dean Ambrose, Bray Wyatt & The Wyatt Family, The USOs and others are expected to be on the fight card.

Tickets, starting at $15, go on sale at 10 a.m., Nov. 21 at the Nutter Center, Ticketmaster.com, area Ticketmaster outlets and by phone at 800-745-3000.

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