Briefs

Bruins run at Dick Dei

WHEELING – The Brooke track teams competed Saturday in the Dick Dei Invitational at Wheeling Park.

Cheyenne Hudson placed fourth in the long jump (14-10), sixth in the 200 (29.22) and seventh in the 100) 14.16, Amber Govey seventh in the 1600 (6:03.57) and 3200 (12:43.50), Calandra Olenick sixth int he 100 hurdles (18.57) and Mekenzie DeFranco second (15-5) in the long jump.

Jordan Harlan was eighth in the 400 (56.08) and 800 (2:17.48) and Matt Beaman ninth in the 1600 (5:14.94).

Fitzpatrick records an ace

RICHMOND – Wally Fitzpatrick recorded a hole-in-one at Blackmoor Golf Club. The Wellsburg resident used a 9-iron on the 130-yard par 3 third hole. The witness was Lewis Cole.

Pappas records an ace

CHESTER – Lou Pappas recorded a hole-in-one at Mountaineer Woodview Golf Course. He used an 8-iron on the 135-yard par 3 eighth hole. The witnesses were Mark Mohoroski and Bob Newbrough.

Men’s tennis wins again

STEUBENVILLE – The Franciscan University of Steubenville men’s tennis team completed an undefeated season in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference by defeating visiting D’Youville College, 9-0, Sunday. The Barons hold the top seed in next week’s AMCC tournament.

Barons head coach Jeremy Ellis complimented his team’s continuous ability to adjust to adversity and keep playing at a consistently dominant level.

“Their resilience has been fantastic,” Ellis said. “They’ve been really flexible. Usually this time of year when we have some chippy weather, we don’t get outside as much for practice and the guys start to rescind a little bit, but there is a lot of mental toughness this year.”

FUS will face Pitt-Greensburg in the AMCC tournament at 2:30 p.m. Friday at the Oxford Athletic Club in Wexford, Pa.

Women’s lacrosse loses

HAMBURG, N.Y. – The Lady Barons dropped a 10-4 decision at Hilbert College Saturday.

Scoring for FUS were Shannon Root, Tracy McClelland, Lauren Noce and Sarah Wampler.

“We need to have better decision making,” head coach Maura Conant said. “I’m looking forward to having some rest and practice this week and to end the season on a strong note.”

The Lady Barons host Baldwin Wallace at 1 p.m. Saturday.

Men’s lacrosse falls

STEUBENVILLE – The Barons lost 12-2 Saturday to visiting Baldwin Wallace.

“The score does not necessarily look that much better than the first time we played,” head coach Peter Rosaschi said of the Barons second match up with the Yellow Jackets. “But there were vast improvements with ball control all across the board today.”

Daniel Fay scored both goals.

The Barons welcome Bethany College at 3 p.m. Saturday.

Softball drops two

STEUBENVILLE – The Lady Barons dropped a doubleheader to visiting Saturday, 18-3 and 16-0.

Sophomore Katrina Fabian put FUS on the board with a home run in the fifth inning. Freshman Hailey Wesselman followed with a double. Junior Becca Peters and senior Catherine Durand followed with RBIs.

The Lady Barons visit LaRoche College for a 3 p.m. twinbill.

Big Red moms to meet

STEUBENVILLE – The Big Red football and cheerleader mothers will meet at 6 p.m. today at the Harding Middle School cafeteria. All future freshmen parents are also invited. Upcoming events for April and May will be discussed.

Creek to hold skills clinic

WINTERSVILLE – The Indian Creek High School girls basketball program will offer a free basketball skills clinic from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. April 28, May 5 and May 19 for all girls in grades 5-8 in the high school gym.

For information, contact head coach Erin DeSantis at (740) 632-6689. The coaching staff and high school players will be there to assist.

Briefs

Spence OC at W&J

WASHINGTON – Steubenville Catholic Central graduate Steve Spence has been named the Washington & Jefferson offensive coordinator. He is also the Presidents’ strength and speed conditioning coordinator for all 24 NCAA Division III sports.

Spence has been a member of the Presidents’ football coaching staff since 2010. Spence has focused primarily on the Presidents’ wide receivers and tight ends, while also working as the speed conditioning coach.

A 2008 John Carroll graduate with a degree in exercise science, Spence was a two-year quarterback from 2005-2006 for JCU.

Big Red moms to meet

STEUBENVILLE – The Big Red football and cheerleader mothers will meet at 6 p.m. Sunday at the Harding Middle School cafeteria. All future freshmen parents are also invited. Upcoming events for April and May will be discussed.

Creek to hold skills clinic

WINTERSVILLE – The Indian Creek High School girls basketball program will offer a free basketball skills clinic from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. April 28, May 5 and May 19 for all girls in grades 5-8 in the high school gym.

For information, contact head coach Erin DeSantis at (740) 632-6689. The coaching staff and high school players will be there to assist.

Big Red boosters to meet

STEUBENVILLE – The Big Red Boosters Club will meet at 6 p.m. Monday at the high school conference room. All are welcome. Memberships are available.

Steelers to hold sign-ups

WEIRTON – The Weirton Steelers will hold sign-ups from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday and April 20 and 21 at the Millsop Community Center. The cost is $65 for one child, $125 for two children in the same family and $200 with three or more children.

For information, contact Heidi Brown at (304) 670-4986 or send an e-mail to weirtonsteelers2013@yahoo.com.

Tigers to hold sign-ups

STEUBENVILLE – The Steubenville Tigers will hold football sign-ups for players ages 6-13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Greater Zion Temple Church.

For information, contact Melvin Creech at (740) 792-0360 or at melvincreeh@yahoo.com.

FUS tennis wins

STEUBENVILLE – The Franciscan University of Steubenville men’s tennis team blanked West Virginia State Thursday at Belleview Park, 9-0.

Due to academic scheduling, the Barons had to shuffle around their roster to accommodate the mid- afternoon game. Captain Paul Jarzynka and sophomore John Shultis played together for the first time this year and won 8-2 while freshmen Robert Butcher and Joseph Staniszewski won their doubles match 8-4.

Briefs

Men’s lacrosse loses

STEUBENVILLE – The Franciscan University of Steubenville men’s lacrosse team dropped a 27-2 decision to visiting University of Mount Union Wednesday.

Sebastian Olsen and Ryan Zibikowski scored for the Barons, who visit Baldwin Wallace at 4 p.m. Saturday.

“There is no magic to this,” FUS head coach Pete Rosaschi said. “We just keep growing over time and gaining confidence.”

FUS softball loses two

STEUBENVILLE – The Franciscan University of Steubenville softball team dropped a doubleheader to visiting Grove City College Wednesday, 9-1 and 11-5. The Barons held a 4-3 lead after four innings in Game 2.

“Our fielding was a lot better in the second game,” FUS head coach Jen Parker said. “We played a lot tighter and we were a little bit more aggressive. I really think they had their heads in the second game and when they keep their heads up, they definitely play a lot better. People are going to make errors, that’s the game of softball, but you can’t let that error define you.”

Hailey Wesselman went 2-for-2 for the Lady Barons in the second game with two walks and three runs scored.

FUS visits Pitt-Greensburg for a Saturday doubleheader.