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Monday Athletic Roundup
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Monday, August 25, 2014 8:00 PM | Updated ( Monday, August 25, 2014 7:58 PM )

By JIM METCALFE

DHI Media Sports Editor

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MILLER CITY — Jefferson scored the first and last goals versus Miller City on a warm and humid Monday afternoon/evening at Miller City.

Unfortunately for the Red and White Wildcats, the host Wildcats scored the middle two to earn a 2-2 draw in girls soccer action.

 
AP Top 25 Football Poll
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Monday, August 25, 2014 8:00 PM

Associated Press

The Top 25 teams in The Associated Press preseason college football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, 2013 records, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and 2013 final ranking:

Record Pts Pv

1. Florida St. (57) 14-0 1,496 1

2. Alabama (1) 11-2 1,361 7

3. Oregon (1) 11-2 1,334 9

4. Oklahoma (1) 11-2 1,324 6

5. Ohio St. 12-2 1,207 12

 
Power shakes off quake but can't close out title
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Monday, August 25, 2014 8:00 PM

By JENNA FRYER

Associated Press

 

It was just past 3 a.m. when Will Power was awakened from a deep sleep on the top floor of his hotel in Napa, California. The IndyCar Series points leader was in the middle of his first earthquake and wasn't certain he was going to make it out alive.

Power had never before been in an earthquake, and the magnitude-6.0 quake shaking wine country on race day morning terrified the Australian.

"I looked at (wife) Liz and I said, 'This is it! This is the end of the world'!" Power said Monday in a telephone interview.

 
Bengals feel good after 3 preseason games
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Monday, August 25, 2014 8:00 PM

By JOE KAY

Associated Press

 

CINCINNATI — Andy Dalton has looked sharp. The starting offense has moved the ball. The starting defense has been stingy on the scoring.

The Bengals like what they've seen through three preseason games, leaving them in good shape as they finish up and get ready for the ones that count.

Cincinnati (1-2) had no significant injuries to its starters during a 19-13 win in Arizona on Sunday night. Pro Bowl linebacker Vontaze Burfict left in the first quarter with a pulled right hamstring.

 
Soccer Sunday
Written by Jim Metcalfe   
Sunday, August 24, 2014 8:00 PM

During the DSA’s Soccer Sunday at the St. John’s Annex, teams in the 4-5 age group take their turns on the pitch. According to DSA Board member Nate Ankerman, there are well over 300 participants signed up this year ages 4-14. (DHI Media/Jim Metcalfe)

Right: Paige Merricle takes her turn at Sunday’s Delphos Knights of Columbus Council 1362 Soccer Shootout.

Don Speck, center, owner of Speckshots.com, donated a total of $500 to the Delphos Soccer Association Sunday to be given to a St. John’s and Jefferson senior who are alumni of the DSA, growing up playing the sport at the Annex and giving of their time and talent to mentor younger players. With him are DSA Board members Nate Ankerman, left, and Dave Wollenhaupt. The board will draw up criteria to be used in deciding who gets the money.

 

 
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