September 1, 2013 in Lifestyle, Lifestyles, Local News, Local Sports, News, Sports, Top Stories
Ninety-Nine Problems with Swagg defeats Platinum Boss Ladies
BY JURRY TAALIB-DEEN
Journal Staff Writer
A lot was at stake Saturday, Aug. 24, for two women’s softball teams. The game, held at Robinson Park on Forest Avenue, would decide if 99 Problems with Swagg or Platinum Boss Ladies would advance to the championship game held the following week.
In the beginning, the game gradually advanced. By the second time 99 Problems with Swagg went to bat, the pace quickly changed.
Batters began hitting balls deep into the outfield. Many of those hits were singles or doubles that weren’t fielded by the opposing team; in which case 99 Problems capitalized off those mistakes….
December 19, 2012 in Local News, Local Sports, News, Sports, Top Stories
By Journal Staff
After seeing boys who wanted to play in the Mid-City Football League but were too young, a group of black Toledo men decided to create the Pee Wee Football League for the youngsters to play in.
The seven-team league was formed for boys between the ages of 7 and 9. They play their games on Sundays at Gunckel Park, Collingwood and Belmont….
August 9, 2012 in News, Sports, Top Stories
When the stakes are the biggest, the spotlight most bright, Usain Bolt is as good as gold.
Good as there’s ever been.
Putting the field far enough behind that he could slow up over his…