The OHSAA will sponsor this mandatory meeting for all volleyball coaches and officials Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Salem High cafeteria.
All high schools must have a representative present for this meeting.
Prior to this meeting the Mahoning Valley Volleyball Officials' Association will conduct a local rules meeting at 5:30 p.m. in the Salem gym.
*YOUNGSTOWN -- Ankle and Foot Care Centers will sponsor a charity golf benefit for the local chapter of the American Diabetes Association at Pine Lakes Aug. 26.
Anyone interested in participating either as a sponsor or as a golfer can call Elizabeth Emch at (330) 629-8800 for more information.
*NEW BEDFORD, Pa. -- Over $5,000 was raised at the Golf Scramble for A Way With Words Foundation at Tanglewood golf course.
Proceeds from the event will benefit cancer research and the Silver Lining Fund.
U.S. wins Walker Cup
WHEATON, Ill. -- Jay Overton gave the United States its first Walker Cup victory since 1997, beating Nigel Edwards 1-up in the deciding match in the Americans' 12 1/2-11 1/2 triumph over Britain and Ireland on Sunday at historic Chicago Golf Club.
Overton, the Big Ten champion this year as senior at Indiana, two-putted from 20 feet on the 18th hole to secure the title after Edwards missed a 25-foot birdie try.
Brian Harman and Lee Williams also won singles matches for the United States. The 18-year-old Harman, the youngest player in U.S. team history, routed Rhys Davies 6 and 5, and Williams beat Gary Lockerbie 4 and 3.
In the other singles matches, six-time Walker Cup player Gary Wolstenholme beat Anthony Kim 1-up, and Matthew Richardson topped John Holmes 5 and 4.
*BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- The Chicago Bears agreed to a one-year deal with veteran quarterback Jeff Blake on Sunday, two days after Rex Grossman broke his left ankle.
*SAN ANTONIO -- Former NFL offensive lineman Barret Robbins, awaiting trial on attempted murder charges stemming from a fight with Florida police, was arrested without incident in San Antonio on a marijuana possession charge, police said Sunday.
Flames sign Hamrlik
CALGARY -- The Calgary Flames signed unrestricted free agent defenseman Roman Hamrlik on Sunday, their latest move in a busy offseason.
Terms of the deal weren't released. Hamrlik spent last season with the New York Islanders, scoring seven goals with 22 assists in 81 games.
HUNTINGTON BEACH, CALIF. -- Rachel Wacholder and Elaine Youngs upset top seeds Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Sunday in the final of the AVP Huntington Beach Open.
Wacholder and Youngs won 21-15 and 21-16, becoming the first team in more than two years to sweep the 2004 Olympic Gold medalists in a final.
It was the second win of the season for second-seeded Wacholder and Youngs.
*MONTREAL -- Nineteen-year-old Rafael Nadal won on a hardcourt for the first time, beating 35-year-old Andre Agassi 6-3, 4-6, 6-2 in the Rogers Cup final Sunday.
The French Open champ's left-handed shotmaking got the better of Agassi, who was missing the lines with his winners in a baseline battle interrupted 58 minutes after the first set by rain.
It was the top-seeded Spaniard's third victory in a row and his ATP-tour-leading ninth tournament win of the year. His eight previous wins, including the French Open, were on slower clay courts.
Nadal, who has a 16-match winning streak, won $400,000 while Agassi pocketed $200,000.
Fourth-seeded Agassi, who was coming off a win in Los Angeles two weeks ago, ended a 10-match winning streak.
*CARSON, Calif. -- Kim Clijsters won her WTA Tour-leading fifth title of the year, defeating Daniela Hantuchova 6-4, 6-1 in the JPMorgan Chase Open final Sunday.
Clijsters improved to 31-1 in the United States since winning the season-ending WTA Championships in November 2003.
Vindicator staff/wire reports