Saturday, March 29, 2003

Toledo 3, Cyclones 1



TOLEDO, Ohio - In what could be a preview of a first-round playoff series, the Toledo Storm beat the Cincinnati Cyclones 3-2.

Cyclones110- 2
Toledo201- 3

First period: 1. Tol, Mason 17 (Ellis, Verbeek) 5:36; 2. Cin, Norrie 24 (Gallace, Labenski) ppg, 6:41; 3. Tol, Verbeek 17 (Mason, Ellis) ppg, 19:51.

Second period: 4. Cin, Brand 21 (Cardarelli, Labenski) :30.

Third period: 5. Tol, Brown 10 (Moore, Mitchell) ppg, 6:49.

Power plays: Cin 1-for-5; Tol 2-for-5. Goaltenders: Cin, Peter Hamerlik (1-1-1 record; 29 saves, 32 shots); Tol, Doug Teskey (30-7-5; 30 saves, 32 shots). Attendance: 4321.

NOTE: Cyclone Ryan Gaucher, 25, who leads ECHL defensemen with 19 goals and is tied for the lead with 12 power-play goals, was named first-team all-ECHL.




REDS-INDIANS: SATURDAY'S GAME
Punchless Reds lose again

REDS OPEN GREAT AMERICAN BALL PARK
With a pitch, ballpark comes alive
PHOTO GALLERY
New uniforms for new ballpark
Indians 6, Reds 1
DAUGHERTY: Close wall far from Jr.'s mind
Lindner as optimistic as fans
First Bush to toss first pitch
Reds Notebook: New uniforms on display
Is it the perfect park? No, but it's among the best
Reds don't expect Bengals' grass problems
For Indians, new digs created a huge boost

OTHER BASEBALL
Baseball Notebook: Tigers cut Easley, will swallow $14M
Other Exhibition Games
Spring Training Standings

KENTUCKY BASKETBALL
Marquette shocks Kentucky, 83-69
UK needs Bogans against Marquette
With Bogans in limbo, UK turns to Fitch
Marquette conjures up glory days

NKU BASKETBALL
Fiery coach returns NKU to title game
NKU Notebook: Scoring chances few for Mobley

OTHER TOURNAMENTS
Updated NCAA scores and game coverage
Syracuse 79, Auburn 78
Oklahoma 65, Butler 54
Michigan State 60, Maryland 58
Texas 82, Connecticut 78
It's round two for Kansas-Arizona
Women's Sweet 16 Preview

LOCAL SPORTS
Mini-Marathon expects 12,000
Swarm kick off 1st arena season
Seven Four Seven heavy choice today at Turfway
Toledo 3, Cyclones 1
Sports on TV-Radio

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
Spring Sports Previews
Ky. Girls Sweet 16 Games

NBA
NBA Games: Kobe scores 55 in Jordan's L.A. sendoff

WORLD FIGURE SKATING
Kwan wins short program at Worlds
Canadians win dance gold

TENNIS
Capriati reaches showdown with Serena

AUTO RACING
Stewart's car impounded