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April 24, 2013
The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register

Trenton Titans cease operations

PRINCETON, N.J. - The ECHL announced on Tuesday that the Trenton Titans Membership has ceased operations and the team will not compete in the 2013-14 season.

The league appreciates the support the team has received over the past 14 seasons from both the fans and the community.

As outlined in the Collective Bargaining Agreement with the Professional Hockey Players' Association, all Trenton players on ECHL contracts, with the exception of those owed as future considerations, are deemed unrestricted free agents, effective immediately.

The 2013-14 regular season schedule will be released in the near future.

Brat Pack takes tournament

NEW MARTINSVILLE - Brat Pack (Dud Snider, Chet Richmond, Mike Durant, Ron O'neil Jr.) won the handicap (3,303) and actual (3,207) divisions of the team event at the 52nd annual New Martinsville Men's Bowling City Tournament at Bruce Lanes.

Don Larsen and Nathan Anderson won the handicap (1,388) division of the doubles category, while Arnold isner and O'Neil Jr. captured the actual division (1,301).

In singles, Durant won the handicap (780) division, with Richmond taking the actual (770). Durant also won the senior singles handicap (780) and actual (737) crowns

Richmond won the all-events actual (2,099) and handicap (2,111) titles.

River Rentals win women's tourney

NEW MARTINSVILLE - River Rentals (Pat Craycraft, Carol Ritz, Dee Brimmer, Chris Hull) won the handicap (2,322) and actual (1,880) divisions of the team event at the 45th annual New Martinsville Women's Bowling City Tournament at Bruce Lanes.

Lisa Mullet and Darla Craycraft won the handicap (1,253) and actual (1,134) divisions of the doubles category.

In singles, Helen Myers won the handicap (650) division, with Craycraft taking the actual (582). Myers also won the senior singles handicap (650) and actual (502) crowns, along with the all-events handicap (1,887) group.

Craycraft won the all-events actual (1,587).

Millers win pair in Match Play

NEW MARTINSVILLE - John Miller followed his wife's Ohio Valley Match Play victory with a triumph of his own, a 228-193 triumph against Brent Conaway at Bruce Lanes.

Miller, whose wife, Lil, won last week, earned $55 compliments of weekly sponsor Fahey Insurance.

Sean Johnson was the two-game high qualifier with a 483 total.

John Miller defeated Mike Hall Sr., 201-166, in one semifinal, while Conaway bested Jay Yeager, 218-207, in the other.

Rutgers names Jordan coach

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. - Rutgers has officially announced Eddie Jordan will replace fired men's basketball coach Mike Rice.

The school announced the hiring of Jordan on Tuesday, introducing him at a news conference.

Rutgers will pay Jordan a guaranteed $6.25 million over five years. The 58-year-old played for the Scarlet Knights from 1973-77 and was a member of Rutgers' Final Four team in 1976. Most recently he's been an assistant coach with the Los Angeles Lakers.

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