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Sports Briefs

June 18, 2013
The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register

Staff and wire reports

Peterson, Shane

claim golf titles

CADIZ - Martins Ferry's Taylor Shane and Steubenville's Kasey Peterson were division winners Monday at the East Ohio Junior Golf Classic at Cadiz Country Club.

Shane captured the Age 16-18 Division with an 80. Meadowbrook's Ian West was third (85), while Union Local's Tristan Bruce was fourth (87).

Peterson's 82 was good enough to win the 13-15 Division.

Meadowbrook's Devin Webster (95), Trey Singleton (96) and Tanner Hewison (98) were second through fourth, respectively.

Complete results can be found on page 14.

Finnegan event

set for Saturday

WHEELING - Final preparations are being made for the Bob Finnegan Memorial Amateur Classic.

The 15th annual Ohio Valley Golf Association event will take place Saturday and Sunday at Wheeling Park Golf Course.

Presented by the Wheeling Park Men's Golf Club, proceeds from the event benefit The Oglebay Foundation.

Prizes will be awarded for Medal, Senior Medal (ages 50-59), Super Senior Medal (age 60 and over), Best Ball, Senior Best Ball and age 17 and under.

Registrations are still being accepted. Cost is $75 per player, $35 for pass holders and $55 for discount card holders.

For more information, contact Bob Green, tournament director, at (304) 905-9422.

Carter withdraws

from W.Va. Open

VIENNA - Pat Carter has officially withdrawn from the West Virginia Open.

The reigning West Virginia Amateur champ, Carter is withdrawing due to an assault he suffered in his eye earlier this year, according to the West Virginia Golf Association.

Carter said he's having surgery to repair the damage this week and hopes to be ready for this year's amateur event.

Tribe's Swisher

to miss games

CLEVELAND - Slumping Indians first baseman Nick Swisher will miss the next few games because of a sore left shoulder.

Cleveland manager Terry Francona said Swisher received a cortisone shot after an MRI revealed no structural damage.

Swisher is expected to miss the three-game series against Kansas City. Francona said Swisher possibly could return Friday when the Indians open a three-game set against Minnesota. The Indians hope rest will prevent Swisher from going on the disabled list.

Bon Jovi concert

is scrapped

CLEVELAND - The Cleveland Browns have cancelled a concert at their stadium by rockers Bon Jovi.

The show had been scheduled for July 14 at FirstEnergy Stadium.

The NFL team did not provide any reason Monday for the concert, which was to kick off the Browns' 2013 season, being scrapped.

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