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Daily Recap – June 17, 2021

News

Alabama’s Olympic contingency grew by one today, as Shallon Olsen was named by Gymnastics Canada to the country’s Olympic team. Olsen repeats, having also represented Canada at the Rio Olympics in 2016. Additionally, Olsen was named to the Coquitlam Sports Hall of Fame yesterday, becoming one of the organization’s youngest inductees.

Lauren Stephenson shot an opening round 65 (-7) at the Meijer LPGA Classic to grab a share of the lead. Here are highlights from her round, which included 8 birdies.

Marlon Humphrey addressed the Baltimore media. He expressed excitement about the revamped Raven receiving corps, and stated that he wants to work on getting more interceptions this season.

Bradley Bozeman also spoke with the Baltimore media, and discussed how he worked on snaps a lot during the offseason.

The Athletic does a deep dive into whether or not Calvin Ridley is ready to take over as Atlanta’s top receiver.

Biggest takeaway from QB play in Patriots’ mini-camp is that Mac Jones can’t be ignored.

Isaiah Buggs will host his 2nd Annual Fun Day in Ruston, Louisiana on Saturday.

Former Alabama outfielder Travis Garner was named head baseball coach at Bevill State Community College today.

Add “bowling” to the list of things that Henry Ruggs excels at, apparently. At a team function, Ruggs, bowled a 299, coming within one pin on the last frame of a perfect game. The final roll was captured on video.

Wade LeBlanc was granted his release from the Texas Rangers organization today so he could sign a major league contract with the St. Louis Cardinals. LeBlanc had three solid starts for Triple-A Round Rock, including 7 shutout innings last week, to get the Cardinals’ interest. LeBlanc appeared in relief for St. Louis in Atlanta tonight.

Transactions

  • Wade LeBlanc – released by the Round Rock Express of the High-A West League; signed by the St. Louis Cardinals.

Game Results

GOLF

WAPT Kathy Whitworth Paris Championship Rd 3:
Kenzie Wright – 72-68-69, +2, T24

Wichita Open Rd 1:
Trey Mullinax – 67, -3, T26

Meijer LPGA Classic Rd 1:
Lauren Stephenson – 65, -7, T1
Janie Jackson – 70, -2, T49
Jiwon Jeon – 71, -1, T71
Cheyenne Knight – 71, -1, T71
Kristen Gillman – 73, +1, T103
Stephanie Meadow – 73, +1, T103
Emma Talley – 76, +4, T135

US Open Rd 1 (suspended):
Justin Thomas – 73, +2, T61
Davis Shore – 76, +5, T110
Wilson Furr – 77, +6, T129
Robby Shelton – 78, +7, T146


BASKETBALL

FIBA Americup Quarterfinals
Brazil 90, Venezuela 59.
Alana GonΓ§alo Da Silva – 22 minutes, 4 points (0-1 2pg, 1-2 3pg, 1-2 FT), 5 rebounds, 4 assists, 3 turnovers, 2 fouls.


BASEBALL

Corpus Christi 4, Frisco 2 (Gm 1, F/7).
Chandler Taylor (CF) – 1-2, 1 HR (6th), 1 HBP, 1 RBI, 1 SB, 1 run.

Frisco 1, Corpus Christi 0 (Gm 2, F/7).
Chandler Taylor (RF) – 0-3.

Atlanta 4, St. Louis 0.
Wade LeBlanc – 0.1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 0 K.

Houston 10, Chicago White Sox 2.
Matt Foster – 2 IP, 3 R, 3 H, 0 BB, 1 K, 2 HR allowed.

Lansing 4, Great Lakes 3.
Cobie Vance (3B) – 0-4.

Quad Cities 13, Wisconsin 3.
Tyler Gentry (RF) – 1-5, 1 double, 1 run.

Iowa 12, St. Paul 2.
Adam Morgan – 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 1 K.

NW Arkansas 10, San Antonio 3.
Kyle Overstreet (DH) – 1-3, 1 single, 1 BB, 1 RBI.

Kansas City 4, Gary Southshore 0.
Morgan McCullough (SS) – 0-3, 1 BB.

San Jose 9, Modesto 3.
Brett Auerbach (C) - 2-4, 1 triple, 1 single, 1 BB, 1 SB, 3 runs.


SWIM & DIVE

USA Swim Olympic Trials
Women’s 100m Free Prelims:
Cora Dupre – 55.31, 19th 
Morgan Scott – 55.54, 21st 

USA Swim Olympic Trials
Men’s 200m Back Prelims:
Chris O’Connor – 2:00.96, 19th 
Jake Marcum – 2:01.75, 26th 
Eric Stelmar – 2:02.59, 34th 

USA Swim Olympic Trials
Men’s 200m IM Prelims:
Nicholas Perera – 2:04.78, 40th

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