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Daily Recap – June 27, 2021


Add Shelby McEwen to the growing ranks of current or former Alabama athletes going to the Tokyo Olympics. McEwen finishes 3rd in the Men’s High Jump with a top jump of 2.30 meters to secure a spot on the Olympic team. This will be McEwen’s first Olympiad.

The St. Louis Cardinals announced this afternoon that Wade LeBlanc would get a start for the team tomorrow. Remains to be seen if the move into the rotation is permanent.

Cecil Hurt of the Tuscaloosa News caught up with Alabama baseball great Roberto Vaz, who’s son is playing in the College World Series finals.

J.C. Hassenaeur credits recently-retired Maurkice Pouncey for being a mentor to him with the Steelers.

Kimberley Ficenec won the Women’s 800m at the Czech Republic Championships today in a time of 2:04.52, shaving more than three seconds off her qualifying time from yesterday.


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Game Results


Atlético de Madrid 1, Levante 0.
Merel Van Dongen – no stats; played full match


Czech Championships
Women’s 800m Finals:
Kimberley Ficenec – 2:04.52, 1st 

Belgian National Championship
Women’s High Jump Finals:
Claire Orcel – 1.88 meters, 3rd 

Balkan Senior Championships
Women’s 200m:
Olivia Fotopoulou – 23.50 secounds, 3rd 

Balkan Senior Championships
Women’s Long Jump:
Filippa Fotopoulou – 6.38 meters, 3rd 

USATF Olympic Trials
Men’s 5000m final:
Emmanuel Bor – 13:30.30, 5th 

USATF Olympic Trials
Men’s High Jump final:
Shelby McEwen – 2.30 meters, 3rd; qualifies for Olympics

Bahamas National Track and Field Championships
Men's 110m Hurdles:
Ruebin Walters - 13.65 seconds, 1st 


Open de Bretagne final:
Gavin Moynihan – 72-68-73-74, +7, T59

Bridgestone Senior Players Championship final:
Dicky Pride – 70-74-74-71, +9, T25

Travelers Championship final:
Robby Shelton – 73-64-70-73, E, T66

Live and Work in Maine Open final:
Lee Hodges – 67-66-70-68, -13, T5
Trey Mullinax – 72-67-68-78, +1, 60th

KPMG Women’s PGA Championship final:
Lauren Stephenson – 77-68-73-71, +1, T40
Janie Jackson – 76-68-73-75, +4, T56


Washington 5, Miami 1.
Alex Avila (C) – 1-3, 1 double, 1 BB.

Cedar Rapids 6, Lansing 0.
Cobie Vance (2B) – 0-3, 1 BB

Frisco 4, San Antonio 3.
Kyle Overstreet (DH) – 1-4, 1 double.

Nashville 5, Charlotte 4.
Will Carter (L, 1-1) – 0.1 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 0 BB, 0 K, 1 WP.

Rancho Cucamonga 10, San Jose 5.
Brett Auerbach (C) – 1-5, 1 single, 1 RBI, 1 PB.

Missoula 10, Ogden 6.
Kyle Kaufman (PR/C) - 0-1, 1 SF, 1 RBI.

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