Blue Jackets put backup goalie McElhinney on IR


First Posted: 10/20/2014

COLUMBUS — The Columbus Blue Jackets have placed goaltender Curtis McElhinney on injured reserve and have added goaltender Anton Forsberg to the roster on emergency recall from their American Hockey League affiliate in Springfield, Massachusetts.

McElhinney, the backup goalie to starter Sergei Bobrovsky, suffered an upper body injury in Saturday’s game at Ottawa and is expected to miss at least one week.

The 21-year-old Forsberg, the Blue Jackets’ sixth pick in the 2011 draft, is 1-2 with a 2.36 goals-against average and .921 save percentage in three games with Springfield this season.

ONU’s Angle named player of the week

ADA — Ohio Northern senior quarterback Patrick Angle was named the Ohio Athletic Conference Football offensive player of the week for his efforts in ONU’s 38-31 victory at Capital on Saturday.

Angle threw for a career-high 398 yards and four touchdowns. He ran 11 times for 30 yards and a fifth touchdown to lead the Polar Bears on the road.

He threw TD passes of 60, 61, 72 and 8 yards after running for a 5-yard touchdown in the first quarter.

This season, he leads the squad and is third in the OAC with 1,508 yards and is fourth with 14 touchdown passes in six games this year.

The Polar Bears will play host to Muskingum Saturday night at 7 p.m. in the first night game in Dial-Roberson Stadium history. The game will also be the first-ever night game on campus in school history.

ONU’s Rosenbaum named runner of the week

ADA — Ohio Northern senior Nathan Rosenbaum was named the Ohio Athletic Conference men’s cross country runner of the week.

It marks the third time this season and the fourth time in his career that Rosenbaum has earned the award.

Rosenbaum finished second of 291 runners in 25:28 over the 8,000-meter course to lead Ohio Northern to a 13th place finish at the 34-team Oberlin Inter-Regional Rumble on Saturday.

OSU-Lima/Rhodes State volleyball finishes 2nd in state

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — OSU-Lima Baron/Rhodes State volleyball finished second in the state tournament over the weekend at OU-Eastern.

The Barons also won the Western Division in the Ohio Regional Campus Conference with a 4-2 record.

OSU-Lima defeanted OSU-Newark in the semifinals, 25-15, 24-26, 25-21, 25-16. Miami-Hamilton defeated the Barons in the state championship match, 25-13, 25-13, 25-11.

OSU-Lima’s Reagan Aller and Beth Goettemoeller were named to the all-tournament team. Goettemoeller had 29 kills and four aces in the three tournament matches. Aller had 39 kills, nine blocks and two aces.

Lima Senior football tickets on sale Thursday

Pre-sale tickets for Lima Senior’s home football game against Toledo Central Catholic will be sold on Thursday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m, and on Friday from 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. All tickets will be sold at the Lima Senior athletic department. Pre-Sale tickets are $4 for students and $6 for adults.

All tickets at the gate are $7.

Ottawa’s Weisenburger finishes 10th in bass tourney

GILBERTSVILLE, Ky. — Kyle Weisenburger, of Ottawa, wound up 10th among the final 12-man field at the Walmart Bass Fishing League’s Kentucky Lake Regional on Saturday. The top six qualified for next year’s All-American national tournament.

Weisenburger caught just one fish on the final day and weighed in a total of 23 pounds, six ounces for the tourney.

“It was so tough,” he said. “There was a high pressure system. It was blue bird skies and windy. The fish just shut down.”

There were no limits among the dozen competitors and three failed to catch a fish on the final day.

Chris Martinkovic, of Hamilton, Ohio, won with 11 fish weighing 38 pounds, 11 ounces.

Voynov suspended after domestic violence charges

LOS ANGELES — The NHL suspended Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov indefinitely Monday following the two-time Stanley Cup winner’s arrest on domestic violence accusations.

Police in the Los Angeles suburb of Redondo Beach provided few details of what led to Voynov’s arrest at a hospital in neighboring Torrance. Sgt. Paul Ribitzki said Voynov was arrested and booked early Monday under a “domestic violence/spousal abuse” section of the penal code.

The 24-year-old Russian defenseman posted $50,000 bail, Ribitzki said.