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Liberty Division Championship Belongs to Long Island

(Bridgewater, N.J.) - The Long Island Ducks defeated the Somerset Patriots 3-2 in 10 innings on Sunday night in Game Five of the Liberty Division Championship Series at TD Bank Ballpark. The Ducks win the best-of-five series three games to two and are the 2018 Liberty Division Champions! Long Island struck first in the top of the second inning when Taylor Ard doubled and then came home to score on a two-out RBI single by Rubi Silva off Patriots starter Bobby Blevins. Somerset responded in the... Full Story

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Dallas Stars Reduce Training Camp Roster, Assign Players to Texas

FRISCO, Texas - Dallas Stars General Manager Jim Nill announced today that the team has reduced the training camp roster by 15 players. The Stars training camp roster now stands at 35 players. PLAYER POSITION STATUS Nick Caamano Right Wing Assigned to Texas (AHL) Tony Calderone Right Wing Assigned to Texas (AHL) Philippe Desrosiers Goaltender Assigned to Texas (AHL) Ben Gleason Defenseman Assigned to Texas (AHL) Shane Hanna Defenseman Released from Professional Tryout Niklas Hansson Defenseman Assigned to Texas (AHL) Sam Laberge Right Wing Released from ... Full Story

Six Mavericks to Participate in AHL Preseason Camps

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - The Kansas City Mavericks will have a total of six players participating in AHL camps, five going to the team's American Hockey League affiliate in Stockton and one to the Hershey Bears. Joining the Heat in California will be forwards Darian Dziurzynski and Jared VanWormer as well as defensemen Nate Widman, Cliff Watson and Jordan Klimek. Last season's team MVP Mark Cooper got the invite to head to the Keystone State to join the Bears for the club's preseason camp. Dziurzynski is coming off a 51-point campaign while splitting time between three ECHL clubs. The Lloy... Full Story

Bears Announce Initial 2018 Training Camp Roster

(Hershey, PA) - The Hershey Bears have announced the initial roster for the club's 2018 Training Camp, which opens tomorrow morning at Giant Center. A complete schedule for Hershey's 2018 Training Camp is available here. All practices at Giant Center are free and open to the public. Under the direction of a new coaching staff led by Spencer Carbery, a total of 17 players are expected to take the ice to open the club's 2018 Training Camp. The following players are part of Hershey's initial 2018 Training Camp roster: Forwards (11): Mark Cooper, Grant Besse, Hampus Gustafsson, Derek Hula... Full Story

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Most Popular Teams on OSC

The following minor league and alternative professional sports teams on OurSports Central have been viewed the most over the last seven days:
  1. Winnipeg Goldeyes - American Association (AA)
  2. Newfoundland Growlers - ECHL (ECHL)
  3. Belleville Senators - American Hockey League (AHL)
  4. Soo Greyhounds - Ontario Hockey League (OHL)
  5. Trois-Rivieres Aigles - Canadian American League (Can-Am)
  6. Toronto Marlies - American Hockey League (AHL)
  7. Sudbury Five - National Basketball League of Canada (NBL Canada)
  8. Quebec Les Capitales - Canadian American League (Can-Am)
  9. Tucson Sugar Skulls - Indoor Football League (IFL)
  10. Mississauga MetroStars - Major Arena Soccer League (MASL)


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Minor Leagues on OSC

OurSports Central provides coverage of select alternative and minor league professional sports leagues in addition to the top junior hockey leagues and college wood bat baseball leagues:

BASEBALL
Affiliated Minor League Baseball
ApL, AzFL, AzL, CalL, CarL, EL, FSL, GCL, IL, ML, MWL, NWL, NYPL, PCL, PL, SAL, SL, TL
College Wood Bat Baseball
Alaska, Cape Cod, Coastal Plain, FCBL, GWL, NECBL, Northwoods, PGCBL, Prospect, TCL, WCL
Independent Minor League Baseball
AA, AtL, Can-Am, FL, PA, Pecos

BASKETBALL
Men's Minor League Basketball
G League, NBL Canada
Women's Basketball
WNBA

FOOTBALL
Indoor/Arena Football
AAL, AFL, CIF, IFL, NAL
Outdoor Football
AAF, CFL, XFL

HOCKEY
Junior Hockey
NAHL, OHL, QMJHL, USHL, WHL
Minor League Hockey
AHL, ECHL, FHL, SPHL
Women's Hockey
NWHL

LACROSSE
Indoor Lacrosse
NLL
Outdoor Lacrosse
MLL

OTHER
Other Sports
MLR
Other Women's
NPF, WTT

SOCCER
Indoor Soccer
MASL
Outdoor Soccer
MLS, USL, USL D3
Women's Soccer
NWSL