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Barnstormers One Win from the Finals

The Lancaster Barnstormers need one more win to advance to the Atlantic League finals. Lancaster erupted for seven early runs, and the pitching staff, with plenty of assistance from the defense held the lead the rest of the way for an 8-2 victory in Game Three of the Freedom Division Series. The 'Stormers now lead the best-of-five series, two games to one, with Game Four slated for Saturday at 6:05 CDT Ryan Casteel led off the second with a ground single up the middle off Konner Wade. C... Full Story

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Patriots Fight Their Way Back into the LDCS with Big Win in Front of Record Crowd

Central Islip, NY- The Somerset Patriots (1-2) defeated the Long Island Ducks (2-1) 8-4 in Game 3 of the Liberty Division Championship Series before an Atlantic League Playoff record 8,143 fans at TD Bank Ballpark on Friday evening. The Patriots cut the Ducks lead to 2-1 in the best-of-five playoff series. The Ducks took an early 2-0 lead when David Washington struck again, hitting his third home run of the series in the top of the fourth inning. A Jayce Boyd RBI double in the next inning got the Patriots on the board and shrunk the deficit to 2-1. Long Island answered with a run in t... Full Story

North Carolina FC Dominates Atlanta United 2 in 6-1 Victory

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - North Carolina FC moved into a playoff position with a dominating 6-1 win over Atlanta United 2 on Friday night at Coolray Field - the club's largest margin of victory this season. With the win, North Carolina FC's path to the playoffs becomes clearer. NCFC now has 41 points and sits in eighth place in the USL Eastern Conference - the final playoff spot. The side is level on points with seventh-place Ottawa Fury FC and ninth place New York Red Bulls II. NCFC's attack was in great form and took its first chance to go up 1-0 in the second minute with a goal from Donova... Full Story

Amarillo Bulls Beat Jamestown 9-0

BLAINE, MN - Since the Amarillo Bulls offense has arrived in Blaine, Minnesota it has certainly not had a problem finding the back of the net. That was certainly the case on Friday morning at the North American Hockey League Showcase in Blaine, Minnesota as the Bulls fired nine goals including seven in the first 40 minutes and went on to blast the Jamestown Rebels 9-0 and remain unbeaten at the event. Logan Jenuwine and Alex Peterson each had two goals, while Brenden Datema, Jake Willets, Jason Brancheau, Ryan Lautenbach, and Nick Anderson had single markers. Anderson set up three goals,... 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. Newfoundland Growlers - ECHL (ECHL)
  2. Winnipeg Goldeyes - American Association (AA)
  3. Belleville Senators - American Hockey League (AHL)
  4. Sudbury Five - National Basketball League of Canada (NBL Canada)
  5. Soo Greyhounds - Ontario Hockey League (OHL)
  6. Trois-Rivieres Aigles - Canadian American League (Can-Am)
  7. Toronto Marlies - American Hockey League (AHL)
  8. Quebec Les Capitales - Canadian American League (Can-Am)
  9. Mississauga MetroStars - Major Arena Soccer League (MASL)
  10. Tucson Sugar Skulls - Indoor Football League (IFL)


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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