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Posted on: Tuesday, March 9, 2010

On this date: 2001 High school sophomore Ty Tryon, 16, makes cut in PGA event


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March 9

1948 NHL president Clarence Campbell expels Billy Taylor of the New York Rangers and Don Gallagher of the Boston Bruins because of gambling associations.

1958 George Yardley of the Detroit Pistons becomes the first NBA player to score 2,000 points in a season.

1977 Anthony Roberts of Oral Roberts sets an NIT record with 65 points in a 90-89 loss to Oregon in the first round.

1984 Tim Witherspoon wins the vacant WBC heavyweight title with a 12-round majority decision over Greg Page.

1986 Buffalo's Gil Perrault scores his 500th goal in a 4-3 win over the New Jersey Devils.1994 Detroit's Dino Cicarelli scores his 1,000th career point with a goal in a 5-1 win over Calgary.

2001 Jesper Parnevik maintains the lead and young Ty Tryon stays in the spotlight. Parnevik shoots a 5-under 67 in the second round of the Honda Classic for a three-stroke lead. Tryon, a 16-year-old high school sophomore, makes the cut in his first PGA Tour event. He's 1-over, good enough to make him the second-youngest player to make the cut in a PGA Tour event.