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July 12, 2014

Local boxers to compete at Indiana Black Expo

TERRE HAUTE — Two boxers from Terre Haute’s Sweatbox Gym will be featured on a card at the Indiana Black Expo Midwest Invitational Boxing Showcase next weekend at the Indiana Convention Center.

A total of 16 bouts are scheduled, with action starting at 1 p.m. next Saturday and at 2 p.m. July 20.

Justin Smith of Sweatbox will fight Curtis Hill of CEDS Boxing in a 165-pound contest, and Trevon Childs will be in a heavyweight bout against Willie Jake Jr. from the Indianapolis PAL.

The Indiana Convention Center is at 100 South Capital Avenue, Indianapolis.


n Doubles tourney moved indoors — At the Wabash Valley Tennis Club, 32 players participated Saturday in the 21st annual Children’s Museum Mixed Doubles Tournament.

Flight A — Jami Patterson-Jordan Kelsey def. Sam Dougherty-Nathan Wright 6-0, 6-0; Izzy Pinkston-Luke Dugger def. Sofia Saylor-Justin Newton, default; Laura Mascari-Tate Egan def. Miranda Camp-Wes Kirk 6-0, 6-3; Taylor Bullock-Garrett Baysinger def. Kaysia Reberger-Keaton Akers 4-6, 6-1, 1-0 (10-7); Camp-Kirk def. Dougherty-Wright 6-2, 2-6, 1-0 (10-2), consolation final; Patterson-Kelsey def. Pinkston-Dugger 6-0, 6-0; Mascari-Egan def. Bullock-Baysinger 6-2, 6-4; Patterson-Kelsey def. Mascari-Egan 6-1, 6-4, championship.

Flight B — Jeannie Ji-John Ji def. Emily Wright-Kenny Dugger 6-3, 2-6, 1-0 (10-5); Ji-Ji def. Sarah Sim-Alex Barksdale 6-3, 6-4; Elizabeth Newton-Mike Newton def. Meredith Egan-Tucker Stewart 6-2, 6-3; Brenda Cox-Dick Bonness def. Hallie Francis-Brian Francis 6-0, 6-0; Tammy Gage-Ben Kirk def. Bethany Henderson-Ethan Caldwell 6-3, 6-2; Henderson-Caldwell def. Sim-Barksdale 7-5, 6-4, consolation final; Newton-Newton def. Ji-Ji 6-3, 6-1; Cox-Bonness def. Gage-B.Kirk 6-3, 6-2; Cox-Bonness def. Newton-Newton 7-5, 7-5, championship.

n Hambrock wins — At Greenwood, Terre Haute’s Lauren Hambrock won the girls 18 title Saturday at the South Central Indiana Hardcourt Championships.

The Terre Haute South junior defeated Kacy Poore of Bloomington 6-0, 6-1 in the championship match.


n Teams shoot 53 — At the Country Club of Terre Haute, the MDA Outing was played Friday. Two teams finished with scores of 53.


53 — Brad Newman, Mark Minnick, Jason Czuppin, Matt Rains (first); Don Ireland, Tristan Ireland, Jack Simpson, Randy Flowers (second)

Skill awards — Jerry Mahan (3), Nate Blacketer (7), Cahill (10), Matt Davis (13), Newman (16), Dave Patterson (18)


n Post 346 rained out — Heavy rains early Saturday made it impossible for Wayne Newton Post 346 to play its home doubleheader against Mattoon, Ill.

The Terre Haute team is back in action today with a doubleheader at Princeton.

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