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June 26, 2014

Felisha Johnson second at USTF Outdoor Championships

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Sacramento, Calif. — n Grassell wins Open — At Franklin, Kelly Grassell won the Indiana PGA Women’s Open played at Hillview Country Club.

The Michigan State player had rounds of 73 and 68 to finish with a 3-under-par 141.

Rachel Welker of Terre Haute tied for fifth with a 75-70-145 score.

Indiana PGA Women’s Open

Top finishers

141 — Kelly Grassnell 73-68.

142 — Ashley Kees 70-72.

143 — Kayla Katterhenry 71-72.

144 — Amanda Detmer 68-76.

145 — Rachel Welker 75-70, Julia Potter 72-73, Brittany Kelly 72-73.

Others

167 — Alexandra Pickens 78-88.

174 — Sydney Shrum 90-84.

n Bennett outing — At Hulman Links, Terre Haute Mayor Duke Bennett held his annual golf outing Thursday June 26, 2014 at Hulman Links Golf Course. Great turnout and great weather!

Gross division

57 — Bose Public Affairs (won on scorecard playoff), Howard Wooden.

58 — Taft.

Net division

64 — Terre Haute Savings Bank.

68 — Central WV Building Trades (second place), Plocher.

Skill prizes

Closest to the pin — Keith Mowbray on No. 4, Shooter McGavin on No. 8, Lowell Smith on No. 13, Tim Seprodi on No. 16.

Triathlon

n Family affair — At Boulder, Colo., three generations of a Terre Haute family participated in a 70.3-mile Half Ironman Triathlon (1.2-mile swim, 56-mile bike ride and 13.1-mile run) June 15.

Tyler Lucas finished 23rd in the 25-29 age group with a time of 5 hours, 18 minutes. Greg Lucas finished 26th in the 50-54 group with a time of 5.24. Al Lucas finished third in the 70-74 group with a time of 7.52.

The pro men’s winner was Australian Joe Gambles with a time of 3 hours, 42 minutes. The pro women’s winner was British triathlete Jodie Swallow in 4.7. There were more than 1,900 participants in this race.

Baseball

n THMSBL results — In recent Terre Haute Men’s Senior Baseball League action:

Volkers Group Yankees    000    401    1    —    6    6    4

W.V. Animal Hosp. Astros    170    320    2    —    15     16    na

W — Gene Sinclair. L — Charlie Peters.

Highlights — For the Yankees, John Hull had a double, 2 RBIs and a pulled hammy. For the Astros, Larry Weaver had 2 doubles and 3 RBIs; Andy Pickering had 3 hits and 3 RBIs; Dave Weaver had 2 hits and 2 RBIs; and winning pitcher Gene Sinclair, Terry Lewis and Jack Mitchell had 2 hits apiece. Mitchell, who went 2 innings on the mound with 1 strikeout, pitched baseball for the first time in 45 years.

 

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Tribune-Star/Bob PoynterLeader: Tom Jones is leading going into Sunday's final round of the Men's City Championship at Hulman Links on Sunday.

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Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano, right, laughs with running back Chris Rainey during an NFL football training camp in Anderson, Ind., Saturday, July 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

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Tribune-Star/Jim Avelis Welcome home: Ryan Sabo welcomes Kaden Moore back to home plate after Moore's second inning home run. Standing by is Springfield's catcher Chris Bradt.

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