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February 20, 2014

Sports briefs for Thursday, Feb. 20

Siefers coaches team to state championship

Lafayette Jeff won the Indiana high school girls bowling tournament on Saturday at Woodland Bowl in Indianapolis. Kokomo native Holly Siefers is the Bronchos’ coach.

Siefers is a 2005 Kokomo High School graduate and a 2010 Purdue University graduate. She earned a degree in elementary education and now is a kindergarten teacher in the Lafayette School Corp. She has been a high school coach for three years.

Siefers began bowling at the age of 3 at Don Lowry Lanes. She has enjoyed a long and successful career, winning many tournaments over the years. She has rolled two 300 games and several 700 series with a high series of 813. She has been Lafayette’s female bowler of the year in four of the last five years.

Siefers’ first foray into coaching came while in high school. Her Saturdays featured bowling in leagues followed by coaching youth bowlers.

NCC ponders expansion, to visit Tech

The North Central Conference announced Wednesday it plans to visit Indianapolis Arsenal Tech in March as it continues to consider future expansion options.

The NCC announced in December is heard presentations from Tech and Guerin Catholic about joining the conference, but indicated Wednesday that Guerin was no longer an expansion option.

Taylor SE baseball offers registration

The Taylor Southeast youth baseball league will hold registration for those still in need of registering from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in the Taylor Intermediate cafeteria.

PAL adds dates for soccer signups

The Police Athletic League has added soccer signups to make up for weather-related cancellations. Soccer is for boys and girls, ages 4-19.

Signups are set for 1-4 p.m. on March 2, March 16 and March 30, and from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Tuesday in March. All sessions will take place at the PAL field, 3520 W.Boulevard. The cost is $50per child with a $20 discount on a family’s third and fourth children.

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