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March 17, 2014

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Medlen will undergo the second Tommy John surgery of his career after having the elbow ligament replaced in 2010. Beachy underwent the same procedure in 2012 and has endured multiple setbacks since then.

Harrison swims well at age-group meet

INDIANAPOLIS — Kokomo’s Jaylyn Harrison, 10, earned podium finishes in all six events in which she competed at the Age Group Championship swim meet Saturday and Sunday at IU Natatorium. The age-group meet is a qualifying meet that brings together many of the top swimmers in the state.

Harrison took third place in the 100 butterfly (1:13.20), fifth in the 50 backstroke (:32.76), sixth in the 50 freestyle (:28.40), sixth in the 100 free (1:02.63), seventh in the 50 fly (:31.93) and seventh in the 100 backstroke (1:12.08).

Lewis Cass selling semistate tickets

WALTON — Lewis Cass’ athletic department will have boys basketball semistate tickets on sale this week.

Tickets, priced at $8, are available for purchase from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. today by parents of varsity and JV players, managers and cheerleaders along with the student body and faculty and staff. The general public can purchase tickets Wednesday, Thursday and Friday — from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, and from 8 a.m. to noon Friday.

T-shirts will be available for purchase beginning Wednesday. They are priced at $12.

Cass plays Westview for the Class 2A north semistate title at 4 p.m. Saturday at Huntington North.

ND earns No. 1 seed in women’s tourney

Geno Auriemma and his UConn Huskies hope to achieve history by the end of this NCAA women’s basketball tournament.

The top-seeded Huskies (34-0) are trying for a record ninth NCAA title, which would break a tie with Tennessee for most all-time. Standing in the way of undefeated Connecticut’s run could be Notre Dame. The Irish were also unbeaten this season and earned the top seed in their own region. It’s only the second time that two teams entered the tournament undefeated.

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