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April 12, 2014

Sports briefs for Saturday, April 12

Kokomo Church Softball League set for play

The Kokomo Church Softball League will hold a coaches’ meeting Monday at 7 p.m. at Creative Financial Centre, located at 2704 S. Goyer Rd., ahead of it season-opening games.

The league is set to begin play on May 3. Those who are unable to attend Monday’s meeting are asked to direct questions to Tony at 765-432-3205.

Barbettes golf league to hold season meeting

The Barbettes League, a Kokomo women’s golf league, will hold an informational meeting April 30 at 9 a.m. at Rice’s Golf Center.

Donuts and coffee will be served.

The league is set to begin play on May 7 at 9 a.m.

Former Hawks All-Star Lou Hudson dies at 69

ATLANTA (AP) — Six-time NBA All-Star Lou Hudson died Friday at 69.

He was hospitalized and listed in grave condition last month after a stroke.

Hudson starred for the franchise in St. Louis and Atlanta. He averaged 20.2 points in 13 NBA seasons, including 11 with the Hawks. He finished his career with the Lakers.

His No. 23 was retired by the Hawks. Bob Pettit and Dominique Wilkins are the only other Hawks players to have their numbers retired. The University of Minnesota also retired Hudson’s number.

Hudson, a native of Greensboro, N.C., was a first-round pick by St. Louis in 1966. He scored the first points for the Atlanta Hawks in 1968.

Xavier’s Martin to transfer for final year

CINCINNATI (AP) — Xavier forward Justin Martin has decided to transfer for his final season, leaving the Musketeers without the top two scorers from last season’s NCAA tournament team.

The redshirt junior will complete his undergraduate degree. Xavier announced Friday that he has permission to look for another school. As a graduate student, he won’t have to sit out a season.

Martin averaged 11.7 points and 5.2 rebounds last season, when Xavier went 21-13 and lost to N.C. State in an opening NCAA tournament game in Dayton.

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