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July 15, 2014

Sports briefs for Tuesday, July 15

Brown wins 3 events at regional meet

HUNTINGTON — Kokomo’s Tionna Brown was a triple winner in the Indiana Region 7 Junior Olympic Track and Field Championships over the weekend.

Competing in the girls 11- and 12-year-old division, Brown raced to victories in the 100-meter dash (:12.54) and 200 dash (:26.15). In addition, the Kats for a Cure club member won the long jump with a personal-best leap of 16 feet, 41/2 inches.

Brown advances to the National Junior Olympic Championships next week in Humble, Texas. She will compete in all three events at the national meet.

The Central Middle School student is enjoying a big summer. Last month, she won the 100 and 200 dashes and took second in the long jump in her age division at the USA Track and Field Youth National Championships at IU.

Egel shoots 2-over 73 at Am. Public Links

NEWTON, Kansas — Northwestern High School product Ben-Marvin Egel recorded a 2-over 73 in the opening round of the U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship on Monday at the 7,365-yard Sand Creek Station G.C. He is tied for 51st place in the 156-player field.

Egel opened on the back nine and fired an even-par 35, recording two birdies and two bogeys. The Purdue golfer shot 2-over 38 on the front nine with one birdie, one bogey and one double-bogey.

Garrett Rank, Michael Colgate and Zane Thomas opened with 5-under 66s to claim the first-round lead.

The final round of stroke play is today. Match play begins on Wednesday.

Weir garners academic all-conference award

The Mid-American Conference announced its baseball academic all-conference team on Monday and former Kokomo Wildkat standout T.J. Weir was one of 26 players named to the team.

To qualify, a student-athlete must have at least a 3.20 cumulative GPA and have participated in at least 50 percent of the contests for that particular sport. First-year students and junior college transfers in their first year of residence are not eligible for the award.

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