Kokomo Tribune; Kokomo, Indiana

January 25, 2014

Sports briefs for Sunday, Jan. 26


Kokomo Tribune

---- — Weather forces more postponements

Saturday’s blustery winds and snow caused more postponements, wiping out the entire schedule of local sports. Several events have been rescheduled:

• The Mid-Indiana Conference wrestling meet has been moved to Wednesday at Peru. To make room for the full schedule of matches on a weekday, the event will begin at 4:30 p.m.

• The Hoosier Heartland Conference wrestling meet has been moved to Tuesday.

• Taylor’s boys and girls basketball games with Clinton Central have both been pushed back and rescheduled for a varsity-only boys and girls doubleheader on Feb. 5 at Taylor. The boys will tip off the doubleheader at 6 p.m. with the girls senior night game to follow at approximately 7:45.

• Western’s girls basketball game at Cass has been rescheduled for Feb. 3.

• The Peru at Eastern girls basketball game will be played on Feb. 5. Peru’s game against Northfield, originally scheduled for that night, is cancelled.

• The Northwestern Invitational gymnastics meet has been postponed to Feb. 22.

IUK men’s basketball falls to Alice Lloyd

The Indiana University Kokomo men’s basketball team suffered a 79-57 loss to Alice Lloyd College Saturday at Cougar Gym in Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play, dropping the Cougars to 4-16 on the season, and 2-9 in the KIAC.

Nick Teeter had 14 points and 5 rebounds to lead the Cougars. Dylan Mosack added 12 points and Jared Lawrence finished with 10 points.

PAL Soccer offers signup dates

Signups for the Police Athletic League soccer will be available the next three weekends.

Signups will be held today, Feb. 2 and Feb 9 from 1-4 p.m., and Feb. 1 and Feb 8 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at PAL Field, located at 3520 W. Boulevard.

Signup fees will be $55 per child, with a $20 discount given on the third and fourth child.

George leads Pacers past Kings in OT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Paul George scored eight of his 36 points in overtime and the Indiana Pacers defeated the Sacramento Kings 116-111 on Friday night.

The Pacers overcame a 17-point deficit and rallied in the fourth quarter to tie the game. Indiana outscored the Kings 13-8 in overtime to avoid a rare two-game losing streak.

Marcus Thornton scored 42 points and hit seven 3-pointers for the Kings. Isaiah Thomas scored 38, tying a career high. The undermanned Kings played without injured leading scorers DeMarcus Cousins and Rudy Gay.

Lance Stephenson had 24 points, 10 rebounds and six assists for Indiana. David West had 22 points and both Roy Hibbert and George Hill scored 10.