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October 4, 2013

Sports briefs, Oct. 4

Titans for Change host cookoff today

Titans for Change will host a chili cookoff today at the Taylor homecoming football game against Lewis Cass. The entry fee is $20. Or, for those not cooking, the cost is $5 to sample as much chili as you can eat. All proceeds go to the Titans for Change upcoming mission trip to Guatemala.

For more information email Jeremy Luna at jluna@taylor.k12.in.us or Amy Roe at aroe@taylor.k12.in.us.

Carver taking youth signups, hosting clinic

Signups are under way for the Carver Community Center’s youth basketball league. The league is seeking more kids for the 6-10-year-old age groups.

Carver is also conducting a free coaches clinic on Oct. 12 at 10:30 a.m. Anyone interested in learning how to teach the fundamentals of youth basketball is welcome to attend. Contact the Carver Center at 765-457-9318 for more information, or call Butch Grimes at 765-432-0977.

Patriots add Collie to wide receiver corps

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots have signed four-year veteran Austin Collie to add experience to their young wide receiver corps.

They also placed defensive tackle Vince Wilfork on injured reserve on Thursday and released tight end Zach Sudfeld, a rookie free agent who struggled after an impressive preseason.

Collie spent his first four seasons with the Indianapolis Colts before signing as a free agent with San Francisco last Aug. 2. He had been a free agent since the 49ers released him Aug. 31.

He was a productive wide receiver out of the slot in his first three seasons but had at least three concussions since November 2010 and left another game with concussion-like symptoms. He missed three games early last season because of a concussion and played in just one game before rupturing the patellar tendon in his right knee.

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