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When the green flag waves on the start of Sunday’s 103rd Indianapolis 500, at least one Kokomo native will have his attention fully focused on Tony Kanaan.

Kokomo's boys golf team posted a score of 167 to beat Maconaquah (170) and Taylor (220) on Thursday at Kokomo C.C.

Kace Howard drove in five runs over the first two innings to help Western build a 7-0 lead and Conner Linn made the lead stand with a strong pitching performance in the No. 8-ranked Panthers' 8-1 victory over West Lafayette on Wednesday in the opening round of the Class 3A baseball sectional at Northwestern.

McCutcheon's baseball team ousted Kokomo in the first round of the Class 4A Lafayette Jeff Sectional on Wednesday, holding the Wildkats to four hits in a 2-0 Maverick victory.

It wasn’t all that long ago that Canton, Illinois, open-wheel standout Chris Windom was just a wide-eyed young kid who was typically the first car in line each race night at the Kokomo Speedway. His father, Preston, was right beside him.

Northwestern’s girls tennis team upset Hoosier Conference rival West Lafayette 3-2 in the Kokomo Regional’s semifinal round Tuesday.

Former Kokomo Speedway Sprint Car Rookie of the Year Ron Dennis and Blane Culp turned in outstanding performances in racing action Saturday night at the Circus City Speedway.

Western’s boys golf team beat Lewis Cass 156-167 in the Panthers’ home finale Monday at Chippendale G.C. The teams played the front nine.

Northwestern’s girls tennis team will face Hoosier Conference rival West Lafayette at 4:30 p.m. today in the Kokomo Regional’s semifinal round.

Grand Canyon University women’s golf coach Lauren Giesecke was recently selected as the Team USA girls coach for the Toyota Junior Golf World Cup next month in Toyota-shi, Japan.

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Indiana

Jordan Kozicky and Eli Wilson each drove in two runs and Minnesota upset top-seeded Indiana 9-4 on Thursday, knocking the Hoosiers out of the Big Ten Tournament with back-to-back losses.

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A home game against NIT champion Texas and a matchup with Butler at the Crossroads Classic in Indianapolis highlight Purdue’s non-conference men’s basketball schedule, which was released Wednesday.

According to several published reports, the Indiana Pacers met with former IU freshman guard Romeo Langford this week at the NBA draft combine.

Purdue

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A home game against NIT champion Texas and a matchup with Butler at the Crossroads Classic in Indianapolis highlight Purdue’s non-conference men’s basketball schedule, which was released Wednesday.

The memories remain fresh for Purdue fans. The clutch shots steps behind the 3-point line. The free throws made to force overtime in an eventual Sweet 16 win over Tennessee.

Indiana was unable to solve lefty pitcher Danielle Williams and the rest of the Northwestern Wildcats in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Softball Tournament on Friday night.

Colts

From many athletes, the statement would seem too self-deprecating. Too immodest. Too cheesy. But Anthony Castonzo is not most athletes.

Pacers

A person familiar with the search says the Los Angeles Lakers have hired Frank Vogel as coach and Jason Kidd as an assistant.

National

Guard Marta Sniezek has announced her transfer from Stanford and is immediately eligible to play for national runner-up Notre Dame next season.

The Golden State Warriors swept their way to a fifth straight NBA Finals, getting triple-doubles from Stephen Curry and Draymond Green in a 119-117 overtime victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday night.

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