op qualifier EJ Tackett of Huntington, Ind., threw a string of seven consecutive strikes to defeated Bill O’Neill of Langhorne, Pa., 256-213, to win the PBA Xtra Frame Lubbock Sports Southwest Open and his first PBA Tour title Sunday at South Plains Lanes.
Leo graduate Andy Bayer competed in the 3000m steeplechase at the 2015 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championship on Sunday
Bishop Luers grad Kristi O’Brien will not be playing in the final round of the Walmart North West Arkansas Championship. The Fort Wayne golfer shot plus five in the second round of the LPGA tournament, to finish with a score of nine over. The score did not make the cut, to end her time in Arkansas
Multiple weather delays did not allow all golfers to complete their first round at the Walmart Northwest Arkansas Championship on Friday, and Bishop Luers grad Kristi O’Brien was among the golfers who headed to the clubhouse without a full first round score.
Bayer registered the third-best time at 8:38.68 to qualify for the finals on Sunday.
Henry spent the last two seasons (2013-15) as head coach of the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the NBA Development League, compiling a regular season record of 62-38 (.620).
During Friday’s press conference Turner revealed his mother, Mary, is from Fort Wayne.
Four-time World Cup participant and Fort Wayne native DaMarcus Beasley wasn’t able to come back for his annual Beasley National Soccer Camp in the Summit City, but he did the next best thing.
After being drafted by the Nets Connaughton was traded along with Mason Plumlee (a Warsaw, Ind. native) to Portland for Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, who was picked 23rd overall, and veteran point guard Steve Blake.
Grant was selected with the 19th pick in the NBA draft on Thursday night, in a spot the Washington Wizards traded to the Hawks along with two future second-round picks to move up four slots for rights to Kansas guard Kelly Oubre.
Myles Turner, at 6-foot-11 and 240 pounds, averaged 10.8 points, 6.5 rebounds, and 2.6 blocks as a freshman last season.
“My fastball command wasn’t as sharp as it needed to be,” the Bryan, Ohio native said. “Balls were staying up.”