Leo golfer, Justin Hueber, is living his dream of playing professional golf on the Latino America
The United States won its third Women’s World Cup title and first since 1999 with a 5-2 victory over Japan.
Former IPFW standout, Frank Gaines, made waves playing with the Oklahome City Thunder’s NBA Summer League Team. In their first game on Saturday, Gaines scored a team high 17 points in OKC’s 76-74 win over the Charlotte Hornets.
The TinCaps cruised past the Dayton Dragons on Sunday behind Michael Gettys’ three hits, winning 5-2. Gettys was one of five Fort Wayne (7-4, 39-40) hitters who had multi-hit games.
The United States became the first country since 1983 to successfully defends its title, fighting off a valiant challenge from Croatia for a 79-71 victory in overtime to win the 2015 FIBA U19 World Championship trophy. The Americans captured their sixth U19 Worlds crown as four players scored in double figures paced by MVP Jalen Brunson’s 14 points. Croatia claimed their first podium finish in taking second place as Nik Slavica scored 23 points in the loss.
The Americans overwhelmed defending champion Japan 5-2 Sunday for their record third championship and first since 1999.
The U.S. Women’s soccer team defeated Japan 5-2.
On July 17, 2011 the United States lost to Japan in the Women’s World Cup title match in Germany.
The USA, looking to earn a second-consecutive world title after winning gold in 2013, will play 5-1 Croatia Sunday at 1:30 p.m. EDT. The USA and Croatia played in a Group A preliminary round play on June 28, and the USA sailed to a 103-81 win. Croatia’s path to the championship game was capped by a 91-56 demolishing of Turkey (5-1) in the night’s other medal round semifinal. The gold medal game will be televised live on ESPNU (1:30 p.m. EDT)
The largest crowd in Parkview Field history watched the TinCaps on Independence Day, but Fort Wayne fell to the Dayton Dragons, 6-0. On Saturday, 9,193 fans made it out to the ballpark, the 10th sellout of the season.
The University of Saint Francis Athletic Hall of Fame will welcome one team and four new members in September on Homecoming Weekend when the USF football team plays Trinity International on Sat., Sept. 19.
A generation of American women who grew up playing sports because of Title IX now makes up the television audience that advertisers covet.