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Swanigan Nets Team-High 13 Points In U19 Team USA Victory

Homestead High School graduate and Purdue-bound big man Caleb Swanigan tied for the team lead with 13 points as the United States U19 National Team defeated Egypt 92-50 in pool play at the FIBA World Championships on Tuesday.

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Hall Of Famer Rollie Fingers Visits Parkview Field

Hall of Fame relief pitcher, Rollie Fingers visited Parkview Field on Monday night as a part of the Principal Financial Dreams Tour. The three time World Series Champion and 1974 World Series MVP signed autographs, and threw out the ceremonial first pitch.

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Octeus, Watford On Pacers Camp Roster

Two veterans, Solomon Hill and Shayne Whittington, along with the team’s two draft picks, Myles Turner and Joe Young, highlight the Indiana Pacers rookie/free agent camp roster.

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‘Dons sign transfer Xzavier Taylor

PFW head men’s basketball coach Jon Coffman has announced the addition of former Bradley student-athlete Xzavier Taylor to play for the Mastodons starting in the 2016-17 season after sitting out next year because of the NCAA Transfer Residency requirement.

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EJ Tackett captures first PBA win

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.

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Swanigan scores eight points in USA’s 103-81 win over Croatia

In a dominating performance from start to finish, the USA behind 22 points from Jayson Tatum(Chaminade College Prep/St. Louis, Mo.), manhandled Croatia (1-1) 103-81 Sunday evening to improve to 2-0 and position itself to earn Preliminary Round Group A’s No. 1 seed for the Round of 16 at the FIBA U19 World Championship in Heraklion, Greece.