Bishop Luers won the SAC Girls Golf Tournament at McMillen Park on Saturday, finishing with a team score of 358 to beat second-place Bishop Dwenger by 11 strokes.

The Knights’ Madeleine Pape led with field with a round of 75, beating runners-up Molly Brehm of Wayne and Nicole Hagen of Bishop Dwenger by nine strokes. Caroline Rahrig and Lexy Turpenchinoff each recorded scores of 92 for Bishop Luers, and Caroline Gladding carded a 99.

Concordia took third as a team with a score of 375, Wayne was fourth at 410 and Northrop fifth at 426.

Angola’s Gabby Kelly carded a 79-stroke round to lead the Hornets to the Northeast Corner Conference team title at Zollner Golf Course.

Maddie Herman (87) and Teryn Stanley (88) also recorded sub-90 rounds for Angola.

West Noble’s Hannah Godfrey finished second as an individual with a score of 85, but the Chargers took seventh as a team, and Herman tied for third.

Fremont took second in the team standings based on a tie-breaker with Lakeland.

Warsaw took third place at the Northern Lakes Conference Tournament with a score of 368, just two strokes behind Northridge but well behind winner NorthWood, which recorded a score of 339.

Wawasee’s Belle Brunner took fourth place with a round of 86, and the Warriors took fifth as a team. Grayson Kilburn led the Tigers with a score of 91.


On the court

Cleveland made another move in their post-LeBron James makeover, signing free-agent guard David Nwaba to a one-year contract. The deal is for the veteran’s minimum of $1.5million. The 25-year-old Nwaba played for Chicago last season, averaging 7.9 points and 4.7 rebounds in 70 games. The 6-foot-4 guard made 21 starts.

Celtics guard Bird arrested

Boston guard Jabari Bird is facing charges after what authorities are calling a domestic incident. The Boston Police Department said in a brief statement that Bird was being guarded by police at a hospital and was undergoing an evaluation after the incident Friday in the city’s Brighton neighborhood. Police said complaints would be sought against Bird for assault and battery, strangulation and kidnapping.


Seahawks place Thomas on roster

Seattle activated safety Earl Thomas to the 53-man roster, making him eligible to play in today’s opener against Denver. Cornerback Dontae Johnson was placed on injured reserve after hurting his groin during practice this week. Johnson was expected to start at right cornerback, but rookie Tre Flowers, a converted safety, might now do so. Veteran Neiko Thorpe is another option for the Seahawks.


Senior City postponed

The Senior City Golf Tournament set to be played today and Monday has been postponed because of bad weather. It has been rescheduled for Sept. 23-24 at Coyote Creek. Participants must contact the Senior Golf Association by 5 p.m. Sept. 16 to re-confirm they are playing or it will be assumed they are not. For details, go to

On the course

In Crans-Montana, France, defending champion Matthew Fitzpatrick sank a 40-foot putt for birdie on the 18th to end the European Masters third round with a two-shot lead. The 24-year-old Englishman had five birdies and an eagle in a 7-under 63 for a 14-under total of 196, two ahead of France’s Mike Lorenzo-Vera (64). Doug Ghim, the American former top-ranked amateur, had a 67 to join a five-man group on 10 under.

Track & field

Johnson suffers mini stroke

Olympic track great Michael Johnson says he is recovering from a mini stroke last week. The 50-year-old sprinter says on Twitter he “rather surprisingly” was stricken with a transient ischemic attack, known as a TIA or mini stroke. According to the Mayo Clinic, a TIA usually lasts only a few minutes and causes no permanent damage.


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