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Brooke Henderson finishes off British Open on the upswing with even-par 72

Brooke Henderson finished the Women’s British Open on a high note Sunday, shooting even par for the first time in four rounds at Turnberry, Scotland. 165 more words

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TENNIS: First-time partners win doubles title

The first pairing of Alan Kohen and John Lamble as a doubles team proved to be a memorable one. 

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CROSS COUNTRY: Thompson takes over as head coach at MELHS

Ruth Thompson is entering her first year as the head cross country coach at Metro-East Lutheran High School, but she’s hardly a stranger to the school or the program. 12 more words


BASEBALL: Bears fall to Elgin in final of State Tournament

The Metro-East Bears lost to Elgin in the finals of the Illinois State Legion Tournament. The final was 9-5.

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Honorees inducted into Capital Region Football Hall of Fame

LATHAM, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Saturday was a special night for several local former high school football players, coaches and teams.

The Sixth Annual Capital Region Football Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony took place at Michael’s Banquet Hall. 45 more words


Travers Stakes purse to rise if American Pharaoh races

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (NEWS10) – The New York Racing Association is doing all it can to bring American Pharaoh to the Saratoga Race Course.

NYRA made an announcement on Saturday that is sure to get the attention of the Triple Crown winner’s handlers. 65 more words


Native Dancer sculpture unveiled in Centennial Park

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (NEWS10) – City leaders unveiled the sculpture of Native Dancer Saturday morning.

Native Dancer was the legendary horse known for his winning streak at Saratoga. 116 more words