The Journal Gazette
Tuesday, March 15, 2016 5:53 pm

City college coaches join forces for clinic

Staff, news services

IPFW men’s basketball coach Jon Coffman, Saint Francis men’s coach Chad LaCross and Indiana Tech men’s coach John Peckinpaugh will be part of the 2015 Coaches vs. Cancer basketball kids clinic from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. today at the IPFW Fieldhouse.

All proceeds go to the American Cancer Society. Coffman’s mother died from cancer a decade ago.

The cost for the clinic is $15 for the first child and $5 for any additional child.

The registration fee includes a T-shirt and an autograph session with IPFW, Indiana Tech and Saint Francis players.


MLB roundup

The Seattle Mariners hired former big-league catcher Scott Servais as their manager, giving the job to someone with ties to the new front office but no experience running a team. … Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes has received a cortisone injection in his sore left shoulder, and the team expects him to be ready for the World Series next week.


Ex-Cards coach resigns at UMKC

Andre McGee resigned as assistant coach at University of Missouri-Kansas City, saying he could no longer do the job as he fights "false" allegations by an escort that he hired dancers to strip and have sex with recruits and players coaching at Louisville.

Mad Ants hire operations chief

The Mad Ants announced the hiring of Harrison Greenberg as director of basketball operations. He has experience working with the Pacers, who own the Mad Ants, starting as a ball boy and working up to marketing, sales, sponsorship and scouting work.

East Noble junior to Saint Francis

East Noble junior Chandler Jones announced she has committed to the Saint Francis women’s program on Twitter. Jones averaged 6.6 points and 4.4 rebounds last season.


Michigan DE commits to Irish

Four-star recruit Khalid Kareem, a defensive end at Harrison High School in Farmington Hills, Michigan, announced his commitment to Notre Dame on Twitter.


Around the links

In Las Vegas, Brett Stegmaier topped the leader board in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open after shooting a 6-under 66. …

In Taipei, Taiwan, Ji Eun-hee took a one-stroke lead at 9-under 135 over Lydia Ko in the LPGA Taiwan Championship, overcoming back pain and a double bogey in windy conditions. ... '

In Hong Kong, England’s Justin Rose shot a 4-under 66 in the Hong Kong Open to take a one-stroke lead over Denmark’s Lucas Bjerregaard.


Cavs runners-up in 2013 semistate

Due to a reporter’s error, the Canterbury boys soccer team was reported to have been Class 2A boys soccer state runner-up in 2013. The Cavaliers were runners-up in the 2013 semistate where they fell 2-1 to eventual state champions Crown Point.

Name misspelled

In a story on Page 1B Thursday, former Zollner Pistons player George Yardley’s name was misspelled due to a reporter’s error.

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