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Friday, July 08, 2016 10:00 pm

D'Arcy Stadium added as soccer festival site

Staff, news services

The Shindigz National Soccer Festival, scheduled for Aug. 18-20, will be played at two venues – Hefner Fields and Bishop D’Arcy Stadium – to ease the strain on newly seeded grass at Hefner.

The Aug. 18 game between Michigan State and Syracuse will be at Bishop D’Arcy Stadium on the Saint Francis campus.

The Aug. 19 games, including IPFW vs. Wright State, Saint Francis vs. Indiana Tech and seven high school matches, will be at Hefner Fields, adjacent to IPFW.

And on Aug. 20, the headlining games between Indiana and UCLA and Ohio State vs. Syracuse, will be at Bishop D’Arcy Stadium, as will fireworks. Hefner Fields will play host to Findlay vs. Indiana Tech, plus high school games.

For information, go to www.nationalsoccerfestival.com.


BOWLING


Homestead grad wins scholarship


Sydney Brummett of Fort Wayne won the $1,000 Billy Welu Scholarship, which is given out by the Professional Bowlers Associations. Brummett, a Homestead graduate, is entering her junior year at Wichita State and was picked a first-team All-American by the National Collegiate Bowling Coaches Association.


Football


Connecticut back commits to Irish


C.J. Holmes, a running back at Cheshire Academy in Connecticut, announced his commitment to Notre Dame in a Bleacher Report video Friday. The 6-foot, 202-pound recruit is scheduled to arrive in 2017. Holmes is the 14th known member of Irish coach Brian Kelly’s 2017 class.


McCoy won’t be charged in fight


The Pennsylvania attorney general’s office has dismissed its investigation of a February fight involving Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy in a Philadelphia nightclub that left two off-duty police officers injured.


GOLF


Roundup


In Inverness, Scotland, Alex Noren of Sweden rolled in five birdies in his last eight holes to shoot a 6-under 66 and take a one-stroke lead after the second round of the Scottish Open. Danny Lee of New Zealand (66) and Eddie Pepperell of England (67) were a shot behind Noren, who had an 8-under 136. ...

In Endicott, New York, Scott Dunlap shot an 8-under-par 64 to take the first-round lead at the Dick’s Sporting Goods Open. Dunlap leads Glen Day, Bart Bryant, and John Riegger, who were tied for second at 66.


HOCKEY


Ex-Komet Perlini signs with Rush


Forward Brett Perlini has signed with the Rapid City Rush. Perlini, who had 32 goals and 65 points in 109 regular-season games with the Komets over two seasons, was traded to Rapid City on June 13 to complete a deal for Daniel Barczuk.


SOCCER


Hearing set on Blatter appeal


Sepp Blatter will go to sport’s highest court Aug. 25 to challenge his six-year ban from football for approving a $2 million FIFA payment to an adviser. The Court of Arbitration for Sport set the former FIFA president’s appeal hearing date Friday, to be held at its headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland.


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