Sports Digest: Sowinski finishes 11th at Indiana Senior PGA

2013-08-23T21:15:00Z 2013-09-12T22:48:13Z Sports Digest: Sowinski finishes 11th at Indiana Senior PGA
August 23, 2013 9:15 pm

Local golf

SOWINSKI FINISHES 11TH AT INDIANA SENIOR PGA: Gary Sawinski of Briar Ridge Country Club tied for 11th with a two-round 147 at the Indiana Senior PGA Championships on Friday at Woodland Trails' Players Club.

First-round leader David Carich won the event with a 138.


Women's volleyball

PAIR OF CRUSADERS EARN ALL-LEAGUE HONORS: Valparaiso placed a pair of players on the seven-member preseason All-Horizon League squad, as voted on by the league's head coaches and announced by the league today.

Valpo senior Ellen Vanden Berg and junior Morgan Beil represented the preseason league favorites on the All-League team.

Vanden Berg earned postseason All-League accolades last season and was an AVCA Honorable Mention All-Midwest Region honoree after a breakout 2012 campaign.

Beil earned All-League honors for the second straight season.


Auto racing

MUSGRAVE RACE TODAY AT ILLIANA: The 12th annual Elmer Musgrave Memorial race returns to Illiana Motor Speedway today with twin 56-lap main events.

Drivers include defending champion Eddie Hoffman, Austin Luedtke, Jeff Cannon, John Nutley and Danny Darnell.

Gates will open at 4 p.m., with time trials set for 5:30 and the first race at 7. Three division feature races will highlight the program, including Super Late Model, Legends and Pure Stocks. Admission is $15 for adults, $5 for children aged 8 to 12 and free to children 7 and under. For details, call (219) 322-5311, or go to


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