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PC Sailfish compete in Jenks meet


Members of the Ponca City Sailfish swim team participated in the 2019 Long Course Division II swim meet.

Many of the swimmers achieved best times for the event.

Results include (some of the placings were unavailable):

Jesslayn Carpenter (11-12 age division)

1st in the 100 butterfly (she achieved her state time)

7th in the 200 backstroke

Addylinn Gowdy (11-12)

40th in the 50 freestyle a time improvement

50th in the 100 backstroke

Lila Moore (9-10)

13th in the 200 freestyle

27th in the 50 freestyle

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Many golf balls found in lake


ARCADIA, Mich. (AP) — An exclusive golf course in northern Michigan has changed its website to no longer encourage players to hit balls into Lake Michigan after a diver hired by a newspaper found hundreds in the water.

State environmental regulators said they’re investigating what has occurred at Arcadia Bluffs, where a round of golf on the course overlooking the northeastern shore of the lake costs $215 during the peak summer season. A beverage cart employee said she was fired for discouraging players from hitting balls into the lake.

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Trout returns


ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mike Trout is back in the Los Angeles Angels lineup after missing the previous three games due to a mildly strained right calf.

The two-time AL MVP will be the designated hitter Thursday when the Angels complete a four-game series against the Houston Astros. He leads the league in home runs (30) and RBIs (75) along with a .305 batting average, which is ninth.

Trout suffered the injury during Sunday’s game against Seattle. Prior to the injury, he had eight home runs in seven games.

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Michigan going to Mexico


CHICAGO (AP) — Michigan hasn’t played a game outside the United States in more than a century but coach Jim Harbaugh said that will change soon.

Asked about the possibility of playing a game in Mexico, Harbaugh tipped an upcoming international date.

“We’re close to announcing playing a team on foreign soil,” he said Friday at Big Ten media days. “I think there’s something imminent; an announcement soon on that.”