Rushville Republican

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July 5, 2013

Sports Briefs

Rush County Youth Soccer

Rush County Youth Soccer is looking for students who are interested in playing in the Fall 2013 travel league. Please contact Chris Chastain at rushcountyyouthsoccer@gmail.com or 765- 932-2629 for more information.

RCYF coaches meeting

The Rushville Youth Football League will hold a mandatory coaches meeting at 8 p.m. July 8 at Rushville Consolidated High School. This meeting will be utilized to certify all coaches for grades K-6 as part of the league’s association with USA Football. If you have any questions, please contact Doug Marlow at 765-663-2891.

RCYF registration

The Rushville Youth Football League will be holding resgistration and equipment distribution for grades K-6 from 5 to 8 p.m. July 23 at the Rush County Fairgrounds Community Building. If you have any questions, please contact Doug Marlow at 765-663-2891.

Phelps says he’s cancer free

MISHAWAKA (AP) — Former Notre Dame basketball coach Digger Phelps says his doctors have told him he’s cancer free after months of treatment for bladder cancer.

Phelps tells WSBT-TV (http://bit.ly/14phyYm) that his doctors gave him the good news on Monday following tests he underwent last week. Phelps turns 72 on Thursday and says he feels a lot of relief from the diagnosis.

Phelps was diagnosed with bladder cancer in April and previously had prostate cancer. He says after the twin bouts of cancer he wants to “lay low for a while and just live a healthy life.”

Phelps has been a college basketball analyst for ESPN since 1993 and says he’ll be back for next season. He went 393-197 in 20 seasons coaching the Fighting Irish.

Djokovic, del Potro reach semifinals

LONDON (AP) — Novak Djokovic and Juan Martin del Potro set up a semifinal meeting at Wimbledon, each winning in straight sets Wednesday in quarterfinal matches that wrapped up within five seconds of each other.

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