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February 2, 2014

Sports briefs, Feb. 2

DePaul women top Providence 74-63

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Logansport’s Jasmine Penny scored 14 points and led the DePaul women’s basketball team to a 74-63 Big East Conference victory over Providence on Saturday at Alumni Hall.

DePaul has won its last six Big East games and improves to 17-5 overall and 8-2 in the conference. Providence falls to 6-15 and is 1-9 in league games.

Brittany Hrynko, Chanise Jenkins, Megan Rogowski and Jessica January all finished with 10 points which marks the fourth straight game that five DePaul players have reached double figures.

The Blue Demons stay on the road and return to action at Xavier on Wednesday.

FP ends Le Moyne’s 5-game win streak

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Franklin Pierce ended Le Moyne’s five-game win streak with a 72-67 comeback victory over the Dophins Saturday in NCAA Division II men’s basketball.

Logansport’s Nate Champion had 13 points, two assists and a steal in the setback for the Dolphins.

Franklin Pierce improved to 16-3 and 11-3 in league play.

Le Moyne (12-8, 9-5 NE-10), which clinched a spot in the Northeast-10 Conference Championships despite the loss due to a loss by Adelphi against Saint Michael’s, is back in action on Wednesday against Adelphi.

Logan youth baseball league to register

Logansport Youth Baseball will be holding its final spring registration from 1-5 p.m. March 2 at the Logansport school administration building on George Street.

The league is open to anyone that will be between the ages of 4-12 years old on April 30 of this year. Cost for the league is $40 for T-ball, $50 for rookie league and $60 for the minors and major leagues. If you can not attend registration or have questions, please call Anthony DeHaven at 574-721-4970.

The league is also looking for coaches for its minor and T-ball leagues.

Most teams will have at least three coaches per team to help. The league is also looking for umpires for its upcoming season. The league will help train umpires. For more information call DeHaven.

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