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Sportshorts for Monday, July 15, 2013


Oregon camp is July 29; registration open

Registration for Oregon High School’s youth v
olleyball summer camp July 29-Aug. 2 is open.

Students entering first through eighth grade can register up until the first day of the all-skill camp. Registration forms are available at the Blackhawk Center, or by emailing varsity coach Christy Sitze at


Perry claims second straight senior major

Kenny Perry completed his comeback from 10 shots down after the second round to win the U.S. Senior Open on Sunday.

Perry shot a final-round 63 at the Omaha Country
Club, finishing with a 13-under 267 to win by five strokes over Fred Funk.

The 52-year-old’s 64-63 finish set a tournament record for the last 36 holes, and gave him his second straight senior major title.


Cubs add Gillespie, subtract Rodriguez

The Cubs designated relief pitcher Henry
Rodriguez for assignment and added outfielder Cole Gillespie to the roster.

Gillespie, 29, was claimed off waivers Saturday from the Giants. He hit .308 (136-for-441) with 35 doubles, four triples, 13 home runs, 66 RBI, 85 runs scored and an .884 OPS in 126 games with Arizona’s Triple-A Reno affiliate last season.

Rodriguez, acquired by the Cubs from Washington on June 11, is 0-1 with a 4.09 ERA in 22 relief appearances with the Nationals and Cubs this season.


Hawks match Bucks’ offer, retain Teague

The Atlanta Hawks matched the Milwaukee Bucks’ 4-year, $32 million offer sheet to keep point guard Jeff Teague.

Teague, a restricted free agent, set career highs with his averages of 14.6 points and 7.2 assists last season.


Froome extends
Tour de France lead

British rider Chris Froome won the grueling 15th stage of the Tour de France up to Mont Ventoux to extend his lead over main rival Alberto Contador. Froome attacked about two-thirds of the way up the mammoth 13-mile Ventoux, and Contador finished about 1 minute, 40 seconds behind.


U.S. rallies past Cuba in Gold Cup quarter

Chris Wondolowski scored two goals to raise his total to five in two matches, and the United States came from behind to beat Cuba 4-1 Saturday and advance to the CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinals.


Cubs’ Alcantara goes yard in Futures Game

Cubs prospect Arismendy
Alcantara hit a long home run to right field in
Sunday’s Futures Game
off Red Sox prospect Anthony Ranaudo, who, like Alcantara, is having a great season in Double-A.

White Sox right-hander Andre Rienzo was impressive in his inning. Pitching the third for the World team, the Brazil native retired Austin Hedges, Billy Hamilton and Delino DeShields Jr. in order, the last out coming on a check-swing strikeout.

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