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Halls of Fame

The Wichita Sports Hall of Fame announced its 2010 induction class Tuesday. They are Dave Dahl, former Wichita State basketball player and current radio analyst; Larry Davis, former NBC World Series director; the Garvey Family, local benefactors; Warren Hardy, publicity director for 81 Speedway; Justin Hromek, former WSU bowling All-American; Don Lock, former major-league baseball player; Morris Lolar, former Friends All-America football player; Sara Lungren, former WSU volleyball player; Ray Romero, former NFL player; Joe Stevens, former University of Wichita basketball player; and Herm Wilson, former WSU track coach. The 1993 Wichita Advantage tennis team will be inducted, as will the Great Plains chapter of the U.S. Bowling Congress. The induction ceremony is July 31.


The Wichita Wingnuts lost an exhibition game to Emporia Stat 7-4 at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium. Wingnuts starter Brandon Mathes allowed six runs in three innings. The Wingnuts offense was held to six hits by five Emporia State pitchers.


Derek Harrison of Wellington won the KGA Mid-Amateur Championship at Meadowbrook Country Club in Prairie Village. Harrison shot 2-under 140, two strokes ahead of Tyler Shelton. Wichitan Charlie Stevens shot 145 and tied for fifth.

* Sherrie Wynkoop shot 148 and posted a two-shot victory over runner-up Denise Desilet in the WGAW Senior Championship at Sim Park. Wynkoop had a round of 73 on Tuesday.

* Andover's Katy Nugent has transferred from Arkansas to Kansas and will be eligible in the fall. Nugent the defending women's state amateur champion, will be a junior.

* Anthony Kim withdrew from this week's The Players Championship because of an injured left thumb that could require surgery sooner than he anticipated. Kim says the ligament has become detached from his thumb, an injury he has been coping with even through good times.


Friends students Vaughn Humerickhouse and Jayme Bristow finished second among 51 teams at the College Bass West Super Regional on Lake Tyler in Texas April 24-25. Their two-day total was 29.21 pounds, 0.06 pounds behind LSU-Shreveport. A penalty for a dead fish cost Humerickhouse and Bristow the win.


The Oklahoma City Thunder exercised a team option on coach Scott Brooks' contract that will allow the NBA's coach of the year to remain in Oklahoma City through 2012. Brooks had been under contract through the end of next season.

* The 2012 NBA All-Star Game will be played in the Orlando Magic's new arena. Orlando last held the All-Star game in 1992, when Magic Johnson returned to basketball to win the Most Valuable Player award after his stunning retirement and acknowledgment he was HIV positive.

* Denver Nuggets coach George Karl remains hospitalized with complications from his battle with throat cancer. Karl experienced swelling in his left knee while being treated for a blood clot in his right leg. Karl, 58, completed a six-week treatment of chemotherapy and radiation for throat and neck cancer a month ago. He's been hospitalized twice for blood clots, the last time on Friday.


Serena and Venus Williams ended lengthy breaks for knee problems with straight-sets victories over Swiss players in their opening matches at the Italian Open in Rome. Defending champion Dinara Safina, recovered from a back injury, lost her opener against Alexandra Dulgheru 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-1.


A Virginia player suspected of killing a member of the women's team told police he shook her and hit her head repeatedly against a wall, according to a court document in the case. Police said the suspect, George Huguely, told them he had an altercation with Yeardley Love and had kicked in her door. "Huguely stated that he and Love had been in a relationship and that the relationship had ended," the document said.

Horse racing

More than 16 million people watched Super Saver's win in the Kentucky Derby, making it the most-watched Derby in 21 years. NBC's three-hour telecast of the race averaged 16.5 million viewers and drew a 9.8 rating according to the network. The average viewership was the highest since 1989, when 18.5 million watched Sunday Silence win the Run for the Roses.