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SHS swim team will hold interest meeting on July 25

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The Sumter High School swim team will be holding a parents-swimmers information meeting on Tuesday, July 25, beginning at 6 p.m. in the school's Commons Area.

Students who will be in grades 7-12 this year at Sumter High or its middle school feeder schools are eligible to participate. Practice for the upcoming season will begin on Aug. 7 at the City of Sumter Aquatics Center from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

A school sports physical must be completed and current to begin practice. Forms can be downloaded from the school district website or picked up at the school.

For more information, contact head coach Cathy Kirkhart at Cathykirkhart@yahoo.com.

Feng leads U.S. Women's Open by 1

BEDMINSTER, N.J.- Front-running Shanshan Feng rolled in a shot birdie putt on the final hole Saturday to take the third-round lead in the U.S. Women's Open.

Teenager Hye-Jin Choi and penennial Open bridesmaid Amy Yang were a stroke back heading in the final round of the biggest event in women's golf - and one that had an even bigger stage with President Donald Trump in attendance for the second straight day.

Feng, from China, shot a 1-under 71 to reach 9-under 207 at the president's Trump National Golf Club.

Choi and Yang each shot 70.

Rodgers maintains 2-shot lead at John Deere Classic

SILVIS, Ill. - Patrick Rodgers shot a 3-under 68 on Saturday to maintain a 2-stroke lead in the John Deere Classic.

Rodgers had a 16-under 197 total at TPC Deere Run.

Daniel Berger shot a 63 to match Scott Stallings (64) at 14 under.

Nicholas Lindheim (66) was 13 under, and Jamie Lovemark (66), Bryson DeChambeau (70) and J.J. Henry (68) were another stroke back. Area favorite Zach Johnson had a 70 to drop five strokes back.

Langer takes 1-stroke lead in Senior Players Championship

OWINGS MILLS, Md. - Bernhard Langer shot a bogey-free 6-under 66 on Saturday and took advantage of Brandt Jobe's late collapse to take a 1-shot lead into the final round of the Constellation Senior Players Championship.

Langer had six birdies to complete the third round at 18 under. He trailed after 15 holes but made up three strokes over the next two holes to take control of the major tournament he's won the last three years.

Jobe shot a 65 to finish the day in second place. Corey Pavin (71) and Scott McCarron (69) were tied for third at 12 under.

AP source: Pelicans agree to terms with Rondo

A person with knowledge of the situation of tells The Associated Press that the New Orleans have agreed in principle on a one-year deal with Rajon Rondo.

Rondo was a 4-time All-Star and won a championship with the Celtics. But he has bounced from Dallas to Sacramento to Chicago in the last three seasons.

Kyle Busch dominates yet again in Xfinity victory

LOUDON, N.H. - Kyle Busch dominated yet again to win the NASCAR Xfinity Series race Saturday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

Busch won for the third time this season and 89th time in his career in the second-tier series.

He wasn't challenged much late after an early-race duel with fellow Cup regular Brad Keselowski. Keselowski led 102 laps but had nothing for Busch down the stretch.

Ryan Preece was second, followed William Byron, Kyle Larson and Keselowski.