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July 13, 2014

Sports Roundup - 07/13

Gasol says he’s headed to Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) — Free-agent center Pau Gasol says he has decided to join the Chicago Bulls.

Gasol announced on his verified Twitter account on Saturday that he was looking forward to the “new chapter” of his career in Chicago. He says the choice wasn’t easy and he decided on the Bulls “after meditating a lot.”

It was unclear if Gasol had signed with the Bulls or was a part of a sign-and-trade deal with the Los Angeles Lakers.

The 7-foot Gasol averaged 17.4 points and 9.7 rebounds in 60 games last season with Los Angeles.

Moonshine Classic slated for Aug. 2

SWANTON — The Queen City Striders will host the Moonshine Classic 10K run and 2-mile fun run/walk at 9 a.m. Aug. 2 at Big Run Savage State Park in Swanton. The rolling course runs out and back along Savage River Road. The start will be near the intersection of Big Run Road and Savage River Road.

Race day registration will be held from 8:00 to 8:45 a.m.

All pre-registered participants will receive a race T-shirt, which will be provided while supplies last to race-day registrations.  Awards will be given to overall male and female as well as the top three male and female finishers in each age group. For additional information about the race, visit or call Zach Bittinger at 304-276-5658.

Junior Striders event Tuesday

KEYSER, W.Va. — The fourth event of the Queen City Striders Junior Striders summer running series will be held Tuesday evening at Keyser High School. Registration will begin at 6 p.m. For more information call 301-463-6231 or 301-697-8704.

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